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Week Commencing 1st June 2020

Monday 1st June:

  • Log into your Rising Stars library and read one of the books chosen for you by your class teacher. Complete the quiz and try to earn a bronze, silver or gold star! https://my.risingstars-uk.com/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f
  • Email your class teacher if you need your login details.
  • Challenge: whilst reading, hunt for 5 new or unfamiliar words in the story and make a list of them. Then when you have read the story, find out what these new words mean! You could use a dictionary, ask an adult or do an internet search!

 

 

Tuesday 2nd June:

  • Visit Espresso – click on the link from our school website: https://www.silvertreesacademy.co.uk/espresso/
  • Now click on Key Stage 1, English and scroll down to and click on Exploring Non-Fiction: this will take you to lots of different non-fiction texts. Choose a text to focus on (Making a Space Shuttle is a good one!)
  • Complete the reading and understanding activities for the non-fiction text you have chosen – make sure you have a go at the quiz!

 

 

Wednesday 3rd June:

  • Visit the ‘Roy the Zebra’ website by following this link: https://www.roythezebra.com/reading-games.html
  • Now scroll down to the Words that Rhyme games and choose one to play!
  • Click on the links below to read and enjoy different animal poems – I like the one about chickens!

https://fizzyfunnyfuzzy.com/themes/animal_quackers

https://www.giggleverse.com/topic/animal/

  • Challenge: open the Animal Poetry document below and create your very own poem – be creative! Use the poems you just read as inspiration and make sure you email your super poems to me – I’d love to read them!

 

 

Thursday 4th June:

  • Open the document Worm Slug Maggot and Leech – Part 1.
  • Read part of the story and answer the questions. Use your Retrieve with Rex skills to find the answers in the text!
  • Challenge: Be creative and draw your very own ugly animal!

 

 

Friday 5th June:

  • Open today’s document Worm Slug Maggot and Leech – Part 2.
  • Read the second part of the story and answer the questions. Use your Retrieve with Rex skills to find the answers in the text!
  • Challenge: can you think of a different story about minibeasts? Find a story about creatures and enjoy reading! You could do an internet search if you haven’t got a minibeast story at home.  (Superworm is a great one!)

 

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