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Read your available BUG CLUB BOOK and answer the comprehension questions.


Remember to use your reading skills:


  • Fred Talk unfamiliar words. E.g- f-r-o-g
  • Slide the syllables together. E.g fr og becomes frog.
  • Chunk new words before putting them together to read. E.g book-let becomes booklet
  • Refer to the illustrations (pictures) for clues
  • Use the Read to me function to listen to the pronunciation of difficult words.
  • Re-read words and sentences you’re unsure of to grasp the meaning.
  • Most of all, write down new vocabulary and search for their meaning in dictionaries.
  • Make sure you answer all the comprehension questions (quiz questions). This will help you to interpret the meaning of what you have read and also to practise your decoding skills.  



Whole class reading-reading and discussing text, speaking and listening 

Text of the week: The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr

Learning Objective:  To relate a story to their experience 


Success Criteria:  

  • I can relate my experience to a story 

  • I can share my experience 

  • I can act out my experience 


Purpose: To have a better understanding of the story and share their feelings.  


Vocabulary: predict, because, etiquette, manners, visitor 



Recap all the features of a book (title, author, blurb, illustrator, front cover, back cover) 

Re-read up to the page when Sophie opened the door to the tiger, and discuss the events that have taken place already.  

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

The Tiger Who Came To Tea by Judith Kerr. This book, loved by all who hears it, is about a little girl called Sophie and...


Display when Sophie was having tea with her mum and the Tiger at the table. Encourage your child to share their experience of eating with their families/friends.   Use the prompt questions below to support.


Key questions: 

How do you feel eating with others? 

Do you have your pets with you during dinner time?  

Do they sit around the table with their pets? (Why/why not) 

Do their pets eat the same kind of food as them? (Why/why not)  


 Roleplay your experience of eating at home with your family or friends.  

Remember to retell your experience.