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Hello 1/2R! This is where you will find the home learning tasks for you to complete. There will be a Maths, English, Reading and Phonics/Spelling activity uploaded daily, as well as additional afternoon lessons. Please send any work you complete to 1-2r@fairhaven.dudley.sch.uk to receive feedback. I look forward to seeing all the fabulous work you complete! 

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Tuesday 18th May 2021

Maths
Year 1 

Can I make a whole?

Today we are making a whole. Please watch the video linked below. For today’s activity, cut a shape in half and then put it back together to make a whole. Remember when the shape is cut in half it will be in two equal parts. The whole will be made up of two halves. How many different shapes can you cut in half and then make whole again? For a challenge, have a look at the attached reasoning question.

Year 2

Can I describe movement and turns?

Today we are looking at describing movement and turns. Please watch the video linked below and then complete questions 1, 2 and 3 on today’s worksheet. Once you have finished keep the worksheet safe as we will complete question 4 and 5 in tomorrow’s lesson. For a challenge, have a look at the problem solving question below.

English
Year 1

Can I describe using the senses?

Today we are going to learn to describe using the senses. Can you name the five senses? We will start today’s lesson with a spelling activity on the suffix –est. We will then retell the story before exploring with the senses. Finally we will create our own poem. For a challenge, write one or two facts you learnt about butterflies from the beginning of the video.

Year 2

Can I explore character?

Today we will be exploring the character of the unlucky man from the perspectives of other characters in the story. Today’s lesson starts with a spelling activity on adding the suffix –er to words ending in y. We will listen to and sing songs from the point of view of the woman and tree and then you will make your own up about the wolf. Finally we will do some character interviews to find out what the characters think about the unlucky man. For a challenge, write three things that you would wish for using the conjunction because to explain answers.

Reading

Can I make predictions using evidence?

Today we are reading How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers. Before you listen to today’s story, have a look at the front cover of the book and the blurb below. What do you think the story will be about? Write a prediction starting with ‘I think’ or ‘I predict’. Once you have written your prediction listen to the story and see if your prediction was correct.

Phonics (Year 1 only)

Can I investigate the alternative pronunciation of the ow grapheme?

Today we are looking at the alternative pronunciations for the ow grapheme. For example, ow as in cow and ow as in snow. Please watch the video linked below and then complete the attached word.

Spelling (Year 2 only)

Can I investigate spelling rules?

This week we are looking at the /ey/ sound. This usually comes at the end of words. For today’s lesson please practise spelling the following words:

Abbey, alley, barley, donkey, chimney, chutney, curtsey, key, hockey, honey, hockey, parsley, kidney, money, monkey, trolley, turkey and valley.

RE

Can I investigate the religion of Islam?

Today in school we would be learning about the Day of Ashura and the story of Moses and the freeing of the Israelites. The day of Ashura is celebrated differently by Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims. Please click on and read through the PowerPoints below to learn about Ashura and the story of Moses. You may want to ask an adult to help you read through the PowerPoints. Once you have read through them, draw some pictures or write some sentences to retell the story of Moses.

PSHE

Can I investigate how to respond in different situations?

Today we are learning about how to respond in different situations to make the best choices. Click on the PowerPoint below to read Mill’s story. As you are reading it think about how Mill feels. Once you have looked at the PowerPoint have a look at the activity attached below. Read each question and decide what you would do and why.

Music

Can I explore musical movement ? 

In this lesson we will explore conjunct musical movement by listening to, performing and composing a musical story.

Monday 17th May 2021

Mindfulness Monday

On a Monday morning we usually do a mindfulness activity first thing to start our week off positively. For today’s activity, we are thinking about what makes us great. Click the link below and colour your qualities in the star and heart. If you can’t print the sheets off you could make a list of your qualities. You might want to ask an adult to read through some of the words with you. You could even add some extra ones.

Maths
Year 1

Can I make a half?

This week we are starting to look at halves and quarters. Today we are making a half. Please watch the video linked below. During the video you will be asked to complete a couple of activities. Can you find a square piece of paper and fold it in half? Can you fold a rectangle piece of paper in half? Is there only one way to do this? Can you draw some shapes that can be cut in half and some shapes that cannot be cut in half? For a challenge, have a look at the attached reasoning question.

Year 2

Can I describe turns?

Today we are looking at describing turns. Please watch the video linked below and then complete the attached worksheet. For a challenge, have a look at the reasoning question below.

English
Year 1

Can I tell a story from memory?

Today we are going to tell the story of ‘How Butterflies Came To Be’ from memory. We will first hear the story again. Then we will map out and step through the story before speaking it. For a challenge, can you retell the story to an adult?

Year 2 

Can I tell a story from memory?

