Welcome to Dinosaurs AB/OS!
Come and meet our ROARsome team!
Miss Bromley Miss Salmon Mrs Keeling Miss Potts
Now that you have met our team, let's take a look at what we will be learning this half term.
The children are trying to find the answers to the question:
What does Beegu think of life on planet Earth?
Did you know that 70% of the Earth's surface is covered in water?
Take a look at the book we will be focusing on in our English work…
Click on the illustration of Beegu by Alexis Deacon to listen to the story being read.
* Children - Remember, you must be only be online with your grown up! *
We will be using this book to help us to understand where to locate places on a globe or a world map.This will surely help us to find the answer to our question!
Our book for this term is called Beegu by Alexis Deacon, through this book we will develop our understanding of punctuation, spelling and phonics and will be able to retell the story. We will be continuing our learning about word classes such as nouns, adjectives and verbs and will continue orally rehearsing our sentences to help with our writing. We will develop our inference and prediction skills by considering what the characters are thinking and feeling at different points of the story and predict what will happen next in each part of the story. We will then apply all of these skills to describe our favourite character!
In Maths we will continue looking at addition and subtraction and various ways of working out the answers by using methods demonstrated in class. Later in the term we will look at weight, measure and capacity and solve problems with these. We will also learn to count in 2's, 5's and 10's. Please chant these at home. Throughout our maths learning we will explore a range of apparatus such as numicon, blocks and counters, to enable us to really understand the concepts being taught.
Our story, Beegu, will help us to explore materials. We will make predictions and experiment to find out about materials and their properties, such as if a material is waterproof or not. Let's hope Beegu doesn't get wet and cold.
There will certainly be lots for the children in Dinosaurs AB/OS to discover, as they explore the universe to answer this half term's question!
Our poem for this half term is...
What's that in the garden? By Angela Yardy
Last night I saw a UFO descending from the sky.
It landed in my garden, but I'd no idea why.
The spaceship doors were opened wide, and to my great surprise A stream of aliens came out before my very eyes.
There were: Big ones, small ones, ones with bulging eyes. Wary ones, scary ones; the strangest things you've seen, and yet (despite the myths I've heard)
NONE OF THEM WERE GREEN!
Now you know that our learning is going to be DINO-mite in class, keep your eyes peeled below for exclusive WOW moments that we have in Dinosaurs AB/OS.
You might spot some familiar faces from Dinosaurs AB/OS here too.
We like to work with our friends in different classes to develop our social skills.
Our WOW work is still in progress!
Check back soon!
Click here to see the Spring Newsletter!
Please click here to find more information about how Reading and Phonics will be implemented and assessed this year in Year 1
Click on the useful links below, but be prepared to use your magic attitude to help you to tackle all kinds of problems!
To access your child’s homework through Education City, please click on the image below.
Before you leave, have you heard of Newsround? The children really enjoy learning about what is happening in the world around them and take time to discuss current affairs when they can in class. If you are a parent or carer, it may be worth sharing moments with your child discussing the world around them to help them to understand how the world is changing. If this is something you are interested in, follow the link below. Please be aware that you should always be with your child when they watch the news - some news can be upsetting for some children and therefore they will need your intervention.
Newsround is run by the BBC and is primarily aimed at 6 to 12 year olds.
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We take immense pride in the children's work and hope that you feel the same way that we do about our fantastic school!