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St Peter's Catholic Primary School

Reading & Story Time Y1 w/c 18th May

Every day you should read for about 10 minutes




  • ·Ask someone to read you a story, or watch the story below.
  • · Watch the video story ‘The Robot and The Bluebird’ below and have a go at the comprehension and sequencing activities on Espresso.

Some questions to answer:

  • · How has the robot been described? What is he like? How do you feel about him?
  • · Through which seasons did the robot lay on the scrap heap for?
  • · How did the robot feel at the beginning of the story? Why did he feel this way?
  • · What is special about the robots ‘new heart’?
  • · Describe the weather that the robot travelled through. Why was it not an easy journey?
  • · In what ways did the robot show kindness to others?

Fun activities for this story:

  • - Make little robot and bluebird puppets. You could make a robot using different materials and why they are good properties for a robot.
  • - Research bluebirds and make a fact file
  • - Pretend to be a robot - how would you feel being left on the scrap heap? Write down your feelings.
  • - Decorate a heart and think about the words that describe a kind person- what other qualities might they possess. You could also write about ways you have been kind to others.