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YEAR 2

Friday 3rd July

Good morning Year 2! It’s Music Week!

 

Reading and Music History

Can you use your active reading skills (predict, word-zap and visualise) to answer these questions about the text?

 

Questions

  • Name 2 famous Indie bands of the 1980s and 1990s.
  • What does Indie mean?
  • What does the word alternative mean?
  • What does the word influential mean?
  • Where do you think Indie music started? There is a clue in the text!

 

Listen to The Smiths (one of Miss Forrest’s favourite bands!):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJRP3LRcUFg

 

What kind of instruments can you hear?

Out of all of the music styles from this week, which one is your favourite and why?

 

Spelling

 

 

Grammar and Punctuation

 

Maths

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Thursday 2nd July

Good morning Year 2! Let’s keep learning!

 

Reading and Music History

 

Can you use your active reading skills (predict, word-zap and visualise) to answer these questions about the text?

 

 

Questions

  • What do you think the word contemporary means?
  • What does R ‘n’ B stand for?
  • How is contemporary R ‘n’ B different from early R ‘n’ B?
  • Name a famous R ‘n’ B musician.

 

A female group in the 1990s called TLC is one of the most famous R ‘n B groups. Listen to this track:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2436DSTOYo4

What do you notice about the kind of instruments you hear? What is the tempo? (fast, slow)

 

Spelling

 

Grammar and Punctuation

 

Maths

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Wednesday 1st July

Good morning Year 2! It’s Music Week!

 

Reading and Music History

Can you use your active reading skills (predict, word-zap and visualise) to answer these questions about the text?

Questions

  • What is the job of a DJ?
  • Where did the influence of rapping come from?
  • What does the word increasingly mean?
  • What made hip hop different from any other style of music?

 

Geography

Where in the world is Jamaica? Which continent?

Which oceans/seas are close to Jamaica?

 

Spelling

 

Grammar and Punctuation

 

Maths

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Tuesday 30th June

Good morning Year 2! It’s Music Week!

 

Reading and Music History

Can you use your active reading skills (predict, word-zap and visualise) to answer these questions about the text?

 

Questions

  • When was jazz music born?
  • What does improvisation mean?
  • Name 2 instruments that jazz musicians use.
  • Name a famous disco band.
  • What do you think the word style means?

Now listen to Louis Armstrong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBOoQcoPL1I

Try disco! Ask people in your house if they remember the 70s! Can you try some boogie dance moves?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FsVeMz1F5c

 

 

Geography

In which country did Jazz begin? Which continent?

In which state did Jazz began?

 

 

 

Spelling

Grammar and Punctuation

 

Maths

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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 Congratulations!

 

We are awarding virtual stickers to:

 

Hamza - 2B

 

Eshan- 2F

 

Huzaifa-2F

 

 Abubakr-2F

 

These children have been on TT Rockstars everyday last week!

Monday 29th June

Good morning Year 2! Welcome to Music Week!

Music

Look at the pictures and names of instruments. How many do you recognise? Now listen to some of the instruments.

Introduction to percussion instruments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2kTeUxIQsA

 

 

Introduction to woodwind instruments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cwfj9Xx2LF4

 

 

Introduction to string instruments:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH3daZLYyIM

 

Introduction to brass instruments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5162icRy6Y 

 

Which instruments are your favourite and why?

 

Reading and Music History

Can you use your active reading skills (predict, word-zap and visualise) to answer these questions about the text?

 

 

Questions

  • Name 2 other kinds of music that influenced rock and roll.
  • Who was Elvis Presley?
  • What were the names of the Beatles?
  • Why is pop music called pop?
  • What do you think mania means in the word beatlemania?

 

Now have a listen to some rock and roll music:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gj0Rz-uP4Mk

and some pop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Q_ZzBGPdqE

 What kinds of instruments can you hear?

 

Spelling

   

 

Grammar and Punctuation

 

Maths

 

Calling all detectives! You will need to think creatively, use your reasoning skills and your problem solving strategies to find the mystery number from the list below.

 

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Friday 26th June 2020

 

Good Morning Year 2

Daily exercise: https://mighty-maths-video-channel.webflow.io/v/up-on-the-roof

 

Pretend that you are one of the Billy Goats Gruff, come up with two different ways that you would try to cross the bridge:

 

1.________________________________________________________________________________

2.________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

Spelling

Click here for a Year 2 common exception word search: https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-158181.htm

 

Reading

Log onto Reading Planet, read a book and do the quiz.

 

Maths

 

 

Topic

Make a boat for the Billy Goats Gruff.

 

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Thursday 25th June 2020

 

Good morning Year 2!

 

Daily exercise:  https://mighty-maths-video-channel.webflow.io/v/under-the-floodlights

 

English

Read The Three Billy Goats Gruff and answer the questions.

 

 

Reading

Log onto Reading Planet, read a book and do the quiz.

 

Spelling

Play Egg Hunt: https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-158181.htm Log on as a single user.

 

Maths

 

DT

Make a bridge for the Billy Goats.

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Wednesday 24th June 2020

 

Good morning year 2

 

Daily exercise

 

Mr H-E has put some brilliant activities together for you here: https://www.st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk/physical-activities-sports-and-mindfulness-1/

Pick something that you’d like to try.

 

English

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz.

 

 

 

Spelling

Learn how to spell using mnemonics:

 

 

 

Draw some pictures to help you remember the rhymes.

 

Maths

 

Science

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Good morning year 2

 

Daily exercise: https://mighty-maths-video-channel.webflow.io/v/worldwide-workout

 

English

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz

 

Read the story of Little Red Riding Hood and answer the questions:

 

 

 

 

Spelling

Keep practising your common exception words. Karate Cats has a good game that you can play: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zd63xyc/articles/zdp4pg8

 

Maths

Don’t forget to spend 10 minutes playing TT Rockstars

 

 

DT

Make a picnic basket for Little Red Riding Hood.

 

 

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Monday 22nd June 2020

 

Good Morning Year 2!

 

This week Miss Brittle will be looking for children who are trying hard to learn their times tables.

 

You will need to go on to TimesTables Rockstars every day and play for at least ten minutes. At the end of the week you will be awarded with a virtual sticker if you have completed the challenge. Click on the TT Rockstars link: https://play.ttrockstars.com/

 

Don’t worry if you can’t go onto TimesTable Rockstars just practise on some paper and email it to your teacher.

 

All children who complete the challenge will be sent this virtual sticker.

 

 

This week we will be looking at traditional tales.

Daily exercise: Go Noodle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ9q4U2P3ig

 

English

What are traditional tales?

 

 

 

 

    Can you name the story?

 

The title of the story is _________________________________________________

 

 

    Can you name the story?

The title of the story is _________________________________________________

 

 

 

The name of the character is __________________________________________________

 

 

 

The name of the character is __________________________________________________

 

What is your favourite traditional tale?

Who is your favourite character and why?

Draw a picture of your favourite character.

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz

 

Spelling

Can you read, write and spell the year 2 common exception words? Practise any that you are unsure about.

 

 

Maths

 

DT

Make a puppet theatre of your favourite traditional tale.

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
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Friday 19th June

Bonjour Year 2!

Value of the day:  Compassion    Think about how someone else may be feeling today in your house. Can you show compassion? Use kind words and actions.

 

Today is our final day of French Week! We’ll be learning all about famous French artists!

 

History – French Artists

 

 

 

 

Art Challenge: Can you create a Matisse Collage by layering? Use this video to help you!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8hvBhqoJZQ

 

 

 

 

Art Challenge: Can you create your own Eiffel Tower using Pointillism? You can use pencils and/or felt tip pens.

Have a look at this one:

 

Spelling

1. We are going swimming agane!

2. “Where are your perunts?” asked Jemima.

3. Can you help fynd my glasses?

4. They bowth enjoyed the film.

5. I am saving evry penny of my pocket money.

6. The bus leaves in an hower.

 

Maths

Yesterday we began work on time. Today, let’s carry on.

 

Music History

Who was Edith Piaf?  https://www.euroclub-schools.org/edith-piaf

Listen to her songs carefully? What kind of instruments can you hear? Do you like her music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzeLynj1GYM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3Kvu6Kgp88

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
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Thursday 18th June

 

Salut Year 2! We are missing you!

 

Value of the Day: Justice and Fairness     How can you make sure that people in your house are treated well and fairly? Do you have anyone in your house who needs more help or is younger than you?  Remember that you may have different needs from those around you.

 

Today is all about food and French cuisine!  Learn the names of food products in French:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWpcs8-8IHs

Your challenge:  Draw your favourite food and label it in French! Use this to help you!

 

Watch Barnaby Bear as he travels around France learning about French food:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01151kh

 

Spelling

Can you spot the mistakes in these sentences?  Write out the correct spelling of the word.

1. James was saving his pocket munny.

2. “Por Toby has hurt his foot.” said mum.

3. Mowst people like chocolate.

4. The teacher towld an amazing story to the class.

5. It is important to have an iy test every year.

6. The car broke down beacuse it was owld.

 

Reading

Are you keeping up with your books and quizzes on Reading Planet? Remember that we can see how you score on the quizzes! Keep going! If you are having trouble with reading planet, please email us.

Today try the questions about this text. Then, why not have a go at the recipe?

                                   

                                                                              How to Make French Crêpes

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg of plain flour
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 litre of milk
  • 500ml of water (add some more if the batter is too thick: 1 litre max)
  • 250g of sugar (reduce the amount of sugar if you don't like your pancakes too sweet)
  • 1 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • 1 pinch of salt

 

Method:

  1. Put the flour and salt into a large bowl. Make a well in the centre. Add the eggs, oil and salt.
  2. Add the milk gradually. Then add the water.
  3. Pour a bit of oil into a frying pan. Use a clean cloth or kitchen paper to spread it around the base. Pour in some batter and swirl around the pan.
  4. Cook each side until golden. You can flip your pancake of course!

 

You can eat your pancakes straight away or reheat them later by melting a bit of butter in the pan first.

Enjoy!

 

Questions

What does the word gradually mean?

Give an example of an imperative (bossy) verb.

What colour is golden?

How much sugar should you put into the batter if you don’t want your pancake too sweet?

 

Maths

Learn days of the week in French:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pc7wjOm7Anc

 

Now try some challenges on time. Use the knowledge organiser to help you.

