Good morning Year 2!
Happy Earth Day!
We hope you have a wonderful day.
Miss Battams and Miss Duncan 🙂
Here are today’s learning activities:
Read the following text and answer the comprehension questions in full sentences.
Imagine you are planet Earth. What would you say if you could speak?
Would it be about the different continents or countries? The weather? How to look after it?
Write sentences in the role of the Earth with the following sentence opener.
‘If the Earth could speak it would say…’
Sounds-Write Phonics – suffixes/endings of words (-ment, -ness, -ful, -less)
Review Read the following Year 2 words – because, should, would, floor, door, any
Read the words: careful, beautiful, hopeful, successful
Write the words: helpful, powerful, spoonful, thoughtful.
Dictation: The careful but hopeful girl put a spoonful of sugar into her breakfast. She was cheerful and skipped off to school.
Basic Skills: Put these numbers from smallest to biggest
22 68 10 44 86 30 54 72 96 100
Challenge: What do you notice about these numbers? Odd? Even? Any links to the times tables.
Create a list of the fruit in the picture and how many of each are there.
Create a bar chart to represent your list.
Remember that 1 box represents 1 piece of fruit.
Warm up: Wiggle your fingers up high, down low, to the side and in front of you.
Stretch your fingers out like fireworks twelve times.
Can you write the following letters joined up? Remember to leave a finger space.
Tick your neatest formation and be proud of your handwriting.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6DSMZ8b3LE watch and sing along to ‘The Continents Song’
To celebrate ‘Earth Day’ draw, label and/or write about your favourite part of the Earth.
This might be an ocean, continent or country.
Why is it your favourite?
What lives there?
What is the weather like?
Read your school reading book or complete a challenge from yesterday’s ‘Bella the Dog Reading Challenge’.
Enjoy your activities and please send us pictures and comments to keep us updated!
You can send questions or pictures of your work to our year group email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miss Duncan and Miss Battams.