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Week beginning – 28/09/2020


Learning Targets – TBAT

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

2Wo1 Form letters correctly and consistently

2Wo3 Begin to re-read own writing aloud to check for sense and accuracy

2Wp1 Write in clear sentences using capital letters, full stops and other punctuation marks

2Wo2 Practise handwriting patterns and the joining of letters

2Ws1 Learn the different common spellings of long vowel phonemes

2Ws2 Apply knowledge of phonemes and spelling patterns in writing independently


-Spelling – Dolch Words – List 4

-Story: ‘The Gift of the Sun’ – We re-read and commented on each child’s story writing. What went well and Even Better If. Each child rewrote their paragraph by taking into account the changes and learning when to use punctuation and capital letters.

-Handwriting Without Tears – Letter ‘t’

-We completed page 7 in the New  Wave Spelling book B- Unit 2.


Learning Targets – TBAT

2Nc2 To partition all numbers to 20 into pairs and record the related addition and subtraction facts

2Pt3 To explore number problems and puzzles

2Nn4 Count in twos, fives, tens and use grouping in twos, fives or tens to count larger groups of objects

2Nc1 Find and learn by heart all number pairs to 10 and pairs with a total of 20


– Partition – We have the 30 card and the 6 card, what number will we make if we put them together? We also looked at how to partition a number in different ways. 30 and 6, 20 and 16, 10 and 26 makes 36.

-Counting – We reviewed how to count in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.

-Number pairs – Looking for number pairs to 20 and 30. Using subtraction to check the answer.

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



Learning Targets – TBAT

1.01 Know about some of the forms used by artists in their work

1.02 Be able to use a variety of materials and processes


-We viewed the individual drawings for each child created : ‘night time scene’. We gave feedback on how they handled light and dark.


Learning Targets – TBAT

1.01 Know a number of songs 

1.05 Be able to sing familiar songs

1.07 Be able to compose simple musical patterns 

1.08 Be able to perform individually and with others 

1.11 Be able to recall a simple tune


-We had two groups. Each group chose a subject linked to the themes that we have already explored. For example, stars, the Moon, the Sun and so on. They created their own song using the tune of ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’


Learning Targets – TBAT

1.06 Be able to play simple rhythms with a steady beat

1.13 Understand that musical elements can be used to create different effects 


Introduce different musical instruments – do they have a light or dark sound? Why? Can we play an instrument in both a light and a dark way? The children also had fun playing their own musical instruments.


Learning Target – TBAT

1.10 Be able to listen carefully to pieces of music and comment on them 


-We listened to some examples of music, where a composer has evoked the themes of night and day. What did they imagine was happening? What did the different instruments represent to them? Consider the titles of the music. Does the music successfully represent the chosen theme?

We reviewed the story ‘The owl who was afraid of the dark’. Prompt the children to consider what is happening in each scene and how the characters are feeling. Explore ways of representing these ideas using the instruments. 



-Shared reading time. Reading and comprehension using ‘The map’ Short vowel word families and  ‘In Spring’ – Reading comprehension and fluency passages


-Growth Mindset -Self – love challenge: My Heart Map

You have a BIG heart! Draw pictures or write down some of the people, places or things close to your heart!


-Read the story, ‘My heart fills with happiness‘  on Get Epic

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