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This week's spellings:







Please practice your spellings at home.



I will be delivering a live phonics lesson at 10.30 for all children to attend. Please have a pen and paper ready for the spelling part of the session.


Please also complete the extra phonics lesson below - in class we usually do 2 lessons of phonics a day so it would be great if an extra could be done at home.

Phonics set 2 - or sound

Today's sound is 'or - shut the door'. If you would like to share your amazing writing, or photos and videos of your hard work, please use the #MrsSuthersPho...


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2 digit numbers can be broken down into tens and ones - 45 has 4 tens and 5 ones. It is important the children understand that it isn't 4 and 5 but 40 and 5 (4+5=9, 40+5=45). Ensure the children understand that once you go past 9 ones you move into the next group of tens - 19 to 20, 29 to 30.


Move on to comparing three numbers, where two of the numbers have the same tens – 37, 22 and 29. Guide the children to compare the tens column of all three numbers to find the greatest number. Then compare the two numbers with the same tens by comparing the one's column to decide which is greater. Place these numbers in order from smallest to largest and vice versa.

Writing - 1pm live lesson in Teams

I would like the children to write their own 'sounds' poem following the pattern of 'The Sound Collector' by Roger McGough. 


The poem should be based in the 'Whomping Wood' where you can hear many sounds - sticks, trees, animals, leaves, weather etc.


Begin by asking the children to think about what sounds different things may make - cracking/snapping of sticks, crunching of leaves, tweeting of birds. It would be brilliant if they could go outside to collect some of these items and recreate the sounds themselves, do not worry if this is not possible. 


Then put this into the poem pattern 'The ___ of the ___ ' - '

The crunching of the leaves

The whooshing of the wind

The snapping of the sticks

The rustling of the trees


It is important the poem is layed out as above - a new line each time.


The children have learnt how to add/spell -ing on the end of a word so this should be correct throughout. The children should be sounding out themselves to spell (e.g. c/r/u/n/ch or wh/oo/sh. Support the children by using 'fred fingers' to sound out the word. 





Whilst staying on the Island we need to make sure we have everything we need to survive. Humans and animals need food, water, air and shelter to survive. 

Bear Grylls is an explorer and adventurer who is an expert in survival and knows how to find his food, water and shelter in the wild. 


Your Science task today is to locate food and water across the island and think about where you would go to find everything you need to survive. You do have some essentials in your backpack:

  • a basket

  • an empty bottle

  • a pan

  • a knife

  • a net

I want you to think about how you could use what is in your backpack to help you survive. Think about what you might be able to find or catch, what you may be able to build or create. Try to write a sentence or 2 for how you would use each item in your backpack, and how you would ensure you have all the basic survival needs.

For example -

I would travel to the lagoon and fill my bottle with water. I would use my net in the lagoon to catch fish to cook and eat.