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    27 April 2020

    Daily Message

    What a fantastic week of learning it was last week! This week, we are introducing a ‘Time Capsule’ project for you to share your experiences of this time with children from the future, who would not have this experience. Each week, you will have a task for you in order to complete the project.

    To find out about this week’s time capsule task with Ms Spears, click here.

    Your Daily Timetable:

    • Daily English task
    • Daily Maths task
    • Science
    • Dance

    Today’s Class Book is The Magic Paintbrush. Click here for the video.


    This week’s suggested timetable is here .

    Maths

    Maths

    Today, we are going to learn fractions.

    We will be looking at making equal parts from whole ones and completing Worksheet 1 in Maths No Problem Workbook on page 95 and 96.

    To check the answers for yesterday’s worded problems, click here.

    For today’s lesson, click here.

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks. If you are not a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    English today is Guided Reading. First you will mark your answers from the last lesson, then you will move on to today’s lesson.

    Click here for the video.

    Click here for the lesson guide.
    Click here for the text.
    Click here for the worksheet if you don’t have one.

    Year 2 Virtual School

    28 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Happy Tuesday Year 2s! I’m on a quest to write a year 2 poem. please watch the video for more information.

    Today’s lessons:

    • English
    • Maths
    • Geography
    • Music

    Today’s Class Book is The Elves and the Shoemaker. Click here for the video.

    Click here, here and here to see some of the fantastic work you’ve sent in, keep it coming!


    This week’s suggested timetable is here.

    Maths

    Maths

    Today’s Maths is showing halves and quarters. We will be looking at the number of halves and quarters making a whole one.

    To check for the answers for yesterday’s lesson, click here.

    For today’s lesson, get 2 square pieces of paper ready, if you can. To watch the video for today’s lesson, click here.

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks. If you are not a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    Today is your spelling test before you complete today’s Spelling lesson.

    This is followed by your English lesson. Today we will read Ocean Star Express again followed by a drawing and annotating activity.

    Click here to watch the lesson video.

    Click here for the lesson guide.

    Don’t forget to log onto Spellzone for your spelling activities.

    Year 2 Virtual School

    29 April 2020

    Daily Message

    It’s been an absolute pleasure this week to see some active and creative tasks from you. We are absolutely delighted to see your photographs and videos of excellent learning and fun activities from you. Keep it up, Year Twos.

    Today’s Class Book is Follow the Swallow. Click here to watch the video.


    This week’s suggested timetable is here .

    Maths

    Maths

    Today, we will be looking at quarters – naming one, two and three quarters of shapes.

    Today’s task is in Maths no Problem workbook, (Worksheet 3) page 99-100.

    To check the answers for yesterday’s maths task, click here.

    For today’s lesson, click here.

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks, if you aren’t a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    Today is your handwriting lesson followed by your English lesson. Today we will write some sentences using adverbs based on the Ocean Star Express.

    Click here for the handwriting sheet (if you don’t have the booklet).

    Click here for the video lesson.

    Click here for the lesson guidance.

    Year 2 Virtual School

    30 April 2020

    Daily Message

    Thank you to all of the children who contributed to the poem. See if you can find your line.

    Remember to draw your front cover for the Time Capsule Project. Week 2 will be available on Monday, 4th May.

    Today’s Timetable;

    • English
    • Maths
    • French
    • Yoga

    Today’s Class Book is Meerkat Mail. Click here for the video.

    Click here to see some Wider Curriculum photos.

    Maths

    Maths

    We are continuing learning about fractions. Today, we will be looking at thirds, learning numerators and denominators, and writing halves, thirds and quarters.
    Today’s task is in Maths No Problem workbook 2B, pages 101 & 102.

    But first, check the answers for yesterday’s task here.

    For today’s lesson, click here.

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks, if you aren’t a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    In English, today we will be looking at the Mood Metre to identify with some of Joe’s emotions. This will prepare us for writing a diary entry tomorrow.

    Click here for the video lesson.

    Click here for the lesson guidance.

    Year 2 Virtual School

    1 May 2020

    Daily Message

    Happy Friday, Year Twos!

    This week, our focus was engagement with all lessons including active and creative tasks. Well done, and thank you to all the children, who have sent in photographs and videos of your learning. Keep being brilliant, Year Twos!

    Here’s your daily timetable:

    • English – Diary entry
    • Maths – Naming fractions
    • RE – What happens inside a mosque?
    • Well-being – How to be cheerful.

    Today’s class book is Oi Duck-Billed Platypus! Click here to watch the video.


    This week’s suggested timetable is here

    Maths

    Maths

    Today, we are learning how to name fractions.

    In today’s lesson, we will be looking at how many equal parts make a whole one and we will be naming halves, thirds and quarters. Today’s task is in Maths No Problem Workbook, pages 103 & 104.
    To check the answers for yesterday’s task (Worksheet 4), click here .

    To watch the video for today’s lesson, click here.

    We use Maths No Problem textbooks and workbooks, if you aren’t a Charles Dickens pupil you can get them here.

    English

    English

    Today in English, you are going to use all of the sentence types we have been working on this week and last week. You are going to write a diary entry in role of Joe.

    Click here for the video lesson.

    Click here for the lesson guidance.

    Contact

    Contact

    If you have any questions or queries, please email us year2.charlesdickens@gmail.com

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    Humanities

    Humanities

    This week, we are learning about Northern Ireland. You’ll need to go to lesson 10 in your United Kingdom Geography booklets.

    Click here to watch the video.

    Click here for the booklet if you do not have it.

    Art & Music

    Creative

    Using our new art packs we’re creating a collage with flying doves, inspired by Henri Matisse. Click here for this week’s art lesson with Mr Yusuf, and follow along with the help sheet!

    Click here for the help sheet.

    Music

    Hello Year 2! For our Music Lesson this week we’ll be identifying sounds though listening, reading with notation and learning a song I sung when I was in school. Enjoy.

    Click here to watch the lesson video.

    Science

    Science

    This week, we are learning about plants. We will be looking at different types of plants and we will be closely looking at how plants grow from seeds. We will also grow our seeds for observations later in this unit. There is a bonus task for creativity and fun.

    To access these tasks, watch the video here.

    Click here for your worksheet.

    Active

    Active

    For your active lessons this week, we have Yoga with Ms Fraser: a brand new yoga flow to work on this week – inspired by Lulu the lion cub and all of her friends. Click here to watch the video.

    And dance with Delene is here

    French

    French

    Bonjour Year two!

    First, please click here to watch my French super stars video. I share the beautiful work that children have sent me, it’s very exciting!

    This week’s activity is learning the graphemes that we need to write the days of the week accurately. Click here for our lesson.

    Click here to download the document with the days of the week to cut up and re-create or draw your own on a piece of paper.

    Au revoir

    Wellbeing

    Wellbeing

    Click here to watch this week’s wellbeing lesson on cheerfulness.

    Click here for the lesson guide.

    SRE

    SRE

    Today we are starting a new topic in PSHCE, relationships and sex education, which will be taught by Mr Vanson. During this lesson you will be looking at the concept of male and female and gender stereotypes.

    Follow this link to find out more.

    Click here for the worksheet.

    RE

    RE

    This week we are learning about the activities that take place in a mosque.

    Click here for the lesson guide.

    Click here to watch the video.

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