# BBC Bitesize lessons: Week 2 supporting resources

## Activities by age:

Activities and resources to support the BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons.

During school closures, BBC Bitesize has been publishing daily lessons in English and Maths for all ages. You’ll find a list of our supporting resources for the Week 2 lessons (starting Monday 27th April) below. Alternatively, take a look at this week’s lesson support.

### Year 1: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 1 English support, visit English: Age 5–6 (Year 1).

#### Monday 27 April: Curly letters and poems

Form curly letters correctly and practise writing them. Write a poem using alliteration.

**Practice activities:**

- Joined up letters [PDF]: Practise writing joined up letters.
- Curly letters [PDF]: Practise writing curly letters.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 28 April: Caterpillar life cycle

Write simple sentences about the life cycle of a caterpillar using capital letters and full stops.

**Practice activities:**

- Labelling: Life cycles [PDF]: Label the stages of the life cycle.
- Capital letters: Match lowercase letters to their capital letters.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 29 April: Noun phrases and fact files

Create a fact file about a minibeast using noun phrases to make sentences more interesting. Use ‘and’ as a joining word to link my ideas.

**Practice activities:**

- Design a pet [PDF]: Write a fact file for an imaginary pet.
- Invent an animal superhero [PDF]: Draw and write about your own furry/feathery/scaly/slimey superhero!

**More support:**

- Video: What are phrases and clauses?: Learn how to use sentences, phrases, and clauses with our fun animation.
- Blog: Writing non-fiction for fun: Isabel Thomas emphasises the importance of writing non-fiction for fun and shares her ideas.

#### Thursday 30 April: Minibeast short story

Create a short story about a minibeast that needs help using capital letters and full stops.

**Practice activities:**

- Story mountain [PDF]: Complete the story mountain to plan out the plot of your story.
- Capital letters: Draw lines to match each letter to its capital letter.

**More support:**

- Minibeast poems: Read our free eBook all about bugs, minibeasts, and creepy crawlies.

#### Friday 1 May: Animal exercise class!

Write an exercise class for an animal of your choice using instructional language.

**Practice activities:**

- Isadora Moon: Make Pink Rabbit [PDF]: Practise using and following instructional language by making your own cuddly toy!
- Roald Dahl: Redunculous recipes [PDF]: The BFG has a surplus of snozzcumbers! Can you create a new recipe to help him use them up?

**More support:**

- Blog: Writing non-fiction for fun: Isabel Thomas emphasises the importance of writing non-fiction for fun and shares her ideas.

### Year 1: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 1 maths support, visit Maths: Age 5–6 (Year 1).

#### Monday 27 April: Ordinal numbers

Practise using ordinal numbers (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and so on) and ordering measurements by size.

**Practice activities:**

- Shapes and measure (Super challenge) [PDF]: Sort objects in order from lightest to heaviest, and from longest to shortest.

**More support:**

- Video: What is number?: Get a simple definition of the concept of number and the difference between cardinal, ordinal and nominal numbers with this fun animation.

#### Tuesday 28 April: Partition numbers to 50

Your child will split up numbers up to 50 into blocks, to make addition and subtraction easier.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Number and place value

**More support:**

- Video: Early maths skills: partitioning: Learn how we can split a big number into smaller parts to make maths calculations easier.
- Number & place value in Year 1

#### Wednesday 29 April: Compare objects within 50

Your child will compare numbers of objects to see which is bigger and which is smaller.

#### Practice activities:

- MyMaths: Introducing number and place value
- MyMaths: Number and place value

**More support:**

#### Thursday 30 April: Order numbers within 50

Your child will order numbers within 50 (most, fewest, greatest, smallest, from smallest to largest, and so on).

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Introducing number and place value
- MyMaths: Number and place value

**More support:**

### Year 2: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 2 English support, visit English: Age 6–7 (Year 2).

#### Monday 27 April: Curly letters and poems

Form curly letters correctly and practise writing them. Write a poem using alliteration.

