Summer Term 2021

Please find below the Curriculum Newsletter that shows what the children in Reception will be learning in Summer Term 2021

Reception Curriculum Newsletter Summer 2021

Spring Term 2021

Please remember that at this stage of Reception year, it is still very important for your child to access play. The activities on these posts will form a mixture of skill development through play and more formal tasks. I hope these activities and lessons are useful and supportive to your child’s home learning.

We are setting home learning using this tab and Google Classroom. The two platforms mirror each other. The children have their own login details and password. Click links below for further information. Google Classroom has been launched for Reception due to the current lockdown.

Google classroom

Google Classroom Parent letter

How to login to my google account

How to hand in your work

Activities will be scheduled for daily release on Google Classroom however the full week of home learning will generally be posted on the Reception home learning tab in advance.

Daily revision

Phonics

There are also e-reading activities at:

Oxford Owl

Class name: books10 Class password: class1

Weekly revision: Complete 1 or 2 pages a week.

RWI Letter Formation Workbook

Number Formation Workbook

Week beginning 1st March 2021

Please find the resources below for this week and thank you for your continued support with home learning. Work is scheduled to be published on Google Classroom at 4pm the day before it is to be worked on. This will allow parents time to have a look at it beforehand. Thank you for handing home learning in on Google Classroom.

Rhyme of the week

Please use the video to help you to learn this rhyme for us to sing together at our Google Meet on Thursday at 11am.

Monday 1st March

English:

Watch the story “Penguins Make Bad Pirates”. Why do they make bad pirates? If you were a pirate what would you look like? Complete one of the pirate face drawings and take the pirate name quiz to find out your pirate name.

Activity- YR If I were a pirate drawing template

What Be Yer Pirate Name Quiz

Phonics:

Revise Set 1 and 2 phonemes using the revision video. Focus on ‘h’ and complete the letter formation and initial sound worksheets.

Worksheet- h letter formation

Initial Sound h worksheet

Mathematics:

More size ordering today with Pirates.

Activity- Pirate Size Ordering

Understanding the World (History):

Christopher Columbus’s path discovery to the Americas left a legacy of voyagers travelling to South America and the Caribbean, including Pirates! Use the videos and activities on the Maritime Museum website to find out more about the history of pirates.

National Maritime Museum Sea Pirates

Don’t Forget Google Meet at 2pm for Chapter 3 of Pirate Pug.

Tuesday 2nd March

English:

We are reading the story “The Night Pirates” this week. Watch the video and talk to an adult- What do you think the story will be about? What will happen in the story? Your adult at home can write down your thoughts on the prediction paper below. Also have a go at the Buried Treasure Phonics Game.

Worksheet- Predicting about the Night Pirates

Phonics:

You will need writing materials today as we learn our new phoneme ‘ou.’

 

Mathematics:

Use cubes you have at home or the printable version below to measure the height of the pirate objects in cubes.

Activity- Pirate Measuring with Cubes

Printable cubes for length measurement

Understanding the World (Geography):

In Reception we have to learn to explore maps, Miss Rahman will introduces you to the oceans and continents of our world. Make the ship and take it for a sail along the oceans and continents found in your Go Jetters Activity Pack. For an extra challenge watch one Go Jetters video from each of the continents and mark it off in your Activity Pack.

Activity- Ship Paper Model

Activity- Go Jetters Around the World

Wednesday 3rd March

English:

Listen to the story of “The Night Pirates.” When we meet Tom, he is in his bedroom- can you compare it with your bedroom. Is it the same or different? Draw a picture of your bedroom alongside Tom’s.
For an extra challenge find out about a message in a bottle and write your own. You could use the worksheet provided to write on, make a message in a bottle using a bottle and paper from home or use the paper model craft to complete this task.

Worksheet- The Night Pirates Comparing Bedrooms

Worksheet- Message in a bottle

Activity- Message in a Bottle

Phonics:

With our World Book Day activities tomorrow- I have come to teach your new phoneme ‘oy’ today instead.

 

Mathematics: Continuing with our pirate theme for the remainder of the week, enjoy these number activities.

