A Message from the Class Teacher
Welcome to Dolphin’s Class! We are a year 2 class who enjoy learning new things, whether it be through delving into our latest literacy book, using our maths skills to solve the latest problem solving challenge or learning through history, geography and the creative curriculum in our exciting topic work! We hope you enjoy having a look around our website!
TERM 5 UPDATE - What will we be learning this term?
Have a look below to see what we will be up to this term!
Flotsam - David Weisner
Sea Of Dreams - Dennis Nolan
Quest - Aaron Becker
Jumanji - Chris Van Allsburg
Tuesday - David Weisner
Falling Angels - Colin Thompson
Return - Aaron Becker
We will be sharing and enjoying stories, writing instructions, poems and recounts, describing characters and settings and role playing. We study each book for a few weeks using the book to cover as many forms of writing as possible. Through that work we will look at things like adjectives/nouns/verbs/adverbs, cursive handwriting, direct speech, conjunctions, exclamations and questions, punctuation, developing vocabulary, expanded noun phrases, similes, fronted adverbials and phonics/spelling.
We will be revisiting:
Missing numbers and inverse operations
Fractions of a quantity
3D shapes - names, properties and 2D shapes on the faces of 3D shapes
4 operations - multiplication with arrays
4 operations - division with sharing circles and using knowledge of times tables
4 operations - addition and subtraction (expanded method)
Telling the time to the 5 minute mark
Topic – Under the Sea
Great White Shark fact file
Lifeguards and coast guard
Ships and submarines
These are just some of the things we will touch upon on this topic!