We have been reading poems together and talking about what how they are different to 'prose' (normal writing)! Get your grown-ups to read these poems to you. What do you notice? Some of these poems are on YouTube - links below. After that, use the sheet to draw a picture to show what each poem means to you.
Today, work on measuring and weighing objects around your home.
Can you find at least 3 objects and measure them, then order them from tallest to shortest, or longest to shortest?
Can you weigh at least 3 objects and order them by weight? If you have balance scales at home, can you work out how to order your items from lightest to heaviest, even though you may not know their exact weight?
Friday 12th March
We learned the ‘ie’ phoneme today (as in ‘cried’) See Phonics Play to practise Phase 5 games - new sounds this week are ‘ay’ (as in day) and ‘ou’ (as in out).
English - we are writing a recount of a day in school, beginning sentences with time conjunctions, such as first, next, then, after that, finally.
Thursday 11th March
World Book Day at Leedon!
Today we dressed up as book characters.
We talked about what we liked about our character;
Painted favourite story characters;
Listened to lots of stories and watched Stick Man on BBC iPlayer;
Decorated biscuits with icing and sweets to make a story character!
English 10th March - Trains
We are learning about the history of trains and how they work. Read the Powerpoint, then choose a train to label - steam, diesel or electric.
We watched the video on Year 1's RE page, where your teachers retell the Easter story. After each part we reflected on the story. Can you recount the Easter story, using pictures and/or a sentence for each of the 6 parts?
We did Jack Hartman's skip count in 2s, 5s and 10s. It's at the bottom of our maths page. Then we learnt Subtracting Lengths using the video. There is a choice of 3 activities. I suggest the 'warm' challenge, plus one other if you can! All activities are on Year 1 maths page.
2.3.21 Geography We have been learning about the 7 continents of the world and your task is to label them on a map. All the resources you need are on the Year 1 Geography page of this website. The extra challenge is to learn Mrs Ashley’s song about the 5 oceans of the world, and label those on your map too! 🗺
Today we practised counting backwards in 5s with the video below. Then we watched the video Measuring Length which is on our Maths page for this week.
Which Tuesday challenge will you choose - warm or hot? Share your activity on Seesaw.
Count Backwards by 5's from 100 | Learn to Count | Kids Counting Song | Jack Hartmann
This afternoon we have been testing the properties of different materials. The instructions are on our Year 1 Science page. Please share your work on Seesaw and enjoy seeing what your friends have learned. ⭐
In today's RE lesson, we looked at what new life we might see around Easter time. We will be looking at the Easter story in detail over the next few weeks but for today, can you please share what you already know about Easter? It might be something religious (why it's celebrated) or it might be something secular (what might I find in the shops around Easter?).
Maths - Friday 5 FebruaryToday we have been looking at how we can REPRESENT numbers in 10s and 1s. Please watch today's White Rose video ('Represent Numbers to 50') and then have a go at the questions on the worksheet under this message.
In English, we talked about how pirate ships had rules and I challenged you to write your own set of pirate rules. Don't forget to start each rule on a new line and number them. If you want some inspiration, you could watch the Horrible Histories video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvguUNMvL38
Maths - Thursday 4 FebruaryToday we have been looking at 10s and 1s. We looked at how many tens and ones were in some two-digit numbers and then compared numbers by looking at how many 10s or 1s they had. Watch the White Rose video ("Tens and Ones") and then have a go at the questions on the sheet below.
Go to the Year 1 RE page to see churches with steeples. What are they made of? What are they for? How are they decorated? In what ways are they similar or different? Have a go at making a church steeple or tower. Think about how you will make it tall and sturdy. Evaluate your work by explaining what worked well and what you think you might do differently next time. You can record your voice or video yourself talking about your work.
28.1.21. Today in Maths we have been comparing number sentences using:
The lesson is this week's video number 4, and the activities are in PowerPoint 4.
26.1.21 Maths - subtraction We began by counting in 2s - see the Jack Hartmann video below (15th Jan). We worked through Maths Video 2. Questions for today are on the Year 1 Maths page - follow this link and have a go: Powerpoint 2.
Tuesday 26th January English
26.1.21 English - Sayeeda, the Pirate Princess. Here is a quiz about the story. Try to answer in full sentences.
25.1.21 Count by 10's and Exercise | Count to 100 | Jack Hartmann
We also joined in with this Counting in 10s video
Monday 25th January 2021 - English
Phonics - we are learning to read and write these tricky words: were, there, little, one. Our new story is Sayeeda, The Pirate Princess. The story and activity for you to do with a grown-up are on the link below.
