We have had a busy half term in Year 2 !
We have focused on place value. We have learnt how to use the greater than and less than signs to compare numbers. We used part , part whole models and bar models to help us with addition and subtraction.
We have focused on the text, ‘The Last Wolf’ by Mini Grey .
We really enjoyed looking at the detail in the illustrations. We learnt about how Little Red helped the animals whose habitats were being destroyed. We wrote a non-chronological report about endangered animals.
We learnt how to make a repeating pattern. We then made rubbings of interesting textures. This is called ‘frottage.’ We learnt that the artist Max Ernst created pictures using the frottage. We made our own images of imaginary animals.
We learnt about living things and their habitats. We used MRS GREN as a checklist to find out if something was living. We went outside and identified microhabitats under leaves and stones.
In Geography we learnt about the differences between a map view and an aerial view. We identified physical and human features in Guernsey.
We have enjoyed learning about The Great Fire of London. We learnt about when and where the fire started. We learnt about how the people of London tried to stop the fire from spreading . We were very excited to visit the Fire Station! The firefighters told us all about how they put fires out today. It is much easier than it was in 1666!