Home Learning 

This is the last week of the school summer term. Well done Year 2 for working so hard at home! Remember to have a break and a holiday but keep learning when you can.

Below are some suggested websites to use during the school holidays.

The Oaks academy lessons are designed for Year 2

Another great website which matches the Year 2 Curriculum is

BBCBitesize Year 2 

Use the login for  Oxford Owl User name: Books300 Password: Class2 if you want some online reading books. The subscription for Bug Club will end at the end of July.

If you have enjoyed reading the Purple Mash stories and completing the activities you can access them over the Summer by selecting Serial Mash on the home screen and then choosing  a story from the Diamond or Emerald selection.

White Rose Maths have produced some free workbooks. To view them click on the link Free workbooks

Don’t forget to complete any My Maths and keep practising your Times Tables Rockstars

 

Week beginning  Monday 13th July 2020

Maths 

We love these activities from White Rose Maths. Watch the videos and complete the work suggested.We are on Summer Term Year 2 Week 12. This week you are continuing with learning to tell the time. Keep practising over the summer holidays. All the maths lessons are also supported by  BBCBitesize  so there are lots more resources if you need them.

Year-2-Summer-Week-12 video links

Lesson 1 – Telling time to 5 minutes

Lesson 2 – Hours and days

Lesson 3 – Find durations of time

Lesson 4 – Compare durations of time

Reading

Remember to read every day, either a book from home, or a book on Bug Club Reading or use the login for  Oxford Owl User name: Books300 Password: Class2

I have included some reading comprehensions to do this term. Maybe try one per week.

Year 2 Reading Comprehension

Spelling

This week’s spellings are listed on their Look Cover Write and Check Sheet to practice.We are learning to spell more Homophones which are words that sound the same but are spelled differently.Summer 2 year 2 week 7

Try these extra homophone sheets and activities.

Word Search

Handwriting Practice Sheet

Matching-Pairs

Grammar

Each week complete a SPAG Mat to practise your spelling and grammar skills.Mat 6

Writing

For this last week the written work is related to  the Julia Donaldson story  The snail and the whale

Watch on i-player and then complete the writing activities.

the-snail-and-the-whale-writing and reading resources

Can you write a postcard from the snail to his snail friend telling them about his adventures. Complete either on Purple Mash or on this postcard paper.

Postcard

Learn about the snails that live in your garden and complete the questions.

snail reading comprehension

Art

Try making this paper whale by following the instructions carefully.

make-a-whale

Computing

See if you can complete the ghostly challenges and practise your coding skills!

Science

Just for fun, make some bubbles this week and learn about air and gases that can make bubbles.

Bubble science

Week beginning  Monday 5th July 2020

I have changed the English curriculum slightly so that it based on a book which the children read in chapters either on Purple Mash or from the PDF version. There are then some Purple Mash games and worksheets to develop Year 2 writing and grammar skills. I have set Chapter four to read on Monday and Chapter Five on Wednesday.

Y2 Timetable

If you need more activities use the Oaks academy lessons are designed for Year 2

Another great website which matches the Year 2 Curriculum is

BBCBitesize Year 2 

All the maths lessons on BBCBitesize will match White Rose so there are lots more resources if you need them.

Maths 

We love these activities from White Rose Maths. Watch the teaching slides and complete the work suggested.We are on Summer Term Year 2 Week 11. This week you are learning to tell the time. Keep practising over the summer holidays.

Year-2-Video Links

Lesson 1 – Litres

Lesson 2 – Temperature

Lesson 3 – O clock and half past

Lesson 4 – Quarter past and quarter to

Try BBC Bitesize maths challenges and worksheets on  Friday

English

Reading

Remember to read every day, either a book from home, or a book on Bug Club Reading or use the login for  Oxford Owl User name: Books300 Password: Class2

I have included some reading comprehensions to do this term. Maybe try one per week.

Year 2 Reading Comprehension

Writing

I have changed the English curriculum slightly so that it based on a book which the children read in chapters either on Purple Mash or from the PDF version. There are then some Purple Mash games and worksheets to develop Year 2 writing and grammar skills.I have set Chapter Four to read on Monday with follow up work and Chapter Five to read on Wednesday.  The story is called The Secret of the Sandcastle.

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scastle_ch4__GPS resources and writing

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scastle_ch5__GPS_resources and writing

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In addition this week see if you can learn more about castles. Below are some websites with information about castles to watch. Research Edinburgh Castle or one you would like to visit and then write an information report about that castle using the paper below or on Purple Mash. See if you can learn the names of the parts of a castle and label them.

Castle Page Borders Lined

Labelled-Diagram-Of-A-Castle

Barnaby bear visits Edinburgh Castle

Virtual Castle Tour

 

Spelling

This week’s spellings are listed on their Look Cover Write and Check Sheet to practice.We are learning to spell more numbers.Summer 2 year 2 week 6

Wordsearch for numbers

Grammar

Each week complete a SPAG Mat to practise your spelling and grammar skills. Mat 5

Topic

Computing

This weeks coding activity involves a Princess and a Frog. Work through all 5 challenges to improve your coding skills.

