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English Week Beginning 08/06/2020


Watch: https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/to-listen-to-a-poem-year-1-wk6-1#slide-2


Phonics: ir, ur, er

Point to the digraphs in the words


English: To listen to a poem (The Magic Wand)

Listen to the poem and answer these questions.

1. What does the poet have?

2. What did the smelly muck turn into?

3. What did the rubbish heap turn into?



Watch: https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/to-identify-rhyming-words-year-1-wk6-2


Phonics: ir, ur, er

Read the words from the video

Recap sounds – read the words


English: To identify rhyming words

Select the correct rhyming words (sounds at the end)

Hen, heap, muck, crossword

Write down rhyming words for: dog, cat, mouse.

Challenge – think of rhyming words for: sheep, dog, bird, cat.

Watch: https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/to-identify-onomatopoeia-year-1-wk6-3


Phonics: ir, ur, er

Spot the digraphs in the words

Recap the sounds – read the sentence and spot the digraphs.


English: To identify onomatopoeia

Identify the words that are onomatopoeic.

Add onomatopoeia to the sentences:

____ went the firework

____ went the tap

____ went the plate as it fell.


Watch: https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/to-plan-our-poem-year-1-wk6-4


Phonics: ir, ur, er

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


English: To plan our poem

Follow the instructions to create a planning template with a piece of paper (poem map).

Label the sections; object, onomatopoeia, animal (object rhymes with the animal) e.g. dog & log/bog/fog. Select onomatopoeic words too (repeat this three more times as shown).

Add First, Next and last to poem plan. Read and rehearse your poem three times!!!


Watch: https://www.thenational.academy/year-1/english/to-write-our-poem-year-1-wk6-5


Phonics: Ir, ur, er

Spelling quiz


English: To write our poem.

Write your title

Copy the first two lines of the poem (1st verse)

Use previously made poem map to help structure your poem writing. Focus on one row/verse at a time.


Edit your poem – Have you remembered Capital Letters, Rhyming Words, Onomatopoeia and full stops?

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