Welcome to Year 2!

Welcome to Year 2!

The team in Year 2 are really looking forward to working hard this half term in the run up to the October Half Term!

Have a look through below to find out a little about what we will be exploring this half term.

English

We will be starting the half term off by following the journey of young Rosie Revere who dreams of becoming a great engineer. Where some people see rubbish, Rosie Revere sees inspiration. Alone is her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends. Rosie’s gizmos would astound – if she ever let anyone see them. Afraid of failure, she hides them away under her bed. Until a fateful visit from her great-great aunt Rose, who shows her that a first flop isn’t something to fear – it’s something to celebrate! We will be walking in Rosie’s footsteps by planning and constructing our very own Gizmo’s. We will be writing instructions for building or using them, adverts to advertise them and much more. We will also be taking inspiration from Andrea Beaty the magnificent author to innovate our own narratives.

This year we will be working hard to improve our spelling and will be a huge focus within our morning work and woven within many other curriculum areas. As the Year 2 team, we strongly recommend that children practice the many common exception words and spelling rules for Years 1 and 2. If spelling is an particular area that your child wants to improve, please use the word lists and suggested spelling games below.

Practising Spellings At Home

Year 1 and 2 Common Exception Word Mat

Year 1 Spelling Rules

Year 2 Spelling Rules

 

Mathematics

This half term we will be sharpening our fluency skills and covering the following:

  • Numbers to 100
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Money
  • Multiplication and Division

We will also be kick starting our journey with Times Table Rockstars to strengthen our times table knowledge. Therefore, please make the most of your child’s Times Table Rockstars account to develop their knowledge of the times tables and see their rock status grow!

https://ttrockstars.com/

 

The children also have access to espresso where they are able to explore interactive resources covering the entire Year 2 curriculum as oppose to just Maths.

http://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/

 

Science

Uses of Materials is our first topic we will be exploring in Science. Through this top children will name, identify and hunt for everyday materials including wood, metal, plastic, glass, rubber, brick, rock, paper, fabric and card. They will list properties of different materials such as hardness, strength, flexibility and shininess. They will learn that the properties of materials are important to the object they are made from. They will identify suitable and unsuitable materials for different objects and will be able to explain why.

Working Scientifically, children will classify materials sorting them into groups in a variety of ways. They will use reference materials to find out some fascinating facts about a type of material. They will compare the strength of different types of paper predicting which will rip when pulled by their hands. They will learn what absorbency means and explore the absorbency of different types of materials. They will examine different ways to record results and select an appropriate way to record the results of an investigation about waterproof materials. They will apply the findings from these investigations to design a product.

 

Topic

We will be exploring our local area in our first topic, “Our Town, Our Denton!”.

Please see the curriculum page to find out more.

 

Religious Educations

“Who is a Muslim and what do they believe?”

This is the question we will be focusing on this half term. We will be discovering and discussing why religions, such as Christianity and Islam, have different beliefs. In particular, the significant figures we worship and the lessons they teach.

 

Computing

This half term we will begin our project ‘Vehicles’. In this project, children will be researching, designing and building their own vehicles. Children will produce their own advert to advertise their vehicle using Stop Animate, Do Ink Green Screen and iMovie.

 

PE

Dance is our focus this half term, within this topic we will be exploring the different types of movement to represent different living things and animated everyday items.

Please make sure that your child’s P.E. Kit consists of a pair of black pumps, plain black shorts or plain black jogging bottoms and a plain white t-shirt or one with the school logo. The children will need them every Monday and Tuesday, then it can be taken home and cleaned ready for the next week.

 

PSHE

Our theme for this half term is ‘Being me in my World’, where we will discuss what’s good about ourselves and explore what we want to achieve to continue growing and excelling with our unique talents.

 

Homework

In Year 2 homework is given out each Friday and is to be returned every Wednesday. The children can choose from the Our Town, Our Denton Take Away Homework Sheet. Homework can be presented in any way the children wish, so if they have published something using an iPad, tablet or computer please email it to us!

year2@corrie.tameside.sch.uk

The children are also asked to read at least twice a week to someone at home. We ask the children to record this in their Reading Log. Reading books are changed daily – whenever your child is ready for a new book. Therefore, remind your child to hand it in so that it can be organised for them.

Please take a look at our Year 2 Reading Log Comment Top Tips, your comments can really help us and your child improve in reading.

Don’t forget that your homework and reading are monitored as part of your Assertive Mentoring profile

On time by Wednesday – GREEN

Late by Friday – YELLOW

No homework or reading completed – RED

Year 2 Home Learning Overview 20.07.2020

Take a look at our overview for the learning at home this week. For all of the Video and Website QR code links click this link – Year 2 Weeks 13 – 14 QR Codes for Online Lessons

Year 2 Home Learning Overview
W.B. 20.06.2020
Monday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths Properties of 2D shapes – See QR sheet for the video link

Monday Maths

Phonics  Spelling Shed App
PE Keep up momentum

Don’t forget to get active together this week, and log your activity with Travel to Tokyo, to get your team one step closer to Tokyo and to winning this week’s prize!

