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   Year 1 Home Learning 2021

 

 

Week Beginning 08.02.21

Phonics

 

Phonics work is now sent on Purple Mash.

 

I will be setting sound videos for you to watch, to practice reading, saying and writing. 

I will also be sending home 'Speedy Green Words' and 'Red Words' you will need to

"fred talk" say and read the words.

Maths

 

Consolidation Week

 

Mental maths – you can do these activities at any time during the day

  • Making, recognising and writing numbers to 50
  • Reading and writing numbers to 20 in words
  • 10ps / 5ps / 2ps dropped into a pot and children to say how many in total

 

Links to videos

  • https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares explore skip counting patterns on interactive number grids (can choose 1 to 50)
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYRTtwZGwj8 count by 10s
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPLguSksEIE Mr R’s count by 10s forwards then back to This Old Man
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7stosHbZZZg Jack Hartman forwards and back in 10s

 

 

 

This week I have set some consolidation and practice work for the children. The workbooks I have set, are to be given to the children to evaluate their learning over the last few weeks. The workbooks are a challenge for the children as they need to remember the methods in working out different approaches to find the correct answer. Please read the questions to the children and then discuss how to find the answer. Please keep all working outs on the question page or attached to the question.

 

 

On Friday we will be celebrating Chinese New Year, in school we will be learning how to say the numbers 1-10 in Chinese, as well as writing the numbers in Chinese.

I have attached the same number cards with 1-10 on with the written words in Chinese and the video we will be watching to practice saying the numbers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoKI-FUQRGw

 

Please join us and send me your videos of practicing your numbers in Chinese!

 

English

 

Monday – this week, we are going to be looking at another book by Smriti Halls. Read “Don’t Call Me Sweet” - on purplemash, then answer the comprehension questions set for you below.

 

Tuesday – re-read “Don’t Call Me Sweet”. On page 8, the monster makes Bug Eye Stew. Write a recipe for your won monster stew – be as creative and imaginative as you can.

 

Wednesday – re-read “Don’t Call Me Sweet”. Write a letter to the ogre inviting him to come to your house for tea. Tell him what food you will give him and what you could do for entertainment. Read the example on class dojo before you write your own.

 

Thursday – think about the three books we have read by Smriti Halls – “I’m Sticking With You”, “Rain Before Rainbows” and “Don’t Call Me Sweet”. Choose your favourite one and write a book review of it. Read the example on Purple Mash before you write your own. You can use the template on Purple Mash or write it your own way.

 

Friday – today is Chinese New Year. Watch the video here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVPHdFX9iHY

then write down some facts that you have learnt about it (at least 3!).

 

You can find out more information about Chinese New Year here: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/chinesenewyear/chinesenewyear.aspx

Science

 

What are the parts of trees and plants called?

In this lesson, we will be identifying the different parts of trees and flowers. We will be learning about the functions of the different parts of the trees and flowers and how they help the plant to grow.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-the-parts-of-trees-and-plants-called-c9h6cr

 

 

History

 

How have toys changed? (Part 2)

 

In this lesson, we will continue to learn about some of the ways in which toys have changed over time. We will learn how modern technology has affected the ways in which children play. We will then look at some examples of electronic and non-electronic games. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-have-toys-changed-part-2-6cuk4c

 

 

Geography

 

Where are the world’s people?

In this lesson we will be starting a new geography unit! We will be learning all about different settlement types, including villages, towns and cities. Today we will learn about the population of earth, and where people can be found around the world.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/where-are-the-worlds-people-6hj3er

 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 01.02.21

Phonics

 

Phonics work is now sent on Purple Mash.

 

I will be setting sound videos for you to watch, to practice reading, saying and writing. 

I will also be sending home 'Speedy Green Words' and 'Red Words' you will need to

"fred talk" say and read the words.

 

 

Maths

 

Practise Multiplication

 

Mental maths – you can do these activities at any time during the day

  • Making, recognising and writing numbers to 50
  • Reading and writing numbers to 20 in words
  • 10ps / 5ps / 2ps dropped into a pot and children to say how many in total

 

Links to videos

  • https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares explore skip counting patterns on interactive number grids (can choose 1 to 50)
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYRTtwZGwj8 count by 10s
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPLguSksEIE Mr R’s count by 10s forwards then back to This Old Man
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7stosHbZZZg Jack Hartman forwards and back in 10s

 

Monday – Make equal groups – grouping

Watch the video - https://vimeo.com/492603961

Use the ‘get ready questions’ as a starter.

The worksheet looks at how we can separate groups of items into equal amounts. You have done a worksheet like this before, this one is a little harder. Watch the video first, it will help you. Use some practical equipment at home to draw the pictures to help you.

