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Week Beginning 4th January 2021

Home Learning Tuesday 5th January 2021

Hello Year 4,

Happy New Year! I am so sorry that we are not able to be in school at the moment but the good news is that we can keep in touch through this website and on Purple Mash! Tomorrow (Wednesday 6th January), we are going to try a Year 4 Zoom call! So make sure you have the link and password ready for our meeting at 10:30 am.

Below you will find your home learning tasks for today. Once you have completed them, you can send them to me using the Year 4 Blogs on Purple Mash.

Have a great day, stay safe,

Mr F

English:

Reading: Make sure that you are reading for at least 30 minutes a day and that you are completing your Lexia minutes. There is a story for you to be reading as one of your Purple Mash 2dos!

Spelling:  To practise and apply knowledge of suffixes: -ous

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-and-apply-knowledge-of-suffixes-ous-including-test-c9gkgt

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task (complete the tasks in your home learning book). If you are unable to access this lesson, use the your reading journals to practise the year 3 and 4 common exception words. Write these in your home learning books.

There is a further English task set as a 2Do on Purple Mash.

Maths:

Deriving addition and subtraction facts

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/deriving-addition-and-subtraction-facts-6xk30t

Work through the lesson by watching the video and completing the questions set. Don’t forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the Year 4 Maths Blog!

If you are unable to access the lesson, please complete Page 1 from your CGP Maths Workout book – Counting and Numbers. Complete any working out and record your answers in your Home Learning book before adding them to the Year 4 Maths Blog.

There is a further maths task set as a 2do on Purple Mash.

Keep practising your tables using TTRockstars and Numbots!

Topic – Science

Please log in to Purple Mash and check your ‘2Dos’. Here you will find some games to help you revise your knowledge of electricity.

P.E.

As we would normally have PE on a Tuesday afternoon, here is the link to a Joe Wicks workout. Trainers ready? Off you go…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8

Or maybe you want to continue improving your dance moves!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFIqSaZM2D0

 

Wednesday 6th January Home Learning 

 

Hello Year 4,

 

Happy New Year! It really is such a shame that we can't be in school at the moment as I was so looking forward to seeing you all and starting our new topics for this term however, we can still keep in touch through our Purple Mash Blog and daily Zoom calls. Make sure you all have the link and password ready for our meeting at 10:30am every day - this link and password will be the same every morning so don't worry about being sent another one.

 

Below are the tasks that I would like you to try today. Remember to share your completed work on the class blogs so that I can see how you are getting on and give you some feedback.

 

Have a lovely day,

Mr  F

 

Reading

Make sure that you are reading your book of choice for at least 30 minutes and then briefly summarise what you have read. Remember those reading stems! You also need to be completing your Lexia minutes to ensure you reach your target.

I will also be setting you a comprehension task to complete on purple mash.

 

English

Today you will be performing a poem!

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-perform-a-poem-70tp4t

 

Following on from your river poems that we wrote before Christmas, you now have a chance to perform a poem! I may even ask for some brave volunteers to perform during our zoom call tomorrow!

 

Handwriting

Log in to Letter - Join (https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/log-in.html) You all should have received an email about this containing the log in details that you need. Select Year 4, select harder words from the tabs on the left hand side of the screen and then you should see a word list. Click on your word of choice and then press play to watch the animation. Please write this word at least 5 times exactly as you see it on your screen. Please practice 3 words a day. Why not try and write 3 sentences including your words of choice - in your neatest handwriting of course!

 

 

Fluency

Keep using TTRockstars  and NumBots- the link is on the home learning page if you need it.

I will also be setting you some fun maths games on Purple Mash for you to complete.

 

Maths

Today you will be deriving addition and subtraction facts by using given calculations, considering how the whole or parts have changed and the impact this has on the new calculation

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/deriving-addition-and-subtraction-facts-by-using-given-calculations-cru3jd

 

Work through the lesson by watching the video and then completing the independent questions. Don't forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the blog. If anything is unclear or you get stuck please don't hesitate to ask me on the blog and I will respond as quickly as I can.

Again, if you would like to do a little extra you can use your CGP Maths workout book completing any work into your red notebook.

 

Topic – Science

Please log in to Purple Mash and check your ‘2Dos’. Here you will find some games to help you revise your knowledge of electricity.

 

Thursday 7th January Home Learning

 

Hello Year 4,

 

It was lovely seeing so many of you at our zoom meeting yesterday and I hope even more of you will be joining today. It really is such a shame that we can't be in school at the moment as I was so looking forward to seeing you all and starting our new topics for this term however, we can still keep in touch through our Purple Mash Blog and daily Zoom calls. Make sure you all have the link and password ready for our meeting at 10:30am every day - this link and password will be the same every morning so don't worry about being sent another one.

 

Below are the tasks that I would like you to try today. Remember to share your completed work on the class blogs so that I can see how you are getting on and give you some feedback.

