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Week Beginning 1st June 2020

Maths

This week is continuing with multiplication and division where the children are learning about equal groups, making groups and making doubles. The children can tell an adult the answer or write their answers in their work book. 

English this week is summer poems. Take a look at the slides and complete the tasks in your workbooks. Use the vocabulary at the end of the slides to help you write your own summer poems.

Art. This week art will focus on sculpture and the artist Andy Goldsworthy who makes sculptures from natural materials. Have a look through the Powerpoint to find out about sculpture and Andy Goldsworthy. Then have a go at creating your own sculptures.

Topic. Following on from our Topic work about maps, this week we shall be learning and practising compass directions. Go through the Powerpoint and then have fun giving someone at home directions.

PE. Below is an active calendar for the month of June. It gives you exercises and challenges to complete each day. Can you compete against your family members?

Growth Mindest. This week we would like you to think of any goals that you would like to achieve. These goals could be for today, for in a weeks time or for next year. Have a look through the Powerpoint and then draw some of your goals in your workbook.

Music. Music this week is about keeping a rhythm. Have a look through the Powerpoint and do the activities before using some instruments at home (or making some!) and keeping a rhythm to some music.

Phonics - different ways to say sounds. Work through the PowerPoint and complete the work in your workbooks.

Year One Home Learning

Half Term

Week Beginning 25th May 2020

In the future people will look back at this time as a major event in our history. This time will not last forever, and when you are adults you will be telling children about what it was like! This week is your chance to make a Time Capsule! A Time Capsule contains information, photos and drawings to look back on and remember in years to come. You could either print off one of the templates below or design your own. Keep your Time Capsule somewhere safe so you can find them in years to come!

Year One Home Learning

Week Beginning 18th May 2020

 

Work has been uploaded as pdf files as well as Powerpoint for those that are unable to open Powerpoint.

Phonics.This week in Phonics we will be learning about different ways to say the same letter. Please work through the Powerpoint below for each day.

Literacy. In Literacy this week we shall be looking at the story The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse. It is linked to our Geography Topic work that we have been doing. Throughout the week you will read and watch the story, make predictions, write sentences comparing the settings in the story, draw a story map and orally retell the story. Below is a Powerpoint with your tasks for each day as well as a Powerpoint for the story.

Below is a document that will help you with Tuesdays Literacy lesson.

Maths

This week is all about adding equal groups to make a total and arrays which are used to help understanding of multiplication.

Computing this week is looking at how we use computers. Read through the PowerPoint and complete the activity in your work books.

Science - Science is thinking about different plants that we eat. Take a look at the PowerPoint.

RE is again looking at the story of David and Goliath. Work through the PowerPoint and complete the work in your workbooks.

Growth Mindset - thinking about the power of the word 'yet'. Have a look at the PowerPoint.

PE. The Joy of Moving Home School Festival. As you are aware we had a visit from Nottingham Forest Football Club earlier in the year. The club is supported by a national charity called the English Football League Trust. This Trust has launched The Joy of Moving Festival which can be done both at home and school. The aim is to teach children how to enjoy moving through play and help them develop positive habits into adulthood. The booklet contains information about how children can participate in the festival at home. We hope that lots of children are able to join in. Please email any photographs to the office as we would love to see them. Have fun keeping active!

Year One Home Learning

Week Beginning 11th May 2020

 

Work has been uploaded as pdf files as well as Powerpoint for those that are unable to open Powerpoint.

Maths - maths this week is looking at number bonds to 20. Work through the PowerPoint and complete the work in your exercise books.

Phonics

English

English is all about finding out information about Ducks and their life cycle. If you happen to go for a walk and see some ducks or ducklings take a photograph and send them to the school office. 

Religious Education. Over the next couple of weeks in RE we are going to learn about the story David and Goliath from the Bible. Read through the story on the Powerpoint, watch the video and discuss the questions.

