Hello everyone! Today I’m going to write a story, based on my real-life experiences. So sit back and relax (if you can).
My day started out just fine. I was just having my breakfast when I looked out the window.
No one was taking morning walks, no one in the gym, and no cars speeding by. “Huh,” I thought. “Well, it is Friday. I think everyone’s taking the day off. Is there a holiday today? Better check my calendar!”
Nope, last holiday was a long time ago. Then I saw my dad watching the news.
“The Coronavirus is spreading very quickly,” said the news reporter. “We need everyone to stay inside their homes, wash their hands, and not go outside. Doctors are trying to come up with a cure for this deadly virus.”
“Deadly virus?” I wondered. “Hmm. Weird.” Then, I saw on the TV that the Grand Princess, a cruise ship, had many of its infected. It stopped in the middle of the ocean. Then, the infected people were dropped off at a military base in Georgia (where I live!!!)
“Oh, no!” I mumbled. “The Coronavirus is here! Gah!”
Okay, break from the story. We need to all stay safe. You should:
- Wash your hands!
- Stay six feet from everyone, besides your family.
- Eat healthy.
- Don’t go outside!
Doctors and WHO are trying all they can to stop, or at least decrease it. Only a certain amount of infected people can get treatment, and we need fewer sick people, or not everyone’s going to the hospitals. So now back to the story.
“How close, exactly, is the virus?” I asked my mom. “Oh, very close to Georgia. So close, that you aren’t going to school today.” I frowned. “But we were supposed to work with modeling clay in art today! I’ve been looking forward to this day FOREVER!” My mom shook her head. “Sorry, but you have to be safe.”
I moaned and went off to the couch. “No school today, huh?” I thought. “I’ll just watch TV. It’s better anyway.” My mom scowled at me. “What are you doing?” she asked. “Um, watching TV…” My mom rolled her eyes. “Your teacher has sent you work. Get started on it.”
“Ughhhhhhh.” I sighed. “I thought this was supposed to be a break…” I got started and finished in about two hours.
So another break from the story. Kids, (and adults, I guess) here are some tips to make sure you stay on track with you work:
- You should take breaks. If you don’t, you might start feeling bored. But keep your ‘flow.’ Like, don’t take breaks that are too long and make you want to quit work.
- Have a goal. Don’t work for too long, of course. A goal can be something like:
“I will finish all of my work within (insert how long you want to work for).”
Thank you for reading! I will post part 2 soon.