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week beginning 20th April

Good morning Fox class 

 

Hope everyone is safe and keeping well.  

 

It has been strange being in school with only a few of you, but I'm hoping everyone is enjoying the sunshine we've been having and staying safe at home.  

 

If you have internet access at home I can highly recommend BBC bitesize video clips and lessons to share with your children.  These have been subdivided into key phases so with KS1 yr1 and 2 clips are together.  

 

Some activities for you to try at home this week: 

 

Phonics/Key words: 

Please practice your sounds every day using the sounds mats I sent home in the home learning pack.  Can you pick a phoneme and make a list of 5 words that have that sound in? 

Pick 3 words a day and see if you can find them in a book you have or make the word using magnetic letters/chalk etc. 

 

Reading:  

Please continue to share a book with a grown up every day,  keep up that love of reading.  

For a bedtime story we now have quite a few in the video section of the school website.  For a variety of other bedtime stories www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies have a wide variety on their cbeebies iPlayer. 

 

Writing: 

Please can the children keep a little diary using their exercise book with their favourite thing they have done each day.  Maybe they can add a picture or photo .  A few sentences each day would be great.  

Remember children:

Capital letters for the start of each sentence, for peoples names, places, days of the week and months of the year. 

Finger spaces between words 

A full stop at the end of every sentence. 

 

Maths: 

Addition and subtraction : How many addition and subtraction facts can you find up to 20? e.g.

6 + 8 = 14

8 + 6 = 14

14 - 6 = 8 

14 - 8 = 6 

These are called a 'fact family' because once you know 1 number fact you also know 3 others.  

 

Science/art: 

Whilst on your daily walk or in your garden if you have one, take a look at the different spring trees/flowers you can see.  Can you name them? Maybe take some photos or draw / paint them to create some spring art. 

 

Topic:

Although we having to stay safe at home and aren't able to go to the seaside, the weather has been lovely and sunny. 

Can you make a mini beach scene? Maybe you can use paint/crayon/felt tips/tissue paper or any other resources you have at home. 

This week it is St George's day - can you find our 3 facts about St George and why he is the patron saint of England?

 

I would love to see some photos of your finished creations so please email them to school and we can share some on the website.  

 

Take care, stay safe and I look forward to seeing you all when it is safe for us all to be back together in school 

 

Mrs Whitlock 

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