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Watch - https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/terrifying-t-rex-year-1-wk5-1


Phonics:  oo, ew, u-e

Point to the digraph in the word



Listen to the information text and answer these questions.

1. What does the appearance mean?

2. What does the word habitat mean?

3. What does the word diet mean?



Watch - https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/to-commit-an-information-text-to-memory-year-1-wk5-2


Phonics: oo, ew, u-e

Read the words from the video

Recap sounds – read the words



Split your piece of paper into 5 parts and write your title.

Draw pictures to help you remember the facts about dinosaurs.

Use your story map to tell an adult your dinosaur facts.



Watch -  https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/to-understand-how-to-use-the-past-tense-year-1-wk5-3


Phonics oo, ew, u-e

Spot the digraphs in the words

Recap the sounds – read the sentence



What is the past tense?

Write the words in the past tense.

Challenge: Change the sentences into the past tense.



Watch -  https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/to-start-to-write-our-information-text-year-1-wk5-4


Phonics: oo, ew, u-e

Spot the different sounds in the sentence



Write your title Terrifying T-Rex and your first box of facts.

Write the subheading Appearance and your facts.

Check your work for capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.



Watch - https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/to-continue-to-write-out-information-text-year-1-wk5-5


Phonics: oo, ew, u-e

Spelling quiz



Write your next subheading Habitat and your facts.

Write the subheading Diet and your facts.

Write your last sentence and check your work.

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