Year 2 – Language, Literacy and Communication. Instant access to hundreds of fun and engaging online lessons for your pupils. Lesson can be embedded anywhere!

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By The Pembrokeshire Home Learning Team

Schools and teachers across Pembrokeshire have come together to provide fun and engaging activities for home learning.

30 mins

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Lots of fun and engaging online lessons for pupils to do at school, or at home

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Instant homework activities lasting between 30 minutes and 1 hour

Perfect for supporting school closures, bubbles being sent home and home learning

Lessons included...

  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Oracy - Past, present and future - To create a time capsule To be able to discuss our world - the past, present and future > To make a time capsule
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Oracy - The journey of Ellen MacArthur Part 1 To speak clearly whilst in the role of Ellen MacArthur
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Healthy Eating - Making a healthy lunchbox for Bob 'Man on the Moon' by Simon Bartram - Part 2 To make a healthy lunchbox for Bob to keep him healthy with a balanced diet
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Poetry - 'Owl and the Pussy Cat' by Edward Lear To be able to sequence events > To be able to recite a poem from memory
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Phonics - Recognising and spelling high frequency words To recognise and spell high frequency words
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - 'Deio's Journey' Part 1 To be able to read and respond to questions > To demonstrate understanding of a piece of text > To develop understanding of their local area
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Perform Magi Ann's Welsh Rap To sing or mime along to a simple Welsh rap > To perform a rap with confidence
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Role play a simple conversation using 'Pwy wyt ti?, 'Sut wyt ti?' and 'Beth wyt ti'n hoffi?' To present simple information and speak using correct pronunciation and appropriate intonation. > To express feelings and likes. > To take part in role-play activities, speaking correctly and clearly.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Blast Off - Number bonds to 10 in Welsh Count reliably up to 10 objects. >Add numbers involving 10 objects. >Present simple information. >Speak using correct pronunciation and appropriate intonation.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Using prepositions to describe the location of toys To use prepositions to describe location. > To present information in simple sentences. > To speak clearly with correct pronunciation.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Become a Welsh weather presenter To ask and answer questions about the weather. > To take on the role of a weather presenter. > To speak clearly with correct pronunciation.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Play a game: "Beth sy' gyda ti?" (What do you have?) To ask and answer simple questions about possession in Welsh. > To use colour, number and shape vocabulary in Welsh.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Counting to 100 in Welsh using money and raffle tickets. Count to 100 in Welsh using money and raffle tickets. > Count in tens and units up to 100
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Telling the time in Welsh and creating a daily timetable. To tell the time using o’clock and half past in Welsh. > To play ‘Faint o’r gloch ydy hi, Mr Blaidd?’ to practise telling the time in Welsh. > To create a daily timetable using the sentence patterns.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Creating a months of the year mural in Welsh. > To understand and say the months of the year in Welsh. > To create a mural labelling it with the months of the year. > To ask and answer the question "Pryd mae dy benblwydd di?"
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Hold a fashion Show in Welsh To know colours > To describe what someone is wearing
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Writing a Welsh poem using your senses To write sentences to describe what I can hear, see and feel. > To write a simple Welsh poem to describe an outdoor location.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Role playing where characters live in Welsh To ask and answer the question 'Ble rwyt ti'n byw? > To role play where characters live in Welsh.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Rapio gyda Fflic a Flac To express likes and dislikes. > To write and perform a rap in Welsh.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Practising Patterns: Yn y siop / In the shop To ask and answer the question 'Ga i ___ os gwelwch yn dda?' > To ask and answer the question 'Faint ydy e?'
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Role play: Yn y siop / In the shop To ask and answer the question 'Ga i ___ os gwelwch yn dda?' >To ask and answer the question 'Faint ydy e?' > To take part in a simple Welsh role play.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Singing the song 'Aderyn Melyn' To know colours in Welsh. > To learn and sing the song 'Aderyn Melyn'.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Beth wyt ti'n gallu weld yn yr ardd? / What can you see in the garden? To ask and answer the question 'Beth wyt ti'n gallu weld yn yr ardd?'
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Take the water challenge to recall prepositions To recall prepositions in Welsh
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Design and create - My unique Colour Monster To be able to design and make a colour monster > To be able to express ideas, feelings and memories > To describe using adjectives and appropriate punctuation
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Dairy writing - To write a diary entry To express ideas, feelings and opinions through language > To write a diary entry
