Learning Activities to do at home weeks 5&6

Week 5


  • Read the story Cuddly Dudley on You Tube . Re-tell the story in your own words

  • Write a character description of the character ‘Cuddly Dudley’ using adjectives. Describe what he looked like, what he did in the story, his likes and dislikes and what he said in the story.

  • Draw your own story map to change the story of Cuddly Dudley. You can change the characters and what happens in the story. Use the story map template.

  • Write a new story using your story map from Cuddly Dudley

  • Write a report about animals from Cold countries (using the same report format you’ve used previously in the past week). See power point for information about animals from cold places.

  • Change words into Plurals …see sheet on Plurals

  • Use the prefix ‘dis’.  Write sentences using the following words-dislike, disown, disagree, disobey, dishonest, disappear and distrust

  • Learn to spell the following words of by heart-old, gold, hold, told, everybody, even, great and break. Use all of these words in sentences

Week 5 English Resources​



  • Reading scales…including weighing scales, thermometer scales etc (see the variety of learning sheets related to reading scales)

  • Have a look around the kitchen and find some measuring jugs to fill up with water. How much have you filled up in ml? Fill up a different amount? Repeat a few times

  • Again in your kitchen, see if there are any weighing scales. Use the scales to weigh various objects in the kitchen and around your home. How many grams do each of the items weigh?

  • Solving a variety of reasoning problems and showing working out (see variety of learning sheets related to solving problems)

  • Reading Scales activity sheet

  • Capacity Challenge Cards

  • Weight Challenge cards


Week 6


  • Know the difference between fiction and non-fiction books. Look at lots of books you have in your house and separate them into 2 piles and then write a list of all the fiction books you have and all the non-fiction books you have. Have a look at whether the books have a contents page, index and glossary.

  • Use the contents to find various pages in some of the non-fiction books

  • Use the glossary page in some books to look up what different words mean.

  • Choose one of the non-fiction books to write facts about what the non-fiction book is about.

  • Pick any 7 words from any of the books that you have and write definitions for those words

  • Choose any 15 words from the books that you have read and put them in alphabetical order. Play the game on

  • Choose one of your favourite books and write a book review (see book review template)

  • Book review template

  • Definitions pp

  • Fiction & Non Fiction pp


  • Sort information on  Venn and Carroll diagrams (see learning sheets for Venn and Carroll diagrams)

  • Spring themed tally chart activity…learning to use a tally chart (see sheet)

  • Answer questions from a range of pictograms (see learning sheets for pictograms)

  • Complete a range of tally tables and bar charts learning sheets (see sheets)

  • Write your own questions for any of the graphs that you have created and then answer your own questions.

  • Think of your own question to ask and then find the information and show the information on a graph.

  • Numbers within 30

  • Tally & Count

  • Carroll and Venn Diagram

  • Colour Tally & Bar Chart

  • Pictogram

  • Sea Creature Carroll Diagram

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