 

 

 

Music

Learn this famous French song. What do you think it is about?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dN4A0TvMSk

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

Wednesday 17th June

 

Bonjour Year 2!

 

Value of the Day:  Service   How can you serve someone in your house today? Can you ask to help prepare food or do the dishes? Think about how someone else will feel if you offer to help?

 

Today, we would like you to learn parts of the body

Draw a portrait of yourself and label it in French!

Make some cards to help you learn these words:

Write the French word on one side of your card/paper and English on the other.

 

Spelling

Can you spot the mistakes in these sentences?  Write out the correct spelling of the word.

1. The room was full of peepl.

2. I want to improov my spellings.

3. “We will see your cousins at Chrismus.” said mum.

4. “Mynd the step!” said dad.

5. The chilldrun were looking forward to the school trip.

6. “How menny places have you been to?” asked the teacher.

 

Maths

Use the Money Knowledge Organiser to help with the challenges.

 

 

 

Reading     Read this information to help you answer the questions!

 

 

Questions

  • How often does the Tour de France take place and how long does it last for?
  • What is special about the Tour De France?
  • Who was the first winner, the youngest winner and the oldest winner?
  • Why do you think more people cycle after watching the Tour De France?
  • Is there only one winner? Explain why.

 

P.E.

Ask an adult to take you for a bike ride or scooter ride and have your own Tour De France!

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Tuesday 16th June

Bonjour Year 2!

 

Value of the Day:     Friendship    How can you show that you are a good friend to someone today? Can you phone your friend and tell them how much you miss them? Or write a little card for a friend.

 

Today, we would like you to learn some basic French greetings! Learn with some Premier League footballers:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1--ks2-mfl-french-greetings-with-ben-shires/zdpdvk7

 

Make some cards to help you learn these words:

Bonjour

Salut

Au Revoir

Bonne Nuit

Ça va

Je m’appelle…

Merci

Write the French word on one side of your card/paper and English on the other.

 

Now try learning colours in French:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=acvUtipaC5Y

Listen carefully for the way they pronounce the words.

 

Spelling

Can you spot the mistakes in these sentences?  Write out the correct spelling of the word.

1. Mohammed painted a bewtiful picture.

2. We want to plarnt a sunflower.

3. I cood play the recorder in assembly.

4. Eight is an eevan number.

5. I can clym over the rocks.

6. “Hoo would like to read?” asked the teacher.

 

Maths

Try this challenge, draw it out on paper. Remember what each symbol means:

 

 

Reading     Read this information to help you answer the questions!

Questions

How long would it take to see everything in the Louvre?

Why was the Louvre first built?

What is the name of the most famous painting inside of the Louvre? Who was the artist?

What was added in 1989?

 

Music

Learn famous French song Frere Jaques? What do you think the song is about?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4H9MgzC88w

 

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

 

Monday 15th June

Good morning Year 2! Welcome to French Week!

 

Value of the day:  Perseverance How can you keep trying and never give up? Can you encourage someone else in your family today to have a positive attitude?

 

Geography

France Fact File

Join Barnaby Bear on his adventures in France. He visits Paris and Brittany:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut2hX4eqh9I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZVdC8c2sAA

Explore France with Freya too: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zyhp34j/articles/zhw7vk7

 

 

Use this information to create a France Factfle:

 

 

  • Where is France? Which continent?
  • What is the capital of France?
  • What language do people in France speak?
  • What currency (money) is used in France?
  • What are the colours of the French flag? What do they mean?

 

 Make a French flag (either on paper or on BGFL JIT5)!

 

Spelling

Can you spot the mistakes in these sentences?  Write out the correct spelling of the word.

1. Each chyld was given a certificate.

2. Tom won a gowld medal.

3. Lee went swimming arftr school.

4. The parth was very steep.

6. Suki was the ownly child who liked peas.

8. It was very cowld outside.

 

Grammar and Punctuation

Can you name what kind of sentences these are? Question, statement, exclamation or command.

How lucky we are to see a hedgehog!

Where would you like to go for your birthday?

Tell me how you did that magic trick!

The giraffe is the tallest animal in the world.

 

Reading

Can you use your active reading skills (predict, word-zap and visualise) to answer these questions about the text?

 

Questions

Who designed the Eiffel Tower?

Why do you think the Arc De Triomphe is important to French people?

How does the Sacre Coeur stay white?

What do you think the word destination means?

 

Maths

Try the challenge below. Remember what the symbols mean:

 

Learn your numbers in French with BBC!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zrdg9j6

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
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Friday 12th June 2020

 

Good morning year 2

 

Daily exercise:  P.E with Joe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQh4vTtzTEc

 

English

 

Read the poem and answer the questions

 

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz

 

Spelling

 

Maths

 

        True or False?

Topic

 

Make a healthy fruit or vegetable smoothie.

 

I made a mango smoothie. To make my smoothie I used milk, natural yogurt and 2 mangoes.

 

What will you use in your smoothie?

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Thursday 11th June 2020

Good morning Year 2

 

Daily exercise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhfkYzUwYFk

 

English

Click on the link to watch Roger McGough perform The Sound Collector https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zc6qxnb

 

The Sound Collector

A stranger called this morning
Dressed all in black and grey
Put every sound into a bag
And carried them away

The whistling of the kettle
The turning of the lock
The purring of the kitten
The ticking of the clock

The popping of the toaster
The crunching of the flakes
When you spread the marmalade
The scraping noise it makes

The hissing of the frying pan
The ticking of the grill
The bubbling of the bathtub
As it starts to fill

The drumming of the raindrops
On the windowpane
When you do the washing-up
The gurgle of the drain

The crying of the baby
The squeaking of the chair
The swishing of the curtain
The creaking of the stair

A stranger called this morning
He didn't leave his name
Left us only silence
Life will never be the same

 

 

Where do you think the sound collector is collecting the sounds from?

__________________________________________________________________________________

Why was the sound collector dressed in black and grey?

__________________________________________________________________________________

Why has the stranger only left behind silence?

__________________________________________________________________________________

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz

 

Spelling

Today we are learning to understand when to add the suffix 's' or 'es' to make a noun plural.

 


 

Maths

 

 

39+43=

0x3=

74 - 25  =

Only one set of pictures. Exchange!

               35÷7= 

 

Topic

Can you design a healthy packed lunch?

What is in your healthy packed lunch?


 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

 

 

Wednesday 10th June 2020

Good morning year 2!

 

Daily exercise: Click on the link to do some twisting and shouting! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Lm4rSMDOR8

 

English

Click on the link to watch Michael Rosen perform his poem Don’t: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oaq3gzswei0

Tau

 Don’t by Michael Rosen

Don’t do,

Don’t do,

Don’t do that.

Don’t pull faces,

Don’t tease the cat.

 

Don’t pick your ears,

Don’t be rude at school.

Who do they think I am?

 

Some kind of fool?

 

One day

they’ll say

Don’t put toffee in my coffee

don’t pour gravy on the baby

don’t put beer in his ear

don’t stick your toes up his nose.

 

Don’t put confetti on the spaghetti

and don’t squash peas on your knees.

 

Don’t put ants in your pants

don’t put mustard in the custard

 

don’t chuck jelly at the telly

 

and don’t throw fruit at a computer

don’t throw fruit at a computer.

 

Don’t what?

Don’t throw fruit at a computer.

Don’t what?

Don’t throw fruit at a computer.

Who do they think I am?

Some kind of fool?

 

e classroom?

Write your own poem in the style of Don’t

 

Don’t

 

Don’t do,

Don’t do,

Don’t do that.

Don’t _________________,

Don’t _________________.

 

Don’t _________________________

Don’t be rude at school.

Who do they think I am?

Some kind of fool?

 

One day they’ll say

Don’t ________________________________________,

Don’t ________________________________________

Don’t _________________________________________

Don’t _________________________________________

 

Don’t put confetti on the spaghetti

and don’t squash peas on your knees.

 

Don’t __________________________________________

Don’t __________________________________________

Don’t ___________________________________________

and don’t throw fruit at the computer.

Don’t throw fruit at the computer.

Don’t what?

Don’t throw fruit at the computer.

Don’t what?

Don’t throw fruit at the computer.

Who do they think I am?

Some kind of fool?

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz

 

Spelling

Click on the link to find out about silent letters and do the quiz: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcgv39q/articles/zy4fdxs

 

Maths

Make sure you keep up with Numberbots and TT Rockstars!

 

Double 35 =

3 x 8 =

71 - 25  =

Only one set of pictures. Exchange!

20 divided by 5=

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PSHE

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

Tuesday 9th June 2020

Good morning year 2!

Daily exercise:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_A_HjHZxfI

 

English

Watch, listen to and read the poem MY LUNCH by Kenn Nesbitt

Click on the links:

https://www.poetry4kids.com/video/my-lunch-video/

http://www.poetry4kids.com/poem-251.html#.VW63Uh3cmSo

 

My Lunch

By Kenn Nesbitt

A candy bar.
A piece of cake.
A lollipop.
A chocolate shake.

A jelly donut.
Chocolate chips.
Some gummy worms
and licorice whips.

A candy cane.
A lemon drop.
Some bubblegum
and soda pop.

Vanilla wafers.
Cherry punch.
My mom slept in
while I made lunch.

 

What is the boy in the poem doing?

What is his mom doing?

Can you find any rhyming words in the poem?

Is this a healthy lunch? Why/why not?

 

Write your own poem in the style of Kenn Nesbitt

This is how Miss Brittle’s started her poem:

 

My Lunch

   By Miss J. Brittle.

 

Jelly Babies

A Whisper bar.

Creamy white chocolate

shaped like a car.

 

Maths

Can you solve these word problems?

The first one has been done for you.

 

 

Topic:

Design a healthy eating poster

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

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Monday 8th June 2020

 

Welcome to poetry week!

Daily exercise: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02E1468SdHg

 

English

Watch the authors perform poems that they have written.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjhhvcw/resources/1

 

Which is your favourite poem and why?

Who is the author? Can you find any other poems by the same author?

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz

 

Spelling

Play Karate Cats. Click on the link:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/games/embed/karate-cats?exitGameUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fbbc.com%2Fbitesize%2Farticles%2Fzdp4pg8

 

Maths

Science

Watch these video clips about healthy eating:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zv4cwmn/resources/1

 

Art

Today, see if you can find a fruit or vegetable in your house, have a go at doing a sketch of it.

