Welcome to Year 2
Teacher - Miss Sandy
TA - Mrs Little
Week Commencing Monday 7.6.21
We use the Power Maths curriculum, therefore kindly watch the short lesson videos which match the teaching strategies used in the classroom at https://www.nagwa.com/en/courses/263169534078/.
For the next few weeks in maths we'll work on Unit 12 - Problem Solving and Efficient Methods.
We'll be working towards writing a character description of Mary Poppins.
- Reading Eggs - daily
- Splash Maths - daily
- Practise spellings anywhere, though not in your Homework book (see Spelling Section), ready for Friday's test.
- Listen to an adult read, followed by discussion.
- Coding - weekly
|Friday's - tested in the back of your Homework book.|
Please download the Spelling List on the website. Practise spellings at home on whiteboards, with chalk, magnets, verbally or paper (not in the Homework book to allow space for future work).
Click Spelling Frame above to access free weekly interactive learning for each test.
Spelling Rule 24 - The suffixes –ment, –ness, –ful , –less and –ly
Spelling Rule 23 - The /ʒ/ sound spelt s
Spelling Rule 22 - Sound spelt ar after w
Spelling Rule 21 - Sound spelt or after w
Spelling Rule 20 - The /ɒ/ sound spelt a after w and qu
No spelling test due to shorter week.
Spelling Rule 19 - The /i:/ sound spelt –ey
Spelling Rule 18 - The /ʌ/ sound spelt o
9.00 to 9.15 - Collective Worship
Our value has progressed from Courage to Forgiveness.
10.15 to 11.15 - Maths
Kindly open the Purple Mash ToDos to access the lesson, answers and to upload/submit a single Office Lens PDF of marked work, please note that if there is no link in the table, the resources are via Purple Mash.
Power Maths Page
Unit 9 Properties of Shape
Kindly use a ruler in your Power Maths book.
|Thursday 4.3.21||See the World Book Day Pick and Mix.||NA|
Optional Maths on the Move Storyboard to show off your achievements!
Examples below, of sentences wrote to explain what your child did, discovered and enjoyed.
Remember, the storyboard doesn't need to be submitted until it's complete. Your child adds their image and write about it, as shown in PurpleMash.
1.00 to 1.30 - Zoom Call (P4C) Thursday
These Are The Hands Performance Poetry Project
Please watch these short videos, and join in by saying the lines. Your your stanza's will be shared via Purple Mash on Monday, then you can plan and practice how to perform the your part off by heart. Ready for your adult to film (landscape orientation) by Tuesday 2/3 (extended to Wednesday 1pm). We'll have a Y2 Film Premiere when you return to school.
These are the Hands - video read by the Poet Michael Rosin.
Check out the Scottish NHS service perform the poem in a hospital, so you can see what each stanza means.
Here's a video to inspire how to perform the poem.
The poem with music, subtitles and no narration.
Remember to bring along your special jar/box that contains moments to treasure, as you learn to manage your emotions. You can write a sentence every day, every other day, more or less often to explain how you overcome a tricky feeling or to celebrate an achievement. Use one of the Colour Monsters colours to sort your feelings.
1.30 to 2.30 - Topic 'Starry Skies'
This term our Starry Skies topic has an Art focus.
2.30 to 3.00 - PE
Active PE with Mr Edwards
Remember to complete the Exercise sheet and click on the link to the whole school PE page that follows this table.
PE with Joe Wickes (click photo to access).
(click photo to access).
Active PE with Mr Edward
You can use any day, or repeat a lesson you enjoyed to improve your fitness.
If there is no PE link on the PE page, please report to the office and use
Daily Timetable - Fridays
|Meet the author via TEAMs link (via Parent Mail).|
|Reflect on previous Power Maths work, and practise on a whiteboard, perhaps edit misconceptions in your Power Maths book. No upload required.|
|Maybe read a religious story, or watch a religious film and discuss.|
|12:30-1:00||Fun Friday||30 Things To Do before Year 3.|
9.30 to 10.00 - Meet an author via TEAMS
Link to be sent on the day.
Friday 5th February 2021
Childrens Mental Health Week
What does that 'Express Yourself' mean to you?
Maybe watch the charity's Royal Patron launch Children’s Mental Health Week 2021,
(click the image to access a short video).
How do you express yourself?
Look and talk about all the different ways the people in the short film express themselves.
(click the image to access a short video).
Apart from our fun Zoom/Teams call today at 11am, today is planned by you!
My suggestions follow.
Thirty Things to Do before Year 3
Check out my Thirty Things to Do Before Year 3, which feature nature, art, music, kindness, and other challenges.
All tasks aim to help you express yourself, from now, until the end of Year 2!
Print off, page 1 to help you plan and use page 2 onwards online to record your achievements from now until July.
You’ve worked so hard, during this difficult time.
Maybe have a feet up Friday, watching a film, playing a game, dancing, go for a bike ride or have a bake off.
At the end of the day, children please complete the quiz to share your view and highlights.
If you do any of the suggested activities, email photos (firstname.lastname@example.org)
for our online Express Yourself Gallery, by 3pm today.
Click the logos to access more information and the login page.
Monday's Read Write Inc books are taken home in plastic folders.
Monday to Friday for daily independent reading challenges.
Friday's Read Write Inc books are returned to school in the plastic folder.
Please continue to use Reading Eggs, as this learning platform features highly effective comprehension, to enhance your child's daily independent reading, retrieval and inference.
|Monday's fortnightly maths homework is handed out, you have 2 weeks to complete it. Though remember to return your homework book every Friday for the spelling test.||
Click the image above to register for a free Times Table Rockstars account and practice 2s, 5s, 10s, and 3s, ready for Friday's weekly times table tests in class.