Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 2

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
June 10 2019
YEAR GROUP:
Year 2
LITERACY GROUP:
Traditional Tales
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Time

Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on: June 19 2019
Group 1

We will be testing the children on being able to halve multiples of 10. For example:
Half of 80 =
Half of 10 =
Half of 90 =
Group 2

Group 3


Spelling tested on: June 19 2019
Group 1

1. after
2. fast
3. last
4. past
5. father
6. class
7. pass
8. plant
9. path
10. bath



Group 2

1. snow
2. elbow
3. meadow
4. borrow
5. hollow
6. window
7. swallow

Common exception words:

4. to
5. too
6. two

Group 3

1. snow
2. elbow
3. meadow
4. borrow
5. hollow
6. window
7. swallow
8. tomorrow
9. wheelbarrow
10. rainbow
Common exception words:

4. to
5. too
6. two

Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Write a story set in another part of the world – linked to our English and Topic learning.
Write a set of instructions for how to make a healthy meal- linked to Science
Write a postcard from your holidays (this can be made up!)
Be a detective!
Find 5 facts about a Christian Rite of Passage – linked to our RE learning.
Find out 5 inventors and what they invented.
Find 5 facts about the oceans of the world – linked to our Topic learning.
Get creative!
Create a model of an animal – linked to our Science learning.
Create an invention that could be used in the house.
Create a model of a balanced meal- linked to Science learning.

Additional information on our learning this week