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