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Grammar - Using adjectives - 'What the Ladybird Heard' by Julia Donaldson To know how to use more than one adjective when describing a noun > To make my writing more interesting
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Comic Strip - The Journey of Ellen MacArthur Part 2 To create a comic strip to show the journey of Ellen MacArthur
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Writing instructions for an everyday task. To write a set of instructions
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Newspaper report - School closure To understand the features of a newspaper report > To write a newspaper report
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Fact file - Ladybirds To learn about ladybirds > To create a fact file
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Living things - Minibeasts Part 1 To gain an understanding of minibeasts
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Grammar - 'Superworm' by Julia Donaldson To further develop an understanding of rhyming words and adjectives
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Grammar - 'James and the Giant Peach' by Roald Dahl To begin to learn to use similes > To use adjectives
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Punctuation - Kung Fu Punctuation To further develop the correct use of punctuation > To know how to use capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks correctly
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Newspaper Report - Neil Armstrong To use the features of a newspaper report to write a newspaper article > To find out about Neil Armstrong
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Grammar - 'Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs - Missing Treasure' by Giles Andreae and Russell Ayto To listen and respond to a story by answering some simple questions > To develop the use of adjectives > To use my imagination to create my own dinosaur
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Letter writing - 'Barry the fish with fingers' by Sue Hendra To write using the features of a letter > To use capital letters and full stops correctly
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Instructions - How to make ice cream To follow a recipe to make ice cream > To write a recipe for your own ice cream
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Shape poem To understand what a shape poem is > To be able to write a shape poem > To use descriptive language
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Book Review - 'The Smartest Giant in Town' by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler To listen to a story and write a review
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Letter writing - 'Deio's Journey' To be able to write a letter > To develop understanding of their local area
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Information text - Living things - Nocturnal Animals To know what nocturnal animals are > To create an information poster
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - 'Olivers Vegetables' By Vivian French To listen and respond to a story > To write a description > To follow instructions
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Fruit and Vegetables - Where in the World? To know where different fruit and vegetables come from
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - 'Lynnie and the Gentle Dragon' by Kari Samuels To be able to follow a story plot > To write an appropriate ending to the story > To engage a reader
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing 'Superworm' by Julia Donaldson To write for a purpose
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Cooking - Cookies - Instructions - 'The Tiger Who Came To Tea' by Judith Kerr To follow a recipe to make cookies > To write your own recipe > To write a menu for a tea party
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Food poem To be able to write some poetry > To use some features of poetry writing
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Recount - 'Zog' by Julia Donaldson To write for a purpose > To write for an audience > To sequence and structure content correctly
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Shoe poem To be able to talk about different shoes > To be able to describe a different item of clothing > To be able to write a poem
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Fables - 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf' retold by Meredith Hairston To know what a fable is> To write your own fable based on one of Aesop's Fables
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Living things - What is a habitat? To think about the impact of humans on the environment >To write an information text
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - 'My Goldfish' Maria Brookes To read and understand a poem > To write a descriptive text
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - 'Not your typical dragon' by Dan Bar-el To be able to follow a storyline >To be able to rewrite a story
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Story writing -Traditional tale - 'The Gingerbread Man' To be able to retell a traditional tale> To make a raft or boat.
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Writing- Empathy - 'The Last Chip' by Duncan Beedie Part 1 To write for a purpose > To write for an audience > To sequence and structure content correctly
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Living things - Habitats To know what a habitat is > To research a habitat of my choice >To write a report on a habitat
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Book review 'The Highway Rat' by Julia Donaldson To listen and understand a story> To write a book review
  • Y2 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Aesop's Fables - The Hare and the Tortoise To know what a fable is > To retell a fable