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Reception 2 - Miss Craig

 

Miss Craig 

 

Home Learning

This timetable will be updated weekly, along with Dojo. Please feel free to send me any pictures through Dojo of your child's learning. Please don't worry if you do not complete all of this learning. There is a lot here! - It is here to ensure you don't run out of ideas/ things to do at home. Please don't feel pressured to complete everything, but please try to have a go at most things. 

The most important thing to do daily is to ensure your child reads their book and joins in with the online phonics lessons. Thank you so much for your support - I am available every day if you need any help/ ideas/ questions. Please message me on Class Dojo and I will get back to you as soon as possible. 

 

Week- 18/05/20

Time Activity
9am

PE- the body coach is going LIVE each morning at 9am with a PE session for all ages. 

https://m.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

Phonics

Phonics - These times have changed - please find new times:

9.30am - SET 1 - speed sounds

9.45am- SET 1 - word time

10.00am- SET 1 - spelling

 

10am - SET 2 - Speed Sounds and Word Time

10.15 am - SET 2 - spelling

 

If you would like to challenge your child further - let them have a go at Set 3

10.30am - SET 3 - Speed Sounds and Word Time

10.45am - SET 3 spelling

 

 

Youtube channel for phonics - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ

English session 

A trio of Traditional Tales!

This week we want you to talk about, learn and write about Traditional Tales. 

Lesson 1 - Watch and enjoy The Gingerbread Man, read by Julie Walters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6DaC9vZLls&safe=active

Listen and watch again. Discuss the story with your child to check their understanding, e.g. Who baked the gingerbread man? What did the gingerbread man shout each time he escaped from someone? How did the sly old fox trick the gingerbread man? Ask your child to write a list of the people and animals that the gingerbread man escaped from. You could draw pictures of them if you wish. Encourage your child to use their phonics to help them sound out and spell the words.


Lesson 2 -  Do you know which ingredients you need to make gingerbread? Watch the CBBC: Bake it Download video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4cGrvyO_no&safe=active

Talk about the ingredients and steps to make gingerbread. Where possible, make gingerbread men – adult supervision required. Can you write 4 or 5 simple instructions to make gingerbread. e.g: put flour into the bowl.

If you do not have the ingredients, draw a picture of a gingerbread man and label it. 

 

Lesson 3 -  

Read and enjoy the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears: https://www.worldbookday.com/videos/goldilocks/ . Pause the reading at key points in the story and ask your child: What happened next? Key points might include: just before Goldilocks eats Baby Bear’s porridge; before she breaks Baby Bear’s chair and before she falls asleep in Baby Bear’s bed. How do you think the three bears felt when they saw everything that Goldilocks had done? How might Goldilocks have felt when she got home and thought about her behaviour?

Can you write a letter from Goldilocks to the three bears to say sorry? Remember to use your phonics to help with your sounding out and spelling. Perhaps today’s activities could coincide with everyone in the house having porridge for breakfast. Maybe someone’s could be too hot, etc.

 

Lesson 4 - The Three Little Pigs read aloud by Lisa Riley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oanczCDuSrk

Can you split the story into three sections - beginning/ middle / end 

Can you draw a picture and write simple sentences about what happens in each part.

e.g: beg -:The pigs went to build a house. They made them from sticks, straw and bricks

mid: To wolf blew down the house of sticks. The wolf blew down the house of straw.

end: In the end the pigs lived in the brick house. 

 

Lesson 5 -

Watch - The Three Billy Goats Gruff https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiy3a1v9Q2E&safe=active

 

Draw and label a troll. Can you write some sentences to describe the troll. e.g: The bossy troll. He has red, spiky hair.

 

EXTRA - Please revisit and look at the high frequency word list and Tricky words list. The link is found below this timetable. Please practice reading these and spelling them.

Maths session

Subtraction

This week have a go at subtracting amounts. We would encourage you to use practical objects such as counters, pasta, blocks, toys to help understand the method. The children need to know that with subtraction, the answer will be smaller than the starting number.

