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Home Learning

Spellings, reading (a minimum of 3 times a week) and times table practise at home will be assigned weekly by your class teacher. 

Want to do more at home?

Here is a list of suggested extra tasks and projects which relate to your child's year group programme of study and topics.  

  Maths

    http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html  

    https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

    http://resources.woodlands.kent.sch.uk/

   A huge range of Maths interactive games. 

   English

    www.oxfordowl.co.uk 

    Log in for free  and you can access a large range of ebooks arranged in book band levels.

    www.pobble365.com

    Images to use as a stimulus for reading or literacy activities - different every day and you can       print off questions for most images too.

    http://www.literacyshed.com/

    https://storybird.com/  

    Create your own ebooks with professional illustrations

    www.topmarks.com

    A range of interactive spelling, punctuation and grammar activities.  

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/

    Has lots of phonics games and word games to play.

    http://primarygamesarena.com/Years/Year-2  

    Range of year 2 curriculum area games for all.

   Topic: The Great Fire of London

    Websites:

    https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Great_Fire_of_London

    https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/great-fire-london

    https://kids.kiddle.co/Great_Fire_of_London

    https://kidskonnect.com/history/great-fire-london/

    All the above sites have information about our topic.

    Things to make and do:

    Write in role as someone who lived at the time.

    Research the Great Fire of London and create a poster to show what you have found out.

    Make a model of a church or house in London in 1666.

    Create or reproduce a picture depicting a scene from London during the great fire. You could          draw, paint, collage, use chalks or use a computer paint package to create your picture.

    Make a model or drawing to show how you would have redesigned the city following the Great       Fire.

    Pretend you are a news reporter in 1666. Write a newspaper report. This could be handwritten or      typed on the computer. Remember to make your newspaper report look old!

    Write and illustrate a poem inspired by ‘The Great Fire of London’.

    Create a map of London in 1666 showing the location of the River Thames, Pudding Lane bakery      and where the fire spread. This could be drawn or collaged. Alternatively, you could create a 3D      map with miniature buildings e.g. Houses of Parliament, Pudding Lane bakery etc.

   Find out about important people from this famous event – for example Samuel Pepys, the                  mayor, Elizabeth Pepys, King Charles.  Choose how to present your findings.