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Well we have reached the end of this very unusual school year. A massive well done to everyone who has been working so hard at home. You have all been superheroes and for that reason our tasks today have a superhero theme. smiley I hope you all have a wonderful summer (you deserve it) and I can’t wait to see you back at school.  

Friday 10th July

English –  Today you can design your own superhero. You could turn yourself into a superhero or create a brand new one. See the Superhero pdf. Why not test your English skills at the BBC Small Town Heroes site. The link is on the pdf.  

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these mixed calculations for your final Fantastic Five.

Superhero Challenges –  How many of these superhero challenges can you solve?

EOW – Choose a task to do today. There are some superhero craft activities too if you would like to try those.

Thursday 9th July

English –  You will soon be moving into year 3 and meeting your new teachers. Today we are going to design an ‘All About Me’ poster to tell your teachers a little bit about you. You could include things like your likes and dislikes , what you enjoy doing at school and in your spare time, your family, your favourite food, sport or colour. Look at the All about me posters pdf for some ideas but you can design your poster in any way you want.  

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these division calculations today.

The Pig Dice game –  Have fun playing this game today. It’s great for improving your adding skills too!  

EOW – Choose a task to do today.

Wednesday 8th July

English – As it is the last week of term, you could write a letter today to your Year 2 teacher and the rest of your class to say goodbye to them for the summer. Perhaps you could write about some of your favourite memories from Year 2. What did you enjoy doing? What made you laugh? What really sticks in your memory? Do you remember our work on Florence Nightingale, the day the animals visited and our Christmas production of The Inn-spectors? It would be fantastic if you could put your letter on the blog and then we could all enjoy reading it. smiley

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these multiplication calculations today.

One Minute Challenge –  How many things do you think you can do in one minute? Today you are going to try some one minute challenges and make predictions.

EOW – Choose a task to do today.

Tuesday 7th July

English Question Time – Read the information about a famous person’s holiday and answer the questions.

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these subtraction calculations today.

Adding three 1-digit numbers –  Today we are going to be looking at strategies that can help us calculate mentally. Try this strategy to help you add three 1-digit numbers  more quickly.

EOW – Choose a task to do today.

Monday 6th July

English Short Write – In summer  time lots of people go on holiday. Today you will be writing about an unusual holiday!

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these addition calculations today.

Partitioning numbers  – Today we are going to look at partitioning numbers in different ways. Look at the Partitioning Numbers pdf first to give you some ideas and then try the questions.

EOW – Choose a new task to do today.

Leopard is Rescued

Friday 3rd July

English We are nearly at the end of the school year and the end of your time in Year 2. It has been a very different year for everyone. In the future you might want to remember what it was like. Write a diary entry to help you remember. Have you enjoyed learning at home? What have you missed about school? How has it been different working at home? Have a look at the Diary Writing pdf to help you write a great diary entry.

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these mixed operation calculations today. Watch out for the operation sign.

Problem Solving – Today we are going to solve some word problems. These problems are a little different to the ones we have done before. Each problem will need you to use more than one operation to solve it so make sure you read the information really carefully. Good luck!  

EOW – Choose a task to do today.

Thursday 2nd July

English – Today we are going to use different spelling strategies to help us learn to spell tricky words. Begin by looking at the Using Spelling Strategies pdf. 

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these division calculations today.

Tessellation – Today we are going to learn what tessellation is and we are going to see how a famous artist used tessellation in his amazing artwork.  You can create your own tessellating pictures.  Begin with the Tessellations and MC Escher pdf.

EOW –  Choose a task to do today.

Wednesday 1st July

English – Today we are going to practise our handwriting.  Copy the poem and maybe add to it if you can!

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these missing number multiplication calculations today. You might want to listen to the counting in 3s song below first. I think you will remember it!

Fractions – Today we are going to solve some problems using our knowledge of fractions. You could begin by practising your fraction skills using the Fractions warm up pdf and then answer the questions.  Don’t forget to have a go at the Supermovers fraction song and dance.

EOW – Choose a task to do today.

Counting by 3s

 

Tuesday 30th June

English Question Time – Today we are going to find out about an amazing artist and answer some questions about him.

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these subtraction calculations today.

Statistics – Do you remember what we did in our statistics lessons? We learnt to collect, present and interpret information (data) using tally charts, pictograms, tables and graphs. Have a look at the Statistics pdf to remind you and then answer the questions. Don’t forget to look at the scale on the graphs (just like yesterday).

EOW –  Choose a task to do today.

Monday 29th June  

English Short Write – It’s Children’s Art week this week. Today you are going to write the next part of a story about a very strange event that takes place in an art gallery!

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these addition calculations today.

Reading Scales We are going to learn to read scales accurately today. First look at the Reading Scales pdf and then answer the questions.

EOW – You have some new EOW tasks for this week linked to Children’s Art week.  

Flying Dragon searches for Ants

Friday 26th June 

English Free Verse - It is our last poetry lesson today. We have looked at poems that have rules like haikus and acrostic poems but today we are going to write a free verse poem. These are easier to write than some poems because they don’t rhyme and don’t really have any rules. Begin by looking at the Free Verse Poems pdf and then have a go at writing your own free verse poem.

Maths - Fantastic Five – Try these fraction calculations today.

Problem Solving – Today we are going to solve some word problems. Don’t forget to read the questions carefully.

EOW – Choose a task to do today.

The Going to the Beach Song! | Scratch Garden

Thursday 25th June

English – Rhyme- We are going to be learning about rhyme today. Poems don’t have to rhyme but knowing about rhyming words can also help you with your spelling. Rhymes are fun. Can you talk using only rhyming words and phrases? smiley Don’t forget to look at the Supermovers rhyme workout below.

