Literacy

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Term 1 : All About Me
Genres Stories about familiar situations
Stories with repeating patterns
Simple information texts
Poetry about the Body and Harves
IInstructions
Books Fiction: What the Ladybird Heard, But Martin, This is the way we go to school, Dogger, Emily Brown Series, Funnybones, Winnie the Witch, We’re going on a Bear Hunt, Polar Bear Polar Bear What can you Hear? Shrek

Non Fiction: Information books about The Body, Recipe books

Poetry The senses, Harvest, Underpants

Spellings ch, sh ,th,ng, nk, ee, ea, oo, ar, or, ai, oa, ur
Grammar Capital letters
Writing a sentence with capital letters and full stops
Learning alphabetical order and the letter names
Learning what a noun is (house, Newcastle)
Learning about pronouns ( I, he, she)
How to help your child Find out about how the body works
Read some of our stories at home (go to the library)
Encourage your child with their spelling homework

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Term 2 : Back to the Future
Genres Traditional Tales
Stories about toys
Information books (History)
Stories with repeating patterns
Instructions
Poetry
Books Fiction: Pinnoccio, Traction Man, The Three Little Pigs, The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig,,Hansel and Gretel, Goldilocks, A Squash and a Squeeze, Little Bear’s Trousers

Non Fiction:,Instructions to make Christmas ornaments, Information books about the past, Books about toys

Poems Christmas poems

Spellings oi, igh, ow, ear, air, ure, cl, st, cr, dr, bl
Grammar Writing a sentence with a capital letter and full stop
Writing a sentence with a capital letter and a question mark
Learning what a verb is (cut, sing)
Learning what an adjective is (the blue car)
Knowing how to put words into alphabetical order
How to help your child Find out about the past (use the internet or visit the library)
Visit local museums
Read some of our books
Help your child to learn their spellings by playing games
Learn a poem at home

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Term 3 : Bugs and Beasts
Genres Stories about animals
Information books ( different countries)
Poetry (animals)
Stories with repeating patterns
Stories about other cultures
Books Fiction: Walking through the Jungle, Handa’s Surprise, Giraffes can’t Dance, Farmer Duck, Suddenly, Owl Babies, The Hungry Caterpillar

Non Fiction:,Information books about animals, All pigs are beautiful, Information books about different countries, Atlas

Poetry,Poems about animals

Spellings wh, i-e, o-e, e-e, u-e, a-e, ey, oy, tch, y, ey, ee, al, or
Grammar Writing sentences with capital letters and full stops, question marks or exclamation marks
Reading and writing questions
Learning about verbs (dance, sing)Learning about adverbs (the girl cried loudly )
Know how to use a dictionary
Learn how to add ing er or est to a word
Know numbers, days of the week and months of the year
How to help your child Use maps or an atlas at home
Learn a poem about an animal
Find out about a different country
Use Look, Cover , Write, Check to help your child learn their spellings
Ask your child questions about the books they have read

Numeracy

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Term 1 : All about Me
This term your child will be learning about Number and Place value- simple counting forwards and backwards, one more and one less
Addition and Subtraction – adding 2 numbers, adding 3 small numbers, simple subtraction
How to make a tally chart
Measures – how to measure height and length
Measures – how to recognise coins and make small amounts
Measures – how to tell the time to o’clock
Shape – Recognising 2D shapes
How to help your child Talk about numbers and write numbers
Count forwards and backwards and in 2s and 10s
Have a height chart at home and keep a record of their height as they grow
Use real money with them and play shopping games

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Term 2 : Back to the Future
This term your child will be learning about Number and Place value- one more and one less, ten more ten less, value of a digit (how many tens, ones?)
Count in 2s 5s and 10s
Addition and Subtraction – adding 2 numbers, adding 3 small numbers, more complex addition and subtraction,Statistics- learning how to collect and show informationMeasures – time – how to tell the time o’ clock and half past, days of the week and months of the yearShape – Recognising 3D shapes and their propertiesMultiplication and Division – solve problems using objects and pictures (begin arrays)
How to help your child Talk about numbers and write numbers
Count forwards backwards and in 2s and 5s and 10s
Teach your child the time using a clock face
Use real money with them and play shopping games
Ask your child number calculations to improve their speed

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Term 3 Bugs and Beasts
This term your child will be learning about Number and Place value- one more and one less, ten more ten less, value of a digit (is it a ten or a one?)
Count in 2s 5s and 10s, read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numbers and in words
Addition and Subtraction – adding and subtracting one and two digit numbers, use a hundred square
Statistics – learning how to collect and show information
Fractions – recognise half and a quarter
Measures – weight and capacity
Multiplication and Division – solve simple real life problems
Revision of previous learning
How to help your child Talk about numbers and write 2 and 3 digit numbers
Count forwards backwards and in 2s and 5s and 10s
Weigh and measure objects and ingredients
Collect different containers which hold different amounts of liquid
Ask your child number calculations to improve their speed
Play a game involving half, quarter and three quarter turns

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Topic

Autumn Term – Look at Me!
Area of Learning Objectives
Science To find out about parts of the body and the five senses.
To investigate the similarities and differences between ourselves and others.
To describe how humans and animals change and grow as they get older.
To investigate how exercise changes our body.
To name parts of our body.
ICT To learn how to log on to a computer.
To practise opening different programs.
To use Dazzle to practise controlling the mouse.
To begin using digital cameras to take photographs.
Art To sketch self portraits.
To make a cubist collage.
To talk about what they have made and what they like and dislike about it.
History To discuss changes that have happened to themselves as they have grown.
Geography To draw the route they take to get to school.
To look at the features of different buildings in Ashington and to talk about their favourite place.
To draw plans of the school.To compare Ashington to London.
Design & Technology To make some Halloween food.To design and make a card.
Music To sing songs and perform to others.
To use a variety of instruments.
To explore how sounds can be made in different ways.
To make and explore, recording with real musicians.
Physical Education To play team games.
To throw and catch a ball.
To hit and kick a ball.
To describe the changes that happen to their body after exercise.
Religious Education To learn about celebrations such as Halloween and Bonfire Night.
To discuss what happens at a christening and why babies are christened.
To find out about the Christmas Story.