Good morning Year 2!
We hope you have all had a fun and safe weekend.
Even though our lives are different but…
Here are your learning tasks for today:
Read the text below.
I am thankful…
For flowers and squirrels and birds that have wings,
For lions and tigers and all living things.
For mountains and rivers, for water and air,
For my family who show me their love and care.
For food on my table, and something to drink,
For yellow, orange, purple and pink.
Why type of text is it?
What do you notice about this text?
What are the features of this type of text?
What are you thankful for?
Write a piece of text that tells us what you are thankful for.
Can you make it rhyme? What punctuation do you need to use?
Use the same sentence opener as the text above, for example
I am thankful…
Sounds-Write Phonics –‘es’ ending (Adding es to nouns and verbs ending in y with a consonant before the y)
Review: Read the following Year 2 words – because, climb, every, last, path, mind, most, could
Read the words: cries, dries, fries, ties
Write the words: lies, plies, tries, flies.
Sound Swap: cry-cries-dries-dry-try-tries
Maths Basic Skills
Let’s get your brains working. What is the missing numbers in these calculations?
How do you know? What do you notice?
Maths Learning Task.
Look at the picture.
How many sweets does Tom have?
Does Sandra have more than or less than Tom?
By how many?
What is the difference between Asif’s number of sweets and Essie’s number of sweets?
Can you write this as a number sentence?
Look at the picture
Warm up: Wiggle your fingers up high, down low, to the side and in front of you.
Stretch your fingers out like fireworks ten 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.
Today you are going to be thinking about your life.
Using a timeline, can you order the important events in your life, starting from when you were born to today?
The important events are up to you. What has been important moments in your life? This can include siblings being born, starting nursery, school or learning to ride a bike.
You do not need to print or use any photos, just draw and label your pictures instead.
Enjoy ‘The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin’ by Beatrix Potter
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Miss Duncan and Miss Battams