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English Learning

Below you will find 10 days worth of English activities. Also attached are some resources to accompany them. It covers reading, writing and grammar. Please complete what is manageable for you and your family. Feel free to access tasks from a lower year group if it is too tricky for your child. 


Here is a summary of what the learning will cover:

Day 1 – Read and enjoy a humorous story. Revise conjunctions and writing extended sentences.

Day 2 – Re-read the story and read a diary entry. Revise features of diary entries and write a diary entry of their own.    

Day 3 – Listen to an oral story, sequence the events, re-tell the story.

Day 4 – Listen to a different version of the same story and compare the two versions. Produce a character profile.

Day 5 – Read Hansel and Gretel. Correct incorrect punctuation in a diary entry and write own correctly punctuated diary entry. 

Day 6 – Read and enjoy a non-fiction book on whales. Revise adjectives and use these in writing comparisons in descriptive writing.

Day 7– Watch/read the first part of a biography and answer questions about it.    

Day 8 – Finish reading the biography and then revise apostrophes of both types, identifying and using these.

Day 9 – Children read a book review and identify the features of these texts. They then write their own book review and give the book a score in stars. 

Day 10 – Revise present and past tense, and then learn about the progressive form. Complete exercises, then do a short piece of creative writing.