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29/3/19 Week 12 Homework

 

Spellings: Spelling assessment of Years 3 and 4 common exception words (the list can be found in the centre of the Reading Record)

 

Times table: 12 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 12 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 12 to 1 x 12 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above).  Please begin to use the 'Sound Check' option once a week too; this has been devised to replicate the times tables test that the class will take during the Summer Term

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read.  I anticipate that the forthcoming reading assessments will show a disparity between the pupils who have completed the reading homework each week, and those who have not.

 

Maths: Please log into Espresso using the link below.  Complete the 'Learning Review' about the influence of Ancient Greeks

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

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22/3/19 Week 11 Homework

 

Spellings: Words with endings 'cian,' 'sion,' 'tion'  and 'ssion'

 

Times table: 9 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 9 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 9 to 1 x 9 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above).  Please begin to use the 'Sound Check' option once a week too; this has been devised to replicate the times tables test that the class will take during the Summer Term

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read.  I anticipate that the forthcoming reading assessments will show a disparity between the pupils who have completed the reading homework each week, and those who have not.

 

Maths: Please log into Espresso using the link below.  Watch the videos 'What are decimals,' Place value: decimal numbers' and 'Recognising decimal equivalents.'  Complete the 'Dividing by 10 and 100' activity too.

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

  • Go to our website: www.discoveryeducation.co.uk
  • Click on “login” and select “Espresso”
  • Enter your username: student12035
  • Enter your password: east35

17/3/19 Week 10 Homework

 

Spellings: Words with endings 'cian,' 'sion,' 'tion'  and 'ssion'

 

Times table: 8 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 8 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 8 to 1 x 8 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above).  Please begin to use the 'Sound Check' option once a week too; this has been devised to replicate the times tables test that the class will take during the Summer Term

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read.  I anticipate that the forthcoming reading assessments will show a disparity between the pupils who have completed the reading homework each week, and those who have not.

 

English: Please use the Espresso link below to over-learn the grammar we have covered in class this week.  Watch the video, complete both quizzes and work through the activity. 

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

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  • Enter your username: student12035
  • Enter your password: east35

 

 

8/3/19 Week 9 Homework

 

Spellings: Words with prefixes 'anti' and 'inter'

 

Times table: 8 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 8 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 8 to 1 x 8 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above).  Please begin to use the 'Sound Check' option once a week too; this has been devised to replicate the times tables test that the class will take during the Summer Term

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read.  WE ARE LAST PLACE THIS WEEK.  Three pupils did not have their reading record, and to count towards the class percentage, the child MUST have read to an adult a minimum of three times.  Four children had read twice, but this does not count.  I anticipate that the forthcoming reading assessments will show the disparity between the pupils who have completed the reading homework each week, and those who have not. 

 

Science: Please look up the weather using the Met Office link below.  The children need to understand the temperature, the precipitation, the wind direction and the humidity.  Also, watch at least two BBC weather forecasts; the pupils will be preparing their own forecast before the end of term

1/3/19 Week 8 Homework

 

Spellings: Words beginning with 'inter'

 

Times table: 7 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 7 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 7 to 1 x 7 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above).  Please begin to use the 'Sound Check' option once a week too; this has been devised to replicate the times tables test that the class will take during the Summer Term

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read.  Last week 77% of the class achieved this, but we are a long way behind Year 5 96% and Year 6 100%.

 

English task: Use the link below to listen and follow the Greek Myth of 'Theseus and the Minotaur' again (we are studying this in class). 

 

As an extension, investigate the Greek Myth of 'Pandora's Box'.

15/2/19 Week 7 Homework

 

Spellings: Words from the statutory list

 

Times table: 7 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 7 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 7 to 1 x 7 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above).  Please begin to use the 'Sound Check' option once a week too; this has been devised to replicate the times tables test that the class will take during the Summer Term

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read. 

 

Maths task: Watch the video about 'Equivalent Fractions' and play the 'Snap the Equivalent Fractions' game  please. You will need to set the speed to low and might need to pause the cards to give you enough time to think.  Pause the game as frequently as you need to.

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

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8/2/19 Week 6 Homework

 

Spellings: Words from the statutory list

 

Times table: 6 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 6 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 6 to 1 x 6 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above).  Please begin to use the 'Sound Check' option once a week too; this has been devised to replicate the times tables test that the class will take during the Summer Term

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read. 

