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Monday 11th January 2021- Online Learning

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Monday 14th December

Christmas Homework

3 in a row!

Complete some of the following Christmas activities. Can you do 3 in a row?

R.M.E. – The 1st Christmas

Retell the story of the first Christmas to an adult in your house.

Maths – Sorting

Count how many of each type of bauble you have on your Christmas tree. Which colour is the most popular? Which is the least popular?

 

Literacy – sentences

Read the following sentences and ask your child to write them.

–      Santa is a man.

–      He has a red hat.

 

Maths – Counting

Go on a Christmas Hunt around the village. Count how many of the following things you can see:

–      Trees

–      Door bows

–      Snowmen

Literacy – Initial sounds

Find a Christmas thing in your home that begins with:

s,  a,  t,  p,  i,  n,  c,  d,  e

 

Art – Christmas Art

Draw a picture of the scene of the first Christmas.

Outdoor- Art

Make an outdoor festive picture using materials like sticks, stones and fallen leaves.

Music – A Christmas song.

Learn a Christmas song with someone in your family.

 

Food Technology – Baking

With an adult, bake a festive treat for someone.

 

Primary 1 Homework – Monday 7th December 2020

Literacy

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

Go on a treasure hunt around your house. Can you find anything that begins with the sound ‘c’ or ‘k’?

Extra challenge: Practise forming the letters ‘c’ and ‘k’.

Activity 2: We are learning to say, read and write the words ‘can’, ‘we’, ‘into’.

Log on to Sumdog Spelling and complete the challenge “Homework 7,12.20”.

Maths and numeracy

Activity 1: We are continuing to learn about coins.

Log on to Sumdog Maths and complete the challenge “Money 7.12.20”.

Activity 2: We are learning to add to 10.

Practise completing the following calculations. You can use counters or a number line to help you:

4 + 2 =

8 + 1 =

3 + 6 =

1 + 6 =

4 + 5 =

3 + 5 =

7 + 2 =

Primary 1 Homework – Monday 30th November 2020

Literacy

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

Think of and draw 2 things that have ‘d’ at the beginning, and 2 things that have ‘e’ 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 ‘did’, ‘as’, ‘he’.

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 “Tyres of Ted”. Ask your child to narrate the story to you.

Maths and numeracy

Activity 1: We are continuing to learn to add quantities to 10 and write the calculations.

Log into Sumdog and complete the maths challenge “Homework 30.11.20”

Activity 2: We are learning to count in 2s and 5s.

We have been practising counting by 2s to count up in 2p and counting by 5s to count up in 5p.

Use the following links to practise counting by 2s and 5s:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvTcpfSnOMQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EemjeA2Djjw

Topic activity

Activity 1: As part of our topic, “My Community”, we have been learning about the local church and comparing this to a mosque.

Discuss the following features and whether they would be found in a church or a mosque:

  • A bell tower
  • Making friends
  • A wash room
  • Stained glass windows
  • People praying
  • A prayer mat

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.

Follow this link: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/addition/addition-to-10 . to play the addition to 10 game.

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?

Primary 1 Homework – Monday 16th November 2020

Literacy

Activity 1: We are practising the sounds that we already know.

The sounds we already know are:

p       n       s      i      a      t

Cut out the letters from your homework sheet. Use the letters to practise making the following words:

pat, sit, ant, tap, nip, sat, pin, tip

*Remember- you must say the words so that you can hear the beginning, middle and end sound. Show your adults at home how to blend the words.

Activity 2: We are practising the common words that we know.

The common words we already know are:

and, is, a, an, the, I, in, it, at

Log onto Sumdog spelling and complete the spelling challenge “Spelling 16.11.20”. Good luck!

Activity 3: We are learning to narrate a story.

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

Maths and numeracy

Activity 1: We have been learning to add to 5.

Log onto Sumdog maths and complete the addition challenge “Homework 16.11.20”

Activity 2: We are learning to recognise all coins and notes to £20.

Click the link: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/money/coins-game.

Select ‘sorting’. Then ‘sort one coin’

or

Search in Google

  • Topmarks
  • Then search in Topmarks ‘about coins game’.
  • Then ‘Sorting’.
  • Then ‘Sort one coin’.

