# Primary 1 Homework – Monday 23rd November 2020

Literacy

Activity 1: We are learning to say, read and write the sounds ‘r’ and ‘m’.

Treasure hunt: Find some items in your house that have ‘r’ or ‘m’ at the beginning. Extra challenge: Practise your letter formation. Use your jotter to practise writing ‘p’ and ‘n’.

Activity 2: We are learning to say, read and write the words ‘am’, ‘me’, ‘my’.

Choose an activity to complete to practise making this week’s common words:

 Write the words using coloured pencils, a different colour for each word.   e.g. the Write a word train, all your words together with no spaces.   e.g. aatthe Write the words using pyramid writing. e.g.   t th the Make the words using pasta or rice in your home. Cut letters from a newspaper or magazine and stick them together to make the word. Make the words using natural materials e.g. sticks, leaves, acorns. .

Activity 3: We are learning to narrate a story.

Use your child’s Bug Club login to log into Bug Club. Open the book “I want to play this!” You can then either use the ‘read to me’ function or ask your child to narrate the story to you.

**Please keep Bug Club logins in a safe place e.g. on the fridge.

Maths and numeracy

Activity 1: We have been learning to add quantities to 10 and write the calculations.

Activity 2: We are learning to make quantities to 10p.

Use the money you have in the house (1p and 2p will be best for this activity). Practise using the coins to make the following amounts:

3p, 5p, 2p, 4p, 7p, 9, 6p, 8p, 1p, 10p

Activity 3: We are learning to count quantities to 10p.

Follow this link: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/money/toy-shop-money and select ‘1p (Up to 10p)’ to practise counting quantities to 10p.

Topic activity

Activity 1: Last week was ‘Book Week Scotland’.

Your child received a Book Bug Bag last week. Use some time this week to explore your Book Bug Bag. Look at and complete some of the activities in the pack. You could use the book about birds; can you go on a hunt around your community to look for different types of birds?