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Week Beginning 16 January 2017

ECA/BISCAP/BISSLIONS Swimming Term 2: will start on Monday 16 January.

MESSAGES

  • Raincoat and Cold Weather- Please ensure that your child brings a raincoat to school for the wet weather and a coat now that the tempature has dropped.
  • Thursday 26 January will be the annual ‘Wear Red Day’ for the Chinese New Year celebration. Children can come dressed in red or in chinese costume.There will also be a Dragon dance at approximately 8:30am (once buses have arrived).  Parents are welcome to watch.
  • Swimming - Please be aware that the days are getting colder and wetter so please dress your child accordingly.  On swimming days girls may wear dark leggings and matching dark socks instead of tights to make it easier for them to get dressed.  A warm hat is also recommended.

LITERACY

In Literacy this week the children will begin a two week topic where they will be reading Aesop’s fables. They will read a variety of his fables and discuss what the moral or each story is. They will then adapt one of these fables to begin to plan to write their own fable. For instance, instead of the boy who cried wolf the children might write a story about a girl who cried fire! To outline their ideas they will complete a story map and then rehearse saying their story orally.

KEY VOCABULARY

Fable, moral, story map

THEMED LEARNING

The children will be using the iPad app i-Movie to make an instructional video about how to make vegetable soup.  All the children will make a healthy soup and record short video clips and take photographs to use in their video.

KEY VOCABULARY

Movie, clip, photograph, edit, opening credits

MATHS

Next week the children will be learning to collect data accurately using a tally chart. They will analyse all the information they collect and answer questions about their data. At the end of the week the children will devise their own survey and use a tally and a bar chart to present their findings.

KEY  VOCABULARY

Tally, tally chart, bar graph, data

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

The children will learn how to code using two or more variables.

KEY VOCABULARY

Computer, laptop, coding, Expresso, software, program, keyboard, mouse, input, output, code, direction

PSHCE

This week we will be talking about feeling positive about ourselves and the world around us.

MANDARIN

Y2 C1

Children will learn to describe what is in their school bag by using the sentence pattern “There is …/ There are…” They will also learn say books with different colour.

Homework: Paper sheet.

Y2 C2

Topic: Fruits

Children will learn how to say the colours with sentence pattern我爱吃wo ai chi/ I love to eat+ fruits.(苹果 ping guo/apple;香蕉 xiang jiao/banana;草莓 cao mei/strawberry;葡萄 pu tao/ grapes) They will also learn to write the character吃chi/eat.

Home work: Worksheet   (Colouring and write)

Y2 C3

Topic: Monkey King Book 2A-Lesson. 2 My House

Student will learn different furniture in the house.

Homework: Finish worksheet on this topic

Y2 MND02CN

本周我们将学习课文《吹泡泡》,背诵儿歌。学习生字词:没有、重要、吹泡泡、不轻不重。

作业:抄写生词“没有、重要、吹泡泡、不轻不重”。

Dutch

De kinderen van year 2  beginnen deze week aan hun opleiding tot ridder of jonkvrouw.  Hoe word je nu eigenlijk ridder?  Kunnen meisjes ook ridder worden? In `Held op sokken ` van Bette Westera en The Tjong-Khing  maken we gehakt van een gemene draak .  Wie is er de echte held in het verhaal?

Deze week beginnen we aan het opfrissen van alle spellingscategorieën van groep 3 in het kader van de komende CITO- toetsen.

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