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P2W Wonderful Wolves 22.12.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Holidays! 😊


Only 3 sleeps to go!

I would like to say a HUGE thank you for my lovely cards and messages and all the gifts I have received! It is so kind and generous of you all! I haven’t opened them yet although I did open my cards and the messages were so lovely that I thought it would be a nice way to end our P2 2020 term together if we left some messages for all of you so…

Merry Christmas from P2W:

“Have a happy Christmas Mum!”  – Jessica Martin

“Merry Christmas to you all!” – Faith

“I love you Hannah!” – Jessica Mills

“I love you mum!” – Aoife

“Have a very Merry Christmas Daddy!”  – Robyn

“Have a happy Christmas Cora!” – Ross

“Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!”- Ben

“Have a nice Christmas Maisie!” – Oliver

“I love you Mummy!” – Jacob

“Have a Merry Christmas Flo!” – Archie

“Have a very Merry Christmas to you all!” – Sophie

“I wish you a Merry Christmas!” – Maika

“Have a nice Christmas!£” – Annie

“Have a very Merry Christmas Mummy!” – Kara

“Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!” – Isabella

“Hopefully you have a nice Christmas!” – Ciaran

“Merry Christmas!” – Erin

“Merry Christmas!” – Arlo

“Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!”- Innes

“I hope you have a wonderful Christmas at home Mummy!” – Rosie

“Merry Christmas to you!” – William

“I love you Mummy, Daddy, Wilfy and Scarlett!” – Vinnie

“Merry Christmas!” – Ethan

“I love you Mum!” – Finlay

“You’re one of my favourite people Mia!” – Jamie 

I have really enjoyed my time teaching you P2W and will miss you lots! I would just like to wish you and your families  a wonderful, fun and happy Christmas holiday! Enjoy, relax and have fun! 

All the best for the rest of P2 and 2021!

Bye P2W and have a wonderful Christmas. 

Love from Mrs Williamson xxx

 

 

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P2W Wonderful Wolves 18.12.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Friday! 😊

Whole School Movie Day

We have a whole school ‘Movie Day’ in school on Monday 21st December. It will take place in our classroom in the afternoon. You may want to provide your child with an extra snack for this. 

In literacy we have covered:

  • Single sounds of the alphabet
  • Sounding out/blending/spelling CVC, CCVC and CVCC words
  • Tricky words 
  • Letter formation/Hand Writing
  • Reading Christmas stories in class
  • Factual Writing – ‘Christmas Party List…’
  • Writing Star Steps this week: write a title, use bullet points, write 5 facts, include colour and pictures
  • Descriptive Writing – ‘My Christmas Tree’ (we didn’t manage to do this last week)
  • Writing Star Steps this week: write a title, write at least 2 super sentences, use describing words, include a detailed picture

Reading:

  • Stories in class and skills linked to these: prediction, recalling and sequencing skills 
  • Silent reading/independent reading

 

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

Spelling

  • 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:

  • 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

P.E:

  •  Christmas yoga and Fitness Videos, running outside

Morning Starters: 

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

Other

We had our Christmas party on Thursday morning which was lovely. It was so nice to get into the gym hall, play games and have a dance! The children had a great time and everyone looked amazing in all their party clothes!

 

Reminders

  • Please could you return your child’s Learning Story next week with a short comment or signature. Many thanks.

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

Only 7 sleeps to go! 😊

Mrs Williamson x 

 

 

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P2W Wonderful Wolves 11.12.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Friday! 😊

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:

  • 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

Spelling

  • 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

P.E:

  •  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

Other

 

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! 

