Hello Class R! I hope you have had a lovely half term and a good break from work! The weather has been lovely. Very hot but beautiful! This term our topic is 'Under the Sea' and our book will be 'Rainbow Fish' By Marcus Pfister.
This week we would be reading and watching a lot of the rainbow fish. If you have the story then share it with an adult.
Author - Marcus Pfister
Illustrator - Marcus Pfister
Main character - Rainbow fish
Setting - under the sea
Watch Rainbow Fish cartoon - Discuss who the characters are/ what happens/ setting.
Read – Rainbow Fish - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9mryuEKkKc who wrote the story? Who is the main character? Other characters? How did rainbow fish treat the other fish at the beginning?
Discuss our story. Ask the children what they can tell us about the story. Where is it set? What happens in our story. What is the environment like? Is it like ours? Similarities and differences? Who is the author of our story? Who is the illustrator of our story?
Re- read rainbow fish story- was rainbow fish a good friend at the beginning? Why? What about at the end? What did he learn?
Talk about how we must be kind to our friends and why.
Make stick puppets and retell the story to an adult.
Have a look at the vocabulary cards and use them in a sentence. (talking)
for example say the sentence- The octopus lives in a dark cave.
Try to choose new words which the children are unfamiliar with.
Have a go at these games!
Review red words
I, the, he, she, you, me, we, be, her, no, , go, of, to they, was, my, said, are, into,by, all
New red word for this week - your
Can you write a sentence using the word 'your' in it?
Miss McCaffery's group
Review all sounds so far in Set 1. (See phonic resources)
How to remember the sound.
blow the snow
Words to read and write
Mrs Turton's Group
This we would be reviewing all the sounds learnt in Set 1 and Set 2. (see resources)
We would be looking at words with 5 sounds in them. Have a look at the list. Read and write 5 each day!
Friday - review ones which you found trickier.
Have a try with the 'yes no' game.
Children should read the sentence and answer yes or no.
Have a go at some of these activities below!
Can you find items in your house to order from the shortest the tallest?
Tallest to shortest?
Smallest to longest?
Send me a photo!
Counting - can you count to 20 to an adult?
Can an adult count and miss a number for you to fill in?
Can you read numbers 1 - 10? Show an adult!
Have a go at filling in the missing numbers on the worksheet below.
This week we would be learning about the damage rubbish can do if we don't put it in the bins or recycle it. Have a look at the power point below and the cards and talk to your child about what happens to the sea creatures if our rubbish is in the oceans.
can you draw a picture showing a good looking ocean and then a bad looking ocean. You can split the paper in half so show the difference.