**Practice activities:**

- Joined up letters [PDF]: Practise writing joined up letters.
- Curly letters [PDF]: Practise writing curly letters.
- Poetry [PDF]: Perform the poem and think about what it means.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 28 April: Caterpillar life cycle

Write sentences about the life cycle of a caterpillar using capital letters and full stops. Use joining words like ‘and’, ‘when’, ‘because’, and ‘if’.

**Practice activities:**

- Labelling: Life cycles [PDF]: Label the stages of the life cycle.
- Conjunctions: Practise using conjunctions like ‘if’ and ‘because’ in sentences.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 29 April: Noun phrases and fact files

Create a fact file about a minibeast using noun phrases to make sentences more interesting. Use ‘and’, ‘or’, ‘but’, ‘because, and ‘if’ as joining word to link ideas.

**Practice activities:**

- Design a pet [PDF]: Write a fact file for an imaginary pet.
- Conjunctions: Drag a conjunction into each gap to join the clauses.

**More support:**

#### Thursday 30 April: Minibeast short story

Create a short story about a minibeast that needs help. Write a story in sections and use capital letters, full stops, apostrophes for contraction, question marks, and exclamation marks.

**Practice activities:**

- Story mountain [PDF]: Complete the story mountain to plan out the plot of your story.

**More support:**

- Video: How to use apostrophes: Learn how and when to use apostrophes correctly, including possessive apostrophes.
- Minibeast poems: Read our free eBook all about bugs, minibeasts, and creepy crawlies.

#### Friday 1 May: Animal exercise class!

Write an exercise class for an animal of your choice using instructional language.

**Practice activities:**

- Isadora Moon: Make Pink Rabbit: Practise using and following instructional language by making your own cuddly toy!
- Roald Dahl: Redunculous recipes: The BFG has a surplus of snozzcumbers! Can you create a new recipe to help him use them up?

**More support:**

- Creative writing: Unleash your inner author with our writing ideas.

### Year 2: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 2 maths support, visit Maths: Age 6–7 (Year 2).

#### Monday 27 April: Coins and amounts

Your child will practise recognising coins used in the UK, and will get used to handling coins.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Recognising coins

**More support:**

- Blog: Money, money, money: Find good practical ideas to practise handling coins and calculating with money.

#### Tuesday 28 April: Make amounts

Your child will practise adding the value of coins together.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Using coins
- MyMaths: Using money
- Counting coins [PDF]: Practise adding and money skills.

**More support:**

- Blog: Money, money, money: Find good practical ideas to practise handling coins and calculating with money.

#### Wednesday 29 April: Compare and order amounts

Your child will count out loud in steps or groups of 2, 5, and 10, starting from 0, as well as counting backwards.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Using coins
- MyMaths: Using money
- Coins: Order the coins by value.

**More support:**

- Blog: Money, money, money: Find good practical ideas to practise handling coins and calculating with money.

#### Thursday 30 April: Problems involving money

Your child will use place value to understand the value of tens and ones.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Using coins
- Shopping problems [PDF]: Use money in real-world problems.

**More support:**

### Year 3: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 3 English support, visit English: Age 7–8 (Year 3).

#### Monday 27 April: Sentences

Identify key features of a sentence and be able to use them when writing.

**Practice activities:**

- Sentences, questions, and apostrophes [PDF]: Find out what makes a sentence and practise writing different types.

**More support:**

- Video: Sentence types: Learn about sentence types through these grammar activities and fun grammar games.
- Video: What are sentences?: Learn how and when to use different sentence types, including statements, questions and commands.
- Grammar & punctuation in Year 3
- Grammar glossary and quiz

#### Tuesday 28 April: Apostrophes for contraction

Learn how and when to use apostrophes for contraction.

**Practice activities:**

- English skills [PDF]: Practise using contractions on pages two and three of this bundle of activity sheets.

**More support:**

- Video: How to use apostrophes: Learn how and when to use apostrophes correctly.

#### Wednesday 29 April: Apostrophes for possession

Learn how and when to use apostrophes for possession.

**Practice activities:**

- Possessive apostrophe: Which sentences show the correct use of the possessive apostrophe?

**More support:**

- Video: How to use apostrophes: Learn how and when to use apostrophes correctly.

