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Practise the words on the first two slides of the PowerPoint. I would usually have these on a flash card that the children would recognise as Story Green words and Red words and the second slide is the Speedy Green words.

Red Ditty Book 7 Ditty 1 Let's sing


Get your child to read the story on the last three slides. Instructions are on top of the page to help.

Complete a sentence. This needs to be completely independent. The missing words are all words that they have read in the story.


Hold a sentence this can be found in the grey box. Read the sentence to your child and ask them to repeat it and tell them how many words in the sentence. Again this must be completely independent.

Handwriting You’ve got this!


This week our story is Tadpole’s Promise by Jeanne Willis. Read the story before you share with your child as it has a problem, as all stories tend to do. A bittersweet story about life cycles.

Storytime/Read Aloud: Tadpole's Promise, by Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis writes special picture books and "Tadpoles Promise" is a great example. The ending is a real surprise and will delight children. She has other ...


Day 1 The Snail and the Whale. There is a variety of activities that can be completed in relation to the story. You don’t have to complete them all. Choose the ones you think are easier to complete at home.


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Boris and Sid are bad - You should be able to read lots of these words (this can be read throughout the week). Should develop confidence and fluency.