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Term 6 Week 7

Story: A new traffic light safety system, awarding different colours to countries depending on the number of coronavirus cases there has been announced by the UK government.

Question: Are holidays important?

Term 6 Week 6

Story: A red, white and blue paint job on the Prime Minister's plane has recently been revealed.

Question: How important are first impressions?

Term 6 Week 5

Story: Many statues around the world have been questioned for their purpose and value in recent weeks.

Question: Why do we have statues?
 

Term 6 Week 4

Story: Following a three-month closure period, Chester Zoo and many other zoos have been allowed to reopen.

Question: Should zoos have been allowed to reopen earlier?

 

Term 6 Week 3

Story: One parent’s solution to helping her children manage money during the lockdown period was to buy a vending machine for the family!

Question: How should we learn to manage our money?

 

Term 6 Week 2

Story: As some children return to school, we think about how our routines have changed during this time.

Question: How important is it to have a routine?

Virtual Assembly: Now live on the Picture News Vimeo channel!

Term 6 Week 1

Story: There has been a huge increase in people wanting to work in the healthcare sector recently.

Question:  Why do people choose the jobs they do?

Virtual Assembly: Now live on the Picture News Vimeo channel!

Maths - Problem Solving

RE - Research information about a Saint

Week 5

 

Maths

 

Outdoors

 

Make the most of this beautiful weather and take your learning outside.

Last week you were looking at length and measuring, comparing and ordering  different objects using CM and M.

One of the activities I have added is measuring plants.

Maybe some of the plants you planted a few weeks ago have grown.

How much?

Can you measure and record them?

Can you compare different types of plants in your garden?

Can you order them by height?

 

The other activity is data collecting which may take some time as it is linked to the topic suggestions below on garden birds.

Can you use a simple tally to record data?

 

I have a 2do on Purple Mash for data collecting.

The photo below shows 2Count. You can click on the cars to change the graph to create your own set of data collecting.

 

Using 2Graph you can create your own set of data.

Maybe ask your family some questions such as.

What is your favourite colour?, ice-cream?, food?, tv show etc...

English

 

Spellings

 

I have separated the spelling into Year 1 and 2 but your child can choose which one they would prefer to do. There is a PowerPoint and some activity sheets to go alongside the spellings as well as a Spelling booklet which only needs to be completed weekly.

Reading/SPAG

 

I have set daily 2Do’s for reading. Each day you can read a chapter of ‘Nicky’s new shoes’ followed by comprehension and grammar activities.

 

Topic

 

birds

 

 

 

 

We have recently put a new bird table in the garden and I have been really excited to observe the different types of birds that visit my garden.

I have 2 very plump wood pigeons and lots of noisy starlings who love to come and eat all the birds seed I leave out for them. I also have 2 very pesky seagulls who keep stealing fat balls off the feeder!

What birds do you see in your garden?

Linked to your maths activity, observe the different types of birds that visit your garden.

Use the activities below to find out what birds they are.

I have also added some additional 2do’s which are optional.

PE

Carry on with the PE activities that I have already shared.

Below are some ‘bird’ related Cosmic Yoga session for you to try.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kN1_qchKPnA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIBz0IdOFiQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aje33UPixE

RE

It is still the month of Mary.

Can you remember the prayer of Our Lady?

How can you make someone smile today? What could you do to make someone’s day?

In this unprecedented time of church and school closures, Ten Ten is offering all schools and their families the opportunity to access FREE prayer resources for the home.

https://www.tentenresources.co.uk/daily-prayers-for-home

Here is an assembly about Ascension for you to look at.

https://www.tentenresources.co.uk/primary-subscription/assemblies/assembly-2020-05-18/2020_05_18_assembly_for_home/

                              

Week 4

 

 

 

Maths

 

Length

 

CM = centimetres  M=metres

Why do we measure? Why is it important? What jobs need to use measuring and why?

Children measure to the nearest centimetre using a ruler or tape measure.

