Re-read your poem from yesterday. How can you improve it? What can you change to make it more interesting? Check for spelling mistakes and the correct use of capital letters and full stops.
In the poem by Emilie Poulsson, she used lots of different metaphors of books being something else. If you have used this poem as your model, can you think of more exciting metaphors in your poem?
Write out your poem and illustrate it. You can put a border around it or draw a light illustration over the top of your words.
Now think about your responses to the following questions and talk to someone in your family about them. Otherwise, jot down notes.
The professor referenced both Eleanor and Eric Brownstone’s adventures – would you have liked to hear about those?
NOTE: THIS IS IMPORTANT AS IT IS LIKELY WE WILL COME BACK TO THESE ADVENTURES.
What might have happened in their adventures?
Are there any clues we might take from the illustrations?
Are there any other stories inspired by the professor’s collection of artefacts that you might like to hear?
What do you expect from Arthur? Why do you think that the professor refers to him as the unlikeliest of heroes? Can you think of any characters that make ‘unlikely heroes’?
First look at the powerpoint about the Feast of the Epiphany which was on Wednesday, 6th January.
Imagine you are one of the three wise men who had travelled to see the baby Jesus.
What three gifts would you bring him and why?
Think of three gifts of value and which might say something about Jesus.
Draw the three gifts and colour them.
Write a sentence explaining why you have chosen them.
For example: I would give baby Jesus a wooden toy donkey because he grew up to be a carpenter and he rode on a donkey.