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Previous Home Learning 11/5/20


Good Morning Orange Class,

We hope that you have all had a lovely week.  We are still missing seeing you all and your smiling faces. As always, remember you can contact us via

Please try to keep up your reading. As we have said previously, Oxford Owl has phonic books similar to the ones we send home from school so if you do get time please have a look on here as it is really good! We completely understand if you do not get time though! The link is in our Learning Zone.

Our focus story this week is The Three Billy Goats Gruff. If you do not have a copy of the book at home there is a video clip below for you to watch.

Have a wonderful week and look after each other

Lots of love

Mrs Stembridge, Miss Nutt and Miss Silcox xxxx



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The Three Billy Goats Gruff - Animated Fairy Tales for Children

Watch this video of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Reading and Writing

Have a look at the PowerPoint below; it is the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. See if your grown up could read you the story. You might be able to help by spotting any tricky words or words that you can sound out.

Your challenge this week is to see if you can make your own little book of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. All you need are some pens and paper. Fold your paper in half like the photo below. You can make yourself a lovely front cover and remember that you are the author and illustrator so make sure your name goes on the front! Have a look at our book below for some ideas. Remember, at this stage we do not expect accurate spelling; your child just needs to write down the sounds they can hear.  
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Letters and Sounds

This week we are learning the ar digraph as in park, card and dark.

Have a look at the Alphablocks video below to see lots of ar words.

When you have watched the video have a go at writing some words yourself with ar in. I have added a photo below the video clip to give you an idea. Remember to use your joined up writing.

Alphablocks ar digraph

Remember to do your neatest joined up writing.

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Write Dance

This week in we are learning to write the letter m. Watch the video below to see how to form this letter.

This week we have a practical Write Dance activity for you. All you need is a small tray and either some sand/flour/sugar/rice/dried lentils. You are going to have a go at drawing the letter m with your finger in the tray. The photos below should give you the idea. If you draw the letter incorrectly, you can just smooth over the surface and have another go. Have fun!
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Trolls: Can't Stop The Feeling

Since our story this week has a troll in, we thought this dance would be good!


This week in Maths we are continuing our ordering and sequencing skills.

Collect a cuddly toy and 10 pieces of paper and number them 1-10. 

Then ask your child to close their eyes and then you place the cuddly toy on one of the numbers, just like I have in the photos below.

Ask your child to open their eyes and tell you which number is hiding under the toy.

If they can do this easily ask them to give you information about the number that is hidden for example in picture 1 rather than just saying 6 they could say... "it is 1 more than 5 and 1 less than 7." 

If they find this easy do the same activity but with numbers to 20.

Another lovely game to play is I am thinking of a number and your child has to give you clues about the number e.g. "It is bigger than 9 and smaller than 11. My buddy in Y6 is this age. If you add 8 and 2 you get this number. What is my number?" This will really help their Maths skills.





Can you see which number is hidden under my goat?

Can you see which number is hidden under my goat? 1 I wrote numbers 1-10 and found a cuddly toy.
Can you see which number is hidden under my goat? 2 Which number is hiding under my cuddly goat?
Can you see which number is hidden under my goat? 3 Which number is hiding under my cuddly goat?
For more Maths click on the link below for some counting and addition worksheets on the theme of The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

- Have a look  below at the pictures of  a variety of bridges and discuss any  bridges that you have been over or under (to reinforce maths position words)  Have you been over the Dartford Crossing? It is a very big bridge compared to the little wooden bridge at Faversham duck pond. What other bridges do you know in Faversham?



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Can you make your own bridge for a cuddly toy and role play the story? I used wood outside but you could use recycling boxes or Lego or anything in your house to make a bridge.
Picture 1 Mrs Stembridge`s goat on a wooden bridge

-Use your artistic skills to create a scary troll. You could draw or paint a picture or you could create a collage troll.

-If you have any paper plates at home you could try and turn one of them into a white goat.

- Join in with the song below

Three Billy Goats Gruff Song

See if you can join in with this song...




I hope you have had a nice week with the sun shining. 


As you are learning all about The Three Billy Goats Gruff this week, I thought we would learn some other farm animals in Spanish. 


Watch the video below and see if you can say the words too. 


Notice that animals make different noises in Spanish too!



The Farm - La granja

The goat was missing in the clip above wasn't it!


In Spanish a goat is una cabra.


Can you say it and repeat it? Listen to me below saying it.


Señora Taylor xx

Una cabra

Still image for this video