Welcome to Willow Class!
Our Class Teacher is: Mrs Lees
Our Super Teaching Assistants are: Mrs. Graham, Mrs. A. Roberts and Mrs Streeter.
Our topic this term is: Dungeons & Dragons!
Our author focus is: Helen Ward
Our class novel is: The Dragon Machine
We will also read, Puff the Magic Dragon, How to trap a dragon, The Egg and many more exciting dragon books.
We will read information texts on castles.
Our reading theme is: Classic Literature- our book focus will be , Alice In Wonderland.
As Writers, we will practise our letter formations and begin to use joins. We will learn about different types of sentences: statements, questions, exclamations and commands. We will learn Kung Fu Punctuation to help us punctuate our sentences. We will extend our understanding to use apostrophes, commas and inverted commas. We will create story maps and retell stories. We will write instructions and poems.
As Actors, we will role play in our Castle role play area. We will take on the role as knights, dragons and damsels in distress. We will re-enact scenes from stories and create freeze frames.
As Mathematicians, we will learn about fractions, finding a half and a quarter of a quantity. We will continue to learn our 2x, 5x and 10x tables, deriving corresponding division facts. We will develop our understanding of money and solve problems in real life contexts. We will gather data in tally charts and create bar charts.
As Scientists, we will be learning about animals and their habitats. We will be able to identify differences between living and non-living. We will learn about plants.
As Artists, we will study dragon illustrations and create our own illustrations using pencil and ICT. In D.T. we will create a dragon puppet and we will make shields.
As Historians, we will explore medieval times. We will research castles and explore castle life. We will visit a castle.
As Geographers, we will locate famous castles on a map. We will investigate where famous dragons come from. We will learn about Chinese culture.
Wednesday - P.E.
Thursday - Dance
Maths and English is given on a Thursday to be returned the following Tuesday.
Reading - 15 minutes daily.
Spelling- Given out on Monday
Today the children watched M and M theatrical productions perform 'The Little Princess'.
It was an absolutely fabulous performance and kept year 2 entertained.
Samuel Pepys Quill Writing
No Pens Day Police Patrol
Freya's Toadstool Kingdom!
The children worked in small groups to act out and retell the story of the Good Samaritan.