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Hi everyone, Miss Fryer here for lesson three of our Anansi and tiger action unit.

In lesson two, we mapped and stepped our story.

So hopefully the story is really in our heads by now.

I also left you with some ♪ Spider facts spider facts ♪ Actually I left you with a question and was wondering whether you, could guess at the spider fact.

I asked you how many eggs you thought, mother spiders could lay at one time.

How many did you think? Tell your screen.

Do you think it was more than a bird? Do you think it's more than a crocodile? Well, let me tell you.

A mother spider can lay up to 3000 eggs at once you guys, that is a lot of spiderlings.

Today, we're going to start off with a song followed by a spelling activity.

Then we're going to do a speaking activity and then finish off with another song.

All you need for this lesson is a teddy or puppet talk partner and your brain.

So pause the video now, if you need to get either of those things.

Do you remember our song about action that is clear.

I taught you in lesson one.

It goes like this.

♪ You got to show what happens step by step ♪ ♪ You've got to show what happens ♪ ♪ Where and when ♪ ♪ You got to show what happens ♪ ♪ How it looks ♪ ♪ You've got to show what happens.

♪ Do you remember? Can you sing it with me this time off we go.

♪ You've got to show what happens step by step ♪ ♪ You've got to show what happens ♪ ♪ Where and when ♪ ♪ You got to show what happens ♪ ♪ How it looks ♪ ♪ You got to show what happens ♪ I taught you that song because it directly links to our action that is clear toolkits.

That song links directly with our action toolkit.

We use our tool kit to help us write action that is clear.

We have to describe the actions of the characters.

So it's really clear what's happening.

'Cause if we don't know what's happening, then we're not going to care about the rest of the story.

We also need to make sure we do it at a sensible pace.

That means not rushing to get to the end but also not spending a lot of time on things that don't really matter.

We do this by writing three different things.

We write what happens in a clear order.

That's the step by step part of our song.

We also write where and when that comes straight out of last school, our song.

We know to know where the action is happening and when it's happening.

Did it happen straight after the last action? Did it happen in the same place? And the last thing is adjectives to add detail.

Adjectives are describing words.

We want to know what the action is like.

Did the characters do something quickly? Did your characters do something roughly? Did they hurt someone? Did they run really fast away? We use adjectives to get extra detail, in all of our actions scenes.

Now, we're going to do some spelling.

We started talking in lesson one about compound words.

They are words where you have two little words, put together into one bigger word.

Compound words are really good to know because they help us with our spelling.

If we can break up a compound word into its two chunks, then we can spell those two chunks individually and not keep so many sounds in our head.

Let's look at some pictures like we did in lesson one to get back into our heads.

Have a look at that first one over there, on the left hand side.

What does it look like, can you see what that first picture is? I wonder if you could combine it and put it together with that second picture? What do you think it's trying to say? Tell your screen.

It's up, the arrow is pointing up and then stairs, upstairs, upstairs.

When we're spelling upstairs, we can do it in the chunks.

Up, up.

And then the second part.

Stairs, stairs.

That's only leaving four sounds in our head at once rather than six that upstairs has gotten it.

So it's really helpful for our spelling.

Let's have a look at the second picture, the one in the middle.

What can you see? What do you think the first picture is? And the second picture? Can you put them together into one compound word? Tell your screen what you think it is.

Let's have a look.

Bath, the first picture is of a bath and the second one is a room.

Put them together, bath room, bathroom.

Putting them together that will help us with our spelling.

Bathroom has six sounds.

But doing them one chunk at a time, will make it much, much easier.

Bath and room, three at a time it's much easier to keep into our heads.

And the last one, that picture straight underneath me.

What can you see? I can see a part of the body and I can see something that you might play with at break time or in your back garden.

What do you think that one is? Tell your screen.

Let's have a look.

The first one is a foot and the second picture is ball.

Put them together, we get football.

Well done if you got that one.

I have a challenge for you today.

