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Man on the Moon

Man on the moon

Mr Rogers Reading Man On The Moon

Monday

 

Phonics:

Aw, or, au

Point to the correct digraph in the word

 

English: To listen to a recount (The Man on the Moon)

Listen to the story.

Answer the following questions:

What is Bob’s job?

What does Bob eat for breakfast?

What 3 things does Bob do to entertain the tourists?

 

Alternative Writing Task:

I can write an invitation.

The pirates are having an ‘Open –day’ for Y1 children to visit their pirate ship but the pirates can’t write! Please write an invitation inviting all the Y1 children to their pirate Open-day!

 

See Mr Webb’s Open-day invitation!

Mr Webb's invitation

Tuesday

 

Phonics:

Aw, or, au

Read the words from the video, spotting the digraphs

Recap some previously taught sounds – read the words

 

English: To commit a recount to memory.

Participate in re-telling the story with Miss Browne.

Fold a piece of paper as shown into 9 sections/boxes.

Watch Miss Browne create her story map and draw your own pictures in each box to help you to remember the story. Pause video if needed.

Use your story map to tell the story yourself. If you need help listen to Miss Browne again.

 

Alternative Writing Task:

I can write some questions.

The pirates are holding an ‘Open-day’ and are allowing children in Year 1 to spend time on board their ship. Write down some questions you would like to ask the pirates. This is your only chance so think carefully about what you will ask!

Remember capital letters, finger spaces and question marks.

 

See Mr Webb's question examples!

Pirate Questions

Wednesday

 

Phonics:

Aw, or, au

Spot the digraphs in the words

Recap some previously taught sounds – read the sentence and spot the digraphs already taught.

 

English: To use the first person and past tense.

Put these sentences into the first person and the past tense:

He goes to the launch pad.

He cleans the moon.

He eats his lunch.

Challenge: Can you write three of your own sentences in the first person and the past tense about what you did yesterday?

 

Alternative Writing Task:

I can write a letter.

The pesky pirates have fired their cannonballs at the wrong island! Write a letter to the island to say sorry.

 

See Mr Webb’s Pirate Apology Letter!

Mr Webb's Pirate apology letter

Thursday

 

Phonics:

Aw, or, au

Spot the different sounds in the sentences. Read the sentences.

 

English: To begin to write our recount.

(have your story map to hand)

Write the title: A Day in the Life of the Man on the Moon

Write sentences to match the recount map boxes. Pause the video wherever needed.

Make corrections if needed by pausing the video.

Remember to sit on your chair properly, hold your pencil correctly and use correct punctuation. Good luck!

 

Alternative Writing Task:

I can write instructions.

The pirates ate lots of fish but they weren’t sure how to cook them properly. Write your own set of instructions to help the pirates cook fish for themselves.

 

See Mr Webb’s Fishy recipe!!!

Mr Webb's Rainbow Trout recipe instructions

Friday

 

Phonics:

Aw, or, au

Spelling quiz

 

English: To continue to write our recount.

Continue writing your recount with Miss Browne.

Edit your recount by checking for Capital letters, Full stops, first person and past tense.

Share your story. We would love to see it or hear you reading it!!!

Remember to sit on your chair properly, hold your pencil correctly and use correct punctuation. Good luck!

 

Alternative Writing Task:

I can play Pirate True or False.

Read the statements and answer with ether true or false. How much do you really know about pirates!?

True or False - Pirate version


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