This week in topic we will be finding more about Africa. We well be exploring the markets and looking at African jewellery and patterns. We will be comparing life in rural places and cities. In art we will be creating a water colour sunset.
Literacy - This week we will be continuing to look a Meerkat Mail. We will be writing a description of sunny, writing a postcard and writing sentences using exclamation marks about Sunny's exciting week! Can anyone send a letter or postcard to school and remember finger spaces, full stops and capital letters?
Can you write about your weekend and send it in to me for a dojo?
Reading - Read 5 times a week to an adult. Try and read a story to your child every night if possible at bedtime or share the choosing book from school. Enjoy reading times as positively as possible.
Phonics - This week we will be revising oo, ar and or and spelling using these sounds. See the videos below for examples
Year 1 your spelling pattern is adding ed, ing and er to root words. Year 2 your spelling pattern is where the 'c' makes a /s/.
Maths- This week year 1 will be ordering numbers to 10 and positioning numbers on a number line. Year 2 will be counting in 2's, 5's, 10's and 3's. Why not count in these at home? We will relate these to times tables and begin to learn tables in year 2 which can be learnt at home.