Welcome back to Hazel Class - Summer Term!
Our topic for the Summer Term is 'Up, up and away!'
(See the Topic Overview below)
This term we will focus on non-fiction writing about migratory swifts, clouds, kites, hot air balloons, plants and bees. We will also be acting and writing our own stories based on 'Whistleless', and re-telling 'A Cloudy Lesson' both taken from The Literacy Shed. We will also be reading and writing weather poems. In our SPaG sessions we will also using full stops, capital letters, exclamation marks and question marks. We will be finding out how the prefix 'un' changes the meaning of verbs and adjectives. We will also be focusing on spelling common exception words, days of the week and months of the year.
This half term our maths focus is multiplication and division, fractions and position and direction. We will also be revisiting some of our previous learning on place value and addition and subtraction. looking at time vocabulary and money. Additionally we will be be doing some extra 'Flashback Sessions' to help us keep our maths brains active on all the maths topics we have covered in year 1.
Welcome back to Hazel Class - Spring Term 2.
We will be continuing learning through our topic 'Where in the World?'
(See the Topic Overview below)
This half term we will focus on non-fiction writing about food from European counties and writing commands and recipes. We will also be like the Go Jetters and researching funky facts about different countries around the world. In our SPaG sessions we will also using adjectives to describe, using suffixes to change root word endings and identifying plurals and spelling rules related to this.
This half term our maths focus is length and height and also weight and volume. We will be also looking at time vocabulary and money. Additionally we will be be doing some extra 'Flashback Sessions' to help us remember our previous learning about addition, subtraction and place value.
5th January 2021
Hello Hazel Class,
We hope you had a great holiday and we're sorry we can't see all of you in person.
Your home learning has been posted to Google Classroom and will be updated daily.
There is a video and help sheet on the school website
You should have login details in your planners but please let Sue and Pip know if you need any help.
Mrs Hunt and Mrs Gibson
Welcome to Hazel Class!
Mrs Hunt Mrs Gibson Miss Stevens Ms Lasseter
Hazel Class wrote their own rocket instructions just in case you want to make one too!
Topic- How it works!
Literacy: Daily Phonics, weekly handwriting and reading sessions.
The children will learn through a mixture of writing and reading genres including fiction, poetry and non-fiction. We will be starting off by reading or watching 'Whatever Next!' by Jill Murphy, and 'The Way Back Home' by Oliver Jeffers. We will be focusing on sequencing stories and using story language in our writing. We will act our stories and find out about the different characters and what they might be thinking or feeling. We will be learning about how space rockets work and writing information booklets or poems about planets. We will also look at other vehicles and find out how to follow and write instructions for paper planes, and Lego creations. We will be focusing on sentence structure, punctuation and grammar whilst learning through creative and engaging literacy activities.
Maths: During this Autumn term we'll be looking at;
There is a brilliant website to help you with your maths!
There are KS1 video links, great games and challenging activities at all levels to build up confidence and have fun with maths. Please give it a go!
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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