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The Queen's C of E
Primary School

English 23 March 2020


Scroll down to see a variety of writing, reading and phonics tasks.


OL – To write a descriptive narrative about the mysterious egg.

WILF- Finger spaces, full stops, capital letters, adjectives, phonic fingers, sounding out, letter formation.

This mysterious egg appeared in the classroom, Oliver and Holly the Owl were shocked to see how large and spotty it was. What could be inside? What does it look like? Remember to use your exciting magpie words when describing the egg and what might come out!

 We will keep you updated on what happens with the mysterious egg at school!

In yellow home learning logs, write what you think will come out of the egg and what happens next.

Use the sound mat in your pack to help when writing and sounding out words.


Phonics / Spelling 

OL – To read and write the trigraph ‘air’.

This video teaches the trigraph 'air'.

Read/write words: hair, fair, repair, stairs.                        

Write the sentence: My hair is short/ my hair is long.

Using phonics play website play the game Picnic on Pluto (obb and Bob) with trigraph ‘air’

Parents to write the below sentence and children to read the sentence.

She is going up the stairs to pick up her letter.

Children to identify the tricky words, finger spaces, full stop, capital letters, and digraph.

OL- To read and write the tricky word ‘come’

WILF- sight reading and letter names.

Recap with tricky word trucks.

Introduce the tricky word ‘come’ verbally spell (using letter names) and put into sentences. E.G ‘will you come to my party.’

Write the tricky word ‘come’ three times. Try writing 'come' in rainbow writing. 

 Can you think of your own sentences with the tricky word ‘come’ in it?


OL – To identify digraphs ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar when reading.

How many can you find in your book, can you find any other digraphs?