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The Beeches Primary School

The Beeches Primary School

    Year 2 - Summer Home Learning

    English Lessons

    1) The Firework Maker's Daughter: To retrieve information

    In this lesson, we will be starting to read the Firework Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman (published by Puffin Books). We will be reading the first few pages of Chapter One and will be focusing on retrieving key information. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

     

    2) The Firework Maker's Daughter: To find the meaning of words

    In this lesson, we are going to be finding the meaning of key words in Chapter One of the Firework Maker’s Daughter (written by Philip Pullman and published by Puffin Books). You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

     

    3) To identify the key features of instructions

    In this lesson, we will be identifying the key features of instructions. We will be learning what all sets of instructions need to include so that we are ready to write our own. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

     

    4) To identify and use adverbs

    In this lesson, we will be learning about adverbs of time and manner. You will find out when and how to use these and will be learning how to add them to the start of instructions. You will need a piece of paper, a pencil, and your work from yesterday.

     

    5)  To write a set of instructions

    In this lesson, we will be writing a set of instructions for how to create a firework display. You will need a piece of paper, a pencil, and your work from yesterday.

     

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    Maths Lessons

    1) To identify shapes by the number of sides and vertices

    In this lesson, we will be naming 2-D shapes and describing their properties!

     

    2)To identify right angles in shapes

    In this lesson, we will learn what a right angle is and identify right angles in 2-D shapes.

     

    3)  To recognise lines of symmetry within 2-D shapes

    Today, we will be discussing what symmetry is. We will identify lines of symmetry within shapes.

     

    4) To name and describe 3-D shapes

    In today's lesson, we will be naming and describing different 3-D shapes.

     

     

    5) To identify 2-D shapes on the surfaces of 3-D shapes

    In this lesson, we will be naming the 2-D shapes that we can see on the surfaces of 3-D shapes.

     

    Pick and Mix Lessons 

    What do we know about the weather?

    In this lesson we are going to be learning about the four seasons and the weather. We are going to learn what a scientist is and how important they are. We are going to complete an observation of the weather outside of our windows and compare this to the four seasons. Lastly, we will be identifying the different weather in the four seasons. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil for this lesson.

     

    To investigate the colours

    In this lesson we are going to be creating a piece of work inspired by an artist called Andy Goldsworthy. We are going to be using items from nature, these can be from a local park or your garden. This lesson requires you to collect petals, leaves, sticks and other items to make a colourful picture. If you have already been on your one walk, run or cycle, don’t worry you can do this activity tomorrow. Or you can get extra creative and use colourful items from your home, like toys, fruit or clothes.

     

     

    El alfabeto y los números

    In this lesson we are going to learn about where Spanish is spoken in the world and we are going to learn the Spanish alphabet as well as numbers 1-5. You will need some paper and a pen or pencil for this lesson.