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Start by considering the question.


What are you afraid of?

e.g. the dark, spiders, enclosed spaces, heights.


How can you overcome your fears?

e.g. taking deep breaths, visualisation, knowing you're not alone and that everyone feels nervous sometimes.


Draw a picture of your fear and write around it strategies that you can use to overcome your fear.

Watch these video clips and compare the two performances. 


How are the characters feeling in each clip?

Love Actually - All I Want For Christmas Is You

About a Boy - Killing me Softly Scene (720p)

A cynical, immature young man is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy.

Now watch the 2017 BBC1 Christmas Advert from 1:08 - 1:33.

BBC One Christmas 2017 | The Supporting Act

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Gather a bank of 'looking' and 'waiting' words for Dad looking at the show.

e.g. staring, watching, gazing, focussing, expecting, hoping, anticipating.


Use some of these ideas in your best sentence.

e.g. Nervous with anticipation, Dad stood with his camera - watching, focussing, hoping.


Now collect some feelings words for Jasmine on the stage.

e.g. wobbling, terrified, nervous, trembling, shaking, quivering.


Put these into your best sentence.

e.g. Jasmine froze on the stage - frightened, shaking, quivering.


Now think of Dad's inner questions.

e.g. What can I do? How can I help?


Select one to use in your best sentence.

e.g. "What can I do?" thought Dad. Jasmine's dad always knew what to do.


When you have finished, check your work carefully and send it to us.