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NQT in need of help ! Yr 2 and The Seaside Topic

Discussion in 'Primary' started by mpg24, Aug 16, 2012.

  1. Hi everyone,
    I am an NQT and am currently trying to figure out my planning for the first half term back. My topic is going to be the seaside and I am trying to work out my literacy planning. Does anyone have any good ideas for texts I can use to cover stories with a familiar setting?
    Any help would be much appreciated as I am starting to worry!
    Thank you :)
     
  2. rainbowdrop86

    rainbowdrop86 New commenter

    You don't have to start with familiar settings, and actually unless they live by the sea, the sea side might not actually be a familiar setting!
     
  3. minnieminx

    minnieminx New commenter

    Katie Morag works if you have to do that literacy. She lives in a house/goes to school/etc, but by the seaside.

    I agree with rainbowdrop though...unless you are by the sea it won't be a familiar setting.
     
  4. Hi,
    This year I also did the Seaside topic with year 2 for the first half term. It worked really well, in Literacy we did-
    *Stories with familiar settings, with the main story being the Rainbow Fish.
    *Really Looking poetry- poems about water.
    *Information texts- made powerpoints about sea animals.
    Dont worry, you will be fine!
     
  5. Thank you ... I think because the strategy suggests stories with familiar settings, I feel like I have to do it ! Im just getting confused with where to start, I have no year group partner so am finding it quite difficult. thank you for replying :)
     
  6. rainbowdrop86

    rainbowdrop86 New commenter

    Im planning on doin dif books sam author with this topic and using the lighthouse keeper stories
     

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