We hope you enjoyed the story of Little Red Riding Hood last week. Today, we continue on our fairy tale theme with the comical story of ‘The Great Fairy Tale Disaster,’ by D. Conway. Again this week, we are going to try and cover all of the learning in a one blog entry. We hope you have found this a more straightforward way of sharing the learning with you for the week. Please do get in touch via the enquiries email address if you have any specific questions regarding the learning.
**IMPORTANT NOTE: Continue to collect a few of your recyclable materials such as cardboard boxes, toilet rolls, etc. for the learning activities in following weeks.
Group Time: This week we will be following the journey of the mischievous Wolf who ventures into other fairy tales and it ends up in a terrible mess!
Session 1: Focus: Today will be on reading the story. Resources: Red Book, Pencil, Story
A- ‘The wolf visited lots of Fairy Tales.’ (Write this title in your Red Book)
B- Draw lots of little pictures of all the different fairy tale stories in the book and challenge yourself to write what they are. (5 in total)
the three little pigs
Session 2: Focus: Today will be on following the pictures for the story using the story map and join in with some sign language too! Resources: Red Book, pencil, coloured pencils, sound/tricky word mat, recording device.
A- Create the story map in your Red Book and have your sound /tricky word mat to use. B- Add labels/key words to your map C- Ask an adult to record you retelling your story and place it on Tapestry.
Session 3. Focus: Today will be to write sentences in Red Book with the sentence stem > ‘If the Wolf jumped into..(title of Fairy Tale) he would be……(the character)…and he would……’ Resources: Red Book, pencil, colouring pens, Fairy Tale images, recording device.
A- Choose a picture that Miss Sadler has used or your own favorite Fairy Tale and draw a picture of the Wolf doing something in that story, like the wolf eating the porridge from The little Red Riding Hood B- Write the stem sentence under your picture…’If the Wolf jumped into…………he would….’ C- Upload this onto Tapestry
If The Wolf jumped into the Jack and the Beanstalk he would be Jack and he would climb up the beanstalk and steal the gold!
Area of learning: ‘Doubles’. Key Mathematical Vocabulary – double, half, addition, equations, altogether, makes/equals, “Double 1 is 2” “Double 2 is 4” etc
Session 1- Focus: Today will be introducing the concept of doubling using real objects and a mirror. Resources: Red Book, pencil, safe mirror Learning Task A- In Red Books, draw a mirror line down the center of the page and then draw objects on both sides to show doubling. B- Watch ‘Numberblocks’ – doubles adventure https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZnNfVZda6Y
Session 2- Focus: Today is to create a dice using a 3D cube and use it to play a doubling game. Roll dice and apply dots to each wing of a drawn ladybird and say how many altogether. Resources: small-medium cube box, Red Book, pencil, glue stick, safe scissors, example of a dice, paper, device to play game Learning Task A- Find an empty cube box and turn it into a dice with 1-6 spots on. B- Draw 6 simply ladybirds with mirror line down the middle, then roll your dice and add that amount of spots to each side to make double. How many altogether? Record this under each ladybird. C- Take a photo for Tapestry D- Play the Topmarks game-Hit the button-Doubles https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
Session 3- Focus: Today is to continue to use the dice you created in session 2 and use it to write and solve equations . Resources: Red Book, pencil, dice ( 2 dice for 2 chilli challenge) device for recording
Learning Task A- In your Red Book write the title – ‘Doubles equations’ and draw six blank ladybirds (3 on each page) B- Roll your dice, count the spots and draw the double amount onto your ladybird. C- Record your double numbers into an equation 1+1=2 2+2=4 3+3=6 like Ms Bharat modeled. D- Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=At0quRa90rs E– Video yourself saying or singing a doubles song
Advice: Keep up the good reading, have a go at reading some of the other Fairy Tales on your GetEpic account, answer the questions that they provide and continue with your Bug Club reading too! Make time to read together and enjoy your ‘book chats’! We would love to hear you reading as independently as possible on Tapestry. You may like to keep a reading journal, draw pictures or story maps about them, even create a comic strip! Be imaginative and creative!
Session 1 – Focus: Recap and Read and Roll game ‘Make a tricky sound dice’ e.g. ure, ure, or, oa, igh, er Resources: Roll It Read It Word Sheet, Cube Net Template/plain paper, safe scissors, sticky tape/glue stick, pencil, cube or square to trace around, ruler.
Learning Task: A- Make a tricky sound dice as modeled by Mrs Watson B: Play the game ‘Roll and Read’
Session 2 – Focus: These sessions will be reviewing Phase 3 sounds and learning what ‘polysyllabic’ words mean.
To reinforce these sounds the children can also watch and join in to read aloud Phase 4 Letter and sounds Polysyllabic words https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaOtkjI1oP4
Learning Tasks: A- To go on a treasure hunt around your house and collect objects that are Polysyllabic. B- Independently challenge yourself to write a list of the polysyllabic objects you found around your house.
Session 3 – Focus: This session again will focus on reviewing the Phase 3 sounds through polysyllabic words that have been hidden around Ms W’s house.
A- to challenge yourself to put three polysyllabic words into sentences.
Please find attached our Challenge Signs for the week. We hope you enjoy these challenges and look forward to seeing them shared on Tapestry!
We will be calling home this week, so please look out for ‘unlisted’ numbers! 🙂