Year R Home Learning Archive

Friday 15th May 2020

Literacy - Today we would you to complete the igh worksheet attached below. The children will be sounding out and spelling different igh words. 

Challenge - Can you complete a sentence underneath with an igh word in?

If you can't print the sheet please complete the work straight into your home learning books.

igh words

Maths - Today we would like you to complete one or both of the addition sheets attached below. One sheet is addition to 10 and the other sheet is addition to 20. You can choose which one you would like to do. If you can't print this sheet, you can complete some addition claculations in your home learning books.

addition to 10

addition to 20

PSED - You have been thinking this week about things that you are good at and why. Have a talk with the others members in your family and see if they can say what they are good at and why. 

We hope you have a great weekend! 

Thursday 14th May 2020

Literacy - We would like you to have a go at that this minibeast quiz. Can you guess the correct minibeast from the clues?

Minibeast Quiz

We would now like you to complete one more page in your minibeast fact book.

Maths - Today we have attached lots of different maths challenges to complete which are linked to minibeasts. Have a go at working these out in your home learning books.

Minibeast maths challenge cards

RE - We are continuing our unit on 'What makes people specail?' We would like you to read through the powerpoint of Jesus heals Paralysed Man.

Jesus heals paralysed man

Please have a go at sequencing the stroy using the attached cards. If it not possible to print these cards talk to an adult about the story and think about what happened at the beginning, middle and the end.

The paralysed man sequencing pictures

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Literacy - Today we would like you to have a look at the powerpoint linked below. Can you guess the insect the person is looking at? How did you know it was that insect?

Minibeast What Can You See

Now you have had a look at different minibeasts we would like you to complete the next part of your minibeast booklet.

Maths - This work is the last part of the addition work this week where you will be adding groups of insects together to find the answer. Don't forget to write the calculation underneath.

minibeast addition

PSED - Draw a picture of something you are good at. Explain your drawing to a family member and tell them why you are good at.

Science - Watch the video clips which are linked below. Describe to an adult about where particular minibeasts live, why they live there, what they like to eat etc...

Minibeast Clips

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Literacy - Today we would like you to play the 'What Am I' powerpoint game where you need to guess what insect is being described by the clues. Good Luck!

What Am I Powerpoint

Now we would like you to complete the first page of the minibeast booklet. You decorated the front cover yesterday. We would like you to write a fact about one of the minibeasts and decorate the page.

Maths - This work is a continuation of the work you completed yesterday where you were adding the groups of insects together. Don't forget to write the calculation underneath.

Minibeast addition

Science - For this activity we would like the children to sort the minibeasts into two categories - ones with legs and ones without.

If you can't print this sheet please draw the pictures straight into your home learning books.

Minibeast sorting activity

Monday 11th May 2020

We hope you all had a great bank holiday weekend!

Literacy - Today we are starting to learn the last sounds on the basic code and these are called trigraphs. That means 3 letters together making one sound. They are the orange sounds on your basic code. Today we are learning the trigraph 'igh' for example n - igh - t or s - igh - t.

Please have a go at completing the worksheet attached. If you are unable to print this out, just complete it in your home learning books.

igh worksheet

Maths - This week are going to be looking at addition. We will be adding two groups of insects together and finding the total. Please have a go at writing the calcultion yourself underneath for example 3 + 2 = 5

If you are unable to print the sheet please complete in your hime learning books.

Minibeast addition

PSED - Please talk to an adult about the things you are good at. It would be good to know what you have said in your conversations.

Creative - Through out this week we are going to be completing a minibeast fact book. Please colour in the front of the booklet ready to complete the work tomorrow. If you are unable to print the booklet please feel free to make your own. We will be writing a fact about insect through out the week.

Minibeast Mini Booklet

Friday 8th May 2020 - Bank Holiday

We hope you are able to enjoy celebrating and commemorating VE Day from your homes today. We are not setting Home Learning tasks, but if you are looking for some activities to do at home, you might like to take a look at the activity grid attached below. 

We would love to see photos of what you all get up to, so don’t forget to email them to us!

VE Day Activities Grid.

