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Day 1

Explain to your child that this week you are going to share some inspiring stories together. Discuss what the word inspiring
means. Make links to inspire, inspired, inspiration, etc. Look at synonyms (words that mean similar) using Word Hippo to expand on
vocabulary.
 

The Lion Inside Storytime

Listen to The Lion Inside by Rachel Bright up to 0:45mins:

Ask your child: ‘What do you know about the mouse?’ Write a brief character description of the mouse, encouraging your child to use some of words and phrases from the text. Continue watching the clip up to 1:30 mins. Ask your child: ‘What do you
know about the lion?’ Now write a brief character description of the lion, encouraging your child to use words and phrases from the
text. Discuss how the mouse and the lion are different. Continue watching up to 2:51 mins. Discuss how the mouse is feeling.
How does he convince himself to go to the lion? List all the reasons. Continue watching up to 4:02 mins. What do you know about the lion now? Compare with the original description of the lion you wrote earlier. Watch and enjoy to the end of the story. Did the
ending surprise you? What did the mouse and lion learn? Watch and enjoy a rap version of the story here:

The Lion Inside - Rap Edition

Join in if you can!

This week I will put two maths lesson up. You choose which you think suits your child's need the best.

There is not an expectation to do both. 

Our summer topic is always the seaside. We will do some geography and some history all about seasides over the next couple of weeks. Enjoy.

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