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Weekly Homework

Thursday 1st April

 

Good afternoon Year 1, 

 

I hope you have enjoyed your last week in school before we break up for Easter. 

Over the next 2 weeks, please make sure you have a look at our new knowledge organiser for our topic 'Childhood' that starts after half term. 

 

Over Easter, I would like you to start to create your family tree. Find out about different family members and create your own family tree poster to bring in after half term. 

 

 

 

 

Homework 

26/03/2021 

 

Reading 

Please make sure you are reading your books or a book from home every evening for at least 15 minutes. I have sent home a phonics sheet in your planner on certain sounds you have been learning this week in RWInc. 

 

Spellings

I have sent home a look, cover, write, check sheet in your planner for your spellings this week. 

 

Maths 

Please access the NumBots website. These details were sent home a few weeks ago but if you can not find them please email me on year1@stalbanrc.bham.sch.uk. 

Homework 19.03.2021 

 

Hello Year 1, 

 

I hope you have all enjoyed your week at school. 

 

Please remember to read a book from school or home every evening and get someone from home to sign your planner to say you have read. 

 

Spellings 

I have given you all a look, cover, write, check sheet to practise your spellings over the next week. 

 

Phonics

I have sent home a sheet for you to read through. Once you have read the words, colour in the word you think are real words and explain to someone from home what you think it means. 

 

Maths 

For Maths homework this week, please practise your number bonds to 10 and 20. 

 

I hope you have a lovely weekend, 

Miss Smith 

 

Homework 12.03.2021 

 

Hello Year 1,

I hope you have enjoyed your first full week back at school after lockdown. We have started our Read Write Inc groups again, walked for 'Walk for Water', learnt about St Patrick and even did some Irish Dancing! 

 

Please make sure that your planners are signed every evening to say that you have read at home for at least 15 minutes. Unfortunately, 'Golden Stamps' will not be given out if they are not signed every day. Golden stamps will be given out once a week, on a Friday.

 

For this week's homework please see the links below. 

 

Spellings

I have sent home a look, cover, write, check sheet with this week's spellings. 

you 

your

said

was

are

all

 

Maths

I have sent home your NumBots Login, please access the website over the weekend to play. 

 

https://play.numbots.com/#/intro

 

Phonics

 

Please play the following game

 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/3/dragons-den

 

 

Christmas week 

 

Hello Year 1, I hope you have enjoyed your week in school and a massive thank you for all your lovely gifts and cards. 

 

For your homework over Christmas I would like you to look at the new knowledge organiser for our new topic 'Bright lights, Big City.' I would like you to find out some facts about Big Ben for when we come back to school in January. 

 

I hope you all have a restful and relaxing break. 

 

Merry Christmas,

Miss Smith 

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Hello Year 1, 

 

I hope you have enjoyed this week. It has been an extremely busy week with Breakfast with Santa and a Science day but I hope you all had lots of fun. 

 

Maths

This week, we have been beginning to look at Tens and Ones in a number up to 20. 

I would like you to play the game place-value-basketball to count numbers up to 20 using dienes. 

 

Phonics/reading

Next week, we will not have RWInc lessons as we will be doing RE through English. Please can you make sure you are reading every evening for at least 15 minutes. 

 

RE

In class we have been learning about the Advent Wreath. I would like you to create a little prayer focus at home and ask your family to join you for a little prayer service. You may wish to write a little prayer for Graduate Sunday. 

 

I hope you all have a lovely weekend and are ready for our last week of Term 1. 

 

Miss Smith 

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Hello Year 1, 

 

I hope you have enjoyed this week in school especially our Christmas Craft day. You will be able to take these items home either next week or the last week in school. 

 

Maths

This week in maths, we have been looking at 2D and 3D shapes. I have set 2 different activities for you to do on mymaths

 

Reading

I want you to read or listen to the Nativity story. You may want to listen to the story on Youtube. Please make sure you are reading every day for 15 minutes. 

 

Spellings 

Please practise the following spellings 

 

1. your 

2. are 

3. friend

4. said 

5. school

 

Have a lovely weekend, 

Miss Smith 

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Hello Year 1, 

 

This week has been a very busy week in school and I am extremely excited for next week as we have our Christmas craft day on Thursday! 

 

Maths 

For your maths homework this week, I would like you to practise your number bonds to 10 and if you are more than confident with all of those practise your number bonds to 20. 