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Friday 5th June

Welcome to Recycling Week Year 2!   

What is Climate Change?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z849q6f/articles/z7dkhbk

 

Art Challenge

Make a piece of art work that tells people about climate change, the dangers of pollution and our responsibility to look after the planet. Explain why recycling is important.

This may help you:

 

Maths

Practise your fractions today! Watch the videos and try the quizzes!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z3rbg82

 

Spelling

Practise spelling the words.  Try the song or rap!

 

Reading

Can you use your word-zap skills to answer these questions about the text:

 

 

 

 

 

Questions

What is the Red List?

What does the word species mean?

Where does the Black Rhino live?

How many plants are in danger of becoming extinct?

Name one way that we can help endangered species.

 

R.E.

 

What do Sikhs believe about creation?

 

In the Sikh holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib, creation is described by the Gurus but it is not a creation story similar to Christianity, Islam or Hinduism. It is written that God created the world, but no time order is given.

 

The beginnings of Sikhism:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37WrumtAEGo

 

Task: Create a storyboard/comic about Guru Nanak’s life.

 

 

D and T

 

Try some more recycled crafts!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQxJ1yyTl5Q

 

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Thursday 4th June

Good Morning Year 2! Well done for persevering during this difficult time.

 

Value of the Day: Kindness. Can you show kindness today to someone who lives with you? How? Will you help or use kind words and facial expressions?

 

Spelling

Practise spelling these words.  Use each word in a sentence.

Reading

Can you use your word-zap skills to answer these questions about the text?

 

Questions

 

  • For instruction number 3, why do you think it is better to leave the paper to soak overnight?
  • Name something that you can add to your mixture to make it fun?
  • What should you do if you don’t have a blender at home?

 

Have a go at making your own recycled paper! Take some photos.

 

Maths

Today practise halving, doubling and number facts.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Four Operations

68 + 52 =

Draw tens and ones. Remember to count your extra 10.

29 + 8 =

76 – 12  =

Only one set of pictures. Exchange!

     24 4=

Draw sharing circles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R.E.

 

What do Hindus believe about the creation of the world?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9yWwFWpbRo

 

Task: Create a comic/story board of the Hindu creation stories.

 

Hindu Creation Story

 

1) Before time began there was no heaven, no earth and no space between.

 

2) A giant cobra floated on the nothingness and asleep in its coils was the god Vishnu.

 

3) A sound (‘om’) began to fill the nothingness and woke Vishnu.

 

4) As Vishnu woke, a magnificent lotus flower grew from his navel.

 

5) In the middle of the lotus flower sat Brahma.

 

6) Vishnu commanded Brahma to create the world.  Then a wind swept the waters and Vishnu and the serpent vanished.

 

7) Brahma split the lotus flower into three. He made one part in to the heavens. He made another part in to the earth. With the third part he created the sky.

 

8) The earth was bare. Brahma created grass, flowers, trees and plants. Next he created the animals and insects, birds and fish. To all these creatures he gave the sense of touch and smell. He gave them the power to see, hear and move.

 

9) The world was soon bristling with life and the sounds of Brahma’s creations. 

 

 

D and T

 

Why not have a go at creating a tree from egg cartons?

 

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Wednesday 3rd June

Good morning Year 2 recyclers!

 

Maths

Practise you skills in multiplying, division, adding, subtraction and statistics with Karate Cats!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw

 

Spelling

 

Practise spelling the words in both information cards.

 

Reading

Can you use your word-zap skills to answer these questions about the text? This is a tricky one! Have someone in your house help read it with you!

 

 

 

 

Questions

What type of bird is Morris?
What object was thrown from the car?

What did Morris notice when he returned to the place where the gift was dropped?

 

 Complete this sentence:

 All these gifts were just  ________________ that got left behind.

 

 

Messy Magpie Tasks

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Tuesday 2nd June

Good Morning Year 2 recyclers!

 

Scientific researchers!

Answer the following questions by watching videos and reading the information:

https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-are-materials

 

 

 

Who invented plastic?

Why is plastic useful?

Why is plastic harmful to the environment?

 

Spelling

Practise the 5 words above, use rainbow writing to help you.

 

Maths

Today try the White Rose Challenges on multiplication! Watch the videos then click on the activity.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

 

Missing Number Challenges

Try the following missing number challenges! Remember the rhyme: Missing number at the beginning, do the inverse and you are winning. Missing number in the middle, do subtraction to solve the riddle.

 

23 +          =  45

      +  24   =  78

72 +          =  100

      +  31   =  70

 

Reading

Can you use your word-zap skills to answer these questions about the text:

 

Questions

  • Find and copy one word that describes plastic.
  • Put the following sentences in the correct order:

 

               Plastic ends up in oceans and rivers.

People use plastic and throw it away.

Plastic traps and hurts fish and other sea animals.

 

  • Whose responsibility is it to look after the earth?

 

RE

What do Christians believe about how the world was created?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teu7BCZTgDs

 

Art/D and T

 

Today try to make a recycled rubbish flower garden. Use paper scraps from magazines and newspapers.

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Monday 1st June

Welcome to Recycling Week Year 2!

 

What is recycling?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z9p9j6f

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z7x2tfr

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zdyycdm/resources/1

Does your family recycle? Can you help to sort through your rubbish today? Where should plastics, glass and food waste go?

 

Spelling

Practise the 5 words above, use rainbow writing to help you.

 

Maths

Today, watch 2 videos and try 3 activities on number bonds to 100.

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

 

Reading

Can you use your word-zap skills to answer these questions about the text:

 

 

Questions

How often is Recycle Week?

Where does rubbish normally go?

Give 2 reasons why we should recycle

Name one item we can recycle.

 

RE

What do Muslims believe about how the world was created?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKYptpzmvdo

Task: Make an illustrated storyboard/comic strip showing the Muslim story of creation.

 

Summary – Muslim Creation Story

  1. In the space before time began there was just God. And when God wanted to create something all he had to say was ‘be’ and it became.
  2. God made the earth and heavens.
  3. Then all the animals.
  4. He made the angels, sun, moon and stars to live in the heavens.
  5. He brought the rain and split the soil to bring the corn, fruit, flowers and trees.
  6. He ordered the angels to bring seven handfuls of soil of different colours, from this he made man and breathed life into him.
  7. God took man to live in paradise and made woman from out of man’s side.

 

D and T/ Art

You can create some artwork using materials already in your house. These are called recycling crafts. Have a look at this website for inspiration!

https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2014/04/recycled-art-project-for-kids-2.html

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Friday 22nd May 2020

 

Good morning year 2!

It’s the last day of home school before we break up for half term.

 

Yum! This is Mariam's delicious fruit saladsmiley

 

 

This is a picture of Jessie's cool science experimentsmiley

 

This is a picture of Malaika's super art in the style of Andy Goldsworthysmiley

 

Well done Jessie and Malaika!

 

 

P.E with Mr H.E

Click on the link: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbkK5BMcCobLE3yp7h0DQLH1QNukZ8YIP

 

R.E

Its nearly Eid! Eid Mubarak to you and your family if you are celebrating. Click here to find out more about Eid: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/lets-celebrate-eid

Make an Eid card for a family member or friend.

 

Maths

Play Chopper Squad (one more, one less/10more,10 less) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/chopper-squad

Play Blast Off (addition and subtraction skills) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/blast-off

Play Karate Cats https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw

 

Spellings

fridge

ridge

nudge

 

Use a dictionary to find what the words mean. If you don’t have a dictionary at home click on the link to use an online dictionary: https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/

 

Reading

Well done to Manmeet in 2B, Huzaifa, Ehsan and Numan in 2F for gaining 5 or more gold stars on Reading Planet!

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz. Click on the link if you need help logging onhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPyomG4ykFM&t=3s

 

DT

Make a healthy fruit salad.

What fruit will you use to make your fruit salad?

What is your favourite fruit?

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Thursday 21st May 2020

Good Morning Year 2!

 

Science

Click on the link to find what plants need to survive

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/Mf5rhbTkHLZ3fbJzScyDvC/primary-science-plants

 

Science experiment

Learn how to turn white flowers into colourful flowers

Click on the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeIS-GK0cYI

 

 

Have a go at home and send us your photos!

 

Spellings

smudge

ledge

edge

 

Use a dictionary to find what the words mean. If you don’t have a dictionary at home click on the link to use an online dictionary: https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/

 

 

Maths

TT Rockstar challenge!

Hello children, this is Ella Riddle here. I’ve just set a new challenge for each class. Come and have a go!

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz.

Click on the link if you need help logging onhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPyomG4ykFM&t=3s

 

Topic

Draw and label parts of a plant or flower. 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Wednesday 20th May 2020

Good Morning Year 2!

 

Science

Click on the link to learn about the different parts of a plant:  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/Mf5rhbTkHLZ3fbJzScyDvC/primary-science-plants

 

Spellings

sledge

badge

dodge

 

Use a dictionary to find what the words mean. If you don’t have a dictionary at home click on the link to use an online dictionary: https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/

 

 

Maths

Solve these missing number sentences.

 

Watch the video to help you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXQ-FdoJnoo&feature=youtu.be

 

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz.

Click on the link if you need help logging onhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPyomG4ykFM&t=3s

 

Art

Learn about the artist Andy Goldsworthy

Click on the links:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUpVf-7i75I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPDH8yCnlk0

 

Use natural materials to make a sculpture in the style of Andy Goldsworthy. Take a photo and email it to us or put it on teams for everyone to see!

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Tuesday 19th May 2020

Good Morning Year 2!

 

Science

Click on the link to find out why plants need water to grow:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpxnyrd/articles/zxxsyrd

 

Spellings

 

judge

lodge

porridge

 

Use a dictionary to find out what the words mean. If you don’t have a dictionary at home click on the link to use an online dictionary: https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/

 

Maths

 

Solve these missing number sentences.

 

Watch Miss Forrest's video about missing numbers and then answer the questions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXQ-FdoJnoo&feature=youtu.be

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW7zKMnEB_E&feature=youtu.be

 

I've done the first question for you!

 

44+ ___ =79

The missing number is in the middle so you need to do a subtraction. Subtract the bigger number from the smaller number.

79-44=35

The missing number is 35

44+35=79

You need to do the same for subtraction number sentences.

