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### Be Confident!

Please remember that YOU know your children best.  We will provide ideas to keep your child active, and we will share our skills with you as much as we can, but if you have an amazing idea, feel free to get creative with your child's learning.

### Keep in Touch

We want to see what your child has been learning while at home!  Please share photos or scans with: homework@stpatricks.org.uk

A Teacher will respond to these emails with help, support and feedback.

### Year 1

Please find attached all worksheets from Week 1.

Art: Can you make your own knight using cardbord and then design their own armour using kitchen foil. Here is an example.

### Week 2

English - We have added a range of documnets for you to do with your child. One includs this week activites focusing on The Fox and the Star book. An Art task to complete with your child and ways you can practise their handwritting.

Please find all documents attached at the bottom to explain further.

Maths - This week in Maths children would be looking at comparing objects and numbers to 50 using the language greater than, less than and equal to. Please find sheets attached at the bottom.

Science - Can the children look at the 4 different seasons we have. Can you highlight what each season looks like and things you might see in each Season.

RE - Look at Palm Sunday PowerPoint (attached at the bottom). Discuss why we celebrate Palm Sunday. Focus on key points of the story and how we could draw them.  Which key words would you put with that picture. Use pictures to retell the story on a comic strip.

Art - Can the children make their own Palm Sunday Donkey? Please find example and instructions attached at the bottom.

Week 3

English: We are continuing to read The Fox and the star and have attached two documents with different activites to support your childrne learning through the use of the story. We hope you are enjoying this story.

Maths: This week in Maths we would be looking at Ordering Numbers within 50 and using mathematical language such as 'largest', 'smallest', 'more than', 'less than', 'least', 'most' and 'equal to'.  We would then move onto Counting in 2s and 5s. Here are a link to a videos on Youtube which is very useful.

Please also find attached a two documents at the bottom to support learning.

RE: This week we would be looking at the powerpoint about Holy Week, focusing on the Friday section. Discuss what happened to Jesus on that day. What are the key points of the story?  Can you then create a Good Friday poster using the key points of the story.

Science: This week we will be looking at Life Cycles. We begin this topic by focusing on Frog Life Cycle. Please find powerpoint attached to discuss a Frog Life Cycle and a activity for the children to do.

Handwritting: Please find attached a document which includes all cursive letters.

Art: This week we are comparing the illustrations in our book â€˜The Fox and the Starâ€™ with the artwork of the Victorian designer, William Morris. Can you create your own William Morris design by using plants, trails and animals to cover your paper? Please find some of his designs attached in the documnet below to get you inspired.

### Year 2

English:  This week we are going to be thinking all about what we would need to plan and throw a party of our own for the Lonely Beast. Have a look at the activities in the doccument below and enjoy some fun party planning!

Further English resources can be find on our year group English page (Link below:)

You will also find a copy of the Year 2 writing non negotiables, in the documents below. These are the things the children must be using in their writing.

Spelling: This week we would be focussing on adding the 'er' and 'est' suffixes. Below is a guidance document and a PowerPoint explaining the spelling rule as well as an activity to complete.

Maths: This week we are continuing finding fractions of numbers and are begining to look at non-unit fractions. Have a look at the document below for to activities complete. We would also be continuing to recap our arithmetic skills and a document to help you recap your skills is attached below.

Further Maths activities can be found on our year group Maths page:

Within our Maths lessons we follow White Rose Maths. They have provided some resources for you to use during this time. Please use the following link:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/

Flashback 4: This was designed by White Rose Maths, to help children recap skills learnt in previous lessons. Each day they are provided with 4 questions to complete at the start of the lesson.

• The first question is likely to be something children did in the previous lesson.
• The next question is something they did last week, to keep that ticking over.
• The third and fourth questions are related to concepts they studied last month, or maybe much earlier in the year (or even last year)

We have attached below a document which contains each flashback 4, to cover the next 2 weeks. Remember to only do 1 per day!

Reading: Within our guided reading sessions, we have been focussing on The Pirates next door, by Jonny Duddle. Rather than focussing on the whole book we only read a small section each day and complete different activities to further our reading skills, in line with the reading vipers. We have attached below a document with copies of the pages of the book and activities that you can complete, that we would have been looking at this week in class.

We have also attached a further document below to help support the teaching of reading.

We will also add various comprehension texts for you to work through.

Science:  Last week you explored different habitats and found out about the animals and plants that live in contrasting habitats.

This week can you think about why certain animals and plants are suited to their environments. How have they adapted? Have a look on BBC bitebize to help you.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zyx76sg

Example: What does a polar bear have to help it survive in the Artic? It has thick fur to keep it warm. It's fur is white to camouflage when hunting.

Can you create your own animal to survive in any habitat. This can be as creative as you want it to be. Explain all of your adaptations - Why does it need each feature.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zx882hv

Re: Last week we thought about Mass and how it is similar and different to the Last Supper. This week can you have a think about some of the signs and symbols of the Mass and see if you know what they represent. In the doccument beow there are five signs and symbols for you to think about.

Topic:  Brazil is home to some very famous people incuding sports stars. Can you research some a famous Brazilian person and create a factfile on them?