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PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

Choose your 30 minute daily exercise from Joe Wicks, Oti Mabuse, Just Dance or something else that gets your heart beating fast.

Continue to practise developing your fluency in running, jumping, hopping and skipping. Maybe you can side step or even combine some actions and hopscotch around? Can you do these actions in a straight line? Maybe you can follow a curved path (wobbly line)? 

 

Do you have any crayons? Can you explore different ways of making marks; circles, dots, dashes, straight, curved and zig zag lines. Can you now practise forming the following letters; v, x, w, z. Remember to form each letter accurately. Refer to the hand writing ditty sheet to help you. 

LITERACY: PHONICS

Our sound of the day is or (as in, shut the door). Using the green phonics folder, practise the or sound. The sound is made up of two letters but makes one sound, which is or. Then practise reading the or words. Firstly encourage your child to identify the special friend in the word, (in this case or) then Fred talk the word; c or n, then say the word in full; corn. Now ask your child to apply the sound of the day into reading a sentence; The horse ran up the hill.

Children can then practise spelling the words, this can be done by listening to the word and wiggling your fingers. How many sounds can you hear in corn? Three sounds, hold up three fingers, then pinch each finger as you say the sound. Children can then write the word. Now ask your child to write the sentence, I can see the fork. Encourage your child to start the sentence with a capital letter, after they sound out and record each word remind them to leave a finger space before starting to write the next word. Finally remind them to finish the sentence with a full stop. 

Now flick back to ay, ee, igh, ow, oo, oo, ar, or, air, ir, ou and oy, encourage your child to identify the sound without seeing the picture clue and read and spell some of the words. Continue to watch the Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on either Facebook or You Tube, set 2 sounds are now streamed live at 10.00 then are available for 24 hours. 

LITERACY:READING

Remember to practise your reading at least three times a week by either reading your book in your book bag or logging onto Reading Buddy. Develop your fluency by re-reading the same text a number of times. Practise makes perfect! Today, choose your own book.

Also remember to practise the words in your high frequency word wallet so you don't forget them. The words you are able to recognise in your wallet should now be read accurately when you are reading a text. Each week we will focus on new words to build up the breadth of words you able to recognise. This week please practise the following words; help, Mrs, called, here, about, asked, saw. They can be written on paper and added to your word wallet. 

MATHEMATICS: NUMBER 

Can you count from 0-30 and from 20-0 all by yourselves now? Using your 1-20 number pack your going to be answering 1 more and 1 less questions as the cards are placed in front of you. Your adult will tell you if they want you to work out what 1 more is or what 1 less is by saying, "1 more than 6, 1 more than 15, 1 less than 14, 1 less than 17, 1 more than 12". How did you get on? Did you find it trickier than earlier in the week when the numbers were either 1 more or 1 less, it can be a lot harder when the questions are mixed up a little bit! 

Now listen to the story A Squash and a Squeeze. As it is being read pause at some of the pages and count the characters and items in the illustrations at different stages in the story.

Not all of the characters from the story could fit into the house all at once. It was a Squash and a Squeeze! Do you have a house, or a zoo, or a farm, in fact any building and some characters. We can explore how we could fit 5 characters into our building. We could do 3 inside and 2 outside (3+2=5), how about 4 inside and 1 outside (4+1=5), 0 inside and 5 outside (0+5=5), 5 inside and 0 outside (5+0=5), 1 inside and 4 outside (1+4=5), 2 inside and 3 outside (2+3=5). These are all the different possibilities.

Now can you use 8 characters and explore ways of arranging them? Can you record the different addition number sentences to show me your work? 

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