What we will be Learning in Term 2

What we will be Learning in Term 2

Happy New Year!
 

Welcome to our very busy Term 2 in Primary 1b!

Just look at what we're about to learn....

 

Maths


Number, Money and Measurement

We will learn to:

  • Add within 10 and learn number bonds to 10
  • Find doubles to 10
  • Work with numbers to 20 by reading, writing and counting sets of 20
  • Reinforcing the number sequence to 20 and giving the number before, after and between
  • Know that there are different months in a year and that there are four seasons
  • Use and understand vocabulary - tall, short, long, thick, thin etc.

Information Handling

We will learn to:

  • Organise and display data using simple graphs like a pictogram.
  • Use Tally Marks.

Literacy


Phonics

Our phonic programme at the beginning of this term will continue to be based on Onset and Rhyme
eg c-at, b-un, l-og etc

This will be followed by work on initial consonant blends eg bl, gr, sw etc and vowel and consonant digraphs eg ee, oo, sh, ch, wh, th.

Reading


We will continue to work through our school Reading Scheme - Link Up.

Following the initial teaching of phonics and reading, children will be involved in both written work and practical activities, often working collaboratively in pairs or small groups. Many of these activities can be seen on our class website.
We will also enjoy whole class 'Big Book' reading lessons.

Writing
 

  • In imaginative writing we will be working on sequence and structure, building up a story in the correct order and retelling a story.
  • In functional writing we will learn that information books are different from stories.
  • We will write a sentence with a capital letter, full stop , spaces between words and the connective 'because'.

Health and Wellbeing

Food & Health


We will learn about which kind of food we need to eat to keep us healthy.

 

PE


This term we will be working on gymnastics and floor work, including rolling, jumping and travelling.
Our PE days will continue to be Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Expressive Arts
 

Art


We will be linking our Art work to other areas of the Curriculum, but this term we will be working
mostly on printing and painting.

Drama


Our Drama this term will continue to focus on Fantasy Stories. We will also learn how to enact stories with a partner.
One of our 'Role Play' corners in the classroom will be 'The Old House' to link with our Social Studies Topic, 'Old Things and New Things' .

Music


This term we will be learning a variety of songs for our 'Scottish' Assembly.
We will also learn songs to help with simple rhythms, repeating patterns and steady beat.

Religious and Moral Education


Our topic this term is 'Welcoming a Baby' and is part of the school's Christianity programme.
We will learn how babies are baptised and visit our local church - St. Luke's.
We will also learn how to look after a baby, hopefully from a 'new mum'

Science


Our Science topic this term will be:

  • Materials

ICT


Our Technology focus this term is Construction and Model Making.
We will also learn to use various tools within a paint programme and continue to practise
logging on and off the computer.

 

Social Studies


This term our topic is 'Old Things and New Things'.

Through this topic, we will be making links with all curricular areas including music, art,
literacy and maths.

 

Scotland


During the month of January, the school will focus on 'Scotland'.
Primary 1 will:

  • Design their own tartan through art work and use of ICT
  • Listen to and learn Scottish songs and poetry
  • Perform to an audience during our 'Scottish' Assembly
     
  • Learn to perform a Scottish dance

Do you think we'll manage to fit this in before the Easter holidays...

keep looking at our class website to check our progress!