We are going to use this week to do some revision of all that we’ve learnt so far during the second term. In Maths you will count forwards and backwards, add (plus), double, and do a story sum. In Phonics you will write a quick test, and then read this week’s brand new story. Then for writing, you will write your own sentence. In Life Skills we will learn more about keeping healthy, and we will end by revising some Afrikaans vocabulary. Let’s get started!
If you’re new here, the resources used for counting in multiples, sounds learnt (to be cut into sound cards to build words), phonics lists and reading sight words (to be cut out in order to flash the words) can be downloaded here. There are also some practice assessments available on the page.
Count to 60 and back: Try to do it without help, but if you get stuck use your number grid.
Maths methods – summary: This is useful to keep on hand should you forget how each of the different methods in Maths is calculated. Mathematics is one of those subjects where you will always have to show how you got your answer, whether you are in Grade 1 or at university, so make sure to include all the steps for each type of sum. Always leave one line open before starting a new sum – as indicated by the orange crosses.
Addition and Doubling:
Phonics – New words: Learn the -ob and -ox words. Ask Mom or Dad to test how well you know them.
Reading: Here is our new story! Sound out the words that you don’t know. Try to read more fluently every day. Also try to read with expression. Remember that your voice needs to sound as though you are asking a question when there is a question mark.
Writing – Write a sentence:
Life Skills: Talk about how to keep your body healthy. This is a good moment to talk about precautions we can take during COVID-19.
Afrikaans First Additional Language – Vocabulary: We are revising our previous words and sentences. Try your very best to speak in full sentences every time.
Wow! You did that so well!
Now go relax and have fun!