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Week Beginning 20 February 2017

MESSAGES

  • The Annual Parent Satisfaction Survey - Your feedback is essential in creating the best learning environment for your child. We encourage you take the time to fill out the 15-minute survey. Your responses will inform us on how we can improve your child’s overall learning experience. You can access the survey here. The last day to respond will be Monday 20 February 2017. Thank you again for your continued support and feedback. We look forward to hearing your responses.
  • Please note that there will be no ECAs on Tuesday 21 or Thursday 23 February due to Parent Teacher Conferences.  BISCAP and Swimming will not be affected.
  • Raincoat and Cold Weather- Please ensure that your child brings a raincoat to school for the wet weather and a coat now that the temperature has dropped.
  • 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 the children will be studying the book Dear Green Peace by Simon James. They will imagine that they are the girl from story and write letters to Green Peace asking for more information about Whales. The grammar focus for the week will be subordinating conjunctions such as; if, because, that or when. This could be used in a sentence in the following way:

If I behave in class, I will get a house point.

I really like the bag that you bought at the fake market!

KEY VOCABULARY

Subordinating conjunctions such as; if, because, that or when

MATHS

Last week the children learnt how to recall their times tables at speed. This week they will be using this knowledge to solve division calculations. You could help at home by ensuring that your child is able to recall at least their 2, 5 and 10’s times table.

KEY  VOCABULARY

Division, sharing, multiply, times, repeated addition

THEMED LEARNING

This week the children will begin a two week unit of work where they will learn about the artist Vincent Van Gogh. They will look at Van Gogh’s self-portraits in chronological order. Then with a partner they will ask and answer question about Van Gogh and discuss the pictures to see what they notice. They will then look at several of his other most famous paintings. Following this, the children will read the book Camille and the Sunflowers by Laurence Anholt and watch a children’s documentary about the famous artist. Once they have gathered this knowledge they will write a letter to the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam informing them of everything they have learnt.

KEY VOCABULARY

Fact, opinion, past, chronological order

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

Topic: Book 4a Lesson 1 Telephone numbers

Key sentences: 你住在哪里ni zhuzai nali?/Where do you live? 你的电话号码是多少nide dianhua haoma shi duoshao?/What is your phone number?

Key characters :口mouth,目eye,日sun,人person.

Homework: Paper sheet.

Y2 C2

Children will learn words: 玩具wanju/toy; 火车huoche/trai; 飞机feiji/airplane;  娃娃wawa/doll.

Key sentence: “有you/没有meiyou……”

Home work: Worksheet (Read and Colour)

Y2 C3

Topic: Monkey King Book 2A-- Lesson. 5 Going out

Student will learn words on accessories and action words accoridngly

Homework: Finish worksheet on this topic

Y2 MND02CN

本周我们将学习课文《写字》,初步了解比喻句,背诵儿歌。学习生字词:海上、用、白纸、铅笔。

作业:抄写生词:海上、用、白纸、铅笔。

DUTCH

De ridders en jonkvrouwen van year 2 kruipen deze week in hun rol voor onze voorstelling op 1 maart.  We schrijven onze tekst, lijsten de rekwisieten op en spreken enkele achtergrond scènes in.

Tussen de bedrijven door gaan we van start met het afnemen van de CITO –toetsen.  We maken voldoende tijd vrij om de kinderen de kans te geven de toetsen op eigen tempo af te werken.

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