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Welcome to Reception class TE at Allerton CE Primary School in Leeds. Here, under the careful guidance of Miss Edwards, we will blog to the Big Wide World.

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Literacy Challenge

Challenge 7:  Catch a star

Glenn Kim Catch a Star

Things to talk about

  • How did the child get here? Have they had training?
  • Who built the rocket?
  • Does anyone else know that they are here?
  • How does the child feel?
  • Where is this?

Task

Why are they catching a star?  Share your ideas on Tapestry.

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Challenge 6:  Friend

Things to talk about

  • What is the girl doing? What is the creature on her arm? How did it get there?
  • Where is she?
  • How does she feel? How do you know?
  • Can an animal be a friend?

Task

Write a sentence (or more) about what makes a good friend.  Share your work on Tapestry.

Writing challenges

Wow what amazing writing you have all done this week. I especially loved the pictures of your aliens and your superhero writing. It was great to see all of the super powers you would have if you could choose. It was also lovely to hear about how lots of you have your own super hero parents at home working hard at the moment.

Literacy Challenge

Challenge 5:  Rocket on the moon

Things to talk about

  • What can you see here?
  • Where are they? How do you know?
  • Where did they come from?
  • Why did they come to the moon?
  • What equipment does the man have? Why does he need it?
  • Do you think the dog enjoys being on the moon? Why? What about the man?
  • What will they do here?

Task

Will anyone else join them?  You could design your own alien and write a description.  We look forward to seeing what you come up with on Tapestry.

Literacy Challenge

Challenge 4:  Bear and cub

Things to talk about

  • How are the bears related? How old are they?
  • What are they doing?
  • How are they feeling?

Task

Talk to your parent/carer and share a special memory.  Draw a picture and write a sentence to go with it.  Share it on Tapestry.

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Challenge 3:  Girl on a house on a dragon

Things to talk about

  • How did the house get on top of the dragon? Who tied it onto the dragon’s back?
  • Is the dragon happy about this?
  • How do the girl and the dragon know one another?
  • Why is the girl sitting on top of the house and not inside it?
  • Where did the kites come from?

Task

Draw or write about where you think  the girl and the dragon are going? Share your work on Tapestry.

Literacy Challenge

Challenge 2:  Fly away home

Things to talk about

  • Who lives in this house?
  • Why is it flying? Did someone ask/tell it to move, or can the house make decisions for itself?
  • Where did it come from and where is it going?
  • Is this the only flying house or are there others?

Task

Write a sentence to describe the place it is currently flying over. Share your work on Tapestry.

Literacy Challenge

Challenge 1:  Hero

Things to talk about

  • What is the boy doing? What is he thinking?
  • Do you know any stories about superheroes? Which is your favourite? Why?
  • Do superheroes exist?
  • What does it take to be a hero?
  • Think about some real life heroes.

Task

Draw/design yourself as a superhero. What would your superhero name be? What special powers would you have? What would make you unique? ? Share your work on Tapestry