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20/03/20

 

Literacy

This week we have been:

 

  • Revising our tricky words by working with a partner to test each other we call this teacher/pupil
  • Identifying verbs and adding ‘ing’ to verbs

 

    • Playing spelling games
    • Developing our skills within our reading groups

 

  • Writing a familiar story using exclamation marks, question marks and full stops

 

Numeracy

This week we have been:

 

Other Areas

  • P2 Show – This week we had the opportunity to perform the show to a small audience, had our photos taken in our costumes and had it recorded. The children did a fantastic job and Mrs Imrie said it was ‘wonderful’ – well done P2!
  • We have been Learning Through Play
  • We had great fun learning outside on Thursday afternoon

Please come back to the Blog at noon on Monday to find a selection of suggested literacy and numeracy tasks along with other ideas linked to skills to support your child’s learning.

Thank you for your continued support, we really appreciate it.

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Using teams for our learning

Hi everyone

Hopefully you have all managed to log on to office 365 and accepted my invite to our team. I can see lots of you have been on already which is great.

Like I mentioned things like powerpoints for our learning that are too large to go on the blog will be saved in the files tab at the top of the conversation page. It goes general, posts then files. When you click on files you will see different folders, all the learning materials will go in one of the folders called resources and I have created folders for you to share any learning with me. I would be really excited to see how your work is going. To do this you click the upload tab and open the file from your computer and it will save for me to look at.

Also if you have any questions about learning you can post these to me and I will get back to you, to do this you must write the @scottbothamley, then it will pop up that the message is for me only.

Hope all this makes sense, just have a play around with it.

Remember to check back at 12 for our learning post.

P1/2 – Learning Together At Home 30.03.2020

Good Afternoon Learning Ladybirds,

I hope you have had a fun and relaxing weekend with the people you live with! Remember to be kind and stay safe.

This week the teaching staff have decided to give your ‘Learning Together at Home’ as a weekly planner. This way you can see what is planned for the week, so you can plan ahead and be organised. It is attached to this post as ‘Weekly Planner WB30.03.2020’. The focussed learning will then be posted each day – this way we hope you won’t feel too overwhelmed with all the activities. It will be attached each day titled ‘Literacy-Numeracy Monday 30.03.2020’.

Please remember the blog is supportive and there is no pressure to complete all activities. As always, please email me via office admin if you need any help – no matter how small!

Thanks for all your lovely photos and amazing support during this tricky time.

Miss McGhee

Weekly Planner WB30.03.2020

Literacy-Numeracy Monday 30.03.2020

Also just as a little extra – for any science enthusiasts out there I have attached the following document full of STEM activities. I hope you enjoy!  (P1 – Early Level / P2 – First Level)

STEM Home Learning Grid – Amy Dixon, CEC STEM DO

30.3.20 P7 Learning from Home

Good Morning Primary7’s!

Monday 30 March / lundi trente et un mars / Montag dreißigste März

Welcome to week 2 of your virtual classroom, with your digital teachers: Cyborg Campbell & Android Haynes.

Please see below for today’s learning. You will find further details and all resources you need on Teams.

 

Suggested Activity:

Now you have been learning at home for a week, take a look at the timetable that you created. Has it been working for you – what do you want to keep the same and is there anything that you want to change? Make any changes and share your new timetable with us all.

 

Literacy:

Camp Photos Cartoon – As you can see, all the camp photos have been uploaded into our Team!! Your task is to choose two or three of your favourite photos. You are going to turn them into a comic strip! Print out (or sketch) your favourite photos and use it to create a comic strip of what happened before/after each photo was taken.

Remember when you are writing your comic strip you need to use speech bubbles to show what is being said and a section underneath to share what is happening. You could also use some onomatopoeias to add in drama! Post a picture of your comic strips in the team if you can.

Spelling: Choose the word list most suitable for you and complete the spelling quiz in the same way we do it in class by asking a family member to read the list for you.

Then for your set of words complete a spelling activity of your choice. Remember when spelling the words to use LACAWAC (Look and Cover and Write and Check)

Writing: Write an entry into your Coronavirus Journal. Remember! You are historians creating Primary Evidence of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Be authentic and honest!

Reading: By now you should have read the start of your chosen novel. There will be a task to do related to the main character in your book tomorrow.

 

Maths & Numeracy:

Time Intervals – Watch the video about how to calculate time intervals:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0unpKMTN8T0

Choose the right level of chilli challenge for you.

