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Dear 1H

 

On this page you can find all the additional work and activities set for you while our school is closed. New learning will be uploaded every week - just scroll down to find the appropriate date. This work is not compulsory - the most important thing during this time is that you feel safe and as happy as possible. However, it is a good idea to keep to a routine. You can decide on this with your adult and use your visual timetable to help you. The ideas listed here should keep you on track with the learning that we would have been doing in school, but you will still be learning and practising key skills everyday while you are at home, even if you do not realise it! Please also use this as an opportunity to spend time and have fun with your family. Adults - follow your children's interests and play!

 

If I can do anything to support you in this difficult time then please do not hesitate to get in touch. 

Initial homework 'pack'

In your homework pack you should have the following:

- Visual Timetable

- Whiteboard and pen

- Exercise book and pencil

- Cubes for maths activities

- Reading Books

- Games

- Worksheets

Home Learning Update

W/C 30/3/20

 

Dear 1H, here are some more home learning opportunities for you to explore while our school is closed. These are just some ideas related to what we would have been studying next week in school. They are not compulsory and you should still have lots left to explore in your home learning packs! As ever, please do not hesitate to get in touch if I can support you in any way and I hope you are all staying safe. 

 

Science:

What has happened to your cress seed? 

Can you draw a picture of it and label the parts: stem, leaves, roots. 

What do you think will happen next?

What do you think would happen if we put the seedling in a dark cupboard?

 

Music:

See these links for games and composition software: 

https://www.purplemash.com/#search/tab/eyJhZHZhbmNlZFNlYXJjaCI6ZmFsc2UsInNlYXJjaCI6Im11c2ljIiwieWVhcmdyb3VwcyI6IiIsInN1YmplY3RzIjoiIiwiZXh0IjoiIiwicHJvZ3JhbSI6IiIsImNvbW1lbnQiOiIiLCJvdXRjb21lcyI6IiIsImRvbmVEYXRlIjoiIiwic2VhcmNoQWxsRm9sZGVycyI6ZmFsc2UsImF1dGhvciI6Im11c2ljIiwidGFncyI6Im11c2ljIiwicGF0aCI6Ii9wbS1ob21lIn0=

 

(2Beat, 2Explore and 2Sequence).

 

Challenges: Can you tap out a pulse and keep it steady as you move around tapping different parts of your body and household objects? 

 

Can you clap out the syllables in your name and different household objects? Play ‘I clap!’ (Like I-spy, but clap the syllables instead!)

 

Can you teach your adult the song ‘See the Dragon Come?’ Make up some actions together. Can you keep the pulse? 

 

The University of Liverpool is now streaming its weekly lunchtime concerts and there are some activity packs for children on the website:  https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/music/events/lunchtime-concert-series/listen-and-learn/

 

More music activities can be found on our school music page: https://primarysite-prod-sorted.s3.amazonaws.com/st-annes-catholic-primary/UploadedDocument/6206e3d839354a9597dd4f7ca95cb994/distance-learning-resources-music.pdf

 

Maths: 

Measuring length: What is the longest thing you can find in your house? What is the shortest thing? How could you measure them? Would you use the same thing to measure both objects? Could you use your maths cubes (provided in the learning pack). 

 

Time: Can you add times (to the hour) to your sentences below? 

 

More free maths activities can be found at: themathsfactor.com

 

Free video lessons and worksheets are available at: https://whiterosemaths.com/ 

 

Writing:

Write some sentences to describe your daily routine using the sequencing words ‘first’, ‘then’ and ‘finally’. Make sure to check your sentence for capital letters, finger-spaces and full stops. Extra challenge: polish your sentence by adding two adjectives. Remember, adjectives describe nouns (people, places and things). 

 

Example: 

First, I get out of bed. At 7 O’clock I drink a refreshing cup of tea. 

 

You can also download a free learning pack at LiteracyCounts by following this link: https://literacycounts.co.uk/free-home-learning/

 

PE: Try some cosmic kids yoga! https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=cosmic+kids

 

RE: Think about a kind thing you can do for someone else in your household during Lent. Draw a picture of this in your exercise book. 

 

Reading:

Free ebooks from Oxford Owl https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/books/free-ebooks/

You can search by your child’s RWI level (the colour of the reading books sent home). 

School closure weeks 3 + 4

6/4/20 + 13/4/20

 

Dear 1H, this week would have been the first week of our Easter Holiday! With that in mind, I have tried to make the learning tasks for this week extra-fun and related to Easter and springtime. 

 

Maths:

 

Measurement: 

The government has asked us to stay 2 metres away from anyone who does not live in our house so we don’t spread germs to each other. 

 

Can you measure 2 metres in different ways? With a ruler, sticks, toys, yourselves! Do you have enough maths cubes? What could you use instead? 

 

Easter Worksheets: see document below

 

You can also continue to follow the White Rose maths homeschool lessons on the website (Week 2). Watch the videos and then click ‘get the activity’. When you have finished you can click ‘get the answers’: 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/  

 

Or 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

 

English: 

 

Reading: 

Phonics games available from https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/category/eyfs/eyfs-phonics/ (set up a free membership as a parent by entering your email address and choosing a password)

 

Y1 stage Easter comprehension: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-1-easter-reading-comprehension-easter-egg-hunt/ (set up a free membership as a parent by entering your email address and choosing a password)

 

Writing: 

Write an acrostic poem! 

