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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Friday 8th January 2021

Hello Wonderful Woodpeckers,

How are you doing?

I miss you all, but am so delighted with the high standard of work you have been sending each day. I am bursting with pride especially at how well you have taken to the new topic of algebra and your superb writing based on The Giant's Necklace. 

Today you are also going to learn about tectonic plates. Remember to listen to the story at the end of the day and also watch Mrs Smith's well-being video too-it is important that you relax! 

Please send your work once it is completed to my email below:


Have a lovely day and a great weekend.

Take care,

Miss Stuart 




Arithmetic: Please complete challenge 1 or challenge 2. Remember to use the efficient strategies you have been taught in class. Once completed check your answers on the answer sheet provided.

Extension: Play TT Rockstar



L.O: I can show my understanding of efficient methods for arithmetic (show: applying)

Success criteria:

I can use the quickest method to solve arithmetic questions

I can check if my answer seems reasonable

I can evaluate how I have done using efficient methods


Today we are focusing on arithmetic skills.


Please play the arithmetic game on the class webpage.


The more questions you answer correctly, the harder it will get.


Break time/snack time

11:00- 12:40

 L.O: To show my understanding of how the characters would interact

 (show: applying)        

Success criteria

  1. I can set the scene
  2. I can show the language the characters would use
  3. I can use stage directions accurately



  1. Read The Giant’s Necklace by Michael Morpurgo pages 21-24 or listen to the audio version on the class web page
  2. Answer the following questions:
  1. Find a copy one word on page 21 that Cherry is fascinated by what she heard.
  2. What is revealed on page 21?
  3. Give evidence from the text to show how Cherry is feeling. (Page 22)
  4. Explain why there were tears in the man’s eyes. (Page 24)


  1. Main task: Turn this part of the story into a script. Please look at the checklist/writing frame first on the web page to help you
  2. Write an evaluative comment linked to the success criteria above








12:40- 1:40



L.O: To understand how and why tectonic plates were formed (know: understanding)

Success criteria:

  1. I can explain what tectonic plates are
  2. I can describe how tectonic plates move
  3. I can select relevant information on tectonic plates, using scientific vocabulary



  • Watch the video clips below
  • Watch the videos again and make notes in your own words-try and use some of the scientific and geographical vocabulary as well. Keep your notes-you will need them next week.
  • Extension: To carry out your own research on tectonic plates





Plate Tectonics | Tectonic plates Theory | Video for kids - YouTube




How Do We Know Pangea Existed? - YouTube








The World Before Plate Tectonics - YouTube













 Story time





Well-being with Mrs Smith

Inspire FederationUnicef Rights Respecting Schoolswoodland trust awardChildlineCEOP