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HOME LEARNING PACK
09:00 – 09:30: PE with Joe Wicks / Cosmic Kids Yoga
09:30 – 10:00: Phonic Activities
10:00 – 10:30: Reading/Spelling practice
10:30 – 11:00: Play & Snack Time
11:00 – 11:30: Maths
11:30 – 12:00: Writing
12:00 – 13:00: Lunch Time
13:00 – 14:00: Outdoor Topic Activity*
14:00 – 14:45: Indoor Topic Activity*
14:45 – 15:00: Read a story, play a game or do a jigsaw
* Your outdoor activity should take place in your garden or during your ONE trip outside of your house for exercise. Your indoor and outdoor activity could be linked to history / geography / science / computing / music / PE / art / design tech or food tech. Maybe try a different subject each day.
Year 2 Home Learning Letter
Books to read:
Primary French Builder App (£1.99)
During this time, when children may not be in school, we have devised some suggested home-learning activities that you could complete at home to support your children’s learning, leisure time and routines.
For Parents/Carers: - Create a weekly timetable with your child to decide on which subjects to practice with your child each day. - Create a daily timetable. Routines are important for children.
- Some suggestions: wake up, wash your hands for 20 seconds, brush your teeth and eat breakfast.
Practise your timetables and read a book. Have lunch, complete a task from below and a short
fitness routine and have free time. - Keep fit indoors. Create a daily fitness routine to complete with your children.
- Some suggestions: 10-star jumps, 10 sit ups, 10 push ups, 10 squats
- https://family.gonoodle.com/ -
- Limit screen time. Use the IPad, phone or TV for short periods of time to break up the day.
- Download free educational apps or visit the websites.
- Some suggestions:
- Twinkl educational games https://www.twinkl.co.uk/go/games-twinkl-go
Setting this up is really easy to do - go to www.twinkl.co. uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
- Hit the Button (Maths) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
- Active Learn (Phonics and Reading) https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0
- BBC Bitesize (English) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zv48q6f
- Videos clips of famous historical figures (History) https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/famouspeople/zdqdscw
- Busythings (All Subjects) http://my.uso.im/elsley
- TTS have prepared packs for parents. Click on the KS1 Activity Book https://www.tts-group.co.uk/home+learning+activities.html
- White Rose lesson videos, worksheets and answer booklets (Maths) https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
- Play games with your children.
- Some suggestions: Card games, pen and paper games (hangman or noughts & crosses)
- Art activities linked to nature (drawings of trees or seasonal plants or a sketch of your local area)
- Create or invent a recipe to make with your child.
For children: Each child will be provided with log in details for the following websites: Active Learn to support phonics and reading
- ***NEW ACTIVITY*** CLICK HERE to access 10 POWER PROJECTS that you can work on at home. They cover a range of topics and skills from different subjects. See how many points you can achieve in each project!
- Phase 5 & 6 sounds.
/ee/ ea e e‐e y ie ey /oo/ o ue u‐e ew ui
/ai/ ay a‐e eigh ey /igh/ ie y i‐e i
/oa/ o ow o‐e oe /ow/ ou ough
/oi/ oy /ar/ a
/or/ au aw a our augh ough
/oo/ ou u /ur/ or ir er ear
/ear/ eer ere /air/ ere ear are
/w/ wh /f/ ph
/n/ kn gn /r/ wr
/s/ soft c /ch/ tch
/sh/ ti, ch, s, soft c /m/ mb
/j/ dge /zh/ (e.g. treasure)
- Orally blends using range of combinations
CVCC – paint
CCVC – stick
CCVCC – prince
CCCVC – sprout
Other examples: treat, tube, slate, bowl, thorn, tear, when, phone, thumb, match, nice, station, judge
- Secure reading and spelling of alternatives for the long vowel phonemes:
/ee/ ea e e‐e y ie ey e.g. sea, seed, be, these, happy, chief, key
/oo/ o ue u‐e ew ui e.g. spoon, do, blue, rule, fewer, juice
/ai/ ay a‐e eigh ey e.g. brain, delay, amaze, eight, grey
/igh/ ie y i‐e i e.g. delight, tried, reply, invite, behind
/oa/ o ow o‐e oe e.g. float, go, slower, stone, goes
- Read and spell words when:
‘s’ is are added to nouns and verbs e.g. stops, goals, toys
‘es’ is added to nouns and verbs e.g. bushes, catches
‘ed’ is added to verbs to create past tense e.g. jumped – add ‘ed’, hated – drop the ‘e’ and add ‘ed’, begged – double the final consonant and add ‘ed’
‘ing’ is added to verbs to create present tense e.g. laughing – add ’ing’, biting – drop the ‘e’ and add ’ing’, stopping – double the final consonant and add ‘ing’
‘er’ is added to verbs or adjectives e.g. slower, reader – add ‘er’, runner, bigger – double the final consonant and add ‘er’
‘est’ is added to adjectives e.g. longest, shortest – add ‘est’, biggest – double the final consonant and add ‘est’
‘ful’ is added to nouns e.g. mouthful, handful ‐ add ‘ful’
‘ly’ is added to form adverbs e.g. monthly, brightly – add ‘ly’, sneakily, happily – change the ‘y’ to an ‘i’ and add ‘ly’
‘ment’ is added to verbs to form nouns e.g. payment, development
‘ness’ is added to adjectives to form nouns e.g. darkness, sadness, happiness
- Go onto Phonics Play website and play the free phonics games to reinforce blending and segmenting.
