RECEPTION CLASS weeks 12 &13

Week 12

Communication and Language & Reading

  • Activity: Oxford Owl – Read Oxford Reading Tree books for free!

  • Continue to read books from the e-book library.

  • Discuss what happened in the story, what might happen next, how did the characters feel, how could the ending be different?

  • Use the guides at the beginning and end of each book to support your child’s reading.

 

English

Story: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  • Read or watch The Very Hungry Caterpillar to your child using the story provided. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NQK-Sm1YY

  • Encourage your child to join in telling the story while watching or reading it.

Activity: Re-tell the story

  • Ask your child to tell you what happened at the beginning, middle and end of the story.

  • Choose from The Very Hungry Caterpillar Writing Frames provided - 1 - 2 - 3according to the ability of your child.

  • Re-tell the main parts of the story. Encourage your child to start a sentence with a capital letter, use finger spaces between words and use a full stop at the end of the sentence. Encourage your child to sound out words using their phonic knowledge.

  • This activity should be completed over two days. Encourage children to write 2 sentences to explain each part of the story.

Maths

Shape, space and measure

Topic

  • Go through the Caterpillars Teaching Point with your child. Discuss facts about caterpillars and what they look like, colour, body parts etc.

  • Complete Caterpillar Activity 1 – Label the caterpillar’s body 

  • Complete Caterpillar Activity 2 – Draw and Describe a caterpillar

Week 13

Communication and Language & Reading

Activity: Oxford Owl – Read Oxford Reading Tree books for free!

  • Continue to read books from the e-book library.

  • Discuss what happened in the story, what might happen next, how did the characters feel, how could the ending be different?

  • Use the guides at the beginning and end of each book to support your child’s reading.

 

English

Information Books

  • Look through the Information Book presentation. Discuss with your child the features of an information book and the difference between an information book and a story book.

Activity 1: Research a Mini-beast

  • With your child, research a mini-beast of their choice, finding out about their body, habitat and diet.

Activity 2: Make a Mini-beast information Book

  • Use the Mini-beast Book template to begin making an information book. This week your child should focus on creating a front cover and completing the first page of the book. When attaching the book please attach it in the same order as it is printed. The last page is the back cover, please attach it so the print is facing outwards.

  • Front Cover: Create the front cover by including the title, author and front cover. Remind your child that the title should relate to what the book is about.

  • First Page: Complete the first page of the book about the mini-beast’s body. Children should draw a picture of their mini-beast and label key parts e.g. antennae, legs, wings. Remind children that pictures with labels are an important part of an information book.

  • Children can describe the mini-beasts body in sentences below the picture or they can write a short caption depending on your child’s needs.

Please do not complete the whole book in one week, this project will be carried out over several weeks.

 

Maths

Shape, space and measure

Number

  • Read through examples of number stories using Addition Number Stories pdf. Discuss key language for addition. Answer the questions/stories either verbally or written. Encourage your child to make their own number story either verbally or written.

Topic

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