Worksheet- Pirate Counting

Worksheet- Pirate Formation

Physical Development (PE): As a school we subscribe to real PE see the link below to show you how to login and select activities then find your login details on the Class 1 sheet. Once you are logged in select Key Stage 1 and then choose a pirate activity for this week.

Jasmine PE Link

Jasmine PE Class 1

Don’t forget tomorrow is our Pirate Themed Google Meet for World Book Day: Thursday at 11am, dress up as a pirate, mermaid or in seaside clothes.

Thursday 4th March

World Book Day is today and our timetable is full of exciting things to do to celebrate!

English:

A treasure hunt around the house. Parents please write simple instructions on the clue cards and hide the treasure. The first clue could be Under the table for younger readers draw a picture clue to go with the clue or pair them with a willing older sibling. Use the treasure map to draw where you found the treasure in your home.

Pirate Treasure Hunt

Worksheet- Pirate Map

Maths:

More Pirate Counting today with a I Spy counting activity and a subitize colour by numbers.

Activity- Pirate Count Checklist

Activity- Pirate Count I Spy

Activity- Subitize Colour by Numbers

Google Meet at 11.00am: Join Shipmate Kowal for an adventure on the high seas.

Art:

Join Author/Illustrator Andy Sanders to learn to draw pirates and Pirate Ships.

 

WBD Whole School Challenge has been introduced to you by Miss Bell: Get out those potatoes and decorate them as your favourite book character.

 

Each year on World Book Day the teachers engage in a classroom swap to share our favourite stories so this year we are joined virtually by…

 

Friday 5th March

English:

Listen to the story again of The Night Pirates and think about what Tom and the Night Pirates might be saying to each other.

Worksheet- Night Pirates Speech Bubbles

Phonics:

Use the Daily Revision Video.

Mathematics:

Complete the Pirate Addition Worksheet.

Worksheet- Pirate Addition

Worksheet- Pirate Addition 2

Science:

Use the slides to find out about the animals that live in the oceans of our world. Then cut out and sort the pictures. Make sure you mix them up before sorting and sticking into the animals that live ocean and animals that don’t live in the ocean.

Ocean Animals Slide1

Animals to cut and sort

Week beginning 22nd February 2021

Welcome back to the new half term and thank you for your continued support with home learning.

Please find the resources below for this week. Work is scheduled to be published on Google Classroom at 4pm the day before it is to be worked on. This will allow parents time to have a look at it beforehand. Thank you for handing home learning in on Google Classroom.

Rhyme of the week

Please use the video to help you to learn this rhyme for us to sing together at our Google Meet on Thursday at 11am.

Monday 22nd February

English: To start off our new curriculum work this term on the oceans and our story work this week on Sharing a Shell, I would like you to make your own rock pool.

Instructions- Paper plate crab

Paper craft- starfish

How to make a paper plate seashell

Phonics: Use the daily revision video to recap the sounds in Set 1 and Set 2.

Mathematics: For the next two weeks we will be learning more about length and height. Today we are learning to use the language for comparing height.

Lesson 1 Activity- Comparing Height

Activity- Talking about Size Home Learning ideas

Understanding the World: (Science) Watch the Developing experts film. See if you can draw one of your rock pool animals and describe why it is an animal.

Developing Experts Film

Reception science week 1 Rock Pools

Don’t forget the Class 1 Google Meet today at 2pm for Chapter 2 of Pirate Pug. Looking forward to seeing you all.

Tuesday 23rd February

English: Find out information about creatures that can be found living in a rock pool and write a little about your favourite one.

PowerPoint- Rock Pool Creatures

YR Worksheet- Rock Pool Creature information

Phonics: Learn your new sound ‘air.’ You will need writing equipment for an activity.

 

Mathematics: Grab your favourite toy and find items taller and shorter than it.

Activity- How tall is your toy

Understanding the World: (Geography) This half term we are going to learn to be a special type of earth detective called a geographer. Geographers like to find out about our planet; mapping out places and finding out about people and communities. Watch the video story “Me on the Map” and begin to think about your place on our planet. What is your map? Use the worksheet to make a flip book- it starts with the title page and ends with the Earth.

MeontheMap

Wednesday 24th February

English: Listen to the story of “Sharing a Shell”, follow along with me if you have a copy at home. Learn some of the vocabulary from the story by tracing over the handwriting and vocabulary sheets today.

