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Here are some ENGLISH activities to do at home:

Please remember to practise all your letter sounds, high frequency words (on the sheets we gave you) and your reading every day.

How we say the phase 3 phonemes

Click here for phase 5 phonemes 

or you can download the phoneme mats and find the tricky word songs here

Summer Term 6, week 7. W/B 14.7.20

Make a list of the things you can reuse/ recycle in your house.

The word of the week is:

RECYCLE

Can you use it in a sentence and tell someone else what it means.

Please remember to watch the phoneme songs everyday – join in and say each sound.

https://www.cotmanhayinfants.co.uk/recap-all-phase-3-phonemes-here-1/

 

Play the phase 3 games on Phonics Bloom:

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-3

 

Try to write a little story based on your favourite traditional story. Use finger spaces and remember to include a beginning, middle and end.

Practice forming all your numbers and letters correctly including capital letters.

Use different coloured pens/ chalks/ pastels – anything you have.

Summer Term 6 - Week 6 - W/C 6/7/20

 

Click on the link to watch and read the of the story

 

‘Rainbow Fish’

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFORvXhub28

Retell the story in order.

 

What happened to the Rainbow Fish at the beginning, middle and end of the story?

 

What was your favourite part of the story and why?

Watch Alphablocks episode:

Rainbow.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01f8b02/alphablocks-series-2-23-rainbow

The key word this week is

 

Seasons

 

Can you tell your adult a sentence with it in and tell them what it is?

Write a list of all the different weather we have.

 

Don’t worry about spelling all the words correctly just write the sounds you can hear.

 

Which is your favourite?

Write all the lower case and capital letters on small pieces of paper.

 

Match them together then say ‘the name is … and the sound is ….’

 Summer Term 6. W/B 29.6.2020

  

Listen to the story; Robot Rumpus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuIzA738i1k

 

Write a list of all the different robots that could help you in your house. For example:

Clean Bot

Tidy Bot

Cooking Bot

Try to write the story of Robot Rumpus but change the ending and the main events. Think of what would happen if there was a robot with magic powers.

The key word this week is

HEALTHY

Can you tell your adult a sentence with it in and tell them what it is?

Practice spelling all the words in your reading bag from either phase 2,3,4 or 5.

Choose your favourite and write it in a sentence.

Write all the capital letters, trying to form them correctly and say the name of each letter as you write them.

Summer Term 6 - Week 4 - W/C 22/6/20

 

Click on the link to watch and read the story ‘Robot Stop!

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YdMNIkLIGA

Retell the story in order.

 

What happened to the Robot at the beginning, middle and end of the story?

 

What was your favourite part of the story and why?

Log into mini mash,

Click on the alphabet book to access the reading and writing section.

 

Select ‘2Create a story’ and draw pictures and write a story about the Robot you designed in the Topic section.

The key word this week is

 

Future

 

Can you tell your adult a sentence with it in and tell them what it is?

Play the buried treasure game, segment and blend the words and decide if they are sensible (real) or silly (fake).

 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/2/buried-treasure

Practice writing the alphabet, say the letter sounds whilst you are writing them.

 

Summer Term Week 3. 15/6/2020

Click on the link and listen to the story: Harry and the Robot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JHySjqNtQU

 

 

Re tell the story of Harry and the Robot.

 

Try to tell all the main events in the right order. Tell your grown up your favourite part.

 

Write your own little story about some special powers your own model robot might have.

Is it super strong? Can it fly?

The word of the week is METAL.

Try and say it in lots of different sentences and try to explain to an adult what it is.

 

 

Don’t forget to click on the daily phonics lesson:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP_FbjYUP_UtldV2K_-niWw?app=desktop

 

Try to write a list of all the tricky words you know.

Now choose your favourite 3 and write them in a sentence with finger spaces.

Summer Term 6 - Week 2 - W/C 8/6/20

 

Click on the link to listen to the story ‘Robot dogs’

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFjRbs9NWvE

Retell the story in order.

 

What happened to the Robot Dog at the beginning, middle and end of the story?

 

What was your favourite part of the story and why?

Write a story and about what happens next to the Robot dog.

 

Get a piece of paper and fold it into 3 pieces write:

beginning, middle and end on the 3 parts.

 

Don’t worry about spelling all the words correctly just write the sounds you can hear.

The key word this week is

 

Adventure

 

Can you tell your adult a sentence with it in and tell them what it is?

Label all the body parts on your robot dog picture?

 

Don’t worry about spelling them all correctly just write the sounds you can hear.

Write all the lower case and capital letters on small pieces of paper.

 

Match them together then say ‘the name is … and the sound is ….’

