Hi Year 2
We hope you have a wonderful day!
Here are today’s learning activities.
English – Reading
Reread the following text.
Silently a group of orphans sleep in an orphanage.
Quietly, the window shutters open and in crawls a mysterious creature. He doesn’t look too friendly at first but we soon see what his plan is.
This is the Dreamgiver and by cracking his dream eggs he makes sure the childrens’ nights are pleasurable. He creates the dreams by cracking the eggs onto stories, posters and ballet shoes.
Answer the following questions:
- Why is he described as ‘mysterious’?
- Why do you think the Dreamgiver does what he does?
- Why do you think dreams are in eggs?
- Why does it all happened at night?
- What do you think happens if an egg smashes?
English – Writing
Watch the short film stopping at 3:14.
Even though you might be tempted to, don’t watch all of it. It will spoil your work for the rest of the week.
If you could be transported into a book, which book and why?
Write your response in full sentences.
*what happens in the book so what happens to you?
*are there any characters you could meet?
*what type of book is it?
*what is the genre?
Sounds-Write Phonics – Focus sound /air/ spelling <ere>
Review – read the following Year 2 common exception words: people, clothes, great, mind, cold.
Read: there, where, compere, somewhere
Write : where, There, nowhere,
Sound Swap: where-there-towhere-nowhere-sowhere-somewhere
Maths – Basic Skills
If I start at 10 and count in 5s to 60, will I say the number 46?
How do you know?
Maths – Tasks
Solve the following problems.
Practice spelling the following words.
Use the same ‘copy, copy, copy, cover word and write’ process we use in class.
Our Art lesson will focus on ‘Pop Art’ Portraits.
This style of art uses colours in different ways.
Draw a self portrait and play around with colours to see what you create.
Enjoy another traditional tale.
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Miss Duncan and Miss Battams