Home Learning 
Remember if you are having any difficulties, questions or require feedback to email me at cwilson820@c2ken.net 
Thanks 
Mrs Wilson 
Studyladder 
I have set up an account for some additional, fun learning activities. P1/2 can play games and access tutorials and worksheets linked to learning in school. Click on the appropriate picture to access the sign in link. Passwords have been emailed to parents. When you sign in, click on 'My Individual Program' to work on activities set by me. Please email me if any difficulties. 

Week beginning 01/06/2020 

Time is flying by, I can't believe we are in June! I hope you are all enjoying the good weather. I've loved seeing your pictures of what you have gotten up to with your writing and materials work! 
Click on the links below for this weeks work. 
Week beginning 25/05/2020 
Topic Work - 'Let's Build' 
Recycling 
Do you know what materials go into your recycling bin? Do you have to sort the rubbish by material. 
At home, I have a blue bin for recycling, but maybe some of you have boxes. Find out which materials go into your recycling bin. 
Challenge! 
Can you turn a used item such as an empty cereal box, a milk carton, a toilet roll tube, etc into a piece of art? I have attached some ideas to give you inspiration. Please take a picture of the children holding their creation and email it to m, I'd love to see! 
Recycling 
Do you know which materials can be recylced? 
At home, I have a blue bin for recycling, but maybe some of you have boxes.  
Find out which materials go into your recycling bin. 
Challenge! 
Can you turn a used item such as an empty cereal box, a milk carton, a toilet roll tube, etc into a piece of art? I have attached some ideas to give you inspiration. Please take a picture of the children holding their creation and email it to m, I'd love to see! 
Find some additional recycling activities below. 
A powerpoint to explain more about how and why we recycle.  
A cut & stick recycling sorting worksheet. 
Click on the links below for all worksheets and resources for the week 
Week beginning 18/05/2020 
Topic Work - 'Let's Build' 
Absorbency 
Click on the powerpoint to learn more about Absorbent Materials.  
Absorbent means to soak up liquid. 
Experiment 
Gather materials you can find at home and test if they are absorbent or not. 
suggestions: newspaper, kitchen roll, wrapping paper, card, tinfoil, sponge, baking paper, plastic block etc. 
In a tray or large plate, pour some water. Place the material on top see if they absorb any of the water. Repeat with all your materials. 
Place the absorbent materials in one pile and the nonabsorbent materials in another pile as they complete their investigations. 
Send me pictures of your experiments or write a list of absorbent and nonsborbent materials! 

P1 

Numeracy 
 
Have fun completing the attached add and colour sheet. 
 
Enjoy trying out the robot adding game in Topmarks. 
Begin with the adding to 10 robot and use the others as confidence grows. 
Literacy 
This activity is to develop your sequencing skills, putting things in the correct order. I'm sure we are all very good at washing our hands!!:)  
Can your child look at the pictures, discuss what is happening and decide which order they should go in? 
Cut and stick the pictures in the correct order, colour them in and tell an adult or their brother / sister how to wash their hands by talking about what is happening in each picture. 
 
Dictation 
1. Please read the following sentence twice and slowly to your child. Can they repeat what they have heard? 
 
Activity: 'Sam put the red bag on.' 
Challenge: 'Stan ran fast in the wind.' 
 
2.Ask them to try and write the sentence independently, saying the sounds as they write the words. 
 
*Remember to use finger spaces and full stops. 
*Repeat the sentence again if needed but try not to read one word at a time as they write it. 
 
3. Draw a picture to match the sentence. 

P2 

Number Facts 
Number Facts: Count in 10's forwards and backwards to 100, with different starting points. 
or Duck Shoot, choose 10 to count up in 10's 
Literacy 
Phonics Sound: 'e' sound can be spelt 5 ways; get, head, friend, said, many.. 
For extra worksheets based activities on the sound, click on the link below. 
Tens & Ones 
Work through the various activities to introduce using tens and ones for counting numbers.  
Practical: If you have lots of paper clips/coins, buttons/straws try counting these into groups of 10, then seeing how many e.g. 26 buttons, grouped into 10, 10 and 6 
Complete Place Value activities. 
Week beginning 11/05/2020 
Topic Work 
We will be looking at materials over the next couple of weeks. Try some of the activities below. Send me pictures of what you find! 
Introduce the word 'material' to your child, it means 'what something is made of'. 
 
Have a listen to the materials song. 
 
Talk through the Materials powerpoint 
 
Go on a Materials Treasure Hunt around your home. Can you find objects made from: 
metal 
plastic 
glass 
wood 
ceramic 
fabric 
paper 
 
Sort the objects you find by the material they are made of. 
 
Write a list of the objects you find and the matrial thry are made of. You can use the worksheet in the link below. 
 
Discuss the properties of the objects -"What do they feel like?" "What do they look like?" "What is it used for? e.g. rough/smooth, flat/bumpy, sharp/blunt, shiny/dull, hard/soft etc. 
 
Complete the interactive material activity on bbc bitesize 

P1 

Numeracy 
 
Rhythm Counting 1-20 
Make a steady beat and count along. Try doing 2 claps and then 1 tap on your knees. 
Get the rhythm going first clap, clap, tap, clap, clap, tap. 
Then introduce saying your number on the tap. 
Clap, clap, 1, clap, clap, 2 and so on right up to 20. 
 
Repeat, counting backwards from 15, or if able from 20. 
 
Try BBC Bitesize countin 10-20 activites 
 
Complete the puzzle worksheet 
Literacy 
 
Dictation 
1. Please read the following sentence twice and slowly to your child. Can they repeat what they have heard? 
 
