Presentation on theme: "Learning Journey People who help us Understanding the World"— Presentation transcript:
1 Learning Journey People who help us Understanding the World Look at how people help is in everyday lifeRecognises and describes special times for family and friendsEnjoys joining in with family customs and routines, Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s DayDevelop their own experiences through role play& imaginative play with small world toys and props.Making and tasting different foods e.g. bread, biscuits, noodles, pancakesShows an interest in different occupations and ways of lifeTalks about why things happen and how they workLooks at closely at similarities, patterns and changeKnows that information can be retrieved from computersExpressive Arts and DesignExperiments to create different texturesUses simple tools and techniques competently and appropriatelySelects appropriate resources and adapts work where necessaryFree painting using ready-mixed paints, block paints and brusho. Experiment with mixing new colours.Circle time rhythm gamesIntroduce musical instruments and keeping a steady beat.Sing songs, make music and danceCommunication and Language, and LiteracyThey give their attention to what others say and respond appropriatelyTo begin to ask relevant questionsTo maintain attention and to sit and listen quietly at appropriate times.UnderstandingThey answer ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about their experiencesSpeakingUses language to imagine and recreate roles and experiences in play situationsReadingSharing a variety of texts during story times and in the Book Corner. Taking real books and reading scheme home to share .Begin to read words and simple sentencesBegin to read simple captionsWritingAttempts to write short sentences in meaningful contextsUses some clearly identifiable letters to communicate meaning, representing some sounds correctly and in sequenceLetters and soundsLink sounds to letters, naming and sounding the letters of the alphabetHears and says the initial sounds in wordsBe able to say and recognise initial letter of own name, extend to other letters in name and simple words.Begin to use phonic skills to segment and blend simple words.Introduce some high frequency and tricky words.Learning JourneyPeople who help usReception Term: Spring 2015MathematicsRecognise numbers of personal significance.Recite the number names in order to 20 (and beyond!)Begin to count reliably 10 and beyond everyday objects using 1:1 correspondence and a variety of strategies, eg moving objects, lining them up, groupingIntroduce new mathematical terms.Take part in counting, subtraction/addition activities and problem solving activities.Continue to recognise numerals 0-10 and (and beyond).Sorting and grouping a variety of objects.Begin to name a range of 2D and 3D shapes and use the language of shape.Begin to use mathematical language appropriately.Can describe their relative position such behind, next to, aboveMeasures short period of time in simple ways, eg using sand timer, clock, kitchen timersPhysical DevelopmentExperiments with different ways of movingJumps off an object and lands appropriatelyTravels with confidence and skill, around, under, over and through balancing and climbing equipmentPractice dressing and undressing for physical activitiesParticipating in PE lessons with SKiL teachers.Begins to form recognisable lettersContinue to encourage effective pencil gripDevelop fine motor skills such as cutting and threadingPersonal, Social and Emotional DevelopmentStart to play in groups and demonstrate friendly behaviour, initiating conversations.Form good relationships with peers and familiar adultsEncourage children to talk to other children when playing and communicate about home and communityShare books about making friends and feelings.Support children in disputes and develop strategies and language to enable them to begin to resolve independently.Circle time activities.