 Summer Term. Week 1. 1.6.20

  

Watch this lesson and listen to the story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

https://www.thenational.academy

/reception/english/jack-and-the-beanstalk-reception-wk5-2#slide-2

Draw a story map of Jack and the Beanstalk story. Watch this lesson:

https://www.thenational.academy

/reception/english/jack-and-the-beanstalk-story-map-reception-wk5-3#slide-2

 

After you’ve watched the story and made a story map, now try and write your own story based on Jack and the Beanstalk. Watch this lesson:

https://www.thenational.academy

/reception/english/jack-and-the-beanstalk-story-writing-part-1-reception-wk5-4#slide-2

The key word this week is POLITE

Can you tell your adult a sentence with it in and tell them what it is?

Choose 3 DIFFERENT words from your word card or word list in your book bag and write them in a sentence. For example: ‘I like her hair’.

Act out the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and use different character voices for the giant, Jack and his mother.

Summer Term 5 - Week 5 - W/C 18/5/20:

 

Click on the link to watch and read the of the story

 

‘Jasper’s beanstalk’

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Da6lxY_8jmU

Retell the story in order.

 

What did Jasper do at the beginning, middle and end of the story?

 

What day did the beanstalk start to grow?

Act out the story to your family, can you think of a different ending?

Write down all the days of the week, jumble them up and then put them in order.

What would you like to find at the top of the beanstalk?

 

Write a list, don’t worry about spelling them all correctly just write the sounds you can hear.

Write all the lower case and capital letters on small pieces of paper.

 

Match them together then say ‘the name is … and the sound is ….’ for each one.

  Summer Term 5 week 4

  

Listen to the story; ‘Oliver’s Vegetables’:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yvllKqyVUc

 

Write a list of all your favourite vegetables. Don’t worry about spelling them correctly, just write the sounds you hear.

Practice writing all the capital letters, trying hard to start and stop at the correct place. Say the NAME of each letter as you write it.

The key word this week is SOIL

Can you tell your adult a sentence with it in and tell them what it is?

Choose 3 DIFFERENT words from your word card or word list in your book bag and write them in a sentence. For example: ‘I went down the hill’.

Make up your own story about growing vegetables and tell an adult.

Summer Term 5 - Week 3 - W/C 4/5/20:

 

Click on the link to watch an animation of the story the very quiet cricket by Eric Carle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdiGEjz5b0Q

 

Retell the story in order.

 

How did the cricket feel at the beginning, middle and end of the story?

 

What was your favourite part?

Write a list of all the minibeasts you can find in your garden.

Practise writing the alphabet, say the letter sounds whilst you are writing them.

Write a list of your friends at school then write down all the things you like about them.

Write all the words on your word cards on small pieces of paper. How many sentences can you make? read them out loud.

 Summer term 5 week 2 W/B 27.4.20

 

Listen to the story; ‘The Tiny Seed’ by Eric Carle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls6wTeT2cKA

 

Write a list of all the different reasons why the seed didn’t grow.

Practice writing all the capital letters, trying hard to start and stop at the correct place. Say the NAME of each letter as you write it.

Write a list of all the places that the new seeds could get taken to by the wind.

Choose 3 DIFFERENT words from your word card or word list in your book bag and write them in a sentence. For example: ‘I went down the step’.

Make up a different ending to the ‘Tiny Seed’ story and tell an adult.

Summer Term 5 - Week 1:

 

Click on the link to watch an animation of the very hungry caterpillar:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NQK-Sm1YY

Retell the story in order? What is your favourite part?

Tell your grown up as many tricky words as you can, then find your favourite book. How many tricky words can you find?

Choose 3 of your favourite toys then make up a story about them.

Act out the story to your grown up and remind them what happens at the beginning, middle and end.

Find a story book which has an animal in it, read the book and then describe how the animal was feeling, was it happy, excited or tired? Explain to your grown why it was feeling like that.

Choose 3 more words from your word card in your book bag and write them in a sentence. For example:’ I had some chips’.

Write down a list of all your favourite foods, then write what colour they are.

Before Easter:

 

Go to the Spring 4 term at the bottom of the main reception page and click on the ‘Where’s my Teddy’ book. Listen and join in with the story then re tell it with all the details in order.

Make up your own story about a lost teddy bear with a different middle and ending. Think of your own ideas. Where could you go ? Who could you meet ?

Act out the story to your family using different voices for each character.

Make up your own quiz to ask your family about the main events. For example; why did the big bear run away at the end? How was he feeling ? Why ?

Choose 3 words from your word card in your book bag and write them in a sentence. For example:’ I had some chips’.

Write down a list of all the things you’ve been doing at home. Take a picture of your work and send it to us.

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