Teacher – Sashana Francis-Waite
HLTA – Lorraine Phillips
Year 1: Term 2
Home Sweet Home
Science: 1ST HALF: MATERIALS (see SoW for more detail)
- Distinguish between an object and 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
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DIGITAL RESEARCH: Use Purple Mash Simple City Recycling Centre Activity to sort different objects using drag and drop
- Explore online games and simulations with drag and dropScience: 2ND HALF: PLANTS (See SoW 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
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DIGITAL RESEARCH: Use Purple Mash Simple City Garden Centre Activity to create a gardening scene using drag and drop
- Explore online games and simulations with drag and dropSCIENCE VOCABULARY: metal plastic paper clay rock fabric sand hard soft stretchy stiff shiny dull rough smooth bendy waterproof absorbent opaque transparent waterproof strong harder smoother group material
SCIENCE VOCABULARY: deciduous evergreen leaves flowers blossom petals fruit roots bulb seed trunk branches stem
- 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 home life from the past by using role play (link into the home corner)
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- Use comparative lang to describe features of different homesGeography: HOMES AND THE LOCAL AREA
- Create a map of the school using different symbols
- Create a simple map of your route to school.
- Use simple compass directions and locational and directional language to describe the features and routes on a map.
- Use aerial photos of the local areas to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features.
- Devise a key (link to map work of the school and the route to school)
- Identify different types of homes in the local environment.
- Identify different types of homes in the world.
- Sort buildings into residential and non-residential
- Use the correct vocabulary to describe different types of dwellings.
- Identify different types of rooms you might find in a home and the objects you would find in them.
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- Count houses in 2s, 5s or 10s.
- Make a poster for a shop.
DIGITAL MEDIA: Take digital photos of local houses and buildings, and materials used in the school building
LI: To take a digital photo of their own choice of subject
HISTORY VOCABULARY: parlour larder washboard hearth carpet beater privy tin bath washstand
GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY: terraced detached flat cottage bungalow house mansion residential yurt igloo villa
CHALLENGES FOR THE MORE ABLE IN HISTORY – HOMES.
- Explain why you would rather live in your house than a house from the past.
- Order the houses from different eras according to how comfortable they would be to live in.
- Would you rather have glass windows or a flushing toilet? Explain your reasons why.
- Give the reasons why a larder was a good place for storing food.
- Why was a castle a good place for a king or queen to live in?
- CHALLENGES FOR THE MORE ABLE IN GEOGRAPHY – HOMES.
- Rank the different housing types (e.g. bungalow/flat/mansion/cottage/castle/house)
- Explain why there are more flats in a city.
- Look at an aerial map – what different types of buildings can you spot?
- Plan a house for a hot/cold area.
ART: DRAWING AND PRINTING (link to creating wall paper for a home)
- Complete a colour wheel and identify primary and secondary colours.
- Mix primary colours to make secondary colours.
- Use pencil to create observational drawings of natural items (shells, seed heads, rocks, leaves, feathers etc.)
- Develop pencil drawings using oil pastels to add detail.
- Observe and draw shapes including lines.
- Make relief prints using plasticine to make a printing plate.
- Use rollers and printing inks.
- Make an individual abstract design using different printsT: DESIGN A HOME
- Explore different techniques for joining.
- Select materials from a limited range that will meet the design criteria.
- Identify the tools used.
- Join appropriately for different materials and situations –e.g. the use of glue, tape etc.
- Test different methods of enabling structures to remain stable.
- Explore how to make structures stronger.
- Explore ideas by rearranging materials.
- Use drawings to record ideas as they are developed.
- Discuss their work as it progresses.
- Evaluate the finished product. Music:
- Use their voices creatively by singing songs, chants and rhymes.
- Play untuned instruments musically.
- Listen with concentration to 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
What does it mean to be a Muslim?
- What makes a community?
- Who was Muhammed (PBUH)?
- Which objects are special for Muslims?
- How do Muslims show they belong to Islam?
- What celebrations do Muslims take part in?
- What does it mean to be a Muslim?
- What does it mean to be a Hindu?
- What is karma?
- Who is Brahman?
- Who was Krishna?
- How can puja help a Hindu lead a good life?
- What does the Aum (Om) symbol mean? 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 book about farm animals
- Write a simple guide to plants/trees/flowers found in the local area.
- Create a map and create symbols for it.
- Write a simple estate agents’ guide for a house from the past.
- Write a description of a home from around the world.
- Write instructions for creating a model home.
- Write a simple art gallery information card for the print created in art. Literacy books which link to the topic:
- On The Way Home
- Hansel And Gretel
- The Three Little Pigs
- This Is Our House
- Cave Baby