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Welcome to Elmstead Primary School

Year 2

 

What Your Classroom Will Look Like If You're Returning To School - Children of key workers

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Classrooms for children of key workers

 

A little message from Miss Matthews

13th July - ELMSTEAD'S GOT TALENT!!

A SUPERB well done to all the entries I had last week for the TaskMaster competitions! I was amazed with all of your talents and you should all be proud of what you achieved. I have attached below the Class winners and runners up for each competition and you can also see photos below from everybody's entries.

TaskMaster winners and runners up

Please see this week's activities on the 'Whole School Themed Home Learning' page.

Maths

Complete Summer Term Week 12 (W/C 13th July) White Rose Maths home learning. 

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

Monday - Telling time to 5 minutes

Tuesday - Hours and days

Wednesday - Durations of time

Thursday - Compare durations of time

Friday - Challenges of the week or The Mystery of the Missing Moji

Reading - Remember to keep up your reading by using Epic books too - our class code is dag4562

Jungle Jamboree - Comprehension and Letter Scramble

The Dinosaur that Pooped a Princess - Comprehension and I Spy and Read

Bumblebear - Comprehension and Writing Prompts

The Marvellous Moon Map - Comprehension and Read My Picture

Peter Rabbit - A Spring Surprise - Comprehension and Writing Prompts

Mrs Minshull's Music Task

6th July - Home Learning - TASKMASTER WEEK

Please see this week's activities on the 'Whole School Themed Home Learning' page.

Maths

Complete Summer Term Week 11 (W/C 6th July) White Rose Maths home learning. 

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

Monday - Litres

Tuesday - Temperature

Wednesday - O'clock and half past

Thursday - Quarter to and quarter past

Friday - Challenges of the week or The Mystery of Peter Rabbit and the Beetroot Burglar

Reading - Remember to keep up your reading by using Epic books too - our class code is dag4562

How to be a Lion - Finish the Sentence and Comprehension

Ronald the Rhino - Javan Rhinos and What Makes Ronald Special? - Choose your challenge for both of these activities - 1* being simpler and 3* being trickier

Super Duper You - Read My Picture and Comprehension

Knights and Dragons Unite! - My Special Talent and Sequencing

The Fairytale Hairdresser and the Princess and the Frog - Fix the Sentence and Comprehension

 

Remember to send me pictures of your completed tasks this week so that I can choose the class winner for each task and send our entries to Mr MacDonald to choose the overall winner!

!Happy Tasking!

29th June - Home Learning - STEM WEEK

Please see this week's activities on the 'Whole School Themed Home Learning' page.

Maths

Complete Summer Term Week 10 (W/C 29th June) White Rose Maths home learning. 

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

Monday - Lesson 1: Measure mass in grams

Tuesday - Lesson 2: Measure mass in kilograms

Wednesday - Lesson 3: Compare volume

Thursday - Lesson 4: Millilitres

Friday – Lesson 5: Challenges of the week or The Mystery of the Missing Macaws at Maythorpe Zoo

Reading - Remember to keep up your reading by using Epic books too - our class code is dag4562

Look Up!  - Sentence Mazes and Comprehension

Beegu - Comprehension and Speak like an expert

The Girl Who Thought She Was a Dog - Comprehension and Writing

 

Remember to send me any pictures of your learning this week by Thursday as Mr MacDonald will be choosing some to put in his newsletter!

22nd June - Home Learning - SPORTS WEEK

Please see this week's activities on the 'Whole School Themed Home Learning' page.

Maths

Complete Summer Term Week 9 (W/C 22nd June) White Rose Maths home learning. 

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

Monday - Lesson 1: Measure length (cm)

Tuesday - Lesson 2: Compare lengths

Wednesday - Lesson 3: Four operations with length

Thursday - Lesson 4: Compare mass

Friday – Lesson 5: Challenges of the week or The Mystery of the Sports Day Trophy Maths game

Reading

Otto the Book Bear - I Spy and Read and Comprehension

The Last Wolf - Comprehension and Writing prompts

George and the Dragon - Comprehension and Read my Picture

Mrs Minshull Music task - Listening map

Remember to send me any pictures of your learning this week as Mr MacDonald will be choosing some to put in his newsletter!

