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Week 3 (20.04.20)

Monday 20th April 2020

Phonics 

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

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.

Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘The Smeds and the Smoos’ by Julia Donaldson.

Talking Prompts:

What can you tell me about this picture?

How many red Smeds can you see?

How many blue Smoos can you see?

Why is there a line of stones down the middle of the picture?

If you could be a Smed or Smoo which would you be? Why?

If you mixed red and blue what colour would you make?

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

 

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!

Numeracy

Have a go at one of the activities on this Addition Home Learning Challenges sheet.

Tuesday 21st April 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 

Literacy 

Talk with your child about these pictures from the story ‘After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)’ by Dan Santat.

Talking Prompts:

What can you see in the picture?

What happened to Humpty Dumpty in the nursery rhyme?

Who put Humpty Dumpty back together again?

Can you sing Humpty Dumpty?

What did Humpty Dumpty turn into in this story?

How many different types of egg can you think of?

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

 

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!

Numeracy

Complete the Maths Mastery Addition Home Learning Challenge: Teddy Bears’ Bedtime.

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Phonics 

Visit the website PhonicsPlay. Have a go at some of the Pase 2/3 interactive games such as Picnic on Pluto or Buried Treasure.

The link to this website can be found under ‘Useful Websites’ on our class page of the school website.

 

Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘Sharing a Shell’ by Julia Donaldson.

Talking Prompts:

What can you see in the picture?

How many sea creatures can you spot in the rock pool?

Who would you share your shell with?

What is your favourite thing about the seaside?

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

 

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!

Numeracy  

Have a go at this Easter activity which offers a fun way for children to practise both counting and addition skills. Talk about the different images shapes shown. Children can then count the pictures and use them to create and solve addition number sentences. 

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Phonics

Play Quickwrite Graphemes. Shout out the sound of a grapheme from the sound mat. Ask your child to write it on a whiteboard, paper or outside in chalk. 

Literacy 

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘The Way Back Home’ by Oliver Jeffers.

Talking Prompts:

What can you see in the picture?

What has happened to the boy’s aeroplane?

Who do you think the boy will meet on the moon?

How could the boy get back home?

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

 

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!

Numeracy

Write a list of things you do in the morning, afternoon, evening and night-time. You may which to draw pictures and place them in a timeline. 

Friday 24th April 2020

Phonics

Work out which initial sound matches each word.

Challenge- Write a sentence using one of these words. Can you use the word ‘and’ in your sentence?

Literacy

Talk with your child about this picture from the story ‘There's a Lion in My Cornflakes’ by Michelle Robinson.

Talking Prompts:

What can you see in the picture?

Where do lions live?

Do you think lions like ice-cream?

Would you like to have a picnic with a lion?

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

 

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!

Numeracy 

Complete these repeating patterns. You can draw them out on paper. 

Can you make a repeating pattern with shoes, sock, plates, crisp packets, fruit, cutlery or bottle tops?

Ask a grown up to start a pattern and ask you to finish it.

For example: spoon, fork, spoon, fork, spoon...  or apple, apple, banana, apple, apple, banana...

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