Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 2

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
November 09 2017
YEAR GROUP:
Year 2
LITERACY GROUP:
Year 1 revision - writing sentences
NUMERACY TOPIC:
year 1 revision - basic number skills

Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on:
Group 1

We will be testing the children on being able to write the numbers 0-9. This includes writing the numbers with the correct orientation and formation. Please practise these at home.
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on:
Group 1

1. thing
2. think
3. with
4. them
5. there
6. thin
7. thick

Common exception words:

1. said
2. says
3. your

Group 2


Group 3



Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a half termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Write a letter to Dora the Explorer inviting her to Elm Park. Make sure you describe all the things she might see.
Write a fact file all about Elm Park.
Write about your favourite place in Elm Park and explain why it is your favourite place.
Be a detective!
Discover 5 interesting facts about Elm Park.
Discover as much information as you can about St. Nicholas’ church.
Discover as much as you can about Elm Park high street.
Get creative!
Create a model of your favourite place in Elm Park.
Create a map of Elm Park.
Create a poster explaining how to look after Elm Park.

Additional information on our learning this week