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Week commencing 19.10.2020

Homework is for all children and consolidates the learning that children have covered in class each week.  Homework books will be sent out and should not return to school. 

Weekly homework will consist of:

  • Spellings
  • Maths task
  • Quiz of the Week

Children can practise their spellings, complete the Maths task and answer the quiz questions in the homework book. The answers will be posted the following week so that parents and children can self-assess their answers at home. Please remember not to return the homework books to school.

You can email us at: year2@grafton.bardaglea.org.uk if you have any questions or queries.

Your child will be told which spelling group they are in.  Please practise these spellings with your child at home as they will be having a weekly spelling test on a Friday.

Spellings

Star Group

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

but

pure

secure

vulture

that

cure

picture

creature

all

lure

future

furniture

we

sure

figure

treasure

can

after

louder

structure

are

her

ladder

different

 

fern

letter

whisper

 

herd

hammer

summer

 

tiger

boxer

hotter

 

river

supper

mixture

 

Quiz of the week - 19.10.20

  1. Name 3 animals that you will find in the North Pole?
  2. Pick one of your animals and list how it has adapted to living in the North Pole.
  3. Explain what the climate is like in the South Pole.
  4. I need a new raincoat, what material do you think I should use and why?
  5. Can you make 4 number sentences using these three numbers? (fact families) 14, 6, 20

Week beginning 19th October

Maths Homework – fact families, comparing number statements and related facts.                           

The following activities have been allocated on your child’s Mathletics account:

  1. Adding in any order
  2. All about 20
  3. Balance addition to 20
  4. Fact families
  5. 1 more 2 less

Task – Number fact families.

Write the number fact families for the following digits, remember to include addition and subtraction facts. Will you write a four or six fact family? For a real test try to write out eight facts.

E.g. 5 – 15 – 10    fact family         5 + 10 =15               15 = 5 + 10             

                                                           10 + 5 = 15              15 = 10 + 5

                                                           15 – 10 = 5               5 = 15 - 10

                                                           15 – 5 = 10               10 = 15 - 5

 

  1. 6 – 12 – 18 fact family
  2. 7 – 13 – 20 fact family
  3. 8 – 4 – 12 fact family

Task - Comparing number statements

Use the < , > and = symbols to compare the statements.

Copy the number sentences into your book. Do you need to solve one side, both sides or do you just know?

Quiz of the week answers for 12.10.20

1) It hit an iceberg in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and sunk within 3 hours.

2) People were shocked and surprised as many people had said the Titanic would be unsinkable.

3) 

4) Arctic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Southern Oceans

5) Belfast ---> Southampton ---> France ----> Ireland ----> Sunk in the Atlantic Ocean