We love reading!

It has been lovely to see the new Ducklings enjoying sharing books and reading together!

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Ai or ay?

Today at home the Ducklings have been learning about the alternative ai sound - ay.

They have been busy looking for this sound in book, writing stories with as many ay words in as they can and chalking ay words! 

Theo has even made a fantastic video (with the help of his daddy!) all about…

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writing reading phonics

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Independent Readers

We are so proud of our Ducklings who are all becoming confident and independent readers.  One of our rainbow challenges this week was to read a caption and match it to the correct picture. This clever Duckling has matched them all up with his friend.

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reading phonics

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Hot Seating

The Ducklings took it in turns to pretend to be Mrs Rainbow from a recent story that we had been reading. The children had to get into character and answer the questions as if they were Mrs Rainbow.

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reading Speaking and Listening hotseating

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Reading Tricky Words

What super readers we have in the Ducklings! Look how many tricky words the Ducklings can read in 1 minute!

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Reading games

The Ducklings have been playing games to practise and apply their phonics. They are super at reading words that have two consonants at the start and end.

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Reading Longer Words

This week the Ducklings are applying their phonics skills to help them read words with more than one syllable that are longer words.

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Parrots' Learn the features of Playscripts

Today the children in Parrots learnt all about playscripts. Firstly we looked at the features of playscripts and then we read through a play all about Jack and the Beanstalk. Different children read different parts, so everybody had a go and they were able to follow and understand the specific…

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ks1 reading drama

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Parrots' class reading Jack and the Beanstalk

To start our new English topic playscripts, the children in Parrots' Class have been revisiting the well known children's fairytale story Jack and the Beanstalk. The children loved hearing the story again and were able to describe their favourite and least favourite parts of the story with great…

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Reading Pirate sentences

The Ducklings are applying their reading skills to help them read a simple sentence and match it to the correct pirate picture, showing that they understand what they read.

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reading phonics

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Reading for fun

How adorable is this? A group of Ducklings choosing to read outside for fun together during their playtime today! Super, keen readers! Just what we want!

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Pirate phonics

 Ahoy shipmates! This week the Ducklings have gone pirate crazy even in our phonics activities. Reading the CCVC words to see if they are a real or nonsense word.

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reading phonics

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