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Hello, children, and welcome to your seventh lesson on the unit, with me, Ms. Brittain and my friend Cedric, who is still asleep.

He's being quite lazy and I think we need to wake him up.

Are you ready to shout at your screen "Wake up Cedric!" Hello, Cedric, are you ready to join us now? Now, I'd like to play a little game of spot the lie now you're awake, Cedric.

I'm going to tell a story about me, Ms. Brittain and I'm going to sneak in three lies.

Cedric, I want to see if you can guess the lies.

Children, you can play along at home as well, if you'd like.

Are you ready, Cedric? Once upon a time there was a young girl called Ms. Brittain.

And when she was five she travelled to the moon in a rocket and had tea with a tiger, whilst on the moon.

Her favourite food is pizza.

When she got back down on earth and as she grew up, she became a teacher.

And she teaches in Manchester.

And she teaches hundreds of monkeys how to tie their laces every single day.

Okay, that's my story.

Cedric, do you think you can guess the lies? Cedric thinks he can guess the lies.

Cedric what do you think the first one is? Cedric doesn't think that I went to the moon in a rocket.

Well, Cedric, you are right, you know me well, I didn't go to the moon in a rocket, although I wish I could.

What do you think the next lie is? Can you tell your teddy talk partner what you think the next lie is? That's right.

I didn't have tea with a tiger.

Although I'd love to do that, as well.

And then the final lie.

Cedric says the final lie is that I'm a teacher.

No, I am a teacher, Cedric, so what could the final lie be? That's right, I don't teach hundreds of monkey to tie their laces everyday, I teach children, just like you.

In today's lesson, we are going to box up the story and plan our ideas for our writing.

And you may have done boxing up before, but if you've not, don't worry because we'll all work together on this.

So what will we do in today's lesson? Well, we'll start off with a nursery rhyme, then we're going to box up the story and then we're going to retell the story using our box up plan.

For this lesson you will need your exercise book and a pencil or a piece of paper.

Super memory and your teddy talk partner.

Do you remember our nursery rhyme from yesterday, children? It's okay if you don't because we're going to sing it again.

And it starts with 10 fingers.

♪ There were 10 in the bed ♪ ♪ And the little one said roll over, roll over ♪ ♪ So we all rolled over and one fell out ♪ ♪ How many now ♪ Nine, that's right.

♪ There were nine in the bed ♪ ♪ And the little one said roll over, roll over ♪ ♪ So we all rolled over and one fell out ♪ How many's left now? Eight, that's right.

But before we go any further, I'd like to change our nursery rhyme to fit with our song.

So I'm going to sing, ♪ Eight people pulled the turnip ♪ ♪ And the farmer said heave ho, heave ho ♪ ♪ So they all pulled the turnip but it didn't pop out ♪ And then after eight comes seven.

♪ Seven people pulled the turnip ♪ ♪ And the farmer said heave ho, heave ho ♪ ♪ So they all pulled the turnip but it didn't pop out ♪ and after seven comes six.

♪ Six people pulled the turnip ♪ ♪ And the farmer said heave ho, heave ho ♪ ♪ So they all pulled the turnip but it didn't pop out ♪ Pause the video here and see if you can carry on right till the end.

Well done if you gave that a go, the end of the nursery rhyme might go like this.

♪ One person pulled the turnip ♪ ♪ And the farmer said heave ho, heave ho ♪ ♪ So they pulled the turnip and finally popped out ♪ Now, we're going to box up our story and plan our ideas for our writing.

You can copy the box up along with me or pause the video at the end and copy it up.

Okay, so before this section you will need your pencil and your paper.

Now, my box plan needs to have two sections.

The first section is going to be where I show the events in the story, so, the different things that happen in order.

And the second section is going to show the different actions and what the characters are actually doing because our aim in our writing is to show what the characters are doing and what is happening.

So I'm going to split the story up into five sections.

And then write the numbers down the side, from one to five.

If you need to catch up at this point, feel free to pause the video at any time.

So you'll have a table that looks a little bit like this.

And don't worry about being perfect.

So, the first bit of my story, well, the farmer goes outside and he plants a turnip seed.

And the turnip grows bigger and bigger, so I'm going to draw a turnip in the ground.

But the turnip is stuck.

So I'm going to draw a cross next to the turnip.

Now the action that goes on in this section of the story is, well, there's a planting, of course, which I've already mentioned.

But then there's, the farmer's quite confused.

