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Friday 6th July just a few reminders.

 

Pirate costumes need to be in school for Monday.

 

Please return any school reading books and reading records next week.

 

Wednesday 11th July Sports day come dressed in PE kits with a house colours visible.

Children  will be staying in PE kits all day.

 

Come and enjoy 'All Aboard Me Hearties' Thursday afternoon.

Talking with Grey Seal classes finding out about life in year 3!

 Homework 22nd June

Reading

Look for examples of possessive apostrophes when you read.

pirate’s hat rabbit’s burrow.

Literacy

 

Complete the Pirate picture crossword.

Maths

CGP Maths book p34, 35, 36

Spellings

movement statement

excitement environment

punishment enjoyment

Project

Due in Wednesday 4th July

Can I design and make my own board game?

Think about a theme, how many can play, the rules and any pieces that are needed.

 

Subject

Activity

Reading

Look for contracted forms when you read. Which do you frequently come across?

Literacy

GCP Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling book p9 and p13.

Maths

CGP Maths book p31 and p8.

Spellings

aren't can't couldn't

didn't doesn't don't

hadn't hasn't

Project

Due in Wednesday 4th July

Can I design and make my own board game?

Think about a theme, how many can play, the rules and any pieces that are needed.

Recycled hanging flower planter whole school project. Thank you for your kind donations of plants, they look amazing around the infant block!

Shenfield St Mary’s Year 2 Homework 8.6.2018

Subject

Activity

Tick when completed

Reading

Look for instructions around your home. How are they presented? Lists, bullet points, numbered steps or illustrations?

We have the children’s reading record books in school. They will get them back next week!

 

Literacy

GCP Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling book p32 and p33.

 

Maths

Practise telling the time.

You may find the MyMaths website very useful, you could complete any or all of the tasks from measurement, year 2.

 

Spellings

bravely hardly lively lonely loudly proudly

sadly slowly

suddenly sweetly

 

Science

Please bring in an outdoor plant so that we can plant our Year 2 Eco Warrior display.

You may have already seen the colourful display of junior plants in the playground.

Needed on Wednesday.

 

Parental Comment (Pupil’s response)

 

 

Daily reading for 10 to 15 minutes. (Please record in your reading journal.)

Multiplications tables should take place for 10 mins each week.

Homework should be returned each Wednesday.

Shenfield St Mary’s Year 2 Homework 25.05.2018

Subject

Activity

Tick when completed

Reading

Enjoy reading a variety of books, comics etc. Please record in your reading record diary.

Don’t forget your local library!

 

 

Science

Where you are for the holidays, carry out a creature survey in your environment.

Remember to think about the big and the little animals around you.

Record in any format you like but be ready to report your findings in class.

 

 

Parental Comment (Pupil’s response)

 

 

Whales made divas!

 

Shenfield St Mary’s Year 2 Homework 18.5.2018

Subject

Activity

Tick when completed

Reading

What do you think will happen in the end?

 

RE

Complete the RE candle sheet so you know how one world religion uses light to celebrate.

Do not stick into your homework diary.

 

Spellings

Revise any tricky spellings from this half term.

 

Project

Due in on MONDAY 21st May.

Research real historical pirates and find out which seas and oceans they sailed.

You could present your information using text, pictures, video or even a map.

 

Trip to the Mosque

Don’t forget that on Thursday 24th May we are off the Mosque with year 1.

Boys must be in long trousers and girls need to bring a pair of leggings to wear under their school dress or skirt.

 

Parental Comment (Pupil’s response)

 

 

RE Festival of Light homework

 Friday 11th May

 

For our DT project next week the children will all need a kitchen roll sized tube please..

Subject

Activity

Reading

Whilst sharing your reading books see if you can find any homophones – words that sound the same but are spelt differently e.g. pair, pear.

Science

For Tuesday’s lesson find out 3 facts about each of the different habitats that a camel, polar bear and either whale or dolphin live in. They will need to be able to share these facts in the lesson. (maximum 9 facts).

Spellings

Pentecost because

Holy Spirit ocean

Disciples also

habitat instead

mammal desert

 

Project

Due in on MONDAY 21st May.

Research real historical pirates and find out which seas and oceans they sailed.

You could present your information using text, pictures, video or even a map.

