Year 2 – Summer 1 – Week 3

English Topic:

Maths Topic:
Odd and Even

Non-core Topic:

Physical Activity










In Year 2 it is important that we can identify and write different types of sentences. There are 4 different types of sentences we can write

  • Statements
  • Exclamations
  • Questions
  • Commands

Follow this link:

Practise using the exclamation mark and question mark and find out how to use them.

Topic: bitesize/topic/z6882hv/articles/zs73r82 

Read the information on the website about things that are ‘alive’, ‘dead’ and ‘never been alive’ before watching the video. As you are watching discuss: How do you know if something is alive/dead/never been alive? Use the picture underneath to identify things that are alive/dead/never been alive. Explain how you know you are correct, and then click on the object to check your answer.


Even numbers are the numbers that can make pairs. Get some socks and see if you can make pairs. If you can, it’s an even number.

6 is an even number because it can be put into pairs.

Is 15 even?

Is 20 even?

Is 14 even?

Task: PE:

Get together with your family! Let’s do some stretches-

1.) Play Simon says with your family and teach them some stretches.

2.) Now choose someone else in your family to be Simon.

3.) Now follow this video and complete the exercise –

4.) Finally play sleeping lions and relax!



Can you write 4 different sentences about your favourite animal? E.g. Elephant


An elephant has a long trunk.


What a long trunk the elephant has!


Why does the elephant have a long trunk?


Find out why the elephant has a long trunk.


Split a piece of paper into 3 equal columns and label them ‘alive’, ‘dead’ and ‘never been alive’. Go on a hunt around your house/garden. What can you see that is alive/dead/never been alive? Write or draw all of the things that you find, making sure you put them under the correct heading. Afterwards, try and think of your own ideas to add.


Odd numbers are ones that cannot make pairs. They always end in 1,3,5,7 or 9. Watch this exercise video to try to remember them! or type into Youtube “Count by odd numbers and exercise”.

Task: Computing:

Experiment with using Microsoft excel and creating tables on Microsoft excel i.e. bar charts/block diagrams (remember we have used and created these in Maths before). Using Excel create a table that states the names of your family members and their favourite colours. Then, show this data using a bar chart. Watch the video below to help you:



Read the story Cinderella independently or with a family member. To access the story, follow the web link below:

Cinderella Story ~ Bedtime Stories for Kids


Discuss what a habitat is (the place/environment where a plant/animal normally lives/grows). How many habitats can you name? Watch videos and answer questions about different habitats using:
What does each habitat look like? What animals/plants live there? Play the games underneath the videos to show what you have learnt.


Look around your home for odd and even numbers. This could be coins, numbers on a clock, pencils, fingers, flowers or anything! Put them into two groups like this:

Task: P.E: 

Today you will be doing a different P.E. activity to really improve your balance, inner peace and ability to stretch well through practice. Today you will be carrying out some Yoga Choose and follow any of the videos on this page ‘cosmic kids yoga’:



Make an invitation to the ball from the King and Queen. Make it super by adding drawings, colour, and the following information:

Where is the ball? What time does the ball start?

Who can come? What is the dress code? What will be happening at the ball? E.g. dance, food and drinks.


Recap: How many habitats can you name? What does an ocean/polar/desert/woodland habitat look like? What plants/animals live there? Split a piece of paper into 4 equal parts. Choose a habitat for each part and draw what it looks like-include some animals that can found there too. Then (on the other side of the paper) write a short paragraph to explain where your habitat is, what it looks like and what animals/plants can be found there.


Counting odd and even numbers.

-Write down your 2 times table up to 22.

-Write down your 3 times table up to 33

-Write down your 5 times table up to 100.

-Write down your 10 times table up to 100.

 Circle your even numbers in one colour and your odd numbers in one colour.


What pattern do you notice?

Are all the numbers even?

What makes a number an even number?

Task: R.E: 

Think back to last week’s learning- What did you find out about Easter? What is the purpose of Easter? Why do Christians celebrate it? Discuss this with your family Now blow up a balloon, cover it with paper, then paint it and turn it into a Easter egg. Now, give the Easter egg to someone you forgive and would like to start the relationship afresh with to demonstrate new beginnings i.e. someone you were friends with before and are now no longer friends with but would like to be friends with again. Or you could give it to anyone you appreciate, who is a role model and the most forgiving person in your family. 



Create a timetable of jobs for Cinderella one day. For example, 8 O’clock make breakfast, 9 O’clock do the washing.


Play game in ‘Internet Explorer’ by discussing the suitability of certain habitats for different animals: /module2/group4.html

For example: Would a giraffe be happy living in the Antarctic? Why? What is the main reason why a whale would be happy living in the sea? After you have finished the game try thinking of your own questions to ask your family members


  1. What if we add two odd numbers together, is the answer odd too?

Will the number always be odd or always be even or does it change?

Explain your answer:


  1. Add the numbers together then figure out whether it is an even or odd number.


Task: PSHE:

Watch the video below:

Now discuss these questions amongst each other/with an adult: What is road safety? Why is road safety important? How do we cross the road? Now, along with an adult go on a road and practice crossing the road safely using the code correctly and carefully

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