Year 2

Class Teachers

Ms S Maciver (Class 2M)
Ms S Cosovic (Class 2C)

Welcome to Year 2 and a new Spring term

Curriculum Map - Spring 2019

PE Days: Tuesday PM & Wednesday AM

Children are encouraged to bring in their PE bags on Monday.

Reading

Children should bring in their book bags every day. Please comment and sign book records to show they are reading for 20 minutes each day. Reading with your child makes so much difference.

Breakfast

Please ensure your child has breakfast before coming to school as it can affect their focus and concentration.

Water bottles

Children are encouraged to bring in water bottles with plain water. Water bottles also need to be made from plastic or metal.

Literacy

Long Burst 1:

We will continue focusing on retelling the real life events. Later on this term, we will be writing formal and informal letters.

Key Features

  • 1st person
  • Simple and compound sentences
  • Questions for recipient
  • Rhetorical questions
  • Variety of salutations/sign off
  • Accurate use of tenses
  • A variety of punctuation marks

Numeracy

For the first half of the term we will having fun with:

  • Fractions of shapes and amounts
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Time
  • Addition & Subtraction

For the second half of the term we will be looking at:

  • Measurement
  • Addition & Subtraction in the context of length
  • Multiplication & Division in the context of length
  • Geometry: Position & Direction

Cross-Curricular Studies

This term, we will be exploring what makes a person significant. We will be comparing explores from different periods,  exploring the lives of Sarah Marquis, Neil Armstrong and Captain Scott.

Science

Spring 1:

Uses of everyday material

Spring 2:

Plants

SEAL/ PSHE

We are looking through the Jigsaw unit, Dreams and Goals.

Spelling

Year 2 is revising all the common exception words from Year 1. We also need to able to read all our phonics sounds we have learned so far. We will be bringing home weekly spelling list; please make time to practise with your child!

Week number 5

  • oh
  • their
  • his
  • her
  • picture
  • catch
  • kitchen
  • gentle
  • need
  • than

Week number 6

  • home
  • going
  • know
  • knew
  • knife
  • knock
  • knit
  • knee
  • gnaw
  • gnat

Week number 7

  • people
  • or
  • because
  • horse
  • come
  • some
  • castle
  • gave
  • lived

Week number 8

  • Mr
  • Mrs
  • here
  • there
  • where
  • worm
  • work
  • bear
  • learn
  • near

Week number 9

  • looked
  • who
  • after
  • last
  • couldn’t
  • wouldn’t
  • shouldn’t
  • pull
  • pulled
  • push

Week number 10

  • called
  • school
  • didn’t
  • somewhere
  • everywhere
  • nowhere
  • care
  • square
  • Saturday
  • tear

Week number 11

  • asked
  • can’t
  • know
  • was
  • because
  • always
  • fork
  • your
  • wanted
  • coming

Handwriting

We will be following the Nelson programme for Handwriting. Please check we are forming our letters correctly to help us write better!

Great Songs for Learning

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