Year 2 

Timetable for live lessons for the week beginning 11.1.2021

8:45am – 9:15am Reading
9:45am – 10:15am Maths
10:45am – 11:15am Break
11:15am – 11:45am Phonics
12:15pm – 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm – 1:45pm Thinking Curriculum
2:45pm – 3:15pm Storytime

Year 2 Home Learning

 Here you will find your home learning activities for this week. Your teachers are looking forward to seeing you on Teams. If you cannot access Teams, please do the activities for the day and email them to your class teacher.

2 Yellow - 2yellow@grove.bham.sch.uk

2 Green - 2green@grove.bham.sch.uk

2 Red - 2red@grove.bham.sch.uk

 

 

Friday 15th January 2021

Star of the Week!

The Year 2 teachers are so pleased to see the Year 2 children working so hard this week. An extra well done to these children for being superstars this week!

SPaG 

In SPaG today we are adding suffixes to nouns to create adjectives. 

Please complete the worksheet below.

 

Guided Reading

Pink Red Tuquose Green Orange Purple Gold

 

First News

Read the first newspaper on the Grove school website. 

You can choose any news article. 

Answer the questions below: 

What is the article about?

What is the headline? 

What did you enjoy about the article? 

What did you learn from the article?

Would you recommend the article to a friend and why?

 

Maths

Take a look at the task below and complete the questions.

 

 

Thursday 14th January 2021

Guided Reading

 

Log onto Bug Club https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk to read the book assigned to your book band level. Then complete the activity listed below.

Pink Group- Read Dig and Tip to your family then look at the pictures below. 

What can these trucks do? Match the words below to the correct trucks. 

 

Red Group – Reading comprehension activity. Please have a go at the reading comprehension below.  

 

Turquoise/Green/Orange group- Reading comprehension using forms. Please have a go at the reading comprehension below.


Purple Group – Reading comprehension using forms. Please have a go at the reading comprehension below. 

Gold Group – Reading comprehension using forms. Please have a go at the reading comprehension below.

Maths


 

Main Task -

 

 

Phonics


Phase 2 – Today’s sound is j. Practise writing it and see if you can find any objects that start with this letter.

Phase 3 – Today’s sound is x. How many words can you think of with the x sound in? Can you write a sentence using these words?


Phase 5- Today's alternative sound is y can you write sentences using this sound. Here are some words to help you. 

 

 


Music 

Todya we are looking at spooky sounds. Can you look around your house for objects that you can use to make a spooky sound. Try them with your family. Which one is your favourite? send pictures of your work to your class teacher.

 

 

Wednesday 13th January 2021

Guided Reading


Log onto Bug Club https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk to read the book assigned to your book band level. Then complete the activity listed below.

Red Group – Sequence the events of the story. Number the events 1-5.


Pink Group – Form the letters d,t,g,i,p, on paper and cut them out to make words. For example, you could make: dig and tip.

Green Group – Read the statements and write true or false. Remember to find the answers in the book.

A tree is a kind of plant. Page 2

All trees are tiny. Page 3

Redwood trees are the biggest trees on earth. Page 6

You can eat the seeds, leaves and roots of a bottle tree. Page 8

Roots have long hairs. Page 11

Mangrove trees grow in salty water. Page 12

Cocoa trees grow where it is dry. Page 14


Turquoise Group – Sequence the events of the story in order. Number the events 1-5.


Purple Group – Answer these questions in full sentences:


1) Name a key person in the production of chocolate. What did they do?

2) Do people like chocolate? Why do you think it is so popular?

 

Gold Group – Sequence the events of the story in order. Number the events 1-5.


Maths


5 A Day

7 x 2 =

5 + ? + 3 = 15

24 + 67 =

10 + 10 +10 +10 +10 =

35 + 56 =

Main Task - We are learning to subtract multiples of ten and 1-digit numbers from 2-digit numbers.

