Year 2

Welcome To Year 2!

 

Dragonfly, Mayfly and Damselfly Classes

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Home Learning for Week Beginning 1st June 

Year 2

Week Beginning:  1st June 2020

Curriculum Area

Links and documents

Description and Instructions

Reading

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/

Online books. Please read and re-read two books a week and complete the quiz that goes with each book.

English

Genre Focus: Recount

 Lesson 1:  The Firework Maker’s Daughter: To find the meaning of words

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Then click the play button to watch the video. When you have listened to the input, you will need to pause the video to write down the questions Miss Emms has on her computer screen. Press play to watch Miss Emms’ model how to record the answer, then pause the video to write down your answer.  Press play to check your answers for any marvellous mistakes. (Please DO NOT upload any work to social media platforms)

Lesson 2: The Firework Maker’s Daughter: To make inferences

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Listen carefully to the input and follow the same format as yesterday’s lesson. (Please DO NOT share any work on social media platforms)      

Lesson 3: To identify and use different sentence types

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Listen carefully to the input, you will need to pause the video to write down the question on Miss Emms’ screen, then write down your answer. Press play to check your work against the success criteria and for any marvellous mistakes.

(Please DO NOT share any work on social media platforms)      

Lesson 4: To identify the key features of a recount

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Then click the play button to watch the video. After listening to Miss Emms’ input you will need to pause the video. You then have 2 options:

Option 1 – copy out the diary entry and identify the different text features of a recount

OR

Option 2 – point to the different text features of a recount on your computer screen and say aloud what type of feature they are.

(Please DO NOT share any work on social media platforms)

Lesson 5: To write a recount

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Listen carefully to the input in the video. Today you will be writing a recount as if you were Lila. You might like to pause the video when you see the ‘Star Words’ and write these down to support you when you are writing your recount. Miss Emms models 5 lines of writing of the recount. She then asks you to carry on writing independently. You might find it useful to have the ‘order of events’ sheet next to you so that you can make sure your recount in chronological order. When you have finished, edit your writing carefully. (Please DO NOT upload any work to social media platforms)

 Teachers would love you to ask parents to send these to year group emails.

 

Remember to email us your recount writing to y2@sppschool.uk by 10am on Tuesday 9th June so that we can give you feedback.

Please follow the correct links as given on the left.

 

These lessons will build up skills throughout the unit and you will produce a final written piece in lesson 5.

 

Use the button in the right hand corner of the screen to navigate between sections of the lesson.

 

You can pause the video and come back to it at any point.

 

 

Spellings

Letter strings ‘ath’ and ‘ove’

Practise and learn the spellings taught in your Oak English lesson. You might like to do a pre-test at the start of the week to see how much progress you make.

Vocabulary

Respect words

Watch the Mrs Worsdsmith lesson and complete the activities in your exercise books.

Maths

 

Each day’s learning videos can be found here:

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

 

 

Monday – 10x table

You may want to have some 10p and 2p coins for this lesson.

Answer sheet

 

Tuesday – sharing

You will need to have a set of 20 small objects (for example, counters, Lego bricks, pasta shapes, raisins).

For questions 3 and 4 on the worksheet, you may want to make some tens sticks out of paper.

Answer sheet

 

 

Wednesday – grouping

You will need to have a set of 40 small objects (for example, counters, Lego bricks, pasta shapes, raisins).

Answer Sheet

 

Thursday – odd and even

You will need to 20 small objects and two tens frames (draw them or print from the sheet).

For question 7 on the worksheet, you will need two dice. If you haven’t got dice at home, use these interactive dice:

https://www.random.org/dice/

 

Answer sheet

 

Friday’s lesson is the Family Challenge. The activity is on the same page as the learning videos, or you can find it on the BBC Bitesize Year 2 page. The most suitable questions for Year 2 are 1, 2 and 3 but why not try the others with someone at home!

 

Challenge of the week: How Odd

 

https://nrich.maths.org/14600

 

Blank Tens Frame

 

 

We are working on Week 6 – wc 1st June

 

This block of learning focuses upon multiplication and division.

