Tuesday 3rd December – Year 2 Pizza lunch
Friday 6th December – 2K Assembly at 9:00am
Friday 6th December – PTA disco (children need to bring a plastic container and cup for their snack)
Tuesday 10th December – Visit to LEAP Centre
Wednesday 11th December – Year 2 Christmas party(information to follow)
Wednesday 11th December- BHS Christmas Concert
Thursday 12th December – Yr 5 Big Business Market (See information below)
Friday 13th December – School term ends at 12 noon
Please remember to help your child to use the handwriting guide at the front of the sentence writing booklet when they are completing their sentences. The sentence writing book goes home on a Friday and must be returned on the following Wednesday.
People show events are important through celebrations and traditions.
Lines of inquiry:
- Features of traditions and celebrations (form)
- Why people celebrate (causation)
- Similarities and differences between different celebrations (connection)
The children are continuing to inquire into different traditions and celebrations. They are looking at similarities between them. The children are continuing to design their clay pieces with Ms Cassie to develop their skills with clay to create a celebration themed object. They are also having some extra time with Mr Gibson to focus on music associated with celebrations.
Year long unit or inquiry
Central idea: Our experiences affect our wellbeing
Lines of inquiry:
- People respond differently to experiences(perspectives)
- Our thoughts affect our feelings and actions (causation)
- Ways we can take responsibility for our wellbeing (responsibility)
The children are looking at different feelings that they have and that all feelings are OK to have. It is what you do with your feelings that count. The children will be looking at different strategies to help them relax when they are experiencing strong emotions.
CENTRAL IDEA: Fractions are a way of representing part of a whole
LINES OF INQUIRY:
An inquiry into:
- Fractions of shapes
- Fractions of amounts
- How to make simple fractions
- The language of fractions
In Maths, the children will be inquiring into fractions. They will be given practical opportunities to explore fractions of shapes and amounts.
The children will be thinking about how writers choose and develop their ideas. They will continue creating books and start some celebration poetry.
Comprehension Strategy: Determining Importance
The children will be focusing on what is relevant to their question when reading and what is just interesting information.
FMS Parent Volunteers
If you are unable to help on any day, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org so that the teachers can be informed. It is always great too if you know other parents who may be available to help in your place. Thank you for giving up your time to support us. We are looking for some parent volunteers from 2K to support FMS in Term 2, please complete the enotice if you are able to help.