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Year 1 W/c 6th July


Week Beginning Monday 06.06.2020

Please continue to practise phonics. Phonics Play has great resources for different phases and has brilliant games such as ‘Picnic or Pluto’ and ‘Dragon’s Den’. Please focus on phases 3 and 5 and the sounds that you think/your child thinks they need more practise on.
Please continue to read with your child regularly. Oxford Owl has lots of e-books, which have different levels to suit your child.

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Videos for Literacy

Monday 06.07.2020
Today, we are going to focus on our tricky words again. For a recap, play a quick game of bingo, with the tricky words we have most recently learnt (water, where, who, again, thought, through, work, mouse, many, once, because and friends). Divide a piece of A4 paper into 4 squares and your child needs to write one of these tricky words in each box. Once they have done this, you need to say some tricky words and if it is in one of their boxes, they need to cross it off. If all four of their words get read out, they shout BINGO! The tricky words we would like you to focus on this week are ‘laughed, different and eyes’. Discuss the tricky parts of these words with your child and underline the tricky parts. Today’s main task is to make snap cards for these words. To have pieces of small, square paper cut out. On one of the pieces of paper, or cards, you need to write the tricky word three times. On another card, you need to write that tricky word into a sentence and underline the tricky word. Once you have done this for each tricky word, you need to turn the cards over, so you cannot see the writing, and pick a card to turn over. Then choose another card to turn over and if it has the same tricky word written on it, to shout SNAP! If not, to turn both cards back over and try again.
Maths: Today in maths we are going to look at grouping, like we did last Friday. To recap grouping, go to https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/, select Summer Term, Week 8 (w/c 15th June), go to Lesson 4 - Making Equal Groups (Grouping) and watch the video. Ask key questions such as what is another name for division? Why do they need to be in equal groups? What does equal mean? To then show your child a division number sentence and ask what does this say and how many do you need in each group? Today, we are going to be grouping concrete resources. To have some division sums written out for your child. If they are finding division a challenge, focus on dividing by 2, if they are getting along well with it, focus on dividing by 2 and 5 and if they need a challenge, focus on division sums of 2, 3, 4 and 5. For today’s task, the children will need objects such as pebbles, Lego, etc. If you had the sum 15 divided by 5, you need to look at the first number and get 15 objects and arrange them neatly, preferably in organised rows and columns, where you have the same amount on each row. Once they have their 15 objects, they then need to look at the second number in the sum (5) and they need to use a piece of string for example, to put it around 5 objects and do this repeatedly until there are no objects left. Once all of the objects have been grouped, you count how many groups there are in total and record your answer. They will need this explained and shown to them a few times before completing the task. Challenge: Tom says you can divide 7 by 2 equally. Is he correct? Prove it. Write your answer down and remember to explain it using ‘because’ and use your capital letters, full stops and finger spaces. For example, ‘Tom is wrong because…’

Literacy: Today we are going to go back to our shared story and learn to say and act out the build -up section of our story. Look at Monday’s power point , watch the film clip and have fun acting out this part of the story. It would be good if you did this lots of times as it really gets the shape of the story in your head.

Geography: Tomorrow you are going to watch a video clip where we learn about a day in the life of a child who lives in urban Kenya. So that we are ready to think of how our day may be similar or different can you make a time table of your typical day. We are thinking of  a day when you would have gone to school before the schools had to close. There is a format above to help you.


Tuesday 07.07.2020
This week’s focus in phonics is on adding the prefix ‘un’ to words to change their meaning. To watch and take part in the PowerPoint (Tuesday Phonics PowerPoint 7th). Once you have discussed the root words and the prefix un, the task today is to cut out (or make based on the ones provided on the home learning website) the matching cards, which are found below, read the word and match the root word to the prefix word.

Maths: Today we are going to carry on using practical resources to group in division. To recap this method with your child by getting them to use the grouping method from yesterday’s lesson to answer a division question (focusing on 2, 3, 4 and 5). Today’s task, is for you to make the groups and your child will be writing the division sum for the groups you have made with the objects. For example, you may have 10 objects in neat rows and you have put string around five objects at a time until every object is in a group. Your child needs to record the division sum for this. For this particular example, they would look at how many objects there are in total (10) and record this, then they would look at how many are in each group (5) and record this as the second number after the divide sign and lastly, they would look at how many groups there are altogether, which is 2, and record this as their answer. To repeat lots of times, with them recording the sum and answer each time.

