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Seal Church Of England Primary School

Seal Church Of England Primary School

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

Hello Woodpeckers,

How are you doing today? 

Please see below for your timetable, text, resources and tutorials-including the extra support tutorials. 

Once you have finished, please send me one of your amazing pieces of work so I can see how you are doing and give you feedback. 

Miss Barnes and I are looking forward to seeing you all on the teams call at 8:30am today.


Contact me on:


Have a lovely day,

Miss Stuart 





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



L.O- To understand how to convert between units of time (know: understanding)

Success criteria

  1. I can convert between hours and minutes
  2. I can convert between minutes and seconds
  3. I can solve problems involving converting units of time

Today I would like you to work through each challenge from green to red if you

have time.

In the video tutorial it will go through each step and make it clear when to start

the different challenges. You can stop the video at that point and tackle the

challenge or watch the whole video and then work your way through the





Extra support video: converting hours and minutes to minutes.



Green- converting between hours and minutes

Orange- converting between minutes and seconds

Red- solving problems involving converting units of time






L.O: I can show my understanding of figurative language (show: applying)

1) I can use similes and metaphors in my writing

2) I can use personification in my writing

3) I can use hyperbole and allusion in my writing 


Task: To write a letter home retelling the events from one of the character’s perspectives using figurative language.



  1. To read ‘The third voyage of Sindbad the sailor text’ in the attachments or listen to the story.




Extra support: There is also an easier version of the story provided as an animation if you prefer-watch from 2:30-13:10




  1. Answer the following questions: (Reading focus: inference) 




a) What can you infer from the fact the giant although he picked him up, didn’t eat Sindbad?

b) "I would rather have come to anchor anywhere than here," quoted our captain. What can you infer from the captain’s words?

c) Find the imagery used to describe the giant, what affect does it have on the reader? Explain fully.

d) Do you think Sindbad and his crew should have blinded the giant? Use evidence from the text to support your arguments.



  1. Watch the tutorial.




For extra support: Watch the second tutorial.



Challenge 1: To write a letter from Sindbad, using figurative language.

Challenge 2: To write a letter from one of Sindbad’s crew using figurative language.

Challenge 3: To write a letter from the giant, explaining what has happened and using figurative language throughout including using hyperbole and allusion.


Remember to:

  • Aim for a page of quality writing/you can type your letter if you prefer
  • Use the checklist in the attachments to help you for a modelled guide
  • Really think about the character you have chosen would want to include in their letter and how they would express themselves.


Extension: To identify your examples of figurative language in your letter and explain the purpose of each one and the affect it will have on the reader.


  1. Write your evaluative comment linked to the success criteria.




Choose one of the five tasks set by Mrs Mitchell and Miss Fermor.



Please see the activities in 'week 2 afternoon challenges' in the attachments 



Forest school video from Miss Wells










Story time




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