Saturday, 24 March 2018

Weekly Learning Review - Week Ending: 22 March 2018

Weekly Learning Review
Class:  Year 2                                  Week Ending: 22nd March
Literacy
This week, we have been practising speech marks. Children were given short stories that had no speech marks and were asked to find the mistakes and lace the missing speech marks.
·          Practised comprehension to make sure that students can follow a story and recall what happened
·          Children were shown a film and were then asked to write their own version of the film to improve their creativity
·          Students also recapped the meaning of verbs and adjectives.

Mathematics
Telling time
·         Learning the difference between an analogue and a digital clock
·         Being able to tell the time easily when it is half past and quarter past
·         Students are now able to read an analogue clock and write in digital format
·         Students also practised counting in twos, threes and fives.
Science
Light and Shadows;
How are shadows created
·         Hard shadows
·         How different materials create different shadows
Humanities
Geography
Africa
·          Be able to find Africa on the map
·          Name 3 different countries in Africa
·          Explore different cultures of Africa through research

Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education
Jobs
·         What are jobs?
·         What do you want to be when you grow up and why
Contact
Miss Ella  ewilce@ise.edu.eg
Miss Remmii rabozaid@ise.edu.eg



Weekly Learning Review - Week Ending: 10th March 2018

Weekly Learning Review
Class:  Year 2               Week Ending: 22nd March
Literacy
This week, we have been practising speech marks. Children were given short stories that had no speech marks and were asked to find the mistakes and lace the missing speech marks.
·          Practised comprehension to make sure that students can follow a story and recall what happened
·          Children were shown a film and were then asked to write their own version of the film to improve their creativity
·          Students also recapped the meaning of verbs and adjectives.

Mathematics
Telling time
·         Learning the difference between an analogue and a digital clock
·         Being able to tell the time easily when it is half past and quarter past
·         Students are now able to read an analogue clock and write in digital format
·         Students also practised counting in twos, threes and fives.
Science
Light and Shadows;
How are shadows created
·         Hard shadows
·         How different materials create different shadows
Humanities
Geography
Africa
·          Be able to find Africa on the map
·          Name 3 different countries in Africa
·          Explore different cultures of Africa through research

Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education
Jobs
·         What are jobs?
·         What do you want to be when you grow up and why
Contact
Miss Ella  ewilce@ise.edu.eg
Miss Remmii rabozaid@ise.edu.eg



Saturday, 17 March 2018

Weekly Learning Review : Week Ending: 9th of March 2018

Weekly Learning Review
Class:   Year 2                                                         Week Ending: 15/03/2018
Literacy
    In class, children continue to explore speech marks and how to use them in their writing
    Children continued to focus on traditional tales from other cultures
    We explored the different clothes, setting, people and language used in these stories
    We looked at the ‘Emperor’s New Groove’ and compared it to the traditional tale of the ‘Emperor’s New Clothes’
    The children noted that although the story had similarities, the setting, clothes, character names etc were not
    The children correctly identified the components of a story from another culture
    Children wrote their own ‘how to’  instructions, explaining how to make tie dye t-shirts and how to make their mother’s feel special on Mother’s Day
    We focused on remembering to use ‘time words’ and ‘bossy’ verbs in our instructions
Mathematics

    The children explored different measurements of weight
    The children learnt how to convert grams into kilograms and kilograms in to grams
    In class, we revised counting up and subtracting in 10s
    We focused on subtracting and adding numbers close to 10
Science
    In class,we continued our topic of Light and Dark
    The children revised different light sources, and identified the difference between manmade and natural light sources
    We began to revise changes in materials and the effect heat or cold could have on them
Humanities
         Children continued to explore Asia and the many countries it is made up of
         The children looked at the different languages spoken in some of these countries
Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education
    In PSHE, we discussed diversity and what it means to be different
    We explored the different ways we can be individual with our own style
    The children looked at different fashion and shared their differing opinions with the class
Contact
Miss Ella ewilce@ise.edu.eg
  Miss Remmii rabozaid@ise.edu.eg


Saturday, 10 March 2018

Weekly Learning Review :Week Ending: 8 March 2018

Weekly Learning Review
Class:   Year 2                                                         Week Ending: 08/03/2018
Literacy
    In class, children  began to explore speech marks and how to use them in their writing
    Children continued to focus on traditional tales from other cultures
    We explored the different clothes, setting, people and language used in these stories
    In creative writing, the children discussed ‘Aladdin’ and ‘The Genie of the Lamp’. We thought about what would happen if we found the lamp and what our three wishes might be
    Children wrote their own ‘how to’  instructions, explaining how to make different things, including shadow puppets
    We focused on remembering to use ‘time words’ and ‘bossy’ verbs in our instructions
Mathematics

    In class, we introduced ‘Angles as our new topic
    We identified right angles in different shapes
    The children looked at circles and how many right angles are inside them
    We explored clockwise and anti clockwise turns
Science
    In class, we continued our topic of ‘Light and Dark
    The children learnt about different light sources, and identified the difference between man-made and natural light sources
    In class, we discussed the importance of different light sources and when each could be used
    We looked at shadows and how they are created and made our own shadow puppets
Humanities
         Children continued to explore Asia and the many countries it is made up of
         We looked at the different foods and clothes we might find in these different countries.
Personal, Social, Health, Citizenship Education
    In PSHE, we discussed diversity and what it means to be different
    We read ‘Elmer the Elephant’ and discussed how he was different to the other elephants
    We identified the differences between us and our friends and how having a diverse community makes us special.
Contact
Miss Ella ewilce@ise.edu.eg
Miss Remmii rabozaid@ise.edu.eg