Bonjour Year 2! It's Shyma here. I hope you and your family are doing well, and keeping busy with the home learning. I am super impressed with all the fantastic work you have been sharing. It really puts a smile on my face, and makes me do the happy dance!
It was lovely seeing all the children and parents who came to our Book Swap last week. Please pop by today to collect your books, if you haven't done so already; and for those children who have finished reading the books from last week, you can come in to exchange them.
Thank you to Amelia for sharing these lovely photographs of your home learning. Well done for completing the fractions activities. I particularly love the way you have presented your work, and your colorful seed packet looks amazing. Now you can think about what seeds you would like to put in it.
Thank you to Jazmine for sharing these lovely photographs of your home learning, for literacy and numeracy. Well done for completing the fractions activity, and I love the way you have tried to draw most of the pictures to represent the fractions.
You have also made a lovely start on your story, and I am eager to find out what happens next!
Today, we are are going to continue to read the next couple of pages from the non fiction book about gardening. Some texts are quite small, so ask an adult to help you, if you can't read them. Try and find out the meaning of these topic words below, using the online dictionary - https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/.
I hope you all have managed to write the beginning of your story.
Today you are going to have a go at creating your own special tree.
First, think about what is special about your tree. For example, can the tree talk; sing; dance; grow gold or even take you up to a magical land? What does the tree do when someone is passing by? How does the tree look? How tall is it? How old does the tree look? How do the leaves and branches look? Does it have any fruit or flowers?
Have ago at drawing your own special tree and write what is special around it. Look at the above example.
So far we have recapped on finding halves, thirds and quarters.
Remember the bottom number of the fraction is called denominator, which represents how many equal parts there are in total.
The top number of the fraction is called numerator, which represents how many parts shown by the denominator is taken.
Now we are going to have a go at some fractions where the numerator is greater than 1.
The above fraction represents ¾, meaning 3 slices out the total four slices is left.
What fraction does the colored area show? Write down the correct answer.
I want you to draw a fraction which represent the fractions listed below. You can draw any shape you like, as long as all the parts are equal and correctly shaded in.
Today for handwriting we are going to focus on words that begin with 'wh'. Look at the video below, which shows how you join the first two letters.
Now I would like you to have a go at writing the words below, beginning with 'wh'. Make sure your pencil is sharp and you are sitting properly,
Have a go at this fun spelling activity.