Print off the work sheet or complete the questions in your jotters (remember to CLEARLY and CORRECTLY label each question and answer as you go).

If you want extra challenge you could work your way through them all…

 

If you’re looking for more maths (you know how much we love maths!) You can access Sumdog or play some of the numeracy card games. You can do these independently or challenge a family member!

 

IDL:

Continue to do some work on your personal research presentation. By the end of the day you need to have completed at least three of the five bullet points in the presentation instructions. Remember there is more information on the presentation in the ‘Presentation Information’ word document. The presentation needs to be finished by Friday 3rd.

Questions to think about for your research:

  • What is it?
  • How was your area of research significant to the war?
  • What dates was your area relevant?
  • Who were the KEY historical figures linked to your area of research?
  • What are the KEY facts?

 

Watch Newsround: It is broadcast live on TV at 9:15, 12:10 and 4pm, or available on-line. If something interests you, start a thread on Teams (posts).

 

HWB:

Remember to stay active! It is important to stay healthy while we are learning at home. It would be great if we could get lots of you joining in the P.E. sessions with Joe Wicks at 9:00am (this is also available afterwards as a recording).

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

There are also daily P.E. challenges posted by Mr Jaggs (a PE teacher at Tynecastle Highschool) Twitter https://twitter.com/JaggsMr

 

If you take part in either of these or do other things to stay active and healthy, let us know how you get on in the Gym Hall channel!

 

 

If you need any help, please contact us through Teams or email.

Cyborg Campbell & Android Haynes x

Learning Together at Home: 30.03.2020

Hello everyone! I hope you had a lovely weekend 😊 I managed a massive group Skype call with some friends. We were calling each other from four different countries all at the same time! I also went for a lovely walk in the sunshine yesterday and ate some delicious dinners.

If you are looking to help out with the cooking at home, you could try one of Jamie Oliver’s Cooking with Kids videos. There’s a whole lot on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcpoB2VESJme7lSxXEcXyVtFPsMI78lcL

As always, please get in touch via the school email system if you have any questions, comments or need any clarification. The email address is: Admin@buckstone.edin.sch.uk

Literacy: spelling

Copy out your spelling words.

This week’s spelling rule is looking at the short vowel sound o when it is immediately before the l sound. It sounds like it should be ol but it is instead spelt al. So we have salt not solt. This follows when it is a double l  as well so small not smoll. Can you think of any other words that are in the all word family?

This week’s tricky words are also and always.

Check any unknown words in the dictionary or by asking someone at home what they mean.

Practice your spelling words one of the suggestions on your spelling homework grid. I have posted a picture of the grid in case anyone is needing it.

Word list:

  • salt
  • halt
  • bald
  • scald
  • altar
  • wall
  • calling
  • small
  • stall
  • football
  • also
  • always

Challenge list:

  • halted
  • balding
  • scalded
  • altered
  • exalting
  • nightfall
  • bookstall
  • overall
  • volleyball
  • waterfall
  • also
  • always

Literacy: reading

Red Dragons, Orange Charzards and Yellow Pikachus, you should all have a non-fiction book included in your packs as one of your reading books.

Red Dragons – Blast Off to the Moon!

Orange Charzards – I’ve Just Had a Bright Idea!

Yellow Pikachus – Let’s Go To Mars!

Green Turtles and Blue Eagles, please can you find a non-fiction book to read from around the house or use the Oxford Owl website to find a free e-book to read this week.

From this link https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/# choose the book type tab and then select non-fiction. You will need to create an account, but I understand this is free at the moment. (As a side note, their website has lots of helpful resources for parents).

Audible are also offering free kids audiobooks at the moment. You will need to create an account and download the app but they also have plenty of non-fiction options available.

Before you start reading, think about and discuss with a grown up:

  • Look at the front cover and read the title. Check the meaning of any unknown or tricky words. What do you think the book will be about? How many words can you think of that go with the topic? (for example: if your book is about space – solar system, universe, galaxy, planets, moon, rockets, Milky Way, astronauts etc.)
  • Find the glossary in the book. Where was it? What information does a glossary give you? How might you use it when you are reading?
  • Do you need to read this book in order? Why or why not?

While you are reading, think about and discuss with a grown up:

  • Does this book remind you of anything else you have read? (Fiction or non-fiction)
  • Does this make sense? Do you believe what you are reading?
  • What questions does this book prompt? Do you want to find out more information about a topic?
  • Is the layout different to a fiction book? Why do you think they have chosen to do this?
  • Can you explain what you have read to another person without looking back at the book?

