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Year 2

Year Two English Statements for the Year

Spoken Language I can listen to, talk about and have an opinion on a wide range of poetry, stories and non-fiction
Spoken Language I can discuss the order of events in books and how items of information are related
Spoken Language I can continue to build up a repertoire of poems learnt by heart, appreciating these and reciting some, with a voice that makes the meaning clear
Spoken Language I can discuss my favourite words and phrases
Spoken Language I can answer and ask questions
Spoken Language I can join in a talk about books, poems and other works that are read to me and those that I can read, taking turns and listening to what others say
Spoken Language I can explain and discuss my understanding of books, poems and other material
Spoken Language I can improve my writing by planning or saying out loud what I am going to write about
Comprehension I can enjoy and understand books by listening and talking about and expressing my views on poems, stories and non-fiction texts that I can’t read myself
Comprehension I can enjoy reading and discussing the order of events in books and how items of information are related
Comprehension I can enjoy reading by knowing a wider range of stories, fairy stories and traditional tales and I can retell them to others
Comprehension I can enjoy reading by recognising repeated themes and ideas in stories and poems
Comprehension I can explain the meaning of words that I know and I can ask about the meaning of new words. I can link the meaning of new words to those I already know
Comprehension I can talk about my favourite words and phrases
Comprehension I can enjoy reading poems and know some off by heart. I can say what I like and don’t like about a poem. I can change my voice when reading a poem to make it clearer
Comprehension I can use what I have already read or heard, or from the information a teacher has given me, to help me understand what I am reading
Comprehension I can spot if a word has been read wrongly by following the sense of the text
Comprehension I can say how the characters might feel in a story I have read or heard on the basis of what is said and done
Comprehension I can ask and answer simple questions about the books or stories I am reading
Comprehension I can say what might happen next in a story based on what has happened so far
Comprehension I can take part in a group talk about what we have listened to. I take turns and listen to what others have to say
Comprehension I can explain what I think about books, poems and other material that I have read or heard
Spelling I can break down spoken words into their sounds and write them mostly correctly
Spelling I can learn new spellings by using words I already know how to spell
Spelling I can spell common exception words
Spelling I can spell words which have been shortened
Spelling I can spell words which use an apostrophe to show possession <eg>the girl’s book </eg>
Spelling I can spell words that sound the same but are spelt differently <eg> buy bye by </eg>
Spelling I can add the endings -ment, -ness, -ful, -less, -ly to spell longer words
Spelling I can use simple spelling rules
Spelling I can write the correct spellings and punctuation in simple sentences I hear my teacher say
Handwriting I can write lower-case letters that are all the same size
Handwriting I can use some of the diagonal and horizontal strokes I need to join letters and know which letters, when they are next to one another, are best left unjoined
Handwriting I can write capital letters and numbers the right way up, the correct size relative to each other and lower case letters
Handwriting I can use spacing between words that fits with the size of the letters
Composition I can write about things I have done and things that others have done
Composition I can write a long piece of text about a real event in one go
Composition I can write poetry
Composition I can write for different purposes, writing long and short pieces of work
Composition I can plan my writing by writing down my ideas or talking about them
Composition I can plan my writing by writing down ideas and/or key words and new vocabulary
Composition I can plan my writing by writing down my ideas or talking about them for each sentence
Composition I can change my writing and make corrections after I have spoken to a teacher or another child about it
Composition I can check my work by reading it through to make sure it makes sense and that I have used the right verbs to indicate time
Composition I can proof read my work and check for spelling, punctuation and grammar errors
Composition I can read my work aloud with confidence using the tone of my voice to make the meaning clear
SPAG I can make new words by adding -ness and -er at the end of a word. I can make new words by putting two words together <eg>whiteboard, superman</eg>
SPAG I can make new words by adding -ful, -less to the end of a word <eg> helpful, helpless </eg>
SPAG I can add these letter groups to the end of words: -er, -est, -ly <eg> smoother, smoothest, smoothly </eg>
SPAG I can use these words in my writing: when, if, that, because, or, but
SPAG I can use description in my writing <eg>the blue butterfly, plain flour, the man in the moon</eg>
SPAG I can tell if a sentence is a question, command, exclamation or a statement
SPAG I can use the correct tense in my writing
SPAG I can use the correct verb form to indicate actions in progress in the present time or in the in past <eg>she is drumming, he was shouting</eg>
SPAG I can use capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks to show where sentences start and end
SPAG I can use commas when I am writing a list
SPAG I can use apostrophes. I can use them to show where letters are missing and to show possession <eg>the girl’s hat</eg>
SPAG I can explain what these words mean: noun, noun phrase, statement, question, exclamation, command, compound, suffix, adjective, adverb, tense (past, present), apostrophe and comma

