English

Semester 2 – study portion

Dear parents please refer to the websites if you need to revise on certain topics with your child

 

English

Section A : Reading

  • Reading comprehension (fiction and non-fiction stories)
  • Ordering sentences (based on text)

http://www.schofieldandsims.co.uk/key-stage-1-reading-comprehension/ (but you have to purchase , its quite good)

 

http://www.jumpstart.com/parents/worksheets/comprehension-worksheets

 

Good website for fiction/non fiction comprehension

http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/2nd-comprehension.html

 

Section B: Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary

  • Nouns (singular and plural nouns)

 

http://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/grammar-exercise-countable-uncountable-nouns.php

 

https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/nouns/exercises?03

 

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/cgi-shl/par_numberless_quiz.pl/nouns_quiz.htm

 

  • Capitalisation and punctuation marks ( Full stop, comma, question mark and speech mark)

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishB7.htm

 

  • Adjectives (comparative and superlative)

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/english/englishB1.htm

  • Verbs (has and have, past tense , present tense and future tense)

http://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/english-worksheets/verb-worksheets

  • Adverbs

http://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/english-worksheets/adverb-worksheets

  • Prefix and Suffix (un, dis, ly and ful)

http://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/english-worksheets/suffix-worksheets

http://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/english-worksheets/prefix-worksheets

  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Compound words

Section C: Writing

  • Rearranging sentences

http://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/writing-worksheets

 

http://www.havefunteaching.com/worksheets/writing-worksheets/sentence-worksheets

Picture story (with word prompts

 

https://www.superteacherworksheets.com/writing-storypics.html

Speech mark (click here for resources)  – Using_Speech_Marks

Semester 2 

 

This semester we will be covering:

 

Oral Language

LISTENING AND SPEAKING

  • Listen to and enjoy stories read aloud, show understanding by responding in oral, written or visual form.
  • Ask questions to gain information and respond to inquiries directed to themselves or to the class. (Listen carefully and respond appropriately, asking questions of others.)
  • Use oral language to communicate during classroom activities, conversations and imaginative play. (show awareness that speakers use a variety of ways speaking in different situations and try out different ways of speaking)
  • Tell their own stories using words, gestures, and objects/artifacts.
  • Talk about the stories, writing, pictures and models they have created. (explain plans and ideas, extending them in the light of discussion)

 

Visual Language

Viewing and Presenting

 

  • Talk about their own feelings in response to visual messages; show empathy for the way others might feel.
  • Use body language in mime and role play to communicate ideas and feelings visually.
  • Attend to visual information showing understanding through discussion, role play, illustrations.

Written Language

 

Reading

  • Select and reread favourite texts for enjoyment. (read aloud with increase accuracy, fluency and expression)
  • Make connections to their own experience when listening to or “reading” texts.

Writing

  • Form letters/characters conventionally and legibly, with an understanding as to why this is important within a language community (spelling, copying words and phrases).
  • Write an increasing number of frequently used words or ideas independently (simple compound and complex words, simple sentences using correct punctuation marks- speech mark).
  • Use increasingly accurate grammatical constructs [simple past, present, future words, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns (gender words), prefix – dis & un), suffix- (ful & ly), synonyms, antonyms]

Resources: Nelson Thornes Book (Fiction and Non-Fiction- Yellow)

 

 

Resources to use at home for parents

Semester 1

 

Verb http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/kidscorner_games.htmhttp://www.abcya.com/nouns_and_verbs.htmhttp://www.softschools.com/language_arts/grammar/verb/balloon_game/http://www.eslgamesplus.com/action-verbs-esl-interactive-grammar-vocabulary-game-present-tense/http://www.anglomaniacy.pl/verbsMatching.htm
Noun http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/classification/kc_classification_birds.htmhttp://www.softschools.com/language_arts/grammar/noun/balloon_game/http://www.abcya.com/nouns_and_verbs.htm

 

http://members.turtlediary.com/kids-games/ela-topics/nouns-games.html

Comma http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/punctuation.htm
Capital Letters http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/capitalization.htm
Fun Reading http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html
Reading tools http://www.fun4thebrain.com/English/treasurehunt.htmlhttp://www.smarttutor.com/free-resources/free-reading-lessons/second-grade-reading/ 

http://www.jumpstart.com/parents/activities/grade-based-activities/2nd-grade-activities

 

http://www.softschools.com/grades/2nd_grade/reading/

 

Syllable split reading http://www.fun4thebrain.com/English/syllableSplit.htmlhttp://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games/syllables.htmlhttp://www.superteacherworksheets.com/syllables.html

 

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/syllables/

 

PhonicsRhyming wordsSpellingJoining wordsPunctuation

Synonyms

Making sentences

 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/http://members.turtlediary.com/kids-games/ela-topics/verb-games.htmlhttp://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy2.htm
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