Log activity:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/log-activity

Keep track of progress:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/school/corrie-primary-school-m34-6fg

RE Some people say, “The world is broken.” What might this idea mean to Jewish people?  How do you think the world is broken? What have people done or are doing in our local community to help mend the world. Either create a poster, an imovie, or take photographs or illustrate what has been or is being done to mend our world.
Music Log onto Charanga with your Yumu login from your homework book. Perform and record you chosen friendship song for your friend.
 
Tuesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths Properties of 3D shapes – See QR sheet for the video link

Tuesday Maths

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Week 14 Tuesday

To retrieve information from the extract.
Topic Using a range of materials you have at home (and outside in your garden), can you create a seaside collage? Take a look at the examples in your pack for some ideas. Remember to include some of the seaside features you have learned about.
 
Wednesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Log on to Active Learn’s Bug Club and choose a reading ebook to read. If you click alien icon on the pages there are interactive games and questions for you. I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside Comprehension
Maths Sorting shapes – See QR sheet for the video link

Wednesday Maths

Phonics www.phonicsplay.co.uk

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Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Week 14 Wednesday

To make inferences about the extract.
PSHE With our friends and family, we show our feelings in different ways. Sometimes when we have missed someone, we give them a big hug, but sometimes when we are sad, we may push them away hurting them. Can you draw someone who you care for in the middle of your paper? Then all around them label or draw what they do that lets you know that they love and care about you.
Computing Choose a Computing Mini Mission to complete.

Computing Mini Missions

 
Thursday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths Shape Patterns – See QR sheet for the video link

Thursday Maths

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English See QR  sheet for the online lesson link

Week 14 Thursday adverbs

To Identify and use fronted adverbials.
Science The Life cycle of a plant. Could you plant some seeds at home?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zyvs34j

 
Friday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths See QR sheet for the link Friday Maths

 

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Week 14 Friday features of an action scene

To identify features of an action scene
Handwriting Copy a page from a book of your choice onto the handwriting practice paper. Remember tall letters reach the top broken line and descender like p and g reach the bottom broken line.
Times tables TTRockstars Practice your 2s, 5s and 10s

Year 2 Home Learning Overview 13.07.2020

Take a look at our overview for the learning at home this week. For all of the Video and Website QR code links click this link – Year 2 Weeks 13 – 14 QR Codes for Online Lessons

Year 2 Home Learning Overview
W.B. 13.07.2020
Monday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths Find the total – See QR sheet for the video link – Monday Maths
Phonics  Spelling Shed App
PE Keep up momentum

Don’t forget to get active together this week, and log your activity with Travel to Tokyo, to get your team one step closer to Tokyo and to winning this week’s prize!

Log activity:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/log-activity

Keep track of progress:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/school/corrie-primary-school-m34-6fg

RE Some people say ‘We have spoiled God’s good Earth’, what might this idea mean to Christians? What could we do to look after our Earth? Can you do something in your home to care for our Earth? Either create a poster,an  imovie, or take photographs or illustrate what you have done to look after our Earth.
Music Log onto Charanga with your Yumu login from your homework book. Our topic in music is friendship, can you think of your favourite song that make you think of friendship? Present and illustrate the lyrics to show what you imagine when you listen to it.
Tuesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths Find the difference – See QR sheet for the video link – Tuesday Maths
Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English See QR sheet for the online lesson link – Week 13 Tuesday inference Read Firework Makers daughter extract. Answer inference questions.
Topic How has the seaside changed over time? Read the information and then create a Pic Collage showing what you have found out. Share it on the blog.

Video – Seaside through the years

How has the seaside changed over time? Read the information and then complete the comparison table for the past, present and both.
Wednesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Log on to Active Learn’s Bug Club and choose a reading ebook to read. If you click alien icon on the pages there are interactive games and questions for you. What Plants Need to Grow Comprehension
Maths Find the change – See QR sheet for the video link Wednesday Maths
Phonics www.phonicsplay.co.uk

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Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Week 13 Wednesday sentence types

To use and identify different sentence types
PSHE What makes a family? Blog or vlog your recipe for a family. What makes a family? Write and illustrate your recipe for a family
Computing Choose a computing mini mission to complete.

Computing Mini Missions

Thursday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths Two-step problems – See QR sheet for the video link Thursday Maths
Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Week 13 Thursday Identify features of a recount

To identify features of a recount
Science Watch video : https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks1-ks2-ivys-plant-workshop-parts-of-a-plant/zvdkpg8

Draw diagram of a plant and label.

