St Wilfrid's RC Primary School

Care, Learn, Respect.

Year 2 - Mr Bell, Mrs Bayley and Mrs Stanley

English

The pack of work that has been sent home, is for children who would like to do more than the daily piece of work that is uploaded on Padlet.

Daily Home Lessons from the BBC - Click to access extra work

FURTHER READING - Epic Books - Sign in using code qcl9043 - There are wide range of stories at different levels which can be read or listened to. 

You can now access all home learning for English, Maths and RE for Year 2 on Padlet

See below letter for Summer Activities Booklet.  Extra websites to practice more learning listed in the letter.

English Summer Activities Booklet

Thursday 16th July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Chako Chaki

Thursday 16th July 2020

LC:  Answer VIPERS Questions

 Read the following extract from You're a Bad Man Mr Gum story.  Then answer the questions below in your Literacy book.

Thursday 16th July 2020

LC:  Florence Nightingale Comprehension Answers

Wednesday 15th July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Carmen, The Farmer

Wednesday 15th July 2020

LC:  Florence Nightingale Comprehension
Read the comprehension about Florence Nightingale and then answer the questions in your literacy book.  Answers tomorrow.

Tuesday 14th July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Bubbling with Happiness

Tuesday 14th July 2020

LC:  Florence Nightingale Hospital Improvements
Watch the Video of Florence Nightingale and read the PowerPoint.  Then try to match answers to how Florence Nightingale changed hospitals. (Write these and draw the matching answer in your Literacy book.)

Monday 13th July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Beware the Dragon

Monday 13th July 2020

LC:  Mary Seacole Comprehension
 

Read the comprehension about Mary Seacole and then answer the questions.  Answers tomorrow.

Friday 10th July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - The Littlest Knight

Friday 10th July 2020

LC:  Mary Seacole's Herbal Remedies
Read the 2nd page of the PowerPoint about Mary Seacole's Herbal Remedies and then answer the questions below in your literacy book.  Worksheet with key words to help at the bottom of the page.

Thursday 9th July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - A Lesson Of Tit for Tat

Thursday 9th July 2020

LC:  Create a Fact File for Mary Seacole.
Read the PowerPoint below and complete task 1 (see last slide in PowerPoint) in your Literacy book with a fact file about Mary Seacole.  Here is the BBC website for more  information and videos to add information to your fact file.

Thursday 9th July 2020

LC:  Grammar Hammer Answers

Wednesday 8th July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read along with a story - Oh No George

Wednesday 8th July 2020

LC:  Grammar Hammer
Answers Tomorrow

Tuesday 7th July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - The Halloween House

Tuesday 7th July 2020

LC:  Research and Write a Paragraph on Deforestation
Research - Look at websites and find information about deforestation.  Take notes.
Deforestation effects website info
Top 10 deforestation facts Video
Then write the sub-heading Deforestation
Using your facts write your paragraph about deforestation.  Write neatly and in sentences.  Remember to say what deforestation is first.  Then reasons why trees are cut down such as for farming or building new towns.  Why is this not a good for our Earth?
Remember to check your work once you have finished to make sure it has correct punctuation and makes sense.

For Monday 6th July if interested

The Great Fire of London - Facebook Live Stream - Museum of London

Watch a guided museum of London tour and explore the story of the Great Fire of London.
Monday 6 July, 2-2.30pm – Part 1: How the fire began
Monday 13 July, 2-2.30pm – Part 2: How the fire was stopped
Monday 20 July, 2-2.30pm – Part 3: How the fire changed London

Weekly Spelling - Monday 6th July 2020

Monday 6th July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Beauty

Monday 6th July 2020

LC:  Research and Write a Paragraph on The Importance of Trees
Research - Look at websites and find information about what trees give us.  Take notes.
Why are trees important? website info
Why are trees important? Video
Then write the sub-heading Importance of Trees
Using your facts write your paragraph about the importance of trees.  Write neatly and in sentences.  Remember to say things such as trees give us oxygen to breathe.  Also that we can get food (give examples) from trees and for animals. 
Remember to check your work once you have finished to make sure it has correct punctuation and makes sense.

Friday 3rd July 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Ali Thumb

Friday 3rd July 2020

LC:  Research and Write a Paragraph on Types of Trees
Research - Look at websites and find information about what evergreen and deciduous trees are and what examples of each there are.  Take notes.
Evergreen trees website information
Deciduous trees website information

Video about Evergreen and Deciduous Trees
Then write the sub-heading Types of Trees
Using your facts write your paragraph about types of trees.  Write neatly and in sentences.  Remember to say what evergreen trees means and what deciduous trees means.  Then give examples of names of trees for both.
Remember to check your work once you have finished to make sure it has correct punctuation and makes sense.

Thursday 2nd July 2020

LC:  Write an Introduction Paragraph on Trees
Write a heading for your report - an example might be All About Trees
Write the sub-heading Introduction.  
Using your facts from yesterday write your paragraph to introduce trees.  Write neatly and in sentences.  Remember to describe what trees are (including a trunk, roots, branches and leaves).  Also include a good fact such as how many trees there are in the world.  Remember to check your work once you have finished to make sure it has correct punctuation and makes sense.

