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‘Learning about caring; caring about learning’

Chestnut – Year 2

Welcome to Chestnut Class!

Croeso i Ddosbarth Chestnut!

Monday 1st June

I hope you all had a lovely half term last week! smiley I will be ringing you all again this week and look forward to finding out what you have done.

Mathletics superstar - well done Ted for gaining a bronze certificate last week! laugh

You may have seen images of a rocket going up into space this weekend. I would like you to draw your own rocket. Go to Purple Mash - art - 2paint. At the top is an icon of mountains, click on this and scroll down. There are 2 space backgrounds for you to choose from and if you use the pencils instead of paint brushes you can add more details to your picture! Have fun laugh

 

 

Here are some extra activities for you to have a go at!

Year 2 Maths 

Year 2 Literacy 

 

Monday 25th May

Happy half term week everyone! Have a lovely time and stay safe  smiley x

Monday 18th May

Hi Chestnut Class! I hope you had a good week. I listened to Mrs Watkins message about kindness and I am going to try to do something each day - this may be kind words to someone in my family or a kind gesture etc, draw a heart for yourself each time you do this, how many can you get? smiley

 

Thursday is Outdoor Learning Day, so this week I would like you to go for a walk if possible and collect some items to make your own miniature garden. I went for a walk on the weekend and collected lots of colourful and different items for my garden. I put these in a plastic container. Yours could look very different from my photo - it could have little stones in it, a pond in a jam jar lid etc. Have fun and be creative! If you can take a photo of it. laugh

If you are unable to go for a walk, then draw a garden on Purple Mash! Go to Art - 2 paint a picture.

Wow, I absolutely love the gardens you have created! Super work Ethan, Ted, Oliver, Bobby and Holly! heart

Mathletics superstars so far this week are - Ethan and William with a bronze certificate and Ted with a silver, fantastic work boys! smiley

 

 

 

Can you be a Mathletics superstar this week???

Below are some extra activities if you wish to have a go!

 

Year 2 Maths 

 

Year 2 Literacy 

 

Monday 11th May

Hello everyone, I hope you all had a lovely VE Day on Friday! smiley

 

If you have listened to Mrs Watkins' message, you will know that she would like you to draw a leaf and a butterfly with just a positive word or message in them of your thoughts of this time. These can be be photographed and uploaded to face book or twitter, or e mailed or sent to school. 

 

For our topic work this week, I would like you to think of your favourite sandwich - in France, as here, we eat baguettes. I would like you to create a baguette with some interesting fillings! You can use Purple Mash, the same programme as last week to record your pictures - Art - 2 create a story. I would like you to write instructions for someone to make your baguette. Begin your sentences with a time word and use bossy verbs  ie  Firstly collect all the ingredients needed to make the baguette. Have fun, I look forward to looking at your work!! 

Some fantastic baguettes being created this week! Well done Ted, Freya, Evie B-B, Holly, Kourtney, Bobby and Santiago!  smiley

 

Mathletics super stars - great work Ted, Evie B-B, Holly, Freya and Jack for bronze certificates so far this week! laugh

 

Below are some extra activities for you if you wish to have a go!

Year 2 Maths

     *  Y2 Week 6 Day 1.pdf

 

Year 2 Literacy 

 

 

Monday 4th May

Hello everyone! Hope u had a lovely weekend. I have listened to Mrs Watkins talk about VE Day this morning. VE Day is on Friday. Do you know what it means? 

 

I would like you to find out a little about this with your families and then draw a picture and tell me what you know. Also, how do you think the people felt at this time?

go to purple mash - tools - English - 2 create a story - my story. I look forward to seeing your work!smiley - Great work Ted, Holly, Freya, Ethan, Bobby and Santiago!

 

Super drawings for Captain Tom Moore from Holly, Oliver, Bobby, Freya, Evie B-B, Ted, Kourtney and Santiago!! smiley smiley

 

Mathletics superstars - great effort already this week, bronze certificates for Jacob, Holly, Ethan and William! laugh

 

below are some extra items you can have a go at. Stay safe, have fun!

Year 2 Literacy 

Year 2 Maths 

Happy 100th Birthday Captain Tom Moore!

 

To celebrate the amazing 100th birthday of Captain Tom Moore, I have set a to do task in purple mash! Make a picture for him, go to  Art - Art tools and Project -  paint a picture. Think what he may like to see on his card - have fun!smiley

 

 

Mathletics superstars - well done Amanda, a silver certificate and Evie B and Freya, both of you have a bronze certificate this week! smiley laugh smiley

Monday 27th April - Bonjour Chestnut Class!!!

 

I hope you all had a lovely weekend. It has been great to catch up again this week with you by phone!

If you want to have a laugh at all the staff, have a look at our water challenges on Millbrook family page!! Well done to Ellie-Mae, Alfie B, Jacob,Oliver and William, for doing their own water challenges! smileysmileysmileysmileysmiley

Also, congratulations William on passing your Tae Kwon Do exam and getting your green tag - awesome effort!! yessmiley

 

If you scroll down to last week there are some activities on France for you - well done to Bobby, Evie B-B, Holly, Oliver,Ted, Freya, Kourtney and Santiago, tres bien!!

