Welcome to Year 2 

Teacher: Mrs Allan  
Teaching Assistant: Mr Walters and Mrs Gear

August 1/2 Term Objectives

Year: 2      Date: November 2021

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.

MATHS

 

 Objectives:

 

 

Our focus is addition and subtraction. 

We will be learning to:

 

  • Add and subtract ones to 2 digit numbers
  • Add and subtract tens to 2 digit numbers
  • Add and subtract 2 digit number to a 2 digit number not crossing and crossing the tens 
  • Find and make number bonds
  • Know number bonds to 100
  • Add 3 one-digit numbers together. 

 

 

We will be using times Table Rock stars to practise our tables, starting with the two times table. 

 

The log ins will go in the children’s Reading Thingy. 

 

 

ENGLISH
English Objectives:
 

 

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. 

 

Discover Quest

What does our local area look like from the sky?

 

 

What does an aerial view of Bloxwich look like? 

Y2— B3 I use aerial images and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic physical features

 

Can you create an aerial map of Little Bloxwich? 

Y2— D2, I can devise a simple map and use and construct basic symbols in a key using a simple grid references. D3 I can use compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational language to describe the location of features and routes on a map. 

 

Can you describe a journey around the local area?

Y2—D2, I can devise a simple map and use and construct basic symbols in a key using a simple grid references. D3 I can use compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational language to describe the location of features and routes on a map. 

 

What type of houses are around our school? 

How has our school changed? 

Skills focus year 2: B2 I can recount changes that have happened in our living memory

 

Can you use clay to make a sculpture of a building? 

Year 2: E1 I have used clay and other mouldable materials with a purpose. E2, I can use techniques such as rolling, cutting, moulding and carving.E3 I have added texture and pattern to my clay work.E4 . I can create 3D pieces from 2D images. ,E5 My 3D work has a well thought out purpose.

 

Key vocab

 

 

 

aerial view

 

 

route

 

local

 

 

compass 

 

 

compass points 

 

 

 

Other useful information for this 1/2 term:

 

  • PE days are Thursday and Friday.  Please come in PE kit for outside please. 
  • Spellings will be given out on Friday to be learnt for the following Friday.  Not all groups will start with spellings, so don’t worry if you child doesn’t have any.
  • Maths home work will be set on Google classroom Friday to be in on Tuesday. Any issues or you would like a paper copy, please let me know. 

 

Reading continues to be an important focus.  Please send the children’s reading book and reading thingy every day. 

 

Please don’t hesitate to get in contact with me about anything you need.
My e-mail is hallan@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk