Year 2

For this second half of the Summer Term our topic in Year 2 is ‘Wet & Wild'.

ENGLISH

What we will do:

•        Identify the features of advertisements and persuasive language.

•        Write advertisements to persuade people to visit certain places.

•        Learn poems by heart to perform them.

•        Plan and write our own poems linked to habitats, in particular oceans.

•        Find out facts about tsunamis to write our own information reports.

MATHEMATICS

What we will do:

•        Solve problems and answer reasoning questions using our mathematical skills.

•        Collect and analyse data linked to ocean animals and their habitat.

  • Calculate using the four operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, refining our methods and strategies.

•        Answer reasoning questions using our problem solving skills.

SCIENCE

What we will do:

•        Continue to focus on habitats, focusing on oceans, lakes, rivers and ponds.

•        Match plants to the habitat they live in; understand why plants live in specific habitats.

•        Learn about the animals that live in the ocean habitat and the features of the ocean.

PE

What we will do:

•        Practise and refine their athletics and ball skills in preparation for Sports Day.

Arts Week

What we will do:

•        Each class will practise, develop and refine their art, dance and drama skills.

Computing

What we will do:

•        Understand what a database is.

•        Create our own databases using computer software, presenting data in different ways e.g. pictograms.

Humanities & RE

What we will do:

•        Identify the four countries that make up the United Kingdom and their capital cities.

•        Identify features of each country using maps.

•        Go on a walk of our local area, to identify human and physical features where we live.

•       Learn about how and where different religions worship.

 

Please click below to see the latest versions of the Year 2 newsletter, homework, maths and grammar workshops and curriculum topic overview.

Year 2 Newsletter - SummerTerm 2 - May 2019

Year 2 Homework - Summer Term 2 - May 2019

Year 2 Topic Overview - Summer Term 1 - April 2019

Maths Workshop - Autumn Term 2 - October 2018

Grammar Workshop - Spring Term 1 - January 2019