History & Geography Year 2

  • a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country
  • identify seasonal and

    Expectations and Key Features of the curriculum for History and Geography Year 2

    Geography

     daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom

  • use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.  

In Geography a Year 2 child can:

I can say what I like and do not like about the place I live in.
I can say what I like and do not like about a different place.
I can describe a place outside Europe using geographical words.
I can describe some of the features of an island.
I can describe the key features of a place from a picture using words like beach, coast, forest, hill, mountain, ocean, valley.
I can explain how jobs may be different in other locations.
I can explain how an area has been spoilt or improved and give my reasons.
I can explain the facilities that a village, town and city may need and give reasons.
I can name the continents of the world and locate them on a map.
I can name the world oceans and locate them on a map.
I can name the capital cities of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
I can find where I live on a map of the United Kingdom.

History

  • events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • significant historical events, people and places in their own locality
  • significant people from Britain or abroad

In History a Year 2 child can:

  • I can use words and phrases like: before, after, past, present, then and now.
  • I can recount the life of someone famous from Britain who lived in the past. I can explain what they did earlier and what they did later.
  • I can give examples of things that were different when my grandparents were children.
  • I can find out things about the past by talking to an older person.
  • I can answer questions using books and the internet.
  • I can research the life of a famous person from the past using different sources of evidence.

EXPECTATIONS AND KEY FEATURES OF THE CURRICULUM FOR HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY YEAR 2
GEOGRAPHY

a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country
identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom
use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.  

In Geography a Year 2 child can:

I can say what I like and do not like about the place I live in.
I can say what I like and do not like about a different place.
I can describe a place outside Europe using geographical words.
I can describe some of the features of an island.
I can describe the key features of a place from a picture using words like beach, coast, forest, hill, mountain, ocean, valley.
I can explain how jobs may be different in other locations.
I can explain how an area has been spoilt or improved and give my reasons.
I can explain the facilities that a village, town and city may need and give reasons.
I can name the continents of the world and locate them on a map.
I can name the world oceans and locate them on a map.
I can name the capital cities of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.
I can find where I live on a map of the United Kingdom.

HISTORY

events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
significant historical events, people and places in their own locality
significant people from Britain or abroad

IN HISTORY A YEAR 2 CHILD CAN:

I can use words and phrases like: before, after, past, present, then and now.
I can recount the life of someone famous from Britain who lived in the past. I can explain what they did earlier and what they did later.
I can give examples of things that were different when my grandparents were children.
I can find out things about the past by talking to an older person.
I can answer questions using books and the internet.
I can research the life of a famous person from the past using different sources of evidence.

 

 

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