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Date Set: Friday 11th December 2020

Date Due: Friday 18th December 2020

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

 

3d Shape Hunt

 

Using the sheet in the resources folder to help you, go on a shape for 3d shapes around your house. Can you find at least one object for each 3d shape?

 

Numbots

Spent at least 10 minutes playing numbots this week.

 

 

 

30 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The class have been learning to recognise common 2d and 3d shapes this week.

 

Numbots will help your child develop fluency with counting, number bonds, addition and subtraction, and more.

Preparation

Counting in 5s

Join in with this remarkably catchy song to help you to count in 5s!

https://tinyurl.com/wsn6ucr

 

 

We’ve already been practising counting in 5s to help us to count the tally on the Home Reading chart.

Consolidation

Phonics: Sound hunt

 

We’ve now learned three ways to spell ‘ur’ sound: er, ir and ur.

 

Go on a hunt around your house. How many things can you find that contain this sound. Can you draw and label them? Ask for help from a grown-up to find out which ‘ur’ spelling to use.

 

 

 

Super Sentence

Thank you for some amazing questions last week! This week, please write a sentence about what you are looking forward to the most at Christmas. You could draw a picture as well.

 

Remember, super sentences need:

  • A capital letter at the start of a sentence.
  • Finger spaces.
  • Punctuation at the end (. ! ?)

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 mins

 

 

Your child has been learning the ‘ir’ sound at school this week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consolidation

Spanish

 

Sing along to this version of Feliz Navidad, ready to perform it in Spanish next week!

 

https://tinyurl.com/rryjyya

 

15 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The class have been learning this song as part of their Spanish lessons.

 

 

Date Set: Friday 4th December 2020

Date Due: Friday 11th December 2020

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

 

Comparing Statements

Play the Year 1 Comparing Statements game on Classroom Secrets Kids.

 

Then, can you use something you have at home to make some statements. Fruit is great for this, as are toys:

For example:

my number of bunnies + my number of monkeys < my number of teddies. 

 

Extra Challenge!

If you’d like an extra challenge, I’ve attached a Comparing Statements Discussion Problem.

 

Numbots

Spent at least 10 minutes playing numbots this week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional

 

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The class have been comparing statements using numicon and images to help them in class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Numbots will help your child develop fluency with counting, number bonds, addition and subtraction, and more.

Preparation

Listen to this song to help you to become a ‘3d shape expert’:

https://tinyurl.com/mq6xr54

 

 

 

We are going to be learning about 2d and 3d shape next week.

Consolidation

Phonics: ‘ea’

 

Play the ea Phonics sound game on CSK. You can also watch Geraldine the Giraffe finding out about the phoneme here:

https://tinyurl.com/y2zrtslr

 

 

 

Super Sentence: Adjectives

Thank you for some amazing questions last week! This week, please write a sentence about this picture.

 

 

Try to include at least one adjective (a describing word) in your sentence.

Remember, super sentences need:

  • A capital letter at the start of a sentence.
  • Finger spaces.
  • Punctuation at the end (. ! ?)

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your child has been learning this sound at school this week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consolidation

RE

 

Research to find out what each part of your Christingle represented. Draw a picture of a Christingle in your Home Learning book and label the different parts. There's a template on the Topic sub-page if needed.

 

30 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The class have been learning about advent and the importance of Christmas to Christians.

 

 

Date Set: Thursday 26th November 2020

Date Due: Friday 4th December 2020

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Counting Backwards

Play Whack A Mole again. 

This time set it to counting backwards. How high can you count backwards from: 10, 20, or even 50 or 100?

https://tinyurl.com/y42hrwpd

 

I’ve also assigned the Counting Back Year 1 Lesson Slides to Classroom Secrets Kids (CSK), if you want to practise subtraction using this skill.

 

Extra Challenge!

If you’d like an extra challenge, I’ve attached a Discussion Problem, where you can apply your subtraction skills to solve a problem.

 

Numbots

Spent at least 10 minutes playing numbots this week.

 

 

 

 

 

15 mins

 

 

                                                           Optional

 

 

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Becoming fluent counting backwards supports learning to subtract mentally.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Numbots will help your child develop fluency with counting, number bonds, addition and subtraction, and more.

Preparation

 

 

 

Consolidation

Phonics: ‘ay’ and ‘ou’

 

Play the ay and ou phonics sound games on CSK. You can also watching learning videos about each sound if you wish.

 

 

 

 

Writing Questions

Watch this short clip to recap what a question mark is:

https://tinyurl.com/uz63awr

 

Complete the question activity on CSK, to see if you can recognise different question openers.

 

Super Sentence:  Question Time!

Every week, try to write at least one super sentence in your Home Learning book. This week, I’d like you to write at least one question about the weather.

