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Year 1

Friday 20th November

This week is Anti Bullying week. Today your child could make up a rap, a rhyme or a song about being kind to each other.

Maths

We do not have any more white rose videos to support you at home for this week so please look at the following slides that would be used to teach your child today’s lesson before doing the worksheets.

 

 

English

Share your favourite book with your child and explain that if Nibbles ate this book you think it would end like this… (change the ending)

 

Ask your child to share their favourite book with you and discuss how Nibbles might change the story if he nibbled his way through.

 

Independent task: Draw the front cover of their book and then write sentences about what Nibbles would do if he ate a part of that story. Remind your child to use capital letters, spaces between words and full stops.

e.g.

The Gruffalo: Nibbles eats the Gruffalo. The mouse is cross and upset.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff: Nibbles eats the bridge. The goats are very angry.

Lost and found: Nibbles eats the boat. The penguin and the boy are unhappy.

 

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ or Phonics Bloom www.phonicsbloom.co.uk

Play on games for your child's Phase.

 

If your child needs further support blending watch Lesson 4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsMd7A0tvkQ&t=4s

 

If your child is confident blending and has been learning phase 4 watch lesson 22 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJhNxURKtIo

 

 

Theme

Picture News

Explain that being active is moving around and being energetic, not sitting still. Think about your day so far. Have you been active? When? E.g. running around at playtime, walking to school.
• Record a list of different ways you are active e.g. sports clubs, PE lessons, playing a game, bike rides, playing in the park.

Order the ways we can stay active from your favourite way to your least favourite way. Do you think everyone’s order will be the same as yours? Why? Can you explain to somebody why you have chosen to put them in the order you have?
• Do you enjoy being active? Do you think some people enjoy it more than others?

 

Thursday 19th November

This week is Anti Bullying week. Sometimes we can criticise ourselves too much and in a way bully ourselves. Your child could make a paper chain of kind words about themselves to celebrate all of the fantastic qualities they have.

Maths

We do not have any more white rose videos to support you at home for this week so please look at the following slides that would be used to teach your child today’s lesson before doing the worksheets.

 

Worksheets:

 

English

Tell them that Nibbles went on holiday. Ask: What do you think he got up to when he was there? When discussing, ask them to describe what they can see and imagine what Nibbles would say he had been up to.

Explain that you would like them to pretend they are Nibbles and tell you what they got up to. They could wear a hat or something different to get in role as Nibbles. Encourage your child to embellish what he did.

 

Share my recount with your child:

On Monday I went to a seaside town. It was very hot and sunny. First I nibbled on the sand and a green car. Then I ate 3 benches and a house. They were yummy. Finally I ate lots of grass and 2 roads. I felt sick after that.

 

Independent task:  Write their own recount based on the image.

 

Greater depth challenge: Add further details about Nibbles’ feelings. e.g. On Monday I went to a seaside town. It was very hot and sunny. I really don’t like being too hot. It makes me feel sticky and a bit angry. The first thing I nibbled on was sand. It was a bit sharp in my teeth.

 

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ or Phonics Bloom www.phonicsbloom.co.uk

Play on games for your child's Phase.

 

If your child needs further support blending watch Lesson 3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5OnCKnKIgWc

 

If your child is confident blending and has been learning phase 4 watch lesson 21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3YvtSe5RPI

 

 

Theme

PE today is to practise jumping. Watch the following video to see the different types of jumps. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNp1sJNcDUE

Can you practise each jump?

Extension: How many times can you jump over a small object?

 

Wednesday 18th November

This week is Anti Bullying week. Your child could watch  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMCHduQNo2g&feature=youtu.be This online assembly talks about relationships.

Maths

Watch the second ‘Comparing addition and subtraction statements’ video on:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-9-number-addition-subtraction/

English

Ask your child: How do you think the story will end? Watch the story to the end of the story. What do you think Nibbles is going to do now?

 

Tell your child: These things were found at school today – footprints and a holiday packing list.

                     

 

Things to pack for holiday list…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Independent task: Write a list of things that Nibbles has taken on his trip using ‘and’.

