- Continue to read your word books. If you know them, please refer to your High Frequency words in your Pupil Support Booklet. Plus, check High Frequency word lists from week 6.
- Read and write the following high frequency words on your writing board or in your Literacy book: - like, will, you, us, him / what
- Continue to read Oxford Owl Reading Books / stories plus Big Cat reading books. On P1 homepage click on link to Collins Big Cat.
- Remember to use ‘Inference’ when discussing books with an adult. Plus, the adult helping you with your reading can use ‘Guided Reading Questions: Level 1’ / ‘Reading Strategies’ in your Pupil Support Book.
- Revise the following: author, illustrator, front of the book, back of the book, title, blurb, spine. Continue to focus on recognising the difference between a letter, a word and a sentence plus recognising the difference between a line of writing and a sentence. How many capital letters can you find? Can you retell your stories from start to finish in your own words? Continue to read with expression.
- Ask an adult to read 'Chicken Licken' story. (See link below). This links to our new WAU topic on ‘The Farm’. Try to retell the story in your own words.
- RHYMING WORDS: Talk about the rhyming words in the story ‘Chicken Licken’. Can you think of words that rhyme with your Christian name or your surname? Can you think of words that rhyme with my surname?
- Tell an adult which word is the ‘odd one out’ in each row – it’s the word that does not rhyme with the other words.
- Dog, fog, log, leg.
- Me, see, saw, tree.
- Fat, fit, cat, bat.
- Ton, tin, win, pin.
- In class we asked lots of questions. Try to think of some questions starting with these words: Where, When, What, Who and Why. Here are some examples – Why did Chicken Licken decide to go to see the king? Who did he meet first? Where should the animals have gone?
- Try to think up your own sentences about Chicken Licken using the word mat above. How many sentences can you write?
- Remember to start each sentence with a capital letter, use finger spaces between each word and finish with a full stop. Read your sentences to an adult. Give yourself a star and put your thumbs up! I am so proud of you! Please continue to send in more photos of your writing and drawings, they are fantastic!
LETTERS, SOUNDS, WORDS AND PICTURES
- On P1 homepage click on Useful Links to access ‘Starfall’ ‘Letter Formation’ / ‘Jolly Phonics’ websites to reinforce ALL letter formation, letter sounds and words from a-z. If you have the ‘Hairy Letters’ app remember to use it too.
NEW SOUND: ‘oo’ Check out links below.
This week, I’d like you to use your knowledge of sounds and words to complete the following activities. Join the word to the picture (sets 3 and 4).
Choose a different day to complete each activity. You do not need to print the pages, you can point to the answers.
Look at the picture below and answer the questions.
EXPLANATIONS / INSTRUCTIONS
- This week ask an adult to help you to read the instructions to make ‘Top Hats’. Cut out the instructions / photos and match, then put them in order to explain the process. Ask an adult to help you to make some. You will need Smarties, marshmallows, chocolate and mini bun cases. Be careful when melting the chocolate! If you are not able to print or make them, remember, what I’m looking for, is for you to explain the process to your family. Maybe you could write the instructions in your own words. This ‘recipe’ can be used for the baking competition but I’ve included other recipes that you might prefer to use instead! Have fun!