Year 2 2019 - 2020

Mr Redmond

Mrs McHale

Mrs Heywood

Welcome to Year 2 Covid-19! 

Enjoying school at home

 

We have put together a timetable for you to try to stick to whilst your are studying at home instead of in school.  This timetable can be found in the workbook that we provided for you to work in whilst you are at home.  It can also be found below in FILES TO DOWNLOAD.  We are well aware that this may be a tricky time and thought that the timetable may help to keep you focussed whilst you are having to spend lots of time away from school. 

 

Science

For our science lessons we use Tig Tag to watch videos and do practical activities. We now have free access for parents while schools are closed!

Username: Tigtagstudent

Password: schoolsout

Juniors  https://www.tigtagworld.com/how-to-use-tigtag/ 

Infants   https://www.tigtagjunior.com/how-to-use-tigtag-junior/

Week Beginning: 18/5/2020 

Hi guys, 

I hope everyone is okay and having fun at home. 

Well done to the people who have completed their writing challenges and sent them to me. They are all amazing. I am trying to reply to each letter I have received via email so please keep an eye out for it. I will leave the writing challenge up there for another week so you will have a chance to finish it. 

Thank you to the people who have posted what the children have been doing onto our class twitter page. It has been great to see what they have been doing and I know others have used your ideas. 

Please remember if you have any problems or just fancy a chat email: year2covid19@outlook.com 

Comprehension

I would not expect the children to complete the entire worksheet in one day. After reading the entire text, answer 1 or 2 pages. Repeat this again the next day ensuring the children read the whole text. If children struggle with their speed then reading and answering one page a day is fine. 

Maths 

We are focusin on multiplication and division this week. There are some multiplication worksheets focusing on work with coins. I recommend looking at the answer sheet first as there are some ideas for further questions you can ask.   

One page a day is recommended. There are some examples and answers lower down the page. 

In the invstigation page it would be good for the children to be able to verbally explain what they see to another party. 

There are also plenty of free and child friendly apps, which are interactive and fun. These are great for the children to use and learn from. 

These are some examples you can find: 

-Number pieces 

-3D shapes 

-hto 

-Fractions 

Writing 

This week I thought it would be good to have a writing competition. The children must write a letter to me explaining what they have done during lockdown. You can tweet or email me the work. This may encourage the children to do some writing as I now writing has been difficult for them. 

Art  

I have uploaded a 30 day art challenge for the children to do. You can email or tweet me the work they do however please don't feel like this is something you have to do. I thought it would be nice to give the children a nice task to keep them positive and upbeat. 

 

We hope everyone stays safe and healthy. 

Mr Redmond and Mrs Sorvel 

 

There are lots of websites to help listed below:

Spelling

Bitesize spelling

Verbs and Adverbs

Grammar

 

Old trusty websites:

  • Vocabulary Here is a website which is full of exciting vocabulary. Click on the different links to find adjectives, adverbs, alternative words for said and many more! There is also a link called 'word classes' this will help you to revise what verbs, nouns, adjectives and adverbs are.

  • Maths A range of questions for you to test yourself.

  • Maths Telling the time and times tables games.

  • Sentence games. Here are some sentence games to help you to work on those complex sentences!

 

Maths and English Practise

IXL have separate pages of skills linked to individual Year group.  The Y6 page has links to practise both English and Maths skills.  Pages are then split into skills of which has a practise question for the children to think about.

https://uk.ixl.com/promo?partner=google&campaign=1187&adGroup=Key+Stage+2&gclid=CPPa8teS_8kCFQbnwgodgOIB6A

 

BBC Education have produced a whole host of materials for KS2.  Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English.   Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.  Some aspects require a subscription.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education

 

A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.

http://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/maths/

 

A site with a range of information and questions – great for revision purposes!

http://www.icteachers.co.uk/children/children_sats.htm

 

A revision site based upon the old Key Stage 2 Tests but still contains lots of useful information for both Maths and English.

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/

 

A site with links to  old style Key Stage 2 Maths Papers, Maths Tutorials as well as Maths Games.  Some of these games are linked to Memory and would therefore help pupils to retain key information.

http://www.online-maths-tutor.com/

 

A site with links to Maths and English revision materials, including worksheets to look at online or to print off and practise with.

http://sats.highamstjohns.com/

These are “old style” Key Stage 2 test papers but are still useful for practise, and in particular, creating discussion around questions and strategies to answer.  View on screen or print off for free.  Best used

http://www.emaths.co.uk/index.php/student-resources/past-papers/key-stage-2-ks2-sat-past-papers

 

Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables.

http://www.mad4maths.com/

 

This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.

http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html

 

Loads of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts.

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm

 

A range of English games and activities.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html

 

Activities to reinforce and practise a range of spelling rules.

http://www.keystage2literacy.co.uk/spellings-menu.html

 

A range of activities and games to practise a range of spelling rules and patterns.

http://www.spellzone.com/games/index.cfm?wordlist=2255

 

 

 

 

 

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St John Fisher Primary School

Edward Street,
Widnes,
Cheshire,
WA8 0BW

Main Contact: Office Manager Margaret Hassett

Tel: 0151 424 7794
sec.stjohnfisher@halton.gov.uk