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Week beginning 23/04/2018

Our Learning Challenge:

Where does chocolate come from?

 

Subsidiary Learning Questions:

What is Fair Trade?

 

Highlights Last Week

 

English: We started to look at our new text 'Chocolate Planet'. We learnt about making predictions, describing a setting and writing in the past. We also asked and answered questions about the text.

 

Maths: We learnt about multiplication and division. We learnt about how to solve multiplication and division number sentences using counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. 

 

Topic: We introduced the new challenge question 'Where does chocolate come from?' We asked the children to think about what they already knew and what they wanted to find out about chocolate.

 

This week:

 

English: This week we will be continuing our work on Chocolate Planet. We will be planning and retelling the story using what we have already learnt about the story and writing in the past. Please ask your child to tell you about what happens in Chocolate Planet to help them prepare for retelling the story.

 

Maths: This week we will be return to learning about fractions. We will recap how to find fractions of numbers including finding 2/3 and 3/4 of a number. We will also look at finding fractions of shapes which have been split into many parts and solving problems involving fractions.

 

Topic: This week we will be following a set of instructions and also writing our own instructions. We will also learn about Fair Trade including what this means. 

 

 

Maths games focusing on the skills learned during class and bug club books have been added to children's bug club accounts.  Please log in to bug club to select these.  The children can also practise their maths skills by logging into mathletics:

http://uk.mathletics.com/signin/

 

 

 

Things to remember:

1. You should read with your child every night and write a comment about their reading in their reading records. Reading records should be returned every day.

2. Homework books will be given out on a Friday and should be returned on a Wednesday. 

3. P.E. is on MONDAY and WEDNESDAY

 

Keep up the great work!

 

Miss Longman, Miss Buckland and Miss Marchant 

Y2 Planet Booklet

End of Year Maths Targets - Continent Card

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