Tuesday 21st April 2020

Good morning Year 2,

I hope you had a nice day yesterday. In the table below you will find today’s learning activities. Remember that you can keep in contact with me by posting comments to the Year 2 Blog or by sending me an email at year2@popepaul.herts.sch.uk 

I can’t wait to see your wonderful Easter Home Learning projects and I am also very eager to see how tall your Runner bean plants are!

Have a lovely day,

Miss Davey

Subject Activity
Prayer Prayer for Tuesday 21st April 2020

Christ Jesus, our light and our guide, as we travel through life open our eyes to recognise you in everyone that we meet.

Open our hearts to share generously with each other.



Handwriting Copy the following sentences into your handwriting book:

The dog loved running after the ball.
He kept dropping his pencil on the floor.
She was a really fast runner and she won all the races on sports day.
I like my eggs with a runny yolk.
It was her maddest idea ever.

Reading Continue to read daily and discuss what you have read.You can access plenty of wonderful books via the Harper Collins website: https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/Portal.aspx

Username: parents@harpercollins.co.uk


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Morning Challenge

Estimate and then measure how tall your Runner bean plant is.You can use standard units of measure – centimetres.

You could also use non-standard units of measure, for example: fingertips, cubes, lego…


Estimate how many centimetres tall are Lena’s Runner bean plants.

You can share your estimates on our Year 2 blog.

WALT: Solve a measurement problem

The Magic Plant

Questions to think about:
How tall will the plant be on Saturday at 9am?
How tall will the plant be on Sunday at 9am?

Extension Challenge:

Work out the plants height at later stages in the week as well.





















Tuesday 21st April 2020
WALT: Identify prepositions

A preposition is a word that shows the relationship between one thing and another.

It may tell you where a thing is in relation to something else. E.g. The passengers watched from inside the plane.

It may tell you when something is in relation to another event. E.g. The excitement would not end until the plane landed.


Find the prepositions in the sentences below?

Write 5 sentences that contain prepositions?

The donkey plodded through the field.

It was only a few minutes until feeding time.

Rain started to fall from above them.

They ran into the barn.


















Information technology

IT can be seen as computers, devices with computers inside, or things made to work with computers.


Computers: PCs, laptops, tablets.

Devices with computers inside: e-book readers, smart TVs, smart speakers.

Things made to work with computers: scanners, barcode scanners, barcode.

Find some examples of IT at your home and describe what it is used for.. work, play, communication…