The word ‘Easter’ has 6 letters. Can you think of a word about Easter or Spring for each letter? You can write them like this:

 

E

A

S
T
E

R

 

Here are some examples of acrostic poems for you to share with your adult: 

https://www.kidzone.ws/poetry/acrostic.htm

 

You can also write an Easter card for someone. Remember to write who the card is for, and who it is from. 

 

 

RE:

This week is Holy Week, the last week before Easter and the end of Lent. This is a time when Christians remember the last week of Jesus’ life on Earth and celebrate his resurrection on Easter Sunday. 

 

On Easter Sunday, Christians go to church to celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus.  They sing and say the word ‘Alleluia’ because they are so happy that Jesus is risen from the dead. 

 

If you would like to share the story of Easter with your child then here is an age-appropriate video from the BBC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wnbo2AmS3OI

 

Here are some questions to think about after you have watched the video:

  • What did Jesus do while he was on the cross?
  • How did Mary feel when she saw Jesus? 
  • What do Christians celebrate at Easter?

 

Suggested Activity:

 

  • Can you make a story board of the Easter Story? Can you add sentences, words or initial sounds?

 

PE: Try some Easter-themed yoga and meditation from Cosmic Kids: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEp9euhuu2E&list=PLACt7cM3XSTWSJo9ehU78iQ22iO1BnjcS

 

Arts and Crafts ideas: 

 

Make some Easter eggs out of leaves: https://www.learningandexploringthroughplay.com/2019/03/leaf-easter-egg-craft.html 

 

What shape is your leaf? Can you make each side of the leaf the same? 

 

Have a go at making an Easter Card. This idea includes our learning about halves of shapes in Maths and folds from DT: 

https://bookofmaster.com/content/paper-circle-hen-and-chick-craft-8211-easter-card-idea

 

Music and meditation:

 

Listen to some songs about birds in the spring and some birdsong: 

 

https://livingmontessorinow.com/free-bird-sounds-songs-and-rhymes-for-circle-time/

 

How do these sounds make you feel? 

 

Outdoor ideas:

 

(To be completed if you have a garden or safe outdoor space, or during your daily allowance of 1 exercise break outside as per government guidelines - make sure to stay 2 metres away from anyone who does not live in your house)

 

Going outside for a short walk is an important way to help ourselves feel better and keep our bodies moving. 

 

  1. Can you notice any signs of spring? 
  2. Use your senses: what can you hear, see and smell? Is it safe to taste and touch things on your walk? 
  3. Can you find some leaves for the art activity. What is different about the leaves that you have found? Look at their shape, colour, smell. Do they have a pattern? Are the edges smooth or jagged? 

 

Here are some ideas to do inside! 

 

https://livingmontessorinow.com/april-themed-activities-for-kids/

Week 5 - w/c 20/4/20

Dear 1H, I hope you are all staying safe at home with your families. Below is some work and activities you can do this week: 

 

Wellbeing

 

Can you draw a picture of how you are feeling today? Do you feel happy or sad? Nervous, excited, calm, angry… 

It is ok to feel any of these emotions, you might even feel lots of things at the same time! If you are feeling bad, tell your grown-up. Maybe you could draw a picture together to share how you are feeling and think about some things you could do to help you feel calm. 

 

Can you blow up your imaginary balloon or do your rocket breathing? Use your senses, what can you hear, see, touch and smell? 

 

Try some yoga and meditation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMY2pMsLiJw

 

Your adults can find some information about how to support you here: file:///Users/georgiaharris/Downloads/Tips_for_families_COVID19.pdf

 

English

 

Phonics: practise reading and matching your tricky red words. Start with phase 2, if you know all of these then move up the levels! 

Game 1: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/phonics-tricky-words-game-phase-2/

 

Game 2: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/phase-2-phonics-match-the-tricky-words/

 

Weekly writing challenge: Can you write a letter to one of your friends from 1H? 

 
  1. Look at these examples of letters.

    How do they start and end? How will the person know who it is from? How will the post person know how to get it to your friend’s house, or who it is for? 

     

    Make a list of the things you need to remember when writing your letter

     

    (example: To, From, finger spaces, full stops, capital letters) 

     

  2. Think about what you are going to put in your letter. You could say what you have been doing at home, write about your favourite things, ask how your friend is (remember to show that we are asking a question when we are writing we use a question mark), or even draw them a picture and lable it. 

  3. Make a plan of your letter, using pictures and lables to help you think about what you want to write. 

  4. Write your letter! You can use my letter as a template if you choose: 

 

(If your grown-up wants to email me a copy of the letter, I will try my best to deliver it to your friend!)

 

Reading:

 

Continue to share stories together with your adult. Can you tell each other stories that you know or that we have learned in class, such as ‘The Three Little Pigs’, ‘The Gingerbread Man’ or ‘Juniper Jupiter’. 

 

Continue to access the Oxford Owl website to find new reading books suitable for your child’s ability (search for the same colour books as they have been sent home in their pack): https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/library-page?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&level=&level_select=&book_type=&series=Read+Write+Inc.#

 

Listen to me read this story, ‘The Fox and the Star’, by Coralie Bickford-Smith. 

