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:
June 04 2018
YEAR GROUP:
Year 1
LITERACY GROUP:
Work on punctuation and grammar
NUMERACY TOPIC:
Use of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

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: June 07 2018
Group 1

Count in 2s, 5s, 10s
Group 2

Count in 2s, 5s, 10s

Group 3

Count in 2s, 5s, 10s




Spelling tested on: June 06 2018
Group 1

1. for
2. born
3. short
4. sport
5. more


Plus tricky words:
my by you
Group 2

1. for
2. born
3. torch
4. sport
5. short
6. thorn
7. more
8. shore

Plus tricky words:
my by you
Group 3

1. for
2. born
3. torch
4. sport
5. short
6. thorn
7. storm
8. more
9. sore
10. shore

Plus tricky words:
my by you

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!
Storytime

Write a story with a King or Queen as the main character.
Castles Information Text

Write an information text about castles. Don't forget to include all the features of an information text that we know - Title, Headings, facts, photographs or diagrams
World Cup.

The World Cup begins in June. Choose a country that is playing in the World Cup and write about that country. What interesting facts could you find?
Be a detective!
Research

Find about about a famous British monarch.
Research - Inventor

In our Science learning, we will be learning about inventors. Can you find out about a famous inventor?

Research - Castles

Find out about a famous castle in the UK.
Get creative!
Crown

Monarchs are well known for wearing ornate crowns to celebrate their wealth. Can you create your own crown?
Shield

Knights wore metal armour and used shields to protect themselves in battle. Often, they had special images to represent that knight or to scare enemies. Can you create your own shield? (You do not have to use metal!)
Portrait

Many Kings and Queens had their portrait painted as a way of celebrating and remembering them before cameras were invented. Portraits are still created today although modern artist do not only use paint. Can you create a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II?

Additional information on our learning this week

Next week, Year 1 will be taking part in the DfEs Phonics Screening Check. A letter will be sent to parents this week with more information. On Friday 8th June Mrs Garratty will be available in 1G's classroom from 3.45 until 4.15 if you would like to discuss this further.