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Phonics

We are revising the Phase 3 sounds, and practising using them to blend (read) and segment (spell).

The Phase 3 sounds are:

The tricky words (sight words) for Phase 3 are:

he  she  we  me  be  was  you  they  all  are  my  her

These words cannot be decoded, and must just be learned by regular practise. 

Literacy

We are looking at the book 'Beegu' by Alexis Deacon.

Last week a strange spaceship landed in Yellow Zone! The children investigated, filled out Police Reports and asked questions using the words who, what, where, why and how!

We used Talk for Writing story maps and actions to retell parts of the story in pairs! 

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Maths

In maths we have been looking at ways of finding more and less, using resources, numicon and number lines. 

We have been looking at measurement, using words like bigger, smaller, taller, shorter, heavier, lighter, more and less to compare objects and amounts.

We are looking at doubling and halving numbers and amounts, using real objects and by drawing spots on ladybirds. We are using the key words double, the same, altogether, half, sharing, equal and fair

If any member of your household is getting a coronavirus test, please do not send your children into school until you know the results of these tests............................. All dinner monies for years 3-6 must be paid in advance on Parent Pay, dinner money is £11:50 per week per child....................
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