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MONDAY 13TH JULY - FRIDAY 17TH JULY

OBS Sports Week

This week, each year group has been allocated a sport and some famous athletes who play that sport to find out about. In Year 2 you will be learning about cricket!

 

Monday 13th July

Literacy - Comprehension

 

Have a read about Ben Stokes, who is a famous English Cricketer, and then try to answer the questions. 

1 star = easier comprehension

2 star = a slightly more challenge comprehension

3 star = a trickier challenge 

 

Click on the link below to download the comprehension. 

 

Resources from Twinkl

Maths

Today's maths lessons is about litres.

Follow the video lesson. Click on the link below. You will need the video for week 11 lesson 1. 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Pause the video when you are asked so that you can do the activity. 

 

If you have a printer at home, you can download the activity sheet by clicking on the link below and print it. If you don't have a printer, then it is just as easy to use a piece of paper and it is not a problem to skip some of the questions.

Deep thinking task 

Sport Activities - to be completed each day throughout the week

 

 

As it is OBS Sports week you will find below 7 easy activities for you to try out, these can be done indoors and outdoors.

The idea is for you to beat your personal best throughout the week.

Each day have a go at attempting each activity and then try to beat your best scores.

Record your scores and see if you can improve each day!

Good luck! 

Tuesday 14th July

Literacy - Research

 

Today you are going to research and find facts out about a famous cricketer. You may wish to choose your own cricketer or there are some below along with some useful websites.

Remember to write down your facts so that you can use them during tomorrow's Literacy activity. 

Please remember to use the internet safely! 

Stuart Broad:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Broad https://www.cricketcountry.com/criclife/stuart-broad-11-interesting-facts-about-englands-bowling-lynchpin-505272 https://www.crictracker.com/10-facts-about-stuart-broad-that-you-need-to-know/

 

Jofra Archer:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jofra_Archer https://www.espncricinfo.com/england/content/player/669855.html

 

Heather Knight

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heather_Knight_(cricketer) https://www.espncricinfo.com/england/content/player/358259.html https://www.thefemalelead.com/profile/heather-knight

Maths

Today's maths lessons is about temperature

Follow the video lesson. Click on the link below. You will need the video for week 11 lesson 2. 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Pause the video when you are asked so that you can do the activity. 

 

If you have a printer at home, you can download the activity sheet by clicking on the link below and print it. If you don't have a printer, then it is just as easy to use a piece of paper and it is not a problem to skip some of the questions.

Deep thinking task

Sports Activities

 

Use the activities above and try to beat your score from yesterday!

Wednesday 15th July

Wellbeing Wednesday

Enjoy some Calm Me time with Mrs Cocker

Activities

Today you are going to have some time to reflect on the past school year and consider the things you are looking forward in the future. Think  carefully about both the summer holidays and when you return back to school in September, there are lots of things to look forward to!

 

When you think about the future, there might be something that gives you 'the butterflies' and makes you feel a little nervous, this is totally normal. Have a chat with your grown up about what you could do to try and make 'your butterflies' better.

 

Use the sheets below to help you record your ideas. 

 

Don't forgot to take time everyday to relax and enjoy some Calm Me time and we look forward to being able to share it together in September.

Enjoy a story with Chris White - Our Patron of Reading

Two more stories to enjoy

Thursday 16th July

Literacy

You are going to use the facts you recorded yesterday about your cricketer to write some exciting fact sentences ready to use in your fact file on Friday. 

 

Don't forget to use some super sentence starters to help you! 

 

For example:

Did you know that Stuart Broad was born in Nottingham?

Amazingly, Stuart Broad has taken more than 400 wickets 

 

Here are some super sentence starters to help you:

Did you know that...?

Not many people know

Interestingly,

Amazingly,

Surprisingly, 

Luckily,

Maths

Today's maths lessons is about o'clock and half past

Follow the video lesson. Click on the link below. You will need the video for week 11 lesson 3. 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Pause the video when you are asked so that you can do the activity. 

 

If you have a printer at home, you can download the activity sheet by clicking on the link below and print it. If you don't have a printer, then it is just as easy to use a piece of paper and it is not a problem to skip some of the questions.

Deep thinking task

Sports Activities

 

Use the activities above and try to beat your score from yesterday!

Friday 17th July

Literacy

 

You are going to make your own fact files about your chosen cricketer today.

 

Remember your fact file should include the following key features:

A title

Subheadings

Facts about your cricketer

Full sentences correctly punctuated

Sentence starters similar to the ones we used during our 'Mission to the Moon' topic such as for example:

Did you know that...?

Not many people know...

Interestingly,...

Amazingly,...

Strangely,...

Pictures/ drawings

'Did you know?' fact box

 

You might like to think about some creative ways to set out your fact file. There are some templates below to help you if you can print them out. Don't forget to decorate and colour your fact file so that it is eye catching for your reader. 

 

We would love to see your completed fact files, please e-mail them to us at year2homelearning@oldbasford.nottingham.sch.uk.

Resources from Twink

Maths

Today's maths lessons is about quarter past and quarter to.

Follow the video lesson. Click on the link below. You will need the video for week 11 lesson 4. 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Pause the video when you are asked so that you can do the activity. 

 

If you have a printer at home, you can download the activity sheet by clicking on the link below and print it. If you don't have a printer, then it is just as easy to use a piece of paper and it is not a problem to skip some of the questions.

Deep thinking task

Sports Activities

 

Use the activities above and try to beat your best score!

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