When we return on 4th January our new topic will be called Wish you Were Here.
Challenge: Write about a place you have visited.
Well done Year 2, you have all worked so hard this term. I hope you have a lovely Christmas holiday.
If you are bored in the Christmas holidays, why not have a go at these activities. Don’t forget to leave a comment if you enjoy these games.
Odd and Even Games
Noun Explorer Game
This week we have started finding out about information texts. We began by looking atÂ them and made a list of the features we could see. On our second day we cut up some reports and sorted the features into different boxes.
Challenge: What do these words mean?
In Maths we have focussed on using and applying all the skills we have learnt in Year 2.
We have had a go at
- partitioning numbers,
- take away,
- word problems,
- ordering numbers
- using more than and less than.
Challenge: Can you write some maths questions using your new skills?
This week in English we haveÂ retold the story of George, the Dragon and the Princess.
Challenge: Â Who is the story about? Where is the story set? What happens?
Your teachers have been very busy getting things ready for after half term… We are booking a trip and you might find the roleplay area in your classroom will soon be changing.
Challenge: What do you think our new topic could be?
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.