 

YR Worksheet- Sharing a Shell Trace the Words

YR- Vocabulary Sheet Sharing a Shell

Phonics: Daily revision video.

Mathematics: Look at comparing length today with White Rose Maths.

Lesson 3 Activity- Comparing Length

Physical Development: (P.E.) As a school we subscribe to real PE see the link below to show you how to login and select activities then find your login details on the Class 1 sheet. Once you are logged in select Key Stage 1 and then choose a pirate activity for this week.

Jasmine PE Class 1

Link to REAL PE

Thursday 25th February

English: Try to write some sentences about the story today to match each picture shown on the worksheet. I have shared some of my tips for writing sentences in the video. Keep trying with your writing.

 

Worksheet- Writing simple sentences

Phonics: Learn the new phoneme ‘ir’. You will need writing materials to join in with today’s activity.

 

Mathematics: Measuring Height with White Rose Maths: the activity they suggest for today will be over a period of time and requires a seed and planting materials. I have set an additional challenge that can be completed now at home using everyday objects and string. Try to create a chart by labelling each string with the object they represent.

Lesson 4 Activity- Measuring Height

Challenge- Measuring Height

Don’t Forget Google Meet at 11.00am today. Can’t wait to see you all.

Understanding the World: (History) To complete our work on Neil Armstrong we must learn about another explorer from the past by learning about Christopher Columbus. At the end of the presentation there is a fun quiz to test your knowledge.

Powerpoint-The Story of Christopher Columbus

Friday 26th February

English: Watch the story of “Sharing a Shell” and retell all or part of the story.

Worksheets- Retelling Sharing a Shell

Phonics: Use the daily revision video.

Mathematics: Watch the video of the story “How Long is a Whale” and try to put the sea creatures on the worksheet in order of size from smallest to biggest.

Activity-Under the Sea size ordering

Activity-Sea Creature Size Ordering

Art/DT: Try to make your own pirate hat to wear at our World Book Day Google Meet next week on Thursday 4th March or make a paper plate pirate mask.

Instructions- How to make a pirate hat

 

Week beginning 8th February 2021

Good morning everyone, thank you for all the support with home learning. Please find the resources below for this week. Work is scheduled to be published on Google Classroom at 4pm the day before it is to be worked on. This will allow parents time to have a look at it beforehand. Thank you for handing home learning in on Google Classroom.

Rhyme of the week

Please use the video to help you to learn this rhyme for us to sing together at our Google Meet on Thursday at 11am.

Rhyme of the Week Poster

Monday 8th February

English:

Create your own alien words to name the aliens. You can extend this activity by describing the different aliens too.

Worksheet- Name the alien Phase 2

Worksheet- Name the alien Phase 3

Worksheet- Name and describe the alien

Phonics:

Revise the Set 1 and 2 phonemes using the daily revision video. Concentrate on ‘l’ by forming the letter carefully and finding things that begin with l.

Worksheet- letter formation ‘l’

Worksheet- initial sound ‘l’

Mathematics:

Watch the video from Mrs Kowal and compare the different things we can do during the day and at night time.

Activity- Day and Night Sorting

Worksheet- Day time and Night time

Understanding the World/Science:

ADULT SUPERVISION NEEDED. Returning to testing materials with water- today we will check for absorbency. Can you tell me what absorbency means?

Reception Powerpoint- Absorbent Materials

Reception Work- Absorbent Investigation

GOOGLE MEET STORYTIME 2PM FOR ALL CLASS ONE: RECEPTION AND YEAR ONE.

Tuesday 9th February

English:

Grab a collection of alien words you have used over the past two weeks and create an alien word poem.

Worksheet- alien poem template

Phonics:

Learn your new phoneme ‘ar.’

 

Mathematics:

Continue thinking about time this week by completing some first, then and now timetables for activities you do every day.

First Next Then Activity sequencing

Understanding of the World/Religious Education:

Salah is an important pillar of Islam. Listen to the music on the first video that calls Muslims to prayer. The video is quite moving and important to Islam as a sung Adhan. Find out about the importance of prayer in Islam using the second video.

