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English

At the moment in English we are learning to write calligrams.

 

Something to write about: 

Calligrams create or follow the outline of a shape. They are sometimes called shape poems or concrete poems. Here is an example: 

                                         

 

Can you create your own Spring calligram? 

Can you think of adjectives to describe your Spring object? 

Can you include alliteration in your Spring calligram? 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-52664-ks1-spring-shape-poetry-powerpoint-

 

 

Books to read:

That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown - Cressida Cowell- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnffEOoI6ZM

Meerkat Mail - Emily Gravett https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcwuTRQ16MU

Scaredy Squirrel - Melanie Watt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYuWUs1roks

On the Way Home - Jill Murphy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URRAMHToe4s

 

 

Activities to complete: 

1. Think of adjectives to describe different Spring objects. 

2. Write sentences including these adjectives to describe different Spring objects. 

3. Write sentences using the senses to describe what you can see, hear, feel, smell and taste in Spring. 

4. Write a diary entry for a Spring walk you have been on and describe all of the things you could see. 

 

Useful Websites:

Homophones- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zqhpk2p  

Spelling- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcgv39q

Phonics- https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Phonics- https://www.phonicsbloom.com/

Punctuation- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8x6cj6

Prefixes and suffixes- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8mxrwx

 

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