Includes a powerpoint to introduce herbivores, carnivores and omnivores.
I then made dinosaur poo using oats and brown paint. To make herbivore poo, I added leaves and twigs. To make carnivore poo, I added pasta shells as bones and fur. To make omnivore, I added leaves twigs, pasta shells and fur.
I left 6 foil wrappers around the classroom for children to work in groups to investigate. They used magnifying glasses to investigate further, and they had the worksheet on a clipboard.
Bossy Verbs - Instruction Writing - How to Make Fruit Kebabs
Language, Literacy and Communication
Differentiated - fill in gaps, cut and stick pictures in order, write sentences independently
Year 1 Science Topic - Light
3 Differentiated Worksheets - Lower, Middle and Higher Worksheet, plus a word mat.
Children needed to discuss sources of light during the introduction. Then, we sorted the pictures of sources of light into two hoops, whether they were natural or man-made. We then completed the worksheets.
My Year 1 class worked in groups to complete a TASC wheel.
Contains the powerpoint we used to discuss the different sections of the TASC wheel.
Also contains the worksheet they used to design their dinosaur.
We printed out the TASC wheel from A4 to A3 for each group to work on.
Year 1 Science - Hearing/Ears
This was a part of our science topic ‘The Senses’. We completed these 3 differentiated worksheets/anticipation grids to activate prior knowledge. Half way through our topic, we completed the ‘expanding statements’ as children had a better understanding of hearing. We then completed the beaker experiement. Children predicted what the beakers would sound like when struck when they were full and empty. We had been learning about low and high pitch.
We spent the morning watching videos on BBC clips, and reading facts about woodland animals.
We then talked about WOW words to describe how they looked etc. We used this worksheet to record our answers.
Sorting Food - Bwyd - Welsh
children will sort healthy and unhealthy food that the Very Hungry Caterpillar ate
children can cut and stick pictures
children can draw and label the pictures, using a Welsh dictionary
Year 1 - Theme of Superheroes.
Read the story Supertato.
DT project - design and make a Supertato. We used the TASC wheel to structure the project.
Letter from the Evil Pea - I left ‘bad messages’ from the Evil Pea around the school. Whoever read these messages turned bad. My TAs were mixing up all of the toys, and sitting on the tables. The children were in shock at first! Then, someone decided to make posters that had good messages on them to turn everyone back good. We focused on what ‘good’ and ‘bad’ meant.