Week Beginning 12th February 2018

posted 11 Feb 2018, 21:52 by Primary 1 Teacher   [ updated 11 Feb 2018, 21:52 ]
Learning this Week:

IEYC
Learning Block 4: Playing with senses and Too Many Toys

BIG QUESTION: Do we all like the same toys?
Our personal quality focus is RESPECT.

This week we will:
- what toys we like and what toys we don't like
- explore different textures including hard, soft, slippery, smooth, rough, slimy, sticky
- create our own sensory toy to take home and discuss the different textures
- complete an obstacle course blindfolded in PE

Learning Strands for Observation:
2.5b Using increasingly complex language to describe objects
1.6b Expressing own views and ideas
3.1b Using the senses to make discoveries

MATHS:

The children will ordering and counting objects and numbers. They will:
- count how many toys we have in the toy shop
- match the number to the amount to toys

Learning Strands for Observation:
2.43b Counting groups of objects beyond 10 in quantity
2.38b Exploring written numerals

LITERACY:

The children will develop describing vocabulary this week as they describe the materials our homemade Sensory Toys are made out of.
They will:
- use words such as: rough, smooth, hard, soft, slimy, slippery, spongy, gooey, sticky, sharp, spikey
- write a description/labels for their sensory toy

Shared Stories:
Splendid Spotted Snake by Betty Schwartz
Too Many Toys! by David Shannon


Learning Strands fro Observation:
2.5b using increasingly complex language to describe objects that are present
2.34b writing and spelling some common words within simple sentences