For example:

Things to pack for my holiday

A bobble hat and sunglasses

Books and a toothbrush

Pants and a red scarf

Yellow shorts and socks

Boots and a pink umbrella

Greater Depth Challenge: Add detail to your list by adding another heading ‘Things to do on my holiday’ e.g. I am going to nibble a road and a beach. I think they will taste yummy.

 

Phonics

Play on Phonicsplay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ or Phonicsbloom https://www.phonicsbloom.com/

Play on games for your child's Phase.

 

If your child needs further support blending watch Lesson 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=11lJe2qd6T8

 

If your child is confident blending and has been learning phase 4 watch lesson 20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9pMGELqNEc

 

Theme

Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJGtN-igCu8 and

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z7x76sg study the different patterns and textures of animals fur and skin. Can you draw any using a range of pencils, wax crayons, paint or layering paper to recreate the same patterns?

                                       

 

 

 

Tuesday 17th November

This week is Anti Bullying week. Today can your child could write compliments for their class mates to give them next Monday when we return to school.

 

Maths

Watch the second ‘Comparing addition and subtraction statements’ video on:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-9-number-addition-subtraction/

 

English

Play babble gabble again this time for the traditional story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. Discuss the different versions and ask your child to predict how Nibbles might change the outcome of this story.

Before watching https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyiJs75JGxQ from 4 minutes 52 seconds up until 6 minutes 8 seconds. Ask your child to guess what the next story will be. Remind them of the front cover. What do you predict will go wrong in this story?

Label the picture of the giant. Ask them to use an adjective to join the noun e.g. brown belt, hairy beard, long arms, red and white shirt, giant feet. Remind them about adding an s or es where needed and emphasise the fact that they must have neat writing as Mrs Eason is going to read their writing.

 

                                           

 

Play the game ‘Sticky Fingers’ choose a label and your child chooses a label. Verbally make a sentence starting with ‘The giant has…’ you read your label use the word ‘and’ then your child reads their label.

For example: The giant has a hairy beard and giant feet. The giant has a brown belt and long arms.

Read out the beginning of Jack’s diary entry:

Today, I saw a giant. He had a brown belt and huge feet. The giant had a hairy beard and very long arms. He sat on me and I bit his bottom.

Independent task: Write a short diary entry using sentences.

Greater Depth Challenge: Include feelings/thoughts in the diary entry. e.g. Today, I saw a giant. He had a brown belt and huge feet. I have never seen feet that big before. I wanted to nibble them.

 

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Play on Flashcards and Buried treasure. Play on games for your child's Phase.

 

If your child needs further support blending watch Lesson 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOGmKeYoUNU&t=12s

 

If your child is confident blending and has been learning phase 4 watch lesson 19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckqNWTB5c4M

 

Theme

Today we are looking at ‘Big cats’. Look at the photos of the big cats, help your child to read the names of each one. Have you ever seen any of these cats at the zoo or on nature programs?

 

If possible make a large scale painting of various big cats on thick card to hide outdoors in trees, behind bushes and in other interesting locations. Make giant big cat paw prints using sponges or large brushes dipped in paint and lay a mystery trail. If you do not have large card available paint smaller ones that can be hidden either inside or outside (weather dependant).

 

 

 

 

Monday 16th November                                                                         

This week is Anti Bullying week so I will add a little extra activity each day to create awareness. Today your child could wear odd socks so they know it is ok to be unique and celebrate individuality.

 

Maths

Watch the ‘Comparing addition and subtraction statements’ video on:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-9-number-addition-subtraction/

 

English

Read out the following letter from me:

Dear Year 1 children,

 

Oh no! I am really upset. Nibbles has been doing it again. He has nibbled, chewed and eaten through the pictures that we need for today’s lesson. Some pictures have even gone missing altogether. I have taken some photos as evidence for you.

 

Tell your parents what each picture is. Can you sort these pictures? How would you sort them? Can you label them for me?

