# Week beginning Monday 25th March 2019

Our open afternoon is on Wednesday from 3-4pm. Come into the school to see what we have been doing this term.

We will be going to church on Friday for our end of term service. Treat snack day is also on Friday.

We finish for the Easter Holidays on Friday at 3pm. The new term starts on Monday 15th April. Hope you all have a lovely holiday.

Letter Sounds

This week our sounds are er as in winter and river and ar as in star and scarf. Letter sound er homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter sound ar homework should be completed by Friday

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-3. Word wall 4 is now in the white book for revision at home.

Words for this week are this and see. Please complete the common word homework for Thursday.  Your child should write the number after counting the words together and also try to write the words.

The children will get 1 new book this week on Monday. Books will be taken in on Thursday for the holidays.

Maths

This week we will continue with number work. Our focus for written maths will be addition and number to 10.

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 2s to 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 – addition counting on, on a number line

Topic

This week the children will be doing some more creative activities related to the Rainbow Fish stories. We will be making a starfish collage and doing some pointillism (patterns of closely painted dots)  to paint a rainbow fish.

# Pupil of the Week – 22.3.19

This week’s star of the week is Gabriela. She has been showing good motivation to complete classroom tasks.

Well done Gabriela.

# Week beginning – Monday 18th March 2019

On Tuesday afternoon this week we are going up to Kincorth Library to swap our books.

Letter Sounds

This week our sounds are oi as in coin and point and ue as in rescue and statue. Letter sound oi homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter sound ue homework should be completed by Friday

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-3. Word wall 4 is now in the white book for revision at home.

Words for this week are then and that. Please complete the common word homework for Thursday.  Your child should write the number after counting the words together and 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 Decode and Develop set of books this week.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

off and go will be added for Hop, Hop, Pop

she will be added for Catkin The Kitten

saw will be added for  In The Trolley

he, down, Wilf and Wilma will be added for The Trampoline

then, they and out will be added for The Enormous Crab

Maths

This week we will continue with number work. Our focus for written maths will be addition and number to 10.

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 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 – division sharing out equal amounts

Topic

This week the children will be sorting animals into groups for those that live in the sea or on land or both. We will continue to listen to and watch Rainbow Fish stories.

# Pupil of the Week – 15.3.19

This week’s star of the week is Aden. He is an excellent role model for others and always follows instructions.

# Week beginning Monday 11th March 2019

Letter Sounds

This week our sounds are qu as in queen and quiz and ou as in mouth and cloud. Letter sound qu homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter sound ou homework should be completed by Friday

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-3 at home. Words for this week are live and give. 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 Decode and Develop set of books this week.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

off and go will be added for Hop, Hop, Pop

she will be added for Catkin The Kitten

saw will be added for  In The Trolley

he, down, Wilf and Wilma will be added for The Trampoline

then, they and out will be added for The Enormous Crab

Maths

This week we will be doing some number work. Our focus for written maths will be addition.

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 – actual counting

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 – subtraction taking away one number from another

Topic

We have been listening to lots of Rainbow Fish stories. Our window fish display is now complete and our classroom display is taking shape. This week we will carry on with our ribbon weaving and jellyfish making. We have been learning about some of the creatures that live under the sea in a coral reef. We will continue finding out about them this week.

# Pupil of the Week – 8.3.19

This week’s star of the week is Dylan . He has been showing really good focus in all classroom activities.

Well done Dylan.

# World Book Day

Our fantastic Costumes in Room 1.

World Book Day activities – Finger Puppets.

Making Book Marks.

Character Tracing.

# Week beginning Monday 4th March 2019

Thursday is World Book Day – don’t forget the children should come to school dressed as a favourite book character and bring the book if they can.

Letter Sounds

This week our sound is th. Letter sound th homework should be completed for Wednesday. The rest of the week will be spent revising our last group of letter sounds y, x, ch, sh,th. Please complete the word making homework for next Monday 11th March.

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-3 at home. Words for this week are just and were. 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 start the Oxford Reading Tree Decode and Develop set of books this week.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

off and go will be added for Hop, Hop, Pop

she will be added for Catkin The Kitten

saw will be added for  In The Trolley

he, down, Wilf and Wilma will be added for The Trampoline

then, they and out will be added for The Enormous Crab

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 – counting on and back in 1s

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 – addition finding the total of 2 groups

Topic

Last week the children started doing some weaving with coloured ribbons to make rainbow fish. We have almost completed our laminated rainbow fish for the window and are getting our display ready to go up on the classroom wall. This week we will be watching some video clips about real fish and the sea. We will be making some paper plate jellyfish with wool tentacles.

# Pupil of the Week – 1.3.19

This week’s star of the week is Junior. He created a fantastic rainbow fish in Colour Magic on the computer.

Well done Junior.