St Nicholas Church of EnglandPrimary Academy


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This week we are moving on to our poetry block!

We are also continuing with our whole class text of The owl who was Afraid of the Dark!

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark - Chapter 5 by Jill Tomlinson

Plop continues to learn a great deal about the dark and his next encounter is no exception. Dark is Fascinating! Over the week after lunch we will read as a class the next chapter of our class reading book. Listen in to find out what Plop gets up to next!

Vocabulary Check - Read and talk through the words to check you understand what they mean.

MONDAY The Owl and the Pussycat

Poem by Edward Lear. Animation & Design: Gil Manor. Illustrations: Avital Manor

Listen to the poem. Think and discuss with someone in your house what the poem is about. Do you like the poem? Why?

Tuesday - Read the poem or listen to the poem video from yesterday's lesson. Talk to someone in your house and discus what poetic features can you spot? Is there any rhyming words? Is there some repetition? How many verses are there?

Wednesday - To have a literal understanding of texts. Think about the poem and what it is about. Complete the sheet in your English books if you haven't got a printer.

Thursday - To read and answer questions on a text. Choose a level of your choice! Answer the questions in your English books!

Friday - Answer questions on a text. Listen again to 'The Owl who was afraid of the dark' that is at the top of the page. Then answer the questions below in your English books.