So were going to separate the pictures into equal groups and then complete the sentences.

 

Tuesday – Divide by 2

Watch the video - https://vimeo.com/498260506

Use the ‘get ready questions’ as a starter.

So today we are going to be sharing groups into two equal amounts. You might need some practical equipment or to draw the pictures to help you.  Question 4 is a little harder, you need to use the number line to jump back until you reach 0, then count how many jumps you do. Question 5 to 7 you need to use a number line or use practical equipment to complete the answers.

 

Wednesday – Odd and Even numbers

Watch the video https://vimeo.com/498261586

Use the ‘get ready questions’ as a starter

So today we are going to look at numbers that are known as odd or even. I will attach a 10 square and counters for you to cut out and use to help you answer the questions. Just complete questions 1 – 4.

 

Thursday – 5 Times Tables

Watching the 5 times tables video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EemjeA2Djjw

Watch the video and join in – see if you can write the multiplication sentence on a piece of paper – how many could you write?

I have attached a 5 Times Table worksheet – can you colour in the numbers in our 5 times tables in the 100 square? Can you complete the sentences?

 

Friday – 10 Times Tables

Watching the 10 times tables video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ftati8iGQcs&list=PL34kTbST-mgh-srBAxvCTNTfLTW6UvfqB

Watch the video and join in – see if you can write the multiplication sentence on a piece of paper – how many could you write?

I have attached a 10 Times Table worksheet – can you colour in the numbers in our 10 times tables in the 100 square? Can you complete the sentences?

 

 

 

Challenge

I have attached a multiplication booklet, that has your 2. 5 and 10 times tables – challenge yourself to complete the booklet… Send me your pictures!!

 

 

 

English

 

Monday - Today I would like you to recount your weekend. I would like you to write a letter to Miss Wilson telling her all about what you have been up-to this weekend. Did you go for any nice walks, did you have fun with some arts and crafts? Did you play any nice games with your siblings?

Ask Miss Wilson what she did at the weekend, do you think she went on any nice walks or made any nice crafts?

Don't forget to include - Capital Letters, Finger Spaces, Full Stops

I have attached a checklist for you to help you in your writing.

 

 

Tuesday -  read “Rain Before Rainbows” by Smriti Halls (attached below) – it is the book she read to us at the end of her YouTube session last week. It is illustrated by David Litchfield and his beautiful pictures really tell the story of the book. Once you have read it, think about and answer these Book Talk questions: 

  • What did you like about this book? 
  • Is there anything you don’t like about the book? 
  • Does it remind you of any other books, stories or films? 
  • Do you have any questions about the book? 

 

Wednesday – re-read “Rain Before Rainbows” and complete the following activity:

Rainy days

Rain is important for us all and without it, we would never see a glimpse of a glorious rainbow. Think of both positive and negative things about rain.

 

Thursday – re-read “Rain Before Rainbows” and complete the following activity:

In this story the girl has a companion fox with her throughout her journey, facing adventures together, through good times and bad.

Choose an animal to go on adventure with. What would it be? Describe it, draw it and explain how it could help you.

 

Friday – re-read “Rain Before Rainbows” and compare the beginning of the story (page 5) to the end (page 16). What is different, what is the same? How do you think the girl felt at the start of the story and how does she feel now? How do you know?

 

Science

 

What are the parts of trees and plants called?

In this lesson, we will be identifying the different parts of trees and flowers. We will be learning about the functions of the different parts of the trees and flowers and how they help the plant to grow.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-the-parts-of-trees-and-plants-called-c9h6cr

 

History

 

How have toys changed? (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will be learning about some of the ways in which toys have changed over time. We will be learning about the differences between wooden, plastic and electronic toys and will also look at some examples of each. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-have-toys-changed-part-1-71h62c

 

Week Beginning 25.01.21

 

 

Phonics

 

Phonics work will now be sent on Purple Mash.

 

I will be setting sound videos for you to watch, to practice reading, saying and writing. 

I will also be sending home 'Speedy Green Words' and 'Red Words' you will need to

"fred talk" say and read the word. 

Maths

 

Practise multiplication

It could help your child to think of multiplication as repeated addition. They should understand that when we multiply, we are adding the same amount each time. For example, 3 × 2 is the same as 2 + 2 + 2.

 

Using objects might help your child to understand adding objects that are grouped in 2s, 5s, and 10s. There are lots of opportunities to do these using items around your home! You could use pairs of shoes or socks to practise counting in twos, gloves to count in fives, and ice cube trays to practise counting in tens. Help your child to draw pictures of the items they have counted and use these to practise counting in steps of 2, 5, or 10 at any time.