Username: march20 Password: home
- Mr Thorne Does Phonics on Youtube
- In maths please learn 2,5, 10 times tables by heart and in mixed order
- Create a video, song or rap to practise your times tables
- Go on https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
- Time yourself reciting your times tables out loud. Speed up to 10 seconds for each calculation
- Play shopping games with your family members, practise adding different amounts and giving change.
- Use different objects at home to make repeating patterns like we have been learning at school
- Practice number bonds to 30
- Ask your grown up to give you addition and subtraction number sentences up to 100
- Choose a number between 1 and 100 – how many different ways can you represent it
- Look around your home what different 2D and 3D shapes can you find
- Can you make a picture using 2D shapes
- Practice writing your numbers to 20 using fancy pens
- Play some number board games like snakes and ladders and ludo
- Number puzzles
- Use mathematical language linked to weighing by cooking and weighing ingredients – focus on heavy, light
- Can you measure and compare who the tallest person is in your family
- Pretend to play shop keepers – using language linked to money, adding different amounts and finding change from £1
- Set up a little obstacle course and direct a member of your family around the room using simple language ie, forward two steps, turn left, etc.
- Read a book aloud to your parent or sibling.
- Afterwards, write a book review to recommend your book to someone in your class.
- You have Brent library books, a World Book Day book and a Reading Book Hut book
- There are books uploaded in the useful links section.
- Your teachers have set you books to read on Active Learn
- Collins have free online books. Click here https://collins.co.uk/pages/big-cat-ebooks and use the free log
in details to sign in.
Then click on the image of the purple lion.
Choose to read either Orange, Turquoise, Purple, Gold, White and Lime
- Please write a book review on a piece on a paper of FIVE books you have recently read.
- Use your imagination to write a story based on a picture prompt (example: www.pobble365.com).
- Remember to add illustrations to your story.
- Practise your spellings using the read, write, cover and check routine. Spellings can be found at the top of this page.
- Practise your neatest handwriting by writing a short story, keeping a diary and describing a picture.
- Create a character for your favourite film, in your neatest handwriting.
- Write an acrostic poem, for example using your name, Elsley Primary School or your favourite food.
- Learn about suffixes and play the quiz: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8mxrwx/articles/zwgbcwx
- Practice spelling Common Exception Words and select Year 2:
- Pick a picture for some writing inspiration:
- Free E books for children:
- Read a book from the e library:
Topic & Outdoor Learning
- Look outside to see signs of spring – do a still life drawing of your favourite flower, tree, animal or anything else you might see.
- Have a walk in your garden/ local park – what minibeasts can you see?
- Help your grown-ups at home to make a yummy lunch for your family – remember to wash your hands first.
- Make up a song about keeping your hands clean and staying healthy.
- Use junk modelling to make a monster.
PE & Mindfulness
- Joe Wicks 30 minute morning workout
- Joe Wicks 5 min kids workouts:
- Mindfulness and Yoga: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
Links to support Music at home
The BMS Music’sCool teaching team have been working hard and have created an online resource site that can be used by parents and children at home. It has a page for each year group and a separate page for each Music’sCool school.
You will need to complete a very simple sign up process to get access to the site: https://forms.gle/8Er3aRGurbrrURfA7
This is a brilliant resource and we recommend you use it with your child at home, it'll be a lot of fun learning new songs together.
Experiment with creating your own rhythms and mixing percussion instruments.
Use a range of funky sample sounds to create your own piece of music.
Songs and videos:
Songs for fun, songs to bring us together, songs to learn times tables and any other kind of song you can think of!
YouTube teaching channels:
Professional music teachers teaching from home. Learn new songs and musical skills.
David Walliams Podcast about famous composers, musical genres and weird instruments:
A website with even more links to music resources:
- https://www.busythings.co.uk/lgfl-login/ (Beardman’s Coding Adventures)