Home sweet Home
Year 1 (Beech)
Teacher: Ms Lorraine Davis
Teaching Assistant: Ms Linda Phillips
Year 1 (Ash)
Teacher: Ms Maisie Phillips
Teaching Assistant: Ms Rose Honeyghan
Science: 1ST HALF: MATERIALS ( see scheme of work for more detail)
- Distinguish between an object and the material from which it’s made.
- Identify and name a variety of everyday materials – including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock.
- Describe the simple physical properties of everyday materials.
- Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.
- Write instructions to create an umbrella
- Count everyday materials in groups of 2, 5 and 10
Use comparative language to describe the simple physical properties of everyday materials
Science: 2ND HALF: PLANTS (See scheme of work for more detail)
- Identify and name a variety of common, wild and garden plants – including deciduous and evergreen trees.
- Identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants –including trees.
- Write a fact file about trees
- Write a leaflet about looking after plants
- Use a ruler to measure in cm
- Use comparative language to describe differences in plants
Use names of common 2D shapes to describe differences in plants
- Discuss what sort of homes people live in today.
- Know what homes look like from the outside (recognise windows, doors and chimneys)
- Describe and draw details of different homes from different eras through local visits.
- Identify how houses have changed through different periods ( material/roof/windows/toilets etc)
- Identify some of the difference between a modern/old house.
- Identify the rooms in houses from long ago (parlour/larder)
- Use clues to infer the use of an object from the past.
- Show understanding of an aspect of homelife from the past by using role play (link into the home corner)
CROSS CURRICULAR LINKS
Use comparative language to describe the features of different homes.
- Use the correct vocabulary to describe different types of dwellings.
- Understand how houses differ for their purpose and location.
- Know the difference between a factory, an office and a shop and know these are not houses.
- Identify a farm.
CROSS CURRICULAR LINKS
- Count houses in 2s, 5s or 10s.
- Make a poster for a shop.
ART: MAKE A SCULPTURE (LINK WITH MATERIALS)
- Know the materials used in making a sculpture
- Ask and answer questions about the starting points for their work
- Choose from a range of materials
- Try out tools and techniques
- Create a sculpture for a home
- Review what they have done and how they feel
CHALLENGE ACTIVITIES FOR THE MORE ABLE PUPILS
- Evaluate the effectiveness of using different types of materials.
Design and create a more complex animal with extra detail.
D.T: DESIGN A HOME
- Use own experiences when developing ideas.
- Clarify their ideas through discussion.
- Make suggestions as how to proceed.
- Assemble, join and combine 2D and 3D modelling techniques using glues and masking tape.
- Make simple hinges.
- Know how to make structures more stable.
- Use construction kits to aid modelling.
- Evaluate the product they have made.
CHALLENGE ACTIVITIES FOR MORE ABLE PUPILS
- Create more detailed houses (e.g. different types of windows; roofs and doors)
- Use more challenging joining techniques.
Combine with maths skills to find exact measurements for the pieces that need to be joined.
- Use their voices creatively by singing songs, chants and rhymes.
- Play untuned instruments musically.
- Listen with concentration to a wide range of high quality recorded music.
Experiment with sound using interrelated dimensions of music.
P.E (Please follow the Val Sabin scheme of work)
Gymnastic, dance and games
R.E Christianity (units 2 and 3)
Computing:CODING, PROGRAMMING AND COMPUTER GAMES
- Understand and create simple everyday step-by-step algorithms.
- Use simple commands to control the movement and actions of a person or onscreen object.
- Use symbols for direction, distance and turn it in a simple program or sequence of actions.
- Explore games and simulations with drag/drop and basic variables.
- Identify obvious errors and correct them.
Entitlement and enrichment: Surrey Docks Farm/ Local park/ visit the City of London/ Dulwich village.
Topic writing links: (please teach during Friday’s literacy lesson and work in topic/Science books:
- Write a description of a home
- Write a short description of a village, a city And a town.
- Create a sign for their own shop – create a poster advertising its products
- Write a simple picture books about farm animals
- Write a simple guide to plants/trees/flowers found in the local area.
Literacy books which link to the topic:
On the way home
Hansel and Gretl
The Three Little Pigs
This is our house
Maths topic Links: (work to be in topic/Science books)
- Count, read, write and add door numbers
- Solve simple word problems about house numbers or the numbers of rooms in houses from long ago
- Guess how many years old a house is
- Use comparative language to compare the age of homes and the number of rooms in a home
- Count how many different types there are in a street
- Use comparative language to describe and compare different types of buildings
- Sequence the types of building in a street using language such as ‘before, after and next’.