Welcome to Year 2
In our topic ‘A Pirate’s Life for Me’ we will be learning more about how Pirates lived; the music they listened to and sang; learning about materials; using our learning about materials to design and make our own model Pirate ships.
We will be talking about...
What is a Pirate?
How did Pirates live?
Who is the most fearsome, grisly and gruesome Pirate?
How can I use what I have learned about Pirates to create an interesting piece of writing?
What can I do to make my writing even better?
Have I remembered all of my punctuation?
What is a repeating pattern?
How do I read this graph or pictogram?
What information is there in this table?
How can I put the information I have collected into a table or graph?
What is this material useful for?
How can I use what I know about materials to design and make my own model Pirate ship?
How do I draft and send an email?
How do I know when it is safe to open an email?
What is weaving?
How can I use my agility to complete an athletic challenge?
How can I be an effective member of a team?
These games will help children to master what we are learning in class:
Literacy and Numeracy - http://games.e4education.co.uk
Literacy - http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/
Reading - http://www.starfall.com
Literacy - http://www.ictgames.com/literacy
Numeracy - http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/
Numeracy - http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html
Numeracy - https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-2
Numeracy - (Times tables, division tables doubling and halving) - http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
Numeracy – (Percy Parker) - http://www.planetsherston.com/percy-parker-5x