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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Thursday 4th June

Good morning Year 5,

I hope you are all well. 

Today, we will start to consider what our puppets will look like and how to design them.

Have  great day and if you have any questions or concerns about what you are learning then please contact me directly at:

Mr Cook





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



L.O: I can show 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


Task to write the script for your puppet show. Aim for at least a page of quality writing. Use your plan from yesterday to help you.


How many characters you will have-don’t have too many because it will be difficult for you to perform

How to keep the audience engaged in your story

Make sure something happens in your script/story


Write your evaluative comment linked the success criteria

10:30 -10:50

Break time/snack time


L.O: I can decide on my design for my puppets

Success criteria:

1)      I can use and develop my initial ideas

2)      I can select the idea I like best

3)      I can annotate my design


Task: To plan the design for your puppets, once you are happy with your design please annotate it and explain how they will work.


What your puppets need to look like so they fit with the script you have written

What material/resources you have to make them from

How they will move


Write your evaluative comment linked to the success criteria.

12:00- 1:00


1:00- 2:30

 L.O: I can consider the purpose of my design

Success criteria:

1)      I can work from my design

2)      I can refine my puppets to improve on my design

3)      I can evaluate my design


Make your puppets, use your design plan from earlier to help you. Consider how you can make it the best product/puppet you can. (Article 6)

Once you have made your puppet, please evaluate it-what went well




Story time

Listen to and enjoy the story ‘The House with Chicken Legs’ by Sophie Anderson read by Mrs Woolliscroft, the Year 5/6 teacher at Four Elms School and myself. Each day we will take it in turns to read a chapter of the book to you.







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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.


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