Week beginning 28th November 2022

AUTUMN 2 TOPIC: Light and Dark

THIS WEEK’S LEARNING

LITERACY:

  • Core Text: It was a cold dark night by Tim Hopgood
  • Phonics learning: This week the children will be in group phonics lessons which will continue to work on blending and reviewing previously taught sounds. Please check Google Classroom for homework relevant to your child’s group.

MATHS:

Mastering Number: This week the children will:

  • practise subitising amounts to 4
  • revisit ‘more than’ or ‘fewer than’ by looking
  • compare groups of up to 3 objects by matching them 1:1
  • say when there is an equal number, too many or not enough.
  • build towers with an equal number of squares
  • match the squares in the towers 1:1

UW & CAL: Continuing with our theme of light and dark, we will begin the week by developing an understanding of sources of light. We will then move on to exploring how a lightbulb works. We will also explore how to create a lightbulb circuit.

CAL & UW:  Discuss the significance of Advent to Christians. 

EAD: We will be engaging in a variety of crafts relating to advent, including creating our own wreath with candles.

PE: Dance: To copy and repeat a short set of controlled movements and actions in pairs.

FOREST SCHOOL: Chelsea Class

Week beginning 21st November 2022

AUTUMN 2 TOPIC: Light and Dark

THIS WEEK’S LEARNING

LITERACY:

  • Core Text: It was a cold dark night by Tim Hopgood
  • Phonics learning: This week the children will be in group phonics lessons which will continue to work on blending and reviewing previously taught sounds. Please check Google Classroom for homework relevant to your child’s group.

MATHS:

Mastering Number: This week the children will:

  • continue developing 1:1 correspondence
  • practise counting each object, action or sound once and only once
  • make collections of 5 in different ways

UW & CAL: Continuing with our theme of light and dark, we will begin the week by developing an understanding of night and day. We will then move on to exploring and discussing what it means to be ‘nocturnal’ and identifying different nocturnal animals. We will also explore how shadows are formed.

EAD: We will be engaging in a variety of crafts relating to our learning of night and day and nocturnal animals, including creating our own night time collages and nocturnal animal puppets.

PE: Dance: To copy and repeat a short set of controlled movements and actions.

FOREST SCHOOL: Grosvenor Class