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SKU M1CS80190
Key Stage 1 Position and Direction Maths Summer Term Year 1

This week’s worth of lessons for Year 1 children focuses on position, direction and motion. Your class will use a range of vocabulary including: left and right, top, middle and bottom, on top of, in front of, above, between, around, near, close and far, up and down, forwards and backwards, inside and outside. Your class will work practically to understand whole, half, quarter and three-quarter turns in both directions and link their knowledge of a clock face with clockwise and anticlockwise movement.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

This downloadable series of five KS1 Maths lessons for Year 1 comes with lesson plans, slideshow presentations and printable teaching resources.

#Lesson1Whereisit

The first lesson in this scheme of work will get your class becoming familiar with the language of position. They will use a range of vocabulary including top, middle, bottom, on top of, in front of, above, between, around, near, close, far, up, down, below, underneath and behind to describe the location of a range of objects. This lesson is bound to encourage your class to think carefully about the language they use and the importance of being precise with their word choice.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Picture Cards
  • Object Cards
  • Vocabulary Cards
  • Photo Sheet
#Lesson2Leftandright

During this lesson your class will use the language of left and right. They will follow and give instructions as they create pictures. This lesson will give your class the opportunity to become confident in their ability to identify left and right as they develop their speaking and listening skills.

This downloadable Maths lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Picture Cards
  • Challenge Cards
  • Photo Sheet
#Lesson3Describingturns

The third lesson in this Year 1 position and direction scheme of work introduces your class to the concept of whole, half and quarter turns as well as clockwise and anticlockwise movements. The lesson gives your class the opportunity to give and follow instructions as they work practically with their peers solving problems.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Tangram Shapes
  • Worksheets
  • Art Sheet
  • Photo Sheet
#Lesson4Givingandfollowingdirections

The fourth lesson in this series will focus on giving your class the opportunity to use the position and direction language they have covered so far. They will give and follow instructions involving position and direction as they navigate their way through mazes or draw shapes and symbols on the floor.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Help Cards
  • Challenge Cards
  • Photo Sheet
#Lesson5Uselanguageconfidently

The final lesson in this Maths scheme of work for Year 1, gives your class the chance to demonstrate and use the position and direction language they know. They will be able to play a variety of games that give them the opportunity to give and follow instructions. This game-based lesson is sure to improve your class’s confidence with the Year 1 position and direction vocabulary.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Slide Print Out
  • Maze Sheets
  • Item Cards
  • Game Example Sheet
  • Instruction Cards
  • Crocodile Cards
  • Photo Sheet
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • Year 1 - describe position, direction and movement, including whole, half, quarter and three-quarter turns
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