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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.

Reading

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.

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.

Reading

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.

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.

Reading

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.

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.

Reading

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.

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.

Reading

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.