Year 2

** WELCOME TO YEAR TWO **

Our Year 2 teachers are:

  • Elise Mackie – 2A (Team Leader)
  • Claine Raymond- 2B
  • Sophie Gero- 2C
  • Candice Skinner ~ 2D
  • Emma Kovacev ~ 2E
  • Georgina McKinnon – 2F

 

 

 

‘Ride to School’ day

During term one some of us dressed up our bikes and scooters with many different decorations such as balloons and streamers. We then paraded them around the basketball court for all to see. We enjoyed sharing our creations or looking at what others had done to their wheels!

                    

 

 

How you can help support your child at home with their reading:

Parent_Pipeline ~ Back Up and Reread
Parent_Pipeline ~ Ask Questions throughout the Reading Process
Parent Pipeline ~ Use Text Features
Parent Pipeline ~ Use Prior Knowledge to connect with text
Parent Pipeline ~ Compare and contrast within and between text
Parent_Pipeline ~ Summarize Text; Main Events
Parent_Pipeline ~ Retell the Story Parent_Pipeline ~ Monitor and Fix Up
Parent_Pipeline ~ Determine and Analyze Author’s Purpose
Parent Pipeline ~ Use Main Idea and Supporting Details to Determine Importance
Parent Pipeline ~ Recognize and Explain Cause-and-Effect Relationships
Parent Pipeline ~ Predict What Will Happen; Use Text to Confirm
Parent Pipeline ~ Make a Picture or Mental Image Parent Pipeline ~ Infer and support with evidence

Please find below a document containing all the mental addition and subtraction strategies we teach in class.

Mental addition and subtraction strategies
Subtraction Strategies – Mental strategies students have learnt during terms one.

Fun websites to help your child at home:

http://www.math.com/parents/articles/mathhome.html
http://www.mathsisfun.com/
http://au.ixl.com/math/year-2
http://www.mathletics.com.au/
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/teachingresources/discipline/english/Pages/handwriting.aspx
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/parents/involve/Pages/literacynum.aspx
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/

Year 2 Downloads: