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Moston Lane

Community Primary School

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

W.B. 20.04.20

Friday 24th April 2020
 
Staying Healthy
Start your day with some Go Noodle dancing! Follow the link and find a space to get moving!
 
Reading
Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Group: Today, we would like you to choose a book to read. Log on to Oxford Owl and choose one from there or choose a book you have at home. Tell your grown up why you have chosen this book and what you think this book is going to be about. If you have read this book before, tell your grown up why you want to read it again.
Remember to;
 
  • look out for punctuation and think about how this should change your voice 
  • add expression for different characters and different types of sentences 

Miss Rowland's Group: Read through this Footballer Fact File - this week it is Lionel Messi. After reading the fact file, answer the questions about Messi in your home learning book. Don’t forget to go back to the fact file to find your answers. 

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: We hope you have enjoyed the Julia Donaldson books so far this week. Which one has been your favourite? Today we would like you to listen to 'The Gruffalo's Child'. Remember, if you have that book at home, have a go at reading it to a grown up. 

The Gruffalo's Child (film) - Wikipedia

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b018nrhm/the-gruffalos-child

Once you have listened to or read the story, have a go at creating your own book review. Think about the following questions:

  • In your own words, what was the book about?
  • Who is the main character? What is he/she like?
  • Did you like the book? Why?
  • Would you tell other people to read it?

 

Writing

Today you are going to do Writing on 'Espresso'. Use the log in details in your home learning book. Once you have logged in, click on ‘Key Stage 1’, then ‘English’, ‘Traditional Tales’. Then click on ‘Videos’ and watch the Cinderella video. After you have watched the video, click on ‘Activities’. You need to complete the ‘Cinderella quiz’ and the ‘Cinderella’s story clouds’ activity.  

 

Maths

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Follow the link and watch the two 'Power Maths' videos all about counting in 5s. Now go down to 'Activity 2' and complete the worksheet. 

 

Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Groups: As we have looked at multiplication and division on Wednesday and Thursday this week, it is now time to complete word problems using our multiplication and division skills. Follow the link and you will find 12 questions for you to answer. Remember to think carefully! Think about whether it is a multiplication or division question. Answer these questions in your home learning book.

Now if you have some more time for Maths, have a go at the Demolition Division Maths game to finish: https://www.arcademics.com/games/demolition

 

Topic

Today in topic we are going to do Computing. You need to click on the link to get onto the ‘Scratch’ program. Then click on the ‘Tutorials’ tab and choose a tutorial to follow. Follow the tutorial completing each step to create your own ‘Scratch’ program. Have fun!

 

Brain Breaks

You can choose your own way to give your brain a break today. You could do some mindfulness with Jamie in the Zen Den, follow a dance routine or do some mindful colouring! 

 

Have a fun and safe weekend and we'll be back for more learning next week!

Miss Howes and Miss Rowland

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Thursday 23rd April 2020
 
Staying Healthy
Join in with Joe Wicks and his world-famous P.E. lessons!
 
Reading
Miss Walker's Group: This week, you have been reading a story called 'Cornflake Coin'. Think back to the story and retell it to your grown up. If you can't remember some bits, go back and read it again!
Now answer these questions in your home learning book:
1. What is the prize for finding the oldest item?
The prize for finding the oldest item is ______________.
2. What does it say on the first coin that Kerry finds?
On the first coin that Kerry finds it says ______________.
3. Why does the Roman coin turn up now in such a shallow hole, after all these years?
The Roman coin turns up now because ___________________.
4. How do you think Kerry felt when she found out she had won the prize? Why do you think she felt like that?
I think Kerry felt ______________ when she found out she had won the prize because _________________.
 
Miss Howes' Group: This week, you have been reading a story called 'The Lazy Giant'. Think back to the story and retell it to your grown up. If you can't remember some bits, go back and read it again!
Now turn to page 33 and answer the 'Think back!' questions in your home learning book. 
 
Miss Rowland's Group: Log on to Oxford Reading Owl (find the login details in your home learning book).  Find the story ‘Code: Into the Pyramid’. Complete the ‘Reading Check’ section with an adult before reading. Read the book and complete the ‘Take a Closer Look’ section on the back page. Finish the incomplete sentence and answer the question to your adult verbally.  Complete ‘Play Activity 1 and 2’ as well.
 
Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: 

The Highway Rat: Amazon.co.uk: Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler: Books

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09kkt1k/the-highway-rat

Today we would like you to watch the story 'The Highway Rat'. If you have the book at home, you could read it to your grown up instead!

Now we would like you to have a go at writing a 'Wanted' poster to try and find the Highway Rat! Think about what he has done to all of the other animals and why he might be wanted. Draw a picture of the Highway Rat and write some sentences about him.

