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English Focus Group

Monday

 

Writing

 

Lesson 1

LC: I can understand an autobiography.

An autobiography is a biography you write about yourself.

Firstly, read Miss Gutteridge’s autobiography.

  1. Are there any new words that you've not read before or don't understand? Can you use a dictionary or a google definition program to find out what they mean?
  2. What have you learnt about Miss Gutteridge?
  3. When you write about yourself, what will you take from this? Highlight these ready. 

Miss Gutteridge

My name is Miss Gutteridge.

I am 32 years old.

 

Family

I have a mum and dad and I have a sister and a brother.

My sister’s name is Sophie and she is 27 years old. My brother’s name is Lee and he is 30 Years old. I don’t have a pet.

 

What I like

I like my family. My family is fantastic!

I like pizza and I like hot chicken.

I like bananas but I don’t like carrots.

I like cats and dogs but I don’t like snakes.

 

What I can do

I can swim.

I can jump but I can’t jump high.

I can run but I can’t run fast.

What can you do?

Reading

 

Read the sentences and draw in what is missing from the picture.

Phonics

 

Watch Miss Taylor's video and practise today's sound. 

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Tuesday 

 

Writing

 

Lesson 2

LC: I can write about my family.    

Using the subheading Family, write about your family.

Words you might need today are; 

  • mum
  • dad
  • brother
  • sister
  • grandma
  • grandad.

Reading

 

What's missing from the sentences today? 

Phonics

 

Watch Miss Taylor's video and practise today's sound. 

Wednesday 

 

Writing

 

Lesson 3

LC: I can write sentences about what I like and don’t like.   

Use theses sentence frames to write about what you like and don’t like.

I like _______ and I like _______.

I like _______ but I don’t like ________.

Reading

 

Read today's sentences and see if you can get the pictures right. 

Phonics

 

Watch Miss Taylor's video and practise today's sound. 

Thursday 

 

Writing

 

Lesson 4

LC: I can write sentences about what I can and can’t do.  

Use theses sentence frames to write about what you like and don’t like.

I can _______ and I can _______.

I can _______ but I can’t ________.

Reading

 

Read the sentences and draw in what is missing from the picture.

Phonics

 

Watch Miss Taylor's video and practise today's sound. 

Friday

 

Writing

 

LC: I can write an autobiography.  

Use the sentences you have written this week to create an autobiography all about yourself.

Reading

 

Read the sentences and draw in what is missing from the picture.

Phonics

 

Watch Miss Taylor's video and practise today's sound.