Category Archives: P1Starfish-Home Learning

Primary One Home Learning Wednesday 21 March

Reading

Please follow the activity as directed in your child’s reading jotter. If your child has been given a word wall please continue to practise these words.

Phonics

We have continued to revise the digraphs already covered in class.  Use your flashcards to help you recognise the sounds.  See if you can teach an adult or someone at home the actions we have learnt to help us remember the sounds these digraphs make.

As an extra challenge, see how many words you can make with these sounds.

Tricky Words

Keep practising recognising and writing the tricky words we have been learning in class.

 

Numeracy

We have been focussing on our addition and subtraction skills.  We have also been working on money, can you recognise the coins to £2? Try activity 12 to help support your learning.

 Penguins

We are delighted to welcome Danielle Garden to the P1 Penguins. She is studying an MA in Primary Education at Edinburgh University and will be with us until the end of the summer term.

 

 

Primary One Home Learning Wednesday 7 March

Reading

Please follow the activity as directed in your child’s reading jotter. If your child has been given a word wall please continue to practise these words.

Phonics

Our new sounds are ‘oi’ as in ‘coin’ and ‘oy’ as in ‘toy’.  Use your flashcards to help you recognise the sounds.  See if you can teach an adult or someone at home the actions we have learnt to help us remember the sounds these digraphs make.

As an extra challenge, see how many words you can make with these sounds.

Tricky Words

Our new tricky (or common) words are ‘there’ and ‘were’.  Keep practising recognising these along with the rest of the tricky words we have been learning.

Listening and Talking

Prepare a short talk about your favourite book.  The areas you should try to cover include:

  • The name of the book.
  • The author and illustrator.
  • The main parts of the story.
  • Why it is your favourite book.

You should be prepared to share your talk with the class during the week beginning Monday 12 March.

Numeracy

We have been focussing on our addition and subtraction skills.  See if you can teach someone at home what we have been learning about taking away.

 

 

Primary One Home Learning Wednesday 21 February

Reading

Please follow the activity as directed in your child’s reading jotter. If your child has been given a word wall please continue to practise these words.

Phonics

Our new sounds this week are ‘oo’ and ‘ew’ as in ‘new’ and ‘few’.  Use your flashcards to help you recognise the sounds.  See if you can teach an adult or someone at home the actions we have learnt to help us remember the sounds these digraphs make.

As an extra challenge, see how many words you can make with these sounds.

Writing

We have been practising forming letters correctly this week.  Keep practising using the correct pencil grip and see if you can think of some fun ways to practise your writing at home.

Numeracy

We have been focussing on our addition skills this week and have been using different strategies such as careful counting, using doubles, using our fingers to help when there are no physical items to count and counting on from a number.

With someone at home, take turns to roll two dice and add the numbers together.  For an extra challenge, you could play this game using two dominoes instead.

 

 

Primary One Home Learning Wednesday 7th Feb 2018

Reading

Please follow the activity as directed in your child’s reading jotter. If your child has been given a word wall please continue to practise any highlighted words.

Phonics

We have been revising our digraphs sounds this week (sh, ch, wh, th, ai, ay, ee, ea, oa, ow, igh, and -y).  Use your flashcards to help you recognise the sounds.  See if you can teach an adult or someone at home the actions we have learnt.

As an extra challenge, see how many words you can make with these sounds.

You might find the following link useful:

Jolly Phonics Songs

Alphablocks (Youtube).

Writing

We have been practising forming the letters for the sounds we have been learning.  Some of us have been focussing on forming the letters in our name correctly too.  Keep practising forming letters correctly using the sheet sent home at the curriculum afternoon. We have also been practising writing a sentence using finger spaces and fullstops.

 

 

Primary One Home Learning Thursday 1st Feb 2018

Reading

Please follow the activity as directed in your child’s reading jotter. If your child has been given a word wall please continue to practise any highlighted words.

Phonics

We have been learning the sounds oa and ow this week.  Ask someone at home to cut out the flashcards and use these to help you recognise the sounds.  See if you can teach them the actions we have learnt.  Remember to keep practising the sounds previously taught.