15 – 10 =

27 – 10 =

34 – 20 =

49 – 30 =

16 – 5 =

28 – 7 =

35 – 3 =

47 – 4 =

Phonics


Phase 2 – Today’s sound is t. Practise writing it and see if you can find it in any of your books at home.


Phase 3 – Today’s sound is w. How many words can you think of with the w sound in? Can you write a sentence using these words?


Phase 5a – Today’s sound is ie. How many words can you think of with the ie sound in? Can you write a sentence using these words?


Phase 5b – Today we are learning alternative pronunciations for ch. Organise these words into groups that have the same ch sound:
chemist, machine, chop, chord, chorus, Christmas, chef, chalet, chips


PE
Remind yourself of the gymnastic shapes that we looked at last week. Practise making these shapes with your body. Remember it’s really important to make sure that you have plenty of space to move around and that you warm up before you start doing any exercise.

 

 

Tuesday 12th January 2021

Guided Reading  

Log onto Bug Club https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk to read the book assigned to your book band level. Then complete the activity listed below.

Pink Read Cat is Sleeping to your family. Then draw a picture of something you like to do. Remember to label your picture using your phonics sounds and best handwriting. 

Red Read King Pip and the Wish. Tell someone in your family the answer to the following questions: What are the troll and the king thinking? Have they met before? If so, where? How? What happened? Then draw a picture of the creature you would like to be friends with and write why you would like to be friends.

Green Read the rest of the book Amazing Trees. Afterwards, write three facts you have learned about trees from this book. You can do this on paper and email it to your class email, or you can record it using JIT5.

Turquoise Read the rest of Adventure Kids: Run in the Rainforest. Then complete the activity below, inferring what the characters are thinking at different points in the story.

Purple Read the remainder of the book Chocolate, clicking on the bugs along the way to answer the questions. Then draw a diagram to show how chocolate is made.

Gold Read chapter 2 of Pete's Peculiar Pet Shop - The Very Smelly Dragon. Remember to click on the bugs along the way to answer the questions. Once you have read to the end of chapter 2, design a poster to sell the dragon. Add the relevant details so that the poster stands out and the dragon gets sold!

Maths 

Complete your 5 a Day questions below then look at your main task.

Main task

Click the link to take you to your maths challenge to watch a video playing Strike it Out! https://nrich.maths.org/strike-it-out

Here are the instructions for playing Strike it Out!

Play with a family member and try to stop them from making any more moves!

Phonics

Phase 2

Today's phoneme is a. Can you remember the Jolly Phonics action for a? Find all the objects below which start with a. Then find 3 more objects around your house which start with a. Take a photograph of them and email it to your class email.

Phase 3

We are looking at the phoneme 'v' today. Can you remember the Jolly Phonics action? Place your hands on the steering wheel of your van and drive it around the village saying vvvvvv. Now see if you can spot any words with 'v' in the story below.

Phase 5a

Today we are learning the ea digraph. It makes the same sound as Phase 3 ee, can you remember the action for this digraph? Look at the pictures below and write the correct word to match the picture. Remember to use your sound buttons to help you.

Phase 5b

Today we are learning about alternative pronunciations for the grapheme g. Sometimes it makes a hard sound like in ‘dog’, and sometimes it makes a soft j sound like in ‘cage’. Draw a table with two columns labelled ‘hard g’ and ‘soft g’, then sort the list of words below depending on which g sound they have. Remember to use sound buttons to help you.

PSHE

Search the Grove School website to remind yourselves of the Grove Expectations. Why are these expectations inportant? Tell someone in your family why you should follow the Grove Expectations.

Now listen to the story of 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf' https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/english-ks1--ks2-aesops-fables-the-boy-who-cried-wolf/zdsft39

Do you you think the boy was being responsible? What did the boy do that made the villagers cross?  What should the boy do in future? How could the boy be responsible for his actions?

Write something you will be responsible for at home. You can use the speech bubble or you can write it using JIT5.

Monday 11th January 2021

Guided Reading

Log onto Bug Club https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk to read the book assigned to your book band level. Then complete the activity listed below.