#### Thursday 30 April: Inverted commas

Identify where inverted commas need to be used in a sentence to show someone is speaking

**Practice activities:**

- Inverted commas: Add inverted commas to show when someone is speaking.
- Roald Dahl: Spliffling speech: Can you fill in each of the blanks with a synonym of ‘said’?

**More support:**

#### Friday 1 May: Paragraphs

### Year 3: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 3 maths support, visit Maths: Age 7–8 (Year 3).

#### Monday 27 April: Adding 3 digit numbers

Your child will learn to add together two 3 digit numbers (for example, 254 + 198).

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Mental addition and subtraction
- MyMaths: Mixed calculations over 100
- Missing numbers [PDF]: Fill in the missing numbers to complete the calculations.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 28 April: Subtracting 3 digit numbers

Your child will learn to subtract one 3 digit number from another (for example, 254 – 198).

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Mental addition and subtraction
- MyMaths: Mixed calculations over 100
- Missing numbers [PDF]: Fill in the missing numbers to complete the calculations.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 29 April: Efficient addition and subtraction

Your child will practise using formal written methods, such as the column method, for addition and subtraction.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Introducing column addition
- MyMaths: Introducing column subtraction

**More support:**

#### Thursday 30 April: Addition and subtraction problems

Your child will try out a mix of addition and subtraction problems.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Number facts and doubles 3

**More support:**

### Year 4: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 4 English support, visit English: Age 8–9 (Year 4).

#### Monday 27 April: Apostrophes for contraction

Learn how and when to use apostrophes for contraction.

**Practice activities:**

- English skills [PDF]: Practise using contractions on pages two and three of this bundle of activity sheets.

**More support:**

- Video: How to use apostrophes: Learn how and when to use apostrophes correctly.

#### Tuesday 28 April: Apostrophes for possession

Learn how and when to use apostrophes for possession.

**Practice activities:**

- Possessive apostrophe: Which sentences show the correct use of the possessive apostrophe?

**More support:**

- Video: How to use apostrophes: Learn how and when to use apostrophes correctly.

#### Wednesday 29 April: Inverted commas

Identify where inverted commas need to be used in a sentence to show someone is speaking

**Practice activities:**

- Inverted commas: Add inverted commas to show when someone is speaking.
- Roald Dahl: Spliffling speech: Can you fill in each of the blanks with a synonym of ‘said’?

**More support:**

#### Thursday 30 April: Paragraphs

#### Friday 1 May: Fronted adverbials

Learn what fronted adverbials are and punctuate them with a comma.

**Support:**

- Video: What are fronted adverbials?: Learn how and when to use adverbials for time, place, manner, or number.
- Grammar glossary and quiz

### Year 4: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 4 maths support, visit Maths: Age 8–9 (Year 4).

#### Monday 27 April: Adding 4 digit numbers

Your child will learn to add together two 4 digit numbers (for example, 2542 + 1986).

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: More written methods
- Addition and subtraction: Type in the missing numbers to complete the calculation.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 28 April: Subtracting 4 digit numbers

Your child will learn to subtract one 4 digit number from another (for example, 2543 – 1984).

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: More written methods
- Addition and subtraction: Type in the missing numbers to complete the calculation.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 29 April: Efficient addition and subtraction

Your child will practise using formal written methods for addition and subtraction.

**P****ractice activities:**

- MyMaths: More written methods

**More support:**

#### Thursday 30 April: Mixed addition and subtraction

Your child will practise mixed addition and subtraction problems.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Word problems

**More support:**

### Year 5: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 5 English support, visit English: Age 9–10 (Year 5).

#### Monday 27 April: Recounting events

Understand the text type of a recount and consider how different participants may view past events differently.

**Practice activities:**

- Go back in time!: Imagine what it would be like to go back in time.

**More support:**

- Blog: Writing non-fiction for fun: Isabel Thomas emphasises the importance of writing non-fiction for fun and shares her ideas.

#### Tuesday 28 April: Noun phrases

Understand and use noun phrases.

**Practice activities:**

- Words, sentences, and texts [PDF]: Practise reading and writing words, sentences, and whole texts – including different types of nouns.

