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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Thursday 21st May 2020












Good morning Kingfishers,

I hope you are enjoying the beautifully sunny weather. 

Well done for all the work you have sent me this week. I really liked the scripts you wrote yesterday. 

Today you are going to write an alternative ending to the Juniper Tree. Please watch the tutorials and read the checklist first to help you.

Please see the timetable below for today.

Have a lovely day,

Miss Stuart




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



Lesson 21 – Fractions – Multiplying proper fractions by whole numbers (answers less than 1)

LO: To be able to multiply proper fractions by an integer.

SC1. I can use bar method to help visualise a problem.

SC2. I can solve proper fraction multiplication problems.

SC3. I can simplify a fraction.

Today, we are looking at multiplying proper fractions (fractions that are not unit fractions e.g. 3/7 and 4/5). We will be using our knowledge of repeated addition and fraction strips/bars to help use solve these problems.

 have attached a video and PowerPoint to help guide you through today’s lesson.




Today, I would like you to solve the questions attached to the bottom of the page and self-mark using the answers.

Challenge Questions

You will find challenge questions and answers at the end of today’s PowerPoint.



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Mental Maths Challenge

Each day this week I would like you to challenge yourself to a mental maths test.   If you login to the Topmarks website you will find the Daily 10. You can choose the mental maths task of your choice but you must try the same tasks each day. Your aim is get quicker and get as many questions right as possible. You will find instructions on the website:

Daily 10

Please note that you won't need Flash Player for this game.


Break time/snack time


L.O: I can integrate dialogue to advance the action (show: applying)

     Success criteria:

1)      I can consider what the characters would say and how they would say it

2)      I can use inverted commas around all speech

3)      I can use deliberate vocabulary choices to advance the action

NOTE: Videos are attached at the bottom of the page.

Read the rest of the text The Juniper Tree by The Brothers Grimm pages (on the webpage) or listen to the same part of the story read by Miss Stuart if you prefer.


1.      Why did the step-mother not want her husband to leave the house?

2.      Can you explain why Marlene and her father got gifts from the bird and the step-mother didn’t?

3.      Did the step-mother deserve to die? Explain your reasoning giving evidence from the text to support your argument.


Task: To write an alternative (different) ending to the story The Juniper Tree

Please look at the checklist and tutorial before you start writing to help you.

Plan you alternative ending first before you start writing so you know how your story will end.

Feel free to type your story ending if you prefer.  

Aim for a page of quality writing.


At the end of your writing please write an evaluative comment linked to the success criteria-like you do in class.





Challenge 7- Design and make a healthy meal for your family


L.O: I can show what makes a healthy meal (show: applying)

Success criteria:

1)      I can use and apply my knowledge of what makes a healthy meal

2)      I can plan my meal

3)      I can explain the choices I have made


Task: To plan the healthy meal for your family (you will ideally make this meal tomorrow.)

1)      Look in your cupboards and fridge and with the food you have plan a healthy meal for your family.

2)      Draw and write what your healthy meal is going to be. You could include a recipe here if you wish.

3)      Explain why you have decided to use the ingredients you have and explain what makes your meal healthy. Justify the choices you have made.

4)      Write an evaluative comment linked to the success criteria.


Use The Eat Well Plate resource as a guide (see below.)


Things to consider:

Do you need to get permission before using these ingredients?

Which ingredients will you need to use?

How long it will take to cook?

Will you need to use recipes?

How much food will you need to feed your family?

Are you going to have a starter too?

Have you included the different food groups in your plan? 

Have you made sure it will be a healthy meal? How do you know?



Music-look on the school website under music and listen to the songs, make sure you are learning them each week. The aim is for Seal CE School to hold a whole school concert at the end of the school year.




Story time

Listen to and enjoy the story ‘The House with Chicken Legs’ by Sophie Anderson. Each day Mrs Wooliscroft and I will take it in turns to read a chapter of the book to you.


The story is also available on the tab on the left.

Here is the text for English today The Juniper Tree part 3 by The Brother's Grimm.



There is also a copy of the text below. 










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