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Friday 10th February 2017 - Year 2 homework

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No homework is being set for over the half term break. I hope every Hedgehog enjoys having a week off!

I look forward to hearing all about your half term adventures when we return to school.

Friday 3rd February 2017 - Year 2 homework

 

Maths: Missing number problem solving!

 

This is the same task as we completed in class on Tuesday but of course you have different numbers to work with! You need to identify the missing number in the calculation, remember to use your number square which you should have inside your homework resource pack.

 

Examples: (?) + 34 = 42

                   25 + (?) = 50

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Friday 27th January 2017 - Year 2 homework

 

Maths: Puzzle solving!

This was another tricky task this week, remember to take time to think carefully about each step of the problem solving! DONT PANIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

You need to look at the grids in your learning journals and solve the puzzle by finding out how much each shape is worth (value) and also by adding up each column to find the total amount.

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Friday 20th January 2017 - Year 2 homework

 

Maths: You need to identify the shaded fraction for each rectangle, cut out the cards and match each of the equivalent fractions.

 

Equivalent fractions are fractions that look different but show exactly the same amount. We found this task really TRICKY, remember to keep checking your fraction wall!

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Friday 13th January 2017 - Year 2 homework

 

Literacy: Using Imperative Verbs.

 

This week in our instruction work we have been looking at the importance of imperative verbs. Imperative verbs are also known as 'bossy verbs' because they tell people what to do! (e.g. shut the door or turn on the kettle.

 

Children need to choose the correct imperative verbs to go with each instruction in a recipe to make a cheese omelette. Once this has been done they need to write the instructions in the correct order to complete the recipe. 

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Friday 6th January 2017 - Year 2 homework

 

As part of our instruction work for literacy, your task this weekend is to follow the set of instructions in your learning journal to make some delicious fairy cakes. Follow each of the steps carefully and I'm sure these little cakes will taste magical!

 

Please include some photographs of you baking at home!

Just in case the learning journal gets covered in butter, eggs or flour!

Friday 16th December 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

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No homework is being set for over the Christmas break. I hope every Hedgehog has an amazing Christmas which is full of fun and excitement. I look forward to hearing all about it when we return to school.

Friday 9th December 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

No official homework although it would be great if you could watch the weather forecasts on the television or look them up on the internet. This will help you with our weather work next week in Science.

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Friday 2nd December 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

Please continue to work on your lines for our production of Out Of This World.

Most of you have now learnt your lines off by heart so the next step is to work on voice projection (making sure you speak loudly and clearly!) When working on your lines ask an adult to reads the line that come before yours so that you get used to knowing when to come in and speak!

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Friday 25th November 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

Speaking and listening task: Instead of completing a written based activity in the learning journals this week we would like the children to spend time learning their lines off by heart and then practise delivering them for the Christmas play.

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Friday 18th November 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

Maths: Following a set of direction using compass points.

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Friday 11th November 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

Maths: We have been working on telling the time and it has been a tricky task this week. You will find some different clock faces in your Learning Journal, your task is to identify the different times. Look carefully at the minute and hour hand!

 

Parents: Can you also please continue to practise this skill at home. Many thanks.

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Friday 4th November 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

Topic based:

We spent Monday and Tuesday afternoon learning about the Hindu celebration Diwali.
This week’s homework task is to design your own version of a Rangoli pattern. You need to colour in the shapes, cut out them out, arrange them into a design and finally stick them onto the pattern template. I am looking forward to seeing the finished pattern!

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Friday 21st October 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

No official homework is being set for over half term, it is important to make sure you switch off and have some fun!!!

 

Although if you have a little bit of free time just keeping working on learning the spelling of the Year 2 words, carry on learning your number bonds and make a start on your x2, x5 and x10 tables.

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Friday 14th October 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

Please continue with making your safari in a shoebox! This was a two week task.

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Friday 7th October 2016 - Year 2 homework

 

This homework will last two weeks due the time the task will take to complete!

 

Safari in a shoebox!

 

Your task is to create a safari scene inside a shoebox, you can find the instructions and the animal cut outs in your learning journal. I have also included the file down below in case you need to re-print any of the animals.

 

I would also like you to include step by step photographs in your learning journal of you creating your masterpiece!!!

 

Friday 30th September 2016 - Year 2 homework
 

Topic based: My Journey Around Kenya.

 

Pretend you are visiting Kenya on holiday!!!

  • Where would you like to visit?
  • Which places would you go to?
  • What would you do there?

 

For your homework you are going to plan an exciting journey around Kenya. Using the map in your learning journal map out your travel route. You will need to visit 5 different places (such as cities, national parks, rivers, lakes, mountains) and give me reasons to explain why you would like to stop at each particular place.

 

Have fun!

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Friday 23rd September 2016 - Year 2 homework
 

Numeracy: We have completed some work based around estimating an amount. For homework this week I would like you to complete the pasta challenge!

 

1. Take a big handful of dried pasta.

2. Estimate how many pieces there are.

3. Count the pieces to find the actual amount (remember grouping the pieces speeds this part up!).

4. Use you number square to work out the difference between your estimation and the actual total.

 

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Friday 16th September 2016 - Year 2 homework
 

Numeracy: This week we have completed some work based on place value and partitioning.

 

Task 1 (In learning journals): To order a set of given numbers into the correct order from smallest to largest. Please remember to partition numbers into hundreds, tens and units to help with your problem solving.

 

Task 2: Practice working on how to use a number square when adding and subtracting basic numbers, this is a skill you learnt in Year 1 but found extremely tricky this week!

 

Move right 1 square = +1

Move left 1 square = -1

Move down 1 square = +10

Move up 1 square = -10

 

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Parents: please can I remind you to keep both the homework help pack and also the weekly number bond test within your child's homework folder, many thanks.

Friday 9th September 2016 - Year 2 homework
 

Literacy: This week we have been working on the spelling of the Year 2 common exception words (you will find a copy of the complete list in your child's homework pack). Could you please continue to work on these over the weekend, you will find a photocopy of your child's work from class to highlight the work to work on.

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