Term 2 plans

term 2 organiser

Royal Mile Primary School CLASS P1/2

Planning the Outcomes of Learning – Termly Organiser Term 2

Session: 2017/18 Class: P1/2
Term: 2 Teacher: Ms J.Brunner and Mrs A.Speedie
Welcome back
This term P1/2 will revisit literacy and numeracy from previous term and focus on 2nd term’s main aims:

• Staying on track by being kind, safe and working hard. Regularly completing homework
• Being part of and earning points for our individual charts and houses – lions, pandas, royals and dragons
• Earning points for our table groups
• Excited about
Dynamic Earth workshop 24/1,
Faith focus event 1/2,
Internet safety day 8/2 and
our art gallery opening on 9/2

Curricular Areas / Main Focus

Languages & Literacy:
Mostly P1
• focusing on forming and identifying initial letters
• blending together and decoding
• reading and writing 2 and 3 letter words
• reading and spelling common words
• beginning to read and write simple sentences
• starting to learn diagraphs such as sh/th/ch/wh/ai/ay/ee/ea etc.

mostly P2
• re-capping and gaining confidence in reading and spelling diagraphs as well as final and initial blends
• gaining confidence in reading and writing words containing magic e (a-e, i-e, o-e,u-e)
• revising and continuing to learn to read and spell (new) common words
• continuing to practice using verbally and written ambitious Vocabulary, simple Connectives to link two short sentences together, a variety of sentence Openers and Punctuation (Capital letters, full stop, question and Exclamation marks.)
• daily writing opportunities such as weekend account, simple book reviews and regular handwriting practice


Big Writing A.Speedie
We will be looking at using VCOP in our writing, with particular stress on the use of adjectives and connectives. We will also write instructions and recipes.


Reading –

Mostly P1
• daily phonics and common words review
• daily personal reading for enjoyment
• regular reading group, comprehension activities, discussion and follow up tasks
• topic related texts and stories

mostly P2
• regular reading groups, discussion and follow up tasks
• daily personal reading for enjoyment
• regular phonics related texts, group discussion and comprehension activities
• topic related texts and stories

Mostly P1
• identifying, forming, counting, sequencing, adding numbers to 20
• Special patterns and partitioning to 10
• (simultaneous) finger patterns to 5 on both hands (un-)seen, and doubles to 10
• Making equal groups and describing equal shares

Mostly P2
• Identifying, forming, counting, sequencing, adding and subtracting numbers to 100
• Special patterns and partitioning
• Early multiplication and division 2s, 3s, 5s, 10s
• Describing and building arrays


Mostly P1
• Gaining confidence with telling the time on digital and analogue clocks – O’clock

mostly P2
• Gaining confidence with telling the time on digital and analogue clocks – O’clock and half past


Mostly P1
• Understanding what half means, creating and identifying half of a shape and half of a number

mostly P2
• Describing and recording a half in a variety of ways and locating it on a number line


Beyond number A.Speedie
This term we will concentrate on Data and Analysis.


Health & Wellbeing:
• Gaining confidence in expressing feelings and ability to talk about them
• Building upon the modules ‘being resilient and ‘keeping connected’
• Focusing on ‘respecting myself’, identifying and vocalizing own and others’ strengths


Topic A.Speedie
Our topics for this term are:
Early Scots
Sound – vibrations, loudness and pitch.



• Identify the sun, moon and stars in the sky
• describe how the presence or absence of the sun gives day and night
• getting to know about the movement of the earth

• regularly using digital products and services in a variety of contexts to achieve a purposeful outcome
• regularly exploring everyday materials in the creation of pictures/models/concepts
• regularly explore and play using digital technologies safely and securely, especially consolidating learning with education city games

Expressive Arts:
• exploring how to use voice, movement and expressions in role play and drama
• using drama to explore real and imaginary situations, helping me to understand my world
(related to science topic space)

• Perform actions with a count and a pulse, with different music
• Choosing which action or sound, and which beat.
• Responding to a visual cue for sound or silence, using cues
• Using percussion instruments

6 week Art blocks with Mrs Brown
As well as topic related arts and craft activities

• Playing various games
• Various warm up/ cool down and dance routines
• Focusing on ball skills and
• gymnastics

Religious & Moral Education:
Christianity and OWR
• learning about different creation stories and important books from Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Judaism
• becoming familiar with the beliefs of the world religions I am learning about.
• developing respect for others and my understanding of their beliefs and values

Always check your child’s bag for letters and homework every day.
There are new letters and sounds to practise. These can be taken off the keyring to practise.
Please enjoy reading books together daily.
More ideas can be found on our class blog.
Here are some ideas which you may find useful to assist your child with their learning this term:
▪ Talk with your child about their day
▪ Praise them for their effort and good behaviour at school
▪ Share and read books at home—show your child you enjoy reading too
▪ Encourage independence with dressing and getting ready for the day—
especially putting on shoes and jackets
▪ Play with sounds, letters, numbers and words in the everyday world around you
Every day in Primary 1 your child will need to bring:
A water bottle
A gym kit including change of indoor shoes
A school bag with reading folder each day
A healthy snack
A Coat – weather is changeable and we want children to be outdoors whenever possible and not miss out
All pupils are expected to stay ON TRACK
ON time and ready to Learn
Taking care of our school
Respectful and welcoming to all
Always willing to have a go
Considerate and kind to others
Keeping to the rules

Children who break school rules are spoken to by staff members and incidents are recorded for reference. Parents are contacted if there are incidences of breaking the school rules or a sanction is used.