Read the words below. Can you add the suffixes -ing, -ed and –er to these words?
Look at the powerpoint about The Great Fire of London. Then, use the event cards to help you to create a timeline in your home learning book to show the order of the events. If you have some old wallpaper, you could even do a huge timeline! Tweet your photos! We can't wait to see!
Thursday 21st May 2020
Today, we will be subtracting a 1- digit number from a 2-digit number.
Use one of the strategies below to help you with today's task.
Can you decide if the calculations below have been worked out correctly or not? Do this by either ticking or crossing the calculations. Then, explain your thinking.
Listen to this piece of music all the way through.
Now listen to it again and draw the instruments that you can hear.
Can you create a sequence of pictures to create a story to accompany the music?
Look at the picture below and think about the following questions to make a prediction about what will happen next.
Who are the main characters?
Where are they?
What are they doing now?
What will happen next?
This week, we will be linking our artwork to the Great Fire of London.
Look closely at the pictures of the flames during the Great Fire of London.
Paint a picture of what you can see in the picture above.
Cut or tear paper to create a collage of the flames.
Have a look at some of the examples below to help you get started.
Tuesday 19th May 2020
This week we are recapping addition and subtraction. Today we will be adding a 2-digit and 1-digit number together.
Choose a 2-digit and a 1-digit number and add them together using one of the strategies shown below.
This week, we will be learning about the importance of exercise for humans.
Have a look at the information below about why it is so important to exercise.
Watch the video clip to find out more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zswn39q
Look at the table below. Can you complete each exercise in 1 minute? How many times were you able to do that exercise in a minute?
Can you explain to somebody why it is important to exercise?
Use the sound sheet below to help you revise the 'au' sound. Say the sound and the rhyme and then use your 'Fred fingers' to help you read the real words and alien words. Then, get a grown up to read out a word that contains the 'au' sound, Fred talk it and then spell the word. Don't forget to add on your sound buttons!
This week, you are going to show that you recognise the story of Pentecost.
Read over the story again.
Split your home learning book page into 4. Can you draw the 4 pictures below in the correct order in your book?
Friday 15th May 2020
Today we are going to write a setting description.
Use the plan you created on Wednesday to help you with your sentences.
Make sure all of your sentences have....
Finger spaces between words
Adjectives (describing words)
We are going to explore using different mediums to create a picture!
It's time to be creative!
You could use chalk on the pavement, paint on some old wallpaper or newspaper, or items that you find around your house to create a big picture.
You could even link your creation to our topic The Great Fire of London.
Tweet your photos! We can't wait to see what you come up with!
Thursday 14th May 2020
Time can be measured in hours, minutes or seconds. Have a look at the activities below and decide which activities could be measured in hours, minutes or seconds. Create a table in your home learning book to help you sort them.
Can you draw a healthy meal in your home learning book or create one on a paper plate, like the examples below?
Wednesday 13th May 2020
Look at the image below that shows London during The Great Fire.
Use this image to help you draw your own version of this setting in your home learning book.
When you have drawn and coloured your picture in, add words to describe the setting. Remember to use adjectives to describe what you can see.
Who was Samuel Pepys? Why was he famous? Can you create a fact file to show what you know about him in your home learning book?
You may want to use the fact file template below and copy it into your home learning book.
Tuesday 12th May 2020
Today, we will be using language related to time e.g. before, after, in the morning, in the evening and in the afternoon
Think about all of the different language that we use related to time.
Use a page or two of your home learning book and split it into three groups like the activity sheet below.
Can you sort the activities from the sheet below into the correct group and decide whether the activities happen in the morning, afternoon or the evening?
If this is too tricky, you could sort the activities into things that happen 'before school' and 'after school'.
This week, we will be learning about our basic needs for survival. Read the information below about what we need to survive.
Use the information to help you design a poster about our basic needs for survival.
You must include:
Send in pictures of your poster or tweet them. We can't wait to see your posters!
Monday 11th May 2020
Use the sound sheets to recap the sounds below. Say the sound and then use your Fred fingers to help you read some of the green words.
Now, have a go at the activity below.
Read the story 'The Holy Spirit Comes' and read the information about the symbols of the Holy Spirit.
In your home learning book, can you draw 3 symbols of the Holy Spirit and label them?
Capital letters for names and the pronoun 'I'
Work through the document below and complete the activities on each page.
Complete the activities in your home learning book.
In our design and technology lessons there is a process we follow; design, make, evaluate.
Now you have made your bread, it is time to evaluate! Tell someone in your house about what you did and how you did it. Can you describe what your final product looked like and what you liked about it?
What went well?
Did your bread look like your original design?
Wednesday 6th May 2020
For this activity you will need to choose 5 different sized containers e.g. pans, jugs, mugs, bottles etc.
You will also need a cup which you will use to fill up with water.
How many cups of water does it take to fill up each container? Make sure that you fill the cup up, each time. Estimate first and then measure.
