Class Page - Year 2

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Our value word this month is RESPECT

Home Learning 

During the national lockdown you will find daily activities for Year 2 listed below, the most recent day will always appear at the top of the page. I have also added some links here which you can access to gain access to more work/ideas/activities for your child. 

 

Please note, Zoom calls will happen every day at 9:45am and 2.30pm. The Zoom sessions will last approximately 15 minutes and it is expected that all children attend these.

 

Helpful Links and Documents

Reading 

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

 

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

Advice for reading with your child Here is a guide you can look at which gives you some ideas and strategies for helping your child learn to read. How to help your child decode words and read with expression
Daily lessons from the BBC The BBC is providing daily lessons to children around the country both online and broadcast on TV. You can access the daily lessons here
Joe Wicks Joe Wicks has announced he is bringing back PE with Joe to keep children active following expected school closures until mid-February. They will be 20-minutes, half the length of last lockdown’s. These will be at 9am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and can be accessed from his YouTube channel.  
Audio Books Audible has a free selection of audio books for children. You can see them here

 

Friday 5th March

 

English

LI: To write a letter

•Include your address in the top right corner

•Include the date

•Begin your letter with ‘Dear Beegu’

•Introduce yourself

•Tell Beegu what you would do with her if she visits

•Say goodbye at the end 

 

Today you are going to be writing a letter to Beegu to tell her what you would do together if she comes back to Earth for a visit. You can access the presentation slides here to see my instructions

 

 

Reading Comprehension

Today's reading is about Beegu. Answers are on the last page. 

 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell words with the 'u-e' split digraph.

 

Watch this video lesson where you will  be revising the 'u-e' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

 

 

 

Maths

LI: To recognise a half

  • To recognise half an object
  • To see how it relates to the whole
  • Add another half to make the whole

 

Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when asked to do so. You can check your answers here. 

 

 

 

Science

LI: To know what types of plants grow in the wild

 

Click here for our next video lesson on plants. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

Thursday 4th March

 

English 

LI: To write a description of a character

•Draw your character

•Use adjectives and expanded noun phrases to describe your character

•Use capital letters and full stops

 

Today we are going to think about who Beegu left behind on her home world. You will design and draw her best friend before writing a description of them. Join us at 9:45 where we will discuss the work in detail. You can access the presentation here where you can see detailed instructions including voice recordings of me reading them. 

 

 

 

Reading Comprehension 

Today's reading tells us how kangaroos got their tails. Answers are on the second page. 

 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell words with the 'o-e' split digraph.

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'o-e' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. Answers are on the second page.

 

Easier

 

More Challenging

 

 

Maths 

LI: To make equal parts

  • Understand the difference between equal and unequal parts
  • To see how equal parts relate to the whole
  • Split a number into equal parts

 

Today we will be making equal parts. Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when asked to do so. You can check your answers here

 

 

 

PE

Make sure you are getting your exercise in whilst we are all at home during the lockdown. Joe Wicks has started his PE workouts online again for you to join in with. These can be accessed from his YouTube channel.

 

Value Work

 

Our new value word is respect. I want you to think about what the word means and see if you can explain it, and why it is important, in one sentence. This website might help you

 

 

Wednesday 3rd March

 

English

LI: To give advice

•Think carefully about what to do if you’re lost

•Give at least 2 suggestions of what to do

•Use capital letters and full stops

 

We will be thinking about the meaning of the word 'lost' and then discuss what advice we could give to someone who is lost. Join us at 9:45 where we will discuss the work in detail. You can access the presentation here where you can see detailed instructions including voice recordings of me reading them. 

 

 

Reading Comprehension 

Today you will read about Paul, the lucky octopus. Answers are on the second page. 

 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell words with the 'tch' trigraph.

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'tch' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. Answers are on the second page.

 

Easier 

 

Challenging

 

 

Maths

LI: To make equal parts

  • Understand the difference between equal and unequal parts
  • To see how equal parts relate to the whole
  • Split a number into equal parts

 

We are going to be starting our new maths topic, fractions. To begin with we will be thinking about equal and unequal parts. There is no worksheet today but you will need your pencil and paper or whiteboards. It would also be useful if you could have several squares of paper for folding. Watch the video and join in when asked. 

