Friday, April 3, 2020

Week 3

Hi Tigers and Monkeys! We hope you enjoyed last week's learning challenges! Miss Hanson and I have some new tricky challenges for you to complete this week! 
We hope you are enjoying PE with Joe Wicks! Miss Hanson and I have been trying our best to keep up! It''s very tricky. We cannot wait to see you Tigers and Monkeys. We miss you all so much! Stay safe and keep checking back here for super learning challenges and surprises! 
Lots of Love Miss Wilcox and Miss Hanson xx 

Monday 
Phonics - Todays challenge is for your different phonics groups! Ask you child if they do phonics learning with Miss.Hanson or Miss Wilcox. These are your challenges below.

Miss Hanson: today we are learning digraph 'ee' like in the word sh-ee-p. Watch the link for Geraldine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfM7Hz7US0U

Can you think of any other words that have the 'ee' phoneme in?
Now time for super segmenting :Grown ups will tell you a word with 'ee' in. Can you segment the sounds (remember to use your segmenting hands) and write them in your book.

sheep       peep      meet      keep


Miss Wilcox : today we are learning digraph 'ar' like in the word c-ar . Watch the link for Geraldine

https://www.youtube.com/results?sp=mAEB&search_query=geraldine+ar

Can you think of any other words that have the 'ar' phoneme in?
Now time for super segmenting :Grown ups will tell you a word with 'ar' in. Can you segment the sounds (remember to use your segmenting hands) and write them in your book.

car          bark          park         star         parking         garden        farmyard


Maths -  Ask your grown up's to create some number lines in your learning book with numbers missing! Can you work out which number is missing? If this is too easy your grown up's could miss 2 or 3 numbers out! Remember to use your counting skills to check which numbers are missing! 


Tuesday 

Phonics - Tricky word Tuesday! We are going to play Bingo today! Choose a set of tricky/key words (from your key word set) Then ask your grown up to shout out a tricky/key word. Can you find it on your board? Do you have this tricky/key word? If not keep listening! When you have found all of the words you can shout BINGO! You could even give yourself a round of applause!
Challenge: If the sun is shining you could explore the outdoor area with a paintbrush to practice writing your tricky/key words! If you don't have a paintbrush don't worry a stick or a twig works just as great! If the sun is not shining you could practice writing your words in your super learning book!


Maths - Time to get dancing! Scatter your number cards on the floor. Play your favourite song to dance too. When the music stops your grown up has to shout a number for you to find! If this is too easy you could find 1 more/less than a number or even 2/3 more/less!



Wednesday 



Phonics - It's time to snuggle up with a great book. Get lots of cushions and blankets and make yourself a cosy den. You can choose your own story book or go to oxford owl and select one. Share your story with a grown up.
Can you talk about the story afterwards? what happened in the story ? who were the characters ? go back and look at the pages. Can you be a digraph or a tricky word detective ? Use your super looking eyes to spy digraphs and tricky words.

We know how much you all love the Julia Donaldson stories . Here's one of our favourite stories for you to snuggle up and watch ! Listen out for all of the lovely rhyming words.




https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0102qfj



Maths - We're going on a nature hunt !! During your daily exercise time outside / walk we would like you to try and find sticks or twigs that are different sizes. Save these and when you can home your challenge is to order them from the shortest to the longest.

Thursday 

Phonics -  Phonics - Todays challenge is for your different phonics groups! Ask you child if they do phonics learning with Miss.Hanson or Miss Wilcox. These are your challenges below.

Miss Hanson: today we are learning digraph 'oa' like in the word s-oa-p. Watch the link for Geraldine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCJyHN0IFE8

Can you think of any other words that have the 'oa' phoneme in?
Now time for super segmenting :Grown ups will tell you a word with 'oa' in. Can you segment the sounds (remember to use your segmenting hands) and write them in your book.

soap              boat            goat           goal            foal    

Extra challenge : can you write a simple sentence ?
eg. it is a boat 

Say you sentence 3 times to help you remember what you need to write


Miss Wilcox : today we are learning digraph 'or' like in the word f-or-k Watch the link for Geraldine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fm9PRHDJlv4

Can you think of any other words that have the 'or' phoneme in?
Now time for super segmenting :Grown ups will tell you a word with 'or' in. Can you segment the sounds (remember to use your segmenting hands) and write them in your book.

fork            torch          sort         porch       passport

Extra challenge : choose a word and write a simple sentence 
eg. I can sort it. 
Could you use any of your tricky words in the sentence? I have a fork



Maths - Eyes down, It's real bingo time! Today you will need your number cards 1-20 and some paper . You will need a bingo caller and players .Each person who is playing needs to choose and write down 6 numbers 1-20 on some paper . Now it's time to play. The caller needs to shuffle the number cards and pop them into a bag , then pull one out. Do you have this number ?? tick it off. The first person to get all of their numbers is the winner !


