Week Beginning 27th November 2017

posted 23 Nov 2017, 21:18 by Primary 2 Teacher   [ updated 23 Nov 2017, 21:19 ]

This week will be the last swimming lesson for the Term and it will be a 'Happy Splash'. There will be 
no swimming in Term 2, the children will have 2 PE lessons a week instead. 

Ask your children about the witches in class today. 
Ask which famous person they learnt about today and see if they can remember 4 facts about that person.

Literacy - Fiction 
This week we will be focusing on the simple structure of a story; beginning, middle and end.

-Writing sentences about our weekend news
-Writing questions and using question marks
-Forming letters correctly, using consistent size of upper and lower case letters
-Tricky Words of the Week - into, he, she, be
-Spelling pattern - this week will be the tricky words covered so far this Term

Maths - Addition 

-To begin to know the number bonds to 20
-To be able to add 1-digit and 2-digit numbers up to 20
-To know a variety of strategies for adding (using objects, number line, counting on)
-To be able to solve word problems involving addition


IPC - People of the Past
The next 2 weeks will focus on artists and musicians from the past and how they have helped change 
and shape the world we live in today. If you would like to find out about a famous person with your child 
then we invite children to share fact files they have made at home. 

Art

Knowledge
-To know about famous artists from the past
Skills
-To be able to comment on works of art

Music
Knowledge
-To know what a rhythm is
Skills
-To be able to play simple rhythms with a steady beat

Have a great weekend!