S2 Mathematics (Level 2 with Benchmarks) Course Plan

Curriculum Area:
Whole Numbers and Integers
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Rounding numbers to the nearest 1000, 10 000, 100 000*
Adding and subtracting whole numbers, and multiplying and dividing whole numbers by a single digit to solve problems*
Multiplying whole numbers by two digit numbers to solve problems*
Dealing with remainders
Multiplying and dividing whole numbers by multiples of 10, 100, 1000*
Applying the correct order of operations (no brackets)*
Working with and ordering numbers below zero*
Identifying multiples, factors and prime numbers

Curriculum Area:
Decimals
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Explaining place value for tenths, hundredths and thousandths*
Ordering decimals with up to three decimal places*
Rounding decimal fractions to the nearest whole number and to one or two decimal places*
Adding and subtracting decimals to two decimal places
Multiplying and dividing decimals up to two decimal places by a single digit*
Multiplying and dividing decimals by multiples of 10, 100, 1000
Reading scales to two decimal places

Curriculum Area:
Fractions
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Identifying simple fractions
Creating equivalent fractions and using them to put simple fractions in order*
Simplifying fractions to their simplest form*
Finding a simple fraction of a number*
Linking simple fractions and their equivalent decimal fractions*
Converting fractions to mixed numbers and vice versa

Curriculum Area:
Percentages
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Linking percentages and their equivalent fractions and decimal fractions*
Finding a simple percentage of a number (10%, 25%, 50%, 75% etc) without a calculator and any percentage with a calculator to solve problems*
Increasing and decreasing a number by a percentage to solve problems
Calculating one number as a percentage of another

Curriculum Area:
Block 1  Time, Distance, Speed
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Calculating time durations in 12 and 24 hour clock*
Using timetables and calendars to solve problems*
Using timings to plan events
Calculating average speed, distance and time of a journey

Curriculum Area:
Symmetry
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Identifying lines of symmetry on 2D shapes*
Completing symmetrical shapes using vertical, horizontal and diagonal lines of symmetry*

Curriculum Area:
Impact of Maths
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Historical Mathematician Project or Mini Talk on a Mathematical subject* (if not completed in S1)

Curriculum Area:
Angles
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Knowing and using the terms right angle, straight angle, acute angle, obtuse angle, reflex angle*
Using a protractor to measure and draw angles within ± 2^{o} *
Using and understanding the correct notation to name and identify angles
Using and calculating complementary angles (add to 90^{o) }and supplementary angles (add to 180^{o})*
Identifying and using vertically opposite angles
Using the sum of angles in a triangle (180^{o})

Curriculum Area:
Block 2  Information Handling
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Interpreting and creating simple pie charts*
Creating and using frequency tables, including those with grouped data
Interpreting scattergraphs
Drawing conclusions about the reliability of data and identifying misleading graphs*
Using terms such as fiftyfifty, one in three chance etc to describe likelihood*
Carrying out simple probability experiments and predicting the result*
Calculating the probability of an event

Curriculum Area:
Algebra
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Simplifying expressions
Evaluating expressions by substituting values
Solving one step linear equations*
Solving two step linear equations
Forming equations to solve problems

Curriculum Area:
Coordinates and Geometry
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Understanding the terms origin, x axis, y axis, x and y coordinates
Plotting points in all four quadrants
Using coordinates to complete designs and solve problems

Curriculum Area:
Block 3  Measurement & Shape
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Measuring and estimating length using mm, cm and m*
Estimating and using km in context*
Estimating and using mass in g, kg and tonnes and capacity in ml and l*
Solving problems involving the perimeter of squares and rectangles*
Investigating the properties of squares and rectangles
Investigating the properties of triangles (equilateral, isosceles, scalene)
Identifying triangles which are right angled, acute angled, obtuse angled
Finding the area of squares, rectangles and triangles in mm^{2}, cm^{2} and m^{2}.*
Finding the area of compound shapes
Using the properties of the rhombus, kite, parallelogram and trapezium
Finding the volume of cubes and cuboids in cm^{3} and m^{3}*

Curriculum Area:
Scale and Direction
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Using the eight main compass points to follow and record directions*
Using simple three figure bearings
Creating and interpreting simple scale plans and maps*

Curriculum Area:
Formulae and Sequences
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Investigating square numbers and triangular numbers*
Investigating Fibonacci sequences and other sequences*
Describing patterns in words, then symbols and finding a formula to describe the sequence

Curriculum Area:
Money
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Use add, subtract, multiply and divide to solve money problems*
Comparing prices with different retailers to determine affordability*
Understanding the purpose and use of debit cards, credit cards and store cards and the risks attached*
Calculating profit and loss*

Curriculum Area:
2D & 3D Shape
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Describing 2D shapes and 3D objects using the terms regular, diagonal, radius, diameter, circumference*
Understanding the terms face diagonal and space diagonal
Knowing the link between radius and diameter of a circle*
Identifying cubes, cuboids, pyramids and prisms
Comparing 3D solids in terms of vertices, edges and faces
Isometric drawing of 3D Solids
Investigating the link between 3D solids and their nets*

Curriculum Area:
Ratio and Proportion
Curriculum for Excellence ‘Benchmark’
Establishing and simplifying ratios
Sharing quantities in a given ratio
Solving problems involving direct proportion
Solving problems involving inverse proportion