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This week, we will be reading...

 

 

For help finding this eBook, please check the guide on the previous page. If you're still having trouble - don't worry! Email me and I'll do my best to help!

 

Monday

1. Practise reading the circled speed sounds (pages 4-5)

2. Practise reading the story green words (page 6)

3. Practise reading the red words (page 8)

4. Practise spelling any 5 of the red words from page 8. Look, cover, write and check!

5. Read the book up to page 16.

 

Tuesday

1. Practise reading the story green words (page 6) and the red words (page 8).

2. Practise spelling any 5 of the story green words from page 6. Look, cover write and check!

3. Read the book up to page 16.

4.  Write 2-3 sentences about what humpback whales look like. You may use the book to help you. Try to include the following words:

  • fin
  • flippers
  • pale

 

NB - Task 4 can be completed on paper OR typed up on Google Classroom. It will appear in your child's 'Assignments' tab. Simply click 'Turn in' when finished and Mr D can check it. 

 

Wednesday

1. Read the book up to page 16.

2. Read the questions on page 18. Tell your grown up the answers.

3. Write the answers to the 5 questions on page 18 in full sentences, e.g. 'There are 2-5 whales in a pod.'

 

NB - Task 3 can be completed on paper OR typed up on Google Classroom. It will appear in your child's 'Assignments' tab. Simply click 'Turn in' when finished and Mr D can check it. 

 

Thursday

1. Watch the video about humpback whales below. After you watch the video, talk to your grown up about how the whales move, e.g. jump, leap, twist, turn, swim, dive.

2. Read the example fact file about humpback whales (below).

3. Now it's your turn to start writing your own fact file letting people know about this wonderful mammal. We will check and edit our fact files tomorrow. Your fact file should include information about humpback whales':

  • Appearance (what they look like)
  • Habitat (where they live)
  • Diet (the food they eat)
  • Threats (why there are fewer humpback whales)
  • Cool Facts (what makes whales special)

 

NB - Task 3 can be completed on paper OR typed up on Google Classroom. It will appear in your child's 'Assignments' tab. Simply click 'Turn in' when finished and Mr D can check it ready for tomorrow's lesson.

 

If you have completed this task on paper, please email Mr Dawson by 5pm so he can check it. Thank you!

Friday

1. Today, I would like you to finish off your fact file about humpback whales. Make sure you send Mr D a photo of your final draft OR click 'Turn in' on Google Classroom when done.

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