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Monday 18th January 2021

 

* Remember our class Zoom call today at 11:30am. I'm looking forward to seeing you all!

* Have you seen Mr Barron's latest briefing? Click here to watch it!

* Remember to send your photos of your planners to golden.tickets@gadevalley.herts.sch.uk by Friday at 10am so that you can enter the Golden Tickets competition if you have read 5 times this week. 

Reading Comprehension

Using your new CGP Reading Comprehension book, I would like you to complete p8 ‘No teacher’. Remember to refer to the text to help you and to answer the questions in full sentences.

In Handwriting and Phonics, we are writing words that contain the ‘er’ and ‘ed’ suffixes.

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In English, we are learning to add ‘er’, ‘ed’ and ‘est’ to words that end in a ‘y’.

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In Maths, we are learning to count money (pence).

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Art

In Art, we are continuing to learn how to draw animals that live under the sea. This is linked to our topic ‘Commotion in the Ocean’. Using the video below, learn how to draw a turtle with Rob Biddulph.

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Daily Tasks

TT Rock Stars - 15 minutes.

Spelling Frame - 15 minutes. Please go to Year 2 rules 12 and 13 (adding ed, ing, er and est to words ending in y). You may also like to continue practising the Year 1 spelling rules.

Reading with an adult - 15 minutes. Please use any books from home. You can also access free eBooks on the Oxford Owl website

Once Upon A Time with Mrs Walker

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Friday 15th January 2021

 

* Tapping Twos, your next TT Rock Stars Battle of the Bands is against Year 5! Please log on between 11:00am - 12:00pm and support our band! The results will be announced on Monday so watch this space!

* When you have read 5 times, remember to send a photo of your planner to golden.tickets@gadevalley.herts.sch.uk by this morning at 10am so that you can enter the competition. 

Reading Comprehension

Using your new CGP Reading Comprehension book, I would like you to complete p7 ‘A trip to the shop’. Remember to refer to the text to help you and to answer the questions in full sentences.

In Handwriting and Phonics, we are continuing to learn how to write High Frequency Words.

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In English, we are learning to use expanded noun phrases.

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In Maths, we are learning to use the number bonds to 10 and 20.

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PE

Keep fit and active using GoNoodle and Cosmic Kids Yoga. You may also like to join in with PE with Joe Wicks (the Body Coach). Have fun!

PE with Miss Layman

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Once Upon A Time with Mrs Bankole

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Thursday 14th January 2021

 

* There are no TT Rock Stars Battle of the Bands today.

* Have you seen Mr Barron's latest briefing? Click here to watch it.

* When you have read 5 times, remember to send a photo of your planner to golden.tickets@gadevalley.herts.sch.uk by Friday at 10am so that you can enter the competition. 

Reading Comprehension

Using your new CGP Reading Comprehension book, I would like you to complete p6 ‘Get Well Soon’. Remember to refer to the text to help you and to answer the questions in full sentences.

In Handwriting and Phonics, we are continuing to learn how to write High Frequency Words. See if you can find my mistake at the beginning of the video! Good luck! 😃

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In English, we are learning to use commas in a list.

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In Maths, we are learning to subtract using different methods.

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Geography

In Geography today we are going to be exploring the seven continents. I would like you to watch the two videos 'Mapping the World' and 'The Equator', and then complete the 'Test your knowledge of the world' quiz. Click here for the learning. 

Once Upon A Time with Mrs Cooke

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Wednesday 13th January 2021

 

* Tapping Twos, your next TT Rock Stars Battle of the Bands is against Year 4! Please log on between 9:30am - 10:30am and support our band! 

* When you have read 5 times, remember to send a photo of your planner to golden.tickets@gadevalley.herts.sch.uk by Friday at 10am so that you can enter the competition. 

Reading Comprehension

Using your new CGP Reading Comprehension book, I would like you to complete p5 ‘Seasons’. Remember to refer to the text to help you and to answer the questions in full sentences.

In Handwriting and Phonics, we are learning to write some of the High Frequency Words.

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In English, we are learning to use and identify adjectives.

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In Maths, we are learning to subtract 2-digit numbers using column subtraction (crossing 10).

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RE

We are continuing learning about things Muslim people celebrate this week by learning about the story of Moses, which is an important religious story for not only Muslims but Christian and Jewish people too. Please watch the video below of Mrs Watson explaining what the day of Ashura is, why Muslim people celebrate it and why the story of Moses is remembered on the day of Ashura. 

In RE, we are learning about the story of Moses.

