In Numeracy this week we will be answering questions about and recording data on pictographs. In literacy this week we will be looking at different settings in which a 'message in a bottle' has been washed up, then thinking about our own settings using words to describe them. We are looking forward to our seaside afternoon on Monday and continuing with our history work on seasides in the past.
In literacy this week we will be focussing on recounts. Initially recounting our own experiences and then that of 'The Jolly Postman'.
In math's we will be revisiting addition and subtraction. The children will be learning to select the most appropriate resources to complete their calculations.
In creative curriculum we will continue our work on seasides in the past.
In literacy this week we will be focusing on non fiction texts about teeth. We will continue our work on index, glossaries and contents pages . We will also be looking at alphabetical order. On Monday we will be visiting a story teller involved in the imagination library celebrations. She will be reading 'The Three Bears' and then we will be doing some independent writing about the story.
In math's we will be learning how to measure in centimetres and metres. We will be revisiting addition and subtraction and shape in our mental starters.
In creative curriculum we will be learning about seaside holidays from the past. We will also be training for our sports day.
In literacy we will be reading 'Man on the moon' and then acting out our own visits to the moon. We will be looking at the meaning of new words and using them in our talk for writing.
In math's we will be looking at place value this will involve playing lots of math's games including guess my number. The children will learn how many tens and ones are in each number e.g. 36 = 3 tens and 6 ones.
We will be starting our science work this week. This will involve discussing the different habitats that animals live in. On Tuesday we will be looking at the different habitats and creatures in our local school environment. We will record our findings using Ipads.
On Thursday we will participate in a puppet workshop along with an artist from 20/21 museum in Scunthorpe. We are all looking forward to this!
In Literacy this week we will be working on adding punctuation to unpunctuated sentences. We will be focusing on capital letters and full stops.
In math's we will be matching analogue and digital times, adding and subtracting on a number line and recalling our number bonds to 10.
Creative curriculum - we will be finishing our geography by planning our own seaside town and discussing the pros and cons of living at the seaside.
Ways to support your child this week.
- Read at home at least three times a week. This can include any books, comics or other leaflets that interest your child along with their school books.
- Help your child to learn their spellings.
- Look at numbers and discuss how many tens and how many ones are in each number.
- Explore your local environment and discuss the creatures that live in different habitats.
In literacy this week we will be reading the story 'Tickly Octopus' We will then be drawing story mountains in preparation for our unsupported writing. The children will be revisiting the use of full stops, capital letters, adjectives and conjunctions.
In math's we will be comparing capacities and then learning to tell the time using both analogue and digital clocks.
In creative curriculum we will start our geography work about seaside's. We will be looking at man-made and physical features of seaside's.
In literacy this week we will be reading the story 'Snail and the Whale' we will be using descriptive language to write dramatic sentences.
In math's we will be looking at weight. We will be comparing weights and then measuring using non-standard the standard measurements.
In creative curriculum we will be looking at the work of different artists and then focusing on the pointillism technique.
I Literacy this week we will continue to look at different poems. Last week we wrote some lovely acrostic poems about the seaside. This week we will be looking at weather and food poems.
In phonics we will be learning about split digraphs. This will include the i-e and o-e sounds. Please try and find examples of these sounds when sharing books.
In math's we will be doubling numbers and using number bonds to help us with our addition. We will be sending home a number bond chant to learn and there is a good song on you tube called 'Farmer Pete' which supports number bond recognition if you wish to support your child with this.
In creative curriculum we will be looking at seascapes in art and using water colours to recreate our own seascape. We will them be using collage materials to create waves.
Another busy week ahead. All children made a great start to the new term last week, well done.
In literacy this week we will be reading sandcastle poems and writing adjectives to describe sandcastles. We will also be looking at similes to describe what sandcastles look like. In phonics we will be learning about the alternative er sounds including er, ur and ir.
In math's we will be working on place value to 100 for year 1 and 20 for reception children. Reception children who are confident to 20 will also work with numbers to 100. We will be finding numbers 1 more/1 less and then 10 more/10 less than numbers to 100.
In creative curriculum we will be starting our seascapes using different materials. We will also be creating sandcastle pictures on the computer.