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Term 4 2019-20

Week commencing 23rd March 2020

Home Learning for Wednesday

Here you will find activities for your child to complete.  For each subject there are two activities.  Please choose the right one for your child or do both if you prefer!   



Learn about the past and present tense with Wednesday's powerpoint.

Activity 1& 2:Write in the past and present tense by either using the sheets or making up your own. (resources: See Wednesday)



Activity 1 : Muddle up the Easter story pictures. Put them in the correct order. Underneath them write sentences to retell the story. Remember your capital letters and full stops.


Activity 2 : Rewrite the Easter story. Use time connectives eg next, after, adventurous vocabulary, expanded noun phrases and conjunctions eg when, while, and, but. Challenge : Can you use different punctuation eg commas in a list, exclamatory sentence, inverted commas.



Activity 1:Please read the Easter Story.  See the link below (Monday:Easter Story).  Pretend to be Jesus and decide if he is happy or sad at different parts of the story and  find the evidence in the story to justify your view. 

Activity 2: Draw a story map of the Easter story ready to write it tomorrow! Challenge:What different sentence starters, adventurous words and expanded noun phrases could you add to your story map? 

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for resources.



This week we are going to practise multiplication and division.  Please refer to the maths parent's guide for the teaching method.


Activity 1: Practise your division

Activity 2: Practise your multiplication and division


Activity 1 : Multiplication problems eg is it better to buy 3 x 10 or 4x 5 sweets? see resources.

Activity 2: Word problems - read them and use arrays to work out/number lines/pictorial representations.


Activity 1: Children to work out new facts from what they already know. Look at the example to help with the vocabulary. (resources:Monday Year 2 multiplication and making deduction or Monday Year 2 - multiplication and deductions activity 2)

Activity 2: Write out your times tables for the 2s, 5s and 10s.  Practise your times tables with BBC Bitesize website or get someone to test you.




Activity 1: Practise irregular past tense spelling (see resources)

Activity 2: Practise the spelling rule where the y changes to an I (see resources)


Activity 1 : Practise 5 keywords from your list. Write in rainbow writing - write the word in red, then over the top in orange, on top of that yellow and so on.

Activity 2 : How many words can you make from home learning? Muddle up the letters.  eg mean, long, ring, ear. Can you beat Mrs Clifford's score of 15?


Activity 1:Learn the next five keywords that you don't yet know from your spelling sheet.  Practise your handwriting doing them too.

Activity 2: Put the correct homophome into a sentence.

  • to too two
  • there their
  • blue blew
  • night knight



Reading Comprehension:


Activity 1: Practise sequencing - The Village Green (resources: Practise sequencing - The Village Green)

Activity 2: Differentiated reading comprehension - Birds in my garden (Resources:Birds in my garden)


Activity 1: Read a fiction book of your choice. Ask questions like "Why did they do that?" "What does it tell us about the character?"

Activity 2: Easter comprehension. Read the text and answer the questions. See resources.

Learning challenge:

How many different ways can you sort objects in your house.  Sort by the materials they are made from or by their properties?  How will you record it?  What does magnetic mean?  Why is it useful for objects to be magnetic?  Why do some pans have wooden handles?

How can you sort your objects by taking account of the materials they are made from? Which scientific vocabulary can you use?

Use the table below to help you.



For what purposes are common materials used?



What are the advantages and disadvantages of some common materials?




Why is the Easter story happy and sad?











We are learning about our school value of Compassion.  What act of kindness have you done today or you could do soon?

Our learning power this term is the Inquisitive learner.

An Inquisitive Learner uses how and why questions to find out more.

Mike the monkey – The inquisitive learner




We have so much to learn, so many questions to answer and we will be using our new, “Ask it baskets” to help us.


We're looking forward to helping you find the answers to all of your fantastic questions!


Please remember to always have your inside and outside P.E Kit in school as well as your reading


Wednesday's Numeracy
Tuesday Numeracy
Monday Numeracy
Monday Learning Challenge
Reading Comprehension