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What are we doing this week?

Week

beginning:

Communication, language & literacy Maths Topic

Weekly

homework

15.7.19
  • Revising all phonemes
  • Revising all tricky words
  • Reading and writing dinosaur labels and sentences
  • Reading and retelling dinosaur stories
  • Writing dinosaur information sentences

Numbers to 20 and beyond

Counting in 2's 

Odds and Evens

Dinosaurs:

  • Listening to and retelling dinosaur stories
  • Dinosaur yoga
  • Singing dinosaur songs
  • Finding out what dinosaurs ate
  • Making dinosaur sandwiches
  • DINOSAUR PARTY: Friday 19th July

 

Wednesday 17th July 9:30am

Whole School Mass

Draw and write your favourite Rainbows memories

 

Week

beginning:

Communication, Language

& Literacy

Maths Topic

Weekly

homework

8.7.19
  • Revising all phonemes
  • Tricky word- what
  • Reading & writing words and sentences
  • Dinosaur stories and dinosaur information books

Numbers to 20 and beyond.

Counting in 2's 

Odds and Evens

Dinosaurs:

  • Finding out about dinosaurs; when they lived and what they looked like
  • Sorting dinosaurs in carnivores and herbivores
  • Looking at dinosaur fossils

 

Wednesday 10th July 9:30am Rainbows Class Mass

Please come and join us

 

Friday 12th July 1:45 - 3:00pm

Share session, focusing on literacy and dinosaurs

 

Researching dinosaurs; drawing and writing information

 

Week

beginning:

Communication, Language

& Literacy

Maths Topic

Weekly

homework

1.7.19
  • Revising all phonemes
  • Tricky word: out
  • Reading and writing sentences 
  • Listening to & retelling Ronald the Rhino rhyming story
  • Listening to & retelling ocean animal stories, including Tiddler, Rainbow Fish, Commotion in the Ocean

Numbers to 20 and beyond:

  • solving addition and subtraction problems
  • 1 more and 1 less than

Jungle animals: 

  • Listening to Ronald the Rhino
  • Matching rhyming words

Ocean animals:

  • Making jelly fish
  • Using ocean information books and writing sentences

 

Wednesday 3rd July: Move up day- spending the day in Year 1

 

Thursday 4th July: A day of fun with Mrs Day 

Talking and writing about moving into Year 1- what we're looking forward to!

 

Week

beginning:

Communication, Language & Literacy Maths Topic

Weekly

homework

24.6.19
  • Revising all phonemes
  • Tricky word: when
  • Reading and writing words and sentences
  • Listening to wild animal stories, poems and information texts, including Giraffe's can't dance, The lion hunt and Walking through the jungle

Money:

  • Continuing our focus on recognising and using coins
  • Adding coins together and working out change
  • Selecting coins to make amounts

Wild animals:

  • Listening to wild animal information texts and thinking of information sentences
  • Listening & retelling wild animal stories
  • Making wild animal models using different materials
  • Choosing instruments to make animal sounds
  • Going on a walk through the jungle!

 

Thursday 27th June:

Key Stage 1 Sports Afternoon. Come and cheer us on!

Going on a 2D and 3D shape hunt around the house. 

 

Week

beginning:

Communication, Language

& Literacy

Maths Topic

Weekly

Homework

17.6.19
  • Revising all phonemes
  • Tricky word: one
  • Reading and writing sentences
  • Listening to I love animals and other farm animal stories

Money:

  • Recognising coins 
  • Matching amounts
  • Adding coins together to find total amounts
  • Paying for items, deciding on what coins to use

Farm animals:

  • Listening to and retelling I love animals
  • Describing farm animals
  • Building farm animal models
  • Singing Old MacDonald

 

Thursday 20th June: History Day

  • Focusing on our history and the history of people in our families
  • Drawing our grandparents and talking about what we do with them
  • Listening to historical stories

 

Please come dressed as someone from your family history

Weekly homework:

Linked to maths- go to the shops and use coins to pay for items.

