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Moston Lane

Community Primary School

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

Every day we will be uploading activities for your children to access for home learning. If there are any questions or anything you are struggling to access, please email the Year 2 team at Y2@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk

During the Easter holidays, we would love it if your children could choose and complete a few activities from our Easter Activity Grid which you will find on this page from Monday 6th April.

We hope you all have a fantastic Easter break!

Year 2 Stars of the Week!

Shooting Star Sticker by Global G.L.O.W.

This week we have chosen Finley D and Reagan to be our Stars of the Week.

Keep up the amazing work Year 2!

Miss Howes and Miss Rowland. X

Friday 3rd April 2020

Staying Healthy

Look after your mind and your body by doing some yoga with Jamie. Follow the link and choose your yoga activity. 

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: This week we have been reading 'Nelly the Monster-Sitter'. Today you are going to write a book review! Follow the link and use the template as a guide for your own book review.

Miss Rowland's Group: Log on to Oxford Reading Owl (find the login details in your home learning book).  Find the story ‘Things that Sting’. Read the book and read through the key words found on the ‘index’ page at the back. Do you know what all of these words mean? Make a poster with the title ‘Beware of things that sting’ and draw all of the stinging things with labels. 

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: Today we would like you to read a section of a brand new story called 'A Fox Called Herbert'. Try to read it on your own but if you are finding it too tricky, ask your grown up to help you. Remember to sound out any unknown words. When you have read it, we would like you to email us to tell us how many stars you would give it (out of 5), whether you enjoyed it and why you liked it or didn't like it. 

Click on the link below to read the extract.

A Fox Called Herbert - Another Read - Children's Books

A Fox Called Herbert

 

Writing

Log on to Espresso then follow these steps: Key Stage 1 - English - Traditional Tales - Videos. Watch the video then click on 'Activities'. Your job is to complete the 'Jack and the Beanstalk quiz' and then the 'verbs and time' activity. 

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's Group and Miss Higgins' Groups: Today we are going to continue working out missing numbers as part of a scale just like yesterday but today we are not using thermometers. We are going to find missing numbers as part of a number line. Can you remember what the scale might go up or down in? Is it going up/down in 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s? Today there will be a few more missing numbers compared to yesterday making it a little more tricky. Follow the link, have a go and try your best!

When you have finished, log on to Espresso and follow: ‘Key Stage 1’, ‘Maths’, ‘Number and Place Value’, ‘Reading, writing and representing numbers’, ‘Activities’ and finally ‘Number line 0-50’ or ‘Number line 0-100’.

Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: Follow the link, then click on 'Week 2'. Watch the video for Lesson 3 then complete this activity

 

Topic

Log in to Espresso then follow these steps: Key Stage 1 - Computing - Online Safety - Videos. Watch the videos called 'The Internet' and 'Passwords' Now click on 'Activities' and complete 'Private or Not?'

 

Brain Breaks

Relax your brain with a doodle! 

What are Lunch Doodles? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjaYnyCJDdU

Daily Lunch Doodle, Episode 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30DCOgTGn_o

 

 

Thursday 2nd April 2020

 

Staying Healthy 

Get your blood pumping with Joe Wicks' 5 Minute Move

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Log on to Oxford Owl and find the book we have been reading this week called 'Nelly the Monster-Sitter'. Remind yourself of the story and retell the story to your grown up. Now answer these questions using the sentence stems in your home learning book:

 1. Do you think Rowan will carry on playing with his new monster friends?

I think Rowan will/will not carry on playing with his new monster friends because ________________.

2. How do you think the monster parents feel now they know Nelly will look after their children?

I think the monster parents now feel ______________ because ___________________.

3. What might Nelly do if she met a monster who really did scare her?

If Nelly met a monster who really did scare her, I think she would _________________.

Miss Rowland's Group: Follow the link to today's comprehension. Read through the text and answer the questions on each page. When you have finished the questions, find and write the meanings of the useful words: binoculars, creatures and predators.

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: Choose one of your own books to read. Before reading the story, look at the picture on the front and think about what it tells you about the story. Read the story, either on your own or with your grown up and answer these questions:

  1. Who is the main character?
  2. What happens in the story?
  3. How do the characters feel?
  4. Did you enjoy reading the book?

 

Writing

Follow the link and watch the story of the Gingerbread Man. 

Now, log on to Purple Mash, then click on this link or follow these steps: English - Traditional Tales - Missing Gingerbread Man.

Your job is to create a poster to help try to find the missing Gingerbread man. 

Remember to; 

  • begin with a question - Have you seen this Gingerbread man?
  • describe what he looks like
  • describe his personality 
  • explain what reward the people will get if they find him
  • explain who they people should contact if they do find him

We would love to see your work - take a photograph of it and send it to Y2@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Groups: We are going to look at thermometers today. Can you remember what we use a thermometer for? And what we measure it in? Go and tell an adult in your house and see if you are right. If you are not sure, ask them!

