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Continue to practise developing your fluency in running, jumping, hopping and skipping. Maybe you can side step or even combine some actions and hopscotch around? Can you do these actions in a straight line? Maybe you can follow a curved path (wobbly line)? 


Do you have any crayons? Can you explore different ways of making marks; circles, dots, dashes, straight, curved and zig zag lines. Can you now practise forming the following letters; v, x, w, z. Remember to form each letter accurately. Refer to the hand writing ditty sheet to help you. 


Our sound of the day is OO (as in, look at the book). Using the green phonics folder, practise the oo sound. The sound is made up of two letters but makes one sound, which is oo. Then practise reading the oo words. Firstly encourage your child to identify the special friend in the word, (in this case oo) then Fred talk the word; b oo k, then say the word in full; book. Now ask your child to apply the sound of the day into reading a sentence; I enjoy it when I get to cook.

Children can then practise spelling the words, this can be done by listening to the word and wiggling your fingers. How many sounds can you hear in book? Three sounds, hold up three fingers, then pinch each finger as you say the sound. Children can then write the word. Now ask your child to write the sentence, I look at my book then I go to sleep. Encourage your child to start the sentence with a capital letter, after they sound out and record each word remind them to leave a finger space before starting to write the next word. Finally remind them to finish the sentence with a full stop. 

Now flick back to ay, ee, igh, ow, oo, oo, ar, or, air, ir, ou and oy, encourage your child to identify the sound without seeing the picture clue and read and spell some of the words. Continue to watch the Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on either Facebook or You Tube, set 2 sounds are now streamed live at 10.00 then are available for 24 hours. 


Remember to practise your reading at least three times a week by either reading your book in your book bag or logging onto Reading Buddy. Develop your fluency by re-reading the same text a number of times. Practise makes perfect! Today, choose your own book.

Also remember to practise the words in your high frequency word wallet so you don't forget them. The words you are able to recognise in your wallet should now be read accurately when you are reading a text. Each week we will focus on new words to build up the breadth of words you able to recognise. This week please practise the following words; their, people, your, put, could, house, old. They can be written on paper and added to your word wallet. If children are still learning previous sets of words, continue to practise the other words then introduce this set as and when they are ready.


Can you count from 0-30 and from 20-0 all by yourselves now? Using your 1-20 number pack your going to be answering 1 more and 1 less questions as the cards are placed in front of you. Your adult will tell you if they want you to work out what 1 more is or what 1 less is by saying, "1 more than 6, 1 more than 15, 1 less than 14, 1 less than 17, 1 more than 12". How did you get on? Did you find it trickier than earlier in the week when the numbers were either 1 more or 1 less, it can be a lot harder when the questions are mixed up a little bit! 

Then using chalks, water and a paint brush, felt pens or coloured crayons practise forming the numbers 0-9. Observe and inform their formation as necessary. It is important they start and finish the number in the correct place and have the correct action when forming each number. After the numbers have been practised roll a spotty die and then extend to two dice. Can children identify the number of dots rolled then write the correct number?


Watch the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, discuss the sound of the giant's footsteps, (Jack heard a thumping and a banging, and a stamping and a crashing). Encourage the children to keep repeating this phrase and add sound effects using their own bodies, objects from around the house or use of instruments. 


Using the phrase learnt or whatever their take is on the sound created by the Giant, children should have a go at recording the sentence. Refer to the picture below as a prompt, recall the music activity and the video clip discussed earlier. 

The Giants footsteps