Topic activity

Activity 1: We have been learning about the emergency services.

Act it out! Use your toys or someone at home to pretend you are one of the 3 emergency services we have learned about:

  • Fire brigade
  • Police
  • Ambulance

Get someone else to guess what emergency service you are acting out.

e.g. you could pretend you are saving a cat from a tree with your toy figures if you are being the fire brigade.

Have fun!

Primary 1 Homework – Monday 9th November 2020

Literacy

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

Think of and draw 2 things that have ‘p’ at the beginning, and 2 things that have ‘n’ 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 ‘is’ ‘an’ ‘and’.

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 “Miss Polly Had a Dolly” 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 count to 10 and form all the numbers correctly.

Use your bricks or any other toy to practise counting amounts to 10. Then practise forming all numbers from 0-9 in your jotter.

Activity 2: We are learning to recognise all coins and notes to £20.

Use the coins you have in the house to practise recognising the coins: 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p, £1 and £2.

Activity 3: Set up a play shop in your house with some of your toys. Put prices on items and have turns at being the shop keeper. Use the coins you have to practise paying for items and giving pretend change.

Topic activity

Activity 1: We have been learning about jobs in the community.

Find out what jobs people in your family do. Draw a picture of a job you would like to do when you are an adult. Can you say why you would like to do this? What would make you good at this job? What could you get better at?

Primary 1 Homework – Monday 2nd November 2020

Literacy

Last week we learned the sounds ‘s’ and ‘i’. We also learned the common words ‘I’, ‘in’ and ‘it’.

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

 

Cut out the ‘s’ and ‘i’ objects and sort these into a ‘s’ pile and an ‘i’ pile. You could also add in other objects from your house.

The sheet with the objects will be in your child’s bag on Tuesday

 

Extra challenge: Practise your letter formation. Use your jotter to practise writing ‘s’ and ‘i’.

 

Activity 2: We are learning to say, read and write the words ‘I’, ‘in’ and ‘it’.

 

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 “Hey, Stop!”. You can then either use the ‘read to me’ function or ask your child to narrate the story to you.

 

**These logins will be in your child’s bag on Monday**

 

 

Maths and numeracy

Last week we learned all about fractions

Activity 1: We are learning to half a shape.

 

Complete challenge on Sumdog “Fractions homework 2.11.20”

 

Activity 2: We are learning to count and order numbers to 10.

 

Complete challenge on Sumdog “Challenge 2.11.20”

 

 

 

Primary 1 Homework – Monday 26th October 2020

  • These activities are intended to be carried out across the week. Homework should take no longer than 20 minutes per night.
  • Your child will have a homework jotter in their bag. This should be kept at home and not returned to school. It is for the children to use for any written homework activities.

Literacy

Last week we learned the sounds ‘a’ and ‘t’. We also learned the common words ‘a’, ‘at’ and ‘the’.

Activity 1: We are learning to say, read and write the sounds ‘a’ and ‘t’.

Treasure hunt! Go on a hunt around your home. Make a pile of items that begin with the sound ‘a’. Then make a pile of items that begin with ‘t’.

Extra challenge: Practise your pencil control. Draw 2 ‘a’ items and 2 ‘t’ items. Make sure you hold your pencil correctly.

Activity 2: We are learning to say, read and write the words ‘a’, ‘at’ and ‘the’.

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. .

 

 

Maths and numeracy

In term 1, we learned about 2D shapes and 3D objects. Part of the homework this week is to recap this knowledge.

We are also exploring numbers to 20.

Log into Sumdog to access this week’s maths homework.

Activity 1: We are learning to identify and match 2D shapes and 3D objects.

Complete challenge on Sumdog- “Shape homework 26.10.20”.

Activity 2: We are learning to count and order numbers to 10.

Complete challenge on Sumdog “Number homework 26.10.20”.

 

 

Reminder: On Friday, the children can dress up or dress down for school. However, the children must not bring any props into school. Please ensure your child can still go to the toilet independently with their costume on.

 

We will complete Halloween activities throughout the week and have a small Halloween party in the class on Friday afternoon.