Year 2 - Autumn Term I 2017
Published On 06/09/2017
Daily Read Write Inc lessons.
Writing focus on explanation texts
Alphabetical order, capital letters and full stops, question marks, suffixes –ful and -less
·    Estimate and count a number of objects up to 100; locate numbers on 0−100 beaded lines and 1−100 squares
·    Begin to mark numbers on a landmarked line, compare and order numbers, using < and > signs, work
·    Compare pairs of numbers and find a number in between; order three numbers, order 2-digit numbers
·    Revise number bonds to 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10; know number bonds to 10 and begin to learn related subtraction facts; know multiple of 10 number bonds to 100, learn bonds to 20, rehearse number bonds to 10 and 20 using stories
·    Sort 2D shapes according to symmetry properties using Venn diagrams, identify right angles and sort shapes using Venn diagrams, recognise squares, rectangles, circles, triangles, ovals and hexagons, investigate which tessellate, sort shapes and objects using a two-way Carroll diagram
·    Double numbers to double 15, use patterns in number bonds, use number bonds to solve more difficult additions, to subtract and to solve additions bridging 10
·    Begin to mark numbers on a landmarked line, compare and order numbers, using < and > signs, work systematically to find all possible inequalities, find 1 and 10 more or less using the 100-square, find 10 more and 10 less than any 2-digit number
Safety with Technology and Giving Instructions
How to be safe on the Internet, phones and gaming consoles.
Children will give instructions to our programmable floor robots allowing them to follow a given route.   They will learn how to use symbols and numbers to make and give concise instructions.
Learning challenge
What was life like for a 7-year-old living in Macclesfield in the past?
Focusing on Macclesfield’s silk industry, including jobs, education, the history of silk and finding out about the locality. We will visit Macclesfield heritage centre and silk museum. 
Learning the names of percussion instruments and investigating ways of playing. What are pulse, timbre and texture?
Face and body parts; listening to and understanding short stories.
Our focus for this half term will be shape and travel. 
The children will participate in a number of team games.
We will be discussing friendships, getting along with others and making choices. Children will be encouraged to express their views and feelings.