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Tuesday 19th May

Happy Tuesday to you all!


I hope you had a good day yesterday and that you learnt some new facts about boats. Today you have your phonics/reading, maths and a selection of activities from the Topic page to choose from.


Today's plan...


Phonics and reading

Please watch the Set 3 Speed Sounds lesson for today. Today's sound is 'ire' (fire fire) so the words and spellings will focus on this sound. The reading lesson starts at 10.30 and the spelling lesson follows at 10.45. The lessons are available to watch for 24 hours if you prefer to watch it at a different time of the day. 


I hope that you enjoyed the story 'The Journey' yesterday. Today you have another story to read, and interestingly this story is also called 'The Journey'! It is written by a different author and has a very different storyline! There may be something else that you find unusual about this book. I wonder whether you will find the story as fascinating as I do...

The Journey by Aaron Becker

Now you have experienced the book I would love you to create a book review of The Journey by Aaron Becker. I have attached a few different formats you can use or alternatively design your own book review and write it in your Home Learning book. 
If you fancy a little art lesson using watercolours by Aaron Becker the author and illustrator then you could watch the video below. 

Ready Set Draw! Aaron Becker's Watercolor Journey

Aaron Becker's wordless picture books Journey, Quest, and Return have delighted children's book readers of all ages with their playful, rich, and majestic wa...


The maths lesson today focuses on describing movement.  Please complete lesson 2 of the PowerPoint presentation and then complete the worksheet in your home learning pack titled 'Describing Movement'. There are some problem cards to download too if you think you a ready for an extra challenge!


Head to our topic page this afternoon to choose an activity. Maybe you fancy doing some art work or learn something new in history. Take your pick!

Have a great day.