Although rather messy, the children in Year 2 had an amazing time being paleontologists this morning! The children used chisels & hammers to excavate dinosaur teeth. We then matched the teeth to cards to work out which dinosaur they belonged to.
Year 2 enjoyed practicing their hockey skills with Mr Driver this week. Well done to all the children for their perseverance and good sportsmanship in P.E this week!
Maple Class have been looking at the key features of information texts. We then spent some time identifying & highlighting topic-related vocabulary from non-fiction books. As a class, we generated some really powerful vocabulary which encouraged some amazing discussions.
Year 2 have been learning the difference between a carnivore, a herbivore & an omnivore. We then used the iPads to research which category different dinosaurs fell into and sorted them in a venn diagram.
Year 2 had an amazing time at Wingham Wildlife Park yesterday. We all got to experience the fearsome T-Rex, the towering Diploducus, the Triceratops, , the Stegasaurus and of course the Velociraptors in the dinosaur park where each dinosaur is brought to life through animated models. We also spent time observing meerkats, penguins, tigers and … Continue reading
Year 2 have been working really hard in literacy this week. We used all our prior learning, from last week, to generate a class character description on the dinoasaur from ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped a Planet’. Today, we watched a short video clip of Littlefoot from ‘The Land Before Time’. In partners we wrote an … Continue reading
Year 2 worked exceptionally hard yesterday afternoon sorting & classifying animals into groups, during Science.
Year 2 had great fun in literacy this week exploring the text ‘The Dinosaur that Pooped a Planet.’ We generated powerful vocabulary from the text & created words in groups, story mapped, role played & worked as a class, in pairs & independently to write similes. Next week we will use all our learning to … Continue reading
We have been working hard to solve balancing calculations. We now understand the total each side of the equals has to be the same.