Monthly working letters

March 2018

Literacy

These topics will be covered during March:

  • Identify words and phrases showing movements.
  • Identify words and phrases showing time passing.
  • Identify words and phrases showing synonyms for said.
  • Identify the Wh-questions.
  • Know how to ask questions.
  • Know how to interview a character.
  • Use words, phrases and sentences to describe characters.
  • Identify what is an adjective and how to use it.
  • Write the next part of a story.
  • Know when to use present continuous.
  • Identify general features of explanation text.
  • Take notes from the information in texts.
  • Identify the difference between 'because' and 'so'.
  • Identify some time connectives.
  • Identify the flow diagram

March 2018

Science

These topics will be covered during March:

  • How can materials change?
  • How can forces change materials?
  • How can Heat change materials?
  • How can cooling change materials?


February 2018

Literacy

These topics will be covered during February:

  • Listen to people speaking and ask questions about what they say.
  • Make comments about what the speaker has said.
  • Identify features of fiction text.
  • Answer questions about the text and the characters.
  • Speak clearly.
  • Use their voices in different ways to sound interesting.
  • Include details that help the listener follow the story.
  • Talk about the beginning, middle and end of a story.
  • Identify the words with the long /ou/ vowel sound.
  • Know the different spellings of the sound /ou/.
  • Find and use verbs in the past tense.
  • Describe a setting of a story.
  • Describe the characters in the story.
  • Extend their understanding of the characters through role-play.
  • Answer questions clearly in full sentence.
  • Find the sounds /air/, /or/ and /eer/ in words in the story.
  • Write questions using question marks.
  • Know what syllables are.
  • Split compound words into their parts.
  • Find time words and phrases.
  • Replace 'and' in sentences with other connectives.
  • Speak with a time limit.
  • Use what they know about how stories are structured to develop their own story.
  • Discuss the sequence of events in the story they will write.
  • Describe a scene at the start of the story, using interesting words to describe the setting and characters.
  • Describe the characters in their story.
  • Take part in a role-play acting out their story.
  • Plan what will happen at each stage in their story, and improve their work by listening to others.
  • Spell the words in their story correctly.

February 2018

Science

These topics will be covered during February:

  • What are rocks?
  • What are some types of rocks?
  • How can we use rocks?
Maths
February 2018
  •         Use doubling to recall the 4 multiplication table.
  •                     Multiply a tens number by 4.

  •                     Write a multiplication statement that matches a division statement.

  •   Count in 8s.

  •   Recall the multiplication and division facts for the 8 multiplication table.

  •             Use doubling to recall the 8 multiplication table.
  •   Multiply a ten by 8.

  •                   Solve word problems and reason mathematically

  •                 Tell and write the time to the minute on a 12-hour with hands.

  •                  Tell and write the time to the minute on a 12-hour with hands.

  • Recognise the place value of each digit in a 3 digit numbers.

  •  Compare and order numbers up to 1000.

  •                   Add two digits’ numbers using the breaking method.

  • Identify amount to be added.

  •  Write the addition calculation. Write the total as money.

  • Subtract two 2 digits’ numbers using the breaking method.

  •  Write the subtraction calculation for change.

  • Work out the calculation. Write the answer as money.

  •  Introducing Egyptian money

  • Draw and name 2-D shapes including pentagon, hexagon, heptagon                    and octagon.

  •  Make composite shapes with two or more shapes.

  • Identify the number of right angles in a composite shape.


January 2018
    • Literacy

    These topics will be covered during January:

    • Hear rhyme and rhythm in poems..
    • Read poems aloud with expression.
    • Split compound words into parts.
    • Identify long vowel sounds in words.
    • Break words down to read them and build them up again.
    • Comment on the words and sounds in a poem they have read.
    • Talk about the choice of words in poems.
    • Understand speech marks in writing.
    • Take on the roles of different characters in a poem.
    • Read a poem with expression, making it clear when different characters are speaking.
    • Follow a pattern to create a new poem.
    • Use the idea from one poem to create a new poem.
    • Re-read a poem they have written aloud and correct and improve it.
    • Practise joining letters and form their letters correctly..

January 2018

                                                         Science
These topics will be covered during January:
  • How does the weather affect plants and animals?
  • How can we predict the weather?
                                                       Maths
January 2018

  •    Give and follow instructions to make turns.
  •     Test whether an angle is greater than or less than a right angle.
  •     Count in multiplies of 4.
  •     Recall the multiplication and division facts for the 4 multiplication table.
  • December 2017

Literacy

These topics will be covered during December:

  • Tell others about celebrations they have.
  • Discuss and write notes about the tasks needed to be done for a celebration.
  • Role-play getting ready for a celebration.
  • Listen to instructions.
  • Read instructions.
  • Speak clearly and precisely when giving instructions.
  • Use time words in instructions.
  • Know that instructions tell them how to do something.
  • Know the main features of instruction text.
  • Answer questions about a text.
  • Add suffixes and prefixes to words.
  • Make unclear sentences more clear.
  • Use capital letters and full stops.
  • Read texts carefully and look for information in them.
  • Use the information to answer questions about the text.
  • Write a recipe using a template and features they have identified in other instruction texts.
  • List the features of instructions.
  • Use these features in writing their own instructions
  • Check and change their text to make sure that all the features are used correctly.

