THE STORM (Week 2)
Welcome back! So here's part 2 of the story with a week's worth of activities. The activities are designed by expert teachers and fulfil the objectives relevant to this terms learning. We think there are about 2-3 hours of stuff per day on the curriculum + the extra activities and challenges. Below is a suggestion of how to structure the week - but it is only a suggestion! If you send us any work or videos/photos, you give us consent to use it on the website.
1 Watch Part 2 - The Storm
2 Online Quiz
3 Literacy Reading
4 Maths Multiplying Storm Potion Ingredients
1 Literacy Creative Writing
exercise: Write a Storm poem
2 Science Activity Make a wind vane
3 Maths Activity :
Round the shipwrecks
1 Rewatch The Storm
2 Literacy Grammar Exercise
3 English language exercise: Similes & Metaphors
4 Art/Dt Shadow Puppet Theatre
1 Literacy Update character list
2 Literacy Extras - Wordsearch and Crossword
3 Science. Make a rain gauge
4 Art - Printmaking part 1
1 Literacy Retelling the story of the storm
2 Maths Challenges
3 Art Printmaking part 2
4 Music Sea Interlude
5 Do the weekly challenge and send your entry into us!
So here we go! Week 2, Day 1. Start by watching the next part of the story.....
Next, take the quiz...
WEEK 2 SPECIAL CHALLENGE
This challenge is on the to-do list for day 5 - but we thought we'd give you a look now. Adrian Lester has set you a film task, watch his message and see what you can do.....
Send your film to The Primary Shakespeare Company at
If you send us video, you give us permission to show it on our website. The competition will be open until the end of May 2020, the winners will get to see their film on our site AND will win £50 of book tokens for themselves and £100 for their class! AMAZING.
DAY 1 LITERACY
Click on the picture below to download your literacy activity for today - there's one for year/grade 3&4 and one for year/grade 5/6.
DAY 1 MATHS - Multiplying Storm Potion Ingredients
Three maths problems - Yr 3 -6 - see if you can do them all!
DAILY TEMPEST DANCE WARM UP
In the first video, Luke will teach you all the elements you need to do the warm up. When you're ready, watch the second video and away you go! If you want to film yourself doing the warm up you can send it to us and we might even add you to the video! If you send us video, you give us consent to use it on our site.
DAY 2 LITERACY
There are 3 things you're going to need for todays literacy activity :
1 The Lesson Plan
2 The Storm Poem Example
3 The Storm Poem Template
Click on each one to download it and get going!
DAY 2 MATHS
Todays maths exercise is all shipwrecks and rounding numbers up or down.
DAY 2 SCIENCE
Here's the first part - a science activity that will help you to see which way the wind is blowing. I bet they wish they'd had one of these onboard the boat!
Ok, so it's time to revisit the story, press the button to go back up to the video of The Storm to remind yourself of what happens.
DAY 3 LITERACY
Today we've got similes/metaphors and a grammar exercise, click on the picture to download.
DAY 3 ART/DT
Watch the video and make an amazing shadow puppet theatre. A step by step guide, with plenty of great ideas.
SEND US A VIDEO OF YOUR WORK
If you've now made an amazing shadow puppet theatre, why not send us a short video of it in action! Send it to
If you send us video or photos, you give us permission to show them on our website. Please get an adult to send them to us and confirm it's OK to show them.
DAY 4 ART
Here's another crossword for you - if you're keeping up with the story, this should be easy! Click to download.
See how quickly you can complete the word search. Click to download.
DAY 4 SCIENCE
MAKE A RAIN GUAGE
DAY 4 LITERACY
DAY 5 MUSIC
DAY 5 ART Printmaking part 2
Next instalment of printmaking. have fun!
NOW FOR THE SPECIAL CHALLENGE!
Make your film and send it to The Primary Shakespeare Company at
If you send us video, you give us permission to show it on our website. Please get an adult to send them to us and confirm it's OK to show them.The competition will be open until the end of May 2020, the winners will get to see their spells come to life AND will win £50 of book tokens for themselves and £100 for their class! AMAZING.
Each week one of our celebrity patrons will task you with a special challenge. This competition is open to everyone in the whole world! If you send us a video entry, you grant permission for us to use it on our website. You can see the prize listed below the video. Adrian Lester has issued the second challenge. Watch his video, it's a tricky task, and we can't wait to see your work. The address to send it into is below the video. GOOD LUCK!
WELL DONE - YOU'VE COMPLETED WEEK 2
Check in again on Monday for the next episode of the story, and loads more activities! Stay safe and we'll see you soon.
This is part one of a printmaking project, part 1 today, part 2 tomorrow!
DAY 5 LITERACY
DAY 5 MATHS
It's your turn again. How would you tell the next part of the story. You've seen our version and read the script. It's time for you to get going on your very own version, using everything that you've learnt so far this week.
Here's a few challenges you could do - download and have a go.
If you want to see a grid of all the objectives you'll be fulfilling, you can download it here