Hi Year 2
We hope you had a wonderful half term and are ready to get your brains working.
Here are today’s learning activities.
English – Reading
Read the text and answer the following comprehension questions in full sentences.
- How much of all land is made up of desert?
- Name a desert.
- What does the word ‘adapted’ mean?
- Can you think of another adjective instead of ‘cold’?
- Would you visit a hot desert or cold desert and why?
English – Writing
Look at the picture.
Imagine that you are there.
Using your senses, what can you see, hear, and smell?
How does it make you feel?
Why do feel like that?
Why can you hear that?
Write your responses in full sentences and remember to use conjunctions in your writing.
Sounds – Write Phonics – Focus sound /r/ spelling <r>
Review – read the following Year 2 common exception words: pretty, should, because, my, door, sugar
Read – grass, ride, river, protect, properly,
Write – Rose, robber, practice, reason
Dictation: The robber did not have a craft to ride on the river so he ran on the growing grass.
Maths – Basic Skills
Write down the three times table from 0x3 to 12×3.
Maths – Task
Answer the following quiz (reasoning) style questions
Practice spelling the following words.
Use the same ‘copy, copy, copy, cover word and write’ process we use in class.
Listen to the song.
Name the seven continents and write a fact about each one.
You can do this as a piece of writing or as a poster.
It is up to you how you present your knowledge of the continents.
Watch and listen to this great Julia Donaldson story.
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As teachers are back in school teaching we won’t be able to always answer comments on the blogs or reply to emails about your fantastic learning on the same day. Even though we might not respond right away please know we are seeing your work and are very proud of you so please still show us.
We look forward to seeing your work!
Miss Duncan and Miss Battams