The fox and the star.MP4

Still image for this video

Answer these questions: 

 

Are there any words you don’t know? Ask your adult or search in a dictionary or online to find out what they mean: https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/

 

Here are some words to explore:

 

Dense

Timid

Stray

Foraged

Tangled

Thicket

Ignited

 

Can you find or draw a picture to show what each word means? 

 

What is the forest like? How does it feel to be there? 

What does the fox look like, how do you know?

Do you think the fox likes the star? What makes you think so? 

What do you think might happen next?

How do you think the fox is feeling?

Where did star go?

Can you retell the story? Maybe you could turn it into a song or dance. 

 

Maths

 

There are daily maths lessons available from BBC Bitesize: 

 

You can also follow daily activities on the WhiteRose website. 

Link for reception: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

Link for Y1: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

 

You can also try out some of these ideas to learn about geometry: 

 
  1. Start your maths learning with a counting warm up: Use your 100 square or numberline to count to and back from different numbers. Can you do 20 claps, 6 jumps, and touch your head 12 times? Can you count in 5s, 2s and 10s? How many star jumps do you think you can do in 1 minute? Try and see if your careful guess (estimation) was close! 

 

You should have a 100 square or numberline in your pack, but there are some online too: 100 square: https://www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/splat/splatsq100.html

Number line: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=NumberLinev5

 

You could also make a number line or 100 square - this is a good way to make sure you know the order of the numbers and how to write them. 

 

2. After your warm up try one of these games:

 

Shapes and Patterns: 

 

Reception - match and sort the 2D shapes: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-recognising-2d-shapes-game/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/early-years/shape-monsters

 

Y1 - recap the 3D shapes by watching this video and matching the lables and shapes: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjv39j6/articles/zcsjqty

 

Make pictures and patterns using shapes: 

https://apps.mathlearningcenter.org/pattern-shapes/

 

Everyone - complete the patterns: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-repeating-patterns/

 

Extra challenge: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-complex-repeating-patterns/

Or

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-complex-repeating-patterns-game/

 

3. After you have played the games, use your skills to try this home learning challenge:

 

Shapes and Patterns: 

Can you find 3 things in your house that are:

Reception: a circle, a square and a triangle

Y1: a cube, a sphere a pyramid

 

Spot the shapes in this picture: https://www.education.com/game/summertime-spot-the-shapes/

 

Science: Identifying and Categorising Plants

 

There are lots of different plants growing all around us. These plants will have things about them that are the same, and things about them that are different. Each type of plant has got a special name - just like you! We can work out which plant is which by looking at their features. 

 

If you go out for your daily exercise walk, or look out of a window, can you spot 3 different plants? What colour are the leaves? What colour are the petals? Can you see any trees which have flowers - this is called blossom. Are they tall or short? What shape are the leaves? 

Can you spot these plants: 

Watch the ‘what plants can we find outside’ video on BBC Bitesize : https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpxnyrd/articles/zw2y34j

 

Help Sparky the alien to grow some plants in this online game, you will need to use everything you have learned about plants so far: http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/2264

 

Music 

 

Make some instruments and experiment with creating different sounds outside: http://resources.bcmg.org.uk/creating-music-at-home/in-the-garden?fbclid=IwAR20i-Z6NC9sTJPYWnWXoqOlbXXmY9kbiZ6ZHM1ddSCZ6feVvdVzxlaHJdg

 

Explore creating different rhythms and drum tracks by typing words using this programme: http://typedrummer.com/

 

Try adding some sound effects to your lives and actions at home, using your voice! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDw0BsONSHk&list=PL7Jttr56WJ-FqhXbyc_pJkRpnCpGdhUWi&index=7

 

Art and DT

 

Can you use the objects in your home to make some transient art? Maybe you could make a repeating pattern, or only use things that are the same colour. Here are some ideas: 

 

 

More websites: 

 

BBC Bitesize is putting together daily lessons: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons click on this link and then click Year 1/ P2

 

https://padlet.com/seanjones1/q7yfgbq970v2

 

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom

27/4/20

 

Dear 1H, I hope you are all staying safe at home with your families. I enjoyed delivering some work packs to you all last week. Below are some ideas and activities for this week: 

 

Wellbeing

 

Meditation exercise ideas: 

 
  1. Blow bubbles or blow up a balloon as slowly as you can.

 
  1. Squeeze something (e.g. a cushion, ball) for 5 seconds, then let go  - repeat this until you feel calm. 

 
  1. Go cloud watching! Or lie on your back and draw cloud pictures in the air. 

 

Try some yoga: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=cosmic+kids+yoga a scenario for all your interests!

 

Your adults can find some more information about wellbeing and mental health here: 


 

More Useful websites: 

 

https://do2learn.com/ : “provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioral regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills”  

 

https://www.autism.org.uk/ for information on autism and the covid 19

 

https://theplaydoctors.co.uk/free-resources/ for free resources such as advice sheets on managing challenging behaviour and sensory integration.

 

English

 

Phonics: continue reading and matching your tricky red words. Start with phase 2, if you know all of these then move up the levels! 

