Year 2 Tasks

 

 

Welcome to the Summer Holidays!  ☀️ 

We have put a collection of fun activities together on our Summer Activity page to keep you busy over the summer. You can also look back to some of the things you have done this year.

Remember to rest! Keep smiling and enjoy time with your family.  We would love to hear how you are doing, but if you do not get a reply straight away, don't worry as we may be trying out '50 things to do in the summer' too.  



Have a fabulous summer, see you all in September for new adventures and learning :-) 




'Good Days in Unusual Times'.  This link provides a short story and thinking time for you and your child to discuss the different things that are happening at the moment and also to give you some good ideas on what you could do next.  Do not hesitate to contact us at school if you need further support. 

We have received some information from the government that has some really lovely ideas in regard to teaching younger children at home.  Please take a look at the link here

Welcome to Year 2's Daily Tasks!

Friday 17th July 2020

Wow Year 2!! What can I say - I am so proud of all of you! We have made it to the end of a very strange few months and you have worked incredibly hard! I have LOVED seeing all of your pictures and reading the work that you have sent in! A BIG BIG well done. 

I really hope you enjoy today's activities - here we go! 

English: 

It is time to get READING!!!! Today is all about reading. Grab your favourite book, snuggle up on the sofa and read a few pages or more! 

I would like to tell you all about the Summer Reading Challenge so take a look at the pictures below and click on the link to find out more! Happy reading laugh

     

Maths: 

It is that time of the week again - Maths Whizz Friday. Let's see if we can get GOLD!

Spellings:

Ask an adult to test you on your common exception words - how many more do you now know? 

PE: 

It's that Friday yoga time. Enjoy today's yoga story and make sure you keep these up over the holidays. 

Music:

I would like you to have a go at some singing activities today - take a look at our Singing Superstars page and practise the two songs on there. Click on the picture below to take you to them. 

Hello Year 2! Welcome to a new week of learning - I am excited to see all your fantatsic work and especially those sock puppets! 

 

Thursday 16th July 2020

English

Well done with your story setting descriptions yesterday - today is all about describing the big, friendly monster below! Use the word to help you but remeber your fantastic writing skills too. Send me your finished descriptions to read! 

Maths: 

Today is our last white rose home learning activity! Enjoy watching the video and having a go at the activity sheets below. 

     

Spellings:

Use the sheet below to see how many of your common exception words you can get into sentences - good luck! 

PE: 

Today I would like you to be monster movers! Use the sheet below and practise moving around like a monster! 

Science / PSHE:

We have talked a lot this term about looking after ourselves mentally and physically - sleeping, eating well, looking after our minds. Well today I would like you to take a moment to think about that and to think about what makes you happy - what can you do when things feel a little tough? How can you find your happy place when your mind is full. Take a look at some of the examples and then create your own list of things you can do when you feel a little less bouncy and smiley. 

Wednesday 15th July 2020

English

Today we are going to start putting together all of the fantatsic work that you have been doing all about nouns, adjectives, verbs and conjunctions! Remembering your super handwriting, spelling and punctuation, I would like you to describe the picture below. 

Maths: 

It's Wednesday White Rose - watch the video then try out the activities :) 

     

Spellings:

Have a go at today's Little Birds spelling game to practise those speedy spellings. Click on the link below. 

PE:

Today we are going to be superheroes again with a different workout. Have a go at the video below.

 

Design and Technology

It is time to finsih off those sock puppets and write a bit of a review of your work - how well did it go? Did you use the materials you'd planned to? What would you change next time? Complete the review sheet below once your sock puppet is finsihed and don't forget to send me a picture!!

Tuesday 14th July 2020

English

Let's take a look at some different conjunctions today - can you use these ones correctly? Look at the example below and then complete the activity sheets. 

   

Maths: 

How are you getting on with time? I'm sure you're all experts now! Have a go at today's lesson below. 

     

Spellings: 

Today I would like you to make  a rainbow of all the Year 2 common exception words that you know - use your best handwriting and send me a picture of your beautiful rainbows! 

PE:

Today's PE activity is another dance one - can you follow the Uptown Funk Zumba routine?

French:

You have worked really hard on our greetings so I thought we would have some fun with some French colours - use the ressources below to explore how to say different colours in French. Mrs Mee's favourite colour is ROSE - can you work out what colour that is? 

     

Computing: 

I would like you to think about all the ways we have been staying safe on line and all the activities you have done. Can you use a word document to create a poster about how to stay safe on line? If you don't have a computer, a paper poster will be fab too :) Remember to send them in to me! 

Monday 13th July 2020

English

Don't forget to keep reading reading reading!!

Well done with all your grammar work last week - we have a few more bits to finsh this week and some super writing to be done. Take a look at this information HERE all about conjunctions (little words that join sentences together) then have a go at the activity sheets below. 

Maths:

We are continuing to look at TIME Year 2 for our Maths work so enjoy a few more white rose challenges this week. Watch the video and then complete the activities below. 

     

Spellings:

We are continuing to recap our common exception words again this week. Remeber to check can you read it? Can you spell it? Take a look at the CEW butterfly below and see how many you know! 

PE:

It is Monday Go Noodle time! Think back through the last few weeks, which has been your favourite one to do at home? Today is about having fun and trying to get your grown ups to join in with you too! Enjoy :) 

 

History:

I hope you have enjoyed this term's History all about different explorers - who was your favourite one? For today's lesson I would like you to think about somewhere you would like to explore. Who would you go with? What would you take? Research that place and 'send' me a postcard from there. I look forward to recieving them! Bon Voyage! 

Hello Year 2- I hope you all enjoyed your weekend - thank you to all of you who have sent work to me this week, I always enjoy seeing it. I can tell you have been working really hard! Please keep sending it in.  

This week is our well-being week so keep an eye out for any sneaky extra activities to do with our mental and physical well-being! You are all superstars Year 2 laugh

 

Friday 10th July 2020

English:

Today we are looking at how to use commas in a list and then I would like you to describe the monster in the picture below using adjectives and commas.

For example: The red, spotty monster looked fluffy! 

Watch the video below and try out the activities then describe your creature! 

Maths:

Let's get going with those progressions Year 2! Friday Maths Whizz time is here :) 

Spellings:

Spelling test day today - ask an adult to test you on a selection of this week's words. Let me know how many you get right! 

PE: 

It's Friday yoga time - I hope you enjoy today's one - its all about hand washing!!

RE:

We are continuing with our kindess activities and thinking about our well-being too. I would like you to think about and come up with a list of ways we can show our loved ones that we care even when we can't see them or hug them. 

What other things could we do? Draw and write your ideas down then send me some pictures. 

Have a lovely weekend Year 2! 

 

Thursday 9th July 2020

English:

Today we are looking at adverbs! Read all about the HERE and then have a go at the activity sheets below. 

   

Maths: 

More time work today Year 2 - keep working hard on reading that time. Watch the video below then have a go at the activity sheets. 

    

Spellings:

Chhose one of the games from the link below and practise your speedy spellings. 

PE: 

Let's have another go at our fantatsic Change for Life 10 minute Shake Ups! 

Sciecne / PSHE:

Today we are looking at hygiene - how to keep ourselves clean! This is part of our well-being too! Take a look at the information slides all about keeping clean HERE and the have a go at the two activities below - I'd love to see some of your soap bottle designs! 

   

Wednesday 8th July 2020

Good morning and welocme to a new day Year 2 - today is all about you! Here are today's tasks. 

English: 

Today's grammar time is all about verbs! Watch the video below and try out the online practices and quizzes then complete the sheets below. Enjoy! 

Maths: 

It's White Rose Wednesday - keep on with those measures - what kind of measure will it be today? Watch the video below to find out then complete the worksheets. 

   

Spellings: 

To practise our common exception words today I have a wordsearch for you - find all of the words and then practise writing them out to make sure you can do them! 

PE

This week is all about being fit and healthy for our well-being so let's do some more activities. Today it's a Spiderman workout!

PSHE - Well-being Week Focus

Looking after our mental health and well-being is just as important as eating and drinking the right things. How we feel can have a really powerful affect on what we eat and how we behave. So, today is all about the positives - I want to know all about what is so great about you! (I could tell you lots of things but it's important you know them too!) 

Have a go at the activities below and then send me some pictures. 

    

When I want to lift my mood I listen to my favourite songs. Singing and music are really good for your mental health, so the next activity is to listen to or think about some of your favourite music and then complete the activity sheet below. 

This is a video of one of Mrs Mee's favourite songs becuase it always makes me smile and has a really good message! Take a listen and then write about your favourite songs and why they make you happy! 

 

Tuesday 7th July 2020

English: 

Today's back to basics grammar time is all about adjectives! Watch the video below and try out the online activities. Then have a go at the activity sheets below. 

