Week Commencing 27th April
- Choose a book to read each day from your house or from Bug Club. After reading discuss the story with a family member. Try and give your own opinions about the story by discussing the characters / events that you liked. Also talk about anything that you disliked about the story, try and explain why. It's great to discuss your own opinions about a book / story.
- Focus on the story, 'The Gingerbread Man'. What do you know about this story? What happens at the beginning? How does the story end? Who are the characters? What does the gingerbread man keep saying? Please clink on the story below to read to an adult.
- Can you sequence the key events of the story in the right order? Discuss the beginning, middle and ending of the story.
- Did you enjoy the story? Can you discuss your likes and any dislikes you may have with your adult?
- Remember to keep reading all the signs and labels you see around you when you go out for your daily walk, run or cycle.
- Remember to keep reading the high frequency words on the Reception list.
Week Commencing 20th April
- Choose a book to read each day from Bug Club or a story from your house. Before reading remember to always read the title and look for the name of the author and the illustrator. Check to see if there is any blurb and talk about what you think might happen in the story.
- When reading, point carefully to each word and use your phonic skills to sound out any words that you are unsure of. Remember to watch out for any tricky words!
- Remember to read the signs and labels you see around you when you go out for a walk with your family. Try and use your phonic skills to sound out the words you see.
- Focus on the traditional tale - 'Jack and the Beanstalk'. If you already know this story discuss it with an adult or older sibling.
- Read a version of the story, 'Jack and the Beanstalk' by Malachy Doyle - this has been allocated on your Bug Club.
- Discuss the story with your family. How does the story begin? What happens in the middle of the story? How does it end?
- Create your own story map to show the main events in the story. Try and add your own labels, captions and sentences. Read / share your work with a family member.
- Write a sentence in your diary to record the things you have done at home.
- Write a sentence about a key event from the story. Remember to try and sound out your own words when writing
- Can you help your adult write your weekly shopping list?
Week commencing 30th March
Draw a picture of some animals
- Can you use the correct colours for the animals?
- Can you talk about where the animals live?
- Can you think of some describing words for the animals and write these in sentences?
- Can you think of some clues to describe the animals and get someone in your family to guess what animal you are thinking of?
Week Commencing 30th March
- Choose a story from your house to share with an adult or older sibling. Read the title together and predict what you think the story will be about. Point to the words when reading and use your phonic skills to decode any unfamiliar words. Remember to spot and read the tricky words.
- After reading, can you talk about the key events in the story. What happened at the beginning? What happened in the middle of the story? How did the story end? Was it a happy ending?
- Discuss which part of the story of the story you liked the best, giving reasons as to why. Were there any parts of the story that you didn't like? Can you explain why?
- Remember to keep reading the books on Bug Club and to answer the questions about each book.
- Practise spelling words from the Reception word lists which have already been sent home.
- Keep a diary of the things you are doing at home and write your own sentences. Remember to sound out your own words when writing and apply your phonic skills.
Week commencing 23rd March
- Discuss your daily activities, encouraging the use of full sentences when speaking. Write sentences independently and then read own writing to others, using the red book (already sent home).
- Use Bug Club to practise reading and comprehension skills
- Practise spellings and high frequency word lists already sent home.