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Week Beginning: 22nd June 2020

Week beginning: 22nd June 2020

 

The children have a Maths and English task set daily and one Topic, Science and Spellings task which can be completed at any point over the week. Please scroll down to find the weekly activities at the bottom of this page.

 

Encourage your child to read daily and complete their reading record. They could also listen to, ‘A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea’ using the link below.

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/A-hole-in-the-bottom-of-the-sea/

 

If you would like to access stage books online, please go to: 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page and use the login details that have been emailed to you. 

 

Daily Tasks:

Monday:

Maths: This week in Maths, we will be reading scales. Today you will be reading thermometers scales. A thermometer measures how hot or cold something is. We will be measuring temperatures in degrees Celsius. Please complete the sheets provided below.

English: Today you are going to write exclamation sentences.

An exclamation sentence starts with ‘What’ or ‘How.’ They end with an exclamation mark. Please find some pictures below that you may want to write your exclamation sentences about. You can complete this task in your book or on the sheet provided below.

Tuesday:

Maths: Today you will be reading scales in grams.

We use grams when we are measuring the mass of an object. We often measure in grams when we are cooking.

Have a look at the activities below and choose the one/s you would like to complete.

  • How many grams?
  • Estimating and Measuring Weight
  • Lightest to Heaviest.

English: Today you are going to complete a task based on adjectives.

An adjective is a describing word. Can you think of adjectives for every letter of the alphabet? This activity can be completed in your book or on the sheet provided below.

Wednesday:

Maths: For the rest of the week you will be measuring capacity. Begin by watching the video below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt9k7ty/articles/zp8crdm

Today you are going to be comparing the capacity of different containers. Please complete the sheet provided below.

English: In class we have used expanded noun phrases in our writing.

An expanded noun phrase is a phrase made up of a noun and at least one adjective. If one or more adjectives are listed to describe the noun, a comma should be added to separate the sentence.

Please complete the sheet provided below.

Thursday:

Maths: Can you follow the instructions to make the invisibility potion?

Make sure you accurately measure out each ingredient. You can make each ingredient using water and food colouring. (If you have them at home.)

English: Today you are going to be looking at adverbs.

An adverb is a word that describes a verb (a doing word.) They often end in –ly.

For example: He ate his breakfast quickly.

The word 'quickly' is an adverb as it tells us how he ate (the verb) his breakfast.

Friday:

Maths: Today you will be solving capacity word problems. You can use jottings to help you if needed.

Please complete the sheet below.

English: Thinking back over what we have learnt, can you complete the Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar questions below?

Weekly Tasks:

Spellings:

The spellings this week are taken from the Year 2 Common Exception Word list. Practise your spellings daily using one of the activities from our school's spelling approach. You could even use chalk, paint or Lego!

Science:

As you found out last week there are lots of different materials all around us.

Using different materials at home, (paper, foil, playdough etc.) can you create your own boat that floats? Do all of the boats float? What do you notice about the boats? Are the boats that float made of similar materials or are they a similar shape? Does the size of the boat seem to matter?

Topic:

Last week you created a ‘Royal Family Tree.’ This week I would like you create your own family tree. You can use photos or draw pictures of your family members.

Art:

This week is National Insect Week.

Follow the instructions on the website provided below to draw your own dragonfly.

https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-dragonfly/

 

PSHE and Wellbeing: 

Please find a range of activities below.

 

Optional Tasks:
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