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Year 1

Please feel free to contact the Year 1 team at Year1@horncastleprimary.co.uk if you have any questions, or you want to show us some work, or just say hello. Take care and we hope to see you soon. 

Hello Year 1's

 

 

 

Friday 3rd July

Good morning!

Its Friday already, another week over!

I hope you've enjoyed making all the Native American crafts this week, you've all been very busy!

 

English and Word of the Day

Today is Friday and the start of the weekend so we are going to write 3 sentences about Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Remember to start with a capital letter, use finger spaces, finish with a full-stop and check that the days have a capital letter, wherever the word is in your sentence.

 

Maths

Today is maths challenge.

Click on the link and go to Summer Term week 9 lesson 5. Have a go at question 1, you may need help with the reading. If you managed question 1 try number 2, this will be harder so you may need help with this one.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

 

Art

We are going to make a totem pole. You can draw your design on a piece of paper and wrap it around a kitchen or toilet roll or just roll the piece of paper.

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Thursday 2nd July

 

English

Today we are going to write a fact file all about a bison. Write under the three headings, diet, features and habitat.

Under the diet heading, write what they eat and whether they are an omnivore, herbivore or a carnivore.

Under features, write what they look like, eg. Does it have scaly skin or feathers?

Under habitat, write about where the animal lives. Here is a sheet if you have a printer.

Watch the link to find out all about the bison:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGfn7UKSnB4&safe=active

Here is a sheet which you can use if you have a printer.

Word of the Day

Today is Thursday so today’s sentence must be about Thursday!

Remember to start with a capital letter, use finger spaces, finish with a full-stop and check that Thursday has a capital letter, wherever it is in your sentence.

 

Maths

Today we are going to continue comparing numbers. Click on the link. You need Summer Term week 9 lesson 4. You may need to pause it at different points to allow the children to answer.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

We don’t have the sheets so click on BBC Bitesize for more practice.

 

Art and design

The first people to live in America were the Native Americans. Today we would like you to make a Native American head dress. Here are some examples to help you.
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Wednesday 1st July

Have you noticed something different about today’s date?

That’s right, June has finished and we are at the start of the 7th month, July.

 

English

Today we are going to write a fact file all about a bald eagle. Write under the three headings, diet, features and habitat.

Under the diet heading, write what they eat and whether they are an omnivore, herbivore or a carnivore.

Under features, write what they look like, eg. Does it have scaly skin or feathers?

Under habitat, write about where the animal lives. Here is a sheet if you have a printer. Watch the link to find out all about the bald eagle.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKficmlxzaI&safe=active

 

 

Word of the Day

Today is Wednesday so today’s sentence must be about Wednesday!

Remember to start with a capital letter, use finger spaces, finish with a full-stop and check that Wednesday has a capital letter, wherever it is in your sentence.

 

Maths

Start with counting to 100 with exercise! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbHobZOKY5w

 

Today we are going to be comparing numbers. Click on the link. You need Summer Term week 9 lesson 3. You may need to pause it at different points to allow the children to answer.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

We don’t have the sheets so click on BBC Bitesize for more practice.

 

Art

We are going to make a dreamcatcher. Hang it in your bedroom as it only lets the good dreams through and keeps the bad dreams away.

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Tuesday 30th June

 

Word of the Day

Today is Tuesday so today’s sentence must be about Tuesday!

Remember to start with a capital letter, use finger spaces, finish with a full-stop and check that Tuesday has a capital letter, wherever it is in your sentence.

 

Maths

Start with counting to 100 with exercise!

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

Today we are going to be partitioning numbers. Click on the link. You need Summer Term week 9 lesson 2. You may need to pause it at different points to allow the children to answer.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

We don’t have the sheets so click on BBC Bitesize for more practice.

 

Geography/English

Watch the powerpoint all about United States Of America. Write 4 facts you have found out about the USA, make sure they are in sentences with capital letters at the beginning and for names, finger spaces and full stops.

 

Art

The bald eagle is the national bird of the USA. We are going to make a bald eagle today. Here are some ideas that you could make.
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Monday June 29th 2020

Good morning everyone.

We have lots of fun activities to keep you this week, whatever the weather!

 

PE

This week for PE we would like you to do ‘Let’s Move ’Folk dance around the world’. There are 4 lessons that you can do, just choose whichever ones you like. Let's get moving and enjoy!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g64pk

 

 

Phonics

This week we are looking at different ways of pronouncing the vowels.

Can you remember the 5 vowels?

That’s right!

        a        e         i        o       u       

In today’s words the vowels make a different sound to normal.

Read the words below, then write them in your pink book and draw a picture to match.

 bacon               me                gold    

        watch                child               unicorn

Maybe you could think of some more words where the vowel makes a different sound and write them in your book.

Can you write some sentences using these words and draw pictures to match?

The child ate some cold bacon with me.       

                        The wild unicorn was kind to the angel.

 

Word of the Day

This week we are learning to spell the days of the week.

Remember the days always start with a capital letter as they are names or proper nouns.

You can learn about proper nouns on https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn7296f

 

There are some games to help you learn to spell the days of the week on Education City: www.educationcity.com

Today is Monday so today’s sentence must be about Monday!

Remember to start with a capital letter, use finger spaces, finish with a full-stop and check that Monday has a capital letter, wherever it is in your sentence.

 

 

Maths

Start with counting to 100 with exercise!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TgLtF3PMOc

 

Today we are going to be counting to 100. Click on the link. You need Summer Term week 9 week commencing 22nd June lesson 1. You may need to pause it at different points to allow the children to answer.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

We don’t have the sheets so click on BBC Bitesize for more practice.