 

Muslim Prayer: Salah

Today is also “Safer Internet Day”- Mrs Kowal has come to tell you a story that will teach you a little about staying safe on the internet.

 

Wednesday 10th February

English:

Listen to the new story this week “Alien’s in Underpants Save the World” and find out more about the story by completing the language activity.

Language Activity- Aliens Instructions

Language Activity- Aliens Poster

Phonics: Use the daily revision video.

Mathematics:

Try out some of the “Beat the Clock” activities at home and use the instructions to create your own time tocker from a coffee lid.

Activity ideas- Beat The Clock 2021

Physical Development:

Take another dance journey to Space to meet the aliens.

Let’s Dance: Meet the Aliens.

Thursday 11th January

English:

Be a rhyme detective! Take a look at the story and find some rhymes (or use a rhyming story you have at home).

 

Worksheet- Identify rhymes

Phonics: Learn the ‘or’ phoneme.

 

Google Meet today at 11am for Reception.

Mathematics:

Try out some of these “Timing” activities at home.

Activity ideas- Timing

Understanding of the World/History:

Find out more about the history of Space Travel and complete the timeline.

Powerpoint- Space Travel Timeline

Activity- Space Travel Fact Cards

Worksheet- Space Travel Timeline

Friday 12th February

English:

Retell the story of “Aliens in Underpants Save the World” and as an extra challenge could you write your own alien adventure?

Worksheet- Retell the story

Worksheet- FULL LINED PAGE Write a new adventure for the aliens in underpants

Phonics:

Use the daily revision video.

Mathematics:

Try out some of the measuring time at home learning challenges.

Activity- Measuring time in simple ways at home

Expressive Arts and Design:

As a big end of half term project- enjoy a drawing session with author and illustrator Andy Sanders, design your own moon buggy and make a buggy using junk materials.

Moon Buggy

 

Reception Design a Moon Buggy

How to make a moon buggy

Have a restful half term everyone.

Week beginning 1st February 2021

Good morning everyone, thank you for all the support with home learning. Please find the resources below for this week. Work is scheduled to be published on Google Classroom at 4pm the day before it is to be worked on. This will allow parents time to have a look at it beforehand. Thank you for handing home learning in on Google Classroom.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Week

This week is mental health week. Our afternoon activities are still linked to our curriculum this half term but follow the 5 steps to mental wellbeing:
1. Connect with other people.
2. Be physically active.
3. Learn new skills.
4. Give to others.
5. Pay attention to the present moment (mindfulness)
I have also tried to include a range of afternoon activities away from screens. Have a good week and I am looking forward to seeing your work.
Mrs Kowal

Additional Mental Health and Wellbeing activities

Activity- Oreo Cookie Moon Phases

Mindfulness Space Colouring

Workbook- My Wellbeing Challenge Booklet

Rhyme of the week

Please use the video to help you to learn this rhyme for us to sing together at our Google Meet on Thursday at 11am.

Monday 1st February

English:

It is important for you to be able to blend real and nonsense words for reading. The nonsense words are sometimes called alien words.

Activity- ay real and alien word sort

Worksheet- Colour by real or nonsense words

Phonics:

Use the daily revision video today to recap all Set 1 and 2 sounds today and revise the letter formation of e and recognise different words that start with the sound too.

Worksheet- formation e

Worksheet- initial sound e

Mathematics:

All about number 10. Concentrate today on the numeral formation of 10 and begin to think of how it is represented. This week our work will be all about the number 10.

Powerpoint- All about number 10

Activity- I Spy 10

Worksheet – Number 10 formation

Worksheet- Numberblock 10

Understanding of the World:

Mental Health Link- Connect with other people/Time Away From Screens.

To link back to our learning on materials and work on Neil Armstrong, we are going to have an afternoon making paper aeroplanes. Enjoy the story about Rosie Revere engineer and use her engineer pack to find out more about making paper planes. I would love to see your test flight videos.

Activity- Rosie Revere Paper Aeroplane

Tuesday 2nd February

English:

More work today on alien words and real words. These are two multi-device compatible games for your child to have a go with.

Game- Real words and alien words

Game- Aliens Assemble

Phonics: Today you are learning about the sound oo (zoo).