Pink

Read Cat is Sleeping. Then use your listening skills to play an instructions game with your family. e.g sit down, close your eyes etc

Red

Read King Pip and the Wish. When you have finished draw a story map showing what you think will happen in the story about King Pip and his wish.

Green

Read up to page 9 of Amazing Trees, then draw a picture of a tree and label the parts using what you have read.

Turquoise

Read up to page 12 of Adventure Kids – Run in the Rainforest. Once you have finished, write a prediction of what you think will happen next.

Purple

Read Chocolate up to page 12, then draw a diagram of something from the book. Add labels to your diagram and write information under it in the style of non-fiction text.

Gold

Read Chapter 1 of Pete's Peculiar Pet Shop - The Very Smelly Dragon, then predict what will happen in chapter 2 on JIT5 or paper to email to your teacher.

Maths

When subtracting there are a variety of methods we can use, such as tens frames, number lines or our knowledge of number facts.

The working out for the subtraction problem below is shown using the tens frame method and the number line method.

Work out the rest of these answers using both the tens frame and number line method.

Phonics

Phase 2

Today's phoneme is s. Can you remember the Jolly Phonics action for s? Find all the objects below which start with s. Then find 3 more objects around your house which start with s.

Phase 3

Today's phoneme is j. Can you remember the jolly phonics action for j? Segment and blend the words below to find out what pictures you need to draw!

Phase 5a

Today we are learning the ou digraph. It makes the same sound as Phase 3 ow, can you remember the action for this digraph? Look at the words below. Sort them into real and nonsense words. Remember to use your sound buttons to help you.

Phase 5b

Today we are learning about alternative pronunciations for the grapheme c. Sometimes it makes a hard sound like in ‘cat’, and sometimes it makes a soft s sound like at the start of ‘circus’. Draw a table with two columns labelled ‘hard c’ and ‘soft c’, then sort the list of words below depending on which c sound they have. Remember to use sound buttons to help you.

History

LO: I can look at evidence and explain reasons why people in the past may have acted in the way they did.

This half term we are learning about the Cadbury brothers. Here are two quotes from the brothers:

No man ought to be condemned to live in a place where a rose cannot grow’. George Cadbury

‘If the country is a good place to live in, why not work in it too?’ George Cadbury.

The Cadbury brothers carried out amazing work for their country and village. They built workers houses, allowed workers to have Sundays off, gave them good pay, provided health care for families, built sports grounds and shops in Bournville.

From the description above, can you draw what you think Bournville village looked like.

 

Friday 8th January 2021

Star of the Week!

Well done to these 3 children for receiving Star of the Week on our first week back to school this year! Your teachers have been so impressed with you!

Guided Reading

Load https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk Doctor, doctor

Read the jokes in the text. Can you tell the jokes to a member of your family? Write down which ones they enjoyed. 

Phonics

Today we are looking at alternative sounds. The ch diagraph can make more than one sound. Read the words below to an adult and practice spelling them.

After you have sorted the words above, read them to an adult and write them into sentences. 

Maths

5 a day- Please complete page 11 of your CPG Maths book.

Today, we are looking at capacity. Talk to a member of your family about millilitres and Litres. Ask them to explain to you the difference. How many millilitres are in a litre?

Have a look around your house for containers that have millilitres written on them. Can you put them in order?

 

Thursday 7th January 2021

Guided Reading

Load https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk When Animals Attack

What type of book is this? Where can I quickly look for information?

What page will I find information about sharks?

Read the whole text then do the following task.

Task: LO: I understand the meaning of words (1a)  

Can you create your own glossary for these words?

Predetor, prey, hunt, fur

Phonics

Today we are looking at the digraph 'ea' as in 'meat'. Can you find the words in the words search?

 

After you have sorted the words above, read them to an adult and find objects from around your house that have the digraph 'ie' and write the words in a sentence.

 

Maths

5 a day- Please complete page 16 of your CPG Maths book. 

