Thornham Week ahead 22nd February 2021


Good morning Thornham

I hope you have had a great half term holiday and looking forward to a new term.

This week we will be starting some ‘live’ lessons via TEAMS now you all have your login details. As this is all new to me and probably most of you, this week we will be having some practise sessions  in order to learn how to use TEAMS, use different features as well as accessing and completing assignments. Our first introductory session is on 9.30am on Monday.

All our learning for this week  is here on this blog as usual so don’t worry if you miss a live session. This week we are spending time getting used to the new way of learning.

Please try and complete as much of the work as you can, especially Maths, English, Reading and Phonics work.

Please email me if you have any questions J.Stanley@gf.kwestacademy.com or alternatively ring the office and I will call back as soon as I can.

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/Spellings

10.35 – 11.30 – English

11.30 – 12.00 – Reading and handwriting practise

LUNCH

Afternoons

Each day work on one of our other subjects , Science, Topic, PE. DT, Music, RE, PSHE.

You can also  explore the  BBC Bitesize   https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p or National Oak Academy – https://www.thenational.academy/ website where there are hundreds of lessons for you to ‘dip’ into.

I have also  added extra activities in Education City  for Maths English and Science.

 

Monday

Maths

Look at the Oak Academy lesson –  Sequencing numbers to 50 (thenational.academy)

Log onto Active Learn. Go to Power Maths

Unit 9 Lesson 1 – Counting to 50(1)

Go to Yr1 Practice  Book 1B  – Pages 52-54

 

English

Short Burst Writing

Look at the front cover of Sidney Spider – A Tale of Friendship.

Pretend you are that spider in the picture –  Jump into the picture. What can you see? how do you feel? What can you smell? Can you write down your thoughts . Can you add some interesting describing words? here are my suggestions.

I can see a pair of big red welly boots.

I can feel the dust floating in the air.

I feel happy and safe in my cosy  little shed.

I can smell dirty brown mud.

Sidney Spider – A Tale of Friendship picture

 

Phonics

prefix ‘un’  Have a look at the bitesize video below –

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z76yp4j

Log in Active Learn Go to My Stuff – Phonics

Unit 30 prefix ‘un’ lesson

Practise reading the words – unfair, unhappy, unsafe, unwell, unlucky

Can you write a sentence for two of the words.

 

Spellings

other, mother, brother, bother, another

 

Reading

Log onto Active Learn and continue to read the next book.

Please read for at least 10 minutes every day.

 

 

Tuesday

Maths

Look at the Oak Academy lesson – Grouping and counting in tens (thenational.academy)

Log onto Active Learn. Go to Power Maths

Unit 9 Lesson 2 – Counting to 50 (2)

Go to Yr1  Practice Book 1B  – Pages 55-57

 

 

English

Short Burst Writing

Look at your sentences from yesterday about the picture of the Spider in the web. I would like you now to write a short paragraph about the picture. Don’t forget to write in full sentences and use some interesting descriptive words.

 

Phonics

Log on to Active Learn Go to My Stuff Phonics

Unit 29 Suffix ‘es’ after ‘ss’, ‘x’

Practise reading the words  – boxes, foxes, bosses, dresses, grasses

 

Spellings

other, mother, brother, bother, another

 

Reading

Log onto Active Learn and continue to read the next book.

Please read for at least 10 minutes every day.

 

 

Wednesday

Maths

You will be invited to a live TEAMS meeting at 9.35 for Power Maths

Look a the Oak Academy lesson – Exploring tens and ones (thenational.academy)

Log onto Active Learn. Go to Power Maths

Unit 9 Lesson 3 – Tens and ones

Go to Yr1  Practice Book 1B  – Pages 58-60

 

English

COLD TASK – Look again at the picture of the spider in the shed.  The setting of this story is in a garden shed.

