Welcome to Hazel & Hawthorn Class 2020/21
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Sofia Valdez Future Prez by Andrea Beaty
Sofia Valdez, a community leader who stands up for what she believes in!
The Fate of Fausto by Oliver Jeffers
There was once a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his.
“You are mine,” Fausto said to the flower, the sheep and the mountain, and they bowed before him. But they were not enough for Fausto, so he conquered a boat and set out to sea…
My Friend Earth by Patricia MacLachlan
Our friend Earth does so many wonderful things! She tends to animals large and small. She pours down summer rain and autumn leaves. She sprinkles whisper-white snow and protects the tiny seeds waiting for spring.
Pseudo or Alien Words
These are useful videos to help your child read the pseudo or alien words needed for the Phonics screening check. Alien words are designed to see if children can read any word using their phonic knowledge.
How to use sound buttons
Guidance for parents on how to say sounds and ideas to practice phonics with child at home.
Learn sounds and play games at home (early sounds)
Learn sounds and play games at home ( including special friends/ diagraphs and trigraphs)
Small Town Superheroes – practice blending and sounding out. (Click Yellow arrow to find the phonics games)
Games to practice real and nonsense words.
Year 1 become artists!
We worked with our partner to create an abstract piece of art in the style of Picasso.