 

Below are some other activities for you to look at, have fun and stay safe!!

 

Year 2 Maths 

 

Year 2 Literacy 

 

Mathletics superstar - fantastic work Evie B-B, a silver certificate this week and Amanda a bronze certificate, congratulations girls! smileysmiley

                                                                          

Well done to those who are having a go at our topic - remember to name the monuments you use. Top tip if you click on the green arrow underneath the page it will give you more pages and if you click on the green + button on your picture it will give you lovely photos!! Have fun xx

Monday 20th April 

Hi everyone, I hope you have had a lovely Easter and enjoyed the fantastic weather! I have really loved talking to you and your mums and dads, finding out what has been happening! From new babies, new books, new toys and adventures, you have all been busy!! smiley

 

Keep going on Mathletics - some children are really close to gaining a certificate!!

We are going to begin a new project about France! This is the flag. Can you draw, paint or make your own collage of it?

We are going to begin a new project about France! This is the flag. Can you draw, paint or make your own collage of it? 1

Can you find out what the capital city of France is called?

Research some facts about this city - what famous buildings/places are there? You may have been there yourself!! Ask your parents, use books and the internet! You can record your findings in purple mash. Go to Home - topics - countries + places - leaflets - Paris!

 

There are clip art pictures and photos you can use to help you. Have fun!

Mathletics superstars update 

Super work Alfie B and for getting a bronze certificate this week! smiley

Bendigedig Holly, another bronze certificate as well!

Hi everyone, we are missing you so much!

If we were in school we would be finishing off our Easter cards. So I have set a task decorating an egg on purple mash for you.

Go to tools - scroll down to Art and Design - paint projects - scroll to celebrations - Easter egg. What designs can you create? smiley

Holly, Evie B, Evie B-B and Kourtney, your easter egg designs are really colourful and cheery - bendigedig girls! 

So happy you had a go at this activity Oliver - I loved your egg!

Pasg Hapus, Happy Easter everyone!

Pasg Hapus, Happy Easter everyone! 1

Mathletics superstars update

Well done Evie B and Evie B-B, for earning a bronze certificate so far this week!laugh

Remember keep trying everyone!!!

 

 

Holly and Evie B-B - loved looking at your beach work on purple mash!smiley​​​​​​smiley

Monday 30th March

 

Hi!  I hope you have all had a good weekend.

I have loved seeing people's photos on facebook of the sea it has really cheered me up!laugh

 

So this week I am asking you to draw a picture of the beach and write why you like to go there - use "because" I want to know your reasons why you like it there, what can you hear, see, feel, smell etc.

Do this on purple mash - 2simple - tools - Abc 2 publish (green pen) - I have found out. This task is set until Friday. Remember that you can use the clipart icon at the top of the page to click and drag items into your picture. Have fun doing this!

 

Also remember that tasks have been assigned in mathletics! smiley

 

Mathletics Super Stars -

Gold certificate this week - Holly

Bronze certificates - Evie B-B, Freya

fantastic work girls!!!smiley  I can also see others are working really hard, keep going!

Tuesday 24th March

 

Hello! 

I hope you are all ok.

 

There are lots of movement and exercise videos on you tube at the moment - have a go, I will be doing it as well!!! smiley

 

I have put some work on Mathletics for you. Most of them are quickfire questions that you should be able to do. For some questions you may need to draw number lines to help you or use your fingers to count in 5's and 10's.

 

I would like you to choose a favourite book and write a book review:

Title of the book

Author/illustrator's name

Write who is your favourite character/creature and say why

What is your favourite part of the book and say why?

Do you think other children would like this book?

Draw a picture about the book to make a front cover!smiley

 

 

 

 

 

Our topic this term is "Let's grow!" we were intending to visit a garden centre to buy plants, soil and pots etc to take to a local residential home to add to their environment. Unfortunately, this will now be postponed until further notice. 

We have loved learning about how things grow and developing our 4 purposes. 

 

 

PE days - Tuesday and Friday

 

Home Learning

 

- bonds to 10 and 100 revision and doubling and halving revision - have a go at the questions below: - remember your doubling and halving diamonds!

double 34

half of 86

I had 100 marbles, I lost 30, how many are left?

Tom had 40 sweets, how many more does he need to make 100?

 

- write a daily diary of what you see, feel, hear and do whilst you are at home. Remember to add "wow" words  - adjectives and words instead of said.

 

- design your own garden aimed at cheering people in the community up. Think about what flowers you would grow and why. You can draw a labelled plan or make a collage. You can also produce this on the computer if you choose to. 

 

- please make sure that you take a photo of the usernames and passwords sent home for Mathletics and Purple Mash in case these get lost. Use these activities to further improve your learning. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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