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KS1 - Years 1 & 2

Year 1 - Weekly Home Learning Pack

Click here to download the year1 learning pack for this week

Year 1 - Home Learning Ideas: 

(Scroll down for Year 2) 

WB: 6.7.2020

Remember, you all also have a range of online learning tasks that can be completed every day!

Subject

Activity Ideas

Reading

Writing

  • Keep practising writing all your letters and try your best to keep your handwriting at its best at all times.
  • Keep practicing your phonics skills using alphablocks, this week the Long I sound: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBoSzOCbN2c
  • How many words can you find in your books at home that have the Long I sound in it?
  • Can you write them all in a list?

This week let’s have a look at the common exception words for Year one. At the end is a list of words that are used commonly in our books and writing,

  • Practice reading and writing each of the words below
  • Can an adult use them to do mini spelling quizzes with you?
  • Can you write sentences using the words?

The, A, Do, To, Today, Of, Said, Says, Are, Were, Was, Is, His, Has, I, You, Your, They, Be, He, Me, She, We, No, Go, So, By, My, Here, There, Where, Love, Come, Some, One, Once, Ask, Friend, School, Put, Push, Pull, Full, House, Our

Maths

  • Keep practising writing your numbers to 50 every day
  • Number bonds to 20. Find and count out 20 of something (coins, sweets, lego etc) and 2 bowls or containers.
  • Using two bowls, Can you put 0 of your objects in one container and 20 in the other container? 
  • You still have 20 objects but you have found one of the number bonds to 20. 0+ 20= 20.
  • If you take 2 of your objects from your second container and put it in your first container you have made another bond for 20, what is this number bond?
  • Take another one out of your second container and put it in your first container. What number bond have you made now? 
  • Keep doing this until you have no more in your second container.
  • How many number bonds did you find?
  • Can you lay your 20 items out in a square formation
  • Ask someone to remove some items and hide them, can you work out how many they have taken?
  • Take turns to hide some of the objects and guess how many are missing.

Other Challenges

Science:

  • On a walk with your adult, or around your garden look at some of the spring flowers you see.
  • Can you see the petals? Leaves? Stems?
  • Are they all the same shape?

See if you can name any flowers such as, tulip, hyacinth, clematis, Lavender. Which others can you see?

 

Year 2 - Weekly Home Learning Pack

Click here to download the year 2 learning pack for this week

Year 2 - Home Learning Ideas: 

WB: 6.7.2020

Subject

Activity Ideas

Reading

  • Read for 10 minutes every day
  • Write a list of the book titles that you have read this week
  • Tell others in your house what you like about your books and what you would like to read next.
  • Can you find a book to read that has a two word title?
  • Read along with the story of The Dragon Machine https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/the-dragon-machine/
  • Read a book you have read before, can you add some character voices?
  • Read a part of your current book to a family member or friend over the phone.

Writing

  • Practice your phonics and sounds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4jz3U25Xjk 
  • Using the words: father / Mr / Mrs / everybody - practise spelling and writing them. Ask an adult to test you on them at the end of the week
  • Listen to this story about Small Knight and George and write down any adjectives you see or hear in the story (remember these are describing words) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_fSJB8TsH0
  • Write some sentences that start with ‘I am lucky because…’
  • Retell a Fairy tale- read or listen to a familiar fairy tale and have a go at writing your own version. You could change a character, setting or event (or all 3!) What will your new fairy tale be called?
  • Write a list of things you would like to do during the summer
  • Draw a picture of something you can now do that you couldn’t do before- what did you have to do to achieve this?

Maths

  • Log in to TT Rockstars or Maths Whizz and try and improve your score each day
  • Price tags  - After you have been shopping, choose 6 different items each costing less than £1. Make a price label for each one, e.g. 39p, 78p. Shuffle the labels.
  • Place the labels in order, starting with the lowest. 
  • Say which price is an odd number and which is an even number.
  • Add 9p to each price in your head, write it as a number sentence e.g.      20p + 9p = 29p  
  • Take 20p from each price. write it as a number sentence e.g.                    20p – 20p = 0p
  • Say which coins you could use to pay exactly for each item.
  • Choose any two of the items  and find their total cost.
  • Work out the change from £1 for each item
  • Time yourself counting in 2s, 5s and 10s which one are you quickest at?

Other Challenges

 

 

 

Years one and two have a book based curriculum that ensures coverage of all the National Curriculum subjects in an interesting and engaging way. 

Year 1 Subject Overview 

Year 2 Subject Overview