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Review phonemes: oo/oo (oo in moon and oo in book).

Jolly phonics rhyme: Jolly Phonics Phase Two - YouTube 3:36

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Tricky words: her, was, you . Can you recognise them? Spell? Put into a sentence?

Discuss phoneme and grapheme. Children to write the grapheme down – encourage cursive font. Children to write down oo words called out: Book, boot, took, shoot, foot, root

Children to choose which (oo) sound each word belongs to. (stand up/sit down)

Book     boot      took     shoot    foot      root

Write the sentence: He took my book on the roof.

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Adult directed activity Expressive Arts

Use a range of resources to create your own troll or goat – it could be a picture, model, painting, collage! Get creative J

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


Mini Maths
Recap on the subtraction symbol and what it means.

Watch the Number blocks episode-“What’s the Difference?”  BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 3: Whats the Difference?

Discuss the relationship between the difference and subtraction. Display a number line and identify 2 numbers on the line. How we would we find out the difference?

Outdoor play


Ask your grown up if you can borrow some plastic juice/water bottles (Remember to save any empty ones), and a small ball or rolled up pair of socks.

Place the bottles in a triangular shape on the floor and have a go at rolling the ball to knock down the bottles.
Count how many you knocked over. Can you write this number down?

Story time
Talk 4 Writing Story Time

Children to read the Billy Goats Gruff story map using the Talk 4 Writing actions.                                          

Focus on the words trip trap, see if the children can sound them out (segment) Encourage them to write down the letters. Can the children think of other words the author could have used instead e.g. clip clop, tip tap, bam boom. See if the children can identify the sounds in those words too.

Jolly Phonics Phase Two - 3:36

Mr Thorne Does Phonics - Episode OO (long)

Mr Thorne Does Phonics - Episode OO (short /u/)