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wc 22nd June 2020

Friday 26th June 2020

LI: To answer comprehension questions


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Answer the questions below using full sentences. Use the sentence stems below to help you if you need them.

  1. Some of the other bears which the Rainbow Bear described himself as were…
  2. I think he feels…
  3. He made his den …
  4. Some of the prey he talks about hunting are…
  5. He wanted to hunt a rainbow because…
  6. We know he wanted to find a rainbow because…
  7. The man persuaded the polar bear not to eat him by…

Thursday 25th June 2020

LI: To use alliteration


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Listen to the first part of The Rainbow Bear, written by Michael Morpurgo and illustrated by Michael Foreman.

Pause at I went hunting rainbow.


Task 1

Answer the questions below. Remember to use capital letters, full stops and finger spaces.


  1. Which book is The Rainbow Bear more like, The Ice Bear or Tigress? Why do you think that?

I think The Rainbow Bear is most like …

I think this because…


  1. Is it at all like the other book? How?

It is like the other book because…


Task 2

Read the information below and put a tick against each phrase that contains alliteration.

Read each of the names on The Rainbow Bear’s Menu below:


Wednesday 24th June 2020

LI: To read with understanding


Think back to Tigress by Nick Dowson and Julia Chapman (if you would like to watch it again go to ).
Listen to the reading of Ice Bear, written by Nicola Davies and illustrated by Gary Blythe .


Task 1

With a grown up, think about all the things that tigers and polar bears have in common and all the ways in which they are different from one another. Record your ideas like the grid below.

Task 2

Read the animal sentences below.


Decide if the sentence is about tigers, polar bears or both.


Write your answers down in your neatest handwriting.


Tuesday 23rd June 2020

LI: To describe an animal


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Listen to the reading of Tigress, written by Nick Dowson and illustrated by Jane Chapman.


Today, you are going to draw your own picture of a tiger and add your own labels to describe it.


Task 1

Draw your own picture of a tiger.


Here is a picture to help you.

Task 2

Now, add labels to describe all the different parts of the tiger. Try to use two adjectives to describe each body part.


For example:

Here are some word mats to support you with your writing:


Monday 22nd June 2020

LI: To distinguish between fiction and non-fiction

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Listen to the reading of Tigress, written by Nick Dowson and illustrated by Jane Chapman.


Task 1

Answer the questions below. Remember to use full sentences.


  1. Do you think the book is fiction or non-fiction?

I think the book is … because …


  1. What was the most amazing fact about tigers that you learnt?

The most amazing fact that I learnt was…


Task 2

Look at the sentences below. Some are fiction sentences, some are non-fiction, or ‘fact’ sentences.

Read each sentence and highlight all the sentences are non-fiction (facts).