Year 2 Home Learning – Wednesday 10th February

Good morning Year 2!

It’s another day of home learning.

We’ve seen some great work that has been emailed to us, and we’d love to see more.


Remember we have a zoom register at 10.20am every morning. It is important you log in to this on time so that we can say good morning to each other, complete an online activity as well as explaining our work for the day. A link for this has been sent to the parent email you have registered at school. Please email us at the Year 2 email address if you need a new link sending to you.
Please bring paper and a pencil/pen to the zoom register.

Please remember to comment on the blog when you have completed your tasks, and to email us your completed work so we can see what you have been doing and support you if needed. Work can be emailed to
Have a great day and we will be waiting for you when we can all go back to school together!

Miss Duncan, Miss Battams and the rest of the Year 2 team.


Here is today’s home learning tasks.

English – Reading

Here is Miss Mann explaining today’s reading task. Today’s reading task is keeping our coast clear from plastic.


Here are today’s comprehension questions:

  • How did the plastic bag get to the ocean?
  • Describe the plastic filled ocean in one sentence
  • Why is plastic destroying the ocean?
  • Why do you think there is so much plastic in the ocean?
  • Where do you think the best place for plastic is?

Remember to answer in full sentences. Please comment on the blog or email the Year 2 account with your reading responses.

English – Writing

In our Writing task today we are going to carry on with our learning about plastic and keeping our coastlines safe.

Looking back through the story today and using the following sentence openers, how can we keep the oceans and coastlines safe?


To look after our coastline we should…

Can you use any conjunctions to explain what, how and why we should look after our coastline.



Below is Miss Mann’s Phonics lesson for Wednesday. You can pause the video at anytime so that you have enough time to read, write and check your work.

Please let us know how you get on by sending your work to the Year 2 email account.




Here is Miss Mann explaining today’s maths lesson. If you need to pause or rewind the video, please do. Today’s maths lesson focusses on multiplying by 2.

Here are the independent tasks. If you need to watch the video again to help, please do.


Warm up: Wiggle your fingers up high, down low, to the side and in front of you.
Stretch your fingers out like fireworks twelve times.
Can you write the following KS1 words at least four times? Remember to leave a finger space.

  • gold
  • told
  • cold
  • should
  • would

Tick your neatest formation and be proud of your handwriting. Remember, you should be practising writing these words down on paper and not typing them into the blog comments as this will not help develop your handwriting skills.
You can use these letter formations to help you write your letters correctly. This is the Kinetic Letters font that we teach in school.



Here is Miss Mann explaining today’s History Lesson.

Watch the video, remember to pause or rewind the video at any time.

Activity 1:

Draw a picture of Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus. Label both these drawings with facts about both explorers, explaining why both Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus are remembered as great explorers.

Activity 2- Writing Activity:

Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong are remembered as great explorers because…

They are similar or alike because they…

They are different because….. is…and…is…
Use the video to help with these three sentences.


Enjoy today’s story. It is called ‘The Koala Who Could’ by Rachel Bright.



Online Reading

We have an online log in which will link to some ebooks that follow our reading scheme in school. These books will allow your child to practice their phonics skills. It is a free resource. You may need to register for a free parent account to access the books.

Follow this link to log in:
Go to Oxford Owl for Home and click on enter site.
This will give you the option to choose a book recommended for your age or you can choose a book from the colour you read at school.
These are all free to read and it would be great if you could read one to someone at home.

Remember to leave us a comment on the blog to share your learning or you can email it to me at
We look forward to seeing your work!


The Year 2 Team

One thought on “Year 2 Home Learning – Wednesday 10th February

  • 10th February 2021 at 11:13 am

    gold gold gold
    told told told
    cold cold cold
    should should should
    would would would


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