1.Spelling Each week we are learning to spell the words that are on the Year 2 list.
Here are today's words for you to practise. Tomorrow there will be three more words added to the list.
move prove improve
2 - Handwriting Complete page 34 in the handwriting booklet. This goes over the long o sound aswell as practising your neat careful handwriting.
Look carefully at how the letter o joins ( from the top)
3 - Using Exclamation Marks
Today we are going to remind ourselves about exclamation marks.
Click on the link below to watch the short video and then scroll down and have a go at the first activity - Let's exclaim!
EXCLAMATION MARK TASK
In our story James and the Giant Peach the aunts decide to make some money by getting people to buy a ticket so that they can see the peach.
In your book take a new page.
You are going to make a poster to advertise the giant peach using lots of sentences that could use exclamation marks.
Draw the giant peach and then think about the different sentences that you could write. Look at my example below. I've used 7 exclamation marks! How many will you use?
Here are some useful words too.
giant massive huge enormous gigantic fat colossal
large peach world bigger biggest mamouth great
juicy amazing super fantastic brilliant tall taller
Listen to the tens and ones challenge. Shout the numbers out and see if you get them right!
In the story James and the Giant Peach , James meets a group of minbeasts and they become his friends. So
this week we are going to do a little bit of work about minibeasts.
Minibeasts are small animals that belong to the invertebrate group of animals , such as worms , slugs , snails , beetles , spiders and many more.
Watch the clip below and scroll down to do the activities.
Try and remember the word invertebrate and what it means.
TASK Go on a minibeast hunt when you are next out or when you are in your garden. Record all the minbeasts you see by drawing them and labelling them. You could even keep a tally if you see lots of one type of minibeast.
You could also take a page in your book and draw pictures of different minibeasts , make sure you label them.
Use the picture below to help you.