YEAR 1

Year 1 core learning activities to do at home

Here are the main areas that Year 1 would like you to work on at home if the school is closed due to the Coronavirus.

Maths Week 5

 

English-week 5

This week’s focus is Rhyming Poems

  • Rhyming Words: Watch Rhyming words clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfrXW2q1M38 to help understanding of what rhyming words are. Then watch the story ‘Oi Dog’ by Kes and Claire Gray and Jim Field https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WzCjWk2mRw listening to the different rhyming words throughout the book. Write down some of the words that rhymed together in the story. Complete Rhyming word activity by finding 3 words that rhyme with the given word. Once finished pick 6 words and write them into sentences remembering to use full stops, capital letters, finger spacing and neat handwriting.

  • Traditional nursery rhymes: these are simple traditional songs or poems for children. Listen to Nursery Rhyme Medley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpClVpc27WE. Can you think of any other nursery rhymes that you know? Write down the rhymes. We are going to study one of the focus on the nursery rhyme ‘humpty dumpty’. Watch the nursery rhyme https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-humpty-dumpty-sat-on-the-wall/zhn7kmn. Read the different versions of Humpty Dumpty in the attachment. Underline the words that rhyme.        

  • Writing an animal poem: look at the poster that describes rhyming poster (look at attachment). Watch ‘Green eggs and ham’ by Dr Seuss https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgmnvguD_-k. Pick one of the animal poetry prompts and write and illustrate your animal poem. 

  • Plurals: Plurals mean more than one noun. Look at the poster (in the attachment) and then watch Mr Thorns plurals video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jrqNBc3U10. Complete the plurals activity in attachment. Once finished pick 5 plurals and put the words into sentences.

  • Comprehension task- if you are reading pink and red level readers please read and answer the questions for Ted’s Birthday. If you are reading yellow, blue, green, orange, turquoise, purple, gold and white level readers please read and answer the questions to the poem ‘The Robot Chant’.

Brain Breaks-

  • Follow the brain break timetable. Brain Breaks increase your child’s focus during learning tasks and the amount of physical activity they get every day.  

Phonics-

 

Maths Week 6

  • This week the focus is subtraction. Take away by drawing your own number line. Start with putting the biggest number at the end of the number line and count backwards. Make sure you draw your jumps clearly. Please refer to slide 1. Then attempt slide 2. Start with Step 1, then Step 2 and 3.

  • Take away by partition. First partition the 2nd number into tens and ones. Then draw your own number line. Start by putting the biggest number at the end of the number line. Jump backwards in tens and then in ones. Please refer to slides 3. Then attempt slide 4. Start with Step 1, then Step 2 and 3.

  •  Find the missing number. You can start counting from the smallest number and count on to the biggest number. Use a 100 square. E.g: 12- __= 8. So put your finger on 8 and jump in 1’s to 12. How many jumps did you have to make to reach 12? The answer is 4. Refer to slide 5. Then attempt slide 6. First start with Step 1 then move to Step 2 and 3.

  • Mental maths. Try and work out the answers mentally using your prior knowledge of number bonds. Please refer to mental maths sheets.

  • Word problems. Read the question and circle the biggest number. Then underline the smallest number. Write down the number sentence. Draw your own number line, use a 100 square or even work out the answers mentally. Please refer to slide 8

  • Look out for some subtraction challenge sheets.

  • Week 6 slides

  • Subtraction Word problems

  • Challenge cards

  • Mental maths 1

  • Mental maths 2

  • Mental maths 3

  • Subtract counting backwards 1

  • Subtract counting backwards 2

  • Subtract counting backwards 3

English- Week 6

  • Read ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ by Roger Hargreaves https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4lblXQ_qrY … and re-tell the story in your own words. Remember to retell the main ideas such as who the main characters are, where is the setting and what happens in the beginning, middle and end of the story.

  • Create and describe your own Mr Men or Little Miss character. Use adjectives to describe your character. Then use the adjectives and write sentences about your character.

  • Draw and describe a setting for your Mr Men or Little Miss character. Just like in the Little Miss Sunshine story, you are going to create 4 rules for the land (setting) you have created for your character.   

  • Write a story about your Mr Men or Little Miss character. Remember a narrative has a beginning, middle and end but also a problem and solution. Like the Little Miss Sunshine story, your story will be around the rules that you have created for your land. Draw a story map to help plan your story.  When you write your story remember to use:

- full stops, capital letters and finger spaces

             -  Time connectives such as next, then, after, later on, suddenly

  • Comprehension task- if you are reading pink and red level readers please read and answer the questions for The Turtle and the Beetle. If you are reading yellow, blue, green, orange, turquoise, purple, gold and white level readers please read and answer the questions to the procedure for How to make a banana split.

Brain Breaks-

  • Follow the brain break timetable. Brain Breaks increase your child’s focus during learning tasks and the amount of physical activity they get every day.  

Phonics-

Parent Support
*Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities.
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
*Pretend to travel the world..Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums.
https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours
*This is the awesome free curriculum that we use. Everything from preschool activities to 12th grade is here!
https://allinonehomeschool.com/
*List of thinking games by grade: https://allinonehomeschool.com/thinking/
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Reading Revision Activities Mats

Spring Themed Maths Activities

Additional Resources:

EYFS & KS1Reading

Help your child to read with free access to www.phonicsplay.com

Username: march20

Password: home

 

Letters and sounds to reading full sentences: https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com

(Computer version is free to use, you will just need to register)

 

Free leveled books via https://rivet.area120.com/read/#/libraryScreen or Rivet app with over 3,500 books designed for children who are learning to read.

 

A mixture of songs and stories available at: https://www.starfall.com/h/

 

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