As an extra challenge, see how many words you can make with these sounds as well as the sounds we have previously learnt.

You might find the following link useful:

Jolly Phonics Songs

Alphablocks (Youtube).

Writing

We have been practising forming the letters for the sounds we have been learning.  Some of us have been focussing on forming the letters in our name correctly too.  Keep practising forming letters correctly using the sheet sent home at the curriculum afternoon. We have also been practising writing a sentence using finger spaces and fullstops.

Numeracy and Mathematics

P1 have been working on a variety of number activities including; dice patterns, number sequences, adding 2 collections of numbers and recognising numerals. You can have a go at activity 2 on the Numeracy Home Learning Wall B to help practice.

 

Primary One Home Learning Wednesday 24th January 2018

Reading

Please follow the activity as directed in your child’s reading jotter. If your child has been given a word wall please continue to practise any highlighted words.

Phonics

We have been learning the sounds igh and -y this week.  Ask someone at home to cut out the flashcards and use these to help you recognise the sounds.  See if you can teach them the actions we have learnt.  Remember to keep practising the sounds previously taught.

As an extra challenge, see how many words you can make with these sounds as well as the sounds we have previously learnt.

You might find the following link useful:

Jolly Phonics Songs

Alphablocks (Youtube).

Writing

We have been practising forming the letters for the sounds we have been learning.  Some of us have been focussing on forming the letters in our name correctly too.  Keep practising forming letters correctly using the sheet sent home at the curriculum afternoon. We have also been practising writing a sentence using finger spaces and fullstops.

Numeracy and Mathematics

P1 have been working on a variety of number activities including; dice patterns, number sequences, adding 2 collections of numbers and recognising numerals. You can have a go at activities 1 and 18 on the Numeracy Home Learning Wall B to help practice.

 

Primary One Home Learning Thursday 18 January 2018

Reading

Please follow the activity as directed in your child’s reading jotter. If your child has been given a word wall please continue to practise any highlighted words.

Phonics

We have been learning the sounds ee and ea this week.  Ask someone at home to cut out the flashcards and use these to help you recognise the sounds.  See if you can teach them the actions we have learnt.  Remember to keep practising the sounds previously taught.

As an extra challenge, see how many words you can make with these sounds as well as the sounds we have previously learnt.

You might find the following link useful:

Jolly Phonics Songs

Writing

We have been practising forming the letters for the sounds we have been learning.  Some of us have been focussing on forming the letters in our name correctly too.  Keep practising forming letters correctly using the sheet sent home at the curriculum afternoon. We have also been practising writing a sentence using finger spaces and fullstops.

Numeracy and Mathematics

P1 have been working on a variety of number activities including; dice patterns, number sequences, adding 2 collections of numbers and recognising numerals. You can have a go at activities 3 and 6 on the Numeracy Home Learning Wall B to help practice.

 

Primary One Home Learning

Reading

Please complete the reading activities  as directed in your reading jotter and learn the words on your ‘word wall’ if you have been given one.

Phonics

Keep practising blending and building words with the sounds taught so far.

Tricky Words

Continue to learn all the tricky words taught.  Aim to be able to read and write these words.

Numeracy

How many Christmas trees can you count on your way to school?  How many will there be if someone else puts one up later.  What if 2 , 3 or 4 etc more people put a tree up whilst you were at school?  How many would there be on your way home?

Expressive Arts / RME

We are looking forward to performing our Nativity next week.  If you have a speaking part, please keep on practising with someone at home.  Make sure you know who speaks before you so you are ready to come in with your line.

Please also practise singing Away in a Manger and Little Donkey.

 

 

P1 Home Learning

Our main focus in the weeks leading up to Christmas is our Nativity. Well done to all those children who have been working really hard to learn their lines. Keep on practising this at home, remember to use your loudest voice.

There will be no new sounds covered until January, please keep revising the ones already covered. Continue to use the flash cards to sound out and build new words.

If your child has a Stage 1+ word wall please help them to practise the highlighted words.

Your child will have brought home the words for Away in a Manger, please practise this at home.