Welcome to Year 1
Week 5 of the Summer term
"Sometimes you don't need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens"
Please continue to log onto the BBC Bitesize website and view the Maths lessons. We have attached worksheets below that follow each lesson for you to try. Please click on the link below-
Can you measure everyone in your family including any pets and write down all the measurements. Who is the tallest and who is the smallest. If you do not have a ruler or tape measure you could measure with:
What is the longest snake you can make out of play doh? Can you draw it and write down the measurement.
Measurement hunt (if you don’t have a ruler use hands cut out from paper or bricks).
Find an object that is:
5 cm long (or 5 hands long or 5 bricks)
2 cm long
7 cm long
10 cm long
20 cm long
Draw them in your book and write down the measurement underneath.
Find three objects from around the house, which one is the heaviest and which one is the lightest.
Do this with lots of different items. What is the heaviest item you find and what is the lightest.
Draw three fruits or vegetables and then draw a face on each of them. Once you've done this you can add some clothes and accessories on them too. Once you've finished, pick a name for each of them. Some example names could be: Colin the Carrot or Sammy the Strawberry.
Once you have your three characters, write a sentence for each of them introducing who they are and listing the interesting features on them.
Take your sentences and extend them by using any of the four conjunctions – and, because, but, with.
Make a card for your best friend you could draw a picture on the front of what you like to do together. Write inside why they are your best friend.
Remember to keep ready every day and send us your photos of you reading in your cozy corner.
Read the pages below from a story called ‘The Stinky Plant’. Can you make a prediction about what will happen next to Biff, Chip & Kipper?
Tricky Trevor is still about and he is trying to trick you with the tricky words. Get a paper and pen and set a timer for 30 seconds. Choose your tricky word and see how many time you can write it down in 30 seconds. Try to practise 4 tricky words every day.
Can you research the oldest living creature on our planet?
Can you find out how many animals became extinct in 2019?
You might think that different drinks/fizzy drinks taste different, but will you be able to tell when you are blindfolded? Try it out!
You will need a blindfold (a piece of dark fabric will work well or a scarf), two cans of fizzy drink or different drink such as squash (one such as Coke or Pepsi, and one clear, like Sprite or 7-UP), a glass of water, and someone to help you.
Ask your helper to blindfold you. Make sure that you cannot see through the fabric. Have the helper open one can of soda without telling you what kind it is. Carefully take a sip with the blindfold on, and guess what kind it is. You can’t see the colour to help you know what it should taste like, so it might be a little harder to tell than normal. Take the blindfold off. Were you right? If you want to try guessing a second time, take a few sips of water first, to rinse the taste of the first soda from your mouth.
You might have been able to guess what kind of soda it was, even with a blindfold on. Do you think you could have done it if you couldn’t smell anything either? Try the test again, but this time plug your nose when you taste the soda. Was it harder to taste the difference this time? Though it may seem like there is a big difference between clear soda and cola, our taste buds work together with our sense of smell to help us taste things. This is why food doesn’t seem to have as much flavour when you have a stuffy nose.
It’s important we look after our teeth so that we have a sparkly smile
Write a set of instructions on how to brush your teeth.
What different things can we do to look after our teeth?
Print out the picture of the smile below. Put it inside a plastic wallet or if you can laminate the picture. With a felt tip pen draw different marks on your teeth. Then use an old tooth brush to clean the teeth.
BLIND DRAWING TO MUSIC
Grab a blank piece of paper and a pencil. Ask a grown-up to blindfold you (or you might just close or eyes, but no peeping!) and play a piece of music that you both enjoy. When the music plays, draw random lines following the rhythm of the song - faster when the beat speeds up, slowly if it’s a calmer, ballad-like song.
After one minute, look at the lines you created and colour in sections using your favourite colours. Can you spot any familiar shapes? A leaf, a heart, a raindrop, maybe even an animal?
Flat leaves work best for this process, both for the colouring
and the printing. Lay some paper or a paper towel under
your leaf and colour away.
When the leaf is covered in washable marker you’re ready
to print! Grab your white paper and a damp paper towel.