You could write out each equation for your number bonds or you could draw your part whole diagram. You may also wish to play the game 'Hit the button'. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Phonics

Please ensure that you are reading every day for 15 minutes and practising the sounds sent home in your planner. 

 

Spellings

We are still really struggling with writing some of our numbers in words, so I have sent home a look, cover, write, check sheet home in your planner. 

 

I hope you all have a lovely weekend, 

Miss Smith 

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Week beginning 16.11.2020 

 

Hello Year 1, I hope you have enjoyed your week in school. This week in school, we have been thinking about Anti-bullying week and standing united against bullying. 

 

Maths

This week, we have been looking at Fact families. I would like you to continue practising this over the week by playing the following game number-fact-families

 

Spelling

I have sent home a look, cover, write, check sheet home in your planner for you to practise every day. 

 

Reading

I want you to send me a picture of you reading somewhere unusual. Maybe it is somewhere in your garden, maybe in a den or up a tree. We are then going to display these in our classroom. 

I can't wait to see them! 

 

I hope you have a lovely weekend, 

Miss Smith 

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Hello Year 1, 

 

We have a very busy week this week. We have been learning about Remembrance day and we created Poppy's for our class display. We have also celebrated Diwali by creating Diva Lamps and learning lots of facts about how Hindus and Sikhs celebrate the day. 

 

You will have also received a Purple Get writing Read Write Inc book in your book bag this week. Please do not worry about completing this book, I have only sent it home in case we have to close our Year group Bubble between now and Christmas. 

 

 

Maths

For Homework this week, please complete the task set on the mymaths website. 

 

Phonics

Please ensure that you are reading every evening for at least 15 minutes. 

 

Have a go at the game 'Odd and Bob' on phonicsbloom

 

Reading

I want you to send me a picture of you reading somewhere unusual. Maybe it is somewhere in your garden, maybe in a den or up a tree. We are then going to display these in our classroom. 

I can't wait to see them! 

 

Miss Smith 

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Hello Year 1, 

 

I hope you have enjoyed your first week back in school, you have all worked extremely hard and have been amazing! 

 

 

Maths 

This week, I want you to create your own number cards to 20.

  1. Use a piece of paper to cut up your own little number cards and order these numbers.
  2. Ask someone to take a number away so you can guess which number is missing. 
  3. Mix the cards up and take 5, put these is order from smallest to greatest.
  4. Mix the cards up again and take 5, put these is order from Greatest to smallest. 
  5. Copy these numbers down, make sure you write them the correct way round. 

 

 

Phonics

This week, I would like you to have a look at the PowerPoint I have added below. remember the three rules. 

1. Find the Special friends.

2. Sound out the word. 

3. Say the whole word. 

 

 

Spellings

Practise the following red word spellings.

 

said

your

she

once

are

was

they

 

 

 

Hello Year One, a huge well done to all of you for all of your hard work this half term! I hope you have all enjoyed making junk model dinosaurs, looking at and creating our own fossils, going to Jasmin Fields and all of the other fun things we have done whilst working super hard! 

 

For homework over half term please see below. If you have any issues please email me at Year1@stalbanrc.bham.sch.uk 

 

Phonics

 

Play the game 'Yes/no Yeti' 

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/yes-no-yeti?phase=3#

 

 

Maths

 

Practise your number bonds within 10. 

e.g. how many number bonds can you find to the number 8?

can you say them off by heart ? 

Do you know all your number bonds to 10? can you recall them?

 

Creative

 

Our season is slowly changing to Autumn. We can now see lots of brown and orange leaves all over the floor as they are blown off the trees by the wind. 

This week, I want you to go on an Autumn hunt. What can you see around you? How do we know it's Autumn and no longer summer? 

 

Collect some of the items you see on your walk and create a picture outside using these items. 

 

Send me a picture of you on your walk and your fantastic art work. 

 

Have fun and stay safe, 

Miss Smith 

Friday 16th October 2020 

 

Handwriting

Please practise writing the words sent home on the sound sheets. 

 

This week's sounds were oy, ou, ir and air. 

If children wish to bring it in they will receive a sticker.

 

Spellings

Please practise reading and spelling the following red words.

 

said

you

your

are

love

come 

some

 

Maths

This week in maths, we have been focusing on number bonds. 

 

Please play the game 'Robot Addition.' 

