Day 81

Today is going to be a fun day! We are going to expand geometric patterns, learn about time, learn more about symmetry, answer questions about a graph, write a phonics test, and do a reading comprehension activity. There is also a speaking activity if Afrikaans is your additional language. Can you do it? Yes, you can!

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.

Geometric patterns: Follow the instructions to make your own patterns.

Time:

Symmetry: Remember that both sides must be the same in symmetry. Draw the other half of each face. Look carefully!

Data handling:

Phonics – Test: Mom or Dad need to ask you these words in a test. Sound them out and then write them without looking at the words.

Reading – Comprehension:

Afrikaans First Additional Language – Vocabulary: We’re learning about wild animals. Follow along with the video and try your best to always speak in full sentences. The picture was taken from the Department of Education’s Workbook 1 for Afrikaans First Additional Language.

You did it!

Now go have loads of fun!

Lisa

Day 76

Today is going to be a fun day! We are going to expand geometric patterns, start to learn about time, learn more about symmetry, answer questions about a graph, write a phonics test, and do a reading comprehension activity. There is also a speaking activity if Afrikaans is your additional language. Can you do it? Yes, you can!

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.

Geometric patterns:

Time:

Symmetry: Remember that both sides must be the same when we draw a line of symmetry. Draw the line free hand – we will only start using rulers later. When you are done, have a look at the memo below and see how you did!

Data handling:

Phonics – Test: Mom or Dad need to ask you these words in a test. Sound them out and then write them without looking at the words.

Reading – Comprehension:

Afrikaans First Additional Language – Vocabulary: We’re learning about farm animals. Follow along with the video and try your best to always speak in full sentences. The picture was taken from the Department of Education’s Workbook 1 for Afrikaans First Additional Language.

You did it!

Now go have loads of fun!

Lisa

Day 71

Today is going to be a fun day! We are going to expand geometric patterns, start to learn about time, learn more about symmetry, answer questions about a graph, write a phonics test, and do a reading comprehension activity. There is also a speaking activity if Afrikaans is your additional language. Can you do it? Yes, you can!

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.

Geometric patterns:

Time: Make your own clock.

Symmetry:

Data handling:

Phonics – Test: Mom or Dad need to ask you these words in a test. Sound them out and then write them without looking at the words.

Reading – Comprehension:

Afrikaans First Additional Language – Vocabulary: We’re learning about different types of pets. Follow along with the video and try your best to always speak in full sentences. The picture was taken from the Department of Education’s Workbook 1 for Afrikaans First Additional Language.

You did it!

Now go have loads of fun!

Lisa

Day 66

Today is going to be a fun day! We are going to expand geometric patterns, measure length, learn more about symmetry, answer questions about a graph, write a phonics test, and do a reading comprehension activity. There is also a speaking activity if Afrikaans is your additional language. Can you do it? Yes, you can!

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.

Geometric patterns and measurement of length:

Symmetry: Use your pencil to draw they lines of symmetry for each shape. We will use rulers later, but for now just do it free-hand.

Data handling:

Phonics – Test: Mom or Dad need to ask you these words in a test. Sound them out and then write them without looking at the words.

Reading – Comprehension:

Afrikaans First Additional Language – Vocabulary: Can you say say the sentences without the sound? Try your best to always speak in full sentences.

You did it!

Now go have loads of fun!

Lisa

Day 61

Today is going to be a fun day! We are going to learn more about symmetry, answer questions about a graph, and do a reading comprehension activity. There is also a speaking activity if Afrikaans is your additional language. Can you do it? Yes, you can!

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.

Symmetry: Use your pencil to draw they lines of symmetry for each shape. We will use rulers later, but for now just do it free-hand.

Data handling:

Phonics – New words: Take one last look at these words. The new lists are available to print here. You don’t need to learn or write the sentences – they are simply there to help you understand what the words mean. Only sound out the words in the blocks on the left and ask Mom or Dad to test how well you know them.

Reading – Comprehension:

Afrikaans First Additional Language – Vocabulary: Can you say the names of all the fruit and vegetables without the sound? Try your best to always speak in full sentences.

The book I used for the Afrikaans vocabulary is the following:

You did it!

Now go have loads of fun!

Lisa

Day 52

Today is going to be a fun day! We are going to expand geometric patterns, learn more about symmetry, measure length, answer questions about a graph, write a phonics test, and do a reading comprehension activity. There is also a speaking activity if Afrikaans is your additional language. Can you do it? Yes, you can!

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.

Geometric patterns:

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.

Symmetry:

Measurement – Length:

Data handling:

Phonics – New words: The new lists are available to print here. You don’t need to learn or write the sentences – they are simply there to help you understand what the words mean. Only sound out the words in the blocks on the left and ask Mom or Dad to test how well you know them.

Phonics Test:

Reading – Comprehension:

Afrikaans First Additional Language – Vocabulary: Can you say the names of all the fruit and vegetables without the sound? Try your best to always speak in full sentences.

The book I used for the Afrikaans vocabulary is the following:

You did it!

Now go have loads of fun!

Lisa

Day 46

Are you ready for a day of new exciting work? We are going to count in odd numbers, calculate totals and change, learn about symmetry, solve a story sum, practice our handwriting, find rhyming words in a poem, read, and rewrite sentences with the correct punctuation. In Life Skills we will talk about the places we find in our communities. There are also writing and speaking activities if Afrikaans is your additional language. Let’s jump right in!

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 in odd numbers from 1 to 71:

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.

Money:

Story sum:

Symmetry:

Handwriting: Because handwriting is assessed it is very important that special attention be given to the formation of letters. Make sure that letters start in the correct place, try to touch the bottom line and do not lift your hand whilst you write.

Phonics – Rhyming words:

Reading: Read the story! Sound out words that you don’t know. If you get stuck on some of the words in the lists above, practice them some more. Try to read more fluently every day. Also try to read with expression. Think about where your voice needs to be louder or softer. Remember that your voice needs to sound as though you are asking a question when there is a question mark.

Writing – Punctuation:

Life Skills: Look at the picture and talk about the places we find in our communities and how we can take good care of these places.

Afrikaans First Additional Language – Writing:

Afrikaans First Additional Language – Vocabulary: We are still learning about the things we find in our bedrooms. How many sentences can you say without the the sound? Try your best to always speak in full sentences.

The book I used for the Afrikaans vocabulary is the following:

You are amazing!

Now go have fun!

Lisa