Home Learning Project
to be used in the event of self-isolation and school closure.
Year 2 parents, carers and children,
Each week, your Year 2 team will be uploading tasks and projects to be completed at home to continue your child's learning, during this unprecedented time. To start, please use the links below to access maths, reading, writing, spelling and wider topic learning for week 1. Stay safe and enjoy the additional time you have with your loved ones. Please keep in touch by Tweeting us @MissMurphy2GB @MsRowlandsGB and @GBGreatwich. We all hope to see each other very soon!
Miss Murphy, Mrs Greatwich and Miss Rowlands
Our Current Topics
Literacy- Read to Write
Text: 'The River' (journey tale/circular narrative)
- to identify parts of a fraction, find halves, thirds and quarters of a shape, identify fractions of a shape with different numerators, find fractions of a quantity and identify equivalent fractions.
-Addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers (regrouping):
- to use the make ten strategy to add and subtract ones, regroup when adding and subtracting, solve addition and subtraction word problems, use the round and adjust strategy to add and subtract and add near near doubles.
- to recognise coins and notes, the the pound and pence symbol correctly, add money within the same unit (pounds or pence), combine amounts of money, use a combination of coins to make a specified amount, add and subtract money in either pounds or pence, find how much change would be given and solve problems involving money.
-Biology (Our Living Earth)
- to identify and name a variety of common animals including birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and mammals and compare the structure of such animals.
- identify and name a variety of animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores
- notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which turn into adults
- describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air)
- understand the importance of exercise, a balance diet and hygiene to humans
-Human & Physical Geography within Liverpool: What would Wally find exciting about our city?
- to use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries
- to use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language [for example, near and far; left and right], to describe the location of features and routes on a map
- use aerial photographs to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features; devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key
- use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment
-Festivals and Celebrations: Why is food important in religion?
- to understand why Christians eat pancakes on Shrove Tuesday and the importance of sacrifice during lent
- to recall the story of Passover (Pesach) and what each of the foods symbolise on the Seder plate
- to understand the importance of food to Muslims during Eid
- understand the importance of Easter to Christians and what Easter food symbolises
Design & Technology
- Mouldable Materials: Can we design our own bedroom door signs?