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Year 2

Welcome year 2!

You can download our timetable for the week below.

Monday 11th January 

Literacy

Warm up –
First we would like you to spend 10 minutes practising your spellings on Spelling Shed. We will ask you to do this every day. This half term we will be setting the year 2 common exception words for you to learn. These are the statutory words for all year 2 children to know. We have set the first 10 words for you to learn, the test for these words will be on Friday 15th January.

 

Phonics – (30 minute video) We will be using phonics videos from the letters and sounds scheme that we use in school. Due to school closures in the summer term, we are going to be continuing to revise phase 5 alternative families from year 1. Today’s phoneme is ‘aw' as can be found in the word ‘claw’ Please watch the video link below and join in when you are asked to. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Em7ix0mPdc 

 

Writing-
Watch the video below of Mrs Richards explaining your ‘have a go task’. You will be learning about noun phrases today.
Main Activity-

Go through the white board pages and then try to write some noun phrases about the animals in the picture.

Good luck and remember, you only need to ‘have a go!’

Noun phrases Mon.mp4

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Numeracy

Warm up – Please do your daily Times Table Rock Stars practice for 10 minutes using the link below if you need to. https://play.ttrockstars.com/  Main activity – Today we will be learning all about ( Multiplication using the symbol X )using the White Rose Hub resources. Firstly, please watch the video below and pause it when you are asked to so you can complete any activities. https://vimeo.com/488111269 

 

Independent activity –
You can find the activity sheet for today’s lesson and the answer sheet below. If you are unable to print the activity, please just use paper to record your answers.

Mrs Richards group-Q 1,2,3
Mrs Thomas' group-Q 1,2,3,4
Mrs Priddy's group-Q 1,2,3,4,5

Deeper thinking task challenge –
Today’s deep thinking challenge is called 'Is Mo correct?' See if you can challenge yourself and have a go. Remember to explain how you got your answer!

PE -

Please choose some of the home learning-circuit training activities to complete with your child. We would love to see some photos of the children completing some of these. Get active and have fun!

 

Tuesday 12th January

 

Literacy

Warm up –
Firstly we would like you to spend 10 minutes practising your spellings on Spelling Shed. We will ask you to do this every day. This half term we will be setting the year 2 common exception words for you to learn. These are the statutory words for all year 2 children to know. We have set the first 10 words for you to learn, the test for these words will be on Friday 15th January. Your new spelling words are in the files uploaded to this page.

 

Phonics – (30 minute video) We will be using phonics videos from the letters and sounds scheme that we use in school. Due to school closures in the summer term, we are going to be continuing to revise phase 5 alternative families from year 1. Today’s phoneme is ‘ir' as can be found in the word ‘bird’ Please watch the video link below and join in when you are asked to. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jb0cqvNEr0 

 

Writing –
Watch the video below of Mrs Priddy explaining your ‘have a go task’. Today you will be turning your noun phrases into a pet profile character description.


Main Activity-
Pick an alien pet from the picture and write some descriptive phrases about it.
Extra challenge -
Can you turn your adjectives in to sentences to describe your alien pet? Use Mrs Thomas' example to help you!

Literacy video

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Numeracy

Warm up – Please do your daily Times Table Rock Stars practice for 10 minutes using the link below if you need to. https://play.ttrockstars.com/  Main activity – Today we will be learning all about ( Multiplication from pictures ) using the White Rose Hub resources. Firstly, please watch the video below and pause it when you are asked to so you can complete any activities. https://vimeo.com/488113679 

Independent activity –
You can find the activity sheet for today’s lesson and the answer sheet below. If you are unable to print the activity, please just use paper to record your answers.

Mrs Richards group-Qus 1,2,
Mrs Thomas' group-Qus 1,2,3,
Mrs Priddy's group-Qus 1,2,3,4,

Deeper thinking task challenge –
Today’s deep thinking challenge is called 'Multiplication from pictures ' See if you can challenge yourself and have a go. Remember to explain how you got your answer!

Topic

For today's topic work, we would like you to learn the names of the different parts of an astronaut's space suit. Please read through the information on today's pages and look out for the names of the different parts of a space suit. We would then like you to print off the picture of the astronaut and label the different parts of the suit. If you cannot print the sheet you could draw an astronaut.
Challenge: Can you write sentences to explain the importance of a space suit?
Colouring fun-print out the colouring picture and make a space picture- you could always print a photo of your face to put in the astronaut's helmet!

Wednesday 13th January

Literacy

Warm up –
First we would like you to spend 10 minutes practising your spellings on Spelling Shed. We will ask you to do this every day. This half term we will be setting the year 2 common exception words for you to learn. These are the statutory words for all year 2 children to know. We have set the first 10 words for you to learn, the test for these words will be on Friday 15th January. Your new spelling words are in the files uploaded to this page.

Phonics – (30 minute video) We will be using phonics videos from the letters and sounds scheme that we use in school. Due to school closures in the summer term, we are going to be continuing to revise phase 5 alternative families from year 1. Today’s phoneme is ‘ou' as can be found in the word ‘cloud’ Please watch the video link below and join in when you are asked to. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mPiMevwOUU 

 

Writing –
Watch the video below of a teacher explaining your ‘have a go task’. You will be learning about noun phrases and adjectives by describing Bob.
Main Activity-Thinking back to yesterday's work, can you think of some really good adjectives ( describing words) to describe Bob-write a list.
Challenge: Can you think of words to describe extra facts like his personality?( what kind of a person he is)

Wednesday Literacy.wmv

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Numeracy

Warm up – Please do your daily Times Table Rock Stars practice for 10 minutes using the link below if you need to. https://play.ttrockstars.com/  Main activity – Today we will be learning all about ( Multiplication using arrays ) using the White Rose Hub resources. Firstly, please watch the video below and pause it when you are asked to so you can complete any activities. https://vimeo.com/490417143 

 

Independent activity –
You can find the activity sheet for today’s lesson and the answer sheet below. If you are unable to print the activity, please just use paper to record your answers.

 

Mrs Richards group-Q 1,2,3,4,5
Mrs Thomas' group-Q 1,2,3,4,5,6
Mrs Priddy's group-Q 1,2,3,4,5,6,7

 

Deeper thinking task challenge –
Today’s deep thinking challenge is called 'Multiplication from arrays ' See if you can challenge yourself and have a go. Remember to explain how you got your answer!

Topic

We are going to be learning about 'Materials and their properties'. As an introduction to this science work we would like you to click on the link below and learn about why different materials are suitable for different situations. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zdpftrd  Watch the information video and then have a go at the interactive activity and the quiz. Can you get 5/5 on the quiz? Good luck!

Finally, complete the worksheet which asks you to think about the properties of different materials.

Thursday 14th January

Literacy

Warm up –
First we would like you to spend 10 minutes practising your spellings on Spelling Shed. We will ask you to do this every day. This half term we will be setting the year 2 common exception words for you to learn. These are the statutory words for all year 2 children to know. We have set the first 10 words for you to learn, the test for these words will be on Friday 15th January. 

Phonics – (30 minute video) We will be using phonics videos from the letters and sounds scheme that we use in school. Due to school closures in the summer term, we are going to be continuing to revise phase 5 alternative families from year 1. Today’s phoneme is ‘oy' as can be found in the word ‘toy’ Please watch the video link below and join in when you are asked to. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-5QYq382lo 

 

Writing –
Watch the video below of a teacher explaining your ‘have a go task’. You will be learning about noun phrases and adjectives by describing Bob.
Main Activity-Thinking back to yesterday's work, can you turn your adjectives about Bob into sentences to make a paragraph?
Challenge: Can you write another paragraph to describe his personality as well? (What kind of a person he is)

Thursday Literacy.wmv

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Numeracy

Warm up – Please do your daily Times Table Rock Stars practice for 10 minutes using the link below if you need to. https://play.ttrockstars.com/  Main activity – Today we will be learning all about doubling using the White Rose Hub resources. This lesson is a recap from year 1 which will help us with our 2 times tables tomorrow. Firstly, please watch the video below and pause it when you are asked to so you can complete any activities. https://vimeo.com/490420115 

 

Independent activity –
You can find the activity sheet for today’s lesson and the answer sheet below. If you are unable to print the activity, please just use paper to record your answers.

 

Mrs Richards group-Q 1 and 2
Mrs Thomas' group-Q 1,2 and 3
Mrs Priddy's group-Q 1,2,3 and 4

 

Deeper thinking task challenge –
Today’s deep thinking challenge is about doubling doughnuts See if you can challenge yourself and have a go. Remember to explain how you got your answer!

Topic

Let's get creative!
For today’s topic work we would like you to choose an activity from the list below and create something that has been inspired by the story ‘Bob’s best ever friend’.

 

-Create a model of a spaceship or planet
-Write a fact file about a planet
-Research a different famous astronaut
-Design a space suit for an astronaut
-Write a space themed story

 

If you have your own idea for something creative that is fine. We can’t wait to see what you come up with.

Friday 15th January

Literacy

Warm up –

Spelling test:
Can you ask your grown up to give you a quick spelling test? Let us know how you get on.

Phonics – Today’s phoneme is ‘ph ’ as in the word ‘phone’ Please watch the video link below and join in when you are asked to. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6mNDbnxIiY 

 

Main Activity-RIC
Today you will be answering inference questions about a picture. Read today's pages and then try to answer the questions on paper or print out the worksheet below. Try to make your writing as exciting as possible by adding adjectives (describing words) and using your imagination!

‘Bob’s best friend’. Do you want to hear the story again? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNwEdCz0gSULi 

 

 

Numeracy

Warm up – Please do your daily Times Table Rock Stars practice for 10 minutes using the link below if you need to. https://play.ttrockstars.com/  Main activity – Today we will be learning all about your 2 times tables using the White Rose Hub resources. Firstly, please watch the video below and pause it when you are asked to so you can complete any activities. https://vimeo.com/490420447 

 

Independent activity –
You can find the activity sheet for today’s lesson and the answer sheet below. If you are unable to print the activity, please just use paper to record your answers.

 

Mrs Richards group-Q 1,2,3,4
Mrs Thomas' group-Q 1,2,3,4,5
Mrs Priddy's group-Q 1,2,3,4,5,6

 

Deeper thinking task challenge –
Today’s deep thinking challenge is called 'Counting in 2s ' See if you can challenge yourself and have a go. Remember to explain how you got your answer!

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