Week beginning 14th January 2019

Letter Sounds

This week we are revising our last six letter sounds ai, j, oa, ie, ee, or. For homework use the letters in the envelope at the front of the pink book to make simple words such as rain or coat or bee. Please write the words you make on the sheet in the pink book for Friday.

Common Words

Please continue to revise the first 24 common words on the word walls in the white book. Words for this week are your and my. Please complete the common word homework for Thursday. You may need to help your child to write the number after counting the words together. They should also try to write the words.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday. We will finish the Big Cat Collins set of books on Monday and move onto a new Oxford Reading Tree set on Thursday.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

A and has will be added for Cats

make will be added for Colour Bears

we, can and see will be added for The Pond

in and like will be added for Playing

are will be added for Wheels

 

 

Maths

This week we will again focus on number – counting, reading, saying, writing.

 

As part of our Big Maths we do CLIC sessions in the class which now in Primary 1 involve C – counting  L – learn its I – it’s nothing new and C – calculations.

Counting – reading 1 digit numbers

Learn its –  3 + 3 = 6 and 4 + 4 = 8 and 5 + 5 = 10

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – understand the concept of adding

Topic

Our topic for the first weeks of this term is Scotland. This week we will watch and listen to some more Katie Morag stories. Last week we started dancing to some Scottish music and we will continue this week. We will also listen to and learn some Scottish words.

Week beginning 7th January 2019

Welcome back and Happy New Year.

Letter Sounds

This week our sounds are ee as in bee and or as in fork. Sound ee homework should be completed for Wednesday and sound or homework should be completed by Friday.

Common Words

Please continue to revise the first 24 common words on the word walls in the white book. Words for this week are was and you. Please complete the common word homework for Thursday. You may need to help your child to write the number after counting the words together. They should also try to write the words.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday. We are still on the Big Cat Collins set of books.

Word Pots

The Big Cat Collins books have some words added to match the different books.

A and has will be added for Cats

make will be added for Colour Bears

we, can and see will be added for The Pond

in and like will be added for Playing

are will be added for Wheels

 

 

Maths

This week we will focus on number – counting, reading, saying, writing.

 

As part of our Big Maths we do CLIC sessions in the class which now in Primary 1 involve C – counting  L – learn its I – it’s nothing new and C – calculations.

Counting – reading 1 digit numbers

Learn its –  3 + 3 = 6 and 4 + 4 = 8 and 5 + 5 = 10

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – understand the concept of adding

 

Topic

Our topic for the first weeks of this term is Scotland. This week we will introduce the topic by looking at a map of Scotland and at where Aberdeen is. We will also be listening to some Scottish stories and watching some of the Katie Morag stories which are set in Scotland.

Week beginning 17th December 2018

This week we have the pantomime trip on Tuesday afternoon. Remember we will be late back to school.

Our class Christmas party is on Thursday afternoon along with Rooms 2 and 3. Don’t forget to wear your party clothes.

Friday is the last day of term and treat snack day. We will be going to church in the morning for our end of term service.

Letter Sounds

We will continue with our phonics for the last week of term. This week our letter sounds are oa and ie. Sound oa homework should be completed for Wednesday and sound ie homework should be completed by Friday. The children will need more help to think of words containing these sounds as they are not initial sounds. Suggestions for oa – goat, coat, boat. Suggestions for ie – tie, pie.

 

Common Words

Keep revising the first and second word walls. Words for this week are be and we. Please complete the common word homework for Thursday. You may need to help your child to write the number after counting the words together. They can now also try to write the words.

Reading

Reading books will be taken in this week and we will restart reading on the first week of the new term.

 

Topic

This week we will be doing lots of Christmas activities.

Hope you all have a lovely holiday. School starts again for the new term on Monday 7th January 2019.

Week beginning 10.12.18

This week we have the Christmas Concerts on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.

Friday is Christmas Jumper Day and Christmas cinema afternoon.

Letter Sounds

This week our letter sounds are ai and j. Sound ai homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter j homework should be completed by Friday.

Common Words

Keep revising the first and second word walls. Words for this week are for and from. Please complete the common word homework for Thursday. You may need to help your child to write the number after counting the words together. They can now also try to write the words.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday. We will continue with Big Cat Collins. These books have lots of repetition in the stories so your child may remember the words from the previous page.   Encourage them to look at the words or point to them as you read.