 

Yours sincerely,

Mrs Eason

 

 

Discuss with your child how you could sort them. What do you notice about the images? Help your child to identify singular and plural images and sort accordingly. Show your child how to write a label for one of them. Focus on singular and adding s initially. Choose some of the es images and emphasize plural and phoneme at the end. Explain the rule – if a plural ends with s/ss/x/z/zz/ch/sh then es is added. Together write labels for each picture. This will help your child with the independent task later.

 

Independent task: Write sentences about what Nibbles has done.

For example: Nibbles ate some glasses and a bar of soap. He is very naughty.

Nibbles ate a spoon and two cups. He is very cheeky.

He ate a tree and three boxes. Nibbles is a monster.

 

Greater Depth Challenge: Write from Nibbles’ point of view. Add further details. e.g. I ate some glasses and a bar of soap. I love the taste of soap. It is very bubbly.

 

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Play on Flashcards and Obb and Bob. Play on games for your child's Phase.

 

If your child needs support blending watch lesson 25

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dks2T8bs-lU&t=6s

 

If your child is confident blending and has been learning phase 4 watch lesson 18 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjJzf171tZw

 

Theme

Our new topic ‘Paws and Claws’ is an exciting topic learning about animals. Have a look at the following pieces of artwork. How have they been created? What animals are they?

What is your favourite animal? Look at pictures/photographs of this animal. This could be a pet or an animal you have seen at the zoo. Look closely at it's features. Use a range of drawing equipment, such as hard and soft pencils, to make line drawings of your chosen animal. Use different types of lines to add special features, such as fur, feathers and scales. Children could use a computer graphics package to draw pictures using various pens, brushes and the fill tool.

 

Friday 13th November               Pudsey Day!                                                  

Maths

This week is Maths Week so please can you go on to TTRS every day to celebrate.

Watch the second ‘Finding the difference’ video on:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-9-number-addition-subtraction/  

 

English

Read the following letter to your child:

 

Dear Diary,

I am so cross! Today a naughty monster called Nibbles ate his way into my story. He took my cloak and nibbled my granny’s lunch basket. Then he pretended to be me at my granny’s house and nibbled the mean wolf that locked granny in the cupboard. Finally, he nibbled his way into another story. It’s not fair! That was my story and I wasn’t even in it. I am going to sleep feeling grumpy now.

Goodnight,

From

A very unhappy Little Red

 

Independent task: Highlight or point out the capital letters (start of a sentence and proper nouns), full stops, simple description, and the pronoun I (first person). Discuss the past tense.

Write sentence in the past tense about something you did yesterday. Can you punctuate them with a capital letter, spaces between words and a full stop?

 

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Play on Tricky Word Trucks and Rocket Rescue. Play on games for your child's Phase.

If your child needs support blending watch lesson 24 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MzBxSXqIMw

 

If your child is confident blending and has been learning phase 4 watch lesson 17 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDBRiSU6zSg

 

Theme

Picture News:

              

Question:

What are some of the different types of boats?

• Boats are used to travel on water. Have you been on a boat before? If not, have you seen one? What did it look like? Do you know what it was made from? Did it have a sail? Do you like boats?

• There are many different types of boat. Make a list of any that you know e.g. a rowing boat, yacht, sailing boat, ferry.

• Look at the pictures of different types of boats. Which do you like best? Why? Are there any you wouldn’t like to go on?

 

                   

• What do you think is the difference between a boat and a ship? Explain that ships are larger than boats, have much more complex technology and always have an engine. Ships also usually have a large crew.

• Discuss the purpose of different types of boats and ships e.g. a lifeboat is used to rescue people, a cruise ship is used for people to have a holiday, a fishing boat is used to fish, a speedboat or rowing boat might be used for fun, a ferry to travel somewhere, a sailboat might be in a race, etc. Explain that boats and ships are designed differently as they all have different purposes.

Reflection: A boat or a ship often has a job to do. It might be to transport people or goods, rescue people, fish or be used for fun! There are many different types for people to use and enjoy.

 

                       

 

Thursday 12th November

Maths

This week is Maths Week so please can you go on to TTRS every day to celebrate.

