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Year 2

Home Work until we break up for Summer 2018

Our new topic for this half term is "Let me entertain you". Please see the grid below, for ideas of how to support your child's learning at home link into our topic or subject. The due date for each piece of homework is for a guide, as they can be completed in any order before the summer.

 

Art/DT Family Challenge

Theme (History and Geography)

English

Your family challenge is to create a 3D model of a type of entertainment place. This could be a circus, theatre, puppet show or a movie set. You can be as creative as you like. Please bring your models in to show us.

 

 

 

 

 

Due by 25th June 2018

 

 

What can you find out about different entertainment and how this has changed throughout history? How has open theatre changed? The cinema or puppet shows? How do we tell stories now? Is this the same or different from how they were told in the past? How has the circus changed? Why have these changes happened?

Your facts can be presented however you choose – a fact file, a video presentation or a mini class presentation….Get researching!

 

 

Due by 9th July 2018

 

In our English lessons we will be looking at how we tell stories and how stories have been told throughout history. The first few weeks we will be looking at cave paintings and drawings. Could you create your own story through pictures? What story could you tell? How do the pictures help you to remember the story?

Please bring your stories into to show you class.

 

 

Due by 11th June 2018

Curriculum

Maths -

Science -

The school value we are focusing on this half term is cooperation and we shall be recapping all of our school values.

Can you come up with a poem, song or rap that covers all of our school values?

Respect

Honesty

Well-being

Co-operation

Resilience

 

 

Due by 18th June 2018

 

 

For maths this half term could you create some investigations for your class to solve? You could think of some answers and challenge your class to find the question? For example if 54 is the answer what is the question?

If you can think of some brain teasers please send them in and we can create a math home challenge board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due by 22nd June 2018

 

This half term we will be learning about plants. At home you could plant some seeds or monitor the growth of an existing plant. How tall is your plant? How often do you need to water it? Why do you need to water it? Has your plant grown? What has helped you plant to grow?

You could keep a diary of your plants growth or take some photos to share with your class.

 

 

 

 

 

Due by 13th July 2018

Homework Until May Half Term 2018

Our new topic for this half term is Around the world in 80 bricks.  Please see the grid below, for ideas of how to support your child's learning at home link into our topic or subject.  The due date for each piece of homework is for a guide, as they can be completed in any order before half term. 

Art/DT Family Challenge

Theme (History and Geography)

English

Your family challenge is to create a 3D model of a world famous land mark of your choice. You can choose any materials you like. Which continent and country is your land mark from? Do you know any interesting facts about it?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due by 9th May

What can you find out about the different continents around the world?

Can you help your child to research some facts about the different continents around the world?

What information can you find out? What is the weather like? What is the population? What kinds of animals live on that continent? Can you find out any geographical features or famous landmarks from each of the continents?

Your facts can be presented however you choose – a fact file, drawings of what you find, a mini presentation….Get researching!

 

Due by 27th April 2018

In our theme we’ll be travelling around the world following Phileas Fogg’s route and learning about the different countries and continents he visited along the way.

Could you write an adventure story or a travel report about a place you’ve visited or been on holiday to?

How did you get there?

What did you see?

Did you discover anything exciting?

 

 

 

Due by 23rd May

Curriculum

Maths -

Science -

The school value we are focusing on this half term is cooperation and in PSHE we are learning about healthy relationships.

What is cooperation? How do we cooperate effectively with other people?

Could you create a rhyme or a rap about how to be cooperative?

Maybe you could write a poem?

You could even write a recipe for cooperation.

 

Due by 16th May

In maths we work on our times tables every day when we’re at school. At home you could improve your knowledge too and make learning your times tables more fun by coming up with some times tables songs or chants to help you remember them easier.

Could you use Lego to show times tables? Take some photos of what you come up with.

 

Due by 2nd May

This half term we will be learning about plants and living things. At home you could research some of your favourite animals and find out about their habitats. Where in the world do they come from? Do they like hot or cold climates?

You could find out about plants and draw a picture labelling its different properties.

 

 

Due by 27th April

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