Welcome to Class 2's Learning Page

For study queries or to contact the Class 2 staff, please email class2@stgerardsprimary.org

ADVERSE WEATHER: SCHOOL CLOSURE -

Online learning will continue on Monday next week.

ONLINE / REMOTE LEARNING INFORMATION - 05/01/21

Please read this section carefully.

ZOOM MEETINGS:

Every day we will be having zoom meetings where we will be teaching you. Monday - Thursday at 9:30 and 2:30. Friday 9:30 and 11:30. It is really important that you try to join these meetings.

You can find the meeting details on the right hand side > > >

LEARNING RESOURCES:

Each day we will post the information / worksheets / links and videos that you will need on this page so that you can look at them whenever you need to. We will try our best to make sure that these things don't need printing out - you can just look at them on the screen you are using.

SENDING WORK BACK TO US:

Once you have completed your work, you might be asked to send in a copy for us to look at. You can take a photo of what you have done and send it to us using the class email  - the details you need are here on the right > > >

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RUTH MISKIN - RWI

PE WITH JOE WICKS

Thursday 14th January 2021

Good Morning Class 2!


Today I am very excited that we will begin to write our stories. We will use ideas from our plans to help us.
You have already planned great ideas. You will need to have the planning ideas today to use in your writing.

You will find the Year 1 and 2 CEW (spelling) list from yesterday’s activities that you could use to help you with spellings in your writing.

LITERACY

Class 2 - 14-01-21 - Story Example.pdf
Story Example
Class 2 - 14-01-21 - Story Structure Template.pdf
Story Structure Template

Please click on the documents above which are linked to our story this week. 


You will find a story example to work from and a story template to use. 


Year 1 children can fill in the blanks to create your own story.


Year 2 children could use the template ideas and write their own story.


Like the story Handa’s surprise you will need to include lots of pictures to help you tell the story. 


Remember you can also access your daily phonics lesson on the Ruth Miskin page and do at least 10 minutes reading from a book at home or one from the Oxford Owl website. The links to both of these sites are at the top of this page.

MATHS


You can click on the links to access lessons for today. 


Year 1- Even and odd numbers

Year 2- Add three 1 digit numbers 

RE: SPECIAL PEOPLE

Earlier this week you thought about special people in your own life.

Today I would like you to think about special people in our church.

Click the document below to find the activity.

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Class 2 14-01-21 - RE - Special People.pdf
Special People

Wednesday 13th January 2021

Good Morning Class 2!


I was very excited about your ideas for your own stories yesterday. Today in your literacy tasks you will continue to plan by thinking of your surprise ending. 


Also a big well done to everyone on your fact files. You have researched lots about the animals. 


Can you find out about a different one today?


LITERACY


Please click on the following pdf document to access the literacy activities linked to our story this week. 


Class 2 - Literacy Task - 13-01-21.pdf
Class 2 - Literacy Task for today
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READING AND PHONICS:


Remember you can also access your Daily Phonics Lesson on the Ruth Miskin page and do at least 10 minutes reading from a book at home or one from the Oxford Owl website - There are links to both of these sites at the top of the page.


SPELLING MAT:

Class 2 - Common Exception Words Y1 and Y2.pdf
Class 2 Spelling Mat - Common Exception Words

MATHS


You can click on the links to access lessons for today. 


Year 1- Find double and half

Year 2- Add and subtract two 2-digit numbers. 

ART


Can you draw an animal using the video tutorial with Rob Biddulph?


Rob is an artist and illustrator. 


Click on the link below and scroll to the bottom of the page.


Choose which animal you would like to draw and click on the video.


Follow the instructions step by step, you can pause if you need to.


Bring your pictures to share on the 2:30pm zoom meeting!

Tuesday 12th January 2021

Morning everyone. Today is Tuesday and it is our PE day. Could you do some extra exercise today?


It could be playing in the garden, going for a walk or dancing. I look forward to hearing what you have been doing. 


As you know our learning is about "Handa’s Surprise". Handa puts 7 fruits in her basket. On Friday this week I would like you to create your very own a fruit salad. Maybe you could be thinking about what you would like throughout the week.


LITERACY

Class 2 - Literacy Task - 12-01-21.pdf
Literacy Task for today

Please click on the document above to access literacy activities linked to our story this week. There are two tasks to complete.

Remember you can also access your daily phonics lesson on the Ruth Miskin page and do at least 10 minutes reading from a book at home or one from the Oxford Owl website. You will find buttons that link to both of these sites at the top of the page.


MATHS


You can click on the links to access lessons for today.


Year 1- Number patterns and sequences 

Year 2- Subtract two 2-digit numbers. 

RE

Special people

Can you draw a picture of a special person in your life?

It could be a family member or friend.

Why are they special to you?

