Thorpe Primary School

Where we all can shine

0113 3368760

parents@thorpe.leeds.sch.uk

Dolphin Lane, Thorpe, Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF3 3DG

Emerald Class

 

Important class information 

  • This year, Emerald Class are being taught by Mrs Nichols with classroom support from Mrs Dacre and Miss Mayfield
  • Indoor PE is on Tuesday and outdoor PE is on Monday, please make sure your child has the appropriate PE kit in school on these days  
  • Parent reading is on a Thursday afternoon between 14:45 and 15:05.

 

 

Home learning

 

Summer term

 

W/C 13.07.20

As it is the final week of the academic year, all of our home learning tasks this week are linked to transition. 

Maths

Tasks

Maths about me task

Useful Resources & Links

Time Table Rockstars - This is a great website with multiplication and division questions. We have been learning how to use our times table facts to work out division facts in lesson so this will help children consolidate this. Please see the guidance document below for how to log on. 

Times Table Rockstars Parent Guidance 

The Maths Factor - A website of maths games and activities (usually £2 a week but currently free).

 

 

English

Tasks

Letter to my new teacher writing task

Letter template

Y1&2 Common Exception Words - These are all the words your child should be able to spell by the end of Year 2. Please help your child to read and write them all over the summer holidays. You can use the sheets below to help you test which words your child is able to spell. 

Year 1 Common Exception Words test sheet

Year 1 Common Exception Words answer sheet

Year 2 Common Exception Words test sheet

Year 2 Common Exception Words answer sheet

Useful Resources & Links

Pobble 365 - This is a great resource for writing. It has a picture every day and a story starter. Your child can use the picture as inspiration for finishing the story or they can write a description of what they can see. 

Spelling Rules - This National Curriculum document contains the spelling rules taught throughout primary school. Please see the 'Work for Year 2' section on page 7 for the Y2 words.  

Spelling activities - Use these spelling activity cards to help your child learn to spell the common exception words and our weekly spelling words. 

Spelling Dice - You will need dice at home to complete this task.

Make a Wordsearch - This is a template to make your own wordsearch.

Look, Say, Cover, Write and Check - This is a template to practise spelling the words correctly. 

 

 

 

Reading

Tasks

The Cautious Caterpillar eBook

The Cautious Caterpillar PowerPoint - this is a powerpoint of the story for if the eBook doesn't work on your device.

The Cautious Caterpillar VIPERS questions

Useful Resources & Links

Vipers Questions - These questions can be applied to any book at home including your child's reading book from school. 

Oxford Owl Free eBooks - This website has got free eBooks to read online. You can select your child's book band colour to find books they can access. 

Vooks - This website is a streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks. You can get one month free but there is a monthly charge after your free trial. 

Serial Mash Guidance - Serial Mash is a part of Purple Mash where children can access online books and activities related to them. This document shows what to do to access these. 

 

 

Phonics

Most Year 2 children are learning Phase 6 but they can consolidate their learning from previous phases too! Phase 6 consists of adding prefixes and suffixes to words, learning to distinguish between homophones, and using an apostrophe for contracted words. For children who are in Mrs Dacre, Miss Warner, or Mrs Hudson's phonics groups, please see the Year 1 class page for activities based on the Phase 3-5 sounds.

Tasks

Phase 6 information

Phase 6 activity powerpoint

Useful Resources & links

Phonics Play - This is a website with phonics games that children can play to consolidate their prior learning. 

Teach Your Monster to Read - This is a free website (also available as an app) where your child can play a game using their phonics and reading skills. 

Letters and Sounds - This is a website with free downloadable phonics resources. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Information

 

Class Dojo 

We have set up a ClassDojo page for parents and children to stay in contact with their class teacher. This can be done by clicking the link above or as a free to download App. Activities will be set at a later date.

Please continue to use Purple Mash and our website for your child's home learning. Use the instructions below to help you get set up. 

Year 2 Dojo Codes

 

Time Capsule

Below are some templates to help you complete you own memory box or time capsule. You could also post a copy to school to add to our Thorpe Primary time capsule!

Covid 19 Time capsule

All About Me

A Letter to Myself

 

General Home Learning Ideas

Non-screen Activities

Learning Activities Yr1-6

Classroom Secrets Parent Info

Classroom Secrets Home Learning Pack

Classroom Secrets Home Learning Pack Guidance and Answers

 30 Day Lego Challenge

 20 Activities to try at home

Mindfulness Challenge Cards

 

Websites and Resources

Many of the tasks below may work better if you have a printer, but you could use the worksheet idea and simply write the questions / answers into the home learning book. You could also talk about the worksheet together.

TopMarks - This is a website with lots of free learning games for both maths and English.

BBC Supermovers - This website contains lots of fun learning videos relating to different subjects. 

 

 

Purple Mash

I will add 'to do's' on Purple Mash over the up coming weeks that link to different topics that we should be learning this term; children can complete these tasks online and submit to me.

Children should know their login and password but they have also been sent home with a 'home learning' book. 

Purple Mash Parent Guidance

  

 

Physical Education

P.E. with Joe - Joe Wicks is doing a live lesson every weekday at 9am. 

Cosmic Yoga

Wow Active Challenge Cards

Sports Activity Booklet

Active Monopoly 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Term

 

Maths

 

Spring Maths Activity Booklet

Addition and Subtraction Booklet

The Mystery at the Grand Portrait Gallery Maths Game 

Arithmetic Test

Four Calculations Worksheets (Working Towards & Age-related)

 

 

 

English & Spelling

 

Spot Mr. Whoops CEW Activity - Practise the Y1&2 Common Exception Words and correct Mr. Whoops' mistakes.

Spellings 30.03.20 - This week's spelling rule and words to learn. 

 

 

Phonics

Most Year 2 children are learning Phase 5 and Phase 6 but they can consolidate their learning from previous phases too! Phase 6 consists of adding prefixes and suffixes to words, learning to distinguish between homophones, and using an apostrophe for contracted words. 

Phonics Play - This is a website with phonics games that children can play to consolidate their prior learning. 

Teach Your Monster to Read - This is a free website (also available as an app) where your child can play a game using their phonics and reading skills. 

Letters and Sounds - This is a website with free downloadable phonics resources. 

Phase 6 Guidance

Phase 5 Sounds

Phase 5 Booklet

Phase 3 Sounds

Phase 3 Booklet

 

Reading

Vipers Questions - These questions can be applied to any book at home including your child's reading book from school. 

Oxford Owl Free eBooks - This website has got free eBooks to read online. You can select your child's book band colour to find books they can access. 

Vooks - This website is a streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks. You can get one month free but there is a monthly charge after your free trial. 

Serial Mash Guidance - Serial Mash is a part of Purple Mash where children can access online books and activities related to them. This document shows what to do to access these. 

 

Fiction Comprehension

Four Little Blossoms and Their Winter Fun

The Animal Show Poem

Jack and the Beanstalk 

 

Non Fiction Comprehension

All About Butterflies

Amazing Antarctica

  

 

 

 

 

 

In English

We are reading the Jack and the Baked Beanstalk by Colin Stimpson and writing a diary entry based on Jack's perspective.

 

In Maths

  

In Geography

We will be doing a Local area field study based on Kirkstall Abbey; we'll be using aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features, devising a simple map and using and constructing basic symbols in a key.

 

In History

We will be looking at significant historical events, people and places in our local area with a focus on Kirkstall Abbey.

     

In Science

We will be looking at parts of a plant, please click on the knowledge organiser above for more information.

 

Click here to view PSHE curriculum

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