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Pond Season

Read the information and ‘clues’ about pond seasons and use the information to make your own pond calendar – ‘pond year’.  How does a pond change throughout the year?  How does the weather determine what lives and grows?

 

 

The Ugly Duckling

Read and enjoy this classic tale.  Think about how the duckling feels throughout the story.  Can you use adjectives the changes that happen to his appearance and how he feels throughout the story?

Complete a storyboard to show the main story events.  Can you use time conjunctions to sequence story events e.g.

after, next, before, later, meanwhile

 

 

 

How to find a frog…

Read the information and answer the comprehension questions about how to find a frog and then (if you are able) have a go at finding one!!

 

Please note:  The attached worksheets are for illustration purposes and children should be able to access all of the activities using plain paper if you are unable to print.

Writing

 

The Ugly Duckling

Once you have read the story and thought about what happens, how to duckling’s appearance changes and how he feels; think about how you can describe this.  The poor duckling is afraid to look at his reflection.  Can you write him a letter and tell him what he will see when he looks in the water?

 

We never really know how the duck egg ends up in the wrong nest- what do you think happened?  Can you write an explanation of your idea using conjunctions ‘because’, ‘so’, ‘if’ to explain?

 

 

 

Riddles

What lives in a pond?  Can you write a riddle for me to solve?  A riddle should give clues but not tell you the answer directly!  Some riddles are written in the first person. 

 

 

GAPs and Phonics

 

Please continue to refer to the Letters and Sounds planning on our class page for your group.

 

Prepositions

Look at the pond picture (document below) and use prepositional language to describe where things are.  Remember prepositions include:

  • Above
  • Below
  • Behind
  • In front
  • Next to
  • Opposite

 

Can you think of anymore?

 

Spelling and vocabulary

How many different pond words can you think of?  As you will be using them a lot this week why not focus of learning to spell some key words that you find tricky e.g.

  • Pond
  • Duck
  • Water
  • Habitat
  • Surface

 

 

Please note:  The attached worksheets are for illustration purposes and children should be able to access all of the activities using plain paper if you are unable to print.

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