 

Your child will use arrays to help them with multiplication. Arrays are sets of objects arranged in rows and columns to make a rectangle. For example, egg boxes, muffin trays, ice cube trays, and chocolate bars with rows of pieces are all arrays.

 

Baking is a great way to use arrays. For example, explain to your child that you need to make 12 muffins. Look at the baking tray. There are 3 rows and 4 columns. Count each column of 4 to show there are 12 holes in total. If we turn the tin around the other way it will be the same.

 

 

 

Monday

Watch 2x table video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvTcpfSnOMQ  see if you can join in and count in 2’s. Today we are going to count in two’s using practical resources, such as smarties or socks. Group the smarties into two and then start counting until you reach 20. Once there are 10 groups of 2 explain that this is our 2 times tables, showing the children counting up in 2’s. Children to make the groups and then underneath write the mathematical sentence – 1 x 2 = 2, 2 x2 = 4 etc… 10 x 2 = 20

Challenge – see if you can do your 5 times tables

 

Tuesday

Make equal groups (grouping) white rose worksheet – following on from yesterday’s maths, see if you can use practical resources to complete the worksheet

Challenge - 2 times table board games – practice instant recall

 

Wednesday

Today we are going to look at doubles, what makes a double? A double is when you have the same thing twice, such as two socks, two gloves, two ears. The worksheet today, looks at identifying doubles, you need to look at the pictures and turn it into double. Once you have done that can you write down the maths equation?

 

Thursday

Today we are going to be looking at array’s (you did some of these last week) the table shows some arrays, you need to describe the column and row and then complete the mathematical sentence.

 

Friday

Today we are going to piece all of our learning on our 2’s and doubles and look at a 2 times table worksheet. Can you identify the numbers that are in our 2 times tables – colour them in! Can you complete the number sentences?

 

 

 

English

 

Monday- we are going to carry on thinking about adjectives so that we can help the bear make a Missing poster for his lost hat. Choose one of the hats on the posters on Purple Mash and complete the poster (you can just write it on paper). Use adjectives to describe the hat and to explain how you feel (for example, “It is very special to me because…”, or “It is very important to me because…”. You should also offer a reward to whoever finds it, for example “I will give an enormous ice-cream to whoever finds my hat.”

 

Tuesday  - On Friday, we will be watching a live-stream session with the children’s author Smriti Halls. This is part of the Liverpool Learning Partnership Children’s Festival of Reading and we are really lucky to be part of it. Smriti will be talking about her books and answering questions. Today, I want you to read the book “I’m Sticking with You” on Purple Mash or watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqAOX8gkT9Q

Then, choose and complete one of the activities on Purple Mash. There are four to choose from:

  • Thank You, Friend
  • We Go Together
  • Missing Someone
  • Differences

The session will be at 9:30am on Friday 29th January and you can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIrO7ZVnaXkvNXvX5OaVqtQ

If you have any questions for Smriti, let me know and I will send them to the Liverpool Learning Partnership and they may be able to ask your question on Friday.

 

Wednesday – Re-read our book, “I’m Sticking with You” then choose and complete one of the activities on Purple Mash. There are four to choose from:

  • Thank You, Friend
  • We Go Together
  • Missing Someone
  • Differences

Remember, the live-stream session will be at 9:30am on Friday 29th January and you can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIrO7ZVnaXkvNXvX5OaVqtQ

If you have any questions for Smriti, let me know and I will send them to the Liverpool Learning Partnership and they may be able to ask your question on Friday.

 

Thursday – Re-read our book, “I’m Sticking with You” then choose and complete one of the activities on Purple Mash. There are four to choose from:

  • Thank You, Friend
  • We Go Together
  • Missing Someone
  • Differences

Remember, the live-stream session will be at 9:30am on Friday 29th January and you can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIrO7ZVnaXkvNXvX5OaVqtQ

If you have any questions for Smriti, let me know and I will send them to the Liverpool Learning Partnership and they may be able to ask your question on Friday.

 

Friday – today is the day of our live stream with Smriti Halls! It starts at 9:30am and you can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIrO7ZVnaXkvNXvX5OaVqtQ

Watch the session and, if you like, you can choose another activity from Purple Mash to complete. If you miss the session, you should be able to catch up on it using the same link. Let me know how you get on!

 

 

Science 

 

What is the difference between deciduous and evergreen trees?

