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:
February 11 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 1
LITERACY GROUP:
Julia Donaldson as an author
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Addition and subtraction skills

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: January 12 2018
Group 1

Write numbers 1 -10 as numerals and words
Group 2

Write numbers 1 -10 as numerals and words

Group 3

Write numbers 1 -10 as numerals and words




Spelling tested on: November 08 2017
Group 1

No spellings to learn this week.

Please practise any words that were tricky in the Spellathon.
Group 2

No spellings to learn this week.

Please practise any words that were tricky in the Spellathon.
Group 3

No spellings to learn this week.

Please practise any words that were tricky in the Spellathon.

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!
Write a book review

Write a book review of a Julia Donaldson book - can you encourage a classmate to read this book?
Write a character description

Describe a character from a Julia Donaldson book.
Fact File

Write about an animal of your choice
Be a detective!
Research

Research the world - look at maps, globes and an atlas to find out about the continents and seas
Research

Choose a country from the UK to research. You could look at capital city, land features, rivers, surrounding seas etc
Science - Animals

Find out about the differences between a reptile and an amphibian - can you explain this to your teacher??
Get creative!
Habitats

Create a habitat of your choice - think about grasslands, ice, forest, mountains, water as possible habitats
Model

Create a model of an animal of your choice.
Create a character

Draw or paint or create a character for your own story.

Additional information on our learning this week

This half term, we will be learning about animals. We are planning a trip to Paradise Wildlife Park for the last week of this half term.