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In PSHE this week, we are focusing on hygiene – keeping ourselves and others safe and free from germs and bugs.
SPaG: Common Exception Word: Beautiful
Use the ‘look, write, cover, check’ method to practice spelling this word (don’t forget – boxed eggs are useful!)
English: Questions and Exclamations. Follow the link and watch the videos to remind you when to use question marks and exclamation marks. Use the words ‘ahoy, eye-patch and treasure’ in three separate sentences. Can you write a short story and include all three words? Use exclamation marks for commands! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhh6pg8
Maths: 10 times table. Follow the links to revise your knowledge of the 10 times table before attempting the tasks on BBC BiteSize
Creative activity: Natural art work
Resources: *container, *natural materials
Use colourful natural resources to create a piece of art. (You can include resources and materials that are not natural if you struggle to find a particular colour!)
SPaG: Common Exception Words – clothes, should, door
Clap out the syllables to each word and then think about which is the tricky part to spell. Have a go and spelling each word and ask an adult to check.
English: True or False? Read the extract from ‘Cake’ before answering the questions. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zhqr47h
Maths: Sharing Use pasta or colouring pencils to practice your sharing skills. Watch the video first to remind you how important it is to share carefully into equal groups. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/
Creative Activity: Creative Crocs
Resources: *crocodile template, *pencil, *pencil crayons
Read along and enjoy the story, ‘Open Very Carefully’. The crocodile was turned into a ballerina in the story. Create your own crocodile using the template – it could be a pirate with a fancy eye patch!
SPaG: Using ‘i’ in Common Exception Words
The words mind, kind, find, behind, climb, wild and child all have the ‘i’ making the ‘I’ sound. Make sure you remember the this and can spell each word correctly!
English: Using Conjunctions. Watch the videos to re-fresh your memory about using if, and, because. Which of the sentences use a conjunction? Watch the
second video before writing a list of instructions which include conjunctions. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjdxhbk
Maths: Grouping Follow the link to refresh your grouping skills before using things (lego etc) from your house to group and answer the questions asked in the video https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/
Creative activity : Marble/blue tack balls run
Resources: *card to make tubes or toilet roll/kitchen roll tubes, *sellotape, *scissors, *bluetack or marbles
Watch the videos for ideas to help you create a marble run.
SPaG: Adding ‘ing’ as a word ending
The words ‘pat’ ‘drop’ and ‘sit’ all have the final consonant doubled when we add ‘ing’. Practice writing each one until you are confident with the spelling.
English: Days of the Week The days of the week always start with a capital letter and all end in ‘day’. You need to remember the sequence for the days of the week – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Follow the link to revise the days and create a diary. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjdxhbk
Maths: Odd and Even Numbers Download the short powerpoint and look carefully at which are odd and which are even numbers. Then watch the video for more explanation before listing odd numbers in one colour and even numbers in another. What do you notice about the ones digit?
Creative activity: Handprint Animals
Resources: *coloured paper, *pencil crayons or paint, *scissors,
- Draw around your hand or paint your hand and make a handprint. Create an animal out of your hand print (See document at the end for ideas).
SPaG: Common exception words (move, prove, improve, should, would, could, most, both, only) Use the look/cover/ check method to check your spellings. Remember the ‘oh you lucky duck’ mnemonic to help you with would/could/should!
English: Finding Information Watch and read The Attack of the Demon Dinner Ladies before answering the questions. Challenge yourself and complete the final activity by writing advice to Izzy, Maisie, Zach or Jodie! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zncc92p
Maths: Follow the link to BBC Bitesize to refresh you 2 times table skills before attempting the tasks