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Year 2

Tuesday 1st December 2020 

 

Maths - End of unit check (money) 

 

Nativity rehearsal 

If your child has lines to say in the nativity - ensure they are practising them daily at home. 

 

Science 

Investigation: How far and how fast do snails travel?

Can you find any snails outside or in your garden?

use paint or nail varnish to carefully paint on their shells - one colour for each snail.

Where do you predict they will travel to? What conditions do snails like? 

Set the snails free and check tomorrow so see how far they have travelled!

 

Keeping skills

Can you use the number line method and the column method to work out these addition and subtraction number sentences?

Friday 27th November 

 

Maths 

Multiplication and Division - Add equal groups 

https://vimeo.com/480212584

 

English - Guided Reading 

 

Science- Minibeasts 

Which is the odd one out? Write a sentence explaining your choice - there is no right or wrong answer as long 

as you can justify your choice!

 

Wednesday 25th September 2020 

 

Maths 

Multiplication & Division - Making equal groups recap 

 

https://vimeo.com/480212026

 

English 

Bug Club 20 minutes 

SPAG

 

Keeping skills 

TTRS 10 games

Numbots - 15 minutes 

Tuesday 24th November 

 

Maths - Two step problems (money)

 

https://vimeo.com/479817217

 

 

English 

 

We have found some clues to our brand new text all about owls!

Can you record what you already know and what you would like to find out about owls?

 

Science

 

Minibeast hunt!

We are starting a brand new science topic 'Wriggle and crawl'.

Can you go into an outdoor space and find any minibeasts? Draw and label what you find!

Friday 20th November 2020 

 

Maths  

Find the total 

https://vimeo.com/479815623

 

English - Phonics 

 

Science Experiment 

How do germs spread?

 

 

Thursday 19th November 2020 

 

Maths- Compare money 

https://vimeo.com/479814464

 

English 

 

Art 

Create your own Still Life display. Sketch and paint it, ensuring it looks as much like your display as possible. 

 

Wednesday 18th November 2020

 

Maths

Making equal amounts of money

https://vimeo.com/471402395

 

English

Re-read the poem The Owl and the Pussycat 

Have a go at writing your own using your own 2 characters. Can you fill in the missing words?

Can you add your own nonsense words to the poem?

 

Anti-bullying activities 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8e7NRIk4AA

Watch the video - what do you now understand about bullying? Create a poster all about how you can stand up to bullying!

Tuesday 17th November 2020

 

Maths

 

English - Guided reading 

Create a glossary for 3 of the words below:

 

 

Art- Still Life 

1. Create a still life at home using everyday objects. How will you arrange them? Which colours do you want to include?

2. Sketch your still life and then colour/paint it to make it look as much like the original display as you can!

 

 

Monday 16th November 2020

 

Maths

Addition and subtraction end of unit quiz 

 

English 

Re-read the nonsense poem The Owl and the Pussycat (copy further down the page).

Instead of the Owl and the pussycat can you think of 2 different animals and think of where they could be going?

See my WAGOLL for some inspiration!

Challenge - write full sentences using you ideas.

 

Keeping skills

Subtracting 2 2-digit numbers using the column method and place value understanding 

 

 

Friday 13th November 2020 

 

Maths 

Money - Select money 

https://vimeo.com/473051856

 

English 

Use a dictionary to find the meanings of the unfamiliar words from the poem 'The owl and the pussycat'. Can you match the word to the definition? Can you use any of the words in your own sentence?

 

PM 

TTRS - 10 games 

Bug Club - 15 minutes

 

Zoom call with Pudsey!

 

Thursday 12th November 2020 

 

Maths: Counting money - notes and coins 

Online lesson video : https://vimeo.com/471307831

Worksheet: 

 

English:

Re-read the poem from beginning to end. 

Can you identify the following?

- noun phrases 

- unfamiliar words e.g. quince

-rhyming words 

 

Maths week activities:

TTRS - 15 minutes

Numbots - 15 minutes

Hit the button- 15 minutes 

Wednesday 11th November 2020 

 

Maths: 

Money - Count money - pence

1. Watch video of lesson  https://vimeo.com/471306740

2.  Complete worksheet  https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Y2-Autumn-Block-3-D1-Count-money-pence-2019.pdf

 

English:

New unit - poetry 

What is a poem? 

1. Read our brand new poem called 'The Owl and the Pussycat' 

 

2. Watch the video version of the poem- can you join in with it this time?

https://www.bing.com/videos/searchq=owl+and+the+pussycat+video&view=detail&mid=136D9A747A065CB76986136D9A747A065CB76986&FORM=VIRE

Discuss: What did you like about the poem? What did you dislike? Do you have any questions? Does the poem remind you of anything similar you have read before?

 

PE: Football 

Can you practise dribbling a football and passing to a partner? Can you remember the technique for dribbling? Practise with control. 

 

PSHE: Remembrance day 2020

Can you create your own poppy at home? Why do we wear poppies? What is special about today?

 

 

Wednesday 21st October 2020 

 

English 

 

Watch the story Troll Swap from beginning to end. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k01Eq-GiFpY

 

Answer the following Big Questions:

 

Maths 

https://vimeo.com/468562834

 

 

PE

 

Practise your dribbling and passing skills with a ball outside if possible. Create your own football activity for somebody else to play. Can you create instructions on how to play? Can you draw pictures to explain your game further?

Tuesday 20th October 202 

 

English - Guided Reading Lesson 

Task 1 - listen to the rest of the story 'The Troll' until the end. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0U5HHYF52w4

 

Task 2 - complete the tell me grid.

 

Maths 

LI: To subtract a 2 digit number from a 2 digit number

Video link:

https://vimeo.com/468561808

 

 

History - create a poster all about Rosa Parks as a significant activist. If you have access to a tablet or device, use the PicCollage app to create it! 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sqiZ7agt4Q&t=130s

 

Wednesday 30th September 2020 

 

English 

Read Mae Jeminson's diary entry from her space mission. Can you find the key features of a diary entry? Write an example for each!

 

Maths- Related number facts 

https://vimeo.com/461840544

 

 

PE

Football skills

 

Can you practise dribbling a ball around your garden/an outdoor space? How well can you control the ball using the inside of your foot? Can you count how many passes you can make to a partner without losing control of the ball?

Monday 28th September 2020

 

English

 

Watch clip of text 'Look Up!' and familiarise yourself with the ending of the story. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RGcFMmYPuQ

 

Today you are going to pretend to be Mae Jeminson on her mission to space. Watch the videos and describe what you could see/hear/smell and feel on your journey. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnoNITE-CLc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dy6q8QM4QyA&t=65s

 

Challenge - Can you use your ideas to write full sentences? 

 

Maths

Addition and subtraction -Check calculations

 

Video link - https://vimeo.com/461791410

Tuesday 22nd September 

 

Phonics

 

Practise segmenting and blending words. Decide if the word is real or alien!

 

English- Reading lesson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZxWt4cFAyE 

Watch and listen to the story The Troll by Julia Donaldson. Stop at 3.05

 

Maths

End of unit check assessment 


Theme- History 

 

Research Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong. Create a fact file on each significant explorer. What makes them so significant?

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zhpchbk/articles/znchkmn

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zhpchbk/articles/z4w3mfr

 

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