Below is the home learning for those children who are working from home at the moment. Remember you can call the school office for a paper pack of all the work if you prefer. Complete your work in the Home learning book you were given over the first lockdown. If you require another one, please don’t hesitate to ask. Send in your work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are looking at the text of the Frog Prince this week. Read the story below together with your child (click on the link The Frog Prince Story book) and then look at the activities which are highlighted in yellow on the plan underneath. .
Follow the link to access the text https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZ6ZL53nUPw
The Frog Prince Plan 4.1.21 (Autosaved)
Printable version below – click on the link
These are the questions which are linked to the activity on the plan for Friday. Click on the link below.
This week, on the Year One page there are some links to some phonics sessions for your child linked to our Read Write inc programme we use in school. You can access videoed sessions by following the link.
We are looking at Shape and Space this week in our Maths.
Session 1 – to recognise 2d shapes
Watch the Home Learning video below and then complete the tasks below
Task 1 – Complete the White Rose activity sheet below
Printable versions below – click on the link
Task 2 – Use your Maths no Problem work book to answer the questions on pages 143-145. The books will be available to collect soon.
Objective – to recognise 3d shapes
Watch the Learning video below and then complete the activity sheets
Task 1 – see separate White Rose activity sheets
Printable version below
Task 2 – Use your Maths no Problem work book to answer the questions on pages 141-142. The books will be available to collect soon.
We have been looking at the seasons as part of our Science over the next few weeks.
Key information – Our four seasons are spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Colder weather comes in autumn and winter. Warmer weather comes in spring and summer.
Our days of sunlight are longest in the summer and shortest in the winter.
Key Vocabulary – season seasonal spring summer autumn winter warm cool wind rain sun fog snow axis orbit tilt
Watch the BBC Bitesize clip below and then talk about the four seasons and their features.
Discuss how the weather changes throughout the four seasons. The children can record descriptions of each season (written or illustrated). Draw images/write facts/memories about each season.
Challenge: Demonstrate how the tilt of the Earth’s axis means that we have more sunlight during the summer than the winter. Children should begin to understand that we have more sunlight in the summer and less in the winter.
Assessment questions Can you describe the season of summer in England? Compare summer and winter in England. Which season would be ideal for a BBQ and why? Describe something you might notice in a forest during autumn.
What shapes can you draw using curved, straight, wavy, zig zig lines?
Key Vocabulary – Line Tone Pressure Shade Dark Light Shadow Soft Curve Straight Wavy
Learning Activity – Using a variety of different tools (pens, pencils, felt tips, crayons) explore drawing shapes (link to Maths). How does the tool you use change the appearance of the lines?
Draw different sized circles – control the pencil carefully.
Try drawing a triangle – what type of line have you used?
Challenge: Create a picture using a variety of different lines, without taking your pencil off the paper.
This half term we will be listening and appraising music from a range of genres and periods. We are looking at Blues music this week in our Music sessions and we are thinking about how to be in the groove with different styles of music.
Key Information –
How blues can you get by BB King
Click on the link below to listen to the music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l45f28PzfCI – BB King How blue can you get?
BB King is an American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter. He has a sophisticated style of soloing based on string bending and vibrato and has influenced virtually every blues guitarist that has followed. This is a classic blues song written by Riley B King ( born September 16, 1925) known by the stage name BB King. It is a slow blues written in1964 and is a sad song about being down hearted in love.
Key Vocabulary – Pictures, Symbols, Sounds. Mood, Rhythm, pattern. pulse, blues, genre, appraise, body percussion.
Learning Activity – Listen to the song ‘How blue can you get’ by BB King.
Think about the following questions:
Do you like the song?
What can you hear?
What is the style of this music?
How is the song out together?
Last half term we learned about pulse and rhythm. Try and listen for the pulse in the song, Can you clap along? Is it fast or slow?
Play a body percussion game with your family. Use different parts of your body to clap, click, stamp a rhythm for someone to copy.
Can you copy a rhythm that someone has done for you?
What is the weather?
Key Vocabulary – Weather, the UK, changes, seasons, daily or day to day, weather recording, observation (looking), temperature/ thermometer, weather types (sun, rain, thunder, snow, wind etc).
Learning Activity –
Think about these questions.
What do you know about the weather already?
What have you learnt before?
What is our weather like in the UK where we live?
Challenge Question: When do these weather types happen? Why?
What is the weather like in Morecambe today?
Watch the BBC Bitesize clip about keeping weather records. Click on the link below
Can you now start your own weather diary/chart and record the weather each day?