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Date set: Thursday 1st April 

Date due: Monday 19th April

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

READING

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

 

Can you find objects around your house of different lengths and order them?

 

 

10 mins (or as long as you like)

This week, we have been learning all about length and height in our Maths lessons.

Consolidation

 

Homophones

How many examples of homophones can you find in your reading books?

 

Homophones are words which have different spellings and meanings, but they sound the same!

 

E.g. there, their and they’re

board and bored

see and sea

 

 

 

 

10 mins

This is an area for developing spellings in the children’s writing.   

Preparation

 

Reading Planet

Log into Reading Planet to access your online reading books for over the holidays.

 

 

 

15-20 mins

 

This will support the children with their reading, over the Easter holidays.

Date set: Friday 26th March

Date due: Thursday 1st April 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

 

Find items around your house and sort them into whether you would measure them using cm or m.

 

 

 

10 mins

 

This week, we have started work on measurement.

Consolidation

 

Practice writing some sentences about yourself, as if you are writing a report. Try to link your sentence using conjunctions, e.g. also, first, next…

 

 

 

 

10 mins

 

This week, we have been practising using conjunctions and we will be using them in our report writing next week.

Preparation

 

Rounders – Watch this video from Rounders England: https://tinyurl.com/y7h8atu4

Which positions can you spot? (Batter, fielders, bowler, backstop?) What do you notice about the way they play? Think of a top tip, from watching!

 

 

 

10 mins

 

This half term, we have been learning to play Rounders so this will support our development of the positions and the rules.

Date set: Friday 19th March

Date due: Friday 26th March

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

       
 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Preparation

Can you find things around your house to measure? Think about what length and height might mean.

10 mins

Next week, we will be starting a new topic all about measuring length and height.

Consolidation

 

Can you write a paragraph which creates tension? Think about: you character being alone in the dark, short sentences, threatening language e.g. ‘teeth like daggers’.

 

 

 

15 mins

This will help to consolidate your learning this week on writing a meeting tale.

Preparation

Art – Can you find some facts about the type of Art called ‘Collage’. You might want to look at our target artist: Mondrian.  

 

5-10 mins

This half term’s art focus is collage.

Date set: Friday 11th December 

Date due: Friday 18th December 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Using objects from around the house, can you make groups of…

 

E.g. 2 groups of 3 Lego pieces.

10 mins

This week, we have been starting our learning on multiplication.

Consolidation

 

 

Can you create another nonsense poem, a little bit like the Quangle Wangle ones we wrote in class?

 

Option 2 – Create a new creature like the Quangle Wangle and think of rhyming words which could describe it.

 

 

 

 

15 mins

This will help consolidate our knowledge of poems learnt this week.

Preparation

Spanish – Here is the link for ‘Feliz Navidad’ which the children will be performing on Monday in Spanish. Try to practice singing the song: https://tinyurl.com/y527kwrr  

 

5-10 mins

This will help with the children’s Spanish performance on Monday.

Date set: Friday 4th December 

Date due: Friday 11th December

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Log into Classroom Secrets Kids and complete the activities on money.

10-15 mins

We have recently been doing lots of work on money in class.

Consolidation

Log into Classroom Secrets Kids. There will be some grammar and spelling activities for you to have a go at!

 

 

10-15 mins

This fits into our long term English plan for the year.

Consolidation

Science – Can you keep a food diary over the weekend of all the yummy things you eat?

 

10-15 mins

In Science next week, we will be thinking about healthy eating and talking about different types of food.

Date set: Thursday 26th November

Date due: Friday 4th December 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Practice your times tables (2s, 5s and 10s). You might want to use TT Rockstars for this, Hit the Button or even create your own game

10-15 mins

We are constantly returning to our times tables to help with retrieval. We are also moving on to looking at multiplication in the next couple of weeks.

Preparation

If you have any cash (notes or coins) at home, could you practice a “shop keeper” game where you think about giving change?

 

10 mins

Next week, we will be moving on to looking at giving change.

Consolidation

Log in to Classroom Secrets Kids and complete the tasks on commas in a list!

