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We have started our new topic Story on a theme in which we have been looking at the story of Thumbelina. We have predicted the story using a story map, sequenced the story, used role play to act out the story and lots more! We now know and love the story Thumbelina.

Creating our own instructions!

Today, we have started our new topic on instructions. We explored some instructions and wrote down what we noticed about them.

Spring 2 Term 2022

Planning our own traditional tale with a twist! First, we made our plan and now we are writing our story in stages. We can't wait to share our stories with each other.

Today has seen the start of our new topic "Traditional Tales with a Twist'. We have explored our new book 'Prince Cinders' trying to make predictions about what it is about and who the character might be.

Spring 1 Term 2022

This term, we have been looking at poetry. After a vote in class, we decided to focus on the poem 'Walking with my Iguana' by Brian Moses. Today, Year 2 performed the poem with the masks they had created.

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As part of our Guided Reading lessons, we have been reading ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ by Maurice Sendak. Today, we had a go at drawing our own wild things!

Today, we have listened to poems by Brian Moses and Michael Rosen. We loved the rhythm of both poems!

This week, Year 2 have been planning their adapted animal adventure story. We have used one the Paddington Bear stories and changed some of the features to make it our own. Today, we have sequenced our story.

Autumn 2 Term 2021

As a class, we have written our own acrostic Christmas poem. We thought about the nouns and adjectives we could use before writing it together.

Practising using commas in a list. Great work Year 2!

This week, we have been rehearsing for our spotlight assembly on Friday. We are getting better each day!

Today, we have explored the text and used a dictionary to look up the meaning of the words. We have also tried to find more rhyming words for sad, door and pack.

Autumn 1 Term 2021

Our persuasive job advert for a new cat!

Practising our handwriting

Learning about how adverts persuade us to buy things!

Hot seating the mouse from Mossop's Last Chance

A list of questions we would like to ask the mouse from Mossop's Last Chance

Acting out the story of Mossop's Last Chance