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Monday 1st March


Today in maths we are going to we learning about fact families again. To begin with we will recapping on how to write 4 number sentences when we know 1 number sentence.


In Key Stage One phonics is taught in phonics groups rather than classes. The phonics groups each work at a different ability level, therefore there are different phonics videos for each group. Your child will know who their phonics teacher is, but if you need clarification please message your child's class teacher on class dojo for confirmation. 

Please see the links below.


Miss Daley's phonics group 1.3.21

Miss Daley's phonics group activities

Today we are going to try some activities from phonics play for our phonics session to recap what we know already before moving onto the next set of sounds.

Let's start with a warm up task to review the sounds we already know in words. 

Phonics play log in information

Username: jan21

Password: home
Please select revise all phase 3 afterwards, try to revise all phase 4 and lastly revise all phase 5


Task 1: 

Let's have a look at some short comics.

For the first comic, read it through and then can you spot all of the words that contain the letter ih as the "i" sound as in ink and also the "igh" sound like in the word grind?

In this comic, can you spot all of the words that contain the letter o as the "o" sound as in lost and also the "oh" sound like in frozen?


Task 2:

Let's have a look at alternative sounds, this is where a single letter or diagraph (two letters that make one sound) can make multiple different sounds e.g. the letters ow can be used in low and down. Both of the words use the same letters (ow) but each sound is pronounced differently. Try the game below to practise your alternative sounds knowledge by reading words.

After you have opened the link please select, e for the first game and then play again and please select ie for the second game and ea for the third game. 


Task 3:

Let's review our tricky words by using the game below. Please select "Phase 5 All HFW" to begin the task.


Task 4: 

For our last task we are going to look at sentences. Can you blend the words to read the sentence and then play around with the words to make new sentences?

After you have clicked on the link below, please select the sentence "Kay must pay for her new bike".


Task 5

For our last task we are going to be focusing on compound words, these are similar to polysyllabic words as they usually have more than 1 syllable except that compound words have to be made of two words separately that come together to make a new word. For example- hand and stand make handstand

For more information on what compound words are please follow the link below, select start and then "Compound Words".

When you are confident in what compound words are, use the link above to open the game and select text 1 to identify the compound words in the reading passage. Play the game one more time and select text 3 to try the compound words game again with a different reading passage. 


Mrs Bull's phonics group 1.3.21

For the warm up, please go to the link below and select start. For the first game can you choose the phase 2 & 3 option. When playing the game for the second time can you choose the phase 3 & 5A option.



Mrs Naylor's phonics group 1.3.21



Mindfulness focuses on paying attention to the present moment (thoughts and feelings) as well as the world around you. This can improve mental wellbeing. The link below is to a motivational song that may be familiar to the children. We hope you enjoy listening to the uplifting message of the song.


Today in English we are going to begin creating things and collecting information ready to make our very own information book. We hope that you enjoy the fun activities we have created for you. Our information book is going to be all about firefighters.

Today we are learning about fire engines!

Shared reading 


Shared reading involves children joining in with the reading and comprehension of a text whilst guided and supported by an adult. The text can be read by an adult if it is tricky or the child can read it themselves. The reader should be encouraged to use expression in voice and note the features of the text e.g. the title, any illustrations, the author/ illustrator and the structure of the text. Shared reading aims to improve comprehension skills known as VIPERS (vocabulary, inference, prediction, explanation, retrieval of information and sequencing). During shared reading the children are encouraged to ask and answer comprehension questions either verbally or in written form and any feedback about the text should be encouraged and discussed.


Please see the links below for the shared reading text and tasks. 


Our task for today is all about non-fiction texts. Follow the link below to Oxford Owl so that you can view today's shared reading text "Our Class Tiger". You may need to create a free log in (username and password) to access the eBook.


Task 1:

Can you explain what each of these features of non-fiction texts are for and find them in the text "Our Class Tiger"?



Front page


Contents page 





Task 2: Can you read through the book "Our Class Tiger"? You can do this either independently or use the audio function on eBook. 


Let's find the Index and Glossary in the text "Our Class Tiger". 


What does a glossary and index do? 


A glossary is an alphabetical list of tricky words or phrases from the text with an explaination of what it means. 

An index is an alphabetical list of subjects with reference to the pages on which they are mentioned. 


Let's try a quiz

1. On what pages would you find the word endangered?

2. What information can you find about sanctuaries on page 8?

3. What information can you find on Sumatra on page 11?

4. On what pages would you find the word swimming?

5. What information can you find about cubs on page 15? 




Great Fire of London lesson 2 


Let's travel back in time again and find out what life was like before the fire began. 


How to make your own Tudor House - Click here. 


Let's listen to a story together! Follow the link below.