15th June - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities

The Giant Jumperee - Comprehension and Writing

Billy and the Beast - Comprehension and Read My Picture

Hide-a-saurus - Peg Craft Instructions and template

The Best Dress Ever - Comprehension and Travel Brochure

White Rose Maths Lessons:

Count sides and vertices on 2D shapes

Count faces, edges and vertices on 3D shapes

Sorting 2D and 3D shapes

Patterns with 2D and 3D shapes

Mystery and the Hallow Carnival

Music - Pairs Game

PSHE - Weekly wellbeing journal - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Daily THRIVE activities

8th June - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities

The Hundred Mile an Hour Dog - Chapter One - Questions and Writing prompts

The Hundred Mile an Hour Dog - Chapter Two - Questions and Think, Say, Feel

The Hundred Mile an Hour Dog - Chapter Three - Questions and Comprehension

Back to Earth with a Bump - Solar system comprehension and Why do we have day and night?

Writing - Friday's Setting Descriptions

White Rose Maths Lessons:

Unit Fractions

Non-Unit Fractions

Finding a Half

Finding a Quarter

Music - Instrument Alphabet

PSHE - People who are special to us - Powerpoint, Spider Diagram, Venn Diagram

PSHE - Weekly wellbeing journal - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Daily THRIVE activities

1st June - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities

Click for 60 second reads:

The Fearless Four

The Most Heroic Hero

White Rose Maths Lessons:

The 10 times table

Make equal groups - sharing

Make equal groups - grouping

Odd and even numbers

Music - Identify percussion instruments

Computing - Critters Book Creator

PSHE - Daily THRIVE activities

18th May - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities

Click for 60 second reads:

Superhero Times

Superheroes and Comic Books

White Rose Maths Lessons:

Multiplication sentences using the symbol

Use arrays

The 2 times table

The 5 times table

Music - Guided listening

PSHE - Daily THRIVE activities

History - Transport advert

11th May - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities week beginning 11th May

Amelia Earhart

Click for 60 second reads:

The Naughty Bus

The London Underground

The Train Ride

Friday's Writing Activity - The Ride of a Lifetime

White Rose Maths Lessons:

2-digit add and subtract tens

Add 2-digit numbers

Subtract 2-digit numbers

Bonds to 100

PSHE - Thrive

Computing - Thank you NHS

History - Family History

4th May - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities week beginning 4th May

Amelia Earhart

Click for 60 second reads:

From a Railway Carriage

How to Repair a Bike Puncture

Thursday's Writing Activity - The Mountain Hike

Missing Characters from Stave House

Daily THRIVE Activities

VE Day Medal Design

27th April - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities week beginning 27th April

Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

Click for 60 second reads:

The Great White Shark

What Plants Need to Grow

Friday's Writing Activity - The Lonely Pigeon 

Body Percussion

Daily THRIVE Activities

20th April - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities week beginning 20th April

Click for 60 second reads:

How Kangaroos Got Their Tails

Paul The Lucky Octopus

 

Daily THRIVE Activities

Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig

Fraction Forest Board Game

Handwriting with spellings

Animal Town

Find a half/ Find a quarter

Let's draw the Treble Clef

 

6th April - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities for week beginning 6th April

Click for 60 second reads:

The Little Red Hen

Turning Milk Into Cheese

Click HERE for handwriting activity using spellings

Get the toys out and make a mess

Feeling Good

Daily THRIVE activities

30th March - Home Learning

Click HERE for Miss Matthews' letter to the children

Click HERE for home learning activities for week beginning 30th March

Click for 60 second reads:

Farmyard Babies

A Scarecrows' Job

Click HERE for the 'Three Little Wolves' text

Click HERE for handwriting activity using spellings

23rd March - Home Learning 

Click HERE for home learning activities for week beginning 23rd March

Click HERE for Maths word problems

Click for 60 second read:

Polar bear - fascinating facts

Antarctic Gazette

Click HERE for Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig text