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Thorpe Lea Primary School

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Children in Year 2 will have an English lesson everyday for one hour. One of these lessons will have a significant reading focus.      At Thorpe Lea we follow a text based Literacy curriculum.   Below is the intended learning for our first book of the term 'The Bear Under the Stairs' by Helen Cooper.


English Literacy - Autumn Term

During Autumn term, we will be reading the following texts:  The Bear under the Stairs by Helen Cooper, The Journey Home by Frank Preston-Gannon, The Great Fire of London by Emma Adams and Wolves by Emily Gravett.


English Comprehension - Autumn Term

The children will be enjoying Fanatical about Frogs and The Street Beneath my Feet. 


English Literacy - Spring Term

During the Spring term, we will be reading the following texts:  A Walk in London by Salvatore Rubbino, The Minpins by Roald Dahl, The Dragon Machine by Helen Ward and Tadpole's Promise by Jeanne Willis.


English Comprehension - Spring Term

The children will be enjoying Africa Amazing Africa and Eric.


English Literacy - Summer Term

During the Summer term, we will be reading the following texts:  House Held up by Trees by Ted Kooser, Jim and the Beanstalk by Raymond Briggs, Rosie Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty and The Owl and the Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear.

Autumn 1 Spelling List

Autumn 2 Spelling List

Spring 1 Spelling List

Spring 2 Spelling List

Summer 1 Spelling List