How excited the children were! Today was the first day of Art Around the World Week. Throughout the week, we are learning about the artist, Luciano Polverigiani and his home country, Argentina. After creating a factfile, we explored his artwork and set about finding a suitable material to create a model or sculpture in the […]
Taking the pattern from ‘Zoo’ poem, the children worked hard to create their own poem about the seaside. Can you spot alliteration? What other pattern can you spot? Continuing with our Seaside theme, the children have been investigating how the seaside has changed over time. We used art to record our findings. Take a look […]
Super congratulations to the children below who attained full marks in spellings this week. Well done!
This week, we have been exploring patterned poems. Below is a clip of the smart cookies in 2 Red’s Caterpillar group reciting and acting out the poem ‘Zoo Dreams’. You have all been star students in creating your own seaside poems using alliteration. Can you use alliteration to describe the seaside words below please?
In science, we have been learning about the importance of hygiene. We carried out experiments to find out which was the best way to wash our hands. The children have also been discussing how to keep clean and healthy. Take a look at our video below. Do you think it is best to use soap […]
To write a recount Hello Year 2. You have verbally recounted your seaside day. Today, I would like you to write a recount of it. Caterpillars, I would like you to sort the sentences underneath and write them out please using your best writing. Remember, a capital letter goes at the beginning of your sentences […]
To give a verbal recount Hello Year 2. Today I would like you to recount our seaside day! First of all though, what is a recount? Think back to your learning in Y1. Verbally means that we use speech instead of writing. Today, I would like you to create a video explaining what you did […]
Caterpillars, I would like you to say, hold and write some sentences about the seaside day please. Watch the video below and follow the instructions. If you are in Butterflies, Bees, Spiders or Ladybirds group, I would like you to write some exclamation sentences please. Remember. They are NOT questions. Watch the video below to […]
Hi Year 2. Here is a link to the Year 2 literacy games section on our website. I’ve also added a couple of extra activities onto Education City for you. Take a look at the homework section. Have a lovely weekend.
To edit and improve sentences Thank you for all of your super work yesterday. Today I would like you to edit and improve some of my sentences for me please. Read through the information below which explains how you can improve or uplevel a sentence. Below, I have created a small video to help you […]
Hi Year 2. Today, I would like you to use the plans that you created yesterday to help you retell the ‘Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’ story. Please use the fronted time adverbials (time openers) that you have on your plan to start your first sentence about each picture. Don’t worry if you haven’t got them, choose […]
Hi Year 2. In English, we have been learning about the Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch. What can you remember about the story? Who are the characters? Where is the story set? Watch the video below to refresh your memories. I would like you all to create your own pictorial plan of the story. Take a piece […]
What budding young actors and actresses we have in 2 Red! Great storytellers too! Today, to gain a better understanding of the story, ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’, the children worked together to sequence, retell and act it out. Take a look at our morning below. Do you like or dislike the story? Explain your answer […]
Well done to the children below who scored full marks in their spellings today. You all have a great attitude to learning 2Red and we are very proud of you. The children below were so nearly there, scoring 9 out of 10!
Take a look at our great mathematicians partitioning numbers to 100. How many tens and how many ones in 42? 63? 46?
Today, we practised team building skills. We were asked to give one positive comment, speaking clearly and trying hard to use intonation in our voices. We took turns and listened to our friends, waiting patiently for our turn to speak. Take a look at our video below. Such superstars and smart cookies! Well done. What […]
We are so proud of our super mathematicians in 2 Red. This week, we have been learning to compare numbers to 50 and find different ways of making 20. Find 5 ways of making 20.
What an exciting week we have had! At the beginning of the week, we discovered that an envelope had been left on Mrs Penavega’s desk that was addressed to us. How exciting! We opened it and below is a photo of what we found inside. What could it be? We decided it was a clue […]
Well, where can I start? What a fantastic week we had! We shared the story ‘Hair Love’ and based all of our learning around it. Throughout the week, we designed our own hair styles, worked cooperatively to create a display, recalled and wrote the story, trying hard to use neat, cursive handwriting and paying attention […]
Mrs Browning and myself were truly delighted with the behaviour and attitude of the children in 2 Red today. They were sensible, helpful and tried hard at every task. Brilliant work 2 Red smart cookies. Each and everyone of you should be proud. Well done! Our learning this week, is based around the text, ‘Hair […]
Two brothers, John and Joseph Cash started a silk weaving business in 1840. Today, the company is one of the best known silk weavers in the UK. Take a look at the video below to see how Cash’s have kept up with the times. Your task today is to practise your weaving skills. Have a […]
Our final zoom call is today at 11.30 am. I will post a link on here 10 minutes beforehand. Mrs Browning and I can’t wait to see you! https://zoom.us/j/97165649241?pwd=ZGNONGtyTGt0WHFSbFNoRC90UnpDdz09 Here is your link.
Did you know that Coventry was famous for making watches? We are going to make our own clock face, but before we do, read on to find out all about the history of watchmaking in Coventry. The first watch and clock maker in Coventry was Samuel Watson, who was sheriff of Coventry in the 1680s. […]
Hi 2 Red. We are going to have a Zoom Meeting on Thursday 16th July at 11.30 am. This will be the final one before our summer holidays. This will be the first Zoom meeting that Mrs Browning will be joining us. How exciting. You will be able to talk to all your friends before […]
Coventry seems to be obsessed with elephants! It is believed that Coventry adopted the elephant as it is strong and honest. Today, I would like you to make an elephant. Watch the video below to find out how to make one out of a milk bottle. If your prefer, you could just use paper. Good […]
To interpret data Coventry City are League one champions! Next year they will be playing football games in the Championship league. Well done Coventry City Football Club! Below is a copy of the top of the League one table. Questions for Bees, Spiders and Ladybirds Challenge: 3 teams have 60 points each. How many did […]
To promote Coventry How exciting! Coventry has won the City of Culture bid for 2021. What does this mean? You can expect to see performances of dance, poetry, music and theatre. In addition, we will celebrate our cultural diversity through art. A plan has even been put in place to create a 2 mile poem […]
To create a pattern in the style of African art In geography, we have been learning about Kenya which is a Country in the African continent. Today we are going to create some African patterned art. I would like you to create your own pattern however you choose! You can you paint, crayons, collage or […]
Wow, Year 2. We have learnt so much! We have learnt which continent Kenya is situated in, which countries surround it and we have named the oceans that are near it. We identified that the climate was much hotter in Kenya than in England because it is nearer the Equator. Today, we are going to […]