Year 2 - Weekly Updates

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26th - 30th September 2022 - posted 30th Sep

Highlights of the week:

● In English we have continued looking at descriptive writing. We started the week by writing a short descriptive summary of our class story, Journey. The children are excellent at using their imagination and creativity to support them with writing expanded noun phrases. We have also been looking at past tense, punctuation and using -ly to turn adjectives into adverbs. We have enjoyed watching these videos to help us understand. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8mxrwx/articles/zqghtyc

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19th - 23rd September 2022 - posted 23rd Sep

Highlights of the week:

● In English we started a new unit, focusing on the story Journey by Aaron Becker. This is a beautiful picture book with no words. We have explored how we can make inferences and predictions about the text using the images, with a specific focus on the colours used. We have continued looking at expanded noun phrases and have used these to describe the settings in the story. We are really challenging ourselves to use more descriptive language in our writing!

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