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MONDAY 8TH JUNE - FRIDAY 12TH JUNE

Monday 8th June

 

Literacy Activity - Comprehension 

 

Have a look at the picture below and try to answer the following questions. 

 

 

  • What can you see? 
  • Who – or what – smashed the glass?
  • Was the frog there before, or did it enter the frame afterwards?
  • Who holds the key to the cabinet?
  • Why is there a tag reading ‘Prince’?
  • Is the frog a prince?
  • Can you think of any stories you already know that this picture might relate to? 

 

Challenge

  • Use your answers to help you write an imaginative story about the picture above. 

 

Resource from Once Upon A Picture

Maths Activity 

 

 

Today's maths lessons is about arrays.

Follow the video lesson. Click on the link below. You will need the video for week 5 lesson 2. 

 

https://vimeo.com/417922235

 

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. 

Deeper Thinking Challenge
Resources from Twinkl

D.T Activity

 

How to make a paper plate frog

 

You will need...

 

  • Red card or paper - you could use white paper and colour it in
  • Green car or paper - you could use white paper and colour it in
  • Paper Plate - you could draw round a normal plate on paper and cut it out if you haven't got one 
  • Green paint or felt tips 

 

Method

  1. Either use a paper plate or draw around a plate to create a circle, cut it out and then fold it in half and paint or colour it green.
  2. Draw your eyes and attach them near the fold. You could attach a paper spring to the back of them to make them stand up. Have a look at the picture below. 

 

3. Draw legs on the green card, tape them to the back of your frog so that they dangle down.

4. Draw a red tongue out of card and stick it to the back of your frog.

Resource from Thimble and Twig

Daily reading: please hear your child read for 10 minutes

 

Times Table Rock Star: please allow your child 10 minutes access to TTRS

Tuesday 9th June

Literacy Activity 

 

This week our Literacy work is going to be based on the book 'Oi Frog!' by Kes Grey and Jim Field. If you have a copy at home please enjoy reading it, if not, please click on the link below to listen to the story. 

Year 2 pupils are expected to use conjunctions in their own sentences such as; 

when, if, that, because, or, and, but.

 

Have a go at writing some sentences about the book 'Oi Frog!' which include a conjunction. Here are some examples to help you :

 

Frog didn't want to sit on the log because it was uncomfortable.

Frog wanted to sit on a sofa ______ gophers sit on sofas!
Frog got squashed _________ the dog sat on him!

 

Challenge

 

Can you write some sentences which include two conjunction?

 

Frog didn't want to sit on the log because it was uncomfortable and it could give him splinters in his bottom. 

Maths Activity 

 

Today's maths lessons is about the 2 times tables.

Follow the video lesson. Click on the link below. You will need the video for week 5 lesson 3. 

 

https://vimeo.com/417922431

 

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. 

Deeper Thinking Challenge
Resources provided by Twinkl

Science Activity

 

Please watch the video below about animal life cycles. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks1-animal-life-cycles/zrg9kmn

 

Today we are going to be finding out about frog life cycles. Have a read through the powerpoint below. 

Have a go at drawing the life cycle of a frog. You may wish to use the sheet below to help you set it out. Challenge yourself by write a few sentences to explain your drawings. 
Resources provided by Twinkl

Daily reading: please hear your child read for 10 minutes

 

Times Table Rock Star: please allow your child 10 minutes access to TTRS

Wednesday 10th June

 

Wellbeing Wednesday 

Firstly, enjoy some Calm Me time with Mrs Cocker by watching the video below.

This week you will be thinking about friendship and how to be a good friend. Have a look at the video about 'Friendship Soup' and discuss your ideas with a family member. There are some questions below to help guide this discussion. Next have a go at completing the sheet below or creating your own 'Friendship Soup' poster. Don't forget to take a couple of minutes everyday for some Calm Me time.

You could also make yourself a pop up friendship card. Have a watch of the video below for instructions on how to make it.

Enjoy listening to a story about friendship. 

Thursday 10th June

Literacy Activity

 

Have a go at planning your own version of 'Oi Frog!' using the planning sheet below to help you.You could print it out or draw your own table on a piece of paper but don't forget to think carefully about your rhyming words! 

 

Use this glossary to help you fill in the table.

Noun - a person, place, animal or object e.g. cat 

Adjective - a word the describes a noun e.g. large

Verb - a word for an action e.g sits 

Preposition - a word which tells you where something is e.g. besides, behind, underneath 

 

 

Maths Activity

Today's maths lessons is about the five times tables.

Follow the video lesson. Click on the link below. You will need the video for week 5 lesson 4. 

 

https://vimeo.com/417922557

 

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. 

Deeper Thinking Challenge
Resource from Twinkl

D.T Activity

 

Junk modelling - Have a go at making one of your animals from your literacy work out of junk. You may even like to take a photo of your animal in the position from your poem! For example I would take a photo of my junk model owl perching underneath a towel. 

Daily reading: please hear your child read for 10 minutes

 

Times Table Rock Star: please allow your child 10 minutes access to TTRS

Friday 12th June

Literacy Activity

Use your 'Oi Frog!' plan from yesterday to create your own poem. You may like to write it out neatly and illustrate it with pictures of the animals or you might like to read it aloud and ask your adult to record it. You could add some props using toys and objects from home or even your animal junk model from yesterday. Be as creative as you like! We would love to see your poems and videos. Please email them to us at: year2homelearning@oldbasford.nottingham.sch.uk. 

 

Maths Activity

Today's maths lessons is about the 2 times tables.

Follow the video lesson. Click on the link below. You will need the video for week 6 lesson 1. 

 

https://vimeo.com/420582220

 

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. 

Deeper Thinking Challenge
Resource provided by Twinkl

PE Activity

 

Practise jumping like a frog! Use the powerpoint below to ensure you do it safely, remember you will need to do it somewhere where there is plenty of space. 

Resource provided by Twinkl

Daily reading: please hear your child read for 10 minutes

 

Times Table Rock Star: please allow your child 10 minutes access to TTRS

 

Have a great weekend!

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