Activty: 'The cat had a big rat.' 
Challenge: 'The frog must swim in the big pond.' 
 
2.Ask them to try and write the sentence independently, saying the sounds as they write the words. 
 
*Remember to use finger spaces and full stops. 
*Repeat the sentence again if needed but try not to read one word at a time as they write it. 
 
3. Draw a picture to match the sentence. 
P2 
Numeracy 
 
Number Facts: Know the number before/after/in between to 50
Try playing 'I am thinking of a number that comes before/after/in between ... up to 50. 
Play Helicopter Rescue to practice number in between' or Chopper Squad for number 1 more or less. 
Literacy 
 
Phonics Sound: 'w' as in 'whale' or 'water'. 
For extra worksheets based activities on the sound, click on the link below. 
Try phonics play 'Buried Treasure' or 'Dragons Den', selecting 'Phase 5' then 'wh
 
Week beginning 04/05/2020 
 
It's hard to believe that it is May already! It's great to see some of you having a go at the activites on studyladder and see how well you are progressing - well done! 
 
P1 
Phonics 
Have a watch at this phonics video for help with how to blend longer words, using a 'blend as you read' strategy. 
Numeracy 
Remember to practice lots of practical counting, use anything you can find - leaves, stones, straws, cutlery, money etc.  
Try counting forwards and backwards to 20 with these videos. 
P2 
Number facts -Count forwards and backwards within 50, starting from any number. 
Watch and count along with these you tube counting videos. 
You can also extend this to counting forwards and backwards within 100 to give a bit more challenge. 
Adding 3 numbers 
For some more practice, please sownload the worksheet. Remember to use the number facts you know to help make adding 3 numbers easier and quicker to complete e.g. 2 + 13 + 2. We know double 2 is 4, so then 13 + 4 = 17, complete by counting on. 
 
Games 
You could also download and print either of these dice games, you need 3 x 1-6 dice to play. 
 
Online Games 
OR topmarks mental maths train game - click on +, then 'Three One-Digit Numbers' 
studyladder - 'Adding 3 numbers' section with 9 activities to complete 
Phonics Speling Sound 'aw' as in 'saw', 'fall' or 'doll'. 
For extra worksheet based activities on the sound, click on the link below. 
Try phonics play 'Buried Treasure' or 'Dragons Den', selecting 'Phase 5' then 'aw' 
 
Week beginning 27/04/2020 
 
P1 
I have set up a class for P1 on www.studyladder.co.uk, which has different sections of online activities, games and tutorials that link in to lots of the learning in the home booklets. Log in details and more information has been sent to parents via email, if you didn't get one, please email me for yours. 
 
P2 
Number facts -Subtract 0,1,2 from any number, answers within 10.  
You can also extend this to mental subtract from any number to 20 to give a bit more challenge. 
Try  
 
 
Phonics Spelling Sound 'oo' as in 'too', 'you', 'glue
Can you find all the 'oo' words in the passage below? 
 
Happy birthday 
 
Happy Birthday to you 
You look cool in blue 
Put your books in your room, 
And fly off on your broom. 
 
Happy birthday to you 
What will you do? 
Let’s go to the zoo 
And see who can moo. 
 
Week beginning 20/04/2020 
 
I hope you were all able to take a break and are ready to get back to your home learning! 
 
Scroll down to see some new photos from our last 2 topics - can the children remember what they were doing? 
 
Remember to email me if you need any support, help or more work on a praticular area of learning. 
 
 
P2: Number facts - Addition stories of 4 and 5.  
Have a go at a quick fire mental addition game www.arcademics.com/games/alien 
Enter Range from 0-5 and you can revise all number bonds up to 5! 
 
Phonics Spelling Sound 'v' can be spelt with 'v' or 've' 
Can you find all the 'v' words in the passage below? 
 
The vet 
 
I have to give the vet a ring to come and visit. 
He is very good and loves animals. The vet 
visits in his van. He loves to help lots of 
animals. He gives everyone a big smile. 
 
 
Happy Easter! 
Click on the link below for some fun activity ideas for over the Easter holiday period. 
 
Week 30/03/20 
 
I hope you're all keeping well and enjoying your time at home. I'm definitely missing all your faces, smiles and stories!! 
 
P2: 
Number facts: Number stories of 1, 2 and 3. 
Phonics: ‘ay’ sound. Try the activities on phonicsplay.co.uk , username: home20, password: home and any of the games - Buried Treasure, Dragons den or Picnic on Pluto. Select Phase 5 and 'ay' sound. 
Week Beginning 23/03/20 
 
P2: 
Phonics: ow/ou spellings - there are two ways to spell this sound. 
Can you spy the ‘ow’ sound words in the passage below? 
 
Brown Cow 
There was a loud sound. I went out of my house and I saw a brown cow. How can the cow shout? Now the cow sat down. 
 
 
Number facts – Doubles to 5+5 . 
You can also try ict games, Archery Doubles https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/archeryDoubles/index.html 
Or if you want to challenge yourself, try doubles to 10+10 using topmarks, Hit the button game https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button 
 
P1: 
Literacy: 
Work through phonics activities revising vowel sounds. 
Try these games: (you will need Adobe flash player for these) 
 
Numeracy: 
Revising writing, counting and ordering numbers 1-15. 
Practice lots counting of objects of oral counting, trying to start from different numbers and completing forwards and backwards. 
What comes before/after number ...? 
Use the number line provided if your child is finding this difficult. 
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