 

Year Two Maths Statements for the Year

Spoken Language I can answer and ask questions
Number and Place Value I can count forward and backwards in jumps of 2, 3 and 5 from 0 and in 10s from any number
Number and Place Value I can find the place value of each digit of a number with tens and units
Number and Place Value I can find and show numbers using different equipment such as number lines and number squares
Number and Place Value I can compare and order numbers from 0 to 100 using < > and =
Number and Place Value I can use place value and number facts to answer questions
Number and Place Value I can read and write numbers to 100 in numerals
Number and Place Value I can read and write numbers to 100 in words
Addition and Subtraction I can solve problems with addition and subtraction including those involving numbers, quantities and measures by using objects or pictures
Addition and Subtraction I can answer simple addition and subtraction questions in my head as well as by writing them down
Addition and Subtraction I can use addition and subtraction facts to 20 quickly and workout similar facts to 100
Addition and Subtraction I can add and subtract a two digit number and a one digit number mentally and when using objects, number lines and pictures
Addition and Subtraction I can add and subtract a two digit number and tens mentally and when using objects, number lines and pictures
Addition and Subtraction I can add and subtract 2 two digit numbers mentally and when using objects, number lines and pictures
Addition and Subtraction I can add and subtract 3 one digit numbers mentally and when using objects, number lines and pictures
Addition and Subtraction I can show that adding 2 numbers can be done in any order but subtraction cannot
Addition and Subtraction I can show that subtraction is the opposite of addition and use this to check my work
Multiplication and Division I can remember and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables and recognise odd and even numbers
Multiplication and Division I can answer multiplication and division problems within the tables using x, ÷ and =
Multiplication and Division I can show that multiplying 2 numbers can be done in any order but division cannot
Multiplication and Division I can answer questions involving multiplication and division mentally and with objects
Multiplication and Division I can answer questions involving multiplication and division using arrays and repeated addition
Fractions I can find, name and write fractions of a length, shape, set of objects or amount, including 1/3, 1/4, 2/4, and 3/4
Fractions I can write simple fractions facts such as 1/2 of 6 = 3 and 2/4 = 1/2
Measurement I can choose the right units to measure length, height, mass, temperature or capacity. I can read to the nearest unit and do this on rulers or scales
Measurement I can compare amounts using these signs: >, < or =
Measurement I can use the £ sign and p sign. I can use notes and coins to make a particular amount
Measurement I can find different ways for coins to add up to an amount
Measurement I can add and subtract money and give change
Measurement I can put different events in order and compare them
Measurement I can tell the time to 5 minutes. I can tell when it is quarter past or quarter to an hour. I can draw these on a clock
Measurement I can tell you how many minutes are in an hour and how many hours are in a day
Properties of Shape I can notice and explain the properties of 2-D shapes <eg>the number of sides and line symmetry</eg>
Properties of Shape I can notice and explain the properties of 3-D shapes <eg>the number of edges, vertices and faces</eg>
Properties of Shape I can spot 2-D shapes on the surface of 3-D shapes such as a circle on a cylinder and a triangle on a pyramid
Properties of Shape I can compare and sort common 2-D and 3-D shapes and everyday objects
Position and Direction I can order mathematical objects in patterns and sequences
Position and Direction I can use mathematical vocabulary to describe position, direction and movement. This could include movement in a straight line
Statistics I can read and draw simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables
Statistics I can ask and answer simple questions by counting the number of objects in each category and sorting the categories by quantity
Statistics I can ask and answer questions about totalling and comparing grouped data