Maths Fantastic 5 – We are going to solve some missing number calculations today.

Maths – Coin Investigation – Find out how many different totals you can make using just these coins.

EOW Choose one of the activities to do today.

Wednesday 24th June

English Handwriting – It’s time for some handwriting practise now. Can you remember how to form and join your letters?

Maths Fantastic Five – Solve these division calculations today.

Maths – Money Today we are going to be looking at coins and totalling amounts of money.  When you have finished you could look at the BBC Supermovers clip below for a money workout!

EOW – Choose a task to do today.

Tuesday 23rd June

English Question Time – Read this famous nonsense poem by Edward Lear and answer the questions.

Maths Fantastic Five – Solve these multiplication calculations today.

After our work on 2D shape yesterday, we are going to be looking at 3D shape today.  Look at the 3D shape pdf first and watch the BBC clips.

EOW – You have some new EOW tasks to choose from this week.

The Counting by Twos Song | Counting Songs | Scratch Garden

English Short Write -We are carrying on with our poetry work this week and today’s short write is to write a shape poem. Do you know what a shape poem is? Begin by looking at the ‘Short Write’ pdf.

Maths Fantastic Five – Solve these addition and subtraction calculations today.

In Maths this week, we are going revisit and answer questions on different aspects of Maths. Today we are going to begin with 2D shape.  Look at the 2D shape pdf first and watch the BBC clips.

EOW – You have some new EOW tasks to choose from this week.

EOW week beginning Monday 22nd June

Sloth & Leopard Music and Movement

Friday 19th June

English – Do you remember what a simile is? They are very useful when you are writing poetry. See if you can think of some good similes using amazing adjectives.

Maths – Fantastic Five – Today we are going to try some missing number fraction calculations. Quite tricky but I’m sure you can do them.

Maths Investigation – Today’s task is a logic problem. You need to read the clues carefully, use your reasoning skills and be willing to change your answers. Get your thinking hats on!

Banana Banana Meatball - Blazer Fresh | GoNoodle

 

Thursday 18th June

English – Poetry - Haiku – I hope you all know what a syllable is now. Today we are going to learn to write a type of poem called a haiku. You need to be able to count syllables to write one of these!

Maths Fantastic 5 – We are going to solve some missing number mixed calculations today.

Maths Problem Solving – Today we are going to solve some word problems. Remember to read the information carefully and decide which operation you’ll need before you try to solve the problem.

EOW Choose one of the activities to do today.

 

Wednesday 17th June

English – Syllables - We are going to be counting syllables today to help us with our reading and spelling. Can you remember what a syllable is? Look at the syllable film clip below and try the Supermovers syllable routine.  

Maths Fantastic 5 – We are going to solve some multiplication and division calculations today. Try not to mix them up!

Maths investigation – Card Tricks – Today we are going to try a number investigation. Can you find all the solutions? If you can remember your number bonds to 20 that will really help you today.

EOW Choose one of the activities to do today.

Syllables! from Scratch Garden

Tuesday 16th June

English – Question time -Today read a rhyming poem carefully and then answer the questions.

Maths Fantastic 5 – We are going to solve some addition calculations today.

Maths investigation – Today we are going to investigate odd and even numbers.

EOW Choose one of the activities to do today.           

EOW Week beginning 15th June

Good Morning Class Diamond

Here are your tasks for today.

Friday 12th June

English – Today you can write your own fantasy story based on the plan you made yesterday. Try to include some powerful verbs in your writing. If you have already written your story, use this time to check your work and improve it. I would love to see your stories, so please upload them and I will look at them later.   

Maths Fantastic 5 – We are going to solve some fraction calculations today. Don’t forget to use drawings to help you.

Power Maths We have almost finished our time work. Today we are going to be looking at hours in a day. Do you know how many hours there are in a day? Look at the Discover and Share sections first and then finish with the Think Together.

EOW Choose one of the activities to do today.           

 

Thursday 11th June   

English – Planning a fantasy story – Today we are going to plan our own fantasy story. Look at the PDF for some ideas.

Maths Fantastic 5 – It’s the turn of addition today.  Don’t forget to use drawings to help you.

Power Maths Follow up our work on finding the start time in your Practice Book P79. The pages are on the PDF if you do not have your book.

EOW Choose one of the activities to do today.           

Wednesday 10th June

English – Using Powerful Verbs – Today we are going to think about verbs and how to make them really powerful to make your story writing even more exciting. Then try the Supermovers grammar song and workout.

Maths Fantastic 5 – Today we are going to do some subtraction calculations. I hope you can all remember how to swap shop!

Power Maths We have looked at finding the end time and today we are going to learn how to find the starting time for an activity.

EOW Choose one of the activities to do today.      

Tuesday 9th June   

English – Question Time – Listen to the fantasy story and answer the questions.

Maths Fantastic 5 – Today we are going to do some division calculations using the 2 times table. Remember dividing by 2 is the same as halving.

Power Maths Follow up your work yesterday on finding the end time in your Practice Book P76

EOW Choose one of the activities to do today.

Monday 8th June   

English – Short Write – Read the beginning of this fantasy story and then write the next part. I bet you will have some very imaginative ideas! There's another fantasy story to listen to today. This one's called 'Fig's Giant'. 

Maths Fantastic 5 – Today we are going to do some multiplication calculations using the 2 times table. Remember multiplying by 2 is the same as doubling.

Power Maths – Today we are going to find out how you can use the clock to discover the time that an activity ends.  Remember to talk about the Discover and Share sections first and then finish with Think Together.  

EOW Choose one of the activities to do today.           

EOW for week beginning 8th June 2020

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