February Working Letter

posted Feb 18, 2017, 6:55 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Sep 20, 2017, 1:44 AM by Unknown user ]


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.
  • Maths

    These topics will be covered during February:

  • 1.    Adding two digit numbers.

    2.   Identify amount to be added. Write the addition calculation. Write the totals as money.

    3.   Subtract two digit numbers using the breaking Method.

    4.   Write the subtraction calculation for change. Work out the calculation. Write the answers as money.

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

    6.   Make composite shapes with two or more shapes. Identify the number of right angles in a composite shape.

    7.   Identify the number of right angles in a composite or irregular shape. Describe shapes in terms of angles, sides and corners.

    8.   Use halving to recall the division facts for the 4 multiplication table.

    9.   Use halving to recall the division facts for the 8 multiplication table.

    10.  Solve problem and reason mathematically.