The teachers in Year 2 are:
Maple - Miss McMullen Elm - Mr Reed Hawthorn - Mr Ruffhead
This half term our topic will be ‘Inventors’. We will be looking at famous inventors and their inventions. We will also be trying to create our own invention.
In English, we will be reading Rosie Revere by Andrea Beaty. We will be writing an alternative version of the story, a diary entry and a setting description. We will be focussing on using expanded noun phrases and conjunctions. We will also be concentrating on how we can use spelling, punctuation and grammar to improve our writing.
In Maths, we will be developing our knowledge of the four operations. We will be developing methods for solving problems and applying these to real life problems. We will be continuing to develop our place value knowledge and counting in 2s/5s/10/3s and moving towards learning our times tables.
In Science, we will be learning how to perform simple investigations and answer simple questions. We will be looking at how to record our findings in a systematic way.
In Topic, we will be studying the different famous inventors and how their inventions have impacted on our lives. We will then be designing and constructing our own inventions. We will create a prototype and explore the use of mechanisms and levers.