British School of Ulaanbaatar ‘To educate global citizens in pursuit of personal excellence in an every evolving community to become lifelong learners’ Year Group: Year 2 Teachers: CH, SHa, GC Academic Year & Term: Term 3 2014 Topic Comparing castles in different countries (China, Scotland etc) Features of forests. Chn create mapsWhere would this story be set in the world? Why? Science - Growing a bean seed :(Jack and the bean stalk), plant growth, flowering plants, Forces: Pushes and pulls (links to 3 little pigs) Grimm Brothers – find out when they wrote stories on a timeline, when they were born etc. Literacy - Through Drama and Stories chn will discover a variety of Fairy tales from a variety of cultures Beauty and the Beast – not judging by looks. The Little Mermaid – be happy with what you have got. Grimm Brothers: find Germany on the map, research Germany. Castles – what were houses like long ago? Features of castles (Geography link) PSHE - Once Upon a Time . Do they all start/end in Create a storyboard / story mountain of events from a fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood – Stranger danger. Numeracy Chn to solve basic number problems using magic beans (broad beans spray painted in gold) as a counting aid Measure and record growth results of beanstalk Explore measure and size of a giant’s footstep left on the playground overnight. Explore measuring tools. Instruction texts – making porridge, sandwiches for fairytale picnic, how to plant a bean seed etc Ryhmes / Poetry: Fee Fi Fo fum Data handing: survey favourite fairytale characters, create pictograms / block graphs of results. Non Chronological Report about wolves. Capacity: making magic potions. Jolly postman letters, invitations to the ball. Discuss and draw sleeping beauty dreams Art - making puppets for roleplay . Study Paul Klee techniques, and replicate the famous 'Castle and Sun' composition. Fairytale problem solving stories. Measure height of beanstalks and order them.