Wk1 Home Learning - Wk Beg 23.3.20

Hello Beech Class!  Here are the work activities for this week. Remember:
  • Do some exercise everyday!  If you can't get outside for exercise there are Just Dance videos on Youtube and at 9 am every day Joe Wicks is doing a PE lesson (The Body Coach).
  • You do not need to work ALL day, however, do an English, Maths and another task each day.  Do not complain to Mums or Dads when they ask you!
  • Most of the maths will be on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/  There is a video for you to watch then an activity to complete (which is in your work pack).  After your maths activity practise your number skills for at least 10 minutes on TTRockstars or Numbots.
Monday
Eng - P.25 of the English pack: Commas in Lists.
       - Then write 5 lists of your own.  This could be lists of: shopping, your favourite things or your friends.
Maths - log onto https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/  Click on the pink Year 2 box then lesson 1.  Watch the video then complete "Make equal parts" in your work pack. 
Topic - go on a material hunt.  How many things can you find made from: wood, glass, fabric, plastic, metal, paper/card? How many words can you use to describe them?  Remember some of those super words like: waterproof, absorbent, rigid, flexible, rough, smooth, etc.
 
Tuesday 
Eng - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxl28KQOHy4  Write 6 sentences about something you did at the weekend or last week.  Underline the past tense verbs with "ed" endings.
Maths - log onto https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/  Click on the pink Year 2 box then lesson 2.  Watch the video then complete "Recognise a half" from your work pack. 
Topic - have a look at animal patterns online.  Then choose an animal print to draw and colour as a background then draw an African animal on top like the picture below:
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Wednesday
Eng - https://www.roythezebra.com/guided-reading-story.html Read the story by clicking Chapter 1: The Worst Zoo in the World.  Click on "after discussion".  Either answer verbally or print the questions to answer.
Maths - log onto https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/  Click on the pink Year 2 box then lesson 3.  Watch the video then complete "Find a half" from your work pack. 
Topic/maths - Find fractions in the house.  Can you half/quarter food/objects? Can you draw pictures or make models using fractions?
 
Thursday
Eng - Imagine you are a safari leader in the Serengeti National Park.  Imagine you are taking a group of tourists for a safari through the park. What is the landscape like? What do you see? Write down what you can see and what happens.  Choose 3 animals to see.  Tell the tourists all about these animals.
Maths - log onto https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/  Click on the pink Year 2 box then lesson 4.  Watch the video then complete "Recognise a quarter" from your work pack. 
Topic - draw a map of your safari park.  Put on the watering holes, visitors centre and the route through the animal enclosures.  If you're up for the challenge, put on the 4 compass points and write the directions the tour could take.
 
Friday
Eng - Read your safari writing from yesterday.  Check, edit and improve it.  Have you remembered all the full stops and capital letters?  Have you asked any questions?  Did you use any exclamations? Can you put some exciting verbs and adjectives in? Does something scary happen?  Practise performing the presentation as if you are there.  Why don't you show your family?  If someone can video your safari you could email it to me.
Maths- log onto https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/  Click on the pink Year 2 box then lesson 5.  Watch the video then complete "Find a quarter" from your work pack. 
Topic - can you write a song or draw a poster to advertise your safari?
 
Hope you've had a good week my Beech friends.  Looking forward to hearing from you all at some point.