Robin Class 15th June

To Master Home School, Keep It Fun and Focus on the Basics - BloombergRobin

Hello Robins.

I hope you had a nice weekend. There is a video message from me on the school website on Monday morning to start the week.

You will find this week’s Robin Class English and Maths activities below. Just to let parents know, there is a fair bit of guided writing on Thursday and Friday in English but do what you can and don’t worry if you don’t have time to finish all of this.

Parents/carers can email me at robin@wicklewood.norfolk.sch.uk with any questions, and you can send me one piece of work a week that you are proud of. All emails must be from a parent email account. I am working in school, so there may be a delay in receiving a response when I am teaching.

I will continue to provide feedback on any Purple Mash work and comment on your posts of the Purple Mash Robin Class Blog.

Reading

Logon to www.oxfordowl.co.uk and use ‘My Class Login’ button (classname: robinclass, password: book) to access this week’s ebooks.

RWI Group

Read Write Inc eBook

Age Filter

eBook

Red

Sound Blending 6

4-5 years

Nok Can Fix It

Green

Run, Run, Run (purple)

4-5 years

Turnip is Missing

Orange

Can You See Me?

5-6 years

The Frog Prince

Yellow

A mouse in the house.

6-7 years

Our Class Tiger

Blue

A Pest or a Pet (grey)

6-7 years

Tiger X 4

Grey

Planets

6-7 years

Oh Otto!

If your child is in Grey RWI group and needs more of a challenge, try reading Brer Rabbit’s Trickbag.

Don’t forget that the Summer Reading Challenge 2020 is open, details can be found at https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/. This year’s theme is:-

The challenge is online with access to ebooks, activities, clubs and story times.

Your special adult helper will need to sign up and create an account for you.

Phonics

Please continue to access the ‘Read Write Inc Phonics Lessons at Home’ page on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCo7fbLgY2oA_cFCIg9GdxtQ for the daily phonics and spelling lessons with Rosie.

The sound your child will need to focus on will depend on their RWI group before the school closure.

This week’s lessons detailed in the table below:-

RWI Grp

Set Sound

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Red/Green

2

ou

oy

ay

Ee

igh

Orange/Yellow Blue/Grey

3

ow

ai

oa

Ew

ire

Read Longer Words

 

ire

ear

ee / ea

oy / oi

ay / a-e / ai

Please note that the Speed Sound, Spelling and Read Longer words videos are now repeating. Repetition is an important part of embedding phonic knowledge so please continue to follow these lessons. If you are following set 2 sounds and are feeling very confident, try set 3 sounds instead.

All lessons will be available at 9.30am for 24 hours.

For children in Red/Green RWI Groups, also watch the ‘Read Red Words 1’ daily film.

For children in Orange/Yellow/Blue/Grey RWI Groups, watch ‘Read longer words’ and ‘Read Red Words 2’ films.

For children in Orange RWI Group, watch Read Red Words 1 if you are not feeling confident about Read Words 2.

NEW (Optional Activity)

For children in Red/Green RWI Groups, you can watch the ‘Read and Hold a Sentence 1’ film and complete the sentence writing activity.

For children in Orange/Yellow/Blue/Grey RWI Groups, watch ‘Read and Hold a Sentence 2’ film and complete the sentence writing activity.

For more information about Read and Hold a Sentence visit https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/parents/.

All films will be in separate categories on the YouTube channel.

If you are finding it difficult to fit everything in, please focus on thye Speed Sound and Spelling video lessons.

Any spellings can be completed in the home school sharing book, an exercise book or a notebook.

Spellings

Login to PurpleMash and try a Spelling Quiz challenge in your 2Dos.

When you launch the 2Do, you will be given some options about how long you will see the word for before it disappears. Give yourself longer if you are not feeling confident.

Choose your own peak challenge and remember that mistakes are part of learning. You only need to complete one spelling 2Do, but you can do more if you like!

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Spelling Quiz 1 – Words spelt with special friends /ee/.

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Spelling Quiz 2 – Words spelt with special friends /oo/ (as in zoo).

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Spelling Quiz 3 – Words spelt with special friends /ph/ or /wh/.

Keep a note of any words that you find difficult to spell, and try the following:-

1. Write the words onto cards (not too many at a time). Say the word out loud. 

2. If the word can be split into its sounds, say the word in a ‘robot voice’. 

3. Look at the word trace over the letters with your finger. 

4. Copy the word and say the letters or sounds as you write it. Copy it again. 

5. Cover the word and try and write the word saying it as you write – peep if you need to! 

6. Check the word you have written matches the word on the card and say it again as you check. 

7. Keep writing the word until you can write it without having to peep. 

8. For words that are tricky and are not as easy to learn, take an imaginary picture of the word with your imaginary camera – imagine the word is big, coloured red, lit up by fireworks, has spiders crawling on it. Shut your eyes and try and picture the word. Try and write it down imagining the picture of the word you see in your head. 

