Year 2

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Term 4 Overview


Text Structures and features

  • Understand that different text types have different purposes eg fiction vs non-fiction
  • Identify a variety of text features (eg contents page, index, glossary, diagrams)


  • Read aloud with smooth, expressive phrases and appropriate pauses

Comprehension Strategies

  • Use a variety of comprehension strategies while reading (eg used pictures, applied phonic knowledge, decoded unknown words)


  • Reread and edit text for spelling, punctuation and text structure


  • Create texts by experimenting with character, setting or plot
  • Develop a story that had a series of events with a clear plot line and connecting ideas


  • Write a series of arguments that highlights their opinion using at least one example
  • Use rich emotive language to persuade their reader (eg I strongly believe, I highly recommend)


Fractions, decimals and money

  • Recognise and interpret common uses of halves, quarters and eighths as equal parts of whole shapes and collections
  • Count, order and represent small collections of Australian coins and notes according to their value

Mass, area, volume and capacity

  • Compared masses of objects by using balance scales and hefting
  • Compared and ordered several shapes and objects based on their area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal units

Data & graphing

  • Collect, check and classify data relevant to a survey question
  • Create displays of data using lists, tables and picture graphs and interpret them appropriately



  • Creating simple codes to create basic video games

Geography & Culture

  • Identify and discuss cultural diversity in the school and/or community
  • Describe the significance of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and the ways they maintain special connections to the land
  • Sequence significant events about family history


  • Correctly spell the majority of the 200 high-frequency Oxford words