They measure both length and height and focus on the importance of measuring from 0 rather than the end of the ruler or tape measure.

 

Choose a variety of objects and practice measuring them using a centimetre ruler. Remember to line up the object to the 0 mark on the ruler.

 

How tall is the glass?

What other objects can you find to measure the height of?

Draw a line that is:

•5 centimetres long

•8 centimetres long

•Longer than 4 centimetres but shorter than 7 centimetres,

 

Children begin to measure larger objects using metres. They think about when it is better to measure items in centimetres or metres and discuss the reasons why.

Children do not convert from metres to centimetres however they may start to see that 100 centimetres is the same as 1 metre and measurements can be written as mixed units e.g The child is 1 metre and 25 centimetres tall.

 

Use a metre stick to measure objects in your home and place them into the groups.

Longer than a metre shorter than a metre
   

 

I have also set some 2do’s on Purplemash.

English

 

Spellings

 

I have separated the spelling into Year 1 and 2 but your child can choose which one they would prefer to do. There is a PowerPoint and some activity sheets to go alongside the spellings as well as a Spelling booklet which only needs to be completed weekly.

 

 

Reading/SPAG

 

I have set daily 2Do’s for reading. Each day you can read a chapter of ‘Sam and the wet day’ followed by comprehension and grammar activities. (If you cannot get onto Purple Mash, then look at the ‘writing’ section below as there are plenty of activities there also.)

Writing

 

Apology! I accidently uploaded maths instead of English last week! Have double checked this time!

Here is another week of English activities from Hamilton Trust for you to use. There are 2 stories and daily lessons with activities which enable your child to use and apply their reading and grammar skills within writing. The work is set for Year 2 but can easily be accessed and adapted for your Year 1 child.

Topic

 

Computing 2Code- Purple mash

 

I have set a few 2Do’s in the 2Code section on PurpleMash to start your journey on simple coding. I would recommend getting an adult to watch the tutorials so that they can help you.

Have a go and see what you can make happen!

Coding is all about giving simple sets of instructions to make something happen on the screen.

Good Luck!

If you find it too tricky then have an explore of PurpleMash functions and activities. Play some games, make some pictures, make some music.

PE

 

Yoga

Have a go at the African animal yoga activities.

Or have you tried Cosmic Yoga on YouTube?

Give it a try and teach some family members.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvJH8Kbzj54

RE

It is still the month of Mary.

Below is a picture for you to colour in and display.

Can you remember the prayer of Our Lady?

What is a Rosary?

What do you do with it?

Can you make you own Rosary beads?

You could use string, wool, beads, playdough or items from the garden.

In this unprecedented time of church and school closures, Ten Ten is offering all schools and their families the opportunity to access FREE prayer resources for the home.

 

https://www.tentenresources.co.uk/daily-prayers-for-home

Week 3

 

 

Maths

Time

 

This week I would like the children to practice telling the time.

Knowing days of the week, months off the year are important as well as using vocabulary to organise events in the day as well as knowing the difference between morning, afternoon and evening.

Key vocabulary:

First, next, before, after, finally etc

 Encourage your child to read any analogue clocks around the house and if they own an analogue watch get them to wear it and tell you the time.

 I will include a printable clock which you can cut out and assemble so that you can practice with your child making different times. Start off simple with o’clock and half past.  Ask questions such as

Show me 6 o’clock, half past 2

If it is 3 o’clock now what time will it be in 1 hour, 2 hours?

 

Telling time at quarter past/to and 5 minute intervals can be quite a tricky concept to grasp and I would encourage Year 2 children only to have a go although all children are welcome to try.

With that in mind I have set some 2do’s on Purple Mash for your child to do instead if they find the work tricky.

Here is a fun maths game that your child can try as well.

http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/hickoryDickory/index.html

English

 

Spellings

 

I have separated the spelling into Year 1 and 2 but your child can choose which one they would prefer to do. There is a PowerPoint and some activity sheets to go alongside the spellings as well as a Spelling booklet which only needs to be completed weekly.

