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Week 6 – Reading Tasks

This week we will be learning all about THEMES in texts, as well as working on our phonics skills.

Here are this week’s DAILY FIVE Reading Tasks:

READ TO SELF: 

Complete 20 mins of uninterrupted reading.  After reading write on a post it note what you believe the theme or themes of the text to be. Place the post it note on our THEMES board.

WORK ON WORDS:

Complete the PHONICS tasks on Study Ladder.

RESPOND TO READING: THEMES IN SONGS 

Listen to the songs and leave a post identifying what you believe the theme is for each song using the sentence starter: A person needs to ….. for the four songs featured in the video.

LISTEN TO READING:

Listen to texts from the below website.  While listening to reading, write the title of the text and author’s theme/s on a post it note. Place the post it note on our THEMES board.

http://www.storylineonline.net/

READ TO SOMEONE:

Complete 20 minutes of uninterrupted ‘I read, you read’ reading.

 

Money, Money, Money!

MONEY

Click on the game below to practise making dollar amounts using Australian coins.

YOUR TARGET

Click on the game below to practise adding money.

ADDING MONEY

Click on the game below to practise calculating change.

HOW MUCH CHANGE?

Week 8 – Daily Five Activities

Respond to reading

TASK:  Select one of the following authors to research: J.K. Rowling, Rowan Mcauley ‘Go Girl’, John Marsden, Paul Jennings and Mem Fox

Create a profile of your author on a Google Slide presentation, including;

  1. Name
  2. DOB
  3. Death (if applicable)
  4. Books written
  5. Family
  6. Where they were born
  7. Where they currently live
  8. Past careers
  9. Interesting facts

Work on Words

TASK:  Click on the link below to learn about letter clusters and spelling patterns using interactive word searches.  Complete at least four of the word searches.

Read to someone 

TASK:  Select a text from one of the featured authors.  Read to a partner and together write a summary of what was read.  Repeat with the other partner.

Read to self

Sustained reading for 20 minutes.  Select a text from one of this week’s featured authors: Rowan Mcauley ‘Go Girl’, J.K. Rowling, John Marsden, Paul Jennings, Mem Fox

Listen to reading

Listen to 2-3 of the below texts.  Write a short book review, suggesting who you would recommend the story to, why and a short synposis of what the book is about.

I’m Australian Too – Mem Fox

Possum Magic – Mem Fox

The Rabbits – John Marsden

Little Squirt – Paul Jennings

 

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