 

 

 

Reading

 

1.Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz. Click on the link if you need help logging onhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPyomG4ykFM&t=3s

 

 

2. Read about the life cycle of a bean plant and answer the questions.

 

 

 

Art

Make a flower

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Monday 18th May 2020

Happy Monday year 2!

Let’s start today with a GO NOODLE!

Purple Stew: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NWYeVyZz9I

This week, we begin our new topic Health Heroes! In this topic we will:

  • Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants.
  • Find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.
  • Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults
  • Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air)
  • Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene

 

Have a go at the homework tasks!

 

Science

Click on the link to find out what plants need to grow: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpxnyrd/articles/zxxsyrd

 

Spellings

This week we are looking at the spelling phoneme j with dge and ge at the end. Watch the video to find out more.

Click on the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTEOMszP4P4

 

fudge

hedge

bridge

 

Use a dictionary to find what the words mean. If you don’t have a dictionary at home click on the link to use an online dictionary: https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/

 

 

Maths

 

 

Reading

  1. Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz. Click on the link if you need help logging on:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPyomG4ykFM&t=3s

 

 2.Read about the life cycle of a Sunflower plant and answer the questions.

 

 

 

 

Art

Miss Brittle has been drawing flowers from her garden. Have a go at painting or drawing plants or flowers from your house, garden or from a walk that you’ve been on. You can use Miss Brittle’s photos if you want to.

 

 

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Friday 15th May 2020

 

Good morning year 2!

 

smileyWell Done to our Reading Planet Superstars!smiley

      

Well done to:

 

yesJesse 2F

yesJoel 2F

yesAva 2F

yesAlisha 2F

yesHuzaifa 2F

yesAbubakr 2F

yesNuman 2F

yesRayyan 2F

yesSamuel 2F

yesZamun 2F

yesZainab 2F

yesEhsan 2F

yesHamza 2B

yesManmeet 2B

yesDante 2B

yesSameea 2B

yesHrudy 2B

yesHareem 2B

yesAbubakr 2B

yesMusa 2B

yesMuhammad 2B

 

Have you logged on to Reading Planet yet?

 

P.E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1DCBvypjNw

 

Spellings

Learn to spell the months of the year. Remember months of the year are proper nouns. Proper nouns must begin with a capital letter.

 

October

November

December

 

Maths

 

1.  60+70=

2. 10+3+3=

3. 3X0=

4. ________+4=10

5. 6 + 5 + 4 =

6. 26 + 14 =

7. 25 ÷ 5 =

 

Play Karate Cats https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw

 

Reading

Log onto reading planet, read a book and do the quiz.

Click on the link if you need help logging onhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPyomG4ykFM&t=3s

 

Read about dingoes  and answer the questions

 

 

 

What is a dingo?

Dingoes live in groups, what are the groups called?

Find and copy one word that means a meat eater.

What does the word venerable mean?

 

Art

Click on the link to find out how to draw a dingo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKjMRDSa4Og

 

Have a good weekend! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Thursday 14th May 2020

 

Good morning year 2!

P.E

Minecraft yoga

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02E1468SdHg

 

Spellings

Learn to spell the months of the year. Remember months of the year are proper nouns. Proper nouns must begin with a capital letter.

 

July

August

September

 

Maths

Watch Miss Forrest’s video to remind you how to subtract and then answer the questions.

 

  1. 18-11=
  2. 26-18=
  3. 25–15 =
  4. 32-28=
  5. 24-17=
  6. 47-38=
  7. 50-45=
  8. 81-76=

 

Reading

 

Log onto Reading Planet, read a book and do the quiz. Click on the link if you need help logging onhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPyomG4ykFM&t=3s

 

Read the instructions and make your own Anzac biscuits

 

These were the biscuits that Australians made during World War 1. They are still made today to commemorate the soldiers who fought in the war.

Ingredients

1 cup of oats

½ a cup of flour

½ a cup of sugar

50g of butter

1 tablespoon of golden syrup

1 teaspoon of baking powder

1 tablespoon of water

 

Method

  1. Turn the oven on to 160°.
  2. Lightly grease the tray with butter. Then the biscuits won’t stick to the tray when they’ve been cooked.
  3. Place the oats, flour and sugar into a big mixing bowl.
  4. Melt the butter and golden syrup in the microwave until it is runny.
  5. Mix the baking soda and boiling water in a cup. Take care that you don’t burn yourself.
  6. Add the water to the melted butter and then pour it quickly into the big bowl. Mix the ingredients together thoroughly.
  7. Roll the mixture into balls and place them onto the tray. Leave a small gap between each ball.
  8. Press them down lightly with a fork to make a biscuit shape.
  9. Bake them in the oven for 20 minutes until they are golden brown.

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

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Wednesday 13th May 2020

Good morning year 2!

 

Science

Click on the link to find out about snakes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ7QfIUHvKU

 

Spellings

Learn to spell the months of the year. Remember months of the year are proper nouns. Proper nouns must begin with a capital letter.

 

April

May

June

 

Maths

Watch Miss Forrest’s video to remind you how to add and then answer the questions.

                 

 

Reading

Go on to Reading Planet, read one of your books and do the quiz. Click on the link if you need help logging onhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPyomG4ykFM&t=3s

 

Find out about dangerous Australian snakes.

 

 

Answer these questions

 

Where can a Mulga snake be found?

What do Lowland Copperhead snakes eat?

How long can a Mainland Tiger snake grow?

Is the Western Brown snake poisonous?

 

 

Art

Make a snake

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Have you logged onto Reading Planet yet? Your new reading books are ready for you to read! Click on the link to see how to log on: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPyomG4ykFM&t=3s

Tuesday 12th May 2020

 

Good morning year 2!

Click on the link to watch Andy’s Australian Adventures

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01dn0r1/andys-wild-adventures-series-1-14-australian-adventure

 

Spellings

Learn to spell the months of the year. Remember months of the year are proper nouns. Proper nouns must begin with a capital letter.

 

January

February

March

 

Maths

Practise your 10 times table

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-maths-the-10-times-table-with-webster-the-spider/zm32cqt

 

 

 

Reading

Find out about emus and answer the questions.

 

 

What do emus look like?

What colour are emu feathers?

Can emus fly?

What kind of noise do male emus make?

 

Art

Make an emu

 

Music

Listen to this song about Australian animals: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsO_XLmlnlM

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Monday 11th May 2020

Happy Monday year 2!

Let’s start today with a GO NOODLE!

Milkshake https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNL6RwymoNg

 

This week we will be looking at Australian animals.

Click on the link to find out more:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkCq54_ho-A

 

Spellings

Learn to spell the days of the week. Remember days of the week are proper nouns. Proper nouns must begin with a capital letter.

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

 

Maths

Spend 10 minutes playing Numbots

 

Play karate cats

Click on the link to play karate cats: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw

 

Play count down with your family.

This game is a simple at home version of the TV favourite and can be played with any number of players.

What you need to play:

  • 4 ‘large number’ cards with the numbers 25, 50, 75 and 100 on them
  • A set of cards with the digits 1-10 on them, with at least two cards for each number

 

Click on the link to learn how to play.

https://thirdspacelearning.com/blog/fun-maths-games-activities-for-kids/

 

Reading

Find out about Australian animals and answer the questions

 

 

What helps a koala to climb trees?

How are wobats similar to koalas?

What is a baby kangeroo called?

How many types of kangeroo are there?

What is a dingo?

 

DT

Make a Koala

 

 

Music

Follow the link to listen to some Australian folk songs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6_DeRE6068

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Friday 8th May

Good Morning Year 2! Today is a Bank Holiday! It is also VE Day. Learn more about it here:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-ve-day/z7xtmfr

 

Let’s keep learning about Australia!

 

Art

Aboriginal art is incredible!

 

 

 

What else can you find out about Aboriginal art?

 

Watch this BBC Bitesize video about an Aboriginal artist https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zhsb9j6

Learn how to create your own Aboriginal artwork:

https://youtu.be/TK7V2UHt8TA

https://youtu.be/8RZzLEoMCQE

 

D and T

Have a look at the history of Aboriginal peoples and boomerangs.

 

 

Can you have a go at making your own? What material will you use? How will you decorate it?

 

Music

Listen to the didgeridoo being played. What do you notice about the sound? Who do you think invented this instrument?

What is it made of?

 

https://youtu.be/W2gwTPPtgPI

https://youtu.be/8C-k6wYqT8s

https://kids.kiddle.co/Didgeridoo

 

Maths

Make sure you keep up with Numberbots and TT Rockstars!

Double 45 =

Draw tens and ones. Remember to count your extra 10.

3 x 6 =

41 - 25  =

Only one set of pictures. Exchange!

10 divided by 5  =

 

 

Reading

There is an important tradition in Australian Aboriginal culture of telling stories, these are called Dreamtime stories. The themes of the stories include: creation, earth, animals, faith, customs and traditions, plants and sacred places. These stories inspired lots of very famous Aboriginal art.

 

Taddalick the Frog

 

Questions

What do you think a billabong is (use our word – zap strategies! Use the rest of the sentence to help!)?

Find and copy the word that means the same as furious.

What was the problem the animals had?

What lesson did Tiddalick learn in the end?

 

Next week, we are going to study Australian animals and their habitats!

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Thursday 7th May

Good Morning Year 2! Let’s keep learning about Australia!

 

Dance

Start today with the Kangaroo Dance!

https://youtu.be/T5y_c7AXay/ 

 

History

Look below at some different kinds of sources of evidence about Aboriginal people.

Ancient rock art in Kakadu National Park dates back 60 000 years.

 

Cave painting in North West Kimberley

 

Bark painting

 

Boomerang artefact, late 1800s in New South Wales, now in a museum.

 

What can these sources tell you about the Aboriginal people?

Can you do some more of your own research about who the Australian Aboriginal people were and are now?

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words. Can you think of a sentence using each word? Remember capitals and full stops!

who

wild

would

 

Maths

Try today’s time challenges! Also make sure you keep up with Numberbots and TT Rockstars!

 

 

Reading

There is an important tradition in Australian Aboriginal culture of telling stories, these are called Dreamtime stories. The themes of the stories include: creation, earth, animals, faith, customs and traditions, plants and sacred places. These stories inspired lots of very famous Aboriginal art.

Read one of the stories below:

 

How the Turtle Got Its Shell

Long ago in the Dreaming, there was a turtle and an echidna who were the very best of friends. The echidna had a baby. They all lived happily together near the billabong. To survive, they had to hunt for food. So, every so often, when their supplies were getting low, they would go out hunting. They shared any food they caught.

