Y2 Spring 2 2018

Y2 Spring 2 2018

Topic 4: 'Secret Garden'

Our topic is 'Secret Garden', a unit about habitats, plants and our own Woodland Walk. It will also include a fantasy element about fairies.

Our topic and English work will include:
  • Creating guidebooks for our Woodland walk including detailed maps.
  • Writing fantasy stories about fairies.
  • Laying sand traps to find evidence of animal footprints.
  • Information writing about animals in our grounds.
  • Building dens and making them waterproof.
  • Identifying and comparing different habitats around school.
  • Identifying and naming plants and animals in those habitats.
  • Researching simple food chains:  How animals obtain their food from plants and other animals.
  • Using fieldwork skills to study the geography of our school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of the environment.
  • Making bird feeders.
  • Finding out how Britain looks after its natural habitats.
  • Creating and using natural dyes.
Maths
  • Problem solving and reasoning.
  • Number and Place Value including counting, reading and ordering numbers to 100 and counting forwards and backwards in 2s, 5s, and 3s from 0 and in 10s from any number.
  • 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables and related division facts.
  • Addition and subtraction problems using one and two digit numbers.
  • Fractions: recognising and writing ½ 1/3, ¼, 2/4 and ¾ of a length, shape or quantity.
  • Measures:  Measuring temperature and capacity using measuring equipment and standard units.

PE
Indoor PE – Gymnastics
Outdoor games – Basketball skills

Music  
Listen 2 Me: Ukulele