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11/05/2020 Week 5

READING TASKS – Ideas and resources 

MONDAY 

Story characters  Create a sock puppet based on a favourite story character. Show your child how to use the puppet to retell the story the character appears in.

Resources

Watch this clip again for ideas: How To Retell a Story For Kids

 

TUESDAY

Watch Eric Carle’s "Slowly, slowly, slowly," said the Sloth or Rumble in the Jungle. Once your child is familiar with the story, they can read along or join in with familiar sentences.

Resources

Watch these clips: Slowly, slowly, slowly said the Sloth and Rumble in the Jungle

 

WEDNESDAY

In the Garden Ask your child to go and read in a sunny spot in the garden. How did it make them feel reading outside?

Resources

Watch this clip: Treasures in the Garden

 

THURSDAY

The Rainforest  ‚ÄčSome of our everyday food comes from the rainforest. Your child can look in the kitchen cupboards and identify foods with the ‘Rainforest Alliance’ logo.

ResourcesHow to draw the Rainforest Alliance logo and Explore the Rainforest

 

FRIDAY

Chocolate! Help your child to look through cookery books for a recipe involving chocolate. Ask them to use decoding skills to read some of the ingredients. They can learn about where chocolate derives from in this clip:

Resources: How does the cacao tree grow?

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