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Tuesday 19th January

8:45 - 9:00 Handwriting Practise


Practise writing the lowercase and uppercase ‘p / P’


You need to try to write on the line whilst using lead-ins and lead-outs. You don’t need lead-ins and lead-outs for capital letters. 


Please see the demonstration video and example below.

Learn to Write the Letter P | Pre-cursive Letter Formation

Learn to Write the Letter P | Pre-cursive Letter Formation. This video shows and explains the pre-cursive letter formation for the letter p.

9:00 - 9:30 PE Challenge

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Can you try to complete this challenge?

9:30-10:30 Science with Mrs Martin

10:45 - 11:15 Phonics


Today we will be exploring the 'oe' (Miss Oh No) sound.


There will not be a Phonics Zoom meeting as you will have had a Science Zoom meeting.


Read the ‘Phonics-oa-input’ powerpoint, then watch the ‘toe dance’ video and the ‘Alphablocks – Toad’ video (see below).


Practice your  blending skills by reading 'oe' words using the flashcards (see below).


Next, practise your segmenting skills by spelling 'oe' words which your parent says out loud. 


Extra Challenge:

Write sentences including at least one of the 'oe' words. Remember to use a capital letter at the beginning and a full stop at the end. 



Practise blending and segmenting ‘oe’ words by completing the Purple Mash Phonics activity.    

Practise reading some common exception words from the powerpoint/flash cards below. 

Alphablocks - Home

O has the most extraordinary day ever, with a goat on a boat, a mole in a hole and a magic golden discovery.

Toe dance

Phonics - oe - Miss Oh No - video

11:30 - 12:15 Maths

LO: To be able to add by counting on.


Please watch the Maths input video or powerpoint below.

You could also watch the Numberblocks video below.


Today, we are focusing on adding using a number line. 

We must find the starting amount on the number line, then count on to find the total amount.


Main Activity:

Choose two numbers between 0 and 20 to add together.

Write addition statements, including the + and = symbols (e.g. 15 + 5 = 20). 

Use a number line to help you to count on and find the total.


Extra Support Activity:

Complete this activity by using numbers between 0 and 10.

Use objects or draw pictures to help you with your adding.


Extra challenge Activity:

Write addition stories,                                                                                                                                                                                                    e.g. There were 9 ants out for a walk. Then 5 more joined in. How many ants were out for a walk?

Write numbers as words.

Add 3 numbers or more together (repeated addition).

Add numbers beyond 20.



Look at the Maths plenary document below. Discuss the 'True or False' question. 

This is a very important activity that helps the children to grow their reasoning (problem solving) skills. 


Optional Extra Practise:

Complete the ‘Adding up top 20’ Purple Mash activity (see 2Dos).

Numberblocks - Twenty

Learn how to count to 20.

Add by counting on - input - video

This is the video version of the input powerpoint.

Main Activity Examples

Number Lines

13:15 - 14:15 Writing

LO: To be able to describe a setting.


A setting is a place in a story.

Today, we will be describing the Scottish countryside from 'Katie in Scotland'.


See the 2nd extract from 'Katie in Scotland' below. 

Parents/carers should read the text whilst the children listen to the paragraph and explore the illustration. 


Explain that the illustrations show the setting – the place where Katie is at that point of the story. 

Discuss what you can see in the illustrations.

Discuss how to describe the setting. 

Imagine what noises you would hear; what you would feel and what you would smell if you were there. 


Main Activity:

Look at the big page showing the Scottish country side (2nd page).

Imagine you are there and think about your senses.

Describe the setting by writing sentences with describing words (adjectives).


Key skills:

  • Think about what you want to write and say it out loud first. 
  • Sound out (segment) words when you are spelling them.
  • Write on the line.
  • Use finger spaces between words.
  • Use lead-ins and lead-outs. 
  • Use capital letters at the beginning of a sentence.
  • Use full stops at the end of a sentence.


Extra Support Activity:

Draw a picture of the Scottish countryside and label the picture with descriptive words/phrases.


Extra Challenge Activity:

Describe the setting using more than one sense.

Use doing words to join descriptive words/phrases together.

Use adverbs to add detail to your sentences.

Write similes to describe the setting.



All around me, I can see gigantic jagged mountains. 

They pierce the clouds which blanket the sky. 

In between the valleys, there is a lush green forest and an ancient castle. 

Shaggy highland cows and a beautiful Scottish red deer quietly stare at me.

I can hear a rapidly flowing waterfall and a steam train charging across a bridge.

I can smell the sweet scent of a thistle and the fresh grass fields.

I can feel the gentle wind and the warm rays of sun.

This is truly a Scottish paradise.


Katie in Scotland - 2nd extract

14:15 - 14:45  Show and Tell with Mr Elks.

I have emailed the Zoom link to parents. 


I will start by reading more of ‘Paddington’s Guide to London’. 

We will be exploring this very interesting non-fiction book in every afternoon Zoom meeting for this week.


Next, we will share what we have been learning about today.  

14:45 - 15:15  Computing.

LO: To be able to create digital artwork.


In ‘Katie in Scotland’ Nessie and Katie took a steam train to Glasgow. 

Use Purple Mash to paint and explain a steam traintrain truck and a carriage (see 2Dos). 

If you do not have access to Purple Mash, paint or draw a picture of a steam train on paper.