Year 2 2021 - 2022

Mrs Coverdale

Mrs Mosley

Autumn 1


Welcome back to school everyone. Our Topic this half term is Space. Here's what we will be learning in each of our subjects.

Love to Read - Will be reading the story 'Man on the Moon'. The children will be predicting what the story is about, practising fluency with extracts from the story as well as learning how to retrieve answers from the text.

English (Writing) - We will be looking at poetry for the first few weeks 'Aliens stole my underpants' by Brian Moses and 'The Aliens are coming' By Colin McNaughton. We will be learning reciting verses from the poem and acting as well as learning about rhyming and having a go at writing our own versions. We will also be doing cross curricular work writing about visiting the moon and other creative writing pieces. 

Maths - We are learning about place value this half term working with two-digit numbers. The children will be representing the numbers in different ways and ordering numbers.We will be moving on to addition and subtraction using two digit numbers and equipment to help.

Art- We will doing lots of different art work around space. making paper mache planets, clay aliens and and using different media to create planets and constellations. 

PE- We will be learning about invasion games focusing on netball skills and doing dance in our second lesson.

Science -We doing lots of different space themed investigations.

Computing - We will be learning basic computer skills.

Homework will be uploaded on Class Dojo every Friday and due in the following Friday.

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