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Thursday 21st January

Guided Reading:

Carry on reading your book on Get Epic.

Remember, try to read for at least 10 minutes each day!


Your books for this week are:

Group 1 Comets: Clown Fish

Group 2 Planets: Turtles

Group 3 Astronauts: Foxes

Group 4 Rockets: Bears

Group 5 Stars: Skunks

If you have finished your book then please feel free to choose another one on the websitesmiley


LO: To write a narrative story (guided write)


GPS Starter:

Use apostrophes to contract these words. For example, will not becomes won't.

I will


Do not

They are

We are

It is 

Main Task:

In today's lesson. we are writing the middle of your story together. This is exactly how we would do this in class so you shouldn't need too much help from an adult. Remember to include:

  • Capital letters
  • Finger spaces
  • Full stops
  • Neat handwriting
  • Conjunctions
  • Adjectives
  • Noun phrases
  • ‘ed’ suffixes
  • A clear beginning, middle and end.


Can you think of 5 different sentence openers?


Go onto phonics play and play Picnic on Pluto on phase 5. Then choose some other phase 5 games.


LO: To describe and classify 3D shapes


Mental Maths Starter:

Draw a shape with 4 sides and 4 corners. Which shape is it?


Main Task

Today we are looking at the properties of 3D shapes and putting them into groups. 



Can you draw a picture of some 3D shapes in your house.

Art and Design

LO: To create a detailed drawing

Look back to last week's picture you drew of Monet's Japanese bridge. Today we are going to have a go at using different materials to make the bridge. If you have any paint or art straws or crafty materials, you can have a go at making the bridge. If not don't worry, you can go onto purple mash and have a go at painting the bridge on 2Paint a Picture. 


Can you write me a sentence to tell me what you like about your drawing and why. Then write me a sentence to tell me how you could make your drawing even better. Have a look at last week's work and this week's. Which one do you like better and why?