Year 2 Class - 2R - Spring - 2019 - 2020

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Welcome to Class 2R!
 
Your Teacher is Miss Rush 
 Your Teaching Assistant is Miss Carter.
Important information
  • Please remember your P.E. kit for P.E. on Thursdays and Dance on  Fridays.
  • Homework is given out on a Monday and is due in on a Friday.
  • Children will be tested on their spellings and times tables every Friday.
  • Please read with your child every night.
  • Music is on Wednesday .
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Parents please encourage your child to go on TT Rockstars and Spelling Shed. They can both be accessed through the internet or downloaded as an app. Your child will receive their own personal logins for these sites. They are a fun and engaging way for your child to learn their times tables and spellings.
 
Your child's weekly spelling homework will also be put on Spelling Shed-what better way to help your child to learn their spellings than through playing games.

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Wow what an amazing time Class 2R had at the zoo. We spent a lot of time looking at the elephants and we think we spotted the elephant calf Indali who we had learnt about in class. We also saw the golden mantilla frog which is an endangered species, chimpanzees, orang-utans, crocodiles, lizards, snakes, camels, vultures, flamingos, penguins and many more. We even got the chance to see the giraffes being fed close up. We ended the day by having a sing a long on the coach journey home.
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The children have been exploring pattern and animal prints to create their own elephant collage.
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The children learnt how to use water colours today to create a sunset effect. The children then used this as a background to create an elephant silhouette picture.
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The children have been learning how to draw an elephant today. We learnt about line, size, proportion, scale and shade. We are very proud of our elephant sketches.
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Class 2R have been using their computing skills to create pictograms for their Chester Zoo work.
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The children have been practising their sewing skills to make their own elephant finger puppets today. We can't wait to decorate them.
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The children carried out a conscience alley today to give George Mottershead reasons for and against keeping animals in a zoo.
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This week we will be doing lots of work about Chester Zoo as part of our global week. Each year group has been given a specific animal to concentrate on and our animal is elephants. Today we revisited how to use search engines to help us find out lots of interesting facts about elephants.
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The children have been reading poetry during their guided reading sessions. They have been practising their clarifying and retrieval skills.
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The children have been learning about division in their maths lessons.
Class 2R are looking at different genres of dance in their dance lessons. This week they learnt about street dance.
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The children have been learning and reciting poems based on a jungle theme. The children used musical instruments and body percussion to add to their performance.
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The children used their avatars that they created to produce some pop art in the style of Andy Warhol. The children used a range of different media to create their pop art.
The children have created their own avatars on the ipads. Can you guess who they belong to?
Today the children have been practising their throwing skills and doing relay races in their PE lesson.