Welcome to Year 1  

Teacher: Mrs J Smith  
Teaching AssistantsMiss R Crook and Mrs J Humpage (SEN)

                                

Autumn Term 2 Objectives

Year: 1      Date: November 2021

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.

MATHS

 

 

Objectives:

 

Reading, writing, recognising numbers to 50. 

Counting in tens. 

To compare numbers and order them on a number line. 

To know one more and one less than a number.

To know number pairs with 20 for addition and subtraction.

To solve addition and subtraction problems using equipment. 

To be able to use equipment and pictures to solve word problems.  

 

 

  

 

 

My Mathematics target is:
To know addition pairs within 20 and beyond.  

 

ENGLISH

 

Our book this half term is going to be Goldilocks and the three bears.

  

 

 

 

In our English lessons we are going to be:

 

  •  Reading the story together.
  • Learning new words and their meanings to widen our vocabulary.
  • Writing words to describe Goldilocks and the bears using adjectives.
  • Writing simple sentences to describe the Goldilocks and the bears.
  • Writing simple sentences to retell the story.
  • Completing simple comprehension questions.
  • Read and write simple recipes.
  • Follow and create a set of instructions to make porridge.
  • Simple letter writing.  

 

 

 

 

 

TOPIC

 

What can you find in our local area?

 

 

What does an aerial view of Bloxwich look like?

C3 I use basic Geographical vocabulary to refer to key human features:  city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office and shops

C4, I use basic Geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features: beach, coast, forest, hill, mountain, ocean, river, sail, valley, vegetation and weather

 

Can you create an aerial map of Little Bloxwich?

C2,Pupils when studying the Geography of the school will be able to identify the key human and physical features of the surrounding environment.

C3 I use basic Geographical vocabulary to refer to key human features:  city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office and shops

C4, I use basic Geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features: beach, coast, forest, hill, mountain, ocean, river, sail, valley, vegetation and weather.

 

Can you describe a journey around the local area?

C2, Pupils when studying the Geography of the school will be able to identify the key human and physical features of the surrounding environment

 

What type of houses are around our school?

How has our school changed?

B1 I recognise the difference between the past and the present

 

Can you use clay to make a sculpture of a building?

E1, I have used rolled up paper, straws, paper, card and clay as materials

E2 I can add texture & pattern to my models using tools.

E3 I can pull apart & reconstruct basic shape

 

 

 

Key Vocab

aerial view

A view from a great height, even at a wide angle. 

EG: when looking sideways from an airplane window or from a mountain top.

route

 

A way or course taken in getting from a starting point to a destination

local

 

The area that surrounds us or we live in.

EG: Bloxwich is our LOCAL area.

compass

 

An object to help find the direction NESW

compass points

 

N-north

E-east

S-south

W- west

 

Other useful information for this 1/2 term:

 

 

  • Maths homework given on Friday to hand in on Tuesday. 
  • Spellings given on Friday and test is on the following Friday. 
  • Please make sure your child’s reading book is in school everyday. 

 

READING IS REALLY IMPORTANT AND IT IS CRUCIAL YOU READ AT HOME WITH YOUR CHILD

 

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  • PE is Tuesday ad Friday – children to come in PE on these days – Reminder it should be a school t-shirt or navy blue and a navy blue or black tracksuit. 
  • Water bottles are required everyday. 
  • Tuck is £1 a week or 20p a day. If children bring their own tuck we try to encourage a healthy snack. 

 

 

 

Any issues please contact me on 

jsmith@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk