Problem solving

Instruction writing in Year One

Instruction writing in Year One

Today Year One were working in pairs inventing seaside games. The children were given a selection of seaside items and time to think about a game they could make up and its rules. They came up with some super ideas. The children then came into class and together wrote each step of their game. They knew they had to start each instruction with a command using an imperative verb.

 

 

Year 2 shape

Year 2 shape

Year 2 children have been working really hard in numeracy this week and focused on two very different yet challenging objectives: exploring the similarities and differences of 3-D shapes; and 2-Step word problems. In geometry, children focused on comparing the properties of 3-D shapes by looking at faces, edges and vertices or vertex of a shape.… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Geometry

Year 2 – Geometry

Year 2 – Geometry Geometry: noun the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, and higher dimensional analogues. It sounds difficult but Year 2 have worked superbly when looking at the properties of 2-D and 3-D shapes this week. Children have worked independently and in groups to focus… Continue Reading

Numeracy – Addition and Subtraction – Fact Families – Year 2

Numeracy – Addition and Subtraction – Fact Families – Year 2

Numeracy – Addition and Subtraction – Fact Families – Year 2 In Year 2 this week, children have started to further develop the adding and subtracting skills gained in Year 1 and apply this to fact families. The children drew two simple 10 frames (A rectangle consisting of 10 squares) and used red and blue… Continue Reading