Year 2

Term 2 Overview



Addition & Subtraction

  • Demonstrated an understanding between addition and subtraction.

  • Applied various strategies to solving addition and subtraction problems. (Eg Used a number line or partitioning)

  • Solved real world addition and subtraction problems using problem solving strategies (Eg: used concrete materials, made connections, drew a picture)



  • Created data displays using lists; tables and picture graphs and interpreted them

  • Identified and created questions on a topic of interest

  • Collected, checked and classified data relevant to the questions


Location & transformation


  • Interpreted simple maps of familiar locations and identified the position of key features

  • Investigated and described the effect of single transformations (Eg: one step slides, flips and turns using shapes)







  • Displayed an understanding of a fiction text by retelling a series of events and explained how ideas are related.

  • Demonstrated learning of new content by reading from nonfiction texts and summarising the big ideas.




  • Questioned the text during reading

  • Self-corrected while reading

  • Asked and answered a variety of open and closed questions during reading






Information Report


  • Created information reports that included text structures and features (eg subheadings, contents and index pages)

  • Wrote a series of factual sentences relating to a central idea.




  • Wrote a clear statement highlighting their opinion

  • Wrote three main arguments with supporting detail

  • Wrote a conclusion that reiterates the main arguments and opinion




  • Established positive habits when developing and practicing their personal spelling words

  • Applied some generalisations when adding suffixes to words

  • Understand that a sound can be represented by various letter combinations ?? 


Speaking & Listening


  • Rehearsed and delivered short presentations on familiar and new topics

  • Spoke clearly with varied tone; volume and pace appropriately; and used supportive props






  • Identified what living things need to live, survive, grow and change

  • Identified some strategies for animal conservation






  • Students identified safe, friendly and collaborative ways to work in groups