Each week, you should record yourself reading for between 4 and 5 minutes and upload it to Seesaw. There will also be a weekly task which you should do, based on what you have read. You can choose to read one of your school books or something from home. Please send in a photograph of the completed task on Seesaw each week, as well as your recording.
Week 8 Task - 29th June 2021
To be submitted by Tuesday 6th July, along with your weekly reading recording.
This week, I would like you to spot 5 different words with suffixes, in the book that you are reading.
Write them down and work out the root word and the spelling rule that has been used.
The spellings information for this week will help you with this.
Word Root Word Spelling Rule
smaller small Nothing
Week 7 Task - 22nd June 2021
To be submitted by Tuesday 29th June, along with your weekly reading recording.
This week, your task depends on whether you are reading a fiction or non-fiction book.
If you are reading a fiction book, then I would like you to write 2 or 3 sentences to describe one of the characters.
If you are reading a non-fiction book, then please choose 2 or 3 interesting facts to write about.
Week 6 Task - 15th June 2021
To be submitted by Tuesday 22nd June, along with your weekly reading recording.
This week, based in what you have read, I would like you to try and spot the Year 2 Common Exception Words that you have been learning. Try to find at least 6! Please make a list of the ones you find and send it in on Seesaw.
Week 5 Task - 25th May 2021
To be submitted by Tuesday 15th June, along with your weekly reading recording.
For your homework, I would like you to look for 5 past tense verbs while you are reading. Please write them down and as an extra challenge can you spot if they regular or irregular. Past tense verbs ending in 'ed' are regular (e.g. looked, skipped), irregular past tense verbs change completely (e,g, run becomes ran, bring becomes brought).
Week 4 Task - 18th May 2021
To be submitted by Tuesday 25th May, along with your weekly reading recording.
This week from your reading, I would like you to spot 3 proper nouns and 3 common nouns and write them down. Don't forget to use a capital letter for your proper noun.
Week 3 Task - 11th May 2021
To be submitted by Tuesday 18th May, along with your weekly reading recording.
From your reading, I would like you to find 3 different contracted words and write them down. What letter/letters does the apostrophe replace?
Contracted word Original words Apostrophe replaces
can't can not n o
I'm I am a
Week 2 Task - 4th May 2021
To be submitted by Tuesday 11th May, along with your weekly reading recording
From your reading, please find 5 words with different suffixes, e.g. words ending with ing, ed, er, est, ly, y, ness or ment. Write them down, along with their root word so you can see which spelling rule you have used.
word root word spelling rule
drinking drink do nothing, just add the suffix
wider wide cross off the 'e' and add the suffix.
Week 1 Task (Tuesday 27th April)
To be submitted on Seesaw, with your reading video, by Tuesday 4th May
From what you have read, find 3 words that you don't know the meaning of. Find out what they mean and write it down. If there are no words that you don't understand in what you have read, then choose 3 words that you like and write down their meaning.