Performance Poetry

This week year 2 have been performing poems by various Authors. They watched some clips of Michael Rosen performing some of his own poetry in order to see what makes a performance have an impact on the audience. They absolutely loved watching these and found them rather hilarious.

 

They then had a go, in groups, at performing On the Ning Nang Nong by Spike Milligan and The Morning Rush by John Foster. Their performances were terrific and each group was able to bring these poems to life in different ways. Very impressive year 2!

 

 

 

 

Maths Games

Check out these links to websites for useful maths games…

http://www.mathplayground.com/number_bonds_10.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/addition-and-subtraction

Topic update

Our topic this half term is Inventions. This week looked at the Wright Brothers’ invention of the aeroplane. Year 2 spent the afternoon designing and making their own planes, before having a fantastically fun flying session outside on the playground. We thought you might like to see how they got on!

 

Settling into Year 2

We hope you all had a lovely half term break and are ready for another busy half term ahead, especially with the run up to Christmas. Here are some photos to show some of the things we have been up to whilst settling into year 2. The activities include making a worry monster, creating our own buckets after reading the story ‘Have You Filled a Bucket Today?’, crafting dream catchers based on our work around the BFG and performing poetry, as well as making and sharing our books for our reading adventure ‘Lost in Books.’ We are looking forward to the half term ahead!

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Names in Nature Part 2

Names in Nature

We found natural materials outside including twigs, flowers and stones then
used them to write our names with. Don’t they look great?

Forest School Three Little Pigs

Whilst learning about materials we were set a task to build a new house for
the three little pigs using natural materials in the forest. We had to
think about what we could use to build a strong house that wouldn’t be
blown down by the big bad wolf. Here are some pictures of our creations.

Practising our Punctuation

A few weeks ago we learned how to use speech marks correctly in our work,
to help us prepare for when we wrote our Charlie’s Bag stories. We
practised by working in partners and saying something to our partner. They
had to write down what we said by recording it in speech marks. We then
checked to see whether they had used them correctly or not and help them if
they hadn’t.

Wroxham Time Fun

One week during Wroxham time some of us decided to make our own art
exhibition outside. We stuck our pictures to the wall and tried to
encourage people to buy them, almost like you’d see on holiday. It was lots
of fun and some of the year ones were very keen to buy our masterpieces.