English - Second half term
Class story - "Vlad and the Great Fire of London" by Kate Cunningham
- "Toby and the Great Fire of London" by Margaret Nash
We will be writing a diary entry and a newspaper report using these two books for inspiration in our writing. We will be learning how to create an effective description using adjectives and feelings with the use of the correct tense. We will be learning how to use grammar in our work to make the writing more purposeful including using expanded noun phrases, subordination and different sentence types.
English - First half term
Class story - "While we can't hug" by Eoin McLaughlin
We are writing a short narrative in the style of 'While we can't hug' by Eoin McLaughlin. We have been learning how to create an effective description using adjectives and feeling with the use of the correct tense.
Each week, the children will be set spellings on Monday. There will be 2 groups of spellings which they will need to practice. Group one focuses on Year 1 spellings and spelling rules, group two focuses on Year 2 spellings and spelling rules. Please support your child with their spellings at home in preparation for their test on Fridays.
Maths- Autumn term:
Half Term 1:
Place Value - finding the value of a digit, counting in 2s, 5s and 10s, reading and writing numbers to 40.
Addition and Subtraction to numbers to 40- adding and subtracting mentally, using a formal written method to add and subtract, using inverse to check our answers and solving problems involving all of these skills.
Multiplication - Finding equal groups and making arrays. Recalling multiplication facts for the 2,5 and 10 times tables. Use mental and formal written methods to multiply 2-digit by 1-digit numbers and problem solving.
Half term 2:
Place Value - finding the value of a digit, counting in 2s, 5s and 10s, reading and writing numbers to 100.
Addition and Subtraction to numbers to 100- adding and subtracting mentally, using a formal written method to add and subtract, using inverse to check our answers and solving problems involving all of these skills
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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