 

Challenge: Can you write some of your own sentences using commas in a list?

 

 

10-15 mins

In our losing/finding tale, we have been using commas in a list when talking about the main characters.

Consolidation

Log in to Classroom Secrets and have a look at the new Florence Nightingale quiz. There might be a few facts on the quiz which you may wish to research more about!

 

5-10 mins

In our History lessons, we have been learning all about Florence Nightingale.

Date set: Friday 20th November

Date due: Thursday 26th November 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Log in to Classroom Secrets Kids (log ins in reading diaries) and complete the tasks linked to money!

10-15 mins

This week, we have been introducing money; counting pence, pounds and combining notes and coins.

Consolidation

 

 

Practice writing some sentences using commas in a list (with adjectives) – like we did in class with the cat.

 

E.g. The cat is furry, cute and funny.

 

When the cat walks, it is sneaky, stealthy and quick.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10-15 mins

 

 

 

 

In English (Talk for Writing), we have been practising using adjectives, as well as commas in a list.

Preparation

Start to have a think about what you might change some of the characters to in our Cat, Bramble and Heron story.

 

You might want to make a list if you have some interesting ideas.

 

(You will find the story, as well as the text map in the ‘Writing’ section in ‘Resources’ on the class page).

 

 

 

 

 

10 mins

 

 

Next week, we will be starting the ‘innovate’ stage of our writing. We will be thinking of new characters and places in preparation for writing our own losing/finding tale.

Consolidation

Log in to Classroom Secrets Kids and complete the quiz all about Florence Nightingale?

 

5 mins

In History, we have been learning all about the life and work of Florence Nightingale.

Date set: Friday 13th November
Date due: Friday 20th November

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

 

Can you practice your 5 and 10x times tables? You might want to use TT Rockstars, Hit the Button or even make your own times tables game?

 

 

 

 

10 mins (or as long as you like)

This week, we have been practising our 5x and 10x tables!

Preparation

 

How many different things can you think of which you need money to buy?

10 mins

We are moving on to learning about money next week.

Consolidation

 

Sentence dictation! Ask a parent to say a simple sentence, e.g. The cat sat on the mat. Then you write it PERFECTLY, remembering: full stops, capital letters, finger spaces…

 

 

 

 

10 mins

This will help with our on-going writing. Any writing practice you can do is really helpful!

Preparation

 

Science – Think about our habitat work (a place where someone or something lives). Can you create a picture of a woodland habitat and have a think/research about the types of plants and animals you might find in that type of habitat.

 

 

 

15-20 mins

In next week’s Science lesson, we will be completing our work on different habitats. I would love to see what you find out about the woodland habitat!

Date set: Friday 6th November, date due: Friday 13th November

Date set: Friday 23rd October 

Date due: Friday 6th November

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Use your login details for Classroom Secrets Kids (found in your reading diaries) and have a go at the tasks which have been set: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/

 

If you can’t get on for any reason, lots of practice of partitioning two digit numbers and adding 2 digit numbers!

10-15 mins

This will help to consolidate this half term’s work on place value and addition.

Consolidation

 

 

Create a new invention, and try to persuade your families to buy it!
Remember to use persuasive and boasting language! I would love to see some creative posters!

 

 

 

 

 

15 mins

This will help consolidate our work on persuasive adverts, before we move onto longer persuasive pieces of writing next half term.

Preparation

 

 

The new spellings words have been set in your reading diaries. You will have two week to learn these ones; they will be tested on the first Friday back after half term!

 

 

 

 

 

15 mins

This will prepare the children for their spelling test after the holidays, and help them towards learning all of the Year 2 spelling words.

Date set: Friday 16th October 

Date due: Friday 23rd October

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Practice adding 2 digit and 2 digit numbers OR partitioning the 2 digit numbers.

  1. 23 + 45
  2. 42 + 56
  3. 39 + 20
  4. 27 + 12
  5. 32 + 44
  6. CHALLENGE: 45 + 36 (Can you tell me why this one is a challenge?)