 

Have a lovely day,

Mr  F

 

Reading

Make sure that you are reading your book of choice for at least 30 minutes and then briefly summarise what you have read. Remember those reading stems! You also need to be completing your Lexia minutes to ensure you reach your target.

I will also be setting you a comprehension task to complete on purple mash.

 

English

Today you will be analysing a poem

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-carib-nightfall-6rrkae

 

Work through the lesson by watching the video and pausing whenever you are asked to. The final task asks you to copy out the poem and illustrate. Please do this in your red home learning books in your neatest writing ready to share during Friday’s zoom meeting. You should complete any of the questions asked in your red home learning books. If you cannot access the lesson then please complete a page from your CGP books.

 

Handwriting

Log in to Letter - Join (https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/log-in.html) You all should have received an email about this containing the log in details that you need. Select Year 4, select harder words from the tabs on the left hand side of the screen and then you should see a word list. Click on your word of choice and then press play to watch the animation. Please write this word at least 5 times exactly as you see it on your screen. Please practice 3 words a day. Why not try and write 3 sentences including your words of choice - in your neatest handwriting of course!

 

 

Fluency

Keep using TTRockstars  and NumBots- the link is on the home learning page if you need it.

I will also be setting you some fun maths games on Purple Mash for you to complete.

 

Maths

Today you will be choosing the most appropriate addition strategy to complete a question.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/choosing-appropriate-addition-strategies-6wwkad?step=5&activity=completed

 

 

Work through the lesson by watching the video and then completing the independent questions. For the worksheet ‘challenge’ I would like you to write your explanation for why you used your method in your red home learning book, ready to share during our Friday zoom meeting. Don't forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the blog. If anything is unclear or you get stuck please don't hesitate to ask me on the blog and I will respond as quickly as I can.

Again, if you would like to do a little extra you can use your CGP Maths workout book completing any work into your red notebook.

 

Topic – Science

Today you will be looking at what ‘static’ electricity is.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-static-electricity-74tk2t

Work through the lesson by watching the video and then completing the independent questions. Don't forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the blog.

Friday 8th January Home Learning

 

Hello Year 4,

 

It was lovely seeing so many of you at our zoom meeting yesterday and I hope even more of you will be joining today. It really is such a shame that we can't be in school at the moment as I was so looking forward to seeing you all and starting our new topics for this term however, we can still keep in touch through our Purple Mash Blog and daily Zoom calls. Make sure you all have the link and password ready for our meeting at 10:30am every day - this link and password will be the same every morning so don't worry about being sent another one.

 

Below are the tasks that I would like you to try today. Remember to share your completed work on the class blogs so that I can see how you are getting on and give you some feedback.

 

Have a lovely day and enjoy the weekend,

Mr  F

 

Reading

Make sure that you are reading your book of choice for at least 30 minutes and then briefly summarise what you have read. Remember those reading stems! You also need to be completing your Lexia minutes to ensure you reach your target.

I will also be setting you a comprehension task to complete on purple mash.

 

English

Today you will be analysing a poem

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-dancing-in-the-rain-6gtked

 

Work through the lesson by watching the video and pausing whenever you are asked to. The final task asks you to copy out the poem and illustrate. Please do this in your red home learning books in your neatest writing for me to see next week! You should complete any of the questions asked in your red home learning books. If you cannot access the lesson then please complete a page from your CGP books.

 

Handwriting

Log in to Letter - Join (https://www.letterjoin.co.uk/log-in.html) You all should have received an email about this containing the log in details that you need. Select Year 4, select harder words from the tabs on the left hand side of the screen and then you should see a word list. Click on your word of choice and then press play to watch the animation. Please write this word at least 5 times exactly as you see it on your screen. Please practice 3 words a day. Why not try and write 3 sentences including your words of choice - in your neatest handwriting of course!

 

 

Fluency

Keep using TTRockstars  and NumBots- the link is on the home learning page if you need it.

I will also be setting you some fun maths games on Purple Mash for you to complete.

 

Maths

Today you will be choosing the most appropriate subtraction strategy to complete a question.

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/choosing-appropriate-subtraction-strategies-6nh3gc

 

Work through the lesson by watching the video and then completing the independent questions. For the worksheet ‘challenge’ I would like you to write your explanation for why you used your method in your red home learning book, ready to share during our Monday zoom meeting. Don't forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the blog. If anything is unclear or you get stuck please don't hesitate to ask me on the blog and I will respond as quickly as I can.

Again, if you would like to do a little extra you can use your CGP Maths workout book completing any work into your red notebook.

 

Topic – Science

Today you will be looking at different components of an electrical circuit.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-the-different-components-in-an-electrical-circuit-cdk34d

Work through the lesson by watching the video and then completing the independent questions. Don't forget to do the quiz and let me know your score by adding it to the blog.

 

PSHE

This is a chance for you to learn the importance of a ‘balanced’ lifestyle. Watch the video and let me know on the blog what YOU are going to do to ensure your lifestyle is balanced!

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/life-is-all-about-balance-crwk6r

 

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