One day, the echidna realised that they had hardly any food left. The echidna told the turtle to stay home and look after her baby while she went out hunting for food. The turtle said, “Yes, no problem at all. Please go out hunting for food so that our supply can be full again. I’ll stay here and look after your baby.”

Moments later, the echidna went out in search of food. After a while, the turtle began wondering what could have happened to the echidna as he was beginning to get more and more hungry. The turtle realised that he could not wait any longer for the echidna to come home so he decided to eat her baby. At long last, the echidna arrived back home. Immediately, she gave her food to the turtle.

“Where’s my baby?” demanded the echidna.

"I ate your baby. I was awfully hungry and couldn’t wait for you to come back,” replied the turtle.  The echidna told the turtle, “Wait here while I collect some stones.”  But the turtle did not wait. Instead, the turtle went out to find some speargrass. The echidna was extremely upset with the turtle. She began throwing the stones she had found at him. The stones that she threw became stuck on the back of the turtle. The turtle then began throwing the speargrass at the echidna. The speargrass became stuck on her back. The two animals did not stop fighting all day. The fighting finally stopped. The stones on the back of the turtle turned into a hard shell. The speargrass on the echidna became spines. After that, the turtle told the echidna, “I will go and live near the billabong, where I will never see you again.”

The echidna replied, “I will go and live in the country. I will never see you again either.”

So off they both went to live separately. They never saw each other again.

 

Questions

Why did the turtle eat the echidna’s baby?

Which word describes how the echidna felt when she realised her baby was gone: stunned, angry or sorry?

Find and copy the sentence which shows that the turtle was impatient.

Why did the animals decide to live in different places at the end of the story?

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Wednesday 6th May

Good Morning Year 2! Let’s keep learning about Australia!

 

Geography

Now that we know where Australia is and some facts about the country, let’s look at human and physical geography:

Physical features are natural things and are there without humans e.g. soil, cliffs, sea and rivers.

Human features are man-made e.g. towns and cities, buildings and houses. 

Can you think of more examples of human and physical features? Write a list and illustrate it!

 

Geographers can use maps to show some physical features of a country:

A vegetation map tells us about what the land is like and what grows or does not grow on it.

 

 

What does the key tell us?

Which part of Australia has mountain vegetation?

Why do you think so much of Australia is desert?

 

Another physical feature geographers study is relief. A relief map shows us how high parts of land are:

Which part of Australa (North, South, East or West) has the most mountains?

 

 

Geographers can use a population density map to show human features. It shows where most people live.

 

Where do the highest number of people live (look at the other maps of Australia – can you name some cities?)

Why do you think that most people in the country live nearer the coasts?

 

If you enjoy looking at maps, why not have a go at drawing your own Australia maps? Try plotting and labelling cities, showing relief or vegetation (remember to include a key!).

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words. Can you think of a sentence using each word? Remember capitals and full stops!

water

whole

who

 

Grammar

Fix the mistakes in this sentence:

i enjoy learning All about Australia?

 

Maths

Try our 4 operations challenge today!

24 + 19 =

Draw tens and ones. Remember to count your extra 10.

5 x 8 =

92 – 47  =

Only one set of pictures. Exchange!

30 divided by 3  =

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reading

Use your active reading skills to read out loud and then answer the questions.

 

Questions

What date is Australia Day?

What year did Captain Arthur Phillip raise the British flag in Sydney Cove?

What are two ways that Australians celebrate Australia Day?

What do you think is meant by Australian values?

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Tuesday 5th May

Good Morning Year 2! Let’s keep learning about Australia!

 

Music

Learn this famous Australian nursery rhyme called Kookaburra. What is a Kookaburra?

https://youtu.be/ysaskdFpPz8

What kind of instruments can you hear? What is the tempo of the song (slow/fast)?

 

Geography

Oceania is not a continent but is instead a continental grouping. Countries included in the Australian continent include Australia, Papua New Guinea, and portions of Indonesia.

Look at how many islands there are in Oceania!

Can you name some of the oceans around Australia?

Can you find the equator on the map? What effect does the closeness of the equator have on the climate in Australia?

 

History

An important group of people in Australia are the Aboriginal People. How much can you find out about them, their history and culture? Make an information poster!

Aboriginal children explain things about their culture: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/43710833

Have a look at some information here: https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Australian-Aboriginal-peoples/629039

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words. Can you think of a sentence using each word? Remember capitals and full stops!

sugar

sure

told

 

Maths

Try today’s Australian themed maths!

 

Reading

Can you use your word-zap skills to answer these questions about the text:

 

 

 

Questions

What do the Aboriginal land sites show?

What do we know that Aboriginal people did at Nauwalabila?

Why do you think the floors are black at Nauwalabila?

Why do you think that some land sites are so important for the Aboriginal people today?

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Monday 4th May

Welcome to a new week Year 2! Last week we looked at animals and their habitats. This week, we are going to study more exotic habitats in Australia! Let’s spend some time learning about Australia.

 

Geography

Below are 2 different Barnaby Bear adventures in Australia. Watch both!

https://youtu.be/dlcEoz4tPh8

https://youtu.be/usMTW0q0CuQ

 

Use the videos and the images to answer these questions:

Where in the world is Australia? Which continent?

What is the capital of Australia?

What is the climate like?

What kind of animals live in Australia?

What is the population of Australia?

 

Create your own flag of Australia. What do the stars symbolise? Why is there a British flag inside the Australian flag? Why not try this on your BGFL JIT 5 account?

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words. Can you think of a sentence using each word? Remember capitals and full stops!

prove

should

steak

 

Maths

Double 46 =

Draw tens and ones. Remember to count your extra 10.

8 x 5 =

Draw 8 groups of 5 sweets. Count them up altogether.

47 – 18  =

Only one set of pictures. Exchange!

28 divided by 4 =

Draw sharing circles

 

Reading

Use your word-zap skills to answer these questions about the text:

 

Famous Landmarks in Australia

A landmark is an interesting or an important place. It can be an object, structure or place that is easy to see and recognise. It can be natural or man-made.

 

 

 

 

Questions

Which famous landmark can you find in the Northern Territory?

Find and copy a word that means the same as well known.

What does the word endangered mean?

Why do you think you can see the Great Barrier Reef from space?

 

Writing

Imagine you travelled around Australia, like Barnaby. Write about what you saw? Who did you meet, which animals did you find? What did you see, hear, feel?

 

If you would like some more tasks, have a look at this week’s Robin Hood Project Week 5

https://www.robinhoodmat.co.uk/learning-projects/

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

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Friday 1st May

Good morning Year 2!   A treat for you to cheer you up from the staff! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYd4OgHu3IE&feature=youtu.be

 

Science

Let’s continue investigating minibeasts and their microhabitats!

Characteristics of minibeasts: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6882hv/articles/z9fkwmn

 

 

 

Ideas to help you as a scientist!

  • If you built your bug hotel, observe what is happening today. Draw your bug hotel and whatever may be living there.
  • Use the minibeast fact cards above to create your own fact files or information posters about your favourite minibeast.
  • Look in outside spaces outside your house (if you can) and go on a minibeast hunt. Make a check lists, draw and name what you find. How many legs does your minibeast have? Does it have wings? Is it an insect?
  • Make your own minibeast fact cards and picture cards. Can someone in your house match the facts with the picture of the mini beast?

 

Reading

Read this text carefully and use your active reading skills (word – zapping, visualising) to help!

 

Minibeasts

Minibeasts are small animals that are found in places like gardens, rivers and houses. There are lots of different kinds of minibeasts such as spiders, beetles     and butterflies. Some minibeasts have lots of legs and some have wings.

 

In the Garden

There are lots of minibeasts to be found in gardens. You might see bees buzzing around the flowers. Bees have yellow and black stripes to show other animals that they can sting. You could also see butterflies gently flying with their big, colourful wings. You cannot find a baby butterfly because when they are younger, they are caterpillars. The caterpillars eat lots of food, and then build a special cover called a ‘chrysalis’, which they stay in until they change into butterflies. Butterflies can come in lots of different colours and sizes.

As well as creatures that fly, there are some minibeasts that slide along the ground and up walls. Snails and slugs both have soft bodies and live on the ground. Snails have a hard shell on their backs to keep them safe. Slugs do not have shells. They hide under leaves to keep safe. Slugs are seen as pests as they eat all the plants in people’s gardens.

 

In Ponds and Rivers

Minibeasts don’t just live on land but in and around water as well. One insect that lives near the water is the dragonfly. Dragonflies have four wings and long bodies. Some of their bodies can be blue and some are red. They fly very close to the water. They have very big eyes and can see things a long way away.

 

In Your Home

There are minibeasts that live in people’s homes as well. Spiders are often found inside houses and flats. They find small cracks and crawl inside to make webs and lay eggs. In the UK, spiders are not dangerous to people but people are often afraid of them.

Questions

Is this text fiction or non-fiction? How do you know?

Why will you never find a baby caterpillar?

What is a chrysalis?

Find and copy the word that means calmly.

What does a snail’s shell do? What is its purpose?

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words. Write these out using rainbow letters.

plant

poor

pretty

 

Maths

Remember to keep up with your TT Rockstars (try and go on at the same time as Miss Brittle!)

 

Use the shape knowledge organiser to help you with the 2D and 3D shape challenge:

 

 

Mini beast crafts

Follow this link for some crafty ideas: https://www.activityvillage.co.uk/minibeast-crafts

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

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Thursday 30th April

 Good Morning Year 2! Today we continue with our new topic. Remember, to have a go at a homework task!

 

Watch Mrs Bata reading a story about a wombat!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csreAsQTotc  

 

Science

We’ve been looking at animals and habitats. What is a microhabitat?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zf6mhyc

 

 

 

 

Challenge: Make a Bug Hotel!

If you have a garden or a little bit of grass around your house, why not make a microhabitat and see which mini beasts come to stay?  As a scientist you are setting up an experiment by building your microhabitat.

 

Over the next few weeks, check and observe which minibeasts come to stay? Why do you think they like it there? Is it warm, dark, light, moist? What kinds of things are the minibeasts eating?

 

For some ideas on how to build your microhabitat, read this: http://gardenplotters.org.uk/making-a-simple-bug-hotel

 

Reading

Read the 4 pictures above about microhabitats and answer these questions:

 

What does the word moist mean?

