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St. Mary's Primary School, Stewartstown

Mrs Duffy's class

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29th Oct 2018
 
 
 
26th Oct 2018
 
 
 
18th Sep 2018
 
 
 
 

Learning in Term 1

Literacy 

  • Story with a familiar setting
  • Poem with a familiar setting
  • Instructions
  • Rhyming words and poems
  • Information text
  • Legend/Story from another Culture.
  • Poem by a significant Author.
  • Information Text.
  • Alphabetical order, a/an, labelling, adjectives, Nouns, Collective nouns, proper nouns, Opposites Conjunctions, Compound words,   
  • Writing Genre: Report  
  • Linguistic phonics - Stage 4 (P3) Stage 1 (P2)      
  • Spellings and High Frequency words.   

 Useful websites: http://www.familylearning.org.uk/phonics_games.html 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/

Numeracy 

  • Counting properties of numbers and number sequences. 
  • Place value and ordering.
  • Place value and money
  • Understand the vocabulary of comparing and ordering number.
  • Understand the operation of addition and subtraction and the related vocabulary. 
  • Rapid recall of addition and subtraction facts. 
  • Problems involving 'real life' and money. Making decisions.
  • Problems involving measures.
  • Time.
  • Estimating
  • Use mental strategies to solve simple problems set in ‘real life’. 
  • Length
  • Reasoning about Shapes.
  • Shape and space.
  • Organising nd using data.

Useful websites: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/numeracy.shtml

www.mathszone.co.uk 

World Around Us

Cycle 1: Hey hey look at me

Cycle 2:If you go into the woods.

Creative and Expressive/Arts

Use of space, methods/ speed of travel, sequence movements, awareness of movement variation, dance, demonstrating/ performing, co-operation, response to stimuli(music), improvisation, rope jumping/landing/swinging/handling/ hitting/ kicking skills using a variety of equipment. Ourselves self portraits, painting, printing, working with textiles, making 3D structures, using oil pastels, pencils, examining the work of artists, appreciating each other's work. Identifying sounds and describing them.

Religion

Cycle !: Our World, We Belong, We Remember, Advent and Christmas.

Cycle 2: Belonging, Jesus, Christmas.

ICT

Communication, information handling, modelling and controlling strands covered through word processing,

PD and MU

Getting to know me, Families, Feeling Good/Feeling Sad, Why Should I. 

Media Initative: 'We can stop bullying' and 'Tom helps out' messages.

Learning in Term 2

Literacy 

  • Traditional stories focusing on key incidents and characters and retell using language from the text.
  • Legend/Fantasy Stories from another culture predicting missing words,  discussing characters and the setting using information from illustrations and text.
  • Linguistic phonics - Stage 2, 3, 4 and 5.
  • Non–Fiction: alphabetical order and, dictionary work.
  • Labels, lists, syllables, fact& fiction, rhyming words, punctuation, verbs, nouns and opposites.
  • Poems by significant poets.  Use structure from poem as basis for writing own poem. 
  • P2 identify ‘a,e,i,o,u’ as medial letter/ sound.
  • P3 continue with their sounds work focusing on it, in, ell, en, ed, ay, ad, all, ag, ar, at.
  • Spellings based on our linguistic phonics scheme.
  • Writing Genre: Narrative

 

 

Numeracy 

  • Count on/back in ones, twos and tens to twenty/one hundred.
  • Working with tens and units to 20/100.
  • Counting, properties of number and number sequences.
  • Place value and ordering.
  • Recognising odd and even numbers.
  • Understanding and applying terms for subtraction and addition.
  • Rapid recall of addition and subtraction facts.
  • Mental calculations.
  • Finding totals and change up to 20p and 50p for P3.
  • Using non-standard units of mass to dicsuss weights that are heavier/same as/heaviest/weight in Kilogrammes. 
  • Problems involving real life and money.
  • Begin to recognise lines of symmetry, solve mathematics problems/puzzels, recognize simple patterns and relationships generalize and predict.
  • Reason about shapes.
  • Shape and space
  • Estimating

The World Around Us 

Cycle 1:In the toy box

Cycle 2: Blast Off!

Creative and Expressive/Arts

Use of space, methods/ speed of travel, sequence movements, awareness of movement variation, dance, demonstrating/ performing, co-operation, response to stimuli(music), improvisation, rope jumping/landing/swinging/handling/ hitting/ kicking skills using a variety of equipment. Ourselves self portraits, painting, printing, working with textiles, making 3D structures, using oil pastels, pencils, examining the work of artists, appreciating each other's work. Identifying sounds and describing them.

PDMU

Cycle 1: Getting to know me, Living with Difference, Take Care and Be Safe

Media Initiative: Kim joins in, Playing the same game.

Cycle 2: WonderfulMe, Grace and Tracey, Keeping Healthy and Safe

Religion

Cycle 1:The Holy Family, St. Brigid And Spring, Jesus, Seasonal Theme: Lent, Theme 7:Holy Week and Easter

Cycle 2: We hear the Gospel at Mass, Reconciliation, Lent, St. Patrick, Celebrating Mass

ICT

Cycle 2:Lets make music

Cycle 1Come to Life (Film and Animation)

 

Learning in Term 3

Literacy

Reading groups/individual/shared. Discussion. Big Books.  Contents page, author, illustrator, Comprehension activities. Information Book, Extended Story, Drama/Role play. Grammar: Commas, contractions, verbs, plurals.Writing Genre-Explanation. Spellings. linguistic phonics. Word building. CVC Words. Onset and Rime. Initial blends. Medial sounds. Sound books. Writing Genre: Report

Numeracy

Counting, properties of number and number sequences. Counting on and back in 1's, 2's, 3's, 5's and 10's to 20, to 100. Use + , -, = signs confidently. Partition 2 digit numbers into Tens and Ones (T&U). Place Value,  Ordinal numbers, more & less, estimation. Understand add and subtraction and related language. Rapid recall of addition and subtraction facts. Doubles. Mental calculation strategies. Using patterns. Solving problems. Reasoning about number and shape. Money to 20p/£1. Organise and use data. Measures - length, mass and capacity. 2D and 3D shapes.

The World Around Us

Cycle 1: On an Adventure

Cycle 2: Weather Watchers

PE

Perform simple dance steps/movements to music. Develop gymnastic skills using a variety of apparatus (climbing frame, benches, mats etc). Sports Day practice and activities.

Creative and Expressive Arts

Summer. The Beach. Water. Make 2D and 3D related art work. Recognise, explore and play different sounds and instruments.

RE

Cycle 1:The Church, Baptism, Seasonal Theme: Mary, Grow in Love

Cycle 2:  Jesus is still with us; Creation; Inter Religious Education; Grow in Love

PDMU

Cycle 1: I am. You are. We can. Keeping healthy and safe. Where I live. Accepting compliments. Using appropriate voice/tone.

Cycle 2: Keeping Healthy and Safe, Where I Live

ICT

Interactive Design

 

Listen to P2/3 read 'Jack and the Beanstalk' with our sound effects added. Enjoy!