# This week in P1D

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

What’s gone well?

• Paying for items in the role play shop.
• Showing numbers before, after and in between for numbers 20 – 30.
• Using the counting stick to ‘count on’.

What do we need to do better?

• Using cubes to solve word problems.
• Using loose parts to create different things from the stories we read.
• Get better at playing Teeth Tag in P.E.

What do we want to do more of?

• Playing with the dinosaurs on the space rocket.
• Multiplying e.g. 3 groups of 2.
• Looking after the babies in the role play area.

Star moments

• Earning some Silver house point chart certificates.
• Using chalk pastels to make our Star of David craft.
• Watching our sunflower seeds grow.

# This week in P1D

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

What’s gone well?

• Measurement the length and height of objects around the classroom using non-standard units e.g. the penguins.
• Finding ‘ch’ and ‘ft’ pictures in the tuff tray and sorting them into the correct boxes.
• We have been following instructions well.

What do we need to do better?

• Always remembering to use finger spaces when writing a sentence.
• Take better care at colouring in our drawings.
• Identifying numbers 11-20 in French.

What do we want to do more of?

• Measuring things around the classroom.
• Multiplying e.g. 3 groups of 2.
• Read more dinosaur stories as a whole class.

Star moments

• Meeting our new Depute Head Teacher.
• Watching our sunflowers begin to grow.
• Going outside to the playground to write CVC words on the ground using chalk.

# This week in P1D

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

What’s gone well?

• Counting forward and backwards from 0-30 during our numeracy starters.
• Calculating the area of shapes and equal sharing between two in our numeracy lessons.
• Using loose part materials to create flying machines for our Oliver Jeffers story “Up and Down”.
• Sequencing the life cycle of a sunflower and planting our own sunflower seeds in the classroom.

What do we need to do better?

• Identifying and writing capital letters.
• Developing our writing and formation of numbers from 0-20.
• Using scissors to cut out a range of shapes.

What do we want to do more of?

• More cutting and gluing based rotations.
• More spelling activities on the magnetic whiteboards.
• More painting and craft activities.

Star moments

• Using think-share-pair strategies to share our thoughts with a partner during starter and plenary tasks.
• Developing our knowledge of how to use bee-bots.
• Developing our knowledge of how to care for a baby.

# This week in P1D

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

What’s gone well?

• Writing a simple sentence about an imaginative story using a full stop and capital letter.
• Sharing ideas about ways to regulate our emotions during circle time.
• Calculating change when buying 2 items.

What do we need to do better?

• Developing confidence in solving money problems.
• Writing the ‘qu’ sound with correct formation.
• Making numbers 20-30 using our number fans and making sure to put the digits round the correct way.

What do we want to do more of?

• Matching capital letters to lowercase letters.
• Dressing the babies in the role play area to show how to look after babies.
• Creating story maps to sequence Oliver Jeffers stories.

Star moments

• Creating a star catcher out of loose parts in the playground.
• Learning body parts in French.
• Being awarded with a Supers star listener sticker.

# This week in P1D

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

What’s gone well?

• We each wrote a simple sentence based on an imaginative story we told.
• We have been matching lowercase letters to capital letters.
• We learned that families come in all different shapes and sizes and explored different types of families through picture books.

What do we need to do better?

• Calculating change from 10p.
• Reading and spelling ‘ch’ words.
• Listening and looking at the person whose turn it is in a group game.

What do we want to do more of?

• Predicting what happens next in stories.
• Programming the Bee-Bots to move in different directions.

Star moments

• Being awarded with Miss Duncan’s Superstar listener stickers.
• Using the Bee-Bots.
• Making our own family trees.

# This week in P1D

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

What’s gone well?

• We have been counting coins of different values using the tapping out method.
• We have been spelling words with the ‘ch’ sound.
• We have earned lots of house points for good listening.

What do we need to do better?

• Remembering our Oxford Reading Tree sight words.
• Trying our best to work hard even when there isn’t an adult at our station.
• Using the correct letter formation in our writing.

What do we want to do more of?

• Playing money games on the iPads.
• Watching Geraldine the Giraffe and Mr Thorne videos for our new sounds.
• Playing in the shop role play area.

Star moments

• Having a visitor come in and watch us learn.
• Doing well in Miss Duncan’s phonics assessment.
• Reading another Oliver Jeffers book.

# This week in P1D

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

What’s gone well?

• We learned to read and write the ‘sh’ sound and also spell 3, 4 and 5 letter words with this sound.
• We learned new sight words and used this to help us read.
• We counted 1p coins to make amounts and learned about budgeting.

What do we need to do better?

• Sounding out words using the Stretchy Snake animal reading strategy and using this to help us write.
• Being more careful in the playground by keeping in our own space bubbles.
• Describing the appearance of coins (colour, size, shape).

What do we want to do more of?

• Buying and selling items using money.
• Learning new French words and practising these through playing games.
• Playing in the shop role play area as part of our stations.

Star moments

• Learning how to predict and making our own predictions about the book Stuck by Oliver Jeffers.
• Learning about ways to keep healthy for Health Week.
• Telling our own stories using objects and pictures as prompts.

# This week in P1D

In Primary 1, we have had great fun in our first week back at school. Here are our thoughts below:

What’s gone well?

• We learned the ‘ee’ and ‘oo’ digraphs.
• We learned about global warming and did an experiment to change water into different states.

What do we need to do better?

• Remembering to recycle to help save our planet and the polar bears.
• Remembering our sight words and using them to help us read.
• Moving to our stations quietly and safely.

What do we want to do more of?

• Making crafts and displays for our classroom.
• Recycling at home and in school by using our blue paper bin.
• Playing football during P.E. and learning new throwing and catching skills.

Star moments

• Conducting an experiment to explore the different states of water.
• Coping so well with returning to school.
• Creating our kindness cloud which is displayed in our classroom.

# This week in P1HD

Primary 1 wish to share our weekly evaluation of learning this week for our Glow Blog.

What’s gone well?

• Identifying 2D shapes and describing their properties.
• Cutting and sticking activities.
• Reading The Magic Paintbrush and using paint to complete pictures that we had coloured in.

What do we need to do better?

• Counting backward from the number 15.
• Spelling CVC words using the ‘Say, Make/ Break, Blend, Read, Write’ strategy.
• Creating our own pictures using different 2D shapes.

What do we want to do more of?

• Playing more tig games in P.E.
• Painting pictures with the thin paintbrushes and using fine motor control to stay in the lines.
• Solving alphabet jigsaws during Literacy stations.

Star moments

• Geraldine the Giraffe visited our classroom and watched us learning the ‘u’ sound.
• Going on a shape hunt around the class.
• Watching the storyteller Christmas special video for our assembly.