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Coronavirus Home Learning


In English we would have been looking at Poetry.

Picture 1

Activities to complete:

Read the 5 Little Bears Poem.

Can you find the rhyming words in the poem?

Can you make a list or a mind map of some other words that may rhyme with those words?


Something to write about:

Read the 5 little bears poem.

What number will come next?

Can you make a mind map of words that rhyme with 'six'?

Can you write another new verse for the poem?


Five little honey bears


Along came another

Then there were six!


What words rhyme with six?

Can you use one of these in a sentence to complete the verse for the poem?


Other poetry activities:

Read some rhyming poetry at home- practice reading it as poems are read.

Make rhyming word mind maps.

Create some of your own rhyming couplets. (When the last word on each line has to rhyme.)

Look at some other types of poetry. Do they all have to rhyme?





In English we have been looking at descriptive writing.

Picture 1

Something to write about:

Look at the picture above. 
Can you write a sentence describing what you can see?
Can you extend a sentence using and or because 
Can you write a sentence about where the animals might be going? 
Can you write an adventure story based on the animals and the car? 
Remember your capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.


Write a list of questions that you would like to ask the animals. (remember question marks) 
What might the animals say if they could talk?





At the moment in English we are learning about Reports.


Something to write about:

Pick an animal. Can you write a report about this animal?

Don't forget to include a heading, introduction, subheadings and a picture.

Remember that non-fiction writing needs to be facts!



Activities to complete: 

Pick a picture and write about it using adjectives and verbs. Practice your full sentences in your cursive handwriting, using capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.






Books to read:

Wolf Won’t Bite - Emily Gravett
Click Clack Moo - Cows That Type, Doreen Cronin & Betsy Lewin Penguin - Polly Dunbar
Handa’s Surprise - Eileen Browne
Fortunately, Unfortunately - Michael Foreman
Further suggestions:
My Granny Went To Market : A round – the - world counting rhyme, Stella Blackstone
We All Went On Safari : A Counting Journey through Tanzania - Laurie Krebs and Julia Cairns Handa’s Hen - Eileen Browne
One Smiling Grandma: Caribbean Counting Book - Ann Marie Linden and Lynne Russell
This Is the Tree - Miriam Moss
Unfortunately - Alan Durant and Simon Rickerty
Monkey and Me - Emily Gravett
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt - Michael Rosen
We’re Going on a Lion Hunt - David Axtell
Over on the Farm - Christopher Gunson



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