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Week Beginning 19 September 2016

From Wednesday 21 September to Friday 23 September next week we will have our official school photographers Pret-a-Portrait in school. They will be taking individual student photographs for all students. Your child will be involved in this round of photos and so we ask that you ensure they are smartly dressed and wearing appropriate school uniform on Wednesday 21 September to Friday 23 September.

MESSAGES

  • Please ensure that your child has the correct school uniform. In particular please ensure your child is wearing black shoes. Girls should wear plain white socks and boys should wear black or grey socks. You can review the school’s uniform policy here.
  • Please remember to send in and label your child’s snack box and water bottle, as well as a hat during the hot weather.
  • If for any reason your child is unable to take part in PE, please send a signed message in your child’s communication book.  Your child still needs to bring in their PE kit to enable them to participate as a coach, an official or to give feedback. 

LITERACY

In Literacy the children will begin a three week unit of work on Poetry. They will begin the week by learning a action poem such as  A Sailor  Went to Sea. Following this, the children will learn about how to use similies when composing a poem. The children will then listen to and discuss the book My Dad by Anthony Browne. They will adapt the similies present in this book to write a poem about their Dad or another relative.

MATHS

During Mathematics, the children will continue working on Addition and Subtraction with an emphasis on the use of a number line to count on and back. They will learn to jump in steps of ones for single digit numbers and jump in steps of tens and ones when adding and subtracting double digit numbers. At the end of the week they will apply their knowledge of the related vocabulary to solve one step word problems.

THEMED LEARNING

In Themed Learning the children will learn all about the Art Deco period. They will be classifying buildings and features of this time, as well as creating their own Art Deco window.

PSHCE

The children will be focusing on expressing their ideas, opinions and views with confidence.

VOCABULARY

Literacy – similie, poem, verse, adjective, verb, noun

Maths – number line, steps, counting on, greater than, less than

Humanities – art deco, Hudec, coloumn, fans, arches

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING  AND  DIGITAL LITERACY

This week the children will continue to learn how to log-on to a computer and how to use the use the ‘home keys’ to improve their typing speed and accuracy.

KEY VOCABULARY

Keyboard, home row keys

Mandarin

Y2 C1

The students will learn the key sentence patterns: 我的生日是__月__日My birthday is on…(month)…(day)/wo de sheng ri shi….yue…ri. There will be an introduction for Chinese phonetics ( b p m f).

Homework: Worksheet on topic of birthday.

Y2 C2

Topic: Numbers 11-20

Children will learn to read the characters from “一” to “二十”. They will be able to pointing out a certain number among a group of numbers.

Homework: Finish the worksheet on the topic of numbers. (Find the missing numbers)

Y2 C3

Topic: Lesson 3. Animals

Children will be talking about the animals they like.

Homework: Share the animals they like with family members and read P14.

Y2 MND02CN

本周我们将继续学习课文《一条鱼儿水中游》,能背诵课文。复习所学汉字,学习书写汉字:走、苹。练习元音声母y、w的书写。完成练习册。

DUTCH

Deze week beginnen we aan onze wereldreis.  We lezen het boek `8 schijfjes banaan op wereldreis`van Pieter Gaudesaboos, een verhaal over het plezier van reizen én van thuisblijven.  We vliegen naar India, Mexico en Kenia en sturen vanuit elke bestemming een postkaartje. 

http://www.gaudesaboos.be/boeken/18_wereldreis/?width=1280&height=984

De letter van de week is de  -a- van tas!

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