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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

 

Miss Pandya and Miss Choudhury would like to extend a warm welcome back to Coppice for the start of a new school year.

 

Please check this page regularly to see updates on all the exciting learning your child has been doing at school.

 

Shortly you will also find the enrichment offer here.

Useful Information

 

PE Days

 

2P

Week A =  Tuesday and Thursday

Week B = Monday and Thursday

 

2C

Week A and Week B = Monday and Wednesday

 

 

Week A

Week B

6.9.2113.9.21
20.9.2127.9.21
4.10.2111.10.21
18.1.211.11.21
8.11.2115.11.21
22.11.2129.11.21
6.12.2113.12.21

 

Reading

Children must bring in their signed reading record each day. Some children will be reading AR book and need take an AR quiz after each book they finish reading. They can do this in class on the class Kindles or at home on the Accelerated Reader website. Children can log in to MyOn to read a wide range of books with quizzes (linked to their AR account).

 

We will assess the children during the year to check their progress and to ensure they continue to read the right level text.

 

Assessment

 

Ongoing teacher assessments

End of Key Stage One Teacher Assessments - Summer Term

 

 

Homework

 

The homework grid can be found in your Curriculum & Homework section above. Please select a task and upload the work to Google Classroom or use the green homework book provided. Homework is due on Wednesday of each week.

 

Learning with Parents videos and activities will be released approximately every two weeks and links directly to the work the children are doing in maths in class.

 

Children must also log in to Times Tables Rock Stars.

 

Spellings will be sent home on Friday and tested the following week on a Friday. These will be in paper form.

 

Items from home

Please bring in your book bag, PE kit, a bottle of water and your lunch (unless you are having a school lunch). Please don't bring toys or other personal items.

 

Remember - if you have any questions you can email us at admin@coppice.redbridge.sch.uk.

 

How to listen to a child's reading

 

1) Find a comfy place to sit and ensure you can both see the book.

2) Talk a little bit about the book - have they read any of it before? What happened? If not, look at the cover together and discuss what you notice?

3) Allow the child to start reading when ready.

4) Try not to interrupt them if they make a mistake; allow them time to spot their own mistakes and correct.

5) If they don't self-correct, ask them to take a look at that bit again and re-read. Provide a prompt if needed.

6) Listen out for the following:

-expression: do they vary how it sounds depending on what the words are?

-word recognition: how quickly they can recognise and read the words on the page.

-rhythm/phrasing: how do they group the words they are reading? Single word or in groups of 2 or 3 or even longer phrases?

-smoothness: does the reading flow well or does it sound choppy? Do they use punctuation well? Ensure they stop at full stops and don't run on into the next sentence.

 

Other ways to read:

A) Paired reading - take it in turns to read sentences or sections of text

B) Echo reading - you read a sentence or section of text and then the child reads it back to you.

To find out more about how we teach phonics click on the link below:

Useful Websites

Days Of The Week Addams Family (Parody)

Use this song to help your child learn the days of the week in the right order.

Months of the Year Song

Help your child to learn the order of the months of the year

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