Today we are practicing our subtraction with objects and pictures. Can you work out the answers to these questions?

Music

We are looking at percussion instruments in our lesson today. We have done a lot of work with percussion instruments. 

Choose an instrument from the picture. 

Do you know the name of the instrument?

How would you describe the sound? Dull? Light? Thud? Clunk?

How do you feel when you hear this sound?

What type of song would you hear this instrument? Fast? Slow? Happy? Sad? Christmas? Summer?

Write your answers on J2e or send them to your class teacher via email.

Wednesday 6th January 2021

Guided Reading 

Load https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk When Animals Attack

What type of book is this? Where can I quickly look for information?

What page will I find information about sharks? 

Read up to p15 then do the following task.

Task: LO: I can use information that I have retrieved from a text (1b)   select a page and create a fact file about an animal. You can record this on JIT5 or paper and email it to your class email.

Phonics 

Today we are looking at the digraph 'ie' as in 'pie'. Sort the following words into real and alien words.

 

After you have sorted the words above find objects from around your house that have the digraph 'ie' and write the words in a sentence. 

 

Maths

We are carrying on with our column subtraction practice. Could you have a go at the sums below. Please email your work to your class teacher. Remember to show your working out!

PE

We are doing gymnastics this half term and one of the areas we are looking at is shapes. 

Can you design 3 exercise that you can do in your house by making shapes with your bodies. 

Remember safety in the house and to be careful when moving your arms and legs around. 

Look at the picture provided to see some basic shapes in gymnastics. 

Email pictures of you in your PE pose to your class email.

 

 

Tuesday 5th January 2021

Guided Reading

We are reading Sharma Family: Stop that dog! on bug club. Please read up to page 15 to 25. Look at the pictures below. What do you think Puff is thinking in each pitcure. 

If you are not able to get on to bug club, use the pictures. What do you think Puff is thinking? 

 

Phonics

Today we are re-capping our phase 5 sounds. Can you write down as many words with the 'ou' sound as you can.

After this please put them into sentences. Your teachers are looking for interesting sentences.

Maths

We are starting to look at column subtraction this half term. Your teachers will be explaining how to do this in your teams lessons. After the lesson could you have a go at the sums below. If you cannot get onto teams, ask a member of your family to show you how to do column subtraction.

 

History- The Cadbury Brothers

Our local history topic this half term is Bournville and The Cadbury Brothers.

The Cadbury Brothers were very important in Birmingham and treated their workers very well by building a village called Bournville.

Your task is to have a look at the Cadbury website here: https://www.cadbury.co.uk/our-story

Can you explain why they were important to the Bournville community?

Please take a picture and send it to your class email.

 

Monday 4th January 2020

Guided Reading

We are reading Sharma Family: Stop that dog! on bug club. Please read up to page 15. Without reading any further, can you predict wht might happen next?

If you are not able to get on to bug club, use the title of the book. What do you think happens? can you write the story?

Phonics

Today we are re-capping our phase 5 sounds. Can you write down as many words with the 'ay' sound as you can.

After this please put them into sentences. Your teachers are looking for interesting sentences.

Maths

We are starting to look at column subtraction this half term. Your teachers will be explaining how to do this in your teams lessons. After the lesson could you have a go at the sums below. If you cannot get onto teams, ask a member of your family to show you how to do column subtraction. 

History- The Cadbury Brothers

Our local history topic this half term is Bournville and The Cadbury Brothers.

The Cadbury Brothers were very important in Birmingham and treated their workers very well by building a village called Bournville.

Your task is to design a perfect village that you would like to live in.

What would you have in your village? What shops would be important? Where would you go to have fun?

You can draw or make your village at home using any resources you can. Please take a picture and send it to your class email.

 

 

Welcome to your homework page!

Year 2 Holiday Project for December 2020

 

Every Friday you will find details of your Maths, Literacy, Spellings and Reading activities. 

/media/upload/files/Year-2-Oct-Half-Term-Holiday-Project(1).pdf

 

Email any work you have completed to your teachers on your class emails below.

