Writing

Year 2 – Creative Writing

Year 2 – Creative Writing

Creative Writing – The Witch
Children looked at how to interpret an image today and wrote a creative piece of writing based on an image entitled the Witch. Children focused on sentence openers, adjectives to describe nouns, using a comma to separate items in a list, and capital letters and full stops to demarcate sentences. Children worked with their talk partners and discussed the image before sharing their ideas with the class.

 

 

 

Year 2 – Writing

Year 2 – Writing

In Year 2 today, children worked hard on their retell of Miranda’s Beach Day, as they continue to read stories with familiar settings. They’ve already read The Whales’ Song and Little Turtle and the Songs of the Sea. For today’s lesson, children also added images to their writing and concentrated on imagery that reflected their… Continue Reading

Year 2 – R.E. Baptism

Year 2 – R.E. Baptism

Year 2 started their new R.E. topic this week, which is all about Baptism. Children have started a non-chronological report on Baptism and today looked at the welcome process of the church. Children also acted out the events of a family taking their child to church to be baptised. Christians believe that everyone is invited… Continue Reading

Year 2 – First person writing

Year 2 – First person writing

In Year 2 today, children learned about writing in the first person using: ‘I’, ‘my’, ‘we, and ‘our’. Children used text from the Whales’ Song for their sentence work. Children are also starting to use basic joins in their writing and took this opportunity to demonstrate their handwriting! Continue Reading

Year 2 – Adjectives

Year 2 – Adjectives

Year 2 Adjectives that describe nouns In Year 2 this morning, children continued to read the Whales’ Song and then wrote sentences using suitable adjectives to describe nouns as they wrote about what gifts Lily could give to the whales. Children said Lily could give the whales a magnificent gem, a beautiful stone, or a… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Possessive Apostrophes

Year 2 – Possessive Apostrophes

Writing: Possessive Apostrophes In Year 2 today, children put their punctuation skills to the test by using possessive apostrophes to correctly punctuate sentences. Some children were also tasked with adding interesting adjectives to describe nouns. Apostrophe Rules for Possessives Use an apostrophe + S (‘s) to show that one person/thing owns or is a member of… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Adjectives to describe nouns

Year 2 – Adjectives to describe nouns

Adjectives to describe nouns Year 2 have been reading the Whale’s Song by Dyan Sheldon this week and have used this text to inspire their writing by using exciting and suitable adjectives to describe nouns. Children have also started to demonstrate their handwriting and presentational skills. Children described the whales as marvellous, magical and wonderful… Continue Reading

Rainbow Challenges

Rainbow Challenges

This week Year One were set as series of challenges covering a variety of subjects. R.E. – The children were asked to complete a collage expressing how they think God loves the world and the people in it. Maths – The children practiced counting numbers up to 20 by counting pasta into a bag. The… Continue Reading