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Here’s a challenge for this week. Download the sheet and see how many well-being activities (things that make you feel physically and mentally good) you can tick-off. You can play this with siblings, friends or grown-ups (P.S. If you don’t have a furry friend, you can change this to something or someone else!).
Remember to take a rest or sip of water if you need one.
Last week, we divided by 10. Today, we are learning to divide by 100.
210 ÷ 10 = 21
- Read Ode to Marbles (page 2). Which is your favourite phrase in this poem? What makes it an ode?
- Think of your favourite food. Write it down and now plan an ode about it.
- You can record ideas on the Idea Bank Builder (page 3).
- The Ice Buns Example (page 5) may help you to do this.
- Write some of your favourite ideas on the Ode Strips (page 6).
- Move these around to change the order and add extra lines if you like.
- When you are ready, copy your poem out carefully. Use your best Jarman handwriting!
Try these Fun-Time Extras
- Practise reading your poem aloud. Read the Reading Aloud Tips (page 8) to help you. You could record your reading and share it with somebody else.
- Find out other people’s favourite foods and why they like them. Use these ideas to write more odes.
Let’s take a moment to reflect on the day you’ve had. What went well for you today? What didn’t go so well? What might you need to improve on for tomorrow? Click on the video and practise breathing calmly – breath in through your nose, hold for 3 seconds, then breath out of your mouth, hold for 3 seconds. Then, repeat. Remember, breathing calmly helps us to feel calm and relaxed so we are ready to learn.
- If a person being dared felt really uncomfortable who could they talk to about it?
- If you saw someone being dared to do something what could you do to help?
Remember, if you are ever unsure of what to do, always tell a trusted adult.
You can stand up for yourself by being assertive. Can you remember what that word assertive means? That’s right, being able to stand up for yourself in a way that is honest and fair without being aggressive.
It’s time to unwind and relax. Let’s listen to today’s story, Sulwe written by actress Lupita Nyong'o and illustrated by Vashti Harrison (illustrator of the Little Leaders books). Click on the video to listen to Lupita Nyong'o read her story.