Our World - Journeys
We have a fun and exciting term planned in Year 2.
We have a global focus to this term, focusing on journey's and travelling around our amazing world!
We shall be using a range of books to help focus our lessons and to inspire different types of writing.
Firstly, we shall be using
We shall be creating our own story maps, writing stories, character descriptions, poems, postcards and letters. We will create and make our own Paddington story books where we will get chance to be the author, illustrator and publisher. We will also be learning more about SPVaG (Spelling, Punctuation, Vocabulary and Grammar) and writing within our topic work.
Maths- This term we shall be covering the topics outlined below.
Applying our number skills to problem solving and reasoning questions.
Quick recall of multiplication/division, addition/subtraction facts.
Telling the time
This term the children shall be working on gymnastics, athletics and cricket skills.
We shall be exploring how seeds grow into plants. Looking at what plants need to grow. We will be growing some plants from seeds and creating our own class garden outside. If anyone has any gardening expertise and would like to come in to help the children with this, any help would be greatly appreciated.
We are going to be looking at where we live, our local environment, then looking at the UK – learning about London. We will use the Paddington Bear stories to find out about London. We are also going to look at Peru and South America (again linked to Paddington) comparing this to the UK.
We are going to learn how to read a map and create some of our own maps.
We shall be listening to music from around the world and learning songs from different cultures.
We will be composing our own rhythms.
We are going to be exploring mixed media collages, weaving and fabric painting. We will be designing and painting our own t-shits. During Art Attack week we will be working on a whole school Global Learning art project.
Children will look at the organization of the Bible and read a selection of stories from it and how they present the actions of God helping his believers.
Smoovie animations- linked to Paddington Bear’s travels
Photo stories using powerpoint text, photos, pictures and sound