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Dungannon Primary School

Primary 1

Welcome to Mrs Hunter's Primary One!

Numeracy - January - Mrach 2018

Mathematics & Numeracy – In this half term we will be studying:

Number

  • Recognise and use 1p and £1 coins in the farm shop to buy one thing at a time, with no change.
  • Touch count sets within 10 and understand zero means none.
  • Reading and writing numbers to 10 and matching numbers to sets and be able to order these numbers.
  • Compare the size of two sets by matching and counting within 10 and saying which has less and which has more.
  • Identifying the missing numbers in a sequence to 10.
  • Combine sets to find a total within 10.

Measures

  • Compare and talk about the length, weight and capacity of two objects/ containers and be able to use balance scales.
  • Talk about and sequence up to three events.
  • Understand the concept of area as the idea of covering a surface.

    Shape &Space
  • Sort 2d and 3d shapes and talk about why you have sorted them in that way, e.g the number of sides.
  • Continue simple patterns.
  • Follow instructions.

Handling Data

  • Use mapping diagrams to show the relationships between two sets of objects.

Making Patterns

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Primary One pupil’s have been looking at patterns in the world around us. We looked in our playground to see if there were any patterns. We used paper and crayons to record patterns. We have also been making patterns in class with beads, shapes, blocks, lego and sounds.

 

Star Pupil Awards

 
 
 
 
 
 

Language & Literacy - January - March 2018

Language & Literacy

Talking and Listening

  • Speaking clearly and audibly, with confidence.
  • Be able to use props such as puppets, toys or story sacks when talking to the rest of the class.
  • Ask and answer questions and recall the main events in a story.

Writing

  • Writing labels or captions for pictures or drawings.
  • Think about, discuss and rehearse what they intend to write, ahead of writing it.
  • Select appropriate tools for a range of writing purposes.
  • Be able to form and recognise the sounds i n m d g o c k e u and use these to write words.

Reading

  • Be able to read words printed or handwritten in a variety of settings and locate full stops and capital letters.
  • Use a variety of sources of information when reading and re-read familiar texts.
  • Be able to talk about the main characters and the setting of a story.

Phonological Awareness

  • Read a range of high frequency words in a variety of contexts.
  • Blend sounds to write and read cvc words, e.g mum, cat, dog.
  • Know that letter names are not the same as letter sounds.

World Around Us - January - March 2018

World Around Us (Topic Work) - Our topic this half term is ‘Food and farming’. We will be:

  • Learning to recognise some of the jobs carried out in our community, e.g farmer, vet, dietician.
  • Discovering how weather conditions affect people and animals throughout the year.
  • Finding out about farming in the past through stories and memories.
  • Learning the names of farm animals (baby names also) and plants.
  • Finding out what produce we get from a sheep and a cow.



 
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Contact Details

Dungannon Primary School,
Circular Rd,
Dungannon,
County Tyrone,
BT71 6BE

T: 028 8772 2250

E: dthompson618@c2kni.net

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