 

You’ll need to use:

  • A capital letter at the start of a sentence.
  • Finger spaces.
  • A question mark at the end.

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

 

5 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your child has been learning these sounds at school this week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Year 1, children learn to write questions and use a question mark.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consolidation

Science

 

  • Go on a light source hunt. How many light sources can you find around your house? Draw and label them in your Home Learning book.

 

30 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This will reinforce your child’s understanding of light and shadows.

 

 

Date Set: Friday 20thNovember 2020

Date Due: Friday 27th November 2020

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

  • We’ve all received numbots log-ins today.

 

Go to https://play.numbots.com/#/intro, Click Schools > Pupils > and enter ‘Barwick’ as the school name. Type in your username and the animal ‘pin’. This is on the letter sent home today, and also stuck into your Pupil Planner.

 

Use the ‘Story Mode’ for 30 mins across the week: good luck and enjoy upgrading your robot!

 

30 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Numbots will help your child develop fluency with counting, number bonds, addition and subtraction, and more.

Preparation

 

 

 

Consolidation

Phase 3 Phonics revision

 

We’ve now finished learning/ re-capping the Phase 3 sounds. To check how many you know, I’ve attached a set of Phase 3 flashcards to practise with at home.

You can check any you are not sure of, by watching this video: https://tinyurl.com/yybz5ye6

 

Super Sentence:

Every week, try to write at least one super sentence in your Home Learning book. To be super, it has to start with a capital letter, include finger spaces, and end with a full stop. Remember to say your whole sentence several times before you try to write it.

 

This week please write a sentence about anything that has made you laugh this week.

 

Optional: Story Writing

Some members of the class asked for a copy of the five-part story mountain we’ve used in class. It is attached if anybody wishes to plan and write their own masterpieces at home.

 

 

 

 

20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional

 

 

Learning all the phonemes (sounds) is a necessary step towards reading fluently.

 

 

 

 

Being able to orally rehearse and write our own sentences is a key building block of Year 1 writing.

 

 

 

 

Consolidation

Weather

 

Watch a weekly weather forecast, such as the BBC ‘Weather For The Week Ahead’ programme. Discuss with an adult what you see.

  • Do you notice any weather words that we have been learning, such as ‘temperature’ or ‘degrees’.
  • Do you know what all the types of weather spoke about are?
  • Do you think we’ll have any wet break next week?

 

Optional: Make a Seasons Dial

 

In class, the children each made a season dial for one of the four seasons, then worked in groups of four to compare what it showed about how day length changed. Again, many of the class wishes to be able to make them at home, so I agreed to provide it an optional home learning.

 

 

30 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Optional

We are learning about different types of weather in class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As part of the science curriculum, Year One children should learn how day length varies across the seasons.

 

Date Set: Friday 13th November 2020

Date Due: Friday 20th November 2020

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

  • Log into your Classroom Secrets Kids account, and play the Year 1 Add By Counting On game.

 

(Lesson slides for ‘Add Together’ and ‘Add More’ are also available on there, if you wish to review some of the key learning from this week. The ‘Add More’ slides will help if you find the Counting On game difficult).

 

  • For an optional challenge to really stretch you, pit your wits against the Year 1 Addition and Subtraction Problems Maths Challenge!

 

30 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning to add by counting on (not ‘counting all’), is a core strategy in developing fluency in addition.

Preparation

 

 

 

Consolidation

Be a Handwriting Hero!

This week we have had big daily focus on ‘One Armed Robot’ letters:

r n m b h p k

To begin all these letters, we go ‘down the robot’s body, and up his arm’.

Make a poster on a page of your Home Learning book with these letters: they can be as small or large as you like. You can make it colourful, and could even draw the robot to help you remember how to form them!

 

Super Sentence:

Every week, try to write at least one super sentence in your Home Learning book. To be super, it has to start with a capital letter, include finger spaces, and end with a full stop. Remember to say your whole sentence several times before you try to write it.

 

This week please draw, then write a sentence about what you can see out of your window.

 

 

 

 

20 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 mins

 

 

Letter formation continues to be a class focus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Being able to orally rehearse and write our own sentences is a key building block of Year 1 writing.

 

 

 

 

Consolidation

Weather: make a rain gauge

 

With an adult, use the instructions in the resources folder to make your own rain gauge, and record how much rain we have every day, just like we are doing at school.

 

If you have an outdoor thermometer at home as well, then you’ll have the beginnings of your own weather station!

 

30 mins

We observe and record the weather as part of our Science and Geography topic.

 

Date Set: Friday 6th November 2020

Date Due: Friday 13th November 2020

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

  • Log into your Classroom Secrets Kids account, and watch the video tutorial about Number Bonds to 10.
  • If you can, make a coat hanger abacus as shown in the tutorial to practise learning all the number bonds. It’s great for learning addition, and seeing the numbers can be added in any order.

