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26 Nov

Home learning for 1GD - Thursday 26th November 2020

by Miss De Sanctis

As you are aware, 1GD children and staff are still isolating at home. Please continue to support your children with their learning as much as you can.

Below is a suggested daily timetable so that, where possible, children can follow the same routine as if they were at school -  please feel free to adapt this for your family.

Do comment on the blog or email me with any questions you have about the work and to let me know how your children are doing with the tasks and their home learning.

We know how much our children love DOJO rewards, so I will continue to update the board when children complete learning tasks. Please also email to me any photos of other activities or home learning so that I can share them on the blog:

Miss De Sanctis - gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk   


Thursday

The children always start their day with a Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) workout. It gets the class awake and active and ready to start their learning.

Today's video is available here.


Below is a timetable you can follow at home and guidance of time to spend on each activity. 

Handwriting - 10 minutes
Today's letter is f - Practise writing the letter f on some lined paper with a pencil.



Numeracy - 30 minutes 
Today, I would like you to practise subtraction to 10.

Use the following video to help you practise.

You can then log onto Purple Mash and do the subtraction to 10 task in your 2Dos.

We have sent out Purple Mash logins, but please contact me if you don't have yours.


Literacy - 30 minutes

Today I would like you to watch the story of Zog again, and talk about how the characters feel and how you know. What clues tell you how they feel?

Then, make a list of feelings adjectives. For example, sad, happy, excited, tired.
Finally, write a sentence using the adjectives. For example: Zog is feeling happy. The girl is feeling sad.


Lunch break - 1 hour.

After lunch, children have been practising mindfulness and breathing techniques which can help them when they are feeling tired, sad or worried. Watch this mindfulness video to help children to feel calm and ready to learn again.

Phonics - 30 minutes

Today the children are learning the oa sound.

Please watch the following video and follow the activities. 

The oa sound | Phase 3 Phonics | oa words - BBC Bitesize

The children can practise writing the following words and adding sound buttons:

boat, goat, loaf, moat, coat

See the example below. The children are all getting really good at finding the sounds and adding the sound buttons.


The children can then practise writing the following sentence and drawing the sound buttons:

The goat put on a coat and sat on the boat.

You can then log onto Purple Mash and play some phonics games to practise the oa sound more.

Guided Reading - 30 minutes

Read your child's reading book with them and ask them some comprehension questions about the book.
Below are some questions that would really help your child to understand the book.
You can also access some free ebooks from Oxford Owl's website.  You need an account to access the books, but it is free of charge




Art - 1 hour
Use your design from yesterday, to make your own junk model Zog - remember to ask an adult first before your decide that something is junk!

Email photos of your Zog to me at gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk 
 

End of day routine

The children always love to end their day with a dance. Here's one of our favourite songs at the moment - you can all join in at home!




Have a great day year 1. We'll see you very soon!

If you have any questions or concerns you can email me on the following email address. 

Miss De Sanctis - gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk   

25 Nov

Home learning for Year 1 - Wednesday 25th November

by Miss Bennett & Miss De Sanctis

As you are aware, Year 1 children and staff are isolating at home. While we are at home, we would like you to support your children with their learning as much as you can.

Please do not worry about missing out on school as, where possible, you will be following the same routine as if they were at school.

Do comment on the blog or email us with any questions you have about the work and to let us know how your children are doing with the tasks and their home learning.

We know how much our children love DOJO rewards, so we will continue to update the board when children complete learning tasks. Please also email to us any photos of other activities or home learning - we will share them on the blog:

1GD - gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk   1SB - sbennett@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk

Wednesday 

The children in Year 1 always start their day with a Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) workout. It gets the class awake and active and ready to start their learning.

Today's video is available here.


Below is a timetable you can follow at home and guidance of time to spend on each activity. 

Handwriting - 10 minutes
Today's letter is s - Practise writing the letter s on some lined paper with a pencil.


Numeracy - 30 minutes 
Today, we would like you to practise more addition to 10.

Use the following video to help you practise.

You can then log onto Purple Mash and do the Addition to 10 2dos on your 2Dos.

