In Maths we have moved onto word problems. You need to use your reading and maths skills to answer these.
Read the question carefully! Write a number sentence and work out the answer.
- There are 24 ducks in the castle moat, if 30 more ducks swims along, how many ducks are there altogether?
- A baby dragon has 135 sharp teeth, he grows 24 more. How many teeth does he have altogether?
- The King has 171 shiny crowns, the Queen gives him 25 more, how many does he have altogether?
Challenge: Can you write your own word problem? Can any anyone work out the answer?
In Geography we have been learning to locate castles. We used co-ordinates to help us find the right place on the map.
You might like to play theÂ Billy Bug GameÂ to practice using co-ordinates.
Challenge: Find out one fact about Skipton Castle.Â
On Monday 28th September we are going to Skipton Castle. Â Last year Year 2 really enjoyed this trip, I hope you have a good time.
Don’t forget to bring back your slips and money.
Challenge: What would you like to find out about Skipton Castle?Â
In our maths lessons we have been working on numbers. Last week we looked at place value and partitioning. If you would like to practise your skills, have a go at this game.
Place the Penguin
Today we moved onto adding. We will be working on this for a few days.
This week we have been looking at a new book. Today in our classes we read the story and made up some actions to hep us remember the words. Tomorrow we will be acting out the story and later in the week we will move onto planning and writing our own story, inspired by this book.
Challenge: What is King Jack scared of? Who comes to rescue him at the end?
In our first week we have been reading Tell Me A Dragon by Jackie Morris.
We have been thinking about all the different dragons and where they might live. We have been using adjectives to describe the different dragons.
Challenge: Which dragon is your favourite? Can you think of five adjectives to describe this dragon?
Welcome back to school Year 2! I hope you are enjoying your new classes. We have all begun our new topic now and have started to learn about castles and dragons.
Challenge: Write a sentence about your favourite thing that you have done in Year 2.