   

Maths:

Let's keep those measures activities going Year 2 - take a look at today's video and then try out the activities below. 

   

Spellings:

Take a look at the list of common exception words below - test yourself, how many can you read? How many can you spell? Have a go at some rainbow handwriting with the ones you are a little unsure of. Can you use our cursive handwriting?

PE: 

Let's have a good old dance today Year 2 with one of our household favourites - Kidz Bopz! 

Well-being Week - Science

Today we are going to really focus on what foods we are eating and why it is really important to eat the right foods in the right proportions. I want you to think about what your favouroite food is - is it a healthy food? How would you know? What makes a food healthy? Take a look at the information HERE and try to sort the foods - which section did your favourite food fall into?

I would then like you to use the Eat Well Plate example to devise a healthy lunch box - can you include the right amount of each food group? 

   

Computing:

Part of our well-being is looking after oursleves on line too and making sure we are safe. Watch the video below then talk to a grown up about how Lucy felt. 

Monday 6th July 2020

English:

Thank you for your superhero stories and poems -I really enjoyed reading them :)

This week we are going back to basics! We are going to be looking at nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs. Today is all about nouns. Watch the video below and try out the activities. Then have a go at the worksheets below. 

   

Maths: 

We are still working on our measures this week Year 2 - watch the video and then have a go at the activities below. 

   

Spellings:

Over the next couple of weeks I would really like you to concentrate on the Year 1 and 2 common exception words that we just need to learn! For today have a go at the spooky spellings game below. 

PE: 

Time to get active again Year 2 - keep your exercise log going if you can. Exercise is great for our mental health - it makes us feel good. So click onto Go Noodle and find 3 of your favourites to join in with! 

History:

This week is our last explorer to research. Take a look at the information slides HERE and then choose an exciting way to present some facts all about him. Why not practise your computer skills from last week and make a poster on a word document! 

 

Hello Year 2 and welcome to a new week! Well done to our award winners - remember to send me your photos or I don't know what you've been up to! 

 

Friday 3rd July 2020

English 

Time to create your own Superhero poem! I would like you to write an acrostic superhero poem. I have put a template below and some rhyming words if you'd like to use them. You can use your ideas from yesterday too. Send them in for me to read please! 

   

Maths: 

It is Maths Whizz Friday!! How well are we going to do this week Year 2? Fab work getting back to SILVER lastw eek - can we make it GOLD again? Let's get those progressions going! Log on to see how well you can do. 

Spellings 

Time to test yourself on those contarctions we have been learning this week. Ask an adult to test you on a slection of words. 

PE:

That's right it's our favourite yoga time. See if you can follow the video below. 

French

It's French Friday Year 2! Use the log in details I have sent to your adults today and have a go at the activities below. Tres Bien Year 2! 

Have a great weekend Year 2 - Happy Friday! 

 

 

Thursday 2nd July 2020

English

Today we are going to think about poems! Superhero poems to be precise! Take a look at the activity sheet below to get you ready for writing your own poem tomorrow. 

Maths:

We are looking at mililitres today! Watch the video below and then have a go at the activity sheets. 

   

Spellings

How are you getting on with your contractions this week Year 2? Here are a few more practice activities for you. 

   

PE:

For your PE activity today I would like you to have a go at some more Disney 10  minute shake ups!

Science / PSHE:

We are continuing on our healthy journey Year 2 and this week we are looking into why exercising is so important for our health. Watch the 2 BBC Bitesize videos below for some ideas and information. 

   

I would then like you to keep an exercise log for a few days - a week if you can to see how active and healthy you can be. I will try and keep one too! Take a look at what Joe Wickes has to say about it HERE and follow the exercise log below. Remember to HAVE FUN!! 

 

Wednesday 1st July 2020

English:

It's BIG WRITE DAY! (I know it's a Wednesday, not Friday but that's ok!) Use your story plan from yesterday to write me an amazing story - remember to add details and don't forget your fantatsic punctuation. 

   

Maths: 

Today we are looking at volume as a measurement.  Watch the whiterose video and then have a go at the activity sheets below - remember you can just write your answers in your yellow books. 

   

 

Spellings:

Let's continue with those contractions! Try these activity sheets today - are you getting the hand of where the special apostrophe needs to go? 

PE: 

It's another one of Andy's Wild Workouts today! Clcik the link below to watch and join in with Andy's Arctic Adventure. 

DT (Design and Technology) 

I hope you enjoyed doing your sock puppet designs last week? This week I would like you to begin to make your sock puppet - think carefully about what materials you are going to use and how you are going to join them together. 

 

Tuesday 30th June 2020

English:

I hope you enjoyed creating your new superhero pet yesterday? Today I would like you to make a story plan and plan for an adventure with your new superhero pet - where will you go? What will you see? What problem will you have to solve? Who will you have to save?

Use the planning sheet below to help you put your ideas down. 

Maths:

More measurement work today Year 2! You know the drill, watch the video then answer the questions. 

Spellings: 

Now that you've found out a little about contractions, have a go at using them in these activities below. Use the rules poster to help you! 

   

PE:

Today is our PE day Year 2 and we are going to take a workout with Joe Wickes - Try out one of his workouts on Youtube. 

   

RE / Computing

This week is all about Kindness in RE and you will be using the computer to keep a make a word document. 

Firstly, click the link below to read about a special assembly someone did all about kindness. 

   

I would like you to have a go at spreading kindness and goodness yourself.  Every day this week choose one thing to do from the poster below (or make up your own act of kindness – please ask your adults to help you if you choose one of your own).  

Now I like you to make yourself a Kindness Calendar on Busy Things to keep track of your good acts.  See mine below :) 

I would like you to practice your computing skills by:

 

Monday 29th June 2020

English:

This week we are continuing with our superheroes work! I am looking forward to seeing your work this week. Today is your time to get creative and come up with your very own superhero pet! Use the template below to help you. 

Maths:

This week, our white rose maths learning continues with measurements. Today we are looking at mass. Watch the video below and then have a go at the worksheets below. 

   

Spellings:

This week we will be looking at how to use an apostrophe when spellings words which are contractions - sound a bit strange? Then take a look at the video below and see what they are all about! Watch the video and complete the activities on line. 

 

PE:

It's time to get active this Monday and have a go at some old favourites on Go Noodle - can you find the Maxarena or Banana Meatball and the cool down with Rainbows? 

History

Are you ready for another explorer? This week we are finding out about Robert Falcon Scott! Watch the video below and the complete a fact file sheet all about him. 

 

 

Hello Year 2! Thank you so much for all your fantastic photographs that you sent me last week - keep them coming.  I will add some soon so watch this space! 

                     

 

A BIG well done to all our award winners last week - I am very proud of you all. Who will it be this week? 

 

 

Friday 26th June 2020

English: 

Today its is Big Write day and I would like you to write an adventure all about your very own superhero! Remember to include a beginning, middle and end. Think about what adventure or rescue your suoerhero will have to do! I cannot wait to read them - you could even get an adult to video you reading it to me and send it over! 

Maths: 

It is my favourite time of the week - seeing howe many progressions we can get and whether we will get GOLD again - last week we were in 4th!!! Head over to Maths Whizz and try and get those progressions. 

Spellings:

Today I would like you to put all your knowledge of homophones from this week and create a helpful hints or handy reminders psoter to help you remember which (or is it witch?) one to use! Send your posters to me by email so I can see what you have learnt. 

PE

It's Cosmic Yoga Day - a lovely relaxing way to move into the weekend. Use your stretching and co-ordination skills on this week's story - it's a Harry Potter one! 

PSHE:

This week I would like you to read through the book below with your adults at home and talk about anything that might be worrying you. Remember, it's ok to have worries as long as we talk to someone we trust about them. After reading it, why not draw a picture of something that makes you feel really HAPPY - I would love to see those pictures laugh

HAPPY WEEKEND YEAR 2!

 

Thursday 25th June 2020

English:

I hope you have been enjoying our superhero adventures so far - I know I have. Take a look at what's in store today! 

      

Maths: 

Today we are starting a different topic looking at measurements - this will continue into next week too. Today is all about comparing different mass - take a look at the video below and then try out the activity sheet. 

   

If you fancy an EXTRA Maths Challenge - have a go at these length problem as a recap of our other measurement work. 

Spellings:

I have another homophones challenge for you today - can you choose the correct homophone in these sentences. Write them out in your best cursive handwriting in your yellow book. 

PE / SCIENCE / PSHE:

Today's PE and Science are linked. In Science we are looking at HUMANS and thinking about what we need. Well, today is all about being helathy! How can we be healthy? What do we need to be healthy?

I would like you to take a look at the Change 4 Life website by clicking on the link below and finding out a little bit about sugar swaps! Expolore the website for loads of ideas on ways to stay helathy - why not send me some of your favourite ideas that you would like to try out? 

