Jolly Letter Writing and Multiplication!
Friday 7th December | No comments yet
This week we have been writing letters. We read The Jolly Postman and enjoyed retelling the story and sequencing the postman’s journey. We also wrote a diary entry for the postman’s busy day.
We then thought about who else he might deliver a letter to and we decided to write letters to the little pigs from a builder. Children used what they knew about the story of the three little pigs to write their letters. We have also written a letter to Father Christmas; it looks like he will be incredibly busy in Farsley this year!!
In maths this week, we have started to explore the concept of multiplication. This started with the idea of equal groups.
There are 2 equal groups with 3 in each group.
Children then went on to record this as repeated addition, 3 + 3 = 6
and then as a multiplication 2 x 3 = 6.
We also looked at this as an array. Children will continue to build on this and develop their understanding next week.
Children in 2La are enjoying their Gym Magic sessions. Here are a few pictures:
We have been working hard practising for our Christmas Show. The children now all know their lines and the singing is sounding fantastic! Thank you for your support with this at home.
Please can children bring their costumes in ready for next week. Thank you.
Other reminders for next week:
- Non- uniform day on Wednesday (Christmas Jumper day) and PTA Christmas Fair.
- Please send in your chocolate and sweet donations and return any raffle tickets/money.
- 2LA’s last Gym Magic session on Tuesday. Please wear PE kits.
Have a great weekend.
The Year 2 Team