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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? 

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’?

 

Let us know what your child says! 

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.

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Phonics

Play Silly Soup. Use a bowl and spoon as props to act out the song. Invite your child to choose an object to put into the soup and place it in the bowl. After each turn, stir the soup and sing the following song to recite the growing list of things that end up in the soup. Criteria: Objects that start with the initial sound ‘s’.  

 

Sing the first part of the song to the tune of ‘Pop Goes the Weasel’:

I’m making lots of silly soup

I’m making soup that’s silly

I’m going to cook it in the fridge

To make it nice and chilly

In goes… a spoon… a spatula… some socks… some soap… some spaghetti (and anything else you can find around your house starting with the ‘s’ sound.)

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’?

 

Let us know what your child says! 

Numeracy 

Complete one or more of these Counts Objects to 10...Home Learning Challenges.

Adaption- Shopping activity can be done at home with toys using role-play.

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Phonics

Visit the website PhonicsPlay. Have a go at some of the Phase 1 interactive games such as Welcome To The Zoo or Sound Starters.

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

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’?

 

Let us know what your child says! 

Numeracy 

Complete one or more of these Choosing the Correct Number for Groups of Objects 1 to 5 Home Learning Challenges.

Thursday 26th March 2020

Phonics

Voice Sounds- Complete one challenge from the sheet.

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’?

 

Let us know what your child says! 

 

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

 

Numeracy 

Choose 2 simple activities from the grid to complete at home. 

Friday 27th March 2020

Phonics

Use a musical instrument or make a shaker using an empty bottle with some rice, buttons or stones in. Model the different ways of playing the instrument. Ask your child to play their instrument in response to your instructions 'Can you make a fast sound?'. Shout out the different instructions such fast, slow, loud, quiet and stop in different orders, encouraging them to listen carefully.

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’?

 

Let us know what your child says! 

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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