All posts by Mrs Callum

Week beginning Monday 24th June 2019

Our trip to Drum Castle is on Tuesday this week. Please remember to dress appropriately for the weather, wear school sweatshirt if possible and bring packed lunch and small snack in a backpack.

Letter Sounds

This week will be the last week for homework. The children will get a phonics worksheet to complete by Friday.

 

Common Words

Our final 2 words for this week are more and want. Please complete the common word homework for Thursday.  Word wall 6 will be stuck in the book for next week and the white homework book can then be kept at home.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday. These will be our last books for this session. Books will be taken in on Monday next week.

Maths

This week we will revise some of the topics we have covered in maths this year, Our CLIC sessions will also be revision.

 

 

Topic

This week we will be thinking about transition and taking things home which have been on the walls and preparing work to pass on to the next class.

Week beginning Monday 17th June 2019

Achiever’s Assembly is on Monday. Please bring any achievements from out of school activities.

We will be going up to Kincorth Library this week on Tuesday afternoon.

Letter Sounds

We have now completed all the letter sounds. Homework will now be spelling/word making which will be given home on a Monday and should be completed by Friday. Instructions are in the homework books.

Word pot words have been taken out so the word making cards can be kept in the word pots. You may also want to use the word pot for the letter sound cards for the week.

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-5 at home.

Words for this week are any and many. 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.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday.

 

Maths

This week we will be focusing on the topic of measure. We will be comparing objects long/short and heavy/light.

 

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 actual objects

Learn its –  2 + 3 = 5,  2 + 1 = 3

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – concept of division (sharing)

Topic

We will round off our health topic this week.

Week beginning Monday 10th June 2019

Please remember to return our trip permission slip by this Friday.

Letter Sounds

We have now completed all the letter sounds. Homework will now be spelling/word making which will be given home on a Monday and should be completed by Friday. Instructions are in the homework books.

Word pot words have been taken out so the word making cards can be kept in the word pots. You may also want to use the word pot for the letter sound cards for the week.

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-5 at home.

Words for this week are when and going. 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.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday.

 

Maths

This week we will be focusing on addition and subtraction sums.

 

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 backwards

Learn its –  2 + 3 = 5,  2 + 1 = 3

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – concept of multiplication (counting groups)

Topic

We continue with our health topic this week.  We will be tasting some different fruits.

Week beginning Monday 3rd June 2019

Sports Day is on Tuesday this week (weather permitting).

P1-3 morning 10am

P4-7 afternoon 1.30pm

Letter Sounds

We have now completed all the letter sounds. Homework will now be spelling/word making which will be given home on a Monday and should be completed by Friday. Instructions are in the homework books.

Word pot words have been taken out so the word making cards can be kept in the word pots. You may also want to use the word pot for the letter sound cards for the week.

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-4. Word wall 5 is now in the white book for practice at home.

Words for this week are down and what. 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.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday.

 

Maths

This week we will be focusing on subtraction sums.

 

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 and 10s

Learn its –  2 + 3 = 5,  2 + 1 = 3

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – subtraction

Topic

We continue with our health topic this week. We will be thinking about other ways of staying healthy such as getting enough sleep and keeping active.

Week beginning Monday 27th May 2019

Parent interviews are on Tuesday and Thursday this week. You should have received a copy of your child’s report on Friday.

Letter Sounds

We have now completed all the letter sounds. Homework will now be spelling/word making which will be given home on a Monday and should be completed by Friday. Instructions are in the homework books.

Word pot words have been taken out so the word making cards can be kept in the word pots. You may also want to use the word pot for the letter sound cards for the week.

Common Words

Please keep revising word walls 1-4. Word wall 5 is now in the white book for practice at home.

Words for this week are came and little. 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.

Reading

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday.

Maths

This week we will finish with our topic of time. We will also be doing some addition and subtraction.

 

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 arrays of dots

Learn its –  2 + 3 = 5,  2 + 1 = 3

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – addition

 

Topic

We continue with our health topic this week. We will be sorting different foods into their groups.