Reading/SPAG

 

I have set daily 2Do’s for reading. Each day you can read a chapter of ‘Pappa Joe and the red racers’ followed by comprehension and grammar activities. (If you cannot get onto Purple Mash, then look at the ‘writing’ section below as there are plenty of activities there also.)

Writing

 

Here is another week of English activities from Hamilton Trust for you to use. There are 2 stories and daily lessons with activities which enable your child to use and apply their reading and grammar skills within writing. The work is set for Year 2 but can easily be accessed and adapted for your Year 1 child.

Topic/ History

 

VE day

 

Friday marks the 75th anniversary of VE day.

What is VE day? What do we celebrate on this day and why?

Research some facts about WW2.

Write a diary entry as a child back then. What would you be doing? How would your family be celebrating?

Prepare your own celebration for VE day.

Print off and decorate or design your own bunting to put out.

Remember our cooking from last week? Can you prepare a some party food for your celebrations?

 

PE

 

Here are some more Joe Wicks workout cards for you to try.

Get your other family members involved.

Can you create your own workout using the activity cards?

RE

 

In this unprecedented time of church and school closures, Ten Ten is offering all schools and their families the opportunity to access FREE prayer resources for the home.

 

https://www.tentenresources.co.uk/daily-prayers-for-home

 

 

May is the Month of Mary.

 

What can you find out about Our Lady?

Practice the Hail Mary

 

Can you write and illustrate your own prayer?

We will share them on our website.

Week 2

 

 

 

Maths

 

This week we will continue with Money. The children will use their prior knowledge of addition, subtraction, Multiplication and division skills and apply them when using money.

HINT, always count from the largest amount first when adding money. Counting in 10s, 5s and 2s are really helpful when counting money.

For each day there is a PowerPoint to go alongside the work which is differentiated. GD=Greater depth, E= expected, D=developing.  Allow your child to choose the most suitable work for them. Classroom Secrets sheets have answers alongside the work.

There are some great money maths games if you follow the link below.

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/money

English

 

 

Spellings

 

I have separated the spelling into Year 1 and 2 but your child can choose which one they would prefer to do. There is a PowerPoint and some activity sheets to go alongside the spellings as well as a Spelling booklet which only needs to be completed weekly.

 

 

Reading/SPAG

 

I have set daily 2Do’s for reading. Each day you can read a chapter of ‘Max and the Pirates of Puddleton bay’ followed by comprehension and grammar activities. (If you cannot get onto Purple Mash, then look at the ‘writing’ section below as there are plenty of activities there also.)

Writing

 

Here is another week of English activities from Hamilton Trust for you to use. There are 2 stories and daily lessons with activities which enable your child to use and apply their reading and grammar skills within writing. The work is set for Year 2 but can easily be accessed and adapted for your Year 1 child.

Topic/ DT

 

Creating a healthy menu

I seem to have been doing lots of baking since I have been off and I certainly need to do a few Joe Wicks exercises from all the cakes I have been baking.

Last week you were learning about Plants. Fruit and vegetables are very healthy for us to eat. There are lots of healthy foods that we can eat in moderation, as well as treats (like cakes!)

If you have access to some ingredients and tools for cooking/ preparing food (and a grown up) follow one of the suggested recipes below or use one of your own. I have also included some non-baking recipes too.

Can you make a salad?

What fruits or vegetables will you use?

Can you help prepare a healthy meal for the family?

Be brave and try something new.

Can you write your own instructions for a recipe?

Can you write a recount about what you cooked/ prepared?

If you can’t make any food…

Can you design a menu for a Teddy bear’s Picnic?

Where does your food come from?

Can you locate some of the places on a map?

 

Remember, you MUST always make sure that a grown up is with you when you are preparing and cooking food!

PE

 

Have you been doing the Joe Wicks workouts? Tiring, aren’t they?

