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Friday 1st May

Good Morning Year 1,


Welcome to the 1st day of May.


Thank you for your brilliant work yesterday, I have shared some of your fantastic efforts on class story.


Let’s see how many of can complete today’s activities. Remember to show me what you have been doing.


Mrs E


Continue with activities in the daily phonics and reading activities on the website. Recap phase 3 and phase 5 sounds from sound mats or on phonics play. 


Today we would like you to look at the sound 'oy' like in toy and 'oi' like in coin.

Can you read and write these words 

toy              coin

ploy             boil

annoy          choice

destroy       foil

employ         soil

 royal           voice 


Can you practice read some 'oy' and 'oi' by playing buried treasure. 


Write the words on flash cards and sort into the column with the correct diagraph.







Can you think of any more words you could put in your chart?


Can you play Buried Treasure game and practice the sounds on Buried Treasure .




Warm-up – Can you practice doubling numbers

Pick a number up to 5, can your child recognise the corresponding double fact? Re-enforce numbers they struggle with practical objects.

When they are confident move onto numbers 6-10.

The aim is for rapid recall.


Practice using Hit the button - Double numbers


Consolidate your understanding of finding half of a shape.


Play finding half of a shape game. How many can you get right in one minute. I got 19! Can you beat it?


Follow with the find half a shape worksheet


Either print and complete, write the answers on a separate sheet or discuss the answers with an adult or older brother or sister.



In our story The way back home – The little boy met an alien. Can you draw and describe your own alien.


See the powerpoint for some great examples and ideas for good adjectives (describing words) for you to use.








Thursday and Friday

 Today can to learn about Neil Armstrong.

He is a very famous man who went to the moon. Watch the video


Activity 1

Asking questions about the past

A great way for children to learn about the past is to ask questions.

Together think of some questions you would like to ask about Neil Armstrong and keep them to use in activity 2


Then watch the next video did they answer any of your questions?


It would be lovely to hear some of the questions you have come up with. 


Remember, you can post your work on Class Dojo to show me what you have done. There are lots of dojo points on offer!


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