 

 

 

Geography

LI: To learn about Europe

 

The first continent we are going to look at is Europe. It is the continent that we live in. Watch the next stage of our online video lessons by clicking here. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

 

Tuesday 2nd March

 

English

LI: To imagine and describe a setting

•Think carefully about where Beegu comes from, then draw a picture of her world

•Use adjectives and expanded noun phrases to describe your picture

•Use capital letters and full stops

 

Today we will be using our imaginations. We will be thinking of what Beegu's home world will look like. You will draw a picture of how you imagine it to be before drawing a picture of it. Join us at 9:45 where we will discuss the work in detail. You can access the presentation here where you can see detailed instructions including voice recordings of me reading them. 

 

 

Reading Comprehension 

Today's reading is about the Great White Shark. Check your answers on the second page. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell words with the 'aw' digraph.

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'aw' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. Answers are on the second page.

 

Easier

 

More challenging

 

 

Maths

LI: To make patterns with 3D shapes

  • Recognise and name 3D shapes
  • Spot repeating patterns in a sequence
  • Create your own repeating pattern using 3D shapes

 

Today we are going to make patterns out if 3D shapes. Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when asked to do so. Check your answers here.

 

 

 

Music 

LI: To identify strong beats in music

 

We have been learning about the pulse in music. Today we are going to identify the strong beats in music.  Watch this video lesson from the Oak National Academy where you can join in with finding the beat. 

 

 

Art

LI: To draw an alien

 

Because our book this week is about a little alien, Beegu, I thought we would learn to draw some aliens. Watch the video below and have a go at drawing your own. You can send me your work on Dojo if you are proud of it!

 

 

Monday 1st March

 

English

LI: To write a description of a character

•Look carefully at the picture and the text

•Use adjectives and expanded noun phrases

•Use capital letters and full stops 

 

We are going to look at the picture from a new book today. Join us at 9:45 where we will discuss the work in detail. You can access the presentation here where you can see detailed instructions including voice recordings of me reading them. 

 

Reading Comprehension

Today's reading comprehension is about the needs of a plant. Answers are on the second page. How much did you remember from Friday's video lesson?

 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell words with the 'igh' trigraph.

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'igh' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. Answers are on the second page.

 

Easier 

 

Challenging

 

Maths

LI: To sort 3D shapes

  • Count the edges on 3D shapes
  • Count the faces on 3D shapes
  • Count the vertices on 3D shapes

 

Today we are going to apply everything we have learnt about 3D shapes and sort them according to their properties. Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when asked to do so. Check your answers here.

 

 

RE

LI: To learn about, and sequence, the Easter Story. 

 

Today we are going to learn the Easter story. Read through each slide on this presentation and then see if you can tell someone in your house the story from start to finish. 

 

Can you correctly sequence the events of the story on this worksheet?

Friday 26th February

 

English

LI: To write a diary entry in role as a character

•Discuss the main events of the story

•Write in role as Noi

•Use the diary entry checklist to make sure you use the features of a diary

 

Today we are going to be writing a diary entry in role as Noi, the main character of the book, 'The Storm Whale'. Join us at 9:45 where we will discuss the work in detail along with the features of a diary entry. You can access the presentation here where you can see detailed instructions including voice recordings of me reading them. 

 

It might be helpful to recap the story. Below is a video of it being read out. 

 

 

 

Reading Comprehension

Today's reading comprehension is all about the adventures of Blueberry Boy. Answers are at the end. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell words with the 'qu' digraph.

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'qu' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. Answers are on the second page.

 

Easier

 

Challenging 

 

 

Maths

LI: To count the vertices on 3D shapes

  • Identify the vertices on a 3D shape
  • Accurately count the vertices on 3D shapes
  • Recognise basic 3D shapes

 

So far we have counted the edges and faces on 3D shapes. Today we will count the vertices. Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when asked to do so. Check your answers here

 

 

 

Computing / E-safety

LI: To think about sharing pictures online

 

Activity : Watch Jessie & Friends, Episode 2 

o How did lots of people end up seeing the pictures?

o What made Mo feel sad?

o How did the friends get help when they needed it?

o What did Miss Humphrey say she would do to help?

 

  • Finish by watching the song again and having a sing-along!

 

Note: If your child wants to watch Episode 1 too, do watch it with them! It’s aimed at younger children, but it’s still fun to watch.

 

Science

LI: How to plant a bean

 

Our topic for this half term is plants. This video lesson will show you how to plant a bean and what seeds need to grow. You can join in and plant one too with the video, or later on the weekend. You will need soil, stones, a pot and a kidney bean but if you do not have these resources available, you can watch on the video. We will be looking at what a seed needs to be able to grow into a healthy plant.

 

Here is a list of other seed activity ideas you can you with your children at home. 

