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Ben Nevis - Monday

Reading

This week we are reading...

 

Meerkat Mail

 Reading Task

Which parts do you like?

Which parts don't you like?

Who are the characters in the story?

Who is your favourite character?

Does it remind you of any other stories?

 

I like the part when...

I dislike the part when...

The characters are...

My favourite character is...

This book reminds me of...

 

Phonics Practice

Fred Talk – Blending skills. – Abbots Phonics

Each week I will put a sound from each set to practise. 

There will be 4 words for you to read and a nonsense word too! Can you spot the nonsense word?

Remember - spot the special friends, fred talk the word and then read the word. 

Set 1 - i

in

if

ick

ill

ink

Set 2 - oo

 

croo

moon

balloon

poo

room

 

Set 3 - u_e

duke 

mute

nune

tune

huge

 

Picnic on Pluto This is a great game to help you with your phonics. 

 

Special task 

There are lots of different languages and ways of communicating in our world.

Morse code is a very special way of communicating. It uses rhythm to send messages.

Here is a video to explain it:

The Invention of Morse Code

Here is a video showing the letters and how many taps go with each letter. The dot is a short tap and the dash is a long tap. 

Can you have a go at spelling your name using morse code? You can tap to make the noise or use an instrument like whistle or a bell if you have one!

Morse code alphabet