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Year 2 | 2R

Welcome to 2R




This term we will be learning about dinosaurs. We will be reading a range of non -fiction texts and collecting information about a range of dinosuars.  This will lead to writing a non- chronological report. We will also be writing poems about dinosaurs.


We will be reading the dinosaur diary and answering a range of comprehension questions.







This term we will be focusing on:

  • Money – adding and combining coins.
  • Measurements.
  • Multiplication and Division (2x, 3x, 5x and 10x tables).
  • Using arrays and grouping to multiply and divide.
  • Understand the inverse relationship between multiplication and division.




  • In Topic we will be learning about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.
  • By the end of this unit children should be able to identify the basic needs of humans and animals.
  • We will be making dinosaur dioramas and fossils.


As always we will continue working on:


  • Writing in the past and present tense correctly and consistently.
  • Using interesting adjectives particularly focusing on emotions
  • Using commas in lists
  • Using conjunctions to extend our sentences.
  • Spellings rules and patterns including homophones
  • Using joined up handwriting starting on the line
  • Reading fluently and with expression.
  • Understanding what is being read.
  • Being able to infer and read between the lines how a character may be feeling.


Please sign the reading records regularly and remind children to bring their home reading books into school every day.


PE kits on Monday and Tuesday