 

2 Red and 2Green Home Learning

 

Thursday 17th December 2020

 

Guided Reading

Pete’s peculiar pet shop
Log onto Bug Club and read Pete’s peculiar pet shop yourself. Can you draw an imaginary creature you would like to have if you could have any animal. What is special about it? You can do this on JIT5 or J2E5 where I will be able to see it on your Files, or email it to 2Red@grove.bham.sch.uk if you are completing your work on paper


Phonics

Ask an adult to test you on your Phase 4 Tricky Words - have, like, some, so, do, come, little, one, were, out, what, when, there. Pick 5 of the words to write into a sentence to check you understand their meaning. You can do this on JIT5 or J2E5 where I will be able to see it on your Files, or email it to your class email if you are completing your work on paper.

Maths

Today we are practicing formal written method. Have a go at the sums below.

Literacy

This week we have been looking at a christmas advert, where a Snowman bought a Snowgirl a present (Hats, gloves and a scarf) Can you write what you think happened next in the story.

Please send it to your class email

Circle Time- Christmas activity

This week we have talked about kindness and people who have helped us through this difficult year. Usually we would be making Christmas cards in school but this year is a little different.

Can you design a virtual christmas card. This is a card that can be sent as a photo or via email. Think about how they have helped you this year. What are you thankful for? 

Email your cards to your class teacher. 

 

 

Wednesday 16th December 2020

 

Guided Reading

Log onto Bug Club and read Tricking the Tiger.  Then act out with a family member or write down how you would persuade the Tiger that he must leave from standing outside the den. You can do this on JIT5 or J2E5 where I will be able to see it on your Files, or email it to 2Red@grove.bham.sch.uk if you are completing your work on paper.

Phonics

Ask an adult to test you on your Phase 5 Tricky Words - oh, people, said, their, Mr, Mrs called. Write the words into a sentence to check you understand their meaning. You can do this on JIT5 or J2E5 where I will be able to see it on your Files, or email it to your class email if you are completing your work on paper.

Maths

Revise what you have learnt on Place Value this half term by completing pages 10 and 33 in your CPG Year 2 Maths book.

Literacy

Tomorrow we will be watching a short Christmas film. This screenshot was taken from that film. The children have just finished building these snow people and have been called back inside by their mum. Predict what you think will happen tomorrow when we watch the entire film.

Circle Time

Today, we are thinking about what we are thankful for this year. Write a letter to someone thanking them for their work this year. It could be a family member, The NHS or school staff.

Email your letters to your class email

Tuesday 15th December 2020

Guided Reading

If you can, then, log onto Bug Club and read Pete's perculiar pet shop.  Your task today is to draw an imaginary creature that you would like as your friend. Can you write a short sentence explaining why you want the creature as your friend. 

You can email it to Mr Parton, using his class email. 2Red@grove.bham.sch.uk

 

Phonics

Ask an adult to test you on your Phase 5 Tricky Words - oh, people, said, their, Mr, Mrs called. write these words into a sentence to check you understand their meaning. You can do this on JIT5 or J2E5 where I will be able to see it on your Files, or email it to 2Red@grove.bham.sch.uk if you are completing your work on paper.

Maths

Revise what you have learnt on Addition this half term by completing pages 49 and 51 in your CPG Year 2 Maths book.

Literacy

Today we are looking at retrieval and inference skills in our Literacy lesson. Please complete page 4 and 5 of your CPG English book. 

Circle Time

Today, we are thinking about what we are thankful for this year. Write a letter to someone thanking them for their work this year. It could be a family member, The NHS or school staff. 

Email your letters to Mr Parton (2Red@grove.bham.sch.uk)

 

 

Monday 14th December 2020

2 Yellow Home Learning

Guided Reading 

Log onto Bug Club and read Tricking the Tiger.  Then act out with a family member or write down how you would persuade the Tiger that he must leave from standing outside the den. You can do this on JIT5 or J2E5 where I will be able to see it on your Files, or email it to 2Yellow@grove.bham.sch.uk if you are completing your work on paper.

