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Week beginning – 2/11/2020

ENGLISH

Learning Targets – TBAT

2Ws3 Secure the spelling of high frequency words and common irregular words

2RV2 Identify general features of kown text types

2SL5 Show awareness of the listener by including relevant details

2Wo2 Practise handwriting patterns and the joining of letters

2Ws1 Learn the different common spellings of long vowel phonemes and other sounds

Activities

-Spelling –Dolch Words – List 5

-Instructions – The children cut out and reordered the instructions on how to play Hopscotch. Each child wrote down a list of things we will need to wash our hands. Then they wrote the step by step instructions of ‘How to wash your hands properly. In both activities, we underlined the ‘bossy words’ in each sentence.

-Handwriting Without Tears – Letter ‘l’

-New Wave Spelling book B , Unit 3, pages 10-11

-Phonics and Spelling – We read and wrote words with end with /igh/ such as ‘high’.

MATHS

Learning Targets – TBAT

2Gs1 Sort, name , describe, visualise and draw 2D shapes referring to their properties;recognise common 2D shapes in different positions and orientations

2Gs2Sort, name, describe and make 3D shapes referring to their properties, recognise 2D drawings of 3D shapes

2Pt9 Identify simple relationships between shapes

2Nc11 To add and subtract a single digit to and from a two digit number

Activities

– 2D and 3D shapes -We learned to visualise and recognise 3D shapes as well as referring to their properties: number of faces, corners, edges. We also learned to recognise 2D shapes in different positions and orientations

-‘Timed test’ – differentiated test. The children had to find the answer to the addition sentences within a time limit of 5 minutes

IPC – SEEING THE LIGHT

CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE – INVESTIGATING SHADOWS 1

Learning Targets – TBAT

2Ep4 Ask questions and suggest ways to answer them

2Eo3 Make and record observations

2Pl3 Be able to identify shadows

Activities

-We reviewed What makes a shadow? We investigated which materials or objects make the best shadows.

CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE – SEE THROUGH OR NOT?

Learning Targets – TBAT

2Ep5 To predict what will happen before deciding what to do

2Eo8 Talk about predictions the outcome and why this happened

2Pl3 Be able to identify shadows

Activities

Using a flash light / torch and objects see how you can make shadows change. Review, how some materials make better shadows than others. (transparent materials etc). The children had to predict which things let light through, which let some light and which do not let light through at all. They then checked their predictions.

CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE – ALL ABOUT SHADOW

Learning Targets – TBAT

2Eo9 Review and explain what happened

2Pb1 Explore how the Sun appears to move during the day and how shadows change

2Pb2 Model how the spin of the Earth leads to day and night

Activities

Jane shared how she made her shadow puppet theatre and which materials were used. The children answered the following questions:

-How does day and night happen?

– What makes a shadow?

-How does a shadow puppet work?

-How can you measure the height of something tall using shadows?

-How many different light sources can you remember?

We reviewed the Knowledge Harvest  True or False statements.

The children got to find key words learned from the Unit in the word search.

AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES

Monday

-Shared reading time. Reading and comprehension using ‘Pet at the Vet’ Short vowel word families and  ‘Fun at the Beach’ – Reading comprehension and fluency passages

Wednesday

-Growth Mindset – Gratitude Challenge – My Gratitude Jar

The children had to think about different things, people and events you are grateful for.

Thursday

-Story time –‘Ten Flashing Fireflies’ By Philemon Sturges

Literacy Planet Tasks to complete.

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