Cambridge Primary Mathematics is a series of textbooks and teacher’s guides written to support the Cambridge Primary Mathematics curriculum framework. The curriculum is organized into stages, with Stage 2 corresponding to Grade 2 in the United States.
In Cambridge Primary Mathematics Stage 2, students will learn a range of mathematical concepts and skills, including:
- Number and place value: counting to 100, counting in 2s, 5s, and 10s, finding one more and one less than a given number, understanding the place value of digits in two-digit numbers
- Addition and subtraction: adding and subtracting within 20, using a number line to solve problems
- Length, weight, and capacity: comparing and measuring length, weight, and capacity, using non-standard units of measurement
- Geometry: identifying and describing 2D shapes, using positional language
- Data handling: collecting and organizing data in lists, tally charts, and tables, and representing data using picture graphs
Sample test questions
9 sample test questions for Cambridge Primary Mathematics Stage 2 (Grade 2 in the United States):
- What is the next number in the pattern: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, __?
- Which is longer: a pencil or a ruler?
- Sarah has 8 stickers and she gets 3 more. How many stickers does she have now?
- Which is heavier: a pencil or a book?
- What is the value of the tens digit in the number 47?
- What is one more than 17?
- How many sides does a triangle have?
- How do you say “behind” in positional language?
- How many 1/4 cups are in 1 cup?
- The next number in the pattern is 12.
- A ruler is longer than a pencil.
- Sarah has 11 stickers after getting 3 more.
- A book is heavier than a pencil.
- The value of the tens digit in the number 47 is 4.
- One more than 17 is 18.
- A triangle has 3 sides.
- “Behind” is positional language for the position of an object that is farther back in relation to another object.
- There are 4 1/4 cups in 1 cup.
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