# Week beginning 28th January 2019

The book fair comes to school this week. Our time for P1C is on Thursday afternoon at 1.50pm. You can come in to look at the books with your child at that time if you want.

Letter Sounds

This week our sounds are ng as in strong or ring, and v. Letter sound ng homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter sound v homework should be completed by Friday.

Common Words

The third word wall is now in the white book for revision at home. Words for this week are saw and went. 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.

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday. We will move onto the Oxford Reading Tree Snapdragons set of books.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

am, going and me will be added for Going Up and Down

went will be added for Breakfast

dog and my will be added for My Dog Needs A Bone

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 – CORE numbers – missing numbers to 10 and 20

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

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – adding two groups to find the total amount

Topic

Our topic of Scotland continues this week. We will listen to some more Scottish stories, and carry on with our dancing to Scottish music in the gym. Thistle pictures will be our aim in Art this week and we will be tasting some Scottish food at the end of the week.

# Pupil of the Week – 25.1.19

This week’s star of the week is Johnathon . He has been doing good listening and talking when working in a small group.

Well done Johnathon.

# Week beginning 21st January 2019

Letter Sounds

This week our sounds are z and w. Letter sound z homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter sound w 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 by and said. 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.

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday. We will carry on with the Oxford Reading Tree books with First Sentences.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

look, at and on will be added for Look At Me

you, us and all will be added for Hide and Seek

to will be added for Kipper’s Diary

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 – CORE numbers to 10 (compare, order, round,                                                     estimate)

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 subtraction

Topic

Our topic for the first weeks of this term is Scotland. This week we will continue to watch and listen to some more Katie Morag stories. We will carry on with our clapping, skipping, galloping and doing a little routine with a partner to Scottish music in the gym. The children will get a poem home to learn – Pets by Les Wheeler. We will look at and try to make some tartan patterns.

# Pupil of the Week – 18.1.19

This week’s star of the week is Jax . He has been fantastic at blending letter sounds together to read words.

Well done Jax.

# Bookbug Picture Book Prize

The winning book has been announced for the prize. The winner was One Button Benny, the story about the robot.

# 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.

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.

# Pupil of the Week – 11.1.19

This week’s star of the week is Liam. He has been working hard and has remembered lots of our letter sounds from before the holidays.

Well done Liam.

# 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.

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.