Shenfield St Mary’s Year 2 Homework 4.5.2018

Subject

Activity

Tick when completed

Reading

Whilst sharing your reading books see if you can find any shorter words in longer words

E.g. late in chocolate.

 

Literacy

Complete the grammar activity sheet.

 

Maths

Use a variety of different sized containers and investigate how many of the smaller container are needed to fill up the larger container. Repeat using containers which have l or ml identified .on them and record the corresponding calculations.

 

Spellings

crew motley

scurvy parrot

ahoy crow’s nest

starboard island

galley quarters

 

 

Project

Due in on MONDAY 21st May.

Research real historical pirates and find out which seas and oceans they sailed.

You could present your information using text, pictures, video or even a map.

 

 

Shenfield St Mary’s Year 2 Homework 27.4.2018

Subject

Activity

Tick when completed

Reading

Whilst sharing your reading books see if you can find the different types of sentences, questions, commands, exclamation and statements.

 

Literacy

Complete the grammar activity sheet.

 

Maths

CGP Maths Workout book p 32 & 33

 

Spellings

pirate strongest

mother kindest

captain bravest

treasure ugliest

telescope quickest

 

Topic

For Wednesday please.

In class next week we will be making treasure maps linking in with our maths and geography lesson. All children will need an A4 sized piece of paper which looks as if it has aged. See class page for instructions.

 

Project

Due in on MONDAY 21st May.

Research real historical pirates and find out which seas and oceans they sailed.

You could present your information using text, pictures, video or even a map.

 

Shenfield St Mary’s Year 2 Homework 20.4.2018

Subject

Activity

Tick when completed

Reading

Whilst sharing your reading books see if you can find any interesting adverbs.

 

Literacy

CGP Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling book p37.

 

Maths

CGP Maths Workout book p4 & 5

 

Spellings

because fiercely

when quietly

however bravely

although quickly

instead carefully

 

Use three of these connectives and three of the adverbs to write an interesting paragraph about an imaginary cheeky pirate.

 

Project

Research real historical pirates and find out which seas and oceans they sailed.

You could present your information using text, pictures, video or even a map.

Due in on MONDAY 21st May.

 

Summer Stunning Starter!

Jar Reward: Extra play outside in the sunshine!

School Games Event: Intrahouse Event

All in an Easter basket.

Enjoying our chocolate making!

 

Homework 23rd March

 

Subject

Activity

Reading

Continue to track your reading minutes for the 100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge.

Literacy

CGP Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling book p42.

Maths

CGP Maths Workout book p26 and p27.

Spellings

Easter Jesus

supper disciples

soldiers sadness

happiness celebration

Project

Projects for this term are now completed.

 

D&T

For our Easter egg D&T boxes, we would like the children to bring in Easter themed stickers, objects or paper. These will be used to decorate their Easter egg box so they shouldn’t be too big.

These need to be in on Monday, sorry for the short notice!

Shenfield St Mary’s Year 2 Homework 16.3.2018

Subject

Activity

Tick when completed

Reading

 

Continue to track your reading minutes for the 100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge.

 

Literacy

Draw and label a diagram of your ‘egg destroyer fabulous finish’ think about resources you used and what happened to your egg.

Please complete on a piece of paper not in your homework diary.

 

Maths

Complete double sided time sheet.

 

 

Spellings

tomb

thumb

climb

crumb

lamb

 

Project

Can I show how religion influenced the lives of the Aztecs?

Due in this week 21st March

 

 

All Stars Cricket Taster Session (Foundation and KS1)

Pyjamas and treats!

Shenfield St Mary’s Year 2 Homework 9.3.2018

Subject

Activity

Tick when completed

Reading

 

Continue to track your reading minutes for the 100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge.

 

Literacy

CGP Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling book p8.

 

Maths

Complete double sided fraction sheet.

 

 

Spellings

threw through

colourful wonderful careful

 

 

Project

Can I show how religion influenced the lives of the Aztecs?

Due in 21st March

 

Fabulous Finish

Our Fabulous Finish is on Friday 16th March at 1.45. All parents and carers are invited, although no younger siblings, sorry.

We will need: bubble wrap or similar, selotape, masking tape, newspaper etc for our task!

 

Spellings 2nd March

 

blue

blew

brake

break

dear

deer

meat

meet

peace

piece

Having fun in the snow!