Challenge- Can you put the containers in order? Start with which container holds the least amount of water to the container which holds the most.
Use the powerpoint to learn about life in 1666. Can you copy the table into your home learning book across a double page spread and complete it to show what life was like in past and present London? You can draw pictures and label them or write sentences. You can use the pictures on the cards to help you think of your ideas.
Tuesday 5th May 2020
Use the sheets to help you practise saying the sounds, then practise reading the real and alien words. Can you spell some of the words without looking at the sheets? Make sure that you use the correct ir/er/ur sound!
This week, we are learning about animals and their offspring.
Have a look at the pictures of the adults and their young. With support, can you write the names of the young in your home learning book?
Monday 4th May 2020
Find some cups or containers at home. Fill them with water to show:
Make your own labels like the picture and match them to your cups/containers.
Challenge: What would a quarter full look like?
Take a picture of your containers and matching labels!
Read the story 'Jesus goes back to Heaven'. How do you think the disciples would have felt?
Look at the craft activities below. Can you create your own picture or have a go at completing one of the craft activities below, to show that you recognise the story?
Friday 1st May 2020
Counting forwards and backwards to 100
Can you go on a number hunt in your house or in your garden?
You could even take some paper with you and write them down!
Last week you sang your heart out!
This week it's time to play some instruments.... but first you need to make them!
Below are some ideas of really easy ways to create your own instruments at home!
If you don't have any of the materials to create your own, try using pots and pans instead (with parental permission!!!)
Experiment using your instrument to create different sounds. Can you play along to a song and perform to your family?
We would love to see your performances so send your teacher a video of your performance!
Use the words on the question mark to help you write questions that you would like to ask your teacher.
Remember, if you are writing a question, it needs to be punctuated with a question mark!
Last week you designed your own bread. This week you get to make it!
Below is a simple recipe to make white bread.
Please feel free to find your own recipe or change it to match your designs from last week.
Things to remember-
-Make sure your hands and all of the surfaces are clean before you start.
-Make sure you have an adult help you, especially using the oven!
Below is also the website of the recipe. On this website there is a video showing each step!
Wednesday 29th April 2020
It's time to get creative! Miss Wilson is running a Maths Competition! Can you create a song or a rhyme to help you learn your 2s, 5s or 10s?
Can you perform your song or rhyme and send it to your class teacher on Class Dojo? Videos can be added onto the 'Portfolios' section on Class Dojo.
Use the glossary below to learn all about human and physical features.
Human features are things in the environment that have been made by humans.
Physical features are things that are in the environment naturally.
This video shows what London was like during the time of The Great Fire.
Watch it carefully. Make a poster in your home learning book of all the human features you can spot. You can also use the pictures in the PDF file below to help you.
Extra Challenge: You could challenge yourself to spot one of the physical features too!
Tuesday 28th April 2020
Use the phonics sheet below to help you learn/revise the sounds.
Practise saying the sounds and sounding out the words using your 'Fred fingers'.
In your home learning book, can you spell some of the words without looking at the sheet? Remember to add on sound buttons and to use your neatest handwriting.
Challenge: Can you use any of the words in a sentence?
If you're not able to learn all of the sounds, try learning just one or two of them!
Use the information below to find out all about the different foods that animals eat.
Choose a task to complete from the activity sheet.
Monday 27th April 2020
Can you make something at home to help you count in 2s or 5s? Have a look at some of the examples below for some ideas. Challenge yourself, can you count up to 50 or beyond?
Ask an adult to help you read the story below. Think about the disciples in the story. How do you think they felt?
In your home learning book, write down some feeling words to describe how it feels to receive good news and bad news.
Friday 24th April 2020
Use your number bonds to 10 to help you learn your number bonds to 20.
Can you complete the task below in your book at home?
Did you know that The Great Fire of London started in a bakery on Pudding Lane in London?
Research all about different types of bread.
Can you design your own bread that you would like to bake? Label the shape, type of bread and also the toppings or fillings to be used.
Don't forget to send us photos so we can share them!
Thursday 23rd April 2020
Can you write these sentences into your home learning book and punctuate the sentences with either a full stop or an exclamation mark?
Our new topic is all about the Great Fire of London and The Plague. We will start off by learning all about the Great Fire of London. We can learn about things that happened in the past by looking at pictures.
Here are some pictures of London during the Great Fire and London today.
Look carefully at the pictures. In your home learning book, can you identify some old and new things in the pictures?
Split your page in half and write old on one side and new on the other side.
Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Number Bonds Game
Use the resource sheet below or make your own set of digit cards with the numbers 0-10 on.
Lay the cards out in front of you, faced down.
Turn over any card. Can you shout out the number that you need to add to that number to make 10? e.g. If you turn over 8, you would shout out 2 because 8 + 2 = 10
What is your favourite song? Can you use your voice to join in and sing part of your favourite song?
Challenge- What do you notice about the chorus of a song?
