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Summer Week 2 Reception

Week commencing: 8th June 2020

Focus text this week: Jack and the Beanstalk

Monday

Name Writing

Practise writing your first name. Can you write your surname? Use a name card if you need help, then practise it without. Did you remember all the letters?

Phonics

Make your own flash card. Today we are focusing on the sound ‘s’, like in the word snake. Make a card like the one below. Can you read the following ‘s’ words? Add dots if you need. Sat, sip, sit, sad.

Challenge: write 5 words that include the s sound in them. Can you add zips and buttons to your words?

Recap Set 1 sounds – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6OiU2h3sUI&t=8s

Red Words- Remember, you can’t Fred a red (you just have to know them) I, the, my, you

English  

Look at the start of “Jack and the Beanstalk” Stop at the part that says, ‘Jack and his mother were so poor, they never had enough to eat.’ – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5rxfLRgXRE

What do you think this story will be about? What does poor mean? Why did they never have enough to eat?

Why did Jack’s mum want him to take the cow to the market? What is a market? How do you think Jack felt about having to take his cow to the market?

Listen to where Jack meets the strange man. What do you think was strange about the little man? The little man gave Jack five beans, how do you think Jack felt about this? What do you think Jack’s mother will have to say when he comes home with the beans?

Writing Challenge

Advertisement for ‘cow for sale’ – draw picture of a cow and write an advert.

Use the link to support with the ‘ow’ sound – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ph6nnHrVwY

Describe the cow. How much is it for sale for? Send pictures of your posters to the Reception email: rec@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk

Maths

Practise counting forwards to 20.

Using beans, (if you have them – if not use items such as pasta, blocks, raisins) show your child a numeral, e.g. 5, and ask them to count out 5 objects. Then ask them to find one more than 5, by adding an extra bean to the group.  Remind them that finding more, means adding more and the answer will be a bigger number. If they are confident with finding one more, encourage them to find two or three more than given numeral.

Topic

Talk about what might be different about school when you go back. PowerPoint lesson attached.

Monday – PHSCE

Creative Activity

Collect some pebbles or stones from your garden or whilst you’re on a daily walk. Paint the characters from the Jack and the Beanstalk story on each pebble. You could use lots to make the tall beanstalk! Use these to then re-tell the story.

PE

Last week you learnt the Very Hungry Caterpillar story. Re-tell the story whilst acting it out using your yoga moves –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhWDiQRrC1Y&safe=active

 

Tuesday

Name Writing

Practise writing your first name. Can you write your surname? Use a name card if you need help, then practise it without. Did you remember all the letters?

Phonics

Make your own flash card – today we are recapping the sound ‘s’, like in the word snake. Use your flash card to help you.

Can you read the following ‘s’ words? Add dots if you need. Sat, sip, sit, sad

Challenge: write 5 words that include the s sound in them. Can you add zips and buttons to your words?

Recap Set 1 sounds – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6OiU2h3sUI&t=8s

Red Words- Remember, you can’t Fred a red (you just have to know them) I, the, my, you

English

Recap what has happened in the Jack and the Beanstalk story so far and why.

Listen to where Jack gets the magic beans – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5rxfLRgXRE

The strange man says they are magic beans – what does magic mean? What do you think is magic about the beans? It says that if Jack plants them, they will grow into a beanstalk so tall it touches the sky. What is a beanstalk?

Children curl into a ball and grow tall reaching up to the sky to become a beanstalk.

Listen to the part where Jack goes home.

Why do you think Jack was in big trouble when he got home? How do you think mum felt? What do you think will happen now that the beans have been thrown out of the window?

Writing Challenge

Write what you think will happen to the magic beans and draw a picture.

Maths

Practise counting forwards to 20.

Using beans, (if you have them – if not use items such as pasta, blocks, raisins) show your child a numeral, e.g. 5, and ask them to count out 5 objects. Then ask them to find one more than 5, by adding an extra bean to the group.  Remind them that finding more, means adding more and the answer will be a bigger number. If they are confident with finding one more, encourage them to find two or three more than given numeral.