Homework 23rd February 2018 

Subject

Activity

Reading

Literacy

For World Book Day you need to draw, write or gather up to 4 objects which give others clues about a book you love.

For example: A marmalade sandwich, a suitcase, a label and a hat.

Maths

CGP Maths workout book p17 & p18.

 

Spellings

there their they’re

here hear

quite quiet

bare bear

one won

You will need to know the meaning of these homophones.

Project

Can I show how religion influenced the lives of the Aztecs?

Due in 21st March

Intrahouse Cross Country – Friday 9th February 2018

The entire school ran a cross country course. It was certainly very muddy and the weather was a little unpredictable but the children ran extremely well despite this. We are extremely proud of the children’s efforts. The Infant Results are as follows: 1st Burrell, 2nd Cole, 3rd Ferguson and 4th Landon. The Overall Winner of the day was Ferguson. Well done to all who participated! J

SCHOOL GAMES EVENT: TOP THREE (1+2)

Homework 9.2.2018

Reading

Literacy

Write a review of a favourite story book.

Identify the author and include details about the story. Make sure you give your opinion about the characters as this has been our focus in class.

Maths

Times table practice.

Start with the 2, 5 and 10 then move onto 3 and 4.

 

Spellings

Revisit any spellings which have proved tricky this half term.

Which words do you frequently misspell? Practice them over the holiday.

Project

 

Can I show how religion influenced the lives of the Aztecs?

Due in 21st March

Our Marvellous Middle Aztec art and craft photos

It was very competitive in Whale class! Thank you to the PFA for organising the pancake races for us!

Shenfield St Mary’s Year 2 Homework 2.2.2018

Subject

Activity

Tick when completed

Reading

Identify the type of characters in a story. Are they good, scary, brave etc. Remember to share your reasons.

 

Literacy

Please complete and mark together page 18 of the Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling CGP book.

 

Maths

Either draw a picture using 2D shapes or create a model using 3D shapes and take a photograph of it. Pictures need to have captions which give details about the shapes and their properties.

 

Spellings

once upon

time after

climbed giant

stalk castle

said chopped

 

Project

The chocolate survey should now have been handed in.

 

 

Homework 26th January 2018

 

Subject

Activity

Reading

Retell a traditional tale to someone at home. Remember to start with Once upon a time!

Literacy

Please complete and mark together page 16 of the Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling CGP book.

Maths

Please complete and mark together pages 29 & 30 of the Maths workout CGP book.

Spellings

story stories

fairy fairies

family families

marry marries

lady ladies

Project due in 31st January

To carry out a chocolate survey and record my findings using data charts or graphs.

Exploring the new adventure playground. It was fun!

Homework 19.1.2018

Reading

Look for some words containing contractions.

In contractions, the apostrophe shows where a letter or letters would be if the words were written in full (e.g. can’t – cannot)

Literacy

Please complete and mark together pages 14 & 15 of the Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling CGP book.

Maths

Please complete ‘The cat’s whiskers’ activity sheet.

Spellings

didn’t weren’t

doesn’t wouldn’t

I’ve you’re

can’t haven’t

you’ll we’ve

Project due in 31st January

To carry out a chocolate survey and record my findings using data charts or graphs.

 Homework 12.1.2018

Reading

Look for some technical words in the non-fiction text and identify their meaning.

Literacy

Source a picture of a product made from chocolate, ie a chocolate fountain, a chocolate sculpture. Then write a suitable caption to explain what your picture is about.

Please do not stick this into your homework book as you will be using it in your class work.

Maths

Please complete and mark together pages 15 & 16 of the Maths workout CGP book.

Spellings

other mother another

brother nothing

Monday monkey

Project due in 31st January

To carry out a chocolate survey and record my findings using data charts or graphs.

 

   Homework 5th January

Reading

Make a prediction for your story and then read on to see if you are right.

Maths

Please complete and mark together pages 13 & 14 of the Maths workout CGP book.

Spellings

chocolate fair trade

cocoa farmer

pod dried

plantation machine

transport factory

Pick 3 or 4 of these words and find out their meaning- you might want to make a glossary!

Project due in 31st January

Carry out a chocolate survey recording my findings using data charts or graphs.

Stunning Starter Spring Term 2018! Look at our faces as we taste different chocolate! Guess which chocolate we like and which we don't!

Celebrating the Jesus story as we play with the Mother's Union Travelling Crib.