Sports Day

On Tuesday, it was our school Sports Day. It was perfect weather and we had loads of fun competing in different activities on the school field.

What was your favourite part of the day?

Editing photographs using iPhoto

Have a look at the fantastic effects Ahad and Felix achieved by changing the colour balance of a photo of some bluebells.

This is the original picture:

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And here are their edited versions:

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Kindness week

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Learning logs

We have had some amazing learning logs recently. Have a look.

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Star of the week

A little late but this week’s stars were –

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Lipograms

Today we have been trying to write Lipograms about Arthur and the sword in the stone. Can you write a Lipograms without using the letter O?

Kindness week

This week has been national kindness week. In our class we have had a bag that we have filled with kind acts that have happened to us this week. What kind acts would you out in the bag?

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Class Book

Our new class book is –

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Do you like this book?
What is your favourite part of this story?
Who is your favourite character? Why?
Who would you recommend this book to? Why?

Dance and gymnastics

For the next few weeks we have got a coach in school teaching us dance and gymnastics. Keep checking for more pictures and videos of our amazing PE lessons.

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Measurement

This week in maths we have been looking at measurement. We have been measuring length in centimetres and millimetres with rulers and tape measures.

What items can you think of that you could measure in cm?

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Spellings

Here are this week’s spellings.

Can you write an exciting sentence for each word?

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Curiosity cupboard!

This term our topic is the most exciting one yet! We have embarked on an amazing adventure of curiosity and discovery. In our hall we have found a cupboard. Not just any cupboard – but one filled with curiosities and mystery. I wonder what we will find inside?

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Welcome back!

Welcome back. It is great to be back after a lovely half term break. I hope we are ready for our final term in year 2! It will be a busy, but fun half term. Keep checking the blog for lots of examples of fun exciting work in 2b.

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Location Location Location

We are coming to the end of our topic. We have learnt lots about different towns.

What have you learnt this topic?

Character description – Robin Hood.

We have been reading about Robin Hood this week. Today we have written a character description together. Which sentence type as can you spot?

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Robin Hood!

This week we have been reading stories about Robin Hood. What do you know about Robin Hood? Was he real or a legend? A thief or a hero? What do you think?

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Blog of the Week

Well done to 2b, I’ve really enjoyed reading about all the things you have been learning about, and I’m delighted to see so many of you commenting on the blog.

Mr Hall

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Fantasy adventure!

If you were to go on a fantasy adventure. Where would the magic take you? What would you do there? What problem would you face? How would you get home?

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Trees in our area!

We are looking at different trees in our habitat. Which tree types can you find. Use these websites to help you!

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http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/forests/types_of_trees.cfm

http://www.woodlands.co.uk/blog/tree-identification/

Story settings!

Imagine this is the setting for your story. Can you think of any words or descriptive sentences to describe this setting?

Times Tables!

Please can we keep practising our times tables. We should know our 2s, 5s, 10s, 3s, 4s, and 11s by now.
Do you know any way to help remember your times tables?

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Dance

This term we have been doing dance in PE. This has involved creating movements and sequences and working in a team. We have been inspired by local buildings in our town. Have a look at our moves. Can you guess what we are doing and which building we do it in?

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Amazing writing.

We have been doing some amazing writing in 2b recently. Have a look at these great stories about St George by Tayba and Imaan.

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Our topic podcast!

Science

Our Science Topic this term is ‘Plants and Animals’. We are specifically looking at habitats in our environment. Today we went on a walk around our local environment to look at what we could see.

What did we see in our environment?

Well done!

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Star of the week!

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Location Location Location.

We have begun our new topic for this term – Location Location Location.

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This topic we will be looking at our locality, thinking about the different things in a town. We have started by creating our own town by looking at the different features.

year 2 topic from Karl Riley on Vimeo.

Fractions!

We have been looking at fractions and thinking about the role of the numerator and the denominator.

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We used biscuits to create our own fractions.

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Exciting sentences

We have looked at many different exciting sentences over the past few weeks. Can you write an exciting sentence (or a few sentences) about this picture?

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Emotion – consequence

We have been looking at emotion – consequence sentences. Can you write an exciting emotion – consequence sentence? Remember the –

Metaphors

Today we have been writing metaphors.

Can you write a metaphor about this dragon?

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Solar system

This week for science week we have been learning about the solar system.
What do you know about the solar system?

Name – adjective pair – .

Today we have been practising our Name – adjective pair – sentences. Can you think of one of your own?

Outside. (Inside)

Today we have been writing some Outside. (Inside.) sentences. Can you think of an example?

Oh dear!

Today the Wizard left us a gift – a dragon to look after! However we think he escaped and drank the invisibility potion. We cannot find him!

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Potions!

This week has been very exciting. We have been making potions for dragons. If you could make a potion what would it do? What would be the ingredients?

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Kinga’s 3ed sentence

Max’s 3ed sentence

Duaa’s 3ed sentence

Zyaam’s learning log

Class 2B were set a learning log task about electricity. Not content with just writing in his learning log, Zyaam decided to make a working electrical circuit complete with motor and light bulb. Here he is demonstrating it:

Tell: show 3; examples sentences

Today we are going to be describing different dragons using tell: show 3; examples sentences. These are great for show and tell, and encourage you to use fantastic punctuation in your writing.

I have recorded a video below with an example of a tell: show 3; examples sentence below. Can you come up with your own?

Later, we will use our sentences to create a short piece of music reflecting the mood of our dragon.

George and his egg!

Live Blog George and his egg
 

My Dragon!

We wrote riddles about our Dragons.

Have a listen!

Dragon describing 2 pairs sentences

We worked together to create the following 2 pairs sentence to describe a dragon:

Scary and black, angry and cross, the dragon flew across the night sky.

Then we created some of our own sentences:

Furious and cross, upset and grumpy, the dragon ran to his family. By Kinga

Angry and grumpy, upset and scared, the dragon flew up into the sky. By Soha

Shocked and powerful, angry and horrified, the dragon burned the fence with his giant mouth. By Hafsa

Terrified and horrified, upset and tearful, the dragon was stamping his feet on the ground. By Mariam

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