Home Page

Year 2 - w.b. 9.11.20

Wednesday 11/11/20
English - Commas for a list
You can listen to the story of Pumpkin Soup again.

Pumpkin Soup

Now find out how to add commas to a list and write out the sentences using commas.

Maths - adding two 2-digit numbers with exchanges


We have been drawing out the questions with tens and ones to help show the exchanges.


Thursday 12/11/20

English - Starting to retell Pumpkin Soup


Use the lesson presentation to re-read the story of Pumpkin Soup or watch the YouTube video again. Now it's time to start writing your version of the story.


Note that you are going to keep to past tense (the original story starts with present tense then changes to past tense). You can also try to get some lists into your story.


There are some sentence starters you can use in the helper sheet below, or you can use the pictures to help you retell the story.


Only write the first half of the story (the first page of the sheet) as we will write the second part tomorrow.

Spelling - ue


Watch this video to recap how to spell the /ew/ sound with ue as in blue.

'ue' Words | Phonics Phase 3

Let's sound out some 'ue' words!If you want your children to sound out by themselves, simply mute the video.🚨 SUBSCRIBE

Can you find the ue words in the wordsearch below?


Once you have found them, try writing them out. Can you spell them all correctly?

Maths - More addition with exchanges


Today we are going to carry on with the work from yesterday adding two 2-digit numbers. You can try the next section (so if you did mild, you can move onto spicy). Try to lay out the method yourself.



We are learning about materials. Visit this BBC Bitesize page to find out about how different materials can be used.


Look at the different properties that materials can have in the poster below.


Can you find something in your house that has each of the properties in the table below? What are they made from? For example you could draw a picture of spoon for opaque as you can't see through it. It is made of metal.

Friday 13/11/20


English - Finishing retelling Pumpkin Soup


Today you can finish your retelling of the story of Pumpkin Soup. Use the sheet from yesterday to help you finish the story.Take your time to write each sentence and check them back.


When you have finished, read back through your story and check you have put in capital letters and full stops. Do all of your sentences make sense?


You can upload your story to share it with your teacher using the link on the remote learning page.


Spelling - aw


Recap words with aw by watching the video below. How many more aw words can you think of?

Mr Thorne Does Phonics - aw

Watch UK school teacher Mr Thorne and Youtube sensation Geraldine the Giraffe take you on a learning journey through the world of phonics, grammar, spelling ...

Can you work out the aw words in this crossword?

Maths - Addition


Watch the video on this page which shows to add with exchanges. You can then try some more examples from the sheet below or try to add these yourself: 


1) 63 + 28

2) 34 + 58

3) 23 + 19

4) 35 + 26

5) 53 + 27

If you are confident with the work on exchanging, you could practice your number bonds to 10 and 20 by looking at this BBC Bitesize page.

Children in Need


Today is Children in Need 2020. Can you draw and colour a picture of Pudsey?