 

For fun, play ‘Hit the Button’ (number bonds – make 10). https://tinyurl.com/yylupqyh

We love this game in class! See how many you can get in a minute.

30 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 mins

Fluently recalling, and using number bonds is one of the foundations of Year 1 maths.

Preparation

Explore addition on Hit The Button: within 10 or 20. It’s really good for developing your calculation speed, and it’s also really good fun!

10 mins

 

Consolidation

Use the Story Map in the resources folder to practise our new story: Monkey See – Monkey Do. See how much of it, and how many of the actions you can remember!

 

The ‘Model Text’ has the written version to help

 

Super Sentence:

Every week, try to write at least one super sentence in your Home Learning book. To be super, it has to start with a capital letter, include finger spaces, and end with a full stop. Remember to say your whole sentence several times before you try to write it.

 

This week please draw your favourite toy, and write a sentence explaining what it is.

 

30 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5 mins

 

This is the ‘imitation’ phase of our story learning.

 

 

 

 

Being able to orally rehearse and write our own sentences is a key building block of Year 1 writing.

 

 

 

 

Preparation

Play close attention to when it becomes light in the morning, and dark at night across the next few weeks.

 

Do you notice anything changing?

 

A few moments every day!

Understanding how day length gets shorter is part of the Year 1 Science curriculum.

Date Set: Friday 23th October 2020

Date Due: Friday 6th November 2020

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Log in to your Classroom Secrets Kids account, and try the games I’ve set for you, to practise some of your learning from this half term!

  • Year 1 One More and One Less Game.
  • Year 1 Ordinal Numbers Interactive Animation.

 

10 mins

Consolidating place value learning from the first half-term.

Preparation

I’ve also set a 2d and 3d shape challenge: this is not easy! It may help to look at some real 3d shapes in your home to help.

  • Year 1 2d shapes Maths Challenge

10 mins

Our next block after addition and subtraction will look at 2d and 3d shapes.

Consolidation

Just like our friend Geraldine the Giraffe, how many objects can you find around your home that have the ‘air’ sound? IF you're stuck, Geraldine has some tips:  https://tinyurl.com/zew75xy

 

Challenge yourself further by labelling them, or even writing a silly sentence about them!

 

Watch this video to remind you about curly caterpillar letters: (c o a d g q e s f)

https://tinyurl.com/y69t7abw

Now, how many can you form correctly? Remember to always start with the curl! Use rainbow writing to practise the letters this week: go over the same letter shape with as many different colours as you can! For example:

 

You can use anything you have at home such as pencils, crayons, chalks, felt-tips. You can write on scrap paper at home and unwanted mail.

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 mins

air has been the focus sound in phonics.

 

 

 

 

 

Letter formation is a big focus for the class. We’ve been practising this letter family across the half-term.

Preparation

 

Try the Classroom Secrets Kids Rhyme Matching game on your account.

 

5 mins

 

 

 

Date Set: Friday 16th October 2020

Date Due: Friday 23rd October 2020

 

                        MATHS        

Literacy

Other

       
 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Can you draw a part-whole model and show your grown-ups where to write numbers that represent the part and numbers that represent the whole?

 

Can you form all of your numbers correctly?

 

 

5 mins

 

 

 

 

 

                 5 mins

 

This week, we have been learning about how two parts make a whole and how to represent this mathematically

 

 

We are learning to write all numbers correctly.

 

Consolidation

Can you find objects around your home that have the ‘or’ sound?

 

How many words with the ‘or’ sound can you remember?  

 

Write them down.

 

Can you write a sentence explaining what you did this weekend?

 

Can you use punctuation and a capital letter correctly?

 

Can you write all the lower-case letters of the alphabet?

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This week, we have focused on the ‘or’ sound.

 

We are learning to write sentences correctly.

Being Independent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Geography  

Practise taking your coat off carefully in order that the sleeves do not turn inside out. This is tricky when you come to put your coat on again and takes time away from your playtime. Can you do it independently? Can you pull the sleeves out if your coat is inside out?

 

Can you hold cutlery properly and use it to cut up your food?

 

Can you locate your house using Google Earth?

 

Can you look on a paper or online map and locate your village?

10 mins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each mealtime

 

 

 

 

10 mins

 

 

 

We are learning to take our coats off carefully and put them on independently.

 

 

 

We are learning to cut our food independently, hold and use cutlery independently.

 

 

 

 

We are learning about the location where we live and the surrounding area.

 

Date Set: Friday 9th October 2020

Date Due: Friday 16th October 2020

 

 

                        Maths        

Literacy

Other

       
 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Can you line up some of your toys at home in order of ‘first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, tenth?

 

Can you draw some blocks and label them according to their size, such as tallest, smallest, same as?

