P2W Wonderful Wolves 16.10.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves! Happy Friday and Happy Holidays too! 😊

It’s been such a fun and busy term so far and I can’t believe it is the holidays already! I hope you all have a lovely relaxing break and just a reminder that Monday 26th of October is an In-service Day so I will see you back in class on Tuesday 27th of October.

This week we have been very busy!

  In literacy we have covered:

  • Feelings Monsters – writing super sentences, using capital letters, full stops and finger spaces 
  • Writing Challenge Star Step: use a connecting word to extend the sentence
  • Sounding out/blending/spelling CVC words
  • Recap of the oo and ew sounds
  •  Example oo words – food, hook, book, cool
  •   Example ew words – new, dew, chew, few
  • Phonics Sound Sorting Boards
  •  Tricky Words (Block 1 – 8 PowerPoints are attached to this post, if you would like to practise at home)
  •  Letter Formation
  • Word searches and Boggle (word building)
  •  Reading Groups – in class
  •   Reading sent home


  •  Reading groups
  • Reading out loud to the teacher
  • Reading with expression
  • ‘Fastest Finger First’ for tricky words and punctuation
  • Identifying the beginning, middle and end of a story
  • Identifying the problem and solution in a story
  • Predicating and recalling information

A reminder that reading groups have been set up and are based on in-class assessments – these groups are fluid. Please don’t be alarmed or worried if your child moves groups – changes are only made in order to support your child’s individual development and engagement

Here is a link the PowerPoints of our Block 1 -8  tricky words:

Tricky Word Block 1 PP

Tricky Word Block 2 PP

Tricky Word Block 3 PP

Tricky Word Block 4 PP

Tricky Word Block 5 PP

Tricky Word Block 6 PP

Tricky Word Block 7 PP

Tricky Word Block 8 PP

In Numeracy we have covered:

  •  Numbers bonds to 10, 20 and 100
  • Addition to 10, 20, 50 and beyond
  • Addition with missing numbers (eg 3 + ? = 8)
  • Identifying 2D shapes and their properties Identifying
  • 3D shapes and their properties
  • Shape sorting activities 
  • Repeating patterns
  • Chilli Challenge addition


Our P.E days are a Monday and Wednesday.

This week for P.E we focused on:

  • Fitness – exercise video in class
  • Cosmic Yoga
  • What skills we are developing during P.E

Morning Starters:

  •  Monday – Weekend Whiteboard
  • Tuesday – Monster Pattern/Fine Motor Control Activity
  • Wednesday -Maths Activity 2D shape
  • Thursday – Literacy Activity 
  • Friday – Numeracy Activity – Addition

Learn Through Play Activities:

  • Role Play – Home Corner
  • 3D shape problem solving puzzles
  • Block Play
  • Construction
  • Arts and Crafts table
  •  iPads (literacy and numeracy)
  • 2D shape games
  • Feelings Monsters 

I hope you have a lovely holiday everyone and I will see you back in class on Tuesday 27th October for another busy term filled with lots of fun learning!

Mrs Williamson x 😊