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P2c Reflective Friday 22.3.19

This week has mostly been about Rise and Shine. A huge well done to all our star performers, I was  so proud of them and I’m sure you were too.

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Literacy

We explored the spelling pattern using soft g, in words like rage, stage, magic and ginger.

We also worked on our tricky spelling words .

We wrote about our opinion of the dark. imageimageimage

Numeracy

In Numeracy we have been revising our number bonds to 10, and for those who are confident with that we were looking at number bonds to 20.

Other areas of the curriculum

HOME LEARNING ACTIVITIES

* revise number bonds to ten ( or 20) e.g – 8 and what make ten?  6 and what make ten?  You should know these number bonds quickly and be able to answer without counting on.

* read a book of your choice

* get active outside if the weather is nice

 

 

 

 

 

P2c Reflective Friday 15.3.19

Literacy

We learned how to use the soft c spelling sound in words like mince, prince, chance,

We continued our revision and test of all our common/tricky words so far.

 

 

 

 

Click HERE for a link to a spelling game in case you want to play at home too

Maths and Numeracy

 

We have returned to working on core numeracy skills such as counting on and back, and counting the jumps from one number to another. We are learning to read and write 3 digit numbers

 

Other areas of the curriculum

We enjoyed meeting Haggis the tawny owl, Squeak the Hawk and Whizzer the eagle owl.

 

We enjoyed experimenting with electrical circuits to make the bulbs light up.

 

 

Look at how creative we are !

 

 

Home learning activities.

Practise your spelling words by writing them in a tray of flour, or laying them out with raisins. You could eat the raisins if you get the word right !

Write 3 single digit numbers each on a small piece of paper. Which 3 digit numbers can you make by moving the cards into different orders. What is the lowest/highest number you can make ?

Discuss the different types/sources of energy you can find in your house – e.g. gas cooker, mains electricity, battery powered items, rechargeable items, solar power etc. What about your car, is it powered by petrol, diesel or electric ? Which foods have given you energy today ?

 

 

 

 

 

P2 costume information

Most costume items are being provided, but a few children will be asked to bring in some simple items from home ( by Thursday 14th) if  possible. Please do not buy anything specially, and let us know if anything is a problem for you to find and we can come up with an alternative.

We are still trying to source an outfit for our cow, so if anyone happened to have a cow onsie, or some cow print jammies they would be willing to lend us, then that would be much appreciated !

If your character is not listed below then  you don’t need to bring anything.

Farmer Frank, mum, children – wellies and a woolly jumper ( a plainish jumper or cardi please- stripes or patterns ok, but preferably not one with sequins or characters on- think Katie Morag)

Chicks and ducklings – black shorts( if not already in pe bag)

narrators – black leggings or school trousers

flowers  – plain white t shirt if you have one

rabbit – grey tights or leggings, pink or grey top.

granny/grandad – wellies

 

 

P2c Reflective Friday 8.3.19

Literacy

We learned how to use the soft c spelling sound in words like face, race, mice

We continued our revision and test of all our common/tricky words so far.

We shared our BEAR time with p5

 

Click HERE for a link to a spelling game in case you want to play at home too

Maths and Numeracy

 

We have returned to working on core numeracy skills such as counting on and back, and counting the jumps from one number to another. We are learning to read and write 3 digit numbers

Other areas of the curriculum

We enjoyed meeting Haggis the tawny owl, Squeak the Hawk and Whizzer the eagle owl.

We enjoyed experimenting with electrical circuits to make the bulbs light up.

 

Look at how creative we are !

 

Things to do at home

Practise your spelling words by writing them in a tray of flour, or laying them out with raisins. You could eat the raisins if you get the word right !

Write 3 single digit numbers each on a small piece of paper. Which 3 digit numbers can you make by moving the cards into different orders. What is the lowest/highest number you can make ?

Discuss the different types/sources of energy you can find in your house – e.g. gas cooker, mains electricity, battery powered items, rechargeable items, solar power etc. What about your car, is it powered by petrol, diesel or electric ? Which foods have given you energy today ?