Topic

What parts do plants have? Talk about how to grow a beanstalk. What will need to do to look after our bean? How will we make it grow? What will it need? What would happen if we left it in the dark or didn’t give it any water? PowerPoint lesson attached.

Tuesday – Topic

You could grow a bean in a jar, like in this video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pg92cspLy0I&safe=active

Creative Activity

Can you make a tall beanstalk using junk modelling? You could use: toilet roll tubes, cardboard boxes or plastic bottles. Stick them together to see how tall you can make your beanstalk! You could then paint your beanstalk and add lots of paper leaves.

PE

Throwing and catching – find an appropriate size ball or a ball of socks. Throw your ball at a challenging but sensible height in front of you and catch it. Remember to pull the ball towards your chest so you do not drop it. Keep your eye on the ball at all times. How many times can you catch it without dropping it? How many times can you throw and catch it in a minute?

 

Wednesday

Name Writing

Practise writing your first name. Can you write your surname? Use a name card if you need help, then practise it without. Did you remember all the letters?

Phonics

Make your own flash card. Today we are focusing on the sound ‘d’, like in the word dinosaur. Make a card like the one below. Can you read the following ‘d’ words? Add dots if you need. Dad, dig, dog, den.

Challenge: write 5 words that include the d sound in them. Can you add zips and buttons to your words?

Recap Set 1 sounds – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6OiU2h3sUI&t=8s

Red Words- Remember, you can’t Fred a red (you just have to know them) I, the, my, you

English

Recap the story so far. Listen to where Jack wakes up the next morning –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5rxfLRgXRE

Why did Jack go to bed with no supper? What is supper? How do you think Jack was feeling? Why was Jack’s room gloomy?  It says that it is a giant beanstalk – what does giant mean? Can we think of any other words for giant? Write some other words that mean giant.

Writing Challenge

What do you think is at the top of the beanstalk? Draw and label what you think is at the top. Can you use some interesting words to describe (adjectives)?

Maths

Lay out 2 groups of beans (or other objects such as pasta, raisins, etc.). Compare the amounts in each group, using the words more and fewer.

Count the amounts of beans in each group and write the numeral on a whiteboard/paper. Which group has more? (You can help to understand more by show that more means bigger) Which group has fewer? (You can help them to understand fewer by showing that fewer means smaller) Repeat this with varying amounts up to 10.

Topic

Talk about other things that you can plant and grow. We have talked about planting beans to grow into a beanstalk. You can plants seeds that grow into flowers, but you can also plant seeds that grow into fruit and vegetables. Try growing some tomatoes. This video will help – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0w4SDj3sjs

Creative Activity

Decorate a yoghurt pot to look like a giants’ head. Plant some cress seeds inside the yoghurt pot, on some damp cotton wool.  When the cress grows it will look like the giant’s hair!

Send is any pictures of things that you have grown. Send pictures of your giant’s head to the Reception email: rec@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk

PE

Time to get on your dancing shoes!  Try to follow the dance moves – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfzRP6V5rE4

We would love to see your dancing! Can you create your own dance for your friends to learn? Send a video of your dance to the Reception email: rec@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk

 

Thursday

Name Writing

Practise writing your first name. Can you write your surname? Use a name card if you need help, then practise it without. Did you remember all the letters?

Phonics

Make your own flash card. Today we are recapping the sound ‘d’, like in the word dinosaur. Use your flash card to help you. Can you read the following ‘d’ words? Add dots if you need. Dad, dog, dig, den.

Challenge: write 5 words that include the d sound in them. Can you add zips and buttons to your words?

Recap Set 1 sounds – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6OiU2h3sUI&t=8s

Red Words – Remember, you can’t Fred a red ( you just have to know them) I, the, my, you

English

Recap the story so far – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5rxfLRgXRE

Why was the little man right? What had happened to the beans? ‘Jack climbed up and up and up…..’ – Where do you think Jack was heading? How high up was he going to go? Where do you think he will end up?

Stand up and act out climbing up the beanstalk. What did Jack find at the top of the Beanstalk? What is a giantess? ‘Jack gulped and his tummy rumbled’ – Why do you think his tummy rumbled? What do you notice about the differences between the giantess and Jack?  What is an Ogre?

