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Wednesday 6th May

Good morning Year 2, happy Wednesday!

You're doing such a great job, keep it going.


Word of the day: comparison

How many sounds does the word have? Use your magic fingers 

What does it mean? Can you look it up in the dictionary?


Philosophical question: Is everything connected?


Here is your timetable for today, remember we would love to see your work.

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Suggested times


9 – 9:30

Joe Wicks PE session

9:30 – 10:30


  • Teaching video today focuses on comparing two or more lengths.
  • Reminder of the crocodiles that like to eat the biggest length; greater than, smaller than
  • Complete the comparing activities looking carefully at the measurements – are they cm or m?

10:30 – 10:45


Get outside in the garden for a kick around, run around or a bit of fresh air.

10:45 – 11:10

SPaG - Unit 5 (p18) - ee sound spelt ey

  • Have someone at home read you the dictation sentences (p54-55) remembering the ey rule.
  • Have a go at spelling 4 words in a row correctly.

11:10 – 12:00


  •  Spot of the noun phrases in then sentences and write them in your book.
  • Create a noun phrase mind maps for each of the Great Fire of London pictures. Look at the example for help.
  • Use a thesaurus (book or online) to help you find a range of adjectives.

12:00 – 1:00


Go outside for a bit of fresh air and play a game!

1:00 – 1:30


  •  Re-read or listen again to Chapter 6 ‘Moon-Face and the Slippery-Slip’.
  • Draw a picture of Moon-Face in the centre of your page.
  • Around your picture write as many different adjectives as you can to describe this new character.

1:30 – 3:00


  • Watch the video explaining today’s enquiry lesson.
  • Use materials in your house – cardboard, paper, lego bricks, minecraft, tin cans, lolly sticks etc. To make different houses. Which material would make the best house?
  • Finish the video to look at the houses that were rebuilt.


End of the day

Enjoy spending some down time with your family.


Comparing lengths

The Enchanted Wood - Chapter 6 'Moon-Face and the SLipery-Slip'

If the houses were different, how could they have prevented the Great Fire of London?

Still image for this video
So it's investigation time Year 2! Can you explore using different materials at home what is the best material for a house? It could be paper, a cardboard box, lego bricks, a tin can or rocks you found in the garden. Put them to good use and try to make a house.

Afterwards try to fill in the blanks:
If houses were made of ______________, this could have prevented the Great Fire of London because ____________________________.
I think ______________________ is the best material to build houses because ______________.

Then have a look at what actually happened.