Hello and Welcome to the Acorns!
This half term our topic is Hooray lets go on
We will be looking at Seaside holidays in the UK along with seaside
holidays from the past. We will also be looking at Sand Art and the children
will be creating their own sand Sculptures.
· Help your
child to learn their weekly spellings and put them into interesting sentences.
exciting stories and poems, getting your child to predict what might happen.
· Help your
child to describe how a character feels and what the character might be
thinking, finding words in the story to support their answers.
class we will be:
closely at the story of The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch.
will be studying the characters and the story to prepare your child to write a
story of their own using story language, say where the story is set, describe a
character and use speech.
· Help your
child to read and write numbers up to 100 in figures and words.
· Help to learn number pairs to 10,
e.g. 2 and 8 (2+8) and 20, e.g. 18 and 2 (18 + 2) and 100 e.g (80+20)
· Help to learn multiplication facts for the 10, 5 and 2 X table. Then
begin to know facts for 3 and 4 x table.
In class we will be:
Understanding repeated addition and
arrays as multiplication, and sharing and repeated subtraction (grouping) as
division; including calculations with remainders.
the symbols to record and understand number sentences ; calculate the value of
an unknown in a number sentence
Understand that halving is the inverse of
doubling and remember and recall doubles of all numbers to 20, and the
Learning how to describe and extend number
sequences and recognise odd and even numbers
Add or subtract mentally a one-digit number or
a multiple of 10 to or from any two-digit number; use practical and informal
written methods to add and subtract two-digit numbers
Understand that subtraction is the inverse
(opposite) of addition and vice versa; use this to find and record related
addition and subtraction number sentences
Year 2 homework
Please read with your child on a daily basis for at least 10 minutes
talking about the story and pictures.
Please learn spellings or letter sounds every week. These will be
Please investigate and collect information about different seaside
towns in the UK. This will support the learning they are doing in class.
You can also see the new Homework Wizard sheet for Year 2. There will be
rewards for children who complete the Wizard task.