 

Can you write your numbers 0-9 the correct way around?

 

Can you practise writing your ordinal numbers: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th?

 

Mrs Brough

2 minutes

 

 

               2 minutes

 

 

2 minutes

 

 

2 minutes

 

 

We have looked very carefully at real towers of blocks and images of blocks, counting which block is the highest, lowest or the same.

 

We looked at images of blocks, which were labelled 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consolidation

Watch The Three Billy Goats Gruff on the Books Alive Series:

 

https://tinyurl.com/y637h6an

 

Can you tell your grown-up the story in your own words? Can you use some ‘ordinal number’ words?

 

 

Phonics Challenge: Think of as many words as you can that contain the sound ‘ar’. Write them down to show your friends!

 

 

 

5 minutes

 

 

 

 

 

2 minutes

 

 

 

 

2 minutes

 

 

 

 

We have listened to the story in class and sequenced the story verbally, using the language of ordinal numbers. For example, ‘First, the little goat crossed the bridge, second… then…’

 

We have practised the ‘ar’ sound in our phonics lessons.

Being Independent

Can you put your belongings away in the correct place when you get home? 

 

1 minute

 

We are learning to keep our shoes and wellies tidy when changing for break time and lunchtime!

Date Set: Friday 2nd October 2020 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Can you show you can order numbers to 10 by throwing coconuts? (Go up to 20 for a challenge!)

https://tinyurl.com/y7quqzzz

Can you explain what ‘fewest’ means to your grown-ups?

10 mins

This week we have been ordering objects and in lots of different ways, using dominoes, numicon and numerals.

Preparation

 

 

 

Consolidation

We’ve begun to explore capital letters. Play this game to match capital letters to lowercase letters.

https://tinyurl.com/tjjc3gk

There’s also a matching worksheet in the resources folder if you’d like further practise.

 

10 mins

Learning to use a capital letter to begin a sentence.

Preparation

Following instructions sound easy, but can be tricky.

https://tinyurl.com/yae56aqm

Watch the video to see how it can go wrong! Think about why it’s important to listen carefully to instructions. You could try following instructions this week by following recipes or playing board games at home.

 

 

5 mins

 

 

We will be learning about instruction texts in English. We need to trap a troll!

Consolidation

Look at the painting we looked at in Art this week: ‘The Starry Night’ by Vincent Van Gogh and ‘Pioneering The Space Frontier’ by Robert McCall. (resources folder). Explain to your grown-up which was your favourite, and why.

 

There’s lots more work by both artists online if you’d like to see more.

 

 

5 mins

We are looking at how artists can show similar things in different ways, before starting our own starry painting work.

 

Date set: Friday 25th September 2020 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Watch this song about alligators to help you remember the greater than, less than, and equal signs:

https://tinyurl.com/gulbej6

Make two groups of objects at home. Then show how you can be a greedy alligator, and always eat the greater number! Or, can you ask a grown up to be the greedy alligator, and put toys on either side of them, so they are eating the greater number?

 

10 mins

This week we’ve begun to compare objects and amounts.

Preparation

Another favourite game of mine. Play ‘Range Arranger’ to order the numbered planks of wood. Set minimum to 0, and maximum to 10. Or go higher for a bigger challenge!

https://tinyurl.com/y3y2gtg5

 

5 mins

Next week we’ll begin to order objects and numbers.

Consolidation

Oh dear! Mr Lynn is in a muddle!

In the resources folder, he’s tried to write two super sentences from our class story, but it’s all gone wrong. Can you write them properly in your Home Learning book?

 

 

10 mins

In class we’ve learned that Super Sentences need capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.

Preparation

 

 

 

 

 

Date Set: Friday 18th September 2020 

 

                        MATHS        

ENGLISH

TOPIC

 

 

 

 

 

What is my Home Learning task?

How long should it take me?

Where will it fit into my learning at school?

Consolidation

Play the ‘Whack a Mole’ game, to practise counting backwards from 10 (or 20 as a challenge).

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/whackAMole/index.html

 

 

5 mins

This week we’ve practised lots of forwards and backwards counting, and have begun to link this to finding more or less or a number.

Preparation

Play ‘Chopper Squad’ (one more/ one less to 20)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/chopper-squad

5 mins

Next week we will learn how to find one less of a number by counting backwards.

Consolidation

 

Look at the Billy Goats Gruff class story maps. How much of the story can you remember? Use the actions to help you!

 

 

10 mins

We’ve been learning the Billy Goats Gruff as part of ‘Talk For Writing’ as a class. We’ve learned special actions for key words to help us to remember them.

Preparation

Practise the ‘Curly Caterpillar’ letters c o a q d g

in your Home Learning book

 

 

 

5 mins

We are practising our letter formation. First we are learning all the ‘curly caterpillar’ handwriting family.

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