 

 

Thursday 25th February

 

English

LI: To write about your animal friend

•Think carefully about what animal you would like to be friends with

•Explain why you have chosen this animal

•Describe what you would do together

•Use capital letters and full stops

 

Noi made friends with a whale. Today we are going to think about what animals we would like to befriend and why. Join our live session at 9:45am where we will discuss this further. You can access the presentation here where there are instructions and a written example. 

 

Reading Comprehension

Our reading today is a newspaper report from The Superhero Times. Answers are on the second page. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell words with the 'ur' grapheme, as in turn.

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'ur' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. Answers are on the second page.

 

Easy 

 

Challenging

 

 

Maths

LI: To count the edges on 3D shapes

  • Understand the different between the face and the edge of a 3D shape
  • Accurately count the edges on 3D shapes
  • Recognise basic 3D shapes

 

Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when asked to do so. You can check your answers here

 

 

 

PE

Make sure you are getting your exercise in whilst we are all at home during the lockdown. Joe Wicks has started his PE workouts online again for you to join in with. These can be accessed from his YouTube channel.

 

Value Work

Our value word this month has been enthusiasm. We have written about what the word means and you have told me what you are enthusiastic about. Today I want you to tell me what you think you need to be more enthusiastic about. 

 

For example: I know that I need to be more enthusiastic about going for a run after work. When I get home it is often dark and cold but I know that it is really important for me to keep up with my exercise so that I can stay fit and healthy. Next time I don't feel like going for a run I am going to focus on the good reasons for it and it will make me more enthusiastic about going out. 

 

 

Wednesday 24th February

 

English

LI: To write about what you do for fun in your area

•Make a list of what you do for fun in your area

•Write your ideas up into full sentences

•Use capital letters and full stops  

 

Yesterday we wrote about what Noi might do for fun near his house. Today you are going to be writing about what you do for fun in your area. Join us for the discussion at 9:45am. You can access the presentation here

 

Reading Comprehension

Today's reading is about superheroes and comic books. The answers are on the second page. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

Phonics

 

LI: To blend, segment and spell words with the 'ie' grapheme making the /ee/ sound as in field

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'ie' grapheme making the /ee/ sound. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with this activity, don't worry if you cannot print this out or cut and stick the letters, just write them down in your book. Please be aware that each box under the picture represents a sound (phoneme), not individual letters. Answers are on the last page.

 

Maths

 LI: To count the faces on 3D shapes

  • Recognise basic 3D shapes
  • Understand the difference between a side on a 2D shape and a face on a 3D shape
  • Correctly count the number of faces on a 3D shape. 

 

Today we are moving onto 3D shapes! You will be counting the faces on these shapes. Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when asked to do so. You can check your answers here. 

 

 

Geography

LI: To learn what a continent is

 

Our topic in Geography this term is about the world. We are going to learn about the continents and oceans that cover it. Click here for a video lesson on continents. Have your paper and pencil ready. 

 

 

Tuesday 23rd February

 

English

LI: To write a description

•Look carefully at the picture for ideas

•Think about what you do at the beach

•Use capital letters and full stops

 

Today we will be thinking about what Noi might do for fun at home. Join our live session at 9:45am where we will discuss this in more detail. You can access the presentation here.

 

Reading Comprehension

Today's reading comprehension is about a group of superheroes, The Fearless Four. Answers are on the second page.

 

 

Phonics 

LI: To blend, segment and spell words with the 'wh' grapheme

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'wh' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. 

 

Easy 

 

Challenging 

 

Maths

LI: To make patterns with 2D shapes

  • Spot the sequence in patterns
  • Carry on the sequence in the correct order
  • Create your own pattern sequence

 

Today we are going to be making patterns out of 2D shapes. Watch the below video, joining in with your worksheet when asked to. You can check your answers here. 

 

 

When you have finished give this pattern game a go by clicking on this link

 

Music

LI: To use our bodies to show pulse in music

 

Our topic this term in music has been 'pulse'. Today we are going to see how we can use our bodies to show the pulse in music. Click here for a video lesson

 

Art

LI: To draw a whale

As our book this week is 'The Storm Whale' I though it would be fun to learn to draw a whale. Watch the below video and see if you can have a go at drawing your own. 