Reminders

  • 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 😊 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 – 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 😊

 

 

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P2W Wonderful Wolves 4.12.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Friday! 😊

In literacy we have covered:

  • Single sounds of the alphabet
  • Sounding out/blending/spelling CVC, CCVC and CVCC words
  •  Our sound this week was – ‘nk’
  •  Example ‘nk’ words – ink, pink, think, link,
  •  Boggle
  • Letter formation/Hand Writing
  • Reading Groups – in class
  • Reading sent home
  •  Creating ‘Road Safety’ posters 
  • Tricky word assessments
  • Writing – ‘Facts About Me”
  • Writing Star Steps this week: write a title, use bullet points, write 3 facts, include colour and pictures

Reading:

  • 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

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

Spelling

  • If you would like to do some extra spelling practice please find attached the First 100 Fry Words below
  • Choose a few words per 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 – analogue and digital times – o’clock/half past/ quarter to/ quarter past
  • Time – months of the year/seasons
  • Mad Maths
  • 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 

P.E:

  • Just Dance Workout
  • Yoga, Freeze, Dance! The children really enjoyed this one!

Morning Starters: 

  • Monday – Weekend Whiteboard
  • Tuesday – Fine Motor Control
  • Wednesday -Christmas Activity
  • Thursday – Number Formation Activity 
  • Friday – Numeracy Activity (subtraction)

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

Other

We met Miss Russel on Wednesday morning via Teams which was lovely. She was very excited to meet the class and they were very excited to meet her too. She wrote the class a letter telling them a bit about herself and then the children enjoyed asking her some questions too. 😊

We created wonderful penguin art work for the Outdoor School Art Exhibition which the children really enjoyed doing and it was lovely to walk around the school together admiring all the other classes masterpieces too! We are definitely getting excited about Christmas in P2. 

Extra Information 

  • We have some unclaimed/unlabelled uniform in the classroom – 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 😊

 

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P2W Wonderful Wolves 27.11.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Friday! 😊

 

In literacy we have covered:

  • Sentence scramble – rearranging sentences using capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.
  •  Exploring exclamation marks and question marks
  • Sounding out/blending/spelling CVC, CCVC and CVCC words
  •  Our sound this week was – ‘ng’
  • Example ‘ng’ words – ring, king, bang, long, lung
  •  Words searches and Boggle
  • Letter formation/Hand Writing
  • Reading Groups – in class
  • Reading sent home
  • Block 2 diagraph assessments 
  • Tricky Words

 

Reading:

  • Reading Groups
  • Reading out loud
  • Reading with expression
  • Prediction
  • Sequencing
  • Fastest Finger First for tricky words and punctuation
  • Recalling the story 

Next week we are going to explore non-fiction books for reading.

 

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:

  • Time – analogue and digital times – o’clock/half past/ quarter to/ quarter past
  • Time – days of the weeks
  • Time – months of the year/seasons
  • We created a pictograph Birthday display
  • Mad Maths – timed addition focussing on speed, accuracy and correct number formation
  •  Subtraction within 10/20/50
  • Number formation

 

P.E:

  • Fitness/coordination – dance video
  • Yoga

 

Morning Starters: 

  • Monday – Weekend Whiteboard
  • Tuesday – Fine Motor Control
  • Wednesday – Literacy Activity
  • Thursday – Maths Activity (time)
  • Friday – Numeracy Activity (subtraction)

Learning Through Play Activities:

  • Role Play/Small World Play 
  • Fine Motor Control Activities
  • Block Play
  • Marble Run
  • Pegboards 
  • Train Track
  • Magnetic Blocks
  • Arts and Crafts Table
  • Construction
  • iPads – Literacy/Numeracy

Other

It has been ‘Road Safety Week’ – we have discussed and completed activities around the this topic

Extra Information 

  • We have some unclaimed/unlabelled uniform in the classroom – 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

😊

 

 

 

 

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P2W Wonderful Wolves 06.11.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Friday! 😊

  In literacy we have covered:

  • Writing – ‘Bonfire Night Safety’
  • Writing Star Steps; use capital letters, finder spaces and full stops, using a connective word, neat handwriting and writing 2 or more sentences
  • Sounding out/blending/spelling CVC words
  •  oy and oi diagraph
  •  Example oi words – join, boil, coin, foil
  •   Example oy words – boy, toy, annoy, enjoy 
  • Reading sentences and drawing pictures to match
  •  Tricky Words (Block 1 – 8 PowerPoints are attached to this post, if you would like to practise at home)
  •  Letter Formation/Hand Writing- cursive and non-cursive
  • Word searches and Boggle (word building)
  •  Reading Groups – in class
  •   Reading sent home

