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

Y1 Home Learning w/c: 08.03.21

Please find below the home learning information and links below for wk beginning: 08.03.21. 

English - Oak National Academy

Discussion: should animals be kept in zoos?

We will hear a discussion about whether animals should be kept in zoos or not. We will also think about some other discussion questions and reasons for and against. We will story map and step and speak a discussion. We will explore how to give reasons for and against an argument and then role play these opinions in a discussion.

Story Read Aloud -

Lesson 1 - WALT: listen to discussion. 

Lesson 2 - WALT: learn a discussion from memory. 

Lesson 3 - WALT: give reasons for and against. 

Lesson 4 - WALT: use coordinating conjunctions. 

EXT Lesson 5 - WALT: give personal opinions about what is read (discussion texts). 

Mathematics - Core Number Skills (White Rose)

White Rose Lessons (Web Link) - Please see attachments at the bottom of the page for printable resources. 

Lesson 1 - WALT: count in 2s (activity). 

Lesson 2 - WALT: count in 2s. 

Lesson 3 - WALT: count in 5s (activity). 

Lesson 4 - WALT: count in 5s. 

Topic - Our World and Animals: 

(Geography) Let's explore the seven continents: 

  • WALT: identify the seven continents and explore Earth's features, such as oceans and the north and south poles. 

(Science) Let's explore animals: 

  • WALT: identify the animal groups and what foods animals eat. 

Open-ended activities: 

  • Can you draw our planet? 
  • Can you label all of the different continents and our oceans? 
  • Can you produce a fact file about our planet? 
  • Can you draw and label your favourite animal? 
  • Can you put together a meal plan for your animal? 
  • Can you create a care plan for your animal? 

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

Username: student27621   Password: coding

PSHE - This half-term we are going to be exploring the theme of Media literacy and Digital resilience. This focusses on using the Internet and digital devices, and how we communicate online. Please have a discussion with your child using the questions below and note down what they say. 

  • How can you be safe on the Internet? 
  • Who should you tell if you have a funny feeling in your tummy? 
  • How can we be kind at all times? 

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. 

Alternatively please explore Letters and Sounds videos from the Department of Education (DfE).