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Hawthorn Primary School

Hawthorn

Primary School

Inspire, Challenge, Achieve

Year 2

Thank you Broly and Junaid for sending in these pictures of you completing your home learning! Well done!

If you would like to see your work on our class page, please send photographs of your learning to: enquiry@hawthorn.bham.sch.uk  Make sure you write your name, class and what learning you are presenting. We will add your photograph(s) to the Year Two Class Page. So look out for them!

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It’s half term! Enjoy your holiday, work will be posted here ready for the start of the last half term of the year! Let’s make it count!

Friday 22nd May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

Compare these sets of numbers using the more than (>) less than (<) and equals (=) symbols.

 

21   32   12

23   10 + 10 + 3

34   72

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Set up an interview where your child can be the interviewer and you can

be the famous person (choose from here). Ask them to write down and read back to you some of the things you have said.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf49q6f

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Write a description of Buckingham Palace using this image.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckingham_Palace#/media/File:Buckingham_Palace_from_gardens,_London,_UK_-_Diliff_(cropped).jpg

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Whole school Captain Tom project

 

(found under Latest News on school website)

Thursday 21st May 2020

Maths

Compare these sets of numbers using the more than (>) less than (<) and equals (=) symbols.

 

43   57

34   39

71   50 + 21

Reading/Phonics

There are live phonics lessons on YouTube daily. Click here to watch and

join in.

 

https://safeyoutube.net/w/hQh6

Writing

Can your child write a letter, postcard or email to their teacher?

They may want to describe what they have been doing at home. They might want to tell their teacher about the things that they are missing about school.

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Wednesday 20th May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

Compare these sets of numbers using the more than (>) less than (<) and equals (=) symbols.

 

76   54

32   99

79   70+9

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Ask your child to re-read their favourite story out loud. Remind them to use expression. Task your child with creating a new book cover for their favourite story or writing an alternative ending!

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

When your child has completed their royal adventure story, they can design a cartoon strip to accompany their writing or a front cover for their story.

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Whole school Captain Tom project

 

(found under Latest News on school website)

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Maths

Order these numbers from biggest to smallest.

34, 29, 67, 88, 58

Reading/Phonics

Your child could visit this interactive game and play Sentence Substitution.

 

http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/sentenceSub/index.html

Writing

Ask your child to write their very own royal adventure story. They can

write in role as a king, queen, prince, princess, knight or servant.

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Monday 18th May 2020

Reading/Writing Theme: Famous & Significant People

Optional Extra

Maths

Order these numbers from smallest to biggest.

68, 52, 32, 49, 90

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Benjamin Zephaniah is a famous poet from Birmingham. Your child can

listen to his poem ‘Royal Tea’ here. What did your child like about the poem? What did they dislike about the poem?

 

https://safeyoutube.net/w/SNh6

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Once your child has listened to ‘Royal Tea’ ask them to create a list of questions that they’d like to ask Benjamin Zephaniah about his visit to the palace.

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Whole school Captain Tom project

 

(found under Latest News on school website)

Friday 15th May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

 

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

 

 

 

 

Reading/Phonics

The word ‘rain’ contains the sound ‘ai’. Ask your child to list as many words as they can containing the ‘ai’ sound. Your child might identify words that

contain an alternative spelling for ‘ai’ such as ay/a-e.

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Visit the Literacy Shed for this wonderful resource on Caterpillar Shoes. Or, write an acrostic poem about a rainforest creature.

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/backwellfederation/UploadedDocument/905c0a576fa34915bdc78d4e6af87007/morse-code.pdf

 

Thursday 14th May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Some of our everyday food comes from the rainforest. Your child can look in the kitchen cupboards and identify foods with the ‘Rainforest Alliance’ logo.

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Many trees in the rainforest are chopped down to use for paper. Ask your child to create a poster about saving and reusing paper at home.

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/backwellfederation/UploadedDocument/8ca0b43a2e4a43c1b8fc1c60c167c424/ve-day-colouring-page.pdf

 

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

 

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Ask your child to go and read in a sunny spot in the garden or near a window. How did

it make them feel reading outside?

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Your child could write a short description of the rainforest. Ask them to think about what they can see, hear, feel and smell. This live stream may help.

 

https://askabiologist.asu.edu/sites/default/files/virtual-reality/rainforest-biome-VR-360/index.html

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/backwellfederation/UploadedDocument/91bc0cde6fc44d1b81f541388d1037d5/design-a-ve-day-medal.pdf

 

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

 

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Watch Eric Carle’s Slowly, slowly, slowly, said the Sloth or Rumble in

the Jungle. Once your child is familiar with the story, they can read along or join in with familiar sentences.

