Preparing for Winter in Year 2
Friday 22nd November | 1 comment
We have definitely started to see a change in the weather this week and have been thinking about how animals will be preparing for winter.
In our English lessons we have been watching video clips and reading information to find out more about different animals. The children enjoyed learning about squirrels and some of the clever things they do. Children wrote fact sentences to explain how they get ready for winter by fattening up, storing nuts and making comfy homes. We also found out about hedgehogs and how they hibernate.
By using our knowledge about migration from last week, the children were able to produce a short report about the different ways animals prepare for winter. We were really impressed with what they produced.
In maths this week we continued our work on addition and subtraction. Children are now really confident in how they can add and subtract two 2-digit numbers using tens and ones and most children managed to master exchanging too. Well done!
Today we started our new maths topic on money. This will continue for the next few weeks.
Some children are working with Mrs Kenny to develop their confidence in maths. Here they are using 100 squares, tens and ones and place value cards to make 2 digit numbers.
We have started to think about hot and cold areas of the world and have looked at why some places have hot and others have cold climates. Children learned about the equator and the poles. We recapped our knowledge about the different continents, labelling these on a world map.
KS1 Christmas Performance
Your child will be bringing home their lines that they need to learn for this year’s Christmas performance. Please spend some time learning these and practising speaking in a loud, clear voice.