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

Y1 Home Learning w/c: 25.01.21

Please find below the home learning information and links below for wk beginning: 25.01.21. 

Home Learning: (wk beginning: 25.01.2021)

English - Retelling George and the Dragon. 

Following our book based curriculum our book for this half-term we are now comparing stories and looking at 'Zog by Julia Donaldson'. This story involves lots of pictures and simple dialogue that the children can explore and compare with. Please use the read aloud story to explore this wonderful text with your child at home. 

Story Read Aloud (Zog by Julia Donaldson):

Lesson 1 - WALT: use comparative language. 

Lesson 2 - WALT: compose sentences for a purpose. 

Lesson 3 - WALT: compose sentences for a purpose. 

Lesson 4 - WALT: compose sentences for a purpose. 

Please see below/attachments for voice over presentations. 

Mathematics - Addition and Subtraction (WRMH)

Lesson 1 - WALT: find related facts. 

Lesson 2 - WALT: find related facts within part-whole diagrams. 

Lesson 3 - WALT: find related facts within bar models. 

Lesson 4 - WALT: compare number sentences. 

Lesson 5 (EXT) - WALT: compare number sentences. 

Topic - Castles, Castles and More Castles.  

This week we are learning more information about castles and our local area. 

  • Can you build and make a drawbridge? 
  • Can you think about all of the different defences that a castle would need?
  • Can you create your very own castle and label it? 
  • Can you describe the properties of everyday materials? 
  • Can you observe what my local area is like? 
  • Can you appreciate different genres of music i.e. Livin’ La Vida Loca -
    Ricky Martin? 
  • Can you create a painting using tints I have mixed (digitally or physically)? 

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

Username: student27621   Password: coding

PSHE - Why don't you explore nature and enjoy the snow outside, create a sculpture or just take in the beauty all around you and have 10 minutes to yourself. Can you stop and close your eyes and take in all of your surrounds using your other senses? 

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.