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Home Learning w/c 4th March 2019

For home learning during the week of World Book Day, please find below 20 ‘booky things’ to do as a family. 

World Book Day whole school home learning: 20 ‘booky’ things to do as a family. 
Try as many of them as you like!  

  1. Talk about which 3 authors/book characters would you invite to tea?  Why?
  2. Be caught reading in an unusual place.
  3. ‘Readathon’ – read together every day for 20 days.
  4.  What would be the title of your autobiography?  Why?
  5.  ‘Read’ a book without words.
  6. Retell a story together – each member of the family takes a different section.
  7. Retell a traditional story from the point of view of the ‘baddie’
  8. Oodles of doodles – read a text and draw it.
  9. Create story puppets together and retell a traditional story with puppets.
  10.  Talk about the question ‘Did Humpty Dumpty fall or was he pushed?’
  11. As a family, agree your top 5 children’s books ever.
  12. Go on a bear hunt (or any animal of your choosing!)
  13. Make a story character using recyclable materials.
  14. Write a story in 500 words (see BBC Radio 2 website for details).
  15. Listen to an author read one of their stories to you (see Puffin Virtually Live website)
  16. Read (and perform) a poem by Michael Rosen, Brian Moses or Benjamin Zephaniah.
  17. Read Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky together.  Talk about what the nonsense words could mean.
  18. Visit a book shop and spend your £1 book token.
  19. Which author do you prefer: Roald Dahl or David Walliams?  Why?
  20. Which one book should be turned into a film? Which actors should play the main characters?