Fun Friday!
Today you are going to become Scientists! Today we are going to explore floating and sinking! Can you make a list of things around your house that float and things that do not float! Before you experiment with the objects can you predict which objects will float and which will sink? Did any of the objects trick you?

Extra Challenge: if your grown ups have some tin foil you could try and to make your own simple boat. Can you make the boat sink ? If you ask your grown ups really nicely they might let you use some money coins (1p,2p,5p,10p) . Place the coins in the boat until it sinks.

Can you say which coins you are using - remember to look for the clues on the coins to help!
Tricky Challenge : can you add the total of all of your coins all together ? how much money did you use?




Monday, March 30, 2020

Doncaster Stories

Hi all,
Doncaster Literacy Trust are organising some great competitions over the lockdown period.  I think this would be a great opportunity for your child to develop their creative writing skills and their love of reading.  
Here is a link to their facebook page - please take a look!

This week the creative writing challenge is set at The Frenchgate Centre!  I could see some amazing creativity from this!  Please encourage your child to take part.  It is such a great opportunity for them.

Happy Writing!
Mrs Clark xx

Friday, March 27, 2020

Week 2 - Super Learning

Hi Tigers and Monkeys!
We hope you are well and keeping safe! Miss Hanson and I cannot wait to see all of the super learning you have been doing. We are missing you so much and we are sending you all a BIG air hug! We hope you are ready for some more super learning challenges!
Lots of Love Miss Wilcox and Miss Hanson :)

Monday

Phonics - log onto phonicsplay.co.uk. Play Buried treasure with Pete the Pirate! Can you blend the sounds together to read the words? Can you decide if they are real or rubbish words? 
Challenge: Can you choose a real word and write a super sentence using this word in your learning book?


Maths - Watch and sing the Big Number song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0dJWfQHF8Y
Today we are going to play carry on counting! Ask your grown up to flash you a number card. Can you carry on counting from that number? Repeat for different numbers.
Challenge: Can you count backwards from the chosen number?

Tuesday


Phonics - Time to become super explorers! Head out into your garden and make a list of all the wonderful bugs/insects you can see! Don't forget to use your phonics mats to help you with those tricky sounds! 

Maths - Once you have made a list of all of the bugs/insects you have found can you count how many of each one you have found? Can you find this number in your number cards? Can you form this number? Can you combine 2 groups together to find the total? Can you form these numbers in your learning book? Can you take 1 bug away? How many do you have now? Can you add 1more bug? How many do you have now? 
Challenge: Can you create a number sentence with your grown ups? eg 2 + 2 = ? 

Wednesday 
Phonics - Log into Phonics play.  Find the Make a Match Game which is specific to your phase. Can you make the matches using your blending skills? Read the word and find the picture to match! Set yourself a challenge, see if you can beat your own score!


Maths - Time to raid your grown ups cupboards! Can you find 3 objects which weigh different? Can you find the heaviest item? Can you find the lightest item? Can you place them in order from lightest to heaviest, you could draw the objects in your learning books. Can you find an object which weighs the same as one of the items? Can you find an item that will be lighter/heavier? 


Thursday 
Phonics - Super writing time! Choose one of the pictures below. Can you segment the sounds in that word? Can you form these using your phonics mat to help you? (Think about what you can see)
Challenge: Can you choose a picture and form a caption/sentence about your picture? Can you extend your sentence using the conjunction 'and?'

Maths - It's time to get active! Let's see how many of each exercises we can complete in 1 minute! Set the timer on your tablets/ipads/phones etc and lets get moving! Can you count out loud to keep a track of how many you complete? Can you beat your grown ups? 
1. Star Jumps 
2. Bunny Hops from side to side
3. Toe touches 
4. Hopping on one leg
Once you've completed the exercises can you form the total amounts in your books?