Sayeeda, The Pirate Princess - Story and activities
Maths - Friday 22 JanuaryIn today's maths lesson, we were using a number track or number line to help subtract (take away), but this time we were counting back beyond 10. Please watch the White Rose video below - "Subtraction Counting Back (Crossing 10)" and then have a go at the work underneath this message. As with the other work this week, if you can't print the sheet, just record the answers on a piece of paper and put them on Seesaw.
PE Challenge - Inter School CompetitionFor your PE challenge this week, I'd like you to have a go at the Speed Bounce Challenge (KS1) on this website. Watch the video to show how to do it and then try for yourself. Can you try to beat your own score? Once you have had a few goes, you can enter your score using our school's three word code, which is archery-gymnast-kayaker
RE - Thursday 21 January
Today, we were continuing to learn about Churches. We talked about the objects we might find in a church, and what they would be used for. You can use the Presentation below to help you remember.
Now, we'd like you to think about special objects in school? What's the most special thing (not a person!) in school. What would be the first thing you'd show a visitor? Can you draw it an explain why it's special?
Maths - Thursday 21 JanuaryToday in maths, we have been using a Number Track and a Number Line to help us subtract numbers. Please watch the video on White Rose ("Subtraction Counting Back") and then have a go at the questions on the sheet below. Again, you don't need to print the worksheet so - any way you can record your answers to put them on Seesaw is fine.
Today, we are learning some more greetings in Spanish. Use the link below to go to Mr Milbank's short video introducing today's learning and then watch the video below it, where we will learn some new ways to greet people.
Once you've done that, why not help keep yourself fit by having a go (or a few goes) at Zumba video at the top of the page. The song is in Spanish.
Maths - Wednesday 20 JanuaryToday, we are using what we already know about number bonds to help us to SUBTRACT (take away). Watch the third video on the White Rose page ("Subtraction Not Crossing 10") and have a go at the questions underneath. You don't need to print the worksheet if you don't want - you can submit the answers on Seesaw in whichever way works for you.
This morning, we recapped our tricky words. Our English task today is to plan the Resolution and Ending for your wishing tale. How is your character going to solve the problem that you gave them yesterday? Is this going to make them happy afterwards?
Maths - Tuesday 19 JanuaryToday, we are practising how to use our number bonds to add beyond 10. Watch the second video on the White Rose page ("Add by Making 10") and have a go at the questions underneath. You don't need to print the worksheet if you don't want - you can submit the answers on Seesaw in whichever way works for you.
Today in phonics, we learnt to read the tricky words: 'have', 'like', 'some' and 'come'. Your English task today is to think of the build-up and a problem for your story.
Maths - Monday 18 JanuaryToday, we have been exploring how we can add numbers beyond 10 by first using our number bonds to make 10 and then adding what's left to 10. Watch the video "Add by making 10 activity" and then try for yourself.
English - Monday 18 January
Friday 15th January - Maths
Today we begin by counting in 2s with this video.
Our lesson is 'Find and Make Number Bonds' - video 5 on Year 1 Maths page for this week.
Then have a go at the questions on the 3rd Powerpoint, also on our Maths webpage.
Friday 15th January 2021 English
We have been learning about similes. Use the sheet to create similes, and you can also make up others. The more imaginative they are, the better!
Let's Get Fit | Count to 100 | 2020 Version | Jack Hartmann
Teach your children to count to 100 as they get some great exercise too in Jack Hartmann's Let's Get Fit song. This cool kid-friendly song starts out with a ...
Week 1 Friday 8th January 2021 English
Make a story mountain like this and add your pictures to show each part of the story, The Magical Bicycle. Remember, you can see and hear the story again on Sun's page.
Week 1 Thursday 7th January 2021 RE
We are thinking about special places, both religious ones and secular (non-religious) places. Your task is to draw a place that is special to you, and write at least one sentence about why it is special and how you feel when you are there. Have fun and share your work on Seesaw. Then watch the video and think about similarities and differences between the mosque and the gurdwara.
Watch out journey video and then complete this activity.... Share your work on Seesaw ❣️
Week 1 Wednesday 6th January session 2
My zoom recording has not worked properly but the activity is on Star class Seesaw:
write a 'Magical journey story'.
Week 1 Wednesday 6th January session 3Watch and join in with the first video on the link, “Do you want to build a snowman?” Then collect and label 3D shaped objects from around your home, and post your work on Seesaw.
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