Adults in Year Two
Class Teacher- Miss Dance
Teaching assistants - Mrs F (Monday-Tuesday) and Mrs Martin (Wednesday-Friday)
Please see below for a list of useful websites and activities that cover what we have learned so far.
Work will be set on Purple Mash and Timestable Rockstars, work will also be uploaded via the website for the children to complete.
Thank you for your co-operation and understanding. Until we all meet again, keep safe and healthy. I will miss you.
Friday, 27th March 2020
Thank you all for the wonderful emails and messages Year Two. I have loved reading and replying to them, remember you can also upload your work on our class blog. I have enjoyed reading your spring poems and I was blown away by your rainbow posters. I am so proud to be your teacher and I have missed seeing your faces everyday. I hope you enjoy the work that I have set for you next week (30th March 2020). Please keep the emails and messages coming, they brighten up my day!
Remember be safe.
Miss Dance xx
Home Learning- Week Beginning 30th March 2020
We have already covered fractions but this is a great opportunity to embed your knowledge.
Start with lesson 6
Remember to take your learning outside too, here are some ideas to get outside in your garden (not a park).
You do not have to do all of the activities below, you can upload what you do on our class blog or email me some pictures.
Remember not to rush your work!
With adult assistance, children to bake hot cross buns!
Hot cross buns recipe:
1 tablespoon dried yeast
¼ cup caster sugar
1 cup (250mL) warm milk
4 cups plain flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon all spice
60g butter, chopped
½ cup currants
½ cup sultanas
½ cup (125mL) warm water
1 egg, lightly beaten
Piping bag/sandwich bag
1- Place yeast, sugar and milk in a small bowl, whisk until yeast dissolves.
2- Cover with plastic wrap, stand in a warm place for 10 minutes.
3- Sift flour, cinnamon and all spice into a large bowl and rub in butter.
4- Stir in yeast mixture, currants, sultanas, egg and water.
5- Cover with plastic wrap and stand in a warm place for 1 hour or until mixture has doubled in size.
6- Grease a deep square tin with butter.
7- Turn dough onto a floured surface and knead for 5 minutes.
8- Divide dough into 16 pieces, form into balls and place in the tin.
9- Stand in warm place for 20 minutes or until dough has doubled in size.
10- Preheat oven to 180°C.
11- To prepare flour paste, combine flour and sugar in a bowl; gradually blend in enough water to form a thick smooth paste.
12- Spoon paste into a piping bag with a small plain tube or use a snap lock (sandwich) bag and cut off a tiny corner.
13- Pipe crosses onto buns, four long lines vertically and then horizontally across each row of buns.
14- Bake for 10 minutes then reduce heat to 160°C for about 20 minutes.
15- Turn onto a wire rack and allow buns to cool.
Make a papier mâché egg and decorate it with pictures, symbols and words that represent the Christian meaning of Easter.
Useful websites/ Ideas
Outside Learning and fun activities to do with your child
Play board games together as a family
RWI Phonics lessons at home everyday
Speed Sounds Set 1 – 9.30 am (GMT)
Speed Sounds Set 2 – 10.00 am
Speed Sounds Set 3 – 10.30 am
English, Reading and SPaG
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen- fee audible books
https://www.ictgames.com/littleBirdSpelling - common exception words
http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk - username: march20 password: home
http://www.spellingframe.co.uk - click on year 2 and you can find activities and games for the spelling rules
There are a range of activities that I have set on Purple Mash for children to complete
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit the button
Foundation/KS1 dance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=388Q44ReOWE
Kids Zumba https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP0wgVhUC9w
Kids Zumba https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymigWt5TOV8
Whole school 5 minute moves from the body coach for schools
Family cardio workout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5if4cjO5nxo
Star of the week
Core Subject Information
Please note we will be using the outdoor areas regularly this year to enhance our learning. Please can you send old shoes or wellies in with your children along with a suitable coat. This way regardless of the weather we can all get outside.
Spellings and Maths:
This term we are reading a range of Roald Dahl books
"I loved the book The Twits because the description made me get an image in my head" Lola
"I liked this book (The Twits) because the pictures were amazing" Riley
"I want to read this book (Fantastic Mr Fox) to my brother because it would make him laugh" Freyja
"The description of the three farmers in Fantastic Mr Fox made us all laugh in class, it was gross!" William T