All year we have been working on the different ways we can represent numbers. Lucy wanted this particular piece of work to be included in her portfolio because: "I like the last dot card that's all mixed up. It looks like an alien with lots of eyes but I could still count it."
Lucy has been working on identifying the numbers before and after a given number and forming numbers correctly in writing. Yesterday she worked independently to fill in the missing numbers in sequences. This is an example of Lucy's best work because she concentrated well and used the number line to support her thinking. She took her time to form numbers correctly and double checked her work.
Lucy has been working on consolidating her alphabet knowledge and gaining confidence to apply it consistently in her writing. Here is an example of the sorting work she completes in her word study journal. In this activity she worked on sorting picture cards of words that start with the sounds 'b', 'm', 'r', and 's':