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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 2

Welcome to Miss Dynes' P2 Class!

Literacy - May - June 2018

Language & Literacy – In this half term we will:

Talking and Listening

  • To retell stories, to give main points in sequence and to pick out significant incidents.

Sentence Construction & Punctuation:

  • To read recounts and begin to recognise generic structure, order of events, sequence words.
  • To learn about word order by reordering sentences.


  • To identify simple questions and use text to find answers.
  • To read recounts and begin to recognise generic structure, order of events, sequence words.

Phonics & Spelling:

  • Hear, read and spell initial, final and medial letter sounds in words.
  • Understand two letters can make one sound.


  • Write lower and upper case letters using the correct sequence of movements , ensuring the correct letter orientation to write on lined paper.
  • Tall, small and below the line letters.


  • To write simple accounts linked to topics using the language of texts read as models for own writing.
  • Use phonological and graphic knowledge and sight vocabulary when spelling during writing tasks.

Numeracy - May - June 2018

Mathematics & Numeracy – In this half term we will:

We will be learning to: Understand and use mathematical language when talking about their work. Solve everyday problems in the classroom. Recognise simple patterns and say what comes next.


  • Count forwards and backwards in 2’s from odd and even numbers within 20.
  • Know the number “before”, “between” and “after” within 20.
  • Practically subtract an amount from a set, within 20, as “take away”, “subtract” or “finding the difference”.


  • Exchange higher value coins (up to 10p) for 1p’s.
  • Calculate change required when buying items from 5p and then from 10p.


  • Understand and use analogue time: o’clock only.
  • Understand and use digital time: o’clock only.

Shape and Space

  • Recognise and use mathematical names for 2D shapes: square, rectangle , triangle and circle – using given shapes, and also where they occur in the environment

Handling Data

  • Use given one criterion Carroll Diagrams to sort for negation, explaining completed diagram (e.g. stating how many animals did not have 4 legs).

World Around Us - May - June 2018

World Around Us (Topic Work) -  

Our topic in May and June will be ‘A Pirate Adventure!’


  • To use language to identify position relative to other objects or places (P)
  • To follow and to give simple directions to places in the immediate environment (P)
  • To recognise different viewpoints e.g. from above, below, the side (P)


  • To recognise and record the sequence of events in simple stories and in personal history e.g. photos and artefacts (COT)
  • To find out about their own and other people’s history (COT)
  • To use simple vocabulary in relation to the passage of time e.g. before/after (COT)

Science and Technology

  • To identify push and pull (M&E)
  • That pushes and pulls, including air and water, can make things move (M&E)
  • That sounds come from a wide variety of sources and that people and other animals hear sounds with ears (P, M&E)
  • That we can make sounds in a variety of ways and these sounds can be loud or quiet (M&E)

Contact Details

Dungannon Primary School,
Circular Rd,
County Tyrone,
BT71 6BE

T: 028 8772 2250


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