 

Monday 22nd February

 

English

LI: To share an opinion and give reasons for it

•Think about if you would like to live in the setting

•Explain why or why not

•Use information from the picture to give reasons for your opinion

 

Today we are going to be discussing an illustration and then say if we would like to live there, or not, giving reasons for our opinions. Join our live session at 9:45am. You can access the presentation with instructions here

 

Reading Comprehension

Our readings for some of this week are all about superheroes. Today's reading is about the most heroic hero. Answers are on the second page. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell the 'ph' grapheme

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'ph' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with this phoneme spotting activity

 

Maths

LI: To sort 2D shapes

  • Recognise basic 2D shapes
  • Count sides of 2D shapes
  • Count vertices on 2D shapes

 

Today we are going to apply what we have learned about 2D shapes to sort them into groups. 

Watch the below video, joining in with your worksheet when asked to. You can check your answers here. 

 

 

 

RE

LI: To think about Spring and rebirth

 

As we are moving into spring I want you to think about some of the changes that happen in the world at this time of year. Flowers come to life, we start to see more wildlife and young animals and the weather starts to improve. 

 

I want you to think about what changes you are most looking forward to. Ask others in your house what they look forward to when Spring comes. Did they have the same ideas as you?

 

Click here for some ideas of the changes that happen if you are not sure

 

Friday 12th February

 

English

LI: To write a letter

 •Include your address in the top right corner

•Include the date

•Begin your letter with ‘Dear …’

•Decide what you want to say and/or ask your friend

•Say goodbye at the end 

 

Today we are going to be writing a letter to our special friend. Join our live session at 9:45 where we will discuss the features of a letter and what you must include in your own. You can access the presentation here. 

 

 

Reading Comprehension

Our reading today is about a card game called, 'Go Fish'. Maybe you could try playing with someone at home? Answers are on the second page.

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell the 'ow' grapheme, as in cow.

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'oy' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. 

 

Phoneme spotting activity.

 

More challenging phoneme spotting activity. 

 

 

Maths

LI: To draw the whole shape from a line of symmetry

  • Recognise basic 2D shapes 
  • Understand that the shape must be identical on either side of the line of symmetry 
  • Carefully measure what you can see on one side of the line of symmetry so that your drawing is an exact match

We are going to keep practicing our lines of symmetry. Watch the video below and complete your worksheet when asked to. Check your answers here

 

When you've finished your work have a go at this symmetry matching game!

 

 

Science

LI: To select the best material for an object

 

Today we are going to think about the best materials to use for an object. We looked at this at the beginning of our topic, hopefully now we have learnt more about the properties of materials you will be even better. Click here to follow the link for the video lesson. 

 

Worksheets to print here (though this can just be written into a book instead). 

 

Computing

LI: To program basic instructions

 

Today we are going to have a go at programming a robot to follow a set of basic instructions. Follow this link which will take you to a game where you need to provide the instructions to help a robot make deliveries. 

 

Thursday 11th February

 

English

LI: To write a dialogue

•Think carefully about what you want to say

•Make sure the response makes sense

•Include a question

•Use the correct punctuation in your dialogue (. ! ?)

 

Join us at 9:45am where we will discuss the learning to be done for English. You can access the presentation here. 

 

 

Reading Comprehension

 Our reading today is about a teddy bear who gets lost. Check your answers on the second page. 

 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell the 'oy' grapheme

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'oy' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. 

 

Phoneme spotting activity.

 

More challenging phoneme spotting activity. 

 

 

Maths

LI: To know what a line of symmetry is and which shapes have them

  • Recognise basic 2D shapes 
  • Understand that the shape must be identical on either side of the line of symmetry 
  • Show what the other half of a shape is where you can only see one side of a line of symmetry

 

Today we will be learning about lines of symmetry and which shapes have them. Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when told to do so. You can check your answers here

 

 

 

 

PE

Make sure you are getting your exercise in whilst we are all at home during the lockdown. Joe Wicks has started his PE workouts online again for you to join in with. These can be accessed from his YouTube channel.

 

 

Value Work

Our value word this month is enthusiasm. Can you write down three things that you are enthusiastic about and tell me why you are enthusiastic about them? We can share some answers in our afternoon Zoom call.

Wednesday 10th February

 

English

LI: To write about someone important to you

•Think about who your special friend is and why are they special

•Describe what you do together

•What do you talk about

•Describe how they make you feel

 

In our live English session today we will be discussing the friends Fox and Star. Then we will be discussing our own special friends before you write about them. You can access the presentation here. 

 

 

 

Reading Comprehension

Today's reading is about the history of the Yoyo. Check your answers on the second page. 

 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell the 'ou' grapheme

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'ou' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. 

 

Standard phoneme spotter.

 

Challenging phoneme spotting.

