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:
December 10 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 2
LITERACY GROUP:
Writing an information text
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Addition strategies for single digit addition and counting in step

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: January 09 2019
Group 1

Maths Facts
Children will be asked to count in 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s from zero and from other numbers.

Please practise counting in groups at home.
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on: January 09 2019
Group 1

Spellings
1. after
2. again
3. any
4. many
5. school
6. beautiful
7. clothes
8. child
9. children
10. break

Plus tricky words:
there their once

Group 2

1. my
2. by
3. the
4. so
5. go

Plus tricky words:
and in said
Group 3

1. after
2. again
3. any
4. many
5. school
6. beautiful
7. clothes
8. child

Plus tricky words:
there their once

Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a 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 King Charles II asking him to help people to stop the fire.
Write a food diary for a week - linked to our Science learning.
Write a fact file about a continent – linked to our Topic learning.
Be a detective!
Find out 5 facts about the Great Fire of London.
Investigate an animal of your choice – linked to our Science and Topic learning.
Find 5 facts about Kenya – linked to our Topic learning.
Get creative!
Make a model of the bakery in Pudding Lane.
Create a map of the world or globe – linked to our Topic learning.
Create a poster of the life-cycle of an animal – linked to our Science learning.

Additional information on our learning this week