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Week 2 - On Safari

Giraffe's Can't Dance

Lesson 2 - On Safari: What am I?

 

* Look at / print off the document below - 'On Safari - What am I?'

* Talk about what you think each safari animal is and why with a grown up / older sibling. Think about what it looks like and what features it has. Can you persuade them that you are correct?

* Write a sentence in your workbook for each picture in the following format:

 

Superheroes & Pirates - '1. I think it is a ____ because ____.' (Remember: big elephants can always understand small elephants)

Aliens & Monsters - '1. I think it is a ____. It is ___ / It has ___.' 

 

* Use the word mat below for correct spellings of safari animal names, and use your sound mat to sound out other words.

Lesson 3 - All About Safari Animals

 

* Read the information below about some of the animals you might see on an African safari.

* Choose one of the animals - tell a grown-up or older sibling everything you can remember about them. Try to find out some more    facts if you can.

* Write a fact file about your chosen animal in your workbook:

 

Aliens & Monsters - 3 full sentences, each with a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop.

Superheroes & Pirates - 3+ expanded sentences, each with a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop, using and and because, plus  good vocabulary.

 

* Remember to use your sound mat when sounding out words.

Lesson 4 - Why should we go on an African safari?

Lesson 4 - Why should we go on an African safari? 1

* Help the kids persuade Mum and Dad that they should go on an African Safari!.

* Think of some reasons why going on a safari would be a brilliant holiday (think about the weather, the animals you might see, the different culture, the scenery). Explain them to a grown up or older sibling.

* In your workbook, draw a picture and write up your argument:

 

Aliens & Monsters - 3 full sentences, each with a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop.

Superheroes & Pirates - 3+ expanded sentences, each with a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop, using and and because, plus  good vocabulary.

 

* Remember to use your sound mat when sounding out words.

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