# 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.