Infant 2

Mrs Jones is the year 2 teacher. The teaching assistant is Miss Richards.

These are the topics being taught this term in infant 2.

Brynteg CP termly plan for parents

Class:  Infant 2

Main topic for this term:

Dyma fi – This is me

Language, Literacy and Communication

 Focus – To enquire / interview / survey / questionnaire

Owl babies

·  interview questions for owl baby/mother

·  who’s in our family

·  where we live

·  Create a questionnaire for home

Funny bones

·  Retell and changing the story

Avocado Baby

·  How we look after babies, what were we like as a baby

Elmer and the hippos

·  What makes a good friend?

·  Helping others – who helps us?

·  Interview questions for people who help us

·  Hot seating

·  Interviews

·  Magazines

Mathematics and Numeracy:

Double numbers, using number bonds to 10 (9+1, 8+2..) to help with addition, adding 10 to numbers, Measuring length in cms and problem solving activities

Science and Technology:

 Science Investigations / Planning / Observing/ Recording / Concept Cartoons

·         Body

·         Skeleton

·         Senses

·         Similarities and differences eye colour/ hair colour graphs etc.

Expressive Arts:

 Andy Warhol arts

·         Coloured images using ICT / photography.

·         Book – It’s ok to be different.

Food – Keeping healthy – healthy eating?

·         Food testing – fruit. – linked to the book Avocado baby

·         Giuseppe Arcimboldo art work

Health and Well Being:

Multi skills games ­**Suitable clothing is required for PE – White polo shirt, black shorts and pumps or trainers,

Creative movement – dance sequences

Personal and Social – Looking after our feelings, friendships, what makes a good friend, differences and similarities, equality

Humanities:

 Wrexham – My community – My town

·         Comparing Wrexham to another place in Wales

·         Jobs – community – people who help us

·         Survey – How do you travel to school

·         Geo caching

ICT/DCF (Digital Competency Framework)

Branching databases based on hair/ eye colour – guess who.

·         Plugged and unplugged tasks

·         HWB – forms questionnaire

·         Elmer – Digital citizenship – Being kind using the internet

Homework:

Every Friday your child will come home with a reading book and a list of spellings. The spellings can stay at home for your child to learn during the week.  If you require extra books for your child please let me know by either writing in their reading record or catch me in the mornings or after school.

 

Helping your child at home:

You can help your child by:

·   Counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s

·   Practicing their number bonds to 10

·   Allowing them to access Whizz and bug club

·   Reading with and to your children and talk about the story

·   Ask your child to share what they have enjoyed in school

 

Any questions please do not hesitate to come in and see me.

Mrs Jones