 

You can either print the worksheets or just write the answers in your exercise book. Remember that questions marked with a thought bubble are supposed to be a bit more of a challenge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you want an extra challenge, try the challenge of the week or use the link on the left for even more maths!

Maths – online programmes

https://play.numbots.com/#/intro

Please play on Numbots for at least 5 minutes per day.

 

Science

Key question: What do we know about the weather?

In this lesson you will be recapping on what you already know about the 4 seasons and the different types of weather we often experience during them. 

Before you start the lesson talk about:  different times in the year and what was the weather like? What were you wearing?  What things did you do? Can you remember any special events that happen during different seasons?

 Science – Seasons Worksheet

Click here to start your lesson:

  • Introductory quiz – complete but don’t worry of you get things wrong.
  • Video – pause when asked and complete the tasks set out the worksheet or on paper.  During the video you will be prompted to ‘Have your’ turn where you should answer questions or repeat key facts.
  • Exit quiz – repeat questions from introductory quiz.  Did you do better this time? Well done
  • Optional extension task – Write a short weather report about the weather where you are today.  Try to include some of the ‘Star words ‘you have learnt.  If you can find out the temperature to include in your report.

Story time – watch the animated story about the different types of weather

Resources: pencil and worksheet

The worksheet provides a guide through each lesson’s tasks.  If you do not wish to print it out, tasks can be completed on paper or in a notebook.

 

 

Geography

What is a continent?

In this lesson we are going to be learning about the seven continents. We are going to learn what a Geographer is and how important they are. We will be looking at the seven continents, comparing their size and location on our planet. We will then be learning all about what the equator is. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil for this lesson.

 

You will need a pencil ad your exercise book to complete this lesson. Click on the link to start the lesson and stop when the teacher tells you to.  Star the lesson again when you have finished the task.

 

PE

Jo Wicks Daily PE Lesson

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Just Dance

Andy’s Wild Workouts

 

There are a lot of PE activities available that you can do depending on the space or resources available. Here are some suggestions.

 

Art

Examples by Andy Goldsworthy

Examples suitable for children of any age

Create some art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy.

Create your own picture or pattern with natural materials by and using things you find. Go on a walk or look in your garden or other outdoor space. Gather some small items together – leaves, petals, grasses, pebbles. (Don’t break bits off of trees or plants please!) Find a suitable space at home or outdoors. Arrange your items to make a pattern or picture. Take photos of your work to share.

Wider Curriculum

  Super Hero Power

 

Superhero Activity Worksheet

Discover your superhero qualities with this fun activity!

Excellence in our service with others

Have you filled a bucket today?   (Youtube story)

 

Watch the Storytime video ‘Have you filled a bucket today?’

A “bucket-filler” is a kind, caring and genuine person who wants to make others feel good about themselves.

 

This week we would like you to create and decorate a bucket for yourself and for the people you live with. You can create a bucket using any materials you have in your home (paper cups, play dough, glass jar etc.).

 

Show your family the ‘bucket’ you have created for them and tell them that it is important to fill each other’s buckets up with kind messages and words.

 

Over the week write notes for the people in your family to fill up their buckets.

I wonder how full your bucket will be?

 

    Example of a bucket.

 

Excellence in our Service with Others

This Term our Value is Compassion

 

Each week we will set a new challenge of how we can show compassion to those around us. Compassion is both a feeling and an action. We can do things to show thoughtfulness and kindness whilst also trying to understand how someone might be feeling. 

 

Have you filled a bucket today?   (Youtube story)

Watch the Storytime video ‘Have you filled a bucket today?’

 

A “bucket-filler” is a kind, caring and genuine person who wants to make others feel good about themselves.

This week we would like you to create and decorate a bucket for yourself and for the people you live with. You can create a bucket using any materials you have in your home (paper cups, play dough, glass jar etc.).

 

Show your family the ‘bucket’ you have created for them and tell them that it is important to fill each other’s buckets up with kind messages and words.

Over the week write notes for the people in your family to fill up their buckets.

 

I wonder how full your bucket will be?

