Miss Livesey P2L, Miss McGhee P2M

Hello and Happy Friday!

We have had a great week at school celebrating Pancake day and World Book Day!

Literacy

  • Sound of the week: “aw”
  • Dictation: jaw, saw, paw, draw, claw, straw
  • Hold the sentence:  I can drink with a straw.
  • Tricky Words: review of current block (reading)
  • Tricky Words: spelling
  • Writing “Pancakes!”.
  • Writing: using bullet points to write our favourite pancake toppings   
  • Our writing ‘Star Steps’ for Term 2 are:
  • Capital letters, finger spaces, full stops (non-negotiables)
  • Using different types of punctuation
  • Using commas/bullet points
  • Sometimes learners will also receive an individual Star Step to support their learning
  • Handwriting – assessment of cursive letter formation
  • Handwriting – cursive and pre-cursive writing practice. This includes drawing, colouring in and cutting to promote hand strength and pencil control.

Reading

  • ORT books
  • Reading/Literacy activities in class
  • Character Description- Describing a character from our reading book   
  • Completing a book review – this helps us to develop critical thinking skills (linked to World Book Day)
  • Reading our writing to the whole class (choice activity)

Maths/Numeracy

  • Revision of subtraction strategies
  • PACE multiplication challenge
  • Counting in 2s
  • Multiplication (5 Times Table)
  • Information Handling- Tally Marks
  • SEAL – sharing equal amounts

Other Curricular Areas

  • PE: Yoga and ball skills- we now have access to the hall for PE once per week
  • Art – our focus this term is art inspired by Monet. This week we explored landscapes at different times of the day – looking at how the colours change
  • Health and Well-being: P2 are now doing the ‘Daily Mile’.  Daily Mile does not make up part of our PE time.
  • Health and Well-being – Friendships and Acts of Kindness
  • Science – this week we have explored animals and habitats

Let’s talk learning!

  1. Can you tell me some words with the ‘aw’ sound?
  2. Can you tell me about your favourite book?
  3. P2M – Can you tell me what skills you use in hockey?
  4. P2L – Can you tell me about the story plan you are making?
  5. What level are you on the PACE challenge?

P2 Mogs

  • This week P2M enjoyed dressing up for World Book Day. In the morning, the children enjoyed participating in a circle time to share their favourite books with one another. In the afternoon, the children played ‘Book Bingo’, where they had to think of different books to answer the bingo questions. Finally, they made their own bookmarks to take home and use in their reading books!

P2 Ladybirds

  • We have had a great week in P2L. On Tuesday we enjoyed sharing our favourite pancake toppings and finding out about Shrove Tuesday.
  • Everyone looked great in their costumes for World Book Day on Thursday! As a class we are beginning to create our own story which is exciting!

Can you complete the 5x table? Time yourself!

Looking forward to next week

  • New sound: This week will be a revision of all the block 2 sounds.
  • Dictation- revision of block 2 sounds
  • Writing – “Fruit Salad”
  • Reading: ORT books
  • Numeracy: PACE challenge (2 times table)
  • Numeracy: 5 times table
  • Maths: information handling
  • Health and well-being: friendships
  • PE- ball skills

Extra Information/ polite reminders

  • Dental Nurses will be visiting P2 on the 15th March

We are here to help and support you, please feel free to send in any questions or concerns via office admin or if you are happy to, catch us at the door at the beginning/end of the day.

Thanks for your continued help and support. We hope you all have a lovely weekend,

The P2 Team 😊