We have sent out Purple Mash logins, but please contact us if you don't have yours.

Literacy - 30 minutes
We hope you enjoyed listening to Miss Bennett reading Zog yesterday - it was lovely to see so many of your faces on Teams.

Today, we would like you to draw a picture of Zog and write some adjectives to describe him. Then use your adjectives in sentences. Remember Year 1 - a capital letter to start a sentence and a full stop at the end.

Lunch break - 1 hour.

After lunch, children have been practising mindfulness and breathing techniques which can help them when they are feeling tired, sad or worried. Watch this mindfulness video to help children to feel calm and ready to learn again.

Phonics - 30 minutes

Today the children are learning the igh sound.

Please watch the following video and follow the activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvq9bdm/articles/zkhvhbk

The children can practise writing the following words and adding sound buttons:

night, light, tight, sight, might

 See the example below. The children are all getting really good at finding the sounds and adding the sound buttons.



The children can then practise writing the following sentence and drawing the sound buttons:

I might put on the light in the night.

You can then log onto Purple Mash and play some phonics games to practise the igh sound more.

Guided Reading - 30 minutes

Read your child's reading book with them and ask them some comprehension questions about the book.
Below are some questions that would really help your child to understand the book.
You can also access some free ebooks from Oxford Owl's website.  You need an account to access the books, but it is free of charge




Art - 1 hour
Design your own Zog from junk modelling - see what you can find at home that you could use and label the different body parts so you know what you will use to make it e.g. ears - paper cups.


End of day routine

The children always love to end their day with a dance. Here's one of our favourite songs at the moment - you can all join in at home!




Have a great day year 1. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you have any questions or concerns you can email us on the following email addresses. 

1GD - gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk    1SB - sbennett@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk

24 Nov

Year Ones First Online Lesson

by Miss Bennett and Miss DeSanctis

Today Year One had their first online lesson.

Thank you to all the children and parents that were able to log in and enjoy the lesson, it was great to see you all.

For todays online lesson we read the story 'Zog' by Julia Donaldson, and then answered some comprehension questions based on the book.

If you missed the lesson, or want to watch it again,  a recording has been uploaded to the childrens' Teams page. This is also where the comprehension questions are saved.

It was lovely to see all the children today. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.

As always, if you have any questions or concerns you can email us on the following email addresses, or post a comment below.

1GD - gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk    1SB - sbennett@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk


24 Nov

Home learning for Year 1 - Tuesday 24th November

by Miss Bennett & Miss De Sanctis

As you are aware, Year 1 children and staff are isolating at home. While we are at home, we would like you to support your children with their learning as much as you can.

Please do not worry about missing out on school as, where possible, you will be following the same routine as if they were at school.

Do comment on the blog or email us with any questions you have about the work and to let us know how your children are doing with the tasks and their home learning.

We know how much our children love DOJO rewards, so we will continue to update the board when children complete learning tasks. Please also email to us any photos of other activities or home learning - we will share them on the blog:

1GD - gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk   1SB - sbennett@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk

Tuesday 

The children in Year 1 always start their day with a Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) workout. It gets the class awake and active and ready to start their learning.

Today's video is available here.


Below is a timetable you can follow at home and a guidance of time to spend on each activity. 

Handwriting - 10 minutes
Today's letter is e - Practise writing the letter e on some lined paper with a pencil.


Numeracy - 30 minutes 
Today, we would like you to practise Addition to 10.

Use the following video to help you practise.

You can then log onto Purple Mash and do the Addition to 10 in your 2Dos.

We have sent out Purple Mash logins, but please contact us if you don't have yours.

Literacy - 30 minutes
Today there will be a live lesson on Microsoft Teams at 2pm - please login using your email address and password

Ready for a break?

The children in Year 1 have been practising mindfulness and breathing techniques which can help them when they are feeling sad or worried. When it is time for a break, watch this mindfulness video to help them to feel calm and ready to learn again.





Phonics - 30 minutes
Today the children are learning the ee sound.

Please watch the following video and follow the activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvq9bdm/articles/zn9q92p

The children can practise writing the following words and adding sound buttons:

bee, teeth, queen, see, deep.

