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Week Beginning 18th January 2021

Once a week there will be a new Guided Reading text and tasks provided by Miss Kendall or Mr Earl for you to complete. 


Read the text out loud to yourself or to an adult and try to use expression in your voice.


Adults: Alongside each text are tasks focusing on one of the key reading skills (see below).


Key Reading Skills

Understanding the words that they have read (vocabulary);

Inferring meaning from what they have read and to explain and justify using evidence;

Summarising effectively including retelling and understanding the text in the correct sequence;

Retrieving information from the text;

Predicting what will happen later in the story;

Explanation of themes and patterns across the text and understanding that the author has made choices for effect;

Commenting on their own opinion and where they notice similarities and differences between texts.


As we do Guided Reading in school.. Complete one task a day and remember to re-read the text before you start your activity! 

Alice in Wonderland


Stories are a wonderful way of escaping the troubles of your daily life - a great distraction from being inside all day!


This week, we take a look at a story in which a girl drifts off into a magical world of imagination, Alice in Wonderland.


Look carefully for your Guided Reading group to see which text and tasks you should be doing. We look forward to seeing your work via the Google Form!

I hope that you have enjoyed reading about Alice this week. You've clearly put some thought into your responses. Well done!