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.
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A range of interactive spelling, punctuation and grammar activities.
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Range of year 2 curriculum area games for all.
Topic: The Great Fire of 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.