 

 

Maths

LI: To draw 2D shapes

  • Know how many sides and vertices simple 2D shapes have
  • Draw straight lines (ideally with a ruler)
  • Use the squared paper to help as a guide

 

Today we are going to be drawing simple 2D shapes. If you have a ruler at home it will be very helpful for you to use. Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when asked to do so. Answers are here

 

 

 

Maths Game Online

 

Try making some 2D shapes using this website (tablet friendly) - how many can you make?

 

History

LI: To understand the difference between hospitals in the Crimean War and present day

 

Now we have studied Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale I want you to complete this sorting activity showing the difference between hospitals in the time Mary and Florence were working and now. 

 

Don't worry if you cannot print off the document. Just draw or write about the different images instead of cutting and sticking. Some of them may be used in both sides. 

 

Tuesday 9th February

 

English

LI: To describe a character's point of view

•Think carefully about what a character can see

•Take clues from the illustration and text

•Use adjectives in your writing, think back to the work you did yesterday.

•Use capital letters and full stops

 

Today we are going to be drawing, and ten writing, about what Fox can see. Join me in the morning for our English session at 9:45am. You can access the presentation here.

 

 

Reading Comprehension

Today is 'Safer Internet Day' and I have chosen a reading comprehension for you on this topic. You can access the comprehension here. Answers are on the last page. 

 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

 

Phonics

LI: To blend, segment and spell the 'ir' grapheme

 

Join me at 2:30pm for a live phonics session where we will  be revising the 'ir' grapheme. Have your pencil and paper ready. 

 

You can apply our learning here with these phoneme spotting activities. 

Spotting 'ir'

 

Here is a more challenging version: Spotting the 'ir' sound.

 

 

 

Maths

LI: To count the vertices on 2D shapes

 

After you did such an amazing job of counting the sides of 2D shapes yesterday we are now going to be counting the vertices. Watch the below video and join in with your worksheet when asked to do so. You can check your answers here

 

 

 

 

Art

LI: To draw a fox

As our book this week is, 'The Fox and the Star' I thought it would be nice to learn to draw a fox this week. Watch the below video and join in at home. 

 

 

 

 

Music

LI: To understand how sound is represented by symbols

 

So far our music lessons have been about pulse. Learning what the pulse is and making out own patterns. Today's lesson from the Oak Academy is about how sound is represented by symbols. 

Click here to access the video lesson. 

 

 

Monday 8th February

 

English

LI: To make inferences from an illustration

•Use adjectives to describe a character and setting

•Give reasons for your prediction, eg – ‘I think… because...’.

•Write in full sentences.

 

We are looking at a picture from a new book today and from it we are going to make some predictions. We will look at the picture together in our morning Zoom call at 9:45am and discuss the written task for the day. You can access the presentation here.

 

Adjective wordlists

 

Reading comprehension

you will be reading about toys from the Victorian Age. Check your answers on the second sheet.

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

Phonics

LI: To blend segment and spell the 'ea' grapheme - short 'e' sound

 

Bring your pencils and paper to our online phonics session where we will be revising the 'ea' sound as in bread. After our live session I want you to write at least 3 sentences using as many of the below words as you can. 

 

 

 

Maths 

LI: To count sides on 2D shapes.

  • Tell the difference between simple 2Dshapes 
  • Know what is meant by the 'side' of the shape
  • Link number of sides to some simple shapes

 

Today we are counting the sides of 2D and 3D shapes. Can you remember the difference? Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when you are asked to. Check your answers here

 

 

RE

LI: To design your own special meal with meaning

 

We have learnt about the Jewish festival of Passover and how every item on the plate has special meaning to help them remember the escape from Egypt and what God did for them. 

 

 

I want you to design a special meal for someone you respect. Jut like the Seder Meal I want you to make sure that everything on the plate makes you think of that person in someway. 

 

You can draw your own dinner plate onto your books and label the items you have chosen to include.

 

Friday 5th February

 

English

LI: To write about myself

•Think of objects which represent you

•Draw a self portrait including objects which represent you

•Explain in writing why you have chosen each object

 

Today you are going to be drawing a picture and writing about it. You will be drawing a picture of yourself with certain objects in it, just like the picture of Bob at the beginning of our book, 'The Man on the Moon'. Then you will write down why you have chosen those objects. 

 

We will discuss this in our live session at 9:45am and you can access the presentation here

 

Reading Comprehension

The reading comprehension today is about a vet who works at the zoo. Check your answers on the last page. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

Phonics

LI: To revise, blend and segment the long 'oo' digraph.

