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This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on this week:

 

What’s gone well?

  • Passing new levels on the Jolly Phonics app.
  • Making words on magnetic boards with our new ‘u’ sound.
  • Adding numbers together using the counting bus.

What do we need to do better?

  • Reciting our Scots poem ‘The Wee Rid Motor’.
  • Remembering our sounds.
  • Sounding out words at our writing station.

What do we want to do more of?

  • Playing Snakes and Ladders to help us add.
  • Playing the Addition to 10 Topmarks game on the iPads.
  • Finding objects in the blue tray.

Star moments

  • Being awarded a Star Writer certificate.
  • Beating our class Addition to 10 iPad game high score.
  • Beating our own high score (number of laps) during Daily Mile.

This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on this week:

 

What’s gone well?

  • Learning the ‘d’ sound.
  • Building the brick house from The Three Little Pigs out of giant bricks.
  • Practising our Nativity in the hall, using the stage.

What do we need to do better?

  • Reading our common words.
  • Saying our Nativity speaking parts using a loud and clear voice.
  • Using a classroom voice when inside the classroom – as we are getting a little too loud with it being near to Christmas!!

What do we want to do more of?

  • Try on our costumes for the Nativity,
  • Play with The Three Little Pigs puppets more.
  • Christmas crafts.

Star moments

  • Being able to perform our whole Nativity in the hall for the first time.
  • Learning up to the number 20.
  • Learning that there is a star in our Nativity and seeing the star costume.

This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on this week:

 

What’s gone well?

  • Learning the ‘h’ sound.
  • Drawing shapes in the environment e.g. the side of a swing is shaped like a triangle.
  • Blending sounds to make words.

What do we need to do better?

  • Reading our common words.
  • Labelling our pictures at the writing station.
  • Remembering our speaking parts for the Nativity.

What do we want to do more of?

  • Nativity practice.
  • Buddy time – we missed it due to the school closure.
  • Keep helping The Friendly Dragon to rebuild Fairyland.

Star moments

  • Christmas tree shape cutting skills activity.
  • Meeting with P1S to practice our Nativity speaking parts.
  • Learning big numbers e.g. 18.

This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on this week:

 

What’s gone well?

  • Labelling our drawings with sounds.
  • Building a bridge for The Three Billy Goats Gruff, using Lego.
  • Remembering our sounds.

What do we need to do better?

  • Learn more of the words to our Nativity songs.
  • Numbers past 10.
  • Show good listening by not talking to our friends on the carpet.

What do we want to do more of?

  • Telling the time.
  • P.E.
  • Playing games on the iPads.

Star moments

  • Building a bridge for The Three Billy Goats Gruff with our buddies, using loose parts play outside.
  • Getting our Book Bug bags.
  • Receiving another letter from The Friendly Dragon.

This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on our fun-filled week:

 

What’s gone well?

  • We found a frog in the tuff tray when looking for ‘f’ things.
  • We are good at drawing hands on an analogue clock.
  • We made a bear from Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

What do we need to do better?

  • Finding objects and pictures in the tuff tray that start with our new sounds.
  • Showing o’clock times.
  • Listening to the person who is meant to be talking.

What do we want to do more of?

  • Singing our Nativity songs.
  • Adding actions to our Nativity songs.
  • Playing with the fairy tale puppets in their houses.

Star moments

  • A visit from The Friendly Dragon.
  • Learning about Remembrance Day and poppies.
  • Mrs Doherty brought us a gift bag with stories and puppets inside.

This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on our fun-filled week:

 

What’s gone well?

  • We are confident with our Jolly Phonics songs and actions.
  • We made our beanstalk look pretty.
  • We learned the numbers 11 and 12.

What do we need to do better?

  • Writing the ‘e’ sound.
  • Listening to the adult and our peers when at our stations.
  • Pointing to each counter or object as we count them to make sure we don’t miss any out.

What do we want to do more of?

  • Colouring in pictures from the fairy tale we have read.
  • Pretending to make food in the kitchen.
  • Building things from fairy tales using Lego.

Star moments

  • The Friendly Dragon visited our classroom.
  • A wooden fairyland castle arrived for us to play with.
  • We planted magic beans and they grew into a beanstalk.

This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on our SPoOOOkyYYYY Halloween week:

 

What’s gone well?

  • We are good at writing the ‘m’ sound, using the “Maisie, mountain, mountain” picture to help.
  • We learned the bullying song and liked it.
  • We made a spider web and it was very cool.

What do we need to do better?

  • Using bunny ears to show different amounts on our fingers.
  • Using the terms ‘more than/less than’ to compare numbers.
  • Listening on the carpet and not chatting to our friends.

What do we want to do more of?

  • Writing our numbers.
  • Read fairytales.
  • Read The 3 Little Pigs.

Star moments

  • Making a healthy Halloween spider treat.
  • Making a basket with our buddies.
  • Dressing up for Halloween.

This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on the wonderful second last week of term that we have been having:

 

What’s gone well?

  • Learning new sounds – t, p.
  • Colouring in Joseph’s coat all different colours.
  • Getting better at writing our numbers.

What do we need to do better?

  • Finding numbers before and after on a number line.
  • Remembering our tricky words.
  • Counting alternative numbers with a partner.

What do we want to do more of?

  • Reading Christian stories and doing crafts.
  • Playing respectfully with each other to join the train tracks together
  • Buddy time – learning new games and playing them.

Star moments

  • Buddy time – learning how to play noughts and crosses.
  • Making our own books in the library.
  • Going to the dinner hall for our lunch.

This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on the fantastic week we have been having:

 

What’s gone well?

  • Starting to learn new sounds.
  • Finding objects in the tuff tray that start with ‘s’.
  • Learning the numbers 9 and 10 which means we have now learned all of the numbers to 10!

What do we need to do better?

  • Forming our letters correctly – ‘s’ and ‘a’.
  • Showing good listening on the carpet.
  • Our cutting skills.

What do we want to do more of?

  • Learning new sounds and their Jolly Phonics songs/ actions.
  • Playing with the new train tracks.
  • Jack Hartmann numeracy videos.

Star moments

  • Buddy time – learning how to play snakes and ladders.
  • Making a lion craft for the RME story of Daniel and the Lion.
  • Picking a new book at the library.

This week in P1D

Here are Primary 1’s thoughts on the fantastic week we have been having:

 

What’s gone well?

  • We learned what syllables are and got to jump along the ladder to work out how many syllables there were in different words.
  • Recognising how many dots there are on dice patterns.
  • Playing the Bertha’s Bus alliteration game.

What do we need to do better?

  • Writing our numbers.
  • Showing good listening.
  • Colouring in pictures and staying in the lines.

What do we want to do more of?

  • Playing with the Numicon shapes.
  • Making things.
  • Spending time with our buddies.

Star moments

  • Buddy time – learning how to play pairs.
  • Visiting the library to change our books.
  • Making our Jonah and the Whale craft.