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Once Upon A Time with Mrs Walker

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Tuesday 12th January 2021

 

* Tapping Twos, we have another TT Rock Stars Battle of the Bands this morning. This time we are against Year 6! Please log on between 11am - 12pm and support our band! 

* When you have read 5 times, remember to send a photo of your planner to golden.tickets@gadevalley.herts.sch.uk by Friday at 10am so that you can enter the competition. 

Reading Comprehension

Using your new CGP Reading Comprehension book, I would like you to complete p4 ‘The Owl and the Pussy-cat’. Remember to refer to the text to help you and to answer the questions in full sentences.

In Handwriting and Phonics, we are continuing to learn how to write words containing the ‘ey’ digraph.

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In English, we are learning to use and identify nouns and noun phrases.

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In Maths, we are learning to subtract 2-digit numbers using column subtraction (not crossing 10).

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Science - Animal Habitats

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Once Upon A Time with Mrs Bankole

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Monday 11th January 2021

* Remember our class Zoom call today at 11:30am. I'm looking forward to seeing you all!

* Tapping Twos, we have a TT Rock Stars Battle of the Bands against Year 3 today at 9:30am - 10:30am. Please log in at this time and take part to support our band! Results will be posted here.

* Keep an eye out for Mr Barron’s new briefing today. Click here to go to his page. 

Reading Comprehension

Using your new CGP Reading Comprehension book, I would like you to complete p3 ‘Making Lemonade’. Remember to refer to the text to help you and to answer the questions in full sentences. For example, ‘I think a recipe is...’.

In Handwriting and Phonics, we are learning to write words containing the ‘ey’ digraph.

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In English, we are learning to read and write words containing the ‘ey’ digraph.

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In Maths, we are learning to add numbers using different methods.

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Art

In Art, we are learning to draw animals that live under the sea. This is linked to our new topic ‘Commotion in the Ocean’. Using the video below, learn how to draw a whale with Rob Biddulph.

Draw with Rob

Once Upon A Time with Mrs Cooke

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Friday 8th January 2021

Keep an eye out for Mr Barron’s assembly today on his briefings page! 

Reading Comprehension

Using your new CGP Reading Comprehension book that you collected from school yesterday, I would like you to complete p2 ‘How to grow a seed’. Remember to refer to the text to help you. As the text is quite short today, you may also like to try the extra challenge below called ‘Sunflower plant life cycle’.

In Handwriting and Phonics, we are learning to write words containing apostrophes for omission (contractions).

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In English, we are learning to write correctly punctuated sentences.

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In Maths, we are learning to add 2-digit numbers using column addition (crossing 10).

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PSHE

In PSHE this half term we are learning about dreams and goals. At the beginning of a new year, people often like to set a goal for themselves. This is called a New Year’s Resolution. I would like you to make your own New Year’s Resolution for 2021! Some examples are to keep your bedroom tidy, to learn a new skill like riding a bike or to read every day. You can draw a picture of your goal and/or write about what you would like to achieve and how you are going to do it. Will you need your CHAMP skills to achieve it? I have attached a template which you may like to use.

Once Upon A Time with Mrs Russ

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Have you noticed how the three stories this week have been linked to our new topic ‘Commotion in the Ocean’? Challenge - can you describe any similarities and differences between the stories?

Thursday 7th January 2021

Reading Comprehension

Read the non-fiction text 'Happy New Year!' and answer the questions about it. If you don't have a printer, you can read the text and questions from the screen. There are three challenges to choose from. 

In Handwriting and Phonics we will be continuing to learn how to write words containing apostrophes for possession.

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In English we will be writing sentences containing apostrophes for possession.

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In Maths we will be continuing to add 2-digit numbers using column addition.

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Geography

In Geography, our new topic is 'Commotion in the Ocean'. I would like you to visit BBC Bitesize (click to take you to the page) to play Pirate Bunnies World Adventures. During your adventure, you will hop on Captain Carrot’s ship and explore the world. Can you remember the names of the seven continents and five oceans?

Once Upon A Time with Mrs Bankole.

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Happy New Year!

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Wednesday 6th January 2021

Reading Comprehension

Read the text 'A Monster Surprise' and answer the questions about it. 1 star is Challenge 1, 2 stars is Challenge 2 and 3 stars is Challenge 3. 

In Handwriting and Phonics we are learning how to write words containing apostrophes for possession.

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Sorry you'll need to tilt your head for this video!

In English we are learning about apostrophes for possession.

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In Maths we are learning how to add 2-digit numbers.

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Here are the maths challenges. The '2 star' challenge is slightly harder than the '1 star' challenge. The answers are also available. 

RE with Mrs Watson.

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Once Upon A Time with Mrs Bankole.

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