Start each day by speed reading words in one of the Reading Challenges. It is really important that we read many words instantly to build up fluency and speed. Go and choose your challenge now by clicking the man below!
All worksheets to accompany the following activities can be found on Teams. Please complete all tasks before handing in your work. Don't forget to use the 'turn in' function when you have finished your work. Also look out for feedback when I return your work.
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10 in 10
10 in 10 (10 minutes of mental maths)
Get practising addition and subtraction skills. Choose either the + or - train. Choose to work with numbers that you are confident with.
Y1: Measure mass
Y2: Count edges on 3-D shapes
For the rest of the week, I want you to practise the alternative pronunciations of the graphemes you know. For example, the 'ch' grapheme makes 3 different sounds: chicken, chemist, chef.
Use the video below to do this. Turn off the sound if you want to challenge yourself to do this on your own without my help. Pause it if you need to.
Make sure you practise your reading challenge too by clinking on the link at the top of the page. It is important to be able to read lots of words instantly as this will help you to read quickly and easily without having to sound out too often.
How to look after a dinosaur egg!
Read the text and answer the questions using the comprehension strategies taught in school. Remember to underline key words in the question and match the words (or similar words) in the text. This will help you to retrieve the answer. Check that your answers actually answer the question. Complete the activity in Teams.
To write an information text (Part 1)
In this lesson we will introduce our witch and explain what they look like.
Y1: Write 1-2 sentences for each section. Use a capital letter and a full stop! Don't forget finger spaces.
Y2: Write 2 or more sentences for each section. Make sure you have used capital letters and the correct punctuation marks. Try to include some well-chosen adjectives and powerful verbs too!
Materials: Which materials are absorbent?
In this lesson, we will be learning about absorbency. We will test and compare the absorbency of a variety of household materials. You will need a piece of paper and a pencil to complete today's lesson. For the experiment, if you would like to take part, you will need: a sponge or cloth, plastic bag or cup, foil, cardboard or paper, cotton wool or tissue. If you do not have these materials, you can watch me complete the experiment while observing the outcomes.
You must read your reading book every day, just as we do in school. We do this after lunch but you can do it whenever you like! An adult must sign your diary to show this has taken place. You can of course read some of your own books at home to supplement reading. It would be great if this could be recorded in your diary too.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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