Year 2

Please click on one of the subsections to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths. The government have also brought together an initial list of free online educational resources to help children to learn at home.

Bored of computer screens? Pick an activity from here! Stuck inside? Have a go at one of these!

Maths guidance videos:

  • Need a reminder of how to add on a number line? Click here to watch a short demonstration.
  • Need a reminder of how to subtract on a number line? Click here to watch a short demonstration.
  • Need a reminder of how to multiply using arrays? Click here to watch a short demonstration.
  • Need a reminder of how to divide using sharing? Click here to watch a short demonstration.
  • Need a reminder of how to play don’t make 10? Click here to watch a short demonstration.

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Work for 6th – 17th July

Wellbeing: Jumpback July

Whole School Project: Every 2 weeks we will upload a new task for every child over the whole school to complete. Click here to access the last one which is about making your own top trump card

Reading Tasks: Click here to access the reading tasks for the next two weeks.

Writing Tasks: Click here to access the writing tasks for the next two weeks.

Marvelous Matrix: Click here for a wide range of activities for the wider curriculum for the next two weeks.

Daily Maths Tasks Week Beginning 13th July

Day 1: Click here to watch a video tutorial on the 10 times table. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 2: Click here to watch a video tutorial on making equal groups- sharing. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 3: Click here to watch a video tutorial on making equal groups- grouping. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 4: Click here to watch a video tutorial on odd and even numbers. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 5: 

Daily Maths Tasks Week Beginning 6th July

Day 1: Click here to watch a video tutorial on multiplication sentences. . Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 2: Click here to watch a video tutorial on using arrays. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 3: Click here to watch a video tutorial on the 2 times table. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 4: Click here to watch a video tutorial on the 5 times table . Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 5: Today there are a range of ‘maths mats’ for you to have a go at, very similar to the SPAG mats you have done before. Then have a go at one of the NRICH games we have already played or something on bbc bitesize or Interactive Resources.

Click here for the maths maths

 

Go onto interactive resources or choose other games from the maths section of the website. Have fun!


*Week beginning 29th June stars of the week*

Work for 22nd June – July 3rd *updated with maths work for week beginning 29th June*

Wellbeing: Joyful June

Whole School Project: Every 2 weeks we will upload a new task for every child over the whole school to complete. Click here to access the second one which is about cooking at home

Reading Tasks: Click here to access the reading tasks for the next two weeks.

Writing Tasks: Click here to access the writing tasks for the next two weeks.

Marvelous Matrix: Click here for a wide range of activities for the wider curriculum for the next two weeks.

Daily Maths Tasks Week Beginning 29th June- 3rd July

Day 1: Click here to watch a video tutorial on addition and subtraction. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 2: Click here to watch a video tutorial on adding 2 digit numbers. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 3: Click here to watch a video tutorial on subtracting 2 digit numbers. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 4: Click here to watch a video tutorial on bonds to 100. Then click here to answer your questions

Day 5: Go onto BBC Bitesize and look at the videos and games on multiplying and division.

Additional Maths Games:

Additional Maths: 

Additional Reading resources:

Click here and here to look at some useful question prompts while reading.

Additional English tasks:

Click here to see a range of additional English tasks. Scroll to the bottom to look at the reading resources needed to answer the questions.

Additional Wider Curriculum:

Click here to see lots of science activities you could do at home.Daily Maths Tasks Week Beginning 22nd June -26th June

Day 1: Click here to watch a video tutorial on fact families . Then click here to answer your questions.

Click here to play a fact family game https://www.topmarks.co.uk/number-facts/number-fact-families

Day 2: Click here to watch a video tutorial on comparing number sentences. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 3: Click here to watch a video tutorial on related facts . Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 4: Click here to watch a video tutorial on addition and subtraction. Then click here to answer your questions. Click here to play this mental maths game https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/mental-maths-train

Day 5: 
Click here to play ‘One big triangle’

 

Go onto interactive resources or choose other games from the maths section of the website. Have fun!

Work for 8th June – 19th June- updated with maths tasks for wb 15th June

*Week beginning 15th June stars of the week*

Wellbeing: Joyful June

Whole School Project: Every 2 weeks we will upload a new task for every child over the whole school to complete. Click here to access the first one which is about self portraits.

Reading Tasks: Click here to access the reading tasks for the next two weeks. 

Writing Tasks: Click here to access the writing tasks for the next two weeks.

Marvelous Matrix: Click here for a wide range of activities for the wider curriculum for the next two weeks.