Today we will be learning to tell the story of The Unlucky Man from memory using a four-step process called Hear, Map, Step, Speak. By the end of today’s lesson you will hopefully be able to retell the story of The Unlucky Man in your own words! For a challenge, can you retell the story to an adult?

Reading

Can I make inferences about character’s feelings?

This week we are going to be reading books by Oliver Jeffers who is the author of The Incredible Book Eating Boy. Today we are reading Lost and Found. Once you have listened to the story answer the following questions.

  1. How do you think the boy feels when the penguin turns up at his door? Why?
  2. Why did the penguin turn up at the boy’s door in the beginning?
  3. How do you think the boy and penguin feel at the end of the story? Why?

Science

This half term in Science we have been looking at plants. We are even growing our own plants in the classroom (don’t worry someone at school is water them for us until we are back). Today we are looking at what plants need to grow. Think about our plants at school and think about what we need to give them so they can grow. Please click the link below and watch the video. Once you have watched the video there is a quiz underneath to test your understanding. Then write a sentence explaining what plants need to grow big and strong.

Handwriting

Please pick a different join each day to practise using the link below. After you have practised the join you have picked, can you think of any words that have that digraph (two letters that make one sound) or trigraph (three letters that make one sound) in? Please continue to present your work neatly while learning from home like at school. I am so proud of how hard you all try at school.

Friday 14th May 2021

Maths

Year 1

Can I make equal groups by sharing?

Over the past couple of weeks we have been looking at equal and unequal groups. Earlier in the week we made equal groups by grouping, today we are making equal groups by sharing. We had a look at sharing objects in yesterday’s Maths lesson. Please click the link below to watch the video and then complete the attached worksheet. For a challenge, have a look at the problem solving questions below.

Year 2

Can I describe movement?

This past week we have started looking at position and direction. So far we have described position and began to look at describing movement in yesterday’s lesson. Today we are continuing to describe movement. Please click the link below to watch the video and then complete the attached worksheet. For a challenge, have a look at question 4 on today’s worksheet.

English
Year 1 

Can I listen and respond to a story?

Today we are listening and responding to a story. The lesson starts with a spelling activity focusing on adding the suffix –est to words. We will then listen to the story of How Butterflies Came to Be. Finally we will create a plot matrix. For a challenge, can you write sentences using the following words: tallest, smallest, brightest and sweetest?

Year 2 

Can I listen and respond to a story?

Today we are listening and responding to a story. The lesson starts with a spelling activity on adding the suffix –ed to words ending in y. We will then listen to the story of the Unlucky Man. Finally we will create a plot matrix. For a challenge, can you write sentences using the following words: hurried, carried, replied, cried, worried and married? 

Reading

Can I retrieve information?

This week we started to read the Incredible Book Eating Boy. Please click the link below to listen to the story. Once you have listened to the story of the Incredible Book Eating Boy, see if you can answer the following questions:

  1. What made Henry start eating books?
  2. What happened when Henry ate books?
  3. Why was Henry feeling ill?  
  4. What did Henry choose to do instead of eating books?

Phonics (Year 1 only)

 

Can I investigate the alternative pronunciation of the g grapheme?

This week we have started to look at alternative pronunciations for graphemes. Today we are looking at the alternative pronunciations for the g grapheme. For example, g as in got and g as in giant. Please watch the video linked below and then complete the attached word.

Spelling (Year 2 only)

 

Can I investigate spelling rules?

This week we have been looking at the /or/ sound spelt ‘a’. This usually happens before ‘l’ and ‘ll’. Please practise spelling the following words:

all, also, beanstalk, small, walk, almighty, altogether, call, stalk, wall, almost, always, fall, talk, already, ball, hall, tall

Then pick five words and write them in a sentence.

Topic - Geography

Can I investigate the human and physical features of my local area?

Today we are looking at the human and physical features of our local area. Have a look at website linked below and watch the video to remind yourself what human and physical features are. Once you have watched the video, write some of the human and physical features that are in your local area. For example, Wordsley Brook is a physical features and Holy Trinity church is a human feature. You might want to use Google Maps to help find some of these features, this is linked below.

Summer 1

This half term in Maths we are learning about:

  • Multiplication and Division (Year 1)

  • Fractions (Year 1)

  • Length and Height (Year 2)

  • Position and Direction (Year 2)

 

In English we are reading the following texts:

  • Lila and the Secret of Rain

  • The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Our topic this half term is Rio de Vida

 

In Geography we will be comparing the geographical similarities between Wordsley and Brasilia in Brazil, thinking about human and physical features. In DT we will be using a range of materials creatively to design, make and evaluate a mask suitable for a carnival!

Please ensure your child has a tracksuit for outdoor games and all clothing is clearly labelled.

Phonics

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