Geography

We are still thinking about our environment this week and the problems of  plastic pollution. Talk through the PowerPoint with an adult before making your own poster

Plastics and the Environment Information Powerpoint

Plastic pollution poster

Science

Learn about the seasons using this Bitesize Lesson. You can then either print the worksheet or use the Purple Mash activity.

Seasons Lesson

Week beginning  Monday 29nd June 2020

Maths 

We love these activities from White Rose Maths. Watch the teaching slides and complete the work suggested.We are on Summer Term Year 2 Week 10

Year-2-Summer-Week-10 video links

Lesson 1 – Measure mass in grams

Lesson 2 – Measure mass in kilograms

Lesson 3 – Compare volume

Lesson 4 – Milliltres

Try BBC Bitesize maths challenges and worksheets on  Friday

English

Reading

Remember to read every day, either a book from home, or a book on Bug Club Reading or use the login for  Oxford Owl User name: Books300 Password: Class2

I have included some reading comprehensions to do this term. Maybe try one per week.

Year 2 Reading Comprehension

Writing

I have changed the English curriculum slightly so that it based on a book which the children read in chapters either on Purple Mash or from the PDF version. There are then some Purple Mash games and worksheets to develop Year 2 writing and grammar skills.I have set Chapter One to read on Monday  with follow up work and Chapter Two to read on Tuesday with follow up work and then Chapter Three to read on Thursday.  The story is called The Secret of the Sandcastle.

secret_sandcastle_ch1 to read

quiz_ch1

ch1__GPS_resources and writing

secret_sandcastle_ch2 to read

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ch2__GPS_resources and writing

secret_sandcastle_ch3 to read

quiz_ch3

ch3__GPS_resources_and writing

Spelling

This week’s spellings are listed on their Look Cover Write and Check Sheet to practice.We are learning to spell the teen numbers.Summer 2 year 2 week 5

Grammar

Each week complete a SPAG Mat to practise your spelling and grammar skills. Mat 4

Computing

This week I have set a coding activitiy with a knight and a castle. See if you can complete all the 5  challenges. Have Fun!

Science

As summer starts this week can you think about all the foods we eat. Watch this presentation and then find out which plants you can eat in your own garden and then design your own farm of foods to grow.

Lesson Presentation Plants We Eat

Farm plants

Geography

Think about the environment. If you watched the Tidy video you will see the Badger was being tidy but he got it all wrong!The Presentation will tell you about what we should tidy up and why. Then see if you can complete the sheet to tidy the objects into the correct recycling bins.

Lesson Presentation Reduce Reuse Recycle

recycling activity

Just for fun. If you enjoyed the Tidy story see if you can watch the video and draw Pete the Badger tidying up!

Art

This activity involves reusing some of your litter. A great way to help the environment.

Make a sculpture

Week beginning  Monday 22nd June 2020

Maths 

We love these activities from White Rose Maths. Watch the teaching slides and complete the work suggested.Y2 Week 9 Video Links We are on Summer Term Year 2 Week 9 but doing the alternative sheets which focus on Position and Direction.

Lesson 1 – Describing movement

Lesson 2 – Describing turns

Lesson 3 – Describing movement and turns

Try BBC Bitesize maths challenges and worksheets on Thursday and Friday

Thursday challenges

Friday challenges

 

English

Reading

Remember to read every day, either a book from home, or a book on Bug Club Reading or use the login for  Oxford Owl User name: Books300 Password: Class2

I have included some reading comprehensions to do this term. Maybe try one per week.

Year 2 Reading Comprehension

Writing

I have changed the English curriculum slightly so that it based on a book which the children read in chapters either on Purple Mash or from the PDF version. There are then some Purple Mash games and worksheets to develop Year 2 writing and grammar skills. I have set Chapter Three to read on Monday  with follow up work and Chapter Four to read on Tuesday with follow up work and then Chapter Five to read on Thursday. The story is called Max and the Pirates.

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Wtiting activities_ch3

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Writing activities ch4

Max_and_the_pirates_ch5

Quiz_ch5

Writing activities_ch5

Spelling

This week’s spellings are listed on their Look Cover Write and Check Sheet to practice.We are learning to spell the months of the year and days of the week.Summer 2 year 2 week 4

Grammar

Each week complete a SPAG Mat to practise your spelling and grammar skills. Mat 3

Computing

There are some turtle challenges on Purple Mash which will help you understand the language of turning used in your maths work this week. Watch the film on Purple Mash to learn how to code.

 

RE/Assembly

The Duchess of Cambridge talks to children about the importance of kindness. What can you do to be kind this week?

The weather is improving this week and in school Year 1 are reading the book Tidy by Emily Gravett and learning how to look after the countryside.

 

Art

Try to make your own season trees using Emily Gravett’s video. This week is the start of summer look around your garden or on your walk to see how green the trees are. On Purple Mash can you design a tree to match ever season.

Religious Education

How do Muslims welcome babies to Islam? What is the Aqiqah? Use this PowerPoint to find out more and the third activity sheet to find out more.

Welcoming a baby in Islam

Aqiqah Activity Sheets