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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Wednesday 27th January 2021

Good morning Woodpeckers,

I hope you are all doing really well. 


Please find the timetable with today's learning below. 

Keep sending your work, so I can give you feedback and put some smashing pieces on our class celebration page. I'm especially looking forward to reading your original Just So Stories in the style of Rudyard Kipling. Remember to watch the tutorials and read the checklist to help you. 


Miss Barnes and I will see you at 8:45am for our daily zoom call. 


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: To understand how ratio can be simplified (know: understanding)

success criteria:

  1. I understand how to use my knowledge of simplifying fractions to simplifying ratio
  2. I understand how to find the highest common factors
  3. I understand how to write ratio in its simplest form


L.O: To show my understanding of how ratio can be simplified (show: applying)

success criteria:

  1. I can find the highest common factors
  2. I can write ratio in its simplest form
  3. I can explain to others how to simplify ratio



Watch the review tutorial on simplifying ratio.

If you would like more practice at simplifying ratio complete the sheet provided

in the attachment or create your own ratio and simply them. If you are creating your own simplifying ratio questions please aim for at least 10.

Write your evaluate comment linked to the success criteria above.






Break time/snack time



L.O: To show my understanding of the structure of the Just So Stories in my story

(show: applying)

Success criteria:

  1. I  can use the model of the Just So Stories to create my own
  2. I can integrate dialogue in the style of Rudyard Kipling to convey character and advance the action
  3. I can use a range of devices that Rudyard Kipling uses to build cohesion


Read The Cat That Walked By Himself by Rudyard Kipling from the Just So Stories

or listen/watch the story.



Reading focus: retrieval 



Answer the following questions:

  • Why does Rudyard Kipling use deliberate repetition of wild?
  • How does ‘Woman’ make living less wild? (Use evidence from the text)
  • How did the animals feel when they saw the light of the fire? Why?
  • In what ways did the ‘Wild Dog’ change towards the woman?
  • The cat tricked the woman. Do you agree? Use evidence from the text to support your arguments.

Main task: To write your own original Just So Story in the style of Rudyard Kipling,

How the animal got his (feature) or The (animal) that …

Watch and tutorial.

Read the checklist to help you.

Aim to write at least a page. If possible please type your story and save it-

this will make it easier for you tomorrow when you are going to revise and edit

your story.

Evaluate your story linked to the success criteria.









L.O: To understand inheritance and evolution (know: understanding)

Success criteria:

  1. I understand how inheritance works
  2. I can make on inheritance and evolution from a range of sources
  3. I can explain inheritance and evolution to others

To watch video clips on inheritance and evolution and make notes in your own









David Attenborough 

Extension: To carry out your own research on this objective. 



Collective worship






Well-being with Mrs Smith





Story time





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