Rowan - 2 & 3

Mr Murray – Year 2 & 3

Mrs Morrish

I would like to thank everyone who donated to our Just Giving page over Christmas – we raised an enormous £130 towards Alzheimer’s research! Many, many thanks.

Swimming – Whole class – Friday

PE – Tuesday

The curriculum for this term

This half term, Rowan class will learn about Japan. We will learn key general knowledge facts such as where Japan is on a map, what language is spoken, population and its rich culture.

  • We will…
  • Recognise the Japanese flag
  • Understand the significance of big, modern cities that are centers of industry and business.
  • Become familiar with traditional Japanese culture
    • Traditional craft: origami
    • Traditional dance: buyo
    • Traditional garment: kimono
  • Know the Emperor is the nominal leader, but the real power in the hands of shoguns.
    • Samurai, code of Bushido
    • Rigid class system in feudal Japanese society
    • Japan closed to outsiders
  • Religion
    • Buddhism: the four Noble Truths & the Eightfold Path, Nirvana
    • Shintoism: reverence for ancestors, reverence for nature.

Current home-learning expectations

Reading – Year 2 – 15 minutes per day, Year 3 – 20 mins minimum. (please record in the reading logs as these will be checked weekly.)

Spelling – New spellings will be given each week to practise at home.

Maths – Please log into Times Table Rockstars to practise multiplication and related division facts at home.

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