A prefix is a letter, or a group of letters, that are put on the beginning of a word. This changes the meaning of the word. Today, we are thinking about the prefix 'un'. Read the story and note down the 'un' words, thinking about meanings.
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You will begin to work on unit 1b (Simple Inputs). Do Lesson 5 - My own app.
- Perfect your letter formation or joining.
- Write the Year 1 Common Exception Words from memory.
- Write the days of the week from memory - remember capital letters.
- Write unfamiliar words by counting phonemes (sounds) and then word building.
- Say a simple sentence and then write it. E.g. The cat is on the mat.
- Practise using adjectives (describing words). E.g. The black cat is on the shabby mat.
- Use capital letters to start sentences and for days, names of people and places. E.g. Jake went to Luton last Thursday.
- Use full stops to end your sentences.
- Practise writing questions. E.g. Where do you live?
- Practise reading your work through, checking for sense and accuracy.
- Decoding words by segmenting and blending.
- Quickly reading 'sight words' from memory. E.g. what and said.
- Reading and rereading sentences/pages to improve flow and expression.
- Making reasoned predictions when reading new texts. E.g. I think he will...because...
- Retelling stories, or part of stories, using the pictures.
- Describing a character. E.g. He has dark brown hair. He is unkind because...
- Thinking about characters' feelings. E.g. He is probably excited because...
- Answering Rex Retriever questions. E.g. who/what/when/where?
- Answering Vocabulary Victor questions. E.g. Which word tells us...?
- Answering Inference Iggy questions. E.g. why/how?
- Perfect your number formation.
- Count on and back in 1s, from different starting numbers. Work to 50.
- Count up in 2s. E.g. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10...
- Count up in 5s. E.g. 5, 10, 15, 20, 25...
- Count up in 10s. E.g. 10, 20, 30, 40, 50...
- Order numbers in ascending (going up) and descending (going down) orders.
- Compare 2 numbers using varied language. E.g. more/bigger/greater/less/smaller/fewer than.
- Compare 2 numbers using comparison symbols < = >. E.g. 2321
- Mentally add/take away. Practise bridging through tens. E.g. 23-4=
- Use numberlines or squares to add/take away.
- Represent your work using number sentences. E.g. 12+4= , part whole diagrams, tallies or jottings (pictures).
- Explore missing number/symbol. E.g. 8+?=10 ?+10=12 15=5+? 20=?-10 22?8=30
- Practise naming and describing 2D shapes. E.g. It has 4 straight sides and they are of equal length. It has 4 corners. It is a square.
- Explore using coins to make a total. Start with pennies. Can you write a sum?
- Practise telling time to the nearest hour/quarter/5 minutes/minute. Minutes 'to' are harder!