 

Maths task: Watch the video about 'Understanding Fractions' and complete the 'Ordering Fractions' activity please. 

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

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  • Enter your username: student12035
  • Enter your password: east35

 

1/2/19 Week 5 Homework

 

Spellings: Homophones

 

Times table: 6 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 6 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 6 to 1 x 6 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above).  Please begin to use the 'Sound Check' option once a week too; this has been devised to replicate the times tables test that the class will take during the Summer Term

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read.  88% of the children read to an adult last week so thank you for all your support, it is making a huge  difference to the children's rate of progress

 

English task: Watch the video on possessive apostrophes.  Please complete the 'Quiz,' 'Quiz Plus' and 'Activity.'

25/1/19 Week 4 Homework

 

Spellings: Possessive apostrophe with plurals 

 

Times table: 4 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 4 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 4 to 1 x 4 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above).  Please begin to use the 'Sound Check' option once a week too; this has been devised to replicate the times tables test that the class will take during the Summer Term

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read

 

English task: Watch the video on direct speech, and complete the quiz, quiz plus and activity.  Use the link below to access the task

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

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18/1/19 Week 3 Homework

 

Spellings: Words with endings 'ture' 

 

Times table: 4 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 4 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 4 to 1 x 4 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above)

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read

 

Science task: Please use the link below and watch the video. Go through the 'Words' list and check you are secure with all the meanings.  As an extension, click on the 'Links' tab, read the 'Big Book' about the water cycle and complete the quiz.

11/1/19 Week 2 Homework

 

Spellings: Word families with endings 'ture' 

 

Times table: 3 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 3 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 3 to 1 x 3 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars.  I have limited the times tables questions in the 'Garage', teacher set area to the times table for that week (see above)

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week.  Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read

 

Maths task: Please use the link below and watch the video.  Complete the activity 'multiplying a 2 digit number by a 1 digit number' for mental practice.  Children working at Greater Depth can complete 'multiplying a 3 digit number by a 1 digit number as well   :) 

 

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

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6/1/18 Week 1 Homework 

 

Spellings: Words with 'g' sound spelt 'gu'

 

Times table: 3 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 3 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12 x 3 to 1 x 3 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read

14/12/18 Week 14 Homework

 

Please continue to read aloud and use Times Tables Rockstars over the Christmas break.  There is no other homework set for  the holiday period; however, if your child wishes to do some additional work, they can use any of the Maths folders I have placed on the class page, or go through the end of term Maths Assessment.

 

Finally, I would just like to thank you for your support in developing your child's learning, it is greatly appreciated. 

 

Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.  I look forward to seeing you all in January 2019.   

 

With best wishes,

 

Mrs Hutchinson   :)

7/12/18 Homework

 

Week 13 Spellings: Adding suffixes with vowel letters ('ing', 'er', 'en' and 'ed')

 

Times table: 11 and 12 times tables (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 12 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12x12 to 1x12 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read.  

 

English: Read and discuss the three Robert Louis Stevenson poems using the Espresso link below.  Complete the 'synonyms' and 'identifying antonyms' activities from the 'activities' tab.

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23/11/18 Homework

 

Week 12 Spellings: Words with the 'sh' sound spelt ch

 

Times table: 9 times table (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 9 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12x9 to 1x9 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read

 

Grammar: The present perfect tense

 

Please use the link below to revisit the video we watched in class this week.  Please complete the 'Quiz' and 'Quiz Plus'

23/11/18 Homework

 

Week 11 Spellings: Words with the 'u' sound spelt 'ou', 'oo' or 'oe'

 

Times table: 9 times table (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 9 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12x9 to 1x9 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read

 

Maths: Multiplying by 10 and 100

 

Please use the links below to watch the video and play the game.  You can access the Bamzooki game through the Topmarks site or the BBC Bitesize site.