Daily Maths Tasks Week Beginning 15th- 19th June

Day 1: Click here to watch a video tutorial on comparing lengths. Then click here to answer your questions. Play this game on measuring lengths

Day 2: Click here to watch a video tutorial on ordering lengths. Then click here to answer your questions. Play ‘what’s my length’ saved in the Jersey folder on interactive resources. Remember the username and password is brecknock.

Day 3: Click here to watch a video tutorial on four operations with lengths . Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 4: Click here to watch a video tutorial on problem solving. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 5: Get measuring in your home! You can use anything you like but you have to use the same object to measure. You could measure using your hand span, a book, a cereal box, ask your parents to help you choose something. Then make a poster with pictures and labels describing the different lengths of objects in your house. For example, how many tins of baked beans tall are you? Remember what we have learnt in school. To measure accurately, start at the bottom and make a marker of where you need to move your measuring tool too.

Daily Maths Tasks Week Beginning 8th June- 12th June

Day 1: Click here to watch a video tutorial on finding 3/4. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 2: Click here to watch a video tutorial on counting in fractions. Then click here to answer your questions.  Play this nrich game on fractions.

Day 3:Click here to watch a video tutorial on measuring length in cm. Then click here to answer your questions.

Day 4:Click here to watch a video tutorial on measuring length in m. Then click here to answer your questions.Play this nrich game on ordering and measuring

Day 5: Choose some games from Interactive Resources, there are lots of different ones to play in the Jersey folder. Continue practising your times tables and click here for a timestable quiz.


Week Beginning 1st June

Day 1 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: Watch this video on turns and directions. Once you have watched the video and had a go at some of the activities, create your own treasure map and write a list of directions using mathematical language to direct someone to the treasure. Click here and here for some examples of treasure maps.

Reading:  Have a look at these different treasure related reading skill sheets. There are 3 types for you to have a go at:

1)      Starting reading skills https://www.brecknock.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Step-1-Starting-Reading-Skills.pdf

2)      Developing reading skills https://www.brecknock.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Step-2-Developing-Reading-Skills.pdf

3)      Building skills https://www.brecknock.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Step-3-Building-Reading-Skills.pdf

Writing:  Imagine you had found the treasure map. Write a story that includes the following;

-how you found it,

-where you found it,

-what you did next,

-did you meet anyone? Did anything go wrong?

-did you find any treasure? What was inside?

-what happened in the end?

Science: Some treasure related science activities for you to do at home 

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Joyful June 

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths

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Day 2 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: Look back at the video on bbc bitesize yesterday and then have a go at these questions

Reading:  You may have already chosen one of these reading comprehensions, choose a different animal this week to read and learn about.

Tigers : https://www.brecknock.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Tigers-Differentiated-Reading-Comprehension-Activity.pdf

Sharks: https://www.brecknock.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Sharks-Differentiated-Reading-Comprehension-Activity.pdf

Polar Animals https://www.brecknock.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Polar-Animals-Differentiated-Reading-Comprehension-Activity.pdf

Writing: Write a short story about the animal you read about, or write a description of where your animal lives.

Science: Some treasure related science activities for you to do at home 

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Joyful June 

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.


Day 3 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths:   Have a look at these treasure challenge cards. Have a go at the questions and then check your answers at the end. They start easy and get more difficult.

Reading: Reading comprehension on pirates and ships

Writing: Have a go at this grammar test from 2019

Science: Some treasure related science activities for you to do at home 

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Joyful June

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.


Day 4 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths:  Complete this activity on describing turns:

Reading:  Watch this video about the different types of fiction and play the activities on the page. When you have finished, have a look at the books you have, what time of fiction are they?

Writing:  Have a look at this image of a magic potion. What do you think it’s for? What are the ingredients? How was it made? Write your own potion or use this image as an idea.

Science: Some treasure related science activities for you to do at home 

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Joyful June

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths:  Have a go at this NRich problem

Reading:  Choose a chapter book or a few picture books and spend 30minutes reading independently. Ask a parent to come and get you when half an hour has finished. Talk to your parents and what you have read, what you enjoyed and any questions you have

Writing: Write a letter to your friend or teacher that we can share together in our Zoom chat next week.

