SUMMER TERM -WEEK 2-
Year 1 - Working At Home
From 27th April 2020
Your child will be set weekly activities for English, Maths, Topic and also we will give you other ideas you can do at home. These will be either online activities or refer to work in the packs sent home. We will update the year 1 class page weekly. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.
You can contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please bear in mind that there will be times when these links / sites are not working due to the high demand from all school children and teachers. Don't worry just complete the activities when you can.
Please keep sending us emails and photographs of what you are doing at home,and at the end of the week we will upload them for everyone to see the following week. We love to see them!
What becomes wetter the more it dries?
If you freeze water what do you get?
Well done done to Aaron, Ben, Cora, and Alfie for getting yesterdays riddle correct.
Check back tomorrow to see who emailed the correct answers for todays challenge. Good luck!
Activities at Home
We hope you all safe and well. If you do any interesting things or activities at home we would love to see them and share them on our web page for your friends to see. Send us your photographs and written permission to use them, and we will up load them at the end of the week.
Use the year 1 email address.
Check out our activities that have been emailed in!
Phonics & Grammar Activities
- Spend 5-10 mins practising your sounds from your sound card sent home (on the yellow card) or see speedsounds chart above.
- Practise reading tricky words https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html
- Write lists of real and nonsense words and practise reading them to someone else.
- here is a link of a buried treasure game you can print or copy the idea using bits of paper from home. https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-763-editable-buried-treasure-phonics-game
Before clicking on the links below, log on to the Oxford Owls website and register for free and ask the device to remember the password, as this makes accessing the books easier.
Please read the book for your group and answer the questions.
If your child can't remember what group they are in drop us an email so we can help. Oxford owls is free to join and has hundreds of books and activities to use.
- Each day write a sentence or sentences about something you have done that day.
Watch and listen to the story The Great Paper Caper by Oliver Jeffers.
Discuss the story with your family.
Think about the characters, and the main events in the story.Can you retell the story to someone else.
- Make a list of real and nonsense words and practice reading them to your family.
- Here is a link to a game that can be printed if you want to make a game at home.
There are lots of different ebooks the children can read on Oxford Owls website. They are reading books we use in school and they have activities the children can do after. Please aim for your child to read 1 or 2 books a week.
You will need to register ( it is free) so you can access the books. Please access the books for children aged 5-6 as these are what they are reading in class.
Have a go at writing a book review for one of the books you have a read.
Think about: Write / draw your responses
- What was the title?
- Draw a picture about the story.
- Write a sentence to describe the story
- What was the best part of the story?
- Who were the characters in the story?
Fun activities to try
Keep checking the list as we will add more things as we find them.
- Cosmic Kids yoga - https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
- Joe Wicks PE lessons - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8
- Watch the animals at Chester Zoo on the live web cam https://www.chesterzoo.org/
- Play the games on Phonics play - Username: march20 password: home
- Make up your own game and teach someone else how to play it
- Paint stones / pebble to make a picture in your garden
- Make and complete an obstacle course inside or outside
- Make a boat out of different materials and test whether it will float or sink https://www.consortiumeducation.com/classroom-ideas/make-a-boat-that-floats-floating-and-sinking-materials-ks1-science-dt-english?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=wallpost&utm_campaign=MakeABoatThatFloats&utm_content=blog
This weeks focus: Addition & Subtraction & Statistics
Over this week please complete these tasks.
- Using toys and objects at home, make some numbers sentences. Can you move the objects around to make different number sentences.
- Using +, -, =
- see image below to give you an example.
- Look at the pictogram below and answer the following questions.
1) Which fruit is the most popular?
2) Which fruit is the least popular?
3) Which fruits do more than 5 people like?
4) Which fruit do only 2 people like?
5) If you were to add your vote which fruit would you choose? Does that change the results for the most popular or least popular fruit?
- Now make your own pictogram on Purple mash and write your own questions for your family to answer.
You can change the pictures by clicking on the picture and selecting a new category, remember all the pictures need to be from the same category!
The Great Outdoors
Have a go at making paper aeroplanes. There are lots of videos on you tube on how to make different paper aeroplanes. Have fun experimenting. Does the different types of paper make a difference?
make a poster to thank the different key workers that help us. It could be for the bin men, postmen, cleaners, shop workers and truck drivers anyone you want to thank. Display it in your window for everyone to see.
Carry on with your recycling at home, finding out what different objects are made from. Have you made a poster yet to encourage people to recycle?
Any posters you make send them to email@example.com and we will put them on the website for everyone to see.
Our bean plant gallery
Keep sending in your photographs and we will keep updating the progress of your plants.