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Woodcock Hill Primary School

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Year2

Mrs Harris, Mrs Rees and Mrs Winkett welcome you to our Year 2 page.

 

 

It is lovely to have started back to school and have so many excited pupils ready and willing to learn in year 2.

 

Out first topic is called 'Street Detectives' and we will be learning about the local area, where we live, what we live in and how we travel to school.

 

Mrs Harris
Mrs Rees
Since we are encouraging pupils to use the internet more than ever for home learning we must, as adults, try to ensure they remain safe online. We encourage you to monitor their internet use regularly and carefully. If you would like any more information about this then visit the Parent Tab on our homepage.

Here are some ideas to help with your learning at home:

  • Read daily
  • Practice reading and spelling common exception words.
  • Practice known handwriting joins.
  • Practice the 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables.
  • Practice your number bonds to 10 (1+9, 2+8) and 20 (1+19, 2+18)
  • Practice using a tens and ones grid to add and subtract two 2 digit numbers.
  • Sing songs
  • Learn a poem
  • Play a board game
  • Stay active
  • Write a story

 

Useful Websites to look at:

  • https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
  • Top Marks Maths
  • Oxfordreadingbuddy.com (your child has their own log in details)
  • Times Tables Rockstars (your child has their own log in details)
  • https://www.bbcbitesize
  • https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk
  • https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
  • https://www.pobble365.com
  • https://booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/
  • https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html?
  • www.mathsframe.co.uk
  • www.mathsisfun.com
  • www.timestables.co.uk
  • https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=PE+atHome&pid=45
  • https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew/
  •  

 

 

Below are some activities for you to complete at home.

 

New Weekly Activities 

 

13.7.2020

Writing

 

  • You are going to reflect on your time in year 2.
  • Think of what you have learned about and enjoyed at school and at home this year and make a memory jar or memory scrapbook. On small pieces of paper you can draw pictures and write what you have learnt under then. Then fold them up and put them in a memory jar or stick them in a scrap book.
  • Draw a picture of the classroom and label the different spaces eg book corner, science area, white board, tables, desk, art area etc.
  • Design a new classroom that you would like to learn in and label the parts.
  • Write a letter to Mrs Clarson telling her all about yourself. What do you like to do? What are your favourite lessons? Who are your friends?

 

Reading

  • Read some books you enjoy and use one to write a book review about.
  • Look on YouTube for some of your favourite books and think about how they are being read. Can you read the same book with expression.
  • Read some information books or texts about something that you are interested in and tell someone what you have learnt.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.

 

Maths

 

  • Recognise the different coins we use today.  £2, £1, 50p, 20p, 10p, 5p, 2p and 1p. Play shop and use coins to buy things from your family.
  • Continue to practice telling the time with o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.
  • Learn how to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes. Eg. 5 past, 25 to, 10 past, 20 to etc. There are some activity sheets in the key document section to help.
  • Use a tens and ones board to practise adding and subtracting two 2 digit numbers.
  • Log on to BBC Bitesize for the daily Y2 maths lesson.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.

 

Spelling

  • Continue to practise reading and spelling the common exception words that we have been learning over the past weeks.
  • Using the list in the key document section see if you can read and spell all the year 2 common exception words. 

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk imagine you are you walking round the  year 2 classroom for the last time. Tell a family member what will you miss about being in year 2? What are you looking forward to in year 3? Imagine seeing your friends again and think about what you will tell them about your time at home? 
  • Log onto 'Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg' or 'Stem .org.uk' and explore different scientific activities you can do at home.
  • Draw some pictures of things you have enjoyed doing in year 2.
  • Make a card for Mrs Harris and Mrs Rees with a picture of yourself on to brighten their day.
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

 

6.7.2020

Writing

 

  • You are going to write a book review.
  • Think of some of the books you have read or had read to you over the past weeks.
  • Design your own book review sheet. There are some in the key document sections to look at or use one of them if you want to.
  • Choose a book and write a review. What was the story about? Who were the characters? What did you like about it? What did you dislike about it? Who was your favourite character? Did you like the illustrations? 
  • Draw your favourite character from the story.
  • Design a new front cover for the book.

