Y2 Spring Term Connected Curriculum Overviews

  Year 2 - Spring 1  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

Why do some animals live in cold places and others in hot?

 

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

Geography and Art

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Key Learning

Geography

Key Learning

Art

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Use maps/atlases to locate 7 continents and 5 oceans
  • Identify the location of hot/cold areas of the world in relation to the equator
  • Locate polar regions and compare the climates with the UK
  • Painting: Antarctic Animals – develop a range of art techniques in line, shape, form

If you were on an Antarctic exploration, who or what would you miss from home?

 

Key Vocabulary

continents, countries, regions, climate, equator, polar, line, shape, form

How to Help at Home

Look at an atlas and talk about the different countries of the World, which countries are hot and cold. Locate the different oceans of the world.

     

 

  Year 2 - Spring 2  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

Where would you prefer to live: Manchester or Wuhan?

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Dragon making workshop

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

Geography and DT

Dragon Performance to raise money for charity

Key Learning

Geography

Key Learning

Design Technology

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Place Knowledge of a Non-European country: China
  • Explore the similarities and differences between Clayton, UK and Wuhan, China.
  • Investigate, design and make a Traditional Chinese Dancing Dragon

 

What aspects of Chinese culture do we have in the UK?

Key Vocabulary

aerial photographs, planned perspectives, similarities, differences, NSEW, texture, textile, movement, purpose, evaluate

How to Help at Home

Take your child on a visit to China town in Manchester to see the Chinese New Year Celebrations

     

 

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