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Monday 11th January

We hope you had a lovely weekend!  Thank you for all the lovely learning you sent us last week, we can't wait to see today's learning :).

***PLEASE REMEMBER TO EMAIL US YOUR LITERACY AND MATHS LEARNING BY LUNCHTIME.  WE WILL BE ZOOM CALLING YOU EITHER ON TUESDAY OR THURSDAY THIS WEEK TO HEAR YOUR CHILD READ FOR 10 MINUTES.  PLEASE CHECK YOUR DATE AND TIME ON THE LETTER YOU WERE SENT LAST WEEK***

Mental Maths - Open the Mental Maths PowerPoint below and do the 'Odd One Out' activity.  Only do this activity as you will be doing a new one each morning.

Maths - Click on the link and watch the first video 'Using arrays':

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-2/spring-week-2-number-multiplication-and-division/

Then complete the Monday Maths activity below and check your answers (once you've finished!).

Phonics - Click on the Phase 5 Phonics PowerPoint below and do the activities for Monday only.

Literacy - Listen to the story Giraffes Can't Dance.  This will be our focus story for the next 3 weeks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zzb5Acl-n70

Today we are going to change the main character (giraffe).

Choose an African animal from the pictures below and think why they can't dance.

Then complete a character description template below, thinking about:

How do they move? (verbs)

What do they look like? (adjectives)

Then use your completed word grid to write a character description using sentences.

Science - Work through the PowerPoint below.

Print out and cut up or make a list to the sort the Living or Non-Living sorting cards below.

Then do the same with the Dead or never alive sorting cards.

hen draw pictures and colour in the title page below.

Handwriting - open the handwriting document and complete the handwriting activity.  You can print it out or practise the words in your home learning book.

Reading - Please read a book or part of a book you have at home.  Talk about the book or the part you read with an adult.