Welcome to Year 1 and 2

Our current topic is: Wild Things!

Year 1 and 2

This week (Ending Friday 15th 2019)

Maths: We have been finishing our work on fractions - finding a half, a quarter, three quarters and a third of different shapes and amounts. We have also been solving problems!

English:   We have been writing riddles and looking at different word classes such as verbs, conjunctions and adjectives. We have been doing reading challenges as well; reading the text and answering questions about it.

Topic:  We have been thinking about animals which have gone extinct and the possible reasons for this. We have also been finishing our work on animal hanitats in science; looking at the climate in which different animals live. In RE we have been finding out about wedding ceremonies in different cultures.


Next week (Beginning Monday 25th February 2019)

Maths: We will be adding and subtracting two digit numbers, using jottings and thinking about the tens and umits in a number. In addition, we will be revising work on shape.

English: As part of our Victorians topic, we will be starting some exciting work on Charlie the chimney sweep!

Topic: We will be thinking about what we want to learn in our new topic and writing questions. In science, we will start work on foodand eating a healthy diet.


Homework

Topic bubble - please spend time reading through the different challenges and selecting one (or more!) to do over the half term holiday. We look forward to seeing them after the break!

Reading: Please read with your child daily and record a comment in their yellow record book. Reading books will be changed weekly.

Spellings: Please practise the weekly spellings using the bingo grid ideas. Year 2 also have access to Nessy to practise their spellings. You can find helpful resources for spellings and phonics on our English subject page.

Maths: Please practise the key number facts. All children have access to Maths games using Doodlemaths.