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Please make sure that you read every day to an adult and discuss the text.

You could read anything from your house - books, comics, cereal packets, tv subtitles.

Don't forget that you have access to Rising Stars reading planet where you will find the same books that we normally send home (this will be another way for us to know that you are engaging with school work).  If you have forgotten your log in details then please do get in touch.

Oxford Owls is another great website with a wide range of books at different levels 

You could also have a go at the reading challenges we posted here:  - can you tick them all off by the time we return to school?



Look through the phonics sheet.  

Activity 1 - reading 

Read the words out loud on the cards.  Some of them use the phonemes we have looked at this week.  

Activity 2 - Eye Spy

Listen to me reading the Phoneme Spotter story:

Can you hear any words that contain the phonemes and digraphs we looked at this week, remember they were 'g', 'u', 'ow' and 'ie'.  See how many you can spot.

Activity 3 - revisit different sounds

Can you remember all these different sounds?  

Read them all out loud then check if you are right by watching the video of me saying them:

You DO NOT need to print this sheet, you can complete your work on a whiteboard (just like we do in Phonics lessons) or into your book.


Listen to us reading through the slides to you here:

This week we are continuing our learning using the story 'Traction Man'.  

Today you will finish writing your story.

Remember to look back at your plan to help you to write your story.  

Try to use all of the things we have been learning how to do, using expanded noun phrases, different sentence types, conjunctions and commas in a list.

You should use the story of Traction Man as ideas for your own story about a hero who saves the day. 

Read through the PDF and think carefully about the questions you are asked, then write the rest of your story straight onto your paper.  


REMEMBER :  Presentation.  Handwriting.  Capital letters.  Full stops.


Listen to us reading the slides to you here:

Today we are continuing to learn about adding using more formal written methods.

Today we are adding two, 2-digit numbers with regrouping using the expanded column method.

I have created 2 videos for you today, the first will look at what regrouping is:

The second video looks at using the expanded column method with regrouping:

Look through the PDF document.  Your activity is included within the slides - make sure you show your working out.


Today you will be learning about email using 2Respond on Purple Mash.  

Open the document where you will find all the instructions you need to complete the task.

You will need to use purple mash:

If you cannot remember your purple mash log in then please do get in touch.

Email your teacher

DT (Design Technology)

Today we are continuing with our new DT unit.  

We are learning about different foods and where they come from.

Start by looking through the PDF Slides.

You have 3 task options explained on the activity page within the PDF.  Choose the one most suitable for you.  



Story Time with Mrs Ewer 

The Bumblebear by Nadia Shireen

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