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This week in literacy we are writing imaginatively about an underwater Olympics.


Monday: Watch a video from the Olympics 

https://100m Hurdles - Women's Semi-Finals Full Replay - London 2012 Olympics - YouTube - Play from 5 minutes for around 30 seconds. (5:30)

Grown up - pretend that you are in an underwater Olympics use the power point resource above to read the model text. 

As children to close eyes and pretend you are running in an underwater race– listening to grown up's voice  Children listen to sound effects – Michael Phelps Last Olympic Race - Swimming Men's 4x100m Medley Relay Final | Rio 2016 Replay - YouTube only use audio.  1:13 – 2:17





How do you feel? How does it feel to be in the underwater Olympics? - Discuss with your child. 



Hold a sentence - say the sentence to your child (use ppt above) repeat until it is remembered. Ask your child to add their capital letter and full stop. Repeat the sentence again. Hide the sentence and allow your child to independently write the sentence. 



Use the sentence stems to write about the underwater Olympics - ppt above. Ask your child you remember their toolkit and punctuation. 



Complete exercises around your home - how do you feel afterwards. 

Children independently write a sentence about how they felt - use ppt for sentence stem. 

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