Miss Livesey P2L, Miss McGhee P2M

Happy Friday P2L and P2M Children and Grown – ups!

Apologies for the technical issues with last week’s blog! It has been a great week in P2 and we enjoyed the sunshine at the start of the week!

Literacy

  • Sound of the week: Revision of last 13 digraph sounds
  • Dictation: sea, light, shy, boat, show, food, new, soil, boy, loud, cow, Paul, jaw
  • Tricky Words: review of current block (reading)
  • Tricky Words: spelling
  • Writing “Favourite Fruit”
  • Writing: The children chose either commas or bullet points to write a list of their favourite fruits
  • 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 – 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

  • PACE multiplication challenge
  • Counting in 2s
  • Multiplication (5 Times Table)
  • Information Handling- Block Graph
  • SEAL – sharing equal amounts

Other Curricular Areas

  • PE: Yoga and ball skills- we now have access to the hall for PE once per week
  • 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
  • This week we have started work on our P2 show!

Let’s talk learning!

  1. Can you tell me some words with different sounds you know?
  2. Can you tell me about your favourite part of your reading book this week?
  3. Can you what skills you use in tennis?
  4. Can you count in 2’s and 5’s?

P2 Mogs

  • This week we have started work on the P2 show, we will be building this up over the next few weeks.
  • On Thursday afternoon we had fun outside at Loose Parts.

P2 Ladybirds

  • This week we have enjoyed starting work on our P2 show. Ladybirds are so enthusiastic and are doing really well already, we can’t wait to share it with you!
  • We enjoyed some time outdoors on Wednesday afternoon.
  • The children worked really hard on writing independently this week about their favourite fruits. They chose either commas or bullet points to list their fruits.

Can you complete the 5x table? Time yourself!

Looking forward to next week

  • New sound: starting on blends br, cr, dr, fr
  • Dictation
  • Hold the sentence
  • Writing
  • Reading: ORT books
  • Numeracy: PACE challenge (5 times table)
  • Numeracy: 5 times table
  • Maths: information handling
  • Health and well-being: friendships
  • PE- ball skills

Extra Information/ polite reminders

  • Don’t forget that the Dental Nurses will be visiting P2 on Tuesday 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 😊