Week beginning 25.9.17
Literacy: This week we will be writing our own stories, using the ideas from the Naughty Bus book.
Reading: We are continuing to read the book ‘The Clumsies’. We will be developing our comprehension skills, focusing on inferring an answer from the text.
Maths: This week in maths we will be learning to count in 2s, 3s, 5s, and 10s and using this knowledge to answer questions.
Project: This week we will be exploring the work of artists such as Henri Matisse and Kurt Schwitters and producing our own work based on theirs.
Week beginning 15.9.17
Literacy: This week we will be learning about verbs and adverbs and we will be using these when writing our own version of the naughty bus.
Reading: We are continuing to read the book ‘The Clumsies’. We will be developing our comprehension skills, focusing on the author's choice of language.
Maths: This week in maths we will be comparing and ordering numbers to 100 using the symbols < > =.
Project: This week we will be learning about food from around the world. We will also be looking at the artist Carl Warner who made art out of fruit!
Week beginning 11.9.17
Literacy: This week we will be reading and retelling the story ‘The Naughty Bus’.
Reading: We are going to begin reading our book ‘The Clumsies’. We will be developing our comprehension skills, focusing on the author's choice of language.
Maths: This week in maths we will be identifying and representing numbers in different ways. For example number lines and tally charts.
Project: This week we will be learning about primary and secondary colours and we will be exploring different shades of the same colour. On Thursday we will be holding our ‘Messy Morning’. This will involve exploring different messy materials. Please can your child come to school in old clothes that you do not mind getting dirty. They will need to bring their PE kit to school to change into for the afternoon.
Welcome to Year 2!
All the team are looking forward to the year ahead. Our topic this half term we will be Muck, Mess and Mixtures where we will be exploring lots of different materials and creating a range of artwork using different media.
Our PE days will be on Tuesday and Thursday, on these days your child comes to school in their PE kit. Please tie long hair back and remove earrings.
We will be going to the Juniors every Friday for our Music and Cooking/Woodlands lessons. Your child can come to school in their PE kit or wear school uniform. They will need a pair of wellies and a waterproof coat.
We will be sending home reading books which will be changed on a Tuesday and Thursday.
If you have any questions please come and speak to your child’s class teacher.
The Year 2 Team