Wipe across the paper with the paper towel so it’s just damp,
but not soggy. This is important for the paper to absorb the
marker ink that is on the leaf.
Turn the coloured part of the leaf onto the paper and press down gently. Press all over to be sure that the colours from the leaf have a chance to transfer to the paper and then carefully remove the leaf.
Experiment with colouring both the top side and and the underside of the leaves. Which produces a better result?
Learning suggestions for week beginning 11th May 2020
Please use BBC bitesize
You might like also try:
Hunting for sounds
Each day - Pick three sounds that we have learnt from Song of Sounds (the word mat is below)
Then go on a hunt around your home or garden and try finding anything that contain the same sound (ai - rain, train, paint). Some might be tricky so you could come up with a word if you can't find anything. If you can, try writing the names of the items too.
Try to find four items for each sound.
Body percussion, what noise can you make without an instrument?
Choose your favourite song and play your body percussion along with the beat.
Do you remember what describing words are?
You can use lots of adjectives (describing words) when describing things and you can join ideas together using words like:
My garden is full of lovely, colourful flowers and it attract lots of wildlife.
Find your favourite toy and try to describe it for 30 seconds.
Imagine you could create a magical plant. What would it be?
Try to consider the following things:
Write three sentences about your magical creation.
Remember to use capital letters and punctuation in your sentences and include lots of describing words and conjunctions.
Choose four people that you know - these could be friends or family - and list all the things that each person really loves.
Then think of a magical plant for each person. For example, if one of your friends really loves football, you could have a tree that is covered in lots of footballs.
Draw each magic plant - making sure you include notes to describe features of the tree.
Can you write the alphabet in lower case and upper case (capital letters). Hoe many look the same?
Have a chat with someone in your family and answer these questions.
What is your favourite book? (It can be a book from school or a book from home)
Why is it your favourite story?
Can you write the name of your favourite book?
Can you name the 5 senses?
Draw a picture for each body part that is linked to each sense.
For the next few weeks we will be looking at the 5 senses.
This week we will look at the sense of sight.
For this first of the 5 senses science experiments, you’ll need someone to help you, you might need to go outside to complete this.
Standing several feet away from the helper, throw a bean bag or soft squishy ball back and forth. After a few throws, blindfold the person helping you, take a few steps away from them, and then pull a blindfold over your own eyes. Now try throwing the bean bag back and forth again.
You could also try rolling a ball back and forth, with you and your helper sitting on the floor. If you only cover one eye, instead of using the blindfold, how hard is it to roll the ball to your helper? Our eyes work together, so it is much harder if one of them is covered up.
Using only your finger to paint with can you create a picture of your favourite piece of fruit?
If you go out on a walk for your exercise you might find some sticks. Collect as many as you can and see what you can create.
Addition and Subtraction -
A great resource - draw a number line or use a 100 square (see below) help children count forward or backwards.
BBC Bite size & White Rose
This week we are asking you to log onto the BBC Bite size website and view the Maths lessons.
We have attached a worksheet below that follows this for you to try (one a day is fine).
To make it more practical-
You could also:
Go on your daily walk and collect different objects as you go, such as leaves or stones. When you get home use what you have found to create your own addition + and Subtraction – number sentences
ORFind some objects/toys from around your house and use these to create your own addition + and subtraction -
English- Story writing
Use your word mat from last week about your favourite toy/TV character. We would like you to create a comic strip story about your character. Try creating your own story about your character. Draw a picture for each box and 1 sentence per picture. Remember to include Capital Letters, Full stops and WOW words.
Where is the most unusual place you can read in your house?
Have a go at reading this short story and answering the questions.
Practise spelling the Days of the Week and the Months of the Year. Remember that they all start with a Capital Letter
Continue to work on your poster from last week
Choose 2 different animals and compare each animal
Have a go at completing a Joe Wicks workout from YouTube (LINK?)
Can you create your own workout for someone in your family to try with you.
Write down a list of the activities you choose.
Create a picture by printing using fruit and vegetables.
Sing the nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty- now find something from around your home to use as an instrument such as saucepans (Sorry Parents) or an old cardboard box and have a go at creating your own marching beat, then sing Humpty Dumpty again using your instrument to accompany you.
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