I look forward to seeing you at 2:30 for our phonics session where we will be looking at the digraph 'oo' making the long 'oo' sound. Have a pencil and paper ready. You can apply your learning from our session with this worksheet.

 

 

Maths

LI: To recognise 2D and 3D shapes.

  • Tell the difference between 2D and 3D shapes
  • Name basic 2D shapes
  • Name basic 3D shapes

 

Well done for all of your hard work in statistics! We are now moving onto a new topic in Maths, geometry. This first lesson is about 2D and 3D shapes. Watch the video below and pause and join in with your worksheet when you are asked to. Check your answers here

 

 

Computing

LI: To learn what a computer bug is

 Last week we learnt what coding was, today we are going to learn what a computer bug is. Click on this link to learn what a computer bug is

 

When you have watched the video try this quiz to see if you can figure out how to fix these bugs

 

 

Science

LI: To find out which materials are absorbent. 

 

In this lesson, we will be learning about absorbency, click here to access the video lesson.

 

We will test and compare the absorbency of a variety of household materials. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil to complete today's lesson. For the experiment, if you would like to take part, you will need: a sponge or cloth, plastic bag or cup, foil, cardboard or paper, cotton wool or tissue. If you do not have these materials, you can watch the experiment on the video while observing the outcomes.

 

 

Thursday 4th February

 

English 

LI: To use question marks correctly

•To put a question mark at the end of a sentence

•To think about our own questions

•To write questions that are relevant to the text

 

Today we are going to be thinking about questions, question marks and how to use them correctly. We will be thinking about the questions that the space tourists might have for Bob and then coming up with our own. We will be discussing all of this in our live English session at 9:45. You can access the presentation here. Click on the sound icons on the PowerPoint to hear me discuss the tasks. 

 

Reading Comprehension

Our reading today is a about a railway carriage. Check your answers on the second page. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

Phonics

LI: To blend segment and spell the 'u-e', 'ue' and ew digraphs.

 

I look forward to seeing you at 2:30 for our phonics session where we will revise the sounds and spellings we have learnt this week. Have a pencil and paper ready. You can apply your learning from our session with this worksheet

 

Maths 

 LI: To use block diagrams

  • Correctly interpret and create block diagrams depending on the information you have
  • Interpret tally charts
  • Interpret pictograms

 

Today we are going to use what we have learnt about reading pictograms and tally charts to help us interpret block diagrams. Watch the video below and pause and join with your worksheet when asked to do so. Check your answers here.

 

 

PE

Make sure you are getting your exercise in whilst we are all at home during the lockdown. Joe Wicks has started his PE workouts online again for you to join in with. These can be accessed from his YouTube channel.

 

Art Project

The school is currently running an art project, you may have seen Mrs Derham discuss it on our school worships. 

 

During the month of February, can you draw, sketch, paint, make a pop-up model, make a collage of the view (etc.) from one of your windows at home? Perhaps you would like to take photos showing different times of the day, different weather or an amazing sky? Please send them to Mrs Derham on Class Dojo, or email them to admin@sjb.lewisham.sch.uk so that we can make an online gallery on our school website.

 

Wednesday 3rd February

 

English 

LI: To make a list with bullet points 

•To use bullet points correctly

•To think about our own experiences

•To list suitable objects for a picnic

 

Today we will be reading and thinking about the picnic lunch Bob has on the moon. We will be writing it in a list using bullet points. You can access the presentation here

 

Reading Comprehension

The reading today is about another form of transport - a bicycle. How to repair a puncture. Check your work with the answers on the second page. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

Phonics

LI: To segment, blend and spell words with the digraph 'ue'.

 

Our live phonics session will be at 2:30pm. Remember to have a pencil and paper ready. You can apply what we have learnt by completing these activities on the digraph we have just rehearsed. 

 

Maths

LI: To interpret pictograms at a scale of 2, 5, and 10

  • Link the pictograms you draw to the objects you are counting
  • Draw pictograms at a 1:2, 5, or 10 scale with the object you count
  • Count pictograms to find out how many objects there are making sure to use the key to check the scale of the pictograms

 

Watch the video below and join in with your worksheet when you are told to. Check your work with the answers here

 

 

 

History

LI: To learn about the herbal remedies that Mary Seacole used

 

Read through this presentation on Mary Seacole, how much of it did you know already. When you are going through it you will see a activity slide. The activity is to complete a fact sheet on Mary's herbal remedies, click here to see it.

