Welcome to Year 2
Our topics this term are:
Sowing and Growing
This Unit introduces the pupils to sowing and growing their own food from beans. In science, they will look at the life cycle of a plant and learn to identify the different parts of a plant. They will grow beans and will find out about the conditions these need to grow. To learn to think more scientifically they will observe the beans carefully and record the changes they see. They will also think about what makes a fair test.
In literacy, the pupils will be studying the story of 'Jack and the Beanstalk'. They will learn the story and adapt it. Finally, they will write their own fantasy growing story.
In this unit pupils will explore and compare the UK and Kenya. They will use geographical vocabulary to describe the location, physical and human features and landmarks of these places. They will also compare life in Kenya with life in the UK and consider what it might be like for a child growing up in Kenya.
In literacy, the children will learn the story 'For You are a Kenyan Child', innovate it and then create their own Kenyan story.