We are also continuing to write sentences both independently and supported. The children will also be writing another dictated sentence. This will all help to develop the children's writing skills including phonics, letter formation, using finger spaces and full stops.
If you need any more info on phonics to support your child at home there are videos by Mr Thorne on you tube covering the sounds we teach in school. Some of the children have started learning diagraphs which is where two letters make one sound e.g. ch, sh and oa.
He also has a whole website for help and support:
In Maths we are learning how to add 2 numbers together. We will do this practically with objects and also by putting the biggest number in our head and counting on either using our fingers or a numberline. There are some games on Education city that will support this e.g. Beach holiday. We will also be comparing lengths and heights.
The number of the week is number 12
The recipe for cooking in class this week is Anzac biscuits:
Don't forget the online safety meeting for parents at Garrick Green on Tuesday 15th Januaryat 7pm.
There are plenty of website links on our website that will give you more infomation about ways to keep safe online.