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Half Term Learning

Below is a list of this week’s activities, as this is the half term we will not be setting you any English or Maths work for this week.

Reading

Remember if you have run out of books at home you can use your oxford owl account. https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

2C- Username: 2cforever             password: password

2s – Username: 2sforever            password: password

Monday

Choose a book/comic/newspaper to read for 20minutes. 

In your writing activities last week you worked on different ways you can start a sentence, these are known as openers. This week when you are reading, can you make a list of all the different openers you can find as you read?

Tuesday

Choose a book/comic/newspaper to read for 20minutes.  

Thinking of a story you have read recently, who was you least favourite character?  Draw a picture of your least favourite character. In a minimum of three sentences explain why they are your least favourite character?

Wednesday

Choose a book/comic/newspaper to read for 20minutes. 

Thinking of a story book you have recently.

How did the story make you feel at the end? 

Can you write a different ending for the story? Before you start think about what you are going to change.

Once you have written your new ending for the story, can you write a blurb including the new ending? Remember the blurb is the writing on the back cover of a book.

Thursday

Choose a book/comic/newspaper to read for 20minutes. 

Using a story you have read recently, draw a picture of your favourite part. In a minimum of five sentences describe what you have drawn to show your favourite part.

Friday

Choose a book/comic/newspaper to read for 20minutes.

In the books that you have read this week, can you find at least three interesting words? Write down the meaning of each word then use each one in a sentence of your own.

 

Phonics

If you are still learning to read click on the link below to open today’s Phonics PowerPoint, you will need something to write with.

Monday

59 Phase 5 a as ar

Tuesday

60 Phase 5 al as ar

Wednesday

61 Phase 5 or as ur

Thursday

62 Phase 5 ear as ur

Friday

Revise all of the Phase 5 sounds, choose a game of your choice.

Phonics Play Website – Phase 5

 

Grammar

If you are an able reader follow the activities in the PowerPoints below:

Monday

Conjunctions – co-ordination 1

Tuesday

Conjunctions – co-ordination 2

Wednesday

Conjunctions – co-ordination 3

Bingo Game Adult Guidance

Bingo game and cards

Thursday

Conjunctions – co-ordination 4

Friday

Conjunctions – co-ordination 5

 

IPC

Next half term we will be learning about the Great Fire of London. We would like you to do some research about this topic and then share what you found out. You could share your work in a poster/ PowerPoint/a piece of writing/ build a model of a house, and many more ways, the choice is yours.

 

Art

If you would like to do some art work this week then have a look at the Kandinsky PowerPoint below and see if you can create your very own piece of Kandinsky inspired art.

Kandinsky PowerPoint

 

PE

Jo Wicks is doing daily work outs for children to complete a 30 minute PE lesson. Click on the link below which will take you to his channel on you tube.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

 

Once finished at the end of the week, take some photos and email them to your teacher and let them know how well you did. Remember that your teacher is on half term and may not reply until Monday 1st June.

email address: year2@thomasarnold.bardaglea.org.uk