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Monday 8th February

Today's timetable

8:55 - 9:55 9:55 - 10: 35 10:35 - 11:35 11:35 - 12:00 12:00 - 1:20 1:20 - 2:20 2:20 - 2:55
Maths Break English Phonics & Reading Lunch Science Computing

8:55 - 9:55


Exploring tens and ones

Please connect to Google Classrooms for a 15 minute Meet to talk you through your learning today.

To recap from last week, find the missing numbers on my number line by counting in tens.

Our new learning for today to reading two digit numbers up to 100. When we are counting larger numbers, it is far more efficient to sort in to groups of ten. On occasions, we have some ones left over.

We can easily read the number of objects we have by counting the number of groups of ten we have first, and then counting on the ones that are left over.


Task 1:

You will need a dice, your ten frames from last week and 6 counting objects.

Roll the dice once and count out the matching number of ten frames. Count in tens to find out how many you have in total.

Roll the dice a second time and count out the matching number of your counting objects.

Find out the number you have in total by counting on from the tens you have.

eg. 50 and 3 more so 50, 51, 52, 53!


Task 2:

The koalas at the zoo are hungry and are being fed some leaves. There are ten leaves on the branches and extra ones too.


10:35 - 11:35


Exclamation marks

Please connect to Google Classrooms for a 15 minute Meet to talk you through your learning today.

Most sentences end in a full stop. 

Sometimes they can end with a different punctuation mark. Today we will be learning about the exclamation mark. This is what it looks like:


If a sentence shows a strong feeling, like surprise or anger, we can use an exclamation mark instead. 

An exclamation mark can also be used to show that someone is raising their voice or shouting in speech.

Get out of there! You are not allowed in the cupboard!

That fire giant is huge!

Jasmin's snowflakes are amazing!

Task 1:

Say four sentences that would use an exclamation mark when written down. What strong feeling could you be expressing? Fear or shock? Anger or excitement? Work out how to make your body show this feeling as you say it e.g. open your mouth wide for a surprised face.


Task 2:

These sentences need some punctuation at the end. Read the sentences and decide if they need a full stop or an exclamation mark. Write the sentence down in your blue writing book showing the correct punctuation. 

  1. Daisy-Mai has got a red bag_

  2. Get out now_

  3. Nadia has got a brown dog_

  4. Look out the window_ It is snowing_

  5. "Give that back_" shouted George_


Challenge: Can you remember how to show good letter size from our handwriting lesson last Friday? I would love to see nice letters sitting on the line, tall letters stretching up high and dangling letters curling underneath the line.


11:35 - 12:00

Phonics and Reading

Group Colour Sound Lesson

Set 1 Sound Lesson



Set 2 Sound Lesson



Set 3 Sound Lesson



Set 3 Sound Lesson



Set 3 Sound Lesson



Some of you may already be familiar with Bug Club but for those new to this, Bug Club is a fantastic e-book library that we will be using this week.

Please watch the video below for a guided tour of how to use this website.

Your log-in details will be:

  • Enter website:
  • Username: Your first name with the capital letter. If you have a hyphenated name, you will need both (e.g. Alexa-Rose)
  • Password: This is the same as your Google Classroom password. Please let me know if you need a reminder.
  • School code: w3s3.


I have allocated everybody a library of e-books and phonics games so please take your pick out of your individual collection.

Bug Club

1:20 - 2:20


Finding the best material for curtains

Please connect to Google Classrooms for a 15 minute Meet to talk you through your learning today.

Today we will learn about 3 more properties of materials.

  • Transparent: All the light passes through this material and we can see clearly through it.
  • Translucent: Some of the light passes through this material but we cannot see clearly through it.
  • Opaque: No light passes through this material and we cannot see through it at all.

Windows are made of glass which is transparent. It allows light to shine into our home and we can see easily out.

Sunglasses can be made of glass or plastic and are translucent. They block some of the light to protect and eyes and we can see through them but not as clearly as without them.

Walls are made of stone and are opaque. This gives us privacy inside our home so nobody can see inside.

Task 1:

Can you collect or find items that are transparent, translucent or opaque? Try to find at least 2 of each property and write them down in your blue writing book. You could present it something like this:

Property Item 1 Item 2
Transparent Window  
Translucent Sunglasses  
Opaque Wall  


Task 2:

I want to design some new curtains to block out the moonlight that shines in when I try to sleep.

I need something opaque. Rock is opaque but perhaps not the best material choice for my bedroom curtains. I would like some fabric curtains.

  • Collect five different fabrics from around your home (e.g. a t-shirt, bath towel, jeans etc...).
  • Use a torch or the light from a light bulb to test out which material blocks out the most light. Which is most effective at blocking out the light?
  • Order them from most effective to least effective in your blue writing book.


2:20 - 2:55


Safer Internet Week: Fact or fake

The internet is a wonderful tool for us to connect to other people and to learn. However, we have to remember that anybody can post something on the internet. We have already learned that we shouldn't share our important information online as the people we are speaking to could not be who we think they are.

In as much the same way, a website that we are learning from might not actually be telling the truth. Instead of giving us true facts, it could be fake or made up! We have to think about where we get our information from before we use it, to make sure we can trust it is telling facts.

Only use official websites such as the government or websites from places and people we can trust like the BBC or Sir David Attenborourgh. Don't get tricked into reading made up nonsense!


Task 1:

I would like you to make a website about an animal.

Follow this link to Purple Mash.


  1. Click on the green "+" sign and choose your animal.
  2. Type in a true fact about your animal.
  3. Type in a fake/made up/untrue statement about the same animal.
  4. Type in an opinion about the animal. An opinion is what you think about it. Some people might agree with you whilst other may disagree.


Task 2:

On the same Purple Mash page, can you create a website about the moon?

Type in 4 sentences, two that are facts and two that are fake. Send me a picture and I'll see if I can work out the true facts.