Follow the link and complete the sheet. Remember to;

  • work out what the numbers are going up in steps of
  • is it going up in1s, 2s, 5s and 10s?
  • now use this to work out the answer

Challenge: Log in to Espresso and follow these steps: Key Stage 1 - Maths - Number - Reading, writing and representing numbers - Activities. Complete the 'Number line: 1-20 Challenge' game. 

Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: Warm up your Maths brain by following the link to a fun counting game! 

Now watch this video and practise counting in your 10s. Then use your 10s to complete this worksheet.

 

Topic

Today we are going to do some History. Log on to Espresso. Click on Key Stage 1 - History - Great Fire of London. Click on the videos and watch: ‘The Great Fire of London’ and ‘Investigating Evidence’ videos. After watching the videos, click on ‘Activities’ and complete the quiz!

 

Brain Breaks

Rest your brain using one of Jamie's Zen Den meditations. Follow the link, choose a video and get comfy. 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Staying Healthy

Follow the link and complete one of Jamie's yoga activities!

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Log on to Oxford Owl and find the book 'Nelly the Monster-Sitter' and go to Chapter 5. Predict how you think this story is going to end. 

Now finish the story by reading Chapter 5.

In your home learning book, complete these questions:

  1. How did Nelly let people know she was a monster-sitter?
  2. What are the thwuckery, suckery twins called?
  3. Where did the monster parents go while Nelly was monster-sitting?
  4. On page 35, Rowan's parents turned slowly and wearily. Can you think of any other words that mean the same as wearily?

Miss Rowland's Group: Log on to Oxford Reading Owl and find the story ‘Rumpelstiltskin’. Complete the ‘Talk Together’ section with an adult before you read the story. Now read it and retell the story to your grown up afterwards using the picture cues on the back page.

Challenge: complete ‘Play Activity 1 and 2’ as well.

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: Today we would like you to have a go at a reading challenge with your grown up. Have a go at reading an extract from 'It's a Great Big Colourful World' by Tom Schamp. If it is too tricky for you to read on your own, ask an adult to read it to you. Once you have read the pages, become a reading detective and answer the questions. 

 

It's a Great, Big Colorful World: Amazon.co.uk: Tom Schamp: Books It's a Great Big Colourful World

Challenge Questions

Writing

Today you are going to practise your handwriting. Follow this link.

Make sure you click on ‘cursive’. Choose 4 letters today. Watch the formation videos carefully. Now it is your turn to write 2 lines of each letter neatly in your home learning book. Once you have done this, how many words can you think of starting with your letters for today? Try and write 10 words starting with each of your letters.

Challenge: how many words can you think of ending with your letter?

We would love to see your work - take a photograph of it and send it to; Y2@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk!

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's Group: Today, continuing on with the theme of Number, we are going to look at 'greater than' and 'less than'. Can you remember the symbols? Draw what they look like and explain the symbol to an adult in your house.

We have built up a good understanding of using the greater than, less than and equal to symbols in our lessons so today we are going to take it a step further. Follow the link and have a look at the worksheet.

Remember to:

  • Work out the number sentences on each side.
  • Have a think about your answers - which symbol needs to go in the middle? 
  • Add in the correct symbol.

Challenge: Log in to Espresso and follow: Key Stage 1 - Maths - Number and Place Value - Ordering and Comparing - Activities - Greater than, Less than (crocodile) or Greater than, Less than (symbols).

 

Miss Higgins' Group: Log on to Espresso using your logins in your home learning books. Click on 'KS1' then 'Maths' and 'Times Tables Tester.' Once on this click on 'activities' and choose a challenge as a warm up. Can you complete all the multiplication problems?

Then you need to stay on Espresso on the maths page and now click on 'Fractions' and 'Activities'. Complete the 

'Sets of objects: halves, thirds or quarters?' activity.

 

Miss Howes' Group: Today we are going to continue our learning about measuring weight. Click on this link, then choose 'Week 1' and have a look at Lesson 5. Now complete the pink activity. 

Challenge: With your grown up, explore capacity of water using different objects in your home. How many bottles of water does it take to fill your sink? How many cups of juice come out of a bottle? Can you compare the amount of water in two cups - which has more capacity? Which has the least capacity?

 

Topic

Today in topic we are going to do some Design Technology. Over the next few weeks, we are going to be designing our own moving vehicle. Watch this YouTube video and think about all the different types of vehicles.

Have a look out of your window and make a list of all the vehicles that you can see. What other vehicles can you think of?

 

Brain Breaks

Relax your brain with a doodle! 

What are Lunch Doodles? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjaYnyCJDdU

Daily Lunch Doodle, Episode 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmzjCPQv3y8 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Staying Healthy

Follow the link and join Joe Wicks' P.E. lesson! 

