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# This week’s homework

• There will be no more Friday home learning sheets after this week. We will be focusing on revision and consolidation of spelling the block one and two tricky words as listed on this weeks sheet. Some pupils still find these tricky, so please practise writing them from memory (a few at a time)
• you may choose to play this game to support revision of number bonds. Start by choosing the number bonds to ten option. Up the level of challenge to 20 or beyond if required.
• Look around your house and discuss which things are powered by electricity. Do they plug into the mains or are they battery powered? Can the battery be charged or do the batteries need to be replaced when they run out ?

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was the book ‘Not a stick’

We continue to use core reading book resources in school as we begin to develop developing the children’s reading comprehension skills, exploring the cognitive strategies of activating, inferring, monitoring/clarifying, questioning, searching/selecting, summarizing, and visualising.

# Maths and numeracy

## In numeracy we continue to develop our Stages of Early Arithmetical Learning strategies.

These include additive and subtractive problem solving, forward and backward number sequences, sharing into equal groups, numeral recognition, partitioning of tens and ones, recognising patterns in number etc…

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# This week’s homework

• learn to spell the tricky words one and you
• complete the activities outlined on the home learning sheet – this sheet will cover next week as well.
• practice instant recall of the Number bonds that make 10. Pupils should be able to quickly name the partner number to a given number without counting on or using fingers. Memorise these facts.
• you may choose to play this game to support revision. Start by choosing the number bonds to ten option. Up the level of challenge to 20 if required.

# Literacy.

## This week we have been learning to blend initial consonants with the letter s – eg st, sm, sn,

We continue to use core reading book resources in school as we begin to develop developing the children’s reading comprehension skills, exploring the cognitive strategies of activating, inferring, monitoring/clarifying, questioning, searching/selecting, summarizing, and visualising.

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# Other areas of the curriculum

## Our caterpillars have formed Chrysalises – we are excited to watch the next stage of their transformation.

A reminder to please name all items of clothing and shoes, and to check names on items brought home in case your child accidentally acquires a jumper belonging to someone else.

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# This week’s homework

• learn to spell the tricky words here and of
• complete the activities outlined on the home learning sheet
• practice instant recall of the Number bonds that make 10. Pupils should be able to quickly name the partner number to a given number without counting on or using fingers. Memorise these facts.
• you may choose to play this game to support revision. Start by choosing the number bonds to ten option. Up the level of challenge to 20 if required.

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was ‘ My planet….’

We continue to use core reading book resources in school as we begin to develop developing the children’s reading comprehension skills, exploring the cognitive strategies of activating, inferring, monitoring/clarifying, questioning, searching/selecting, summarizing, and visualising.

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# Other areas of the curriculum

## In PE we learned to use our feet to control and stop a ball.

A reminder to please name all items of clothing and shoes, and to check names on items brought home in case your child accidentally acquires a jumper belonging to someone else.

# This week’s homework

• revise all tricky words learned so far
• count backwards. Pick a starting number (anything from 10 – 100 depending on the level of challenge you want) Count backwards for a few jumps. Then pick a new starting number.

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was ‘ Sports day….’

We continue to use core reading book resources in school as we begin to develop developing the children’s reading comprehension skills, exploring the cognitive strategies of activating, inferring, monitoring/clarifying, questioning, searching/selecting, summarizing, and visualising.

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# Other areas of the curriculum

## We have enjoyed watching our caterpillars grow bigger each day.

A reminder to please name all items of clothing and shoes, and to check names on items brought home in case your child accidentally acquires a jumper belonging to someone else.

## P1W reflective Friday 5.5.23

If you have not yet done so this term, please send a full change of clothes for your child. Thanks.

# This week’s homework

• revise all tricky words learned so far
• count backwards. Pick a starting number (anything from 10 – 100 depending on the level of challenge you want) Count backwards for a few jumps. Then pick a new starting number,
• practise telling the time in full hours and half hours – using both analogue and digital displays
• You may choose to play this game or use this website for resources to support your child.

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was ‘ If I was the king….’

We continue to use core reading book resources in school as we begin to develop developing the children’s reading comprehension skills, exploring the cognitive strategies of activating, inferring, monitoring/clarifying, questioning, searching/selecting, summarizing, and visualising.

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# Other areas of the curriculum

## In PE we continued to practice hand eye co-ordination and timing skills when using a ball.

A reminder to please name all items of clothing and shoes, and to check names on items brought home in case your child accidentally acquires a jumper belonging to someone else.

## P1W reflective Friday 28. 4.23

If you have not yet done so this term, please send a full change of clothes for your child. Thanks.

# This week’s homework

• Learn to read and spell the words into , as

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was our learning in the classroom

We continue to use core reading book resources in school as we begin to develop developing the children’s reading comprehension skills, exploring the cognitive strategies of activating, inferring, monitoring/clarifying, questioning, searching/selecting, summarizing, and visualising.

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# Other areas of the curriculum

## We take turns to lead our warm up.

A reminder to please name all items of clothing and shoes, and to check names on items brought home in case your child accidentally acquires a jumper belonging to someone else.

## P1W reflective Friday 21. 4.23

If you have not yet done so this term, pease send a full change of clothes for your child. Thanks.

# This week’s homework

• Learn to read and spell the words some, come
• Look around the house for different ways to tell the time. Cooker clocks, phones, watches, analogue wall clocks etc. Practice reading the time to the whole hour ( o’clock times)
• Learn the order of the days of the week and be able to answer questions such as ‘ Which day comes after…… ?’

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was “Bang went the…. ”

We continue to use core reading book resources in school as we begin to develop developing the children’s reading comprehension skills, exploring the cognitive strategies of activating, inferring, monitoring/clarifying, questioning, searching/selecting, summarizing, and visualising.

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# Other areas of the curriculum

## We used ink to make some cherry blossom trees. Spring is definitely here.

A reminder to please name all items of clothing and shoes, and to check names on items brought home in case your child accidentally acquires a jumper belonging to someone else.

# This week’s homework

• Learn to read and spell the words were, there
• Have a wonderful holiday.

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was “She left the shop and went … ” No photos of writing, but ask your child which character they created for the story and where she went.

We continue to use core reading book resources in school as we begin to develop developing the children’s reading comprehension skills, exploring the cognitive strategies of activating, inferring, monitoring/clarifying, questioning, searching/selecting, summarizing, and visualising.

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# Other areas of the curriculum

## In PE we completed our block of gymnastics andalso worked on our fitness and core strength.

A reminder to please name all items of clothing and shoes, and to check names on items brought home in case your child accidentally acquires a jumper belonging to someone else.

## Home learning sheet error

Apologies – there was an error on last Friday’s home learning sheet, the tricky words last week were she and do ( not go as printed on the sheet )

My fault ! – Mrs Cross