Here are some Joe Wicks workout cards for you to try.

Get your other family members involved.

Can you create your own workout using the activity cards?

 

RE

 

In this unprecedented time of church and school closures, Ten Ten is offering all schools and their families the opportunity to access FREE prayer resources for the home.

 

https://www.tentenresources.co.uk/daily-prayers-for-home

 

I have also set an RE 2DO, called ‘What makes you happy?’

Think about your family, friends and loved ones. During this unusual time we can reflect on the things that we miss and bring us joy!

Week 1

 

 

Maths

 

This term we will be focusing on Money.

The children will use their prior knowledge of addition, subtraction, Multiplication and division skills and apply them when using money. This week’s work is all about familiarising with coins and notes.

Where possible look at the coins and notes in purses and practice counting up loose change.

HINT, always count from the largest amount first when adding money.

Counting in 10s, 5s and 2s are really helpful when counting money.

For each day there is a PowerPoint to go alongside the work which is differentiated.

GD=Greater depth, E= expected, D=developing

Allow your child to choose the most suitable work for them. Classroom Secrets sheets have answers alongside the work.

 

 

English

Spellings

 

I have separated the spelling into Year 1 and 2 but your child can choose which one they would prefer to do.

There is a PowerPoint and some activity sheets to go alongside the spellings as well as a Spelling booklet which only needs to be completed weekly.

 

 

Reading/SPAG

 

Hopefully you have been sent your Purple Mash logins.

I have set daily 2Do’s for reading. Each day you can read a chapter of ‘Sky-scraping Sunflowers’ followed by comprehension and grammar activities. (If you cannot get onto Purple Mash, then look at the ‘writing’ section below as there are plenty of activities there also.)

 

 

 

Writing

 

Here is a week of English activities from Hamilton Trust for you to use.

There are 2 stories and daily lessons with activities which enable your child to use and apply their reading and grammar skills within writing. The work is set for Year 2 but can easily be accessed and adapted for your Year 1 child.

Topic/ science

 

 

Plants

 

If we were at school we would be learning about ‘Plants’ in Science.

Here are a few activities for you and your child to have a go at this week.

If you have a garden or can get out on a daily walk, take some photos of some of the different plants you find.

Research what they are, what conditions they need to grow, do some observational drawings of them.

If you have some seeds, plant them and observe them growing over time.

What do they need to grow?

Keep a diary of your seeds growing.

What can you find out about germination?

What are the differences between seeds and bulbs?

How do we know the difference between fruits and vegetables?

PE

 

You may be following Joe Wicks or have your own workout routines at home but here is a fun PE link that you can easily try at home as well as some activity cards for you to try.

Get your other family members involved.

Can you create your own workout using the activity cards?

https://primarypeplanning.com/home-pe-ks1-challenge-activities/

RE

 

In this unprecedented time of church and school closures, Ten Ten is offering all schools and their families the opportunity to access FREE prayer resources for the home.

https://www.tentenresources.co.uk/daily-prayers-for-home

Easter Activities

 

Keep reading! Read books at home, online, recipes, instructions, comics etc...

 

You should all have hopefully received your PurpleMash log ins. It is a fantastic site with lots of different curriculum activities. Have a good explore of the site to familiarise yourself with the range of activities. After Easter, look out, as I may set a 2do for you to try. If you have any trouble accessing PurpleMash or any other activities then please do not hesitate to contact me via my email address faye@stjosephs-aylesham.org

 

Maths shed has lots of fun maths games

 

http://www.mathematicshed.com/

 

White Rose have some baking and games linked with maths

 

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/homelearning/easter-fun/Day-1-Bake-it-Fairy-Cakes.pdf

 

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/homelearning/easter-fun/Day-1-Play-it-Card-Games.pdf

 

Easter story.

Read the story and if you would like,  create your own Easter story.

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/easter/easterstory.aspx

 

 

 

 

Scavenger activities

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