Week Beginning 19th October
Literacy: This week we will be writing our very own fantasy story. We will be using all the tools we have learnt about (using adjectives, similies and senses to describe) to help us create a fantastic setting for our story.
Maths: We will be continuing to work on addition and will be concentrating on adding together 2 2 digit numbers i.e. 24+12=. We will be using concrete materials such as dienes and numberlines to help us do this.
Reading: This week we will finish reading 'Katie's picture show' and will be workign on sequencing the events in the book and doing a book review of the story.
Topic: It is sculpture week and Year 2 will be focusing their learning on the works of Anothony Caro. We will be doing some paper sculpting and creating our own models based on his work.
Week Beginning 12.10.20
Literacy: This week we will be continuing to learn our text 'The Magic Paintbrush' and having a go at writing our own setting descriptions.
Maths: We will be continuing with addition this week and will making links between number bonds to 10 and number bonds to 100 as well as identifying 10 more or 10 less of any given number.
Reading: We will be reading the final part of 'Katie's Picture Show' and will be practising our retrieval, sequencing and inference skills.
Topic: It is our final week of our Muck, Mess and Mixtures topic this week so we will completing our final zone.
Week Beginning 5.10.20
Literacy: This week we will be beginning to learn our new text 'The Magic Brush' and learning lots of lovely to help us retell it. Our focus for this block of learning will be setting writing.
Maths: Having completed our first block of learning on place value we will beginnign to look at addition and will be using concrete materials to help us add together tens and ones.
Reading: This week we will be starting to read the story 'Katie's Picture Show' and will be reading some non fiction texts on Museums and Galleries.
Topic: We will be continuing to work on our Muck, Mess and Mixtures zones which have a D.T, Art and Science focus.
Week Beginning 28.9.20
Literacy: This week we will be rounding off our persuasive writing unit with our big write. We will be using all the skills we have learnt including using rhetorical questions and commands to write a persuasive letter.
Maths: We will be practise skip counting this week and will be learning to count in 2's, 3's, 5's and 10's forwards and backwards. Please feel free to practise this at home!
Reading: In reading this week we will be reading an alternative version of the story 'The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse' and will be making comparisons between the two.
Topic: We are still exploring our science, art and D.T. zones during our Muck, Mess and Mixtures topic.
Week Beginning 21.9.20
Literacy: This week we will be boxing up plans for our writing and innovating the text 'The Day the Crayons Quit'.
Maths: We will be comparing numbers to 100 and starting to count in 2's, 5's and 10's.
Reading: This week we will be practising our retrieval and inference skills and will be answering questions about Town Mouse and Country Mouse.
Topic: We will be continuing our Muck, Mess and Mixtures topic which include a range of art, science and D.T. zones.
Week beginning 14.9.20
Literacy: This week we will be continuing to learn our 'The Day the Crayon's Quit' text. We will also be learning about rhetorical questions and bossy verbs that will help make our writing more exciting.
Maths: We will be continuing to work on our place value and will be using tens and ones to build numbers. We will also be using different resources to represent numbers to 100.
Reading: This week we will be reading 'Town Mouse Country Mouse' we will also be practising our predictions and sequencing skills.
Topic: We will be continuing our Muck Mess and Mixture topic and the children will have a new zone in their classroom to investigate.
Week beginning 7.9.20
Literacy: This week we will begin our unit of work on persuasive writing. We will be learning all about persuasion and learning a letter from 'The Day the Crayon's Quit'. We will also be learning all about statements, questions and commands.
Maths: In maths this week we will be practising our counting skills forward and backwards to 100 and will be learning to read and write numbers in numerals and words.
Reading: This week our focus is retrieval. We have been reading a range of letters from 'The Day the Crayon's Quit' and answer questions based on these letters.
Topic: Our first topic in Year 2 is Muck, Mess and Mixtures. This means the children will be taking part in a range of science and art task throughout the week.