Year 2 Current Learning

Useful Information

Autumn Term: What is it like to discover somewhere new?

For the whole of the Autumn term we are going to be answering our question: What is it like to discover something new? We will be look to answer these questions through our learning:

· I can use simple compass directions.

· I can describe the location of features and routes on a map

· I can make a simple map

· I can name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans

· I can talk about the lives of significant individuals

· I know why some people are remembered

· I can identify, name and draw parts of body, including senses

· I can observe and look at seasonal changes and weather


We will reading and responding to the book Papa Brings Me the World. We will be focusing on using capital letters and full stops. We will also be identifying how we can extend our sentences using ‘and’ and ‘or’.


In Maths this term, we are learning about place value. Can you have a think about some of these questions?
• How many are there?
• How did you count them?
• What number comes before/after ?
• How do you write in words?
• How do you write in numerals?
• What number is made up of 1 ten and ones?