Year 1 Lithuania
Welcome to Year 1 Lithuania Class.
Class teacher – Miss Revill
Teaching Assistants – Miss Elliott & Mrs Murtagh
Summer Term 1
Our new learning this term will be 'Rio De Vida!'
We will be learning all about Rio in Brazil and will be comparing it to Welland. We wil be comparing the physical and human features of Rio and Welland.
We will be learning the names of the 7 continents and the 5 oceans in Geography.
In Art we will be creating carnival masks and looking at the work of Beatriz Milhazes who is a Brazillian abstract artist.
English - We will continue to follow 'The Write Stuff' approach in English to support our writing and will be focussing on the fantastic and basics. We will be writing sentences that include capital letters, finger spaces and full stops. We will also be learning how to use 'and' and adjectives to make our writing more exciting! Handwriting will also be a great focus and we will be having daily practise.
We will continue to develop our work on spoken language using our talk tactics and oracy benchmarks.
This terms English texts are: 'From My Window' and 'We're Roaming in the Rainforest'
Phonics- Phonics screening will take place in June. In order to prepare your child for this please complete the virtual phonics screening practise which will be sent home on a Friday along with Maths and English homework.
Spellings - This term we will focus on spelling tricky words. Please practise them at home.
Maths- In Maths we will be focusing on Multiplication and Division and Fractions.
Your child will now have access to Numbots which is an online learning platform for Maths.
Log ins have been stuck into Reading Records. If you need your child's log in please ask.
We will continue to use Tapestry as a form of communication as well as Teams. Please make sure you can access both. Please ask if you need any support with this.
PE will be on Tuesday and Friday. Please ensure your child comes to school in their PE kit. All jewellery must be removed.
Please read with your child at least 3 times a week and record a comment in their reading record.
Reading books will be changed once we see 3 comments in the records. Staff will be checking reading records daily. If your child has read then they will get a star on their reading chart. Once they reach the next stage (10, 20, 30 etc) reads, they will get a prize!
We will be checking reading records and counting up how many times your child has read. There will be bronze, silver and gold reading awards depending on how many times your child has read at home.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to speak to a member of staff, we are here to support you and your child.