Science: Some treasure related science activities for you to do at home 

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Joyful June 

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Week Beginning 25th May

There will be no online work set during the half term break.  This is a time to relax and recharge.  Online work will start on Monday, 1st June. Have a look below for some other fun activities you could do while you’re on half term

  • Lots of you have been talking about watching animal documentaries. Click here to watch some more animal clips..
  • Looking for some new arts/craft/creation projects? Click here for lots of different ideas and examples.
  • Been celebrating Eid? Here are lots of different Eid craft ideas.
  • Everyone’s a scientist this half term with the Francis Crick Institute (click here for the link)Become a scientist for a week, this half term with the amazing online Discovery Week from the Crick. From 25-30 May we’ll be surprising and inspiring you and your family with something new every day. With crazy crafting, kitchen challenges and the chance to meet our brilliant scientists, as well as lots of downloadable resources to keep you busy.
    Highlights include:
     
    –       *MONDAY**        Join scientist and bake off star Yan Tsou for some tasty science as she shows you how to decorate your own cupcake cell, using chocolate buttons and laces.
    –      *FRIDAY **        Your chance to meet our scientist and virus expert, who is currently working in our Covid Lab testing samples. Get your questions ready!
    –       *SATURDAY**      Get ready for some fizzy fun with our DIY science demo. Experiment alongside Ellie Horner from our education team, to create your own chemical reaction.​
    In each day’s task there’s a hidden clue to hunt down. Keep hold of these as by the end of the week, they’ll reveal the golden word and you’ll be in for a chance to win great prizes, including a £50 Amazon voucher
  • Want to build a fort or a tent inside your home? Click here for some fun ways to make one! You could make it your hide out or your very own reading den.
  • One for all ages to enjoy, make a treasure hunt game. Put on a couple of hats to be detectives. To create clues, write on bits of paper or stickers and post it notes with clues like.. ‘you use to me eat breakfast with’ or ‘I live with your favourite story’ and then follow the trail!
  • Make some playdough together, my favourite recipe uses:2 cups of plain flour
    2 cups of water
    1 cup of salt
    Food colouring
    2 tablespoons of oil
    1 teaspoon of cream of tartarMix together in large ,preferably non stick saucepan.stir continuously until it comes away from the sides of the pan. If you can’t find cream of tartar, there are lots of other recipes on the internet that don’t use it and don’t have a cooking method.
  • If you’re out and about in the park or woods, collect some sticks and fallen flowers to create nature wands. Bind them together with some string.

Do have a look at other year group pages for other ideas too.. Happy half term!

If you would like to do some additional learning, click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths for your year group. I can particularly recommend the Bitesize home learning page which has daily activities in all subjects for each year group (you can pick activities from previous weeks and from other year groups too).

 

Week 7 (Week beginning 18th May)

Day 1 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: We have played the following games from Nrich, have another go and see if you have learnt any new strategies.

Dotty Six https://nrich.maths.org/7337

Flip Flop https://nrich.maths.org/1257

Seeing squares for Two https://nrich.maths.org/10071

Nice or Nasty for Two https://nrich.maths.org/10072

Strike it out for Two https://nrich.maths.org/10091

Reading:  Choose a chapter book or a few picture books and spend 30minutes reading independently. Ask a parent to come and get you when half an hour has finished. Talk to your parents and what you have read, what you enjoyed and any questions you have.

Writing:  Plan a party! It’s been 2 months since we saw all our friends. If you could plan a big party, what would you do? Where would it be? What food would you have? Any music, games? Make it as creative as possible

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindful May 

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths

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Day 2 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths:  Click here for some money activities. There are some questions an adult can ask you to help explore mathematical thinking. Click here from some money multiplication questions.

 Reading:  Watch this clip from the story Lila and the Secret of Rain and think about the following questions..

Writing: Lots of you said that you have really enjoyed writing your own stories. Today it’s your choice! Choose an animal, your favourite character from a book or programme, your friend, whatever you like!  Today, make a plan, draw pictures, write key words down- think about your character, where will they they go, what happens, is there a problem, how does it get resolved? What kind of ending? On Thursday we will be sharing our work during our Zoom session so make sure you think about making your story exciting!

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindful May

Spelling/Handwriting/PhonicsClick here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths:  Choose a few games to play from interactive resources then click here to choose your favourite challenge cards! Remember the username and password are ‘brecknock’ ‘brecknock’

Reading: Click here to look at this homophones activity. Now pick up a book you have been reading and see if you can find any of the homophones in your book.

Writing:  Today have a go and writing your story. Remember to use lots of adjectives, different openers so that your sentences start with different beginnings, can you use a simile, make it super exciting! We can’t wait to hear them on Thursday. Ask an adult to look through it with you to see how you can make your work even better.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindful May

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths:   https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/ Click on Summer week 2 day 4, watch the problem solving video then click here for the activity

Reading:  Choose a reading comprehension from this selection.