 

Mathematics:

Watch the numberblocks episode about number 10 and find out some more about putting the first 10 numbers in order.

Numberblock 10 video

Powerpoint- Numberblocks 10

Activity- Ordering to 10 Cut-Outs and Guidance

Activity- Ordering to 10 Scenes

Worksheet- Numberblocks missing numbers to 10

Religious Education: What is Zakat?

Mental Health Link- Giving to others.

Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam is Zakat and Muslims believe this is a way to set a good example for others. We have been thinking a lot this term about kindness and during the three national lockdowns a mosque in Rochdale have held food drives to ensure that poverty stricken and vulnerable members of their wider local community. The videos show how they are setting this good example not just within their religious community but their local area.
Today’s task is to watch the videos and to think about something your can do to give to others: this could be baking a cake or biscuits to take to isolated family members or friends or it could be arranging a donation to give to Halifax Food Bank or the Gathering Place.

 

Wednesday 3rd February

English:

Listen to the story of Aliens Love Underpants and follow along if you have a copy at home. Then you are going on an alien hunt. Adults will need to set this up at home for you- perhaps you could spend some time hunting the aliens out in the garden. When you find an alien send me a description of it from home.

Activity- Alien Hunt Posters

Worksheet- The alien I found

Phonics: Daily revision video.

Mathematics:

Use the talk about 10 powerpoint to find different numbers up to 10. Use the playdough mats to represent numbers to 10- perhaps you could make a galactic playdough. Playdough is great for exercising our hands for writing!

Powerpoint- Alien Talk about 10

Activity- Representing up to 10 playdough

Physical Education:

Mental Health Link- Be Physically Active.

Today in our dance lesson, you are taking a journey into space.

Let’s Dance: Journey to the Moon

Thursday 4th February

English:

Listen to the story again and think about why do aliens love underpants? Talk about it with an adult and they will write down your ideas.

Language work- Why do aliens love underpants

Phonics: Grab a book and your best detective skills. Today you need to find our new sound- oo (look)

 

DON’T FORGET GOOGLE MEET TODAY AT 11AM.

Mathematics:

Listen to the story about “Ten Little Aliens” and try to count backwards from 10. Play the game to match representations up to 10 to their numerals.

Game- Alien Encounter matching representation to numeral

Understanding of the World:

Mental Health Link- Pay attention to the present moment (mindfulness/creative activity)

This week we are learning more about Tim Peake, a British astronaut, who lived and worked on the International Space Station. Can you design a space suit for his next mission? For those of you wanting to find out more about Britons in Space, read the powerpoint to tell you more about Helen Sharman the first Briton in Space. Then watch Tim Peake telling the story “Goodnight Spaceman” for Cbeebies.

Powerpoint- Tim Peake Information

Reception Powerpoint- Tim Peake Spacesuit

Reception Activity-Design Your Own Spacesuit 1

Reception Activity-Design Your Own Spacesuit 2

Reception Worksheet- Design a Spacesuit

Powerpoint- Helen Sharman the first Briton in Space

 

Additional activity: Mental Health Link: Be Physically Active.

Train like an astronaut at the the astronaut training camp.

Healthy Minds- An Astronaut Workout

Friday 5th February

English: Use the instructions at the link below and the printables attached to make your own alien craft and write about their favourite underpants.

Alien’s Love Underpants Craft and Writing Activity with FREE Templates

Worksheet- Aliens Love Underpants Craft and Writing Task

Phonics: Use the daily revision video.

Mathematics: Play the treasure hunt game to find the different representations up to 10 by following the alphabet letter clues.

Game- Treasure hunt to find the numbers to 10

Expressive Arts and Design:

Mental Health Link- Connect with other people/Time away from screens/Learn New Skills.

Time to make some rocket mice. ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED.

 

 

Activity- Rocket Mice

Week beginning 25th January 2021

Good morning everyone, thank you for all the support with home learning. Please find the resources below for this week. Work is scheduled to be published on Google Classroom at 4pm the day before it is to be worked on. This will allow parents time to have a look at it beforehand. Thank you for handing home learning in on Google Classroom.

Rhyme of the week

Please use the video to help you to learn this rhyme for us to sing again together at our Google Meet on Thursday at 11am.

