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

Y1 Home Learning w/c: 04.01.21

Please find below the home learning information and links below for wk beginning: 04.01.21. 

Home Learning: (wk beginning: 04.01.2021)

English - Introducing George and the Dragon. 

Following our book based curriculum our book for this half-term is ‘George and the Dragon by Chris Wormell’. 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 (George and the Dragon): 

Lesson 1 - WALT: understand the importance of a title.

Lesson 2 - WALT: make a plausible prediction. 

Lesson 3 - WALT: write a good quality description of Dragon. 

Lesson 4 - WALT: explore the blurb of the book. 

Please see below/attachments for voice over presentations. 

Mathematics - Addition and Subtraction (WRMH)

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

Lesson 1 - WALT: Add by counting on activity. 

Lesson 2 - WALT: Add by counting on. 

Lesson 3 - WALT: Add ones using number bonds. 

Lesson 4 - WALT: Add ones using number bonds. 

Lesson 5 (EXT) - WALT: Find and make number bonds. 

Topic - Materials and My Local Area. 

This week we are learning about materials (revisit) in science and all my local area. 

  • Go on a materials hunt in your house. Can you find plastic, metal, fabric, rubber and wood. Can you sort these into groups and talk about their properties. 

  • Can you draw a picture of your local area and write a good sentence about what is there?

  • Use words to describe different materials and sort them into hard, soft etc. 

  • Create a your own town using different materials and labels the different places that you know. 

  • What do you already know about castles? Can you draw a castle and get an adult to write down all of the things that you already know about castles. 

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

Username: student27621   Password: coding

In PSHE we have been learning about 'caring for others'. You could draw the different people that care for you and write down what they do for you. 

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.