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Tuesday 9th

Phonics Tuesday 9th February 2020


Tuesday starter: Play Flash cars speed trials on Phonics play. Select phase 3 and 5A.

Flashcards Speed Trials (


Activity & Application: Remind your parent or sibling about speech marks. When do we use them? Can you remember the rules for using speech marks? Read the text and add the speech marks.


  • Use a comma to separate what is being said in the rest of the sentence;
  • Use a capital letter to start direct speech;
  • Use punctuation to finish the direct speech;
  • Close the direct speech with speech marks.



Today you are going to continue to look at the time on an analogue clock, concentrating on O'clock and half past the hour. 


Task one

Look carefully at each clock and write the time in the box below. 


Task two

Can you read the time given under each clock and draw the hands on carefully to represent the time.



Shorter hand = hour hand (will point at hour)

Longer hand = Minute hand (will point at 12 or 6)


When the minute hand is pointing to the 12 it is O'clock

When the minute hand is pointing to the 6 it is half past