Year 2

In year 2 we aim to become more in
dependent learners. Our learning is very much based around a series of learning journeys which provide progression through the year. We start with 'Food, Glorious Food' then move to the Antarctic with 'Explorers'. We travel back in time in the first part of the Spring term to 'The Great Fire of London' before flying with migrating swallows to Africa in 'Follow the Swallow'. In the summer we answer the question 'Where are the Wild Things?' with an exploration of living things through minibeasts, our coastal environment and plants.

ENGLISH

This term in year two we are encouraging children to...

Writing

Write for a variety of purposes

Produce grammatically accurate sentences

Use punctuation correctly (including full stops, capital letters, question marks and exclamation marks)

Use adjectives and adverbs to describe and specify

Spell common words correctly

Join their handwriting

Reading

Apply phonic knowledge to decode unfamiliar vocabulary

Read with confidence and fluency

Demonstrate an understanding of a range of poetry, stories and non-fiction that is read independently

Ask and answer questions about a text being read to them

Make predictions about a text

Recognise the different structures of fiction and non-fiction books
THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON

Year two have had great fun learning all about the great fire of London and the events of 1666. We compared what London was like before and after the fire. Samuel Pepys came to visit and brought the events to life through drama and song. 




PLANTS
We have a scientific focus during term four where we will be investigating what plants need to survive and grow. 
The children will be planting seeds and keeping a diary of their growth as well as carrying out simple experiments. Children are encouraged to bring in photographs of any home gardening successes! 
MATHS
This term in year two we will consolidate the following areas of learning...


Understand place value to 100

Add, subtract, multiply and divide numbers

Recall and use the multiplication and division facts for the 2s, 5s and 10s times tables

Recognise, find, name and write fractions (1/2 1/3 ¼ 2/4 ¾)

Use pence and pounds to solve problems

Tell the time to five minute intervals (analogue)

Recognise and describe 2D and 3D shapes

Interpret and construct simple charts and tables


Follow the links below for maths games online:

www.ttrockstars.com 
(children must use individual logins)

http://amathsdictiona

ryforkids.com/

http://www.bbc.co.uk

/bitesize/ks1/maths/ 

http://www.ictgames.

com/resources.html

http://www.ilovemath

sgames.com/

http://www.mathsis

fun.com/index.htm

http://www.maths

zone.co.uk/ 

http://resources.wood

landsjunior.kent.sch.

uk/maths

http://www.topmark

s.co.uk/


 
 
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Neil Passingham,
Mar 8, 2016, 3:08 AM
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Neil Passingham,
Mar 5, 2015, 3:28 AM
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