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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Growing with Jesus

 

 

Reading Books are changed on Wednesdays. 

Bug Club is available for other reading material and library books are changed on Thursdays. 

 

Please ensure that PE kits are in school every day. 

         

Set: Friday 17th May 

Due: Tuesday 4th June 

English

  • 'Choosing the right tense'. See sheet in homework books and complete activities 1-4.   
  • Please read for at least ten minutes every day!   
  • Writing task - We have just finished reading 'The Demon Dentist'. Write a review of the book or a story of your own featuring a nasty villain like Miss Root.   

 Spellings 

Please continue to learn the individualised lists sent home over Easter. Well done to those of you tested so far who can now spell all the Y1 and 2 common exception words. 

 Words to be tested Friday 24th May - homophones

  1. yew
  2. you
  3. ewe
  4. beach
  5. beech
  6. sale
  7. sail
  8. sent
  9. cent
  10. scent

 Please practise these words by putting them in to super sentences. 

 

Words to be tested Friday 7th June - homophones

  1. dear
  2. deer
  3. know
  4. no
  5. road
  6. rode
  7. right
  8. write
  9. passed
  10. past

 

Spelling challenge: Can you think of any other homophones?

 

Continue to revise the Y1 & Y2 common exception words. 

 

Use phonics play to revise phonics sounds to support spellings - http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/index.htm

(The password for this should be stuck to the front, inside cover of your homework book.)

Maths

Mymaths telling the time 1/4 to/past.

Challenge: Mymaths telling the time to 5 minutes. 

 

Please also practise your 2,5 and 10 times tables. 

TT rockstars  (see login and passwords provided)

RE

 Please work through the 'Ten:Ten' monthly newsletter together. 

 Discuss our Value & Virtue for this half term: curious and active

 

  

Presentation
Please ensure that you follow the school presentation rules in the same way that you would in your school books. Use pencil for writing and coloured pencils for pictures. Please don't stick lots of sheets into your books.
Please refer to the homework section of the website for further information.

 Please stick in any sheets of work. 

Useful Websites

Maths 

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

English

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

https://spellingframe.co.uk/

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/index.htm

 

English 

We have been reading some fantastic books in English. 

First we looked at Roald Dahl's The Minpins. 

           

Then we explored 'The Day the Crayons Quit'.

Can you guess which colour we are representing in our freeze frames? 

  

    

 

 

Maths 

We have been working hard in maths on place value and  addition and subtraction using fact families. 

Science 

What materials are things made out of? We have been busy investigating the properties of materials.

RE

In RE we have been learning about the Old testament characters and the special (and often difficult) jobs that God gave them. 

Can you name these characters and the special jobs they were given?

                               

 

 

Our very 'colourful' assembly about the Harvest.

 

Topic Week - The Great Fire of London

Baking Bread - but not in Pudding Lane and not with Thomas Farriner! 

                  

                  

                  

Acting out scenes from 1666!

                                                     

 

Learning to write diaries with ink and a quill, just like Samuel Pepys.