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Hi everyone, Miss Fryer here for lesson 10 over Anansi and Tiger action writing unit.

It's our last lesson of the unit today.

So let's finish it off with a bang.

In lesson nine, we wrote our second action scene between Anansi and the Queen Bee.

And today, we're going to write our third scene between Anansi and the Python.

I also left you with some spider trivia.

Do you remember? I told you jumping spiders could jump several times their own height.

That's like you jumping taller than you, taller than you are.

How many times bigger than their own height do you think a jumping spider can jump.

How many did you guess? 10 times their own height? More than that? Well, a jumping spider can jump 40 times their own height, 40 times.

Just to put that into perspective.

If we could jump 40 times our own height, we'd be jumping about 230 feet or 70 metres.

That's like us standing on the ground and jumping taller than Nelson's Column, taller than the Leaning Tower of Pisa, taller than the Golden Gate Bridge, taller than Cinderella's castle at Disney World.

That is a very, very high jump for anything to do.

Those spiders are so cool.

So today for our last lesson, we're going to start off with a song, then we're going to do a spelling activity.

Then we're going to reflect on our writing from the last two lessons, lessons eight and nine before doing some shared writing.

And then it's time for you to do your independent writing and editing of your own.

In this lesson, you will need an exercise book or paper, a pencil and your brain.

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

As it's our final lesson today, I thought we would go all the way through our Anansi song that we've been learning all through the unit.

I know I've already sang a song today, but it's the last lesson you can't have too many songs.

So we're going to try and sing our Anansi the spider song all the way through.

So about our chorus, ♪ Anansi the spider, he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider, always full of tricks.

♪ And I taught you the verses in other lessons in this unit.

The first verse remember goes, ♪ Now Tiger had all the stories ♪ ♪ Anansi asked to have them please ♪ ♪ Tiger said he would swap them ♪ ♪ For a big Python Nana box of bees ♪ The second verse goes, ♪ Anansi said to the Queen Bee ♪ ♪ You can't all get in the barrel ♪ ♪ Queen Bee said, oh yes, we can ♪ ♪ The bees flew in and the lid slammed down ♪ The third verse goes, ♪ Anansi said to the big python ♪ ♪ This stick is longer than you ♪ ♪ The snake lay down he tied him on ♪ ♪ And took him back to Tiger too ♪ And the fourth verse, ♪ So Anansi got all the stories ♪ ♪ And Tiger he had none ♪ ♪ He tells the tale to all his friends ♪ ♪ And they all laugh and have lots of fun ♪ Do you think we can do it all the way through? I think we can.

♪ Anansi the spider, he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider, always full of tricks ♪ ♪ Now Tiger had all the stories ♪ ♪ Anansi asked to have them please ♪ ♪ Tiger said he would swap them ♪ ♪ For a big Python Nana 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't all get in the barrel ♪ ♪ Queen Bee said, oh yes, we can ♪ ♪ The bees all flew 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 ♪ ♪ This 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 the 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 ♪ One more time.

♪ Anansi the spider, he was full of tricks ♪ ♪ Anansi the spider, always full of tricks ♪ Eeh, amazing job everybody.

Great singing.

Now we're going to do some spelling.

We have been looking in this unit at the consonant blend.

N, k, maybe the letters n and k.

Today, I would like you to do some writing.

So pause the video while you get a piece of paper and a pencil.

Have you got them? Okay then.

I have written some sentences for you today.

They have all got a word missing.

And all of those words have our n k consonant blend in them.

I wonder if you can work it out.

Now you can do my challenge one or my challenge two today.

Challenge one is you write down the missing words in the sentences.

Challenge two is writing out the whole sentence with the missing word.

So you choose which challenge is best for you today.

Make sure you pause the video after I've read so that you've got time to write.

Are you ready to start? Let's go then.

My first sentence is, I washed my hands at the, blank.

Well not blank.

That that is an nk word as well.

What do we wash our hands have as an nk word, a n k word missing? I washed my hands at the.

