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Week 7 (13th July)

Week beginning July 13th 2020

 

We have reached the final week of the academic year! I am very sorry not to be able to say a proper goodbye to all of the children. You have all done so well and shown such incredible drive and resilience. Well done for your commitment to home learning and we look forward to welcoming you all back in September! This week, focus on fun, fun, FUN!

 

Phonics

 

Online games and activities:

 

Teach Your Monster to Read

Oxford Owl 

Phonics Play

 

Videos:

 

Check out Alphablocks on YouTube to watch some videos.

 

Writing challenge:

 

Here are the Year 1 common exception words. Can you write sentences using ONLY these words? It's tricky! Here is an example:

 

My friend has a house by the school.

 

 

Reading

 

Here are some comprehension activities. Ask an adult to help you choose the version most suited to your ability:

Have a go at making a comprehension die using this template. Whenever you read a story, roll the die and answer the question!

Writing

 

Weekly Focus: Letter 

 

As you are preparing to move into a new class in September, now is a great opportunity to say goodbye to your current teachers and a happy hello to your new teachers! So this week, you have a choice of writing activities:

 

Option 1: Write a letter to your current teacher to say goodbye. You may want to talk about:

 

- your favourite memories of Year 1

- achievements that you are proud of

- something you will always remember

 

Option 2: Write a letter to your new teacher to introduce yourself! You may want to talk about:

 

- what you are looking forward to

- what you are nervous about

- what you hope to achieve in Year 2

- the things you are good at and the things you find tricky

- who your friends are

 

Remember, if you post to the blog before the summer holidays, your current and new teachers will be able to see your letters and write a reply!

Maths

 

The daily maths learning is taken from White Rose Maths. There are four lessons for the week. Follow these steps to access the learning

 

  1. Visit the White Rose Website for Year 1
  2. Select the correct week: Summer Term – Week 12 (w/c 13th July)
  3. Watch the video for the day's lesson with your child
  4. Complete the activity for that day and find a calm space where your child can work for about 20-30 minutes

 

Here are the activities and answers for the four lessons:

PE

Just Dance Kids Surfin USA

Moana | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

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