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Class 2

Welcome to the wonderful class of Year 2!

In Year 2 we have Mrs. Brooks and Miss. Hall .

Read on to find out what we are learning this term ( Summer ).

English.

We will be reading the story of George’s Marvellous medicine.

We will be writing our own versions of the story, writing character descriptions and recipes.

We will developing our use of imaginative adjectives, adverbs  and continue to use different sentence types.

We will use apostrophes and commas too! We will be developing our spelling skills and using joined up handwriting.

We will read other extracts by Roald Dahl and comparing stories and characters.

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We will be reading, performing and writing poetry based on poems from around the world.

 

Maths.

We will continue to develop our skills in using the 4 rules of number, using different methods e.g the column method and grid method for multiplication.

We will be investigating number and number patterns and using and applying to solve problems.

We will continue to learn our multiples of 2,3,5 and 10 ( Topmarks Hit the button is useful practice!)

We will be telling the time using analogue and digital format, matching times and solving problems.

We will be finding 1/2, 1/3, 1/4 and 3/4 of numbers.

We will be developing our Maths Detectives Skills.

Can we talk about our learning and explain how we found answers?

We will investigate 2-D shapes, 3-D shapes and properties.

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Science.

We will be learning about plants. We will name parts of plants and describe their functions.

We will draw and label plants in detail.

We will learn about life cycles and how plants grow ( looking at what happens if conditions are changed e.g no light).

We will grow our own seeds and bulbs and measure growth.

We will be setting up investigations and developing our observation and measuring skills. We will design our own simple experiments and explain what we have found out.

 

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History.

We will be learning about the history of India, including famous buildings ( e.g The Taj Mahal) and people ( Gandhi and Mother Teresa).

We will look at art and traditions from India. We will listen to stories from India.

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Geography.

We will be using maps and atlases to help us label a map of India, neighbouring countries and seas.

We will learn about the landscape of India, the crops grown and compare village and city life.

Our focus will be on the village of Chembakolli ( making comparisons to the village of Shareshill).

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Art.

We will enjoy learning about the art of India.

We will investigate and design our own Rangoli patterns, using shape and symmetry.

We will learn about Mehndi and create detailed, intricate designs.

We will make collage animals and work as groups to make decisions and decorate.

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DT.
Our DT this term will include planning and making our own naan bread pizzas ( and eating them too!)
We will be designing houses, building and evaluating our ideas.

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RE

Leaders and followers.

We are learning the significance of leaders in religion.

We will learn the story of Moses and how he was a good leader within the Jewish faith

Also, the role of Rabbi as a leader for the Jewish faith.

We will  look at who  Jesus was and why do people follow him today?

 

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Computing.

We will be learning more about Internet safety and use the Internet to find our own information.

We will be using Scratch to program information and give instructions.

We will be developing our word processing skills, changing text and adding pictures to add detail.

 

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P.E.

We will developing our athletic skills including running, throwing ( with accuracy and distance), long jump and hurdles.

Games will include cricket and rounders, with focus on bowling, hitting and fielding.

Dance will be linked to Theme including Bangra, Traditional Indian dance and Bollywood.

 

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Music

Music Express