Tigers : https://www.brecknock.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Tigers-Differentiated-Reading-Comprehension-Activity.pdf

Sharks: https://www.brecknock.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Sharks-Differentiated-Reading-Comprehension-Activity.pdf

Polar Animals https://www.brecknock.camden.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Polar-Animals-Differentiated-Reading-Comprehension-Activity.pdf

Writing:  Join your zoom call at 11am to share your stories! There’s a dojo point in it for all those who share their writing today.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindful May

Spelling/Handwriting/PhonicsClick here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5 Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths:  BBc bitesize tens and ones activity

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znmpf4j

Reading:  Listen to some poems by Edward Lear on Audible

https://stories.audible.com/pdp/B007PSETM0?ref=adbl_ent_anon_ds_pdp_pc_pg-2-cntr-0-0

Writing: What do you want to be when you grow up? What skills will you need to do this job? What will you need to work hard on to be successful?

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindful May

Spelling/Handwriting/PhonicsClick here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

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Week 6 ( Week Beginning 11th May)

Day 1 Please complete all work in your home learning book

Maths: Click here for today’s place value activity. There are 3 different ones, starting from easiest to hardest. There are some questions prompts that an adult can ask you to help you think mathematically.

Reading: We are going to start reading ‘Lila and the Secret of Rain’ this term. Have a look at the front cover and make a prediction about what you think might happen. Remember to use ‘because’ to explain your reasons and to use a range of sentence starters such as; I predict that…. I wonder if… I think that  …. Remember to make predictions about the characters, the setting and what you think will happen.

Writing:  Watch this video on instructions and then write a recipe for a cheese and cucumber sandwich, or your favourite sandwich that you have at home, like cheese and pickle. Make sure you include all the ingredients including quantities and then write the instructions in order. Remember to use adverbs of time; first, then, next, after, finally.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindful May 

Spelling/Handwriting/PhonicsClick here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 2 Please complete all work in your home learning book

Maths:  Today we will practise multiplying. There are two different activities. Start with this activity and then click here for a challenge.

Reading:  Choose a book to read that you have in your house and then pick two activities from here 

Writing: Click here to read some examples of one of our favourite days. Think back to a day you have had which you really enjoyed, perhaps it was on holiday, or at home or with your friends or an event at school like sports day. Write about your best day. Make sure you include why you chose this day, how it made you feel, who you were with and what was so special about it.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindful May

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3 Please complete all work in your home learning book

Maths:  Have a go at this version of the card game ‘pairs’ called flip flop. When you have finished, try and create your own version to play with someone at home.

Reading: Click here for Paper 1 reading from 2018. For a challenge, click here for the reading materials for  Paper 2 from 2019 and then click here for the questions

Writing: For the next 3 days you will be writing about your local area, Camden or Islington. Click here to see an example of one. On the second page there is a planning format. Spend today researching your local area and planning your writing using the format provided.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindful May 

Spelling/Handwriting/PhonicsClick here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 4: Please complete all work in your home learning book

Maths:  Click here to look at the ‘part-part-whole’ videos and activities from bbc bitesize

Reading:  Join our zoom call at 11am to hear part of Lila and the Secret of Rain. If you cannot access the call, then click here to watch what we have read so far.

Writing: Continue with your writing from yesterday. If you have finished your researching and planning then start your writing today in your home learning book.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindful May 

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5 Please complete all work in your home learning book

Maths:  Click here to remind yourself of how to use the greater than/more than and less than symbols as well as equal to ( < > =) (You will need to save the document to your computer to view it)  Then click here to solve the money problems.

Reading:  Yesterday we read part of Lila and the Secret of Rain. The story is set in a small village in Kenya. Use the images below to write a setting decription of Lila’s home. Describe what you would be able to see, what you would feel (remember it’s very hot, imagine the sun on your skin!) what you would smell? Think about what the heat does to plants and the ground when it’s very hot. Can you use a simile, something that uses comparison. For example, the ground was so dry it was cracked like glass beginning to break.

