Building Brighter Futures Together
|Your Year 2SR staff are:||Your Year 2MP staff are:|
|Miss Saleem||Miss Pickles|
|Miss Reilly||Mrs Ali|
|Mrs Waters||Miss Nasreen|
|Miss Zanib||Mr Hussain|
Welcome to Miss Tariq (SCITT Trainee) who will be working in 2SR as a student teacher for her teaching placement.
This half term our theme is The World We Live In. We will be learning about the world, our local environment and places around us. We will be reading the text Eddie’s Garden by Sarah Garland which explain how things grow and discusses the essential thigs plants need to grow. As part of our English lessons, we will be making predictions about key events using the text and illustrations. We will use the illustrations and text to answer simple retrieval questions and make inferences. In our lessons, we will be planning, writing, editing and publishing our own non chronological reports all about gardening and writing a set of instructions how to make a plant grow linked to our book.
Through our theme we will be finding out and researching about our local town and being able to locate it on a map, naming town and cities in the United Kingdom. We will be learning about the different reasons and discussing what the weather is like.
We will be going back in History to find out about old things and find out more about new things. We will be making predictions about what we think objects may have been used. As part of our lessons we will be asking older family members questions about what life was like when they were children so we can write about the past using words and phrases like old, a long time ago and in the past.
In Maths we will be developing our arithmetic skills and learning new methods to solve basic addition, subtracting, multiplication and division problems. We will be solving missing number problems and using our number facts to solve a range of practical problems.
In our Science lessons, we will be learning what a gardener’s world is like. By the end of the unit we will be able to name the petals, stem, leaf and root of a plant. We will be able to name a variety of common wild and garden plants. Through our lessons we will be making observations, grouping and classifying different plants and asking simple questions to find pit more about plants.
Can you make your own weather chart, map of Keighley and models of Keighley’s landmarks?
We are delighted to welcome back our children after such a long time. We are incredibly proud of all of the children. They have settled in to their new year groups and have adapted to the new routines and class bubbles.
This half term our theme is Feelings and Emotions. We will be exploring our feelings and sharing our experiences. We will be reading the text ‘Feelings’ by Libby Walden which covers a range of feelings: bravery, loneliness, jealousy, excitement, anger and calmness. As part of our English lessons, we have been making predictions about key events. We have used the illustrations and text to answer simple retrieval questions and make inferences. In our lessons, we will be planning, writing, editing and publishing our own diary all about our feelings linked our book.
Through our theme we will be learning about positive and negative emotions, our moods, worries we may have and ways to manage our feelings. As part of our learning we will be exploring different texts:
We will be participating in discussions about the texts and sharing our opinions. Also we will be producing our own emotion wheel using colours and illustrations to represent each emotions. We can’t wait to showcase our amazing art work. Look out for our class mosaic! As well as this, we will be designing and making our own worry doll and dream catchers.
In Maths we will be learning to read, write, order and compare numbers to 100. As part of our work we will be showing different ways to represent the numbers using tens and ones, coins and objects. We will also be practising our 2, 5 and 10 x tables and our basic numbers facts (doubling, number bonds to 20 and adding, subtracting numbers to 20).
Can you make your own feeling monsters, feeling plates or empathy dolls?
This term in Year 2 we have been learning about fantastic fantasy.