Homework at Moortown Primary can be based on Creative Homework, Practice Makes Perfect and Talk Time.
This week, many classes have Talk Time homework. In the Year 5 Homework page, Mr Owen has helpfully added some extra detail and top tips which are also noted below for all children, parents and carers to benefit from:
Research shows direct links between the spoken language children use and are exposed to and their written language.
So, please, for this discussion:
- Turn the TV off!
- Get a few adults together if possible to join in.
- Ask the adults to go first – “I think it would be a good idea to ban all advertising of junk food ______ because _____.” and then “I totally disagree! It’s OK to advertise burgers etc because ______ although _____.” This gives children a chance to see some connectives (because and although) in action and how adults disagree politely.
- Use some words you don’t think your child uses / knows and explain their meanings.
- Put a comment in their homework book.