**More support:**

- Video: What are nouns?: Learn about common, concrete and abstract nouns with this fun animation.
- Grammar glossary and quiz

#### Wednesday 29 April: Verbs

Use and understand verbs.

**Practice activities:**

- Word meanings: Draw lines to link the verbs with their meanings.

**More support:**

- Video: Grammar: Verbs and tenses: Learn about irregular, modal, and imperative verbs and the past, present and future tense.
- Grammar glossary and quiz

#### Thursday 30 April: Features of an advert

Revise the features of an advert, and use noun phrases and verbs creatively in a description.

**Practice activities:**

- Create your own villain [PDF]: Make up the details for your own dastardly villain with this description sheet.

**More support:**

- Grammar & punctuation in Year 4
- Video: What are nouns?: Learn about common, concrete, and abstract nouns with this fun animation.

#### Friday 1 May: Writing an advert

Write an advert using noun phrases and verbs.

**Practice activities:**

- Create your own villain [PDF]: Make up the details for your own dastardly villain with this description sheet.

**More support:**

- Video: What are nouns?: Learn about common, concrete, and abstract nouns with this fun animation.

### Year 5: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 5 maths support, visit Maths: Age 9–10 (Year 5).

#### Monday 27 April: Prime and square numbers

Your child will understand and use prime and square numbers.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Factors and primes

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 28 April: Multiply and divide by 10, 100, and 1000

Your child will multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Multiplying by 10 and 100

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 29 April: Short and long multiplication

Your child will practise formal written methods for working out multiplication problems.

**Practice resources:**

- MyMaths: Short and long multiplication

**More support:**

#### Thursday 30 April: Short division

Your child will solve problems using short division.

**Practice resources:**

- MyMaths: Short division

**More support:**

### Year 6: English

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily English lesson. For more Year 6 English support, visit English: Age 10–11 (Year 6).

#### Monday 27 April: Paragraphs

Understand how to use paragraphs effectively.

**Practice activities:**

- What is a rainforest?: See how paragraphs break up meaning in this non-fiction comprehension activity.

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 28 April: Commas and brackets

Understand how to use commas for clarity, and how to use brackets to add information to a sentence.

**Practice activities:**

- Commas [PDF]: Match each reason for using a comma with the correct example.
- Commas (Super challenge) [PDF]: Work out the reasons these commas are being used.

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 29 April: Bulletpoints

Learn how to use bullet points effectively.

**Support:**

- Writing in Year 6
- Writing non-fiction for fun: Practise writing articles, blog posts, diaries, fact-files, and more!

#### Thursday 30 April: Semicolons

#### Friday 1 May: Hyphens and dashes

Understand the difference between – and know how to use – hyphens and dashes.

**Practice activities:**

- Grammar and punctuation [PDF]: Practise using dashes on the third page of this activity bundle.

**More support:**

- Video: Ben Davis’ top poetry writing tips: The self-declared Captain of Poetry shares his top tips on writing great poems.
- Grammar & punctuation in Year 6

### Year 6: Maths

Expand the sections below to explore resources related to each daily Maths lesson. For more Year 6 maths support, visit Maths: Age 10–11 (Year 6).

#### Monday 27 April: Multistep addition and subtraction

Your child will tackle addition and subtraction word problems that require multiple calculations to solve.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Addition and subtraction problems

**More support:**

#### Tuesday 28 April: Short and long multiplication

Your child will practise formal written methods of multiplication.

**Practice activities:**

- MyMaths: Long and short multiplication
- MyMaths: Long multiplication

**More support:**

#### Wednesday 29 April: Common factors, multiples, and primes

Your child will understand and identify common factors, common multiples, and prime numbers.

**Practice resources:**

- MyMaths: Highest common factors
- MyMaths: Lowest common multiples

**More support:**

#### Thursday 30 April: Order of operations

Your child will learn about BODMAS and will find out how to answer complex calculations in the right order.

**Practice resources:**

- MyMaths: Order of operations
- One to twenty-one [PDF]: Find ways to calculate all the numbers 0–21.

**More support:**

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