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Year 2GB

Spring Term 2021

 

Hi Year Two!

I am so pleased that everyone continues to work very hard whether they are in school or at home this term.  Please keep up all of your hard work and remember to be 'the best that you can be'!

 

I have received lots more work and messages from you this week which is lovely.  Please keep sending your work to me by email if you are working remotely or pick up new learning packs from school on a Monday.  Completed work can be returned to school on Fridays.   

 

Please look at Week 3 (25th-29th January) for current work tasks ready for next week.  As always the links are there to support learning and the Chilli Challenge is for you to choose from in Writing, Maths and Phonics.  You may decide to complete more than one challenge which is fine.  Remember to challenge yourself so that you can keep making progress and learn as much as you can.  

 

If you have any queries, please just let me know.

 

Stay safe and well everyone.  

 

Mrs Bramley

 

Please send your fantastic work to gillian.bramley@st-pauls.stockport.sch.uk

 

 

 

Learning at Home

Spring Term 2021

 

This term we plan to find out the answer to 

'Why Wouldn't a Meerkat live at the South Pole?'

 

We will read the book, 'Meerkat Mail', by Emily Gravett in class

and use it as a stimilus for our writing and topic work.

 

Our new key learning can be found in the

Spring Term Knowledge Organiser.

Whole School Value

This term our whole school value is Honesty. Each week we will post an activity for you to complete.

Spring 2021 Knowledge Organiser

Lockdown Learning from BBC Bitesize for all Primary pupils 

 

Starting from Monday 11th January 2021, the BBC will have learning available for every child, of every age, every day. There is content available online, on iPlayer and now on TV as well. 

Learning resources will be uploaded on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Week 3 - Monday 25th-29th January 2021

Writing Timetable

Emily Gravett reads, 'Meerkat Mail' to you

Click to listen to the story about Sunny the Meerkat ... it's lovely!

Week 3 Spellings to Learn - Chilli Challenge

Maths Timetable

Phonics Timetable

Science

 

A habitat must provide everything that a living thing (organism) needs to survive. Some habitats need to be hot and some habitats need to be cold. A camel couldn't survive in the cold and a polar bear couldn't survive in the heat.

Below there is an activity. We would like you to match the animals to their habitat. Can you write some sentences to say what the habitat provides.

There are some links below of different habitats for you to look at.

TOPIC WORK

Kalahari Fact File

This week we are making a fact file all about the amazing Kalahari Desert.  Please use the links to read lots of interesting facts about the Kalahari.  You can cut some of the facts out and stick them in your fact file with the pictures, or you can copy some of the facts in your neatest handwriting.  You can even research some of your own facts and include these too.  Have fun making your Kalahari Fact File!

 

'Pack a Suitcase' task

Think about what you would pack for a trip and why you would choose to take those items.  

Then draw them in the suitcase with careful colouring and write down each item in the box with a reason why you have chosen it.  Have fun and happy packing!

 

Art

Please see below your Art task for this week.

Wellbeing

We have found some more lovely activities to make you feel happy this week. Enjoy!

Animal flow sequence (1).mp4

Still image for this video
Look at the yoga poses and follow the sequence on the video clip.
PAST LEARNING

Writing Timetable

Thursday - Meerkat Mail Chilli Challenge Reading Comprehension

Maths Timetable

Count Together by 10's | Counting Workout for Kids | Jack Hartmann Counting by 10s

Count by 10's and exercise with Jack Hartmann. Build your body and brain with this count by 10's video. Count by 10's to 100 and build your brain and body. ...

Count by 2 | Dancing 2's | Skip Counting by 2 | Count to 100 | Educational Songs | Jack Hartmann

Dancing 2's is a fun way for kids to learn to skip count by 2. Children follow me doing different dances as we count to 100 by 2. Every time we hit a place h...

Count by 5's | Exercise and Count By 5 | Count to 100 | Counting Songs | Jack Hartmann

It's easy to count by 5! My video, Exercise and Count by 5's is a classroom hit across the world. It's cool Latin beat makes it easy to exercise and count b...

Phonics Timetable - Your group is now in a 'Chilli Challenge' - Mild, Spicy or Hot

 Science

 

What is a Habitat?

We are learning about Living Things and their Habitats this term.  Please use the internet to search for your favourite animal and found out facts about their habitat.  Use bullet points to write them down and draw a picture.

Think about Sunny the Meerkat and the habitat he and his family need to survive.  Would he survive in the South Pole? 

Click on the links for tasks to explore your learning about other living things and their habitats.  Have fun! 

Topic

This week we are going to identify a hot and cold place in the World.

