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Today we are continuing to think about weight and mass but we are going to start thinking about comparing weights using a balance. Watch the video below to help understand what a balance scale is showing you and then have a go on the interactive balancing scale.

Understanding a balance scale

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Or if you are feeling creative you can make your own balance scale at home using materials from around the house (recycling used materials would be even better!). 

Busy Ant Balance comparison


Tune into the Youtube channel at 10.30am or at 1.30pm to watch the Ruth Miskin phonics session .

The session will cover Set 3 sounds.


Don't forget:

Phonics play

Username: march20

Password: home

You can play phonics games and test your reading of year 1 words. 


Below is your new story and your English work for today.

Can you find any dinosaur or dragon book to read on Oxford Reading Buddy?

If you do share which story you have found with Year 1 on the blog!



Log onto Espresso using the link below. Remember to select Coding in the drop down menu.

Once you have logged on select Unit 1a > then Lesson 2: Fairy Stories > then follow steps 1 to 5.