Word Pots

The Big Cat Collins books have some words added to match the different books.

A and has will be added for Cats

make will be added for Colour Bears

we, can and see will be added for The Pond

in and like will be added for Playing

are will be added for Wheels

Maths

This week we will continue to do some work on shape.

 

Our CLIC sessions will continue

Counting – counting in 2s to 20

Learn its –  1 + 1 = 2 and 2 + 2 =4.

Topic

Our concert dress rehearsal is on Monday afternoon and our final performances on Wednesday and Thursday. We will also be doing some Christmas activities.

 

Week beginning 3rd December 2018

This week we have the Open Afternoon on Wednesday from 1.30-3.00pm. You are welcome to come into the classroom and help your child do some Christmas crafts.

We will be busy this week making chocolate fudge to sell at the School Christmas Fair on Saturday 8th December.

Letter Sounds

This week we are revising our last six letter sounds g, o, u, l, f, b. For homework use the letters in the envelope at the front of the pink book to make simple 2/3 letter words such as log or bug. Please write the words you make on the sheet in the pink book for Friday.

Common Words

The children now have the second word wall in their white books which can be used at home for revision. Words for this week are if and of. Please complete the common word homework for Thursday. You may need to help your child to write the number after counting the words together. They can now also try to write the words.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday. We will be starting a new set of books on Thursday – Big Cat Collins. These books have lots of repetition in the stories so your child may remember the words from the previous page.   Encourage them to look at the words or point to them as you read.

Word Pots

We are now on our last reading book in this set with these words added related to each book.

was will be added for the book Making Faces

had will be added for the book The Headache

an and everyone will be added for the book Fancy Dress

wanted and said will be added for the book The Pet Shop

I and I’m will be added for the book The Journey

The Big Cat Collins books will also have some words added to match the different books. This week your child may get –

A and has will be added for Cats

make will be added for Colour Bears

Maths

This week we will continue to do some work on shape.

 

Our CLIC sessions will continue

Counting – counting to 10 and 20 forwards and backwards

Learn its –  1 + 1 = 2 and 2 + 2 =4.

Topic

We will continue with our rehearsals this week in the hall and on the stage. I decided to give the children home a copy of our song words so you can use them at home as well as the video links if you want.  They are doing really well with the songs. The children have all now tried on their costumes and have their positions for our performance.

 

Week beginning 26th November 2018

Hope you are all enjoying your Bookbug Bags at home. The winning book in the the Bookbug Picture Book Prize in P1C was I Am Bat with 10 votes, One Button Benny go 6 votes and Eric Makes A Splash got 4 votes.

Our Kincorth Library visit last week had to be cancelled again due to the bad weather. Hopefully we will manage to get a visit booked for another time this term.

Letter Sounds

This week our letter sounds are f and b. Letter f homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter b homework should be completed by Friday.

Common Words

Please continue to revise the first 12 common words on the word wall in the white book. Words for this week are on and all. Please complete the common word homework for Thursday. You may need to help your child to write the number after counting the words together. They can now also try to write the words.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday. They will have heard the extended story in school so may be able to tell you more about what is happening in the pictures. Encourage your child to look at the words or point to them as you read.

Word Pots

We are still on the set of reading books with these words added related to each book.

was will be added for the book Making Faces

had will be added for the book The Headache

an and everyone will be added for the book Fancy Dress

wanted and said will be added for the book The Pet Shop

I and I’m will be added for the book The Journey

Maths

This week we will continue to look at 3D shapes – cube, cone, sphere, cylinder, colouring, recognising, sorting and looking at their properties.

 

As part of our Big Maths we do CLIC sessions in the class which at this stage of Primary 1 only involve C – counting and L – learn its.

Counting – counting to 10 and 20 forwards and backwards

Learn its –  1 + 1 = 2 and 2 + 2 =4.

Topic

The children have listened to the Christmas Story and have started learning our songs for the Christmas Concert. We will continue with our rehearsals this week in the hall and on the stage. Instead of giving the words of the songs home, here are the links to the tutorial videos teaching each of the 6 songs. Your child may like to  rehearse at home too.

Song 1 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtRL0cy19mw

 

Song 2 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-t-Y5HFq6g

 

Song 3 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LN7nk5tkHFc

 

Song 4 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSIFkvFlosg

 

Song 5 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4e76f-ktAns

 

Song 6 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbT6mr-NcII

 

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