Year 1 Weekly English and Maths – 15/06/2020


In English, we will spend one day reading and comprehending a text; one day on spelling, one day on grammar, one day completing a short writing activity and one day focusing on Lexia.

Reading and Comprehension – The Bear Who Came to Babysit

Share the story with your child. Then, discuss the questions from The Bear Who Came to Babysit Comprehension PowerPoint. There is no need to record your child’s answers.

The Bear Who Came To Babysit Story

The Bear Who Came To Babysit Comprehension PowerPoint


Learn to spell: he, me, she, we, be, is, was, his. Play Spooky Spellings. Select Year 1, click book 2 and press go.

Spooky Spellings

Grammar Focus

Watch Adjectives PowerPoint.

Draw a picture of yourself in the frame provided. Then, using the word mat, write adjectives around your picture to describe yourself. You could even choose an adjective and write it in a sentence (E.g. I am happy.).

If you are unable to print the worksheet, you can complete the activity on a piece of paper.

Adjectives PowerPoint

Describing Me Activity

Describing Me Activity Example

Writing Task

Read The Bear Who Came to Babysit story. In the story, the bear gives Arno and Bibi sticky honey for breakfast. Using the word mats provided, plan a meal that the bear might cook. Don’t forget to use adjectives to describe each item of food. Will it be delicious, or will it be disgusting?

What I’m Looking For:

  • Gaps between words
  • Use sound mats to help with spelling
  • Adjectives

Resources to help:

The Bear Who Came To Babysit Story

The Bear Who Came To Babysit Writing Activity

The Bear Who Came To Babysit Writing Activity Example

Food Word Mat

Food Adjectives

Reading and Phonics

Children should spend 20 minutes at least three times per week using Lexia. Children should take part in phonics and spelling daily.

Ruth Miskin YouTube Channel


In maths, we will spend the week focusing on a particular topic e.g. shape or place value. Activities will then be set on Mathletics that are based upon this subject.

Topic – Multiplication and Division

  • Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s
  • Making equal groups
  • Adding equal groups

Resources to help:


Count in 2s (Summer Term, Week 7, Lesson 1)

Count in 2s Worksheet


Count in 5s (Summer Term, Week 7, Lesson 2)

Count in 5s Worksheet


Count in 10s (Summer Term, Week 7, Week 3)

Count in 10s Worksheet

Count in 10s Worksheet 2


Make Equal Groups (Week 2, Lesson 3)

Make Equal Groups Worksheet


Add Equal Groups (Week 2, Lesson 4)

Add Equal Groups Worksheet

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