Game 1: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/phonics-tricky-words-game-phase-2/

 

Game 2: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/phase-2-phonics-match-the-tricky-words/

 

Also, have a game of phonics bingo! http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/bingo/index.html

 

You can sign up for a free spelling app account at: https://www.sirlinkalot.org/spellathome/

 

Writing: 

Top tips for writing from ‘Literacy Counts’: 

 
  • Have paper readily available for writing and drawing

  • Make sure your child has access to a table or surface to write comfortably

  • Draw attention to any writing you do as an adult, including writing notes, shopping lists etc.

  • Read, read, read!  There is very strong research evidence which shows that reading can positively impact on children’s writing

  • Try to provide authentic reasons to write and offer your child choice in what they wish to write or include in their writing.  This will provide greater motivation.

  • Talk about the content of the writing and focus on this rather than the spelling and handwriting, to begin.  Composing a piece of writing takes a lot of thought – discussions around making it better can come later.

 Try a writing or fine motor activity from your new work packs, or practise your handwriting and letter formation: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-141-line-handwriting-worksheets 

 

Weekly writing challenge:  Writing a list or set of instructions. 

 

Plan a meal or snack to eat with your adult - this could be as simple as a piece of toast! Can you write a shopping list for what you will need? Can you write a set of instructions to explain how to make the food? A set of instructions used for making food is called a recipe. 

 
  1. Think about what you are going to write - if you are writing a shopping list, think of the ingredients you will need. You could draw pictures of these first, then add lables or sounds. If you are writing a recipe, think about what you will need to do first, next, then and last. Draw some pictures of each step and lable them. Talk to your grown-up about what you are going to write. 

  2. If you are writing a recipe, what other features will you include? Look at the examples below (Title, list of ingredients, numbers for steps, using your ‘bossy’ imperative verbs - do, slice, mix, make). Extension question: Why do we need these features? 

  3. After you have planned your writing, work carefully in your exercise book. Try to keep your writing on the line if you can and remember to check your sentences for: capital letters, finger spaces, full stops, check it makes sense!

  4. Test out your recipe! Did you get any steps in the wrong order? Do you need to add some more detail? This skill is also very important in IT, where we create and debug algorithms (do you remember when we made the silly sandwiches in 1H?)

  5. Resource pack: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/how-to-make-a-sandwich-instructions-t-l-52152


     


 

Recipe Examples

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Still image for this video

Answer these questions: 

 

Are there any words you don’t know? Ask your adult or search in a dictionary or online to find out what they mean: https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/

 

Here are some words and phrases to explore:

Rake

Canes 

Wigwam

Green fingers

Gigantic

Can you find or draw a picture to show what each word means? 

 

Why do you think they needed to choose the sunniest spot, where the wind never blew?

Look at the illustrations - what is happening to the trees and to mum’s tummy? 

Why did Jody hardly have to water the plants when the rain came?

What happens to the beans over time?

What do you think will happen to the beans next year? How tall do you think they will grow?

Can you draw and lable a picture of the plants in Spring, Summer and Autumn? What is the same? What is different?

Can you make up a dance or movement to show the beans growing from tiny beans into tall stalks?

 

Maths

 

There are daily maths lessons available from BBC Bitesize: 

 

You can also follow daily activities on the WhiteRose website. 

Link for reception: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

Link for Y1: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

 

You can also try out some of these ideas to recap finding one more and one less: 

 
  1. Start your maths learning with a counting warm up: Use your 100 square or number line to count to and back from different numbers. Can you do 20 claps, 6 jumps, and touch your head 12 times? Can you count in 5s, 2s and 10s? How many star jumps do you think you can do in 1 minute? Try and see if your careful guess (estimation) was close! Pick a number for your adult and ask them what is one more and one less, use the 100 square to check the answer, now it's your turn! 

 

You should have a 100 square or number line in your pack, but there are some online too: 100 square: https://www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/splat/splatsq100.html

Number line: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=NumberLinev5

 

You could also make a number line or 100 square - this is a good way to make sure you know the order of the numbers and how to write them. 

 
  1. After your warm up try these games:

 

Shapes and Patterns: 

 

Reception - ordering numbers: 

1-10 - https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-ordering-numbers-0-10/

11-20: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-order-the-numbers-11-20/

1-20: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-order-of-numbers-game-0-20/

 

Reception: find one more and one less: 

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/csk-reception-recalling-one-more-game-0-10/

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-recalling-one-less-game-0-10/

Extra challenge: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-one-more-than-game-0-20/


Y1 -  Watch: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-1-compare-objects-within-50-video-tutorial

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-1-order-numbers-within-50-video-tutorial/

 

Then play: 

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-1-compare-objects-within-50-reasoning-game/

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-1-order-numbers-within-50-game/


Everyone: find one more and one less: 

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/one-more-one-less-with-objects-video-tutorial/


  1. After you have played the games, use your skills to try this home learning challenge:

 

More and Less: 

With an adult or maybe an older sibling challenge each other to find different quantities of object using ‘one more’ and ‘one less’ 

 

E.g. Can you find 1 more than 3 pencils? Can you find 7 spoons, what would be one more? Can you find one less than 3 cushions? 

 

Then, order the quantities of objects from least to most on the floor. You can then write a number for each pile of objects to make an object number line! 


Science: 

 

Revisit or continue the work posted last week. 

