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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. 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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