 

Reading

  • Read some books you enjoy and use one to write a book review about.
  • Look on YouTube for some of your favourite books and think about how they are being read. Can you read the same book with expression.
  • Read some information books or texts about something that you are interested in and tell someone what you have learnt.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.

 

Maths

  • Practice telling the time. Make sure you are confident with o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.
  • Learn how to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes. Eg. 5 past, 25 to, 10 past, 20 to etc. There are some activity sheets in the key document section to help.
  • Use a tens and ones board to practise adding and subtracting two 2 digit numbers.
  • Log on to BBC Bitesize for the daily Y2 maths lesson.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words that we have been learning over the past weeks.
  • Using the list in the key document section see if you can read and spell all the year 2 common exception words. 

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk imagine you are you favourite character from a book. Where are you going? What are you doing? Tell someone about your adventure.
  • Log onto 'Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg' or 'Stem .org.uk' and explore different scientific activities you can do at home.
  • Draw some pictures of characters in a book that you have enjoyed.
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

29.6.2020

Writing

 

  • You are going to write some tongue twisters. See tongue twisters power point and posters in key document section.
  • Find, read and say some tongue twisters.eg. She sells sea shells, Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Look in key document section for some tongue twisters.
  • Plan a tongue twister by finding words that rhyme or start with the same letter. Try and give it a seaside theme.
  • Write a tongue twister.

 

Reading

  • Read some tongue twister or poems set at the seaside.
  • Look on YouTube for some poems or tongue twisters and listen to them and try and learn some to recite to your family.
  • Read some information books or texts about the sea side and try and find out what people wore to the seaside in the olden days.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.

 

Maths

  • Solve some number problems involving multiplication and division. There are some challenge cards in the key document section and a home learning pack.
  • Use a tens and ones board to practise adding and subtracting two 2 digit numbers.
  • Log on to BBC Bitesize for the daily Y2 maths lesson.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.
  • Learn how to tell the time, o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words water, whole, who, wild and would.
  • Write the above words in sentences to clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk imagine you are at the seaside in the olden days. What are you wearing? What are the grown ups wearing?
  • Compare the clothes people wore in the olden days to what we wear now when going to the seaside. Watch the power point in the key document section.
  • Log onto 'Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg' or 'Stem .org.uk' and explore different scientific activities you can do at home.
  • Draw some pictures of people in the olden days showing what they wore.
  • Make some postcards and send them to your family and friends.
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

 

                                                                  22.6.2020

Writing

 

  • You are going to write some letters and postcards.
  • Think about a trip to the seaside. How did you get there? Where did you stay? What did you do there?
  • Write a letter to a family member telling them all about the journey and describing where you are staying. 
  • Write  a postcard to your best friend telling them of all the exciting things that you have been doing.
  • Design a post card and write your own address on it.

 

Reading

  • Read some stories set at the seaside.
  • Look on YouTube for 'At the Beach' by Roland Harvey and listen to and read along with the story.
  • Read some information books or texts about the sea side and try and find out what activities they did at the seaside in the olden days.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.

 

Maths

  • Solve some number problems involving addition and subtraction. There are some challenge cards in the key document section.
  • Use a tens and ones board to practise adding and subtracting two 2 digit numbers.
  • Log on to BBC Bitesize for the daily Y2 maths lesson.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.
  • Learn how to tell the time, o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words should, steak, sugar, sure and told.
  • Write the above words in sentences to clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk imagine you are travelling to the seaside. What do you see out of the car window on the journey?
  • Make some punch and Judy puppets and put on a puppet show. There are some templates in the key document section.
  • Make some split pin Punch and Judy characters. There are some templates in the key document section.
  • Log onto 'Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg' or 'Stem .org.uk' and explore different scientific activities you can do at home.
  • Draw a map of a seaside town including the beach, sea, caravan park, hotels, souvenir shops
  • Make some postcards and send them to your family and friends.
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

 

15.6.2020

Writing

 

  • You are going to write some letters.
  • Watch 'The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch' on YouTube or read the book.
  • Write  a letter as though you are the Light House Keeper. You are writing to your wife to say thank you for your lunch but that you would like a more healthy one. 
  • Design a healthy lunch box for the Light House Keeper.
  • Write a letter to the Light House Keeper as though you are the wife telling him what his healthy lunch is and why it is good for him.

