# Calculate the total value of a set of 2 p coins

I can skip count in twos to find the value of a set of 2 p coins.

# Calculate the total value of a set of 2 p coins

I can skip count in twos to find the value of a set of 2 p coins.

## Slide deck

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- A two-spot token can be used to represent one 2 p coin and has the same value as two pennies.
- The total value of set of 2 p coins can be found by skip counting in twos.
- Counting backwards can be used to check the set has been counted accurately.
- Skip counting in twos can only be used to count the complete set, if all the coins are 2 p coins.

### Common misconception

Children may not fully understand the concept of unitising and may confuse the number of coins with the total value. They may also count sets of coins containing 2 p coins and other coins in twos.

Use pre-money tokens with two spots alongside 2 p coins to start with to deepen the understanding of one coin representing a value of 2 Discuss deliberate errors, articulating thinking around why these cannot be correct.

### Keywords

Two-pence coins - A two-pence coin is a unit of money used in the UK. It has the same value as two one-pence coins.

2 p - The value represented by two one-pence coins or one two-pence coins.

Value - Where referring to money, value refers to how much something is worth.

Twos - Another name for the multiples of two, or the even numbers.

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## Video

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## Worksheet

## Starter quiz

### 6 Questions

three 2 p coins

one 2 p coin

two 2 p coins

## Exit quiz

### 6 Questions

4 p

10 p

12 p