Phonics

Ask an adult to test you on your Phase 4 Tricky Words - have, like, some, so, do, come, little, one, were, out, what, when, there. Pick 5 of the words to write into a sentence to check you understand their meaning. You can do this on JIT5 or J2E5 where I will be able to see it on your Files, or email it to 2Yellow@grove.bham.sch.uk if you are completing your work on paper.

Maths

Revise what you have learnt on Place Value this half term by completing pages 10 and 33 in your CPG Year 2 Maths book.

Literacy

Tomorrow we will be watching a short Christmas film. This screenshot was taken from that film. The children have just finished building these snow people and have been called back inside by their mum. Predict what you think will happen tomorrow when we watch the entire film.

Music

The Blue Men are a group who make their own instruments out of household items. See what household percussion instruments you can make. Remember to send your creations to the class email address 2Yellow@grove.bham.sch.uk.

Homework - Friday 11th December 2020

Maths
Use column addition to work out the answers to the sums below:


21 + 33 =
25 + 42 =
45 + 31 =
54 + 32 =
36 + 11 =
89 + 11 =

Take a picture when you have finished and send it to your teacher.

 

Literacy
Write your own poem about what you would rather be based on the poem by Mary Hunter Austin that we read in school this week. For example, if you would rather be an elephant, write a poem about why would you rather be an elephant.

 

Reading
Please log onto Bug Club and read a book from your allocated list. Remember to read the whole book and click on the aliens to answer the questions. https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/

 

Spellings

Friday 11th December 2020

2 Red and 2 Green Home Learning. Your teachers are doing live lessons through BGFL. Below are your activities for the day.

Phonics

Revise the phase 5 ay sound by writing down as many ay words as you can in 2 minutes. Remember to use your sound buttons.

Today we will be learning the split phase 5 u_e sound. Get a family member to read these words out to you and see if you can write them down correctly with sound buttons. Once you have finished use 3 of them to write sentences.

Literacy- SPAG

Today we are looking at different words and their classes. Please could you use ypur CPG book- Punctuation, spelling and Grammar. 

Can you complete pages 2, 4 and 6. Please bring your book next week for your teacher to see.

 

Maths- Column addition

Can you please practice your column addition. To do this please use your whiteboards. Practice the sums below.

 

Music- Percussion instruments

Today we are going to make our own percussion instrument. Can you use items from around your house to make your own percussion instrument. 

Rememeber a percussion instrument needs to be hit, shook or scraped. 

Please take a photo and email it to your class teacher using the class email.

 

Thursday 10th December 2020

2 Red and 2 Green Home Learning. Your teachers are doing live lessons through BGFL. Below are your activities for the day. 

Phonics

Revise the phase 3 ai sound by writing down as many ai words as you can in 2 minutes. Remember to use your sound buttons.

Today we will be learning the split phase 5 e_e sound. Get a family member to read these words out to you and see if you can write them down correctly with sound buttons. Once you have finished use 3 of them to write sentences.

 

Literacy- SPAG

Today we are looking at different types of sentences, please use your KS1 grammar, punctuation and spelling book. 

Can you please complete page 8.

 

Maths- Column addition

Can you please practice your column addition. To do this please look at your CGP Maths book. 

 

2R complete page 27

2G complete page 40

You can use your whiteboard to help you with this. 

History- Great Fire of London

Imagine you are a firefighter in 1666. You do not have the resources to do your job. You only have a bucket and the people in the neighbourhood to help you.

Can you write a short story about what you did? You can email it to your class teacher using the class email address. 

 

Wednesday 9th December 2020

2 Yellow Home Learning

Phonics 

Revise the phase 3 ai sound by writing down as many ai words as you can in 2 minutes. Remember to use your sound buttons. 

