Fulfen Primary School

Year 2 Home Learning - Spring 2

Spring 2

Maths

In Maths this half term, we are learning all about fractions. We will be learning to recognise and make equal parts/amounts of shapes and numbers by looking at halves, quarters and thirds. Below are some useful links to help support at home:

What are fractions?

Identify one half of a shape

Finding one half of a quantity

Finding one quarter of a shape

Finding one quarter of a quantity

Identifying halves, thirds and quarters of a shape

Relating halves and quarters to division

How to write fractions

 

English

In English this half term, we will be writing a narrative that will be a twist on the traditional tale 'Little Red Riding Hood', using the book The Last Wolf by Mini Grey as our main text. We will be learning to write descriptively using expanded noun phrases as well as learning how to use commas in lists and questions to create suspense and mystery. Use the following links below to help you write a twisted fairy tale narrative. Think about how you might twist or change the characters, setting, problem or ending.

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood - Characters

Describing characters

To explore how writers make the problem matter

To make the problem matter in a story

To write an opening that hooks

To explore character through what they do, say, think and feel

How to write questions

Commas in a list

 

Science

In Science this half term, our unit is called 'Animals and their Habitats' and we will be learning about the 7 life processes, where different animals and plants l and grow and what a food chain is. We will be learning and using different scientific skills such as asking and answering questions and identifying and classifying groups.

Characteristics of living things

What is a habitat?

What is a microhabitat?

What is a food chain?

 

RSE

In RSE this half term, we will be learning all about staying safe and what we can do to make sure we feel safe. Use the links below to help you to create your own poster about safety and why it's important. 

A private life is a happy life

Safe and unsafe secrets

Safety first

 

Ongoing Activities

Don’t forget to read each day and complete a quiz on Accelerated Reader once you’re done.  You can also work on your tables on TT Rockstars, improve your number bonds on Numbots and perfect your handwriting using “Letterjoin”.

Numbots

Times Tables – (Y2-6) TT RockStars – ideally spend 5-10 minutes a day practising tables;

 

Reading

You will have your reading book and should continue to read for 10-20 minutes a day.  Once you have finished your book, you can log in to Accelerated Reader and take the test in the same way that you would in school. Here is the link for Accelerated Reader - https://ukhosted81.renlearn.co.uk/2249863 - you will only be able to take the test within school hours. 

 

Handwriting – Your child can continue to use Letterjoin at home to practise their handwriting: https://www.letterjoin.co.uk for handwriting practice at home and lots of fun activities. The parent guide and information letter can be downloaded from the website. 

Tablet login: 

Username:  eg8276         

Password:  Swipe an L shape

Desktop login:

Username:  eg8276

Password:  home

 

Contact us at Fulfen Primary School

Main Contact: Mrs S Steele
Rugeley Road
Burntwood
Staffordshire
WS7 9BJ