So there's the head scratching, but I'm going to draw a confused face.

And also, the head shaking.

And for that, I'm going to draw arrows as if he's head shaking from back, shaking back and forward.

So section two is where he calls for some help.

Now the first people who come to help are his wife, his son and his daughter, so I'm just going to draw those three in that box.

And the action that happens here, well the farmer's feeling quite grumpy at this time.

So his hands are on his hips, he might furrow his brow.

I'm going to draw a bit of an angry face.

And then he was feeling quite fed up, so I'm going to draw a sad face.

His shoulders might be slumped down.

And the action that was going on here was lots of pulling, so I'm going to draw a hand pulling.

And then also, some singing.

That was an action that was happening too.

So I'm going to draw a musical note.

The third thing he asked for more help and it's the dog that comes to help.

And then, of course, after the dog is the mouse.

So I'm going to draw those two in that box.

If you feel like it, you could have a go at pausing the video now and carrying on the box plan.

If you're feeling confident, but if not, you can always stick with me.

Now, by this time, the farmer was feeling quite tired, so I'm going to draw the action as yawning.

He was yawning, might have been stretching.

But the mouse is there, so actually this is the bit where the turnip comes free, the mouse helps, so they all jump up and cheer, that's another action you could show.

So I'm doing a smiley face for that and of course, there was still lots of pulling and heaving, so I'm going to draw my hand there, too.

Now after the mouse comes, the next main event is where the turnip pops out of the ground.

One of my favourite actions to show.

I'm going to draw the turnip popping out of the ground.

And to show that as an action, I'm going to draw this shape because this shape reminds me of a pop, you might draw something different.

And then what happens next when the turnip pops out of the ground? Can you tell your teddy talk partner what happens next? That's right, they tumbled to the ground.

And there's one of our star words, tumbled.

So I'm going to draw them tumbling to the ground.

And then there was the jumping and the smiling and the cheering.

And the next main event is that the wife wants to cook the turnip for tea.

And she makes turnip stew, so I'm going to draw a bowl of turnip stew.

And again, there's lots of actions here.

But you could draw a knife, for our chopping action.

What action else did she do? Can you remember? There was some stirring, so you might draw a spoon, for stirring.

And then, of course, there was eating, so I'm just going to draw a happy face for eating.

You could pause the video here, you might want to add some different actions that the wife did.

She might have been pouring.

You might want to change some of the actions in your box plan or you might want to rewind and copy the box up, and that's fine, too.

Use our box plan to retell parts of the story to make sure we understand what our pictures mean.

Okay, so here we've got a picture of our box plan.

Yours might look similar to mine or it might look a little bit different.

You may not have even written it up yet and you might want to do that at the end, that's all okay.

Now Cedric is going to help me tell some of the parts from our story when I point to it because I need to understand what the pictures mean in my plan because if I don't understand that, then it's going to be difficult to use it for my writing.

So, let's have a little look.

Cedric, can you think what this part of the story is? Do you know what this part of the story is? Cedric says that's where the farmer planted the seed, you're right, Cedric.

Do you understand what this image is, Cedric? Do you know what that means from our story? That's okay, Cedric, that's why we're going over it.

That bit, remember, is where the farmer shakes his head from left to right.

Do you understand that now? Brilliant, Cedric, so the next part of our story, well, this is the part where his wife and his son, Jack and Jill come to help.

And then the farmer is frowning, he is slumping his shoulders and the hand, I think that means, Cedric, the hand is where he's grabbing and pulling, is that right? And then obviously the music note means they are singing.

If you'd like to, you could pause the video here and have a go at talking through your box plan with your teddy talk partner.

See if you can talk about all the different actions that happen.

I wonder if boxing up the story helped you to remember the different actions in the story and the different events that happened.

I'm wondering if you feel ready for writing, next lesson.

Writing up our story.

Cedric says he's feeling a little bit nervous about the writing, don't worry, we'll all be here to help one another.

Before we finish, I'd like to do a reflecting circle.

I'm going to do an action from the story and you're going to copy.

My turn, your turn and then you can have a go with your teddy talk partner, if you'd like.

My first action from the story, and can I use you to help, Cedric? Is planting, planting, planting.

Your turn.

My next action is pulling, pulling, pulling.

Your turn.

And my last action that I'd like to do is popping, popping, popping.

Your turn.

Don't forget if you'd like to, you can get a parent or carer to share your work, so that I can see all the brilliant things you've been doing, too.