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School Closure/Self Isolation Work

*Please remember two things before you read this list:

1. Do what you can. That is all I can ask of anyone.

2. If you need any help, message me on dojo and I will try my best to help.

 

Purple Mash

2do activities – I will try and keep up to date with marking these. The English and Maths games should be played daily. Please think carefully about any written work you complete on Purple Mash and ensure that it has all features of a year 1 or year 2 writer.

Year 1 writer – Capital letters, finger spaces and full stops in the correct places. Ascenders and descenders (please look at handwriting link). Use wow vocabulary, conjunctions such as and, but, or, when, if, that, because to join sentences.

Year 2 writer – Capital letters, question marks, finger spaces and full stops in the correct places. Ascenders and descenders (please look at handwriting link). Use wow vocabulary, conjunctions such as and, but, or, when, if, that, because to join sentences. More able children should use suffixes such as ment, ness, ful, ly and less.

Phonics

Log on to phonics bug daily and complete the tasks to earn coins and rewards!

Spelling

Practice the Y1 or Y2 spelling list – the link is below. I will also add weekly spelling and phonic patterns to this page.

Reading

READ! Fiction, non-fiction and poetry – write a book review, describe the characters and settings, write a new story inspired by your book, change the ending, create illustrations.

IDL

You can log in each day and complete the lessons.

RE

Find out about Holy Week. Draw and write about the evens of Holy Week and your feelings towards these. Can you make symbols to represent each part of the story?

History/Geography

Research a famous explorer such as Scott, Shackleton, Hillary and Grylls. Produce a non-chronological report about your explorer. Listen to the ocean and continents song (see link below). Research mountains and life in the North and South Pole.

Art

Draw/paint a picture, which is inspired, by water. We are studying Hokusai, Hockney, Monet and Pissaro. Research one of these artists and their work.

Science

We are learning abut animals including humans. Research an animal and what it needs to stay alive, happy and healthy. Recap parts of the body, the skeleton and the senses. How do humans need to keep healthy? Keep a food/exercise diary for a week. Compare weather in Winter/Spring. Go on a Spring walk. What are the signs of Spring?

DT

We are learning about healthy food. Design and make a healthy snack in a recycled package.

PSHE

We have been learning about healthy living and money. Keep a track of money spent in a day.

PE

Use BBC Super Movers (link below) and Go Noodle (link below) to stay active and mindful.

Computing

Our Purple Mash units are Unit 1.4 Lego builders and 1.7 Coding

PE

Joe Wicks is doing a LIVE PE lesson on YouTube every school day at 9am. If you miss the live one, don't worry you can still find it on his YouTube channel at any time of the day. https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

 

Other information:

  • All school meetings with parents of any kind have been cancelled with immediate effect e.g. parents’ evenings etc. If you are unsure about a particular event, please contact myself for more information.
  • Your child’s interim report will still be sent to you a week on Friday via Dojo (27th March).
  • Children who have access to IDL can logon at home via the website use this daily also.

 

Finally, I will leave by saying that these are unprecedented times. We need to look out for one another. If you need any help with anything – please contact myself so I can support where necessary. Your children all mean a great deal to me – I just want to do right by them and provide as much as I can at this time to continue their learning.

  

Kindest regards,

 

Miss Booth

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