Rhyme poster- 5 Little Men in a Flying Saucer

Activity-Aliens and Flying Saucer

Story of the week

Mrs Haigh is reading a Q Pootle 5 story this week. More Q Pootle stories can be found on the internet.

 

Additional Space Themed Provision Ideas

For the remaining three weeks of this half term we will be continuing with our work on Neil Armstrong and Space. We will have work in our daily learning linked to designing rockets, rocket mice and moon buggies but the following links suggest other ways to have fun with the topic of Space at home in a more playful way. Please take a look and feel free to share some of your activities with me. Daily learning for week beginning 25th January starts beneath these links.

Space Theme Activities for Preschool

25 Fun EYFS Space Activities

Off This Planet Space Crafts and Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

NASA at home for kids and families

Monday 25th January

Reading: Your challenge this week is to read 3 books from Bug Club with a grown up. Watch the video to see how.

English: Listen to the story of “Look Up” and join the illustrator of the story in drawing Rocket’s pet car Luna.

Luna the Cat Draw-Along Activity Sheet

Phonics: Use the daily revision video and revise the sound ‘f.’ Use the worksheets to handwrite the letter and find words with f as the initial sound.

Worksheet- handwrite f

Worksheet- initial sound exploration with f

Mathematics: Learn all about the number 9. Use the powerpoint story today as we will be using the numberblock video later in the week.

Presentation- All about number 9

Activity- All about number 9 home learning challenge

Activity- I spy number 9

Worksheet- Number 9 formation

Worksheet- Number 9 Numberblock

Understanding of the World: ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED-

Grab some materials and a small tub of water to find out more about floating and sinking.

Floating and Sinking Video

Reception Worksheet- Float or Sink

Tuesday 26th January

English: Rocket dreams of going to space in our story. What would you need if you were going to space? Write a list of 10 things and label your rocket.

Worksheet-10 things I would take to space in my rocket

Worksheet-Space rocket labelling

Phonics: We are learning a tri-graph today- watch the video to learn about ‘igh.’

Mathematics: How many ways can we make 9?

Numberblock 9 video

How many ways to make 9

Understanding of the World/Religious Education:

Find out more about the 5 Pillars of Islam. What are they? What do they mean to Muslims?

The Five Pillars of Islam Video

YR Presentation The Five Pillars of Islam

YR Worksheet-Matching Five Pillars

Wednesday 27th January

English: Watch the video about “The Girl Who Went to Space” and then complete the reading tasks today. Find out more about Space by reading the fact cards or discuss the pictures on the cards at the end of the activity pack.

Work cards-Sentences about space

Phonics: Daily revision video.

Mathematics: Numberblock 9 is a very special number- he is a square number.

Use the Powerpoint to find out more about number nine’s special power.

Numberblocks 9 PPT

Activity- Is it square – 9

Worksheet- Numberblocks 9 can it be square

PE: Follow the BBC dance programme and let’s build a snowman!

Let’s Dance: Let’s make a snowman

Thursday 28th January

English: Listen to the story “Look Up” again and then read the sentence mazes. You are trying to use your blending skills in a different way using sentences from the story we are reading rather than your reading books on Bug Club.

Reading Activity- Look Up Reading Sentence Mazes

Phonics: You will need a writing tools for today’s activity. Can you write ‘ow’ words?

 

Don’t forget GOOGLE MEET 11AM. I can’t wait to see you all.

Mathematics: How many ways can we make the numbers 5, 6, 7 or 8? Join in with Jack Hartmann to say your number pairs to 5.

Worksheet- Composition of 5

Worksheet- Composition of 6, 7 and 8

Understanding of the World: Neil Armstrong didn’t get to the moon on his own. There was a team behind the mission to the moon. Find out about some of the women who helped the Apollo 11 mission land on the moon. Can you make a paper doll book to draw pictures of them and write some facts on the back about their lives?

Powerpoint- The Women who helped build NASA

Activity- Paper People Chain

Friday 29th January

English: What happens in the story “Look Up”? Can you make a zigzag book to retell the story? Can you write about Rocket’s next adventure?

Zigzag Book Instructions

Look Up Zigzag Book A4 Fold Lines

Phonics: Use the daily revision video.

