This week’s home learning tasks are:
BugClub Update: you may have noticed after logging into BugClub that you have been allocated some Phonics activities. Work through these at your own pace. Teachers can monitor BugClub activity and see what you have completed each week.
Comprehension books (these were issued to all pupils this term as homework). Only complete the page for the book you’ve been given.
Early Comprehension 2 – page 12 (What is happening?)
Early Comprehension 3 – page 12 (How does it end?)
First Comprehension 1 – page 22-23 (The four friends)
Grammar books (these are newly issued)
Grammar book 2 – page 11 (Questions)
Spelling books (previously used in class)
Group 4 - Spelling Book 2 – page 28 (Adding the prefix 'un')
Group 3 - Spelling Book 1 – page 34 (The 'ear' sound)
Groups 1 & 2 - Spelling Book 1 - page 11 (Two-syllable words ending with 'er')
Handwriting Books (previously used in class)
Red Group – Page 30 (Unit 29 - Assessment) Please practise these on lined paper.
Blue Group – Page 17 (Unit 16 - Introducing mixed joins for three letters: air, ear)
Yellow Group – Page 9 (Unit 8 - Introducing: ee)
Creative Writing Task - TBC
You can send your work back to the teachers by logging into Google Classrooms with your child's HWB login.
As usual please continue to read at home with your child. BugClub reading books are available online and teachers can monitor usage and update when new books need issuing.
Well done to those of you continuing to use BugClub to access your Abacus maths tasks. I've also uploaded the Homework Sheet & Problem Solving tasks to Google Classroom so you won't need to print them, you can add your answers digitally if this is easier.
This week focuses on relating multiplication and division to ‘clever counting’ (steps of 2, 3, 5, 10), understanding multiplication as arrays, and solving divisions as missing number problems.
Abacus Maths Game: Balloon Pop 2 (Solve missing number multiplications up to the 12th multiple, by counting up in steps of 2, 5 and 10, e.g. ? × 5 = 20)
Abacus Homework Task: Practise makes perfect, Perfect Poster, Multiplication Challenge (answer sheet also provided)
Abacus Problem Solving: Golden Numbers
Abacus Problem Solving iPad game: Party Bags
Abacus Mastery Checkpoints
Reasoning in the classroom (these are in a folder in our useful websites section)