 

 

Writing: If you have finished your writing, spend this time looking closely at what you have written and edit it with a coloured pencil. Could you add extra detail somewhere? Remember to check your spellings. Then learn about somewhere else that you would like to visit.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing:Mindful May

Spelling/Handwriting/PhonicsClick here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  On BBC bitesize there are lots of games around spelling, grammar and phonics. Have a go at a different one each day this week. Keep looking at Spelling frame for different spelling rules.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Week 5 (Week Beginning 4th May)

Day 1 

Maths: Have a go at this Nrich game called ‘seeing squares for two’. You will need a partner, paper and colouring pencils.

Reading:  Michael Rosen wrote a poem to celebrate 60 years of the NHS. Click here to read it. Learn this poem and then have a go at writing your own poem celebrating a key working.

Writing: Mr Whoops is struggling to spell properly. Please correct his errors using your year 1 and 2 common exception words. Click here to correct his errors. If you collected a pack recently, these are also available in your pack.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Look at this well-being ‘Mindful May

Spelling/Handwriting/PhonicsClick here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 2

Maths: Here is an online lesson from bbc bitesize on counting in tens and ones. Watch the clips and then follow the activities on the page.

Reading:  Click here to access a poetry reading comprehension. If you collected a pack recently, these are also available in your pack.

Writing: Most inventions are created out of need. There was a reason for them to be made, they made life easier. The toilet was created so people could sit comfortably when they went to the loo and it flushes away everything so it is hygenic and fresh. What would you like to invent? What would make your life easier and why? Explain why your invention is so important how it would help others and how you would make it.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindfulness May

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 3

Maths: Play ‘times tables wipeout wall’ on interactive resources. Click here to access the website. Remember to use the login details username:brecknock  password: brecknock. Then have a go at doing this times table quiz

ReadingClick here to listen to these nonsense rhymes including ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’

Writing: Watch this bbc bitesize video on the basic needs of animals. Choose three different types of animals and compare how they get the air, water, food and shelter that they need in order to survive. Make sure your animals are very different, e.g a whale, a sheep and a cat.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindfulness May

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 4 

Maths: Click here to access the arithmetic paper from 2017

Reading:  Choose a book to read that you have in your house and then pick two activities from this sheet

Writing: Click here to access some grammar activities. If you collected a pack recently, these are also available in your pack.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Mindfulness May

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

Day 5

Today is Bank Holiday! We will upload a few games you can play at home with your family.

Week 4 (Week Beginning Monday 27th April)

Day 1 

Maths: This week, we will be revising our work on time from in school. To remind you of your learning in school, refer to this video throughout the week:

Time Revision

Once you have familiarised yourself with this, have a go at matching the correct analogue clocks to the time in this fun activity! Matching clock times

Reading: Read this activity about the girl who thought she was a dog! The answers are on the final page but don’t cheat – see how many you can get correct before you check. Remember our ‘detective’ work in school where you have to underline / find the answer before answering the question.

Monday Reading Comprehension 

Writing – have a go at this writing challenge below!

 

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Have a go at making your own All about me Rainbow think about what makes you special – you may want to ask a member of your family. You can also find the ‘1,2,3 its good to be me song, whilst you do it!’

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Maths: Teach someone at home the ‘Days of the week’ song that we learnt in school and performed in assembly! You may wish to make up you own dance moves and chose a different action instead of clapping! Here is the song, incase you need a refresher to get you started!

Days of the Week

Reading:  Muslims all over the world are celebrating Ramadan. Find out about it on this Ramadan Clip and then have a go at answering questions on this Reading comprehension. Remember to use the level that you usually complete in class (look for the stars at the bottom of the page!).

Tuesday Differentiated Reading Comprehension Ramadan

Writing: 

 

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Print off or design your own NHS Poster  to show your support for all of the hardworking doctors and nurses in the NHS!

 Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click Here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths: Hopefully you are a bit more familiar with times and schedules from the earlier sessions. Create your own timetable to show what you will do tomorrow. Try and be as clear as possible and include when you wake up, eat breakfast, clean your teeth. Try and give a time where you would have done each of these things e.g. (7.30 –  alarm goes off, 7.45 – eat breakfast…..)

Reading: You may have been aware that it was April fools Day this month! Find out more about it with –

Wednesday April Fools Day Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Writing:  

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Have a look at this World Map  and use different colours to colour each country in!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Finished? Want More? Click herefor the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click Here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum:Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Draw a season circle to show that you know which months are in which season and what we often see / celebrate in each season. Hint : When do we sometimes see snow and celebrate Christmas?

 

Reading: It was the Queen’s birthday last week. If you were the Queen, how would you have wanted to celebrate (remember that she has to follow the same lock down rules as everyone else!). Find out more about her birthday with this activity. Remember to find the level that you would do in class.

