P2W Wonderful Wolves 11.12.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Friday! ūüėä

In literacy we have covered:

  • Single sounds of the alphabet
  • Sounding out/blending/spelling CVC, CCVC and CVCC words
  • ¬†Our sounds this week have been initial consonant blends: br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr and tr
  • ¬†Example words – broom, brush, crisp, crunch, drip, drop, from, fresh, grip, grow, print, proud, trip, trap
  • ¬†Tricky words¬†
  • Letter formation/Hand Writing
  • Reading Groups – in class
  • Reading sent home
  • ¬†Stories in class
  • Factual Writing – ‘At school I like…’
  • Writing Star Steps this week: write a title, use bullet points, write 3 facts, include colour and pictures
  • Descriptive Writing – ‘My Christmas Tree’
  • Writing Star Steps this week: write a title, write at least 2 super sentences, use at least 2 describing words, include a detailed picture


  • Reading Groups – this week we have been focusing on non – fiction books and their features
  • Identifying fiction and non-fiction books
  • Discussing and recalling facts
  • Reading out loud
  • Silent reading/independent reading
  • Reading with Mrs Williamson/Miss Croal
  • Fastest Finger First for tricky words and punctuation

There will be no reading sent home next week, however we will be reading in class and doing reading activities linked to Christmas stories. 


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


  • If you would like to do some extra spelling practice please find attached the First 100 and Second 100 Fry Words below
  • Choose a few words each week to focus on
  • Make flash cards of these words to support you
  • Show the word, read the word out loud together, hide the word, write the word independently then check and correct together

In Numeracy we have covered:

  • Time – months of the year/seasons
  • Timed addition and subtraction calculations focussing on speed, accuracy and correct number formation
  • To move into the next level of the timed challenge learners must;
    • complete all calculations within 5 minutes
    • have the correct answer for every calculation
    • have the correct number formation for every answer¬†
  • Number formation¬†
  • Christmas Maths Activities


  • ¬†Yoga and Fitness Videos

Morning Starters: 

  • Monday – Weekend Whiteboard
  • Tuesday – Fine Motor Control
  • Wednesday -Literacy/Sound Activity
  • Thursday – Fine Motor Control Activity¬†
  • Friday – Numeracy Activity¬†

Learning Through Play Activities:

  • Role Play/Small World Play¬†
  • ¬†Mindfulness colouring/drawing
  • Block Play
  • Lego
  • ¬†K’nex
  • Arts and Crafts Table
  • Construction
  • iPads – Literacy/Numeracy



Thanks to the Parent Council, we were also able to watch a virtual Panto this week. It was Jack and the Beanstalk. The children really enjoyed it! We also loved seeing everyone’s Christmas jumpers too!¬†


  • Please could you return your child’s Learning Story next week with a short comment or signature. Many thanks.¬†
  • We have our P2 Christmas Party next week on Thursday 17th ūüėä The children can dress up in party clothes and also need to bring in a party snack/drink to have in class after our games and dancing. Thank you for your support with this.¬†

Extra Information 

  • We have some unclaimed/unlabelled uniform in the classroom ‚Äď please let me know if you are looking for any items.

I hope you have a fun weekend and I will see you all on Monday!

Mrs Williamson x ūüėä