 

Reading

  • Read some stories set at the seaside.
  • Look on YouTube for 'The Light House Keepers Lunch' and listen to and read along with the story.
  • Read some information books or texts about the sea side and try and find out what activities they did at the seaside in the olden days.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.

 

Maths

  • Position and direction. Talk about where things are - next to, between, on top of, underneath etc. Practice turning using whole turns, half turns and quarter turns.
  • Practice adding two 2 digit numbers together by drawing a tens and ones board.
  • Log on to BBC Bitesize for the daily Y2 maths lesson.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.
  • Learn how to tell the time, o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words people, plant, poor, pretty and prove.
  • Write the above words in sentences to clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk imagine you are going to the shops to buy healthy food for the Light House Keepers lunch. What will you buy?
  • Make a list of all the activities they did at the seaside in the olden days and draw some pictures to go with them.
  • Log onto 'Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg' or 'Stem .org.uk' and explore different scientific activities you can do at home.
  • Keep a food diary for a week. How many different fruit and vegetables do you eat?
  • Draw observational pictures of fruit and vegetables. Cut them in half and draw what their insides look like.
  • Look at the life cycle of a human.
  • Make a poster about keeping healthy.
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew
  •  

8.6.2020

Writing

 

  • You are going to write a story based on a crab.
  • Draw a crab and label its parts.
  • Draw a story map of what happens to your crab. Who or what do they meet? Where do they go?
  • Write your story.

 

Reading

  • Read some stories set at the seaside.
  • Look on YouTube for 'A House for a Hermit Crab', 'Crazy Crab', 'You're a Crab' and 'Looking for Crabs' and listen to and read along with the stories.
  • Read some information books or texts about the sea side. See key documents for a seaside fact-file about the seaside in the olden days.
  • Complete the reading comprehension about beaches and the seaside in the olden days.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.

 

Maths

  • Position and direction. See key documents for some activity cards to complete.
  • Log on to BBC Bitesize for the daily Y2 maths lesson.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.
  • Learn how to tell the time, o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words old, only, parents, .pass, past and path.
  • Write the above words in sentences to clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk imagine you are going to the beach. Look in the rock pools. What sea creatures do you find?  Imagine you find a crab. Make up a story about the crab.
  • Make a list of all the activities you can do at the seaside and draw some pictures to go with them.
  • Log onto 'Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg' or 'Stem .org.uk' and explore different scientific activities you can do at home.
  • Have a go at some seaside crafts in the key document section.
  • Make a crab out of junk.
  • Draw or collage a picture of the sea with sea creatures in it.
  • Look at the life cycle of a crab.
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

 

1.6.2020

Writing

 

  • You are going to write a story based on a sea creature.
  • Draw a sea creature of your choice. this could be a real one or an imaginary one.
  • Draw a story map of what happens to your sea creature. Who or what do they meet? Where do they go?
  • Write your story.

 

Reading

  • Read some stories set at the seaside.
  • Read some information books or texts about the sea side. See key documents for a seaside fact-file about the seaside in the olden days.
  • Complete the reading comprehension about beaches and the seaside in the olden days.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.

