Year Two

Year 2 Home Learning grid - contact us at year2@stwilfrids-hh.school

Year 2 home learning tasks 

Dear children  

Enjoy the activities below, the links for the starter activities are at the bottom of the page.  

Day: 

Reading: 

Writing:  

Maths:  

1 

Starter: play a spelling shed game 

 

Draw and label a picture of a butterfly using phonic knowledge and facts online  

 

Starter: play hit the button. Multiplication. 

 

Wops and Weps investigation  (see below)

 

 

 

 

 

Starter: play a phonics play game  (see link below)

 

Write a letter persuading me why I shouldn’t be afraid of honeybees  

 

Starter: hit the button bonds to 20 

 

 

Flower: work out fractions would you rather questions  (see link below)

 

3 

 

The Mystery at the grand portrait gallery challenge.  

 

Writing challenge: once you have found out who did the crime. Design a wanted poster to try and catch them.  

 

4 

 

 

Starter: bbc bitesize spelling games  

 

Write a set of instructions for how to make a hedgehog friendly habitat  

 

Starter: hit the button doubles and halves  

 

Spring shopping challenge – see maths pack 

Flower: Haku the dragon coin investigation (see below)

 

5 

Mr Whoops spelling activity  (see below)

Starter: bbc bitesize spelling games  

 

 

How did this banana grow so huge? Creative writing activity.  (see below)

Play snakes and ladders 2, 3 and 5 x table boardgame (see below)

 

Challenge 

Dalton’s gold coins investigation  (see below)

 

6 

 

Mr Whoops spelling activity (see below)

Starter: bbc bitesize spelling games  

 

How did this giraffe get on the moon? Creative writing activity  (see below)

Starter: top marks hit the button number bonds to 20  

 

Solve the addition and subtraction pyramids using addition and subtraction strategy 

 

Flower: Piggy bank challenge 

7 

 

Little Red Riding hood reading comprehension  

(see below)

Starter: spelling shed games  (when the children feel they have learnt the words could they, and perhaps their parents/carers, write the words in some really silly sentences and then check to many they got right. They could send their silliest to us if they want to at year2@stwilfrids-hh.school)

Draw a story plan for your own little red riding hood story changing the wolf for a different character  

Starter: telling the time board game (see resource below)

 

Chicken and egg pictogram activity in Maths pack. 

 

Flower: elves and the shoe maker doubling. They make one pair on Monday, for two weeks they make double the amount each day. How many have they made?  

8 

 

Sunflower life cycle reading comprehension  (see below)

Starter: spelling shed games  

 

Use your story plan for your own little red riding hood story changing the wolf for a different character and write your own story. Make sure you include expanded noun phrases, conjunctions and openers.  

Seed: o’clock and half past  

Stem: quarter to and quarter past  

Flower: 5 minute intervals  

 

Make a timetable of your day. What time do you have breakfast? Lunch? Brush teeth etc.  

 

9 

 

Science: uses of everyday materials activity pack (see below)

Science: uses of everyday materials activity pack

(see below) 

Starter: shape warm up 

Do a shape hunt around your house and do a tally of the shapes that you find.  

 

Flower: Incy Wincy spider challenge  

 (see below)

 

10  

 

Science: plants activity pack (see below)

Science: plants activity pack (see below)

Starter: times table rockstars  

 

Spring tally chart in Maths pack. Answer these questions: which is the most popular? What is the least popular? What is the difference between the least and most popular? What other questions can you come up with.  

 

Flower: draw your own tally chart and complete it 

 

 Learning project for week 2 - see below

Don’t forget to read a great book every day, to practise your creative skills by drawing a picture every day and practise your beautiful handwriting too! 

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button - bonds to 20, doubles, halves, times tables and division for 2, 3, 5, and 10 x 

 

 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ - phase 5 and phase 6 free phonics games and activities 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zgkw2hv – Key stage 1 – spelling games – homophones, prefix and suffix, punctuation 

 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ - can create a free account – online reading books, maths and spelling games 

 

Seed: o’clock and half past  

Stem: quarter to and quarter past  

Flower: 5 minute intervals  

 

3D shapes