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Four Elms Primary School

Four Elms Primary School

Thursday 21st

9- 9:30 



RWI – watch the relevant speed sounds lesson:  

Set 1 -  

Set 2 - recap some special friends from set 1 

Set 3 - 



Then read the RWI book online 


Go onto ‘ebooks’ then you will need to register (this is free of charge) and then you will be able to access all the ebooks and choose the correct banded level for your child. Please note that the RWI phonics scheme is based on lots of repetition. Therefore, we usually read the same book about 3 or 4 times before moving onto a new book. For some children they may need to read it more than this to ensure they are completely fluent in reading the book (no sounding out). 

A general guide is: 

1st read – decoding all the words – sound out as much as you need to. 

2nd read – read for fluency (try to read with more fluency and expression). 

3rd read – read with fluency, expression and comprehension. Try answering the comprehension questions at the back. 


This website also provides lots of other information for parents about phonics. It has other resources on here too should you wish to explore! 


Guided reading  

Complete the guided reading  at the bottom of the webpage. If the reading is taking you longer than the time allocated, then feel free to share the reading with an adult. Please note that there are no  questions today.  



9:30- 9:45  


Join us on zoom using the link from Mrs Lee. 

Please adhere to our Zoom policy.  

9:45 – 10:40  




Year 2 

To be able to count in multiples  

  1. I can work out what the sequence is counting in  

  1. I can continue the sequence using repeated addition 

  1. I can work out the missing number in the sequence 


Today we will be using our knowledge of repeated addition to complete sequences.  

Watch my tutorial to see what a multiple is, what a sequence is, how we can work out what a sequence is counting in and how to then work out the next numbers in the sequence.  





Then look at the sequences attached to the webpage and see if you can complete them. I have provided an easier option if you are feeling less confident.  


The challenge questions are true/false questions which rely on your understanding of counting in multiples. This challenge is optional and should only be done if you are feeling confident with the rest of the work.  


At the end of the lesson think about whether you have met today’s success criteria. You could write at the bottom of your work how you got on and how you think you could make your work even better. 



Year 1  

Learning objectives: 

To know how to multiply by counting in multiples of 5  

  1. I can count in multiples of 5 

  1. I can find multiples of 5 on a 100 square  

  1. I can turn the multiples of 5 into a multiplication  

Watch todays tutorial of counting in multiples of 5.  




After you have watched the tutorial try using the pictures to help you count in 5s. 


You will need your 100 square for today’s lesson. use the one you printed yesterday or if you aren’t able to print one use this online one:  


If you have printed this, please keep it to use for the next few lessons. You will also need a coloured pencil.  

Colour in the multiples of 5 (you only need to go up to 50). Do you notice anything?  


At the end of the lesson think about whether you have met today’s success criteria. You could write at the bottom of your work how you got on and how you think you could make your work even better.   

10:40 – 11  


Breaktime – have a healthy snack and a play 

11 – 12 



To understand how to spell words with suffixes correctly  

  1. I understand what a syllable is  

  1. I know when to double the last letter of the root word 

  1. I can then add an appropriate suffix to the root word 

  1. I can use the new word in a sentence 


Warm up –learn about syllables by watching this:  


Our spelling rule today is going to explore how to:  

Add –ing, –ed, –er, –est and –y to words of one syllable ending in a single consonant letter after a single vowel letter- The last consonant letter of the root word is doubled to keep the /æ/, /ɛ/, /ɪ/, /ɒ/ and /ʌ/ sound (i.e. to keep the vowel ‘short’). Exception: The letter ‘x’ is never doubled: mixing, mixed, boxer, sixes. 


Watch this tutorial explaining this rule:  






Complete the activity on the webpage which requires you to follow this rule by doubling the consonant in the root word if it has a vowel letter before it, before adding a suffix. You will then need to write sentences using the new word.   



If you require a challenge then see if this rule works for other suffixes.  


At the end of the lesson make a colourful bubble which explains today’s spelling rule in a way that will help you to remember it. Here’s mine: 



Then, reflect on the success criteria. 


12- 1pm  


Lunchtime and playtime 

1- 1:15pm  







Mental Arithmetic 

Before we move on to a new area of mental maths, we need to make sure that we are really speedy at recalling the facts we have focused on so far.  

Think about which area you need the most practise with and either play the games below or practise verbally with a grown up. Remember, we want to get to the point of not relying on counting on our fingers. Choose between doubles (to 10 for year 1 or 20 for year 2) or number bonds (to 10 for year 1 and to 20 for year 2)  


Doubles (level 2 doubles) 

Number bonds/facts to 10




Number bonds/facts to 20 (range 1- 20) 



NB. Number bonds relate to the pairs of numbers which add up to 10 or 20. Number facts is about being able to add and subtract any number up to 10 or 20 mental e.g. 5 +3, 17 +2, 11 – 5 etc. 



1:30 – 1:45pm  

Spelling/ handwriting  

These are your spellings this week. Write them down over and over again in your neatest writing. If you find the spellings hard you can try the easier ones. 



You could listen to relaxing music whilst you do this, like we do at school. 

1:45 – 2:30 

Foundation subject  


Learning objective and success criteria:    

To locate key information about a different area 

  1. I can find the area on a map 

  1. I can locate key information about the area 

  1. I can identify landmarks in the area  


Watch the tutorial to find out about researching a comparing area to the one you have already researched. 




This could be a city or a village or town somewhere else in the UK. Some options are: 

  • London  

  • Maidstone  

  • Seal  

  • Brighton  

  • Lake district 

  • St Ives in Cornwall  


You will not need as much information in this area so will only have todays lesson to do your research. 

Consider looking at: 

  • What is the area? 

  • Where is this area? 

  • What is it like? 

  • Have a look on google maps 

  • Are there any landmarks in the area 

  • Any key facts on the area