 

 

Previous Home Learning

School Closures

Learning at Home

We have carefully selected learning at home for your child during this uncertain time. We greatly appreciate your continued support as we work together to provide learning at home.

We understand that not everyone will have the facilities to print sheets at home but please don't worry about this. If printing is not possible for you, children can view sheets online and then write anything that they may need to in their home learning workbooks.

Year 2

Week Beginning: 18.05.20

Curriculum Area

Links and documents

Description and Instructions

SPaG

L5Expanded Noun Phrases

One filmed lesson to watch and complete during the week. You will need a pencil and paper during the lesson.

 

Reading

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/

Online books. Please read and re-read two books a week and complete the quizzes that go with each book.

The Year 2 team will be allocating new books on Friday 29th May 2020.

English/ Writing

Remember to email us your writing at y2@sppschool.uk by 10am on Friday 22nd May so that we can give you feedback.

 

Lesson 1: The Firework Maker’s Daughter to retrieve information

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Then click the play button to watch the video. When you have listened to the input, and watched Miss Em’s model how to write the answer, you will need to pause the video to write down your answer. Then, play the video again to check your answers for any marvellous mistakes. (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                                                     Lesson 2: The Firework Maker’s Daughter to retrieve information                                                                                     For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper, a pencil and some coloured pencils (yellow, orange and red). Listen carefully to the input and follow the same format as yesterday’s lesson. (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                                                                                       Lesson 3: To identify the features of a setting description    For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper, a pencil and coloured pencils. An adult might need to help you pause the video at different points during the lesson. Listen carefully to the input and have a go at identifying the key features in a setting description. (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                                                                                        Lesson 4: To identify and use commas in a list                              For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. An adult might need to help you pause the video to write down the sentences Miss Em’s puts on her screen. (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                           Lesson 5: To write a setting description                                                                                             For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. An adult might need to help you pause the video to write down the ‘Star Words’ Miss Emms puts on her screen. These might be useful when you are writing your setting description about Mount Merapi (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                                                            

We are now on week 3 so please follow the correct links as given. These lessons will build up skills throughout the unit and you will produce a final written piece in lesson 5.

Use the button in the right-hand corner of the screen to navigate between sections of the lesson. You can pause the video and come back to it at any point. The spelling tasks are separate from the lists provided on our class page. You can also complete these activities if you wish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths

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

 

Lesson 1 – task sheet

Lesson 1 – answer sheet

Lesson 2 – task sheet

Lesson 2 – answer sheet

Lesson 3 – task sheet

Lesson 3 – answer sheet

Lesson 4 – task sheet

Lesson 4 – answer sheet

 

Nrich Activity

 

 

https://mathsbot.com/manipulatives/blocks

 

 

 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z7s22sg/year-2-and-p3-lessons/1

These are our main lessons from the White Rose Maths Hub this week - we are working on Summer Term-Week 5 (w/c 18.05.20). The topic focus is ‘Multiplication’. The task sheets and answers for each lesson are available when you click on the correct lesson link to the left.

 

 

 

 

If you would like some online resources to support with this week’s learning, you may want to visit this website.

 

These are additional activities to support this week’s learning.

Maths – online programmes

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://play.numbots.com/#/intro

Try to use Times Table Rock Stars and Numbots daily.

Handwriting

Handwriting – WB 18.05.20

Use the sheet or some lined paper to practise your letter formation.

Vocabulary

Mrs Wordsmith – WB 18.05.20

Please complete the activities in your exercise books.

Spellings

Spelling – WB 18.05.20

 

Please learn the spellings on this sheet. You might like to get someone to test you on them.

Geography

Geography – WB 18.05.20

We are concluding our current geography sequence this week so please follow the link to find your final task.

Excellence in our service with others

Service with others – WB 18.05.20

A suggestion of how you can continue to serve others during school closure.

Staff Story Time

Storytime with Mrs Russell

A short story to enjoy!

 

 

Writing home learning

To support your child with writing, we would like them to research a topic they are passionate about and produce a non-chronological report.

