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This week is ‘Book Week’ and there will be a focus on ’illustration’ in English. In Friday’s Happiness activity the children will need some vegetables/fruit of different sizes, so please see the activity below for more details.
I'm sure you are all thankful that all children will be back in school on the 8th and we are delighted to be welcoming them back. Thank you for all your efforts in supporting your children at home...you've done a great job in unprecedented times!
The Year 1 Team
REMOTE EDUCATION UPDATE - DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION
The Government have published updated guidance and resources that have been produced by the Department for Education in partnership with the education sector, this includes the BBC.
They have published a list of Online resources that you can access here
These resources cover various subjects and age groups and if you feel it beneficial, may be used to supplement the resources already being set on our eLearning platforms each day.
We are also directing parents to the Department for Education’s - Oak National Academy, which is a new, high-quality collection of lessons and online resources. It has been set up in response to school closures and is supported by the government. From Monday 20 April, it will offer video lessons by teachers for primary and secondary school children in a range of core curriculum subjects.
Also from today the BBC also launching BBC Bitesize Daily. This is a new service which will deliver a tailored day of learning across BBC iPlayer, Red Button, the BBC Bitesize website and app, BBC Four and BBC Sounds, with curriculum relevant offers across the UK.
Together, this comprehensive package is aimed at minimising disruption to children’s education and providing rhythm and routine in these challenging times.
These resources are available to you and are intended to be used in addition to the resources already being set on our eLearning platforms each day by your child’s class teacher.
The BBC have also created - Parents' Toolkit: SEND with resources, activities and support to help you and your family during lockdown.
PURPLE MASH - 2DO - GUIDANCE FOR PARENTS.
THIS WEEKS WRITING TASK
This week as part of Book week we will be covering different activities related to illustrations. We will be doing an illustration scavenger hunt and guess the illustration. We will also get to illustrate alongside an illustrator. This week we will continue to look at Oliver’s Vegetable story and we will be creating our own character and flaw.
This week blue and green group are looking at the short ‘oo’ sound which can be spelt ‘oo’, ‘u’ and ‘oul’. Children working on the red challenges will be looking at ccvcc words. These are consonant, consonant, vowel, consonant, consonant words such as ‘stamp’ and ‘frost’.
THIS WEEKS READING TASK
We have more books for you to read on myON (online reading library). If you haven’t requested your login yet, please find the myON assignment on Google Classroom and send a message asking for it. Don’t forget, there will be a live story every day at 11.15. You might want to dress up as your favourite book character on Thursday when joining our live.
THIS WEEKS MATHS TASK
This week we will be moving on to measures and will begin by looking at length and height. We will use the language of length/height, compare lengths/heights and begin to measure them using non-standard units.
THIS WEEKS NON-CORE TASK
This week in science we will be learning about the different parts of plants that we eat and will categorise the plants in the story of ‘Oliver’s Vegetables’ (plus a few others) by the parts we eat. In geography we will be looking at seaside locations, learning about beaches, cliffs and the ocean. In DT, we will be continuing to learn about baking bread. This week we will be learning how to knead bread. In RE we will be thinking about how family and friends are important to us. In Music we will be listening and answering questions on Yumi as well as playing rhythm games.
SPREAD THE HAPPINESS
THIS WEEKS SPREAD THE HAPPINESS TASK
As you started the story ‘Oliver’s Vegetables’ last week, we would like you to try and make a Mr Potato head out of fruit/vegetables from the story. Make sure you check with a grown up first that you can use the fruit/vegetables and see how creative you can be! You can even name your Mr Potato head! Post a photo of your finished Potato head. We can’t wait to see what you make.