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Banks Methodist SchoolLearning Together with Resilience and Faith

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Owls

Welcome to Owls!

 

 

 

in Owls

Week beginning 8th July

 

This week in Reading we have been reading The Gingerbread Man story but as a play script. As a class we have discussed what a play script is and when they are used. 

Maths:

Year 2 have been learning what pictograms and block graphs are and why they are used. Year 2 have been interpreting and solving problems which are related to the pictograms and block graphs.  

Year 1 have been practicing adding and subtracting 10 and counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. 

English

We have started a new English unit. By the end of the unit the children will be writing a narrative about an animal they have created for a Night Zoo. 

Week beginning the 10th June

This week in Maths the children have been learning all about shapes. As a class we have learnt about 2-d shapes and the different properties of those shapes. Year 2 have learnt about symmetry in 2-D shapes. Both year 1 and 2 and have been learning about different 3-D shapes and their properties. 

In science we are learning about different habitats and which living things live in which habitat. 

Year 1 spellings for week beginning the 17th June. 

Spelling pattern: ear, are, compound words.

dear

tear

swear

dare

stare

glare

bedroom

 

Year 2 spellings for week beginning 17th June

Spelling pattern – suffixes: -ment, -ness, -ful,-less, -ly and common exception words

happy

happily

noisy

noisily

happiness

silliness

business

dreadful

many

 

Year 2 Spellings for week beginning of 13th May.

Spelling pattern – suffixes: -ment, -ness, -ful,-less, -ly and common exception words

excitement

kindness

painful

useless

badly

kindly

darkness

any

Week beginning 29th April:

This week in PE Owls were learning how to throw and catch using the correct techniques. 

In English we have been learning about what a biography is. We have read Roald Dahl's and J K Rowling's biography. We are planning to write our very own biography. 

In year 1 Maths we have been learning how to find double and half of a number. 

In year 2 Maths we have been learning about the commutative law.   

Today we have been learning all about coding. We used 2code on PurpleMash. This program can be accessed from home if children want to practise their coding skills.

 

We learnt:

  • what coding means in computing.
  • use instructions that are clear and required by a computer. 
  • to build one-step and two-step instructions. 
  • how to use 2code program to create a simple program. 
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We have been making 2-D shapes with cocktail sticks and midget gems. The cocktail sticks represent the sides and the midget gems represent the vertices. 
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