Year 2 Home Learning Tasks – Wednesday 20th May

Hi Year 2

It’s Wednesday which means it’s the middle of the week. We miss you all and your smiling faces.

Here are today’s learning activities.


English – Reading

Read the following text (a post card) and answer the comprehension questions.


English – Writing

Using your ideas sheet from yesterday, complete the following plan for your letter.

Sounds – Write Phonics (Add ‘ing’ to a root word that ends with a y)

Review: Read the following Year 2 words –tried, because, cried, sugar, replied, water

Read: flapping, clapping, feeling, raining

Write: sunny-sunning sticky-sticking chatty-chatting

Dictation: A boy was chatting loudly as he was clapping


Maths – Basic Skills

Below are some quiz style (arithmetic) questions.

Maths – Tasks

Below are some quiz style (reasoning) questions.

Give reasons to your ideas. 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 nine times.
Can you write the following Year 2 Common Exception Words joined up at least six times? Remember to leave a finger space.
* should


* could

* door

Tick your neatest formation and be proud of your handwriting.



We are going to be thinking about materials today.

Imagine you can design your own school uniform but you can only use the following materials.

What would you use and why?

Think about the properties of each material and why they would be suitable for your school uniform.

What would it look like? What materials would you use? Why did you use them?



Read a book in a different voice (e.g. silly, scared, monster)


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

2 thoughts on “Year 2 Home Learning Tasks – Wednesday 20th May

  • 20th May 2020 at 4:41 pm


    1. Match the name of the meal to what Mo ate for it.
    Breakfast – Porridge with a banana on top.
    Lunch – Jacket potato with beans.
    Evening Meal – Chicken, Pasta and vegetables.
    2. Why does Mo want to be the best in the race?
    It is important that we work hard to keep fit so that we can be best in the race.
    3. ‘ It keeps me fit’ In this sentence, what does ‘fit’ mean?
    Being healthy.
    4. What else might Mo do to keep his body healthy?
    Exercise and eat healthy foods.


    Letter Plan

    Address – Lings Primary School, Hayswood Road, Lings, Northampton NN3 8NN
    Dear – Mr and Mrs
    Why are you writing the letter? – To let them know we have moved to Northampton safely.
    What has happened and why? – Moved to Northampton.
    Describe what your life has been like – Busy, Cleaning the house, helping mummy with the house setting. Shopping with mummy and daddy as well for furniture in the house.
    What are looking forward to do and why? I am looking forward to my own room.
    Closing sentence/question to the person the letter is to – Will keep in touch and will write soon again with update on the house.
    From – Zion Foster.


    Sunning, Sticking, Chatting.


    47 + 50 = 97, 8 x 3 = 24, 43 – 5 = 38, A third of 12 = 4

    9 + 8 = 17, 11 + 6 = 17.


    64 and 58.

    Fabric – Because you can wash the clothes, when they get dirty.

    • 21st May 2020 at 11:20 am

      Well Done Zion!

      Miss Duncan


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