Year 1 2019 - 2020
Hello Year 1, well done on completing your first week of home schooling! We have seen some fantastic pictures of what you've all been up to! Dont forget to keep sending them into email@example.com as we would love to see your learning this week!
NEW for this week:
There will be three daily challenges. Please check each day to complete your challenges.
A Maths problem
A LEGO challenge
A Nature challenge
Below you will find your weekly learning tasks for Maths and English. There are activities for each day of the week, so it's entirely up to you which order you complete them in. Where possible please record your learning in the workbook provided. Below are some useful website links for Maths and English.
These activities will change every Monday.
We have created a series of projects for each foundation subject. These projects can be found in the "Files to Download" section below. Please work your own way through these foundation subject ideas, be as creative as you wish!
These will change after two weeks.
We hope that you enjoy your home learning and find the activities fun and engaging! Keep working hard and make sure that you enjoy some fresh air whenever you can.
We hope to see you very soon.
Keep safe and healthy!
Miss Worthington and Miss Theo
Please find below ideas and tasks to help you to continue your child’s education at home. We hope you all enjoy these activities. Stay safe and healthy.
NEW- Useful links and information:
https://www.thisgirlcan.co.uk/activities/disney-workouts/ Sport England have released dance workouts to Disney Music
https://www.facebook.com/oliverjeffersart/ Author Oliver Jeffers is reading one of his stories live at 6pm each night. Find these on his Facebook Page or Instagram Page
https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/ David Walliams has a free story out everyday on his website
https://www.facebook.com/stevebackshallofficial Steve Backshall is live everyday from 9.30am on his Facebook page answering wildlife / exploration/ conservation questions
Ideas to support your Year 1 child:
- Read every day. Ask questions about what might happen next.
- Number recognition to up to 100.
- Practise spellings.
- Encourage addition and subtraction using:
- concrete objects (cubes, pens, books, toys etc)
- pictoral (drawing pictures to represent the numbers)
- abstract (eg 15 – 8 = 7)
- Read a story to your child.
- Practise the Phase 3 and Phase 5 phonics sounds that are in your home learning pack.
Week 2: Weekly Maths Tasks (wb 30/03/20)
- Work on your number bonds to 10 and 20.
- Practise 10 more/less with numbers up to 100, follow the link :
- This week we are focusing on 3D shapes. Go on a shape hunt around the house and garden to find as many 3D shapes as you can, take pictures or create a tally chart to record your findings. See if you can find the following 3D shapes: Cone, sphere, cuboid, square-based pyramid, triangular-based pyramid, cylinder, triangular prism. Remember there are lots of different examples of the same shape eg a tennis ball and a beach ball are both spheres but differences sizes.
- Can you make a picture of out the 3D objects? Have a go at describing the properties of the 3D shapes by counting the number of faces, edges and vertices (corners), is the shape curved or flat? Explore different ways which you can group the shapes. There is a PowerPoint and fact sheet in the files to download.
- If you have any playdoh/plasticine and cocktail sticks/lolly sticks try making 3D shapes.
- White Rose Maths have created daily problems and challenges for you tackle - there is a video to review the method needed for each operation and a worksheet for each days lesson. These lessons are a recap for Spring Term and also a introduction to learning for Summer Term topics. Aim to complete one of these lessons a day, Please scroll down the page to find week 2 activities and lessons. https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/
Please follow the link for more fun Maths activities
English and Reading
Week 2: Weekly Reading Tasks- aim to do one a day (wb 30/03/20)
- You could share a story together. This could be a chapter book where you read and discuss a chapter a day.
- Listen to your child read and let them discuss what they have read. Encourage them to read with expression and intonation.
- Watch Newsround and discuss what is happening in the wider world: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news/watch_newsround
- Get your child to read a book on Oxford Owl, discuss what your child enjoyed about the book: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
- Explore new vocabulary you find when reading. Can you write your own definition of the word?
Week 2 Spellings (wb 30/03/20) :
- Use the phase 2/3/4/5 tricky word mats to practise writing your tricky words.
- Use your spelling book and recap old spelling words. Can you still remember how to spell them? It is really important to consolidate your learning. If you are confident with your spellings then use them in a sentence.
- We have uploaded the Year 1 spelling lists. Please learn 5 new spellings this week following on from your last set. Remember to keep practising old spellings!
Week 2: Weekly Writing Tasks (wb 30/03/20):
- To finish off our Monarchy Mayhem topic we want you to imagine that you were there during the Great Fire of London. What did you see? What did you hear? Can you write a newspaper article on the events of the fire. Use your timeline from last week’s task to help you with ordering the events. Remember to write the days of the week correctly.
- As it is approaching Easter, the Easter Bunny is going to be busy. Can you write an imaginative and descriptive piece of writing in your exercise book.
What adventures did the Easter bunny go on?
Remember to use:
Make your writing as exciting as you can. The Easter Bunny can go on any adventure that you want. Have fun writing!!!
- Easter activity- Ask an adult to boil an egg. Once it is dry then use paints/felt tips/glitter etc to decorate your egg. Now that your egg is decorated, can you think of some sentences to describe your egg. Use lots of fun adjectives! Can you write at least 6 sentences.
- Write us a letter. We want to know what fun things you have been doing. You can write your letter in your exercise book. Remember to include the features of a letter that we have previously looked at in class.
Please follow the links for more English activities
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Well done Year 1, you are doing so well,
keep it up!