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Year 2

  

Learning Objectives

Week Commencing Monday 19th October 2020 

ARTS WEEK

 Maths

To problem solve using Chinese tangram puzzles.

Languages

To understand that Chinese Mandarin has a completely different writing system to English.

To understand that many people speak Mandarin in the world

To recognise that Mandarin has 'tones' and how you say a word

English/Phonics

 

To recognise and compare some Mandarin characters.

To retell/sequence a traditional Chinese tale and to understanding the moral. 

 

Geography

To identify China on world map.

Art

 

To control the consistency when painting.  

To experiment with and create shades of colour and name them 

Music  

To understand that traditional Chinese music incorporates the pentatonic scale.  

General Information  
   
Homework

 

Homework Wednesday 14th October 2020

Homework is set on a Wednesday and needs to be completed by the following Wednesday.

English: 2DO purple mash diary writing challenge

Maths: Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Click here to see the Homework Policy 

 

 

 

 

 Parent Planners 

Each term, before the children embark on their learning in a new topic, we send home a Parent Topic Planner explaining for parents and carers the learning opportunities across the curriculum that each child will receive. Teachers select and suggest useful websites and places to visit which will enhance and prepare the child for the topic they are about to start. There are also useful dates and a bank of topic words that families may choose to talk through with their children.

Year 2 Parent Planner Autumn 2020

 

Whole School Curriculum plan 2020/2021

Primary National Curriculum 

 


Parent Workshop Presentations, please click on the blue links below to open the presentation 

Year 2 New Academic Year Parents Information Meeting Presentation 
Supporting Developing Reading and Comprehension
Phonics and Early Reading in Foundation Stage and Keystage One  
Growth Mindset Presentation
Teaching Maths

 

 

Year 2 Expectations

Year 2 Vocabulary, Grammar & Punctuation 

Year 2 Spelling Expectations

English Appendix 

End of Year 2 Expectations  

Year 1 expectations- count in steps of 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.

Year 2 expectations- recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables.

Year 3- recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables.

 

Relationships and Sex Education Overview - Year 2

 

Please see below some useful websites to assist with your child's learning.

Purple Mash Information Guides
Information Letter to Parents
 

Guide to accessing Home Learning Tasks on Purple Mash:

 

Guide to uploading work on Purple Mash:

 

Guide to accessing your Class Blog on Purple Mash:

 

Geography – Our world

file:///C:/Users/HannahL/Downloads/01SubscribersKS1OddizziWorldExplorersPlaces.pdf - Geography- continents

https://www.oddizzi.com/ - Geography – different activities –

2L’s Username: 2L2020 Password: Barnsbury2L                       

2S’ username: 2S2020 Password: Barnsbury2S

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zcdqxnb - Explore the World- Geography. Task: They can great a mini fact file about the different countries using the short clips. They can research more if they wanted to. 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/modules/t1_passport/index.html?source=subject--KS1--Resource%20types- Can use this to create a fact file too.

https://world-geography-games.com/continents/index.html - Geography- Continents. 

https://world-geography-games.com/oceans/index.html - Geography- Oceans. 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/modules/t1_mapping/activities/index.html – Geography - Maps

 

 

Science- Nature of life

https://www.cserc.org/sierra-fun/games/match-habitat/ - Science- After Easter - Habitats

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6882hv/articles/zp92xnb - Science- After Easter- Mammals

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z6882hv/articles/z9fkwmn - Science- After Easter- Mini beasts. Children can go outside and explore mini-beasts habitats. Take pictures and they can send them to school. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z6svr82 - Science After Easter- Plants- Children can use the plant section to watch all the videos. They can make a poster about the life cycle of a plant and make write instructions on how to look after them.  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z6svr82- Science-  After Easter-  Habitats and the environment section.  Children can create their own food chains. They can also write about why animals are suited to their environment.

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/activity_index/item1197183/grade1/index.html - Science - Plants activities 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AxrDMEDIE8&list=PLB5TN0ac12P_p1yZu7bieuGfK8X5pptza&index=39&t=0s - Outdoor learning and Science and ART. children to do this in the garden or on their walks with their families. 

 

Maths

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/ - Maths- White Rose home learning activities.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button - Maths- Hit the button. Times table and number bond activities. 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/frontscreen/item849225/grade1/index.html?source=subject-Maths-KS1-Maths-Resource%20types -Measure - maths

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/activity_index/item784709/grade1/index.html - Maths - multiplication and division

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/activity_index/item883167/grade1/index.html - maths - Fractions

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/activity_index/item849256/grade1/index.html - maths - Money 

 

English

http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/spookySpellings/index.html - English- Spelling- Common Exception words.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zd63xyc/articles/zdp4pg8 - English- Grammar.

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/modules/e1_grammar/index.html?source=subject-English-KS1-English-Resource%20types- English-  Grammar

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zqhpk2p - English- Homophones.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjhhvcw/articles/zg6dng8- English-  Writing a poem- Children can create their own poems. They could create one about mini beasts or nature. They could email them to the office and forward them onto Mr Stringer and Miss Lee.

https://www.literacyshedplus.com/en-gb/resource/caterpillar-shoes-ks1-activity-pack - English- Writing activities. 

file:///C:/Users/HannahL/Downloads/Book%20of%20Butterflies%20KS1%20Activity%20Pack%20-%20Book%20of%20Butterflies%20KS1%20Activity%20Pack.pdf - English Writing activities. 

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/learn-to-read-phonics/

 

 

R.E- Easter

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories/lets-celebrate-easterperformance - RE- The Easter story

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/frontscreen/item1028174/grade1/index.html?source=subject-RE-KS1-RE-Resource%20types - RE - Easter story and activities.  

 

 

Recommended Books to Read

https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-2  

 

Timestable Rockstar

Please click here to see the Timestable Rockstar Letter

Logging into to the program at home;
 Go to https://ttrockstars.com/ or download the Timestables Rockstar App from the App store.
 You can create a bookmark or favourite for this web address.
 Go to Login (these details are in your children’s reading diaries). Once you are logged in, you will be
asked to create an Avatar and choose a rockstar name for yourself.
 You now need to choose your venue. The Garage and Arena are specifically set questions set by your
class teacher. The Festival and Studio have timestables questions randomly selected up to 12x12.
 Your child will be challenged to see how many timestables questions they can answer in a set amount of
time. As they complete challenges, they can earn Rock Status! We recommend using this programme
for 10 minutes a day.
 For more guidance and help, please see https://ttrockstars.com