 

Maths

  • Adding and subtracting. Log onto White Rose Y2 home learning and watch the lessons for Summer week 4.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.
  • Learn how to tell the time, o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words many, mind,  money, most, move, Mr and Mrs.
  • Write the above words in sentences to clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk imagine you are going to the seaside. Where did you go? Who did you meet? What did you do there?
  • Have a go and comparing the seaside past and present. See Key documents.
  • Log onto 'Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg' or 'Stem .org.uk' and explore different scientific activities you can do at home.
  • Have a go at some seaside crafts in the key document section.
  • Make some sea creatures.
  • Draw or collage a picture of the seaside.
  • Look at the life cycle of a crab.
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

 

18.5.2020

Writing

 

  • You are going to write a story based on Jack and the Beanstalk. Look and read the power point in the key document section.
  • Think about the story Jack and the Beanstalk. Imagine that your main character finds or is given some magic beans and plants them in the garden. Draw a picture of what grows from your beans.
  • Think about where your beanstalk is going to. Write a description of the place your character will go to when climbing the beanstalk.
  • Think about the characters in your story. Who climbs the beanstalk? Who do they meet at the top? Write a brief descrition of each character.
  • Draw a story map of your story. What happens first? Where do the beans come from? What happens to the beans? Where does the beanstalk take your character? What happens there? How does your story resolve?
  • Write your story.

 

Reading

  • Read the Jack and the Beanstalk story in the key document section and answer the questions.
  • Find and read some stories that take characters to different places. Make a list of the books you find.
  • Read some information books or texts about vegetables.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.
  •  

Maths

  • Fact families and number bonds. Lessons 1-5 in the key document section.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.
  • Learn how to tell the time, o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words half, hold, hour, improve, kind and last.
  • Write the above words in sentences to clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk imagine you are going on an adventure up the beanstalk. Where did you go? Who did you meet? What adventures did you have?
  • Log onto 'Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg' or 'Stem .org.uk' and explore different scientific activitites you can do at home.
  • Make some Jack and the Beanstalk stick puppets.
  • Draw or collage a picture of Jack with his beanstalk.
  • Do some leaf rubbings.
  • Look at the life cycle of a bean and fill in the sheet in the key document section.
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

 

11.5.2020

Writing

  • Write some questions of things you want to find out about Australia. Eg. What kinds of animals are found in Australia? What is the weather like? Remember to use a question mark at the end of your question.
  • Read and find out some facts about Australia. In the key document section are two power points abut Australia to help you.
  • Answer the questions you wrote earlier in the week.
  • Research and find out some information about an Australian animal and make some notes. Eg Kangaroo. In the key document section is a power point about Australian Animals and some animal fact sheets.
  • Write a report about the Australian animal that you researched.

 

Reading

  • Find and read some stories that are set in other countries.
  • Read the Summer Comprehension in the key document section and answer the questions.
  • Read the Spring comprehension cards and answer the questions about the story.
  • Read some information books or texts about Australia.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.
  •  

Maths

  • Carry on exploring length. Lessons 16-20 in the key document section.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.
  • Learn how to tell the time, o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words father, find, floor, gold, grass and great.
  • Write the above words in sentences to clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk do some animal spotting. How many different animals did you see?
  • Log onto 'Let's Go Live with Maddie and Greg' or 'Stem .org.uk' and explore different scientific activitites you can do at home.
  • Find Australia on a map or globe.
  • Draw or collage some pictures of Australian animals.
  • Paint a picture of one of Australias famous land marks.
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

 

4.5.2020

Writing

  • Explore which flowers grow in the garden and draw some pictures of them. (There are some plant and flower flash cards in the key document section.)
  • Read some facts about flowers and make some notes about what they grow from (seed, bulb etc), what they look like, different parts (stem, petal etc), different varieties, what they need to grow.
  • Make a fact file about a sunflower or plant of your choice.
  • Write a report about a sunflower or plant of your choice. Remember to have a section about what they look like, how to grow, why they are grown, origins and any interesting facts.

