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Y1 Home Learning Thursday 7.1.21

Thursday 7th January 2021

Maths – Live Online session 9:00 – 10:30

L.O.  L.O. To be able to identify and use different turns.


I can make a full turn, half a turn and a quarter turn.


I can match pictures that have been fully turned, half turned and quarter turned.


I can fully turn, half turn and quarter turn shapes.


I can answer true or false statements about different turns.












Watch the teaching video:

You will need a pen/pencil and paper to do the video input of this lesson.

Pause the video as needed and complete the activities alongside the video.

You can continue to practice your turns outside in your garden, in your house or even turning objects around and seeing if people in your house can work out what the turns are.

Now you can play turning man What turn did the man take? Which way did he turn? Discuss left and right turns.


English –

LO: To be able to make predictions based on what has been read.

I can read the text. (Yellow)

I can find answers directly in the text. (Blue)

I can say what might happen next. (Green)

I can say ‘why’ something might happen. (White)


Visit the link  Choose ‘Sack on a Yak’ to read and answer the questions.


Choose an activity below based on your child’s phonic group to start with.  They can always try another one if they would like to but this will give them a good starting point.  You should be able to read and verbally answer from looking at the resource on screen. 


Miss Smith

Mrs Strong

Mrs Evans/Miss Meehan

Miss Hourd



Green (then White if they wish)

Blue (then Green if they wish)

Yellow (then Blue if they wish)



Phonics –

Your child should know which group they go to for phonics. If they are unsure, please contact us and we will let you know.  Below are the sounds that the children can practice next using some of the links below.

Phonics Play login details – Username: Thrapston Password: Thrapston

These activities can be used across both days.  You may wish to split them and do some on Thursday and some on Friday, or do all of them on Thursday and recap them all again on Friday.

See the attached document for the group tasks.


Geography –

LO: To know the difference between urban and rural areas.

I can sort pictures by urban and rural settings. (Blue)

I can spot differences between rural and urban settings. (Green)

I know what type of settlement I live in. (Green)


Watch the teaching video here:


Look at the pictures and decide if you think they are rural or urban settings.  How do you know? 

Can you spot 3 differences between the urban and rural settings?

What type of settlement do you live in?  How do you know?


Extension – Look at the vocabulary list.  Which words describe urban or rural settings?


Handwriting –

LO: To be able to form letters b and p.

Use the video link to see this week’s letters.  Have a practice at home in any way you can.  This might be on lined paper, on a whiteboard or you may prefer to do this with a paintbrush or even tracing the end of a wooden spoon through rice or flour etc.  Please send us pictures, particularly of any creative ways you’ve found to practise.

It is important to make sure that you are starting and finishing your letters in the correct place and that you are thinking about their size and how they might sit on the lines.