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Acorn Homework Tasks – Week beginning 8.6.20

All Creatures Great and Small - Birds

  • Daily reading, share books from home.
  • Phonics:

This week we will be learning the letter sound ‘ur. Can you practice reading, writing and spelling the following words:  fur urn burn burp curl hurt surf turn turnip curds

We will also be learning the keywords: got their people your     

  • Tasks to be completed in Acorn Homework Book:
  • Literacy:

    - How many bird names can you think of? Can you write a list?

    - Read the book Owl Babies or listen online

    - Can you write some sentences to describe how Sarah, Percy and Bill feel at the beginning and end of the story?

    - We are learning capital letter names. Can you write the alphabet in capital letters?

  • Mathematics:
  • Go to to access some mathematical activities aimed at Reception. Click on the tab - Home Learning - Early Years - Summer Term – Week 7 (w/c 8 June).
  • Can you keep a tally chart of how many birds visit an area of your garden over a period of time? 5, 10, 15 minutes.
  • We will be looking at halves this week. Can you find half of different 2D shapes?
  • Can you make a sandwich (or any food you like) and cut it in half?
  • Topic: Birds
  • Make a collage picture of the Owl Babies.
  • Draw or paint different types of birds.
  • Make a nest using natural resources. You could also make some eggs using playdough.