Year 1 – Language, Literacy and Communication. Instant access to hundreds of fun and engaging online lessons for your pupils. Lesson can be embedded anywhere!

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By The Pembrokeshire Home Learning Team

Schools and teachers across Pembrokeshire have come together to provide fun and engaging activities for home learning.

30 mins

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Lots of fun and engaging online lessons for pupils to do at school, or at home

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Instant homework activities lasting between 30 minutes and 1 hour

Perfect for supporting school closures, bubbles being sent home and home learning

Lessons included...

  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Patterns - Patterns everywhere To learn about the many different patterns in our environment > To learn what are patterns and how they are created
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Emotions - Faces and feelings To be able to discuss different feeling and emotions > To be able to create faces using natural objects
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > PE - Jack and the Beanstalk To listen carefully and move safely, matching appropriate actions to commands
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Positional language To develop an understanding of positional language
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Retell a story - 'Fairy Hairdresser and the Princess and the Frog' by Abbie Longstaff To use imagination to make creative models > To listen to and retell a story
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Positional language - Obstacle course To move safely with control and coordination > To move in different ways > To demonstrate understanding of positional language
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Oracy > Oracy - Emotions - 'Can't You Sleep Little Bear' by Martin Waddell To be able to express and communicate different feelings and emotions > To be aware of own feelings
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Ice Experiment - Ice Eggs To be able to follow instructions > To be able to predict > To be able to investigate
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Phonics - Rhyming word wall Year 1 To develop the use of phonics > To develop word association and spelling > To recognise vowel digraphs
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Phonics - Connect 4 Game To practise phonic sounds
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - 'Gorilla Loves Vanilla' by Chea Strathie To listen and respond to a story > To draw a picture of their favourite part of a story > To create a menu
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Problem solving - 'Percy the Park Keeper' by Nick Butterworth To be able to follow a story > To be able to solve a number problem > To be able to show my workings out
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Role play a simple conversation using 'Pwy wyt ti?, 'Sut wyt ti?' and 'Beth wyt ti'n hoffi?' To present simple information and speak using correct pronunciation and appropriate intonation. > To express feelings and likes. > To take part in role-play activities, speaking correctly and clearly.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Perform Magi Ann's Welsh Rap To sing or mime along to a simple Welsh rap. > To perform a rap with confidence.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Blast Off - Number bonds to 10 in Welsh Count reliably up to 10 objects. >Add numbers involving 10 objects. >Present simple information. >Speak using correct pronunciation and appropriate intonation.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Using prepositions to describe the location of toys To use prepositions to describe location. > To present information in simple sentences. > To speak clearly with correct pronunciation.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Become a Welsh weather presenter To ask and answer questions about the weather. > To take on the role of a weather presenter. > To speak clearly with correct pronunciation.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Play a game: "Beth sy' gyda ti?" (What do you have?) To ask and answer simple questions about possession in Welsh. > To use colour, number and shape vocabulary in Welsh.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Counting to 20 in Welsh using money Count to 20 in Welsh. > Count in tens and units.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Telling the time in Welsh and creating a daily timetable To tell the time using o’clock and half past in Welsh. > To play ‘Faint o’r gloch ydy hi, Mr Blaidd?’ to practise telling the time in Welsh. > To create a daily timetable using the sentence patterns.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Creating a months of the year mural in Welsh > To understand and say the months of the year in Welsh. > To create a mural labelling it with the months of the year. > To ask and answer the question "Pryd mae dy benblwydd di?"
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Hold a fashion Show in Welsh. To know colours. > To describe what someone is wearing.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Writing a Welsh poem using your senses To write sentences to describe what I can hear, see and feel. > To write a simple Welsh poem to describe an outdoor location.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Role playing where characters live in Welsh Ble rwyt ti'n byw?
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Rapio gyda Fflic a Flac To express likes and dislikes. > To write and perform a rap in Welsh.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Practising Patterns: Yn y siop / In the shop To ask and answer the question Ga i ___ os gwelwch yn dda? > To ask and answer the question Faint ydy e?
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Role play: Yn y siop / In the shop To ask and answer the question Ga i ___ os gwelwch yn dda? >To ask and answer the question Faint ydy e? > To take part in a simple Welsh role play.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Singing the song 'Aderyn Melyn' To know colours in Welsh. > To learn and sing the song 'Aderyn Melyn'.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Take the water challenge to recall prepositions. To recall prepositions in Welsh.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Design and create - My unique Colour Monster To be able to design and make a colour monster > To be able to express ideas feelings and memories > To describe using adjectives and appropriate punctuation
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - Springtime To recognise the changes in the weather and seasons > To recognise effects the different seasons have on some animals and plants
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - Deep sea diver To write for a range of purposes
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Imaginative writing - Seaside To develop imaginative skills > To write some simple sentences
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Writing instructions - How to wash your hands To write instructions for other people to follow
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Fact file - Ladybirds To learn about ladybirds > To create a fact file
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Living things - Minibeasts Part 1 To gain an understanding of minibeasts
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Sorting - Types of Vehicles To be able to sort by one or more criteria > To become familiar with different types of transport > To develop mapping skills
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Story telling - 'There's a hole in the bottom of the sea' by The Barefoot Books Singalong To retell a familiar story in the right order > To use my imagination to create my own story
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Instructions - How to make ice cream To follow a recipe to make ice cream > To write a recipe for your own ice cream
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - Seasons To know that there are four seasons in a year > To recognise features within the different seasons
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Shape poem To understand what a shape poem is > To be able to write a shape poem > To use descriptive language
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Invitation - 'Picnic Tea' by David Harmer To be able identify different sounds within words > To write and invitation > To create a menu
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - 'Port Side Pirates!' by Debbie Harter and Oscar Seaworthy To use my imagination to be creative
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - 'Olivers Vegetables' By Vivian French To listen and respond to a story > To write a description > To follow instructions
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Fruit and Vegetables - Where in the World? To know where different fruit and vegetables come from
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - 'This is our house' by Michael Rosen To be able to discuss what a story is about > To write about your family
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Cooking - Cookies - Instructions - 'The Tiger Who Came To Tea' by Judith Kerr To follow a recipe to make cookies > To Write your own recipe > To write a menu for a tea party
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Grammar - Using commas To be able to use commas correctly > To be able to write lists within a sentence using the correct punctuation
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Rhyming Words - Twinkle Twinkle Little Star To be able to identify rhyming words > To write your own version of a well known rhyme
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Trains - writing rhyming words To be able to follow a poem > To be able to use descriptive words.
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Friendship - 'The Rainbow FIsh' by Marcus Pfister To value the importance of friendship > To discuss the qualities that make a good friend > To think about friends that are special to us
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - 'The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes' by Julia Donaldson To listen to and follow a story > To use imagination to create some magic shoes > To write a description of your magic shoes
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - 'Room on a Broom' by Julia Donaldson To follow and discuss a story >To write a simple spell > To make a wand
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Settings and Similies - 'Rain before Rainbows' by Smriti Halls To know what a setting is >To be able to name a number of different settings > To be able to describe a setting using similies
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - 'The Odd Pet' by Julia Donaldson To be able to follow a story > To use imagination and be creative >To write a descriptive text
  • Y1 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Aesop's Fables - The Hare and the Tortoise To know what a fable is > To re-tell a fable