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Tuesday 2nd

Maths Tuesday 2nd February

English - Lesson Two 

REMEMBER - We're working towards winning this short story competition, take your time to develop your characters - the dog is important. 


Today you will develop the characters in your story.

Your story must have 2 characters, a main character that is a human and the other main character that is a dog.


Activity 1

Draw a picture on seesaw or upload a picture and use the pen tool or the T text box tool to write about the characteristics of your characters


Think about:

  • Giving your characters a name.
  • What do the characters look like? Hair, eyes, height, weight, facial expressions
  • What are the characters wearing?
  • What kind of character are they? Good/bad/funny/silly/mysterious/ mischievous/ clever?
  • Do they have a job?
  • How do they walk/ talk?
  • What do they have with them? Gadgets etc  


Activity 2




  • It is a way of describing something.
  • It is a way of comparing 2 things.
  • Helps the reader to visualise who you are writing about.

Write some similes that will help to describe and visualise the character.



His eyes were as blue as the sky.

He was as tall as a giraffe.  


- YouTube


Topic - History

The Great Storm of 1987.


Watch the interview of Mrs Wakeling (Mr Wakeling’s Mam) speaking about the Great Storm of 1987.


Ask parents/grandparents about the storm.


Take notes from the video with Mrs Wakeling, and from your own relatives. You might want to video call your relatives like I did!


Record your findings as a Radio or Video News Broadcast on SeeSaw.

Tuesday 2nd February - The Great Storm

PSHE - Choice and Making Decisions


Below are two resources for you to talk about and discuss with your child. Run through the first, discussing the points on page two. 


Then open the second, and follow the instructions to complete the activities.


The activities can be printed from this website, or alternatively they are in editable form on the SeeSaw class page.