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Class 2

Welcome to the wonderful world of Year 2!

Year 2 is taught by Mrs. Brooks and Miss. Hall.

Redditch, Moons Moat First School - Year 2

Read on to find out about our new learning for the Summer 2 Term.

 

English.

Our text for this half term is Lila and the Secret of rain by David Conway and Jude Daly.

By David Conway Lila and the Secret of Rain (Reprint): Amazon.co.uk: David  Conway: 8601404254390: Books

We will continue writing, editing and improving a range of different text types including :

Descriptions of characters and settings using expanded noun phrases, conjunctions, adverbs and different sentence types.

Letter writing imagining we are the character in the story.

Writing our own version of the story, story mapping, role playing and hot-seating ideas.

We will write and perform our own poetry adding actions and instruments.

We will be building upon all the skills we have acquired this year.

We will be using a range of punctuation including capital letters, full-stops, exclamation marks , question marks, commas in a list and apostrophes ( for contractions and singular possession).

 

Maths.

Maths mastery uncovered

We will be recapping and reinforcing written methods using the four rules of number, remembering to look for number bonds and patterns in number to support our learning.

We will continue to learn our multiples ( 2,3,5 and 10) and corresponding division facts , developing our understanding of fact families.

We will be using our reasoning skills and explaining our learning using mathematical vocabulary.

We will develop our skills of collecting information and working systematically. We will use different methods of recording e.g. tally  charts, bar graphs and pictograms.

 

Science.

Plants and Growing.

BBC - Gardening - Gardening Guides: Gardening with Children - Flowers

We will be investigating what conditions plants need to grow.

We will name and describe parts of plants, using magnifying glasses to look at them up close and make observational drawings.

We will learn about seeds and bulbs and how they grow.

We will learn about different plants that we eat and identify which part of the plant it comes from e.g. stem, flower, root.

 

Geography. 

Kenya - Wikipedia

This term we will be learning about Kenya !

We will find where in the world Kenya is using maps and atlases.

We will label capital cities, cities, mountains, rivers and neighbouring countries.

We will learn about the weather, landscape and landmarks.

We will  basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical and human features in the context of Kenya (national parks/ game reserves).

We will learn about the Maasai people and The Big Five African animals .

We will compare our day to the people of Kenya and identify similarities and differences.

We will learn about African art and print our own pictures.

 

Design Technology.

Cooking Lessons for Kids | Dips and Dippers | D&T Resources

This term we will be tasting , evaluating and making our own dips and dippers.

We will learn about where in the world different foods come from and the ingredients needed to make them

 

Computing.

COMPUTING

This term we will investigating how we can present our learning in different ways including idea maps, making stories, making a quiz and a fact file.

 

RE.

Summer 1

Moses and the 10 Commandments - Vlog #1 - BBC Teach

We will be learning about leaders and followers.

We will recognise good qualities that a leader would need .

We will look at how Moses was a good leader helping the Israelites to escape from Egypt.

We will learn about The Ten Commandments that were given to Moses by God and create their own commandments for others to live good lives.

We will describe the roles of a vicar and rabbi in places of worship.

We will learn about how Jesus is a role model for Christians and identify role models in their own lives.

Summer 2.

Respect for everyone.

We will discuss what makes them special and unique.

We will identify the similarities and differences between the people around me and from different religions.

We will retell stories that teach respect and know that God teaches Christians that it is what is on the inside that counts.

PE.

Striking & Fielding - Bingham Leisure Centre -WK6 2019 - Tue 27thAug

This term we will be learning striking and fielding skills including:

performing under arm throws at a target

fielding skills

how to field

learning how to strike a ball into a space

taking part in small group games.

 

PSHE. 