When you are finished reading, answer these comprehension questions in your jotter using full sentences:

  • Who is the author of this book?
  • List 3 new facts you learnt.
  • Why do non-fiction books need a glossary?
  • Did you find this book interesting? Why or why not?
  • How could you make this book better?
  • Make a poster that summarises the key facts or information you learnt from this book.

Please note this does not need to be completed all at once but could be spread out over a couple of days. Challenge yourself by reading more than one non-fiction book.

Maths: core numeracy

This week I will be posting activities that aim to develop the children’s core numeracy skills. Please also keep practising those times tables!

Daily 10 warm-up

Another way I sometimes start a maths lesson is by looking at a number of the day and asking the children to complete different sums starting with that number. Each sum should always start with the number in the middle. For example: 17 + 10 = ? but then the next sum would also start with 17 so 17 + 12 = ?. I have posted two options.

Today’s core numeracy is looking at number ordering. Ordering numbers means putting a selection of random numbers in the correct order either from smallest to largest or round the other way. This strengthens understanding of place value and is essential for understanding the connection between numbers. Please choose a chilli level to work through at a pace that works for your child.

Mild:

Use a 100 square to find numbers. The children should point to the number as you say them. You can find a 100 square either in your home learning pack or online here: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares

47        28        39        12        48        55        81        63        99        75        79        36        45

Count forwards and backwards within 100. In class I would give the children a number to start on and they would then count on until I asked them to stop. It is important that these sequences of numbers cross decades (18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23). Often the children struggle with numbers above 40 and will make mistakes like 48, 49, 60, 61, 62. They generally find counting backwards more difficult, so I would usually spend more time on counting backwards. Ask the children to count out loud from:

  • 17 to 24                      
  • 38 to 46
  • 63 to 75
  • 89 to 99
  • 23 to 15
  • 36 to 27
  • 55 to 41
  • 88 to 74

These are just examples. Please repeat with different sets of numbers until you feel your child is counting confidently.

Ordering numbers within 100. In class I would set out a range of digit cards (just cards with different numbers on them) and ask the children to move the cards into the correct order (either smallest to largest or largest to smallest). At home you could write numbers on post it notes or just write them on a piece of paper and ask your child to write them in the correct order. Make sure some of the ordering is going from largest to smallest.

Put these numbers in order (a sequence of numbers):

  1. 28        26        29        27        30
  2. 50        47        51        49        48
  3. 90        93        89        92        91

Put these numbers in order (random selection):

  1. 33        39        26        19        21
  2. 77        93        65        48        81
  3. 62        97        28        14        71

Again, these are just examples. Please repeat with different sets of numbers as necessary until you feel your child is confident.

Written consolidation. When your child is feeling confident, have a go at this worksheet.

Online practice: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/caterpillar-ordering

In Caterpillar Ordering choose the ‘ordering’ option then choose ether forwards 1-100 or backwards 100-1.

Hot:

Use a 100 square to find numbers. The children should point to the number as you say them. You can find a 100 square either in your home learning pack or online here: https://www.teacherled.com/iresources/hundredsquareadvanced/ . The online 100 square can be changed to look at larger numbers. Set it so it showing numbers between 341 and 440 then find:

372      421      392      418      365      437      381      350      412      376      367

If you do not have access to the online hundred square, use your paper copy in your home learning pack to find:    

47        28        39        12        48        55        81        63        99        75        79        36        45

Count forwards and backwards within 100 – 1000 on the hundred and the decade. In class I would give the children a number to start on and they would then count on either in 100s or in 10s until I asked them to stop. For example, start on 20 and count on in 10s so the children would say 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70. It is important to cross the hundreds (70, 80, 90, 100, 110, 120). They generally find counting backwards more difficult, so I would usually spend more time on counting backwards. Ask the children to count out loud from:

  • 70 to 120 in 10s
  • 30 to 80 in 10s
  • 160 to 240 in 10s
  • 300 to 800 in 100s
  • 90 to 10 in 10s
  • 140 to 80 in 10s
  • 210 to 170 in 10s
  • 700 to 100 in 100s

These are just examples. Please repeat with different sets of numbers until you feel your child is counting confidently.

