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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Monday 1st March 2021

Good morning Woodpeckers,

Happy Monday. How are you doing today?


Please see below for the timetable, resources and tutorials. There are extra tutorials to watch too if you need more support. there are some brilliant afternoon challenges too, set by Mrs Mitchell and Miss Fermor. 

There is also a P.E challenge set today-have a look at the video below. 




Once you have completed your work, please send me your best piece of work for the day or a piece of work you would like me to see. I will put some fantastic examples on our class celebration page. 

Miss Barnes and I are looking forward to seeing you on our class teams meeting at 8:30am today. 

Contact me on


Have a lovely day.

Best wishes,

Miss Stuart 





Please do the live online Joe Wicks workout (on you-tube) or an exercise of your choice.



L.O- To understand how to convert between metric and imperial units (inches and cm)

Success Criteria:

  1. I can convert between inches and cm using doubling and halving skills
  2. I can convert between inches and cm using multiplying by 10/100
  3. I can convert between inches and cm using known facts


Today I would like you to work through each challenge from green to red if you

have time. This is a new concept so I really want you to take your time through the

steps to fully understand this.

In the video tutorial it will go through each step and make it clear when to start

the different challenges. You can stop the video at that point and tackle the

challenge or watch the whole video and then work your way through the




Green- Convert from inches to centimetres

Orange- Convert inches to centimetres and centimetres to inches

Red- Convert between inches and centimetres and begin to compare


Extra support tutorial converting inches to cm



Extension: To write your own examples of converting between cm and inches and 

explaining how to convert between them. You could also include misconceptions 

that might arise. 





L.O: I can show my understanding of figurative language (show: applying)

1) I can use similes and metaphors in my writing

2) I can use personification in my writing

3) I can use hyperbole and allusion in my writing 


Task: To write a letter home retelling the events from one of the character’s perspectives using figurative language.


To read ‘The first voyage of Sindbad the sailor text’ in the attachments or listen to

a version of the story.




Extra support: There is also an easier version of the story provided as an animation

if you prefer-watch from 1:25 to 10:25




Answer the following questions: (Reading focus: inference) 




  1. What can you infer from the fact Sindbad ‘sold all his household goods?'
  2. The men threw themselves into the sea when they discovered the island was actually a whale, what can you infer about these men?
  3. At the end of this story Sindbad said he ‘resolved to live happily,’ what can you infer from this?
  4. Which characteristics does Sindbad show in this story? Use evidence from the text to support your arguments.


Watch the tutorial on figurative language. 




Writing your letter using figurative language



For extra support: Watch the second tutorial.



Challenge 1: To write a letter from Sindbad, using figurative language.

Challenge 2: To write a letter from the captain, explaining what has happened and using figurative language.

Challenge 3: To write a letter from the king, explaining what has happened and using figurative language throughout including using hyperbole and allusion.


Remember to:

  • Aim for a page of quality writing/you can type your letter if you prefer
  • Use the checklist to help you for a modelled guide
  • Really think about the character you have chosen would want to include in their letter and how they would express themselves.


Extension: To explain what hyperbole and allusion are in your own words and give your own examples of each.


  1. Write your evaluative comment linked to the success criteria.




Choose one of the five tasks set by Mrs Mitchell and Miss Fermor.



See 'week 2 afternoon challenges' in the attachments below. 



Collective worship










Story time




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