David and Goliath - The Beginners Bible

Growth Mindset. This week we will recap what growth and fixed mindsets are and which is best to have. You will then watch a video and decide whether the video shows an example of growth or fixed mindset.

Music. This week your task is to learn the song Moving to the Music. After you have learnt the lyrics make up some actions and dances to go with the song. Whilst dancing try to keep to the beat of the music.

Topic. This week we shall be learning how to read maps and give directions. Work through the Powerpoint below reading the maps and giving directions to an adult.

Year One Home Learning

Week Beginning 4th May 2020

 

Work has been uploaded as pdf files as well as Powerpoint for those that are unable to open Powerpoint.

Phonics this week focuses on split digraphs. Please work through the Powerpoint below.

English this week focuses on the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Please read the story Powerpoint and watch the video. Work through the Powerpoint for each day. You will have some drama, writing and design technology tasks to complete.

The 3 Billy Goats Gruff

Maths

This week is about counting in 10's and learning all about grouping into equal amounts.

 

Science - science is looking at parts and functions of a plant. Go through the PowerPoint and complete the work in your workbooks

Computing is all about staying safe on the internet. Have a read through the PowerPoint and then complete the work in your workbook.

Growth Mindset this week is about knowing your strengths. Read through the PowerPoint and discuss what your strengths are with your grown up.

PE. Below is a calendar for the month of May giving you exercises and challenges to do each day to keep active. Perhaps your whole family could join!

Year One Home Learning

Week Beginning 27th April 2020

English

This week we are learning about Non-fiction and features of a non-fiction book. We have chosen information texts linked to our Science topic this term all about plants and animals and in particular growing plants. 

Phonics

Maths - this week maths is looking at number bonds. Work through the PowerPoint slides and complete work in your exercise books.

Topic. This week in topic we will be learning about Earth Day which is celebrated on the 22nd of April each year. This week for topic your task is to work through the Powerpoint before drawing a picture and writing a sentence about how you can help the environment.

Growth Mindset. This week we shall be focusing on positive affirmations which are positive thoughts. Work through the Powerpoint before thinking of some positive affirmations for yourself and for your family members.

Music. Last week we learned the names of and listened to different instruments. This week your task is to read the clues on each slide of the Powerpoint and guess the instrument.

Design Technology. Last week you brainstormed features of our local area. This week in DT your task is to make one of these features. The Powerpoint explains more about how you might do this.

PE. Firefighter Fit Kids is a youtube channel which has lots of training exercises and workouts.

Year One Home Learning

Week Beginning 20th April 2020.

Topic. This term our topic will have a Geography focus. We shall be learning about 'Our Local Area.' The powerpoint slides for this week are below. Have a look through the slides discussing the questions with an adult. You will be asked to investigate an address label, explore Google Earth and any atlases or maps that you have at home and write a list of things that you can find in your local area.

Music. This week in Music we will be learning about different instruments. Have a look through the powerpoint below with an adult discussing the questions. You will need to listen to each instrument and discuss how the instrument is played, what sounds it makes and whether you like the sounds or not.

Art. This week we shall be learning about the artist George Seurat. He painting using a technique called Pointillism. Have a look through some of the art work in the Powerpoint below. You can then recreate the painting of the tulip field using Pointillism.

Growth Mindset. This week for Growth Mindset we shall be exploring fixed and growth mindsets. Your mindset is your attitude and how you think. Work with an adult and look through the Powerpoint slides below to determine whether it is better to have a fixed or growth mindset. After looking through the Powerpoint go through the sheet deciding whether the people have a fixed or growth mindset.

PE. The document below has lots of links for PE activities and games.

In school we do Take Five everyday which encourages us to focus on our breathing in order to help us with our feelings and to keep calm. Below is a meditation video which you may like to follow.

Maths - this week maths is looking at subtraction. Go through the Powerpoint and do any work in your exercise books.

English

This week we are learning all about fairy tales and the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. Click on the powerpoints below.

Easter Holidays

Here are some fun Easter activities to do over the next two weeks. We hope you have a lovely Easter. Stay safe everyone!

