Monday 30th March 2020

Good morning Year 2,

I hope that you are all very well and I hope that you all had a lovely weekend.

Caterpillar update! The caterpillars have shed their exoskeletons for the last time and have pupated – become chrysalides. I have moved them into their new hatching habitat. They look like they are resting peacefully, but an amazing transformation is taking place inside. Now we wait!

In the table below you will find today’s learning activities. Please keep in contact and continue to share your fantastic learning with me. If you have any questions or if you need any help please email me at:

Have a great day!

Miss Davey


Subject Activity




Lenten Prayer for Monday 30th March

God, you are infinite mercy, wisdom and love.

Lead me towards healing and rebuilding broken relationships, in my home, locally and globally.














Copy this week’s spellings into your handwriting book:


Continue to read daily and discuss what you have read.

You can access plenty of wonderful books via the Oxford Owl website:



Use the Class Login area.



































Morning Challenge
Fluency 5 x 2

44 add 7 equals
50 + ___ = 62
91 – 10 =
21 subtract 9 equals
35 > ___
___ < 53
20 – ___ = 14
double 35 =
How many days in a week? _____
How many days in a fortnight? _____

WALT: Reason.


Noah saw 12 legs walk by into the ark.

How many creatures could he have seen? How many different answers can you find?

You can record your answers with pictures and number sentences.


4 + 4 + 4 =12

Think about the following questions:

What creatures could there be?
How many legs do they each have?
What’s the greatest number of creatures he could have seen?
What’s the smallest number of creatures he could have seen?

Extension Challenge:
What if there were 12 creatures? How many legs could that be?











Monday 30th March 2020
WALT: Write imaginative and descriptive sentences using synonyms.Imagine what it is like to be a bird. Close your eyes and imagine what it is like to swoop around in the sky.Watch the following clip about how birds fly. clip shows how the Albatros glides and the Fairy Tern hovers.

Synonyms are words with the same or similar meanings. Brainstorm as many words as you can to describe flying. Using the sentence starter below write several sentences about where you would go, e.g. over a high mountain, to the silver sea, high in the sky

Use your synonyms for flying in your sentences.

Sentence stater: If I were a bird I would ………………………………………..


Use the following words in a sentence: hover, flutter, flap, swoop




























This is a portrait of a famous person. The image has lots of clues about why she is important and about our next topic! Use this portrait to ask and answer questions about the subject. See the question prompts below. Record your answers in your lined writing book.

How old do you think she is?  Her expression can give us clues to the type of life she had. Describe her face. Does she have any interesting features? Where is she looking? What could she be thinking about? What is she wearing? Why do you think she was awarded those medals? Could it have been a brave act? How does she look? Do you think she has a job that is tiring? Think of jobs that require you to work very long hours. Can you guess her profession?  


Thank you for sharing your wonderful learning! I am very impressed with everyone’s tremendous effort! Well done and keep up the great work.


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