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Year 2 - Home Learning

Year 2 - Home Learning 22.04.2020

Good evening 

I hope you are all well and have had a good day.  Below is the home learning timetable for tomorrow.  I hope you all have a great day :-) 

Subject Area

Time Allocated



15 mins

Please use your booklets to complete 15 minutes of handwriting practise.  Don’t forget your lead-ins and take your time!


Mental Maths

15 mins

Complete these questions in your home learning books:

18 ÷ 2 =

7 x 2 =

12 ÷ 3 =

6 x 5 =

24 + 9 =

73 – 20 =



45 mins

L.O: To add two digit numbers.

Complete the attached activities in your home learning book. Use your knowledge of tens and ones and draw bar models for questions 1-3.


15 mins

Re-reading can really help develop fluency. Set a timer and re-read ‘Troll’s Trouble’. How many words can you read in a minute?  Practise re-reading it in the Troll’s voice.  What might he sound like? Now you are more familiar with the story, check your answers to the questions.

At the end of the week we will time ourselves reading again to see if our reading has become quicker!


30 mins

L.O: To explore vocabulary  

This week’s unit is based on ‘The Silent Red Book’, a copy of which can be found inline using this line:

See attached sheet.

Watch the video up to 1:37. Discuss how the fox is feeling now.  How have its feelings changed throughout the story.

Use the next page of images and though bubbles to record how the fox has felt at different points in the story.  


1 hour

L.O: To explore different materials.

Gather the following things around your home: winter hat, spoon, cup, plastic bottle, a glass or glasses, brick or stone, raincoat.

Describe the different objects using these words – squashy, hard, shiny, soft, see through, smooth, waterproof. Record this in your book or use the attached ‘Describing Materials’ sheet if you prefer.

Next we will be grouping different materials that you can find around your home.  What objects can you find around your house that are made from the following materials: plastic, wood, fabric, clay, glass, metal.  Sort them into groups and record in your home learning book.