 

 

 

 

 

P2c Reflective Friday 1.3.19

Literacy

We learned how to use the split digraph u-e in words like cube, tune.

We continued our revision and test of all our common/tricky words so far.

We planned, told, then wrote a story about a trip to the moon. These stories will be entered in to our whole school story writing competition for world book day.

We went to visit p3t who read us their stories about Ancient Egypt.

 

Click HERE for a link to a spelling game in case you want to play at home too

Maths and Numeracy

 

We have returned to working on core numeracy skills such as counting on and back, and counting the jumps from one number to another.

 

Other areas of the curriculum

We had a fantastic visit this morning from Mr Melotte (Laura’s dad) who told us all about his work at the Royal Observatory helping to plan and design an enormous telescope in Chile. We also got to hold a real meteorite!

We have been very busy practising  the songs for our Easter Show ” Rise and Shine”.

Some people have brought words home to learn by heart. Your support in helping with this is much appreciated.

We took advantage of the fabulous weather to take our learning outside. We investigated the rotation of the earth by drawing round our shadows st different times of day.

 

 

We enjoy planning, designing and creating with peg boards. We made flags, then tried to learn some new flags from a book. Can you spot the the Lithuanian flag? We also designed our own flags.

 

 

We enjoy learning and choosing our own creative activities, like making a giant floor game about ‘get active’

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P2c Reflective Friday 22.2.19

Literacy

We learned how to use the split digraph e – e in words like Eve and  here.

We started a revision and test of all our common/tricky words so far.

We practised using full stops, question marks and exclamation marks.

We enjoy using this game on the smartboard to practise our spelling.

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Click HERE for a link in case you want to play at home too

Maths and Numeracy

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We have been using our skills in subtraction to help us work out how much change to get.

” I bought a ball costing 8p, I used a 10p coin. How much change do I need?”

“I spent 65 p in the cafe. I paid with a 50p coin and a 20p coin. How much change will I get?”

 

Other areas of the curriculum

We have been very busy learning the songs for our Easter Show ” Rise and Shine”

We learned facts about the sun and we enjoyed making our own burning balls of fire using paint and glitter.

 

 

We discussed how we can get active, and have enjoyed time outside using our new bag of resources which were bought with Sainsburys vouchers.

 

We enjoy planning, designing and creating with peg boards.

 

 

LITERACY 

This week we have taken time to revise the magic e spelling patterns we have learned so far. We have also been testing each other on our spelling words.

 

 

 

Please continue to revise your tricky spelling  words using the spelling city word lists ( accessed via the link below.)

We continue to enjoy “BEAR” time in class.

You may wish to use our Spelling City class page to play games and revise the tricky spelling words. n.b. this site works best on a laptop, but there is a free app available for tablets

Numeracy and maths

We continued to practise counting amounts of money. We enjoyed sharing our learning with sone of  you on Wednesday.

 

 

Other areas of the curriculum.

  • We have been learning about the moon, how it rotates around the earth while the earth turns around the sun.  Please ask us to share our knowledge with you.
  • We learned about Chinese New Year.

  • We loved our workshop in forces with our visitors from ‘ generation Science’ on Monday morning.

 

 

We continue to develop a wide range of skills through cooperative, imaginative, creative and investigative play.

 

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Some of our questions -( just a few, we had lots):

  • What do Owls eat?
  • Do owls lose their teeth?
  • How dark is the night?
  • What colour is the darkness ?
  • How does the moon move?
  • How does the moon change shape?
  • How do stars twinkle?
  • How are stars made?
  • Which animals like the night?
  • How big is space?

If you have any expertise you could share with us around our topic please do get in touch.

Things you could do at home…

Have a lovely break !

Read a book that interests you.

Get active – any way you choose.

 

 

p2c Two things…..

  1.  Our building resilience whole school focus this term is…

    get active

    If you have any photographs of yourself being active in any way, riding your bike, climbing a mountain, or dressed in your dance clothes it would lovely for us to share these in class as part of our display. You can email a picture to school if that is easier.

  2. We would like to collect some more clean empty jam jars – particularly the larger sized ones, but any sizes welcomed.