We have started on the year 2 multiplication weekly maths quizzes to support rapid recall of multiplication and division facts. These do not need to be printed out - you could just practise them orally together, you could answer them in a word document or they could be copied out onto any piece of paper.
Hit the button is a brilliant website to build up speed for many maths facts.
Keep reading any books while you are off school. The school reading book, any books you have at home that you enjoy, books online like on oxford owls are good too.
When you are reading it is important that you think about the words so you understand what you are reading. There is a 60 second read for you to have a go at - read the text then have a go at answering the questions about it. (don't worry about the numbers next to the text - that is to work out reading speed). This does not have to be printed out - you can answer the questions on any piece of paper or just ask and answer them orally.
Each week we complete a big write. We talk about it together and share ideas then we work on our own. This big write is about an animal. Please talk you your child about the picture - what can you see? How could you describe it? what might it be doing? Your children can write in any style they want - story, information booklet, diary, description - it's up to them! Once your child has some ideas, please encourage them to have a go at writing all about it by themselves. Remind them to think carefully about their spelling and punctuation. Try to include interesting adjectives and different conjunctions.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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