In English the children have finished writing up their version of the story 'Into the Forest'. The children choose a new character to meet along the way. The children had lots of fun making up actions to the story and writing their own stories.
We have been looking at healthy foods this half term. During our latest Science lesson we tried some different foods and decided which food group they belong to. The children then has to make their own sandwich using foods from 3 different food groups.
This week in Maths we have been using a new method to help us solve word problems. It is called the bar mehod. We used cubes to start with and then drew what it might look like. Throughout the week we are going to be using bigger numbers and using this method to solve our word problems.
Last week in PSHE we were looking at different emotions and what that might look like. We firstly had to match the feeling with the picture of what that feeling might look like. Then the children had a go at showing the differet emotions as well.
We have been comparing numbers using the greater than and less than signs.
In English the children are doing ‘talk for writing’ using the book ‘Into the Forest’ by Anthony Browne. The children have put actions to the words and have all drawn their own story map to help them to be able to re tell the story.
A visitor came to visit the children in year 2 and we found out about some amazing women from history such as Rosa Parks, Edith Cavell and Amelia Earhart. The actress got the children involved in doing lots of drama pieces. The children really enjoyed themselves and can remember lots about these women. Why don’t you ask your child about them and what they did?
This week we have been partitioning numbers up to 100 in maths using different equipment such as cubes, Numicon and Diennes. Once the children could partition into tens and ones we looked at how they could be partitioned in different ways by moving a tens over to the ones column.
For the first week of term each class had an artist to find out about and create a picture using their technique. Year two looked at Georges Seurat. He used a technique called Pointillism so we painted sunflowers using his technique.