Year 2

Welcome to the class page for Year 2.  We hope you are all keeping well! We will update this page with work we would like you to complete at home! Keep looking as new things will be added regularly!

If you find any of the work below not accessible for your child, please contact us below and we will be happy to help.
Mrs Lambert and Mrs Curran

To contact us during this period of school closure please e-mail Year2@penwortham-pri.lancs.sch.uk and we will get back to you.

Week 2

We  hope you have had a nice weekend? Thank you for all of the lovely emails and messages, it is great to hear from you! We have enjoyed seeing what you have all been up to and hearing that you are all ok and well. Please scroll down to see if your work has been uploaded to this page!
Have a look at what we have planned for you to do this week!
Keep up the good work Year 2!

Along with the usual bits and bobs such as:
        – reading;
        – practising to read and spell the Year 1 and 2 list of common                      exception words;
        – learning the 2, 5, and 10 times tables (and counting in 3s!);
please have a go at the follow activities throughout the week!

P.E. with Joe Wicks!
Begin your day with a fun P.E. lesson that everyone can join in with! Click here to stream the video live every morning at 9am or to catch up at a time convenient to you.

Maths

English

  • Testbase Grammar Quiz
    Click here
    to answer check your grammar! (Like our Grammar Hammer). I have included the answers for you to check how you have got on!
  • Testbase Reading Comprehension
    Click here
    to read the text and answer the questions on what you have read. I have included the answers for you check how you have got on!
  • Writing Task
    This week I would like you to create a poster or leaflet for a visit to the farm.
         – You will need to give your reader information about your farm – what animals are there and what they can do during their visit.
          – You will need to persuade them to come and visit your farm so think about the words you will use to make yours sound the best!
          – You can include pictures of animals and perhaps a map of your farm. Make is as bright and colourful as you can too!
    I look forward to reading your leaflets when you have finished! 
    Have a look at these examples to start you off.

See Below for great examples from your friends in Year 2!
  • Story Time
    Treat yourself and your grown-ups to a quiet time in your day to enjoy a story! Tune in to hear David Walliams reading a short story every day at 11 o’clock:

Computing
Following our work in computing last half term, can you make a PowerPoint at home? You could either make it about Farms like we started in our lessons or about plants and your garden?
Email it to me when you finish it!

Well done for these super PowerPoints!

Jacks farm

 



Bread Ingredients – by Charlie





Theme
It has been lovely finding out what everyone has been up to in their gardens! Well done!
Well done to the following children who have all had great success baking bread! I hope they tasted as good as they looked! What do you think?

This week’s task!
Can you design and make either a fruit salad or a salad to go with a meal this week? If you are struggling to get the things on your shopping list at the moment, then try to be even more creative with your ingredients! Let me know how you get on!
Who else made a fruit salad for lunch?

Science

What do human and animals need to stay alive?
Can you  list and draw things both humans’ and animals’ need. Are they the same ?
Which ones are most important and why?
Have a look on Espresso to find out more!

 

 

Art 
Following on from looking at and sketching seeds of fruit in class can you first draw a piece of fruit onto card. Then paint the piece of card to create a repeated pattern .
See the work of Lynn Flavell for some inspiration.  

Click here to watch a video to inspire you!
Well done for sending these pictures and for getting creative!

R.E.
As Easter week approaches, it would be nice to spend some time this week finding out what Christians believe about Easter.
Click below to look on Espresso. Watch the videos in the Easter section and have a go at some of the activity pages too!

PSHE

What is Harold up to?

Remember Harold the giraffe from the Life Education Bus? Keep up to date with what he is getting up to and keep yourself busy with his daily activities! Click here to find out!

Termly project homework
Well done if you completed tasks from last half terms’ project homework sheet! I have enjoyed hearing all about the work you have done!
Here is your next set of activities as part of our termly project homework!  Again, please email any photographs of the projects you have created! This will be the only work we will set over the Easter holidays. You deserve a break now, have some fun with your family and most of all stay safe and well! 

Week 1

Friday Update!