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Log on to Oxford Owl and find the book 'Nelly the Monster-Sitter'. Continue reading Chapters 3 and 4.

Verbally explain to your grown-up:

  • What was Nelly's problem?
  • How do you think she is going to solve the problem?

Miss Rowland's Group: Follow the link and read ‘Hero Academy’. Now use the sentence stems to verbally answer the questions with your grown-up.

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: For reading this week, we would like you to log back onto Oxford Owl and choose another book from your book band. Read this book out loud to your grown up. Remember to use your sounds to help you work out any words that you get stuck on. 

 

Writing

Follow this link and watch the clip. In the film, we do not see an alien but imagine Tony could meet one! Describe what the alien would look like. Draw a picture of it with Tony. Write the conversation between Tony, the alien and Grandpa. What would they all say to each other? How would they feel?

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's Group: Continuing on from yesterday, we are today going to count on and back in 10s starting from different numbers. Don’t forget that the units number doesn’t change, it’s the tens only that changes! Follow the link and complete this worksheet. Once you have completed this, click the link - this game is joining different numbers together by 10s and 5s. 

 

Miss Higgins' Group: Warm up - click on the link below to warm up our maths brains with some quick times tables. Select one player, short or long game then Year 2 objectives. Then you're ready to play. See how quick you are at answering the multiplication questions! 

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/504/Super-Maths-Bowling-Multiplication

Then log on to the 'White Rose Home Learning' website below. Then the 'Home Learning Section Year 2'. Recap your understanding of fractions by working through the Lesson 3 (Unit Fractions) and Lesson 4 (find a third) videos. You need to make the video a full screen then press play. You may want to pause the video at certain points to give you time to answer the questions.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ 

 

Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: Today we are going to continue our learning about measuring weight. Click on this link, then choose 'Week 1' and have a look at Lesson 4. Now complete the pink activity. 

 

Topic

Today we are going to do some Religious Education focusing on Easter. Log onto Purple Mash, click on ‘Key Stage 1’, ‘Topics’, ‘Celebrations and Faith’ and then ‘Easter’. Click on ‘Oakley and Brody Easter’. Watch the clip to find out how Brody and Oakley celebrate Easter in their house. In your home learning book, draw pictures and write sentences explaining what they do.

 

Brain Breaks

Rest your brain using one of Jamie's Zen Den meditations. Follow the link, choose a video and get comfy. 

Monday 30th March 2020

Staying Healthy

Follow this link and get active through yoga with Jamie. 

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Log on to Oxford Owl and find the book 'Nelly the Monster-Sitter'. Before you begin reading, answer these questions in your home learning book:

  • What do you think this story might be about?
  • Does it make you think of anything else you have read recently?

Now read Chapters 1 and 2 and answer these questions in your home learning book:

  • What number house does the first monster family live at?
  • Why was Nelly not scared of the monsters?
  • What was Freeb doing on the carpet?
  • Why do you think Chapter 3 is going to be called 'Lump, Blotch and Bog'?

Miss Rowland's Group: Follow this link and read the information text all about 'Barn Owls'. Then answer the questions about Barn Owls in full sentences in your home learning book. 

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: Today we would like you to listen to the author David Walliams read one of the books he has written using this link. Ask your grown up if they would like to listen to it with you and then discuss if you liked/did not like the story and why.

 

Writing

Follow this link. Read the story starter and continue the story, writing what happens next.

Include:

  • What the owl says?
  • What Amy says back?
  • How she feels?

Challenge: Look at the 'Question time!' box underneath. Can you read the questions and answer them with your adult?

 

Maths

Miss Rowland's Group: This week we are going to focus on Number. Today we are going to look closely at counting in different amounts. We are getting much more confident with our 3 times table. Today you are going to continue the number pattern in your 3 times table forwards and backwards.

Follow the link and complete the worksheet.

When you have finished, log on to Espresso using your login details. Click ‘Key Stage 1’, ‘Maths’, ‘Number and Place Value’, ‘Counting’, ‘Activities’ and finally ‘Complete the sequence’. Have a go at filling in the missing numbers in this game. 

Miss Higgins' Group: Log on to the 'White Rose Home Learning' website below. Then the 'Home Learning Section Year 2'. Recap your understanding of 'thirds' by working through Lesson 1 (recognise a third) and Lesson 2 (find a third).

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ 

Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: This week we are going to continue learning about measuring weight and mass! Log on to Espresso then follow this link and watch the video.

Now follow this link and have a look at 'Lesson 3'. Now complete the pink activity. 

 

Topic

Today we are going to look at Science. Log on to Espresso. Click on ‘Key Stage 1’, then ‘Science’ and finally ‘Materials’. Watch the videos named: ‘What is it made from?’ and ‘Properties of Materials’. After watching the videos, click on ‘Activities’. Today you are going to complete the ‘Which Material?’ quiz.   

 

Brain Breaks

Give your brain a break with GoNoodle. Follow this link and get going!

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