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Review Phase 3 phonemes that your child has found tricky.
Introduce Tricky word ‘said’ – which graphemes make this word?


Practise CVCC words (This is a word with 4 sounds, instead of 3(CVC)). Introduce a word eg. tent, with the final phoneme covered. Encourage your child to robot talk the first 3 phonemes and then show the final phoneme – can they robot talk the whole word.

Repeat for words: band, mend, hump, bent, damp


Read the sentence
Fred said it is good to camp in a tent.

Focus Activity - UW

Listen to the story of Noah’s Ark (You may have a version of this story at home or you may wish to find a version to watch on Youtube. There is also a version to read if you follow thie link - Noah and the Ark, a Story for Children - Kids Korner - BibleWise). Discuss the importance of the rainbow in the story (God set it in the sky to remind Him of His promise never to flood the Earth again - A Christian story).

Ask the children how they think a rainbow is made. What 2 types of weather do you need to happen at the same time? (The sun shines onto the rain and it produces a rainbow)

What other types of weather can they think of? snow, hail, sleet, wind, storm, drizzle, fog, mist, cloudy, lightening, thunder (the noise the lightening makes), icy, frosty, different temperatures: hot, warm, cold, freezing.

Home reading - child to read  (choose a book from Oxford owl linked to your child’s ability)


Mini Maths
Children to Watch Numberblocks ‘Eleven’ BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 3: Eleven

Focus on counting to 11 and the relationship of 11 to the other numerals (One more/less than).
At the end of the episode ask your child what they noticed and give your child the chance to talk about what they have found out.  Look at the number 11 on a number line. Discuss how it is made of 1 ten and 1 unit (one).

Look at the “All about 11” PowerPoint to support.


Outdoor Activity
Rainbow Hunt

Take a walk outside and find natural objects of different colours. You could stick them onto the page attached below or simply take a picture of them.
Take a good look around at the different colours you can see – grass would be green, a Buttercup would be yellow.

Story time
A pre-recorded story from one of our Early Years Team.