Reading:

We have started a class novel – George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahls  

  •  Reading groups
  • Reading out loud 
  • Reading with expression
  • ‘Fastest Finger First’ for tricky words and punctuation
  • Predicating the story
  • Recalling the story

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:

  • Subtraction within 30
  • Using a 100 square to find 1 more/1 less
  • Identifying numbers up to 100 and reading numbers up to 1000
  • Mad Maths Minute – Addition Sums
  • Chilli Challenge subtraction

P.E:

Our P.E days are a Monday and Wednesday. 

This week for P.E we focused on:

  • Dance, fitness and co-ordination
  • Discussion around skills we are developing

Morning Starters:

  • Monday – Weekend Whiteboard
  • Tuesday – Maths Activity
  • Wednesday -Literacy Activity
  • Thursday –Fine Motor Control Activity 
  • Friday – Numeracy Activity 

Learn Through Play Activities:

  • Role Play – Home Corner
  • Fine motor control activities
  • Block Play
  • Loose Parts
  • Games and Puzzles
  • Construction
  • Arts and Crafts table
  • Smartboard Games
  •  iPads (literacy and numeracy)

Outdoor Learning 

We collected leaves, looked at and compared their colour, size, shape and features. We then created lovely and detailed lined drawings of them.

Other

This week the children also independently designed Christmas cards. They were encouraged to express and create pictures of what they thought was a Christmas scene. 

I hope you have a lovely weekend and I will see you all on Monday.

Mrs Williamson x 😊

 

 

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P2W Wonderful Wolves 30.10.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Friday! 😊

It has been lovely to have everyone back in the classroom again this week! The children have been working very hard and we have done lots of super learning!

  In literacy we have covered:

  • ‘My Holiday’ – writing super sentences, using capital letters, full stops and finger spaces 
  • Writing Challenge Star Step: use a connecting word to extend the sentence
  • Writing super sentences about what makes us happy
  • Sounding out/blending/spelling CVC words
  • oa and ow Diagraph
  •  Example oa words – boat, goat, float, soap
  •   Example ow words – bow, arrow, snow, throw
  • Reading sentences and drawing pictures to match
  •  Tricky Words (Block 1 – 8 PowerPoints are attached to this post, if you would like to practise at home)
  •  Letter Formation – cursive
  • Word searches and Boggle (word building)
  •  Reading Groups – in class
  •   Reading sent home

Reading:

  •  Reading groups
  • Reading out loud to the teacher
  • Reading with expression
  • ‘Fastest Finger First’ for tricky words and punctuation
  • 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:

  • Addition with missing numbers (eg 3 + ? = 8)
  • Subtraction
  • Part-Whole Number Bonds
  • Mad Maths Minute – Addition Sums
  • 3D shapes and their properties
  • Chilli Challenge addition

P.E:

Our P.E days are a Monday and Wednesday. 

This week for P.E we focused on:

  • Fitness – exercise video in class

Morning Starters:

  • Tuesday – Literacy Activity 
  • Wednesday – Letter Formation 
  • Thursday –Maths Activity 
  • Friday – Fine Motor Control Activity 

Learn Through Play Activities:

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

We really enjoyed seeing all the wonderful and creative pumpkins in school today – thank you for sharing! I hope you have a lovely weekend and I will see you all on Monday.

Mrs Williamson x 😊

 

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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:

  •  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

P.E:

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 😊

 

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P2W Wonderful Wolves 09.10.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Friday! 😊

It’s been another busy week in P2. Thank you to everyone for joining me at parent’s evening this week.

