Miss Livesey P2L, Miss McGhee P2M

P2M and P2L Class Blog 29.04.2022

Hello and Happy Friday! 

Welcome back to Term 3 of primary 2! We hope you all had a lovely, restful Easter Break.  It has been lovely to see the children and hear all about the fun things they did in the break – thank you for sharing with us!  

Literacy  

  • Sounds revision week: sc, sk, sm, sn 
  • Dictation: scar, scan, skip, skin, smell, smash, snap, snug 
  • Hold the sentence 
  • Dictation/Hold the Sentence: this week we have started marking our own learning using ‘Pink of Think and Green for Great’. This is a fantastic way for learners to reflect on their progress and receive immediate feedback 
  • Tricky Words – reading assessment 
  • Writing: Easter Break – this was an independent piece of writing  
  • Our writing ‘Star Steps’ for Term 3 are: 
  • Capital letters, finger spaces, full stops (non-negotiables)  
  • Using different types of punctuation 
  • Using exclamation marks/question marks  
  • Sometimes learners will also receive an individual Star Step to support their learning 
  • Handwriting – ascenders and descenders  

Reading  

  • Reading assessment week – new books will come home on Monday 9th May  

Maths/Numeracy 

  • Revision of addition and subtraction strategies  
  • ‘Traffic Light’ challenge  
  • Marking our own learning as a class  

Other Curricular Areas 

  • P2M PE: badminton skills, team games and fitness  
  • P2L PE: team games, yoga and fitness  
  • Health and Well-being: continuing with the daily mile 
  • Health and Well-being: Ready, Respectful, Safe  
  • RME: Ramadan  

Let’s talk learning! 

  1. Can you tell me something you learned about Ramadan? 
  1. Can you tell me about the maths ‘Traffic Light’ challenge? 
  1. Tell me about ‘Loose Parts’ play this week 
  1. Can you tell me about ‘Pink for Think and Green for Great’?  

Word(le) of the Week! 

P2 Mogs 

  • Drama: Ready, Respectful, Safe – this week we acted out one of our school rules in groups of 3 
  • RME: We enjoyed the story ‘Lailah’s Lunchbox: A Ramadan Story’ and learned about fasting  
  • Assessments: ORT reading and ‘Tricky Words’ 
  • We enjoyed ‘Loose Parts’ play in the sunshine with P2L 

P2 Ladybirds 

  • We have enjoyed being back together and sharing what we did in the Easter break. It sounds like everyone had a lovely time! 
  • RME – We enjoyed learning about Ramadan and the festival of Eid. It was lovely to hear what some of the children in our class do to celebrate!  
  • Assessments: ‘Tricky words’ and Reading stages 
  • It has been so lovely going out for ‘Loose Parts’ play in the sun with P2M. It was great to see the whole of P2  socialising with each other. 

Looking forward to next week 

  • Monday and Tuesday – Holiday 
  • Sounds Revision  
  • Dictation  
  • Hold the sentence  
  • Writing  
  • Reading: due to holidays on the 2nd and 3rd the next book will come home on Monday 9th May. Take this time to read and enjoy some of your child’s favourite books!  
  • Numeracy: introduce 3 times table  
  • Maths: Direction 
  • Health and well-being: Emotions 
  • PE 

Extra Information/ polite reminders  

Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd are Holidays  

Please can we ask all learners to have a pair of indoor shoes and a spare set of clothes to keep at school – thank you 

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 enjoy 2 extra days off – see you all on Wednesday! 

The P2 Team 😊