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Topic and Foundation

From here you can find topic, foundation subject and extra literacy activities that will be added to weekly.

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Here is a copy of the Common Exception Words booklet that was included with this half term's pack. Please work your way through the sections. CEW are words where spelling works in an unusual or uncommon way. They may be exceptions to spelling rules, or words which use a particular combination of letters to represent sound patterns in a rare or unique way.
Science

What parts of a plant can we eat?

Try this missing word activity to check what you know about plants

Parts of a plant

History/Geography
This half term we are doing geography. We have understand the difference between human geography and physical geography. So what about the weather?

Year 2 The weather

Check out what Grover the weather monster thinks about the weather

Sesame Street- Grover Weather Monster (2).mp4

Still image for this video

Geography_Human or Physical

PSHE
As part of our learning about being healthy it is important to know how to be safe around medicines.

PSHE Medicine safety

Part of being healthy is being able to unwind, relax and be calm. Why is this important? What would happen if we didn't relax?. Use the pictures on the sheet below. Cut them out and order them from least relaxed to most relaxed. What do you notice about how the pictures change as you go along the line? 
Over the next couple of weeks you could try out some of the Chill Skills on the attached and/or find a video clip of relaxing sounds/music and pictures...waterfalls, bird song, waves, cuddly animals?
Reading Activities

There is no dragon reading skills

There is no dragon in this story

This is "There is no dragon in this story" by The Greville Primary School on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

How to hide a lion at school

Listen to the story above then follow the reading skills video below and have a go at the questions on the sheet.

How to hide a lion reading skills

MUSIC
On the website enter your username and password in the boxes on the screen (the details are in the pink book) then click on the Log In button.  All done! You should now see 2 boxes to choose from.  The box titled “Hands, feet, heart ” has 6 steps. Try to do activities from step 1 in week 1 and so on.  The other box has lots of songs you can choose from – enjoy!
Art/DT
This half term we are going to have a look at and try making and using some different types of puppets.
Using your sock puppet you could try to make up a puppet show of a fable or fairy story. When we get back we will be looking at shadow puppets. Have a look at this great clip from the Muppet Show

Mr Squirrel and Mr Wood talk puppets

Can you make a sock puppet? Look at the video clips and/or follow the instructions below.
Handwriting
RE
To see how we get from Shrove Tuesday to Easter in the Christian calendar let's learn about Lent.

Finishing our Islam topic let's look inside a Mosque.

Islam_inside a mosque

COMPUTING

What can you trust online? (Film for 5-11 year olds)

A film aimed at children and young people aged 4- 11 exploring what we can trust on the internet as part of our Safer Internet Day 2021 campaign.

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