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Monday 11th May

Below is a list of today’s activities. Choose which order you would like to complete them in.


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

Today’s Activity: On oxford owl search for the book everybody worries. Once you have read the book can you draw some of your worries and name them.  If you feel comfortable you can share your worries with an adult or someone else who lives with you.



Watch this short clip about Captain Tom.

Video about Captain Tom

Activity: Today, you are going to plan a letter to Captain Tom.

·         How would you greet him?

·         What could you tell him about yourself?

·         What would you like to say to him?

·         What questions would you ask him?

·         How would you end your letter?

Answer these questions with an adult or write down some ideas to prepare for writing your letter.



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.

49 Phase 5 se as s

If you are an able reader follow the instructions below to complete a grammar activity:

Statements and Exclamations 1



3D Shapes

This week, we will be focusing on 3D shapes. First, please watch this video.

Video: What are 3D shapes?

Activity: Can you spot these 3D shapes around your house and point them out to an adult?

For example: I can see a cardboard box, it is the shape of a cube.

When you have finished exploring, continue with the game and quiz on bitesize underneath your video.

*We would love to see some pictures of you pointing to some real-life 3D shapes around your house that you have learned about. Remember you can send these in by email to your teachers.


Challenge: Can you find some other 3D shapes such as a cylinder or a cone? When you have found these real-life 3D shapes, can you count the edges, vertices and faces?



Learn about rhythm by clapping and using your body, click on the link below.

Music Lesson

This lesson includes:

·         a video to help you understand rhythm and body percussion

·         two activities to try out



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.

Jo Wick’s YouTube Channel


Once finished take some photos and email them to your teacher and let them know how well you did.

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