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Wednesday 3rd February

Good Morning Ruby Class!

Happy Wednesday! Are you ready for another day of home learning? Let's find out what we are doing today...


Happy Wednesday!

Let's begin with the next part of our class story 'The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me' by Roald Dahl...

Part Seventeen

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Come back tomorrow for the FINAL part of our story! The Giraffe and the Pelly and the Monkey say goodbye...


Learning Objective: I can recognise fair and unfair. 


Today, we are going to be learning about what is fair and unfair. Watch this video to find out more...

Fair or Unfair


Read each scenario carefully and decide whether it is fair or unfair. Then write why you think this. It may be helpful to discuss each scenario with an adult or sibling and share your ideas. 


Learning Objective: I can subtract crossing 10. 


Let's continue our learning on subtraction! Begin by watching this video from White Rose Maths...



Use your subtraction skills to complete the worksheets below. 

Parents: Don't forget that these worksheets include lots of helpful tips and questions to support and extend your child's learning. 

Guided Reading

Learning Objective: I can retrieve information from a text. 


This week, our story is all about Chinese New Year...

Dragons in the City Narrated Book

Activity One

Using your knowledge, from the story 'Dragons in the City', have a go at completing the speech and thought bubbles on the worksheet below! Think carefully about what each character might be saying or thinking. To help you, you could act out the story with an adult or sibling at home!

Activity Two

Answer comprehension questions about 'Dragons in the City' on the worksheet below. As always, there are three difficulties to choose from. Why not challenge yourself? 

Extension Activities

Have a go at writing your own story about Chinese New Year using the template below. Don't forget to add an illustration!

To celebrate Chinese New Year, find some craft activities below! Why not make your own paper lanterns, paper chains or even a dragon?!


Learning Objective: I am learning about alternative pronunciations and spellings ('ow' as 'oa'). 

We are continuing our learning on Phase 5 alternative spellings and pronunciations. Today, we will be focusing on ‘ow’ which is part of the 'oa' Sound Family. Take a look...




To find out more, let's head over to Geraldine the Giraffe...

Geraldine the Giraffe learns ow spelling

Activity One

Look at each picture on the worksheet and say the word out loud. Then have a go at writing the word. Although all of the words have the same sound, be careful to use the correct spelling! These are included at the top of each column to help you.

Activity Two

Choose one word from each column and write it in a sentence. Be careful with your spellings and make sure that you practice reading your sentences out loud.


Learning Objective: I am learning how to program on Scratch Jr.


This afternoon, we will continue our learning on how to program on the app Scratch Jr. Our lesson will focus on how to program characters to move at different speeds and distances. Find out more here...

Computing Time to Move


Today, there are two activity sheets to work through to practice your programming skills. As always, each worksheet has three levels of difficulty. Choose one challenge from each worksheet to complete.