Thornham Week Ahead 8th February


Good morning!

I hope you all have had a great weekend and ready to start another new week of learning. This is the last week of the Spring 1 term.

This is a suggested timetable for your day:

8.45 – 9.00 – spelling/times table practise

9.00 – 10.00 – Maths

10.00 – 10.15 – Have a break and a well-earned snack!

 10.15 – 10.35 – Phonics

10.35 – 11.30 – English

11.30 – 12.00 – Reading and handwriting practise

LUNCH

Afternoons

Each day work on one of our other subjects or/and spend some time on EdCity.

Remember – EdCity is NOT instead of the other lessons; it is just one part of the curriculum as a whole.

There is also a Homework Grid you can chose activities from.

 

MONDAY

 

Handwriting  practice

Click on the link below to remind you correct letter formation

http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/skyWriter/index.html

Please make sure you are forming your letters correctly.

 

Maths:

Click on the link to practise your number bonds to 10 and 20.

Hit the Button – Quick fire maths practice for 5-11 year olds (topmarks.co.uk)

 

Have a look at the lesson on Oak Academy

Representing information as a bar model (Part 1) (thenational.academy)

Log into your Active Learn – Click into Power Maths

Year Book 1 Text Book B Unit 8, Lesson 5 – Solving word and picture problems – subtraction

Now go to Year 1 Practice Book 1B – pages 38 – 40

 

English: (Monday and Tuesday) Recounts

Watch this clip of Michael Rosen to remind you about recounts   He’s the “Strict” and “Chocolate Cake” poet.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks1-ks2-how-to-write-a-recount/z7dg92p

Today I would like  you start to think of ideas for your own newspaper report – Think of something based along the lines of our model text – You can use the same sequence but just change characters, places and events if you wish or you cna choose your own ideas for a newspaper recount/report.

Have a look at my planning for a newspaper recount.  Newspaper recount planning

Here is a planning sheet to help you plan.

Blank planning sheet for Newspaper Recount

 

Phonics:

Adding suffix – ‘ing’

Click onto the link  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z66nv82

Then have a go at activity 1 and 2.

You can then go to Active Learn – Click onto Phonics

Unit 28 -suffix ‘ing’ lesson

Practise sounding out words – swimming, hugging, shopping, humming, patting, wagging

Can you write a sentence for two of these words?

 

Spellings:

there, their, people, asked, called

 

Reading:

I have included the 100 high frequecy words for you to keep practising reading.

Phase 2 to 5 high frequcy words – Copy

Please log into Active Learn and read the next book.

You should read for at last 10 minutes each day. Please let me know if you need new books.

 

TUESDAY

Maths:

Look at the link to find out about number bonds to 20

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwv39j6/articles/zx3982p

Log into your Active Learn – Click into Power Maths

Year Book 1 Text Book B Unit 8 Lesson 6 – Addition and subtraction facts to 20

Now go to Year 1 Practice Book 1B – pages 41-43

 

English:

Finish your planning for your own Newspaper recount/report.

 

Phonics:

Go to Active Learn – Click onto Phonics

Unit 28 – suffix ‘ed’ lesson

Practise sounding out words – rubbeds, jogged, dimmed, hopped, hummed

Can you write a sentence for two of these words?

 

Spellings:

there, their, people, asked, called

 

Reading:

Please practise reading high frequency words as Monday

Please log into Active Learn and read the next book.

You should read for at last 10 minutes each day. Please let me know if you need new books.

 

WEDNESDAY

Maths:

Log into your Active Learn – Click into Power Maths

Year Book 1 Text Book B Unit 8 Lesson 7 – Comparing additions and subtractions

Now go to Year 1 Practice Book 1B – pages 44-46

 

English:

Wednesday/Thursday/Friday – HOT TASK

Today I would like you to  start writing  your newspaper report – remember to include all the features eg Name of newspaper, title of report, picture, facts. Think about your letter formation, handwriting, presentation!

I suggest you do  a couple of parpagrahs each day.

Remember you will need

  • Name of Newspaper
  • Title of report.

Don’t forget to follow your plan!

Here is the first part of our model text.

                    *******FAIRYTALE TIMES********

FARMER GROWS AN ENORMOUS TURNIP

There was a suprise last night at the Fairy Tale town vegetable show. Farmer Fred had bought his enormous turnip to show the judges and it was the size of a car!

 

 

Phonics:

Go to Active Learn – Click onto Phonics

Unit 28 – Silent ‘e’ + suffix lesson

Practise sounding out words – joked, saved, chased, shared, danced

Can you write a sentence for two of these words?

 

Spellings:

there, their, people, asked, called

Reading:

 

PPlease practise reading high frequency words as Mondaylease log into Active Learn and read the next book.

You should read for at last 10 minutes each day. Please let me know if you need new b

 

THURSDAY:

MATHS:

Log into your Active Learn – Click into Power Maths

Year Book 1 Text Book B Unit 8 Lesson 8 – Solving word and picture problems – addition and subtraction

Now go to Year 1 Practice Book 1B – pages 47-49

 

English

Continue with HOT TASK – Here is the next part of the model text.

The farmer had planted his turnip in March. He worked hard to feed and water it everyday. He was shocked by how big it grew.

Farmer Fred and his wife carried on feeding the turnip each day and soon it was the size of a football!

Fred decided to pull up the turnip on Tuesday. Fred took his sharpest spades and forks to help with the job. He dug around  the turnip and pulled and pulled, He was unable to move it.