 

Tuesday 2nd February

 

English

LI: To explore descriptive language.

  • To describe a character
  • To use interesting adjectives
  • To create an illustration 

 

Challenge: Use expanded noun phrases.

 

You can find the presentation I will be talking through today here. Our task is to draw an image of the character and choose adjectives to describe him. 

 

Reading Comprehension

Our reading today is about the London Underground. Have you ever been on it? Can you remember where you got on and where you got off? Check your work with the answers on the second page. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

 

Phonics

LI: To segment, blend and spell words with the digraph 'ew'.

 

Our live phonics session will be at 2:30pm. You can apply what we have learnt by reading the words on this sheet and deciding if they are real or nonsense words. 

 

 

Maths

LI: To draw pictograms at a scale of 2, 5, and 10.

  • Link the pictograms you draw to the objects you are counting
  • Draw pictograms at a 1:2, 5, or 10 scale with the object you count
  • Count pictograms to find out how many objects there are making sure to use the key to check the scale of the pictograms

 

Yesterday we practiced drawing pictograms with a different scale. Today we are going to apply that practice. Watch the video below, joining in when you are told to by completing this worksheet. Check your answers here

 

 

 

 

 

Music

LI: To create simple patterns.

 

In this lesson, we will be learning how to use our body to show pulse in different ways and how to match the rhythm pattern to the pulse. Click here to watch the video lesson and join in. 

 

Art

LI: To draw a butterfly.

Today I want you to draw a butterfly. First, I want you to just have a go with no help at all. 

 

When you have done that I want you to draw another butterfly, but this time following the stages on this sheet

 

Which was better? Why do you think that?

Monday 1st February

 

**School worship at 11am, use the link on the school page of Class Dojo**

 

We have a new value word for February - ENTHUSIASM

 

English

LI: To explore the illustrations in a text.

  • To use illustrations to make predictions
  • To answer questions about a character
  • To create a mind map 

 

We are starting a new approach to English teaching in lockdown this week. We will start the day with our Zoom call as usual but we are going to be discussing the English work and tasks in the morning and have our phonics session at the end of the day. 

 

You can see the PowerPoint presentation I will be using and the work that will be set on it here. I will explain in more detail on this morning's call.

 

Our task will be to make a mind map, listing what we know about a character just from an illustration of them. 

 

Reading Comprehension

Our readings for most of the week are going to be about types of transport. Today's reading is about a naughty bus. Check your work with the answers on the second page. 

 

Personal Reading

Make sure you do at least 15 mins of reading each day, hopefully a lot more!  If you don't have access to many physical books at home to can visit Oxford Owl for a selection of free e-books to read. 

I have set up a class login which should provide free access to everyone in the class, these are limited so please don't share out of our class community. 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/#

Username: y2sjb
Password: Seacole

 

Phonics

LI: To segment, blend and spell words with the split digraph 'u-e'

Our phonics session on Zoom will be at the end of the day, just before we have a story. 

 

Can you complete this phoneme spotting activity, you are looking for words with the 'u-e' split digraph in them.

 

When you have finished write a sentence and try to use at least 3 words with 'u-e' in them! 

 

 

Maths

LI: To draw pictograms to a scale of 2, 5 and 10

  • Link the pictograms you draw to the objects you are counting
  • Draw pictograms at a 1:2, 5, or 10 scale with the object you count
  • Count pictograms to find out how many objects there are making sure to use the key to check the scale of the pictograms

 

We are still in our statistics topic. Today we are going to be practising pictograms again, but with a difference. 

 

Over the last couple of lessons you have been making pictograms with a scale of 1:1 - one picture for one object. Today we are going to be drawing pictograms at a scale of 2, 5 and 10. I know that you can all do this because of how good you are at counting in 2, 5s and in 10s! 

 

Watch the video below and practice in your books when the video asks you to pause and join in. 

 

 

RE

LI: To learn about the major Jewish festivals

Today we are going to learn a little more about Passover and about some of the other major Jewish festivals. Watch this video to watch a lesson discussing them. Below the video is a quiz you can take to show how much you remember. 

 

Value Work 

We have a new value word this month, enthusiasm. What do you think it means? Can you discuss it with someone in your house and write your ideas down?

