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W/C 20th April 2020

 

Hello Year 2,

 

We hope you all enjoyed the Easter break and you didn't eat too much chocolate!wink

We hope you are all keeping well and managing to get outside to enjoy the lovely weather.

We can see from mymaths and Bug Club that you are all working hard. We hope you are enjoying the home learning tasks too.

 

Keep up the good work!

 

If you have any problems please email us on:

 

jbrowne@sphoward.herts.sch.uk

econway@sphoward.herts.sch.uk

 

 

 

Let us start this new week with a prayer!

 

 

 

Dear God,

 

You are the God of peace when all around us is fear.

You are the God of joy when all around us is sadness.

You are the God of love when all around us is hatred.

You are the God of hope when all around us is despair.

 

Amen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tasks for Week Beginning: 20th April 2020

 

R.E - Eastertide

 

Read p68 and p69 – Jesus is Alive.

This is a very happy time because Jesus who died on the corss on Good Friday, rose to new life on Easter Sunday.

 

Pause to talkDiscuss these questions with an adult

 

  • What day did Jesus die on the cross?
  • What do we call the day Jesus rose from the dead?
  • Why is Sunday special for us?
  • If you had gone to the tomb with Mary of Magdala, what would you have done?
  • What does the resurrection of Jesus tell us about him?

 

Task 1

 

  • Imagine you are Mary Magdala.
  • Write a letter to a friend explain to them what happened when you went to the tomb.
  • Remember to describe how you felt.

 

 

Reading

 

It is very important to continue with your reading at home.

Remember there are lots of books on Bug Club.

 

Task 1 - Complete a reading paper over the week.

 (If you have finished the papers complete task 2.)

Task 2 - Comprehension: Rainforest.

 

 

 

Spellings

 

The Suffixes –ment, -ful and –ness.

What is a suffix? 2hp if you can remember!

Spelling list:

enjoyment, sadness, careful, playful, happiness and cheerful

Practise your spellings using the look, say, cover, write and check method.

Choose 2 or 3 spellings and write a sentence for each.

See below for a word search and a puzzle that match this weeks spellings.

 

 

Writing Task

 

This week you could write an informal letter to a family member. Decide with an adult who you would like to write too. Have fun writing your letter you might want to include a colourful rainbow or drawing to cheer up your family member! You could also send one to your teacher and post it to the schools address.

 

Plan your letter with an adult.

 

Writing an informal letter checklist:

 

  • write your (senders) address
  • write the date
  • write an informal greeting
  • write an introduction
  • write more details
  • write a conclusion
  • end your letter by writing who it is from you could choose one of these endings:  

From (your name), Best Wishes (your name) or

Love From (your name)

 

Handwriting

 

Page 15 of the booklet we sent home in your learning pack.

Practise the ere join.

Remember to read and write each word x 2lines.

Write the sign and practise the pattern.

 

 

 

Maths

 

You have been set a mymaths activity –sharing.

Well done to all those children who have been logging on.

We can see lots of you scoring 100% - excellent!

 

White Rose Maths

 

 

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

 

Week 2

 

Lesson 1 - Recognise a third

Lesson 2 - Find a third

Lesson 3 - Unit fractions

Lesson 4 - Non-Unit fractions

Lesson 5 - Equivalence of a half and 2 quarters.

 

 

Science Lesson 4 – Researching Habitats

 

World Habitats

 

Read through the slides and discuss.

Choose one of the habitats – Rainforest, Ocean, Desert or Arctic.

You can research some facts about this habitat.

You can find out more information by look in books or using the internet.

Draw and label the plants and animals that live in your habitat.

Write a description of what it is like to live there.

 

PE -

 

Exercise with Joe Wicks at 9am each morning.

Don't forget your daily mile.

Enjoy a walk with your family once a day!

Create your own exercise routine.

 

Art

 

Draw or paint a picture of your favourite animal from your chosen habitat (science).

 

 

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