Thursday Reading Comprehension The Queens Birthday Differentiated Reading Comprehension Activity

Writing:  

 

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Look at this box template – if you can print it off to design your own or cut out your own using an old cereal box. What are you going to keep in your box?

Easter Box DIY

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click herefor PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click Here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum:Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Maths: Have a go at two of these online Telling the Time Quizzes to test your understanding from this week! Remember you can always look back at the ‘Revision Tool’ from Monday’s session to help you!

Everyday events time

Fun Telling the Time Games

Reading: Follow these characters through their journey of this reading comprehension!

Friday Reading Comprehension

Writing:  

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Look at these pictures of Mindfulness Colouring and see if you can create your own! A fun way to do this could be do close your eyes, draw a swirly pattern and find a way to colour it in!Mindfulness Colouring

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Week 3 (Week Beginning Monday 20th April)

Day 1 

Maths: Have a go at this NRich game. You will need a partner to play with, paper and a pencil. you will also need a dice or you could make up number cards instead. There is an interactive dice/spinner on the website you could use.

Reading:  Click here for your poem of the week. There are questions at the bottom for you to answer in your book.

Writing:  In school we have written animal fact files about gorillas and penguins. Research an animal of your choice and prepare to write an animal fact file for it. You will need to include a heading, subheadings that cover; appearance, habitat, diet and fun facts. Remember this is a non-fiction piece so you need to write using formal language, in the present tense and make sure you add conjunctions (because, with, so, but, and)

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Continue with your kindness acts. There are some other ideas that you can talk through your parents with here. Your writing task on Friday will be to write a paragraph about all the things you have done so make you sure you remember!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here to access Phonics Play for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 2 

Maths:  Practise your times tables for 2s, 5s, and 10s. Click here to play some games and then click here for a times table quiz.

Reading:  Listen back to The Twits audiobook (see week 2) and think about Mr and Mrs Twit. Which character is your favourite and why? Which character do you think plays meaner tricks. What trick would you play on them? Write a paragraph in your book answering these questions.

Writing: Continue your fact file from yesterday. If you have finished, draw a picture to go with it, take a photo of all of your work and email it to your teacher so they can learn about your animal. Please send us your work by the end of the week.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Continue with your kindness acts. There are some other ideas that you can talk through your parents with here. Your writing task on Friday will be to write a paragraph about all the things you have done so make you sure you remember!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here to access Phonics Play for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths:  Have a go at this maths reasoning paper from last year. It is also in your packs. Start from question 7. We haven’t covered questions 16,18 and 20 but have a go if you can. Questions 22 and 27 were covered in the Autumn term so don’t worry if you can’t remember. Ask an adult to read the questions aloud to you.

Reading: Some of the core books that we have read this year are; Lost and Found, The Lonely Beast and Gorilla. Write a paragraph explaining which book you liked best and why.

Writing: Continue your fact file from yesterday. If you have finished, draw a picture to go with it, take a photo of all of your work and email it to your teacher so they can learn about your animal. Please send us your work by the end of the week.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Continue with your kindness acts. There are some other ideas that you can talk through your parents with here. Your writing task on Friday will be to write a paragraph about all the things you have done so make you sure you remember!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here for PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Spend 30 minutes completing any My Maths activities you haven’t done yet.

Reading:  W.rite a book review of one of the books you have read at home recently. Click here for a guideline of what to include.

Writing:  Click here to access a grammar activity. It is also in your packs. Have a go at the first few pages.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Continue with your kindness acts. There are some other ideas that you can talk through your parents with here. Your writing task on Friday will be to write a paragraph about all the things you have done so make you sure you remember!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence. Click here for  PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 5 

Maths: Play ‘don’t make 10 or 20 ‘ with someone in your house. Click herefor an example of how to set it out. Remember, you take it in turns to put a number from your row into the circle, but keep checking there are no number bonds in there! Each player can only use one number from their row once. Please email Kate if you have forgotten how to play and she will post a video reminding of you how to play. The person who puts a number that adds up to 10 or 20 to one other number in the circle loses. Scroll to the top of the page and look under maths guidance videos for a short demo. 

Reading: Click here to access an excerpt from The Enormous Crocodile. Answer the questions that are on page 2.

Writing: Think back over the kindness acts that you have been doing over Easter and this week. Write a paragraph about your kindness acts answering these questions and think about why it is important to be kind.Which did you like doing the most and why? Which ones made other people happy? Do you have any other ideas of what you could do in the future?