Perhaps you would like to write about an animal, a sports team, space, a famous person, an environmental issue, inventions/inventors, an important historical figure or a country? We recommend you use SWIGGLE search engine if you use the internet to research for safeguarding like we use at school and be SMART when using the internet.

You can present your work in a variety of ways including PowerPoint, a leaflet, a booklet, a poster, a website page, an app or any other creative way you can think of.

Below are some examples to help you based on the work we have done this year.

Genre Focus: Instructions

Lesson 1:  The Firework Maker’s Daughter: To retrieve information

https://www.thenational.academy/year-2/english/the-firework-makers-daughter-to-retrieve-information-year-2-wk1-1

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Then click the play button to watch the video. When you have listened to the input and watched the teacher model how to write the answer, you will need to pause the video to write down your answer. Then, play the video again to check your answers for any marvelous mistakes.

 

Lesson 2: The Firework Maker’s Daughter: To find the meaning of words

https://www.thenational.academy/year-2/english/the-firework-makers-daughter-to-find-the-meaning-of-words-year-2-wk1-2

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Then click the play button to watch the video. You will need to pause the video to practice writing the spellings on the screen when you have finished press play to continue. After the teacher has talked through each multiple-choice question, you will need to pause the video. This gives you the chance to write down all 4 possible answers, just like she has done in her workbook, and tick the answer you think is correct.

 

Lesson 3: To identify the key features of instructions

https://www.thenational.academy/year-2/english/to-identify-the-key-features-of-instructions-year-2-wk1-3

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Then click the play button to watch the video. You will need to pause the video to practice writing the spellings on the screen when you have finished press play to continue. After listening to the input you will need to pause the video. You then have 2 options; Option 1 – copy out the instructions and label the different features of instructions using the number key on the screen, or, Option 2 – point to the different features of instructions on your screen and say what these are aloud.

 

Lesson 4: To identify and use adverbs

https://www.thenational.academy/year-2/english/to-identify-and-use-adverbs-year-2-wk1-4

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Then click the play button to watch the video. You will need to pause the video to practice writing the spellings on the screen when you have finished press play to continue. After listening to the input you will need to pause the video. You then have 2 options; Option 1 – copy out the instructions and identify the different types of adverbs by underlining or circling them, or, Option 2 – point to the different types of adverbs on your computer screen and say aloud what type of adverbs they are.

 

Lesson 5: To write a set of instructions

https://www.thenational.academy/year-2/english/to-write-a-set-of-instructions-year-2-wk1-5

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Then click the play button to watch the video. You will need to pause the video to practice writing the spellings when you have finished press play to continue. Listen carefully to the input in the video. Today you will be writing your own set of instructions. You might like to pause the video when you see the ‘Star Words’ and write these down to support you when you are writing your instructions. When you have finished, edit your writing carefully.

 

Teachers would love you to ask parents to send these to year group emails.

Please do not upload any of your work online to any social media sites.

Lesson 5: Instructions: Write a set of instructions

 

This is last week’s Lesson 5 if you didn’t do it because of the bank holiday weekend. Remember to email us your writing at y2@sppschool.uk by 10am on Tuesday 12th May so that we can give you feedback.

 

Lesson 1: Reading Comprehension Focused on Inference

For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Then click the play button to watch the video. When you have listened to the input and watched Miss Emm's model how to write the answer, you will need to pause the video to write down your answer. Then, play the video again to check your answers for any marvellous mistakes.  (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                                                                   Lesson 2: Reading Comprehension Focused on Inference                                                                                                           For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. Listen carefully to the input and follow the same format as yesterday’s lesson. (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                                                                                                                                                                  Lesson 3: Identify key features of character description                                                                                                                                     For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. An adult might need to help you pause the video at different points during the lesson. Listen carefully to the input and have a go at identifying the key features in a character description.  (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Lesson 4: To identify and use Expanded Noun Phrases                                                                                                                 For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. An adult might need to help you pause the video to write down the adjectives and nouns Miss Emms puts on her screen. These might be useful when you are writing your expanded noun phrases. (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lesson 5: To write a character description of the White Elephant                                                                                                For this lesson, you will need a piece of paper and a pencil. An adult might need to help you pause the video to write down the ‘Star Words’ Miss Emms puts on her screen. These might be useful when you are writing your character description of the White Elephant.       (Please DO NOT share any work on social media)                                                            

Previous Maths Home Learning

Maths Home Learning

We are now using some fantastic resources from the White Rose Maths Hub for our home learning. We have chosen these because they really closely match the way we teach maths at St Peter's.

