Y1 Learning This Week

Please find below the learning for the week commencing 19th July 2021

1. Phonics and English

2. Maths

3. Topic


1. Phonics and English

We are continuing to recap some phase 4 and 5 spellings

Use the videos from the link to look at each sound



Lesson 1 – a-e make a cake


Lesson 2 –  e-e Pete the athlete


Lesson 3 –  ir whirl and twirl


Lesson 4 ie pie in the sky


Lesson 5 - Can you read your adult a book from Oxford Owl?




Lesson 1 – Using the story map template, plan and write your own adventure story. It can include any characters you wish; it could be a character on TV or a character you have made up. What might happen on your adventure? Does someone get lost? Do they find treasure? Does someone need saving? Draw your plan into the boxes next to the pictures.

The pictures represent:

Once upon a time…

How do they fix it ….

The ending …

Don’t forget your capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.


Lesson 2 – Watch the video of ‘The Clock Tower’ using this link. https://www.literacyshed.com/the-clock-tower.html Who do you think the character is? What happens when she leaves that tower? Why do you think she is in there? Can you write a story about why she has ended up in the tower (a prequel)?



2. Maths

Lesson 1 –   Add by counting on https://vimeo.com/490879463

Lesson 2 –  Add by making 10 https://vimeo.com/490879463

Lesson 3 – Subtraction not crossing 10 https://vimeo.com/492197096

Lesson 4 –  Subtraction crossing 10 https://vimeo.com/497919464 

Lesson 5 – Related facts https://vimeo.com/497920336




3. Topic

Lesson 1 -  Watch the video using the link below and then label parts of a plant. Can you write the name of each part in the boxes? After, you could write a sentence for what each part of the plant does – “The roots take in nutrients to feed the plant.”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3St51F4kE8


Art Attack

Lesson 2 -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaxF9qT8uTc

Follow the instructions in the link to make a snake. Can you fold the paper to make its body and design its head? What other animals could you make using this technique? Can you make your own set of instructions for the new animal you have made for someone else to follow?