Class 2 New home-learning activities – 1st June 2020

Expectations for the week beginning 1st June 2020

Reading Daily, for at least 10 minutes.

If you don’t have access to appropriate books, a whole range of books to read online can be found in the Oxford Owls e-book library. Email if you need the class log in code.

Phonics Daily, for at least 15 minutes.

Use any sheets provided, then visit Phonics Family for more ideas to make phonics fun. Use the words from your spelling lists too.

Spelling Daily for 10 minutes using the spelling word list for the week. Sort the words by the spelling (we say to the children, “It’s the same sound but different spelling”), then learn to read and spell them.

Writing Complete the Talk for Writing tasks on The Papaya that Spoke. Have a go at the SPaG Mat (two stars is the expected level for Year 1) and complete the handwriting sheets, taking care to form letters correctly.

Maths One task a day and at least 5 IXL skills over the week. (I have provided two levels of Maths mat; choose which one your child is capable of). When you have finished the maths sheets set, visit Hit the Button. This week work on your number bonds to 10/20. You should know them off by heart.

Topic/other curriculum

  1. Science - Seasons   What are the seasons? Investigate the seasons, learn about what happens and which months belong to which season. Complete the season wheel worksheet and sheet for how deciduous trees change, or find your own creative way to model the seasons and how they change. I can’t wait to see your ideas. Watch a clip of the seasons changing here:

Wonders of nature - The changing seasons

What are the seasons?

Explore seasons on Discovery Education Espresso. (You should have received the school login details from your teacher, email if you need help.) There are also photo books of each season to look at here.

I will email you the Science knowledge organiser for the term and will be sending something relevant to work from it each week.

  1. Sugar-growing crystals   Complete the sugar growing crystals science task and write up your experiment.

30 Days Wild - Join me in taking part in 30 Days Wild in June. Keep an eye on Rocklands Class One’s Twitter feed for a new wild task each day. You can also watch wildlife videos here.


If you have any problems or queries, please email Mrs Shaw at

Great Ellingham and Rocklands Schools Federation