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Thursday 26th March

Hello year 2-How are you all? I have sent you all a message on our school seesaw so use your password and log on so you can send me some messages. 

Lots of you will be working your way through your work packs now. Remember the key to success with home learning is 'little and often' smiley

I will keep updating this year 2 page with further work that you can do. I will also put this work on the seesaw app. Remember to practise your spellings and handwriting everyday and to use all of the things we have learnt in class to help you with your Maths and English work. 

I will be posting more work shortly so keep an eye on the seesaw app and website.

See you all soon

Mrs Woods x

Here are lists of your spellings to practice. They are the same lists as the ones we use in class. Remember to choose 5 each day and practice then in your neatest handwriting.

We were doing shape in class before we closed and you were all fantastic at counting the sides and vertices. Can you now try learning the names and properties of 3D shapes. Have a look at the following resources and complete them in your home learning books. Message me on seesaw if you have any questions or problems.

Mrs Woods smiley

Friday 3rd April

Hello everyone.

Well done to those of you who have accessed seesaw and completed lots of online learning. If you haven't don't worry- your log in details are in the pack that was provided to you. 

After the Easter break I will be posting more activities for children to complete. We will be finishing off our shape learning with 3D shapes and then moving onto money. 

I would like to wish you all a Happy Easter and hope you're staying safe and well.

Kind Regards

Mrs Woods 

Wednesday 15th April

Hello everyone- I hope you all had a lovely Easter and enjoyed spending time with your loved ones. I have set some tasks to get us back into home school learning. Please log on to your accounts for Maths no Problem and complete the first lesson of Chapter 6 which is all about Mass. Have a look at the tasks and learn what Mass is and how measure it using scales. Can you record the amounts for each set of scales (textbook pages 135-160 and the matching workbook pages 187-190). I will be setting the next task on Monday so try and have a go before then. Can you think of different ways we measure mass?

For an English activity why not have a try at completing this reading comprehension on Hedgehogs. Read the information text and answer the questions. You can let me know how you get on through seesaw. Remember if you can't access seesaw email school and we will help.

I hope you are all keeping safe and well.

Mrs Woods

Maths No Problem -Mass Chapter 6 Worksheet 1

Hello to my lovely year 2. I hope you are all well. I will start from this week posting work at the beginning of a week (Sunday evening/Monday morning) so you have all of the resources and tasks for the whole week in one message. This will let you know what work needs to be completed for the week and you can then choose which activities you do and in which order.

Maths- please complete lesson 2 and 3 from our Maths No problem books (Book 2A Chapter 6-Mass) this is textbook pages 140-146 for the teaching materials and workbook pages 191-196)Please do not try to do all of this in one go. The content is about measuring mass in g and kg and comparing weights with a big emphasis on reading scales. As a fun activity to go with this maths, maybe you could make something following a recipe using scales where you had to weigh ingredients in g or kg. Send me a picture of what you make.Can you write down the recipe in your books?

English- please can you complete the reading comprehension on the Queens birthday. Read the text and answer the questions based on what you have read.

Science- we are going to be learning about plants. Can you label the parts of a plant correctly? Can you draw me some plants that you can find in your garden and label each part? 

As always work can be completed in your exercise books or printed off /completed on a tablet. Whichever way is easiest for you. If there are any problems message me through the school email or seesaw. I hope everyone is safe and well-I am missing you all lots from Mrs Woods xx

WEEK BEGINNING 27th APRIL

Hello to my lovely year 2 I hope you and your families are all well and you are keeping busy. This post is to inform you of what work I am setting for the week beginning Monday 27th April. If you haven't done any of the previous activities then you can go back and have a look to see what you have missed. For those of you who are doing the online activities each week WELL DONE! This post will let you know what work needs to be completed for the week and you can then choose which activities you do and in which order.

Maths- please complete lesson 4 and 5 from our Maths No problem books (Book 2A Chapter 6-Mass) this is textbook pages 147-153 for the teaching materials and workbook pages 197-200)Again, please do not try to do all of this in one go. The content is about comparing the masses of 2/3 objects and discussing which is heavier and lighter and using the < and > signs (year 2 remember the crocodile eats the bigger one!) As a fun activity to go with our learning on mass I have asked if you can make something following a recipe using grams and/or kilograms. Can you use scales to weigh the mass of different ingredients. Don't forget to send me a picture.

English please can you complete the reading comprehension where you have to find and copy words from the text. We do a lot of these types of questions in our work in school. 

SPAG can you complete the worksheet where you have to add 'er' to words to make new words. Be careful with your spellings have I have tried to trick you a few times.

