ReceptionSummer 1 - Traditional Tales (with a twist) & Storytelling
Key Text Summer 1
Meet The Teacher
Walk to School
Early Years Writing
EYFS Mathematics Talk
The Shapes Mat
Learning Values: Creative, Independent, Being determined to do my best
Characteristics of Learning: Creative and critical (thinking). Having their own ideas. Making links and choosing ways to do things.
S.M.S.C: Good Choices - We will be focusing on morals within our texts. We will think critically about how the characters behaved. We will discuss good choices that we make in everyday life.
Summer 1 Newsletters
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
- Can I ask appropriate questions in my play?
- Can I resolve conflicts with my friends?
- We will be thinking about the different characters might be feeling. E.g. how does Baby Bear feel that someone has broken his favourite chair, how does the giant feel that someone has come into his home uninvited.
We will be making up and changing stories/characters/endings to make up our own versions.
- Can I con dently share my ideas?
- The children will be retelling the well known traditional tales of The Gingerbread Man, The three little pigs, and Goldilocks. We will be thinking of different endings to our traditional tales.
- Can I learn more letter sounds and the sound that 2 or 3 letters make together?
- Can I read a wider range of words by blending sounds together?
- Can I read some ‘red’ words?
- We will continue to use our phonics sounds to sound out words to write captions and sentences. Children will be encouraged to use their phonics skills to write their own stories or to retell parts of the stories we share.
- Can I form letters correctly using the correct pencil grip?
- Can I use ‘Fred Fingers’ to help me sound out and spell new words?
- Can I write some ‘red’ words?
- Can I write labels, captions and simple sentences?
- Can I count objects and recognise numbers 10, 15, 20 and beyond?
- Can I record my findings using marks, drawings and by writing numbers?
Shape, Space and Measure:
- Children will be learning about time and using everyday language to talk about money. We will use role play and visit to a shop to see this real life setting.
- Can I order and sequence events in our day?
- Can I recognise o’clock and half past times on the clock?
- We will talk about what we do at certain times of the day eg what time do we go to lunch, what time is home time?
- Can I talk about money and recognise coins?
- Can I role play using money in a shop?
Communication and Language
Listening and Attention
- We will be listening to familiar and unfamiliar tales. The children will be working on their responses to stories e.g. questions, comments, predictions.
- Can I listen to stories, accurately anticipating key events and respond to what I hear with relevant comments, questions or actions?
- Can I ask questions about the story?
- Children will demonstrate their understanding of the stories by retelling and acting them out.
- Can I understand the humour in the story or make up my own funny ending?
- Can I ask and answer ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions in response to the story?
- Can I answer questions in full sentences?
- Can I use a range of tenses when I speak?
- Can I use new words that I have learned?
- Can I sequence events in a familiar story?
Understanding the world
People & Communities
- We will talk about our favourite traditional tales and characters.
- Can I share my ideas about what I like and dislike?
- Can I be sensitive to others likes and dislikes and know that they might be different to my own?
- We are going to be growing flowers, potatoes and our own beanstalks.
- Can I make observations and notice changes?
- Can I talk about how we should look after living things in our environment?
- Can I complete a simple computer programme?
Moving and Handling
- In PE children will be working on their throwing and catching skills to improve our control and coordination.
- Can I throw a bean bag under arm?
- Can I throw a bean bag over arm?
- Can I catch a ball that my partner has thrown?
Children will continue to develop their fine motor skills in the classroom.
- Can I hold a pencil near point between first two fingers and thumb and use it with good control?
- Can I form some recognisable letters and numbers?
- Can I use a pair of scissors to cut things out?
Health and Self Care
- Children will be dressing up as different characters from the story. We will to complete the daily mile and some children continue to change their shoes.
- Can I dress and undress myself?
- Can I take off and put back on my shoes and jumper.
Expressive arts and design
Exploring & Using Media & Materials / Being Imaginative
- Can I act out the stories with a group of my friends?
- Can I take on a character role?
- Can I make a puppet character and make up a story?
- Can I use tools and combine materials to make props for my story acting.
- Can I construct a house using di erent materials like in the Three Little Pigs story?