Parts and needs of a plant worksheet.
Friday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths Position and Direction in Football – See QR sheet for the link

Friday Maths

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Week 13 Friday writing a recount

To write a diary entry as if you were Lila from the story all about her day.
Handwriting Copy a page from a book of your choice onto the handwriting practice paper. Remember tall letters reach the top broken line and descender like p and g reach the bottom broken line.
Timestables TTRockstars Practice your 2s, 5s and 10s

Year 2 Home Learning Overview W.B. 06.07.2020

Take a look at our overview for the learning at home this week. For all of the Video and Website QR code links click this link –  Year 2 Weeks 10 – 12 QR Codes for Online Lessons

Year 2 Home Learning Overview
W.B. 06.07.2020
Monday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths 10 Times table

Monday 10 timestable

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics  Spelling Shed App
PE Keep up momentum

Don’t forget to get active together this week, and log your activity with Travel to Tokyo, to get your team one step closer to Tokyo and to winning this week’s prize!

Log activity:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/log-activity

Keep track of progress:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/school/corrie-primary-school-m34-6fg

RE How do we find out what Christians believe about the world creation of the world?

Watch the story of creation and make the wheel to retell the story that Christians believe.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hMEfpbE-Bs

How do we find out what Christians believe about the world creation of the world?

Read the story of creation and make the wheel to retell the story that Christians believe.

 

Music Log onto Charanga with your Yumu login from your homework book. Choose a music challenge card to complete. Look back at those in Week 10.
 
Tuesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths Make equal groups – sharing

Tuesday Make Equal Groups Sharing

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To identify the key features of a setting description.

Tuesday English

See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Topic Learn with Barnaby about the seaside. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qO0mu6YJW8

Can you label the features of the seaside?

Seaside Topic

Read about the Seaside, Can you label the features of the seaside?
 
Wednesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Log on to Active Learn’s Bug Club and choose a reading ebook to read. If you click alien icon on the pages there are interactive games and questions for you. Swim and Splash Comprehension
Maths Makes equal groups – grouping

Wednesday Make equal groups grouping

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics www.phonicsplay.co.uk

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Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To identify and use commas in a list.

Wednesday English

See QR sheet for the video link.

PSHE Choose a mindfulness challenge card to complete. Look back at week 11’s pack for the cards.

Mindfulness Challenges

Computing Algorithms – Dance Moves (See instructions and resources in the pack)

dance_moves_activity

dance_moves_supporting_worksheets

 
Thursday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths Odd and Even Numbers

Thursday Odd and Even Numbers

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To write a setting description.

Thursday English

See QR sheet for the video link.

Science Parts of a plant

See QR sheet for video links

Can you label the parts of a plant?
 
Friday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths Challenge – 1, 2 and 3

See QR sheet for the link

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To identify the meaning of words.

Friday English

See QR sheet for the link

Handwriting Copy a page from a book of your choice onto the handwriting practice paper. Remember tall letters reach the top broken line and descender like p and g reach the bottom broken line.
Timestables TTRockstars Practice your 2s, 5s and 10s

 

Year 2 Home Learning Overview W.B. 29.06.2020

Take a look at our overview for the learning at home this week. For all of the Video and Website QR code links click this link –  Year 2 Weeks 10 – 12 QR Codes for Online Lessons

Year 2 Home Learning Overview
W.B. 29.06.2020
Monday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths Multiplication Sentences using the x symbol

Monday Multiplication sentences using the x symbol

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics  Spelling Shed App
PE Keep up momentum

Don’t forget to get active together this week, and log your activity with Travel to Tokyo, to get your team one step closer to Tokyo and to winning this week’s prize!

Log activity:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/log-activity

Keep track of progress:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/school/corrie-primary-school-m34-6fg

RE What can inspire people to care more? What encourages you to care for others? Tell us about your ideas, either write or blog about them.
Music Log onto Charanga with your Yumu login from your homework book. Choose a music challenge card to complete. Look back at those in Week 10.
 
Tuesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths Using arrays

Tuesday Use arrays

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To identify and use expanded noun phrases.

Tuesday English

See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Topic Sing along to the UK Geography song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncqDJW4EhmE

Can you label the four countries that make the UK and their capitals?

Read all about the United Kingdom, where we live. Can you label the four countries that make the UK and their capitals?
 
Wednesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Log on to Active Learn’s Bug Club and choose a reading ebook to read. If you click alien icon on the pages there are interactive games and questions for you. Glenn’s Odd School Comprehension
Maths 2 Times table

Wednesday 2 times table

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics www.phonicsplay.co.uk

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Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To write a character description of the White Elephant.

Wednesday English

See QR sheet for the online lesson link

PSHE Choose a mindfulness challenge card to complete.