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Continue with your kindness acts. There are some other ideas that you can talk through your parents with here. Your writing task on Friday will be to write a paragraph about all the things you have done so make you sure you remember!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Click here for the year 1 and 2 spellings. Practise 5 words from year 2 and any words you don’t know from year 1. Have a go at writing them in a sentence.  Click here to access PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Easter Break (06.04.20 – 17.04.20)

There will be no online work set during the 2 week Easter break.  This is a time to relax and recharge.  Week 3 work will start on Monday 20th April. In the meantime, here are my top things to do during the break whilst you’re indoors:

  • Watch some of these Blue Planet episodes with David Attenborough! After you have watched one, can you draw and recap some exciting facts from the episode? Can you retell some of the key information to a family member? Blue Planet Episodes
  • Watch this Youtube clip about drawing animals, using your hands to help you! Can you draw the animal without the help of your hands after? Cartoon Animal drawing
  • Create your own High Intensity Interval Training Workout using the ideas from the Joe Wicks workout.
  • Think of 5 kind acts you’ve done in the past few weeks. It could be helping your mum with some washing up or reading to your brother or sister. Record them in this Kindness Calendar
  • If things are feeling  a bit weird don’t worry try some of these breathing exercises and yoga videos Breathing Techniques

Week 2 (30.03.20 – 03.04.20)

Day 1:

Maths: You have been set 10 MyMaths tasks which you can complete throughout the week. You username and passwords are in your packs.

Reading: The Twits Audiobook
This week’s Reading sessions will be based on ‘The Twits by Roald Dahl’. This audiobook is 49 minutes long (very funny and entertaining!) so you can listen to part of the story (and read along too) throughout the day and refer back to it to help you with your learning. Today, draw a picture of what you think ‘The Twits’ may look like. Label these pictures but make sure that you refer back to things in the story!

Writing:  Write a book review for ‘The Journey Home’ by Fran Preston -Gannon. Be honest in your feedback and reflect on how you found the book. Imagine you are completing this for a family member or a friend to read.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Write and draw a picture of 5 things that you are grateful for. Hide your list and then ask a family member what they are grateful for. Are they the same?

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. Phonics Play for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 2 

Maths:  Do you remember what an array is? Can you explain how the columns and the rows of an array link together? Have a go at drawing some on some paper. Use these arrays to write 4 related number sentences e.g. 12 = 3 x 4, 12 = 4 x 3, 12 / 4 = 3 and 12 / 3/= 4. Once you are confident with these, have a go at:  Array Activity  To access this activity, please sign up to a free twinkl trial at https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and use the code UKTWINKLHELPS

Reading: From The Twits audio book, you will know that Mr Twit’s beard is full of decaying food! Have a think, should Mr Twit wash his beard? Write down reasons for and against him washing his beard. At the end, reflect on what you think Mr Twit should do and write a couple of sentences to explain your ideas.

Writing: Watch the animated story Adrift. Now draw a comic strip to sequence the events of the story. Add key words (adjectives, time connectives and powerful verbs) to the comic strip. Practise telling this story in front of the mirror and then share the story with a family member. Did they enjoy it?

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Write a little note to a family member. Think about what they do / have done to help you.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. PhonicsPlay for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 3
Maths: Today we are going to be looking at number lines! Remember that on a number line, the numbers are evenly spaced out. If you look at the labelled numbers on a number line, you should be able to work out the missing numbers or where a number can be placed. Work through these activities for number lines: Number Lines to 100

Reading: Think about the silly insults that ‘The Twits’ say to each other, such as ‘grizzly old grunion.’ Think about the inventiveness behind the language, such as alliteration and wordplay (‘grunion’ uses words ‘grumpy’ and ‘bunion’). Make up your own inventive insult using similar language techniques (no slang allowed!).

Writing: Have a think about somewhere that you have enjoyed being before / have heard about. Think about, where would you like to be right now if you could and explain why. Think about what you would do there, what you would eat and see. Draw a picture and write about this destination.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Have a little think about your behaviour and decisions at home, have you been helpful? Is there some way that you can help at home (wash the dishes / make your bed).

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. Click here for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 4
Maths: Following on from yesterday’s Maths session – today we will be looking at number sequences. Number sequences are similar to number lines because they go up (or down!) the same amount each time. Find the difference between each number and work out the sequences for this activity. Sequences

Reading: Write a little letter to ‘The Twits’ asking them to stop being unkind to one another. Think about why they should follow your advice and refer to our work in class on letter writing (layout and how to start the letters).