Today we will be learning the split phase 5 e_e sound. Get a family member to read these words out to you and see if you can write them down correctly with sound buttons. Once you have finished use 3 of them to write sentences.

Guided Reading

Log onto Bug Club and read Welcome to the Circus. Then draw a picture of the performer you would most like to be and write why. You can do this on JIT5 or J2E5 where I will be able to see it on your Files or email it to 2yellow@grove.bham.sch.uk if you are completing it on paper.

If you cannot access Bug Club read a book from home.

Maths

Complete the column addition for these questions.

Take a photo of your work and email it to 2yellow@grove.bham.sch.uk or write your answers on JIT5 or J2E5. Remember to press save!

History

Listen to this song about The Great Fire of London and then come up with your own third verse!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/history-great-fire-of-london-samuel-pepys-part-1/zrkdcqt

Friday 4th December 2020

Maths

For your Maths homework, log onto Education City to play Spinning Shapes and see if you can remember the features of 3D shapes! https://www.educationcity.com/

Literacy

Correct the sentences below by writing them out on JIT5 or on paper and adding the missing capital letters, full stops and question marks. If you complete your work on paper, remember to email it to your teacher!

Reading

Please read the Home Reading book you have taken home on Friday and bring it back on Monday morning.

If you have been learning from home this week, please log onto Bug Club and read a book from your allocated list. Remember to read the whole book and click on the aliens to answer the questions. https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/

Spellings

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

Friday 27th November 2020

Maths 

We have been learning to count forwards and backwards in tens from any given number this week. You have used the 100 square really well to support you.

For your maths homework please log onto Education City to play Ridiculous Roads https://www.educationcity.com/

Literacy

This week we have been looking at why and how people keep a diary. This has been linked to our history theme too. We would like you to write a diary entry for one day of the weekend. Remember to write the date you are writing about and include everything you do in chronolgical order (starting with what you did first and ending with what you did finally). Also write about how you were feeling on that day too and why you were feeling that way. 

You can record this on JIT5 or on paper and email it to your class email.

Reading

Please read the Home Reading book you have taken home on Friday and bring it back on Monday morning.

If you have been learning from home this week, please log onto Bug Club and read a book from your allocated list. Remember to read the whole book and click on the aliens to answer the questions. https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/

Spellings

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

Friday 20th November 2020

The teachers are really pleased with how well the children are working this week. Well done year 2, keep up the good work!

Maths

Partition these numbers into tens and ones using the bar model:
32
45
67
82
94
58

 

Complete on paper and send a photo of your work to your class teacher’s email above.

Literacy

It’s ‘Anti-Bullying Week’ and this year’s theme is: United. We have been learning all about what bullying is and how we can unite to prevent it from happening. By doing this, we can make the world a happier place to be.
Write an acrostic poem to match this week’s theme. The word that you need to use is:
U
N
I
T
E
D

Reading

Please read the Home Reading book you have taken home on Friday and bring it back on Monday morning.

Spellings

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

 

 

Friday 13th November 2020

To all our families celebrating Diwali this weekend, we hope you have a wonderful and safe time. If you would like to email in photos of your celebrations. We would love to see them. 

From the Year 2 staff

Maths

Please log into MyMaths https://www.mymaths.co.uk/ and complete the task your teacher has set. We are working on place value and showing numbers in a variety of ways.

Literacy

This week we have been looking at the author Anthony Browne. Can you retell the ending to ‘The Gorrilla’ or ‘Hansel and Gretal?’
Next week we shall be looking at alternative endings.

Reading

Please read the Home Reading book you have taken home on Friday and bring it back on Monday morning.

Spellings

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

 

 

 

Friday 6th November 2020

Maths

This week we have continued with Place Value. Read the numerals below and write them into words. Do this on JIT5 or on paper and send a photo of your work to your class teacher's email above.

Literacy

This week we have been thinking of exciting verbs. Log onto Education City and complete your set homework Superb Verbs to see how well you know your verbs.

https://www.educationcity.com/

Reading

Please read the Home Reading book you have taken home on Friday and bring it back on Monday morning.

