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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Wednesday 24th February 2021

Hello Woodpeckers,

I hope you are all doing well.

Please see below for the timetable and all the resources you need. Remember to watch the extra support tutorials if you need them. 

Once your work is complete please send me one piece of your work. Some amazing pieces will be put on our celebration page. 


Miss Barnes and I are looking forward to seeing you on Teams this morning at 8:30am. 

To get on Teams: Open the email I sent on Friday 19th February at 8:27am, at the bottom of the email it says 'Microsoft Teams meeting' underneath it says 'Join on your computer or mobile app' and 'Click here to join the meeting.' If you click this link it will give you the option to 'join with browser or download', then you join with 'browser'. 


Contact me on:

Wishing you all a lovely day.

Best wishes,

Miss Stuart 




Please do the live Joe Wicks work out (on You Tube) or an exercise of your choice.



L.O- To solve problems involving measurements

Success criteria

  1. I can decide to multiply or divide by 1000 to convert between metres and kilometres
  2. I can order and compare measurements
  3. I can use addition and subtraction strategies to solve problems


Starter: To review your knowledge of converting different units of measure. 

Select the topic-‘units of measurement’ and work through the questions set.

(10-15 minutes) 

If you need more support with converting units of measure look under ‘units of measurement’ and then select ‘something easier.’


Today we are using the same skills we used when converting between millilitres and litres. We are extending our learning by comparing measurements and solving word problems involving measurements

1. Watch the tutorial.  



If you need more support watch the second tutorial.



2. Complete one of the three differentiated challenges

challenge 1: Green- Convert between metres and kilometres and begin to solve problems with these.

challenge 2: Orange-Compare mixed measurements of metres and kilometres and then begin to solve word problems

Challenge 3 :Red- Find different ways to compare measurements and then begin

to solve more complex word problems

challenge 3 is the hardest. 

Extension: Write your own word problem using the information in the table


The answers are included so please self-mark and let me know how you did.



10:50- 12:30

Literacy and Geography

L.O: To show my understanding of selecting and organising information on the Arctic and Antarctica (show: applying)

Success criteria:

1) I can select the most important information for my guide, considering what my audience should learn about

2) I can plan the layout and content of my guide

3) I can plan a range of techniques to maintain the readers’ attention


Watch the video clip on the Arctic- Exploring the Arctic for Kids: Arctic Animals and Climates for Children.





Answer the following questions on the video clip: (Focus: summarising)

a) How is the Arctic described in the video?

b) What is it called when A) the sun doesn’t set at all? B) The sun doesn’t rise at all?

c) Summarise the information given on the Aurora in your own words.

d) Summarise the information given on the animals in your own words.


Task: Today you are going to plan your guide to the Arctic and Antarctica.

You will have two English lessons to write your actual guide (Thursday and Friday.)


Challenge 1: In your guide plan to include at least: both the geographical features of the Arctic and Antarctica and about at least one polar explorer of your choice.


Challenge 2: In your guide plan to include at least: An introduction to your guide, the similarities and difference between the Arctic and Antarctica, at least two polar explorers and another area of your choice.


Challenge 3: In your guide, plan to include: a detailed introduction, an extensive account of what you have learnt about the Arctic and Antarctica, focusing on the geographic features-comparing and contrasting them, historical expeditions, what is happening currently happening there-including the impact of climate change. You can also include an area of your choice if you wish.


When doing this task, planning your guide, remember to:

  • Think about what it is important for your audience to know in each section.
  • Consider the order in which you want to present this information
  • Think about where you can include: headings, sub-headings, rhetorical questions
  • Plan where you are going to include diagrams, pictures and maps to illustrate your points and what they are going to look like
  • Decide what you want the overall look of your guide to be-remember to aim high because you will have two sessions to create your guide


Watch the tutorial to help you create a plan for your guide.





Tutorial 2: More support on how to create your plan




Extension: Reflect on how well you feel you have done planning your guide and what changes you could make when creating your real guide. Watch the tutorial

to see how to reflect on a piece of work. 







1:30- 2:30

Please choose one of the activities set by Mrs Mitchell and Miss Fermor




2:30-2:40 Collective worship-please see the collective worship on the tab on th left. 


Well-being with Mrs Smith





Forest School  





Story time: The Kid Who Came from Space




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