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Go through some examples of the work done over the last week.

The whales feelings in the different places that he visited with the snail.

The good and bad things for a whale to have

Watch the video clip below, but stop after 2mins 40 secs. (after eating krill)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= bgiPTUy2RqI&ab_channel=NatGeoWILD

Discuss any new fact that we have now found out, or that might be important to our argument.  Model the main activity. 

Ask your child to create a plan for their writing.   (see attached document)

Mrs Pritchard's group

Mrs Roberts and Mrs Morris



Re- Cap Tricky words: you, they, her, all, are, said

Recap- Sounds: ai, igh, oa, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, oy, ear

Practise reading and spelling words:  hear, dear, fear, near, year, clear

Practice writing tricky words

Mrs Warner's Group


Re- Cap Tricky words: pull, full, our, door, floor, poor

Recap- Sounds: wh, ph, tch, kn, gn, a-e, ing

Recap-  sound: ed (words ending in the sound)

Practise reading and spelling words: walked, hunted, looked, booked

Practice writing tricky words

Ms King's Phonics

Re-cap tricky words:   it’s children, have, like, some, come, were, little, one, saw, there, when, what, don’t, old, oh, very, people, made, make, came, day

Re-cap sounds:  ow, ur, ea, ie, i-e, oe, o-e, ue, u-e, aw, au, ew, ay, a-e, e-e, ow  Ey, ou  

Re-cap for reading:  strouch, prounsh, found

Introduce  words for writing: sound, amount, shout, ground

Practice writing simple sentences/captions: The whales don’t like the sound of the speed boats.  Please don’t shout! 

p.m.  Phase 5 phonic activity: sentences matching to images.