 

Using your homework pack, can you put the cut and stick plant back together and lable each part? 

 

You can use these online resources to help you: http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/3334; http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/plants_light_water_to_grow/eng/Introduction/StarterActivity.htm

 

A song about growing an apple tree: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eImKfbwXGQ0

 

Look at the ‘reading’ section and listen to the story about ‘Jody’s Beans’, then answer the questions.

 

Geography:

 

Use one of the scavenger hunts in your homework packs to find different features in your local area - you can do this during your daily exercise break, or you could even use google maps! 

 

Music: 

 

Use your voices to sing! Here are some song ideas: https://www.singup.org/singupathome/

Try ‘Digging in the garden’ and ‘In the Spring’

 

Do some vocal beatboxing warm ups: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZKG9BXSmaak&list=PL7Jttr56WJ-FqhXbyc_pJkRpnCpGdhUWi&index=14

 

Based on our story ‘Jody’s Beans’, can you use your voice to add some sound effects to the story? Maybe you could sing ‘up, up, up’ to higher and higher notes when the beanstalks are growing, or make some cutting and sizzling noises for when they cook the beans. 

 

Art and DT:

 

Look outside your window - what do you see? Use whatever materials you have at hand to create a window picture. Try to include different things that you see outside. What colour is the sky? Can you see buildings or plants? What about people, objects or animals? 

 

Use the cardboard window overlay from your home pack to add the window frame. 

 

Can you create different pictures at different times of day? What about if you made one picture in the morning and one before bed time. What has changed in your window view? What has happened to the colour of the sky? 

 

More websites: 

 

Ideas for indoor activities: https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/blog/indoor-activities-for-kids?utm_source=mailchimp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=indoor_1

 

Move while you learn! https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers



 

4/5/20

 

PE

 

Try some yoga: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=cosmic+kids+yoga a scenario for all interests!

 

Get active at home: https://www.getset4pe.co.uk/ResourceBank/ResourceCategory/1002

 

Move while you learn: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

 

RE: Holydays and Holidays

 

Holidays are different from other days and they should be days to be happy.

 

Look at pictures of people on holiday.  Talk about holiday experiences or show the BBC Barnaby Bear programme about how Barnaby goes on holiday.  Sometimes holidays are taken at home, but we may do something different.  

  • Why are holidays different from ordinary days? 

  • What do you like to do in the holidays?

  • Do you stay at home, visit relations or go away? 

  • Who goes with you?

  • What do you take?

  • If you have to travel, what means of travel do you use? 

  • What do you like to do on holiday?

  • What makes it a happy time?

 

English

 

Play some speaking and listening games: https://childhood101.com/learning-games-for-speaking-listening-thinking/

 

Phonics: (continue from last week) 

 

Spellings and high frequency words: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/category/year-1/spelling-year-1/

 

Challenges: Can you write some labels to stick on household objects by using your phonic knowledge? Some of you will be able to write the whole word, others can just write the initial sound. Use the sound chart in your pack to help you. 

 

Writing: 

 

This week’s top tips from Literacy Counts: 

  • Talk, sing and read frequently to your children.

  • When giving directions to your younger children, use short sentences and explain clearly what you want them to do. As they grow older, increase the length of the directions using words that describe (for example, instead of saying, "Get the book," you can say, "Please bring me your favourite storybook. It is on the desk in your room)."

  • Ask your children questions that require more than a "yes" or "no" answer. Some questions that help them to talk more openly are "Why do you think that happened?" "What do we do next?" "What would happen if we did it this way?" "What can we do about that?"

  • Listen carefully as your children talk to you. Answer their questions and take time to explain things to them.

  • Read stories and informational books aloud for as long as you can read and your children can listen. If your children become restless, lay the book aside and come back to it at another time.

 

Continue to try some writing or fine motor activity from your new work packs, or practise your handwriting and letter formation: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-141-line-handwriting-worksheets 

 

Weekly writing challenge:  Adapting a story. 

 

Listen to me read ‘The 3 Billy Goats Gruff’ and answer the questions. You can even try some other ideas to immerse yourself in the story: can you make a bridge for the goats using what you can find outside or at home? Can you act out the story? You could make puppets at home! Add some actions to help you remember the words. Can you find some other things that are large, medium and small? 

 

Now we are going to use this story to make a version of our own! 

 
  1. Practise telling the story out loud until you know it really well. You can draw or write a story map to help you, just like we do in class. Or you can use mine (below)

  2. Think about how you can change the characters. Who could you use instead? Which animal could you use instead of the goats? Which monster could you use instead of the troll? Can you change anything else?

  3. Draw another story map, this time using the characters that you have swapped. Retell your version of the story!

  4. Can you write your story down in your exercise book? You can draw pictures and lable them instead, or write 1 sentence for the beginning, middle and end of your story. Remember to use your phonic knowledge to spell words and use capital letters, finger spaces and full stops. 

 

Extension: can you add some more adjectives into your writing? Adjectives describe nouns e.g. the terrifying troll, the cunning goat, the mysterious forest. 

