Junior Homework Requirements

Foundation

Daily independent reading. We ask all parents to record book titles and sign in reader covers and return daily.

Weekly Spelling and/or Sight words. When Foundation students are ready, some spelling or sight words will come home to practise.

1 page Homework sheet. Every Monday, a Homework sheet will come home to be completed and returned to school by Friday. The Homework sheet will contain simple Literacy/Numeracy practice.

Continuation of unfinished class work. We do have different expectations for different students. However, students who have not finished an expected level of work throughout the day may, at times be asked to complete it at home.

Gathering information or materials for classroom activities, such as ‘Show and Tell’, etc.

 

Years 1/ 2

Daily independent reading. We ask all parents to record book titles and sign in reader covers and return daily.

Weekly Spelling and/or Sight words. Students will bring home some spelling or sight words to practise.

1 page Homework sheet. Every Monday, a Homework sheet will come home to be completed and returned to school by Friday. The Homework sheet will contain simple Literacy/Numeracy practice.

Continuation of unfinished class work. We do have different expectations for different students. However, students who have not finished an expected level of work throughout the day may, at times be asked to complete it at home.

Gathering information or materials for classroom activities, such as ‘Show and Tell’, etc.

 

Junior (F-2) Websites for Additional Homework Resources

 

Families who wish to engae their children in extra homework may find these resources useful.  These websites have a range of interactive games that assist students to develop skills in the areas of Literacy and Numeracy.

 

Literacy:

 

http://pbskids.org/sesame/games/super-grover-nick-rhyme/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/rhyming_words/play/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/words/dg3.shtml

http://www.sproutonline.com/games/elmo-rhymes

http://www.jumpstart.com/parents/worksheets/rhyming-worksheets

http://www.literactive.com/Download/live.asp?swf=story_files/mouse_house_US.swf

http://www.literactive.com/Download/live.asp?swf=story_files/easel_US.swf

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy.html

 

Numeracy:

 

http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/index.html

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/gingerbread-man-game

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/interactive.aspx?cat=8

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1numeracy.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/

http://www.snappymaths.com/

http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/auto/13/2.html

http://www.mathsisfun.com/index.htm