Literacy 

In literacy this half term we will be focusing on all the skills the children learnt in the Autumn and Spring term and embedding them before we move on to some more challenging work. We will be writing stories about the Gruffalo, pretending that we have had a picnic with the Gruffalo and recording our experience in the form of a recount. We will be ensuring that we have all the right grammar in our sentences such as full stops and capital letters in the right places. Making sure that we use adjectives, advers, suffixes and prefixes to make our writing more intersting for the reader. 

Children need to make sure they know the year 2 common exeption words, being able to read and write them using their phonics to help them along the way. 

Please support us with anything extra you could help with at home such as practising the skills above and reading as often as you can with your child

Numeracy

We are starting off this haf term looking at measuring height/length, temperature, mass and capacity. We will be adding and subtracting measures as well as estimating and ordering them also. Please ask your child what they have been learning that week and look for these at home. For example : When cooking can you measure 100ml of water for me....

We will look closely again at number. We will still be practising how to count in 2's, 5's and 10's.  We will look at these numbers represented in different ways such as in words, numbers, pictures, ten rods and ones and really try and get a good in depth knowledge of what this number actually is. Children have already started to use additiona and subtraction sentences with double digit numbers. Please practise these at home too! 

Topic

This term our topic is the Gruffalo! 

The children will be using their entrepreneurial skill the raise money for a school trip!

We will also be going on a Gruffalo hunt around the local area developing our map skills and knowledge of the local area. 

Literacy 

In literacy this half term we will be focusing on all the skills the children learnt in the Autumn and Spring term and embedding them before we move on to some more challenging work. We will be writing stories about the Gruffalo, pretending that we have had a picnic with the Gruffalo and recording our experience in the form of a recount. We will be ensuring that we have all the right grammar in our sentences such as full stops and capital letters in the right places. Making sure that we use adjectives, advers, suffixes and prefixes to make our writing more intersting for the reader. 

Children need to make sure they know the year 2 common exeption words, being able to read and write them using their phonics to help them along the way. 

Please support us with anything extra you could help with at home such as practising the skills above and reading as often as you can with your child

Numeracy

We are starting off this haf term looking at measuring height/length, temperature, mass and capacity. We will be adding and subtracting measures as well as estimating and ordering them also. Please ask your child what they have been learning that week and look for these at home. For example : When cooking can you measure 100ml of water for me....

We will look closely again at number. We will still be practising how to count in 2's, 5's and 10's.  We will look at these numbers represented in different ways such as in words, numbers, pictures, ten rods and ones and really try and get a good in depth knowledge of what this number actually is. Children have already started to use additiona and subtraction sentences with double digit numbers. Please practise these at home too! 

Topic

This term our topic is the Gruffalo! 

The children will be using their entrepreneurial skill the raise money for a school trip!

We will also be going on a Gruffalo hunt around the local area developing our map skills and knowledge of the local area. 

How we do addition in year 2

How we do subtraction in year 2