 

 

Phonics:

Go to Active Learn – My stuff – Phonics

Unit 29 – suffix ‘s’ lesson

Practise sounding out words – dogs, stars, chimes, sweets, stones, apples

Can you write a sentence for two of these words?

 

Spellings:

there, their, people, asked, called

 

Reading:

Please practise reading high frequency words as Monday.

Please log into Active Learn and read the next book.

You should read for at last 10 minutes each day. Please let me know if you need new books.

 

FRIDAY

Maths:

Practise writing out your number bonds to 10 – if you are confident try number bonds to 20.

Click on the link to play some games to help you learn your number bonds.

Hit the Button – Quick fire maths practice for 5-11 year olds (topmarks.co.uk)

Log into your Active Learn – Click into Power Maths

Year Book 1 Text Book B Unit 8 – End of Unit Check

Now go to Year 1 Practice Book 1B – End of Unit -pages 50-51

 

English:

Finish off your HOT TASK.  Re-read it all to make sure it makes sense.

Have  you rememberd  capital letters, full stops, finger spaces, use of past tense.

Ask an adult to help you correct any spellings. The send a copy to me please!

Here are  the last paragraphs of our model text to help you.

The farmer needed the help of his wife and his grandchildren and een some of the farm animals to pull up the turnip.

Then they had to move it to the show. Farmer Fred used his tractor to pull  the turnip. 

Fred and his wife won first prize in the biggest vegetable competition. Fred has said that he plans to grow four enormous carrots for the show next year.

Can you draw a picture with a caption?

 

Phonics:

Go to Active Learn – Click onto Phonics

Unit 29 – suffix ‘es’ after ’ss’. ‘x’ lesson

Practise sounding out words – masses, losses, boxes, foxes,dresses,

Can you write a sentence for two of these words?

 

Spellings:

there, their, people, asked, called

Can you ask someone to test you on the words you have been practising.

 

Reading:

Please practise reading high frequency words as Monday.

Please log into Active Learn and read the next book.

You should read for at last 10 minutes each day. Please let me know if you need new books.

 

Foundation Subjects

 

Topic

Other Inventors 

 Can you find out who invented these things, when they were invented and what inspired the person to invent them: 

  • A machine to make paper bags. 
  • The first dishwashers – these were mechanical and not electric. 
  • Windscreen wipers. 
  • The chocolate chip cookie. 
  • Frequency hopping to encrypt torpedo control signals. 

 Try to guess when each one was invented before you research it. 

 Choose one of the above and write a detailed paragraph about the inventor and their invention. 

 What was special/different about these inventors compared to all but 1 of the other inventors we have looked at so far? 

 Can you find any more inventors like these and describe what they Invented?  

 

Science

This week we are continuing to learn about light.

Look at the link to remind you about the sun and shadows https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z6fnvcw

Now have a look at the link below to learn about  what  objects are opaque, transparent and translucent.

https://youtu.be/JJmVXARWLIY?t=3

Can you now complete the sorting activity

Transparent-Or-Opaque-Sorting-Activity

Can you now complete the sorting activity?

 

RE 

Creation

Last week we looked at the Creation story –  Here is a link to remind you https://youtu.be/teu7BCZTgDs?t=1

Can you now think about the following questions –

How do they think the Creator feels about his creation?

Build something of your own (e.g. from Lego or plasticine).

How do you feel about your creation?

How would you want other people to look after what you have made?

How do they think the Creator might feel about his creation being damaged?

 

PE

Here are some activities to help you “keep your hand in”.

Home PE Avoid the defenders  Home PE Battleships  Home PE Battleships Level 2

Home PE Blast Off  Home PE Bowling

 

Music

The Big Sing. Blame it on the Boogie.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnXu9U-7SKc&feature=youtu.be

 

Computing  – Our Local Area/Safey Internet Day (9th February 2021)

Safer Internet Day – here are some excellent resources for you to look at-

Safer Internet Day 2021 | Safer Internet Centre is the main website, and the theme this year is ‘An internet we trust: exploring reliability in the online world.’ This is something that we know all of our children struggle with, and we need to make sure that we are working on this.  The work page is I work with young people | Safer Internet Centre and you can find the activities for your age group by following that page.

BBC Teach are doing a Primary Live Lesson at 11am – Safer Internet Day – Live Lesson – BBC Teach and they have a wealth of other clips here Safer Internet Day – Teaching Resources – BBC Teach which you may find useful.

 

Local Area

This week I would like you create an individual information sheet/powerpoint/website about King’s Lynn.   

You will need help from an adult or older sibling –  if possible!

Skills to include taking pictures and retrieval of pictures from a storage device, selection of material, cutting and pasting, selection of material, careful searching. Please touch on copyright law! 

Safe sites would include met office weather,  

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk

Explore King’s Lynn : 

https://www.visitnorfolk.co.uk/explore/west-norfolk-and-fens.aspx#:~:text=King%E2%80%99s%20Lynn%2C%20the%20capital%20of%20West%20Norfolk%2C%20was,that%20leads%20to%20The%20Wash%20and%20North%20Sea. 

 King’s Lynn site   – http://www.kingslynnonline.com/ 

 Less safe sites (content wise) 

 BBC News – King’s Lynn 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/localnews/2645456-King’s%20Lynn/0 

 

PSHE

Look at the link from Oak Academy about Catch, it, bin it Catch it, bin it, kill it! (thenational.academy)

 

ART/DT

On Sunday it is Valentines Day – can you make a card for someone you love?

You could collage a heart using different materials?

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Have a great last week of this half term.. Keep working hard, send me your and work  and remember to stay safe.

Mrs Stanley

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