 

Reading

  • Find and read some stories with flowers/plants in. Jack and the Beanstalk, The Little Gardener by Emily Hughes etc.
  • Read the Summer Comprehension in the key document section and answer the questions.
  • Read the Spring comprehension cards and answer the questions about the story.
  • Read some information books or texts about different flowers and plants.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.
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Maths

  • Carry on exploring fractions. In the key document section their are 5 more activity sheets for you to try - lessons 11-12.
  • Explore measuring. Lessons 13-15 in the key document section.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.
  • Learn how to tell the time, o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words door, even, every, everybody, eye and fast.
  • Write the above words in sentences to clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • When out on your daily walk do some flower and plant spotting. How many different flowers or plants can you see. Record your results any way you like. There is a hunt sheet you may wish to use in the key document section.
  • Draw, paint or collage some pictures of flowers.
  • Make a sunflower panting using a fork. (Ideas in Key Document section)
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring. See key document section.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

 

27.4.2020 

Writing 

  • Draw a picture of a bird and label it's features e.g. beak, wings, claws, feathers etc.
  • Read some facts about birds and make some notes about where they live, what they eat, interesting features etc.
  • Make or fill in a fact file (in Key Document Section) about a robin or a bird of your own choice.
  • Write a report about a robin or a bird of your own choice. Remember to have a section about appearance, a section about what they eat, a section about where they live and a section of interesting facts.

 

 

Reading

  • Find and read some stories with birds in.
  • Read 'A Tale of Two Feathers' and answer the questions. (Key documents)
  • Read the comprehension on 'Birds' in the Key document section.
  • Read some information books or texts about different birds.
  • Listen to David Walliams Elevenses where he reads short stories.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.
  • Read any book you want to for pleasure.

 

Maths

  • Carry on exploring fractions. In the Key documents are 5 more activity sheets for you to try - lessons 6-10.
  • Keep practising your 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. 
  • Learn your number bonds to 10 and 20 with quick recall.
  • Learn how to tell the time, o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.

 

Spelling

  • Practise reading and spelling the common exception words Christmas, class, climb, clothes, could and cold.
  • Write the above words in sentences to clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • Do some bird watching. How many different birds can you see. Record your results any way yo like or use the sheet in the Key Document section.
  • Draw or paint some pictures of birds.
  • Make a bird feeder. (Ideas in Key Document section)
  • Bake a cake
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.
  • Do a word search.
  • Do some mindful colouring.

 

Physical Activity

  • It is important for your to stay active both mentally and physically during this time and there are lots of things out on the web to help you. Here are some recommended sites for family fitness fun.
  • This site has some challenge cards for basketball, athletics, outdoor & adventure and tennis cards. https://www.kessp.com/page/?title=P.Eat+Home&pid=45
  • This site sets active daily challenges.      https://ukactivekids.com/movecrew

 

 

20.4.2020

 

Writing

  • Draw a picture of a secret garden and label it's features e.g. wishing well, angel statue, swing, flower bed etc.
  • Think of some characters who may know about your secret garden and write a brief description of them. 
  • Plan out a story about your secret garden. Think of an interesting opening sentence, what happens first, what happens in the middle, what happens after that, how does your story end? Write a brief story plan.
  • Write a story about a secret garden and the characters you have chosen.

 

Reading

  • Find and read some books set in gardens.
  • Read some information texts about different plants and flowers.
  • Read a book and discuss what you enjoyed most about the book.
  • Write a book review of a book you have read.

 

Maths

  • Practice counting in 2, 5, 3 and 10.
  • Add two 2 digit numbers using a tens and ones board.
  • Subtract two 2 digit numbers using a tens and ones board.
  • Play 'Hit the button' and focus on number bonds, doubles and halves.
  • Explore fractions. 
    • Below in the Key Document section there are 5 activity sheets to download on fractions one for each day.
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Spelling

  • Practice reading and spelling the common exception words - behind, both, break, busy, child and children.
  • Write the above common exception words in sentences to help clarify their meaning.

 

Creativity

  • Plant a seed and care for it.
  • Draw  a picture of a flower and label the parts.
  • Paint a picture of a secret garden.
  • With an adult learn to use some basic kitchen equipment eg. peeler, grater, knife. 
  • Bake a cake.
  • Learn a new song and sing it to your family.
  • Do some daily exercise, dance or yoga.
  • Do a jigsaw or play a board game.

Key Documents

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