Year 1 - Autumn 2


We found a pile of leaves that had blown into the classroom and we looked at the cover of Leaf Man. We predicted who Leaf Man was and where he might have come from.

We explored the leaves, making our own transient leaf pictures and taking photos of them on the iPad. 

We looked at maps and geographical features in the local area and used this information to decide where our Leaf Man might have travelled. We planned our own story maps and wrote our own Leaf Man books. 


During Maths, we have been learning how to share shapes, objects or amounts and recognising that both parts need to be equal. 

We have also been understanding what equality is by practically exploring and writing number stories. We have used the balance scales to prove these with numicon.

We used our scanning strategy to select and retrieve important information from the text and used this to help us match the each text to the story map.

We went on a leaf hunt in the churchyard and collected things that had fallen from trees. We used these to create our own Leaf Man, problem solving how to stick the leaves to the paper. We had to decide whether PVA, sellotape or a glue stick would be most effective. 

Here are some examples of our home learning!