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William Shrewsbury Primary School
William Shrewsbury
Primary School
Learning and Growing Together

Y1 Home Learning w/c: 16.11.20

Please find below the home learning information and links below for wk beginning: 16.11.20. 

Home Learning: (wk beginning: 16.11.2020)

English - Adventure stories and descriptions. 

Following our book based curriculum our book for this half-term is ‘How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers’. This story involves lots of pictures and simple dialogue that the children can explore. Please use the read aloud story to explore this wonderful text with your child at home. 

Story Read Aloud (How to Catch a Star): 

Lesson 1 - WALT: write a good quality sentence to describe a setting.

Lesson 2 - WALT: explain and describe the mean of new words and phrases. 

Lesson 3 - WALT: edit and improve sentences. 

Lesson 4 - WALT: plan an adventure story. 

Please see below/attachments for voice over presentations. 

Mathematics - Subtraction (WRMH)

See videos here (Link) and see downloadable content below. 

Lesson 1 - WALT: find the difference (1). 

Lesson 2 - WALT: find the difference (2). 

Lesson 3 - WALT: compare addition and subtraction statements (1). 

Lesson 4 - WALT: compare addition and subtraction statements (2). 

Topic - The Hindu Story of Rama and Sita (R.E. Link)

This week we are learning about Divali and stories from other faiths and religions. 

  • Draw and design your very own 'Diva' lamp using a mixture of resources and craft items.

  • Share the story of Rama and Sita (BBC Teach Video

  • Go on a materials hunt in your house and find lots of different materials i.e. plastic, metal, wood, rubber, fabric and take a picture of them and label them. 

  • Draw and label the story characters from Rama and Sita. 

  • For P.E. go on a yoga adventure (Link)

  • Share your favourite stories with your family and create your very own story book. 

Please use  Discovery Education Espresso for age appropriate videos and online activities. 

Username: student27621   Password: coding

In PSHE we have been learning about 'friendships'. You could write some sentences about how people make you feel and why it is important to have good friends and to be kind to one another. 

Phonics - Please see your child's home phonics folder for specific sounds and tricky sight words that you child needs to learn. All other resources are on the Phonics page within the Year 1 class page. Please see 'useful websites' for any other guidance.