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Week Beginning 13 June 2016

MESSAGES

  • On the 16 June the Year 2 children will have a Rainforest dress up day. All the children are encouraged to dress up as a rainforest animal. This will also be the day of the Year 2 Learning Showcase.
  • BISCAP/BISS Lions Swimming/ECAs – Term 3 last week will be 13 June.

Literacy

In Literacy the children will begin a unit of work on adventure stories. They will learn how to write a clear character description and a setting descrption. They will then learn how to add suspense to a story to make it interesting for the reader.

Maths

In Maths the children will be learning how to tell the time to five minute intervals and apply this knowledge to word problems. They will also learn how to find half, quarter and a third of any given number to 50.

Themed Learning

In Themed Learning the children will learn about different tribes that live in the rainforests. They will learn about the clothes they wear, the food they eat and the houses they live in. They will also look at how animals can be classified into groups such as a insects, mammals, amphibians, birds anf fish. They will also be preparing for their Themed Learning Showcase on Thursday.

VOCABULARY

Literacy

Verbs, adverbs, nouns, adjectives

Maths

Half, quarter and third,  ‘x’ past the hour,

Themed Learning

Tribes, tribal dress, Amazon River, classification.

DUTCH

De kinderen van year 2 hebben keihard gewerkt om het beste van zichzelf te laten zien tijdens de voorbije Cito-toetsenweek.  Ook de komende week staan er heel wat toetsen op het programma.  Tussen de bedrijven door werken we verder aan onze persoonlijke superheldenstrip en komen we te weten welke heldendaden Super Jan verricht!

MANDARIN

Year2 Sea Lion

Topic: Insects

Key Characters: 苍蝇cang ying/ fly; 蝴蝶hu die/ butterfly; 蚊子wen zi/mosquito; 蚂蚁ma yi/ ant; 蜜蜂mi feng/ bee; 蜻蜓 qing ting/ dragonfly; 萤火虫ying huo chong  /firefly; 瓢虫piao chon/ladybug ; 蟋蟀xishuai/cricket;怕 pa/ be afraid of

Key Sentences: 我怕Wo pa … / I am afraid of…

Activities: Survey

Year2 Sea Horse

Topic: Insects

Key Characters: 苍蝇cang ying/ fly; 蝴蝶hu die/ butterfly; 蚊子wen zi/mosquito; 蚂蚁ma yi/ ant; 蜜蜂mi feng/ bee; 蜻蜓 qing ting/ dragonfly; 萤火虫ying huo chong  /firefly; 瓢虫piao chon/ladybug ; 蟋蟀xishuai/cricket;怕 pa/ be afraid of

Key Sentences: 我怕Wo pa … / I am afraid of…

Activities: Survey

Year2 Sea Star

Topic: Friend’s House

Key Characters: chuanglian/ curtain; denglong/Lantern; chuanghu/window; men/door

Key Sentences: ……zhen piaoliang.  / …  is / are so beautiful.

Activities: Art Craft

Year2 母语班

本周我们将进行期末复习,完成期末练习卷。

Year3 Monkey /Panda

This week students will be doing some independent work to review what we have covered this year.