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Monday 8th June 2020

Happy Monday year 1!


Rapid recap: Fastest finger! On a ruler can you find these numbers: 

One more than 12 

One less than 14 

One more than 21 

One less than 19 

Today we are revisiting our learning of adding with number bonds within 10 using part part whole.  

Time to think: Can you tell your grown up what a part part whole is!    

Number bonds are numbers that add together to make another number.  
The parts add together to make the whole. There can be more than 2 parts that make a whole. It is important to understand this relationship and we can use it for inverse (+/-) calculations too. Have a look at the sheet Adding within 10 using part part whole. Have a look at the part part whole and use addition to find the missing part. Can you think of other ways to make 9?  

Then test your understanding of part part whole on the sheet called Year-1-Autumn-Block-2-Step-1-VF-Part-Whole-Model. 

If you fancy testing your problem solving skills try the Reasoning and Problem solving (RPS) sheet called Year-1-Autumn-Block-2-Step-1-RPS-Part-Whole-Model!  
Note: There are 3 levels of difficulty – D, E and GD. The easiest is D and the hardest is GD! 


English   Can I plan a poem? 
Listen here Poems of Our Earth. Also see the rest attached below as a PDF 

Many picture books are written in a poetic style. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is an example of this. A poem might have rhyming words but not always. A poem is written in verses (short paragraphs or sentences that are linked thematically), it might have words that begin with the same letters (alliteration) or be repetitive. See the ‘Features of Poetry’ word mat for key features of different types of poetry. A poem does not have to have all these features, just a few. 

Can you plan your own poem? You might like to use We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (or another story you know well e.g. The Gruffalo which has poetic features) as inspiration. Your poem should be set in your local area.  

In We’re going on a Bear Hunt the family (characters) trek through fields of grass, a deep cold river, muddy marshes, a big dark forest, a swirling snow storm and finally in to a narrow gloomy cave. 

Think about where you live and make a list of the different natural or urban areas you could set your poem in e.g. the sandy beach, the tall white cliffs, smelly cabbage fields, the park etc. 

You can use the poem plan sheet attached below for all your ideas ready to write them in to a poem tomorrow.  



Read Write Inc. 

All videos are now being released at 9:30am and will be available for 24 hours only. 

 Hopefully you are comfortable in your knowledge of which Set of sounds (Set 1, 2, or 3) your child should be practising. If you are unsure, please email to ask and I will guide you.  

Please feel free to attempt the English tasks above on occasion in addition to your RWI task.  


Set 1 “i” as in insect. 


1) dig  2) sing  3) trick 

Hold a sentence 
1) Dig in the sand. 
2) Pick a trick. 


Set 2 “oo” as in Look at a book. 


1) shook  2) wooden  3) cooking 

Hold a sentence  

1) Look in the cookbook. 
2) The shed is wooden. 


Set 3 “u-e” as in Huge Brute. See youtube for longer words including sound variations oo/u-e/ ew 

1) perfume   2) conclude   3) parachute (‘ch’ in this word makes a sort of ‘sh’ sound) 
Hold a sentence 
1) What does the perfume smell like? 

2) When you end a story you conclude it. 


Helpful links for parents and carers   

And don't forget Miss Spurrier's speed sounds for extra practice (accessible at any time as an option)  

RWI Set 1 sounds   

RWI Set 2 sounds   

RWI Set 3 sounds  

Red words  

Level 1 Red words:  

Level 2 Red words:   

Level 3 Red words:  



Topic  I know the seven continents of the world. 

Here is a video to get you started Password is Year 1 

Then you can play this continent identifying game here 

Find attached a colourful map of the world and a blank map for you to label.