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Y2 Home Learning Thursday 4.2.21

Please find below the Year 2 work for Thursday 4.2.21.

Thursday 4.2.21  

Guided Reading – A Tale of Two Feathers - Part of the live lesson  

Read the text ‘A Tale of Two Feathers ‘ that we sent out earlier in the week. Then answer one of the questions (blue, green or white).   

LO: To be able to predict what might happen on the basis of what has been read.

Do you think Otis and Kia will meet again tomorrow? Why? (blue) 

I think that Otis and Kia will meet tomorrow because______________________ . 

OR 

I don’t think that Otis and Kia will meet tomorrow because______________________ . 

Do you think that Otis and Kia will stay friends? Why? (green) 

I think that Otis and Kia will stay friends because______________________ . 

OR 

I don’t think that Otis and Kia will stay friends because______________________ . 

Do you think that Otis and Kia could encourage their other friends to come out when they should be sleeping? Why? (white) 

I think that Otis and Kia will encourage their other friends to come out because________________. 

OR 

I don’t think that Otis and Kia will encourage their other friends to come out because________________. 

English  - introduced in the live lesson 

In Thursday’s English lesson, the children will use their plans (from Tuesday) and their introductions (from Wednesday) to write the first part of their recount (they should write the first part today, as they will write the second part tomorrow).  

The narrated PowerPoint video can be found here:  https://safeshare.tv/x/ss60191258476d8 

LO: To be able to write a recount. 

Write in the past tense. (blue) 

Write in full sentences. (blue) 

Use the correct past tense verb. (green) 

Use time words. (green) 

Check that it makes sense. (green) 

Add extra detail with conjunctions. (white) 

Use powerful verbs. (white) 

Maths  - introduced in the live lesson 

On Thursday we will be solving problems involving division, including division by 2, 5 and 10. This will be a chance to continue to practise sharing and/or counting in multiples skills to solve divisions. It will also involve arrays and linking multiplication and division facts (white) and being sure we write the statements correctly. 

If you missed the live lesson, the narrated PowerPoint can be found here: https://safeshare.tv/x/MoZDKLJ6_Xk  

L.O. To be able to solve problems involving division. 

        To be able to correctly write division statements. 

Solve by sharing in groups.   Write correct ÷ statement. (Blue) 

Calculate by counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. (Green) 

Decide what x and ÷ the array shows and write correct statements. (White) 

Science   

LO: To be able to select and use suitable materials for a given purpose.

Select appropriate materials to create a boat that floats (Blue) 

Explain the choice of materials selected and give a reason for those choices (Green) 

Write about materials that you have selected, and materials that would not be suitable for a boat, giving reasons for your thinking (White) 

We are continuing our look at materials.  This week, we are going to investigate what materials would be suitable to make a boat!  Look at the video lesson, on the blog, which starts with a poem about Jumblies who went to sea in a sieve!  Do you think that is a good idea?  What materials would you use to make a boat, and why?  What materials would you NOT use to make a boat and why? 

Here is the link for the recorded PowerPoint: https://safeshare.tv/x/k-EkHvFzZ8c