This week’s learning at a glance!

This week’s learning in Year 2 at a glance!

Year 2

Heroes and Heroines

Mrs Clarke – mrsclarke@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

Miss Davies – missdavies@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

RE

English

Books – understanding the baptism of Jesus Talk for Writing traditional tales.

Using a writing frame to retell Little Red Riding Hood and write own traditional tale.

Using adjectives, adverbs and conjunctions in writing.

Phonics:

Silent letters k in kn, g in gn, w in wr

Grammar:

Adding –es to nouns and verbs ending in –y

Common Exception Words I’ve, I’ll, I’m, he’ll, haven’t

Maths

Science

 Money measurement, finding change and calculating total costs using pounds and pence. Creating a booklet to illustrate how humans change from a baby to an adult.

Art/DT

Computing

Fine line illustration in the style of E.H. Shephard
Creating a poster to illustrate the life cycle of a butterfly.
Designing a super hero using the Paint programme

French

Geography/History

Vegetables  Mapping Florence Nightingale’s journey to Scutari using compass directions.

Music

PE

Exploring high and low voices. Matching the pitch. Using thinking voice -‘thinking count’ the beat. Trotting to the beat. Sensing the rest beat. Listening with focus – spotting differences.
Singing Games: Hob shoe job, Bell horses, Snail snail. Cuckoo where are you?
Songs: Old Mr Woodpecker. Tick Tock. Hot Cross Buns
Rhyme: Jelly on a plate – using different voices

Team games

Homework

Reminders

 Spellings