School Year 2019 - 2020
Year 2 curriculum newsletters for translation
Save the Rainforest!
Spring 2 2020
Our Topic this half term is about ‘Saving the Rainforest’. We will become global detectives and scientists as we learn about the issues surrounding the rainforests all around the world. We will learn about plants, animals and their habitats.
The children will become storytellers as they write and recite their own stories and poetry to a younger audience using:
The children will become news reporters as they highlight the dangers of palm oil and deforestation using:
To create a collage in the style of Henri Rousseau using:
Children to report from the Rainforest using the software ‘Green screen’ to film their news
Pitch (higher and lower sounds).
Beat (to know the difference between rhythm and beat).
Gymnastics – shape and balance
Dance - Jungle theme.
Merton Mission - Please choose from below. It can be done at any time during the half term. This should be a fun and enjoyable time with your child to embed their learning skills. A new mission will be given out for each new topic.
Read it: Research which companies use palm oil.
Make it: Make a pair of binoculars and/or an animal mask for the rainforest role play area.
Do it: Make a poster for our playground protest to save our rainforests.
Miss L Bennett Mrs C Epstein
Maths Manager/ KS1 leader Science / RE Manager