21 January 2022

Friday 21 January 2022

Our Talk Time this week relates to the vocabulary that we’re learning about in our current History topic.

Thinking about the new topic vocabulary, I can begin to use the words at home.

Years 1 and 2 History vocabulary:

Years 3 and 4 History vocabulary:

Years 5 and 6 History vocabulary:

Some of the words may not have been covered in class as of yet so be sure to refer to the definitions for words your child seems less confident about.

Encourage your child to think back to their history learning so far. The following questions might prompt your child to remember even more about the vocabulary:

This Talk Time provides the perfect opportunity to apply some of the oracy skills that we’ve been working on so far this year. These R2s will help your child to speak about the vocabulary confidently, fluently and at a good pace:

Challenge yourself to play the ‘Erm…’ game. Start a stopwatch when you begin talking about a word. Keep the time running until you say a filler phrase like ‘erm’, ‘umm’, ‘you know’, ‘like’ or pause for more than a few seconds. Have a couple of attempts for each word to see if you can improve on your timings. How long can you talk for?