Wednesday 24th February 2021- Year 1 Home Learning

Good morning Year 1.

Yippee, it is the middle of the week and you have been doing brilliantly so far. We are so pleased with all the wonderful things that you have been doing at home. Keep sending us in the photos. If you want photos to be shared on the Friday Gallery, please email them to our Year 1 email address before 3.00pm on Thursday. You have another exciting day of learning ahead. Have fun and keep smiling!

Here is your learning for today:

PHONICS: Phase 4 ‘mp’ Lucky Dip Challenge

  1. Write out the words below on pieces of card using different coloured pens (or kindly ask an adult to write them).

Stamp, jump, lamp, chimp, camp, bump, stump, lump, chomp, shrimp, swamp, cramp, clamp, plump, limp, dump, grump

  1. Lay the words out with words facing up.
  2. Look at and practise reading each word.
  • What sound do all of the words have in common? (mp)
  • Where do you see the sound? (at the end of the word)

2. Lucky Dip Challenge:

  • Put the words in a tub.
  • Take one word at a time out of the tub.
  • Read the word picked.
  • If you get it correct, keep the word.
  • If you don’t get it correct, put the word back in the tub.
  • Continue until all the words have gone

Super Challenge (optional):

  • Set a timer and see how long it takes for all of the words to be out of the tub.
  • Repeat the game to beat your time.
  • What’s the fastest time you can empty the tub?

ROYAL DUTY 1:  Buckingham Palace Tour

The queen lives in Buckingham Palace in London.

Follow the link below with an adult to learn about the magnificent palace.

You are now going inside the palace on a picture tour by watching the clip below:

  • What was your favourite room and why?
  • Would you like to live there and why?

ROYAL DUTY 2: Royal Number Challenge

Buckingham Palace holds the most beautiful garden in the country and it is about the size of 30 football fields.

The garden is split into 3 areas:

The Rose Garden

Harrisons (where she has her garden parties)

The Yard

Nature Walk Tally

The Yard is a nature garden on an island in the middle of a lake. It is home to 350 species of wild flowers, 83 species of birds and 2,500 species of insects.

On your walk, make a tally record of how many different things you see. Below is an example of the types of things that you might see during this time of year:

A tally is a quick way of recording amounts as it changes. Have a look below for how tally marks represent a number:

1, What was the most common thing that you spotted?

2. What was the least common thing that you spotted?

ROYAL DUTY 3: Royal Flowers

Look at the images below for inspiration to create your own royal flowers.:

READING: Oxford Reading Owl has a fantastic selection of Oxford Reading books for the children to read at their level.

  1. Follow the link:
  2. Click on ‘Browse E-books’
  3. Click on ‘free e-book library’. 
  4. Choose a book
  5. You can be more specific in your book search and type by selecting browse by age or browse by series.

As well as listening to the children read, it also benefits them to hear adults read and discuss the story together.

For further learning ideas whilst working at home, please have a look at the link below.

Radiant Royal Fact:

The Queen’s favourite colour is blue.

Have a fabulous day!

The Year One Team