Can you also practice writing out the number sentence and read it back - eg: 10-2= 8 (say it out loud). How many different ways can they show you this number sentence? use your fingers, use objects, draw it out.  

 
Lesson 1 - subtract numbers from 10 (recap and go over what children learnt last week).

Lesson 2- To subtract 1 digit from 15. (practically) e.g: 13-2=

Lesson 3 - To read and subtract from 15. Get the chn to read the number sentences: 13-3= , 15-4=, 11-5=  Solve these in a practical way. 

Lesson 4- To subtract 1 digit number numbers from 20.

Lesson 5 - See if your child can use their fingers to subtract from 20. 

Put 20 in your head and take away using your fingers and counting backwards. 

Afternoon session 

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Home

This week we will continue to look and learn about the different people who help us. 

 

-Find out how you get help if you need? Talk about Calling 999.

Can you role play and pretend you need to call for help? You will need to tell the person on the phone, who you need, why you need them and where you are ( another chance to practice your address )

-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syWonYeJOQU

Watch this clip and learn all about fire fighters.

Can you re watch the video and draw and write about the how the fire men put the fire out and what they use?

Use the internet to help you. Find out more information about what fire fighters need when putting out a fire.

-Can you pick a different person who help us to draw and write about? It might be the police, dentist or even your teacher.

Can you list all the ways they might help you or others?

-Think about the doctors, nurses and everyone working in hospitals right now. You can discuss how hospitals are very busy at the minute as there are still bad germs around. Can you look at pictures online of doctors or nurses in their uniform during these times. Can you write about what they have to wear and why? You could try and draw parts of their uniform too.

- Can you write a letter or draw a lovely picture for the NHS to say thank you for their hard work. This will show them that we really appreciate all they are doing for us. You could send your letter to them in the post or put your picture up in your house window. 

  Please read with your child EVERY DAY! Can you continue to talk about the story/ characters/ what is happening.

 

 

 

EXTRA reading - Reception high frequency words and tricky words. The children must know all of the high frequency words and they must know phase 2,3 and 4 tricky words.

EXTRA WRITING ACTIVITIES - updated 29/04/20

The writing scheme we follow in school is called Talk 4 writing. They have kindly created a home school booklet for children to complete at home. The link to access the home learning packs is here:

https://www.talk4writing.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Reception-Sue.pdf 

 

Just simply click on the Reception Unit and there are lots of stories/ activities to complete at home. 

AFRICAN ART CHALLENGE 

This is an extra activity to complete if you have time - no pressure or expectation to complete. It is just here for extra learning ideas in case you want to join in some fun. 

 

When we go back to school, we will be taking part in a topic linked to ‘Africa’ where we will be creating lots of Art/ project work around Africa.

If you would like to get a head start at home, could you complete some activities linked to Africa?

These could be

  • Find and locate Africa on the map
  • Talk about what the weather is like in Africa and why it is hot
  • What animals might you find in Africa?
  • Make some African jewellery using pasta/ shapes
  • Make African patterns (Zebra, leopard, tiger prints)
  • Draw different African animals
  • Draw traditional African welly boots using patterns
  • Create tiger masks
  • Print using paints
  • Elephant masks
  • Draw and colour animals / objects in bright colours.
  • Traditional African painting

These are extra home learning activities to be doing at home and useful websites to complete online learning.

 

Name writing - Please keep practising writing your child's name daily. 

 

Cooking- Let your child be more involved in cooking or baking. They can help you chop, mix and dish up. They could also write down and order the recipe. 

 

Maths-  This link will take you Top Marks counting games for reception children.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years/counting

 

Reading- Author David Walliams is showcasing LIVE readings of his children's books.  A new story will be added every day. You could listen to the story and then write or draw a picture about the best part. 

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

 

Child yoga- This is a great way to relax and be calm if your child starts to get restless. There are many yoga videos for children on YouTube. Here is a great breathing exercise video- 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cyvuaL_2avY

 

Songs- There are many songs we sing as much as possible in Reception. Here are some songs you could sing everyday. 