English

For English this week, we will return to Miss Browne at the Oak National Academy for some fiction writing based around story of The Tiger Who Came to Tea. A word mat can be found in the home learning to assist with spellings.   

Miss Browne has the /ee/ /ea/ /y/ alternative sounds (phonemes) as her sound of the week. This is helpful revision and spelling practice but depending upon your child’s phonic progress they may not know all of these sounds yet.  

Please ensure that you keep following Rosie on the Read Write Inc phonics lessons on YouTube outlined above for your daily phonics learning. 

There are one, two or three peak challenges each day. Remember to choose something which you feel you can do but will challenge you.

Monday

Today, we will be listening to the story and then answering some questions. The video lesson can be found at https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-tiger-who-came-to-tea/activities/1/.

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Pause the video and tell your special adult the answers to her questions.

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Pause the video and write down the answer to Miss Browne’s questions.

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Pause the video and write down the answer to Miss Browne’s questions.

Then practise drawing tigers for your story map tomorrow. You can find an idea on how to do this on the following link:

https://artprojectsforkids.org/how-to-draw-a-tiger/

Tuesday

Today, we will be making a story map and committing the story to memory. The video lesson can be found at https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-commit-a-story-to-memory-c1a5e7/activities/1/.

You will need your special adult helper to fold a blank piece of paper into 9 equal boxes.

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Pause the video when asked and draw your own story map. With your special adult helper, use your story map to tell the story.

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Pause the video when asked and draw your own story map. Use your story map to tell the story independently to your special adult helper.

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Pause the video when asked and draw your own story map. Use your story map to tell the story independently to your special adult helper and two other people you know.

Wednesday

Today, we be learning about questions and practise writing some of our own. The video lesson can be found at https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-how-to-identify-and-write-questions/activities/1

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On the Question Task pause the video and decide if each sentence needs a full stop or a question mark. Tell your special adult helper the answer.

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On the Question Task pause the video and decide if each sentence needs a full stop or a question mark. Write out the sentence and add a full stop or question mark at the end.

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Complete the 2 Peak Challenge above, then try the Challenge Task writing two questions that Sophie asks the Tiger in the story. Don’t forget your question marks.

Thursday

Today, we will start to write our story. The video lesson can be found at https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-start-to-write-our-story/activities/1

You will need your story map from Tuesday’s lesson.

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Write the title and the first sentence of your story with Miss Browne’s help.

Your special adult helper can then write or help you write Miss Browne’s other sentences.

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Write the title and the first six sentences with Miss Browne (up to She asked him in). Pause the video and try to write or finish the sentences yourself when Miss Browne asks you. Remember mistakes are part of learning.

Your special adult helper can then write or help you write Miss Browne’s other sentences.

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Write the title and all the sentences with Miss Browne. Pause the video and try to write or finish the sentences yourself when Miss Browne asks you. Remember mistakes are part of learning.

Friday

Today, we will finish writing our story and then have a go at editing it. The video lesson can be found at https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-the-end-of-our-story.

You will need your story map from Tuesday’s lesson and the start of your story from yesterday’s lesson.

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Write the first two sentences of your story with Miss Browne’s help.

Your special adult helper can then write or help you write Miss Browne’s other sentences.

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Write all the sentences with Miss Browne. Pause the video and try to write or finish the sentences yourself when Miss Browne asks you.

When Miss Browne asks you to ‘Check your Work’, pause the video and with your special adult edit your work. Check you’ve remembered capital letters (start of sentences and names), full stops or question marks and tick them when you got them right. When you’ve finished, watch Miss Browne check her work to make sure you have got everything.

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Write all the sentences with Miss Browne. Pause the video and try to write or finish the sentences yourself when Miss Browne asks you.

When Miss Browne asks you to ‘Check your Work’, pause the video and edit your writing on your own. Check you’ve remembered capital letters (start of sentences and names), full stops or question marks and tick them when you got them right. When you’ve finished, watch Miss Browne check her work to make sure you have got everything.

Use your home school sharing book, exercise book or notebook to record your work. 

Stick puppets are available to download from home learning page, if you would like to use them when retelling the story. You need to print them (ideally on card) and then tape them to a lollipop stick or something similar.

It would be great to see any work you are proud of on the Robin Class Blog on Purple Mash.

Maths 

We will continue to use White Rose Maths learning resources again this week to recap our counting in twos, five and tens (an important skill before learning these times tables in Year 2) and adding in equal groups. Friday will be a fun maths day!

There is a video lesson presentation for each day focussing on the learning. There are separate activity and answer sheets on the school website for each day.

If you have access to a printer, then please print out the activity sheet. If you cannot print this document, ask an adult to help you create a frame &/or draw pictures like the activity sheet in your home school sharing book, exercise book or notebook. Adults can help you to use the separate answer sheets to ‘tick or fix’ your work.

