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Children in Class 2 will receive daily updates from Mr Collinson on Class Dojo which parents can login to using the app or on a computer. Parents will also receive messages via Class Dojo.  If you have any questions about the work being set on Class Dojo on the Class Story section or in your child's learning pack, please contact Mr Collinson.  Messages will be checked and answered during the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.  

Welcome to Class 2

 

This half term our topic is 

'Ancient Greece'.

We will be answering the question:

 

What was life like in Ancient Greece?

Here is a link to some fantastic books which link to our topic:

https://www.booksfortopics.com/ancient-greece

We will be continuing Summer Term learning from home, hoping to be back at school as soon as we can! 

 

In English, we will be basing our learning this term on Greek myths and legends. We will be writing stories, poetry and a biography. We will also be using the BBC Bitesize daily lessons to build on our skills in Grammar, Sentence structure, writing and reading. Children will also be set weekly activities on Spelling Shed

 

In R.E we will reflecting on this half term's value of 'Justice'. 

 

In Maths, we will continue to work on our times tables using Times Tables Rockstars . There will be weekly activities set on Sumdog. We will also continue to develop our understanding of shape, measurement, money and fractions using the BBC Bitesize daily lessons.

 

In Science, we will be investigating animals including humans. We will describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans, identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions and construct and interpret a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey. Here is a link for animal clips on BBC Bitesize which is a great resource for research and learning new facts:  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zn22pv4

Children will also be invited to use the weekly BBC Bitesize science lesson for extra science activities. 

 

In Geography, we will link to our History topic and explore the geography of Ancient Greece. Children will also be able to investigate the geography of the United Kingdom and beyond in their home learning activities.

 

In History, we will complete a study of Ancient Greek life and achievements and explore their influences on the western world.

 

In Art, we will be investigating Greek pottery and completing our own designs and versions out of materials at home. In DT, we will be looking at cooking and nutrition. We could even create some exciting healthy recipes at home!

 

At home, you have your home learning packs and access to Sum Dog, Spelling Shed and Times Table Rockstars which you can continue to work on. Mr Collinson has also shared logins for many other online learning resources on Class Dojo. Class Dojo and Google Classroom will be updated daily with learning projects, topic based activities, creative challenges and updates from Mr Collinson. Keep working hard to carry on earning your Dojo points! You are all doing fantastically well with your home learning so far!

 

Key children will be in Mrs Cheetham and Mrs Minnis's class at school for the time being where they will be working on English, Maths, Forest School and PSHE activities. If they wish to complete any of the Ancient Greece topic learning online, they will still have access to everything available to the rest of Class 2.

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