For your PE activity I would like you to have a go at these 10 minute shake-up activities. They are FAB! We love them in my house yes

 Wednesday 24th June 2020

English:

Today is all about comprehension. Read the story again and then answer the questions below. 

   

Maths:

Today is our last lesson on Position and Direction and we will be looking at describing movement and turns. Watch the video below then have a go at the activity sheets. 

   

Spellings:

We are carrying on with homophones today - can you choose the right one for each of the sentences below. Get someone to check iot for you at home. Remember to ask yourself, does it look right? Does it make sense? 

PE: 

Find today's Gummy Bear Dance video below - we love this one! Enjoy :) 

DT (Design and Technology)

Well done with all your materials work last week - I had some good conversations with some of you about it! We are going to be joining materials together these next few weeks to design and make a sock puppet!! laugh

Today I would like you to use the template below to design and label your own sock puppet thinking about what you would like your sock puppet to look like and what materials you will use and how you will join these together. I would LOVE to see your designs so please email them to me. 

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

English

I hope you enjoyed meeting the superheores and reading about their adventures yesterday! Today it is time for you to think about questions about the story. Have a go at the activities below. 

Maths:

Today we are continuing to think about position and direction - describing turns. Watch the white rose video below and then take have a go at the activity sheets. 

   

Spellings:

For today's spelling activity take a look at the homophones below and write out their different meanings.

PE:

Today we are having an Olympic Focus - take a look at what it is all about HERE and then see if you can have a go at the activity below. 

   

Music

Using your Collins Connect log in (that I sent to your parents) have a go at one of our music activities. We are going to do the Spider Song! The pictures below will show you what to look for :) Click on the Muisc Express symbol to take you to the log in page. Enjoy!

       

Computing:

Staying safe whilst working on line or playing games on-line is really important! Take a look at our Safeguarding page on the website HERE and then watch the video below and have a go at the activities on the link. 

 

Monday 22nd June 2020

English: 

We have a brand new topic for our English this week and it is all about Superheroes! I am really excited to see what you come up with. Say hello to our Superheroes:

Now take a look at our Superhepor story then try out the vocabulary challenge below. Happy reading! 

   

   

Maths:

This week until Wednesday we are taking a look at Position and Direction in Maths.

Watch the video below then have a go at the worksheets - if you can't write it down, don't worry, have a go at moving around your room - can you follow the instructions and move the right way? 

   

Spellings

This week we are learning about a new type of spelling - Homophones! Take a look at the BBC video below and have a go at the different activities on line. 

PE: 

It's Monday Go-Noodle!  To tie in with our English unit why not have a go at the superheroes one below! 

History:

I hope you all enjoyed learning about Christopher Columbus last week. This week we are going to find out about a different explorer - Captain Cook! Take a look at the video below and have a read of the information HERE then complete the activity sheet. Don't forget ti send it to me :) 

 

 

 

Hello Year 2 and welcome to another week of fun-filled website tasks! I hope you enjoyed last week's tasks. I really loved seeing all the photographs coming in - well done everyone who has sent some in. Don't forget to keep them coming so I can share your fantatsic work. 

Well done to last week's award winners - who is it going to be this week? 

Here are a few photos from last week! 

 

Fantastic work Year 2 - we got GOLD! Check your Maths Whizz messages to see if you were one of this week's winners! 

 

 

Friday 18th June 2020

Happy Friday Year 2!

What a fantastic week of learning! I have a weekend challenge for you... smiley-I'm not seeing much reading, so your challenge is to send me a photo of you reading your favourite book! You can even tell me why it's your favourite! 

I'll share mine too!

Today's activities are:

English: 

It is Big Write Day!! Use your planning from yesterday to write your own explanatiuon text. Remeber to include the relevant features and some nice labelled pictures too. Don't forget your fab punctuation and handwriting too!

   

Maths:

Today''s maths carries on from yesterday. Re-watch yesterday's video and then have a go at the 3D shape patterns below. 

   

If you fancy an extra Friday challenge and to keep those progressions up why not log onto Maths Whizz!

Spellings:

It's spelling test day - remeber to test yourselves on a mixture of both spelling rules you have practised this week - don't forget to send me your score! 

PE: 

I do love Friday's Cosmic Yoga time. A lovely way to finsh off the week's exercise with a stretch and relax! This week I would like you to follow Tiny the T-Rex on his yoga story. Watch and follow the video below. 

Music:

This week's music is all about PITCH. Click on the pictiure below to watch the lesson all about pitch - you can explore some of the others there too.

 

PSHE:

This week is Water Safety Week so for our PSHE this week I would like you to take a look at some of the activities below and talk about them with an adult at home - why dpo you think it is important to stay safe around water? 

Take a look at the water safety website by clciking on the picture below then have a go at the activities underneath. 

Spot the hidden dangers in these photographs and try to be a Danger Ranger!

     

Now take a look at this top tips for water safety - Can you make your own water safety poster and send it to me? 

   

 

Thursday 18th June 2020

English: 

Now that you have all worked so hard on reading about and exploring explanation texts, it is time to write you own! Today is all about planning what you would like to wirte about. Take a look at the example below then try and plan your own ready for our Big Write tomorrow. 

  

Maths:

Today's lesson is all about making patterns with 2D and 3D shapes. Watch the video and then have a go at the activities below. Today will be 2D shape patterns and tomorrow will be 3D shape patterns. 

   

Spellings:

Today's spelling is linked with our handwriting practice. Copy out the spellings below in your best cursive handwriting. 

PE: 

Today for our get active session I would like you to follow the dance moves below and have a good old 'rock around the clock' :) 

Science:

Today we will be looking at what humans need to survive. Talk about it at home and think about what things do you need every day? Create a poster or flyer to show what humans NEED to survive. 

Afterwards you could think about what they might WANT as extras. 

 

Wednesday 17th June 2020

English:

I hope you enjoyed yesterday's vocabulary challenge because I have got another one for you today! This time I would like you to use the word 'rainbow' to come up with as many other words as you can. Next I'd like you to explore compound words. Watch the BBC Bitesize video all about compound words and complete the online tasks followed by the sheet below. 

Maths:

Today we are sorting 2D and 3D shapes by their properties (faces, edges, vertices). Watch the video below then have a go at the activity sheets. 

   

Spellings:

Today let's look at our second new spelling rule. Read through the teaching slides HERE then have a go at writing them out in all different colours and patterns - don't forget to send me your creative spellings! 

PE:

Today's PE challenge is circuits! Take a look at the exercise wheel below and see how many you can do! 

Design and Technology (DT):

For this term's DT Project we are going to be looking at materials and ways that we can join them together. Today I would like you to create a poster all about different materials you could use to make something and also the different ways that you could join them together. 

For example: I might draw a picture of some fabric and a sewing needle and thread because I can join fabric together with a needle and thread using stitches. There are lots of different ways to join materials though - talk to someone at home all about it. 

It would be lovely to see some really bright and clear posters to share on the website. 

 

 

Tuesday 16th June 2020

English:

I hope you enjoyed yesterday's new text, today is all about vocabulary, looking at what certain words mean. Vocabulary is really important in non-fiction texts like an explanation text, because it gives us meaning. Re-read your text from yesterday and then have a go at the vocabulary challenge. 

 

Maths:

Let's continue with our white rose lessons all about shape. Today is about 3D shapes. Watch the video and then answer the questions below. 

   

Spellings:

Recap yesterday's spellings and have a go at finding the words on today's word search - this time, once you've found them, can you write each one in a sentnce. Don't forget your capital letters, full stops and finger spaces. 

  

PE: 

Today is our PE day Year 2 and we are continuing with your football skills. Today is all about how to stop the ball in the correct way. Take a look at the skills poster below then have a practice. 

Computing / RE: 

These 2 lessons are linked today. Today in RE we will be learning about a story which religious people tell their children to teach them how to be good.  Watch the video below then write a sentence in your yellow home learning books explaining what you learned about kindness and goodness from the story.  

I would now like you to have a go at using Paint to draw a picture of the scene below from The Milk and The Jasmine Flower.

First, look carefully at the picture; what colours are used? Can you see any shapes within the picture?  Then click on the picture below to open Paint and have a go at using the tools in Paint to create the picture yourself. 

Tips

 

Monday 15th June 2020

English:

This week we will be continuing to learn all about explanation texts using the topic Rainbows. Today I have a new text for you to read and discuss with someone at home. Why not write out some facts you have learnt from the new text in your yellow book. 

   

Maths:

This week in Maths we are revisioting shape and space - looking at 2D and 3D shapes. Watch the video and remember to see if you can do the Flahback 4 independently. Then have a go at the questions below. 

  

Spellings:

Well done for all your work on suffixes last week - I hope you enjoyed the quiz on Friday! 

