Week beginning Monday 25th February 2019

This week we welcome a student teacher to work with our class for the rest of this term and some of next term. Her name is Miss Burns.

On Tuesday afternoon we are going up to Kincorth Library to choose some books to take back to school.

Letter Sounds

This week our sounds are ch and sh. Letter sound ch homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter sound sh homework should be completed by Friday.

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-3 at home. Words for this week are play and with. 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 complete the Oxford Reading Tree Fireflies set of books this week.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

put will be added for Making Muffins

yes and no will be added for Is This Too Much?

Maths

This week we will continue with our information handling. The children will be sorting things into sets and working on simple bar graphs and pictograms.

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. This week we will carry on with the same targets as last week.

Counting – CORE numbers – order numbers to 10 or 20

Learn its –  1 + 1 = 2,  2 + 2 = 4,  3 + 3 = 6,  4 + 4 = 8,  5 + 5 = 10

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – division sharing out objects fairly

Topic

Last week the children started making rainbow fish which we are laminating. You will be able to see them going up on our classroom windows. We also started making rainbow fish for a classroom display. Lots of our activities will be creative for this topic.

Pupil of the Week – 22.2.19

This week’s star of the week is Cole. He has been showing more focus in classroom activities and did some fantastic writing this week.

Well done Cole.

Week beginning Monday 18th February 2019

Letter Sounds

This week our sounds are and x. Letter sound y homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter sound x homework should be completed by Friday.

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-3 at home. Words for this week are our and out. 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 Fireflies set of books on Thursday.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

big and up will be added for My Dad

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

put will be added for Making Muffins

yes and no will be added for Is This Too Much?

Maths

This week we will be doing some information handling. The children will be sorting things into sets and working on simple bar graphs and pictograms.

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 – order numbers to 10 or 20

Learn its –  1 + 1 = 2,  2 + 2 = 4,  3 + 3 = 6,  4 + 4 = 8,  5 + 5 = 10

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – division sharing out objects fairly

Topic

Our topic for the rest of the term will be a creative topic linked to the story of The Rainbow Fish. We will be doing lots of art and craft activities, listening to Rainbow Fish stories and creating some of our own.

Week beginning Monday 11th February 2019

This week is the half-term holiday. The school is closed for all on Monday 11th February and for pupils on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th February. These are in-service days.

Letter Sounds

This week we will be revising z, w, ng, v and oo. Please complete the homework in the pink book for Friday. Words such as van, wing, zoo, wool, boots, zip and wind can be made.

The children will get 1 new book this week on Thursday. We will continue with the Oxford Reading Tree Snapdragons set of books.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

big and up will be added for My Dad

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

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 – Counting in 1s forwards and backwards

Learn its –  1 + 1 = 2, 2 + 2 = 4, 3 + 3 = 6,  4 + 4 = 8,  5 + 5 = 10

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – adding to find the total

Pupil of the Week – 8.2.19

This week’s star of the week is Sara. She has been trying really hard with her writing and fine motor skills.

Well done Sara.

Week beginning 4th February 2019

Please remember the school photographer will be in school this week on Wednesday.

Next weekend is the holiday weekend. The school is closed for all on Monday 11th February and for pupils on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th February. These are in-service days.

Letter Sounds

This week our sound is oo as in book or moon. Letter sound oo homework should be completed for Wednesday. The rest of the week and next week will be spent revising z,w,ng,v and oo.

Common Words

The first three word walls in the white book can be used for revision at home. Words for this week are much and have. 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 continue with the Oxford Reading Tree Snapdragons set of books.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

big and up will be added for My Dad

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 – Counting in 1s forwards and backwards

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

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – subtracting to find what is left

Topic

The children enjoyed our Scottish food tasting last week and we had a whole school showcase assembly on Friday afternoon where the children got to show the rest of the school some of their work. The class were excellent at saying our doric poem Pets! and we showed our art thistles and our cut out Loch Ness Monsters.

Pupil Of The Week – 1.2.19

This week’s star of the week is Katy. She has been trying hard in Talk Boost activities with Mrs Brown.

Well done Katy.