Watch the first ‘Finding the difference’ video on:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-9-number-addition-subtraction/

English

Play ‘babble gabble’: Work as a pair with your child to retell Little Red Riding Hood. Set a one-minute timer. Retell the story as fast as you can, whilst still including as much detail as possible, changing after a minute so your child continues the tale. Watch the Nibbles The Book Monster version of the story Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyiJs75JGxQ up to the end of Little Red Riding Hood story. Discuss how the characters feel. Make a chart of feelings for example:

Character

How they feel…

Red riding hood

 

Wolf

 

 

Independent task: Write sentences about how each character in Little Red Riding Hood was feeling.

Greater depth challenge: Write from the first person viewpoint of the characters. Add further description to give details about their feelings. e.g. I am so mad and angry. I want to be in the story. (Little Red’s point of view).

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Play on Tricky Word Trucks and Rocket Rescue. Play on games for your child's Phase.

If your child needs support blending watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dks2T8bs-lU

 

If your child is confident blending and has been learning phase 4 watch lesson 16 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66VrNnJSDPw

 

Theme

Use a compass and discuss directions (North, South, East and West). Use locational and directional language [for example, near and far; left and right]. Look at different maps of the Wirral and identify landmarks, beaches, churches, sea, rivers etc.

 

 

Wednesday 11th November

Maths

Watch https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-8-number-addition-subtraction/ Subtraction - counting back video. Then complete the following work:

English

Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyiJs75JGxQ up to 3 minutes 22 seconds. 

Discuss how the characters are feeling in the story. Write sentences about how the character is feeling for example: Goldilocks is very sad and upset.

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Play on Flashcards and Buried Treasure. Play on games for your child's Phase.

Theme

Make a poppy wreath using red painted paper.

Thursday 22nd October

Maths

Watch https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-6-number-addition-subtraction/

Compete the following work:

English

Edit your version of the story of Lost and Found by changing the animal. Make it better. Have you written sentences? Did you use capital letter for names and at the beginning of your sentences? Did you leave spaces between words? Have you spelt words using your phonic knowledge? Have you used a full stop at the end of sentences?

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Play on Flashcards and Obb and Bob. Play on games for your child's Phase.

Theme

Discuss this weeks Picture news:

 

 

Wednesday 21st October

Maths

Watch https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-6-number-addition-subtraction/

English

Finish writing your own version of Lost and Found by changing the animal!

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Play on Flashcards to practise sounds. Play on games for your child's Phase.

Theme

Make a funny face using a computer program or iPad programme. 

 

Tuesday 20th October

Maths

Watch https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-6-number-addition-subtraction/ Number Bonds to ten and complete this work:

English

Write your own version of Lost and Found by changing the animal!

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Play on Buried Treasure. Play on games for your child's Phase.

Theme

PE football skills https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxY_qIWu8t4

Monday 28th September

Maths

Watch compare numbers https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-3/ remind yourself of greater than, smaller than and equal to signs.

Complete this work:

English

Write your own version of Look Up!

Phonics

PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Play on the spelling game 'Build a Rocket'. 

Theme

Look at https://www.pinterest.co.uk/cornerstonesedu/portraits/ take a photo of yourself and use pastels or wax crayons to make it colourful like the portrait on pintrest.

Thursday 24th September

Maths

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-3/ one to one video

complete this work:

 

English

Watch Look Up! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSkihS5mm-c

Plan a story based on the events of Look Up! Use pictures and labels to plan the beginning, the middle and the ending. 

Phonics

Play buried treasure on PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Theme

Look at portraits using collage techniques. Create your own collage portrait by cutting the features of a face from magazines.

 

Wednesday 23rd September

Maths

Watch the counting activity video: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-2/

Complete these questions: 

English

Watch Look Up! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSkihS5mm-c pause 

Discuss the main events of a story and play the game Babble Gabble - one minute to retell the story.

Phonics

Play buried treasure on PhonicsPlay https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ with the username: march20 and password: home

Theme

Compare portraits. Look at different styles of portraits. 

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