Semester 2 – study portion
Dear parents please refer to the websites if you need to revise on certain topics with your child
Section A : Reading
- Reading comprehension (fiction and non-fiction stories)
- Ordering sentences (based on text)
http://www.schofieldandsims.co.uk/key-stage-1-reading-comprehension/ (but you have to purchase , its quite good)
Good website for fiction/non fiction comprehension
Section B: Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary
- Nouns (singular and plural nouns)
- Capitalisation and punctuation marks ( Full stop, comma, question mark and speech mark)
- Adjectives (comparative and superlative)
- Verbs (has and have, past tense , present tense and future tense)
- Prefix and Suffix (un, dis, ly and ful)
- Synonyms and Antonyms
- Compound words
Section C: Writing
- Rearranging sentences
Picture story (with word prompts
Speech mark (click here for resources) – Using_Speech_Marks
This semester we will be covering:
LISTENING AND SPEAKING
- Listen to and enjoy stories read aloud, show understanding by responding in oral, written or visual form.
- Ask questions to gain information and respond to inquiries directed to themselves or to the class. (Listen carefully and respond appropriately, asking questions of others.)
- Use oral language to communicate during classroom activities, conversations and imaginative play. (show awareness that speakers use a variety of ways speaking in different situations and try out different ways of speaking)
- Tell their own stories using words, gestures, and objects/artifacts.
- Talk about the stories, writing, pictures and models they have created. (explain plans and ideas, extending them in the light of discussion)
Viewing and Presenting
- Talk about their own feelings in response to visual messages; show empathy for the way others might feel.
- Use body language in mime and role play to communicate ideas and feelings visually.
- Attend to visual information showing understanding through discussion, role play, illustrations.
- Select and reread favourite texts for enjoyment. (read aloud with increase accuracy, fluency and expression)
- Make connections to their own experience when listening to or “reading” texts.
- Form letters/characters conventionally and legibly, with an understanding as to why this is important within a language community (spelling, copying words and phrases).
- Write an increasing number of frequently used words or ideas independently (simple compound and complex words, simple sentences using correct punctuation marks- speech mark).
- Use increasingly accurate grammatical constructs [simple past, present, future words, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns (gender words), prefix – dis & un), suffix- (ful & ly), synonyms, antonyms]
Resources: Nelson Thornes Book (Fiction and Non-Fiction- Yellow)
Resources to use at home for parents