Monday 11th January 2021

This week we begin with a story. 


The book of the week is "Handa's Surprise" by Eileen Browne.

I hope you enjoy listening to the story in our morning zoom call. If you missed it or would like to hear it again, then you can watch this video of Mrs Blagden reading the story.

LITERACY


Please click on the document below  to access the literacy activities linked to our story this week. 


Remember you can also access your daily phonics lesson on the Ruth Miskin page and do at least 10 minutes reading from a book at home or one from the Oxford Owl website. The link buttons for both of these sites are at the top of our page.

Class 2 - 11-01-21 - Literacy Task.pdf
Literacy Task for today

MATHS


You can click on the links to access lessons for today. 


Year 1: To compare and order three numbers within 20.

Year 2: Adding two 2-digit numbers. 

DRAMA


Hot seating

I would like you to pretend you are Handa.


Ask a family member to ask you one of your own questions that you have written from today's literacy task.

You must answer the question as if you were Handa not yourself. 


You could even send a video clip of you doing this to the class email.

Friday 8th January 2021

Hello everyone!


We have made to the end of our first week of online learning. I have been so impressed with all the hard work already completed by children. Thank you to all parents for emailing me pictures and helping children to access daily Zoom calls. 


I have a few activities for you to complete today. 


LITERACY


Hopefully you have been able to access an online Ebook from the "Oxford Owl" site. Please continue to use this site to keep reading on a daily basis.

Spellings - You will have a set of spelling to learn over this week. 


Could you get a parent or older brother or sister to test you next Thursday?

You can let me know your results.

There is a spelling list for each literacy group like before lockdown

Spellings - Mrs Angel 08-01-21.pdf
Mrs Angel Spellings
Spellings - Mrs Drury - 08-01-21.pdf
Mrs Drury Spellings
Spellings - Mrs Ellison - 08-01-21.pdf
Mrs Ellison Spellings

MATHS


Today I have added some games onto Abacus for you to have a go at. You may even have some games still on there that you haven't had a go at yet. 

Can you reach Gold level?

FRIDAY FUN


Today I would like you to create a Pikachu using one piece of paper. 

Look at the pictures carefully and follow the instructions in the correct order to create your Pikachu.


If you want to have a go at other origami creations please feel free to have a go. Don't worry if you only have white paper as you could use crayons to add colour afterwards. 


Good luck! I can't wait to see your creations.

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Thursday 7th January 2021

LITERACY

READING


Ruth Miskin, the creator of Read Write Inc, will be showing daily RWI lessons on her youtube channel (Ruth Miskin Training) during school closures. You should have received an e-mail or text to let you know which videos your child needs to watch.


These short videos will teach the children the sounds they need to know to help them learn to read. A new sound is shown every day at 9:30am, the videos are kept on for 24 hours so don’t worry about missing our class zoom meetings. 


The video below gives a broad explanation to Read Write Inc and the videos they will be showing

In order to access Read Write Inc reading books and book bank reading books we are using www.oxfordowl.co.uk where you can log in and choose the appropriate reading book for your child (please check your e-mail for this information). Please send us an email to the class 2 page if you haven’t done so already. Once on the website, click ‘log in’ in the top, right corner and enter the following details:

User name: stgclass2
Password: ReadC2

WRITING TASK


The Christmas recounts you have already shown me are fantastic. If you have completed it already you can have a go at today’s task.

Can you draw a picture of your favourite Christmas present?

Can you tell me all about it?

I can’t wait to see your drawings!

MATHS

You can access daily maths lessons using the links below.


Year 1 Maths

Year 2 Maths 

Wednesday 6th January 2021

Good morning children I hope you are all well. 

 

Even though we can’t all be together in school we can still stay in contact and share what we have been up to. 


Starting next Monday we will have a story of the week. All activities will be based upon this book throughout the week.

The class 2 page will be updated daily with different activities for you to have a go at. When you have completed work you can send a photograph of it to the class email. 


Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday we will also asking you to complete PE with Joe Wicks. 

 

MATHS

To get started today there are Year 1 and Year 2 links to Maths lessons from the Oak Academy page. 


Have a go at the quiz and watch the video of the lesson. If you are having any problems accessing this please let me know.  The links have been tested on ipad, android and Google Chrome.


Year 1

Finding 1 more and one less.

Year 2 


Adding and subtracting multiples of 10. 

LITERACY


I would like you to start a recount of your Christmas day.

Find more information below. You might complete this for the end of the week. There is a separate task for Year 1 and Year 2.

Christmas day Recount Year 1.pdf
Christmas Day Recount - Year 1
Christmas day Recount Year 2.pdf
Christmas Day Recount - Year 2

Headteacher: Mrs. B. Baxter

Deputy: Mrs. D. Hudson 

 

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