Talk about the size differences between Jack and the giant food. How would you feel if you were stood next to giant food? What is the stomping sound? Stand up and act out ‘stomp, stomp, stomp’. What do you think was making the stomping sound? Why has the giantess hidden Jack in the oven? How can he fit in an oven? Why is the oven big enough for Jack to fit in?

Join in with the Ogre’s rhyme, exaggerate rhyming words, can you hear the rhyming words? How do we think Jack is feeling whilst listening to this rhyme? What is a rhyme? Can you think of some rhyming words? Send a video of you acting like the Ogre to the Reception email: rec@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk

Writing Challenge

Draw Jack in the oven. Draw a thought bubble to write how you think Jack would be feeling when he was in the oven and when he heard the sound.

Maths

Use pictures of different sized beanstalks to compare height. At home you could use, lengths of string, or spaghetti. First choose 2 different lengths of your object. Which is taller and which is shorter? Then choose 3 different lengths. Which is the shortest? Which is the tallest?

Start with 3 lengths of your object to order, starting with the shortest first. Choose 3 different lengths. This time order it from tallest to shortest. You could try ordering more lengths – can you put 5 lengths of your object in order?

Topic

Watch Mixed, A Colourful Story – https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kHa_HGzN-_4.

Talk about how the colours might be feeling when they had to live separately. Talk about people having different colour skin but how we are all friends and we all play together.

Creative Activity

Colour Mixing – using any kind of paints, watercolour, poster paint or powder paint, choose 2 colours to mix together. Mix them together in a small tray. What colour did you make? Can you make purple? What colour do you get if you mix yellow and blue? How can you make brown? Paint a picture using the colours you have made.

PE

Hit the target – before the activity, set out a range of targets randomly in the space, using old boxes, hoops, skipping ropes, chalk circles/crosses, masking tape etc. – anything which you can hit with an object.

Have with a range of balls, beanbags, or screwed-up paper – anything which you can roll or throw at a target. Now move around the space, then find a target and use the object to try to hit it. Once you have been successful, move to a different target. Let the Experiment with different ways of throwing or rolling the objects at the targets.

Challenge: try doing the activity whilst jogging.

 

Friday

Name Writing

Practise writing your first name. Can you write your surname? Use a name card if you need help, then practise it without. Did you remember all the letters?

Phonics

Use your flash cards to recap the two sounds we learnt this week and the two sounds from last week (m, a). Can you make any words with these letters?

Challenge – Find 3 objects that start with these sounds or have the sounds in them E.G a-apple d-digger.

Read the following words. Add dots if you need. Dad, dog, dig, den, sat, sip, sit, sad

Recap Set 1 sounds – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6OiU2h3sUI&t=8s

Red Words- Remember, you can’t Fred a red ( you just have to know them) I, the, my, you

English

Watch Jack and the Beanstalk – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5rxfLRgXRE

Recap what has happened in the story so far and why. Why do you think the Ogre is looking for Jack? Stop when the Ogre falls asleep?

Why do you think the whole castle shook when the Ogre snored? What do you think Jack will do when the Ogre is asleep? Do you think Jack should have taken the money? Why was his mum happy? What did you think they would by first? Why was Jack right about the magic beans?

Writing Challenge

Draw and write what you think Jack will find when he goes back up the beanstalk.

Challenge – Write why you think this is using the word, because

Maths

Play the ordering game – https://www.topmarks.co.uk/early-years/lets-compare Listen to the question and click on the correct picture. Work through the different levels.

Creative Activity

Whilst on your walk or from your garden, go on a nature walk to find different leaves, plant, petals, grass etc.  Make sure they are on the floor and not still on the flower or plant, as they still need them. Use the things you find to make a nature collage. Send us your pictures to the Reception email: rec@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk

        

PE

Run on the spot. See how long you can run on the spot, using a timer if you have one or count if you can. Try again later in the day and see if you can beat your time.

 

Don’t forget to take photographs of your work and email them to your teachers: rec@crossleyhallprimary.co.uk

Your teachers will also be allocating work through Bug Club and Purple Mash.