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Week Beginning 29.10.18

 

Literacy: We will be learning part of the story The Day the Crayons Quit and looking at the different text features.

 

Reading: We will be reading The Musical Life of Gustav Mole and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be learning about subtracting two two-digit numbers using concrete and pictorial representations as well as subtracting numbers mentally.

 

Project: We will be listening to and comparing lots of different types of music and doing some expressive art to music.

 

Mystery Readers

We have had some more mystery readers this week, which the children have really enjoyed! Thank you to those of you that have come to read to the classes.

If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

 

Junk Modelling

Towards the end of the autumn term, the children will be making their own instruments using junk modelling. If you are able to bring any materials in from home they would be greatly appreciated, thank you!

 

Phoebe

Leonard

Matilda

Ada

Cooper

Finley

Mimi

Rhys

Brayden

Alessia

Toby

Carys G

Louisa

Hareem

James

George

Zain

Sophie

Earlswood Lodge Art Competition

Earlswood Lodge Art Competition 1

KS1 Assessment Information Evening

We hope you found the information evening helpful last week. If you couldn't make it, or would like to have a look at what was shown and given out, please follow this link:

http://www.earlswood.surrey.sch.uk/information-workshops/

Week Beginning 15.10.18

 

Literacy: We will be learning about the different word classes (nouns, verbs, adverbs and adjectives).

 

Reading: We will reading George's Marvellous Medicine and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be learning about subtracting numbers using concrete and pictorial representations as well as subtracting numbers mentally.

 

Project: We will be using lots of different resources to create our own art pieces to finish off our topic.

 

Visit the Classroom

On Wednesday 17th October you are invited to visit your child's classroom after school to see the work they have done in Year 2 so far. We hope to see lots of you there!

 

Mystery Readers

We have had some more mystery readers this week, which the children have really enjoyed! Thank you to those of you that have come to read to the classes.

If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

Week Beginning 8.10.18

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own recounts about something we have done.

 

Reading: We will reading George's Marvellous Medicine and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be continuing to add numbers using concrete and pictorial representations as well as adding numbers mentally. We will also be using our knowledge of addition to solve word problems.

 

Project: We will be thinking about how different materials can be changes. We will also be looking at collages by famous artists, then designing, making and evaluating our own collages.

 

Mystery Readers

We have had three mystery readers this week, which the children have really enjoyed! Thank you to those of you that have come to read to the classes.

If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

Week Beginning 1.10.18

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own recounts of our Messy Morning using descriptive words and phrases.

 

Reading: We will reading George's Marvellous Medicine and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be adding numbers using concrete and pictorial representations as well as adding numbers mentally.

 

Project: We will be looking at artwork by Henri Rousseau and Henri Matisse and using their ideas to create our own art pieces.

 

Mystery Readers

We are looking for 'mystery readers' to come into class and read a short book to the children. If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

Picture 1

Week Beginning 24.9.18

 

Literacy: We will be discussing ideas and planning for writing our recounts of our Messy Morning.

 

Reading: We will reading George's Marvellous Medicine and answering questions based on the text.


Maths: We will be using place value and number facts to solve number problems. We will also be counting 2, 3, 5 and 10 from 0.

 

Project: We will be talking about online safety and making some art work using string printing.

 

Mystery Readers

We are looking for 'mystery readers' to come into class and read a short book to the children. If this is something you would like to do, or if you know anybody who would be interested in this, please contact your child's class teacher.

 

Week Beginning 17.9.18

 

Literacy: We will be writing our own adapted versions of The Naughty Bus.

 

Reading: We will be looking at a range of picture books and answering questions based around the pictures.


Maths: We will be comparing and ordering numbers from 0 to 100 using <, > and = signs.

 

Project: We will be using our primary and secondary colours skills to create some artwork. We will also be looking at some artwork by Kandinsky and using his ideas to create our own art pieces. 

 

Spelling Books

Your child will have brought home a green spelling book. This is to be used to practice their spellings and then needs to be brought back into school every Thursday for their spelling quiz. Their new spellings will then be stuck in and the books will be given back to the children on Fridays.

 

 

Week Beginning 10.9.18

 

Literacy: We will be reading and learning the story of The Naughty Bus.

 

Reading: We will be reading The Messy Magpie together and answering questions about the text.


Maths: We will be practising our knowledge of place value, including identifying, representing and estimating numbers in different ways.

 

Project: We will be looking at primary and secondary colours then using those skills to create our own colour charts. We will also be having our Messy Morning. 

 

Messy Morning

On Thursday 13th September we will be having 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.

Week Beginning 6.9.18

 

Literacy: We will talking, drawing and writing about some of the exciting things that we did over the holidays.

 

Reading: We will be reading a variety of books together, the teachers and children will be listening to each other read.

 

Maths: We will be practising our knowledge of place value and playing some games using different resources.

 

Project: We will be starting our new topic Muck, Mess and Mixtures which will include exploring lots of different materials and creating a range of artwork.

Welcome to Year 2!

 

We hope you've all enjoyed the holidays and are looking forward to starting Year 2, the staff are all very excited to get to know their new classes.

 

The Year 2 PE days are Tuesdays and Fridays so please can your children wear PE kits and trainers on these days. Please also tie long hair back and remove earrings.

 

We will be going to the juniors every Friday for our Music and Cooking/Woodlands lessons. The children will need a pair of wellies and a waterproof coat every Friday. 

 

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

 

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