Fun Fridays! 
We know how much you love Fun Fridays and our PE sessions! 
Today you can teach your grown up's the bean game! 
Show your grown up's the moves and ask them to shout them out to you to get that blood pumping.
Here are a few beans just in case you have forgotten! 
Mexican Bean 
French Bean
Jelly Bean
Baked Bean 
Jumping Bean
Runner Bean 
Can you create your own bean to share with us when we are back at school? :) 

Don't forget to keep helping your grown up's with those jobs around the house! You could help set the table for tea, chop and peel the vegetables (with supervision), butter your own bread/toast. 
We can't wait to hear about the new skills you have learnt!

Monday, March 23, 2020

week 1 learning

Good Morning Tigers and Monkeys !!

Don't forget that you can kick start your morning with a daily exercise routine from Joe Wicks. This is easy to access and a great workout routine for the children to start their morning.

9.00-9.30






Here are your learning challenges for the week:

Monday:
Phonics - log on to phonicsplay.co.uk. Play flashcard speed sounds and say the phonemes (check your pack for the phase you need) Play rocket rescue, can you hear all of the sounds in the words?
Challenge: to write the sounds in the words you are writing (in your book)

Maths - watch and sing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TgLtF3PMOc count to 100 song. 
use the number cards in your home learning pack - put them order as far as you can go. Challenge: close your eyes and ask your grown up to take any number card away. Can you say the missing number ? Can you write the missing number ? if you are good at 3 practises of this ask your grown up to take away 2 !!


Tuesday:

Phonics - log on to phonicsplay.co.uk. Play flashcard speed sounds and say the phonemes (check your pack for the phase you need) . Play tricky word trucks. Phase 2 and 3. How many of the words can you remember ? ( grown ups can tell you if your not sure). Grown ups to choose 4 tricky words and practise writing with the children : I  to   no   go   he   she   we    me   be   they   me    my  are  all

Maths -  Walk up the stairs and count how many steps you have , can you walk back down them - can you count the numbers backwards? Keep practising , next time you do it see if you can remember more numbers when counting forwards and backwards. 
If this is tricky then you can use your number cards (not on the stairs). Remember how many steps you have - put all of the numbers in order on the floor. Count forwards pointing to each number card and then count backwards pointing to each.

Wednesday:

Phonics - Sing the alphabet song 'A,B ,C ,D etc' now sing the alphabet rap  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Emb2yvwAHtc . In your book can you write the letters of the alphabet. How many of them can you say if your grown up points to them in any order?

Maths -Outdoor maths. Go outside into the garden and choose a number card.
Easy challenge : 1-10
tricky challenge : 10-20
Can you find this many objects in your garden  and make a pile ?

Challenge: if you have 1 more how any would that be now ? if you take one away then how many now ?


Thursday:

Phonics - create a log in at oxfordowl.co.uk  (information sheet in your pack) and choose a story to share . Talk about the story, who are the characters? where does the story take place? what will happen next ? what will happen at the end ? Challenge the children to re-call the events after reading. 

Maths - Go on to youtube and sing the https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guNdJ5MtX1A shape song. Can you name all of the shapes ? go around the house on a shape hunt, how many shapes can your recognise in your house? which did you find the most of ?

Challenge: how many sides does each shape have ? how many corners?


Fun Fridays :

We know how much Tigers and Monkeys love our fun and fitness Fridays so we know you will love Friday challenges:

PE time :
Go onto youtube and Choose a 'cosmic kids yoga ' to complete or choose a 'just dance kids' exercise.

Baking Friday:
If you have access to the ingredients for the baking recipe in your pack you could have a go at these and measuring out the ingredients.

If not, don't worry. Your challenge is to help your grown ups prepare one of their meals today at home eg. if you are having a sandwich for your lunch you could help to make this ! (Tigers and monkeys are great at making jam sandwich's) we have done lots of discussion around using equipment safely. *Please ensure that children are supervised whilst helping and appropriate tools are used *
















Thursday, March 19, 2020

welcome

Hi Tigers and Monkeys!

We hope you are all well and can't wait to have you back at school! Marvin the Monkey and Tommy the Tiger will be setting you learning challenges every day whilst you are at home. Each day you will have a phonics/literacy challenge and a maths challenge to complete.

In your packs we gave you '100 things to do while you are at home'. Please pick at least 3 of these to complete each week. You could tick them off as you do this and we will have a competition to see who has completed the most!  P.s please feel free to take pictures of your super learning and we can share them when you are back!

Week 3

Hi Tigers and Monkeys! We hope you enjoyed last week's learning challenges! Miss Hanson and I have some new tricky challenges for you t...