By / 5th July, 2020 / Year2 / Off

Hello Year 2,

I hope you are all well and keeping safe. Have you see the video on the Year 3 page introducing your new teachers for next year? If not, then take a look – you may see a familiar face!

Here is the learning for this week, any problems then get in touch through Purple Mash.

Mrs Marsden.


Maths

Recap your counting in groups. Here are PowerPoints for counting in 2’s and 5’s. What patterns do you notice when you count?

counting in 2’s

counting in 5s

On MyMaths please continue to work through any that you haven’t completed.

Here are another 2 arithmetic tests for you to try. Remember to show your working out and not do every calculation mentally.

Y2_Arithmetic_Test_7

Y2_Arithmetic_Test_8

Visit BBC Bitesize and have a go at these Maths Challenges: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z9yfxbk

You can also work through some word problems on length and height here.

Yr 2 – Spring Block 5 – Length and Height

 

Remember to keep practising on Numbots and Times Table Rock Stars.

 

Spelling/Phonics

We have come to the end of the spelling list for Year 2. But you can still access the Common Exception Words at www.spellingshed.co.uk as well as a recap of ‘challenge’ words that you have covered this year.

Visit BBC Bitesize and find out about alphabetical order, as this will help you when using dictionaries next year.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zsv6wnb

 

Writing

Visit Oak National Academy and scroll down to the section titled ‘Non Fiction and Non Chronological Texts’. There a five lessons here looking at what features are found in non fiction texts.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/year-2/subjects/english

 

Reading

I’ve attached some ’60 second read’ comprehensions. You can choose any of the ones below; this week the theme is ‘animals’.

What Plants Need to Grow Activity Card

How the Kangaroos Got Their Tails Activity Card

Paul the Lucky Octopus Activity Card

The Great White Shark Activity Card

Continue reading the book banded books on https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/ .

You can continue to read texts on Serial Mash on www.purplemash.com and answer the comprehension activities.

Continue to visit www.readtheory.org

 

Geography

Visit BBC Bitesize and find out about the four seasons.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6gq4xs

Additionally, find out about towns, cities and villages and the key vocabulary needed when discussing these in geography.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zks4ydm

 

Science

Visit BBC Bitesize and test your dinosaur knowledge!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z8cm8hv

 

Extras

There are lots of fun activities and lessons on BBC Bitesize and Twinkl that you can access.

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

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/home-education