 

Writing
Today you are going to do writing on 'Purple Mash'. Once you have logged in using your username and your password, click on ‘English’ then ‘Traditional Tales’. Then finally click on ‘Cinderella Letter’. Today you are going to pretend you are Cinderella. You are going to write a letter to the Fairy Godmother to say thank you for helping her.
Remember to:
  • include an address
  • Dear ________, 
  • explain how thankful and grateful you are
  • include a question at the end
  • finish your letter appropriately 
Maths
Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Follow the link and click on 'Summer Term - Week 1. Now watch the 'Lesson 4' video then complete these activities.
Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Groups: In Maths today, we are going to focus on 'Division'. We have looked at a few ways to divide. We can either use sharing circles and dots to work out a division question or we can use our times table knowledge. Today there is a page of division questions set for you to work through. Write out the questions and your answers with any working out in your home learning books. When you have finished, try this division game ‘Division Millionaire’: http://www.math-play.com/Division-Millionaire/division-millionaire-game_html5.html.
Topic
Today we are going to do some PSHE focusing on Emotions. What are emotions? What feeling words can you think of? Log onto 'Purple Mash', click on ‘Key Stage 1’, ‘Topics’, ‘PSHE’ and finally ‘Positive Emotions’. There is a list of positive emotion words on the left-hand side. Can you say them out loud? Do you know what they all mean? If you don’t, your first job is to find out the meaning on a safe internet search (try Googlekids). Then complete the activity, placing each emotion word onto the poster with a picture and meaning.
Brain Breaks

Give your brain a break by joining in with today's Lunch Doodle!

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

Daily Lunch Doodle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4RfUC6-aKE

 
Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Staying Healthy
Today we would like you to choose your own way of staying healthy. You could choose a guided meditation, practise your yoga or join in with Joe Wicks
 
Reading
Miss Walker's Group: Log on to Oxford Owl and find the book 'Cornflake Coin' that you started yesterday. 
Job 1: Read Chapter 4. The next chapter is called 'And the winner is...'. What do you think might happen in the final chapter of the story?
 
Job 2: Read up to the end of the story. Research what a 'Roman coin' is. Why was it special enough to win the prize?
 
Miss Howes' Group: Log on to Oxford Owl and find the book 'The Lazy Giant' that you started yesterday. Read Chapters 3, 4 and 5 to your grown up. Find out the meaning of these words:
  • bristles
  • motion
  • wobbly
  • creaked
  • tumble

 

Miss Rowland's Group: Log on to Oxford Reading Owl (find the login details in your home learning book). Find the story ‘What Was It Like’. Complete the ‘Talk Together’ section with an adult before reading. Read the book out loud.

Were there any parts of the story that made you feel sad? Which parts were they? Why? Answer this in your home learning book. Then complete ‘Play Activity 1 and 2’ as well.

 

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: 

Zog: 1: Amazon.co.uk: Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler: Books

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bwdw8y/zog

If you have the book, have a go at reading the story with your grown up. If you do not, please watch the video before answering the questions below.

1. Who was Madame Dragon?

2. Who was the biggest dragon?

3. What did Zog want to win?

4. What will the dragons be when they are fully grown?

Writing

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

Make sure you click on ‘cursive’. Choose 4 letters today. Watch the formation videos for these letters carefully and have a go at following them with your finger in the air. Now it is your turn to write 2 lines of each letter neatly in your home learning book. Once you have done this, try and write 10 words starting with each of your letters.

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

 

Maths

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Follow the link and click on 'Summer Term - Week 1. Now watch the 'Lesson 3' video then complete these activities.

 

Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Groups: Today you are going to work on your multiplication skills. Firstly, you need to write out your 2, 3, 5, and 10 times table in your home learning book - both forwards and backwards!

Then, here are some games we would like you to have a go on - working on your times table and multiplication knowledge. We would love it if you could try at least 2 games and play for 20 minutes.

Hit the Button- https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Maths Fishing- https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/306/Maths-Fishing-Multiplication

Coconut Multiples- https://www.topmarks.co.uk/times-tables/coconut-multiples

Espresso- ‘Key Stage 1’, ‘Maths’, ‘Multiplication and Division’, ‘Activities’ – any of the activities in this section.

Have fun!

 

Topic

Today we are going to do some History. Go on Espresso using your log in details. Click on ‘Key Stage 1’, then ‘History’ and finally ‘Great Fire of London’. Click on the videos and watch: ‘Rebuilding London’ and ‘Writing Inspiration’ videos. After watching the videos, click on ‘activities’ and complete the ‘old and new’ activity.

 

Brain Breaks

Give your brain a break by joining in with today's Lunch Doodle!

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

Daily Lunch Doodle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v03wtP_dz2E 

 
Tuesday 21st April 2020
Staying Healthy
Kick your day off with a yoga adventure based on the Trolls movie! Click on the link and find a space to begin!
 
 
Reading
Miss Walker's Group: Log on to Oxford Owl and find the book 'Cornflake Coin'. Look at the cover and answer these questions in your home learning book:
  • What sort of story is this going to be?
  • What do you think is going to happen in this story?
  • What might a 'Cornflake Coin' be?

Now read up to Chapter 4 'Barker digs for gold'.

 
Miss Howes' Group: Log on to Oxford Owl and find the book 'The Lazy Giant'. Have a look at the cover and answer these prediction questions in your home learning book:
  • What do you think this book is going to be about?
  • Do you think it will be a true story? Why?
  • Who might the main characters be?
  • Does it remind you of any other stories you have read before?

Now read up to Chapter 3 "Is my Castle Clean?".

 
Miss Rowland's Group: Click on the link and read through the ‘A New Pet’ story. Answer the 10 questions in full sentences in your home learning book. Don’t forget capital letters and full stops in your answers.
 
Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: 

The Snail and the Whale: Amazon.co.uk: Donaldson, Julia, Scheffler ...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000cslw/the-snail-and-the-whale

Click on the link and watch the video for the story 'The Snail and the Whale'. If you have the book at home, have a go at reading the story to a grown up. Once you have watched/read the story answer the questions below.

1. What does the Snail want to do?

2. What does the message say that the Snail leaves on the rock?

3. Where did the Snail and the Whale go first on their adventure?

4. What happened to the Whale on the beach? How do you think the Snail felt and why?

5. What does the Snail do to help save the Whale?

 
Writing

Follow the link and watch the clip ‘The Clock Tower’. Your job is to write a story about the beautiful dancer who was rescued. Think about how the clock will work without her. Maybe an inventor saves her!

Remember to include:

  • sentence openers
  • conjunctions
  • adjectives
  • subordinate clauses
We would love to read your stories so remember you can send them to Y2@mostonlane.manchester.sch.uk for us to see!
 
Maths
Miss Howes' and Miss Walker's Groups: Follow the link and click on 'Summer Term - Week 1. Now watch the 'Lesson 2' video then complete these activities.
 
Miss Rowland's and Miss Higgins' Group: Today we are going to continue with the addition and subtraction column methods on this worksheet. Today we are putting them into word problems. They are all mixed up so you need to read them really carefully to first of all work out if they are addition or subtraction questions. Look for the key words that tell you it is either addition (more, altogether, in all) or subtraction (less than, take away, have left). Then use your column methods to work them out. 

 

When you have finished, click the link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/games/embed/guardians-mathematica and play the game - make sure you have a pencil and paper nearby to help when the questions get harder!

 
Topic

Today in topic we are going to be doing some Design and Technology. Look at a car that you can see out of your window or one that you see on your daily walk. If your parents have a car you could have a look at that.

 Draw a picture of the car and list its main features using this checklist:

  • colour, size and shape of the main body of the car
  • wheels, tyres and doors
  • headlights, bumpers, number plate and mirrors
Now look at another car. What is different about it? What is the same?
 
Brain Breaks

Give your brain a break by joining in with today's Lunch Doodle!

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

Daily Lunch Doodle https://youtu.be/7KBkUyE6MOw

 
Monday 20th April 2020 

Staying Healthy

Join Joe Wicks in his Monday morning P.E. lesson! Follow this link and prepare to get a bit sweaty!

 

Reading

Miss Walker's and Miss Howes' Groups: Click on the link and read through the extract from the story 'After the Fall'. Now open this worksheet and complete the activities. 

Miss Rowland’s Group: Log onto Oxford Reading Owl using the login details in your home learning book. Find the story ‘Finn MacCool’. Find the key words on the inside cover and discuss the meaning of these words with your adult before you start reading. Now read the book and retell the story verbally to your adult afterwards using the picture cues on the back page. Complete ‘Play Activity 1 and 2’ as well.

Miss Upton's, Mrs Hussain's and Miss Potter's Groups: Follow this link and listen to David Walliams read one of the stories he has written. Ask your grown up if they would like to listen to it with you.

Did you enjoy the story? Why? Why not?

 

Writing

Follow the link and read the story starter.

Imagine... you are the snail. You are going to write about a day in your diary. What did you do during your day? Describe everything you came across in your sloooooooowwww day using lots of adjectives and expanded noun phrases. 

Dear Diary,

You will NEVER guess what I came across today...

 

Maths

Miss Howes’ and Miss Walker’s Groups: Follow the link and click on 'Summer Term - Week 1. Now watch the 'Lesson 1' video then complete these activities.

 

Miss Rowland’s and Miss Higgins' Maths Group: Today we are going to recap our understanding of addition and subtraction. In class, we have looked carefully at the addition column method (remember where you carry the ten over and record if it’s over ten) and column subtraction (stealing from next door).

Can you tell your grown up how we use these two methods?

Today you are going to practise these two methods. Click on the link to open your worksheet. Make sure you read the symbol carefully so you know for sure if it is an addition or subtraction question. Do these in your home learning book showing the method - I do not want you to work these out in your head.

When you have finished these questions, follow the link to the 'Maths Invaders Game'. Make sure you click 'Addition’ or ‘Subtraction’ at the beginning and only complete the Year 2 links on the game.

 

Topic

Today we are going to do some Science. Log in to Espresso and follow these steps: Key Stage 1 - Science - Materials. Now watch the videos 'Changing Materials' and 'Suitability of Materials'. 

After you have watched the videos, click on 'Activities' and complete the 'Sort the Recycling' activity. 

 

Brain Breaks

Give your brain a break by joining in with today's Lunch Doodle!

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

Daily Lunch Doodle https://youtu.be/utmqbB7ekXM 

Have a fantastic day!
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Moston Lane, Moston, Greater Manchester, M9 4HH

Tel: 0161 205 3864

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