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Matterhorn - Monday 

Reading and Writing

Revisit the parts of the book where Grace is having doubts about her type of family.

Which words and phrases tell you this? 
Does Grace voice all her thoughts? 
Who does she talk to about her concerns? 
Who else has views about what makes a family in the story?

Make a list of the stories that might be influencing Grace’s views about family (especially her much loved fairytales). Discuss the common themes and family types in these stories. 
Discuss different kinds of families. 
Draw and annotate your own family.

Talk about your annotated artwork and think about Grace’s statement that her family isn’t right. 
What does Nana mean by 'families are what you make them'?
Finish this sentence: A family is... 


This week we will continue going over all of the grammar we've learnt in Year 2!



This week we are going over some of the maths we've learnt in Year 2. 


Special Task

Host a Themed Movie Night

 There are many movies that have sequels. Pick a genre that your family would enjoy.


 Plan for a whole evening of back-to-back viewing of the movies.

Make sure you have plenty of popcorn and snacks on hand!

If you want to be really creative, find props that go with the movie and set them out.

You can even make a dessert that matches the movie theme. May the force be with you!

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