Ordering numbers within 100 – 1000. In class I would set out a range of digit cards (just cards with different numbers on them) and ask the children to move the cards into the correct order (either smallest to largest or largest to smallest). At home you could write numbers on post it notes or just write them on a piece of paper and ask your child to write them in the correct order. Make sure some of the ordering is going from largest to smallest as well as smallest to largest.

Put these numbers in order (10s and 100s):

  1. 900      700      200      100      500      400      1000
  2. 620      610      670      650      700      680      640
  3. 450      330      360      470      320      420      490

Put these numbers in order (random selection):

  1. 44        632      501      199      378
  2. 201      905      98        410      276
  3. 900      243      187      772      550
  4. 321      76        109      838      888

Again, these are just examples. Please repeat with different sets of numbers as necessary until you feel your child is confident.

Written consolidation. When your child is feeling confident, have a go at this worksheet.

Online practice: http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/countingCaterpillar/index.html

You can practice ordering a set of 5 random numbers. You can change your minimum and maximum numbers to be a suitable challenge. I would recommend a minimum of 50 and a maximum of 250 to start with then adjust to make it harder as necessary.

Spicy:

Use a 100 square to find numbers. The children should point to the number as you say them. You can find a 100 square either in your home learning pack or online here: https://www.teacherled.com/iresources/hundredsquareadvanced/ . The online 100 square can be changed to look at larger numbers. Set it so it showing numbers between 341 and 440 then find:

372      421      392      418      365      437      381      350      412      376      367

If you do not have access to the online hundred square, use your paper copy in your home learning pack to find:    

47        28        39        12        48        55        81        63        99        75        79        36        45

Count forwards and backwards within 100 – 1000. In class I would give the children a number to start on and then ask them to say the next 3 numbers either after or before my starting number. For example, start on 379 and say the next three numbers after it so the children would say 379, 380, 381, 382. It is important to cross the decades (249, 250, 251, 251) and listen for mistakes like 250, 270, 271.  They generally find counting backwards more difficult, so I would usually spend more time on counting backwards. Ask the children to say:

  • 3 numbers after 148
  • 3 numbers after 289
  • 3 numbers before 321
  • 3 numbers before 872
  • 3 numbers before 941
  • 3 numbers before 652

These are just examples. Please repeat with different sets of numbers until you feel your child is counting confidently.

Ordering numbers within 100 – 1000. In class I would set out a range of digit cards (just cards with different numbers on them) and ask the children to move the cards into the correct order (either smallest to largest or largest to smallest). At home you could write numbers on post it notes or just write them on a piece of paper and ask your child to write them in the correct order. Make sure some of the ordering is going from largest to smallest as well as smallest to largest.

Put these numbers in order (10s and 100s):

  1. 900      700      200      100      500      400      1000
  2. 620      610      670      650      700      680      640
  3. 450      330      360      470      320      420      490

Put these numbers in order (random selection):

  1. 44        632      501      199      378
  2. 201      905      98        410      276
  3. 900      243      187      772      550
  4. 321      76        109      838      888

Again, these are just examples. Please repeat with different sets of numbers as necessary until you feel your child is confident.

Written consolidation. When your child is feeling confident, have a go at this worksheet.

Online practice: http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/countingCaterpillar/index.html

You can practice ordering a set of 5 random numbers. You can change your minimum and maximum numbers to be a suitable challenge. I would recommend a minimum of 100 and a maximum of 500 to start with then adjust to make it harder as necessary.

Extra challenge: numeral problem solving

PE

I hope you are enjoying Joe Wick’s daily PE lessons.

If you are looking for alternatives, you could try:

Cosmic Yoga https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Go Noodle https://www.youtube.com/user/GoNoodleGames

Just Dance https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0Vlhde7N5uGDIFXXWWEbFQ/featured

Health and Wellbeing: goal setting

As part of our current whole school Building Resilience programme we have been working on setting goals in class. Our most recent one focussed on choosing a times table to learn.

Talk with someone at home about what you would like to learn or get better at and then set a goal for the week (or just today). You could choose from the list of suggestions below or come up with your own, much better idea.

  • learn or get faster at a particular times table
  • read a chapter book in a week
  • use the French/German word/phrase of the week every day
  • learn a new fact every day
  • be active for 30 minutes every day
  • draw for 30 minutes every day
  • learn how to draw/make something new
  • carry out a science experiment (ask first!)
  • try something you have never done before
  • clean your teeth every day without being asked
  • set the table every day without being asked

My goal for the week is to bake something new that I have never tried before.