Homework

Christmas Learning Pack

 

** This is optional work to be completed over the break, there is NO expectation that all, or any. of it needs to be completed **

 

Maths 

Multiplication - Arrays (Answers at the end of the sheet)

Multiplication and addition(Answers at the end of the sheet)

 

Reading 

Festive Feast (answers at the end)

'Twas the Night Before (answers at the end)

Winter Wonderland (answers at the end)

 

Something a little less challenging:

 

Maths 

Missing numbers to 20

 

Reading

Winter Wonderland (simpler version, answers at the end)

'Twas the Night Before (simpler version, answers at the end)

 

 

Homework 11/12/20

 

Maths - Multiplication from pictures

 

Reading - Dilly and the Three Monsters (answers on the second sheet).

Homework - 04/12/20

 

Maths - Multiplication, adding equal groups

 

Reading - Diary of a mermaid (answers on the second sheet).

Homework - 27/11/20

 

Maths - Money, finding the change

 

Reading - The Whoopsit ( answers on the second sheet)

Homework - 20/11/20

 

Maths - Money, coins and notes

 

Reading - The Queen's Elephant (answers on second sheet)

Homework - 13/11/20

 

Maths - Number bonds to 100 in tens and ones.

 

Reading - Pete's Silver (answers on second sheet)

Homework - 06/11/20

 

Maths - Column subtraction, with and without exchanging 10.

 

Reading - Home Alone (answers on second sheet)

Half Term Homework - 23/10/20

 

Maths - Number facts and addition and subtraction on a number line. 

 

Reading  Comprehensions:

Troll's Troubles (answers on second sheet)

Wanted poster (answers on second sheet)

 

 

Homework - 16/10/20

Maths - Missing number puzzle.

 

100 square - this will be needed to complete homework.

 

Reading - Short comprehension on dental advice (answers on second sheet). 

Homework - 09/10/20

 

Maths - Number bonds to 10

              Number bonds to 20

 

Numicon image to help with homework.

 

Reading - Short comprehension activity on farmyard animals (Answers on the second sheet).

Homework - 02/10/20

 

Maths - Missing numbers on a numberline. Are the numbers going up in 2s, 5s or 10s?

 

100 square to help with homework.

 

Phonics - Spotting ie making /igh/ sound in text (answers at bottom of sheet). 

Homework - 25/09/20

 

Maths - Comparing and ordering numbers

 

Something a little less challenging - which is the bigger number?

 

Phonics - spotting /ou/ sound in text.

Homework - 18/09/20

 

Maths - Addition with tens and ones

 

Something a little less challenging - Tens and ones

 

Phonics - ou / ow spellings

Homework - 11/09/20

 

 

Maths - Number representation and tens and ones

 

Something a little less challenging - Tens and ones.

 

Home work is due on Thursday 17th September.

 

Daily online activities

Here is a list of online activities some of which you can access at your convenience, some you can join in with throughout the day. Some of these require accessing social media and so you should always make sure an adult supervises your online activity. The timings are correct at the time of writing this (29/03/20). 

9:00 am  - PE with Joe Wicks  A daily PE lesson led by Joe Wicks.

 

11.00 am daily - Listen to a story on the World of David Walliams website.

 

11:30am Dance with Oti Mabuse

 

1:30 pm - Dance with Diversity Dance Mix for Schools (DDMX)

 

Dance lessons with Oti Mabuse

 

Music lessons with Myleen Klass

 

Maths lessons with Carol Vorderman on The Maths Factor

 

10 of the best virtual tours of museums and art galleries.

 

Maths game - Hit the Button to practice skills such as times tables, doubling and halving.

 

Cooking with Jamie Oliver, get kids cooking - Recipes to cook with children

 

This week we are learning about...

Learning items:
Maths - Fractions - 1/3, unit fractions, non-unit fractions 
English - Informational text writing 
History - Great Explorers 
Science - How to be a good gardener

 Other useful websites / resources

PE

Joe Wicks online PE Lessons 

 

Daily PE lessons with Joe Wicks.

Stories 

David Walliams

David Walliams reads a daily story. 

Maths  White Rose maths scheme of work

This displays the topics that we will cover in maths and how we approach the learning of these. 

 

 

'Hit the Button' Maths games

This website has some great games to help with number fact retention in maths such as: doubles, halves, number bonds and times tables. 

This Week's Spellings

said they you with that
like can are went what
there this have

Word Power 

command pilot licence manned tame
surface astronaut launch voyage navigate

 

Learning Ladders: Writing & Maths 

Year 2 Autumn Term Curriculum

Year 2 Spring Term Curriculum

Year 2 Summer Term Curriculum

RE Overview

Year 2 Literacy Plan

Year 2 Reading List

Our next class trip is postponed.

  

 

 

 

 

 

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