This week's sound is "u" e.g. umpire, trouble, flood
Download this week's PowerPoint to find out more about the "u" sound. Then download this week's "Words for Sorting" (choose either the higher level or the lower level) and the "Phonics - homework tasks" worksheet.
We are going to follow the same pattern as we would normally do in school so...
Tuesday Today I have to sort the words on my list to find out which words contain the same spelling of the target sound.
Wednesday Today I use some of my words to write sentences (at least four sentences).
Thursday Decide which spellings are hard to remember and find a way to learn them.
On Friday you can ask an adult to test you on this week's spellings.
Today we are continuing to look at the comprehension texts that we started yesterday.
You don't need to print out any additional pages - please use the comprehension text from yesterday. Watch today's video for your group and then answer the comprehension questions to the best of your ability. The answers can also be downloaded.
If you have chosen the Higher Level comprehension, please watch the video for "Ladislao Biro".
If you have chosen the Lower Level comprehension, please watch the video for "The Smallest Bird and the Largest Bird in the World".
The biro pen is named after its inventor Ladislao Biro. Can you find out the full names of the people who gave their names to the following discoveries and inventions?
The Smallest Bird and the Largest Bird in the World
Read the passage again and complete these sentences.