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Year 2 Excellence Board w/c 23.11.2020

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Year 2 Excellence Board.

Well done to Joshua from 2AG and  Parvathy from 2JE for their hard work this week!

 

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Year 2 Excellence Board w/c 16.11.2020

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Year 2 Excellence Board

Well done to Chloe from 2AG and Isaac from 2JE for their hard work this week!

 

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Into The Forest

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For the last two weeks Year 2 have been reading the book Into The Forest by Anthony Browne during our Big Read sessions. We have thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the pictures for different clues, using our inference and deduction skills, as each page references a traditional tale. 

Can you find any clues in the pictures?

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Year 2 Excellence Board w/c 2.11.2020

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Autumn 2 Week 1

Excellence Board this week is Una in 2AG and Penny in 2JE, well done both of you!

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Celebrating Lewis Latimer

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As part of Black History Month Year 2 have been looking at the life and works of Lewis Latimer. The pictures below are just just two of the many pieces of information the children found out about Lewis - he had a very interesting life.

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The children then had to create their own fact file on him, see our Excellence Board post to see a great example of this work. 

 

Lewis Latimer

Year 2 Excellence Board w/c 19.10.2020

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Week 8

Super work across both classes this week, here are just two great examples.

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Year 2 Excellence Board w/c 12.10.2020

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Week 7

Excellence Board this week is Jake in 2AG and Eva in 2JE, well done both of you!

 

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Year 2 Excellence board

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Week 6 Year 2 Excellence board is Libby 2AG and Eva in 2JE, well done both of you!

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Painting like Van Gogh!

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Today we spent the whole day doing Art.

One of our key skills was using a paint brush correctly; holding it like  a pencil and doing strokes of paint rather than 'colouring in' with paint. Our other skill was creating different tints (adding white) and shades (adding black) of colour.

We might not be famous artists but we are all proud of the work we produced today.

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Counting on!

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We have had a great week in Maths looking at place value; we went outside and created our very own place value grid. Next week we are going to start counting in steps of 2, 5 and 10. Click the image below to listen to the song we will be singing in our Maths lessons next week.

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Presentation

We have been talking with the children this week about the importance of good presentation and ensuring our writing is clear to the reader. Finger spaces, size of writing and letter formation are all aspects of presentation that we need to focus on in all our writing, whether its on homework sheets, English books or on whiteboards it is all still important.

Starting with a Splash!

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snail

To start Year 2 off we have been reading (and watching) The Snail and The Whale. We have looked at the different locations that they visited on their journey and the things we would need to take with us if we went there. We are finishing the week off by writing our very own postcards from our favourite location in the book.

If you could go on ANY journey where would you go?

Reminders:

2JE P.E days are Tuesday and Thursday

2AG P.E days are Monday and Wednesday

Please make sure the children have a book in school every day as we are unable to borrow books from our school library/class library.

Time for a maths challenge!

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Hi Year 2,

Hope you are all keeping well and are managing to keep up with your school work at home. I thought you might enjoy having the chance to challenge yourself to 'beat your best score' at Big Maths Beat That.

Attached are the files that you can print out at home. THe last test we did was Test 5.

I have also attached the soundfile so you can make sure you only get the 90 seconds you're allowed!

Good luck

Big Maths Beat That Tests to Print

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CevCkrwrzx8 

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