I have written nine words in a grid underneath.

Get your reading finger.

I wonder if you can help me read all nine words.

Let's starts at the top.

Lip, back, letter.

Second row, pack, ground, man.

Bottom row, mail, stick, box.

Now these are all quite small words.

I wonder if you can put them together into some compound words.

I'm going to get you to pause the video and see if you can name as many compound words that you can make out of these little words.

Pause the video now.

How many did you come up with? Did you find a compound word? Did you find more than one? Well done if you did.

Let's have a look at a couple of the ones that you could have found.

There are lots of them.

How about this one? We've got the word letter and the word box.

and we can put them together to make letter letterbox.

Well then if you spotted letter box, how about this one.

We've got the little word back and the little word pack.

You put them together to make backpack.

Really good.

Let's have a look for one more.

Oh, I can see one.

How about this one? Little word stick.

Little word man.

Put them together, we make stickman.

Draw a stickman.

There are loads to find on this grid.

So you probably found a lot more than I did.

Well done for any compound words that you made.

Now we're going to do a speaking activity.

The activity we're going to do, is called hot-seating.

That's when we pretend or role play to be a character in a story and answer questions like being interviewed on the TV.

I'm going to get my Zoro to help me today.

I'm going to role play as one of the characters, in our Anansi and tiger story.

And I'm going to get him to ask me some questions.

I hope he knows his question words.

Everyone meet Zoro.

Zoro's going to be interviewer today.

He's going to be hot-seating me as I role play as the python.

Now Zoro when you're asking questions, you need to make sure that you use question words.

The question words on your screen right now.

Can we read them? Let's read them across.

So we have the question word, who, what, where, when, why and how.

Let's read them one more time.

Who, what, where, when, why and how.

What I'm paying attention.

So Zoro needs to make sure that he asks me, questions that start with question words so that he can get some good information out of me.

Remember our learning in this unit, is about action that is clear.

So I'm hoping that Zoro is going to ask me questions about the actions that are taken against the python in the story.

Hello Zoro, I hear you have questions for me.

Who am I? I am the python.

I am they longest snake in the world.

Where did Anansi visit me? Well he came straight to hole.

It's what made it even more rude.

He came to try and trick me at my home.

When did he visit? It was a long, long time ago now.

A long time that Anansi talk those stories.

What happened? You know what happened.

Anansi he tricked me.

How did he trick me? Well he told me that the cobra was the longest.

Why did I listen to him? Because I couldn't have people thinking that the Cobra was the longest snake.

I have a reputation to uphold.

Zoro is going to have a turn now.

He's decided that he wants to role play as the tiger.

Didn't you Zoro? Is that you being the tiger.

I see.

So I think that you should ask Zoro the questions this time.

Time you did some work.

I have helped you by writing some questions on the screen.

I wonder if you could have a go at asking Zoro this first question.

It asks, it starts with our who question word.

Can you ask him? Zoro they ask who are you? He said he's a tiger.

Good question asking.

Could you maybe ask him this next question? It's a where question.

Can you ask him? Ooh, Zoro they say, "Where did Anansi visit you?" Oh, I see.

Zoro says, sorry tiger says that Anansi came to his cave and he prowled out because he was cross with Anansi.

Can we ask him another question? Why don't you read this when question? This when the question on the screen, can you ask? Zoro they ask, "When did he visit?" Got it.

Tiger says it happened a long, long time ago.

Back before there were only tigers in Asia.

He says tigers used to be all over the world.

I didn't know that.

Are you sure? Next question then, let's ask him a what question.

Let's ask him this what question.

Tell your screen.

They ask what happened Zoro.

Tiger says that's Anansi came to his cave, he rudely sign out disturbing him from a nap.

And so tiger thought that he would send Anansi off onto a fool's errand.

Something that he thought that he wouldn't manage to do.

Let's ask him a how question.

Can you read this how question? They ask Zoro, "How did Anansi trick you? How did you let him trick you?" That is true.

