Year 2 Home Study

Week 1 - English

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Day 1

St George and the dragon
George and the dragon story

2

Day 2

Small dragons

3

Day 3

The cats journey
The cats journey story

4

Day 4

Aliens stole my underpants

5

Day 5

On some other planet

Week 1 - Maths

1

Day 1

Comparing numbers

2

Day 2

Making amounts of money

3

Day 3

FInding Change

4

Day 4

Subtraction using Frog

5

Day 5

Adding 2 digit numbers

Week 2 - English

1

Day 6

The Fox - Listening and noun phrases

2

Day 7

The Whale's song - listening and comprehension

3

Day 8

The Fox and The Whales song - comparing stories

4

Day 9

The Snake Song - describing poems

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Day 10

The Spangled Pandemonium - rhymes

Week 2 - Maths

1

Day 6

Doubles and halves

2

Day 7

Find fractions of amounts

3

Day 8

Multiplication

4

Day 9

DIvision

5

Day 10

Telling the time

Week 3 - English

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1

Day 11

Read and enjoy a humorous story. Revise conjunctions and writing extended sentences
Download Angry Cat reader

2

Day 12

Re-read the story and read a diary entry. Revise features of diary entries and write a diary entry of their own

3

Day 13

Listen to an oral story, sequence the events, re-tell the story

4

Day 14

Listen to a different version of the same story and compare the two versions. Produce a character profile

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Day 15

Read Hansel and Gretel. Correct incorrect punctuation in a diary entry and write own correctly punctuated diary entry.
Download Hansel and Gretal reader

Week 3 - Maths

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1

Day 11

Understand odd and even numbers and the patterns around these

2

Day 12

Understanding multiplication as arrays and as hops along a number line
Download PPT - multiplication

3

Day 13

Understanding division as the inverse of multiplication – how many groups of 5 in 15?

4

Day 14

Adding five numbers, spotting bonds to 10 and doubles

5

Day 15

Subtract 2-digit numbers by counting up using ‘Frog’
Download PPT - counting up subtraction

Week 4 - English

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2

Day 17

Answering Questions

3

Day 18

Learning about Apostrophes

4

Day 19

Writing a book review

5

Day 20

Verbs and tenses revision

Week 4 - Maths

1

Day 16

Ordinal Numbers

2

Day 17

Rounding to the nearest 10
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3

Day 18

Round prices to the nearest 10p

4

Day 19

Measure using decimetres

5

Day 20

Measuring using centimetres

Week 5 - English

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1

Day 21

Story 'The Paper Bag Princess'
Download PowerPoint: Noun Phrases 1

2

Day 22

Paper Bag Word Banks, Storytelling
Download PowerPoint: Noun Phrases 2

3

Day 23

Story 'It's Behind you!'

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Day 24

Poems 'There are Gribbles' and 'Next Door', Anagrams

5

Day 25

Poem 'The Football Field Foul Fiend', Alliteration

Week 5 - Maths

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1

Day 21

Addition strategies
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2

Day 22

Subtraction strategies

3

Day 23

Add 2-digit numbers

4

Day 24

Sorting 2-D shapes

5

Day 25

Describe 2-D shapes
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Week 6 - English

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1

Day 26

Instructions, Verbs, Instructions on Catching a Dragon

2

Day 27

Instructions, Verbs, Instructional Verbs

3

Day 28

Read 'Dream On', Checking Comprehension, a Creature in the Room
Download 'Dream On' reader

4

Day 29

Sentence Types, Describing a Dream
Download PowerPoint: Sentence Types

5

Day 30

How to Escape a Giant, Writing Instructions

Week 6 - Maths

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1

Day 26

Multiplication
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2

Day 27

Division
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3

Day 28

Multiplication and division

4

Day 29

Weight (1)

5

Day 30

Weight (2)