 

Week

beginning:

Communication & Literacy Maths Topic

Weekly 

homework

10.6.19
  • Revising all phonemes
  • Tricky word: do
  • Reading & writing words and sentences
  • Farm animal information & story books
Introducing money, including 1p, 2p & 5p coins

Farm animals:

  • Class trip to Jimmy's Farm (Tuesday)
  • Discussing our trip before we go- what we might see and do
  • Talking and writing about our trip and what we liked the most
  • Designing a farm
  • Drawing, painting and making models of the animals we saw
Drawing and writing about our trip to Jimmy's Farm

 

Week

beginning:

Communication & Literacy Maths Topic Weekly homework
3.6.19
  • Revising all phonemes
  • Tricky word: little
  • Reading and writing words and sentences
  • Animal information and story books

Numbers to 20 and beyond

Revising addition and subtraction

Naming 2d/3d shapes and their properties

Animals:

  • Sorting animals into groups, including by where they live
  • Finding out about animal habitats and why animal live in certain places
  • Making an animal habitat as a group
Research one animal and the habitat it lives in.

 

Week

beginning:

Communication, Language

& Literacy

Maths Topic

Weekly 

homework

20.5.19
  • Revising all phonemes taught so far
  • New tricky word: there
  • Reading and writing words and sentences
  • Food stories, including Oliver's vegetables
  • Numbers to 20 & beyond: recapping solving halving sums
  • Naming and describing 2d & 3d shapes
  • Using positional language

Green week: Our local environment

  • Talking about being a green hero and drawing us as a green hero
  • Going on a litter pick around the school grounds
  • Walk to school week
  • Being healthy- sorting healthy & unhealthy food

 

Whole school Mass: Thursday 23rd May 9:30am 

Being a green hero over the holidays, including recycling, energy saving and looking after the environment.

 

Week

beginning:

Communication,

Language & Literacy

Maths Topic

Weekly

homework

13.5.19
  • Revising all phonemes taught so far
  • Tricky word: were
  • Reading and writing words and sentences
  • Listening to and retelling Supertato stories

Numbers to 20 and beyond:

  • Solving halving sums
  • Separating and partitioning numbers

Supertato:

  • Listening to some supertato stories and retelling them with props
  • Designing and creating our own supertato's
  • Investigating ways to free the vegetables trapped by Evil Pea

Sunflowers:

Drawing and writing about the growth of our sunflowers.

 

Week

beginning:

Communication, Language

& Literacy

Maths Topic

Weekly

homework

6.5.19
  • Revising all phonemes taught so far
  • Tricky word: some
  • Reading and writing words and sentences
  • Writing information sentences about people who help us

Measures and using measures language to compare height and length

People who help us:

  • finding out about everyday heroes
  • Talking about who helps us and how
  • Thinking of questions to ask a Police Officer and Nurse
  • Special visits from the police and a nurse
To compare the weight, height and capacity of objects in the home

 

Week

beginning:

Communication,

Language & Literacy

Maths Topic Weekly Homework
29.4.19
  • Revising all the phonemes taught so far
  • Tricky word: come
  • Reading & writing words and sentences
  • Superhero stories

Measures:

Weight and capacity, exploring objects and using measures language

Superheroes:

  • Talking about who our heroes are
  • Creating superhero towns, positioning superheroes in different places
  • Using the superheroes bee bots to chase the villains

Who is a hero to you? 

Create a story containing your hero.

 

Week

beginning:

Communication, Language &

Literacy

Maths Topic Weekly homework
22.4.19
  • Revising all phonemes
  • Tricky word: like
  • Reading and writing words and sentences
  • Listening to superhero stories
  • Writing superhero names and powers!
  • Numbers to 20 & beyond
  • Revising addition
  • Solving double sums
  • Separating objects into groups

Superheroes:

  • Introducing our new topic
  • designing and creating a superhero-
  • What would they be called? What power would they have?
  • Making a superhero puppet, investigating the best material to make a cape from.
  • Singing superhero songs
Go on a Spring walk and look at the flowers and plants you can see.

 

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