 

Reading:

 

Continue to access the Oxford Owl website to find new reading books suitable for your child’s ability (search for the same colour books as they have been sent home in their pack): https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/library-page?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&level=&level_select=&book_type=&series=Read+Write+Inc.#

 

Access free reading and story resources: 

1. https://literacycounts.co.uk/parents/storytime-counts/

2.https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/lovereading4kids-loves/home-schooling-hints-tips-39.html

3.https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/?q=&sortOption=AtoZ&pageNo=1

4. https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html#!/

  1. https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

  2. https://www.youtube.com/user/artificedesign/videos

 

Listen to me read this traditional tale ‘The 3 Billy Goats Gruff’

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Answer these questions: 

 

Are there any words you don’t know? Ask your adult or search in a dictionary or online to find out what they mean: https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/

 

Here are some words and phrases to explore:

Cunning

Tasteless

Delicious

Terrifying

Can you find or draw a picture to show what each word means? 

 

How do you think the characters are feeling at different points in the story?

Can you think of a different ending? 

 

Maths

 

There are daily maths lessons available from BBC Bitesize: 

 

You can also follow daily activities on the WhiteRose website. 

Link for reception: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

Link for Y1: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

 

You can also try out some of these ideas to learn about money: 

 
  1. Start your maths learning with a counting warm up: Use your 100 square or number line to count to and back from different numbers. Can you do 20 claps, 6 jumps, and touch your head 12 times? Can you count in 5s, 2s and 10s? How many star jumps do you think you can do in 1 minute? Try and see if your careful guess (estimation) was close! Pick a number for your adult and ask them what is one more and one less, use the 100 square to check the answer, now it's your turn! 

 

You should have a 100 square or number line in your pack, but there are some online too: 100 square: https://www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/splat/splatsq100.html

Number line: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=NumberLinev5

 

You could also make a number line or 100 square - this is a good way to make sure you know the order of the numbers and how to write them. 

 
  1. After your warm up try these games:

 

Recognising different coins: 

 

Ask your adult to show you these coins: 

1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1, £2

 

How do you know how much each coin is worth? 

Sort the coins into two circles using different categories: copper and silver, circle and not a circle, less than 20p and more than 20p. Are there any odd ones out? 

What does p and £ stand for? 

 

Access these games to practise what you have learned: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-money-language-game/

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-recognising-money-game/


Ordering and counting coins: 

 

Can you order the coins from least to most? 

Can you use the coins to total 7p? Remember that each coin is worth the number written on it. You will have to use your counting on! Alternatively, draw your maths to help you solve this problem. Can you write your calculation as a number sentence? 

 

Try again - how many different ways can you make £1

 

Here is a game about sorting and ordering coins: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/money/coins-game

 

Here is a game where you have to use coins to buy toys from a shop: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/money/toy-shop-money

 
  1. After you have played the games, use your skills to try this home learning challenge:

 

Snack Shop: 

 

When you have a snack or a meal, why not set up your own shop! Set prices for everything on offer e.g. glass of milk: 10p; piece of toast: 20p: apple: 25p

 

Can you use coins to pay for your food? Or you could be the shopkeeper and check that you have been given the correct amount. Will you need to give any change? Why not create a cafe and make a menu! 

 

Science: 

 

Using your homework pack, can you order the stages of plant growth pictures and lable the different parts of the plant? What is each part for? (roots, leaves, stem, flower)

 

You can use these online resources to help you: http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/3334; http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/plants_light_water_to_grow/eng/Introduction/StarterActivity.htm

 

Listen to this rap about the different parts of the plant:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ql6OL7_qFgU

 

Listen to this song about plants: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-l-gsWOKzk

 

When you make your flower crown (below) use this leaf guide to check and categorise different leaves from common trees: 


 

Look at the shape, size and colour of the leaves. What is the same? What is different? 

 

Geography:

 

Look at the ‘different kinds of house’ sheet in your homework pack. What kind of house do you live in? Bungalow, Flat, Terrace, Semi-Detached or Detached? What is the same about the houses? What is different? Do all of the houses have stairs? 

 

If you go out on your daily walk, try to find one of each different type of house? Can you find them all? 

 

Music 

 

Can you add some sound effects to the story ‘The 3 Billy Goats Gruff’? 

 

What sound could you make for when the goats walk (trip-trap) over the bridge? Can you change the volume (dynamics) of the sound for each goat? The small goat could have soft footsteps and the big goat could have loud footsteps! 

 

How will you use high and low sounds to give voices to the 3 goats?

 

What sound could you make for the troll? What about when he splashes into the river? 

 

Art and DT

 

This week is the first week of May! Traditionally, people gathered flowers into crowns or to hang on their door to celebrate spring. Can you make a garland to wear? 

 
  1. You will need a piece of paper or card - wrap this around your head and fix it together using glue, staples or tape to make the crown. Do you need to join two pieces of paper together to make it long enough? What could you use to make it shorter? 

  2. Add double-sided tape or glue to the outside of the crown.

  3. Find different leaves and flowers to stick to your crown. Can you find some leaves that are different shapes and colours? 

11/5 

 

Dear 1H, here are some more ideas for your home learning this week. Feel free to revisit any of the ideas from previous weeks, too. 

 

RE: Holydays and Holidays

 

Remember: Holidays are different from other days and they should be days to be happy.

  • Pack a suitcase for a doll or teddy to go on holiday. Can you write a list of what they will need?

  • Map out a route to go on holiday using a floor map. Use this for imaginative play with a train set, model cars etc. Take videos or digital pictures of these activities for the display.