In this lesson, we will be learning about different types of trees. There are two types of trees, deciduous and evergreen. We will be analysing their leaves and the key differences in their appearance.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-the-difference-between-deciduous-and-evergreen-trees-c5j6ar 

 

History

 

How has popular music changed over the last 60 years? (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will continue to learn about some of the ways in which popular music has changed over the last 60 years. We will learn how the ways in which people listen to music have changed over time and will look more closely at MP3 players and smartphones. We will then listen to some songs from singers and groups from the 1990s to 2020s. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-has-popular-music-changed-over-the-last-60-years-part-2-6wu36t 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 18.01.21

Maths - Multiplication

 

 

Mental maths – you can do these activities at any time during the day

  • Making, recognising and writing numbers to 50
  • Reading and writing numbers to 20 in words
  • 10ps dropped into a pot and children to say how many in total

 

Links to videos

  • https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares explore skip counting patterns on interactive number grids (can choose 1 to 50)
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYRTtwZGwj8 count by 10s
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPLguSksEIE Mr R’s count by 10s forwards then back to This Old Man
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7stosHbZZZg Jack Hartman forwards and back in 10s

 

Some revision:

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/488106597

See if you answer the questions on how to recognise equal groups.

 

Monday – Count in 10’s

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/490421912

Once you have watched the video and had some practice have a go at the worksheet! Let me know how you get on

 

Tuesday – Make equal groups
Watch the video:
https://vimeo.com/488108584
Once you have watched the video and had some practice have a go at the worksheet! Let me know how you get on

 

Wednesday – Add equal groups

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/488110327

Once you have watched the video and had some practice have a go at the worksheet! Let me know how you get on

 

Thursday – Make arrays

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/490417143

Once you have watched the video and had some practice have a go at the worksheet! Let me know how you get on

 

Friday – Make doubles

Watch the video: https://vimeo.com/490420115

Once you have watched the video and had some practice have a go at the worksheet! Let me know how you get on

 

English

 

Monday - we are going to be thinking about the past and present tense this week. Work through the PowerPoint on Purple Mash, up to Slide 9 only, then have a go at the worksheet (also on Purple Mash). Don’t worry about trying to copy all the writing out, you can just read it and say whether you think the sentences are in the past or present tense. 

 

Tuesday – we are going to be writing some diary entries this week. Read through the PowerPoint about writing a diary, then write a short diary entry of your own. Remember to talk about what you are doing.
Don’t forget to include your capital letters, your finger spaces and full stops.

 

Wednesday – we will be using our imaginations again today! Look at the questions and answers you wrote for the bear last week. Pretend you are the bear again and write a diary entry for the day that you lost your hat. Use the answers you wrote to help you.

Here are some tips to help you:

Remember you are pretending to be the bear so use I and me, not him and he.

Think about how the bear feels – will he think it has been a good day or a bad day?

Remember to write in the past tense, Monday’s lesson and PowerPoint will help you in your writing.

 

Thursday- it’s finally time to read our book! Read through it on Purple Mash and then think about what you have read. Answer these questions:

What did you like about this book?

Does it remind you of any other books, stories or films?

Is there anything you don’t like about the book?

Do you have any questions about the book?

 

Friday – today we are learning about adjectives, or describing words. Read the PowerPoint on Purple Mash, then write some sentences of your own with adjectives in, for example: I ate a round, crunchy apple.

What adjectives could you use to describe these things?

  • A teddy bear
  • Ice-cream
  • A mirror
  • A cloud
  • A tiger

 

Science

 

Using the Oak Academy Website :

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-types-of-plants-grow-in-the-wild-70w3jt 

 

What types of plants grow in the wild?

In this lesson, we will be learning all about different plants which grow in the wild. We will be describing their appearance and looking at the importance of having wild plants in our environment.

Once you have watched the video, I would like you to complete the set questions on the worksheet.

Once you have finished the worksheet, have a go at the quiz! Let me know how many you got. 

 

History

 

Using the Oak Academy Website :

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-has-popular-music-changed-over-the-last-60-years-part-1-c4w30e

 

How has popular music changed over the last 60 years? (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will learn about some of the ways in which popular music has changed over the last 60 years. We will learn how the ways in which people listen to music has changed over time and will look more closely at cassettes and CDs. We will then listen to some songs from singers and groups from the 1960s to 1980s. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil.

 

Once you have watched the video, I would like you to complete the set questions on the worksheet.

Once you have finished the worksheet, have a go at the quiz! Let me know how many you got. 

 

Week Beginning 11.01.21

 

Maths

 

Mental maths – you can do these activities at any time during the day

  • 10ps dropped into a pot and chn to say how many in total
  • Making, recognising and writing numbers to 50
  • Reading and writing numbers to 20 in words

 

Links to videos

 

There are warm up activities and worksheets for the children to complete each day.