Week 7 - English

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1

Day 31

Story 'Wild Pets', Planning a Story about a Wild Pet
Download 'Wild Pets' reader

2

Day 32

Possessive Apostrophes, Writing a Story about a Wild Pet

3

Day 33

Noun Phrases, Locating Nouns, Adjectives and Adverbs, Story 'The Girl Who Cried... Monster!', Story 'In Every Corner'
Download 'In Every Corner' reader
Download PowerPoint: Noun Phrases 1

4

Day 34

Noun Phrases, Poem 'The Glamdrack', Prepositions
Download PowerPoint: Noun Phrases 2

5

Day 35

Poem 'The Alien', Similes, Writing about an Alien

Week 7 - Maths

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1

Day 31

Word problems

2

Day 32

Add 2-digit numbers using partitioning
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3

Day 33

Choose how to add 2-digit numbers

4

Day 34

Capacity

5

Day 35

Time in seconds

Week 8 - English

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1

Day 36

Wombats, Text Types, Answering questions

2

Day 37

Story 'Diary of a Wombat', Days of the Week, Writing about a Wombat

3

Day 38

The Past Tense Simple and Progressive Forms

4

Day 39

Conjunctions, Planning a Story

5

Day 40

Story 'Diary of a Kangaroo', Writing an Animal Diary

Week 8 - Maths

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1

Day 36

Multiplication

2

Day 37

Division as the opposite of multiplication
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3

Day 38

Multiplication and division

4

Day 39

Use a Venn diagram for sorting
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5

Day 40

Use a Carroll diagram to sort 2-D shapes

Week 9 - English

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1

Day 41

Story 'Animal Recipes', Verbs, Writing about animals and their food choices
Download 'Animal Recipes' reader

2

Day 42

Story 'Morning in the Forest', The Simple and Progressive Forms of Verbs in the Past Tense

3

Day 43

Recipes, Writing a Recipe

4

Day 44

Poem 'Out of a Cloud', Rhymes and Rhyming, Writing in Response to a Poem

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Day 45

Poem 'My Step-Dad is an Alien', Nouns and Adjectives, Writing about Aliens
Download PowerPoint: Nouns and Adjectives

Week 9 - Maths

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1

Day 41

Find a difference
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2

Day 42

Count back to subtract (1)

3

Day 43

Count back to subtract (2)

4

Day 44

Block graphs

5

Day 45

Pictograms

Week 10 - English

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1

Day 46

Story 'Willy the Wimp', Writing about characters

2

Day 47

Story 'Willy the Champ', Descriptive writing using adjectives and adverbs, and prepositional phrases

3

Day 48

Story 'Willy the Dreamer', Book Reviews

4

Day 49

Poem 'Tell it the to the Dog', Moaning to a Pet, Writing a Rhyming Poem

5

Day 50

Poem 'The Magic Pebble', Describing a Magical Object

Week 10 - Maths

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1

Day 46

Count on in fraction steps

2

Day 47

Find fractions of amounts (1)
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3

Day 48

Find fractions of amounts (2)

4

Day 49

3-D shape (1)

5

Day 50

3-D shape (2)

Week 11 - English

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1

Day 51

Story 'My Uncle is a Hunkle', Accidents and Disasters, Writing about a Disaster

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Day 52

Describing Words, Writing a character profile

3

Day 53

Using commas to write list sentences, Writing about what might be in Uncle Ted’s rucksack

4

Day 54

Answering questions about a story, Reading and writing postcards

5

Day 55

Mary Poppins, Planning and Writing an Email 

Week 11 - Maths

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1

Day 51

Tell the time to the quarter hour
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2

Day 52

Tell the time to five minutes

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Day 53

Tell the time to 5 minutes

4

Day 54

Use coins to make amounts

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Day 55

Find total prices

Week 12 - English

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1

Day 56

Story 'Maisie and the Dragon', Using prepositions for description, Writing dialogue

