This term, Year 2 are learning all about England!
Dear Year 2 Parents,
Thank you for all your support about during Spring Term. Below is a record of some of the learning which will be taking place during Summer Term. There’s going to be a real English flavour across the whole school and our England Extravaganza Showcase will be complete the term where Year 2 will be performing English songs and dances. Any research on the theme which you do at home would be fantastic!
*Henry VIII and his wives
*Great fire of London
*Literary Works of Julia Donaldson
*English historical timeline
*Life in Tudor England
*Popular English sports and board games
To talk about…
*Traditional English board games: Snakes and Ladders, Draughts, Ludo, Dominoes
*Impact of certain historical figures upon their peers and upon our lives today
*The Royal Family
*Where is England in the World?
*England and Union Jack flags
To read and write…
*Report: Nocturnal animals
*Legends: St George and the Dragon/King Arthur and Merlin
*Retelling of Julia Donaldson Stories
*English poems: Modern and Historical
*Stories and poems from 3 different time periods
*Word problems (4 operations) based on England
*Art from 3 differing time periods
*Songs and dances from 3 different time periods (Tudor folk/court dance)
*The Beatles (freestyle pop)
PE: English Games (Cricket, Rounders, Badminton) Folk Dancing
RE: Study of a Saint
Dates and important information…Don’t forget!
*PE kits – in school at all times. Red t-shirts, blue shorts/blue tracksuit bottoms, trainers
*Bookbags in daily.
*During these next four weeks, Year 2 children will be doing their SATs tests. There will be a particular focus on them in Week 2. It would be very helpful if children could attend school every day. If they have had a good sleep and breakfast, they always concentrate and perform better.
Thank you for your continuing support!
Posted by B Allen at May 1, 2011 9:34 PM