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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Tuesday 19th May 2020














Hello Woodpeckers,

I hope you are all well and enjoying the new challenge. I'm really looking forward to seeing the dishes you will create later in the week.

Today in English we are starting another Brother's Grimm story. Use the resources to help you. 

Please find the timetable and resources below.

Remember to send me your work so I can see how you are doing and provide feedback to you. I'd love to put some more work on our celebration page too.

Have a lovely day,

Miss Stuart

I'm in school this morning, so will reply to your emails this afternoon. 




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



L.O: I can use my knowledge of algebra to solve word problems (show: applying)

Success criteria:

  1. I can understand which parts of the question are relevant
  2. I can write algebraic expressions based on the word problems
  3. I can explain how to write algebraic expressions to solve word problems



  • Watch the tutorial on algebra word problems
  • Complete challenge 1 or challenge 2 (challenge 2 is harder)
  • Write an evaluative comment linked to the success criteria.


The answers for both challenges are included on the website so you can self-mark. Please let me know how you do with this.






Break time/snack time


L.O: I can show detailed description

Success criteria: (show: applying)

  1. I can show the character’s thoughts and feelings towards the events
  2. I can use imagery
  3. I can use inferred meaning


Read the text The Juniper Tree pages 1 + 2 by the Brothers Grimm (on the webpage) or listen to the same part of the story read by me below.


  • Find and copy one word that shows how much the man and his wife loved each other.
  • Why did the second wife not like the boy? Use evidence from the text to support your arguments
  • Do you think the second wife meant to kill the boy? Explain and justify your reasoning with evidence from the text

Task: To write the events on pages 1 + 2 from the step-mother’s perspective, showing her thoughts and feelings towards the events. Include imagery and if possible inferred meaning (show not tell.) Aim for a page of quality writing.

Please look at the checklist and tutorial on the webpage to help you with this task before you start your writing.








Mrs Brocker’s well-being lesson


L.O: I understand the characteristic of grit (know: understanding)

Success criteria:

  1. I understand what grit means and why it is important to develop this
  2. I can identify and give examples of people who have used grit
  3. I can reflect on how I use the characteristic of grit (persevere)




  1. Complete the sheet on grit by Mrs Brocker-you may need to use the internet to research some of your answers.
  2. Write an evaluative comment linked to the success criteria


Well-being-choose an activity of your choice, for example: reading, drawing, taking a walk, play a game, listen to music




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 below.


Today we are starting a new text in English, The Juniper Tree by The Brothers Grimm.



The Juniper Tree part 1 read aloud 




Topsy Turvy from The House With Chicken Legs

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