December 2017

                                                       Science
These topics will be covered during December:
  • What is the weather like today?
  • How do we describe the weather?
Maths
December 2017
  •     Read scales marked in kg and in g.
  •     Compare mass and multiples of mass in kg and g
  •         Add mentally a 3-digit number and 1s.
  •     Add mentally a 3-digit number and 10s.
  •     Add mentally a 3-digit number and 100s.
  •          Solve word problems and reason mathematically
  •     Subtract mentally a 3-digit number and 1s.
  •     Subtract mentally a 3-digit number and 10s.
  •     Subtract mentally a 3-digit number and 100s.
  •     Solve word problems and reason mathematically.
  •     Find right angles in 2-D shapes.

November 2017

Literacy     

These topics will be covered during November:

  • Be text detectives and find clues in the story about the main character's feelings.
  • Choose 'and', 'but', or 'because' to join two sentences.
  • Create sentences with 'and', 'but' or 'because' in the middle of them.
  • Understand that vowels can be pronounced in different ways.
  • Find words in the story that have the 'ar' letter group and the long /ar/ vowel sound.
  • Choose interesting adjectives and use them to describe a character.
  • Develop a setting for a story.
  • Create a setting and character for a story.
  • Organise their story into beginning, middle and end.
  • Use their plan to write a story.
  • Read their own writing and check it.
  • Spell the words in their story correctly.
  • Discuss and improve their writing.
November 2017
Science
These topics will be covered during November:
  • What can we find in a pond?
  • What can we find on a beach?
  • How does the environment affect living things?
  • Why must we care for the environment?

November 2017

Maths

·        These topics will be covered during November:

  •  Know the multiplication and division facts of 2, 5 and 10.
  •  Recall the multiplication and division facts for the 3 multiplication table.
  •  Solve word problem and reason mathematically.
  •  Find fraction of a set of objects. (half, quarters, third)
  •  Solving fraction problems.
  •  Adding fractions.
  •  Know how many grams are equal to ½, ¼and ¾ of 1 kg.
  •  Read scales marked in kg and in gram.
  •  Compare masses and multiples of mass in kg and gram.
  •   Add and subtract mass in kg and gram.


September 2017

posted Oct 2, 2017, 4:57 AM by samar mohamed namat   [ updated Nov 13, 2017, 10:55 PM ]

Literacy
These topics will be covered during September:
  • Ice breaking (know the home room teacher and their classmates).
  • Knowing our community (Introduce the classroom rules and displays).
  • Introducing themselves by writing (All about me sheet).
  • Revise colours,food items and places.
  • Know more about their teacher and talk about their summer vacation.
  • Write about the activities they did in their summer vacation.
  • Storytelling and discussion.
  • Knowing what is a meaningful sentence.
                                                Maths
These topics will be covered during September
  • Revise the numbers (0-50).
  •  Revise even and odd.
  • Revise the numbers (50-100).
  • Consolidate recognising the value of each digit in a two-digit number (tens, ones).
  • Represent numbers using base 10 material.
  •  Consolidate partitioning two-digit numbers in varied ways. (tens, ones).
  • Recognising the place value of each digit number (hundred, tens, and ones). 3 digit numbers.
  • Compare and order numbers up to 1000.

October 2017

Literacy

These topics will be covered during October:

  • Describe an experience they have had of moving house or country, or visiting a new place.
  • Talk about how the experience made them feel.
  • Imagine experiences and feelings they would have if they moved to a new place.
  • Choose interesting words to describe places and feelings.
  • Discuss the meaning of new words.
  • Be able to identify the story's setting and main characters.
  • Predict how the story might end.
  • Talk about what happens in the beginning , middle and end of the story.
  • Take part in a role-play to extend their understanding.
  • Find adjectives in a story.
  • Choose interesting words to describe a setting.

October 2017

Maths

These topics will be covered during October:

  •  Add mentally two-digit numbers.
  •  Subtract mentally two digit numbers.
  •  Recognise and name 3D shapes lying in any position.
  •  Make models of 3-D shapes using straws and 2-D shapes.
  •  Sort and describe 3-D shapes.
  •  Build 3-D shapes with cubes.
  •  Count in multiples and steps of 2, 3, 5 and 10.
  •  Recall the multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 ad 10 multiplication tables.

October 2017
Science

These topics will be covered during November:

   Unit 1:
  • What living things can we find around us?
  • What can we find in a garden?

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