Apologies for the super long blog post! I just want to reassure you, the reading task should be split over a couple of days (maybe read today, discussing the before you read and while you read questions but then answer the comprehension questions tomorrow).

You should be choosing just one set of chilli challenge tasks to complete not working your way through all three of them. Most of the task focuses on discussing and ordering numbers and should be completed at a pace that works for your child. Please don’t feel the need to move on to the next task if your child is struggling with the first task, just focus on that task, completing more examples as necessary. I have included 3 tasks in each chilli challenge to show the progression of thinking.

As always, please get in touch if you have any questions 🙂

Monday 30th March 2020 – Learning at Home Together

Good Morning P4J! 

Mrs Imrie has been in touch with Cheryl at Fairmilehead Church and we’re going to try share children’s art work via the church newsletter. This week’s theme is ‘Hello from Buckstone PS’ – Children are invited to create a piece of art and then email in a picture to the admin team by Monday 30th March.

Below are the tasks for Monday.

L.I We are learning to calculate half.

Here is an example of halving the number 64. Remember to partition the number then halve each digit, whilst remembering their place value. Then add the digits back together.

Daily Morning Challenge: Can you half the numbers below?

Spicy –   15   12    18     14     88      42       64        72      96      58      30     60

Hot –     124    468     782     1000      852       928        354        626        588

 

L.I We are learning to spell unfamiliar words using our spelling rule.

Spelling rule for the week: to make a word plural by adding ‘s’.

Daily Spelling Activity Task: choose a different spelling activity from the pack that you have at home and remember to Look, Cover, Write, Check.

Hot screws wheels showers rulers pencils parks towns apples months names

Spicy joints hounds crowds spotlights snails throats dreams elephants teachers computers

Tricky words herd / heard  – Can you find a definition for each spelling and write 1 sentence for each tricky word?

 

L.I – We are learning to multiply 2 digit numbers by 6.

Daily Maths Task: Write down your 6 times table, then write down the division facts for each.
Without looking, say your table out loud – remember you are adding on in sixes.

Choose a task based on how confident you feel. Use either the column method or the grid method. An example of both methods is below to remind you. Remember to use a ruler!

Mild: Complete Question 1

Spicy: Complete Question 1 and 2

Hot: Complete Questions 1, 2 and 3

 

L.I: We are learning to visualise the text through showing our understanding of the main ideas in a text.

Weekly Reading Task: Read 20-30 pages of your reading book.

Front Cover Task: Design a new front cover for your book. Remember to include the title and the author/ illustrator’s name.

Extra Reading Challenge: Write a short blurb for either your reading book or a book of your choice. Remember to make it punchy, and engage the reader…without telling them everything that happens!

Remember to read for pleasure every day for 30 minutes.

See the source image

We are continuing to develop our listening skills by listening to Elevenses at 11am with The World of David Walliams. Find the link at Buckstone Buzz.

L.I. We are learning to explore the 1st class passenger facilities on board the Titanic.

Weekly Topic Task: Draw 3 portholes. Create detailed drawings of what you would see if you were looking through each into 1st class on board the Titanic.

For example: you might draw the First Class swimming pool through one porthole.

If you have access to a printer you can download a porthole template here: Titanic Porthole Task

 

Weekly French Task:

L.I: We are learning to say the months of the year in French (Les mois de l’année)

French expression of the week:

 

L.I: We are learning to develop our fitness.

Daily P.E Task:  For all of P4J’s Strictly Come Dancing fans…. Oti Mabuse has a live dance class for kids on YouTube at 11:30am every day.  This is Oti’s YouTube channel  https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape/videos%MCEPASTEBIN%

Keeeeeep Dancing!

OR

To continue the fitness learning that we have been developing in P.E, you can stay active on YouTube with The Body Coach Joe Wicks. This is live at 9am every day on the link:

If you would like to keep up with Newsround, you can watch it everyday at 9:15am and 12:10pm here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news/watch_newsround

Have a lovely Monday Jumping Jigglypuffs 🙂 

Learning together at home. P1 Divine Dragonflies 30.03.2020

Good Morning my Dragonflies!

I hope you have had a lovely weekend with your families. Are ready to continue learning and having fun together? I am!

 

Dear Parents/ Carers,

Thank you for all your lovely emails and comments you sent last week. I really appreciate them.

