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Year 2: w/c 20.4.20

Work for Year 2 Pupils for week commencing 20.04.20

Dear Year 2 Pupils,

We hope you have had a nice Easter break with your family. Here is the scheduled tasks for the upcoming week. Please do what you can and remember to always try your best. Keep working hard and most of all keep reading lots of wonderful books. I can’t wait to hear about everything you have been doing.

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From Ms Miller and the Year 2 Team

Here are the details for your lessons this week.

All of the worksheets are labelled (see the codes below e.g. 2E10) and are all in this zip file: Click here so that you can download them all at once.You can make your own daily timetable if you wish.

Alternatively click each activity below to download individually. 

Monday 20th April 2020

Subject

Time

Details

English

60 minutes

Check the English Lesson details 2E10: Click here

LI: To plan a poem

  1. Recap the features of poetry
  2. Read through the poem aloud
  3. Improve Ms Miller’s boring sentences
  4. Plan what you would put in the box

*Use 2E10 How to Improve Sentence sheet to help you improve my sentence examples titled 2E10 Improve Sentence Sheet

Reading  + Comprehension

45 mins

 

Silent reading/reading aloud to someone in your house – remember to fill in your reading records

This website will provide books online: www.oxforddowl.co.uk – you will need an email and to create a password – it is FREE

Read  The Crystal Planet on Oxford Owl and answer the comprehension questions titled  ‘2C7 The Crystal Planet’

Maths

60 minutes

Check the maths Lesson details 2M11: Click here

LI: To review finding the difference

 1. Task sheet: Click here

2. SATS Busters Arithmetic Test B

3. Mathletics - Number and Place Value Counting: Skip Counting

History

60 minutes

Check the History lesson details for 2H3: Click here

LI: To learn about the life and achievements of Malala Yousafzai

  1. Read through the key vocabulary and talk about the discussion slide
  2. Read through information about Malala Yousafzai
  3. Answer questions based on what you have read

PE at home

30 mins

Do Joe Wicks’ Daily PE at home – just search Joe Wicks daily PE lesson on Google and click the link onto YouTube.  

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Subject

Time

Details

English

60 minutes

Check the English lesson details 2E11: Click here

LI: To write a poem

  1. Recap ideas from the previous day
  2. Remind yourself why Ms Miller’s sentences were boring
  3. Write your poem, using the self-assessment to help
  4. Self-assess your work

*Use 2E11 Magic Box Layout sheet to see how to set out your poem

Reading + Comprehension

20 mins

Silent reading/reading aloud to someone in your house – remember to fill in your reading records.

Read False Alarms on Oxford Owl and answer the comprehension questions titled 2C8 False Alarms

Maths

60 minutes

Check the maths lesson for 2M12: Click here

LI: To review division

1. WB 2A p. 143 - 146

2. SATS Busters Set C Test 4

3. Mathletics – Fractions: Shade fractions

Science

60 minutes

Check the Science lesson details for 2S3: Click here

There is a help sheet to check your answers 2S3 Help Sheet

LI: To write sentences that use scientific words about plants that I see and how they grow from seeds.

  1.  Read through key vocabulary and discuss
  2.  Complete activities

Music at home

40 minutes

Check Music lesson details for 2MUS3: Click here

LI: To create a melodic ostinato for your voice

  1. Review the term ostinato
  2. Watch the video and read about Solfege
  3. Create your own melodic ostinato using the hand signs

PE at home

30 mins

Do Joe Wicks’ Daily PE at home – just search Joe Wicks daily PE lesson on Google and click the link onto YouTube.

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Subject

Time

Details

English

60 minutes

Check the English lesson details 2E12: Click here

LI: To plan and write a poem

  1. Recap what an acrostic poem is
  2. Plan your own summer acrostic poem – jot down ideas
  3. Write your own poem

*Use 2E12 Summer Images Ideas and 2E12 Summer Images Word Mat if you are struggling with ideas.

*Use 2E12 Acrostic Poem Template if you want to.

Reading 

20 mins

Silent reading/reading aloud to someone in your house – remember to fill in your reading records.

You could read a chapter book, a short story or even a magazine. Reading for pleasure is great!

Maths

60 minutes

Check the Maths lesson for 2M13: Click here

 LI: To review halves and thirds

1. Task Sheet: Click here

2. SATS Busters Arithmetic Set C

3. Mathletics – Add and Subtract (1): Complements to 10, 20, 50

Geography

60 minutes

Check the Geography lesson details for 2G3: Click here

LI: To research different natural European landmarks

  1. Read through the key vocabulary
  2. Review what a continent is and where Europe is
  3. Look at different man made landmarks
  4. Read the information about natural landmarks and write a fact file about one of your choice: Use the task sheet.

Art at home

60 minutes

Check the Art at Home Week 4 page for an activity of your choice.

PE at home

60 mins

Do Joe Wicks’ Daily PE at home – just search Joe Wicks daily PE lesson on Google and click the link onto YouTube.

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Subject

Time

Details

English

30 minutes

Today there are two stories to read and then you write your answers.

E13: The Island Click here and E13: Polly’s Patchwork Click here 

LI: To read and understand a text

  1. Read the text.
  2. Read the questions and answer them in complete sentences.
  3. Check your answers.   

Reading + Comprehension

45 mins

Silent reading/reading aloud to someone in your house – remember to fill in your reading records.

Alternatively, listen to/watch a story on www.storylineonline.net – this is a great place to listen to stories that are read by various people. They are engaging for young children. Your child could write a couple of sentences afterwards about what they have read.

Maths

60 minutes

Check the Maths lesson for 2M14: Click here

LI: To understand and apply inverse relationships  

1. Task sheet: Click here

2. Mathletics – Length, Mass and Volume: Ordering Mass (g)

RS

50 minutes

Check the RS lesson details for 2RS3: Click here

LI: To learn about the holy books from some of the major religions

  1. Read through key vocabulary and talk about discussion slide
  2. Read through information about special books
  3. Write about a book that is special to you and special books in general

Art at home

60 minutes

Check the Art at Home Week 4 page for an activity of your choice.

PE at home

30 mins

Do Joe Wicks’ Daily PE at home – just search Joe Wicks daily PE lesson on Google and click the link onto YouTube.

Friday 24th April 2020

Subject

Time

Details

English

60 minutes

 Check English lesson details for 2E14: Click here

LI: To consolidate grammar skills

Read through the grammar questions and answer. 

*You can print these off and cut them up like cards. Choose one and answer. Alternatively, you could just write the answers into your exercise book.

Reading 

20 mins

Silent reading/reading aloud to someone in your house – remember to fill in your reading records.

Read Sport Now and Then on Oxford Owl and answer the comprehension questions titled 2C9 Sport Now and Then

Maths

60 minutes

Check the Maths lesson for 2M15: Click here

Maths investigation – Pet Business

1. Task sheet: Click here

2. Mathletics – Properties of Shapes: Collect the Shapes 1

Art

60 minutes

Check the Art lesson details for 2A3: Click here

LI: to replicate the focus image using pointillism.

1. Read through the slides, paying close attention to the colours Georges Seurat has used.

2. Look at the example piece to give you an idea of what your art could look like. For the template and example: Click here.

3. Use a medium of your choice (paints, felt tips, colouring pencils, oil pastels) to copy the focus image.

PE at home

30 mins

Do Joe Wicks’ Daily PE at home – just search Joe Wicks daily PE lesson on Google and click the link onto YouTube.

Have a Lovely weekend!