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What are we doing this week?

Week

beginning:

 

13.01.20

Communication, language and literacy:                                         

  • Revising all of the phonemes and tricky words taught sofar
  • Orally segmenting and blending words
  • Introducing 'blue penguin' through the power of reading scheme

 

Maths:

  • Solving one more than sums to 20
  • Introducing addition sums to solve using objects 
  • Using Numicon to support Maths learning through counting 1:1 correspondence  

 

Topic: Winter time/penguins

  • Learning about penguins
  • Exploring the globe and different countries 
  • Items of clothing during the winter months

Week

beginning:

 

6.01.20

Communication, language and literacy:                                         

  • Christmas holiday writing, speaking and listening activities
  • Revision of all phonemes and tricky words taught sofar

 

Maths:

  • Introducing one more than to 20 through a range of activities
  • Forming numbers to 20
  • Using Numicon to support Maths learning through counting 1:1 correspondence  

 

Topic: Winter time

  • Introducing and learning about the season of Winter
  • Making snowflakes and learning about symmetry 
  • Creating winter pictures using different media 

Week

beginning:

 

16.12.19

Communication, language and literacy:

  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!   
  • Revising all of the phonemes taught sofar
  • Orally blending and segmenting simple words
  • Listening to Christmas stories including the Jolly Christmas Postman                                    

Maths:

  • Number games 
  • Using and describing 2D shapes to make Christmas pictures               

                                                 

Topic: Advent and Christmas time 

  • Christmas craft
  • The Nativity story in RE
  • Christmas yoga
  • Father Christmas visit!

 

We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Week

beginning:

 

9.12.19

Communication, language and literacy:

  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!   
  • Revising all of the phonemes taught sofar including the alphabet names                                        

Maths:

  • Learning 2D shapes and using mathematical language to describe properties 
  • Using 2D shapes to make Christmas pictures               

                                                 

Topic: Advent and Christmas time 

  • Christmas activities
  • The Nativity story in RE

 

KS1 Nativity Performances

Thursday 12th December (2PM) and Friday 13th December (9:30AM)

 

Rainbows Christmas share morning Wednesday 11th December 9:10AM

 

Week

beginning:

 

2.12.19

Communication, language and literacy:

  • Learning the phonemes TH, th, ng
  • Introducing the tricky words 'we' 'be' 'me'
  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!                                                

 

Maths:

  • 2D shapes and using mathematical language to describe properties 
  • Making Christmas pictures using 2D shapes               

                                                 

Topic: Advent and Christmas 

  • Learning about Advent and making wreaths  
  • Christmas craft and activities

Week

beginning:

 

25.11.19

Communication, language and literacy:

  • Learning the phonemes x,qu,ch,sh
  • Introducing the tricky words 'he' and 'she'
  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!
  • Learning the alphabet and focusing on the letter names                               

 

Maths:

  • Counting and number recognition to 20
  • Number games and number songs               

                                                 

Topic: Advent and Christmas 

  • Learning and preparing for Advent 
  • Christmas cards and crafts

Week

beginning:

 

18.11.19

Communication, language and literacy:

  • Learning the phonemes w,v,y,z/zz
  • Introducing the tricky word 'into'
  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!
  • Singing a range of Nursery rhymes for nursery rhyme week                        

 

Maths:

  • Sorting and comparing groups of objects to 20
  • Using language such as more,fewer and the same as              

 

Topic: healthy eating 

  • Sorting food by different criteria 
  • Healthy living and exercise
  • The Enormous Turnip story retelling

Week

beginning:

 

11.11.19

Communication, language and literacy:

  • Learning the phonemes l,f,b,j,ss
  • Introducing the tricky words 'no' and 'go' 
  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!

 

Maths:

  • Sorting and comparing groups of objects to 20
  • Using language such as more,fewer and the same as                                     

 

Topic: Seasons and Autumn

  • Autumn time
  • Hibernating animals 
  • Autumn tree paintings using different media 

Week

beginning:

 

4.11.19

Communication, language and literacy:

  • Learning the phonemes d,g,o,u
  • Introducing the tricky word 'to' 
  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!
  • Speaking and listening activities with talking partners 

 

Maths:

  • Sorting and comparing objects to 20
  • Using Numicon to support number learning  

 

Topic: Bonfire night and fireworks 

  • Bonfire night 
  • Firework dances in PE!                                                                                   

Week

beginning:

 

28.10.19

Communication, language and literacy:

  • Learning the tricky word "the"
  • Half term news 
  • Revision week of all the phonemes taught in class sofar

 

Maths:

  • Counting and ordering numbers to 20
  • Using Numicon to support number learning 
  • Number games
  • solving word problems  

 

Topic: Diwali

  • learning about the Hindu festival Diwali                                                        
  • the story of Rama and Sita

Tuesday 29th October-fire engine visit into School

Week

beginning:

 

14.10.19

Communication, language and literacy:

  • Learning the phonemes e,h,r,m
  • Learning the tricky word "I"
  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!
  • Speaking and listening activities with talking partners 

 

Maths:

  • Number recognition and counting activities to 20 
  • Forming and ordering numbers to 20
  • Using Numicon to support number learning 
  • Number songs 

 

Topic: our senses and our taste buds 

  • Revisiting all of our 5 senses
  • Exploring our sense of taste through a taste investigation!                          

Week

beginning:

                                                                                                                                     

7.10.19

Communication, language and literacy:                                         

  • Learning the phonemes p,n,c,k, ck 
  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!
  • Speaking and listening activities  

 

Maths:

  • Number recognition and counting activities to 20 
  • Forming and ordering numbers to 20
  • Using Numicon to support Maths learning 

 

Topic: bodies

  • Learning about parts of the body and making body models
  • Activities based on the story 'Funnybones'

Week

beginning:

 

30.9.19

Communication, language and literacy:                                         

Beginning Jolly Phonics

  • Learning the phonemes s,a,t,i 
  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!
  • Speaking and listening activities  

 

Maths:

  • Number recognition and counting activities  
  • Forming numbers to 20

 

Topic:

  • Ourselves and our bodies
  • Senses- exploring our sense of touch 

Week

beginning:

 

23.9.19

Communication, language and literacy:                                         

  • Speaking and listening activities
  • Weekend news and Barney Bear adventures!
  • Singing nursery rhymes  

 

Maths:

  • Counting one to one correspondence 
  • Number recognition activities through play

 

Topic:

  • Ourselves and senses
  • Exploring facial features and similarities and differences

Week

beginning:

 

2.9.19

9.9.19

16.9.19

Over the next 3 weeks in Rainbows we will be settling in, making friends and playing and learning in our new classroom! We will be exploring shapes and colours and listening to lots of stories including Elmer and the Rainbow.

 

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