Mathematics: Watch my video and tell your own addition number sentences. Use the Activity Cards for ideas on how to achieve this at home.

Postbox Addition Home Learning Challenge

Teddy Bear’s Bedtime Addition Home Learning Challenge

Washing Line Addition Home Learning Challenge

Washing Machine Addition Home Learning Challenge

Design: Get your recycling items together to make a rocket!

Make a Rocket with Justin video

Craft a DIY rocket (Instruction Video)

Make a Bottle Rocket

Week beginning 18th January 2021

Good morning everyone, thank you for all the support with home learning. Please find the resources below for this week. Work is scheduled to be published on Google Classroom at 4pm the day before it is to be worked on. This will allow parents time to have a look at it beforehand. Thank you for handing home learning in on Google Classroom.

Monday 18th January

Reading: Your challenge this week is to read 3 books from Bug Club with a grown up. Watch the video to see how.

English: Retell the story of “Whatever Next.” Grab a box to make a rocket, a colander or pan to make a helmet, your gravity boots and a picnic and act out the story.

 

Phonics: Use the revision video to recap all the phonemes in Set 1 and focus on the phoneme ‘b.’ Complete the letter formation and initial sound work.

Worksheet-‘b’ Letter formation

Worksheet- ‘b’ Initial Sound

Mathematics: Numberblocks 8 and number 8 formation.

Numberblocks 8 video

Worksheet- Numeral formation 8

Worksheet- Exploring 8

Science: How can I describe an object? Explore the properties of materials using the Oak Academy online lesson.

Activity- How can I describe an object?

Worksheet- Describing Properties

Tuesday 19th January

English: Read this story online, it is similar to “Whatever Next.” What do you think you might see in space? You can use your imagination or be scientific with your ideas. Make a spacesuit using the split pin astronaut: split pins needed.

Story-Back to earth with a bump

Worksheet-In a Rocket

Continue to work on your cutting skills and use split pins to join your astronaut together.

Cutting and joining skills-Split pin astronaut

Phonics: Set 2 sound ‘ay’ is the new phoneme today. You will need writing materials for this video lesson.

Mathematics: Octoblock has many adventures. Can you find the missing parts of 8? Which numbers make 8 when added together?

Powerpoint-The Adventures of Number 8

Worksheet-Finding 8

Worksheet-Making 8

Religious Education/Understanding the World: Watch the Islamic Stories and tell an adult what you think they mean? What would this teach someone who is Muslim.

Wednesday 20th January

English: Use the video (Monday 18th January) or this powerpoint to retell the story “Whatever Next.” Label the objects from the story.

Powerpoint- Whatever Next

Worksheet-Can you label the picture?

Phonics: Use the daily revision video to revise Set 1 Phonics.

Mathematics: Look at the video of “Anno’s Counting Book” discuss the representations of 6,7 and 8.

Complete the worksheet matching representations of 6, 7 and 8.

Worksheet- Representing 6, 7, and 8

Physical Development: PE Dance Lesson 2 Winter Topic “Creatures in the Snow”

Creatures in the Snow Dance Topic

Thursday 21st January

English: Complete the speech bubbles for “Whatever Next.” What do you think baby bear and owl would be saying to each other at this point in the story?

Worksheet-Whatever Next speech bubbles

Phonics- Revise Set 1 sounds and introduction of set 2 phoneme ‘ee.’

 

Mathematics: Play snap with the representations of 6, 7 and 8.

Activity-Snap cards matching representations to 10

Understanding of the world: Find out more about the Apollo 11 Landing and what happened when Neil Armstrong went to the moon. The record sheets have a number of options. Choose one or two with your child to complete from facts they can remember about the Apollo 11 mission.

Powerpoint- The Apollo 11 Mission

The Moon Landing writing prompts

Friday 22nd January

English: Remind yourself of the story “Whatever Next.” Retell the story in sentences and don’t forget the finger spaces.

Worksheet-Retell Whatever Next

Phonics: Revise Set 1 and Set 2 Phonemes in the daily revision video.

Mathematics: Match alien pairs and begin to use the cards to create addition number sentences.

