# Pupil of the Week – 25.1.19

This week’s star of the week is Johnathon . He has been doing good listening and talking when working in a small group.

Well done Johnathon.

# Week beginning 21st January 2019

Letter Sounds

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

Common Words

Please continue to revise the first 24 common words on the word walls in the white book. Words for this week are by and said. 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 carry on with the Oxford Reading Tree books with First Sentences.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

look, at and on will be added for Look At Me

you, us and all will be added for Hide and Seek

to will be added for Kipper’s Diary

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 – CORE numbers to 10 (compare, order, round,                                                     estimate)

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

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – understand the concept of subtraction

Topic

Our topic for the first weeks of this term is Scotland. This week we will continue to watch and listen to some more Katie Morag stories. We will carry on with our clapping, skipping, galloping and doing a little routine with a partner to Scottish music in the gym. The children will get a poem home to learn – Pets by Les Wheeler. We will look at and try to make some tartan patterns.

# Pupil of the Week – 18.1.19

This week’s star of the week is Jax . He has been fantastic at blending letter sounds together to read words.

Well done Jax.

# Bookbug Picture Book Prize

The winning book has been announced for the prize. The winner was One Button Benny, the story about the robot.

# Week beginning 14th January 2019

Letter Sounds

This week we are revising our last six letter sounds ai, j, oa, ie, ee, or. For homework use the letters in the envelope at the front of the pink book to make simple words such as rain or coat or bee. Please write the words you make on the sheet in the pink book for Friday.

Common Words

Please continue to revise the first 24 common words on the word walls in the white book. Words for this week are your and my. 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 finish the Big Cat Collins set of books on Monday and move onto a new Oxford Reading Tree set on Thursday.

Word Pots

Words will be added to match the books.

A and has will be added for Cats

make will be added for Colour Bears

we, can and see will be added for The Pond

in and like will be added for Playing

are will be added for Wheels

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 – reading 1 digit numbers

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

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – understand the concept of adding

Topic

Our topic for the first weeks of this term is Scotland. This week we will watch and listen to some more Katie Morag stories. Last week we started dancing to some Scottish music and we will continue this week. We will also listen to and learn some Scottish words.

# Pupil of the Week – 11.1.19

This week’s star of the week is Liam. He has been working hard and has remembered lots of our letter sounds from before the holidays.

Well done Liam.

# Week beginning 7th January 2019

Welcome back and Happy New Year.

Letter Sounds

This week our sounds are ee as in bee and or as in fork. Sound ee homework should be completed for Wednesday and sound or homework should be completed by Friday.

Common Words

Please continue to revise the first 24 common words on the word walls in the white book. Words for this week are was and you. 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 are still on the Big Cat Collins set of books.

Word Pots

The Big Cat Collins books have some words added to match the different books.

A and has will be added for Cats

make will be added for Colour Bears

we, can and see will be added for The Pond

in and like will be added for Playing

are will be added for Wheels

Maths

This week we will 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 – reading 1 digit numbers

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

It’s Nothing New – doubling 1 digit numbers

Calculations – understand the concept of adding

Topic

Our topic for the first weeks of this term is Scotland. This week we will introduce the topic by looking at a map of Scotland and at where Aberdeen is. We will also be listening to some Scottish stories and watching some of the Katie Morag stories which are set in Scotland.

# Week beginning 17th December 2018

This week we have the pantomime trip on Tuesday afternoon. Remember we will be late back to school.

Our class Christmas party is on Thursday afternoon along with Rooms 2 and 3. Don’t forget to wear your party clothes.

Friday is the last day of term and treat snack day. We will be going to church in the morning for our end of term service.

Letter Sounds

We will continue with our phonics for the last week of term. This week our letter sounds are oa and ie. Sound oa homework should be completed for Wednesday and sound ie homework should be completed by Friday. The children will need more help to think of words containing these sounds as they are not initial sounds. Suggestions for oa – goat, coat, boat. Suggestions for ie – tie, pie.

Common Words

Keep revising the first and second word walls. Words for this week are be and we. 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 can now also try to write the words.

Reading books will be taken in this week and we will restart reading on the first week of the new term.

Topic

This week we will be doing lots of Christmas activities.

Hope you all have a lovely holiday. School starts again for the new term on Monday 7th January 2019.

# Week beginning 10.12.18

This week we have the Christmas Concerts on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons.

Friday is Christmas Jumper Day and Christmas cinema afternoon.

Letter Sounds

This week our letter sounds are ai and j. Sound ai homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter j homework should be completed by Friday.

Common Words

Keep revising the first and second word walls. Words for this week are for and from. 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 can now also try to write the words.

The children will get 2 new books this week on Monday and Thursday. We will continue with Big Cat Collins. These books have lots of repetition in the stories so your child may remember the words from the previous page.   Encourage them to look at the words or point to them as you read.

Word Pots

The Big Cat Collins books have some words added to match the different books.

A and has will be added for Cats

make will be added for Colour Bears

we, can and see will be added for The Pond

in and like will be added for Playing

are will be added for Wheels

Maths

This week we will continue to do some work on shape.

Our CLIC sessions will continue

Counting – counting in 2s to 20

Learn its –  1 + 1 = 2 and 2 + 2 =4.

Topic

Our concert dress rehearsal is on Monday afternoon and our final performances on Wednesday and Thursday. We will also be doing some Christmas activities.

# Pupil of the Week – 7.12.18

This week’s star of the week is Sebastian. He always shows a positive attitude in class.

Well done Sebastian.