Send us a video of you doing your best singing at home!
Tuesday 21st April 2020
Please sign up to the FREE Oxford Owl resources. As well as lots of other free resources they are offering Read Write Inc. resources free to parents during this period.
Click on the link below to access the free e-books:
Choose a Read, Write, Inc. book that matches the colour book that you normally read at home e.g. orange or yellow.
Can you read the book all the way through and make sure that you practise using ‘Fred in your head’ to help you become more fluent? Can you answer the questions at the back, in your home learning book?
We’d love to see pictures or videos of you reading at home!
Watch the video below to learn about mammals, reptiles, fish, amphibians and birds.
In your home learning book, can you choose some animals from the pictures below and sort them into either 2 or 3 groups? For example, you might choose to sort into birds and mammals or fish and reptiles. Label your groups and you could draw or write the names of the animals in the correct group.
Monday 20th April 2020
We hope that you have had a lovely Easter break!
This week in Maths, we are practising our number bonds to 10 and 20.
Collect 10 objects from around your house e.g. buttons, sweets, pegs etc.
Can you use show me different ways to make 10, like the picture below? e.g. 6 + 4 = 10, 2 + 8 = 10
Draw a part-whole model like the picture and use your objects to help you. Part-whole models can help us add e.g. 6 (part) + 4 (part) = 10 (whole)
Don't forget to write the number sentence too!
Challenge- Can you recall your number bonds without using any objects?
If someone we love very much has gone away we really them and are happy when they come back.. The disciples had seen Jesus die, but three days later they had seen him alive again. They knew that something wonderful had happened.
Jesus had risen from the dead.
Watch the story up to 1:39: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgLdPTbBtB8
Can you create a picture to show that you recognise one part of the story?
Challenge-Can you create pictures to show other parts of the story too?
Send us a picture of you and your picture that you have created on Class Dojo! We can't wait to see it!
Friday 3rd April 2020
Can you create a poster to help you remember the days of the weeks or the months of the year?
Read or listen to the story of Palm Sunday.
Can you draw a picture of a key event in the story?
You could create your own palm leaves and act out the story with your family!
Thursday 2nd April 2020
Get an adult to help you draw some clocks. Can you draw the hands on the clock to show the different times to show half past the hour?
Over the last few weeks we have been exploring rhythm by listening to some Latino styles of music including Bossa Nova from the country of Brazil. Now listen to this very different piece of music. It is played by an orchestra and was written for the film 'Star Wars'. Have you ever heard it before?
Challenge yourself to answer these questions.
What do you think an orchestra is? How many different instruments can you see and hear?
Can you march around the room to the pulse of the music?
Wednesday 1st April 2020
Practise reading the different 'igh' sounds below. Can you read the real words and the alien words?
Can you challenge yourself to spell some of the words in your exercise book and add on the sound buttons?
You could even have a go at putting some of the words into a sentence!
Select a variety of materials and predict whether they can be squashed, bent, twisted or stretched by hand.
Challenge yourself by thinking about whether they will return to their original shape.
Good materials to try would be play dough, fabric, paper, soft balls, hard balls, a wooden rolling pin and a metal pan.
Test your predictions, were they correct?
Tuesday 31st March 2020
In Y1, the children need to be able to tell the time to the hour and to half past the hour. They must also be able to draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.
Use the interactive clock below to practise moving the hour hand and the minute hand to create different times to the hour e.g. 3 o'clock, 5 o'clock
Can you use what you have learnt in our Neil Armstrong topic so far to help you create a fact file about Neil Armstrong? You might want to research and find out more information about him too!
Monday 30th March 2020
We have been reading the story 'Man on the Moon: A Day in the Life of Bob'.
Click on the click below to listen to the story.
Create a leaflet to persuade somebody to visit the moon.
Can you include some description or the conjunction 'and' in your writing?
Can you challenge yourself to use an exclamation mark?
We would love to see your finished leaflets!
Can you evaluate the moon buggy that you made last week?
Describe how it works and talk about what you have made.
Friday 27th March 2020
Use objects at home to practise sharing equally.
e.g. 12 sweets shared between 2 people, 10 sweets shared between 5 people.
Can you practise kicking a ball?
Can you practise stopping the ball with your feet?
Use your phonics flashcards to revise your sounds at home.
Practise reading the ay/a-e/ai/ sounds and the real and alien words.
Find some different objects at home.
Which objects can be squashed or stretched? Sort them into groups.
Can you make your own moon buggy using things at home? e.g. paper, cardboard, straws etc.
How will you make it move?
Use the PowerPoint to help you learn about plurals. Can you add -s or -es to the words below to make them plural?
Can you find out about space travel and how it has changed over time? Use the PowerPoint to help you.
Choose between 3-5 events and create your own timeline at home to show how space travel has changed.
Read or listen to the story of The Last Supper.
Can you draw a picture of a key event in the story and write what you wonder about the story.