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Orchard Primary & Pre-School

"Small enough to care, Big enough to inspire"

Ditties

Short stories: (all 6 stories are together in one book and use the same link below)

WEEK 1: A man and a dog

 

WEEK 2: Pup in the mud

 

WEEK 3: Put it on

 

WEEK 4: A bash

  • Identify the title of the story
  • Practice reading the speed sounds, green words and red words 
  • Read the short sentences
  • Why is the little boy sad? (discuss answer)
  • Hold a sentence 1: Without looking, independently write the sentence 'I am sad.' Say the sentence to yourself lots of times to help you remember - you can even say it in silly voices like a witch, mouse, robot etc. (Don't forget capital letters, finger spaces and full stops, try to join your handwriting and use your Fred fingers to help you sound out). 
  • Hold a sentence 2: 'Mum dabs the cut.' (follow same as previous instruction) 
  • Re-read the book a few times to help you build pace and fluency

 

WEEK 5: I can

  • Identify the title of the story
  • Practice reading the speed sounds, green words and red words 
  • Read the short sentences
  • What does jog mean? Can you think of another word that means jog? (discuss answer)
  • Hold a sentence 1: Without looking, independently write the sentence 'I can hug.' Say the sentence to yourself lots of times to help you remember - you can even say it in silly voices like a witch, mouse, robot etc. (Don't forget capital letters, finger spaces and full stops, try to join your handwriting and use your Fred fingers to help you sound out). 
  • Hold a sentence 2: 'I can jog and hop.' (follow same as previous instruction) 
  • Re-read the book a few times to help you build pace and fluency

 

WEEK 6: My dad

  • Identify the title of the story
  • Practice reading the speed sounds, green words and red words 
  • Read the short sentences
  • What four things does dad have? (discuss answer)
  • Hold a sentence 1: Without looking, independently write the sentence 'My dad has a red van.' Say the sentence to yourself lots of times to help you remember - you can even say it in silly voices like a witch, mouse, robot etc. (Don't forget capital letters, finger spaces and full stops, try to join your handwriting and use your Fred fingers to help you sound out). 
  • Hold a sentence 2: 'My dad has a big tum.' (follow same as previous instruction) 
  • Re-read the book a few times to help you build pace and fluency

 

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