# Thursday 19th

Maths

Today we are continuing to learn all about finding one less.

One less than 5 is 4.

You could also talk about one more -----> 4 is one less than 5.... 5 is one more than 4.

There different activities that you can do.

Please don't feel like you have to complete them all.

1.)

Take a look at the picture below. Can you tell the first, then, now story? The 'then' part is missing....

- Can you tell a first, then, now story about the bees? What do you think happened to one of the bees?

- How can you show that you are correct?

- Can you use a five frame and cubes (objects) to show what happened?

- Can you draw the story of the bees? How will you show one less?

2.)

One less on the line

Use a washing line and socks to show one less...

or toys/objects from around the house if you are unable to do this.

There are 3 socks hanging on the washing line. Take 1 sock off. First there were 3 socks, then 1 was taken away, now there are 2 socks. One less than 3 is 2.

Repeat with different starting numbers up to 5. Explore what happens if you start with 1 sock!

- Can you make the link with one more: 2 is one less than 3, 3 is one more than 2.

## Blank five frame

Phonics

In phonics, we do the following things:

1. Sing the alphabet song (the video below is slightly different to the one we sing at school, but the children know it).

2. Practise all of the sounds that we have learned so far.

3. Practise reading words with the previous sound in.

4. Watch a video of our new sound.

5. Practise reading words with our new sound in. We segment the sounds and blend them together to say/read the word, e.g. the word cat - segment ---> c-a-t - blend ---> cat!

6. Practise writing the new sound (pre-cursive letter formation).

7. Practise writing words with the new sound in.

## 5. Practise reading words with our new sound in - 'ai'

6. Practise writing the new sound (pre-cursive letter formation).

## 7. Practise writing words with the new sound in - 'ai'

Religious Education

Today we are going to say some Thank you prayers. I wonder if you can draw some things that you'd like to thank God for... Your family, your friends, God's beautiful creation...etc. What are you grateful for?

You can have ago at writing some words, or some sounds for the things that you are thanking God for.

Perhaps with help from an adult, you can write some words to say thank you, or maybe you can say the words and an adult can write them down. I look forward to seeing your prayers and pictures.

You might like to start your prayer with...

Father God, Thank you for....

...and end the prayer with - Amen.