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Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: Mrs Mills
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Mrs Sidat, Mrs Shardlow and Mrs Haigh
English Subject Star - Madison (13.9.19)
Maths Subject Star - Nusaib (20.9.19)
Science Subject Star - Emily (27.9.19)
Topic Subject Star- Finley (4.10.19)
P.E Subject Star - Greyson (11.10.19)
Homework Star - Paige (8.11.19)
Art Subject Start - Zak (15,11,19)
English Subject Star- Madison (25.11.19)
Maths Subject Star - Lincoln
RE Subject Star - Caitlin (29.11.19)
A sample of the songs can be found at the following websites.Click on the green listen to songs button to access a free sample of the tunes.
) In computing we have been using the new chrome books to learn how to login to TT Rockstars and My Maths. We have also been learning how to code using Lightbot and Bee bots.
In English we have just started looking at instruction texts. Here we are reading recipes to each other helping each other to decode and explain any new words.
In History we have been studying the 1940's era and looking at how they way of life was different then. We have also been talking about WW2 and the effects of rationing and we are looking forward to our role play Evacuation Day at Holdenby House. Please ask if you need help to make a gas box.
In Maths we have been working hard and learning how to add and subtract using a tens frame to help us. We have also discussed other ways of showing our calculations using a part whole model or a bead string.
Maths Activities and resources
Here are some maths games to try at home to help with various maths skills. Why not try one a day?
http://www.ictgames.com/weight.html - Measuring Scales games
https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/116/telling-the-time - Telling the time game
http://www.timestables.me.uk/printable-pdf-quiz-generator.htm Times table sheet generator
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button Times table game.
https://www.timestables.co.uk/games/ More times tables games!
Time Tables Rock Stars
Let's Rock! Ok rock stars, show us how good you are at your timestables!
Each child should have their own personal login details in their home school diary or given out at parents evening. Follow this link to login and have fun!
Keep trying to learn those all important common exception words!
- Write them in different colour pens (Rainbow spellings)
- Put them on post-its and hide them around the house. When you find a word, spell it and win it!
- Use magnetic letters to spell 5 of the words on the fridge each week
- Use foam letters in the bath or shower to spell the words, or just use your finger and the bubbles!
- 'Paint' spellings onto pavements or fences in the garden with an old paintbrush and water
- Paint your spellings onto big sheets of paper
- For those of you who like getting messy, fill a baking tray with shaving foam or a little cornflour and water, and write your spellings in the mixture.
- Find your spellings in a newspaper or magazine, cut them out and collect them
For a list of the words visit:
Or try this online game:
Please see the homework bingo below.
Please keep reading everyday, remember if you read at least 3 times a week you will get a golden ticket!
Well done on such amazing homework this half term, many golden tickets have been awarded. Thank you for all the yummy biscuits, they were all delicous!
My Maths Update
Thank you for your enthusiasm with My Maths keep up the good work!
If you have any problems with My Maths or do not have facilities to log in please let a Year 2 teacher know, we will be happy to help.
We are busy planning our first exciting adventure! Check back soon for more details.
Other useful websites
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zs73r82 - Useful for Science discussions What is the difference between living and non living things?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9H4knv_KsPk The Frog and The Scorpion Fable used in English.
https://www.zsl.org/zsl-whipsnade-zoo Why not take a trip to ZSL to Whipsnade Zoo to learn more about living creatures.
https://www.nhm.ac.uk/ Or a visit to the Natural History Museum will help to talk about things that were once living.
https://www.familymathstoolkit.org.uk/ The Family Maths Toolkit is full of ideas to help parents, families and children aged 13 and under enjoy everyday maths activities together.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/help-your-child-with-maths Give your child a head start in Maths: everything parents need to know about Numeracy development from 0-6 with fun activities you can build into everyday life and play
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/maths/ Find out what you can do to help develop your child's maths skills, from the early years to KS2 SATs.