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Week Beginning 23 October 2017

MESSAGES

  • Giving Tree – Each year, Giving Tree aims to provide children in need with a gift bag full of winter clothes and school supplies.  Please support this worthwhile cause.
  • Theme: Thank you for the response to our ‘collection of materials’. The children have created some fantastic structures this week.
  • We kindly ask parents to stay in the playground in the mornings and encourage your child to come up to their classroom with their teacher and class.

LITERACY

The children will focus on openers and conjunctions in writing their own fantasy stories. They will look at Fantasy settings for inspiration and watch video clips to inspire their own writing.

KEY VOCABULARY

Sentence, exclamation, statement, imperative verb, question mark, exclamation mark, fantasy, conjunctions, openers

MATHS

This week the children will be learning to recognise and use the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction. We will start with looking at Bonds to 10, 20 and 100 and then use this knowledge to find the inverse.

KEY VOCABULARY

Inverse, bonds, subtraction, addition, justify, calculations, Numicon

STEAM THEME

Buildings and Structures –The children will investigate different types of materials and how they are used. They will look at the properties of materials and which ones are suitable/not suitable for building houses.

KEY VOCABULARY

Evaluate, analyse, culture, chronology, printing, structure, design, transparency, durability, waterproof

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND DIGITAL LITERACY

Children are learning to create a power point presentation about themselves and their work. They will look at changing the font size, style and inserting pictures from the internet.

KEY VOCABULARY

Computer, laptop, keyboard, mouse, screen, log in, password, i-pad, power point, slide, image, insert, impact

PSHCE

We will be reminding the children how to stay healthy, by the choices they make. We will also focus on hygiene and how to stay healthy by washing our hands after going to the toilet and before eating food.

KEY VOCABULARY

Positive, rule, safe, friendships, keeping healthy, emotions, germs, instuctions

DUTCH

De kinderen van year 2 bedenken deze week toverspreuken en heksenbrouwsels samen met Heksje Foeksia.  Rattenstaarten, wrattenschraapsel en snottebellen... Wat  gooi jij in de heksensoep?

Vergeet niet het SDS fimfestival op de familiekalender te zetten!  Alle kinderen zijn van harte welkom om vrijdag 27 oktober van 15u30 tot 18u15 de SDS boekenbingo af te sluiten met een leuke kinderfilm en heerlijke snacks!

In de spellingslessen leren we woorden met de `a-tjes` - au op de au-plaat . 

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y2 MNDC1/C2

Homework for this weekend: Complete worksheet on nationalities

Next week we will learn how to make request.

Mandarin Y2 MNDC3

Homework for this weekend: Match  pictures with correct Pinyin and Chinese character

Next week we will be covering the topic ‘Colours’

Key vocabulary: 黑、白、黄、绿、红、蓝、粉。

Mandarin Y2 MNDCN

本周我们的作业是抄写汉字“笑、叫、当、后”。

下周我们将学习古诗诵读《静夜思》,学生们能借助拼音正确朗读古诗,熟读成诵。能在教师的帮助下,大致了解古诗的意思。能感受作者身在异乡,仰望明月而思念家乡及亲人的感情。

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