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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Tuesday 19th January 2021

Good morning Woodpeckers,,

I hope you are all well.

Miss Barnes and I are looking forward to having our zoom call with you today at 8:45am, to talk through the day and check if you have any questions. 

Please see the timetable below for today's learning, resources, tutorial, checklist and videos. Remember to listen to the class story too. 

Send your work once it is complete as I'm really looking forward to seeing how well you are doing and provide you with feedback. 

Speak soon,

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: To play TT Rockstar or Hit the Button



L.O: To show my knowledge of algebra (show: applying)

Success criteria:

  1. I can write my own algebra word problems
  2. I can explain to others how to generate expressions to show the answers
  3. I can evaluate my understanding of algebraic word problems



Today please write your own algebra word problems-if you need help with this, look back at yesterday’s algebra word problems worksheets and use it as a guide. Also write the answers to your word problems. Aim for at least 7 of your own questions and answers.

Once complete, please write your own evaluative comment linked to the success criteria above-like you do in class.





L.O: To understand the perfect form of verbs (know: understanding)

Success criteria:

  1. I can understand how perfect verb forms are constructed
  2. I can use perfect verb forms in my writing to show the relationship of time and cause
  3. I can explain what a perfect verb form is


L.O: To show my understanding of the perfect form of verbs (show: applying)

Success criteria:

  1. I can use perfect verb forms in my writing to show the relationship of time and cause
  2. I can explain what a perfect verb form is
  3. I can use reported speech


Overview: Over the next few weeks we are reading the ‘Just So Stories’ by Rudyard Kipling. The final outcome will be to write your own original story of how an animal got its…in the style of the author. The stories will be made into a Federation eBook so you can all read each other’s stories. 



Read ‘How the camel got his hump’ by Rudyard Kipling or listen to the story being read below. 



Answer the following questions on the story.

  • What characteristics does the camel display? Use evidence from the text to support your arguments.
  • Why do you think the camel only said 'humph'?
  • What are the advantages of him being given a 'humph'? 
  • Do you think the camel learnt anything in this story? Use evidence to support your arguments. 


Main task: Write a letter from the camel explaining what has happened to you

and how you got your hump. Harder challenge: To write the letter from one of the other character’s perspective. Remember to use the past perfect tense.

Watch the tutorial and use the checklist to help you.

There is also a summary of the story in the links below if you need more help with what happened. 

Aim to write at least a page. You can type your letter if you prefer.

Evaluate your letter linked to the success criteria.









L.O: To identify how animals are adapted to suit their environment in different ways  (know: understanding)

    Success criteria

  1. I can identify advantages and disadvantages of certain characteristics
  2. I can use scientific vocabulary
  3. I can report and present findings


Today you are going to be learning about adaptation.

  • Read through the PowerPoint on the class web page and answer the questions.
  • Watch some of videos from the following link provided and make notes in your own words. Keep your notes-you will need them later.



Effective communication with Miss Coleman










well-being with Mrs Smith






Story time





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