Name a mini beast that can be found in leaf litter.

What does shady mean?

Why do you think mini beasts want to be camouflaged?

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words. Can you think of a sentence using each word? Remember capitals and full stops!

past

path

people (people eat omelettes people like eggs)

 

Maths

Can you complete the mini beast maths challenge?

 

Spiders have 8 legs and flies have 6.  There are 2 spiders and 1 fly. How many legs are there altogether?

A millipede is 6 cm longer than a caterpillar. The caterpillar is 9 cm, how long is the millipede?

There are 24 spiders split equally between 3 trees. How many spiders are there on each tree?

There are 3 ladybirds. The first ladybird has 9 spots, the second has 8 spots and the third has 7. How many spots are there altogether?

 

Music

Learn the theme song to Cbeebies Mini Beast Adventures:

https://youtu.be/uVm6DtXx94A

 

Watch full episodes at

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/mini-beast-adventure-with-jess?page=2

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Wednesday 29th April

Year 2, today we continue with our new topic. Remember, to have a go at a homework task!

 

PE

Start the day with some animal yoga https://youtu.be/5XCQfYsFa3Q

 

Geography

 

World Habitats

Yesterday we thought about habitats.  Your challenge today is to choose one of the world habitats and draw it on a piece of paper. Then draw and label some animals you may find there.

 

 

 

 

Climates

Let’s learn where hot and cold parts of the world are. There are different climate zones in the world. Watch this and find out!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zr7hyrd

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words.

only

parents

pass

 

Maths

Try the animal problems below (think about what kind of number sentence you are being asked to do):

There are 42 penguins who live on one iceberg and 24 who live on another. How many penguins are there altogether?

57 camels are taken to market, 23 are sold. How many are left?

35 snakes are divided equally into 5 different habitats at Chester Zoo. How many snakes will live in each place?

Goldfish are sold in pairs at the pet shop. If a family want to buy 5 pairs of fish, how many fish will they take home?

 

Why not have  a go at White Rose Maths for this week. Watch the video, have a go at the activities and mark your own work. How did you do?

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

 

 

Reading

                                          Hedgehogs

Questions

What is the name of a baby hedgehog?

Name 2 places where hedgehogs live.

Why is a hedgehog a gardener’s friend?

What are the dangers for hedgehogs in gardens?

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Tuesday 28th April

Year 2, today we continue with our new topic. Remember to have a go at a homework task!

 

Maths     Subtraction Challenge

Watch the videos above. 

Now try some of these:

87 – 23 =

47 – 19 =

38 – 15 =

93 – 34 =

54 – 13 =

77 – 24 =

 

Science

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zx882hv

https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-is-a-habitat

What is a habitat? Can you describe some different kinds of habitat?

What does a habitat have to provide for the needs of an animal?

 

Find out about habitats such as: desert, ocean, forest, city, ice. What animals live in these places and how do they adapt to their environment?

 

Geography

Look at the world map of where some different animals live.

On which continent do hedgehogs live?

In which country do many pandas live (use a world map to help you)?

What climate do octopuses live in (dry, hot, cold, tropical)?

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words. Can you think of a sentence using each word? Remember capitals and full stops!

Mr (remember that Mr and Mrs always have capital letters because they are part of a proper noun)

Mrs

old

 

 

Reading

liQuestions

What do animals and plants need from their habitat?

Name 2 coastal habitats.

What do you think the word propel means?

Is a porpoise a mammal, minibeast or a plant?

What do you think is the most important thing we can do to look after our beaches and why?

 

Music and Dance

As we are thinking about different animals and habitats, have a go at the Animal Boogie dance and song.

https://youtu.be/25_u1GzruQM

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

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Monday 27th April

It’s time to Go Wild Year 2! This week, we begin our new topic. We will use our science skills to study animals and habitats and our geography skills to look at climate zones, find Australia and learn about physical and human features.  We’ll also use historical enquiry to learn about Aboriginal people in Australia, and their stories and art. Have a go at a homework task!

 

Science

Today we are learning about living and dead things and things that have never been alive. Watch this video!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6882hv/articles/zs73r82

 

What is the difference between things that are living, not living and things that have never been alive?

 

Challenge: Make some cards and on each card draw an item (something living, not living or something that has never been alive). Now test someone in your house. Do they know the difference between these 3 categories?

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words. Can you think of a sentence using each word? Remember capitals and full stops!

money

most

move

 

Maths

37 + 53 =

Draw tens and ones. Remember to count your extra 10.

2 x 9 =

Draw two groups of 9 sweets. Count them up altogether.

61 – 15  =

Only one set of pictures. Exchange!

32 divided by 8 =

Draw sharing circles

Try the 4 operations challenge today!

 

 

Reading

Remember to keep reading books you have at home. Once you have read, you can think of questions about the book and ask someone in your house? Read the book out loud to them first!

Can you use your word-zap skills to answer these questions about the text:

 

 

What does the word respire mean?

Where do humans go to excrete (hint - it is a room in your house!)?

What kind of nutrients do plants need to grow?

 

PE

Keep fit with Joe

https://youtu.be/4hdR8Mlib3M

 

Try a new week of the Robin Hood Home Leaning Projects KS1 Week 4

https://www.robinhoodmat.co.uk/learning-projects/

https://robinhoodmat.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Week-4-Learning-Project-KS1.pdf

 

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Friday 24th April

Good morning Year 2!

R.E

Today Ramadan begins for a lot of people in Birmingham and the UK. Find out more about this very important time for Muslims:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpdtsbk/articles/zjc2bdm

https://dumm9n5bt2uls.cloudfront.net/espresso/primary_uk/servlet/file/store7/item1044584/fileservice402/1044584_402_preview.mp4 

 

Spelling

Can you spot the spelling mistakes in these sentences? Write the corrections out to practise!

  • I like spending mony on cool games.
  • The people who play TT Rockstars the moste, get the moste coins.
  • When we are home, it is still important to mov around.

 

Spanish Festivals and Traditions

Today is our final day of Spanish Week! We’ll be learning all about Spanish festivals and traditions.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjn4d2p/resources/1

Have a look at Spanish Easter traditions. Are any similar to Easter at St Johns?

 

 

 

 

Reading

Use your active reading skills to answer the questions below:

Name 2 famous Spanish football teams.

What happens during the Tomatina festival?

Find and copy the word that means the same as not normal

 

Maths

Try the 4 Operations money challenge below!

 

Double 12p

 

18p divided by 6  =

Use sharing circles

56p + 28p =

Draw tens and ones!

89p - 45p =

Only one set of pictures.

 

If you really want a challenge, try some tricky fractions on White Rose. Watch the video, then click on the task. When you are finished, click on the answers to see how you did!

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

 

Dance

Why not learn the Spanish flamenco and keep fit!

https://youtu.be/YxKiyKtSGqs

Watch some professionals. Can you see any similarities with our Mexican hat dance?

https://youtu.be/6tUXV4qF9LE

 

If you would like more to do, see this week’s project from the Robin Hood.

https://robinhoodmat.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Week-3-Learning-project-KS1.pdf

Week 3 Viewpoints – good luck!

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

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Thursday 23rd April

Hola Year 2! We are missing you!

 

Today, we would like you to learn about schools in Spain:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zk6b4wx/resources/1

How is the routine in Spain different from our school day? What is the same?

 

Art

Barnaby’s Trip

 Have a look at Barnaby Bear’s trip to Spain. Can you create a piece of artwork showing your favourite part of Barnaby’s trip? Try it on BGFL JIT5.

   

  

 

 

 

 

Reading

Barnaby's Trip

Answer the questions after reading about Barnaby (above):

Why could Barnaby not see his house from the plane?

Why do some Spanish people wear sombreros?

On beach where Barnaby was, how is it possible to go there all year round, even in the winter?

 

Extra Reading Challenge

Read one of your own books at home for 10 – 15 minutes and use your active reading skills (prediction, word-zap, visualise) to answer these questions:

  • Is your book fiction or non-fiction, how do you know?
  • Who are the main characters? What are they like? Can you describe them?
  • Did you enjoy your book? Why or why not?

 

History

Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer but he was very important to Spain. Can you find out why?

Use the website (information and video) to find out information about Columbus. What kind of man was he? Why not make an information poster about his life? You can use headings and subheadings, captions and pictures!

https://www.ducksters.com/biography/explorers/christopher_columbus.php

 

Spelling

Learn how to spell these words. Today, write a sentence using each word. Remember to use correct punctuation!
last

many

mind

 

Maths

Have a go at our 4 Operations challenge!

11 x 3 =

11 circles of 3. How many altogether?

21 + 9 =

 

67 - 33 =

Draw tens and ones!

 25 divided by 5 =

Draw sharing circles

 

Music

Enjoy listening to some traditional Spanish music? What do you notice about the instruments?

https://youtu.be/IZKfaLZGVLY

 

Your research challenge!

Tomorrow, we will learn about festivals and traditions in Spain. To get ready for then, find out what Monas de Pascuas are!

 

If you would like more to do, see this week’s project from the Robin Hood.

https://robinhoodmat.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Week-3-Learning-project-KS1.pdf

Week 3 Viewpoints – good luck!

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

 

 

Wednesday 22nd April

 

Buenos Dias Year 2! Today, your challenge is to learn about Spanish food!

Watch these videos : https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z4mvr82/resources/1

Can you make a simple fact-file? Write about 3 foods/dishes in Spain. When do people eat these and what are they made of?

 

Here are some Spanish recipes, why not have a go and enjoy some Spanish dishes in your house?!

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/spanish

https://spanishsabores.com/2015/11/19/7-incredibly-delicious-spanish-desserts/

Take a photo of your dish and send it to us!

 

Spelling

Learn how to spell these words, try rainbow writing!

hour

improve

kind

 

Which word means the same as well-known?

Name 2 ingredients in paella?

Which of these foods would you like to try? Why?

 

Maths

Look at the revision posters of some methods we try at school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now try this challenge!

 

Stories

Choose one of the stories and watch it/ listen to it being read in Spanish!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znc2tfr/resources/1

 

If you would like more to do, see this week’s project from the Robin Hood.

https://robinhoodmat.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Week-3-Learning-project-KS1.pdf

Week 3 Viewpoints – good luck!

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.

