Year 2 Project - Magnificent Monarchs
In the Magnificent Monarchs project, your child will learn about English and British monarchs from AD 871 to the present day and consider how the power of the monarchy has changed over time. They will study six significant sovereigns; Alfred the Great, William the Conqueror, Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria and Elizabeth II. Finally, they will choose which of the sovereigns that they have studied is the most significant.
Memorable Experience: Historic Royal Homes: online presentation
Innovate Challenge: Magnificent Monarchs timeline
Geography: Significant places - royal residences
History: Historical vocabulary; Historical periods; timelines; Power and rule; Historical artefacts; Significant people - Alfred the Great, William the Conqueror; Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria, Elizabeth II; Bayeux Tapestry; Feudal system; Actions and impact; Historical models.
This project is also supported by mini projects in;
Science: Human and Animal Survival
Art and Design: Portraits and Poses
Design and Technology: Cut, Stitch and Join and Push and Pull
Computing: lessons derived from Barefoot Computing
Music: lessons derived from Charanga/ learning to play an Ocarina
PE: lessons derived from Greenacres
PSHE: lessons derived from JIGSAW content
RE: lessons derived from Kent SACRE scheme
In Year 2, PE is timetabled for every Tuesday (basketball) and Thursday (gymnastics). Please ensure that all earrings are removed on those days and that your child has their full PE kit in school.
Reading books: Please listen to your child read everyday if possible and sign their reading records. Reading quizzes and book changes are completed on a Monday and Thursday.
The Crow's Tale
This week we are:
Use a range of punctuation to interest the reader.
Explore how animals are affected by different weather types.
Use onomatopoeia, alliteration and adjectives in our sentences.
This week's phoneme is
This week we are:
Please note that our PE days have changed- Year 2 now have PE on Tuesdays and Thursdays every week.
This week's homework is: