Learning Activities

Good Morning Class 1,

I hope you had a great weekend.

Below are some learning activity ideas for today.

Learning Objective/Focus:Reading comprehension. To have a clear understanding of what has been read.
Main input (explanation)This week’s story is Six Dinner Sid. Use the address below to listen to the story! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XAdTJCtgTs Use the story to complete the activities below.

MUST – Phonics
Use the PowerPoint to find out todays phonemes and activities.
SHOULDListen to the story and discuss it with an adult. What is the story about? Who is the author of the story? Who are the characters of the story? Where is it set? What is your favourite part of the story and why?  
COULDListen to the story and answer the questions.   What house did Sid live at? Where else did Sid live? Why was Sid a greedy cat? What food was he fed? Why did he eat 6 dinners? Why did he visit the vet?    
Extension Activity IdeasRead the questions and write your answers.


Learning Objective/Focus:To understand and describe positions.
Main input (explanation)Positional language is used to describe the position of something. i.e. on top of, in front of, behind, under, between.

Look around your house can you find some objects that go;   Up and down, Round and round, Forwards and backwards, Left and right. Open and close.   Record what you find in pictures (draw/photo) or in words.
SHOULDUse a small toy or teddy. Can you put it   behind something, In front of something,Under something,On top of something  
COULDHide your toy, ask an adult to look for your toy. Can they ask questions as they look. i.e. is it in the Kitchen? Could it be behind the chair?   When they have found the toy, swap roles and you hunt for the toy.
Extension Activity IdeasRead “We’re going on a bear hunt” and list all the position words in the story. (PowerPoint attached). How many are there? Can you think of any more position words that aren’t in the story?

Foundation Subjects

Learning Objective/Focus:To know what a pet is and how to look after one.
Main input (explanation)A pet is an animal or creature which we are responsible for looking after. To look after a pet we need to provide food and water, keep it healthy, and provide a safe, clean place for it to live.

There are lots of different types of pets.   Do you have a pet? If yes, what type of pet do you have? Can you think of some other animals that would make a good pet?   Draw pictures of different animals that would make good pets or write a list. Verbally explain why.  
SHOULDChoose an animal you think would make a good pet.   Can you use a book or the internet to research some information about how to look after this animal?   Can you tell someone else what you need to do to look after this animal? Or maybe draw pictures of what this pet needs and label them.
COULDCreate a poster that shows how to look after your chosen animal.
Extension Activity IdeasCreate an instruction leaflet / booklet on how to care for your chosen animal.

Wishing you a great day.