If your child finds these activities challenging, always spend time seeing the maths first by manipulating physical objects and then drawing pictures. This is more important than completing an activity sheet. Should you need any guidance email Mr Allard at robin@wicklewood.norfolk.sch.uk.

There are one, two or three peak challenges. Remember to choose something which you feel you can do but will challenge you.

Monday

Join in with the Counting by Twos song at https://youtu.be/GvTcpfSnOMQ. Can you do it with your eyes closed?

Watch the lesson video at https://vimeo.com/425797171 about counting in twos. Then use the activity sheet from the school website to practise this skill.

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Can you answer Questions 1 and 2, counting the counters or flowers in twos?

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Can you answer Questions 1, 2 and 3 counting in twos?

Can you count in twos to answer Question 4 filling in the missing numbers? You can use the number line to help you with the teen numbers.

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Can you answer Questions 2, 3 and 4, counting in twos?

For Question 5 can you count aloud in twos to 50 and then back to 0?

How high can you go counting in twos?

Tuesday

Join in with the Counting by Fives song at https://youtu.be/EemjeA2Djjw. Can you do it with your eyes closed?

Watch the lesson video at https://vimeo.com/425797292 about counting in fives. Then use the activity sheet from the school website to practise this skill.

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Can you answer Questions 1 and 2, counting the counters and ladybirds in fives?

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Can you answer Questions 1, 2 and 3 counting in fives?

Can you count in fives to answer Question 4 filling in the missing numbers? For Question 5b you will need to count back in fives.

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Can you answer Questions 2, 3 and 4, counting in fives?

For Question 5 can you record the numbers you would say counting to 50 in twos and then counting to 50 in fives. Can you spot any patterns?

Wednesday

Join in with the Counting by Tens song at https://youtu.be/Ftati8iGQcs. Can you do it with your eyes closed?

Watch the lesson video at https://vimeo.com/425797444 about counting in tens. Then use the activity sheet from the school website to practise this skill.

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Can you answer Questions 1 and 2 by counting how many items on each tray/frame, how many trays/frames there are and then how many muffins or apples there are counting in tens?

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Can you answer Questions 1, 2 and 3 counting in tens?

Can you count up or back in tens to answer Question 4 filling in the missing numbers?

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Can you use your knowledge of counting in tens to answer Questions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5?

Thursday

Watch the lesson video https://vimeo.com/425797578 about counting in equal groups. Then use the activity sheet from the school website to practise this skill.

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Can you complete the sentences to answer Questions 1 and 2?

It may help to use objects to help you count first.

Can you use your counting from earlier in the week to help you?

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Can you answer Questions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5?

You may need objects or to draw pictures to help you answer Question 5.

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Can you answer Question 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6?

Friday

Fun Maths Friday

Pick from the following fun maths activities.

Active Maths – If this is the answer

For instructions on how to play this game find the activity card on the school website. You will need a make number cards with 1 to 20 written on them to play the game. Have fun!

Duck Shoot

Head over to https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/duckShoot/index.html to play this game.

On the start screen choose 2, 5 or 10 to practise counting in these numbers.

Karate Cat Maths

Play Karate Cat Maths games at

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw.

Try to complete Number and Place Value and Addition and Subtraction levels.

You can choose from bronze, silver or gold levels of challenge but for Addition and Subtraction I would start on bronze level.

Maths Songs

Join in the Patterns Song at https://youtu.be/MBjjxSx45-Q

You can then try and play Shape Patterns at https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/shape-patterns.

Join in with the Tens Song at https://youtu.be/XpoFxwKBwE8

Helicopter Rescue

A mental maths game to recognise numbers, find numbers between and count on or back on a number square in this fun game.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/blast-off.

Choose a level to suit your child.

Wicklewood’s Virtual Sports Day

Take part for your team in the Wicklewood Virtual Sports Day. Details on what to do can be found on the school website.

Children currently attending school will complete the virtual sports day on Tuesday on the school field.

Norfolk Music Hub Virtual Big Sing

The virtual Bing Sing takes place on Friday 19th June 2020 at 2pm. You will be receiving your pupil login shortly to access the Charanga Music Hub. You will then be able to practise the songs and access the event.

Robin Class Blog

Please check out the Robin Class Blog on PurpleMash to see what your classmates have been up to and to send them a message. Don’t forget to add a post if you would like to share any news or work with the class.

This is a private Wicklewood Primary School community blog. You must get parent/carer approval before posting or commenting.

To access the blog, login to PurpleMash and select the sharing tab at the top of the screen. Then select the shared blogs tab and the ‘Robin Class’ blog.

To add a new post, use the green + button or to add kind and positive comments on existing posts use the post comment button. All posts and comments need teacher approval before they are added so please be patient!

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Family Challenge Learning

On the school website you will find a range of family friendly thematic learning opportunities posted on Friday. This week’s theme is ‘Home is where the heart is’. Pick and choose from these activities for your other learning challenges this week.

Have fun with your learning, don’t worry about mistakes and stay safe.

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