This week we are starting 2 new rules looking at words that sound different to the way they are spelt. Tak a look at the first on today's teaching slides  HERE and practise writing out your new spellings. 

PE:

Let's kick start the week and get moving with some Go Noodle this morning. Pick one or two of your favourites and then find a new one to try out too. 

History:

Now my little explorers, it's time to find out about some real life explorers who are significant in our history. The first exploer I would like you to research is Christopher Columbus. Read all about him in the slides HERE and then complete the fact sheets all about him using the information below. Remember to send them in to me. 

  

 

Welcome to this week's home learning - I love chatting to you all about what tasks you have been doing when I call - please keep working hard on them and sending me your photos. 

When I call you next I'd LOVE to hear all about the book you're reading! 

I am LOVING the photos I have received so far Year 2 - keep them coming and look out for our first set of Home Learning Awards this afternoon!

 

Friday 12th June 2020

HAPPY FRIDAY Year 2! Another great week of learning. I love hearing all about the work you have been getting up to from the website. Please remeber to send me those photos so I can see your fantastic work too.  yes

English: 

Today I would like you to follow on from yesterday and write a non-fiction book review either about the Rainbows text we have been reading, or about one of your own. You can use the template below to help you or make up your own. 

Maths: 

Right Year 2 let's see if we can get GOLD! Let's get cracking with those progressions on Maths Whizz. 

Dont forget that you can go onto Numbots too for an extra challenge. Good luck!

Spellings: 

Today I have a little quiz for you that recaps and tests your knowledge of all the suffixes we have learnt about over the last 2 weeks. Let me know how you get on! Click HERE to take the quiz. 

PE: 

It is Friday calm it down cosmic yoga and today we are travelling to the land of Moana for a courageous yoga session. Enjoy. 

PSHE:

This week we are recapping all about good handwashing hygiene. Take a read of the Handwashing story by clicking HERE

Then look at the 'germy' hand - if you can print it colour in the germs, if not try drawing out your own and add the germs on. Then write up a set of instructions for super hand washing. 

 

 

Thursday 11th June 2020

Here are today's tasks for you - enjoy :) 

English: 

Today is a bit of a reading challenge. Have a listen to the story or read it again (see Tuesday's English activities) then complete the activity sheet below. 

   

Maths: 

Watch today's video all about solving not 1 but 2-step money problems! You have got this Year 2! Remember to read the question carefully and work out what your 2 steps are. 

   

Spellings: 

Today I would like you to try and find all of the ly / less words in the word search. Happy hunting! Write them down when you have found them. 

PE: 

Take a walk on the wild side with another Andy's Wild Workout!  This time we are heading to the African Savanah. Enjoy :) 

Science:

We are continuing with our Science topic all about humans and this week we are looking at how humans change from babies into adults. Take a look at the presentation HERE and then complete the activity sheet below - you could use pictures or drawings to show how you have changed. 

 

 

Wednesday 10th June 2020

English: 

Today's English activity is all about vocabulary and understanding that we need to use the correct technical words when writing a non-fiction piece like the Rainbows explanation. 

Write your answers in your yellow books. 

Maths: 

We are continuing with money this week and today you are going to work out how to give change and work out change needed. Watch the video lesson and then have a go at the questions below. 

   

 

Spellings / Handwriting: 

Today I would like you to practise writing out your spellings using our cursive joined handwriting - take a look at the examples below. Can you copy them? 

PE: 

It's time for some ZUMBA - I like to move it!!

 

RE: 

Mrs Wright has some more lovely RE tasks for you this term all about kindness and goodness - just what we need right now. Have a go at the Busy Things task that has been set for you in KS1 - Year 2 - Mrs Mee then we can see how you get on. 

Now complete this activity - Draw a picture of a teacher, nurse and a police person. Under the picture, write a sentence to explain how each person shows kindness towards others.  For example, under a picture of a lollipop lady I would write: A good lollipop lady is very friendly and smiles at all the children and parents she helps across the road.  She stays alert to what’s happening on the road so that she can keep everybody safe.

French: 

Practise saying hello (Bonjour) and goodbye (Au-revoir) to your family at home.

  

 

Tuesday 9th June 2020

English: 

I hope you are excited about our Rainbows text this week - I am! Today I would like you to read the text below or listen to it (click the rainbow) and then answer some of the questions. 

    

   

Maths: 

Today's white rose learning is continuing to look at money, but this time finding the difference. Have fun! 

   

Spellings:

Watch the video below about adding suffixes ansd complete the activities. 

PE: 

It's our PE day so today we will be continuing with our football skills. How did you get on last week with dribbling the ball? This week is all about passing. Take a look at the 'passing skills card' below then have a go with someone at home. 

Computing:

Mrs Wright has another exciting activity for you today - all about animations! Watch the 2 videos below about animations and how to make one. 

   

Now click on the picture below to open the animation software.  You can choose what you'd like to make your animation about as long as it's sensible! I made one about a camel in the desert running away from a bee as he was afraid it was going to sting him.

Challenge

 

 

Monday 8th June 2020

English:

This week we are starting a unit all about Explanation Texts all about RAINBOWS! There will be some reading and writing involved. 

  

Maths:

This week's white rose learning is all about money! Today's lesson is about finding the total. Watch the video then have a go at the tasks below. 

   

Spellings:

This week we are continuing with our suffixes and today will be about the suffixes LY and LESS. Take a look at the presentation HERE to see what our new spellings are all about. 

PE:

It Monday Go Noodle! Try out a new one today - will it become your new favourite?

History:

Time to continue with our Explorers topic. Today I want you to think about what an explorer might need to take with them on their expedition. Talk with an adult at home and then complete the activity below. 

   

 

 

Hello Year 2! I hope you enjoyed the sunshine over half term and you are looking forward to seeing the tasks that I have got for you this week! Happy learning laugh

Friday 5th June 2020

HAPPY FRIDAY YEAR 2! laugh Please find today's tasks below. Remember to keep sending me your photos! 

Today is World Environment Day! As an added little extra for you, click on the picture below to find out all about what BIODIVERSITY is and how we can help to be environmentally friendly. Watch some videos, play some games, make some of the avctivites and then send me your photos! 

English:

Today is all about different sentence types and using the right one. Watch the BBC video all about sentence types and then have a go at the activity below. 

  

Maths:

It's Friday Maths Whizz Day! Who is going to get Gold next week? Let's see if we can Year 2! 

Spellings:

Time to test - ask someone at home to test you or test yourself on this week's spellings - why not drop me an email to let me know how many you got right!

PE: 

Cosmic Yoga time - choose your favourite yoga story to follow today for a relaxing Friday PE session. 

PSHE:

We are going to continue with our feeling flowers today looking at how we migfht behave wehn we have different feelings. Under each of your flower heading, write down what you might do when you are feeling like that. 

For example when I am happy I might be smiling or laughing. Mrs Mee also likes to sing and dance when she is happy!  

Do these for each of your petals. Try and leave a little room if you can underneath for next week's activity. Check back to Friday 22nd May if you need a reminder for your flower. 

Have a lovely weekend everyone :) 

Thursday 4th June 2020

English: 

Today's English lesson is all about punctuation and getting it in the right place! We are going to look at using capital letters, full stops, exclamation marks and question marks. Watch the BBC videos about question marks and exclamation marks and then have a go at writing the following sentences out in your books. Remember to  put the right punctuation mark at the end. 

Maths: 

Today is about odd and even numbers - can you remeber which are which? Try writing them out in your yellow books. Watch the White Rose video below and then have a go at the activity sheets. 

  

 

Spellings:

Create your own spelling game using this week's spellings - maybe bingo or a treasure hunt. Be creative! 

PE:

Today have a go at the game board below with an adult - who will get 4 in a row? Remeber to be safe and careful when exercising. 

Science: 

This half term we will be focussing more on humans as animlas - what we need to survive and how to take care of oursleves. 

Today's lesson is all about the human body - watch the video and then complete the online activities and quizzes about the human body. If you want an extra challenge, draw out a person and label them too :) 

 

Wednesday 3rd June 2020

English: 

Today I would like you think about conjunctions and using them to join sentences together. Watch the video below about conjunctions then answer the questions below. 

Maths: 

Have a go at Week 6 - Lesson 3 about division by grouping. Watch the video then answer the questions below. 

  

Handwritng / Spellings: 

Practise writing out your spellings using your best cursive handwriting - can you join the letters together? 

PE: 

Have a go at one of Andy's Wild Workouts! 

ART: 

Last time we were looking at Andy Goldsworthy's natural art sculptures. This week I would like you to make your onw natural art sculpture. I would LOVE to see photos of your creations! 

   

Music: 

Today is all about RYTHM and BODY PERCUSSION!

Watch the video below on BBC Daily lessons and then complete the activities too. 

