Senior Infants Emergency Closure Work 2: March 30th – April 3rd
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Below is some work that you can complete with your child during the prolonged school closures. Reading and writing is important and should be done daily. Make sure you have a routine with work as well as fun!!
- Maths: maths big book page 77-85 (one page per day). Talk through each page and make sure they form their numbers correctly.
- There are lots of maths online games available free. Encourage your child to play maths games daily. There are apps available also!
- English: phonics small booklet-11-15 (one page a day). Practice letter formation and words.
- Handwriting-Do a page a day of handwriting from their books. We are using cursive handwriting so encourage proper letter formation.
- Practice writing full sentences in their copies. 3 sentences per day. You can dictate sentences or write about any of the following topics or choose your own!
-my favourite toy -My favourite book
-adventures of the magic scarecrow
-My favourite animal -the scary monster.
- Read daily–books from home. Read books to your child also.
- Free e-books online-read daily!
- Sign up to go noodle-it is free! Get your child to pick their favourite dance/activity and show you! Better still, practice with them!
- Play card games/board games
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Please also see below suggestions from the SET – Special Education Team.
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Suggested SET work for Senior Infants.
- Sight Words/Flashcards-recognition of these words, Play games like Slap/Swat the word, Memory games, BINGO etc. These can be sourced in www.sightwords.com. Ask your child to compose a sentence using a word, write the sentence in a copy, get your child to read over sentence, use as a revision tool.
- Handwriting Practise- cursive sheets on twinkl website.
- Phonics- Fuzzbuzz Letters Book. Sheets with CVC words to write and draw a picture g rat, mat etc. Use the Sight and Sound Book B to practise blending. “Hairy Phonics” is a free app which is good as is The Jolly Phonics App. Twinkl website is excellent for generating phonic sheets.
- Reading- read to your child as often as possible and hear your child read to you too- share the reading. Encourage expression and fluency and changing voice to express recognition of punctuation e.g pause for a comma, stop for a fullstop, surprise for an exclamation mark and a questioning tone for a question mark and change voice when there are speech marks. There are lots of books on line to read.
Senior Infants Emergency Closure Work 1:
Below is some work that you can complete with your child. Reading and writing is important and should be done daily.
- Maths: maths small book page 11-21 (one page per day). Talk through each page and make sure they form their numbers correctly.
- English: phonics booklet-2-10 (one page a day). Practice letter formation and words.
- Read daily–books from home.
- Write daily 2 sentences about your day.
e.g. Today is Monday. I played with my mam. Staple them all together to create a book. Design a front cover.
- Play card games/board games
- Practice letter formation of letters that we have learned so far
- Practice ‘Look, Say, Trace, Cover, Write, Check’ using Tricky Words we have learned so far.
- Write sentences using these Tricky Words.
- Practice number formation of numbers 1-10.
- Make a number line and practise maths games on it.
- Write a story and illustrate it. Suggested topics : The Funny Snowman, The Sad Angel, The Hungry Reindeer.
- Bake then write and illustrate a recipe.
- Twinkl is a great site for lots of really good resources and they are offering free access for 1 month due to school closures which is brilliant.
- Special education team work links below also
Below are a list of websites which you may find useful
- http://www.familylearning.org.uk/phonics_games.html – Links to phonics games
- http://www.starfall.com/ – lots of games and reading activities based on abc’s and simple words (Learn to Read)
- http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/ – lots of fun games, stories and art activities
- http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/ – a great website with loads of links to games and activities for all subjects
- http://www.communication4all.co.uk/http/PhonicsWeb.htm – Jolly phonics cards for matching, lotto game, letter formation worksheets
- http://tes.iboard.co.uk/player/index.htm – activities we use on the Interactive Whiteboard in class. Use the menu on the left to pick a subject, and then a class group. We use a mixture of Reception and Year 1 activities. Some of the activities may be difficult and require adult help.
- http://www.first-school.ws/preschool/printable-activities/index.htm – Worksheets, colouring pages, games based on different themes that can be printed
- http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?AgeGroup=2 – links to lots of activities used in class, use the browse by subject/age group (Key Stage 1) buttons to help you navigate.
Special Education Team – Emergency Work
Below are some really useful websites to have a look at:
www.readingbear.org – phonics
www.sightwords.com – good for sightwords
www.oxfordowl.co.uk – ebook library and other bits