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Please continue to work through Spelling Frame as the activities on there are specific to the Year 2 spelling patterns we have been learning. https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/2/Year-2

Maths

We are on Week 7, w/c 8th June, however, we have already covered the content posted so I have accessed the alternative content for you to do instead. Please find the lessons below and a document that gives you the links to the videos too.

English

Day 1 and 2- Write your middle and end- Using your ideas that you planned last week, now is your time to write the middle part of your story where Goldilocks tries those three different things and the animals realise someone's been in their house and then the ending where the three other animals find her and scare her away.

What is good about this fairy tale is the repetition... This means that the same words and phrases are repeated in each part which is why we remember it and also how we can predict what is going to happen. In Goldilocks, this is her trying the three things and there being something wrong with the first two and then Baby Bear's is "just right". This sequence repeats three times until she falls asleep in Baby Bear's bed. Then we get some more repetition as the bears find out someone's been in their house: "Someone's been eating my porridge!" "Someone's been sitting in my chair!" "Someone's been sleeping in my bed!"  until they chase her away!

Your mission is to include repetition in your story too, just like the original, but with your own brilliant characters and different objects/food etc that Goldilocks damages. You can add your own illustrations if you want, as it is your story. Don't forget to send it to me when you're finished as I would love to read them!

Day 3 - A Revolting Rhyme - https://www.monologues.co.uk/Childrens_Favourites/Goldilocks.htm  This is a link to the written version of Roald Dahl's poem of the Goldilocks story where he feels that Goldilocks is a thief! Read it together and then watch this link to the 1990 video complete with Quentin Blake's animation and Prunella Scales' best BBC voice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BO2Ivw2S-BQ (The newest version of Revolting Rhymes is a mash up of the fairy tales rather than each individual one. We did watch the newer version in school as a reward for filling up the  Friendship Jar!)

Your task is to simply pick out any words or phrases that you are unsure of, make a note of them and discuss them with an adult to help your understanding.

Day 4 - Goldilocks and Just the One Bear! This is another version of the Goldilocks story written by Leigh Hodgkinson. I have attached the beginning of the book below for you to read first. Write a prediction about what you think will happen next in the story, knowing it's a different version of the Goldilocks fairytale! 

When you have done this, you can see if you were right by watching the whole story using this link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZpWvciwmGk

Day 5 - Eat Your Greens Goldilocks! - This helpfully links with our Science topic where we look at healthy eating! I have attached this other version of the Goldilocks story written by Steve Smallman. Read it together and then discuss and/or write answers to the questions at the end on the Next Steps page. 

I hope you have enjoyed seeing so many different versions of the same story and how cleverly they can be changed. I also hope this has encouraged book talk and the children's ability to spot patterns and make connections between books. All of these are important skills for reading that hopefully have helped inspire in some way!

 

Topic - Science - Animals Including Humans

Day 1 - Basic Needs - Read and discuss all the information in the Basic Needs PowerPoint below and then you have a choice of two activities. I know there are lots of you in the class who love animals and have your own pets too and some of you don't. So you can either design a home for a real or imagined pet using the Design a Pet Home sheet below or you can complete a Pet Fact File (either about your pet or another animal!) as I know we have lots of pet experts in the class!

Day 2 - Healthy Eating - Read through the Healthy Eating PowerPoint presentation to find out about the different food groups and how much of each you should have each day to help you grow and stay healthy. Is there anything surprising? You task is to design a menu for your day that shows a balance of the foods that you need using the Healthy Menu Plan sheet below. Maybe you could even make this menu for your family (or maybe one of the meals) as I know many of you have been enjoying baking and cooking at home.

Day 3 - Exercise - Find out about exercise and why it's good for us using the Exercise PowerPoint below and complete the activity which involves you having a go at 5 different exercises for 1 minute and recording how many of each rep you can do in that time using the Exploring Exercise sheet and answer the questions afterwards using the Exploring Exercise Questions sheet (choose a challenge).  I have attached some Physical Activity Cards to give you some ideas. Maybe get the whole family involved! You'll be the next Joe Wicks in no time!

Day 4 - Keeping Clean - Today's learning is about all the things we do to keep ourselves clean (which, in light of what is going on in the world, should help to reinforce why washing our hands is so important). When you have discussed the information in the Keeping Clean PowerPoint, complete the Keeping Clean Activity sheet to show 4 different things we do to stay clean and why they help us to stay healthy. I am aware that this can be a subject matter which can mean some children then fear germs, so please reassure the children that our exposure to germs helps to build our immune systems to become stronger and that when they have been poorly, they have always got better and it's nothing to fear. 

Day 5 - Escape the Room! - Now it's time to consolidate your knowledge by playing a game! I have attached an Escape Room style game which involves the children using their knowledge to solve clues to the keycode to escape the Doctor's Surgery! There is a PowerPoint presentation with the answers, two sheets for the children to write on and a guide if you need it to help you! Enjoy!