 

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

English: 

Today we are focussing on verbs and adverbs. Watch the video about verbs and complete the activity. An adverb descriobes the verb - how somebody or something is doing it. 

Eg: Mrs Mee sang loudly! LOUDLY is the adverb because it tells you how I was singing. Your task is to come up with a list of adverbs and then put them into sentences with verbs. 

 

Maths: 

On our White Rose Lesson today we are looking at division  by sharing (Week 6 - Lesson 2)  Watch the video then answer the questions below. 

  

Spellings:

Recap yesterday's new spelling rules. Today I would like you to write out your spellings putting the suffix in a different colour, pattern, shape, a box around it. Make it stand out so you can remeber it. 

PE: 

Today is our PE day and we are going to recap our football skills - try dribbling the ball. Re,mber to keep the ball close to you and look where you are going. Take a look at the poster below to help you. 

Computing - On Line Sfaety:

Take a look at our on-line safety page by clicking here and completeing some of the activities. 

 

Monday 1st June 2020

English:

This week is all about Grammar. Each day there will be a new video and activity for you to watch and have a go at. Today is about nouns and adjectives. Watch the videos about nouns and adjectives and complete the online activities then have a go at putting some nouns and adjectives together to describe your favourite teddy. 

Eg: Mrs Mee has a small, soft, grey and fluffy penguin. 

Maths: 

We are finishing off multiplication today with some 10 x table probelms. Watch the video on the link below and then complete the activity sheets. 

   

Spellings:

This week we start a new spelling rule all about suffixes. Watch the video about suffixes below and then read through your new spellings HERE. 

PE: 

It's Monday Go Noodle - remember to try at least 3 and try out a new one each week too. Have fun! 

History: 

I am very excited to be starting our new History topic all about significant people from the past - EXPLORERS! 

What I would like you to do today is to talk about what you think it means to be a significant person and what makes them significant. Then draw a person outline and write all your ideas around them. Don't forget to send me your pictures. 

Half Term 

We hope you have a lovely half-term and stay safe at home :)

We have put together a range of activities you could do throughout the week.  Please click HERE to access our half-term page. Let us know what you got up to. Enjoy!

I am really enjoying seeing all the different pieces of work you are sending in - great job Year 2! yes

 

More home learning - keep it coming :) 

             

 

Some 'Kind Hands Posters' are already in.. keep them coming :) 

         

Friday 22nd May 2020

Happy Friday everybody! laugh Here are today's tasks for you to complete. Remember to send me those photos of your kindness cups and posters!

English: 

Today is all about performance poetry. Practise reading the poem out loud with your verse added on – can you add actions / different voices – you can always send a video if you would like to. Watch the video below for some ideas for performing poetry. 

Maths: 

For Maths today I would like you to log onto Maths Whizz or Numbots / TT Rockstars and see how many progressions you can get - let's see if we can get GOLD again! 

    

Spellings: 

Spelling test day! Don't forget to keep score - are you getting more right each week? 

PE: 

Its Friday Yoga time and today's yoga challenge is set in the world of Pokemon! Enjoy, or choose your own if you'd prefer. 

French

It's French Friday! I have sent your adults the log in details for the activities below so just click the picture below and log in! Once you are logged in, follw these instructions:

1. Click on the French lessons.

2. Click Unit 1: Moi

3. Have a go at 3 of the activities - 'Bonjour' / 'Au-revoir' / Bonjour! Salut! 

PSHE: 

As you know, it has been Mental Health Awareness Week and that means being aware of how we feel. So I have a little task for you to start today all about your feelings. 

We are going to build a feelings flower over the next few weeks. Today I would like you to design your flower. Make sure you make 6 petals and make it big enough to write your ideas down. I would like you to write the following words – 1 on each petal (leave some room underneath each word) 

The last petal is for you to choose a feeling from the work we did about the feeling monsters. 

Remember you can use any materials that you would like to create your flower as long as you can write on it. Enjoy yes

 

Thursday 21st May 2020

I have another Mental Health Awareness Week activity for you today laugh

Today is all about designing a Kindness Cup - what would you put in your cup? Here are a couple of ideas to get you started. Don't forget to send me your fab pictures please! 

   

English:

Today is about turning into a poet! Listen to or read the poem again and think about its rhythm - join in if you can - now add your onw verse - can you keep in time? Can you use any rhyming words? What does the sound collector take from your house? 

Maths: 

Click below to watch today's maths lesson (lesson 4) all about problem solving using the 5 times table. Watch the video then answer the questions below. 

    

Spellings: 

Today's spelling activity is to complete the AL / IL wordsearch. Either print it out or write the words in your yellow book when you find them. 

PE: 

Today is all about 'On the Farm' with the fitness coach. Click on the link below to join in. Have fun. 

Science: 

I hope you are enjoying our Science topic all about animals. Today there are 2 things for you to look at both on BBC Bitseize. The first one is all about what animals eat, and the second one is all about food chains. 

Video 1: What animals eat. Watch the video then complete the activities. 

Video 2: Food chains: Watch the video and complete the online activities. Then create your own example of a food chain - you could do this in your yellow book, on the computer or as a collage or drawing. 

 

If you're still hungry for more animal activities - log into Espresso and have a go at the animals section in Key Stage 1. Enjoy smiley

 

Wednesday 21st May 2020

English: 

The Sound Collector.Draw and write a list of the items the sound collector has taken – use adjectives to describe the items.

Extra Challenge: Draw up a list of the rhyming words used in the poem. 

 

Maths: 

Today's lesson is all about problem solving using the 2 times table. Watch the video then have a go at the worksheets. If you want an extra challenge log onto TT Rockstars (Numbots log in) and have a go at a 2 x table challenge on there. 

     

Spellings / Handwriting: 

Have a go at the Skywriter game on ICT games below and then copy out this week's spellings in your best cursive handwriting - can you start to join your letters together? 

PE: 

Today is all about disney dancing - click on the link below and follow the disney themed dances. 

Art: 

This week I would like you to find out all about an artist and sculptor Andy Goldsworthy. Read all about him HERE and then create a poster all about him and his work. Don't forget to send me pictures of your fab posters. 

 

 

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Well done Year 2 - we got GOLD Maths Whizz! Keep working hard on your Maths Whizz - brilliant. yes

Today's tasks are here - I hope you enjoyed our new poem yesterday - you can always listen again if you want to - just scroll down to Monday's activities.

English: 

Answer the questions below all about the poem - you can listen again or read it here. Write them in your yellow book. Try questions 1-8 first then answer 9-12 if you fancy an extra challenge. 

   

Maths: 

Let's continue with multiplication this week - today is all ab out arrays! Watch the White Rose video and then answer the questions below in your book. 

   

Spellings:

Words that make the /l/ sound but are spelt with ‘al’ / ‘il’ – write them out putting the ‘il / al’ in a different colour or pattern.

PE: 

Today is our PE day and we are continuing to look at athletics - jumping again! Click HERE to take you to the lesson that you can follow. Make sure there is enough room to do the tasks safely! 

Computing: 

Today's lesson is all about coding and computer bugs! Click on the pictures below to watch the videos and activities, then follow Mrs Wright's instructions for an activity on J2e.  Have fun :) 

   

       

 

 

Monday 18th May 2020

To kick start Mental Health Awareness Week your Bobby Bonus activity today is to create a 'Hand of Kindness' poster. Draw around your hand and then draw something that makes you happy in the middle or yourself, or a pattern and then on each finger and your thumb, write something kind you could do for yourself or others. I cannot wait to see them so please send me a photo when you are done. Here is mine :) 

 

English: 

This week is poetry week and we are doing one of my favourite poems - The Sound Collector by Roger Mc Gough. 

Listen to the poet reading his poem then think about the followjng things:

Draw a pictire of the sound collector and write your ideas to the questions above down all around him. 

Maths: 

This week's White Rose lessons are all about muliplication. Watch the video of the first lesson and then answer the questions below oin your yellow book. 

   

Spellings:

This week is the last week of our alternate /l/ spellings. This week is all about /l/ spelt with either IL or AL. Take a look at the teaching presentation HERE then have a practise. 

PE: 

Get ready to GO NOODLE! Make sure you try a new one this week. 

Geography: 

We continue on our journey around the world looking at differnet climates, this time we are heading to France in Europe. Take a look at the BBC Bitesize video all about France and complete the online activities, then write a postcard for me telling me all about the weather, climate type and any other interesting facts. 

 

Friday 15th May 2020

English: 

Today is your last challenge in our Elves and Shoemakers work and it is a little bit of fun all about riddles. Read the example then have a go at making your own riddle up and send it in to me to see if I can guess what it is!

Watch the video to find out more about riddles the look at the examples below and create your own. I would love to see some of them. smiley

 

Maths:

Log onto Maths Whizz or Numbots and complete some of your challenges on there. 

