Welcome to Bentinck Primary & Nursery School. Together we make a difference. We Start back to school on Wednesday 20th April 2022

Group 1

Find your English online Learning pack and read the instructions on the first page. Attached to your pack are the worksheets and resources for 5 lessons. You should aim to do one English lesson each day.


Click on each lesson's website links and follow the instructions on each lesson's worksheet. Try to complete each activity if you can. Leave any questions that you find too tricky. 


This week we will be looking at a book by Neil Gaiman called 'I swapped my Dad for two goldfish'. We will also be learning how to write a personal recount.

Lesson 1: Descriptions

Watch the video below of the first part of 'The day I swapped my dad for two goldfish' by Neil Gaiman. when you have finished the video, complete the lesson 1 tasks on your work sheet. 


The day I swapped my dad for two goldfish-Part 1

Lesson 2: Comprehension

Re-watch the video of the first part of the story from Lesson 1 and complete the Predictions part of your worksheet for Lesson 2. 

When you have made your predictions on the work sheet, watch the video below of part 2 of the story and then complete the Book Talk Questions worksheet in the Lesson 2 pack.

The day I swapped my dad for two goldfish- Part 2

Lesson 3: Sequencing a story and time adverbs

Watch the video of the story below, make sure that you listen carefully as you will need to sequence the story today! When you have watched the video, complete the tasks on your Lesson 3 work sheets.

The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish- Full story

Lesson 4: Features of personal recounts

Watch the video of the full story from Lesson 3. 

Then watch the short video below about recounts. When you have watched both videos, complete the tasks on your Lesson 4 work sheets. Read the instructions carefully. 

Lesson 4-Recounts

Lesson 5: Writing a personal recount

Today you will write a neat copy of your own swapping story. Watch the video below about how to edit your work. When you have watched the video, follow the instructions on your lesson 5 work sheets. 

Editing L5

If you don't have a dictionary at home and you want to check some spellings, you can use this online children's dictionary: