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Year Two Home Learning Page

We will be regularly updating this page with new ideas for you to do at home. All staff working in             Year 2 and across the school would like to say we hope you are all keeping healthy and safe and we look forward to seeing you all again soon. Thank you again for your continued support. You are welcome to print any resources attached if you have access to a printer. Please feel free to have a go at as many activities as possible, photograph and upload your results onto Tapestry if you would like us to see your work! 

Suggested timetable for home learning: 

 

You will find this week's home learning below. Please see the 'Home Learning Plan' for information on daily tasks for maths, literacy and other subjects. If your child is finding some of the learning tasks a little tricky, adult support would be beneficial. You can go through the home learning at your own pace and work together. If you need additional support with this, please ask your child's class teacher on Tapestry.

 

If your child is confident with the home learning tasks you could extend their learning by;

  • Using their knowledge to solve problems in new contexts - using the Maths 'Problem Solving Challenges' PowerPoint below. 
  • Asking your child questions about how they have reached their answer or ask them to justify their reasons for an answer.
  • Asking your child to teach someone else what they have learned.

You will also find Pick & Mix tasks below. These are optional tasks that your child may wish to complete.

We hope you enjoy the home learning. We would love to hear all about your learning at home on Tapestry so please keep us updated. 

 

w/c Monday 13th July 2020

Supporting your child's wellbeing.

In the wellbeing menu below you will find some ideas of ways that you can support your child's wellbeing at home through fun and relaxing activities.

'There's a knot inside my tummy' is a video and resource pack created by Jennifer Notman to help children to cope with and understand feelings of worry. 

Problem of the Day

Want a challenge in your maths and like solving problems? Have a look at the White Rose Maths Problem of the day. There is a brand new problem each day and you can access previous problems too. These can be found at: https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/classroom-resources/problems/

Horrid Hands and Super Sneezes

This is a booklet and activity pack all about staying safe and the importance of washing hands carefully. There are a range of practical activities that you can try at home with your child and some fact sheets, quizzes and fun worksheets. 

Talk for Writing

Talk for Writing has produced a Literacy booklet which your child can do either independently or with an adult. The activities in the booklet are all based on a story and there are three to choose from. As well as reading the story there are opportunities to draw, create, play with words and read and write poetry. 

Reading 

Continue to read at least 5 times per week and record this in your reading record (this can be your school books or books from home of any genre).

 

For those of you with a Nessy login, please continue to use it for 20 minutes every day. Remember, Nessy is an independent job and you need to do it without the help of an adult so it can give you lessons at the right level.

 

Questions to think about when reading:

-What type of book is it? Fiction or non-fiction? How did you know?

-What are some of the main features of a non-fiction text?

-Who is your favourite character?

-How does the main character feel at different points in the story? How do you know?

-What adverbs has the author included?

-What do you think will happen in the next part of the book?

 

The world of David Walliams is releasing an audio story from The World's Worst Children every day for the next 30 days! Visit the link below to see the story available today! 

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ 

                                                                       

Oxford Owl

Parents can now create a free account to access Oxford Owl. It is what we use for our phonics lessons. On here you can access reading books based around phonics and the sounds the children know, (the colour of the books on Oxford Owl don't link with the colour of the book band books your child receives from school, please message your child's teacher on tapestry to find out what level book they should be reading if you are unsure.) 

More books are added weekly so you could read these books alongside your child's reading books to keep up their great reading. These books also come with comprehension questions to help with your child's understanding of what they have read. 

 

You need to register as a parent on the website to be able to view the e-books for all phonics levels (this is free to do).
Instructions and relevant links are below:

Link to sign up form: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/user/sign_up.html 

Link to e-book shelf: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/home/reading-site/find-a-book/library-pageview=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&level=&level_select=&book_type=&series=Read+Write+Inc. 

You can also access Read, Write, Inc resources to support phonics, including speedy reading words. Below is a link for these resources (scroll to the bottom to access the resources) 

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

 

Children are working on Set 2 and Set 3 sounds in Year 2. 

Keep up the great reading and phonics work. Please let your child's teacher know on Tapastry if you need any additional support with this. 

                                                                              

Phonics 

 

Visit these links for access to RWI speed sound sessions for Phase 2 and 3 sounds. 

 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DRSzT3UM-zU    (Phase 2 sounds) 

 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nlO0nUVbVn        (Phase 3 sounds) 

 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TkXcabDUg7Q     (Parent Guide for teaching sounds) 

 

Daily virtual lessons for children

 

From Monday 23rd March we’re scheduling Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on Facebook and YouTube for children to watch at home.

We will release three short Speed Sound lessons with one of our trainers every day for the next two weeks. The films will be available at the times below:

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am and again at 12.30 pm
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am and again at 1.00 pm
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am and again at 1.30 pm

 

RWI Phonics Live: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ 

 

Please note: the films are streamed live and will be available for 24 hours until the next film is released. For year 2 focus on Set 2 and 3 sounds. 

 

Please see the file below for further 'Read Write Inc' support for parents. 

 

Letter-join Handwriting resources:

 

There is now free access to Letter Join - the handwriting scheme we use in school.

The Letter Join website shows how letters should be formed and joined correctly with videos and printable worksheets. There are also other spelling and grammar activities on there too which I have always found useful for short revision activities.

 

The link below shows you a guide of how to log in on either a laptop or computer:

 

https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/videos/homelogin.mp4 

 

The username is: king 

Password: moor

 

If you have any questions about this, or if any links/passwords don't work, please let us know on Tapastry.

 

Try your best to do neat handwriting in all of your home learning tasks. Think about what we learn in our handwriting sessions in school. Don't forget to think about if your letter is tall or small! 

 

This weeks handwriting can be found below. To find these on letterjoin.co.uk click the link for easy words. 

Year 2 Spelling

These are the year 1 and 2 common exception words. Please choose 4 or 5 a week for your child to learn to read and spell.

               

Additional Learning Opportunities:

 

Nessy

Some children in Year 2 have access to Nessy.

https://www.nessy.com/us/

 

PE

Access daily live PE lessons with Joe Wicks:

https://www.thebodycoach.com/blog/pe-with-joe-1254.html

 

Premier League Stars Website. 

This has lots of resources for physical activity challenges and Maths and English games. There is also a newly added 'learn from home' section.

www.plprimarystars.com

 

Maths

Home learning activities from White Rose Maths:

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

 

Maths Problem of the Day: 

https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/classroom-resources/problems/

 

Doodle Maths

Continue to do your daily activities and any 'added extras' assigned by your teacher.

 

Purple Mash

See the 'To-do' tab at the top of the page when signed in. 

Activities will be regularly allocated and changed.

Rainbow Pack

This is a thoughts and feelings pack which may be useful to use with your children to talk about and share feelings about the changes that are happening at the moment. It explains the recent changes in a child friendly way and has lots of activities to promote positivity and mindfulness. 

Tapestry

Have a little look at the resources below for support on how to use Tapestry including a parents guide and tutorials.

RHS Gardening Challanges

Educational Learning Links:

 

https://www.educationcity.com/ - A range of educational games

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ - A range of educational games

 

https://www.natgeokids.com - A range of educational games 

 

https://www.crestawards.org/ - Range of ideas and challenges to sign up for 

 

https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk/ - See Free Downloads for a range of activities 

 

https://www.tinkercad.com/ - Computing / coding activities for children after creating free account 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02pnn9d/episodes/downloads - Have a listen to some child friendly radio shows and podcasts! 

 

 

Previous Home Learning Plans
w/c: Monday 6th July 2020
w/c Monday 29th June 2020
w/c Monday 22nd June 2020
w/c Monday 15th June 2020
w/c Monday 8th June 2020
w/c Monday 1st June 2020
w/c Monday 18th May 2020 

w/c Monday 11th May 2020

w/c Monday 4th May 2020

W/C Monday 27th April 2020

w/c Monday 20th April 2020

w/c Monday 13th April 2020

w/c Monday 6th April 2020

w/c Monday 30th March 2020
w/c Monday 23rd March 2020

Thank you for your hard work and support,

Miss Vaughan, Miss Storey, Miss Adamson. 

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