Literacy: Have a look at the next slide on the power point and watch the video. Today you will be asked to map out the build -up of your story nut to think of different things to include. Watch and learn how to do this and then have a go at learning the map you have drawn out.

Geography: Watch the video clip about a day in the like of a child living in urban Kenya. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zmqtfg8 Talk about things which are the same about your days and things which are different. Use the format to write about these things.


Wednesday 08.07.2020
To continue looking at the prefix un. If your child needs it, relook at the PowerPoint from yesterday’s lesson. To then complete the worksheet, which has a word search on it and you also need to choose ‘un’ words from the word search and record their meanings. Remember those capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.
Maths: When we are grouping today in maths, we are going to look at using pictures to support us in our workings out, similar to last Friday’s division lesson. Today’s task is for you to write some division sums for your child (focusing on dividing by 2, 3, 4 and 5). They then need to find the answer, using the grouping method in pictorial form. For example, for 12 divided by 3, they would have to look at the first number in the sum and draw 12 crosses (quick and simple), in neat rows and counting as they went, to ensure they do not lose count. To then look at the second number in the sum (3) and draw a circle around 3 crosses at a time, until every cross is part of a group of 3. Once this is done, they then need to count how many groups of three they have in total and this is the answer. To repeat another example if your child needs this.
Literacy: Watch the power point and video clip and learn how to use your map to write out the build- up of the story. You can use the lined paper on which you set the scene last week. If you have not been able to do this, don’t worry as you can just carry on with the build-up.
Geography: Watch the clip about life in Urban Kenya again. What pet does the family have ? Can you write a postcard to the girl telling her about your pets or if you don’t have one, a pet you’d like to  have one day.

Thursday 09.07.2020
To continue looking at the prefix un. Today we would like the children to write the root word and record the changed word with the prefix un. We would like your child to design a flap book, like we made for learning contractions on the home learning page for week commencing 15th of June and it is found on Wednesday of that week. On the front they would write the root word such as happy and on the inside they would write unhappy. Before doing this, discuss some words which have previous come up in Tuesday and Wednesday’s phonics lessons this week such as happy – unhappy, well – unwell.
Maths: To repeat yesterday’s lesson, as this is a new method and needs more than one lesson to cover it. If you feel your child needs a challenge in addition to this, you could draw the crosses yourself and create the groups yourself. For example, for the sum 20 divided by 2, you would draw 20 crosses in neat rows and then put them into groups of 2 until every cross was in a group of 2. Your child then needs to write the division sum and answer for this pictorial representation. They would look at the total of crosses (20) and record it, then look at the amount in each group (2) and record and then work out the answer by counting the total amount of groups (10).
Literacy: The next stage of our adventure story is where Simba and Nala meet a dangerous creature in the forbidden land. Watch today’s power point  and decide what your creature is going to be. Using the format above , draw and label the danger. Think what part of its body Simba would see first.
Art: Looking at the image below and finding the body template above, can you draw round your hands to make feathers for a parrot. You can use pieces of coloured paper or scraps of wall paper or even on white paper which you then paint. Then colour the body template and stick on your coloured hand feathers. We would love to see your creations on class dojo.





Friday 09.06.2020
To complete the worksheet focused on the prefix un, found under Friday Phonics Worksheet.
Maths: To complete some reasoning and problem-solving questions in maths today for division. They can be found below. Remember your literacy skills when solving these. Top tip: Use ‘because’ when explaining.
Sam says 8 divided by 2 = 5. Do you agree? Use the grouping method to work this out and see whether you agree with Sam or not. If you don’t, explain where Sam went wrong.
Dan says that the smallest number always goes first in a division sum. Is Dan correct? Explain your answer.
Pam is working out the division sum 15 divided by 5 = She starts off by drawing 18 crosses. Then she finds it tricky to put them all into groups of 5. Why does Pam find it tricky? What is her juicy mistake and what should she have done? Remember to explain your answer.
Literacy: In today’s power point you will see a map of the danger section of the story.  Watch the video ,draw this map out and learn how to say this part of the story. We will go on to write this part next week.
Geography: Going for a long journey in a car is something we might all have experienced. The children from urban Kenya see the outskirts of the city and then pass through a forest on the way to their school. Can you show on the map above some of the things you see on the way to school, perhaps you can label the sights you see along the way.


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