Year 1 (Ash)
Teacher: Ms Cassadra McDonnell
Teaching Assistant: Ms Rose Honeyghan
Year 1: Term 1
Our World of Toys
Science: 1st half: HUMANS (see scheme of work for more detail)
- Identify, draw and label the basic parts of the human body, and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.
Science: 2nd half – AUTUMN AND WINTER (see scheme of work for more detail)
- Observe the changes across the four seasons.
- Observe and describe the weather associated with seasons and how day length varies.
Digital Publication: Complete Purple Mash Seasons Writing Projects
- Create publications and presentations for a purpose
- Enter, revise and edit text using a keyboard
- add relevant clipart to a publicationSCIENCE VOCABULARY: sense eye sight ear hearing nose smell touch skin feel tall taller tallest short shorter shortest head fingers toes thumbs back arms legs feet hands stomach chest shoulders neck loud quiet soft muffled stop look listen
SCIENCE VOCABULARY: hibernate migrate deciduous evergreen weather shorter rain frost hail wind snow year month changes season Autumn Winter Summer Spring day night cloudy showers overcast cold foggy
History: QUEEN VICTORIA AND VICTORIAN TOYS
- Learn about Queen Victoria.
- Learn about Victorian family life.
- Use pictures to compare Victorian toys with modern day toys.
- Visit a toy museum and discuss what other people’s toys were like.
- Describe whether an artefact is from the past or the present.
- Describe the characteristics of old and new objects.
- Identify similarities and differences between toys in different periods.
Digital Media: Explore the Purple Mash Toys Painting Projects
- Explore the tools in a painting program to make a picture
- Use painting tools to create images for a purposeGeography: THE UNITED KINGDOM
- Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries of the United Kingdom.
- Name, locate and identify the characteristics of the four capitals of the United Kingdom.
- Use maps, atlases and globes to identify the United kingdom and its countries.
Digital Research – Look at UK outline on Google Maps – use arrow keys and mouse to navigate around the map, zoom in and out and explore
- Explore a website to find interesting information
- Navigate websites and online tools using buttons and menusHISTORY VOCABULARY; Victorian queen/ monarch artefact past present same different museum
GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY: United Kingdom country capital city map globe landmarks busy population
CHALLENGE ACTIVITIES FOR THE MORE ABLE PUPILS: Queen Victoria and Victorian toys.
- Do you think Queen Victoria was a good queen? Explain why/why not.
- Would you rather live in Victorian times or now? Explain why.
- Which Victorian toy is your favourite? Explain why.
- Give children a challenge word bank for describing new and old things. Children need to use them in sentences.
- Which Victorian toy do you think people would most like now?
CHALLENGE ACTIVITES FOR THE MORE ABLE PUPILS: The United Kingdom.
- Which country in the UK would you most like to live in and why?
- Which capital city would you most like to live in and why?
- Why do you like living in London? Explain why it’s a good place to live.
- Explain how London is different to other places in the UK.
Art: AUTUMN LEAVES – ARTIST STUDY AND OBSERVATIONAL DRAWING LEADING TO PRINTING AND COLLAGE.
- Learn about the British artist Andy Goldsworthy and his work.
- Print using natural materials (leaves)
- Make observational drawings of natural objects
- Develop observational skills by observing and drawing different types of shapes and lines.
- Use different types of lines to represent objects seen.
- Use colour using thick brushes, foam and sponge brushes (in ink or paint)
- Use different drawing techniques such as rapid drawing in pen and continuous line drawing.
- Use different types of lines to represent objects seen.
- Create non-permanent images inspired by Andy Goldsworthy (using natural materials)
- Create a whole class collage involving cutting and sticking linked to seasons.
- Analyse and evaluate creative work.T: MAKE A SEASONAL SALAD
- Understand where food comes from in the context of looking at different types of fruit and vegetables.
- Name different types of fruit and vegetables.
- Explain where some types of food grows (link with salad)
- Understand why it is important to eat fruit and vegetables.
- Explore and evaluate a range of existing salads liked with root vegetables.
- Prepare and make a healthy salad from root vegetables.
- Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks.
- Use voices creatively by singing songs, chants and rhymes.
- Play un-tuned instruments musically.
- Listen with concentration to a range of high quality recorded music..
- Experiment with sounds using interrelated dimensions of music.E:
Games, gymnastics and dance (use the Val Sabin scheme of work located in the PPA room)Computing
Using Technology Safely
- Communicating Online
- Personal Information
- Staying Safe/Getting HelpCoding and Programming
- Algorithms and Decomposition
- Programming on screen
- Sequence, Repetition, Selection
- De-buggingE – How do you belong to Christianity?
- Can I talk about the groups that I belong to?
- How do Christians show they belong to a group?
- What does it mean to Christians to belong to a Christian family?
- How do some children belong to Christianity?
- What is special about belonging to a group? How do Christians celebrate Christmas?
- What is a special gift?
- Why do Christians give gifts at Christmas?
- What gift would you like to give?
- When is Christmas celebrated?
- What happens during Christmas?
- What can a church tell us about the Christmas story?
- What have I learnt about Christmas? Entitlement and enrichment:
- Pollocks Toy Museum
- Museum of Childhood
- Southwark Cathedral workshop on toysTopic writing links: (teach during Friday’s literacy lesson –work to be in topic books)
- write a simple postcard describing one of the countries of the UK.
- Write a fact file about one of the capital cities of the UK.
- Write a description of a toy.
- Create a lost poster for an old toy.
- Write a recount of a trip to a toy museum.
- Write a simple fact file of Queen Victoria.
- Pretend to be a Victorian child and write a simple letter about Victorian family life.
- Write a description of an Andy Goldsworthy sculpture.
- Write a simple poem based on an Andy Goldsworthy sculpture.
- Create a salad recipe.
Literacy books which link in with topics:
- Lost in the toy museum
- Mr Gumpy’s outing
- Oi get off our train!
- This is the Bear and ths Scary Night
- Whatever NextMaths topic links: (work to be in topic/Science books)
- Money work based on toys.
- Compass work based on countries.
- Measure work based on puppets.
Data-handling work based on seasons and length of days