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During our English sessions the book we will be focusing on is...

 

Story of the Chinese Zodiac

The Great Race

By Christopher Corr

 

English session 1 - 07.01.2021

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The Great Race by Christopher Corr

Session 1 activity

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Learning objective: To make a prediction

 What do you think will happen next?

 

Miss Edmundson thinks that the cat is going to get up and be mad at the rat. 

What do you think?

Session 2- 08.01.2021

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Session 2 activity

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LO: Ask questions to clarify their understanding

 

What questions would you like to ask about this book?

 

Here are some of Miss Edmundson's questions...

 

Why did the dragon help the rabbit?

Does rat feel sorry for cat?

How old do you think the governor is?

Session 3 - 11.01.2021

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Do your actions alongside this video...

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The Great Race Story Map

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Session 4- 12.01.2021

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Learning Objective: To sequence a story

 

If you cannot print the pictures off to sequence them, then you can discuss with your child which order they think the pictures should be in. 

Cut these pictures out and put them in order.

Session 5- 13.01.2021

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Learning Objective: To express a point of view

 

What is your favourite part of the story?

 

Write a sentence in your work book.

Session 6 - 14.01.2021

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Learning Objective: To describe a character

 

Draw a picture of a character from ‘The Great Race’ and write adjectives to describe the character. 

Session 7- 15.01.2021

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Learning Objective: To write a sentence with a capital letter and full stop

 

Use the adjectives from yesterday to write sentences to describe your character. 

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