The Big Draw - The world's largest drawing festival | It's Our World

We will:

describe how family life in different countries can be
the same as and different from their own;
• think about what children might do in homes around
the world;
• describe what it is like to go to school in different
countries and identify similarities to and differences
from theirs;
• think about how the environment affects people’s
daily life;
• discuss the environmental problems of the overuse and
misuse of natural resources;
• explain why it is important to care for the earth and
discuss ways this can be done.

describe how family life in different countries can be
the same as and different from their own;
• think about what children might do in homes around
the world;
• describe what it is like to go to school in different
countries and identify similarities to and differences
from theirs;
• think about how the environment affects people’s
daily life;
• discuss the environmental problems of the overuse and
misuse of natural resources;
• explain why it is important to care for the earth and
discuss ways this can be done.

This half term we will be learning about living in different places around the world.

We will look at similarities and differences according to where people live.

We will :

describe how family life in different countries can be
the same as and different from their own;
• think about what children might do in homes around
the world;
• describe what it is like to go to school in different
countries and identify similarities to and differences
from theirs;
• think about how the environment affects people’s
daily life;
• discuss the environmental problems of the overuse and
misuse of natural resources;
• explain why it is important to care for the earth and
discuss ways this can be done.

 

 

Welcome to the wonderful class of Year 2!

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

welcome to year 2

 

Read on to find out what we are learning this term ( Autumn 2 ).

English..

We will be reading, retelling and acting out Traditional Tales including  Little Red Riding Hood and learning about wolves in stories and in real-life.

We will also look at writing our own versions of the story.

We will look at alternative versions of traditional tales e.g Cinderella and Prince Cinders.

 

We will practice writing different sentence types ( statements, questions, exclamations and instructions).

 We will be writing descriptions of settings and characters.

We will be writing explanation texts, our own information books and instructions.

 

Maths.

We will continue  to learn about  multiplication and division.

We will be solving one-step and two-step problems using the 4 rules of number. We will investigate choosing and using own written methods to find answers and show working out.

We will be looking at and describing 3-d shapes.

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

We will investigate measuring length in cm and metres.

We will find fractions of numbers and shape.

We will be telling the time!

 

Science.

We will be learning about living things and their habitats. We will learn about life-processes and how we can tell whether things are living, dead or never alive.

FREE Animal Habitat Flashcards! | Animal habitats, Habitats, Animals of the world    Animals & Their Habitats, Powerpoint Presentation, Part Two | TpT

We will also investigate different habitats including our school field and micro-habitats, oceans , deserts, rainforests, polar regions and learn about the plants and animals that live there.

We will learn about how plants and animals are dependent on each other for food and shelter.

We will look at animals and how they are suited to their habitats. we will also investigate simple food chains.

 

Geography.

We will be learning about our local area. We will focus on drawing maps and using keys and symbols.

We will investigate using four-points of the compass to follow directions.

We will learn about human and physical features of our local area and think about what a local area needs.

 

WV10 7JA maps, stats, and open data

 

Art.

We will investigate mixing colour to achieve different results.

We will be studying the work of different artists  including Mondrian, Paul Klee, Robert Delauney and Wassily Kandinsky ( in particular use of watercolour, collage, shape and colour).

Image result for paul klee

 

RE

We will be learning about Symbols of faith and signs of belonging.

We will be looking at symbols around us and those linked with celebrations in a variety of faiths e.g The Story of Rama and Sita.

We will enjoy decorating our Diva lamps.

The meaning of Christmas.

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Computing.

We will be using computers to draw our own pictures ( using click and drag, fill tool and undo to make improvements.

We will use word processing skills to type, edit, print and save our learning. We will copy and paste pictures.

We will design our own power point pages and add effects .

We will learn about online safety and how to use effective searches including finding our way around Purple Mash and opening and saving our learning.

We will learn how to use and create spreadsheets

 

P.E.

We will practice our skills including throwing, catching, rolling and developing accuracy.

We will link movements together in a sequence, rehearse and perform in dance.

We will take part in weekly work-outs and learn more about the effect of exercise on the body.

 

 

Music.

We will be learning about rhythm and pulse. We will learn how to use sign our new new song Ho Ho Ho. We will use the glockenspiels to repeat given  patterns and create our own.

We will perform in front of others in the class and evaluate our performance.