Year 2 Home Learning Tasks – Tuesday 19th May

Hi Year 2

We hope you are well and excited for the day!

Here are today’s learning activities.


English – Reading

Read the following text and answer the comprehension questions.

English – Writing

This week you are going to be letter writing to your future self.

On a blank piece of paper draw, label and describe your time away from school.

-what has happened?

-why has it happened?

-where you are?

-what you have been doing?

-who you are with?

-how are you feeling?

-what you are looking forward to do and why?

The more detail you put on this now will help you when you are writing your letter later this week.


Sounds-Write Phonics (‘ed’ to a root word that ends with a y. Copy becomes copied so the ‘y’ becomes ‘i’ before the ending is added)

Review: Read the following Year 2 words – because, could, floor, again, money, Mrs.

Read: Replied, buried, fried.

Write: hurried, cried, tried, copied

Sound Swap: try-tried-cried-cry-fry-fried.


Maths – Basic Skills

Below are some quiz style (arithmetic) calculations.

Find the total for the four different mathematical operations.

Maths – Task

Solve the following two step problems involving addition and subtraction.

What did you do?

What did you notice?


Warm up: Wiggle your fingers up high, down low, to the side and in front of you.
Stretch your fingers out like fireworks six times.

Write the following Year 2 Common Exception Words joined up at least six times? Remember to leave a finger space.
* one


* twelve

* sixteen

Tick your neatest formation and be proud of your handwriting.



It’s important for you to stay active and healthy while at home. Mrs Davies has put together some P.E activities that can be done at home.

Please follow the instructions to access them.

PE at Home: Week 1 (KS1)

Here is this week’s Real PE at home lesson for your child to complete. Below we have given you the web address to use as well as the username and password to access the resource. We have also given you a step by step guide on where to access this week’s lesson.

Web Address:
Password: lingsprima

  • Step 1: Sign in using the above information
  • Step 2: Scroll down the page and select ‘Early Years/ KS1 option found in the middle of the page.
  • Step 3: Watch Day 1 Video (Pirate Day 1), which explains the lesson
  • Step 4: Start to work through the activities listed below

You will have one week to login and complete the lesson. You can try the activities as many times as you would like, and you can split the activities across the week. Remember every activity you do will earn a point for your house and we will have a house winner at the end of each week. So, we can assign your points make sure to send either a picture, video or score to We would also like to share some of these on our social media channels, so children can see their friends are participating and inspire others to join in the fun. Therefore, when you send your pictures/ videos please let us know if we have permission to do so.

Have fun with this week’s challenges and let’s see which house wins.

If you have any questions or difficulties accessing Jasmine feel free to contact the PE Department on their email,


PSHE/Online Safety

Discuss the question with an adult in your home.



Enjoy one of my favourite stories.


Remember to leave us a comment on the blog to share your learning or you can email it to us at Get in touch with us via the email if you have any questions about today’s learning. We look forward to seeing your work!

Miss Duncan and Miss Battams

4 thoughts on “Year 2 Home Learning Tasks – Tuesday 19th May

  • 19th May 2020 at 11:27 am

    1. To invite Archie to a big party.
    2. Because there will be more friends there and they are having a sleep over.
    3. When they are hungry.
    4. Colossal
    5. They wouldn’t be able to put the tents up. They would have to sleep inside.

    • 19th May 2020 at 12:05 pm

      Great adjective Elliot!

      Miss Duncan

  • 19th May 2020 at 4:51 pm


    1. Why did Alfie write the letter?
    a) To invite Archie to the big party.
    2. Why should the party be good fun?
    They would have a tent and a camp out in the back garden.
    3. When will Alfie’s dad cook cheeseburgers?
    When they are hungry, Alfie’s dad will cook the cheeseburgers.
    4. Can you use a different adjective to describe the party instead of ‘big’?
    5. What do you think would happen if it cold outside?
    They will stay inside the house.


    -what has happened? – Because of Covid19.
    -why has it happened? – Because it is pandemic and Covid19 is air born.
    -where you are? – Home with my family.
    -what you have been doing? – I have been in hospital for a month, have had an operation on my left arm 3 times.
    -who you are with? Mummy, Older sister Brooke and Daddy when he comes back from work.
    -how are you feeling? Happy, joyful, grateful that i am ok.
    -what you are looking forward to do and why? Coming back to school, to see my friends and Miss Duncan my class teacher.


    Hurried, Cried, Tried, Copied.


    20 + 30 + 50 = 100, 8 = 80 / 10, 64 = 85 – 21, 5 X 12 = 60.

    1. 5 people are on the bus. 5 more get on and 2 get off. How many people are on the bus now? 8
    2. A coach has 10 people on it. Half get off and eight get on . How many people are on the coach now? 13
    3. A mini bus has 20 seats. Half of the seats are taken. 3 more people get on it. How many seats are empty. 3
    4. A ferry has 30 seats . A third of the seats are taken. Five people get off the ferry. How may seats are empty? 5

    • 20th May 2020 at 11:06 am

      Good work Zion!
      I am looking forward to seeing you and the rest of our class.

      Miss Duncan


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