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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.

# This week’s homework

• Learn to read and spell the words go, she
• Use real coins to count out an amount of money. ‘Please give me 7pence’ etc
• practice giving and following directions (see maths and numeracy key vocabulary below)
• using your collection of letter cards from the weekly homework sheet, please practice building/ reading the list of words on this week’s sheet.
• Check your letter formation for the letter a – use the video linked below to ensure you are consistently using the correct letter starting point and route.

Letter a formation

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was “When we went to the park …

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 movement, games, and using
technology I can use simple directions
and describe positions.
MTH 0-17a

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# Other areas of the curriculum

## We were invited to visit the P7 interactive exhibition about Anderson shelters. We really enjoyed that – particularly when we were allowed to try the Minecraft activities!

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 we, be
• Real life coin recognition of all coins remains a challenge for many of our learners. Please, if at all possible, find some loose change and practice recognising the coins by shape and size alone , not relying on looking for the numbers .
• Be Geraldine….. go around looking for things which have the wh sound in them. You may choose to write a list of what you find and bring it to school.
• Practice pronouncing the wh sound with a puff of air.

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was “When I go in the car….”

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.

# Numeracy and Maths

I am developing my awareness of how money is used and can recognise and use a range of coins.
MNU 0-09a

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# Other areas of the curriculum

## In PE we began learning to use a springboard. We also continued to practice our jumping and landing skills to jump from a box to a crash mat. We balanced on a thin beam and balanced on a mat. On Thursday we practiced yoga poses in the classroom as the hall was in use for the p2 show . We were fortunate to be able to watch a dress rehearsal of the show on Wednesday. It was great – well done p2.

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 said , go
• Practice coin recognition of all coins to £2 and counting amounts of money (choose your level of challenge – up to 10p/20p/50p/£1 and beyond)
• Play this game, or this game on a tablet or phone to consolidate your knowledge of counting coins. Choose your level within the game.
• Be Geraldine….. go around looking for things which have the th sound in them. You may choose to write a list of what you find and bring it to school.
• Practice pronouncing the th sound with your tongue out ( eg – say path, not paf )

# Literacy.

## Our writing prompt this week was “I go to……I put on….”

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.

# Numeracy and Maths

I am developing my awareness of how money is used and can recognise and use a range of coins.
MNU 0-09a

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