Maths - Addition

Easter Arts and Crafts. Below are some crafts that you can make from things that you may have in your home.

Easter Design Technology. Below are some recipes to make some Easter treats.

Easter Science. Below are some experiments that you could try using things in your home.

Here is a powerpoint which has some Easter PE activities and games.

This document has some links to Easter activities.

RE. If you would like to find out about how and why Christians celebrate Easter, have a read of the powerpoint below.

Easter music. Here is a song about Easter eggs!

Year One Home Learning

Week 2

Week Beginning 30th March 2020.

 

We hope that you have been enjoying the sunshine and have had a good week.  laugh We would love to hear how you have been getting on! If you would like to share with us what you have been doing (school work or not) or show us any photos, please email the office and your email will be passed on to us.    office@phoenix.notts.sch.uk    Below are the activities for Week Two.   From Mrs Southall, Miss Moretto and Mr Farooq.  smiley

 

English

Below are the powerpoints and resources for the daily English lessons.

Handwriting and Spellings. Please continue to work through the handwriting of common exception words in your pack. This is planned to take several weeks so please do not rush through it. We like it when you take your time with your handwriting.

Phonics. Please continue to work through the phonics booklet sent home in your pack. You can also go onto Phonics Play and play the different games. Focus on Phase 3, 4 and 5. https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Here is the powerpoint for this weeks Daily Phonics. Please follow the slides for each day and complete the activities.

Music for this week is all about using our body as a percussion instrument whilst keeping to a beat. Please follow the activities on the Powerpoint below. You will be using different body parts to make a beat whilst listening to music.

Music. Spring is on the way and we would like you to learn to sing the song Spring Chicken. The link is below.

Growth Mindset this week is all about perseverance, trying hard and helping others. Read through the Powerpoint below which is a story about an alien. How does the alien show perseverance? Discuss the questions in the Powerpoint with an adult.

In Art we have been learning how to draw self portraits. This week for Art we would like you to draw a portrait of someone at home. You can do this in your workbook. Remember to use the whole of your page and to put the correct facial features in the correct places. The document below will help you.

Maths this week is about Weight and Capacity. Please work through the Powerpoint slides for each day discussing the questions with an adult. If you have weighing scales or measuring jugs at home, it would be great (and lots of fun!) to practise weighing and measuring things with them.

P.E. Have a look at Joe Wicks on youtube. He is doing live PE lessons every morning at 9am.

Computing this week is looking at different types of technology and how we can use them. Have a look at the PowerPoint and complete the tasks in your workbook.

Year One Home Learning

Week 1

Week Beginning 23 March 2020

Literacy this week is about Spring Poetry. Please read through the Powerpoint with your child and complete the work in the workbook.

smiley Handwriting and Spellings. Please work through the handwriting of common exception words in your pack. This is planned to take several weeks so please do not rush through it. We like it when you take your time with your handwriting. smiley

Phonics

Please work through the phonics booklet sent home. Practise reading and spelling the tricky words and try writing them in a sentence.

Go onto Phonics Play and play the different games. Focus on Phase 3, 4 and 5. https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Reading and Spelling of Phase 4 Tricky Words. Practise reading and writing them. Can you write a sentence with them?

Read the Phase 5 words. Use the sound buttons to help you.

Maths this week is about length and height. Please read through the Powerpoint with your child and discuss any questions. Children will be familiar with both the Powerpoint slides and the worksheets as we use these in school.

Topic/Art. We have been learning about Physical and Geographical features. Please read through the Powerpoint and complete the art activity in your workbook. You will need to be able to tell the difference between a Physical and Geographical feature before drawing one of each.

Science this week is a hand washing experiment. Please follow the instructions on the document attached below. In your workbook write a prediction before carrying out the experiment and then a conclusion saying what you found out.

PE. Here is a document which shares lots of websites with various active learning and PE sessions.

Here are some links to Maths and Literacy activities that you can access. More will be added over the next few days.

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