  • Each lesson has a short video to watch with clear modelling and explanations.
  • We appreciate that printing can be a challenge, so you can just write the answers in your exercise book.
  • Questions with a thought bubble next to them are like our 'star challenges' so they may be more challenging.
  • The answers are included for you to check once you've completed the task or if you are getting stuck.

We will carry on posting a different challenge from Nrich each week and you can also go to https://nrich.maths.org/14600 if you want even more maths!

 

From the week beginning 4th May onwards, we are going to be working in line with the White Rose terms dates. This is because White Rose has linked up with BBC Bitesize so there will be more games and activities offered each day that match the main lesson.

To access the learning, you need to:

 

 

 

Maths

 

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

 

In some of this week’s lessons the word ‘exchanging’ is used where we would say ‘renaming’ but don’t worry because the concept and the method is the same.

 

Lesson 1 – task sheet

Lesson 1 – answer sheet

Lesson 2 – task sheet

Lesson 2 – answer sheet

Lesson 3 – task sheet

Lesson 3 – answer sheet

Lesson 4 – task sheet

Lesson 4 – answer sheet

 

Nrich Activity

 

 

https://mathsbot.com/manipulatives/blocks

 

 

 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z7s22sg/year-2-and-p3-lessons/1

These are our main lessons from the White Rose Maths Hub this week - we are working on Summer Term-Week 4 (w/c 11.05.20). The topic focus is ‘Addition and Subtraction’. The task sheets and answers for each lesson are available when you click on the correct lesson link to the left.

 

 

 

 

 

If you would like some online resources to support with this week’s learning, you may want to visit this website.

 

These are additional activities to support this week’s learning.

History home learning

 

Following our trip to the SS Great Britain, we would like children to have the opportunity to continue their study of Brunel. The children have already learnt lots about this historical figure and are very excited by the topic! We would like children to follow their interests in creating a project on Brunel and we have made some suggestions for what this might be in the document attached below. Throughout the project, encourage children to be considering their knowledge in relation to the following questions:

  • Who was Brunel and when did he live?
  • How did Brunel build the Thames Tunnel?
  • Why was the SS Great Britain so important?
  • Why was the Great Western Railway a good idea?
  • Which bridges did Brunel design and build?

History home learning

This week, we would like you to think about all of the significant people that we have studied in Year 2 history and to pick your favourite history hero! You will find lots more information about this task in the document below! This is a two week project so please take your time in refreshing your memory on your chosen history hero before you design and make your poster.

History

History – WB 11.05.20

 

 

Primary and secondary sources of evidence
 

We are concluding our current history sequence this week so please follow the link to find your final task.  

 

If you would like some support in thinking of primary and secondary sources of evidence, then this poster may help you.

Geography home learning

 

This year in geography we have been learning about the countries of the UK and their capital cities and in Year 1 the children explored the 7 continents and the 5 oceans of the world. We would like children to retrieve and deepen this learning over the next few weeks by engaging in the activities attached below. By the end of the week, children should be confident in answering the questions below.

  1. What are the countries that make the UK?
  2. What are the capital cities of the countries of the UK?
  3. What are the 7 continents of the world?
  4. What are the 5 oceans in the world?

Excellence in our service with others home learning

 

One of our Year 2 values is compassion. Please make a card, draw a picture or write a postcard for a member of your family or a friend and either post it or send it via technology to cheer them up.

Welcome to Year 2 Meeting

Legacy Learning

Grammar and Punctuation: Jargon Buster!

Reading Comprehension - How to help develop your child's comprehension skills

Learning Games