For your Cold Task I would like you  to describe a  familiar setting for a story. Remember a setting is where a story takes place. Here are some ideas:-

Bedroom

Garden

Park

School

Beach

 

Phonics

Unit 29 Suffix ‘es’ after ‘ch’ ‘sh’ ‘tch’ lesson

Practise reading words – wishes, brushes, lunches, matches, watches

 

Spellings

other, mother, brother, bother, another

 

Reading

Log onto Active Learn and continue to read the next book.

Please read for at least 10 minutes every day.

 

 

Thursday

Maths

Look at the Oak Academy lesson  –Introducing place value (thenational.academy)

Log onto Active Learn. Go to Power Maths

Unit 9 Lesson 4 – Representing number to 50

Go to Yr1 Practice Book 1B  – Pages 61-63

 

 

English

You will be invited to a live TEAMS meeting for English (time to be confirmed)

Today we are starting to learn our model text – Sidney Spider – A Tale of Friendship.  Ask an adult to help you read the text.

Sidney Spider – A Tale of Friendship

You can listen to a recording of the story of Sidney Spider – A Tale of Friendship here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zw8kRlYxgrY

Can you now think about what you liked about the story.

Sidney Spider – I like best

 

Phonics

a sounded as o

what, want , war ,warm. want , watch

Please practise sounding out the words.

Can you put them into a sentence?

 

Spellings

other, mother, brother, bother,another

 

Reading

Log onto Active Learn and continue to read the next book.

Please read for at least 10 minutes every day.

 

Friday

Maths

Look at the Oak Academy lessonComparing and ordering numbers within 50 (Part 1) (thenational.academy)

Log onto Active Learn. Go to Power Maths

Unit 9 Lesson 5  – Comparing numbers of objects

Go to Yr1  Practice  1B  – Pages 64-66

 

English

Today I would like you to create a story map for our model text. Here is an audio version to help you.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zw8kRlYxgrY

 

Phonics

You will be invited to a live TEAMS meeting for phonics (time to be confirmed)

Today I would like you to recap on your phase 5 diagraphs.

Here is a link for Phonics Play to play Buried Treasure using phase 5 sounds – You don’t need to login. practise reading the words and decide if they are treasure or not.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/5/buried-treasure

Here is a copy of the sounds make sure you know these and you are able to write the sounds when dictated to you.

phase 5 sound mat

 

Spellings

other, mother, brother, bother, another

 

Reading

Log onto Active Learn and continue to read the next book.

Please read for at least 10 minutes every day.

 

Foundation Subjects

Science – 

Look for the first signs of Spring. Have a look at the link below.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/how-spring-affects…

Looking for EARLY changes: 

  • Length of days/daylight. 
  • Temperature – What should it be/what is it or has been. 
  • Early shoots – go outside and take some photos of them as examples. Do an observational drawing and plot progress during Spring and Summer. 

Can you draw some pictures of spring flowers  for example daffodils.

 

Topic – Exploration

Ibn Battuta. 

Watch the animation about Ibn Battuta.   ttps://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/ks2-ibn-battuta/zmqgnrd

Afterwards,can you  make a note of what you can remember.  

Choose 2, 3 or facts and write a short paragraph describing Ibn’s achievements. 

 

PE

Have a go at the actvities below. Space-Adventure

 

RE

Listen to the  Hindu Creation story –  https://youtu.be/Y9yWwFWpbRo

Can you make some paper petals to make your own lotus flower and write some sentences of the story.

Here is a template to help you.

lotus flower template

 

Music

The Big Sing: Smile by Katy Perry:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dh_8L1LU0qY&feature=youtu.be

 

Computing

This week we will be learning how to use TEAMS.

During our live meeting we will  also be learning how to stay safe on line.

 

 

DT

This term we are going to design and invent/create a vehicle of our choice.

Look at the attached pictures of modern and older vehicles. How are they designed? What are the same/different about the vehicles? What makes them move? Can you name the different parts of vehicles?

T-T-579-Transport-Display-Photos-Old-and-New_ver_1 (1)

Can you complete the activity  – Label the Car Parts.

T-T-2713-Label-The-Car-Parts_ver_3 (1)

 

Have a great week

Mrs Stanley

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