Reading – 29/10/19

Children have been allocated their reading book today. We read the first chapter in class and chapters have been allocated for home learning. Home learning should be completed by the dates allocated to book titles, please see below. Comprehension activities will assess the children’s understanding of the texts on their reading day.

Water Horse – Chapter 2 and 3 for Wednesday 6th November

My Brother is a Superhero – chapter 2 and 3 for Tuesday 5th November

How to Train your Dragon – Chapter 2 and 3 for Monday 4th November

Flat Stanley – Chapter 2 for Thursday 30th November

Stanley and the Magic Lamp – Chapter 2 and 3 for Tuesday 5th November

My Dad’s got an Alligator – Chapter 2 for Thursday 30th November

Sports Day – Chapter 2 and 3 for Monday 4th November

SPELLING – 29/10/19

Main Teaching Points / Spelling Rules:

  • Suffix ful / ness
  • When suffixing with full, one l has to be dropped = ful
  • These suffixes both begin with consonants and therefore the root words do not change.

wasteful                 wastefulness

useful                    usefulness

graceful                 gracefulness

faithful            faithfulness

tearful              tearfulness

youthful                youthfulness

truthful            truthfulness

forgetful                forgetfulness

thoughtful             thoughtfulness

respectful              respectfulness

TRICKY WORDS through            threw (Discuss the different meanings with an adult)