VE Day Resources Page

Thursday 7th May 2020

It is so lovely to see so many different activities you have all be doing linked to the work we have set this week. It looks like you are all enjoying the work on the lifecycle of a frog.

Literacy - Today we would like you to have a go at writing simple sentences about the lifecycle of a frog. We have attached a sheet to help you but you can also complete this work in your home learning book too.

Frog Lifecycle Writing Task

Phonics - We have been learning the 'er' sound this week. See if you can sound out and spell the 'er' words on the attached sheet and write a senntence with one of these words in. If you can't print the sheet you can complete this work in your home learning book.

Writing er words

RE - Continuing our unit ' What makes people special?' see if you can draw or paint a picture of someone who is a role model. For example a worker in the NHS, a Teacher, your mum and dad you can decide. Have fun and we would love to see your finished pictures.

'Wednesday 6th May 2020

Literacy - Today we would like you to follow the link and read the story The Frog Prince. Talk to an adult about the story. What was your favourite part and why? Who/what was your favourite character and why?

After reading the story see if you can sequence the pictures of the story in the right order. If you are unable to print this sheet see if you can draw four pictures of the story in order in your home learning book.

The Frog Prince Story

Frog Prince sequencing

Phonics - Following on from learning the 'er' sound yesterday, we would like you to have a go at chopping and blending these words. There are 3 sheets all at different levels so please complete the sheet which is right for you. If you can't print these sheets just have a go at writing the words into your home learning book.

Challenge - There are four words which don't have the er sound in them, can you spot which ones?

Find and write the er words

Art - We know you love getting creative! Have a go at painting, colouring or oil pasteling pictures of frogs and tadpoles. We can't wait to see them!

Tuesday 5th May 2020

Literacy - For literacy today we will be learning all about the sound 'er'. See if you can find this sound on the basic code and think of some words with this sound in. Can you have a go at chopping and blending these words together and spelling them in your home learning book or on the attached sheet.

er worksheet

PE - For PE today we have attached a link to a youtube site called Cosmic kids Yoga. Follow the link and this will lead you to the front page. Choose one of the clips to follow and complete activities.

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Maths - For maths today we would like you to complete the subtraction calculations and colour in the butterfly the correct colour. If you can't print this sheet complete the calculaions in your book. You can use apparatus to help you such as beads, cubes or pencils. 

butterfly subtraction puzzle

Monday 4th May 2020

We hope you had a great weekend. Let us know what you have been doing by emailing us on the addresses above, we would love to hear from you.

Literacy - We are continuing our work on minibeasts and this week we are looking at frogs. Please look at the lifecycle of a frog on the Powerpoint below and then make your own frog lifecycle. You can use the sheets below or create your own.

Frog Life Cycle PowerPoint

Frog Lifecycle Worksheets

Maths - Today we would like you to complete the repeating patterns which are made up from different insects. You can use the sheets provided or you can make up your own patterns and record these in your home learning book.

minibeast complete the pattern activity

minibeast complete the pattern activity

Challenges - see if you can complete the different challenges all about frogs.

Frog home learning challenges 

Friday 1st May 2020

Literacy - This week you have been learning the diagraph oi. Have a look at the pictures on the sheet and see if you can say the word to an adult. Can you now try to spell this word by chopping and blending the word. For eaxmple coin c - oi -n.

See if you can write the word underneath each picture. If you can't print this sheet just write the words into your home school book and see if you can draw a picture by the side.

oi words

Science - Guess who?. See if you can read the description cards and guess which insect is being described. 

Minibeast Description Cards

Reflection Time - Talk to an adult about your favourite piece of work you have completed this week. What was it and why do you like it? 

Hope you all have a great weekend. Take care and stay safe

Thursday 30th April 2020

Literacy - Today for your literacy task we would like you to read the stroy 'The Cautious Caterpillar.' Once you have read the stroy talk to an adult and tell them your favourite bit. What insects were there in the story? How was the caterpillar feeling?

We would also like you to write a sentence about the story. Don't forget to use capital letters, finger spaces and full stops or you could draw your favourite insect and label it. Please use the sheet provided or complete this work in your home learning book.