Geography this week we are going to be learning about The Seven Wonders of the World. Can you begin this work by finding out what the 7 wonders of the world are? Write me some facts that you can find out using the internet. As always work can be completed in your exercise books or printed off /completed on a tablet. Whichever way is easiest for you. If there are any problems message me. Happy learning-I am missing you all lots from Mrs Woods xx

Year 2 learning for week beginning the 4th May

Hello everyone- I hope you are safe and well. Here is this weeks post on online work to be completed. Please remember to do what you can and to do little and often with your school work. You can record work in your exercise books or on paper or you can print things off if you have a printer. Work can also be done on a tablet-whichever way is easier for you.

Maths- for this week please complete lessons 6, 7 and 8 of Chapter 6 on Mass (textbook and workbook 2A). To access the maths materials you need to send me an email address so I can get you set up on the Maths No Problem website. Here you will find all of the materials you need for the maths work. Textbook pages 154-160 and workbook pages 201-208. Lesson 8 is a review of all of the learning related to the chapter on Mass so pupils can apply what they have learnt.

English- SPAG- complete Summer Term activity mat 1

Comprehension- Complete the Bear who came to babysit comprehension. Art-complete the personality art task-Can pupils represent themselves in art form (see pictures for examples).

Science- Can you label the different parts of a tree. You could draw and label parts of a tree in your exercise books. I will add any additional activities throughout the week which will be for pupils to have a try at if they have finished other activities. On Friday it is bank holiday so for your work I would like you to go outside in the sunshine and have FUN!!! Please let me know if there is any problems-you can message me on seesaw or email the school and I will reply as soon as I can. I hope you all stay safe from Mrs Woods smileyyes

Year 2 Learning week beginning the 11th May

Hello Year 2. I hope you and your families are keeping well and you have had time to enjoy the glorious weather we have had recently.

This weeks home learning activities are as follows:

Please complete the week one learning from the English Mastery home learning booklet. This covers all areas on English and contains everything you need in one document. The extract of the text you need is at the end of the document. I enjoyed reading this text-see if you do too.

For Maths please complete chapter 7 on temperature (textbook pages 162-170/workbook pages 215-228). Have a think about temperature and why we need to measure the temperature. When have you seen or heard of different temperatures being measured?

For Science this week continuing our learning about plants can you sort the labels into the correct boxes depending on which ones are parts of a plant and what a plant needs?

For another activity this week I would like you to try and teach me something- I am missing you all so much and would like to see if there's something you can do such as a dance, a language, share your favourite recipe or an activity that you think I would like to learn. Give it a try as I am excited to see what you come up with.

As always work can be completed little and often each day. Activities can be completed in any way possible (tablet or pen and paper) and make sure you have lots of fun playing and relaxing as well. Take care and stay safe Mrs Woods xxxx

Year 2 home learning week beginning 18th May

Hello to all of my lovely year 2 and their families. I hope you are all safe and well. For this week your home learning tasks are as follows-

English-Please complete week two of the English Mastery booklet that I posted last week. This work covers all aspects of the Year 2 English curriculum. I will post the link in a separate post.

For Maths I would like pupils to revise some of our earlier learning from the year. Please access the online Maths No Problem pages (please message me if you don't know how to do this) and look at textbook/workbook 2A chapter 1. Complete the mind workout page 21 in the textbook and workbook pages 20-24. This covers revision of place value and 2 digit numbers making sure pupils know those numbers to 100. They need to know how to partition them down and not just how to read them.

For our topic work this week I am going to ask you to carry on with last weeks activities where we are looking at the seven wonders of the world. I would like you to research the 7 wonders of the world and for your next task (which is going to be over 2/3 weeks) I would like you to make a model out of junk and materials you can find at home of one of the wonders of the world! You can pick which one and decide how you do it- it can be small or it can be big-whichever pleases you. This covers Art, Geography and History so you are doing lots of learning in a fun way! I cant wait to see them!

As always please do not feel pressured to do every home learning task. If you can do some maths and reading every day then that will help you whilst school is closed. Keep an eye out for any extra activities that are posted and on the school twitter feed for extra activities and ideas to complete at home. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any problems or queries (janewoods@eastcroftpark.co.uk) I miss you all lots and look forward to when we can see each other.heart

Year 2 learning activities week beginning 8th June

To all of my lovely Year 2.

I hope you have had a lovely, restful half term. The weather for the first week was glorious-I hope you all got the chance to enjoy the sunshine. I have been going for big walks with Imogen and Dylan in my spare time-I keep taking them to all the places I used to go when I was little and the pinewoods are close to me which made me think about our science work for this week. Keep reading and I will tell you more... -English-for this week please complete the week 3 work of your English for Mastery booklet. I will post this as a separate attachment after this one so you have the link. This covers all of the aspects of English we cover in class so please complete each activity.

Maths- for this week please complete the next chapter review workbook 2A which is workbook page 73. There are several pages of questions relating to column addition and column subtraction. See if you can remember how to complete these questions.Please make sure you complete the workbook pages as these relate to the textbook work.

