Select the caterpillar to watch and listen to The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Did you notice any patterns as you listened to the story? What were they?
Put the days of the week in order. Drag the tab to check your answers. Sunday Friday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday Drag caterpillar here to check you answers. Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Listen to the story again. What was the first fruit the caterpillar ate? The second fruit? Fill in the table as you hear them. 1 2 3 4 5
Word families are groups of words that have a common feature or pattern - they have some of the same combinations of letters in them and a similar sound. For example at, cat, hat are a family of words with the "at" sound and letter combination in common.
Ack Rhyme J ack took a black sack To his best friend Mack Who lived in a shack by the track. But Mack took it back Because the black sack Had a hole with a crack And made a sound like a quack.
Useful Websites ForTeaching Year 1 and 2 Word Families http://www.mrsalphabet.com/wordfamilies.html Word family Follow up Activities http://www.kidzone.ws/phonics/index.htm Drago Art http://tinyurl.com/3y9b7ar Wordle – Beautiful Word Clouds http://www.wordle.net/create Making learning fun - printable under selected themes http://www.makinglearningfun.com/activ.html Phonological Awareness http://www.plattscsd.org/oak/smartboard/phonemic.htm Maths and Teaching Ideas http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/maths/contents10shape.htm