Cautious Caterpillar Story

Cautious Caterpillar Sentence writing

Maths -  We would like you to continue your work on patterns and complete the patterns on the Very Hungry Caterpillar sheet. If you can not print this sheet please draw some of your own caterpillars in your home learning book and make different patterns.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Pattern Sheet

RE - This week we are continuing our unit on ' What makes people special?' by thinking about our friends. We have attached a sheet to help but you may want to draw your own picture. The sheet has space for one friend but you may like to draw more than one and that is fine. Please write the name of your friend or friends and a word describe why they are special.

special friend

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Maths - We would like you to continue your work on pattern making. We have attached two sheets to complete today. They both have a butterfly on and we would like you to complete the symmetrical pattern. Remember that symmetrical means the pattern needs to be the same on both sides. If you can't print this sheet see if you can draw your own butterfly and it's symmetrical patterns in your book.

Butterfly pattern symmetry activity sheet

Literacy - Todays activity is all about sounding out words with the 'oi' sound in. If you can't print this sheet please write the words in your home school book.

There are four words which do not have the oi sound, can you work out which ones they are?

oi words

Art - Time to get creative again. See if you can make your own symmetrical butterfly patterns by painting on one side of the paper and folding it in half. What patterns have you made? Don't forget to send us a photo, we would love to see your creations!

Tuesday 28th April 2020

Phonic Game - This is a fun interactive bingo game where the children see a picture of an object and they need to find the word on their interactive bingo card. 

Interactive Bingo Game

Written Phonics - This week we are learning the diagraph oi. We have attached a sheet to help you learn how to form this diagraph and words which have this sound in. If you can not print the sheet please complete this work in your hom learning book.

Challenge - See if you can write a sentence with this sound in. Don't forget capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.

oi worksheet

PE - Choose one of the Boogie Beebies clips to complete. The link below will take you to a selection of clips and you can choose which one you would like to complete.

Boogie Beebies

Monday 27th April 2020

Please look at the top of the page for new additional resources from DfE to support the learning of phonics at home

Literacy - In our Literacy lesson today we would like you do read through the story 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar.' Whilst you are reading the story try and remember the different types of food the caterpillar ate through.

For your task we would like you to write a list of some of the foods the caterpillar ate. We have attached a sheet if you would like to use this, or you can complete this work straight into you home learning book.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Hungry Caterpillar List

Maths - This week we will be continuing our work on patterns by looking at repeating patterns. We have a attached a sheet to complete which involves completing the repeating patterns but you also do this with the items you have at home.

Ice Cream Scoop Repeating Patterns

Science - In this lesson we will be looking at the life cycle of a butterfly. You might want to read the story 'The Hungry Caterpillar' again and talk about the different stages of the caterpillars development.

We have attached a sheet to help you complete the life cycle of a butterfly but this can also be completed in your home school books.

Lifecycle of a butterfly

Friday 24th April 2020

Literacy - Using your knowledge of ow words we would like you to complete this sheet by chopping (sounding out) and blending the words to work out the sounds for each word. For eaxmple ow - l, c-ow, g-ow-n. There are three levels so choose which one suits you best. If you can't print this sheet please do the work straight into your home learning book.

There are three words that don't have the ow sound, can you work out which ones? (The answer sheet is at the end if you get stuck)

Ow Words

Maths - For your maths activity today we would like you to complete one of the attached sheets. You need to add the numbers together and then colour the part of the minibeast the correct colour. There are three levels addition to 10, addition to 20 or addition to 30. Please choose the level that is right for you.

If you can't print off this sheet see if you can write some of the addition calculations into your hom learning book and work out the correct answers.

Addition Minibeast

Reflection Time - Talk to an adult and tell them what part of the week you have enjoyed the most and why you have enjoyed it.

Have a great weekend and have fun!

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Literacy - Today we would you to read the text Mad About Minibeasts on the attached powerpoint and spot all the rhyming words. Once you have read the text we would like you to label your favourite minibeast. For example the head, body, legs, wings etc... If you can not print the sheet then please complete this work straight into the home learning book.