I would like you to make a short fact file about Africa and a fact file about the South Pole.  Think about the following things when researching your facts:

 

  • Temperature
  • Where in the World is Africa/South Pole
  • How are they the same or different?
  • Which animals live in both places?
  • What kind of habitat do both places provide for living things?

 

Topic Book Front Cover

Can you create a 'front cover' for your Topic Book?  Use the link to cut out pictures to stick onto a page.  You can draw pictures too.   You can write a postcard to Sunny the Meerkat and include that.  Be as creative as you wish, but don't forget to put your name on your page!

Art

Your task this week is to use the template from last weeks drawing activity to paint a picture of a Meerkat.

Please send us photographs of them - we'd love to see them!

 

Wellbeing

We have attached two activities below for you to complete to make you feel happy. We hope you enjoy these activities.

Remember to send us photographs!

Yoga

This week we would like you to practise some animal poses. Use the pictures below to help you get into position. Can you create a sequence? Remember to begin by sitting in easy pose and saying our yoga word 'Namaste'.

Yoga Music, Relaxing Music, Calming Music, Stress Relief Music, Peaceful Music, Relax, ✿2658C

Yoga Music, Relaxing Music, Calming Music, Stress Relief Music, Peaceful Music, Relax, ✿2658C - "Our calming music is useful for yoga for beginners, yoga exe...

Week 1: Monday 11th-Friday 15th January 2021 

Literacy Home Learning

Maths Tasks
Please click on these links for each day.

Phonics Timetable

Wed-Fri: Phonics Links

Reading with Oxford Owl

A free reading resource for families to enjoy at home.

Click on the link, log on and a world of books will be yours to enjoy!

Reading with my child at home

 

Parents and carers play a very important part in helping their child learn to read.  In school, the children enjoy daily phonic lessons to learn letters and sounds.  Here are some useful links to use at home with your child.

Phonics: How to pronounce pure sounds | Oxford Owl

Learn how to pronounce all 44 phonics sounds, or phonemes, used in the English language with these helpful examples from Suzy Ditchburn and her daughter. Fin...

Tricky Words and Sight Words Song

Topic - 'Why wouldn't a Meerkat live at the South Pole?'

This term we will be learning about Sunny the Meerkat who goes on a very interesting journey that takes him to a lot of different parts of the World.  To begin our exciting topic can you please complete the following at home:-

 

  • Use a World Map to locate and name the seven continents of the World.

Yoga

 

Below you will find a document with all the yoga positions we have practised in school.

Can you put them together in a sequence?

How can you change it?

There is a youtube link with some relaxing music for you to do it to.

Remember to sit in easy pose, hands together at your heart and say our greeting 'Namaste'.

Yoga Positions

Art 

Your task this week is to complete a guided drawing of a Meerkat.

Please use the document below and follow the step by step instructions.

Wellbeing

We have planned some activities that we hope will make you feel happy!

Have a go at these two ideas for this week!

 

Autumn Term 2020

Welcome to Y2GB

 

The adults in your classroom will be:

 

Class teacher: Mrs Bramley

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Clarke

Sports coach: Mr Stevenson

Intervention teacher: Mrs Cooper

 

On Wednesdays Mrs Bramley will take some time out of class for her Phase Leader duties

and Ms Grainger will be teaching the class.

 

Please free to contact me by email: gillian.bramley@st-pauls.stockport.sch.uk

 

PE lessons are on Thursdays. Children are to come to school in their PE kit. PE kit should be blue shorts/leggings/joggers, t-shirt/polo shirt and trainers. NO football kits.

 

Please send in £1 on Mondays for tuck.

 

Our Day

Year 2 day is 8:45-3:00

Play times are 10:30 and 2:15

Lunchtime is 12:15-1:00

 

Your child needs to bring their home reading book, planner and book bag into school each day.

Home reading books are changed twice a week.

Reading in Year 2

At St Paul's we love reading! Our goal is to instil a life-long love for reading and we want our children to take pleasure in all that reading can bring. Reading at St Paul's is designed to develop and enable ALL children to reach their full potential. We aim for our children to leave school as confident and fluent readers.

 

We introduce children to a variety of literature through structured guided reading lessons, storytime, links with the local library, celebrating world book day and books are used as a stimulus for learning in other areas of the curriculum. 

 

We know how important it is to hear children read.  Our reading sessions are designed so that each child can read and discuss a book with the teacher and class teaching assistant. Children will also have opportunities to read with a reading volunteer where possible.

 

We value the contributions parents and carers make to the teaching of reading. Each child has a reading record which parents/carers and teachers complete. This record is a means of communicating about your child’s reading.

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Y2 Knowledge Organiser, Autumn Term

Christmas Artwork

Your child needs to bring their home reading book, planner and book bag into school each day.

Home reading books are changed twice a week.

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