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Year 2

Hello Year 2! Thank you for all of your hard work in the last few months at home. Have a lovely summer holidays and remember to keep reading, check out the summer homework and keep smiling. We will see you in September!

Visiting the KS2 Playground

Check out this Hello video from Ms Paul and some surprise guests! There is some important updates about how to exchange books at school. Also, see the KS1 Reading Newsletter and KS1 Maths Newsletter.

Reading Newsletter Maths Newsletter 

 Some videos that may cheer you up including a Brain Break with Mrs Ross and Mrs Meade. Why don't you join in?

KS1 Teachers dancing to 'Happy'KS1 Teachers dancing to 'Celebrate' Brain Break 

 Click the box below to watch a special message from the Greenleaf Staff and the PTA Newsletter. 

Greenleaf Staff Messages                    PTA Newsletter 

Click the box below to check out the cosy reading dens that your friends have been making at home. Photo Frames will be uploaded next week so please send us your photos!

Reading Dens Photo Frame Photos 

 Amazing Home Learning  

Reading Videos

Click on the pictures below to hear a poem read by either Ms Paul or Mrs Ross.

HS2 Ltd's approach to ancient woodlands during the Oakervee Review ...

Woodland Poem

7 Aussie Words That Are Heaps Interesting | Merriam-Webster

Outback Poem

What Is A Mountain | Parts Of A Mountain | DK Find Out

Mountain Poem

Summer Homework

Read a bit everyday and do some Maths. Check out the Reading and Maths Newsletter above for more ideas. Below you can find some useful links.

Read your books or go on Bug Club.

Practice Mental Maths on:

 Summer Homework

Literacy Maths and Reading Art Ms Qureshi's Homework

 

 

Week 7 - w.c. 13th July 2020

Read - Back to Earth with a Bump

Day Literacy Maths
Monday Lists and Explanations Grid Reference
Tuesday Plan Position
Wednesday Diary Entry Addition and Subtraction
Thursday Comprehension Odd and Even
Friday Creative Writing

Mystery Maths 1

Mystery Maths 2

Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need the Back to Earth with a Bump Recipes for the Food Technology and the Mr Whoops Spelling Booklet. Here are two Oddizzi booklets that you can work through over the summer holidays: Oddizzi - UK and Oddizzi - Africa.

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas. 

Week 6 - w.c. 6th July 2020

Read - Starry-Eyed Stan

Day Literacy Numeracy
Monday Dictionary

Symmetry

Starry-Eyed Stan Symmetry

Tuesday

Comprehension Text

Comprehension Questions and Answers

2D Shapes

Deepen it

Wednesday

Riddles and Alliteration

At the Zoo PowerPoint

2D Shapes 
Thursday Rhyming Words 3D Shapes
Friday

Shape Poem

Templates 1            Templates 2

3D Shapes

Deepen it

Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need the British Seaside Past and Present PowerPoint for the History.

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas. 

Week 5 - w.c. 29th June 2020

Read - Part of the Party

Day Literacy Maths Notes
Monday Adverbs Fractions of Shapes
Tuesday Comprehension

Fractions of Amounts

Challenge Cards

1 star = Orange and Turquoise

2 stars = Purple and Gold

3 stars = White, Lime and Brown

Wednesday Plurals Fractions of Amounts
Thursday Plan Comparing Fractions
Friday Poster Fraction Problem Solving

 Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need the Christian Churches PowerPoint for the RE.

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas. You could also join in with the Brain Break featuring Mrs Ross and Mrs Meade.

Week 4 - w.c. 22nd June 2020

Read - Treasure in the Garden

Day Literacy Maths
Monday

Pick 1 setting from the story to describe:

dragon fairy mermaid
pirate moon wizard

Add and Subtract

Addition and Subtraction Challenge Cards

Tuesday Comprehension Measure Word Problems
Wednesday Sequencing Money Word Problems
Thursday Plan Two step problems
Friday Instructions Two step problems

Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. Email us your photo frame photos and we will put them up on the website.

Week 3 - w.c. 15th June 2020

Read - Formidable Sid

Day Literacy Maths
Monday Comprehension Capacity and Volume
Tuesday Similes

Reading Scales

Reading Scales Booklet

Wednesday Exaggeration

Measure Challenges

Challenge cards

weight length capacity
Thursday Plan Movement
Friday Report Turns

 Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need this Pet's Needs document and Spelling Mistake Booklet.

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas.

Week 2 - w.c. 8th June 2020

Read - The Zoo Vet

Day Literacy Maths Notes
Monday Possession

Comparing Numbers and Objects

Deepen it and Answers

Tuesday

Pick a comprehension below you want to know more about. All comprehensions are about how to look after a different animals. You only need to do 1.

rabbit bird
lizard hamster

 

Comparing Time

1 star = Orange and Turquoise

2 stars = Purple and Gold

3 stars = White, Lime and Brown

Wednesday Time Openers

Length and Height

Activity 6 and Answers

Thursday Plan

Mass and Weight

Word Problems

Friday Story Comparing Length and Mass

Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need this Oddizzi booklet for one of the Pick and Mix Activities.

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas.

Week 1 - w.c. 1st June 2020

Read - Charlie the Firefighter

Day

Literacy

Maths

Notes

Monday

Homophones

Time - 15 mins

Time Bingo

Tuesday

Contractions

Time - 5 mins

Make your own clock

A Day in the Life of a Footballer

Wednesday

Pick a comprehension below you want to know more about. All comprehensions are related to different jobs. You only need to do 1.