Pause the video to write the word or the sentence.

Okay, let's do the second one before I tell you the answers.

I got a present, so I said, ".

you." I got a present, so I said, ".

you." What word is missing.

It's a nk word.

Pause the video to write your word or sentence.

Okay, let's have a look at the answers to these ones.

I washed my hands at the, tell screen, sink, of course it is.

That's where we wash our hands.

The nice and clean for 20 seconds, washing our hands at the sink with soap and water.

Good job if you got sink.

S-I-N-K sink.

Very good.

Let's have a look at the second sentence.

I got a present, so I said, tell your screen.

Thank you, you should have had the word, thank.

T-H-A-N-K, thank.

Well done if you got, thank you.

I hope you say thank you whenever somebody gives you something.

Okay, we're going to do two more sentences.

I've made these ones a little bit trickier.

So I hope you're up for the challenge.

Remember to pause the video, make sure you're all ready and pause in between the sentences so that you can write your word or even the full sentence.

The first one goes like this, "In the car, she.

her horn." I'm giving you a challenge there.

I'll give you a clue.

This word has a suffix on it.

Hopefully you remember what that means.

In the car, she.

her horn.

Okay, and the next one.

Our last sentence today.

I was cold, so I got underneath my.

What might you get underneath if you are cold? Snuggle up underneath something with a nk word.

NK blend in it, nk word, what could it be? Pause the video to write your word or sentence.

Shall we have a look at some answers? Now this one was tricky.

In the car, she.

her horn.

Ooh, now, I told you it had a suffix.

This is a past tense sentence, which means my suffix is E-D, she honked her horn.

H-O-N-K and then a E-D suffix for honked to make it past tense.

in the car she honk her horn, doesn't make any sense.

We need to put that ed on the end.

Well done if you've got that one with the correct suffix.

And the last one, "I was cold, so I got underneath my.

Tell your screen, what might you get underneath? Blanket, blanket, oh, I love it in the winter getting underneath my soft, warm blanket when I'm cold.

B-L-A-N-K-E-T, blanket.

Seven sounds, that one was tricky too.

Really good job if you got that one.

Okay, time for our last reflection before we do some shared writing today.

Have another look at the action writing you did in lesson eight and lesson nine.

Have a read through, see what you got to, see how it meets our action writing toolkit.

Have a look and check it against your verb list which you should also have.

That's your list of verbs with your characters, but it looks backwards in my camera.

But you should have that with you.

Make sure that you are happy with all your sentences before we move on to our shared writing that we're going to do today, which you will need your verb list for and your boxing.

So if you don't have any of those things, pause the video now.

For the last time in unit four, we're going to have a look at our action writing toolkit to describe the actions of characters so that they're really clear and at a suitable pace.

♪ You got to show what happens ♪ ♪ Step by step ♪ That's what happens in a clear order.

Step by step.

♪ You got to show what happens ♪ ♪ Where and when ♪ That's the second part of our toolkit, tell me where it's happening and when it's happening.

Especially, if that's an important part of the action.

♪ You got to show what happens ♪ ♪ How it looks ♪ That's about describing the action with adjectives that add in detail.

So really keep those things in your mind today.

That's what our song is really helpful for as you write today.

Okay, last action scene today.

It's between Anansi and the Python.

So let's get started.

In our reading lesson, we talked about how the pythons home was secret.

So I think I'm going to put that in my first sentence.

At the secret home of Python, Capital letters of the Python because it's her name.

And the secret name of Python, Anansi called out.

What did he call out? "Oh, Python." Oh Python, Okay, now I want to.

I've got my where, let's put in some when.

At once she appeared straight away, at once.

Let's think of an adjective to describe her.

What word could we use to describe Python? Tell your screen.

I think she's enormous.

At once the enormous snake appeared.

At once the enormous snake appeared.

How about any small action? She slithered across the forest floor and looked into Anansi's eyes.

Okay, so Anansi is to ask her now.

What does he ask her? Is it true that Cobra is the longest snake? Let's put that.

