Welcome to Year 2 

Teacher: Mrs Allan  
Teaching Assistant: Miss Pugh

Spring 1/2 Term Objectives

Year: 2      Date: March 2021

Welcome to year 2.  Here are some of the objectives we will cover over the next half term. **English and Discovery Quest on separate sheets. 

MATHS

Maths

 

 

 

 

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 Objectives:

 

 

Division and fractions. 

 

We will be recapping on division from home learning. 

 

We will be learning:

 

*To find half and quarters of shapes

 

*To find half and quarters of amounts

 

* To find a third of a shape and amounts

 

*To find more than one part of a fraction. 

 

 

We will also be continuing to learn our 3s, 4s and 6 times table and using Times Table Rorckstars to support this.  

 

SCIENCE
 

We are having a focus on investigations.  The children will predict what might happen, observe the experiment and carry it out and then draw their own conclusions. 

 
 
RE

This term the RE focus in on Easter.  

 
ENGLISH
English Objectives:
 

 

March 2021
The Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis

 

In our English lessons we will be:

 

 

 

  • Reading the story, making predictions about what will happen next. To make inferences about the characters and what is being said. To know what has happened in the story so far. 

 

 

 

  • Grammar – we will be learning how to use expanded noun phrases, adverbs and conjunctions (and, but, or)

 

 

 

  • Writing a character description using expanded noun phrases, adverbs 

 

 

 

  • Writing a newspaper article about finding the character from a book in the classroom. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn term 1

 

Our book for this term is The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl.

 

In our English lessons we will be:

 

  • Reading the story, making predictions about what will happen next. To make inferences about the characters and what is being said. To know what has happened in the story so far. 

 

  • Grammar – we will be learning how to use expanded noun phrases, adverbs and conjunctions (and, but, or)

 

  • Writing a character description using expanded noun phrases, adverbs 
  • Retelling the story as a letter.
  • Using a story board to create our own version of the story using a dilemma and resolution for the end of a story. 

 

 

Autumn term 2

 

Our book for this term is Traction Man by Mini Grey

 

In our English lessons we will be:

 

  • Reading the story, making predictions about what will happen next. To make inferences about the characters and what is being said. To know what has happened in the story so far. 

 

  • Grammar – how to use I as a pronoun, using exclamation marks and question marks, using commas in a list, using co-ordination (or, but, and). 

 

  • Writing a setting description using expanded noun phrases, adverbs 
  • Retelling the story as a diary from the point of view of a main character.
  • Planning and writing the next part of the story. 

 

Art:

A world of Art project

 

Year 2 will be focussing on Brazil.

 

  • Where Brazil is in the world
  • How to say hello and good bye in Portuguese. 
  • What does the Brazilian flag look like?  We used various materials to create the flag. 
  • We learnt about Romero Britto.  His art style is all about love and hope. 
  • We used his inspiration to create our own pencil drawing. 
  • We create a stain glass window using block colours and thick black lines. 
  • We listened to carnival music and learnt what tempo and rhythm is. 
  • We learnt a Samba dance.
  • We made our own Samba shakers. 

 

Other useful information for this 1/2 term:

 

  • PE will be taught on Mondays.  Please make sure the children wear their kit.

  • Spellings home work will go out on Friday ready for the test the following Friday.

  • Maths home work sent on Friday on Google Classroom to be handed in on Wednesday.  This maybe practise on Times Table Rockstars.  

 


Little Bloxwich C of E VC Primary School | Grenfell Road | Walsall | WS3 3DL
Tel: (01922) 684301 | Email: postbox@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Ellen Taylor