# This Week in Year two

Week 7

## Short I Review

See how many words your child can name in the -ig and -it word families. Make it a game by saying one word, then having them say a rhyming word back, and so on.
While reviewing short I, make sure to play with rhyming words using word families such as -ig and -it.
Short Vowel Sounds: "I"
Worksheet
Short Vowel Sounds: "I"
Focus on word families featuring the short i sound with this helpful worksheet.
Year 2
Worksheet
Short "I" Sounds colour Puzzle
Worksheet
Short "I" Sounds colour Puzzle
Give your child practise with the short "I" sound. This printable worksheet will improve reading skills as your child completes a coloring puzzle.
Year 2
Worksheet
Welcome to Word Families: "Ig" Words
Worksheet
Welcome to Word Families: "Ig" Words
In this worksheet, beginning readers practise identifying, writing, and saying "ig" family words.
Year one
Worksheet
Word Families: Meet the "It" Family
Worksheet
Word Families: Meet the "It" Family
Get to know the "it" family! Look at the pictures of words ending in "it," then fill in the missing letter to complete each word.
Year one
Worksheet
Short I Cat Food
Game
Short I Cat Food
Kids must feed Roly by to spell words in this short I reading game.
Year 2
Game

## Solving for the Missing Addend

Challenge your child to solve for the missing addend in addition problems. Emphasize that the equal sign means "is the same as."
To help students understand the concept of the equal sign, model different equations using a balance scale. Show them how different amounts are the same as, or equal to, one another.
Balance Each Side
Worksheet
Balance Each Side
This worksheet helps students understand how an equals sign means “the same as.” By filling in missing factors, students gain practise seeing how multiple number combinations can make the same number.
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet
Balancing Act
Worksheet
Balancing Act
These scales need balancing! By filling in missing addends, this worksheet helps students understand how an equals sign means “the same as.”
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet
Make it the Same
Worksheet
Make it the Same
It’s time to learn more about the equals sign! By filling in missing factors, students learn how the equals sign means “the same as.”
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet
The Numbers Are Missing!
Worksheet
The Numbers Are Missing!
Uh-oh, the numbers have gone missing! Help students learn that the equals sign means “the same as” as they fill in missing factors to balance the equations.
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet
Make it Fair With Equal Groups
Worksheet
Make it Fair With Equal Groups
Kids love it when things are fair! Help students make equal groups of toys while exploring how the equals sign means “the same as.” Students will draw the missing objects and write the missing factors to balance the equations.
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet
Mystery Addends: Representing Word Problems
Lesson plan
Mystery Addends: Representing Word Problems
Make a maths mystery! In this lesson, help your students understand the relationship between addition and subtraction and how a missing addend word problem is represented with a number sentence.
Year 2
Maths
Lesson plan
Circles in a Cup
Lesson plan
Circles in a Cup
Help students visualize the missing addend in an addition problem with this fun game. Use this scaffolded EL lesson alone or for more practise before teaching the **Mystery Addends: Representing Word Problems** lesson.
Year 2
Maths
Lesson plan

## Previewing Books Before Reading

When choosing books with your child, ask the following questions: "What do you think this book is going to be about? Does the title or cover give us any clues?"
It's always good to model how to preview a book before reading. Read the title and look at the front cover, asking the class, "What do you think this book is going to be about? Does the title or cover give us any clues?"
Most Likely to Happen
Worksheet
Most Likely to Happen
Engage kids in reading before they even start! This fun worksheet encourages students to make predictions about what books will be about just by glancing at the cover and contents.
Year 2
Worksheet
Predict & Pretend
Worksheet
Predict & Pretend
Bring your predictions to life in this fun activity! Students will make predictions about a book and then act out what they think will happen in the beginning, middle, and end.
Year 2
Worksheet
Prediction Power!
Worksheet
Prediction Power!
It’s time to put your prediction power to work! However, no one prediction is guaranteed to be correct. In this worksheet, students come up with three possible things that might happen in the book they select.
Year 2
Worksheet
Prediction Patrol
Worksheet
Prediction Patrol
Not all predictions are created equal. In this worksheet, students seek to identify the events that are most likely to happen while explaining their thinking.
Year 2
Worksheet
The Best Prediction
Worksheet
The Best Prediction
Are some predictions better than others? In this worksheet, students identify the event most likely to happen and use details from the story to explain their thinking.
Year 2
Worksheet
Predicting Pictures
Lesson plan
Predicting Pictures
Enhance your child's predictive abilities with this creative reading lesson. By imitating the styles of Eric Carle's Do You Want to Be My Friend?, students will create and share their own mini guessing games.
Year 2
Maths
Lesson plan
Lesson plan
In this lesson, students will practise "reading" pictures. They will look at the details in pictures in order to make predictions about what happens in a text. This lesson can be used alone or with the Predicting Pictures lesson plan.
Year 2
Maths
Lesson plan
The Four Seasons: Level E
Story
The Four Seasons: Level E
This levelled book not only addresses early reading skills, but simple earth science, too.
Year 2
Story

## Personal Narrative: Sight Words

Encourage your child to incorporate different sight words they're learning in class in their personal narrative writing.
As students write their personal narratives make sure they are spelling their sight words correctly. Encourage them to use tools around the room, such as word walls, and reteach sight words as needed.
Write the Sight Words: "Had"
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words: "Had"
Year 2
Worksheet
Colour the Rhyming Sight Words III
Worksheet
Colour the Rhyming Sight Words III
Help your child learn sight words with this year two reading worksheet. Your child will colour the words that rhyme with play to reveal the hidden picture.
Year 2
Worksheet
Sight Words, Right Words
Worksheet
Sight Words, Right Words
As students begin the task of writing their narratives, this fun worksheet encourages them to remember to spell these common sight words correctly.
Year 2
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words: "Take"
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words: "Take"
Help your child learn the sight word "take" with this printable phonics worksheet.
Year 2
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words: "Went"
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words: "Went"
Help your child learn the sight word "went" with this printable phonics worksheet.
Year 2
Worksheet
Sight Words Demolition
Game
Sight Words Demolition
Kids help demolish a building by identifying sight words in this engaging game.
Year 2
Game
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