 

https://safeyoutube.net/w/5Fh6

 

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/rumble-in-the-jungle/

 

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Can your child create a fact file about a spider monkey or a tree frog? Describe the animal’s appearance, habitat, diet and any other facts.

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/backwellfederation/UploadedDocument/82a22a9d91bf4e68a894878a1299ac7c/celebrate-with-some-family-history.pdf

 

Monday 11th May 2020

Reading/Writing Theme: The Rainforest

Optional Extra

Maths

 

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Create a sock puppet based on a favourite story character. Show your

child how to use the puppet to retell the story the character appears in.

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Your child could start a nature diary. At the same time each day, they

could record the animals that they can see in the garden or from their window and describe the weather and plants. What differences do they notice over the week? Or a month?

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

On Friday 8th May, many people celebrated VE day. Read the VE Day information sheet and then have a look at the challenge 'What is VE Day' to show off your learning!

https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/backwellfederation/UploadedDocument/8fd2dbd426dd402ea82787028181f0d2/ve-day-information-sheet.pdf

 

 

Find out what VE day is and why we celebrate it! Read the information sheet and create a poster or mind-map showing what you have learnt.

Here is an example.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 8th May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

 

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Ask your child to add the ‘ing’ suffix to these verbs: jump, skip, hike, throw,

catch, kick, smile, run & shout e.g. jump + ing = jumping. Which root words need the ‘e’ removing first?

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Ask your child to design a gold medal and present it to somebody deserving within the household. Why have they chosen this person? Ask them to write a few sentences and include the word ‘and’, ‘because’ and ‘if’.

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Whole school Captain Tom project

 

(found under Latest News on school website)

Thursday 7th May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

Write what the digit highlighted is worth in each of these numbers.

43, 57, 34, 39, 71

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Your child could visit Phonics Play and play this Sentence Substitution game.

https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/5/sentence-substitution-ph5a

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Can your child design a poster all about teamwork? This could be linked to your family and how you all have to work together as a team.

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Whole school Captain Tom project

 

(found under Latest News on school website)

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

Write what the digit highlighted is worth in each of these numbers.

76, 54, 32, 99, 79

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Ask your child to list words to describe athletes or their sporting hero.

For example, strong, winner, speedy. Can they use these words to write descriptive sentences about athletes?

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Visit the Literacy Shed for this wonderful resource on The Catch or

your child could write their own sporting story featuring their hero.

https://www.literacyshedplus.com/resource/the-catch-ks1-activity-pack

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Whole school Captain Tom project

 

(found under Latest News on school website)

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Optional Extra

Maths

How many tens and ones are in these numbers?

34, 29, 67, 88, 58

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

Play the Solve, Shoot, Score spelling game on the Premier League Primary Stars. Encourage your child to write down the words spelt and add sound

buttons.

https://plprimarystars.com/for-families/play-game

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Ask your child to think of questions they’d love to ask their favourite athlete. They could write a list of questions using a range of questions words such

as ‘when’, ‘why’, ‘who’, ‘what’, ‘where’ and ‘how’. Your child could then answer their own questions in the role as their hero.

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Whole school Captain Tom project

 

(found under Latest News on school website)

Monday 4th May 2020

Reading/Writing Theme: Sport

Optional Extra

Maths

How many tens and ones are in these numbers?

68, 52, 32, 49, 90

TT Rockstars – login in pack

 

https://ttrockstars.com/

Reading/Phonics

The word ‘sport’ contains the sound ‘or’. Ask your child to list as many

words as they can containing the ‘or’ sound. Your child might identify words that

contain an alternative spelling for ‘or’ such as oor/ore/aw/au.

Games on www.phonicsbloom.com (most games are free and do not need a logon)

Writing

Has your child got a favourite sportsperson? This could be a P.E. teacher! Ask them to write an information booklet about this person.

The Charles Causley Young People's poetry competition is open to all young people aged between 5 and 18 years old who live anywhere in the UK and is free to enter. Poems will be judged with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category – the awards ceremony will take place at the North Cornwall Book Festival in October 2020.

Deadline for entries is July 31st 2020.

https://causleytrust.org/the-2020-charles-causley-young-persons-poetry-competition/

Theme

Complete the activities detailed on the Year Two class page.

Whole school Captain Tom project

 

(found under Latest News on school website)

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