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Curriculum Evening 3 rd November 2011
Phonics Revise every night, use the pink jotters and practise the action. Ensure the correct pronunciation e.g. t is not ti Extension 1 write words using sounds already taught e.g. tin Extension 2 Magnetic letters Sand Glitter Playdough Chalk
Reading Word Tins Once your child can confidently read every word… Extension 1 attempt to write. Extension 2 write without looking Try LOOK /READ /SAY / COVER /WRITE Join the library
Writing WILF When and what happened? Emphasis on ‘when’ vocabulary. Tell me a story. What happened at school today? Beginning, middle, end. Don’t worry that your child is not ‘writing’ a story yet.
Sentences…already? When reading to your child, don’t be afraid of punctuation. “Capital letter at the start and full stop at the end. Finger spaces in between and show it to your friend.” Explain that sentences can end in different ways. Discuss what the punctuation means.
Maths Number words e.g. zero, one etc.– every night. Play games e.g. snap, memory games (examples from Halloween activities) Opportunities for counting to 10 and beyond. Point out numbers and number words in the environment. Next steps…
General Fostering independence. Lines / uniform / responsibility for homework. Money
How can we help? Is there anything we could do to make things easier or clearer? Just ask, or use the box outside. Please be kind, your children tell us everything and we’ll talk about you! On the tables you will find Reading books for Storyworlds Stage 2 and Stage 3. Scottish Heinemann Maths Stage 1. A phonics guide to take home.