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Week 1 (W/C 23.03.20)

Monday 23rd March 2020

Phonics

Play 'I Spy with My Little Eye'.

I Spy teaches young children to hear the first sound in a word, for example the 'b' in ball or the 'c' in cat.

Can you find objects that start with the same initial sound? 

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘Room on the Broom’ by Julia Donaldson.

Talking Prompts:

What can you tell me about this picture?

What is the witch doing?

What colour is the witches plait?

How many crows can you see?

Where do you think the witch is flying to?

This sky in this picture looks dark and gloomy. How does this miserable weather make you feel?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘hat’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

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Numeracy

Practice your careful counting to say how many objects altogether in each line.

Remember to touch each image, tagging each image with a number name.

Challenge 1- Can you show me that many fingers?

Challenge 2- Can you find the total number in the environment or on your number cards?

Challenge 3- Can you write the number on a piece of paper? Use your number formation rhymes to help.

Challenge 4- Can you say one more or one less than the total number? Use a number line to help.

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Tuesday 24th March 2020

Phonics 

Visit the website PhonicsPlay. Have a go at some of the Pase 2/3 interactive games such as Picnic on Pluto or Buried Treasure.

The link to this website can be found under ‘Useful Websites’ on our class page of the school website.

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘Stuck’ by Oliver Jeffers.

Talking Prompts:

What can you see in this picture?

Can you find the ladder?

Which do you think is heavier the fire engine or the duck?

How do you think the objects got stuck in the tree?

How would you get the kite out of the tree?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘tree’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

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Numeracy

Complete the Comparing Quantities Home Learning Challenge: Comparing Shoes

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Wednesday 25th March 2020

Phonics

Can you read these words or simple sentences to your family and friends? 

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘The Snail and the Whale’ by Julia Donaldson.

Talking Prompts:

What can you see in this picture?

Can you find the snail? Is the snail on top of the whale’s tail or under the whale’s tail?

Which is bigger the snail or the whale?

Where do you think the whale is swimming to?

Would you like to swim with a whale? Why/why not?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘shell’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

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Numeracy 

Have a go at this 2D shape activity which offers a fun way for children to practise both counting and addition skills while learning to recognise a variety of 2D shapes. Talk about the different 2D shapes shown. Children can then count the pictures and use them to create and solve addition number sentences. 

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Thursday 26th March 2020

Phonics 

Tricky Words

Write your tricky words on small pieces of paper or sticky notes. Turn the words upside down on the table. Take it in turns to turn over a word and read it aloud.

Can you find one of your tricky words in a storybook?

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ by Judith Kerr.

Talking Prompts:

What can you see in this picture?

Where is the tiger?

What is the tiger doing? Why do you think he is doing this?

How do you think the little girl is feeling?

Would you like a tiger to visit your house? What would you give the tiger to eat or drink?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘tap’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

 

Please find links to listen to this story below. If you would like to have a go at adding some actions I have also attached some Makaton symbols as well. There is also a link for the accompanying song if you fancy a song and dance!  

The Tiger Who Came to Tea Read Aloud - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXgW9UCgpc8

The Tiger Who came to Tea (with Makaton) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwmkzeTAJ8I

'Hey Tiger!’ Robbie Williams - Karaoke - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgTHukOXhDw

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Numeracy 

Choose 3 simple activities from the grid to complete at home. 

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Friday 27th March 2020

Phonics 

Sentence building from a picture. Select two or more images from the grid and complete the challenges. 

Challenge 1- Can you tell me the initial sound of the word?

Challenge 2- Can you find the matching grapheme (letter) for this initial sound on the sound mat?

Challenge 3- Can you write the word?

Challenge 4- Can you write this word in a simple sentence?

Challenge 5- Can you read your sentence?

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘Alan's Big, Scary Teeth’ by Jarvis.

Talking Prompts:

What can you see in this picture?

What is the alligator doing? Why do you think he is doing this?

What colour is Alan the alligator’s toothbrush? What colour is your toothbrush?  

When do you brush your teeth?

How many teeth do you think Alan has?

Would you be scared of Alan the alligator if you met him in the jungle?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘brush’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

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Numeracy 

Visit the website Topmarks. Have a go at some of the  interactive games such as Shape PatternsUnderwater Counting or Shape Monsters

The link to this website can be found under ‘Useful Websites’ on our class page of the school website.

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