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1st June to 12th June 2020

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Tuesday 9th June 2020

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Year 2 – Summer 2 – Week 2

English Topic:
Non- chronological reports

Maths Topic:

Topic Tasks:








Choose a story from home or an online website to read independently or with a family member.

Here are some useful websites:

Topic Task:

Art-lesson 1: (Use PowerPoint for reference)

Follow today’s Powerpoint or use the internet to research the artist: Hassan Sharif

Think about how he compares to the artists from last week. You could make a list of things that are the same and things that are different between their art.

Can you make your own art work like his?

Week 2 Art Lesson 1 Powerpoint


Practise counting in 5s up to 60 in different voices. For example: happy, sad, sleepy, excited, loud, whisper.

Which numbers are missing in the sequence below?

5, 10, 15, ___, 25, 30, ___, ___, 45, ___, 55, ___

Use the clocks below to investigate and answer the questions:

  • How many minutes are there between each pair of numbers on a clock?
  • How do we know if it is a ‘past’ or a ‘to’ time?
  • If the minute hand is pointing to the 4, how many minutes have gone ‘past’ the hour?
  • If the minute hand is pointing to the 7, how many minutes is it ‘to’ the next hour?

Now, watch the video below and learn how to tell the time to five-minute intervals. Click on the link, log in to Education City and then watch ‘Five Minutes’:

Afterwards, read the times around the clock. Then, ask someone in your family to point to a number on the clock below. How many minutes ‘past’ or ‘to’ the hour is it?

Are you feeling confident? Use the blank clock from today to point to a number and say how many minutes past/to the hour it is.



This week, you will be writing a non-chronological report about an animal of your choice. Today, you will be planning your report. See resource named: week 2 English Tuesday.

Use the internet to research about an animal of your choice. Here is a link to get you started with your research:

Science kids: Animal Facts

When writing subheadings think about what people will be interested in knowing. For example, fun facts, what do they look like? What do they eat? Where do they live?

Remember to include bullet points of key facts under each subheading.

Topic Task:

Art lesson 2: (Use PowerPoint for reference)

Today you will be planning your final piece of art. This will combine all of the ideas and skills that you have gathered over the last week. Today you should sketch your ideas and label what materials you are going to use for each part. See mine for ideas!

Remember, it must use recycled materials and make it WOW!

Week 2 Art Lesson 2 Powerpoint


  1. Recap: Watch yesterday’s video again:

  1. Afterwards, play ‘Snoozing Time’ on Education City:

Top Tip: Take your time and read each clock time on the screen carefully; then you can choose the correct time. *You can play the game as many times as you want to and each new game will show different times for you to read.* 

  1. Using the interactive clock, make the times below:

Twenty minutes past 6

Ten minutes to 1

Five minutes past 9

Twenty-five minutes past 11

Twenty minutes to 5

Five minutes to 8

Remember: The minute hand is the longest hand and the hour hand is the shortest hand.




Today, you will be writing the introduction of your non-chronological report about your chosen animal using your plan from yesterday.

First write your title and then begin your introduction explaining what your report is about. You want to make your introduction interesting, so the reader wants to read on.

Here are some sentence starters:

Read this report …

Find out fascinating facts …

Would you like to find out about…?

Remember to use capital letters, commas, finger spaces and full stops.

Topic Task:

Art lesson-3: Making your final piece

Collect the materials from around the house or garden that you are going to recycle today. Attach them together to create your 2D or 3D design to show how plastic pollution can be used to create something beautiful. Remember to look back at your design from yesterday! Ask an adult for help using scissors or if there are sharp corners on the plastic.



What time is it when the minute hand is pointing to:

  1. a) 2    b) 8    c) 11     d) 4     e) 6     f) 7

Now it’s time to apply your learning by writing down the times below:


If you have got an analogue clock in your house (like the clocks above) keep looking at it through the day and tell your family what time it is!



Today, you will be writing the rest of your non-chronological report about your chosen animal using your plan. Use the success criteria below to help you.

Success criteria:

  • Sub-heading
  • Interesting sentence openers
  • Technical vocabulary
  • Third person (e.g. he, she, it, they, their)
  • Present tense
  • Formal language
  • Capital letters, finger spaces and full stops

Can you use a range of conjunctions? When, if, that, because, and, or, but

Below are some examples of sentence openers:

  • One interesting fact is …
  • Did you know …?
  • Another thing to note is …
  • Amazingly …
  • Interestingly …
  • It is known that …

Don’t forget to include a photograph/ drawing with a caption in your report.

Topic Task:

Art lesson – 4: Making your final piece

Continue to make your final design, using recycled materials. Can you add bits to make it bigger? Can you change parts so that they are the same colour? Can you make it look more like your design sketch? Look back at the artists from last week for extra ideas.

Remember to take a photo!


Use the knowledge you have gained so far this week to have a go at answering the reasoning and problem- solving questions below.

Top tip: Use the interactive clock from Tuesday’s lesson to help you to solve them.

1) _______________________________

2) _______________________________

3) _______________________________



Read through your report with an adult. Have you included capital letters and full stops? A range of conjunctions and sentence starters? Use a different coloured pencil to correct mistakes and make any improvements.

Topic Task:

Art lesson-5: Evaluating your final piece.

Think about the best place to display your art work. Would it look best on the wall? In a frame? In the garden? On a stand?

 Show your family your final design. Ask yourself and your family these questions:

Does my artwork link to plastic pollution? □

Have I use recycled materials? □

Which of the artists that I studied is my artwork most like? Why? □

Which of the artists that I studied is my artwork most different from? Why? □

What has this project taught me about plastic pollution?

What can I do in the future to help combat plastic pollution?


Use the clock below or the interactive clock link to help you with today’s lesson:

Let’s investigate! Your mission is to find out:

  • How many hours are there in a full day?
  • How many minutes are there in an hour?
  • How many minutes are there in two hours?
  • How many quarters of an hour are in one hour?
  • How many half an hours are in one hour?
  • How many half an hours are in two hours?

Complete the number sentences below:

  • 60 minutes + ___ minutes = 70 minutes
  • 90 minutes = 60 minutes + ___ minutes
  • ___ minutes + 60 minutes = 120 minutes

180 minutes = ___ hours

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