Spellings

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

 

Friday 16th October 2020

Maths

This week we have been learning to add and subtract using the inverse operation. Log onto My Maths to complete the activity you have been allocated. https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login

Literacy

We have been describing ourselves using similes this week. A simile uses the word 'as' or 'like' to describe something. Watch the following clip if you need reminding. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zfkk7ty/articles/z9tkxfr

For your homework you can choose to describe a family member using similes. Record this on paper or on JIT5. 

Reading

Load https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk to read a book from your allocated list. Remember to read the whole book or it will not show that you have read at all.

Spellings 

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

 

Friday 9th October 2020

Maths

This week we have been subtracting on numberlines and hundred squres. Make your own numberline to 20 and solve the subtraction word problems below. Remember to take a picture of your hard work and email it to your clacc teacher.

Literacy

This week we have been writing poems using our creative adjectives all about Autumn. Log onto Education City and play Slither River to see if you can spot all of the adjectives. https://www.educationcity.com/

Reading

Load https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk to read a book from your allocated list. Remember to read the whole book or it will not show that you have read at all.

Spellings

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

 

Friday 2nd October 2020 

Maths 

We have been using our knowledge of partitioning tens and ones to add two two digit numbers to 100.

The first part of your maths homework is to log onto My Maths https://www.mymaths.co.uk/ to practise partitioning numbers. 

Then work out the answers to the following addition problems. You may find it useful to use a piece of paper and a pencil to work out the tens and ones using the part whole model (see the photograph to remind you of how to complete the part whole model).

Record your work on JIT5 or on paper and email it to your class teacher.

Now work out these problems using the partioning frame. The tens will be written in the pink boxes and the ones will be written in the green boxes. Remember to write the answer in the white boxes. 

Literacy

This week we have been describing a setting using a thesaurus to find synonyms for adjectives. Look at the setting below and write a description about it.

Use a thesaurus to find a synonym to uplevel your description. 

https://www.kidssearch.com/KidsSearchThesaurus.html (type the adjective you want to change in the bar and click 'go'. Then click on the first choice to see the list of synonyms).

Record this on paper and email it to your class teacher, or use JIT5. 

Reading

Load https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/ to read a book from your allocated list. Remember to read the whole book or it will not show that you have read at all.

Spellings

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

 

 

Friday 25th September 2020

Maths

This week we have been looking at addition.

Please log into education city https://www.educationcity.com/ and complete the dancing robots task your teacher has set you.

Literacy

This week we have looked at character descriptions. Can you think of adjectives for the characters below? Zebras could try using expanded noun phrases.

Do this on BGFL or on lined paper and email it to your class email.

Reading

Load https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/ to read a book from your allocated list. Remember to read the whole book or it will not show that you have read at all.

Spellings

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

 

Friday 18th September 2020

Maths

This week we have continued to partition numbers to work out their Tens and Ones values. Log onto https://www.educationcity.com/ and play Bumper Cars.

Literacy

This week we have been looking at instruction writing. Could you write a set of instructions for safely crossing the road? Remember the features of instructions: a title, numbers, imperative verbs and time openers. Do this on BGFL or on lined paper and email it to your class email.

Reading

Load https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/ to read a book from your allocated list. Remember to read the whole book or it will not show that you have read at all.

Spellings

Learn the spellings for your Phonics Phase group below ready for your test next week.

Friday 11th September 2020

 

Maths 

We have been looking at place value this week and you have been partitioning numbers to work out their values (Tens and Ones). Load https://www.educationcity.com/ to play Tomb of Doom. 

Literacy

We have been discussing friends through poems this week. Below is an acrostic poem. Read the poem and write your own acrostic poem. You can record this on JIT5 or on paper.  

 

 

Reading 

Load https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/ to read a book from your allocated list. Remember to read the whole book or it will not show that you have read at all.

Spellings

Please learn how to spell these words:

here

some

said

you

they

there

my

he

she

no

 

 

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