Class 2 New home-learning activities – 22nd June 2020

Expectations for the week beginning 22nd 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 halves within 10 and the 20, You should know them off by heart.

Topic/other curriculum

  1. Continue to explore habitats. Use the Espresso website and Explore the options on the left-hand page menu. Finish the videos and complete some more activities. Continue to focus on habitats.
  1. Read the micro-habitat book. Explore your garden/somewhere outside to find a micro-habitat. (leave the food chains work until next week)
  2. Look carefully at the micro-habitat you have found and fill in the log sheet.

You could even do a video report to teach your classmates about what you have found out. Send it to the class email so I can share it on Twitter for them to see.

More habitat learning can be found here.

Sport at Home week - Look at the activity pack and parents’ guide, then choose some fun activities to do as a family.

30 Days Wild - Continue 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 tweet your random acts of wildness and tag @rocklandsclass1 in them, or send me the photos and I can tweet them for you.

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