This week we have decided that we will give you an overview of the week’s learning, so you will know in advance what is the learning happening this week. Then every day we will post ideas related to that learning. The idea is to help you, parents/carers, to organise yourselves so you don’t have to rush through the activities for the day as there will be days when you will not be able to do any of them and that is okay. We will give you ideas just in case you need them but as I have mentioned before please don’t feel under pressure. 

Please see attached the learning overview for this week: 

Table WB30.3.20

Literacy

Please find attached the ‘blue sheet’ from the oa/ow sounds from previous weeks.

oa ow

General Ideas

  • To help you with handwriting and review letter formation that we have already done you could use this:

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/writingRepeater/index.html

  • This game is good for tricky words:

https://www.ictgames.com/littleBirdSpelling/

  • You could use this game too make and read sentences:

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/sentenceSub/index.html

You don’t need a computer to do this game instead you could : write words that we have worked on and tricky words (some with capital at the beginning) and full stops. Ask your child to make sentences with them.

Focussed

Introduce the sound oo. I have attached the PowerPoint that we use in the class.

  1. First slide: the children will be able to see three images. Ask the children to look at them (sometimes they might need to be prompted) and ask them to guess which sound they think they are going to be learning about.

Click the link for Geraldine!

  1. Second slide: Look at the sound and say all the words on it. If your children wants to help they can read them too however we will be doing blending on the next few slides so there is no need to do so.
  2. The next slides they have animation:
  • First you will see the sounds. Talk about how many sounds and how many letters. Make a point about there are more letters than sounds.
  • As you click say the sound, stretch the sounds, they will move to make a word.
  1. Tricky word: We have to see it look at the letters and practice it as it can’t be sound out. We need to learn it by heart.

oo sound

‘Blue sheet’  for this week sounds. Please remember that we will introduce -ew on Wednesday.

oo ew

OO sound ideas

Find the sound hunt:

Why don’t you try this game or a similar one at home? I saw it online and I though it was a fun idea for the children:

Put pieces of papers/ post-its around the house or in a wall  with all the sounds we have worked on and ask your child to shoot with a nerf gun to a given sound or if you don’t have one just touch it as quick as you want. You could also ask them to make a given word touching all the sounds in order that they need to build a word, e.g. say ‘food’ they have to find ‘f’, ‘oo’, ‘d’ in that order.

Words: foot, tool, pool, cook, hook, book, wood,

Tricky word: her

Challenge: Could you read these sentences?

  • I put some soap in the bath. Mum can rub my back with it.

Be Geraldine! Look for things in the house that have the sound oo and take a photo and post it on your learning journal.

Challenge: Could you sound them out and write them without help?

Reading books

On a Monday we introduce our reading books. We look at the book cover and we discuss it: we make predictions about what the books is going to be about, then we read the tittle and we talk about things that we know about it or times when we have been in a similar situation.

Introduce the story and invite your child to relate to her/his own experience, tell/read the story and talk about it, encourage your child to re-tell you the story and talk carefully about the pictures.

Lions: The baby sitter

Lizards: Tops and pans

Dolphins: The dream

Cheetahs: A cat in the tree

Numeracy

During this week we are going to be working on these experiences. Each day we will focus on one aspect of it and one aspect of numeracy.

Outcome:

I am aware of how routines and events in my world link with times and seasons, and have explored ways to record and display these using clocks, calendars and other methods.

Success criteria

  • I can link daily routines and personal events to time sequences.
  • I can name the days of the week in sequence, know the months of the year and talk about features of the four seasons in relevant contexts.

Focussed

  • This game could help you to spell the days of the week. When you play choose year one, tricky words, days of the week. When you paly ask your child which day goes before and which day goes after.

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/lcwc/index.html

  • Write on cards the days of the week and order them. See this photo of your friend! img_4091
  • What plans do you have for each day of the week now that you are learning at home?
  • If you want you could use this activity:img_4100

Other

Bedroom planetarium. I saw this idea and thought that it would be fun idea to do during the week. You could do one constellation a day and see if you can find it (if it is not cloudy) in the sky.  You could use Constellation Geoboard app to help you find the constellations.

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And this is one of our favourite songs, why don’t you sing it at home?

 

 

If you have any questions about the ideas provided, please send these to the school admin email and I will be happy to help you with anything. Please any feedback about the blog it is really appreciated as my goal is to help you  and your children!

Have a lovely day and enjoy the learning we have provided. Remember, we are all in this together!

Love,

 

Mrs de Bonrostro