The theme for this half term is 'Our Local Area' The information below will let you and your parents know all about the learning that will take place.
This term our focus text is 'Tidy' by Emily Gravett.
The focus objectives covered will be:
We will be reading 'Fairy Tale Pets' by Tracey Corderoy and answering questions around the key reading areas:
In Maths the first focus will be on Time The objectives covered will be:
We will be learning about Life Cycles; Objectives will be:
to notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults
to notice patterns and relationships
to make simple predictions
to explore the world around us and ask simple questions
to choose ways to try to ask and answer questions
Geography and History
We will be learning about Parkgate and the surrounding areas. Objectives covered will be:
Art: The children will be looking at sketching and painting local landscapes.
Religion and Worldviews: Our Big Question is 'How do Muslims express new beginnings?'
We will use computing to enhance learning in other subject areas through use of multimedia apps on the iPads. We will also be using the Kodable app to practise and develop our Coding skills.
Music: The children will learn to recognise and use instruments linked to our Fairytales theme.. By the end of the unit they will be able to create simple soundscapes for effect, listen to and recognise basic elements of music, create short sequences of sound, compare two pieces of music and begin to perform with accuracy.
PE will take place on Monday and Friday
Tri Golf and Athletics
Homework will be set on Google Classroom on a Friday and should be submitted by the following Tuesday.
Reading books will be changed once a week on a Thursday. Now that the children are becoming more fluent in their reading please re-read and discuss events, make predictions, encourage the use of expressions and character voices and check for understanding of inferred meaning as this is very important to aid children's comprehension and understanding from Year 2.
Please let me know if you have any comments, questions or queries. I am also available at the class email address firstname.lastname@example.org