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Literacy

The Three Little Pigs - Part 2

 

This week we will be continuing the theme of The Three Little Pigs. The focus will be building up to a character description of the Big Bad Wolf.

 

Do not forget to include a little bit of handwriting, phonics and reading each day. 

 

I have added a new link into the reading page. It is a very comprehensive selection of Read Write Inc books. If you are unsure where to start, start with the sound blending and work your way through them. 

The Photocopied Ditties are just like short books, use them in the same way.

 

 Read Write Inc is all about positive reading experiences. To help the children confidently read the story, they have some pre-reading tasks in each book. Please make sure that you do these before reading the text.

1. Speed Sounds - point to each of these in turn and get your child to tell you what each sound is.

2. Green Words - these are words that the children can decode by sounding them out.

3. Red Words - these are the 'tricky' words. Words that the children have to learn by sight as they are not decodable.

4. Introduction - this is read and discussed with the children.

 

 

Monday

 

Activity

Focus

Extra Support

Handwriting sheet

f

Learn to Write the Letter F | Pre-cursive Letter Formation - YouTube

 

 

 

Phonics

Set 1 – o

Set 2 – ir

Ruth Miskin Training - YouTube

 

 

 

Reading

CVC words and book of choice from home

Extra Online Reading Books | Hanley Swan St Gabriel's with St Mary's CofE Primary School (secure-primarysite.net)

 

 What does the Big Bad Wolf look like?

 

We know that the Big Bad Wolf was 'big' and 'bad'. Today, we are going to describe his appearance. His appearance is what he looks like.

 

Have a look at the photo below.

Can you think of some really good adjectives (they are the describing words that we introduced last week) to describe what the wolf looks like?

Choose your 2 favourite adjectives and write them into 2 simple sentences.

Here are some examples...

The wolf has pointy ears.

The wolf has a bushy tail.

The wolf has sharp teeth.

 

If you find this tricky, it is ok to copy my sentences or copy an adult's writing.

 

Remember to include:

                          1. A capital letter at the start of the sentence

                          2. Cursive letters

                          3. A full stop at the end

 

Please keep your work ready for Thursday.

Tuesday

Activity

Focus

Extra Support

Handwriting sheet

g

How to write the letter 'g' | Improve Your Handwriting - YouTube

 

 

 

Phonics

Set 1 – c

Set 2 – ou

Ruth Miskin Training - YouTube

 

 

 

Reading

CVC words and book of choice from home

Extra Online Reading Books | Hanley Swan St Gabriel's with St Mary's CofE Primary School (secure-primarysite.net)

 

How does the Big Bad Wolf move?

 

Yesterday, we thought about how the Big Bad Wolf looked-  his appearance.

Today, we are going to think about how the wolf moves.

 

Let's learn some new vocabulary first...

A word used to describe movement or actions is called a 'verb'. Anything that you can do is a verb.

You can run, walk, talk, laugh. Can you think of any verbs that you can do?

Have a look at this video to help you learn a little more - All about verbs.

 

A word that describes the verb ( the movement or action) is called an 'adverb'. This could be running quickly, walking slowly, talking quietly or laughing loudly. Can you think of some words to describe how you do something.

Have a look at the video to help you learn a little more - All about adverbs.

 

Please do not worry if this is tricky, we will be revisiting this over the next few years.

 

Look at this video link Wolf Moving. How is he moving?

Can you move like this wolf? Can you think of other ways that a wolf might move?

 

Did you walk, run, creep, crawl, pounce, jump like a wolf? These are all 'verbs.

How do you think he runs, creeps, crawls, pounces or jumps? Is he fast, slow, noisy or quiet? These are all adverbs.

 

Can you write 2 sentences about the wolf moving?

 The sentence must include a movement (verb) and a word describing the movement (adverb).

 

Here are some examples...

 

The wolf walks slowly.

The wolf runs fast.

The wolf creeps carefully.

 

If you find this tricky, it is ok to copy my sentences or copy an adult's writing.

 

Remember to include:

                          1. A capital letter at the start of the sentence

                          2. Cursive letters

                          3. A full stop at the end

 

Please keep your work ready for Thursday.

 

Wednesday

 

Activity

Focus

Extra Support

Handwriting sheet

h

Learn to Write the Letter H | Pre-cursive Letter Formation - YouTube

 

 

 

Phonics

Set 1 – k

Set 2 – oy

Ruth Miskin Training - YouTube

 

 

 

Reading

CVC words and book of choice from home

Extra Online Reading Books | Hanley Swan St Gabriel's with St Mary's CofE Primary School (secure-primarysite.net)

 

How does the wolf act and feel? 

 

Today, we are thinking about how the wolf acts and feels - his personality and what his character is like. Have a look at some of the words in the picture below. Do you know what they mean? 

 

Choose your 2 favourite words and put them in a simple sentence.

 

Here are some examples...

 

The wolf is sneaky.

The wolf is hungry.

The wolf is mean.

 

If you find this tricky, it is ok to copy my sentences or copy an adult's writing.

 

Remember to include:

                          1. A capital letter at the start of the sentence

                          2. Cursive letters

                          3. A full stop at the end

 

Please keep your work ready for Thursday.

Thursday

 

Activity

Focus

Extra Support

Handwriting sheet

i

Learn to Write the Letter I | Pre-cursive Letter Formation - YouTube

 

 

 

Phonics

Set 1 – u

Set 2 – ay

Ruth Miskin Training - YouTube

 

 

 

Reading

CVC words and book of choice from home

Extra Online Reading Books | Hanley Swan St Gabriel's with St Mary's CofE Primary School (secure-primarysite.net)

 

Describing the Big Bad Wolf. 

 

Today, we are going to start to write up the character description of the Big bad Wolf.

Can you find a nice piece of paper to write your work on neatly.

At the top of the page we need a title. The title tells us what the writing is about.

Can you write with capitals and cursive letters...

The Big Bad Wolf

 

Underneath the title we are going to write the character description.

We are going to write up what the wolf looks like and how the wolf moves (the writing from Monday and Tuesday).

 All you have to do is copy the work and try and write it even neater.

 

Take your time and do your best,

Tomorrow we will finish the rest!

Friday

 

Activity

Focus

Extra Support

Handwriting sheet

j

Learn to Write the Letter J | Pre-cursive Letter Formation - YouTube

 

 

 

Phonics

Set 1 – b

Set 2 – ee

Ruth Miskin Training - YouTube

 

 

 

Reading

CVC words and book of choice from home

Extra Online Reading Books | Hanley Swan St Gabriel's with St Mary's CofE Primary School (secure-primarysite.net)

 

Describing the Big Bad Wolf - Part 2. 

 

Today we will be finishing off our character description of the Big Bad Wolf.

 

Can you re-read the work from yesterday? 

 

Can you copy the 2 sentences about how the wolf acts and feels (from Wednesday)?

 

Finally, we need a beautiful drawing of the wolf. At the bottom of the page draw a Big Bad Wolf to go with your writing. Use the art activity from the 'Topic' page to help you with your drawing.

 

Well done!

You have completed a character description of the Big bad Wolf. Keep it safe and then you can show it to me when we chat on Monday.

 

 

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