Learn how to support your child with learning their initial sounds by playing "I spy..."
Learn how to support children with blending verbally. This skill is essential as comes as the step before reading with letters.
Learn how to say the sight words (these are words which we cannot blend) from Phase 2.
Learn how to play a game we call "mix it, fix it" that supports children with both blending (reading) and segmenting (spelling).
Learn how to pronounce the Phase 2 sounds correctly.
A story by Anthony Browne all about worrying
A lovely story by Mini Grey highlighting the need to look after our environment.
Another of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
This was my favourite book when I was in Year 1 - a very long time ago! My parents have just sent it to me in the post. I hope you like it. Is your room ever as messy as Roger's?
A V.E Day account of life on the island of Guernsey and how war came to an end
An account the role Fred Castle played as an Air Raid Warden and his thoughts on V.E Day.
A 1945 VE Day memory by Joan Carmichael (nee Blackburn)
Ms Bruten reads her Mum's memory of staying in an air raid shelter during WW2
One of Aesop's fables
A traditional tale from Africa
A traditional tale first written by The Brothers Grimm
A Brothers Grimm story
A Japanese story about the seasons. Which season do you like most, spring or autumn?
A lovely story from India.
Ms Bruten shares this beautifully illustrated, surprising and inspiring story to welcome the children back to a new year at Blackhorse!
On the Road to Africa
An adventurous tale...
Magical book with stunning illustrations by Grahame Baker-Smith. A feast for the eyes and imagination!
Join Ms Bruten and Grandad Bear for this wonderful rhyming story with fantastic illustrations by Axel Scheffler
Another story from the World of Pooh
‘The Lion inside’ - a story about bravery
A story, read by Mrs A, about a koala who didn’t like change. With some children returning to school, whilst others have to stay at home, Mrs A helps us understand why we sometimes find change difficult.
Mrs A reads a story about mindfulness.
Mrs A explains what mindfulness is and how it can help us to feel happy.
Hugs are powerful!
Learn to read and write words with blends with Mrs O'Connor.
Learn how to share objects fairly between 2 teddies.
Practise sharing objects between 3 teddies and think about what happens when we dont have enough to share fairly.
Hear the Sloth's speech at the end of the story and an example of how you could write your own.
Learn two new sight words - "little" and "one"
Number bonds to 10 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZi-6_-Uhwc Game: https://wordwall.net/resource/1879402/matching-numbers-words-20
Online sequencing activity : https://www.liveworksheets.com/2-mh79289yg
Geraldine the Giraffe Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuYZVrh1iPc
Miss Gibson reads the opening to Floodland should you wish to follow for Wednesday's reading session.
Instructions to follow, if you want to create your own book! You can use A4 or A3 paper, or even bigger if you need more room.
Support for Worksheet 4 pg. 81-83
A short PowerPoint presentation by Erin (Rowan)
Matthew (Rowan) has created a PowerPoint explaining the space race from the 20th century.
Matthew's caterpillars in the chrysalis stage
Presentation by Erin (Rowan)
How to write using present progressive tense and recognise it in sentences.
Abstract way to divide fractions
Using real, bar method & Numicon
Using Numicon to multiply fractions and proving it with an abstract method
How to... Using visuals and more abstract methods
Revising what we have learnt this week for our SPaG skill. This punctuation mark certainly makes our writing flow and at a Year Six level.
Miss Jenkins will be teaching the children who are currently in Lime class when they move into Year 4.
2020 Remembrance Day Assembly - looking at how the challenges we face in school linked to Covid compare to the challenges our Great Grandparents faced being at school and work during the Second World War (spoiler - they had it a lot tougher!).
A full guide to getting the most from Reading with your child.
Here, Reading Specialist Tony Watmuff, models listening to a child read and discussing a text with them.
We assess children's reading in a variety of ways, including by discussing their reading with them and asking them to evaluate their own abilities (Y3-6). In this video, a Y5 child talks about their view of reading.
A video showing parents how to use the phonics flashcards to help your child take their first steps in reading.