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Year 2 - w.b. 12.7.21

Monday 12.7.21

 

Reading:

 

Please read with your child for 15-20 minutes each day by choosing a free ebook from the correct book band using the Oxford Owl website here.

English - The Messy Magpie - Reading comprehension

 

Click here for the recorded lesson

 

There is also a printable version of the story and comprehension questions available below:

Maths - Measuring Capacity

 

Watch this video which introduces measuring capacity. There are also a few activities underneath the video to try afterwards.

 

Now find two bottles/containers and think about which one has the largest capacity. Write a sentence using the greater than/ less than symbols e.g. 

Bottle of coke > Bottle of ketchup

Repeat with different containers

 

Complete either the Mild, Spicy or Hot activity sheet below:

Art - Minibeast crafts

 

Have a go at creating your own symmetrical butterfly and spider web Art by following the step by step instructions below: There are also templates/ outlines you may wish to use.

Tuesday 13.7.21

 

Teams Live sessions

 

11.00 am:

English support session (for anyone who wants to listen to the story of 'The Messy Magpie' again' and write some sentences as a group)

 

2.30 pm

Catch up session for all of Badgers class. Please bring along any minibeast craft work you would like to share.

 

 

Reading:

 

Please read with your child for 15-20 minutes each day by choosing a free ebook from the correct book band using the Oxford Owl website here.

English - Re-telling 'The Messy Magpie'

 

You may wish to listen to the story of 'The Messy Magpie' from yesterday again before you start today's lesson.

 

Click here for the video lesson

 

Now recount the story of 'The Messy Magpie' on a piece of lined paper. You may wish to use the sentence starters on the help sheet below:

Maths - Measuring in Millilitres

 

Click here to watch the White Rose video lesson

 

Now find some empty containers around your house that are less than 1 litre. Fill each container with water then pour the water into a measuring jug to find the capacity. 

If you do not have a measuring jug at home you can practise using this interactive game.

 

You could also complete the White Rose worksheet below:

Art - Minibeast crafts

 

Have a go at making your own minibeast sock puppet, cardboard minibeast or lego minibeast. See below for some ideas and instructions:

Wednesday 14.7.21

 

Teams Live sessions

 

11.00 am - Maths support session

- Predicting whether different containers hold more or less than a litre.

- An opportunity to discuss the questions on the White Rose worksheet

 

2.30 pm - Catch up session for all of Badgers class.

- This will include a scavenger hunt.

Reading:

 

Please read with your child for 15-20 minutes each day by choosing a free ebook from the correct book band using the Oxford Owl website here.

English - Creating a recycling poster

 

Click here for the video lesson.

 

Now create a poster to encourage people to recycle. Try to make it eye-catching and include different types of sentences. You may wish to use the template below:

Maths - Measuring in Litres

 

Click here to watch the White Rose video lesson.

The accompanying worksheet is included below alongside some activity cards for you to complete.

 

Try and find a large empty container at home (e.g. a bucket or a washing up bowl). Estimate how many litres you think it will hold. Check how accurate your estimation is by filling it up using a measuring jug.

Nature activities:

 

Below are some of the activities you would have been completing in our activity week at school. If you have a garden at home you could try some of them there, but check it's ok with an adult first! If you do not have a garden, don't worry, there are some more suggestions for indoor activities below as well:

 

Garden activities:

- Scavenger hunt (how many things on the list can you find in your garden?)

- Bark rubbing (put a piece of paper on the trunk of a tree and rub over it with a wax crayon)

- Stick challenges

- Natural Art

- Natural Crowns

 

Indoor activities:

- Insect paper chain

- Insect mindfulness colouring

- Use some reycling to create a shaker

- Origami butterfly

 

Thursday 15.7.21

 

Teams Live sessions

 

11.00 am - English support session

- Please join the session if you need support with the learning task (correcting the punctuation in the sentences).

 

2.30 pm - Story time

- An opportunity for all of Badgers class to come together to listen to 'Captain Green and the Plastic Scene' and take part in a discussion.

Reading:

 

Please read with your child for 15-20 minutes each day by choosing a free ebook from the correct book band using the Oxford Owl website here.

English - Correcting punctuation

 

Click here to watch the video lesson.

 

You will need to think about all of the punctuation we have learnt about in Year 2 (capital letters, full stops, question marks, commas, exclamation marks and apostrophes) and correct the missing punctuation in the sentences.

 

There is also a printable version of the sentence worksheet and answer sheet available below.

Maths - Temperature

 

Watch this video which introduces measuring temperature with a thermometer.

 

Discuss where you think the hottest and coldest places in your house are. If you have a thermometer at home you could use it to check.

 

Now practise reading temperatures on a thermometer using this interactive game.

You have also been assigned an activity on Mathletics to complete.

PE - Minibeast dance

 

Below are video links to some minibeast dances you can join in with.

Bees do the waggle dance

Ants go marching

Bugs and Crawly things

Butterfly wings

 

Now try coming up with your own minibeast dance. You could use the ideas on the movement cards below:

Story time

Join the Teams meeting at 2.30pm

Friday 16.7.21

 

Teams Live sessions

 

9.00 am - BRICKS assembly with Mrs Scott

 

11.00 am - Maths support session

- Please join the session if you would like to practise reading thermometers and comparing temperatures.

 

2.30 pm - Badgers class catch up

- An opportunity for all of Badgers class to come together to discuss how their week has been and share things they are proud of. We would love you to show us the superhero you created in English.

Reading:

 

Please read with your child for 15-20 minutes each day by choosing a free ebook from the correct book band using the Oxford Owl website here.

English - Design a superhero

 

Click here to listen again to the story of 'Captain Green and the Plastic Scene'

 

Your task today is to design your own eco-friendly superhero. Think about what their costume will look like, what special powers they will have and how they will help protect the Earth. Draw your superhero on a plain piece of paper and add labels.

Click here for an explanation of the task and to see an example.

 

You might want to use the blank template below when drawing your superhero. You could also create an adventure for your superhero and complete a comic strip. 

Maths - Temperature

 

Click here to watch the White Rose video lesson

Now complete the accompanying worksheet.

 

You could also make a temperature graph for the next 5 days using the template below. If you do not have a thermometer at home, you could use this website to look at the daily temperatures in Solihull.

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