Tiger says Anansi is very, very clever and he used his clever word to trick the queen bee and the python.

If he hadn't tricked them first, then he wouldn't have got them to come with him.

And therefore wouldn't have been able to trick the tiger.

Let's ask him this last question.

Let's ask him a why question.

Can you ask? Zoro they ask, sorry, I keep calling you Zoro.

I mean tiger.

"Why did you listen to Anansi.

Why didn't you just ignore him?" Tiger has been annoyed by Anansi for years, years and years, he's been annoying him and bothering him and asking him for his stories and that tiger thought Anansi was being greedy.

So he listened to him because he thought it was finally his chance to get rid of Anansi once and for all.

It was a good idea to be fair.

Unfortunately, didn't work and they are not in the West Indies or Africa anymore.

Shame.

Now it's your turn to have a go.

I'd like you to try and role play as the queen bee.

She's the last character that we haven't role played yet.

Get a grownup or a teddy talk partner or a puppet to ask you questions that you can answer in role as the queen bee.

Try to think of a good queen bee voice that you could use and try and use words that you think that she would use.

That's the key to some good role play.

Pause the video so that you can have a go.

To finish up our learning today.

I've got a new Anansi song for you.

This one's about all the things that happened to all the different animals in the story.

Which means it's great for our lesson today.

My song today is quite a long song with quite a few verses.

So I think today I'll just teach you the chorus and I'll sing the verses for now.

We'll learn the verses throughout the course of the unit, the chorus is really easy.

It just has two lines.

It goes like this.

♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ Can you sing that for me? ♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ Very good.

And the second line is almost the same tune and almost the same words.

It goes like this.

♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ Can you sing that for me.

♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ Very good job.

So altogether it goes.

♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ Can we do it all three together? Off we go.

♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ And again ♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ Good.

Now that chorus comes after every verse.

So if you can join in with me that would be amazing.

My, each of my verses are about different things that happened in the story so they could describe the action.

I hope it's clear.

Are you ready to join in with the choruses while I sing the verse.

I'm going to click to keep an offbeat.

Off we go.

♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ ♪ Now tiger had all the stories ♪ ♪ Anansi has to have them please ♪ ♪ Tiger said he was swapped them ♪ ♪ For a big python and a box of bees ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi said to the queen bee ♪ ♪ You can talk it in the barrow ♪ ♪ Queen bee said oh yes we can ♪ ♪ Bees went in and the lid slammed down ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi said to the big python ♪ ♪ Stick is longer than you ♪ ♪ The snake lay down he tied him on ♪ ♪ And took him back to tiger too ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ ♪ So Anansi got all the stories ♪ ♪ And tiger he had none ♪ ♪ He tells a tale to all his friends ♪ ♪ And they all laugh and have lots of fun ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ And again, ♪ Anansi the spider he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider always full of tricks ♪ Amazing job.

We'll a more of that later on in our unit four.

And that is it for lesson three.

I hope you had fun being queen bee for the day.

Maybe you could even role play as all of the animals be the python and the tiger like Zoro and I did.

Role playing it's just a fun thing to do.

In lesson four, we're going to be learning about the conjunction and, and writing some action sentences that we're going to join together with our joining word and.

Trivia time now.

♪ Spider facts ♪ ♪ Spider facts ♪ ♪ Going to give you some spider facts.

♪ Today's spider fact is about spider webs.

Now we know that spiders spin webs but as a particular type of spider Darwin's bark spider are particularly impressive.

They create the longest webs of any spider but they also create the biggest of all the webs.

Their webs that look like a giant beach ball.

They're kind of round all the way like a big orb.

How big of an orb web, do you think a Darwin's bark spider can make? How big do you think maybe you could find an object or something that you could compare it to.

Do you think the web could be as big as a chair? As big as your bed, as big as your bedroom? How big do you think a web could be? Well, have a think and a sensible guess.

And I will tell you at the start of a lesson four, bye.