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Y1 Home Learning Wednesday 13.1.21

Here are the Year 1 home learnging tasks for Wednesday 13.1.21

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

LO: To be able to use adjectives.

Know what an adjective is.

Identify adjectives.

Use appropriate adjectives to describe.

Record adjectives in sentences.

Use ‘and’ or ‘because’ to join ideas.


Can you remember what an adjective is?  An adjective is a word that describes a person or a thing.  Can you think of an adjective to describe yourself?

You might like to play this game to identify adjectives:

Watch the teaching video:

Tasks are described in the video.  You can pause and rewind the video as much as you need to in order to help you.


Maths – L.O: To be able to order groups of objects.

I can count accurately to 10.

I can order numbers from smallest to biggest.

I can compare who has the most and the least amounts.


Starter: Balloon pop select order numbers then 1-10  Play greater or lesser both games.


Main Teaching : Use teaching video to help support counting and ordering.  


See the document attached with the colour challenges,  Children should start with either Blue/Green and progress through to the next challenge if they completed it easily.


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

Please see the attached document for the phonics tasks, which will last for the week.  You can do these daily to repeat them or spread them out across the week once the sound has been introduced.


Science –

LO: To be able to identify a polar habitat and some of the animals that live there.

I know that a habitat is where plants and animals live.

I can locate the Arctic and the Antarctic. 

I can name polar animals.

I can research more details about a particular polar animal.

  1. Watch Bitesize link 
  2. Scroll down to ‘choose the animals that live in an Arctic habitat’ and click on the correct animals.
  3. Scroll down to ‘Choose the animals that live in an Antarctic habitat‘ and click on the correct animals.
  4. Answer the quiz by scrolling down again.
  5. Use one of the polar animals mentioned in the clip to research creating a small fact file.
  • Find out what that animal eats and why?

Carnivore- eats only meats

Herbivore- eats only plants

Omnivore- eats both meat and plants.


  • Is the animal a fish, bird, Mammal?


  • How does the animal survive in the cold/ snowy/ icy conditions? E.g Sharp claws for extra grip on the ice.


We can’t wait to hear your polar animal facts.


Computing -  

LO: To be able to identify and use letter keys on the keyboard.

This is a fun and optional activity that you might like to try. It is really good for helping to locate the letter keys on the keyboard as well as supporting with typing skills.  This will only work on a device with a space bar accessible when you open the link to use it, so may depend on your phone or tablet as to whether you can make it work there.