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READING WC 13.7.20

Can you create a new book cover for the book 'A Planet Full of Plastic'? 


Can you recreate a blurb for the book 'A Planet Full of Plastic'. Use the information below to recap what goes into a blurb. Remember, don't give the reader too much information! 

READING WC 29.6.20


Can you create a book review of the book 'A planet full of Plastic'? Think carefully about what you enjoyed whilst you were reading and you could possibly think about what would make the book better. 


READING WC 22.06.20

Questions for pages 20-28

  1. Find and copy a word on page 21 that means ‘to make less or smaller’.
  2. How much plastic do people make in a year?
  3. What should people who make things do?
  4. What does ‘reuse’ mean?
  5. What does ‘recycle’ mean?
  6. Look on page 25, which idea for clearing up the mess is your favourite? Why?
  7. What are the ways that you can help?

READING WC 15.06.20

Questions for pages 13 – 19:

  1. What happens when plastic ends up where it is not meant to be?
  2. Can you name three places where plastic ends up?
  3. Why is it dangerous for plastic to end up in the ocean?
  4. What causes plastic to collect together in the ocean?
  5. What are the names of the enormous garbage patches?
  6. Why is ‘microplastic’ so dangerous?


READING WK 2 WC 8.6.20

Questions for pages 6 -12:

  1. Look on page 7, what was the problem? Can you also explain why this is a problem?
  2. Use a dictionary online or at home, to find out what the word ‘biodegrade’ means?
  3. In five sentences, can you explain what happens to a leaf when it falls from a tree?
  4. How long does it take paper to biodegrade?
  5. Why is plastic different to paper, bananas, twigs and leaves when it drops to the ground?

Reading WC 1.06.20

A planet full of plastic by Neal Layton

Each week, you need to listen to me reading the book. You will then need to use the book to answer the questions below. Don’t forget to use the pause button to stop on the pages that you might need.

Questions for pages 1-6:

  1. Can you find and copy 10 things that are made out of plastic?
  2. Why is plastic useful?
  3. Where is plastic made?
  4. When was plastic discovered?
  5. Who discovered plastic?
  6. What happened when people found out about plastic?

David Walliams is streaming a free audio book each day for you to enjoy. 


Hi Everyone! 


We have signed up for an online resource called 'Lalilo' which is a Phonics distance learning website! 'Lalilo' is a free online tool for teachers and pupils which you can access through a tablet, laptop or phone. There are loads of games for you to play and these focus on phonics, word recognition and comprehension. 
You will go on a journey through different worlds, collecting badges and unlocking stories as you go!


To take part you will need to go to and enter the school code which is ZNBDQE

You will then see a grid with different classes on, you can select your class and then select your name and start your journey through Lalilo!



We can't wait to see how you are all doing!

1. Open Lalilo in your browser and select student.

2. Enter password 'ZNBDQE' (lower case). Then, you need to select your class and find your name

Year 2 Common Exception Words