Benhurst Primary School
Weekly Overview
Year 1

This page provides parents with an overview of what the children are learning about in Maths and Literacy as well as outlining their current homework.

If there are specific on-going issues with any aspects of your child’s homework, please contact their class teacher directly to discuss the matter further.


WEEK BEGINNING:
March 25 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 1
LITERACY GROUP:
Reports based on animals
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Doubling and halving

Reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients to becoming all that you can be. Reading develops your brain, provides a window into the world around you and gives you a greater chance to succeed.

Please support your child read by hearing them at least four times a week and completing their Reading Record. Thank you!


Maths Facts tested on: April 18 2018
Group 1

Write numbers 1-20 as numerals and words
Group 2

Write numbers 1-20 as numerals and words

Group 3

Write numbers 1-20 as numerals and words




Spelling tested on: April 18 2018
Group 1

1. zero
2. one
3. two
4. three
5. four
6. five
7. six
8. seven
9. eight
10. nine
11. ten
12. eleven
13. twelve
14. thirteen
15. fourteen
16. fifteen
17. sixteen
18. seventeen
19. eighteen
20. nineteen
21. twenty
Group 2

1. zero
2. one
3. two
4. three
5. four
6. five
7. six
8. seven
9. eight
10. nine
11. ten
12. eleven
13. twelve
14. thirteen
15. fourteen
16. fifteen
17. sixteen
18. seventeen
19. eighteen
20. nineteen
21. twenty
Group 3

1. zero
2. one
3. two
4. three
5. four
6. five
7. six
8. seven
9. eight
10. nine
11. ten
12. eleven
13. twelve
14. thirteen
15. fourteen
16. fifteen
17. sixteen
18. seventeen
19. eighteen
20. nineteen
21. twenty

Project
We would like to invite the children to take part in a half termly project which they should undertake in addition to their reading and learning their spellings and maths facts.

The children should choose a minimum of one task per section or more if they wish!

Children will be awarded a certificate upon the completion of their project.

Be a writer!
Ahoy!

Write a pirate story. Think about what could happen in the beginning, middle and end.
Character Description

Choose an image of a pirate. Write a character description. Think about his appearance and personality.
Instructions

We will be thinking about instructions when we make our smoothies. Can you write a set of instructions? This could be for a food dish you have made, a recipe, a picture, a game, brush your teeth or a set of instructions on how to be a good friend. The choice is yours!
Be a detective!
Research - Trees

We will be learning about trees and plants. Choose a tree you could find in England and find out about that tree. Think about the leaf, seeds, size etc. Evergreen or deciduous? what does this mean?
Research - Weather

Find out about the weather. You could choose from rain, snow, frost, sun, hail, clouds, monsoons, hurricanes, tornadoes, storms.....

Research - Plants

We will be learning about trees and plants. Choose a plant you could find in England and find out about that plant. Think about the leaf, seeds, flowers, colours etc. Is is a wild or garden plant? What does this mean?
Get creative!
Plants

Create a plant of your choices using different materials - can you label the parts? Think stem, roots, petal, flower, leaf
Pirates!

Create a pirate object - think about a cutlass, hook, desert island, treasure, treasure chest, pirate hat...
Food

We will be making smoothies as part of our Design Technology learning using fruits and vegetables. What could you make using fruits and vegetables? Once you have made it, take photographs, draw the dish or bring it in for your teacher to try!

Additional information on our learning this week

Have a super Easter holidays! We hope you have lots of rest and lots of fun! Our new half term topic is 'Pirates'. Please check your emails regarding our pirate day the first day back. We will be starting Maths facts this term. Please check the website for the Maths facts of the week.