Science-for Science this week I would like you start learning about habitats. Please read though the power point and then complete the matching activity for the animals and place them in the correct habitat. Geography-this is your final week for completing your models for the wonders of the world. I cannot wait to see what they look like!

As always I will post extra work up for pupils who need it. Don't forget parents and carers-if you speak to any other adults from class please tell them work is on seesaw or here on the school website. I will post all resources in separate posts. If there are any problems then please email me on janewoods@eastcroftpark.co.uk Please remember I suggest to do some reading and maths activities every day with your children and to complete as much as the other activities as you feel is required. Please keep up the good work

From Mrs Woods xx

Year 2 home learning- week beginning 15th June

Hello to my lovely Year Twos. I hope you are safe and well and keeping busy completing all of your activities. For this week I would like you to complete the following:

English- for English this week please complete week 4 of your English for Mastery booklet. I will post the link in a separate link after this post. If you have missed any of the home learning you can start from the beginning or work from the point that you are up to. Remember to complete each activity.

Maths- for Maths this week please log on to Maths No Problem (email me if you don't know how to do this) and complete the chapter review for chapter 3 workbook 2A. This is workbook pages 110-114. Please note the workbook and textbook pages are different and pupils can complete the challenges in the textbooks but they need to complete the workbook pages. This review revises the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

History- for this week I would like you to research Rosa Parks to jog you memory about her (remember how she was asked to stand up on a bus because of the colour of her skin and she refused? She was so brave and we loved learning about her in Year 2. I would like you to make me a Character profile about Rosa Parks. Try to find out facts about her such as her date of birth, place of birth, write about why she is an important historical figure and try to include some drawings about her. I will post some links in a separate post.

Science- please complete the Beach habitat sorting activities which builds on our learning for last week. we will be looking at habitats, what a habitat is and different habitats. This week is the beach! Again I will post extra work throughout the week for anyone that requires it. I will post all needed links and resources in separate posts so you have everything you need. Please remember to do some reading and maths activities every day. I wish you another fun week. Keep up the good work from Mrs Woods x

Year 2 home learning- week beginning 22nd June

Hello to all of my lovely Year Twos. Some of you are trying really hard with your home learning. Keep it up and remember to tell others all about the wonderful activities available to help keep you all busy... For this week I would like you to complete the following activities-

English- please complete week 5 of your English Mastery booklet. Again I will post the link in a separate post. Please feel free to go back and complete any of the weeks that you have missed out.

Maths- please complete workbook pages 143-146 of our year 2 Maths No problem book (please email me if you are unsure of how to access this) I am going to post some arithmetic resources that you may have seen before but they are great to practise those quick, basic mathematical skills pupils need in year 2. History- we are going to be learning about Holidays from the past so I am posting a power-point which explains how I want you to brainstorm all about holidays. What do holidays mean to you? Where do you go? What happens on holiday? Can you write down your ideas for me?

Geography- As we have been learning about the Wonders of the world we are going to expand our learning to learn more about our wonderful world and the Rivers of the world. Can you read the Geography powerpoint and label the main Rivers and continents of the world on the map? Read the interesting facts about the rivers on the powerpoint- I learnt lots of new information! Its really interesting to read.

Science-Its set to be nice weather this week so I would like you to get outside and see if you can find any minibeasts in your garden habitat. Can you draw any minibeasts? What was their habitat like?

If there are any problems please don't hesitate to get in touch. My email address is janewoods@eastcroftpark.co.uk Remember to try and complete a reading/writing and maths activity each day. I will hopefully speak to you soon Love from Mrs Woods

Home learning week beginning 29th June...

Dear Parents and Carers I hope you are all keeping well. Here is this week's work to keep you all busy for those that need it. I am going to ask for children to carry on with the Rivers and Rosa Parks tasks set last week as they could potentially take longer to do.

For Maths please complete Maths No Problem workbook pages 177-179 which involves solving word problems related to length. Pupils could even have a try at measuring objects around the house with rulers or tape measures (whatever is available). Pupils should be able to compare lengths and say which length is longer/shorter.

For English activities for week 6 of the English Mastery booklet https://www.englishmastery.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Pupil_English_Year-2-Workbook-WK6-8-V2.pdf Please feel free to go back and complete any weeks that you have yet to complete.

For Science children can pick a living plant or animal and produce a habitat fact file sheet.

Children's art week runs from 29th June- 19th July so I will post several links to Art and Craft ideas that can be done with the children indoors and outdoors.

I will post extra Maths and English activities for those pupils that require it. Please remember the oxford owl website has a wide range of free e-books for pupils to access and read. Pupils can also practice the year 1,2 and 3 common exception words. Please do not hesitate to email me on janewoods@eastcroftpark.co.uk if there are any problems. I hope everyone is safe and well. The last two weeks work will focus on transition and getting the children ready for their return to school into Year 3. Stay safe and keep smiling from Mrs Woods xxx

Arithmetic week beginning 29th June

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