Mindfulness Challenges

Computing Algorithms – Human Robot (See instructions and resources in the pack)

Human Robot Instructions

human_robot_supporting_worksheets

 
Thursday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths 5 Times table

Thursday 5 Times table

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To retrieve information.

Thursday English

See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Science Animal Groups

See QR Sheet for the video links

Can you sort these living things into mammals, amphibians, fish, birds and reptiles?
 
Friday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths Challenge – 1, 2 and 3

Friday Challenge

See QR sheet for the link

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To retrieve information.

Friday English

See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Handwriting Copy a page from a book of your choice onto the handwriting practice paper. Remember tall letters reach the top broken line and descender like p and g reach the bottom broken line.
Timestables TTRockstars Practice your 2s, 5s and 10s

Reading Eggs Awards!

So many of you have been working so hard on Reading Eggs recently!

I would like to say a special well done to Layla, Ronnie, Jakub, Oliver and Fletcher for their amazing efforts.

Look at all of the certificates you have earned, it’s incredible – keep it up!

I would like to say a very special well done to Fletcher who has now completed the Reading Eggs map!

Don’t forget that once you’ve completed Reading Eggs you can still earn certificates on Reading Eggspress too.

Year 2 Home Learning Overview W.B. 22.06.2020

Take a look at our overview for the learning at home this week. For all of the Video and Website QR code links click this link –  Year 2 Weeks 10 – 12 QR Codes for Online Lessons

Year 2 Home Learning Overview
W.B. 22.06.2020
Monday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths Monday Add and Subtract 10s

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics  Spelling Shed App
PE Get Ready! Our school is getting active with Team GB and Paralympics GB by joining the Travel to Tokyo challenge. We want you to travel the distance to Tokyo by getting active as a family.

There’s weekly prizes to be won too!

Find out more:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo?tab=families

Log activity:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/log-activity

Keep track of progress:

https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo/school/corrie-primary-school-m34-6fg

So for PE choose an activity of your own choice to add to our activity log. Maybe you fancy a ball game, a bike ride, walk, scooter ride, run, playing in your garden, a dance or yoga. Whatever it is, please log it by following the link above for a chance to win prizes!

RE Can you create a ‘Golden Rule’ that religious and non-religious people can follow to make sure we treat others with kindness?

Blog or write about it.

Music Log onto Charanga with your Yumu login from your homework book. Choose a music challenge card to complete.
Tuesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths Tuesday Add 2 Digit Numbers

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To write a set of instructions on how to make a firework display.

Tuesday English

See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Topic Sing along to the oceans song and label the world map.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6BE4VcYngQ

Read about the 5 oceans of the world and label the map.
Wednesday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Log on to Active Learn’s Bug Club and choose a reading ebook to read. If you click alien icon on the pages there are interactive games and questions for you. Seahorses Comprehension
Maths Wednesday Subtract 2 digit numbers

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics www.phonicsplay.co.uk

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Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To make inferences. Listen or read the ‘Firework Maker’s Daughter’ Extract and answer the questions.

Wednesday English

See QR sheet for the online lesson link

PSHE Join in the Jigsaw Big Sing

https://www.jigsawpshe.com/jigsaw-big-sing/#1585665660007-jigsaw-big-sing-activity-pack

Sometimes we can let our worries grow and weigh us down. It’s important to manage these and let them go. So why not create a worry monster to feed them to?
Computing Algorithms – Creating Patterns (See instructions and resources in the pack)

creating_patterns_activity

creating_patterns_supporting_worksheets

Thursday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Reading Eggs app
Maths Thursday Bonds to 100 tens and ones

See QR sheet for the video link

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To make inferences. Listen or read the ‘Firework Maker’s Daughter’ Extract and answer the questions.

Thursday English

See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Science Make insects out of natural materials.

See QR sheet for the video link.

Make insects out of natural materials. Take photographs to share your learning.
Friday Subject Online Learning Printed Pack
Reading Read your reading book or share a book together.
Maths Friday Challenge

Challenge – 1, 2 and 3

See QR sheet for the link

Phonics Choose an activity from Active Learn – Spelling and Grammar Bug  Choose an activity from your Phonics Pack.
English To identify the key features of a character description.

Friday English

See QR sheet for the online lesson link

Handwriting Copy a page from a book of your choice onto the handwriting practice paper. Remember tall letters reach the top broken line and descender like p and g reach the bottom broken line.
Timestables TTRockstars Practice your 2s, 5s and 10s

Sharing Science at Home

Thank you for sharing your home learning with us, we have seen so many children who have been exploring and carrying out all different kinds of investigations. Our children at Corrie love learning by discovering things for themselves, especially in Science. Children love to experiment so here are some fun hands on science experiments using things you most likely already have at home.

Click here to choose your next experiment!

Don’t forget to share what you get up to by emailing us photographs or videos to your child’s year group email address or straight to our Corrie Facebook Page.

We can’t wait to see what you discover!