 

2D shape song- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEbRDtCAFdU

3.D shape songhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guNdJ5MtX1A

The big number song- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0dJWfQHF8Y

Days of the week- https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mXMofxtDPUQ

months of the year- https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe9bnYRzFvk

Topmarks for maths games - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=16&AgeGroup=1

Phonics videos - alphablocks (cbcc)

 

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My name is Miss Craig and I am very excited to be teaching in Reception 2 this year!

Welcome to Reception 2's class page, this is where you will some find key information and current learning the children are completing at the moment.

We encourage positive attitudes towards learning and school life and we love to watch the children's individual achievements blossom throughout the year. 

We have been settling into our classroom brilliantly and learning school routines. 

A main focus for Reception this year is Reading. You will hear all staff and children talking about reading daily. We have high expectations at St Josephs' and it is our goal to ensure your child is able to read before they leave Reception. Therefore, we expect all children to read at home every night to help give them the best start to their school life.

If you need to contact me for any reasons please don't hesitate to come and see me. 

 

Miss Craig and Miss Cairns :)

ABC Phonics Song - UK Version

Lets help our kids distinguish the beginning sounds of each letter in the alphabet with the associated word and picture. A great way to sing and learn Phonics!

Cursive Handwriting: How to Write the Alphabet

This is a video to show how we teach the children at St Joseph's to write their letters.

KEY INFORMATION

  • All children are expected to have a PE bag in school. This must include PE top, shorts and pumps.

Reception will do PE on FRIDAY MORNINGS.

 

  • Please ensure your child brings a water bottle to school
  • Please ensure your child brings a school bag to school every day with their reading book inside.
  • Please ensure all children are wearing correct uniform - jumpers, trousers / skirts / schools shoes. No trainers.
  • Homework will be given out on a Friday and is expected to be returned the following Wednesday. 

Materials - As part of our traditional tales topic, we explored a range of different materials. We designed three houses for the Three Little Pigs and tested their strength using a hair dryer. The children were able to understand which material was strong and material was weak.

People and Communities - Road Transport - The children have been learning all about how to stay safe near roads and when crossing a road. The police came in to speak to us about what we should do to look after ourselves. They also talked about their job and how they keep us safe.

Christmas Markets - Parents were invited in to school today to celebrate Christmas with their children. They experience lots of different activities and parents engaged with supporting their child. Happy Christmas everybody!

Tuesday 26th November - As part of our topic 'Celebrations', we have been learning about Chinese New Year in preparation for January. Our provision is set up to enhance learning and the children have enjoyed tasting a range of Chinese food.

Chinese food tasting

Thursday 14th November - We walked to Morrison's supermarket to buy some items for Kipper's birthday party. We chose party decorations, ingredients for cakes, juice, party food and balloons. The children used their coins to pay for the items and counted their change.

The children learnt how to melt chocolate and they created their own chocolate apples. We discussed the changes we observed and talked about solid and liquids.

The children learnt how to melt chocolate and they created their own chocolate apples. We discussed the changes we observed and talked about solid and liquids.  1
The children learnt how to melt chocolate and they created their own chocolate apples. We discussed the changes we observed and talked about solid and liquids.  2
The children learnt how to melt chocolate and they created their own chocolate apples. We discussed the changes we observed and talked about solid and liquids.  3
The children learnt how to melt chocolate and they created their own chocolate apples. We discussed the changes we observed and talked about solid and liquids.  4
The children learnt how to melt chocolate and they created their own chocolate apples. We discussed the changes we observed and talked about solid and liquids.  5
The children learnt how to melt chocolate and they created their own chocolate apples. We discussed the changes we observed and talked about solid and liquids.  6
The children learnt how to melt chocolate and they created their own chocolate apples. We discussed the changes we observed and talked about solid and liquids.  7
The children learnt how to melt chocolate and they created their own chocolate apples. We discussed the changes we observed and talked about solid and liquids.  8
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