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Day 57

Identifying adverbs and adjectives in descriptions, Writing descriptively

3

Day 58

Story 'Dogger', Making a ‘Lost’ poster, Writing about a really precious toy

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Day 59

Planning and writing a new story about a lost toy

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Day 60

Poem 'The Rag Doll to the Heedless Child', Making inferences, Writing a letter

Week 12 - Maths

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1

Day 56

Subtract amounts of money by counting up

2

Day 57

Use Frog to subtract (1)
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3

Day 58

Use Frog to subtract (2)
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4

Day 59

Days and months

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Day 60

Tell the time

Week 13 - English

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1

Day 61

Story 'Cinderella' Part 1, Describing Characters, Writing Diary Entries

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Day 62

Story 'Cinderella' Part 2, Writing the Ugly Sister’s conversation

3

Day 63

Revolting Rhymes, Explaining your Opinion

4

Day 64

Story 'Why Not Me?', Answering Questions, Planning Woodpecker’s Story
Download 'Why Not Me?' reader

5

Day 65

Possessive Apostrophes, Writing out Woodpecker’s Story

Week 13 - Maths

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1

Day 61

Halves and doubles

2

Day 62

Multiplication
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3

Day 63

Multiplication word problems

4

Day 64

Tell the time on digital and analogue clocks (1)

5

Day 65

Tell the time on digital and analogue clocks (2)

Week 14 - English

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1

Day 66

Story 'Lost and Found', Sequencing a Story, What are Characters Thinking?

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Day 67

Past and Present Progressive, What I Would Do for a Sad and Lonely Penguin

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Day 68

Planning and Writing a Story

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Day 69

Story 'The Way Back Home', Making Predictions, Imaginative Writing

5

Day 70

Commands and Explanations, Comparing Stories

Week 14 - Maths

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1

Day 66

Add pairs of 2-digit numbers (1)
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2

Day 67

Add pairs of 2-digit numbers (2)

3

Day 68

Number puzzles (1)

4

Day 69

Number puzzles (2)

5

Day 70

Number lines

Week 15 - English

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1

Day 71

Story 'Sam’s Duck' Part 1, Answering comprehension questions, Writing about your average day

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Day 72

Story 'Sam’s Duck' Part 2, Reading about characters, Writing a character profile 

3

Day 73

Reading an information text, Writing instructions

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Day 74

Baby animals, Story writing

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Day 75

Story 'Four Ducks on a Pond', Comparing poems, Writing about further adventures of the Night Cat

Week 15 - Maths

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1

Day 71

Subtraction strategies (1)

2

Day 72

Subtraction strategies (2)
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3

Day 73

Coin puzzles

4

Day 74

Calendar investigations

5

Day 75

Number magic

Week 16 - English

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1

Day 76

Reading and Writing Riddles, Spelling Game

2

Day 77

Reading and spelling magic spells, Magic Wands

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Day 78

Telling Jokes, Acrostics

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Day 79

Dictionaries and definitions, Making a word meanings puzzle, Making a word chain

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Day 80

Solving a crossword, Creating a crossword, Palindromes

Week 16 - Maths

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1

Day 76

Mathematical investigation (1)

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Day 77

Something to make, Snakes and Ladders

3

Day 78

The Towers of Hanoi Puzzle

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Day 79

Pelmanism Game

5

Day 80

Mathematical investigation (2)

Week 17 - English

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1

Day 81

Story 'This Book Just Ate My Dog', Race Game

2

Day 82

Vehicles and Transport, Playing Pairs

3

Day 83

Heads, Bodies and Legs, Writing funny stories

4

Day 84

Story 'It’s a Book', Quizzes about Books and Devices

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Day 85

Animal Top Trumps, Design and write some Top Trumps cards

Week 17 - Maths

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1

Day 81

Mathematical investigation (1), Don’t lift your pencil!

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Day 82

Something to make, The Mobius Ring

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Day 83

Puzzle, How many colours?

4

Day 84

Dots and boxes game

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Day 85

Mathematical investigation (2), Rooms