Week Beginning 6th February 2017

posted 5 Feb 2017, 21:02 by Primary 2 Teacher
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TUESDAY MORNING:

ZUMBA SESSION in the REC CENTRE! 
Come along and share in a healthy fun morning with the children!


In IPC:

We look through the Art lens this week

Our BIG Questions is:

How does art link to happiness?

Our learning will focus on:

Knowledge
  • Know the names and techniques of 4 artists
    • Tom Otterness (Sculpture)

    • Yayoi Kusama (Installation Art)

    • Joan Miro (Painting)

    • Piet Mondarian (Painting)


Skill

  • To be able to comment on works of art
    • Say if they like or dislike it
    • Describing the colour, the design, the shape and the size
    • Naming the type of art it is

We will also be using our RESPECT and REFLECTION skills as we comment on and experience different art styles. We will share our understandings by discussing how art contributes to our happiness. A few ideas that have already come up are
    - Making art
    - Taking home art and sharing it with our Mums and Dads and family members
    - Looking at art
    - Learning how different art is made

In LITERACY:

We continue our genre of Instructions this week. This week the children have been given a photograph of a bird mask.

As part of our shared writing, we developed a Title and a list of materials.
The children then used  a Flow Chart to help them order the steps.

On Friday, the children will be to make the masks, using the instructions they have written!

In reading the children are continuing to focus on Fluency and Comprehension - re-reading for phrasing and re-telling with details including character names, setting and a sequence of events.


In MATHS:

Mental Maths this week - doubles


This week we are focusing our learning on number sequences to and beyond 100.

Our learning will focus on:

Knowledge
  • Know number sequences when counting in 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s
  • Know Odd and Even Numbers
Skills
  • To be able to complete number sequences
  • To be able to identify how we are counting (in 2s, 5, 10, 1s, forwards and backwards)
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