 

Year 2, look on BBC Bitesize Lessons! There are daily lessons for you to watch. We would especially like you to watch the English videos (sentences and describing words!)


https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z7s22sg/year-2-lessons/1 

 

Tuesday 21st April

 

Modern Language Learning!

Hola Year 2! Today, we would like you to learn some basic Spanish greetings!

Learn with these premier league Spanish footballers!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1--ks2-mfl-spanish-greetings-with-ben-shires/zfksqp3

Make some cards to help you learn these words:

Hola

Gracias

Po favor

Adios

Buenos dias

Write the Spanish word on one side of your card/paper and English on the other.

 

Now try learning colours in Spanish (and about Spanish festivals)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zb7sb9q

 

Geography Challenge

Use the maps to help you.

 

Is Malaga in the north, west, south or east of Spain?

Which mountain range borders with France?

Spain shares a border with France. Which other country does it share a border with?

 

Can you name the 4 Spanish islands that make up the Balearic Islands?

Spelling

Learn to spell these words:

great

half

hold

 

Maths

Today practise your number bonds to 10 and 20. Have someone you live with test you!

 

Reading

Read this text and answer the questions below:

Is this text fiction or non-fiction? How do you know?

Find and copy one adjective that means the same as spectacular

Write one place you might visit in the countryside. Why would you want to go there?

 

Music

Learn this Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes in Spanish!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUklGzMrHQg&list=PLJk0XuaHfJkcVZkCSknbRA2jFunI7hh8H&index=23

Try this little Spanish song too!

https://youtu.be/tK0vp8LlDiM

 

If you would like more to do, see this week’s project from the Robin Hood.

https://robinhoodmat.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Week-3-Learning-project-KS1.pdf

Week 3 Viewpoints – good luck!

 

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

Monday 20th April

Welcome back from your Easter holiday Year 2!

Virtual Singing!

Since we are misssing Monday morning singing, why not have a go at some of these songs?!

Wake Up Make sure you do all of the moves to this one as it will get you warmed up.

Together We can't be together physically but this will remind you that one day we will - and we are really looking forward to that day.

Find a little seed Have a go at teaching someone else the song and see if you can sing it in two parts.

Here is a new song:

The Bonkers Song

Music to listen to

Andrea Bocelli 'Fall on me'

Andrea Bocelli 'Amazing Grace' Enjoy listening to all of this. 

 

It’s Spanish Week!

Use these links to help you answer the questions

https://youtu.be/0dIDdCUHcDs

https://www.kids-world-travel-guide.com/spain-facts.html

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/geography/countries/spain-facts/

  • Where is Spain? Which continent?
  • What is the capital of Spain?
  • What language do people in Spain speak?
  • What currency (money) is used in Spain?
  • What are the colours of the Spanish flag?

 Make a Spanish flag (either on paper or on BGFL JIT5)

 

Spelling

Learn to spell these words:

floor

gold

glass

 

Reading

Can you use your active reading skills (predict, word-zap and visualise) to answer these questions about the text:

Spain Fact File

Location: Southern Europe

Population: 47 million people live in Spain

Capital: Madrid

Language: Spanish, Catalan, Basque, Galician

Religion: Mostly Catholic

Currency: Euros

History: Islamic Moors ruled in Spain for several centuries. In 1492 Christopher Columbus discovered America and the Spanish rulers started an empire. There was a civil war from 1936 to 1939 when dictator General Franco took over the country.

National Symbol: The Pillars of Hercules, short-toed eagle (national bird) and red carnation (national flower).

What are the national symbols of Spain?

What is the main religion of Spain?

How many languages are spoken in Spain?

 

Maths

 

56 + 28 =

Draw tens and ones. Remember to count your extra 10.

3 x 8 =

Draw 3 groups of 8 sweets. Now count how many sweets you have altogether!

56 – 18  =

Only one set of pictures. Exchange!

     12 divided by 4=

Draw sharing circles.

Can you try the 4 operations challenge today?!

 

Learn your numbers in Spanish with BBC!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zdtg9j6/resources/1

 

If you would like more to do, see this week’s project from the Robin Hood.

https://robinhoodmat.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Week-3-Learning-project-KS1.pdf

Week 3 Viewpoints – good luck!

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

 

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

 

Easter Holiday Activities

 

Here are some fun ideas for you to try at home in the holidays

 

Plant a seed: Take a lentil or chickpea and plant it in some wet cotton wool. Watch it grow!

 

Homemade Puppets: Find some old socks, sew some buttons on them as eyes, and make your own puppet show!

 

Treasure map: Hide an object and then draw a treasure map of your house, marking the spot with an X. Who can find it?

 

 

Create bookmarks: With paper, cardboard, stickers, magazine cut-outs… design your best bookmark!

 

Homemade Tent: Collect fabrics and blankets and set up your own tent, where you can tell stories. 

 

 

 

                                     

 

Stranger for dinner: Have dinner with your family but pretend you don’t know each other. What would you talk about, how would you introduce yourself? Have fun!

 

DT

Here are some things that you could make:

 

 

Watch how to make a sock bunny.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKUhpFmD3ik

 

Here are some cool websites for you to explore in the Easter holidays:

 

Maths

Home learning challenge

https://www.aspire-sports.co.uk/sites/default/files/content/MATHS%20ON%20THE%20MOVE%20HOME%20CHALLENGE%20SHEET%201and2.pdf

 

Four operations

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/mental-maths-train

 

Times tables

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/306/Maths-Fishing-Multiplication

 

Science

Nasa Kids club 

A website all about space

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub

 

Brain Pop

Brain pop has some amazing activities for you!

https://www.brainpop.com/

 

History and Geography

National Geographic Kids

Find amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more!

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

 

Remember the Aztecs? Have a look at some cool information on the British Museum site

https://www.britishmuseum.org/learn/schools/ages-7-11/americas/classroom-resource-aztec-empire

 

 R.E

Have a look at the Easter story and think about why it is important to Christians. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zQeU6gZzHT4&feature=youtu.be

 

Remember to do some exercise every day! 

Mr H.E has put a lots of P.E resources on the school website for active learning, sports skills and other challenges to help keep you active at home. Click on the link  https://www.st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk/pe-4/

Enter the Easter competition! Click on the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL06aCeMkPo

Friday 3rd April 2020

 

Good morning year 2

It’s the last day of home school before we break up for the Easter holidays!

So let’s have some fun!

 

Click on the link to watch Stars of the Week collective worship with Mrs Seymour!

Are you Star of the Week?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlN1hde0VzI

 

Click here to find out more about Easter  https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Easter/

 

P.E with Joe

Click on the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sX05HHni9Wk

 

D.T

Make a rabbit from a toilet roll tube

 

 

Maths

Play Chopper Squad (one more, one less/10 more,10 less)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/chopper-squad

 

Play Blast Off (addition and subtraction skills)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/blast-off

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words:

eye

fast

father

 

Here are some fun ideas for you to try at home in the holidays:

Plant a seed: Take a lentil or chickpea and plant it in some wet cotton wool. Watch it grow!

 

Homemade Puppets: Find some old socks, sew some buttons on them as eyes, and make your own puppet show!

 

Treasure map: Hide an object and then draw a treasure map of your house, marking the spot with an X. Who can find it?

 

Create bookmarks: With paper, cardboard, stickers, magazine cut-outs… design your best bookmark!

 

Homemade Tent: Collect fabrics and blankets and set up your own tent, where you can tell stories. 

 

Write a diary: Write down what you’ve done every day. It may not seem like much now, but it will become very, very special with time.

 

Stranger for dinner: Have dinner with your family but pretend you don’t know each other. What would you talk about, how would you introduce yourself? Have fun!

 

Remember to do some exercise every day! Mr H.E has put a lots of P.E resources on the school website for active learning, sports skills and other challenges to help keep you active at home. Click on the link  https://www.st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk/pe-4/

 

Here are some cool websites for you to explore in the Easter holidays:

 

Maths

Four operations

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/mental-maths-train

 

Times tables

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/306/Maths-Fishing-Multiplication

 

Science

Nasa Kids club 

A website all about space

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub

 

History and Geography

National Geographic Kids

Find amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more!

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

 

Remember the Aztecs? Have a look at some cool information on the British Museum site

https://www.britishmuseum.org/learn/schools/ages-7-11/americas/classroom-resource-aztec-empire

 

R.E

 Have a look at the Easter story and think about why it is important to Christians.

https://youtu.be/zQeU6gZzHT4

 

Brain Pop

Brain pop has some amazing activities for you!

https://www.brainpop.com/

 

Have a happy holiday!

We will check in on teams sometimes but not every day. We will be back to setting you daily tasks on the 20th of April.

We miss you all!

Mrs Bata, Miss Forrest, Miss Brittle and Mrs Masani

 

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Good morning year 2

It’s nearly the Easter holidays!

You could try making some Easter nests

 

 

 

You will need:

Equipment

a plastic bowl, a wooden spoon, teaspoons, weighing scales, 12 cupcake cases, a baking tray, a microwave, a fridge

Ingredients

  • 200g chocolate, broken into chunks
  • 100g cornflakes
  • A bag of mini eggs

 

  Method

  1. Place 12 cupcake cases into a baking tray.
  2. Next, carefully weigh out the ingredients using a set of scales.
  3. Put the chocolate into a bowl. Make sure you use a plastic bowl as it needs to go into the microwave.
  4. Put the cornflakes in another large bowl.
  5. Melt the chocolate in the microwave. Make sure you let it cool a little before pouring over the cornflakes.
  6. Stir the ingredients together gently using a wooden spoon.
  7. Use a small spoon to put the mixture into the cupcake cases.
  8. Decorate with small eggs so that it looks like a nest.
  9. Put in the fridge until it has set.

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words:

even

every

everybody

 

Maths

Here are some Easter word problems for you to try.

What is the question asking you to do?

Do you need to + , - , x  or ÷ ?

 

 

 

Miss Forrest bought 52 baskets, but Mrs Bata took 45. How many baskets does Miss Forrest have left?

 

Mrs Masani had 6 Easter baskets. In each basket there were

5 little chicks. How many chicks were there altogether?

 

Miss Brittle had 24 chocolate eggs, she shared them between   

Miss Forrest, Mrs Bata and herself. How many did each person get?

 

If each chick has 2 arms, how many arms do 12 chicks have?

 

There are 10 chocolate eggs in a pack, if Mrs Bata wants to    

buy 60 eggs altogether, how many packs should she buy?