 

Spellings:

Test yourself Friday! Remember to keep score and see if you are improving each week. 

PE:

End your week with a little Cosmic Yoga - can you try out a new story today? 

 

 

PSHE / ART: 

In PSHE we are thinking about our feelings and next week’s art is all about nature, so I would like you to take in the beauty of the world around us – take a look outside, what can you see? How does it make you feel? What could you use to make a piece of art? If it is nice weather and safe to do so, take a walk with an adult and look around at nature. Jot some of your ideas down in your yellow book.

Then head over to our wellbeing page and look at ways to connect with your garden from both inside and outside.

Thursday 14th May 2020

English:

Yesterday you wrote your own stories about the elves and their adventures. Today I would like you to re-read your story and check it and improve it - if you've got a purple pen or crayon use it, if not just use a differnet colour from your original writing. Remember to check your punctuation, spellings, handwriting and even if you can choose an even better adjectrive or verb! 

 

Maths: 

Take a look at lesson 4 today all about number bons to 100 - watch the video then try out the activity. 

 

Spelling: 

Take a look at this week's spellings and write them out in all your rainbow colours. 

PE: 

Have a go at some of these warm up activities from the picture below. 

Science:

This week watch the video all about animal life cycles then complete the activity and quiz – let me know your score on the quiz! 

If you fancy an extra challenge head over to Espresso and use your pupil log in to complete the activities and games all about Animals in KS1.

 

Wednesday 13th May 2020

English: 

Today is day 1 of story writing - take a look at the story plan below then start to write your own story.

Maths: 

Yesterday we were adding 2 digit numbers, today we are subtracting them. Watch the white rose video (click on the picture) then have a go at the worksheets below. 

 

PE:

Today we are going to do some Zumba - click on the picture below to 'Move it Move it!'

RE: 

Mrs Wright has another RE activity for you - we would love to see any of your photographs of your RE work :) 

For our last RE activity, you told me which of your books is really special to you and why.  Today we are going to learn about the book which is really special to Muslims, it is called the Koran.

Watch the video below and then in your yellow books either write down what the 5 children say the Koran teaches them how to do or you could draw 5 pictures to represent what the children say.

 

Music: 

This week I would like you to listen to a piece of music called ‘The Four Seasons’ by Vivaldi. I would like you to listen to see if you can hear when the music changes – which season do you think is which? Draw out a musical map showing what weather you think each piece of music is showing and how it changes. Imagine you are drawing a road with the weather changing along the way as the music does. I would really love to see some of your musical maps, so send them in!! 

 

Tuesday 12th May 2020

English: 

Today we are going to be writing letters! Read the letter from the elves then have a go at writing your own postcard letter - don't forget to send me some pictures of them. 

 

Maths:

Continue with our white rose learning for this week - watch the video about adding 2-digit numbers then complete the worksheet in your yellow book. 

  

Spellings: 

Recap yesterday’s lesson presentation then have some fun with your spellings today – can you create a new game to help you remember the rule and practise spelling them correctly?  

PE:

It is PE day today!

Watch the video again about athletics. Then take a look at some of the basics of athletics – what can you already do? What would you like to get better at? Remember to join in with the J symbol.

Computing:

Take a look at the video about programing and algorithms then Mrs Wright has set you a task to complete :) 

Look at the algorithm below and try to guess what picture the pen will make when you press play.  Next, click on j2data on the right and enter the algorithm to see if you were correct.  Finally, write your own algorithm on j2data to make a rectangle.   

    

 

Picture News:

Take a look at the picture news below and talk about it with someone at home - jot your ideas down and send them in to me. 

    

 

Monday 11th May 2020

Good morning Year2  and welcome to a new week ahead. I hoep you enoyed your family celebrations for VE Day - I loved seeing all your photos. 

Today's tasks are: 

English:

We are continuing with the elves and the shoes amker this week and today they would like you to design and label some new hats, suits and shoes. Make sure you use adjectives to describe your new items. 

Maths: 

Let's take a look at what our White Rose Maths Learning is all about this week - We are adding and subtracting! Take a look at the video then have a go at the worksheet below. 

 

 

Spellings:

This week's spellings are continuing to look at the /l/ sound but this time we are spelling the words 'el'. Take a look at the teaching slides HERE. 

PE: 

Try your hand at the Joe Wicks workout this morning at 9am or watch it again later on in the day. 

 

Geography: 

We are going to start travelling around the world. Watch the video clip to find out all about the UK then next time we will look at the different continents. After watching the video write down 5 facts in particular noting down what type of climate it has. 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 8th May VE DAY - Check out some of the activities on our VE Day page

Friday 8th May 2020

HAPPY VE DAY - 75th Anniversary 

Today is all about celebrating 75 years since the end of the war. Take a look at our VE Day page on the website for loads of ideas and activities for you to do. Below are a few more suggestions - I'd love to see what you get up to. 

English:

Find out about what VE Day is all about using information on our website, then write a VE Day poem. 

 

Maths:

Check out the weekly challenge on white rose or log into Maths Whizz for some more progressions. 

  

ART: 

I loved seeing some of your playdough animals. This week why don't you have a go at making a VE Day sculpture or picture using salt dough. Click on the picture and it will give you a simple saltdough recipe to follow. Remeber to use your moulding and shaping skills. 

PE:

See if you can have a go at a tea dance or the Lindy hop!

 

Don't forget to send me your VE Day activity photos and tell me all about it. smiley

 

Thursday 7th May 2020

English:

Watch the videos on BBC Daily Lessons all about nouns, adjectives and verbs - watch each short clip then cpomplete the Elves and the Shoemakers activities in your yellow books. 

 

 

Maths:

Carry on with our White Rose lessons this week - Lesson 3 is all about related facts and how to use them. Watch the video then complete the activity sheet - use your yellow book if you need to. 

Spellings:

Test yourself today and see how many spellings you can get correct using the 'le' spelling rule. 

PE: 

Take in a little cosmic yoga today and enjoy one of your favourite stories. 

Science:

I hope you enjoyed recapping all the different types of animals last week? This week's Science is all about what animals - pets and wild animals - need to survive. Watch the video, do the activity and play the game. Then make a flyer to tell me what they need to survive. You can use words, pictures or even do it on the computer. I look forward to seeing them. 

 

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Happy Wednesday :) 

English:

We shall continue with our Elves and the Shoemaker story - recap the story if you need from yesterday. We have some more comprehension questions to answer. Use the text and questions together. 

 

Answer these questions in your yellow book too. 

 

Maths:

Today is Whizz it Wednesday! We did brilliantly last week Year 2 getting Gold! Let's see if we can get some more progressions and win it again this week! 

 

PE: 

Have another go at one of Joe Wicks' workouts today on you tube. 

Spellings:

Look at this week's spellings again - can you make the tricky bit stand out in a pattern or colour?

Music: 

Try the next lesson about rhythm and pulse.  Watch the video here, then log onto Busy things and play with the musical monsters too.

  

History Flashback! 

Take a listen to this posdcast all about the Great Space Race. 

 

 

Morning all. Take a look at today's learning delights! 

Tuesday 5th May 2020

English: 

We are carrying on with our story The Elves and the Shoemaker. Recap the story by listening to yesterday's story again and then take a look at today's activity. 

   

Maths:

Take a look at today's White Rose lesson all about comparing numbers and balancing number sentences. 

Spellings: 

Take another look at this week's spellings - can you write them out in different patterns to practise them? 

PE:

Tuesday is PE day and we are going to continue looking at athletic skills - today is a standing long jump. Take a look at the skills sheet below and see if you can safely practise jumping. 

Computing:

Staying safe online. I know a lot of you will be on your tablets, phones and computers a lot more, but it’s really important that we stay safe whilst we are doing so. Look at the activities on our Safeguarding Page on the website - Online safety for Yeras 1 and 2 and watch the video you can see below. Then create a poster to show how we can stay safe online. I look forward to seeing your fab posters! 

 

 

 

Good morning Year 2 - I hope you had a lovely weekend! I am looking forward to seeing lots of your fabulous work this week and don't forget to keep practising our Fight Song with the actions. 

Monday 4th May 2020

English:

This week's English work is all about the story 'The Elves and the Shoemaker.' Take a listen to the clip below or read the story, then have a go at the questions in your yellow book. 

 

Maths: 

Click on the pictures to take you to the White Rose on-line lesson all about fact families and number bonds, then have a go at the Hit the Button game for number bonds too. Enjoy :) 

       

 

Spellings: 

This week our new spelling rule is all about wording ending in 'le' 

Take a look at the lesson HERE.

 

PE:

Go to Go Noodle to get your week started - can you try out a new one? We love Superheroes and The Maxarena! 

