Here is a story about a blackbird who learns that he can do something special.
Listen carefully to the story, and look carefully at the illustrations (pictures).
Now can you answer all these questions about the story?
We hope you have listened and watched carefully!!
What was the blackbird's name?
What did he want to find out?
Which bird did he meet first?
What did this bird look like?
Where did he find the owl?
What time of day do owls hunt? What do they hunt for?
Who does blackbird find at the seaside?
Where does a puffin make it's nest?
Which bird lives in the city?
What does a pigeon like to eat?
What other kinds of birds does blackbird meet?
How does Blackbird feel? Why?
What does Blackbird find out that he is good at?
How does he feel now?
What are you good at doing?
Blackbird found out that he was very good at singing.
Click on the phonics icon to take you to an activity where you have to listen to the songs that different types of birds sing.
Can you have a go at drawing a picture of a blackbird?
There are lots of different parts to his body.
beak eye head tail chest feathers legs claws wings
Make sure you draw them all!
Now can you have a go at labelling your picture?
Draw a line to the part of the blackbird's body you want to name and have a go at writing the word. Remember to think carefully about the sounds you can hear at the beginning, end and in the middle of the word.