Reading should be enjoyable with only a couple of ‘tricky’ words.
- Write predictions about what you think will happen in the book. Include your reasoning behind it.
- Come up with questions about the story “I wonder if… I wonder why… How come…”
- Look for verbs, adjectives, adverbs, nouns, pronouns or adverbs.
- Make connections between the text and yourself, other books and the world.
“The book reminded me of…”
- Retell the main events.
- Describe/ draw characters.
- Revise any predictions made.
- Record facts from non-fiction books.
Use words that interest you from books you have read or from your class
- Break words up into sounds.
- Break words up into syllables.
- Write words in sentences.
- Write words using green for the easy parts and red for the tricky parts.
- Write the meaning of each word.
- Put words into alphabetical order.
- Put words into size order.
- Write a letter to someone.
- Write a short story.
- Write a recount of somewhere you have been or something you have done.
- Write your own newspaper article (link at the bottom of the page)
- Write your own comic (link at the bottom of the page)
- When writing include lots of punctuation
- Exclamation marks
- Talking marks
Complete any of the Mathletics activities, including live maths to help with quick recall of number facts.
Look through catalogues and:
- Add up the cost of items you would like to buy.
- Write down the notes/ coins needed to buy it.
- Give yourself $1000, $100 or $10 and work out the change after buying an item/items.
Multiplication and Division
Write out and practise times tables.
You can also write down the fact families for example:
5x7 = 35 35 ÷ 7 = 5
7x5 = 35 35 ÷ 5 = 7
There are lots of fantastic learning tasks that can be completed online, some of these include:
- Mathletics: https://www.mathletics.com/au/
- Writing your own Newspaper article: https://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp
- Writing your own Comics: https://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/
- Online stories: https://www.storylineonline.net/