Wednesday 1st July 2020

LC:  Research an Introduction on Trees
A non-chronological report is set out (see document) with a heading and then information put into paragraphs with a sub-heading.  Today we are going to find research about what trees are.
Write the sub-heading Introduction.  Then use facts about what trees are from facts yesterday or look at internet pages or videos (such as links below).  Include a key fact like how many trees are there in the world.
What are trees? Write key facts not everything.
How many trees are there in the world?

Tuesday 30th June 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to listen to a story on trees - We Love Trees!

Tuesday 30th June 2020

LC:  Write a List of Facts About Trees
This week we will look at finding facts about trees for a non-chronological report.  Today watch some videos to learn facts about trees.  Write facts in a list with bullet points.  You will be able to use some of these in your report.
eg * Trees provide oxygen that humans need to breathe.
Watch the following two videos and list facts in your literacy book.
Why do we need Trees? video

Monday 29th June 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Grow Your Own Gargoyle

Monday 29th June 2020 - Weekly Spellings

Monday 29th June 2020

LC:  Features of a Non-Chronological Report
This week we will look at finding facts about trees in a non-chronological report.  Today read the PowerPoint about what are features of a non-chronological report.

Friday 26th June 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Little Miss Mary and the Big Monster Makeover

Friday 26th June 2020

LC:  Answer VIPERS Questions

Book Title:  Flat Stanley

Read the extract and complete questions below.  Answer the VIPERS questions in your literacy book.

Remember to answer in full sentences and use neat handwriting.

Thursday 25th June 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Aharsi The Bengal Tiger

Thursday 25th June 2020

LC:  Locating Information.
Title: Inside a castle
Read the text and complete the Text, Sentence and Word activities in your literacy book.  Remember to answer in full sentences and use neat handwriting.

Thursday 25th June 2020

LC:  Grammar Hammer Answers

Wednesday 24th June 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to listen and read along to a story - Lulu Loves Stories

Wednesday 24th June 2020

LC:  Grammar Hammer
Do the Grammar Hammer in your Literacy book.  Answers tomorrow.

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

LC:  Reading

Click on the link to read a story - Be Truthful

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

LC:  Great Fire of London Mystery SPAG Clue Search
Read the story and solve the spelling, punctuation and grammar clues to solve the mystery of who burnt the buns.  (The answers are at the bottom of the document so no peeking until you've finished!!) 

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

LC:  The Diary of Samuel Pepys Comprehension Answers

 Harder comprehension answers below first one.

Monday 22nd June 2020

LC:  The Diary of Samuel Pepys Comprehension
We know a lot about the Great Fire of London because Samuel Pepys kept a diary that described what he saw.  Do the comprehension below or if you want a harder one go further down. (or try both!) Answers tomorrow.

Monday 22nd June 2020 - Weekly Spellings

Monday 22nd June 2020

LC:  Reading

Listen to the story by clicking on the link - I had trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew by Dr. Seuss. 

Monday 22nd June 2020

LC:  Great Fire of London Mystery Clue Search Answers

Friday 19th June 2020

LC:  Short Video about The Great Fire of London

Watch the following video by clicking on the link - The Great Fire of London. 

Friday 19th June 2020

LC:  Great Fire of London WordSearch
Print out if you can, otherwise try to find all the words online.

Friday 19th June 2020

LC:  Great Fire of London Mystery Clue Search
Read the story and then crack the codes using Maths clues.  Work out who the mystery hero is!  Use your book to work out the clues and answer each clue.  The clues will give you the answer to the mystery by eliminating those it can't be!
Answers on Monday.

Ms Osler - Music lesson on London's Burning 

For work for this week on The Great Fire of London.

London's burning, London's burning.
Fetch the engines, fetch the engines.
Fire fire, Fire Fire!
Pour on water, pour on water.

(Today's work below this)

Thursday 18th June 2020

LC:  Write a Great Fire of London newspaper article.
Write a Title for your article (eg London on Fire!).  Draw a small picture.  Write a short description of what has happened.  How do you think people are feeling as their homes burn down? A template for how a newspaper article would look is below to help you.

Thursday 18th June 2020

LC:  Reading

Read the following story by clicking on the link - Alfedo. 

Thursday 18th June 2020

LC:  Grammar Hammer Answers.

Wednesday 17th June 2020

LC:  Grammar Hammer

Answers Tomorrow.

Wednesday 17th June 2020

LC:  Reading

Read along to the following story by clicking on the link - The Hole at the Bottom of the Sea. 

Wednesday 17th June 2020

LC:  Create a Great Fire of London Picture.
Below are some drawings of the Great Fire of London (there were no photos at the time because it was so long ago).  Create your own drawing either in your Literacy book or on paper if you have some.  If you have colours, colour it too.

Tuesday 16th June 2020

LC:  Reading

Listen to the following story by clicking on the link - The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. 

Tuesday 16th June 2020

LC:  Great Fire of London Comprehension.

Read the following text then write the questions further below and then answer in your Literacy book from the reading. (Remember to look for key words in the question and find them in the text to find the answer).

Monday 15th June 2020
LC:  Write notes about the Great Fire of London.

This week we will be learning about the Great Fire of London.  Read the following PowerPoint and write down key notes about what happened to cause the Great Fire of London.  When did it take place?  Where did it start?  How and why did the fire spread?  How long did the fire last?  How did they stop the fire from spreading?  What are houses mainly made from now to minimise fire risk? 

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