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East Acton Primary School "Growing Together"

Year 2 Chestnut

Autumn 1 Week 7

15.10.18

 

English – We will be continuing with ‘A Squash and a Squeeze’, focusing on using conjunctions in our writing.

 

Maths – We will be carrying on with money this week. We will be naming the coins and notes, and comparing and finding totals.

 

Black History Month – We will be reading ‘My Two Grannies’ by Floella Benjamin and doing a piece of writing about the story.

 

Trip to Gunnersbury Park – Surviving the Stone Age Workshop

 

This Thursday we will going on our trip, please make sure that you in school on time as we will be learning promptly after registration.

You must wear your school uniform but a weather appropriate jacket and footwear is recommended.

Please bring a healthy packed lunch (no nuts, sweets or chocolates) and plastic water bottle.

Please speak to Miss Shah if you have any questions.

 

 

Friday 19th October – INSET Day

Have a happy half term holiday and see you again on Monday 29th October.

Autumn 1 Week 6

8.10.18

 

English – We will be starting a new book called ‘A Squash and a Squeeze’. We will be using role play and retelling the story.

 

Maths – We will be learning about money this week. We will be naming the coins and notes, and comparing and finding totals.

 

Science – We will be researching recycling. We will find which materials can be recycled and how this happens. We will be answering comprehension questions on recycling.

 

Topic – This week we will be using all of our knowledge to create a leaflet about the Stone Age.

Autumn 1 Week 5

1.10.18

 

This week in English and during maths we will be reviewing our learning so far. Children will be writing their own stories in English. In maths we will be recapping all the skills we have learnt this term.

 

Science – We will carrying out an investigation to change the way objects look. We will be thinking about the materials objects are made from and how we can change them.

 

Topic – This week we will be looking at Stone Age art work. We will be trying to create our own cave paintings.

Autumn 1 Week 4

24.9.18

 

English – We will be starting a new book called ‘A Lion in the Meadow’. We will be writing book reviews and retelling the story.

 

Maths – We will be continuing with place value, focusing on addition. We will be adding tens and ones.

 

Science – We will be discussing why different materials are suitable for making different objects and how the same objects can be made from different materials.

 

Topic – This week we will be looking at the types of food Stone Age people ate. We will be learning about hunter-gatherers, how they hunted and the weapons they used. We will be learning about the types of foods gatherers foraged for and designing our own Stone Age menu.

Autumn 1 Week 3

17.9.18

 

English – We will be continuing with the book ‘Five Minutes Peace’ by Jill Murphy. We will writing our own diary entries as different characters.

 

Maths – We will be continuing with place value. This week we will focus on ordering and comparing numbers. We will need to use vocabulary such as greater than, less than, most and least. We will be using the <, > and = symbols.

 

Science – We will be walking around our school grounds to identify different materials and thinking about their properties.

 

Topic – This week we will be looking at the types of homes Stone Age people lived in. We will look at how they changed over time and how they compare to the homes that we live in today.

Welcome to Year 2 Chestnut Class.

We look forward to fun-filled, exciting year full of new learning and experiences!

Class Teacher: Miss Shah

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Samatar

1:1 TA: Ms Williams

1:1 TA: Miss Axelle

 

Our PE day is Tuesday; please make sure you have your full kit on your peg every day.

Please bring your book bag with reading books to school daily. Please carry on reading for at least 30 minutes a day to an adult at home.

Spelling tests will take place on Wednesday afternoons.

 

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