Dear Year 2,

 

This page will be updated daily with learning for you to follow each day. Please check back each day and follow the activities, videos and tasks.

 

Many thanks,

Mr Hoskin

Friday 3rd April

As a warm up, I’d like you to describe as many parts of this picture as you can. Try to answer these questions and help you describe the picture and setting:

What you hear? Is it noisy? Is it quiet? Why?

What can you smell?

How do you feel? Are you feeling warm or cold? Why?

Today we’ll start with a recap of some important features of writing:

How to use an exclamation mark!

How to use a question mark?

How to use commas in a list ,

I would like to try and write a story using the skills above , ! and ?. The story needs to be about you or a friend waking up and being invisible!!

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The answers for yesterday’s spelling challenge, how did you do?

 

Thursday 2nd April

Good morning Year 2! Your weekly spellings have been updated so get practising! I hope you’re all doing well! Today’s quick writing challenge is:

Here’s a quick comprehension mission to share with an adult. Try to talk about how you have found your answers!

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Today’s spelling challenge is the final one in the series, how have you been getting on? Have you found all of the spelling mistakes?

 

I thought I would share the very exciting clips of Cressida Cowell reading her fantastic book ‘How to Train Your Dragon’.

How do you notice she is reading? What happens to her voice? Did you enjoy listening to her read?

Challenge: When you read today, can you add expression into your character’s voices?

Parents for more authors reading their books please follow this link.

Wednesday 1st April (April Fools Day until 12 midday!)

Here are yesterday’s answers:

As some of you may know today is April Fools Day, here is some further reading. While you are reading the information, can you plan a story about a April Fools Day trick that might go wrong? Tell me all about it and try to write about it in an email to me! year2@st-annes-pri.manchester.sch.uk

Remember that any April Fools should be fun for both people and should only ever be something you wouldn’t mind happening to you. Be kind.

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Tuesday 31st March

How are you all doing Year 2? I have added speech marks to the daily challenge, what will your character be saying? How might they say it?

How did you get on with yesterday’s quick reading challenge, try this one to see if you can improve!

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I really enjoyed playing through these games on BBC Bitesize, how far do you think you can get? Try the bronze level challenges, then the silver and even the super tricky GOLD CHALLENGES!

Here are yesterday’s answers, how did you do?

Monday 30th March

I really enjoyed playing through these games on BBC Bitesize, how far do you think you can get? Try the bronze level challenges, then the silver and even the super tricky GOLD CHALLENGES!

Download (PDF, 246KB)

Can you help Mr Whoops by correcting the incorrect spellings:

Here are Friday’s answers: