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Week beginning 29/6/20


This week we are reading another traditional story called Goldilocks and The Three Bears.

Watch it here:

You can also listen to the story here:

Lesson 1

Talk about the story and remember the events from the beginning, middle and ending.

Draw pictures to tell the story of Goldilocks and The Three Bears.

You could make your own story map to remind you about the story.


You could also Label your story map and use simple sentences to show what is happening.



Lesson 2

Use your story map to tell the story of Goldilocks and The Three Bears.

Remember to start each sentence with a capital letter and to end with a full stop.

Try to include some adjectives in your writing to make it more interesting.

You could include words such as: tiny, huge and enormous. What other adjectives can you think of?

When you have written your story, draw some pictures to go with it!

Extension Activity: can you improve your story?

Go back and check if you have used interesting vocabulary/words in your story. Have you remembered to use a capital letter after every full stop?


Lesson 3

Do you think that Goldilocks is a ‘goodie’ or a ‘baddie’?

You might remember when we talked about this with The Three Little Pigs.

Make a list of the things that Goldilocks did wrong.

Here is the first one to get you started.

  • Goldilocks went in to the bears’ cottage.

Extension Activity: Goldilocks has done lots of things wrong! Pretend that you are Goldilocks, write a letter to the three bears to say that you are sorry.

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Disneynature Bears | Brown Bear Facts

Non-fiction option: Find out about the lives of real brown bears.
Watch the short clip and read along to find lots of great bear facts!

Extension Activity: Make a bear fact file.

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Draw a picture of a bear and add a few bear facts underneath.



 This week we are focusing on the sounds

oo as in food

ue as in clue

ew as in new


Geraldine the Giraffe learns /ue/

ew for /oo/ and /yoo/ sounds - Phonics

We can also make the ue sound with the digraph ew
Watch the Mr Thorne does phonics video to learn about ew.

Look at the following list of words and sort them in to two lists. Those with the ew digraph and those with the ue digraph.

clue       stew

blew      Sue 

new       crew

Read each word carefully. Can you add your own words to these lists?


Daily phonics lessons on the Government “Letters and Sounds” site

Letters and Sounds introductory video for our Year 1 lessons. Watch to find out what we teach in these lessons and what stage of your child's Phonics learnin...


Oracy gives children the ability to articulate ideas, develop their understanding and engage with others through spoken language.


Share the scenario together and discuss. Use the sentence stems provided to help start your conversation.



Choose your new reading book from one of these lovely websites:-


There are lots of levels to choose from. Can you find your colour? Could you try the next colour?


If you want to stretch yourself a bit more, have a go at this written reading comprehension activity:-



Fill out the Magic Number Board for the number 27


Challenge: Number 64

Magic Number Board

This week we are focusing on addition and subtraction problems using money.


Work out how much money you would need to buy the two toys below.

We will show you how to do the first one.

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Picture 2

8p + 5p = 13p

Choose the coins to pay for your toys.

Ask a grown up for a pot of money to help you.


Now try some on your own.

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Picture 2
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Money up to 20p (Year 1)

Watch the video to learn more about money.

You could set up your own shop and use toys to buy and sell.

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White Rose Maths


If you are following the online White Rose home learning, the worksheets are below.


In our topic work this week we are looking at the properties of materials.

Can you be a fantastic scientist and find out what materials different objects are made of?


Look at the chart below and see if you can find an object made of each of the materials below.

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Can you find some things made of more than one material?

Why might this be?

Tell your grown-up why you think the objects that you have chosen are made of those materials.

For example: windows are made of glass as it is see through (transparent) and tough (doesn’t break easily).

Extension activity: look at the list below and talk about what they mean.






Choose some objects to draw and label with one of the words from the list.

Just for Fun!

You might like to watch The Goldilocks story being performed as a ballet!

Use your toys to act out the story of Goldilocks and The Three Bears.

Can you use a different voice for each character in the story?



Log in to Education City using the username and password in your reading diary. How fast are you on the Play Live games?


Enjoy a cosmic adventure with Cosmic Kids!


Stay Active!

As well as PE with Joe every morning, enjoy a ride on your scooter or bike! Send us a photo or a video of you being active!


Practise your handwriting at home.

Handwriting - long ladder letters

Still image for this video

Websites to Support Learning from home


Mish Mash have created a series of podcasts focusing on music and other areas of the arts:


Nottingham Music Hub have prepared some online lessons that can be completed at home without instruments: 



Go to Year 2 / summer to join in one of our Assembly songs with Mrs. Churchill


Have a look at Mrs Cropley reading a story about being safe when you are online. You can find Mrs Cropley reading the story 'Penguinpig' in our videos section.

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