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Year 2 Pentecost Newsletter 23
RE Knowledge organisers
Our topics for the Pentecost term are Spread the Word, Thanksgiving and Signs and Symbols. Here are the knowledge organisers for these topics.
1. Y2 Spread The Word Knowledge Organise
r2. Y2 Thanksgiving Knowledge Organiser
3. Y2 Signs And Symbols Knowledge Organiser
We begin this term with a Science unit on Plants and Trees. We will work on identifying different trees in our local environment, looking at evergreen and deciduous trees, learning about the life-cycle of a tree and also finding out about the things plants need in order to grow and stay healthy. If you would like to find out more about trees, follow these links:
If you would like to complete some tree identification and other activities, follow this link to the woodland trust site: http://www.treetoolsforschools.org.uk/categorymenu/?cat=trees&name=Trees&col=D2232A
Our second Pentecost 1 topic will be Space. Within this topic we will be exploring the history of space travel, looking at the development of telescopes, finding out about significant people in space and learning about Mars Rovers.
Here are some more links to space resources that you may find interesting:
Remind yourself about our work on Neil Armstrong and the Space Race, using this link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/ztkstrd/articles/z4w3mfr
Knowledge Organiser Space Travel
Please find attached our class newsletter for the Lent Term, which will give you lots of information about what we will be doing this term.
RE Knowledge organisers
Our topics for the Lent term are Books, Rules and Opportunities. Here are the knowledge organisers for these topics.
1. Y2 Books Knowledge Organiser
2. Y2 Rules Knowledge Organiser
We begin this term with a Science unit on Materials. We will explore the properties of a range of everyday materials and think about their suitability for different uses. We will also investigate how materials can be changed by bending, twisting, squashing and stretching them. If you would like to find out more about materials, follow this link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zsrfvwx/year/z7s22sg
Our second Lent 1 topic will be Victorians. Within this topic we will be comparing life in the Victorian times with modern life. We will also be linking our learning to Shepshed. If you would like to explore Victorians, follow these links:
During this half term, our topic will be London (Geography), where we will be learning about the UK, focusing on London transport and famous buildings. To find out more, watch the video on this link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/geography-ks1-ks2-transport-travel-and-landmarks-of-london/zhttscw