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/addition/robot-addition

Friday 9th October 2020 

 

Hello Year One, I hope you enjoyed telling your families all about your Junk Model Dinosaurs. 

 

Maths

This week in maths, we have been looking at part whole models. This week's homework is set on mymaths and is linked to what we have been doing in class. Please email me on Year1@stalbanrc.bham.sch.uk if you have any issues.

 

Spellings

For this week's spellings, I am going to set numbers to 10. Next Friday, we will be having a little spelling test on these words. 

 

0. Zero

                            1. One                             

                              2. Two                              

                            3. Three                           

4. Four

5. Five

6. Six 

  7. Seven

 8. Eight 

9. Nine 

10. Ten

 

Handwriting 

Please practise writing the following letters at home. Please try to encourage your child to write on the line of the paper and to start and finish in the correct place. If you are unsure of this, please email me. 

 

a      b     c      d      e     f      g     h

 

Children can bring this in to show me next week and in return for practising their handwriting they will get a sticker. 

 

Have a lovely weekend, 

Miss Smith 

Friday 2nd October 2020 

 

Hello Year One, I hope you have all enjoyed finishing your Dinosaurs this week. As it was raining at the end of the day we decided not to send them home incase they got ruined in the rain, we hope to send these home on Monday.

 

Maths

 

This week in Maths, we have been focusing on ordering numbers. Using our key vocabulary, greatest and smallest. For this week's homework, I would like you to play the game Coconut ordering

 

Phonics

 

Using the special friends below

sh, th, ch, ng, nk, ay, ee, igh, ow, oo 

and your initial sounds 

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 I would like you to come up with some Alien names for the Alien.

 

You may also want to play the game Alien Escape on Phonics Bloom. 

 

 

Spellings 

 

This week's spellings are below. 

 

said

she 

you 

your

my

Friday 25th September 2020 

 

Hello Year One, please find this week's homework linked below. 

 

Maths

 

I have set you a new task on MyMaths. This week, we have been comparing numbers and objects and using our key vocabulary Greater than, Less than and is equal to. Your task this week links to what we have been learning about in class. 

 

https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login

 

Phonics

 

This week, have a go at 'DRAGON'S DEN' on Phonics Play. 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/2/dragons-den

 

Spellings

 

For this week's spellings I would like you to learnt the first five numbers in words. 

 

One        Two         Three       four        Five

Friday 18th September 2020 

 

Good afternoon, Year one, I hope you have enjoyed your week in school. Some of you have started to create your junk model dinosaurs and the rest of you will make yours next week, so please do not worry if you have not started yours yet.

 

Maths

I have set you another task this week on MyMaths. You will have your username and password in your planner and I have also sent home a MyMaths letter explaining how to access the website.

 

This week, your task is on number facts and doubling numbers within 10. 

https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login

 

Phonics

This week, for phonics I would like you to have a go at the game 'Fishy Phonics' on Phonics Bloom. Please find the link below. 

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/fishy-phonics?phase=2

 

Spellings

This week's spellings are 

 

1. me 

2. she 

3. he 

4. said 

5. your 

Friday 11th September 2020 

 

Good afternoon Year 1, I hope you have all enjoyed your first full week in Year 1. You have all worked so hard and I am so proud of how grown up you have all been. Each week, I will add three different activities for your homework to this page. There will be a Phonics, Spelling and MyMaths activity. 

 

Maths

This Year, we have introduced MyMaths to Year 1. You will have received an app message with the school MyMaths login, I have also sent home your own username and password in your planners. When you first Log in to the MyMaths website please input the school login and then when you get in to the website input your individual username and password. 

 

This week, we are looking at counting. Please follow the link below for your activity. If you get stuck, please email me and I will try my best to help you. 

https://login.mymaths.co.uk/login 

 

Phonics

This week in Read Write Inc, we have been looking at the sounds ay, ee, igh and ow. Please follow the link below to a game on Phonics play, select phase 3 and one of the sounds we have been looking at this week. 

 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/2/picnic-on-pluto 

 

Spellings

Each week, I will set 5 red word spellings. Please encourage your child to read and spell these words independently.  Please find this week's below. 

 

 1. the 

2. do 

3. to 

4. be

5. my

 

Friday 4th September 2020

 

This week I would like you to have a go at sequencing numbers. Below I have linked one of my favourite games for sequencing. If you want to challenge yourself have a go at the ordering game. 

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