15.6.20 - Story time!
Head over to the Video resource centre to listen to Ms Bhattacharjee, Mrs O'Regan and Miss Catton reading you a story! There are two new stories to go with our 'Land Ahoy' topic - Commotion in the Ocean, Lost and Found and Octopus's Garden. The African Animal stories are still there too.
Follow the link below to watch a short film about a grumpy lighthouse keeper who has a disaster on a dark, stormy night! There are some ideas for learning activities underneath the video.
Under the Sea
What is happening in the picture?
What sea creatures can you see?
Who is the girl and what is she doing?
Write all the verbs you can see -
Now write them in a sentence.
Create a story map for the picture. What will happen next?
The Jumblies is a poem by Edward Lear about made up creatures, with green bodies and blue hair, that go on an adventure across the sea in only a sieve.
Listen to the poem and enjoy the silly story told. Can you spot any rhyming words? Do you notice the rhthym?
The Snail and the Whale
This is a lovely story by Julia Donaldson. It's the perfect thing to watch on a rainy afternoon, which we seem to be having a few of at the moment! Curl up and enjoy the journey that these special friends make in to the deep blue sea.
15.6.20 - Sharks
Meet Bruce and Bob the sharks! Here are some questions to help you think about them...
Can you write a story about Bob and Bruce's adventures?
'Land Ahoy!' Challenges
This half-term, we will be learning about animals that live under the sea, such as penguins, sharks, octopuses, and many more!
Here are a few ideas for you to try at home:
This is a short film that tells a story. Click on the link to watch the clip then have a look at the challenges below.