Welcome to Willow Class

Miss Godwin(Monday – Friday)

Homework and Spellings

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ENGLISH

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?

MATHS

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?

CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT

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?

HUMANITIES

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?

Class Timetable (subject to change)

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
School Begins
Session 1 Maths (Yr1) / Continuous Provision (R) Maths (Yr1) / Continuous Provision (R) Maths (Yr1) / Continuous Provision (R) Maths (Yr1) / Continuous Provision (R) Guided Reading (Yr1) / Write Dance (R)
Break
Session 2 PHONICS PHONICS PHONICS PHONICS PHONICS
Session 3 English (Yr1) / Continuous Provision (R) English (Yr1) / Continuous Provision (R) English (Yr1) / Continuous Provision (R) English & Guided Reading (Yr1) / Continuous Provision (R) P.E (outdoors) All
Lunch
Session 4 Topic R.E Circle Time Science Free flow afternoon
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 5 Topic P.E Music / Computing All about me box Art / D.T
School Ends

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