 

Miss Forrest has 47 Easter eggs. Mrs Bata has 72. How many more does Mrs Bata have?

 

Writing

Read this poem. Can you write your own poem about Easter or the Easter bunny?

 

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
 

2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

Year 2, watch Miss Forrest reading Katie Morag Delivers the Mail!

Enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTgKy9heCR4TUax8T8yWBug?view_as=public

Wednesday 1st April 2020

 

Good morning year 2

 

Let’s start this morning with a Go Noodle!

Click on the link https://family.gonoodle.com/activities/peanut-butter-in-a-cup

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words:

do

door

even

 

Maths

Spend 15 minutes playing Numbots

Click on the link. https://play.numbots.com/#/account/school-login/37096

Your login for Numbots is the same as your TT Rock Stars login.

 

Four operations

Try these:

7x3=

30÷5=  If you don’t know the answer use your sharing circles          

        (How many circles do you need to draw?)

       

        You could also use your times tables how many 5’s in 30?

        Use the inverse operation to check your answer

 

43+32= Remember to draw out your tens and ones

 

39-12=

In 39 there are 3 tens and 9 ones

Remember for subtraction we only need to draw 3 tens and 9 ones.

Now take 12 away. How many tens and ones are there in 12?

 

Reading

Read your book for 15 minutes. Can you answer these questions?

Who are the characters?

What are they like?

How would you describe them?

 

Topic

Look at this picture.

 

Can you identify the human and physical features of the seaside?

Human features  are things that have been put there by people.

Physical features are things which are natural (already there)

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
 

2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

Year 2, watch Miss Forrest reading Katie Morag Delivers the Mail!

Enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTgKy9heCR4TUax8T8yWBug?view_as=public

 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Good morning year 2

How are you all today?

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words:

class

climb

clothes

 

Maths

Play place value basketball

Click on the link https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/place-value-basketball

 

Four operations

Try these:

 

3x3=

20÷5=     If you don’t know the answer use your sharing circles       

           (How many  sharing circles do you need to draw?)

       

           You could also use your times tables! How many 5’s in 20?

           Use the inverse operation to check your answer.

 

23+32=   Remember to draw out your tens and ones

 

37-12=    Remember for subtraction we only need to draw 37.
 

In 37 there are 3 tens and 7 ones.

Now take 12 away. How many tens and ones are in 12?

 

Reading

Have you finished reading your first reading book? Write a book review.

Here are some examples of book reviews:

Topic

Draw and label a seaside picture.

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
 

2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Mr H.E has put a lots of  P.E resources on the school website for active learning, sports skills and other challenges to help keep you active at home.
Click on the link
https://www.st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk/pe-4/

Well Done !

Well done to Rahim and Samera in 2B for working so hard on TT Rockstars!

Rahim, you're a Rock Legend !

Samera, you're  a Rock Star !

 

In 2F, well done to Numan and Ava for all of your hard work too!

Jesse    rock legend (under 2 secs per question)

Faatinah     headliner

Zainab         headliner

 

Year 2

Can you beat Miss Brittle on TT Rockstars? Click on multiplayer and then rockslam and look to see who has challenged you. Miss Brittle is Ella Riddle!

Learning Project

Here's week 2 of our project called Area you live in, if you run out of things to do:

https://robinhoodmat.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Week-2-Learning-Project-KS1.pdf

 

Monday 30th March 2020

Good morning year 2

Today we would like you to think about seaside safety

Watch Barnaby Bear at the seaside https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qO0mu6YJW8

 

After watching the video see if you can answer these questions:

Where did Barnaby bear go?

Where did Barnaby and his dad stay? A caravan or a hotel?

Why doesn’t Barnaby like swimming?

What is a harbour?

What happened to the bridge?

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words:

children

class

Christmas

 

Maths

TT Rockstar challenge! Can you beat Miss Brittle? Click on multiplayer and then rockslam and look to see who has challenged you. Miss Brittle is Ella

 

Reading

Read the e book East of the Sun, West of the Moon

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ Go to the pink box titled 'My class log in' in the top right-hand corner.

Username: stjohnsb11

Password: kipper (all lower case

 

Music

Learn to sing the song The Big Ship Sails on the ally ally oh.

Click on the link

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/music-ks1-sun-sea-song-1-the-big-ship-sails-on-the-ally-ally-oh/zb7spg8

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
 

2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

 

 

Friday 27th March 2020

Good morning year 2

It’s my favourite day of the week. PE DAY!!! Instead of Mr Badlands we have Joe!

Watch this video, see if you can keep up.!

Click on the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8o8wMgAT-Y

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words:

busy

by

child

 

Maths

Practise your 2,3,5 and 10 times tables. Ask someone in your family to test you.

 

Reading

Can you spot the mistakes in this piece of writing? Think about capital letters, full stops and spelling.

One sunny wednesday morning mrs McColl woke katie morag early. Hurry up, now she said drawing bac the curtains.

 

Story

Watch Tell Me What It’s Like To Be Big.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b06zr2kp/cbeebies-bedtime-stories-529-nadiya-hussain-tell-me-what-its-like-to-be-big

 

Have a lovely weekend! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
 

2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

Have you logged onto Oxford Owl yet?  You can read and listen to Oxford Reading Tree stories. There are also quizzes which you can complete once you have read a story. Here are the details:

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ Go to the pink box titled 'My class log in' in the top right-hand corner.

Username: stjohnsb11

Password: kipper (all lower case)

Thursday 26th March 2020

Good morning year 2

Let’s start today with a GO NOODLE!

Trolls: Can't Stop The Feeling   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhfkYzUwYFk

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words:

behind

both

break

 

Maths

Spend 10 minutes playing Numbots

Watch number blocks about missing numbers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bp2v6x/numberblocks-series-3-the-legend-of-big-tum

 

Reading

Who is your favourite character from your reading book?

What is your character’s name?

What does your character look like?

What does your character do?

 

 Writing

Read this poem. Can you write your own poem about sand?

         Sand

Sand in your fingernails

Sand between your toes

Sand in your ear holes

Sand up your nose!

Sand in your sandwiches

Sand in your bananas

Sand in your bed at night

Sand in your pyjamas!

Sand in your sandals

Sand in your hair

Sand in your trousers

Sand everywhere!

By John Foster

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

Can you beat Miss Brittle on TT Rockstars? Click on multiplayer and then rockslam and look to see who has challenged you. Miss Brittle is Ella Riddle!

Can you beat Miss Brittle on TT Rockstars? Click on multiplayer and then rockslam and look to see who has challenged you. Miss Brittle is Ella Riddle!  1

Calling all Year 2 children! Please use these instructions if you have not joined the 2B and 2F Teams page. Come and say hello to us and all of your friends!

Today's Tasks

 

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Good morning year 2

 

What did you think the Story of Katie Morag and the two Grandmothers?

Watch another one of Katie Morag’s adventures on CBeebies

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b03wyyb2/katie-morag-series-1-17-katie-morag-and-the-big-boy-cousins

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words:

be

beautiful

because

 

Maths

Spend 10 minutes playing TT Rock stars.

Can you answer these questions?

3x5=        6x3=

5x10=     7x5=

0x5=        9x5=

4x3=        12x10=

 

Reading

Read 5 pages from your reading book.

 

Learning Project

Click on this link and then click on KS1 Week 1, and do some research on your family! Enjoy!

https://www.robinhoodmat.co.uk/learning-projects

 

Have a good day! 

 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
 

2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

 

 

 

Today's Tasks

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Good morning year 2

Year 2 mathematicians! Link on this site, watch the videos, click on the activity. Then you can even mark your answers! Good Luck! 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

 

Have a look at this picture. It’s from the front cover of a book.

 

Picture 1

What do you think this book is about?

 

Who is the main character?

 

Where is the story set? How do you know?

 

What do you think happens in the story?

 

Listen to the story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dp9j2f7io8

 

Tour around the island with Katie Morag.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix6oyVgUDbc

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words:

are

ask

bath

 

Maths

Spend 20 minutes on Numbots

 

Practise your doubles and halves

Watch this video to help you.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azVL530KCgA

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
 

2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

 

Suitcases and Sandcastles Knowledge Organiser! Use this to help you find out all about our topic. Learn some new vocabulary too!

 

 

Suitcases and sandcastles

 

 
   

Our topic for the next 5 weeks is Suitcases and Sandcastles. Choose one homework activity for each week.

 

Activity

Date completed

Write your own poem about the seaside.

 

Draw a picture for a postcard.

 

Write about a holiday that you have been on.

 

Find out what the seaside was like in the past.

 

Find out about creatures that live in the sea.

 

Bring in some holiday photographs of yourself. You will need to talk about your holiday to the class

 

Write a description about what you can see at the seaside.

 

What would you pack in your suitcase if you were going to the seaside in a hot country?

 

Can you write your own weather forecast for the seaside? What would the temperature be? What symbols could you draw for the different weathers?

 

Use an atlas to find Mexico, Antarctica, France, England, London and Birmingham.

 

 

 

TODAY'S TASKS:

Monday 23rd March 2020

 

Good morning year 2

Today we would like you to find out about Scotland. Miss Forrest comes from Glasgow. Glasgow is in Scotland. Can you find Glasgow, London and Birmingham on a map of the United Kingdom? 

 

Here is a link to Google Earth:

https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/earth/

 

Useful websites to help you to learn about Scotland. https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/geography/countries/facts-about-scotland/

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/scotland

Can you answer these questions about Scotland?

Where is Scotland?

What is Scotland famous for?

What traditional food comes from Scotland?

What is the Scottish traditional dress?

 

Listen to some traditional Scottish songs

https://www.mamalisa.com/?t=ec&c=110

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUbpCdbyXTc

 

Spellings

Learn to spell these words

after

again

any

 

Maths

Spend 10 minutes playing TT Rock stars.

Learn the 3 times table. Here are some links to videos to help you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dzVyBQ5uTbo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OPTfVcoCO4

 

Reading

Read 5 pages from your reading book.

 

Learning Project

Click on this link and then click on KS1 Week 1, and do some research on your family! Enjoy!

https://www.robinhoodmat.co.uk/learning-projects/

 

Have a good day! 

Mrs Bata and Miss Forrest

 

Don’t forget you can email us!

2b@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk
 

2f@st-johns-pri.bham.sch.uk

 

 

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