Minibeast Labelling sheet

Mad About Minibeasts PPT

Maths - This is a practical maths session where we would like you to make different patterns using any objects that you can find around the house. There have been some great patterns made with lots of different objects.

RE - This week we are starting a new unit of work on 'What makes people special?'. We would like you to draw a picture of the people who are special to you and write why they are special to you. You are welcome to use the attached sheet or complete this work straight into your home learning books.

Who is special to me

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Thank you for all the photos you have sent of the different patterns you have made, they have been great!

Maths - Today we are continuing our work on patterns and we have attached a sheet with different patterns on to complete. If can not print this out please complete your own patterns in your home learning book.

Continue the Pattern

Phonics - We have provided a game for you to play which will help you practice and learn the different diagraphs we have been looking at. Enjoy and have fun!

Phonics Game

Art - After drawing your own minibeast yesterday we would now like you to make your own minibeast. We have attached some sheets that you can cut out and stick together or you can make your own creations! We would love to see the different insects you have made so don't forget to send in your photos. 

Create your own Minibeast

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Maths - This week we will be looking at making simple patterns and repeating patterns. This activity is a practical activty where we would like you to find ojects to make patterns with. For example you could use beads, coins, socks, building blocks, buttons, crayons or pencil crayons.

Take a photo of you with your patterns and send them to your class email address, we would love to see what patterns you have created!

Phonics - This week we are learning the diagraph ow. We have attached a sheet to complete but you can complete this work straight into your home learning book too. Practice forming the letters correctly and see if you can write a few words with the ow sound in. For example cow, owl, crown, clown, growl

ow worksheet

Art - After your minibeast hunt yesterday we would like you to draw your favourite minibeast and tell an adult why you have choosen to draw this insect. What is it you like about this insect? Why is it your favourite? What does it look like? How many legs does it have? 

Please draw this on a piece of paper and stick it straight into your home learning book. 

Monday 20th April 2020

Welcome back to home learning and we hope you all had a good Easter break!

Literacy - In literacy we would like to hear about the different things you have been up to over the Easter break. You are welcome to use the attached sheet or complete this work straight into your home learning books. Please draw a picture of something you have done and write a sentence underneath. Don't forget to use capital letters, finger spaces and full stops. 

Challenge - Can you write more than one sentence?

Please send us a picture of your work, we would love to see it. Email pictures to your class email address above.

Easter News

PE - We know that lots of you have been following PE with Joe Wicks in the mornings. We have attached some activities created by Joe Wicks for you to try for your PE lesson

Joe Wicks Exercise Activities

Science - This half term our topic is Marvellous Minibeasts! Please have a look around your garden and see if you are able to spot any minibeasts. We have attached a sheet that you can use to tick off what you see or you can draw a picture straight into your home learning book. Happy hunting!!

Minibeast Hunt Checklist

Easter Holiday Activities

We hope you all have a great Easter and have a chance to rest and relax. Don't forget to email any photos you would like to share and let us know what you have been up to, using the class email adresses above.

Over the Easter holidays please keep reading and practising your phoincs as much as possible.

We have attached a maths booklet and literacy booklet to complete throughout the holiday period, if you would like to.

We have also attached some fun activities to do with your family.

Easter Themed Maths Activity Booklet

Phonics Activity Booklet

20 Fun Activities

Somerset County Council have produced a ' Virtual Activities Calendar for Easter 2020' which includes a range of activities from keeping active to craft ideas. Follow the link below and have fun!

Virtual Activities Calendar

Friday 3rd April 2020

Last day of the week! We know you have all been working so hard and we are so proud of all your efforts and hard work - well done!

Literacy - In literacy today the children will be spotting the words that have the 'ur' sound in and underlining the words. They may need help to read the text but please see if your child can sound out some of the 'ur' words themselves. If you can't print this sheet please sound out the 'ur' words and write them in a list in the home learning book.

ur phoneme spotter story

Maths - In maths, to finish our work on time, the children will be looking at the months of the year and placing these in order. You can either use the sheet provided and stick them in your home learning book or write them and draw a little picture to represent each month by the side.

Months of the Year

PE - See haow many of the different activities you can do in 30 seconds. Record how you got on in your home learning book.