Log on to Education City for some more practice! www.educationcity.com

 

 

Geography

Can you remember the 7 continents? We have already visited Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

I wonder where we are going today?

Click on the link to find out.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-north-america-like 

Friday 19th June

 

English

Listen to the story of ‘The Great Kapok Tree’ and just enjoy the story!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1Teb-_jTyI&safe=active

 

Word of the Day

Today's word is what.

Remember to add capital letters, finger spaces and full-stops!

 

 

Maths

Today is maths challenge. Click on the link and go to Summer Term week 8 lesson 5. Have a go at question 1, you may need help with the reading. If you managed question 1 try number 2, this will be harder so you may need help with this one.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

 

Art

Can you make a tree frog like the picture?

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Thursday 25th June

 

Word of the Day

Today's word is there.

Remember your sentence needs to start with a capital letter, have finger spaces and finish with a full-stop.

 

English

Today we are going to write a fact file all about an animal that you would find in the Amazon Rainforest, a tree frog. Write under the three headings, diet, features and habitat. Under the diet heading, write what they eat and whether they are an omnivore, herbivore or a carnivore.

Under features, write what they look like, eg. Does it have scaly skin or feathers?

Under habitat, write about where the animal lives.

There is a sheet to print off if you have  a printer. Don't worry if you can't print off the sheet, just write the headings in your book.

Watch the link to find out all about the tree frog. https://slideplayer.com/slide/767997/

 

 

 

 

Art

Today we are going to follow the instructions to draw our own tree frog.

https://www.artforkidshub.com/how-to-draw-a-tree-frog/

 

 

Maths

Today we are going to make equal groups (grouping). Click on the link. You need Summer Term week 8 lesson 4. You may need to pause it at different points to allow the children to answer.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

We don’t have the sheets so click on BBC Bitesize for more practice.

Wednesday 24th June

English

Today we are going to practise writing questions. Can you remember the question words?

How?       When?     Where?   Who?       Why?       Which?    What?

Watch BBC Bitesize English Lesson 9th June: Write questions correctly https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zpshjsg

Maybe you could write some questions to ask your teacher and email these to them at year1@horncastleprimary.co.uk

 

Word of the Day!

Today's word is come.

Remember a sentence needs a capital letter, finger spaces and a full-stop.

 

Maths

Today we are going to be making equal groups (sharing). Click on the link. You need Summer Term week 8 lesson 3. You may need to pause it at different points to allow the children to answer.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

We don’t have the sheets so click on BBC Bitesize for more practice. Help Curious George share the treats equally between the dogs.

https://pbskids.org/curiousgeorge/busyday/dogs/

Art

Look at the pictures by Brazilian artist Romero Britto. He uses patterns.  We would like you to create your own piece of artwork in the style of Romero Britto. Think of something you would like to send to someone at school you have not seen since the start of the lockdown. It could be a hug, love or a smile. Ask a grown up to write the word big, just like in the examples. Then it is your turn to decorate in. Don’t forget to take a photo and send it to the email:  

year 1@horncastleprimary.co.uk  so your friend can see it.

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Tuesday 23rd June

Good morning! I think its going to be a warm, sunny day today so remember your sun-cream if you play outside.

 

Today's word of the day is: some

Can you write a Super Sentence using this word?

Remember to start with a capital letter, add finger spaces and finish with a full-stop.

 

Maths

Today we are going to be doubling. Click on the link. You need Summer Term week 8 lesson 2. You may need to pause it at different points to allow the children to answer.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

We don’t have the sheets so click on BBC Bitesize for more practice.

Now you can play ‘Hit the button’ and test how well you know your double facts! https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Geography/English

Today we are going to learn about a country from the continent of South America......Brazil!

Watch the Brazil pdf at the bottom of todays work and this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6h2mfr.

Try activity one on the link. Write 4 facts you have found out about Brazil, make sure they are in sentences with capital letters at the beginning and for names, finger spaces and full stops.

 

Art and design

Activity two on the link asks you to design your own Rio de Janeiro carnival costume. Use the pictures in the pdf and in the link to help you. You may want to do your own research online.

 

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Monday  June 22nd 2020

Hello everyone, we hope you've had a lovely weekend and didn't get caught out by the thunderstorms yesterday!

 

This week for PE we would like you to do ‘Let’s Move’ getting ready for a carnival. There are 3 lessons that you can do.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p050f7sj

 

Phonics

This week we are going to look at the split digraphs.

We know some different ways of writing this phoneme, don’t we?

       a-e     e-e      i-e    o-e     u-e      

Read the words below, then write them in your pink book and draw a picture to match.

               grape       fake                 Steve       

        spine              spoke                cube

Can you think of some more words that contain a split digraph and write them in your book.

Can you write some sentences using the split digraph words and draw pictures to match?

Pete makes cakes for his friend, Steve the baker.         

     From the plane rose flames and black smoke.

 

You could play some games on      https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/5

Click on Phase 5 and then choose a-e, e-e, i-e, o-e and u-e words.

 

If you go on Education City   www.educationcity.com  you will find some split digraph games to play.

Good luck!

Word of the Day

Today’s word is – so

Use this word to write a sentence.  Remember your capital letter, finger spaces and full stop.

Maths

Today we are going to be making arrays. Click on the link.

You need Summer Term week 8 week commencing 15th June lesson 1.

You may need to pause it at different points to allow the children to answer.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/

We don’t have the sheets so click on BBC Bitesize for more practice.

Geography

Can you remember the 7 continents? We have already visited Europe, Asia and Africa. I wonder where we are going today. Click on the link to find out.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-south-america-like

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