Teacher – Helen Jones
HLTA – Elsa Lazri
Year 2: Term 1
Days to Remember/ Where in the World
Science(please see scheme of work for more detail): Materials
- Identify and compare the suitability of everyday materials including wood, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses. Find out how the shapes of some materials of solid objects can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.
- Learn about scientists who have developed new materials (John Dunlop, Charles Mackintosh and John Macadam)
Digital Publication: Use Purple Mash Materials Writing projects
- Create publications and presentations for a purpose
- Format text to change font style, size and layout
- Use appropriate templates, layouts, and formatting toolsSCIENCE VOCABULARY: properties use raw materials wood metal plastic glass clay natural manufactured squash bend twist stretch melt boil friction
History: THE GUNPOWDER PLOT
- Understand the term ‘parliament’
- Recognise the main events leading up to the gunpowder plot.
- Recognise Guy Fawkes and his role within the gunpowder plot.
- Ask and answer questions about the gunpowder plot.
- Use sources to know about the key features of the event.
- Retell the events around Guy Fawkes’ arrest.
- Recognise ways in which we celebrate Bonfire Night.
WHY DO WE HAVE REMEMBRANCE DAY?
- Use sources to find out who we remember on Remembrance Day.
- Ask and answer questions about why we have Remembrance Day.
- Find out what happens on Remembrance Day.
- Know the significance of poppies.
Digital Research: Use teacher selected websites and describe what they can see in photographs of the period
- Use selected digital resources to answer questions
- Understand that search engines act like a librarianGeography: THE CONTINENTS AND OCEANS OF THE WORLD.
- Name and locate the world’s seven continents (Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Antarctica)
- Name a country in each continent (except Antarctica)
- Use maps, atlases and globes to locate the continents.
- Use simple compass directions and directional language to describe the position of the continents on the map.
- Name and locate the world’s five oceans (Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic and Southern)
- Use aerial photographs and maps to recognise landmarks.
- Review what was learnt about seasons and weather patterns and compare this to seasonal patterns of the equator.
Digital Research– Explore the continents and oceans using Google Maps satellite view – zoom in to identify key features – switch between map and satellite view and compare to an atlas – discuss how the pictures got onto to the Internet – who took them?
- Use online mapping tools and apps to find information
- Navigate websites and online tools using buttons and menus
- Understand that people put things on the internet for different reasons
- HISTORY VOCABULARY: Bonfire Night: parliament Catholic Protestant persecution anonymous explosive gunpowder cellar villain treason executed.
Remembrance Day: cenotaph poppy wreath silence respect soldiers
Armistice Sunday veteran conflict commemorate honour memorial procession trench GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY: continent ocean landmarks equator Arctic Antarctic
CHALLENGE ACTIVITIES FOR THE MORE ABLE PUPILS: Bonfire Night and Remembrance Day.
- Can you devise 5 questions to ask Guy Fawkes about the gunpowder plot?
- Would you like to be Guy Fawkes’ friend? Why/ why not?
- Rank the reasons in order of importance that led to the gunpowder plot.
- Create an argument for the most important reason and have a class debate.
- From looking at this picture, what can we find out about Guy Fawkes and his plot?
- Imagine you are the judge. Would you send Guy Fawkes to prison? Argue why/why not. Do you think this is a fair punishment?
- Can you explain to someone why it is important to study Bonfire Night?
- CHALLENGE ACTIVITIES FOR THE MORE ABLE PUPILS: The Continents and Oceans of the world.
- Can you name the continents and order them by size?
- Which continent would you prefer to live on? Can you explain why?
- Explain to a Year 1 child how to use a compass.
- Can you use directional language to explain the location of a continent on a map?
- Explain how you would use an atlas or globe to locate a continent.
- Use an atlas to find out facts about this continent.
- Create a list of questions to ask a child who lives on a different continent.
Art: ARTIST STUDY – BARBARA HEPWORTH
- Discuss what sculptures look like and sort into abstract and realistic structures.
- Study the artist Barbara Hepworth.
- Look at some of her sculptures and talk about likes and dislikes.
- Make mini sketches of her work in pencil, charcoal or graphite.
- Create large scale drawings of her sculptures.
- Design a sculpture in the style of Barbara Hepworth.
- Create a clay sculpture in the style of Barbara Hepworth.
- Evaluate and change plans where necessary when creating a sculpture.
- Make decisions about the size and materials used for the sculpture based on how it would fit into a London background.
D.T: POP-UP PUPPET
- Study a historical painting (link in with Guy Fawkes (google National portrait gallery)
- Create an A2 drawing of Guy Fawkes using charcoal and then watercolours.
- Use the A2 painting to design a simple representation of Guy Fawkes, drawing and labelling plans.
- Use a template to create a puppet.
- Understand structures and mechanisms used to create a puppet.
- Develop construction techniques by sewing or joining.
- Use a wide range of tools, materials and processes.
- Embellish a design by adding features to a puppet.
- Review, edit, adapt and modify work throughout.
- Evaluate the finished product.
- Use voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.
- Play tuned and untuned instruments musically.
- Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.
- Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the interrelated dimensions of music.E
Games, gymnastics and dance
Follow the Val Sabin scheme of work (located in the PPA room)R.E: (See Southwark agreed syllabus) : Forgiveness
- What does it mean to say sorry?
- Why do some people not say sorry?
- What can we learn from the story?
- What do other people think about forgiveness and saying sorry?
- How can I express what values are important to me? Special books
- Why are some books more special than others?
- What holy books are special to us and why?
- Why is the bible special and for whom?
- What is the Torah and why is it special?
- Why is the Qu’ran a special book?
- What makes the Tipitaka a special book?
- What makes me special? Computing
Using Technology Safely
- Communicating Online
- Personal Information
- Staying Safe/Getting HelpComputing
Coding and Programming
- Algorithms and Decomposition
- Programming on screen
- Sequence, Repetition, Selection
- De-buggingEntitlement and enrichment: The Monument/ Museum of London/ The Science Museum
Topic writing links: (please teach during Friday’s literacy lesson and work in topic/Science books)
- Write a character description for Guy Fawkes.
- Make a wanted poster for Guy Fawkes.
- Retell the story about the gunpowder plot.
- Interview Guy Fawkes.
- Write a very simple eye-witness account.
- Write a poem about Bonfire Night.
- Write a simple diary from a soldier’s perspective.
- Watch a Remembrance Day parade and write about it.
- Write a poem about poppies.
- Write a simple fact file about John Dunlop, Charles Mackintosh and John Macadam.
- Write a description of a Barbara Hepworth sculpture.
- Write a set of instructions for how to make a puppet.
- Make a booklet about the seasons. Literacy books which link to the topic:
- Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Gang.
- Hare and Guy Fawkes.
- Guy Fawkes: Guilty or Innocent?