Swift Class wc 6th July

Wicklewood Primary School Swift class Year 2

 Hello Wonderful Swifts,

Every Monday I will set your phonics, English and maths work for the week. All the resources you need will be at the bottom of this webpage. Don’t forget to look at the ‘family challenge’ activities on the website as well. The maths and English activities are the most important things for you to complete, but you may enjoy one (or more) of the family challenges.

There is a video message from me on the school website on Monday morning to start the week. Parents/carers can email me at swift@wicklewood.norfolk.sch.uk with any questions, and you can send me one piece of work a week that you are proud of. All emails must be from a parent email account. I will continue to provide feedback on your Purple Mash work.

Have a great week!

Miss Harvey 😊



I would like you to read some eBooks as well as the books you have at home. Read for 15 minutes a day and share stories with your family. You may

Use My Class Login button (classname: swift class, password: year2) on www.oxfordowl.co.uk website to access the ebooks.

Read the following books by filtering series to Read Write Inc or by age group. The books I want you to read this week will be based on your Read Write Inc colour group we use for phonics. If oyu are feeling confident with your reading, try the next level up.

Free readers you have fiction books to enjoy each week.

RWI Group

Read Write Inc eBook

Age Filter



Get up

4-5 years



Go and play

4-5 years

Silver foil rocket


A vet’s week

5-6 years

The play park


What’s in the woods?

6-7 years

Things that sting


At the seaside

6-7 years

Viking adventure


Mythical monsters

6-7 years

Skills and thrills

Free Reader


7-9 years

Fiction: White fang,

The big chance

Read, Write, Inc.

Your child will need to practise their phonic ‘speed sounds’ and ’read ‘red words’ daily.

Please access the ‘Read Write Inc Phonics Lessons at Home Page’ on YouTube at

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ/featured for a daily phonics lesson.

The sound your child will need to focus on will depend on their RWI group before the school closure.

Your child’s RWI group

Set sound











oo – poo at the zoo

oo – look at a book









These videos are on a repeat sequence between now and the end of term. Repetition is an important part of embedding phonic knowledge so please continue to follow these lessons. If you are following set 2 sounds and are feeling very confident, try set 3 sounds instead.

For children in Red/Green RWI Groups watch the ‘Read Red Words 1’ daily film.

For children in Orange/Yellow/Blue/Grey RWI Groups watch ‘Read longer words’ and ‘Read Red Words 2’ films.

All films will be released at 9.30 am from Monday to Friday. Don’t worry if you miss the lesson start time as the videos will remain available on the Read Write Inc YouTube channel for 24 hours.


This week’s English is based on a nonsense poem called The Quangle Wangle’s Hat by Edward Lear. Each day I will set you different activities to complete from the booklet.


Complete talk challenge activities (pg2-3) then read or listen to the Quangle Wangle’s hat poem. Complete reading challenge 1 &2 (pg4-6)

Can I draw pictures and discuss my thoughts on the Quangle Wangle hat poem? Adult helper to read the poem

Can I draw pictures and discuss my thoughts on the Quangle Wangle hat poem? Independant reading of poem

Can I find evidence from the poem and highlight it to support my thoughts on the Quangle Wangle hat?


Re-read the first two sections of the poem (pg4-6) then complete the thinking challenge. Next complete reading challenge 3 and answer the questions Finally try the vocabulary challenge (pg7-9)

Can I talk verbally answer questions about the Quangle Wangle’s hat?

Child to discuss with an adult the questions on the talk challenge.

Can I answer questions about the Quangle Wangle hat?

To write down their answers in full sentences.

Can I answer questions about the Quangle Wangle hat?

To write down their answers in full sentences using conjunctions e.g. because, and, although.


This week’s spellings – adding the suffix –es

We swap the y for an i before adding –es. Ask yourself this before you add –es.

‘I spy a y. Does it change to an i?’

Write each of your spellings into an exciting sentence then log on to purple mash and play matching pairs (2do).

Spelling list: replies, babies, families, cries, tries, ladies

Extra fun task – Creative challenge (pg10). Can you make Mr Quangle Wangle’s hat?


I think you will recognise the story map on page 11! Have a listen to the story and look at the parts included on the story map. Can you make a story map for the first verse of Mr Quangle Wangle’s hat?

Writing task: Story map challenge – Mr Quangle Wangle’s hat poem

Can I create a simple story map with adult support (reading the poem)?

Can I create a story map for the first verse of the poem?

Can I create a detailed story map for the first two verses of the poem?


Today we are going to complete the description challenge (pg13-15). Read the final verse and look at the description of the Pobble. Now imagine what ‘Dong’ and ‘Attery Squash’ look like.

Writing task: Write descriptions for ‘Dong’ and ‘Attery Squash’ using adjectives (pg15).

Can I write 3 simple sentences for each description including capital letters, finger spaces and full stops?

Can I write a detail description of the creatures?

smell, sounds and appearance

Can I write a detailed description using similes with ‘as’ or ‘like’?

e.g As flat as a pancake. Sounds like a screaming baby

Extra challenge

Some families have requested an extra challenge. If you would like to you could now complete the poetry challenge (pg16-18).


This week we are looking at measure – mass and volume. This is new content for the children and they will benefit from practical experiences of measuring and weighing. You could practise measuring liquids using a kitchen measuring jug and practice weighing using household or kitchen scales (gram and kilograms).

Watch the video and complete the activity document. This can be printed out or you can write the answers straight into your workbook/notepad. The answers are provided so that you can ‘tick or fix’ your work with an adult. If this is a little tricky for you, do the one peak challenge.

Monday https://vimeo.com/430109855

Week 9 Lesson 4 – Compare mass

Can I compare mass?

White Rose activity – questions 1-3 only. Weigh some objects at home and compare them.

Can I compare mass?

White Rose activity – all questions

Can I compare mass and solve mass problems?

White rose & 3 peak activity

Tuesday https://vimeo.com/432483400

Week 10 Lesson 1 – Measure mass in grams


Can I weigh items in grams?

1 peak activity

Can I measure mass in grams?

White rose activity

Can I read scales?

White rose activity and 3 peak activity

Wednesday https://vimeo.com/432483778

Week 10 Lesson 2 – Measure mass in kilograms

Can I compare mass – lighter or heavier?

1 peak activity

Can I measure in kilograms?

White rose activity

Can I measure in kilograms?

White rose activity & 3 peak activity

Thursday https://vimeo.com/432483778

Week 10 Lesson 3 – Compare volume

Can I compare volume?

White rose activity – questions 1-3

Can I compare volume?

White rose activity – all questions

Can I compare volume and explain my reasoning?

White rose activity & 3 peak activity

Friday https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7gp7yc

Week 9 – challenges for Year 2

Complete each of the three challenges to practise your problem-solving skills. Then choose one or more the maths games below

Friday maths fun!

  • Mostly postie – Help the post office weight the parcels


  • Capacity Countdown – Measure the fuel in the rockets.


  • Hit the button – multiplication and division practise