  • In the play corner, act out going on holiday. Use some garden chairs and small suitcases or if possible, go outside and use sand and water etc.

 

English

 

Play some speaking and listening games: https://childhood101.com/learning-games-for-speaking-listening-thinking/

 

Phonics: (continue from last week) 

 

Spellings and high frequency words: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/category/year-1/spelling-year-1/

 

Challenges: Can you make a sentence out of high frequency words? 

 

Writing: 

 

This week’s top tips from Literacy Counts: 

  • Make outdoor learning part of a regular routine rather than an occasional event. If possible, allow your child to move freely between the indoor and outdoor environment.

  • Use the outdoor environment to add variety to learning.  Chalks can be used for phonics on pavements, reading can take place in dens outside etc.

  • Messy learning can be great fun.  Soil, sand and water all provide interesting opportunities to practice literacy skills, e.g. using sticks to write in the soil, using paint brushes and water to paint letters on the wall.

  • Children are naturally more active when learning outside, and the environment can provide opportunities for greater physical activity too.

  • Encourage an engagement with the natural world.  This can lead to a greater appreciation and respect for nature and the world in which we live.

 

Continue to try some writing or fine motor activity from your new work packs, or practise your handwriting and letter formation: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-141-line-handwriting-worksheets 

 

Weekly writing challenges:  

 
  • Write a list of things that your doll or teddy will need to pack to go on holiday.

  • Write some clues for a treasure hunt (see ‘Geography’)

 

Reading:

 

Continue to access the Oxford Owl website to find new reading books suitable for your child’s ability (search for the same colour books as they have been sent home in their pack): https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/library-page?view=image&query=&type=book&age_group=&level=&level_select=&book_type=&series=Read+Write+Inc.#

 

Access free reading and story resources: 

1. https://literacycounts.co.uk/parents/storytime-counts/

2.https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/lovereading4kids-loves/home-schooling-hints-tips-39.html

3.https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/?q=&sortOption=AtoZ&pageNo=1

4. https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html#!/

  1. https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

  2. https://www.youtube.com/user/artificedesign/videos

 

Maths

 

There are daily maths lessons available from BBC Bitesize: 

 

You can also follow daily activities on the WhiteRose website. 

Link for reception: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

Link for Y1: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

 

You can also try out some of these ideas to recap positional language: 

 
  1. Start your maths learning with a counting warm up: Use your 100 square or number line to count to and back from different numbers. Can you do 20 claps, 6 jumps, and touch your head 12 times? Can you count in 5s, 2s and 10s? How many star jumps do you think you can do in 1 minute? Try and see if your careful guess (estimation) was close! Pick a number for your adult and ask them what is one more and one less, use the 100 square to check the answer, now it's your turn! 

 

You should have a 100 square or number line in your pack, but there are some online too: 100 square: https://www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/splat/splatsq100.html

Number line: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=NumberLinev5

 

You could also make a number line or 100 square - this is a good way to make sure you know the order of the numbers and how to write them. 

 
  1. After your warm up try these games:

 

Remembering Positional Language

 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-096-positional-language-word-cards

 

Listen to this story: ‘Where’s Spot’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gMQZpFUpW0

 

Following Instructions

 

Play these games: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-positional-language-game/

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-positional-language-teddy-game/

 

3. After you have played the games, use your skills to try this home learning challenge:

 

Hide and Seek

 

Play hide and seek with the people in your house - when you find someone can you use positional language to describe where you found them? E.g. ‘Mummy was behind the door’

Can you take turns hiding a teddy? Use positional language to give clues e.g. ‘Teddy is under something’

 

Science: 

 

Only try these ideas after you have completed all the work from previous weeks: 

 
  1. Can you help Sparky the Alien in these new plant challenges: http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/2265

 
  1. Grow a sunflower: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/reception-life-cycle-of-a-sunflower/

 

Geography:

Can you complete another scavenger hunt from your work pack? Why not make a map of your daily walk or your house and make a treasure hunt! You can write clues using the positional language we have learned in the ‘maths’ section. 

 

Music:

See the ‘VE’ day section on the ‘School Closure’ page.

 

Art and DT:

Visit a virtual gallery:

What is your favourite artwork? Can you use the word ‘because’ to explain your answer?

What colours does the artist use? 

Can you make some art inspired by this piece? 

18/5/20

 

Dear 1H, 

 

For this final week before our half term holiday, please revisit and review any of the learning on this page or in your pack. 

 

I will be delivering a new pack this week, so you can start this work too! It will be all about our emotions and experiences. 

 

Here is a story book to share about the Coronavirus: https://nosycrow.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Coronavirus-A-Book-for-Children.pdf?fbclid=IwAR1mXpLZL7U0Jl2tYaLt82kS5B_jcx_zj4HWzIEFG1QTlTbjFclKsBxQ2Uo

 

Can you answer these questions:

 

Why is it important to wash our hands?

What should you do if you cough or sneeze?

If you feel worried, what could you do? 

 

You can also explore our new RE topic 'being sorry': 

2/6

Dear 1H, I hope you had a rest over our half term holiday. Here are some more ideas for your home learning this week. Feel free to revisit any of the ideas from previous weeks, too. 