"Is it true that Cobra is the longest snake?" Asked, coz he's asked question , an adjective to describe Anansi.

Let's call him Tricksy.

Asked Tricksy, Anansi, he's a trickster, he's Tricksy.

And I'm going to say, "No, it'sssssss ," no we've got code, we've got Python He's a hisser, so I'm going to add a lot of S's.

It'ssssssss me, hissed, hissed Python.

Now I know I've got to add in my word, stretched.

That's my last verb to use in my writing.

I've done tricked, and prowled, and flew, now I need to do stretched.

So let's just do one more sentence, hissed Python, she stretched out her long neck to prove it.

Okay, so I've got my verb stretched.

I've got my where and my when.

I've got some actions in a clear order.

I've got Anansi calling, her appearing, she's slithers, Anansi asking, her hissing and her stretching.

So I've got my what happens in a clear order.

I've got my adjective secret, enormous forest, long.

So I think I've satisfied my action writing toolkit.

Obviously, I could go on to talk all about Anansi's trick with the stick.

But I think I've written enough for now.

I think it's time for you to have a go.

So now I've done my writing.

It's here on the screen for you to look at.

It's time for you to do yours.

Write the action scene between Anansi and Python using our toolkit to help you.

Remember, check that toolkit through, use your verb, have a look at your boxing, we're on the Python box.

Now that you've done some writing, it's our final edit of the unit.

We want to check it meets our learning objective of writing action that is clear.

Anything in your writing that you want to swap, want to add.

or want to delete, get rid of.

'Cause it's not helpful, or it's not clear.

I'm going to do those things now.

Okay, so I want to see if there's anything I want to swap, add or delete, especially, if it helps me satisfy something in my action writing toolkit.

I'm looking.

I'm actually going to add a whole new sentence 'cause I've got the secret home of Python.

Anansi called out, "Oh, Python." But I haven't got him getting the stick.

So I'm going to have, Anansi grabbed a massive stick off the ground.

Can you help me type that out? Anansi grabbed a massive stick off the ground.

Anansi grabbed a massive stick off the ground.

Let's do it with our fingers, Anansi grabbed a massive stick off the ground.

Eight words.

Let's put this in.

Anansi grabbed, E-D.

for a past tense word, grabbed a massive, double S, IVE, with and E, a massive stick off the ground.

And then a full stop.

So I've got my sentence, I've added.

And I'm also going to add a description about Anansi's eyes 'cause you know how many eyes a spider has.

Another bit of extra bonus trivia for you.

Same number as they have legs, eight, they have eight eyes.

So, and looked into all eight of Anansi's eyes.

That's a little bit of an adding to be a little bit more descriptive, except his number of eyes.

I don't want to swap anything or delete.

I've used my verb, I think I'm pretty happy with my talk actually.

But you have a look at your writing, see if there's anything that you want to swap, add or delete.

Make sure that you are satisfying your toolkit and then you know what comes next.

Of course, it's five finger check time, five things we want to check about our sentences to make sure they are as perfect as they can be.

Check for capital letters at the start of your sentences and for characters names.

Check for finger spaces in between every word, check spellings on your boxing template in your notes section, your verb sheets, and sound out words again that you're not sure of.

Full stops at the end of all of your sentences and read through carefully to make sure it makes sense.

So last one, make it good, edit your sentences.

And finally, five finger check your sentences then they will be the best writing that you can do.

As it's our last lesson of the unit, it would be so brilliant to see some of the amazing things that you have written and come up with, pver the course of unit four.

And that is it, not just for lesson 10 but for the whole of unit four.

I hope that you really enjoyed working on the story of a Nancy and Tiger, and that you've got some writing that you're really proud of.

If you stick around for unit five, Miss Baron is going to recycle the story, so that you can change it up and write a new version of it.

So I hope you can join her for that.

I am so happy to have been your teacher all through this unit, and I hope that you stick with Oaknational and continue your amazing learning.

You've been brilliant, see you later everybody.

Bye.