Charlotte weaves the word TERRIFIC into her web and then the word RADIANT. Dr Dorian reassures Mrs Arable that Fern is fine and her behaviour normal—even admirable. Charlotte explains she's about to lay eggs and make an egg sac—activities that will need her full attention. Wilbur wonders why she can't lay her eggs at the fair, but Charlotte tells him she needs to arrange her schedule around the eggs, not vice versa. But she promises she'll go with Wilbur if she possibly can. Wilbur is taken to be shown at the fair; Charlotte and Templeton accompany him.
STEM Challenge Response
Today we decided to take the opportunity to try a woollen web making challenge as a team. We were lucky enough to work in Te Ao Marama as the DSS Rugby/Netball fun day was taking place. The challenge was to plan how we were going to attach the wool to the plate, some made slits with scissors and others used a whole punch to weave the wool through.
As Charlotte does for Wilbur we too attached positive words to our webs and then completed with some great looking spiders
Literacy & Art Responses
Zentangle 'Salutations' Art
The Zentangle Method is relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. We call these patterns, tangles. You create tangles with combinations of dots, lines, simple curves, S-curves and orbs. Zentangle art is non-representational and unplanned so you can focus on each stroke and not worry about the result.
Salutations is a word that Charlotte uses to greet Wilbur when they first meet in the barn. Salutations is a gesture or a spoken word made as a greeting or acknowledgement of another's arrival or departure. We have investigated how different countries offer salutations and combined the language with Zentangle art.
Students in Room 6 have continued enjoying constructing a pig farm for Wilbur. In some cases their imagination has gone wild and they have included many different tools that will help make life easier.
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