 

Geography:

We are continuing to look at weather this week, please send me some of your weather diaries from last week! 

This week however we are going to learn a little more about hot and cold countries. Take a look at the lesson slides HERE and then create a poster about each differnet climate you have read about. Then, send me a photo so I can put it on our page! 

Have a great day smiley

 

 

 

Friday 1st May 2020

English:

Today is our BIG READ day. Choose one of your comprehension booklets from your work pack and see how much you can complete independently. Give yourself no more than 45 minutes. 

Maths:

Today is challenge day! Click onto White Rose and see what their weekly challenge is. 

Spellings

Today is test yourself day. See how many of this week's spellings you can spell without looking. 

PE

Enjoy some cosmic yoga today and practise the different yoga poses. You can always choose a story to follow afterwards. 

PSHE

There are lots of feelings you might be having right now and that's ok! But it's important to talk about them with your family or even me when I give you a call - you know I like to chat! 

To help out take a look at our MOOD MONSTERS (click) and have a go at the activity on the last slide. 

Happy weekend smiley

 

Thursday 30th April 2020

Morning guys! Take a look at today's home learning activities. 

English

For today's reading activities I'd like you look at the picture below:

What can you see? What is happening? What can you infer? (Read between the lines) What do you think might happen next? 

Write your ideas down in your yellow book. 

Maths:

Log onto Maths Whizz or Numbots and see how far along you can get. 

If you would like something extra to try why not try the next lesson on the White Rose webiste. 

      

Spellings

Recap this week's spellings and try to make up a game to play with them. A treasure hunt. Bingo. Snap. Be creative. 

PE:

Today is about becoming a superhero again. This time copy batman and his super moves. 

Science:

This term we are starting to look at animals - what they are, what they eat, how they survive. 

Your first task is to recap the differnet types of animals that live in our world. They are grouped together under the headings mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fish, birds and minibeasts. We call this classification. 

Watch the videos below and have a go at the different activities. Clcik the next one along until you've had a look at each type of animal group.  

 

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Happy Wednesday Year 2 :)  Here are today's activities. 

English:

Have a look at the next lesson from our Reading Dogs HERE.

Maths:

Complete lesson 3 - Four Operations with length. 

PE

Check out todays activities all about animal movements - which isyour favourite? 

Music

Watch the video about rhythm and pulse and try to join in with the songs. 

RE: 

This term in RE we will be exploring a range of stories from religious texts such as the Christian bible or the Jewish Torah and thinking about the meaning these stories have for believers. Mrs Wright has a little task for you :) 

In your yellow book write a paragraph telling me all about your favourite book.  Use the questions below to help you:

 

Tuesday 28th April 2020

Good morning Year 2 - I hope you enjoyed yesterday's activities - take a look at what we have in store today. Don't forget to have a go at our singinging challenge too. 

English: 

Have a look at this presentation by our Reading Dogs - have a go at the different activities as the presentation goes on. Click here. 

Maths:

Clik on the picture below and take a look at today's WhiteRose Maths lesson all about ordering different lengths. Then have a go at the activities. 

Spellings

Recap yesterday's spellings - can you practise writing them out in your yellow book? 

 

PE

Today is our PE day and last week we started looking at athletics. Today is all about jumping - take a look at the jumping poster on the linke HERE and practise how to jump and land safely. 

ART

This term is all about making sculptures so I’d like you get creative and use some playdough to create a sculpture of an animal – try to use the following techniques: moulding, pinching, squashing, cutting, rolling to help you.

If you don’t have any playdough you can make your own using this recipe:

 

Computing:

This term we will be beginning to look at programming. Watch this video below about programming robots.

Then have a go at this activity - Follow the link below and choose the space template.  Can you program the rocket to travel to all the planets?  Make it harder for yourself by clicking ‘Advanced.’

 

Monday 27th April 2020

Good morning Year 2 - I hope you have had a lovely weekend and are ready for this week's tasks! 

Please keep your pictures coming and I will update our task page with all your fantastic achievements. 

English: 

This week is all about comprehension!
Watch the video below (click on the picture) and then read your favourite book and answer the following questions:
Who is the main character?
What is the problem or adventure in the story?
How does it get solved?
How do the characters feel?
Draw a picture of your favourite character and label it with adjectives to describe how they look and thought bubbles to show how they feel. 
 
Maths:
Let's get back to WhiteRose Maths and watch the video lesson, followed by having a go at the activities in your books or on paper. 
Complete Lesson 1 today. If you finsih have a go on Maths Whizz too. 
Spellings:
Read through today's presentation and practise your new spellings for this week. 
Take a look at this week's spellings activities and lesson. Clcik here. 
 
PE:
Choose 3 of your favourite Go Noodle activities then challenge yourself to find a new one to have a go at too!
 
 
Geography:
This unit is all about weather! We will be looking at weather in our country and others. So, I have a couple of activities for you to do. 
Can you keep a weather diary – use the template below to make your own and record the weather all week.
Log onto Busy Things and recap what the 7 continents are. 
 
Finally play the Pirate Bunnies Game - click on the weather picture 
          
 
 
 

 

 

 

Friday 24th April 2020

Happy Friday – I hope you have enjoyed doing some science experiments this week – what has been your favourite? Don’t forget to send me a picture!

Maths:

Today is all about Maths Whizz – how many progressions can you make? Can we get GOLD again?

 

English

Check out the video lesson all about lists and different types of sentences. Try out the activities and then write some examples in your yellow book. 

PE:

This term we will be looking at Athletics in PE. Take a look at the video below and see if you can join in when you see the J symbol. Have fun. 

Music:

Can you make up a rap or song all about our wonderful and diverse world as part of our Earth Day and Science Week? Write your lyrics down in your yellow books.

Science

Listen to Tim Peake talking about Space as a flashback to last term’s History topic and then explore some of the STEM Science activities to end our science week on. Let me know what you get up to :) 

     

 

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Maths:

Click on the white rose link below to see what today's video and activity is. Have a go at Lesson 3 - Measurements. 

English:

Have a go at the lesson below all about adjectives – we have done lots of this already so see what you can remember.

Science:

Today’s wow science activity is all about skittles (if you haven’t got any you can watch the video below!

 

 video :) 

Can you draw some pictures in your yellow book showing what happened?

Why do you think it made a rainbow pattern?

 

PE:

Back to our cosmic yoga with the Yoga Detectives!

 

 

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

HAPPY EARTH DAY - Keep those posters coming in and think about how we can look after the Earth. 

Today's tasks are :) 

Maths:

Check out the next video in our White Rose week! Remember, if you can’t get on you can keep logging onto Maths Whizz or Numbots too.

     

English:

Writing and asking questions – watch the clip below and go through the activities.

French:

Follow the video link and practise saying hello – bonjour! And good-bye – au-revoir!  Can you recognise any other words we’ve used before?

Science:

Time to make those raisins dance! See if you can follow the instructions to make the rainbows dance in the water – can you draw a picture of what you saw?

PE

Can you be a Spiderman too? Follow the video for your daily dose of activity! Enjoy :) 

 

 

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Good morning – welcome to today’s tasks.

Maths:

Click below for today’s Maths lesson (Lesson 2) – remember to watch the video then have a go at the activities.

 

English:

Listen to the story below then draw a picture of Duncan – what do you think he looks like? Why? Can you describe it using adjectives too? Don’t forget your capital letters, full stops and finger spaces!

Science:

Can you make some rainbow colours using ingredients in your house? If you don’t have them all, don’t worry you can still answer the prediction questions :) 

PE:

Get your dancing shoes on and be a gummy bear too!

 

Monday 20th April 2020

Hello everyone – hope you managed to have a nice time over Easter!

Well this week is our Science Week so I will be setting you a few different Science activities. You can also take a look at our Science Week page too for fun ideas!

Science:

This week I’d like you to keep a toothbrushing chart – you can design your own and tick off when you have brushed your teeth. Remember you can email me your charts too. Below is a toothbrushing song you can use to use to make sure you brush for the right mount of time! Happy brushing.

Example Charts:

  

Maths:

This week we will be following the White Rose videos and activity sheets. Don’t worry if you can’t print the activity sheet off just write the answers in your yellow book of the ones you can do :) 

Spellings:

Go onto spooky spellings and practice the next set of common exception words for Year 2. Maybe try recapping some of the Year 1 ones too – write the ones you get right into your yellow book.

English:

Choose one of your picture prompts and write about it on the lines below – I’d love to see some if you want to email them to me :) 

PE:

Jump onto Go Noodle and choose 2 of your favourites – can you also find a new one that helps get you moving? Try finishing off with Bear Breaths! 

