Welcome to Willow Class
Miss Godwin(Monday – Friday)
Non-Fiction – Can you write a polar bear fact file? Can you label a penguin? What are the key features of instructions and fact files? Can you use the connective ‘and’ to add more detail? Can you use the three features of a sentences capital letter, full stop and a finger space? Can you sound out words clearly? Can you form your letters correctly and starting on the line?
Fiction – Can you order a story and predict the ending to a story? Can you add interesting words and adjectives to your writing?
Poetry – Can you find rhyming words and repeating patterns in poems? Can you recite a poem?
How far can you count? Can you find the number before and the number after a given number? Can you recognise numbers to 100? Can you count in ones, twos, fives and tens? Do you know what each number represents in a 2 digit number e.g. tens and ones? Can you recognise odd and even numbers?
Can you choose and use the correct operation to solve a problem? Can you use a number line?
Can you name and describe 2D and 3D shapes? What criteria can you use to sort shapes?
SCIENCE AND COMPUTING
Science - Find out about different animals that live in the polar regions. Find out about Emperor penguins. How do they keep warm? Can you draw a food chain? What is their lifecycle? Can you draw and label a walrus? What is their habitat? Why does ice melt? What makes ice melt quickly?
Computing - How can you stay safe online? How do you you search for information using a computer? Can you use a mouse to move around a computer? How do you use the learnpads? Can you use a keyboard to type?
Art – Can you draw a self portrait? Can you draw with different media? Can you use shading? Can you make a polar themed piece of art?
Music – Can you learn and perform songs to an audience? Can you control a rhythm? Can you play percussion? Can you link instruments to ‘moods’ in stories, and use this to perform?
PE & PSEE
PE – Can you bounce and catch a ball? Roll hoops and quoits? Hit a ball with a bat? How can you improve your skills?
Dance: How would you move in different weather? Can you move like polar animals? Can you perform a penguin dance? How about pretending to make a snowman?
PSEE – How can you make our classroom a happy place? What is a good friend?
Geography – Where are the poles? How are they like the UK?
History – Can you find out about an historic polar explorer? How about a modern-day one?
R.E. - Can you explore why we celebrate Harvest? Can you learn about Judaism? Can you re-tell the first Christmas?