Below are some English tasks which have been set by the Lancs Literacy team which you can engage in with your child...they will be published on here weekly.
Activities you could do with your child:
Share a story/write a book review/write a character description e.g. for a Top Trumps Card
Read some opening chapters from the Love Reading 4 Kids website
Write a story, poem, play
Make puppets and put on a play
Play a board game, dig out old favourites and hold championship tournaments! You could
even design a new one for a target audience!
Paint a picture and label it/write about it / create a poem
Blackout poems – https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/johndepasquale/blackout-poetry/
Look, say, cover, write, check spellings
Create a poster about washing hands/hygiene about Coronavirus
Make an Easter Egg Hunt with clues in your garden
Make Mother’s Day cards, poems
Research 'project'/poster on a topic that's been covered in school recently, e.g. the
Egyptians, a famous author, an inspirational person etc. This could be in the form of a
poster, leaflet, booklet or a PowerPoint presentation etc.
Have a good declutter/sort-out of your toys! Which toys or books do you no longer
use? Write a review of your favourite with a target audience!
Bake! Bake your favourite recipe and write up the recipe so as to create a class book of
favourite recipes when you return to school.
Junk modelling – why not upcycle some waste materials in order to make something new?
Useful websites are:
Oxford Owl (KS1) https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/
Teach your monster to read (Reception- Y2) https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/
ICT Runway (Y1) https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/writingRunway/index.html
BBC Bitesize (Reception-Y6) https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
British Library (Reception -Y6) https://www.bl.uk/
WordMania (An app for KS2)
Phonics Play (Reception – Year 2) https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
ICTGames (Reception - Y6) http://www.ictgames.com/
Lovereading4kids (Reception-Y6) https://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/
Change for Life website (Reception-Y6) https://www.nhs.uk/change4life