PE Activity Cards

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Reading - Please don't forget to use the links above to access different phonics games and ebooks that your child could read.

Literacy - For the literacy task  today the children will be sounding out and writing different 'ur' words. The children will be able to show you how we chop (with robot arms) and blend the words back together. The children then use one of the words to write a sentence, for example I am hurt or I can surf.

ur words

Easter Craft - The children can design their own Easter bonnet using the template below. If you would like to make your own feel free! You could even make your bonnet if you have the resources. Please send in your photos of you completing this craft work and your finished designs.

Easter Bonnet Cut and Stick.

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Literacy - Please complete one of the worsheets which are attached. There are 3 different challenge levels so you can choose! The work is all about sounding out different 'ur' words by chopping and blending. The children will know about using their 'robot arms' to chop up the sounds and blend them back to together to say the word. For example church - ch - ur - ch or burn - b - ur - n.

PS - there are two words on the sheet that don't have the ur sound in them - can you work out which they are?

(Parents the answers are on the last sheet)

ur words differentiated activity

Maths - Following on from your work yesterday on sorting activities which are completed at different times, we are moving on to think about the days of the week and ordering these.

There is also a challege to complete with this work aswell where the children can think about the day name which is yesterday or tomorrow. Have a look at the sheet and it will be alot clearer, it is hard to explain but once you see it you will understand.

Days of the Week Cut and Stick

days of the week yesterday and tomorrow activity

Tueaday 31st March

PE - The children have been learning different Zumba routines and they all love to complete this one! Follow the link below and have fun!

Zumba

Maths - Following on from the work on telling the time last week, the children will be thinking about different times of the day and what activities they complete when. Use the pictures below, or draw your own in your home learning books, and organise when you complete the activities. For example is it in the morning, at lunchtime, in the afternoon or evening?

Day and Night Sorting Activity

One Minute challenge cards - Here are some challenges to complete during the day. Time yourself for one minute and see how many you can do. For example, how many times can you write you name in a minute?

One minute challenge cards

Monday 30th March 2020

Literacy - In literacy today we would like the children to continue their work on writing sentences. As you are aware the children have been learning to write sentences, each week they have been writing the sentence I can see....

Please can you remind your child that a sentence needs a capital letter at the beginning, finger spaces between each word and a full stop at the end. Please look at the picture below and play a game of 'I Spy'. Next encourage your child to say what they can see in a sentence, for example I can see a bee. 

The children then need to write these sentences in their home learning books.

I can see writing sheet

Phonics - This week the children will be learning all about the diagraph 'ur'. Please have a look the basic code and find this phoneme and also recap over the other sounds we have learnt. Using the worksheet as a template, the children need to practice writing this diagraph. Then completing the sheet they need to idenify which words have the 'ur' sound in them (turtle, surf and church - not fork as that was last weeks diagraph!)

ur worksheet

Easter Cards  - We would like the children to make an Easter card for their family. We have attached some templates that could be used but if you have your own ideas, please use those too. This card can be your own creation!

We would love to see the different creations so please send photos in using the class email address and we will post these on the Year R School Events page. Have fun creating!

Easter Card Templates

Friday 27th March 2020
Here are some activities for you to complete today:
RE - Please have a look at the Easter Story Powerpoint and discuss why this time of year is important to Christians.
There is a cross template below and we would like the children to decorate the cross how ever they would like. If you would like to make your own cross template that is absolutey fine! We look forward to seeing your creations!
cross template
The Easter Story Powerpoint
Literacy and Phonics work - Please have a look at the different phonics challenges on this sheet and see if you can complete them in your home learning book
Phonics home learning challenges

Thursday 26th March 2020

Please find attached the work for today but please don't forget to spend time out in the garden, enjoying the beautiful sunshine and taking the time to exercise too!

Literacy - This work is all about sounding out the different words which have the 'or' diagraph in. The children should know exactly what to do with this sheet has we have completed different ones of these as we have learnt different letter sounds. The children need to say the word, sound it out (chopping it up using their robot arms) and then blend it back together. The children then write the down the different letter sounds for each word.

