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Tuesday 2nd

Good morning, Year 2!


I hope you had a fantastic day yesterday and found some
time to do something you love heart


Remember, this week is Children's Mental Health week so we'll be

talking lots about how to express ourselves! Join Mrs Atkins for a whole Year 2 Zoom today where she'll be talking a little bit about this laugh


Jokes are a great way to put a smile on someone's face
so here's my joke of the day.


Which hand is better to write with?


Neither! It's better to write with a pencil.



Here is your suggested timetable for the day



  • Watch the video ‘Interpreting Pictograms (2, 5, 10)’.
  • Answer questions 1-3.
  • Have a go at the extra questions 4-8
  • Extension: Can you try the problem solving and reasoning questions?


9:45 – 10

  • Head to Tapestry to find your group’s assigned phonics/SPaG activity.


10 - 10:40

  • Grab a healthy snack and get outside for some fresh air for a run around, a kick around or a bit of fresh air.

Class Zoom

10:40 – 11:10

  • Today we’ll be having our SPaG lesson on Zoom and discussing Children’s Mental Health Week. Come and join us for a lesson but also for a catch up and to ask any question you have.


11:10 – 11:25

  • Watch the video on contractions on the Year 2 page.
  • Write out the sentences using the contracted form.
  • Add the apostrophes to each contracted word so that the sentences makes sense.


11:25 - 12

  • Remind yourself on your favourite way to catch a star.
  • Watch the song on imperative verbs.
  • Think about all the steps for how to catch a star your way. Write an imperative (bossy) verb and time word for each step.
  • Use your time words and imperative verbs to practise saying your instructions out loud.


12 - 1

  • Enjoy some lunch and get outside for fresh air.


  1. – 1:30
  • Read ‘Grandad’s Secret Giant’ or listen to Miss Williams read it.
  • Answer the comprehension questions 1-10.

Try write your answers in full sentences if you can.


1:30 - 3

  • Take a look through all the different pots and discuss what you think about them with someone in your house.
  • Pick three of the pots and talk about or write what you think about them focusing on colour, form, texture and design.


Word of the Day:                  express

Word Class:










To show or tell the thoughts or feelings on oneself.







He has good ideas and strong feelings, but he finds it hard to express himself in words.









keeping it to yourself




Interpret pictograms

Contractions Video

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The Imperative Verbs Song

Grandad's Secret Giant

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