Today, Mrs McNulty’s class worked with Mr Parkinson. He brought in a virtual reality headset! This allowed us to ride a virtual rollercoaster!
We discussed why people ride them and why they are popular. We listed words to describe how we may feel before riding:
We then pushed this further and looked at how we would show we felt this way. How would you show you were nervous? We thought of ideas such as –
- Red face
- Trembling lips
- Biting their lips
- Butterflies in their stomachs
- Sweaty, clammy hands
- Dry mouth
- Lump in their throat.
We then had time to ride the rollercoaster –
We then wrote a paragraph of how we felt as the rollercoaster started. Mr Parkinson demonstrated how to turn some of our ideas into full sentences. Here are our examples –