 

Can you make a rainbow?  You could use the toys in your house, maybe a rainbow out of your cars?  A rainbow in your window?  A rainbow out of paint?  Use your imagination to make your rainbow and send it to me.  Have a look on our rainbow page for more ideas:  http://www.crackleybank.staffs.sch.uk/rainbows-for-the-nhs

 

13th April - 17th April

Please find this week's activities below - have a go at as many as you feel you can. 

Maths - Each day follow the White Rose Maths lesson and have a go at the activities in your book.

Spellings – Practise 5 different spellings each day from the Year 1 and 2 Common Exception List – use the copy, cover, write, check method. Put them into a sentence, remembering your capital letters and full stops.

Writing – Use the picture below to write a story – remember to use your adjectives, punctuation and super spellings. 

Think about what adventure the bunny might have as it gets out of the basket… where has it come from? What will it do now? Where will it go?

PE – Log onto Go Noodle each day and pick 3 activities to do. Which is your favourite? We love Superheroes in our house.

PSHE – Keep a Happy Journal. Each day draw a picture or write about something that made you happy today.

 

 

6th April - 10th April 

This week is all about Easter.

Throughout the week, have a go at some of the tasks below and remember to spend some time together as a family smiley

Using the picture link, find out as much as you can about the Christian story of Easter – can you use pictures and words to write out the Easter story. Put this into your yellow book. You could do it as a story or a comic strip.

Use the same link to find out about Easter traditions, Easter activities and Easter eggs!

Think of a way to present your findings – you could make a booklet, a poster, a leaflet or a powerpoint.  

Design your own stylish Easter egg - email me a picture of your design.

Can you design and draw out your own Easter Egg hunt with clues and game cards?

Make Easter cards / crafts – see the picture for some ideas.

 

 

Friday 3rd April

Hello everyone - hope you've enjoyed this week's tasks and getting involved with lots of different things. Thanks for the Easter bonnets we have had so far. Check out our main Year 2 Home Learning page for pictures of the work you've been getting up to at home :) 

Here are today's Fab Friday Five! yes

 

Maths - Log onto Numbots with your new log in and start the challenges – how far can you get?

Writing - In your home learning pack, you will find lots of pictures with lines to write about them underneath – choose one of the pictures and write all about it. Don’t forget your capital letters, full stops and best handwriting! See if you can include some conjunctions – and / so / but / when / if / because.

History – Today is all about Tim Peake – in your pack you will find some information, but also follow the link below to his website. Think of as many questions as you can that you would like to ask him – you can write these down on the sheet in your pack or in your yellow book. If you email me a couple I will try and get them through to him and will let you know if he answers!

Handwriting - use the video below to check you are writing your letters correctly - watch and then practise them in your yellow books. 

PE – Go Noodle. Have a go at Pop-See-Ko / Superheroes / Maxarena and then cool down with Melting.

 

 

Thursday 2nd April 

Morning :) Don’t forget you can send me any pictures of the work you are doing at home as well as all those lovely Easter Bonnets. Today's activities are...

Maths – Click on the link below and go through the White Rose Maths lesson all about thirds. Watch the lesson then see if you can write any answers down in your yellow book.

Spellings - Paly the Spooky Spellings game below and practise reading and spelling your common exception words. 

Geography – Log onto Busy Things and complete the continents and oceans activity as a recap of what we have already learnt this year. Then write out the different continents and oceans in your yellow books.

PSHE – Time to be mindful. Can you design your own mindful colouring picture? Think of your favourite animal and draw it out then create a pattern inside for you to colour in. I'd love to see some. 

PE – Free Choice!!  Choose one of your favourite activities so far and go for it!

 

 

Wednesday 1st April

Morning - welcome to your mid-week tasks. Don't forget to send me pictures of your lovely Easter bonnets!

Hope you enjoy today's music lesson! I loved playing with the monsters and helping them make different sounds! 

Music Log onto Busy Things and go onto the Music section – can you change the pitch of the monsters to create your own piece of music?

 

Reading - Read a story from home or one of your reading books somewhere cosy and enjoy smiley

Maths - Explore ICT Games on the Year 2 Home Learning Page and choose one of the Maths games to play.

PE - Time to get active – follow one of the cosmic yoga stories. You don’t need to subscribe – there are lots of free ones to access too.

History - Take a virtual tour around NASA – what can you find out?

 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Good Morning all! Here are today's activities for you to have a go at - don't worry if you can't do them all, just have a go :)

Reading - Check in to David Walliams at 11am reading one of his favourite books and enjoy a story.

Maths - Log onto Maths Whizz and see how many progressions you can make today.

PE - Its our PE day so why not tune into Joe Wicks' PE lesson on Youtube at 9am. If you can't do it first thing you can watch again later on. Have fun! 

Phonics - Go onto phonics play – ask an adult to set up a free account – and have a go at some of the games in Phase 5 and spelling play phase 6 – how speedy can you be recognising all your sounds?

Art – Find out about Kandinsky’s other paintings – can you create another one of his styles?

 

Monday 30th March

Good morning all and welcome to the week ahead - I hope you enjoyed getting onto Busy Things last week - I have a few more for you to explore this week too. Did you like your Maths Whizz stickers? Have fun with today's tasks and I look forward to seeing your Easter Bonnets laugh

Reading - Read your book to someone else at home – don’t forget the voices :) 

Handwriting - Write the days of the week in your best handwriting – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Maths – Go onto Top Marks and complete the measuring activity

Science – Log onto Busy Things using your password in your pack and complete the Parts of the Flower activity in the Year 2 ‘My Assignments’ section.

Geography – Whilst you’re on Busy Things have a go at the Continents activity in the Year 2 ‘My Assignments’ section.

Friday 27th March 2020

Good morning. I hope you enjoyed using the lovely sunshine to draw your shadow toys - I'd love to see some. 

Here are today's Fab Five - stay safe and have a good weekend :) 

  1. Listen to one of the stories (Younger Fiction or Picture Books) on the world Book Day site then draw one of the characters – what do you think they look like?
  2. Go onto Go Noodle and choose 2 or 3 activities to do.
  3. Click on the picture below to practice your Number Bonds - Hit the Button :) 
  4. Use Google Earth to find your house - write down some of the things you can see around you in your yellow book. 
  5. Listen to some music – can you clap in time to the beat? Can you hear the rhythm? Log onto Busy Things and have a go at the rhythm task assigned in the Year 2 ‘My Assignments’ section.

Thursday 26th March 2020

Good morning! Here are today's Fab Five - hope you enjoy. 

 

1. Read your book and describe your favourite character from it – why do you like them? Write this in your yellow book.

 

2. Follow the link to Cosmic yoga channel and choose one of the sessions to follow.You don’t need to subscribe – there are lots of free ones to access too.

 

3. Log onto Maths Whizz and see if you can make 3 progressions. Did you get my message on Tuesday? Look out for another sticker coming your way!

 

4. Practise this week’s spellings from your homework pack. 

5. ART: Have a go at drawing your own shadows using your toys. Put your toy at the bottom of the paper then draw around the shadow it makes - don't forget you can always email me some of you fab work. 

 

 

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Hello! I hope you enjoyed yesterday's tasks - how many progressions did you get?

Here are todays Fab Five for you.

  1. Listen to ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ (Link below) and then write down all the rhyming words you heard in your yellow book.
  2. Leap time – Frog hoppers! Jump around like a frog. Do 5 frog hops then have a rest. Repeat this 5 times.
  3. Find 5 3D objects around your house – what shape name would you give them? (EG: Football = sphere) Write them down in your books.
  4. Design your own new pet – what does it look like? What can it do? What would you call it? Draw and label it.
  5. Science – Log onto Busy Things using your password in your pack and complete the Parts of the Plant activity in the Year 2 ‘My Assignments’ section.

Tuesday 24th March 2020 

Good morning, I hope you enjoyed yesterday's activities and are ready for some more today :) 

  1. Read 5 pages of your book – how many adjectives can you find on those pages? Write them down.

  2. Go onto Go Noodle and choose 3 different routines to keep you active! 

  3. Log onto Maths Whizz and see if you can get 3 progressions.

  4. Find out about one of the animals from our Ugly Five story – can you make a poster all about them? What do they eat? Where do they sleep? Draw a picture of them?

  5. Find out about an astronaunt then write a diary entry about their time in space - 'A Day in the Life of...'

 

Monday 23rd March 2020

 

1. Curl up and read your book then tell someone at home all about it  :) 

2. Leap and Lunge! Find a space and practice our leap activities – can you do 5 lunges on each leg?

3. Practice counting in 2s / 5s and 10s – how high can you go? Fancy a challenge? Try counting in 3s!

4. Look outside – can you see any plants? Draw a picture of them and label as many parts of it as you can.

5. Write out the alphabet in your best handwriting – capital letters and lower-case ones! Now write out your full name – remember you are very important, so your name needs a capital letter! Put this in your yellow exercise book.