**Good morning! I hope you are well? Please see below for today’s morning maths and fantastic work from Bobby O, Benjamin, Joshua B-W, Edie, Charlie, Percy and James! I would love see what you have been up to too! 
Have you had a go at some gardening? What is Harold up to today? Did any of you try the magic daffodil trick? Charlie did! See his picture below!
As it is ‘Frenchy Friday’, try to say “Bonjour” to your family today! Can you remember how to say ‘It is sunny’?
I have been really enjoying hearing from children and their grown ups telling me all the busy things you have been doing this week! Some children have also emailed me on Purple Mash! Well done!

Plus! Are you going to create a workout for Joe Wicks to use next week? If you did his workout this morning, he asked for children to design a workout with 10 different moves. Ask your grown up to send your workout to Joe and yours could be done by thousands of other children next week! Good luck!


Keep up the good work Year 2! **

Thursday Update!

**Good morning! Please see below for today’s morning maths and fantastic work from Bobby, Benjamin, Joshua and James! I would love see what you have been up to too! Have you had a go at sketching a plant of flower in the garden? Why not get out and enjoy the sunshine today and try it! Also, have you seen what Harold has been up to and what he would like you to try today? Did any of you try the magic daffodil trick?
Keep up the good work Year 2! **
** I have just added a computing task for over the next few days/weeks!**

Wednesday Update!

**I have added a Morning Maths activity, a Grammar quiz and a Comprehension activity for this morning in their relevant sections below along with this morning’s workout with Joe Wicks! I have also added a link to the Scarf website where you can keep up to date with Harold from the Life Education Bus!**

Enjoy!

Maths

  • Morning Maths – Wednesday
    Click here to have a go at a set of arithmetic questions on Testbase!
  • Morning Maths – Thursday
    Click here
    to have a go at a set of arithmetic questions on Testbase! I have attached the mark scheme to check your answers when you have finished!
  • Morning Maths – Friday
    Click here
    to have a go at a set of arithmetic questions on Testbase! I have attached the mark scheme to check your answers when you have finished!
  • Maths Hub
    Please click here to see this week’s Maths lessons and activities with video links for grown ups to help.


    Here is some fantastic work from Bobby O, Benjamin, Joshua B-W, James, Jack, Edie and Vincent! Well done everybody!

English

  • Espresso – Grammar
    Please click here to have a go at the Grammar activities on Espresso to rehearse good sentence structure.
    Please have a go at the following activities:
  • Testbase Grammar Quiz
    Click here
    to answer check your grammar! (Like our Grammar Hammer). I have included the answers for you to check how you have got on!
  • Once upon a Picture and Pobble365
    Use the pictures on either website as inspiration for your own writing – just like in our green books in class!
  • Testbase comprehension
    Click here
    to read the text and answer the questions on what you have read. I have included the answers for you check how you have got on!
  • Treat yourself and your grown-ups to a quiet time in our day to enjoy a story! Tune in to hear David Walliams reading a short story every day at 11 o’clock:

Here is some super writing from Harry C and Jack

Theme

  • Our theme this half term was The Farm Shop and so we would love to hear about children getting outside in the garden having a go at planting and growing seeds of their own. 
    Please email any photographs of any gardening you have been up to!
  • Espresso – Plants
    Please watch some of the videos about plants and growing specifically focusing on what does a plant need to grow. Can you set up an experiment to test what they need?

    Then read about  life cycle of a plant in the book: ‘The life of a flower’.

    Could you plant a bean or seed and make a diary of how it develops?
    While the sun is shining, can you go out and sketch one of the plants or flowers growing in your garden? Send me a picture of your sketch!

Look at this art work from Joshua B-W, Bobby and Avalyn! Very creative, well done!

 

Computing
Following our work in class last half term, can you make a PowerPoint at home? You could either make it about Farms like we started in our lessons or about plants and your garden?
Email them to me when you finish it!

Percy   

Click here to watch Percy’s latest animation! Well done Percy! (and mum!)

 

 

PSHE

  • What is Harold up to?

    Remember Harold the giraffe from the Life Education Bus? Keep up to date with what he is getting up and keep yourself busy with his daily activities! Click here to find out!
    Charlie had a go at the Daffodil trick from Wednesday – well done Charlie! See his now blue daffodil!!

  • Yoga!
    Don’t forget to find time for relaxation. Perhaps you could show your family at home some of the moves we have learned to do with Tanya.

Termly project homework
Don’t forget about the lovely activities set as part of our termly project homework! One of which is to bake your own bread! Again, please email any photographs of the projects you have created!