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Week 2 (W/C 30.03.20)

Monday 30th March 2020

Phonics

Use the alphabet mat to say the letter name and sound. Point to a random letter and say 'tell me the sound' or 'tell me the name'. Change what you are looking for each time to increase the challenge. 

Another fun way to support this is to sing the following song... 

Boom Shake The Alphabet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Emb2yvwAHtc 

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘The Lion Inside’ by Rachel Bright.

Talking Prompts:

What can you tell me about this picture?

What is the lion doing?

Which is bigger the lion or the mouse?

Can you think of a different word for big?

How do you think the mouse is feeling?

If you could be a lion or a mouse which would you be? Why?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘mouse’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

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Numeracy

Have a go at one of the activities on this Solving Problems- Sharing Home Learning Challenges sheet. 

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Tuesday 31st March 2020

Phonics 

Play I Spy. You can do this in your house looking for initial sounds in words.

To support your child with their reading and help them to identify new phonemes and graphemes learnt in Phase 3 you could play this game of I Spy, looking for specific sounds related to Phase 3 phonics.

 

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘The Scarecrows' Wedding’ by Julia Donaldson.

Talking Prompts:

What can you tell me about this picture?

What animals can you see?

How many scarecrows can you see?

Look at the scarecrows faces, how do you think the scarecrows feel? Why?

What job does a scarecrow do on a farm?

Why are the cows wearing bells?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘bee’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

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Numeracy 

Have a go at this addition worksheet. You can write your answers on paper or form your numbers in a tray of sand, salt or flour. 

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Wednesday 1st April 2020

Phonics 

Select one or more activities from the Phonics Home Learning Challenges sheets. 

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘Five Minutes Peace’ by Jill Murphy

Talking Prompts:

What can you tell me about this picture?

Is the bath water hot or cold? How do you know?

Mrs Large has a currant bun on her tray of goodies. Can you sing the rhyme ‘Five Currant Buns’?

How do you think Mrs Large feels?

What do you like to do to relax?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘jug’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

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Numeracy 

Select and complete one or more of the activities from the Problem Solving- Doubling Home Learning Challenges sheet.

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Thursday 2nd April 2020

Phonics

Make a list of words that rhyme with each picture. Send us a picture of your writing! 

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘Big Red Bath’ by Julia Jarman.

Talking Prompts:

What can you tell me about this picture?

What colour is the bath?

Where do you think the bath is bobbing to?

What sounds can you hear when you are in the bath?

What would you do if a lion jumped in your bath?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘dog’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

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Numeracy 

Complete the Maths Mastery Counting Home Learning Challenge: Estimating Socks. 

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Friday 3rd April 2020

Phonics

Match the pictures and captions. You can write out these captions and draw pictures to match at home.

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Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘Owl Babies’ by Martin Waddell

Talking Prompts:

How many eyes can you count in this picture?

Where do owls live?

When do owls sleep?

What could Owl Mother use to make a nest for her babies?

How do you think owl feathers feel?

Can you think of a word that rhymes with ‘twig’?

 

Write a sentence about this picture. Send us a photo of your wonderful writing. 

Don't forget to use your phonics knowledge, capital letters, finger spaces and full stops!

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Numeracy 

Use this bright and engaging ice cream activity to promote coin recognition at home. Children can practise recognising coins as they look through the ice creams and use addition skills to find a total amount for each ice cream.

You may which to create a similar activity using physical objects found around your home.

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