16/11/18 Week 10

 

Week 10 Spellings: Words with the 'ai' sound spelt 'ei', 'eigh' or 'ey'

 

Times table: 8 times table (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 8 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12x8 to 1x8 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read

 

English:  Please use the link below and complete the following spelling activities using Espresso:

 

  • Word endings: changing the 'y' to 'i' in nouns

     

  • Word endings: changing the 'y' to 'i' in adjectives

     

  • Word endings: changing the 'y' to 'i' in verbs

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  • Word endings: dropping the 'e'

 

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

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9/11/18 Week 9

 

Week 9 Spellings: Words with prefixes 'il', 'in', 'im', & 'ir'

 

Times table: 8 times table (the table will change every other week).

Recite the 8 times table on your way to school every day; when you can do it backwards from 12x8 to 1x8 you will know you are fluent 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

Spend a third of the time discussing what you have read

 

Maths: Watch the Espresso video on calculating the difference between two numbers by counting on.  Complete two of the subtraction activities, most of the children should be able to complete the three and four digit subtraction questions

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

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2/11/18 Week 8

 

Week 8 Spellings: Words with prefixes 'il', 'in', 'im', & 'ir'

 

Times table: 7 times table (the table will change every other week). 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

 

Grammar: Please watch the Espresso videos on prefixes and suffixes (see link below)

 

Complete two of the prefix activities and two of the suffix activities

 

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12/10/18 Week 6

 

Week 6 Spellings: Words with prefixes 'il', 'in', 'im', & 'ir'

 

Times table: 6 times table (the table will change every other week). 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

 

Maths: Count backwards through zero to include negative numbers

 

Please watch the Espresso video on negative numbers and then complete the associated activity 'Negative numbers -20 to 20' (the children do not need to do the other activities because these are pitched at Upper Key Stage 2)

 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item316099/grade2/module316055/index.html?source=search-all-all-all-all&source-keywords=negative%20numbers

 

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5/10/18 Week 5

 

Week 5 Spellings: Words from the statutory list

 

Times table: 6 times table (the table will change every other week). 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

 

Maths: Round any number to the nearest 10, 100,1000

 

Please watch the Espresso video on rounding whole numbers; after watching the video, complete the associated three activities 

 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item324908/grade2/module320430/index.html?source=search-all-all-all-all&source-keywords=rounding%20to%20the%20nearest%201000

 

Follow this link to the 'rounding rap' that we have used in class this week...enjoy  :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3afU6JQG15I

 

 

28/9/18 Week 4

 

Week 4 Spellings: Homophones

 

Times table: 4 times table (the table will change every other week). 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

 

Grammar: Please use parents' Espresso login and play the 'nouns and adjectives' game to revise simple word classification:

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https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/standalone/activity_html/item321272/index.html?referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fcentral.espresso.co.uk%2Fespresso%2Fmodules%2Fsearch%2Findex.html%3Fsource%3Dtopnav-search&bgcolor=bebddd

 

We have worked on 'abstract nouns' in class this week; this video may jog a few memories :)

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HA76Wa7uUxw

21/9/18 Week 3

 

Week 3 Spellings: Words from statutory list

 

Times table: 4 times table (the table will change every other week). 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

 

Maths: Reinforce rounding numbers to the nearest 10 and 100

 

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/articles/zpx2qty

 

Watch the video and complete the interactive game rounding to the nearest 10 and 100.  To achieve greater depth, continue and round numbers to the nearest 1000  :)

 

 

14/9/18 Week Two

 

Week 2 Spellings: Words with 'sure'

 

Times table: 3 times table (the table will change every other week). 

 

 At least three visits to Times Tables Rock Stars

 

Reading: Please read aloud to an adult three times a week

 

Grammar: Please copy and paste the 'Espresso' link below into your address bar and revisit the work we have completed on tenses this week.  There is a short video to watch and a quiz to undertake.  The children can complete the 'Quiz Plus' section if they wish to achieve a greater depth in learning.

 

You will be asked for a username and login

 

To access Discovery Education Espresso from home

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  • Click on “login” and select “Espresso”
  • Enter your username: student12035
  • Enter your password: east35

 

https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/subject/module/video/item361699/grade2/module305320/collection361819/section361771/index.html

7/9/18 Week 1

 

Spellings - Week 1 'Words from the Statutory List'

 

Times Tables Rock Stars 3 times table

 

Play ten games in 'Studio' if you have not already done so

 

Read aloud at least three times to an adult.  Spend a third of the time discussing the text.

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