  In literacy we have covered:

  • Writing super sentences, using capital letters, full stops and finger spaces
  • Independent writing: ‘Super Me’.
  • Writing Challenge Star Step: use a WOW word (adjective)
  • Reading sentences independently and drawing pictures to match
  • Single sounds of the alphabet
  • Sounding out/blending/spelling CVC words
  •  Digraphs (oo and ew)
  •  Example oo words – food, hook, book, cool
  •   Example ew words – new, dew, chew, few
  •  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:

  •  Reading groups
  • Reading out loud to the teacher
  •  Designing a new front cover
  • Identifying the setting of 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
  • Exploring hundreds, tens and units
  • Partitioning Numbers
  • Addition to 10, 20, 50 and beyond
  • Addition with missing numbers (eg 3 + ? = 8)
  • Identifying 2D shapes and their properties
  • Creating 2D shape posters
  • Doubles
  • Chilli Challenge addition

P.E:

Our P.E days are a Monday and Wednesday.

This week for P.E we focused on:

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

Morning Starters:

  •  Monday – Weekend Whiteboard
  • Tuesday – 2D Shape/Fine Motor Control Activity
  • Wednesday – Literacy Activity
  • Thursday – Numeracy Activity
  • Friday – Handwriting Activity/Fine Motor Control

Learn Through Play Activities:

  • Role Play – Home Corner
  • Marble Run
  • Block Play
  • Construction
  • Arts and Crafts table
  •  iPads (literacy and numeracy)
  • 2D shape games/mindfulness colouring
  • Funky Fingers (fine motor control)

I hope you have a lovely, fun weekend!

Mrs Williamson x 😊

 

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P2W Wonderful Wolves 02.10.2020

Hello Wonderful Wolves and Happy Friday! 😊

Useful Information:

I hope you found the reading stage word lists, tricky word lists, sound diagraphs and reading rockets that were sent home last week  useful in supporting your child’s learning. 

Reminders:
  • Please could I remind you that reading books are handed out on a Monday and should come to school every day with your child. The books will be collected in on a Thursday allow us to “quarantine” the books over the weekend and swap them with other groups/classes for the following week. Thank you for your support with this.
  • Could I please ask that you return your child’s blue Learning Story folder to school if you have not already done so. Thank you.
  • Please label all items of school uniform as we don’t have access to a lost property box – thank you.

  In literacy we have covered:

  • Writing super sentences All About Me using capital letters, full stops and finger spaces
  • Reading sentences independently and drawing pictures to match
  • Re-cap of sounding out and blending
  • Digraphs (ou and ow)
  • ou words – house, mouse, mouth, cloud
  • ow words – flower, town, owl, cow
  • Tricky Words (Block 1 – 5 PowerPoints are attached to this post, if you would like to practise at home)
  • Reading individually and in small groups
  • Reading comprehension strategies; visualisation and recalling main parts e.g. characters and settings, beginning, middle and end and problems and solutions
  • Letter Formation
  • Word searches and Boggle

Here is a link the PowerPoints of our Block 1 -5  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

Reading:

  • 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

In Numeracy we have covered:

  • Numbers bonds to 10, 20 and 100
  • Colouring Addition within 10, 20 and 50
  • Exploring hundreds, tens and units
  • Partitioning Numbers
  • Addition to 10, 20, 50 and beyond
  • Identifying 2D shapes and their properties
  • Repeating patterns
  • Skip counting forwards and backwards in 2s, 5s and 10s
  • Chilli Challenge addition

Here are links to a selection of differentiated online games to support your child’s learning at home:

Number Bonds

Place Value Charts

Place Value Basketball

Shape Monsters

2D Shapes Carroll Diagrams

Properties of 2D Shapes Quiz

P.E:

Our P.E days are a Monday and Wednesday.

This week for P.E we focused on:

  • Fitness – circuits/jogging
  • Cosmic Yoga
  • What skills we are developing during P.E

Morning Starters:

  • Monday – Weekend Whiteboard
  • Tuesday – Fine Motor Control Activity
  • Wednesday – Literacy Activity
  • Thursday – Numeracy Activity
  • Friday – Handwriting Activity/Fine Motor Control

I hope you have a lovely, relaxing weekend!

Mrs Williamson x 😊