 

Monday

Starting from 0 take turns to say the next multiple of 10 to 100, then repeat counting backwards from 100 to 0.

Ask to hold up both hands and all to count fingers in 10s.

Complete Monday’s (11.01.21) Maths Sheet. There is a starter, main activity and an extension activity.

 

Tuesday

Count by 10s song from web links above.  Count in 1s then 10s on a 100 square, then count forwards and back switching between 1s and 10s

Complete Tuesdays (12.01.21) Maths Sheet. The children are to draw in the missing dots, then complete the mathematical sentence.

 

Wednesday

Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7stosHbZZZg Jack Hartman forwards and back in 10s – if you cannot get online, count forwards and backwards from 0 – 100 / and then 100 - 0

Complete Wednesdays (13.01.21) Maths Sheet. Collect some items from around your home to complete the maths questions.

 

Thursday

On paper, write your numbers 0 – 20, can you write the words for 0 – 20 also.

Complete Thursday (14.01.21) Maths Sheet.

 

Friday

Using the 100 square or https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares

Colour in the squares that have numbers in the 10 times tables

Complete Friday (15.01.21) Maths Sheet.

To complete this sheet you will need some resources such as malteasers or smarties; the children need to use these to work out the correct amounts in each group, to find out which number is correct in each box.

 

English

 

"I want my hat back" by Jon Klassen

 

 

Monday – Look at purple-mash at your to-do. I have attached the PowerPoint called 'Question Marks'.

Look at the Question Marks PowerPoint up to slide 17. Then, write some questions of your own, remembering to begin with capital letters and to use finger spaces between each word. You can either write them using a pencil and paper, or you can type them up as a document or in the notes app on your phone or tablet.

Useful tip: questions need an answer, so if you’re not sure if your sentence is a question, think about whether it needs an answer.

 

Once you have done this why not send me your questions.

 

Tuesday – we will be reading a book together over the next few weeks. Your first job is to look at the picture of the main character I have uploaded on Purple Mash. What do you notice about their appearance (what they look like)? How do you think they are feeling? (Some examples of feelings are: happy, sad, upset, excited, lonely, bored, scared, and confused.) Why do you think they are feeling that way? What do you think they are thinking?

Can you write down 2 thoughts that they may be having. For example, “I am lonely and I want someone to talk to.” Or “I can’t wait to see my friends!”

 

Wednesday – look at the photos on Purple Mash of an object from our book. What do you think it could be? What could it be used for? How might if fit into the story? Please write some sentences telling me what you think. Remember to use capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.

 

Thursday – look at Page 1 of our book which is on Purple Mash. What do you think has happened to the bear’s hat? How can we help him find out? Write a list of questions that may help the bear to remember. Try to make sure your questions are helpful for the bear. For example, where have you been today? Is a helpful question, but Do you like cheese? Isn’t.

If you can, leave a space after each question because tomorrow you will be answering them.

 

Friday – today you are going to use your imaginations. Pretend you are the bear and think about what you might have done on the day you lost your hat. Maybe you could talk to someone else in your house or one of your teddies for ideas. Then, read the questions you wrote yesterday and answer them as if you are the bear. Try to write full sentences for your answers and not just single words, for example: Where have you been today? I went to the shops and then to the park.

Science

 

Plants

 

 

Using the Oak Academy Website :


      https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-do-i-plant-a-bean-cgwp6e

 

I would like you to watch the video of "How do I plant a bean?". Once you have watched the video, I would like you to complete the set questions on the worksheet. Once you have finished the worksheet, have a go at the quiz! Let me know how many you got. 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 5.01.21

 

 

Maths 

This term we are going to start multiplication. We will be starting to learn our 10 Times Tables.

Please have a look at these with your children. 

We have previously looked at addition and subtraction. I will attach worksheets for the children to have a go at. Please send me pictures of them completing the work onto class dojo.

 

English

Please have a look at the story "Stick Man" - This can either be the book or the video which can be accessed via YouTube or Amazon Prime. 

Once the children have heard the story, ask the children what their favourite part was and why?

Ask the children if they can have re-create the story through a picture or maybe act it out with other family members. 

Have a go and create your own 'Stick Man' what will he/she wear? Will they have a family?

Can you have a go at making a story map of 'Stick Man'

 

Read Write Inc Phonics

Videos will be sent via Class Dojo for the children to watch. Children are then to practice saying the sound, saying words with that sound in and then to practice writing the word. The children have lots of practice of this through our lessons in school. 

 

Reading

Links to reading books will be sent via Class Dojo