Hello Year 2,
We hope that you’ve had a brilliant weekend and have been spending some quality time with your families!
Today is the first day of our home learning experience!
Hopefully you have got your home learning packs to keep you busy and we will be posting daily activities for you to complete whilst you are at home.
We will try to stick to our normal timetable so your learning can feel as normal as possible.
Here is a timetable of some of the things that we will be doing this week:
Here are today’s learning activities:
Reading – Complete the ‘A Trip to the Shop (Page 7) comprehension task from your white ‘KS1 Comprehension Book’ in your learning pack.
Writing – Think about your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Can you write a list of instructions so a friend could make it?
What do you need to include?
-Time Adverbials (Initially, To begin with, Now, Next, Afterwards, Meanwhile, Finally)
-Imperatives (Mix, Chop, Cut, Stir)
-Adjectives (delicious, yummy, colourful)
-Capital letters, finger spaces, full stops.
Extension – can you add an adverb?
ending of words – ment
Review all previously learnt sounds and reading the following words – Mr, Mrs, Parents, Who, They, Should, Water, Spottier, Happier,
Read the words: Adding the suffix -ment.
Enjoy to enjoyment, move to movement, appoint to appointment
Write the words: Measure to measurement, involve-involvement, and develop-development
Dictation: The measurements kept changing because of the movement.
Basic Skills – Can you recall the two times table up to 12×2?
Extension – Can you do it out of order?
Fractions – Collect 12 objects from around your home.
Can you find ½ of this amount?
Can you find ¼ of this amount?
What would two quarters be?
What would one third be?
Can you write it in a full sentence?
Can you make any links? For example, ‘what do you notice about the half and two quarters?’
Answer the following question
‘Ben ate half a pizza.
Which fraction shows the amount he ate?
1/4 1/3 2/4 3/4.
How do you know? Can you draw anything to help you?
Warm up: Wiggle your fingers up high, down low, to the side and in front of you.
Stretch your fingers out like fireworks five times.
Can you write the following letters joined up? Remember to leave a finger space.
Tick your best one.
Look outside your window. Make a list of what you can see.
Can you draw an aerial view map of what you can see outside your window? For example houses, trees, gardens, roads, drains.
Extension – can you make a key to support people reading your map? What would your symbols look like?
Share a story with someone in your home.
Enjoy your activities and please send us pictures and comments to keep us updated!
Miss Duncan and Miss Battams x