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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Wednesday 20th May 2020

Good morning Woodpeckers,

I hope you are well and have been enjoying the sunshine. 

Well done for all the work you have sent me this week, it has been brilliant. I am delighted with how well you have been doing with algebra and have really enjoyed reading your writing based on The juniper Tree. Do you like the gruesome story? 

Please find the timetable for today below and the resources you need. Make sure you watch the tutorial to help you and look at the checklist too. 

Any questions or problems please send me an email. 

Have a lovely day,

Miss Stuart




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



L.O: I can 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.


If you have time please do TT Rock stars afterwards


Break time/snack time


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


Read the text The Juniper Tree by The Brothers Grimm pages 3-5 (on the webpage) or listen to the same part of the story read by Miss Stuart if you prefer.


  1. Why did the father not want to share his food?
  2. Why did The Brother’s Grimm use ‘crying tears of blood?’ What affect does it have on the reader?
  3. Who is the bird? How do you know? Give evidence from the text to support your arguments


Task: To change this part of the story into a script.

Please look at the tutorial video and the detailed checklist on the webpage to help you.


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Change this part of the story into a script, as mentioned in the checklist and also the tutorial-start by setting the scene. As much as possible, change what the characters have said in the story into your own words but keep the meaning as close as possible. Feel free to type your script 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


Task: Please create your next mind map including these sections:

  • How many ideas can I think of?
  • Which ideas do I like best? Why?
  • Things to consider

For more guidance please look at my example on our webpage called ‘Reflective journal example challenge 7 Wednesday 20th May 2020’


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


Remember to consider your layout and presentation-aim high like you do in your learning journals at school.  I will also be doing this challenge too and keep you posted with photographs etc, don’t forget to send me your photographs of you learning your new skills as well as your journal work.  




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 on the tab on the left.

Here is part 2 of the text we are studying in English today The Jupier Tree by The Brothers Grimm


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A copy of the text is also below. 

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