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White Waltham CofE Academy

Ashley Hill MAT

Part of the

Ashley Hill

Multi Academy Trust

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

 

Teacher - Miss Sandy

TA - Mrs Little

Week Commencing Monday 7.6.21

Maths

 

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.

English/Edwardian Topic

We'll be working towards writing a character description of Mary Poppins.

 

Homework

Daily Recommendations

  • 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.

 

Weekly Recommendations

  • Coding - weekly

Spellings

 

At School

At Home

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).

 

Example

7.6.21

woman's 

boy's

girl's

Lucy's

Tom's

dog's

cat's

child's

man's

 

Click Spelling Frame above to access free weekly interactive learning for each test.

wc17/5/21

Spelling Rule 24 - The suffixes –ment, –ness, –ful , –less and –ly

enjoyment

sadness

madness

careful

cheerful

playful

hopeful

hopeless

badly

sadly

madly

gladly

 

wc10/5/21

Spelling Rule 23 - The /ʒ/ sound spelt s

television

vision

decision

treasure

pleasure

measure

usual

usually

unusual

 

wc 4/5/21

Spelling Rule 22 - Sound spelt ar after w

war

warm

towards

Spelling Rule 21 - Sound spelt or after w

word

worm

work

world

worth

 

wc 26/3/21

Spelling Rule 20 - The /ɒ/ sound spelt a after w and qu

wallet

wander

want

wash

watch

swallow

squabble

quality

quarter

squash

 

wc 29/3/21

No spelling test due to shorter week.

 

wc 22/3/21

Spelling Rule 19 - The /i:/ sound spelt –ey

donkey

donkeys

monkey

monkeys

chimney

valley

trolley

key

keys

 

wc 15/3/21

Spelling Rule 18 - The /ʌ/ sound spelt o

other

brother

mother

another

smother

nothing

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Archive

 

9.00 to 9.15 - Collective Worship

https://www.whitewalthamschool.co.uk/the-collective-worship-team/

 

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.

Day

Learning Outcome

Power Maths Page

Monday 1.3.21

Unit 9 Properties of Shape

Recognising 2D and 3D Shapes.

75-77
Tuesday 2.3.21

Drawing 2D Shapes

Kindly use a ruler in your Power Maths book.

78-80
Wednesday 3.3.21

Counting Sides on 2D Shapes

 

81-83
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.

 

Maths on the Move

1.00 to 1.30 - Zoom Call (P4C) Thursday

 

These Are The Hands Performance Poetry Project

 

Just in case you didn't look at the ToDo take part in Lesson 1, plus here's link to my previous class performing the poem.

 

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.

 

  1. These are the Hands - video read by the Poet Michael Rosin.

  2. Check out the Scottish NHS service perform the poem in a hospital, so you can see what each stanza means.

  3. Here's a video to inspire how to perform the poem.

  4. The poem with music, subtitles and no narration.

 

Weekly

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

 

Monday

 

Tuesday

Well-Being Wednesday

Thursday

Active PE with Mr Edwards

 

https://www.whitewalthamschool.co.uk/pe/

 

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).

 

GoNoodle Time

 

(click photo to access).

You choose, because you deserve to be a leader, click on the image to open the family page.

Active PE with Mr Edward

 

You can use any day, or repeat a lesson you enjoyed to improve your fitness.

https://www.whitewalthamschool.co.uk/pe/

 

If there is no PE link on the PE page, please report to the office and use  

GoNoodle.

 

Friday 4/3/21

 

Daily Timetable - Fridays

9am

Collective Worship

https://www.whitewalthamschool.co.uk/the-collective-worship-team/

9:30-10.00

English/Reading

Meet the author via TEAMs link (via Parent Mail).
10:00-10:15 Break  

10:30-11:00

Maths

Reflect on previous Power Maths work, and practise on a whiteboard, perhaps edit misconceptions in your Power Maths book.  No upload required.

11:00-11:30

RE

Maybe read a religious story, or watch a religious film and discuss.

12:00

Lunch

Enjoy!
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?

 

Collective Worship at 9am.

 

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).

 

 

Timetable

 

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

 

Friday Freedom

 

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 (esandy@ashleyhill.org)

 for our online Express Yourself Gallery, by 3pm today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading

Click the logos to access more information and the login page.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

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.

Maths

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.

 

 

Important Information

 

Spring 2021
Topic - Starry Nights (documents to follow)

Autumn 2020

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