Key Stage 1 - Spider Class (Year 2) 2021 - 2022

Mrs Sumner

Miss Edge

Welcome to Spiders

A warm welcome to

Autumn Term in Spider Class

Class Teacher: Miss Edge

Teaching assistant: Mrs Sumner

Welcome back! I hope you have all had an amazing break and are ready for the new school year.

 

Autumn Term

English

This term we will be reading the book Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers.

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We will be consolidating lots of skills taught in year 1 to build our cofidnece. Plus lots of new year 2 writing skills. 

Have a think...do you know what an adjective is?

Can you use a capital letter and a full stop?

Can you use the suffixes ed, er, est and ing?

Can you use expanded noun phrases to add more description?

Don't worry if not! We will be learning all about this in our English lessons.

 

Science 

Our topic in science will be Materials!

We are going to be identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for different uses. We will investigate how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching. 

Please find a copy of the knowledge organiser on our dojo page. 

Which materials will float?

Which materials will sink?

Can you idenitfy objects and their materials?

 

Maths

This half term in maths we are are learning to...

Place value 

-Counting and representing numbers to 100

-Understanding tens and ones using resources and place value grids

-Comparing and ordering 2 digit numbers

-Counting in 2,5 and 10s.

 

Geography

This haf term in Geography, we are looking at Winsford and Beyond!
We will be using an atlas to locate countries and capital cities. We will be using our map skills to local physical and human feautures. We will be locaating the world's seven continents and 5 oceans.

 

PE 

Spiders class PE day is on a Friday afternoon, please remember to send your children in a full Darnhall Primary School PE kit.

We will be learning Gymnastics and learning lots of new skills! We will be learning to identify and use simple gymnastics actions and shapesTo apply basic strength to a range of gymnastics actions. To begin to carry basic apparatus such as mats and benches. To recognise like actions and link.

 

Reading  

Please read your child's Read Write Inc books daily with your child as this will support progress in reading and phoics and build your child's confidence. Within the text there are tricky words, speedy words and comprehension questions too. Vist Oxfordowl.co.uk to access Read Write Inc books. 

We try and encourage our children to read for pleasure and have a passion for reading as it will stimulate their brain, grown their vocabulary and stregthen their reading ability. 

Each half term in Spiders class I recommend 5 reads and encourage the children to try and read all 5 by the end of the half term.These texts are texts that adults or older sibblings could read and model good fluency and expression. You could also discuss new vocabualry and ask questions about the text. 

This link is the top 100 reads in year 2. Have a look and visit your local library to explore the stories  https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-2 

 

Thank you for visiting our class page, keep checking our Facebook for an update on all our amazing learning! If you need more information or have any worries please get in touch!

Miss Edge 

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