Welcome back. We hope you all had an enjoyable break and enjoyed the festivities and New Year Celebrations. The children have made a great start back and are quickly settling in to the new term. Thank you for the homework we have had in, they are looking amazing. We look forward to seeing the children […]
Wow’ tickets are in Book Bags today – 9.12.12 In Literacy this week we have been……. Writing – Instructional Writing – How to make a breakfast for a Bog Baby. Thinking about Temporal Conjunctions and Imperative Verbs. Reading – Key Words and Conjunctions within texts. Speaking and Listening – How to use our voice to […]
In Literacy this week we have been……. Writing – Instructional Writing – How to catch a Bog Baby. Thinking about Temporal Conjunctions and Imperative Verbs. Reading – Forming opinions about a variety of texts, including Characters, Plot, Emotions and linking The Bog Baby to other texts. Handwriting – The Fisher Family letters (q g j […]
In Literacy this week we have been……. Reading the story Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis. Focussing on the emotions and descriptive language used to create the changing atmosphere within the story. (linked to our SMILE emotion of SADNESS) Following written and verbal instructions to make our Bog Babies. Focussing on Temporal Conjunctions and Imperative (Bossy) […]
In Maths this week we have been……. Using the Bar Method to find the missing numbers EXAMPLE 30 22 ? What is the missing number? 22 add ? equals 30 The children were encouraged to explain their method e.g. “I started at 22 and counted onto 30.” Using a 100 square to solve […]
In Literacy this week we have been……. Focussing on features of Instructional Writing including Temporal Conjunctions (First, Next, Then, After, Finally etc) Imperative Verbs also known as Bossy Verbs. (put, add, dig, fill, mix etc) Spellings – focussing on ‘ee’ and ‘c’ making the ‘s’ sound. The words sent home are taken from the lists […]
The children in year 2 have their Mathletics username and passwords in their reading records book. Please encourage them to go on Mathletics at home. We look forward to seeing their certificates.
In Literacy this week we have been……. Focussing on Onomatopoeia in Poetry e.g. WHOOSH! BANG! POP! Key Word Spellings In Reading we have been sharing Poetry and looking for Adjectives and Onomatopoeia. At home you could…… When you are listening to Fire Works at the weekend ask your child what sound words they can hear. […]
Year 2 are doing their PE lessons outside. Please can you ensure that your child has an outdoor PE kit in school. They will need tracksuit bottoms/leggings and a jumper as well as their normal shorts, T-shirt and PE shoes.