Home Learning – Week Commencing: 16/11/20



This week we are going to be looking at some poems. What is a poem? The poems we are looking at all have words in that describe a sound. What do we mean by a word that describes a noise?  Read the poem Surrounded by Noise’. Can you identify the words that describe the sounds? When you join in with the reading of the poem make sure you read it in a voice that is appropriate to the soundSo if it’s a loud sound, read it in a loud voice … if it’s a quiet sound, read it in a whisper. Once you have read the poem a few times, can you spot the pattern? 


Today I would like you to reread the ‘Surrounded by Noise‘ poem. What is the pattern? What words are repeated? Can you identify all the words that are the same in each line? Now we would like you to write your own line using that pattern. Can you now choose 4 objects and match a sound to them?

Where are the capital letters? Can you use an exclamation mark? What does an exclamation mean? 



(Handwriting practice)



Today we would like you to have a go at writing your own noisy poem using the same pattern as the ‘Surrounded by Noise’ poem. Use your list of noisy words to help you and look at the line you wrote yesterday to remind you of the pattern.

We would like you to write your poem in your best handwriting 



Today we would like you to check your poem and make sure you have at least  6 lines.

Have you used capital letters and full stops? Have you used exclamation marks? 


Can you illustrate your poem?  

When you write your noisy words, can you illustrate your poem to make them look like they sound? 




This week you will be using a pack of playing cards to explore numbers.
You can complete any of the below activities using your set of playing cards:

  • Play snap
  • Sort them into suites
  • Put them in order from Ace to King
  • Choose 2 cards and add them together
  • Challenge: Choose 3 cards and add them together
  • Record some of your number sentences using ‘+’ and ‘=’



Wider Curriculum


This week is ‘Anti-Bullying Week’ across the UK.

What is bullying? Can you draw a picture to show what you think bullying is? 

Remember that bullying is something that happens repeatedly over time and isn’t just a single incident.

Now on the back of your piece of paper, we would like you to choose 5 adults that you can speak to if you ever think yourself (or one of your friends) are being bullied at school.



Have a great week and don’t forget to send us your work each day, so that we can see what you have been up to and how hard you have been working! We keep all of your work safe that you send to us!

Send your work to us at: yearone@lingsprimary.org.uk

Keep Smiling,

Year 1 Team : )

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