Sounding out 'or' words

Maths - The sheet attached is a continuation of the work that your child would have completed yesterday. If you would like to challenge yourself this sheet also has quarter to and quarter past times to complete but please only do these if your child is secure with o'clock and half past times.

Time Worksheet

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Please find attached work to complete for today and please don't forget if you have any questions please email your child's class teacher using the email adresses above.

Reading: Please remember to share books at home by reading together and asking questions about the story that has been read. Attached below is a link to the e story 'The Cautious Caterpillar'. As you are reading through the story stop at 3 letter words and see if your child can chop and blend these words in order to read them. For example big = b-i-g.

The Cautious Caterpillar

Maths Activity: Following on from the previous work completed on time the children will need to place the hands on the clocks to show the different times. They will also be writing the times in words, looking at the hands which are on the clocks. Such as 1 O'Clock, half past 2 etc...

Time Worksheets

Literacy Activity: Following on from the sentence writing the children will have completed on Monday, today the children need to arrange the sentence in the correct order and write the sentence down. The children will need to think about the structure of a sentence for example placing the word starting with the capital letter first. Place finger spaces between the words and a full stop needs to be at the end to show the end of the sentence.

Simple Sentence Writing

We have also added some Spring colouring sheets which the children really enjoy completing in the class.

Spring Colouring

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Literacy task: chop and blend the different words which have the or sound in them and write out the different sounds. For example fork would be f-or-k.

Please use the basic code to help form the letters correctly.

Phonics or worksheet

Maths activity: Recap over the powerpoint from yesterday to remind yourself about how to tell the time and what the different hands on a clock represent. Play this game and see if you can tell the diferent times as you land on them and see who wins!

O'Clock and Half Past Times board game

Phonics task: Here are some challenges to complete all about the different letter sounds that have been learnt in class.

Phonics Challenges

Monday 23rd March 2020

In literacy lessons the children have been learning to write simple sentences. They have been learning that a sentence needs a capital letter to begin with, finger spaces between words and a full stop at the end. The children have been writing sentences starting with I can see.....

Please use the sheet attached to talk with your child about what can be seen and write 3 sentences in your book. For example I can see a cow.

I can see

In numeracy this week the children will be looking at telling the time on an analogue clock. For example reading O'clock and half past times. Please use the powerpoint linked below to introduce this topic to your child.

Telling the time powerpoint

In phoincs work the children will be looking at the diagraph 'or' and what words this diagraph can be found in and how it can be formed. Please complete the sheet below and see if your child can spot this diagraph on their basic code (which is also linked below.)

or worksheet

basic code

Friday 20th March 2020

Please find below a piece of literacy and numeracy work to complete whist your child is at home.

In phonics work this week the children have been learning to format and recognise the ar sound. The worksheet looks at forming this sound correctly thinking about which words this sould can be found it.

In numeracy the children have been learning about 3D shapes. Below is a link to a powerpoint presentation where the children will be naming the everyday 3D shapes.

Everyday 3D Shapes powerpoint

ar sound worksheet

Thursday 19th March 2020

Please find below a project to complete for RE. This week the children will be thinking about Easter and the importance of this event to Christains. 

Make an Easter Garden

Wednesday 18th March 2020

Please find below a piece of literacy and numeracy work to complete whilst your child is at home.

Numeracy  - This worksheet continues the work we have been completing on 3D shapes this week. The children have been thinking about what these shapes look like in everyday life and what they are called.

Literacy - This worsheet looks at the diagraph we have learnt this week which is 'ar'. How many words can you write which have the ar diagraph in?

ar sound worksheet

3D shape colouring

Tuesday 17th March 2020:

Please find below a piece of literacy and numeracy work to complete whilst your child is at home. We are looking at 3D shapes in our maths lessons and looking at the properties and names of the shapes. We have also been looking at simple addition and subtraction.

In our phonics and literacy work we have been looking at chopping and blending words and also using these words in simple sentences starting with I can see or I went..... Thinking about captial letters at the beginning of sentences, finger spaces and full stops.

3D shape worksheet

cvc word worksheet

initial letter worksheet

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