Train Driver

Doctor

Teacher

Police Officer

Dentist

Vet

Time - 5 mins

Deepen it and Answers

1 star = Orange and Turquoise

2 stars = Purple and Gold

3 stars = White, Lime and Brown

Thursday

Letter Writing

Time - mins and hours

Deepen it and Answers

Friday

It is project day!

Today we would like you to watch the Woodland poem above and complete some of the activities in the booklet below:

Woodland Poem booklet

 Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need these recipes if you wish pick the Food Tech activities in the Pick and Mix:

Charlie's Fruit and Veg Wand recipe

Dream Job Shortbread Biscuit recipe

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas.

May Half Term

This half term we are asking the whole school to take part in a project. Please click on the link below to find out more about the project.

Virtual Heritage Project

Remember to continue reading, baking, playing games, safely going outside and having fun. If you need any additional activities please see the 'Other Useful Information and Booklets' section at the bottom. The most important thing is to keep smiling!

Week 5 - w.c. 18th May 2020

Read - Don't Hog the Hedge

Day

Literacy

Maths

Notes

Monday

Comprehension

Tally Charts

Deepen it and Answers

1 star = Orange and Turquoise

2 stars = Purple and Gold

3 stars = White, Lime and Brown

Tuesday

Sentence Types

Block Diagram

Wednesday

Tense

Statistics

Thursday

Plan

Pictogram

Friday

Diary

Pictogram and Answers

Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need this Oddizzi booklet for one of the Pick and Mix Activities.

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas.

Week 4 - w.c. 11th May 2020

Read - Little Acorns

Day

Literacy

Maths

Notes

Monday

Conjunctions

Money

Deepen it and Answers

Tuesday

Comprehension

Money

1 star = Orange and Turquoise

2 stars = Purple and Gold

3 stars = White, Lime and Brown

Wednesday

Plan

Money

Thursday

Report

Money - Totals

Friday

Creative Writing

Money - Change

Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need the Matching Seeds to Plants Cards for one of the Pick and Mix Activities.

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas.

Week 3 - w.c. 4th May 2020

Please register and log in to access videos which support the work this week. Click here for registering and logging in information.

Click here for the first 3 pages of Wild World.

Day

Literacy

Maths

Notes

Monday

Description

Number Bonds

Tuesday

Comprehension

Addition

 

Wednesday

Plan

Subtraction

Deepen it Word Problems

Thursday

Poem

Addition and Subtraction

Friday

Bank Holiday - feel free to relax, make your own board game, bake, draw or a 10 Minute Challenge from the Pick and Mix Activities.

 Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need this Oddizzi booklet for one of the Pick and Mix Activities.

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas.

 

Week 2 - w.c. 27th April 2020

Read - The Runaway Iceberg

Day

Literacy

Maths

Notes

Monday

Commas

Multiples of 2

Deepen it and Answers

Tuesday

Comparatives and Superlatives

Multiples of 10

Maths Buzz

Wednesday

Comprehension

Multiples of 10

Deepen it and Answers

1 star = Orange and Turquoise

2 stars = Purple and Gold

3 stars = White, Lime and Brown

Thursday

Plan

Multiples of 5

Deepen it and Answers

Friday

Story

Data Handling

 Click here for the Pick and Mix Activities linked to the other areas of the curriculum for you to do. There are additional booklets and recommended websites at the bottom of the Year 2 page if you would like additional activities.

Week 1 - w.c. 20th April 2020

Read - Seren's Seasons

Day

Literacy

Maths

Notes

Monday

Spring Comprehension

Summer Comprehension

Autumn Comprehension

Winter Comprehension

Geometry

Pick 2 comprehensions for Monday and do the other 2 on Tuesday

 

 

Tuesday

Finish Geometry Booklet

 

Maths Buzz

Wednesday

Grammar A

Grammar B

Halves and Quarters

A = Orange, Turquoise, Purple and Gold Readers

B = White, Lime and Brown Readers

Thursday

Plan

Thirds

Practice counting in halves and quarters from 0 to 20 forwards and backwards.

Friday

Instructions

Fractions

 Click on Pick and Mix Activities for a range of activities linked to other areas of the curriculum that you can do. You will need this Oddizzi booklet for one of the Pick and Mix Activities.

At the bottom of the page you will find recommended websites and keep active ideas.

Other Useful Information and Booklets

 To access more activities linked to Topic/Science/Art/Computing, please click on the link below:

Recommended Websites

If you require additional booklets that the children can get on with or with other creative ideas to learn at home then click on the links below:

Literacy Booklet

Grammar booklet

Mystery SPAG booklet 1

Mystery Phonics booklet 2

Maths and Literacy booklet

Maths and Literacy answers

Mystery Maths booklet 1

Mystery Maths booklet 2

Handwriting booklet

Handwriting home user guide - please email for log in info

Coronavirus books for kids

The Book of Hopes

 

Why not use your time at home to start collecting Blue Peter badges by submitting some of your wonderful activities?

Remember to keep active each day. If you have a garden go outside and have fun but if you do not have outdoor space click on the link below for websites with videos on how to keep active indoors:

Keeping Active Websites

 

Each class has an email address. Please email this address if you have any problems. 

Pine - pine@greenleaf.waltham.sch.uk

Birch - birch@greenleaf.waltham.sch.uk