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Week beginning 15th June 2020 - Home Learning - Information and Work Activities - Newcomer Pupils









                                                          Language and Literacy



  • Handwriting - Continue to write letters properly.
  • Writing sentences - tell someone in your family what you want to write and they will write this for you to copy.


  • Activities:
    • Write q,x,y,z letters on the worksheets (4).
    • Play "Sky Writerand "Letter Formation" on "".
    • Writing - write 1 sentence about where you would like to go on holiday, if you could go anywhere in the world - (*Remember capital letters / full stops / finger spaces) - with help. 




  • Activities:
    • Use sound cards in orange folders to recognise s,a,t,p,i,n,c,k,e,h,r,m,d,g,l,o,b,u,f,j,v,w letters / sounds - (Revision).
    • Use sound cards in orange folders to recognise q,x,y,z letters / sounds - practise daily.
    • Listen to "" - "Phonics Songs" for q,x,y,z sounds.
    • Watch the fun videos on "BBC Bitesize" "Key Stage 1 - English - Phonics - Phase 2 Phonics" - for q,x,y,z sounds.
    • Look for items around your home beginning with q,x,y,z sounds.
    • Cut out pictures of things beginning with q,x,y,z sounds and stick on different pages.
    • Complete q,x,y,z phonics worksheets (4) below.
    • Play "Phonics Bloom" - (Phase 2) - "Flashcards" on ""
    • Test your skills on "IXL English" - (Year 1) - skills - "Alphabet"



Talking and Listening:

  • Children continue to talk about their experiences e.g family events.
  • Watch "CBeebies" "Sara And Duck's Beach Adventure" to talk about going to the seaside.
  • Continue to listen to and join in with a range of stories, poems and rhymes on "" - "Storyteller Videos" and "Cbeebies" - "Stories".
  • Talk about stories read.
  • Continue to play "Phonics Bloom" - (Phase 1) - "Match Sounds" on "" to improve listening skills.




  • Continue learning all the words in your homework folder. Make sentences using these and read.
  • Please continue to enjoy stories with family members at home, on the "CBeebies" website and continue to download eBooks and audio books from "NI libraries" and "Oxford Owl". Read from the free "eBook Library" on "Oxford Owl" in this order - (Levels - "Book Band Levels" - Lilac - (picture story books) - Pink (books with simple text / words) or "Oxford Levels" - (1) - (picture story books) - (1+)  - (books with simple text / words).


(* enlightenedPlease continue to practise all the Literacy skills you have learned in Primary 1, on "IXL English" - (Reception) - working through all the 48 skills at your own pace.)







                                                    Mathematics and Numeracy:


You should have completed all the work in your "New Heinemann Mathematics - Numbers To 10" workbook,  "All About Numbers 0 - 10" booklet and also in your classwork book. You can continue to practise writing numbers using "Letter Formation" on "" - "" (number formation).

Further revision work on numbers 1 - 10 can be continued this week in "Numbers 0 - 10 Revision Workbook" - continue working through this at your own pace - (given last week).


 Number / Mental Maths:

  • Count 1-10 - lots of counting practice to 5 /10 "IXL Maths" - (Reception) - "Count to 5" and "Count to 10" and "Helicopter Rescue" on "".
  • Revision - Count, write and recognise numbers 1-10. Complete activities in "Numbers 0 - 10 Revision Workbook" - working at your own pace - (given last week).
  • Complete "Summer Counting" worksheets (3).
  • Repeat number rhymes learned in school. (numbers 1-10).
  • "Active Learn" tasks.




Measures - (Weight and Capacity):

  • Watch "BBC Bitesize" - Primary - Northern Ireland - Key Stage 1 - Maths - Measurement - "What Is Capacity?".
  • Watch the "Weight PowerPoint" and the "Capacity - Which Holds More?" PowerPoints (2) (below).
  • Compare objects - (weight and capacity) - using the following language - "heavy" / "light" / "about the same weight as" / "full" / "empty" / "half-empty" / "nearly full" / "nearly empty" / "how many ------ to fill?".
  • Extend language - "heavier" / heaviest" / "lighter" / "lightest" etc.
  • Complete "weight" and "capacity" worksheets and activities below (5) - work on at these at your own pace. 
  • Play "Happy Camel" on "" - (weight).
  • Practical work - measuring the weight / capacity of items in your home e.g "Which is heavier - a packet of crisps or an apple? "How many cups of water does it take to fill a variety of different sized saucepans?" etc
  • Test your skills further on "IXL Maths" - (Reception)  "Light and Heavy" - "Holds More Or Less" and "Compare Size, Weight And Capacity".





Data Handling:

  • Record the number of cups each of the different items found on the page fills (- the bottle, teapot and jug) by colouring in the correct number of boxes - to create a "Block Graph".
  • Talk about your "findings" - "Which item holds most cupfuls/ least cupfuls?" etc




*(Don't forget the "Active Learn" tasks assigned to you - for further learning).

Data Handling Worksheet







(* smiley Please look at the main class page for "World Around Us", "PDMU", "Art" and "Physical" activities for this week.) 

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