 See the example below. The children are all getting really good at finding the sounds and drawing the sound buttons.



The children can then practise writing the following sentence and drawing the sound buttons:

The queen bee sat on a mat to see the rat.

You can then log onto Purple Mash and play some phonics games to practise the ee sound more.

Guided Reading - 30 minutes
Read your child's reading book with them and ask them some comprehension questions about the book.
Below are some questions that would really help your child to understand the book.
You can also access some free ebooks from Oxford Owl's website.  You need an account to access the books, but it is free of charge




Art - 1 hour
Draw and label a picture of what you would like to be when you are older
The children always love to end their day with a dance. Here's one of our favourite songs at the moment - you can all join in at home!



Have a great day year 1. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you have any questions or concerns you can email us on the following email addresses. 

1GD - gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk    1SB - sbennett@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk

23 Nov

Home learning for Year 1 - Monday 23rd November

by Miss Bennett & Miss De Sanctis

As you are aware, Year 1 children and staff are isolating at home. While we are at home, we would like you to support your children with their learning as much as you can.

Please do not worry about missing out on school as, where possible, you will be following the same routine as if they were at school.

Do comment on the blog or email us with any questions you have about the work and to let us know how your children are doing with the tasks and their home learning.

We know how much our children love DOJO rewards, so we will continue to update the board when children complete learning tasks. Please also email to us any photos of other activities or home learning - we will share them on the blog:

1GD - gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk   1SB - sbennett@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk

Monday 

The children in Year 1 always start their day with a Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) workout. It gets the class awake and active and ready to start their learning.

Today's video is available here.


Below is a timetable you can follow at home and a guidance of time to spend on each activity. 

Handwriting - 10 minutes
Today's letter is d - Practise writing the letter d on some lined paper with a pencil.


Numeracy - 30 minutes 
Today, we would like you to practise Finding Number Bonds to 10.

Use the following videos to help you practise.

You can then log onto Purple Mash and do the Number Bonds to 10 games on your 2Dos.

We have sent out Purple Mash logins, but please contact us if you don't have yours.

Literacy - 30 minutes
Today, we are looking at the poem Chocolate Cake by Michael Rosen. Listen to the poem together.

We would recommend taking a break for lunch after these activities and then continue in the afternoon.

Lunch Break - 1 hour

The children in Year 1 have been practising mindfulness and breathing techniques which can help them when they are feeling sad or worried. You could start the afternoon with this mindfulness video to help them to feel calm and ready to learn.




Then, write a poem about your favourite food. 

You can use the sentence starters below to help you. Remember to use lots of adjectives to describe the food!

My favourite food in the entire world is …

It looks …

It smells …

When I take a bite, it makes a ________ sound.

It feels ________ in my mouth.


Phonics - 30 minutes
Today the children are learning the ai sound.

Please watch the following video and follow the activities. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvq9bdm/articles/z4xsxyc

The children can practise writing the following words and adding sound buttons:

rain, tail, maid, wait, train, snail.

 See the picture below to see how to do sound buttons. The children are all getting really good at finding the sounds and drawing the sound buttons.



The children can then practise writing the following sentence and drawing the sound buttons:

The snail hid from the rain on the train.

You can then log onto Purple Mash and play some phonics games to practise the ai sound more.

Guided Reading - 30 minutes
Read your child's reading book with them and ask them some comprehension questions about the book.
Below are some questions that would really help your child to understand the book.
You can also access some free ebooks from Oxford Owl's website.  You need an account to access the books, but it is free of charge




PE - 30 minutes
The children do PE for their afternoon lesson on a Monday. 
It's really important for the children to do PE twice a week to ensure that they have a healthy mind and body. 
Joe Wicks has a PE lesson below that you can join in with at home.  We hope you enjoy it! Can you beat Joe in any of his exercises?



The children always love to end their day with a dance. Here's one of our favourite songs at the moment - you can all join in at home!



Have a great Monday year 1. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you have any questions or concerns you can email us on the following email addresses. 

1GD - gdesanctis@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk    1SB - sbennett@oldmoat.manchester.sch.uk

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