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Welcome back after half-term
Hope you all had a great week off and enjoyed the warm weather.
Here is your home learning work for the next few weeks, which should take you an hour or two each day. There are tasks to do for English, Maths and Topic.
English Summer 2
For each week you have:
4 English Tasks to do in your exercise book:
Work through one week of tasks each week!
New English work
English week beginning 22 6 2020 for 2weeks
https://youtu.be/ReP3gVrOfpI magic box poem
English week beginning 6- 7 2020 for 2 weeks
This is a unit of work which should take about 2 weeks.
If you need more ideas you could do a full description of a super hero maybe using some of these sentence stems My name is.... I live in... At night I... Every morning... My hands... When it is hot...
Also you can write a full story about what super hero with a beginning introducing the characters and setting. A middle with the problem and how it is resolved and an ending.
Try to read at least a little bit every day. You could read a book from home, or check out a book online on one of these websites:
Here are some more stories to enjoy 15 6 2020
A hairy mammoth takes a cheeky little baby on a thrilling ride through a moonlit landscape populated by a sabre-toothed tiger, a leaping hare, a laughing hyena and even, just maybe, by a big brown bear . . . But where are they going? And what has it to do with the baby's scribblings on the cave wall?
Reading Age 6+
Schoolreaders Storytime – ‘The Misadventure of Frederick’ by Ben Manley
The Book of Hopes is an extraordinary collection of short stories, poems and pictures to comfort, inspire and entertain children in lockdown with contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators. This week’s reading includes both a short story and a poem:
‘The Monk and the Armadillo’ by Onjali Q. Rauf
‘Care of Exotic Pets. Number 1. The Axolotl at Bedtime’ by Catherine Johnson
Reading Age 8+
The smallest fish can tell the tallest tales ... "Sorry I'm late, Miss. I set off really early but on the way to school I was captured by a squid. I wriggled and I struggled till a turtle came and rescued me." "Oh, no, he didn't." "OH, YES, HE DID." Tiddler is a little fish with a BIG imagination! What ever will he come up with next? Optional activity Reading Age 6+
'Hubert Horatio - A Very Fishy Tale' Part 2
A brilliantly funny book about a monster attached to his dummy! Marlon's granny thinks that he's much too old for a dummy. "It's a noo-noo," Marlon informs her. And he has no intention of giving it up. Not even when his mum throws it in the bin. Not even when the other monsters call him a big baby. Nothing and no one can make Marlon give up his noo-noo until Marlon decides that the time is right... Optional activity Reading Age 6+
One night a boy is woken by a terrible sound. A storm is breaking, lightning flashing across the sky. In the morning Dad has disappeared and Mum doesn’t seem to know when he’ll be back. Mum asks her son to take a cake to his sick grandma. "Don’t go into the forest," she warns. "Go the long way round." But, for the first time, the boy chooses to take the path into the forest, where he meets a variety of fairy tale characters!
Reading age 8+
For brave hunters and bear-lovers! Follow and join in the family's excitement as they wade through the grass, splash through the river and squelch through the mud in search of a bear. What a surprise awaits them in the cave on the other side of the dark forest!
Winston the book wolf likes books - he likes to eat them. But then a girl named Rosie teaches Winston an important lesson: "You do not have to chew on a book to taste the wonderful words inside. Words taste even better when you eat them with your eyes!" Optional activity
Krikta the kea and his friends are always playing practical jokes on the other birds. But one day, some of the birds become greedy and want the forest for themselves. So begins the terrible time of quarrelling that threatens the forest. Ka, the great bird and keeper of the forest, is angry with the birds and punishes them. Krikta, the mischievous kea, finds he has been too cheeky for his own good.
Reading Age 10+
4 Maths Tasks to do on a worksheet and a Friday challenge (follow link) :
Do your best on each sheet, but you don't have to finish it if you're finding it difficult or it's taking a long time. Start from week 2.
White Rose Maths Summer Term 2 starting at Week beginning 1 6 20
Find the videos, worksheets and answer sheets and Friday challenge by going here and clicking the topic pink bar, Summer Term Week 2: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/
The worksheets are also available underneath.
week beginning 29 6 2020
Week beginning 6 7 2020
Week beginning 22.6.2020
Alternative Maths Lessons for wb 22.6.2020 (for those who completed lessons 1-3 earlier during lockdown)
Maths Week beginning 1 6 2020
Week beginning 8 6 20- revise fractions or find the total/difference
Week beginning 15 6 2020
Please find below some topic activities to choose from( or you could do all of them!)
Summer 2 topic and spellings
Last half term's work Week 2 Week beginning 27 4 2020
Hello from Mrs Pearce
Plants in my garden
Week 3 -Week beginning 4 5 2020
Week 4-Week beginning 11 5 2020
Week 5 - Week beginning 18 5 2020
You can find even more lessons for other subjects on BBC Bitesize if you want to: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Online Purple Mash Tasks:
(call or email the school if you can’t log in)
Online Times Tables Rockstars Tasks:
(call or email the school if you can’t log in)
Class teacher: Mrs Helen Pearce - MON TUES WED THURS
Mrs Hill - FRI
TA: Mrs Sandra Eastwood,
Children need to read to an adult as often as possible and we would like you to write in their reading record books.
Monday surgery: You are welcome to arrange a time to meet the teacher any Monday after school to discuss any concerns or progress. Sign up in outside class.
Going Home arrangements: If your child is going home with another designated person please sign on going home sheet outside class
If you are interested in volunteering in school to hear children read we would very much appreciate it. Also please let us know if you are generally available for accompanying us on trips as this would be really helpful. Please speak to Mrs. Pearce. Thank you.
Would you like to have been a Victorian child?
SPRING 1 - Could a polar bear survive in the desert?
AUTUMN 2 -How was William the Conqueror's life different to yours?
Autumn 1- Why should Beegu stay in Cherry Hinton?
Curriculum Web Autumn 1