Activity-Alien snap cards

Worksheet-space addition

PSHE: Caring and kindness activities. To be a good friend we all have to be kind. Listen to the “Kind” story by Axel Schleffer. In lockdown this is particularly important and everyone deserves some kindness. Can you use these activity ideas to be kind to someone else this weekend?

Activity- handprint kindness

Activity- kindness postcards

Week commencing 11th January 2021

Good morning everyone, thank you for all the support with home learning. Please find the resources below for this week. Work is scheduled to be published on Google Classroom at 4pm the day before it is to be worked on. This will allow parents time to have a look at it beforehand. Thank you for handing home learning in on Google Classroom.

Monday 11th January

English: letter formation ‘u.’ In class each week, we recap a sound and concentrate on letter formation. Today it is ‘u.’ Try to find some things around the house that start with the sound ‘u.’ Do you have an umbrella? Revise all the set 1 sounds using the video in the daily revision section above.

Worksheet: Letter formation u

Worksheet: U: initial sound work

Mathematics: Numberblock 7

Numberblock 7 video

Worksheet: Number 7 formation

Worksheet: Exploring 7 further

Understanding the World/The Natural World: Watch the first 1 minute and 30 seconds for an excellent explanation from “Bill Nye Science Guy” of why there are different seasons. Over the next five days take time to record the weather.

Worksheet: Reception-5 day weather diary

Tuesday 12th January

English: The ng phoneme and “The North Wind Doth Blow” rhyme

Print off the poster below and look for all the ‘ng’ words in the nursery rhyme. Can you match the ones from the video?

When you have completed your detective work, have a go at this activity: Make a paper plate robin

Mathematics: More work on Number 7

Powerpoint: All about 7

Worksheet: Numberblocks number 7 number bonds

Understanding the World: Religion.

Worksheet: Lesson 2 Shahadah

Wednesday 13th January

English: Look at the pictures, tell an adult what is happening in the picture. Write a sentence to match the picture. If you are struggling, ask the adult to write your sentence and then you must copy it.

Worksheet: Winter simple sentences

Phonics: ‘nk’ phoneme. Our last phoneme in Set 1!

Mathematics: Number 7 and the days of the week.

Worksheet: Numberblocks 7 days

Physical Education: Get on your dancing shoes and join Jack Frost on a dancing adventure!

Jack Frost Let’s Dance BBC

Thursday 14th January

English: Explore the Powerpoint and talk about what you can see, hear, smell, touch and taste in Winter. Then watch my video to see how to write your own winter senses poem. (The children will only need worksheet 1 for today’s work, if you find your child needs more challenge use worksheet 2 of the attached document.)

Powerpoint: My five winter senses

Worksheet: Winter Senses Poem

Phonics: Our next step is Set 2 sounds so get ahead by watching the daily revision video in the daily revision section above. Don’t forget to work on the new phonemes you have been assigned for homework.

Today is Google Meet Up Day at 11am. The link will be sent out once created on Monday. Please bring something to show me and I will be reading you a story. I can’t wait to see you!

Mathematics: Making pairs.

Watch the matching mittens video. You will need to print off the mittens to play the game with an adult or an older sibling. Take care when you are cutting the mittens. Try to design your own matching mittens.

Activities: Mitten matching game

Understanding the World: Find out about Neil Armstrong? What did he do? Find out about his life from the powerpoint and use p4 of the document to timeline his life in pictures.

Neil Armstrong PowerPoint

Neil Armstrong Timeline Activity Sheet

Friday 15th January

English: Use the winter shape templates to try writing your own winter poem.

Winter Shape Poetry Templates

Phonics: Keep up with the revision of those Set 1 and 2 phonemes using the video in the daily revision section above.

Mathematics: Try out these different matching pairs games.

Hunt the pair and find the matching sock

Patterned sock matching activity

Design a pair of socks

Winter pairs matching game

Personal and Social Development/Understanding the world: We have a shared responsibility to look out for other creatures. Try to make a bird feeder today!

Activities: Natural pine cone bird feeders

Yoghurt pot bird feeders

Phonics Presentation Autumn 2o20

To accompany the Information Pack, RWI Phonics Book and Reading Books in Reception home learning folders, please watch the following video for parents and carers:

The video below explains the set 1 and 2 phonemes and their correct pronunciations.