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Glastonbury Thorn School

       

English

Monday

WAIL To know how the prefix 'un' changes the meaning of verbs and adjectives

Success criteria: I know how the prefix 'un' changes the meaning of verbs and

                            adjectives

                            I can recognise that adding 'un' makes a new word

                            I can match words with 'un to their root word

Learning journey

The children will be listening to a story on the PowerPoint to identify the repeated words 'unfortunately' and 'fortunately', and think about how they are linked to events in the story. There are some activities to complete which explain and reinforce the 'un' prefix within the PowerPoint. This is followed by a worksheet writing 'un' words within given sentences. There is also a challenge to write sentences independently.

Please email the completed worksheet into school, together with any additional sentences written.

Story PowerPoint with activities

Tuesday

WAIL To know how the prefix 'un' changes the meaning of verbs and adjectives

Success criteria: I can read and write 'un' words

 

Learning journey

The children will read a selection of 'un' words, colouring the 'real' words green and the 'unreal' words red. They will revisit yesterday's BBC learning link and complete Activity 3 - adding the 'un' and writing sentences using the words they have generated. There is an additional challenge of reading sentences and adding the prefix 'un' to a root word to find the missing word within the sentence.

Please email completed worksheet together with the reading challenge if applicable.

Thursday

WAIL To know what an imperative verb is

          To recognise imperative verbs

          To write imperative verbs to write instructions

 

Success criteria: I  can recognise imperative verbs

                           I can use imperative verbs to give instructions

                           I can write imperative verbs to make a list of instructions

 

Learning journey

Children will begin by writing a list of 5 things we can do to support recall of verbs.

Watch the BBC clip on link given and complete Activity 2 which follows. Play Bossy Verbs Trail game. There is an additional challenge to write a set of simple instructions for a short, everyday activity using an imperative verb to begin each instruction.

Friday

WAIL To form letters correctly l, t, i

Success criteria: I can start letters in the correct place

                            I can keep them a consistent size relative to each other

 

Learning journey

Finger 'warm up' exercises

Finger Aerobics

Watch the Skywriter link to show letter formation for all three letters.
Watch the 3 letter formation videos one at a time, giving the children an opportunity practise their letter formation in between.  Children who find handwriting tricky can practise their letter formation using one of the activities from the 'Ideas for Handwriting' sheet.
Letter l

Learn to Write the Letter L | Pre-cursive Letter Formation

Letter t

Learn to Write the Letter T | Pre-cursive Letter Formation

Letter i

Learn to Write the Letter I | Pre-cursive Letter Formation

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