YEAR 2

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Year 2 core learning activities to do at home

Here are the main areas that Year 2 would like you to work on at home if the school is closed due to the Coronavirus.

Week 1

English-

  • Write a Spring poem where each sentence starts with ‘Spring is when…’

  • Write an animal riddle where each sentence starts with ‘I am…’to give clues for what the animal is.

  • Describe and draw an animal of their choice using as many adjectives as possible

  • Make a non-fiction book about animals of their choice. Include a contents page  and each page of the non-fiction book to have the following- Heading, picture of the animal, where they live, what they eat, what they look like and any other facts about them.

 

Maths-

  • Revise the names and properties of 2D and 3d shapes

  • Look at the properties of regular and irregular pentagons, hexagons and octagons

  • Revise adding and taking away with 2 digit numbers…eg 45-23=   or 23+56=

  • Recognise right angles on shapes

Week 2

English-

  • Read the Easter story online … and re-tell the story in your own words. Remember to write the story in the past tense

  • Design and describe your own magical Easter egg

  • Write a story involving the Easter egg that you’ve designed and described

  • Write a list of Homophones (words which sound the same but are spelt differently and that have different meanings) eg, bear/bare,  their/there/they’re, see/sea

 

Maths-

  • Understand quarter and half turns…children can draw an object and  then make a variety of turns with that object and draw new the positions

  • Learn about anti-clockwise and clockwise

  • Locating objects on a grid reference using co-ordinates

  • Finding lines of symmetry on 2d shape

Please send Mrs Davies an email if you do not have your login office@roxeth.harrow.sch.uk

Additional Resources:

EYFS & KS1Reading

Help your child to read with free access to www.phonicsplay.com

Username: march20

Password: home

 

Letters and sounds to reading full sentences: https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com

(Computer version is free to use, you will just need to register)

 

Free leveled books via https://rivet.area120.com/read/#/libraryScreen or Rivet app with over 3,500 books designed for children who are learning to read.

 

A mixture of songs and stories available at: https://www.starfall.com/h/

 

Parent Support
*Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities.
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
*Pretend to travel the world..Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums.
https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours
*This is the awesome free curriculum that we use. Everything from preschool activities to 12th grade is here!
https://allinonehomeschool.com/
*List of thinking games by grade: https://allinonehomeschool.com/thinking/

ROXETH PRIMARY SCHOOL

Brickfields, Byron Hill Road, Harrow, Middx,HA2 0JA

Telephone: 020 84221344

Email: office@roxeth.harrow.sch.uk