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Summer 1 Week 2

    
Our book focus this week is: The Smartest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson

 

Monday 27th April 2020

If you have got this book at home, get someone to read it to you. If not you can listen to Miss Watkins and Mrs Lowe reading the story on our website. Here is the link:

https://www.silvertreesacademy.co.uk/story-time-with-your-teachers/

Now try answering these questions about the story:

Who are the main characters?

Where is the story set?

What is problem or problems?

How do the problems get resolved?

Task

Create a story map, you can use the story to help you, if you cannot remember what happens.

Draw pictures to represent each IMPORTANT part of the story – there is a template you can download in resources.

After you have drawn a story map, use it to re-tell the story in your own words.

Tuesday 28th April 2020

Re-cap the story The Smartest Giant in Town

Can you use your story map from yesterday to re-tell the story?

Re-cap work of the week – Magnificent

What does it mean?

Can you think of another word that means the same?

Task

Complete a book review the story – see book review template.

This means writing about the parts you like and dislike.


 

Sentence starters:

I like the part when …

I do not like it when …

When you have thought of your sentence, say it 5 times, counting on your fingers, how many words are in your sentence.

Now, have a go at writing the sentence on your own, using your Phonics sounds and tricky words.

When you’ve written your sentence, make sure that you have got:

-Capital letters at the start of your sentence

-Finger spaces between your words

-Full stop at the end of your sentences
 

When you have finished writing your sentences, can you draw a picture of your favourite character? Can you use the right colours?

Challenge: Ring up a family member and tell them what story you have been doing this week, use your story map to re-tell the story to them.

                                                                                                  

Wednesday 29th April 2020:

Re-cap the story The Smartest Giant in Town

Re-cap work of the week – Magnificent

Task

Tell someone how George was a good friend.

What did he do?

Can you think a time that you were a good friend?

What did you do?

Complete a mind map on how you could be a good friend:


 

Thursday 30th April 2020

Re-cap the story The Smartest Giant in Town

Re-cap work of the week – Magnificent

Task

Today, the Giant isn’t feeling very well. Can you make him a get well soon card to make him feel better?


 

You could decorate the front of your card with pictures or glitter or paint.

Inside write what you would like to say to George to make him feel better.

How do you start a card? To – one of our tricky words, can you remember how to write it?

Think about the sentence you would like to write in your card and count the words on your fingers and say it 5 times.

Now use your Phonics sounds and tricky words.

When you’ve written your sentence, make sure that you have got:

-Capital letters at the start of your sentence

-Finger spaces between your words

-Full stop at the end of your sentences
 

Friday 1st May 2020

Re-cap the story The Smartest Giant in Town

Re-cap work of the week – Magnificent

Today, George is feeling much better, after he you made him a card.

Soon, Geogre will be going on holiday and he needs to pack his case.

He is not sure what he should take with him, so he needs you help.

George is going to a cold country.

Can you and an adult discuss where he might be going?

Where is it cold?

What kind of weather would we expect to see if it is a cold country?

What animals might you see?

Are the houses the same as our houses?


 

Task

Write a list of clothes that George should take on holiday with him.

REMEMBER – it is a cold country.

Will he need his flip flops or his shorts? Why not?

After you have made a list, draw a picture of George wearing his holiday clothes.#

Don’t forget, try and have a go by yourself, using your Phonics sounds to help you.

 

Don’t forget – If you have done some work and would like to show you teacher, don’t forget to email them a picture.

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