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Mrs Dilworth reads Norman the Slug with a Silly Shell.

Hello Class 1! Here is this week's story - Norman the Slug with a Silly Shell. I hope you enjoy it.

Update from Mrs Dilworth 26.3.2020

Dear Parents, 

 

As you know, school will be closed for most children from Friday 20th March. Below is a list of suggestions for activities you can enjoy with your child. There are a range of activities to choose from as well as lots of practical things to do at home. If you need any advice on any of the activities or have a query, please use the contact form situated at the bottom of this page.

 

 

Literacy:

 

Sharing books

· Talking about where the story is set, the characters, what might happen next, links to other stories that they have read.

· Look for one of the following tricky words - the to I was go he she me they are all

· Spot graphemes in story books and match to grapheme cards

· Enjoy reading books and practise trying to read flashcards.

Handwriting

· Practise letter formation using different pens or pencils. Try writing the letters large and small. Writing letters in flour sprinkled on a table

· Write graphemes as seen on grapheme cards. Ask a grownup to call out a grapheme - How quick can you write the grapheme?

· Practise writing your name making sure that all letters are formed correctly. First name and surname.

Phonics 

· Practise actions and sounds to go with grapheme cards sent home

· Perhaps watch Cbeebies Alphablocks

· Any opportunities for own writing - writing lists, stories, instructions, labels

· Twinkl activity booklet - included in your pack

· Write out flash words on pieces of paper and play matching pairs.

· Write lists of rhyming words on the sheet provided.

Phonicsplay.co.uk is a really useful website for games and activities. It can be accessed for free using the link below. Phase 3 activities and games will be particularly useful.

 

Mathematics

 

· Take in turns counting forwards and backwards to 20.

· E.g. I say 123 child says 456 I say 789 child says 10 11 12 etc. or I say 20 19 child says 18 17 I say 16 15 etc

· I say you say with rule 1 more or 1 less. E.g. I say 7 you say? "8" I say 15 you say? "16"

· Twinkl home challenges included in pack

· Discovery Education website - Foundation section

· Perhaps watch some Cbeebies Numberblocks episodes

· Set up a play shop and role play shops

· Sorting coins from a purse and take rubbings of the coins

· Find things longer or shorter than your shoe

· Matching socks and count

· Maths homework CPG books - pages 7,8,16,17

 

Other activities could include:

· Play dice games and other board games

· Cooking activities. Reading recipes together. Counting. Recap on sequence. What did we do first? Then what did we do?

· Buttering bread,

· Laying the table.

· Bird watch - perhaps identify birds that visit your garden and make a record of the birds that you see.

· Weather Watch - make a daily record of the weather for a week.

· Keep practising dressing and undressing independently, socks ,shoes, buttons.

 

 

Activities linked to our current topic:

· Find out about life cycle of a frog or butterfly and create a picture /poster of the life cycle or learn the names of different baby animals for example Horse - Foal

· Nature detectives - Woodland trust website has some lovely ideas too - Click on the link  to see the activities http://treetoolsforschools.org.uk/categorymenu/?cat=activities

 

Keep any work in your folder for us to look at and share when we return to school.

 

Mrs Dilworth

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