 

RE: Being Sorry and Forgiveness: 

PSHE

Understanding Emotions: 

Watch ‘The Colour Monster’ Story + think about the questions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ih0iu80u04

 

Can you think about a time when you felt - happy, sad, angry, worried?

Are these feelings deep down sad or happy? Look at video at different faces - how are they feeling? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOkyKyVFnSs

 

 When we are feeling worried or angry, what can we do to help us feel better? Make a mind map of ideas e.g. go for a walk, write it down or draw a picture, tell an adult.

 

Could you introduce worry box or jar at home? 

 

Can you make your own colour worry monster. How are they feeling? 

 

English

 

Continue to access reading and phonics activities from the links above. 

 

Writing: 

 

This week’s top tips from Literacy Counts: 

  • Make books part of your family life – always have them around you so you and your children have a chance to read whenever possible.

  • All reading is good – don’t discount comics, graphic novels, leaflets, non-fiction and magazines.

  • Get comfortable! – Snuggle up somewhere warm and cosy with your child, either in bed, on a beanbag or on the sofa, or make sure they have somewhere comfy when reading alone.

  • Ask questions – To keep them interested in the story, ask your child questions as you read such as, ‘What do you think will happen next?’ or ‘Where did we get to last night? Can you remember what had happened already?’

  • Bedtime stories – Regularly read with your child or children at bedtime. It’s a great way to end the day and to spend valuable time with your child.

 

Continue to try some writing or fine motor activity from your new work packs, or practise your handwriting and letter formation: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-141-line-handwriting-worksheets 

 

Weekly writing challenge:  

 
  1. Watch: ‘Why We Can’t Hug’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PnnFrPaRgY&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1wBr1rgBddbqkndbptOXJ0rWW6He21qFCFrUgYC0Wt6Cu3On9bO8gp5C8

  2. Answer + ask questions and discuss. How were the characters feeling? How else can we show love instead of giving hugs? Who do you like to hug? How do you feel when you get a hug?

  3. Take turns to share thoughts and feelings - what are you looking forward to doing? What could you do now that would make you feel happy?

 

Can you make and write a card for someone who you are missing or wish you could give a hug to? 

 

Maths

 

You can find your new maths activities in your most recent homework pack (delivered this week) 

 

Music:

 

Can you learn to sing this rainbow song, with the signs? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkvrA_xwZ3E

 

Art and DT:

 

Outdoor art for when the sun is shining!

10/6 

 

Dear 1H, here are some more ideas for your home learning this week. Feel free to revisit any of the ideas from previous weeks, too. You should also have plenty of work left in your homework packs that were available to collect from the school office last Friday. 

 

PSHE: 

Building Relationships

Think about some friends and family you do not live with. How do you feel when you think about them? Have you talked or seen each other recently?How can we have fun and build relationships while staying in our bubbles?

Play some socially distanced games with friends outside or on a video-call: 

 e.g. 'I went to the shops' but about something they have experienced today at home or school 'I went to school and I...

You could also play games like charades or bingo. You could also practice your reading by using CVC bingo cards! 

 

Celebrating difference:

 

Activity: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/574451fe37013bd0515647ac/t/5ea17b04d197526c803927a0/1587641098935/At+home+worksheet++-+Who+Am+I.pdf

 

Can you look in the mirror and draw yourself? What colours will you use? Try to make it look as much like you as possible. Find someone else who lives in your house and draw a picture of them, too! What is the same? What is different? Can you see everything that is different and the same on the outside? Do you have the same favourite ice-cream flavour? Can you both do star jumps? We are all different and special people, but there is so much about us all that is alike! Even if we look very different on the outside. 

 

Wonderful stories celebrating difference you can listen to online:

 

Be More Bernard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQXPf2QVtEc

 

All Are Welcome: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwS3FOn4-Ow

 

More next week! 

 

PE:

Can you retell the story of Jack and the beanstalk using actions? How could you move your body to show Jack walking to market, throwing the beans out of the window, the beanstalk growing taller (can you balance something on your head while you do this?), the giant chasing Jack, and Jack chopping down the beanstalk!

 

Writing Challenge: 

 

Have a picnic! Can you write some invitations to people in your house, or even your toys? Remember to tell them when and where the picnic is taking place! Can you write a menu for what you will eat?

 

Maths Challenge: 

 

Can you share the picnic food equally between all the plates?

 

Art and Music:

Listen to these pieces: 

 

‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ by Rimsky-Korkasov: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYAJopwEYv8

 

Schoenberg: Klavierstück Op. 33a:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxO92VQ4h3c

 

Can you draw or paint what you hear? Let your pen or brush follow the shape of the music. Does it sound spiky or smooth? Are the notes high or low?

 

You can look at some paintings by the Artist Kandinsky to inspire you! Or ‘Jazz’ by Picasso. Both of these artists used music to inspire the shapes and colours of their work. 

 

Jazz: https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/henri-matisse-1869-1954-jazz-teriade-paris-1947-6166010-details.aspx

 

Kandinsky: https://www.google.com/search?q=kandinsky+music&safe=strict&rlz=1C1CHBF_en-GBGB898GB898&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiuxJeWmffpAhWqQRUIHcH1AOUQ_AUoAXoECAwQAw&biw=1536&bih=706

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