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W/C 15th June

Welcome to home learning for term 6 - week 3!

Just a quick reminder of what to expect throughout each week.

Maths and English lessons will be updated daily.

Our project this term is science based so there will be no additional weekly science lessons. 
Our project lessons will be uploaded with our English lessons this term as they will work along side each other. 

There will also be a weekly spelling and reading comprehension task.

 

Just a reminder that you do not need to worry about printing any of the activity sheets out. They are there as a guide for the task and you can print them out if you can/would like to. Otherwise, please just record your learning in your pink book however suits you. 

 

We do ask that you send one piece of Maths and English learning to us each week via our email and we will indicate by the lesson which particular piece we would like to see.  It would also be extremely valuable to see your project and science too, if possible. 

Obviously, if you would like to send us more then we would love to see it. We are so grateful to see any of your wonderful learning!

Our email is:  yeartwo@uphillprimary.co.uk

We would also really like to signpost you to our pastoral care page on our website.

This has been put together by our wonderful learning mentors and offers advice and support for any children and families that need support during this time: 

https://www.uphillprimary.co.uk/mental-health-and-wellbeing/

 

Reports

Last week we sent a request for your child's comments to go in their school report.  Thank you so much to everyone who has already returned these! Below is the information and template for anyone who still needs it. We would be so grateful if we could have your responses this week. Thank you 

 

Weekly Checklist:

Below we have created a weekly checklist. Throughout your week you can tick the activities off as you complete them to ensure you are on track. We understand only some families may find this useful so please feel free to use it however there is no expectation for it to be used.

Reading

Please see the attached reading comprehension sheet and book review.

Try this website for some free e-books that your children can read at home. You will be able to choose the book band that they are currently reading. 

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/

 

Times table and number bond practice:

Please use this website to help your children practice their number bonds to 10 (e.g. 3+ 7=10) and their 2,5 and 10 times tables. The children have used this game within class so should be familiar with it.

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

 

Spellings:

For the next few weeks we will be focusing on common exception words. These are words that don’t follow the phonic and spelling rules we have been learning so are learned by simply becoming more and more familiar with them through reading and spelling practice.

Below is the document with the ones we are focusing on this week.

There is also the full list of common exception words that are covered in both Year 1 and 2 for your information.

 

To hopefully make practicing their spellings more fun, here is a link to some spelling games they can also use to help them practice.

https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/2/Year-2

 

The link will take you to the full list of rules learned in Year 2 and common exception words are near the bottom. Of course, practice of any of the other rules is perfectly fine too!

Monday

Project:

This week we are going to be exploring smaller habitats and look at minibeasts!

Please click here to follow the lesson: https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/project-monday-15th-june

Maths:

We are continuing to look at measure but today we are moving on to look at measuring mass. 

Please click here to follow the lesson: https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/maths-monday-15th-june

 

Here is the link to the measuring game mentioned in the powerpoint: https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/mostlyPostie/index.html

Tuesday

English: 

Today we will be creating a Story S for our book 'Superworm'.

To access today's lesson and find out more follow the link below:

https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/tuesday-16th-june-english

 

To hear the full story of Superworm click the link below:

https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/superworm-full-story

Maths:

Today we are still looking at measuring mass but will be looking at how we measure heavier things using kilograms.

Please click here to follow this lesson: https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/maths-tuesday-16th-june

Wednesday

English: 

In today's lesson we will be thinking of some ideas to innovate the story of Superworm to make our own story. 

To access today's lesson follow the link below: 

https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/wednesday-17th-june-english

Maths:

Today we are looking at another type of measure and will exploring volume and capacity.

Please click here to follow the lesson: https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/maths-wednesday-17th-june

Thursday

English: 

After thinking of our own ideas for our story in yesterday's lesson today we will start to write the first part of our story. 

To access today's lesson follow the link below.

https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/thursday-18th-june-english

Maths:

Today we are continuing to look at volume and capacity but exploring how to measure larger amounts of liquid using litres. 

Please click here to follow the lesson: https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/maths-thursday-18th-june

Friday

English: 

Today we will be continuing and finishing our stories that we started yesterday. 

To access today's lesson follow the link below. 

https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/friday-19th-june-english

Maths:

Today we are looking at temperature and how we would measure this.

Please click here to follow the lesson: https://uphill-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/maths-friday-19th-june

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