Writing: Your turn to be a teacher! Look at Mr Clumsy’s mistakes and rewrite his work correctly. On a piece of paper, write any words that he needs to learn to spell. You may wish to practise these using a Spelling doodle’ like we have practised in school.

 Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Teach your family the “1,2,3 it’s good to be song” and sing it. You can make your own actions for the dance too!

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. Click here for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.
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Day 5
Maths: Have a go at this 2018 Maths Arithmetic Paper. If possible, ask someone to go over the answers with you when you have finished. This is also available in your packs. Scroll up to the top of this page for some videos on the methods you have been previously taught. Maths Arithmetic Paper

Reading: Draw a story map (using a big S) to sequence the events of ‘The Twits by Roald Dahl’. Practise telling this story in the mirror and think about how to make it the most entertaining. When you are well rehearsed, retell this story to someone at home.

Writing: Write a letter to send to your teacher, telling us about what you have been up to this week. Ask your parents to email us your letters. It can be as a photo.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Close your eyes for 3 minutes and think about the noises that you can hear around you. What did you hear? You may wish to do this with a family member – did they hear the same as you?

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. Click here for a phonics website which has games on. Click here for some other spelling rules and games.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

Week 1 (23.03.20-27.03.20)

Day 1: Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: Play the game ‘eggs to order on interactive resources. Click here to access the website. the username and password and brecknock and brecknock. If you click on the resources tab, you will be able to search for the game. Then in your books order these numbers:

18,3,87,55,21,4, 6

82,34,57,11,3,99,34

67,1,45,32,56,71,23,22

9,34,58,83,23,56,3,1

65,43,23,88,41,57,99,34

Reading: Look at this poem called ‘What is pink?’ .Can you learn this poem by heart? Add some pictures to it to help you remember the words. Now try and write your own version choosing your favourite colour. The poem is in your pack or you can click here to access it online.

Writing: Over the last few weeks, we have been reading ‘The Journey Home’. Now it is your time to write your own version of the story. Use this planning format to plan your own version. You will need to choose your own animals and a different mode of transport (not a boat) and decide where they will end up. Please click here for your planning format.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Create a rainbow for your window. Click here to see why others are doing the same.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. Click here for a phonics website which has games on.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Maths: Practise your times tables for 2s, 5s, and 10s. Click here to play some games and then click here for a times table quiz.

Reading: In your packs is a reading comprehension about leopards. Please read the extract and answer the questions. Click here for an online copy.

Writing: Write the first four boxes from your planning format for your own version of ‘The Journey Home’ into your learning books. Click here for what you will need to help you to write this story.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Write down three things you are grateful for.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. Click here for a phonics website which has games on.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix. This will be online soon.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths: Play this maths game ‘strike it out’. You will need a partner and pencil and paper. Click here to access the game.

Reading: Look at this section of the ‘enormous crocodile’ and answer the related questions to it. This is available in your pack or please click here

Writing: Write the last four boxes from your planning format for your own version of ‘The Journey Home’ into your learning books. Click here for what you will need to help you to write this story.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Draw a big number 8 in the back of your books, trace the number with your finger, breathing in and out slowly as you go round. We practised this together in school.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. Click here for a phonics website which has games on.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix. This will be online soon.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Maths arithmetic paper 2019. These are available in your packs or please click here to access one. If you need any reminders on methods, then scroll to the top of this page for video demonstrations.

Reading: Click here to watch this video on the story ‘The Way Back Home’. Write a book review for this story. Click here for a book review template.

Writing: Please click here to complete your grammar activity for the day.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Look in the mirror and smile at yourself for 10 seconds.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. Click here for a phonics website which has games on.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix. This will be online soon.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Maths: Click here to play this game this game ‘dotty six for two’. You will need a dice and pencil and paper. If you don’t have a dice then rip up some paper and make a pile of number cards from 1-6 and keep shuffling them.

Reading: Reading Paper 1 2019. These are available in your packs or please click here to access one.

Writing: Write a letter to send to your teacher, telling us about what you have been up to this week. Ask your parents to email us your letters. It can be as a photo.

Mindfulness/Wellbeing: Close your eyes for one minute and take time to breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Taking each breath in and out, slowly.

Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics: Use the spelling packs that have already been sent home. Do 15 minutes a day. Also check in your additional resources. Click here for a phonics website which has games on.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix. This will be online soon.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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