Y2 Learning This Week

Please find below the learning for the week commencing Monday 24th January

1. Spelling

2. English

3. Maths

4. Topic


1. Spelling

Each week we will be looking at a different spelling patterns to support you to become confident and proficient spellers. This week we are looking at the j sound. 

Lesson 1: The j sound is always spelt j before a,o, and u.

The j sound is often spelt g before e, I or y.

The j sound is spelt ge at the end of words.

The j sound is often spelt dge at the end of a word after the short vowel sounds a,e,i,o or u      

Complete spelling activity sheet 1.


Lesson 2: Dot and dash the graphemes in the words on spelling activity sheet 2. Watch the videos to help you find out more about dots and dashes (sound buttons).




Lesson 3: Suffixes have been added to root words. Look at the root words and suffixes. Complete activity 3 by identifying the root words. Watch the video to find out more about suffixes.



Lesson 4: Create your own word search using the words you have been learning this week. Watch the video of Miss Perrett who will show you how to do this. There is a blank word search box below for you to use.



Lesson 5: Practise writing these high frequency words by using the look, cover, write, check sheet below.

soon, still, fell, floppy, fly, use, now, know, take, taking

You can practise learning your spellings in different way;

  • Write them in sprinkled flour
  • Use chalk and write them on a path
  • Use finger paints
  • Make the letters out of playdough or pasta
  • Write the word in large letters – Cut out each letter – Mix the letters up – Then put the letters back in the correct order

Once you have learnt the spellings, use the words to create your own interesting sentences.


2. English

This week you are going to use all that you have learnt so far to write a newspaper article. Work through the PDF ‘English’ file for instructions for each session.

Lesson 1: Complete the planning sheet for your own article. There is a word bank to help you.


Lesson 2: Write the first part of your article.


Lesson 3: Write the second part of your article.


Lesson 4: Write the final part of your article.



3. Maths

This week you will be drawing arrays and then solving problems when dividing by 2, 5, and 10. You will also be using odd and even numbers.
Lesson 1: Complete Maths activity 1 – drawing arrays.

Lesson 2: Watch the video https://vimeo.com/498260506  and then complete maths activity 2.

Lesson 3: Watch the video https://vimeo.com/498262138  and then complete maths activity 3.

Lesson 4: Watch the video https://vimeo.com/498262386  and then complete maths activity 4.


Lesson 5: Watch the video https://vimeo.com/498261586  and then complete maths activity 5.


4. Topic

Lesson 1: This week you will be learning about properties of materials and describing the properties of the materials used in a third-class cabin on Titanic.

Watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=340MmuY_osY .  Now complete the science activity sheet.


Lesson 2: This week you are going to learn what it was like to be a first-class passenger and a third-class passenger. Watch this virtual tour of what it would have been like inside Titanic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOCSs8JYU5o

 and then complete the topic activity sheet.