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W/C 15th June






Day 1



This week’s activities focus on the book “The snail and the Whale”



Each day please could you read your school book or a book with an adult at home.


During the week, it is also important to continue learning phonics on https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/.


Can you put these words into a sentence?







Spellings for the week.










Here is a link to some daily phonics lessons from Mr Mac. https://www.youtube.com/channel/


This week for maths please aim to complete 1 maths activity per day from the following options.


Option 1:  Follow this link to find maths activities for Summer Term W/C 15th June. There should be a different activity for each day!





Option 2: Oak National Academy are uploading 5 lessons each week that you may like to use. https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/reception/maths/#subjects


Option 3: Don’t forget, you can play games on numbots and purple mash.


Day 2

Read the book to the children again. Point out the new vocabulary again ask the children if they can remember what the words mean? Have these words displayed on the word wall.


Tell the children that you had got a book each for them but the pages have got muddled up.


Children to order the pictures correctly to make their book. Children to write a caption or sentence describing the picture.



Day 3

Watch the film the whale and the snail on BBC iPlayer as the children which bit they liked. What the lighting science again. And use some descriptive words to describe this can the children think of any?





Can the children draw on black card and create a scene like the one from the book?


Day 4


Read the book, at the end their will be a page missing, ask the children what they think has happened to the page? Tell the children they we have to think of a new ending now. Let the children share their ideas of how they think the book will end.


 Children to draw the ending of the book that they want and then write a sentence with it.


Day 5

Read the book, and then tell the children that we are going to review the book. What did the children like about the book? What didn’t they like? Is there any part of the book that they would change? And which was their favourite part of the book?


Can the children draw and then write a sentence about their favourite part?




Other ideas


Under water animals’ pictures to make college/ stones for the children to draw a snail or a whale on and then place somewhere outside.


Stories and songs –

Under the sea themed books e.g. sharing a shell, rainbow fish.



Can the children go outside and find any snails? Can you find any information about snails?