CBSE Class 2 Mathematics Syllabus

CBSE Class 2 Mathematics:

                     Just like CBSE Class 1 Subjects, Class 2 includes subjects such as Mathematics, English, Hindi and others. In Class 1, students are taught some basic topics in all the above subjects whereas in Class 2, subjects are going to get little deeper than Class 1.

                    Among all the subjects like Mathematics, English, Science and Hindi let’s get a deeper look into “Mathematics” and its syllabus for CBSE Class 2 students.

 

Syllabus for CBSE Class 2 Mathematics:

  • Numbers:

                Understanding the sequence of numbers, names of the number and grouping the numbers. The topics which are covered under the “Number system” are:

  • Introduction to counting the numbers in groups
  • Looking and guessing the numbers
  • Formation of things in group
  • Concept of Greater than(>) and Lesser than(<) symbols
  • Order of numbers
  • Names of the numbers (up to 9999)
  • Formation of ascending/descending order of numbers.
  • Learning about odd and even numbers
  • Comparing numbers (After/before/in between)

 

      Examples:

  1. Write the below numbers in words:
  • 33
  • 406
  • 345

     Answers:

  • Thirty Three
  • Four hundred and Six
  • Three hundred forty five
  1. Circle the numbers that are more than 234:
  • 235
  • 233
  • 222

     Answers:

  • 235
  1. Arrange the following numbers in ascending and descending order:
  • 45,78,13,9,5,64,79,109 (in ascending order)
  • 67,87,34,12,09,7,1,45 (In descending order)

     Answers:

  • 5,9,13,45,64,78,79,109
  • 87,67,45,34,12,09,7,1
  1. Write the numerals for the following number names:
  • Forty six
  • Sixty seven
  • Thirty two

    Answers:

  • 44
  • 67
  • 32
  1. Fill in the blanks:
  • 50 + 20 + 6= _ + 20 + 50
  • 12 + 13 + 4 = 13 + _ + 12
  • 7 + 5 + 7 = 7 + 7 + _

    Answers:

  • 50 + 20 +6= 6 +20 +50
  • 12 + 13 + 4= 13 + 4 +12
  • 7 + 5 +7= 7 + 7 + 5

 

  • Place value:

                Students have to know the importance of the place values in the numbering system and they should be able to identify whether the place value is “Ones”, “Tens” or “Hundreds”.

For example, in a two digit number, the position of each digit gives its values. In 25, it has 2 tens and 5 ones.

Examples:

  1. Write the place value for the following numbers:
  • 235
  • 789
  • 603

            Answers:

  • 2 is in hundreds place
  • 8 is in tens place
  • 3 is in ones place
  1. Compete the following:
  • 5 tens + 2 ones
  • 4 tens + 4 ones
  • 5 hundreds + 3 tens + 2 ones

            Answers:

  • 52
  • 44
  • 532

 

  • Skip counting:

       Skip counting means finding the next number in the series. For example, in the series of 10, 20, 30…the next number which comes is “40” and “50” respectively.

Examples:

  1. Fill up the blanks with skip counting:
  • 5,15,20…..50?

                 Answers:

  • 5, 15, 20, 25, 30,35,40,45, 50.
  1. Fill up the following series:
  • 2, 12, 22,…?

                       Answers:

  • 2, 12,22, 32,42,52

 

  • Addition and Subtraction:

                 In CBSE Class 1, students would have learnt only basics in addition and subtraction. But in Class 2, students are taught to solve word problems in addition and subtraction. In Class 2, students learn to add or subtract a number using zero, observes commutative property of addition through patterns, solves problems described through pictures and verbal description. Other topics covered are Addition with carry over, adding 4 digit numbers, adding two digit numbers, addition word problems, etc.,

Examples:

  1. 10 -10=0
  2. 9-2=7
  3. 435+100=535

 

  • Multiplication and Division:

         The topics which are covered here are multiplication without carry, multiplication tables of 2,3,4,5,6, etc., skip counting to multiply and simple division.

Examples:

  1. Fill up the following:
  • 5 * 10 = _
  • 4 * 3= _
  • 3 * 9 =_

     Answers:

  • 50
  • 12
  • 27
  1. 450 * 10 = 4510
  2. 16 % 4 =4
  3. 25 % 5=5

 

  • Money:

           Learns to identify important currencies, coins, etc., Adds and subtracts money through mental arithmetic.

Examples:

  1. Write the amount in words:
  • 50 = Seventy six rupee and 50 paisa
  1. Write the amount in figures:

Five hundred and sixty six rupees and 10 paisa = Rs.566.10

 

  • Time and date, calendar:

            Students are taught basic things about year, month, days. They should have a clear understanding that 12 months are in a year, 7 days form a week and 4 week for every month, etc.,

Examples:

  1. Differentiate the months and days below:
  • January
  • Monday
  • Tuesday

        Answer:

  • January is the name of the month
  • Monday is the name of the day
  • Tuesday is also the name of the day
  1. The longer hand of the clock is called as Minute hand.
  2. A leap year has 366 days.
  3. Which month comes before March? February
  4. Which is the first month of the year? January

 

  • Basic shapes, symmetry in everyday life:

  Learns to identify 3-d shapes of rectangle, triangle, cuboid, cylinder, cone and sphere.

Examples:

  1. A closed figure with four equal sides is said to be a Cube
  2. A bangle is in the shape of

 

  • Lines:

           Learns to identify the differences of vertical, horizontal and straight lines.

Examples:

  1. Please identify the number of vertical lines in the given picture.

 

  • Word problems based on Addition and Subtraction:

Along with solving small problems in addition and subtraction, students are trained to solve word problems in addition and subtraction areas.

Examples:

  1. Latha has 25 apple sweets and 15 orange sweets. Totally how many sweets does she have?

        Answer:  40

  1. Seetha has 20 stamps out which she gave 5 stamps to rama. Now, how many stamps does seetha have?

          Answer:  15

 

  • Measurement of Mass, Length, capacity:

     Learns to measure the lengths in units, measure the mass in terms of internal volume, and compares one or more objects with their weights.

Measurement of Mass:

          Using the formulas of simple balance calculates the weight of given objects. Also differentiates between heavier and lighter objects.

Measurement of Length:

          Using simple units to measure length, calculates an objects Length.

Measurement of Weights:

         Calculates volume of the containers using simple formulas of calculating volume.

Examples:

  1. Length of the boundary of the wall is measured in
  • m
  • Kg
  • l

           Answers:  M (Meter)

  1. A teaspoon of medicine is measured in
  • l
  • ml
  • cm

             Answer:   ml (milli litre)

  1. Your weight is measured in
  • g
  • kg
  • l

            Answer:  Kg (Kilo gram)

Thus, above are the syllabus covered under the CBSE Class 2 Mathematics.

 

 

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