10 mins

This will continue to help consolidate our work on adding and place value.

Consolidation

 

Use the story mountain template (in the resources folder) to create and tell a 3 part story to someone at home.

 

 

 

 

15 mins

 

Recapping how to use a 3 part story mountain, as well as using conjunctions such as: suddenly and luckily.

Preparation

 

 

Watch some TV adverts and make note of what you see. What sort of things do they say? How do they make you feel? What information do you get?

 

 

 

 

 

10 mins

Next week, we will be starting a non-fiction English unit based on persuasive adverts.

Preparation

Science – watch this video about Charles Mackintosh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fcCo0G3Z_w

Find out who he is and what he was famous for.

 

 

10 mins

Next week, we will be testing which materials are waterproof.

Date set: Friday 9th October 
Date due: Friday 16th October 

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation/preparation

Practice your adding! Roll a die, or pick some numbers. Practice adding 1 digit + 1 digit, 2 digits + 1 digit and 2 digits + 2 digits.

 

Remember to split the tens and ones when look at 2 digit numbers.

10 mins

We have done a little bit of this and will be doing lots more in the coming weeks. If you are finding it tricky, just start off with 1 digit + 1 digit, and use things in your house to help you count, e.g. counters, Lego, pasta…

Consolidation

 

Sentence Hospital – please see sheet in resources area. Correct the capital letters.

 

10 mins

 

Preparation

Think of as many characters and where they live as you can. E.g.

A witch who lived in a forest.

An ogre who lived in a cave.

A pirate who lived on a ship.

 

10 mins

This will be preparing for our writing sessions next week.

Preparation

Can you write or draw some instructions for how to mix powder paints? (Think about: splash, dab, dip and mix).

10-15 mins

It will help to consolidate our paint mixing knowledge from Friday’s art lesson.

Date set: Friday 2nd October 2020

Date due: Friday 9th October 2020

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

How many fact families can you write for your number bonds?

E.g. 4+6=10, 6+4=10, 10-4=6 and 10-6=4

5-10 mins

This will have to consolidate our fact family learning.

Consolidation

 

Noun phrases – Can you write some noun phrases about this picture?

https://www.onceuponapicture.co.uk/portfolio_page/the-thing-in-the-sewer/

 

 

 

 

10 mins

This will help to consolidate our noun phrases learning, which will support future writing.

Preparation

Have a look at this web page on Nelson Mandela – can you work with an adult to find 3 facts (or more) about him? https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/general-history/nelson-mandela/

 

5-10 mins

This will support us in our History learning next week.

Date set: Friday 25th September

Date due: Friday 2nd October

 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Practice counting forwards and backwards from different numbers, in 2s, 5s and 10s.

5-10 mins

We have been learning to count in 2s, 5s and 10s as part of our Year 2 maths learning.

Preparation

Have a look at the 3x tables. Can you find any patterns, or think of any interesting ways to remember it?

5 mins

This is the final times table that we need to know as part of our Year 2 learning.

Consolidation

Using your text map, retell the papaya story with your new nouns, and create new actions to show your family.

 

10 mins

This week, we have been innovating The Papaya That Spoke story, including new nouns.

Consolidation

Listen to some different pieces of music and try clap along by feeling the pulse.

5 mins

This week, we have been learning about hearing and feeling the pulse in music.

Date set: Friday 18th September 

Date due: Friday 25th September

Here are some bite size home learning activities for you to try this week! Have fun!

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Consolidation

Choose some 2 digit numbers and partition them by drawing your tens and ones.

10 mins

Preparation

Listen/watch this song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCxvNtrcDIs to help prepare for next week’s Maths lessons, where we will be counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. Can you count backwards as well?

5 mins

Consolidation

Spend some time retelling The Papaya That Spoke, using the text map (you will find this under ‘Writing Resources’ on our class page).

 

 

5 mins

Preparation

Preparation: Next week we will be starting to change the story. How many nouns (people, places or objects) can you think, which we could swap for the farmer, the dog or the papaya?

 

 

 

10 mins

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