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Year 4

Home Learning Thursday 25th February 2021

Hello Year 4,

Please remember to attend our daily zoom meeting! 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.

Looking for something to read? Try the Oak Academy Library - https://library.thenational.academy/ 

Comprehension: Please make sure you complete the comprehension task set for you on Purple Mash.

SPAG: To revise our knowledge of word classes

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-revise-our-knowledge-of-word-class-c9k6ct

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Complete all written tasks in your home learning book.

If you are unable to access this lesson, read the relevant pages in your English study book and complete the task above. Don’t forget to add your sentences to the Year 4 English Blog.

Writing: Sentence Stacking Day 3! Please read the instructions carefully and record your writing in your Home Learning book, remembering to use your best handwriting and to read back and check your work.

Handwriting/Spelling: Log in to Letter-join (www.letter-join.co.uk) and select Year 4. Choose the next word you need to work on, watch the animation and then write the word in your Home Learning book at least 5 times. Remember to use ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check’. Please practise 3 words a day. If you do not know what the word means – make sure that you look it up or ask me!

Maths:

Fluency: Please complete the questions on the PowerPoint and record your answers in your Home Learning book.

Keep practising your tables using TTRockstars! Keep practising your fluency using Numbots!

Maths: Short division (Part 3)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/short-division-part-3-ctj3cr

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!

Topic – RE

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/which-festivals-do-buddhists-celebrate-cdhk0d

What festivals do Buddhists celebrate?

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 blog!

PE

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

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

 

BBC – Broadcasting Lessons

If you are finding it difficult to get online to complete your home learning, you might be pleased to know that, from today, the BBC is broadcasting lessons for you on CBBC.

Home Learning Wednesday 24th February 2021

Hello Year 4,

Please remember to attend our daily zoom meeting! 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.

Looking for something to read? Try the Oak Academy Library - https://library.thenational.academy/

Comprehension: Please make sure you complete the comprehension task set for you on Purple Mash.

SPAG: To explore the functions of fronted adverbials

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-the-functions-of-fronted-adverbials-60u68e

Watch the video and pause it as necessary, when you are asked to complete a task. Complete all written tasks in your home learning book.

If you are unable to access this lesson, read the relevant pages in your English study book and complete the task above. Don’t forget to add your sentences to the Year 4 English Blog.

Writing: Sentence Stacking Day 2! Please read the instructions carefully and record your writing in your Home Learning book, remembering to use your best handwriting and to read back and check your work.

Handwriting/Spelling: Log in to Letter-join (www.letter-join.co.uk) and select Year 4. Choose the next word you need to work on, watch the animation and then write the word in your Home Learning book at least 5 times. Remember to use ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check’. Please practise 3 words a day. If you do not know what the word means – make sure that you look it up or ask me!

Maths:

Fluency: Please complete the questions on the PowerPoint and record your answers in your Home Learning book.

Keep practising your tables using TTRockstars! Keep practising your fluency using Numbots!

Maths: Short division (Part 2)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/short-division-part-2-6nk66c

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!

Topic – Geography

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-chile-and-the-uk-similar-and-different-cnj36r

How are Chile and the Uk similar and different?

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 Blog!

BBC – Broadcasting Lessons

If you are finding it difficult to get online to complete your home learning, you might be pleased to know that, from today, the BBC is broadcasting lessons for you on CBBC.

Spring Term Learning

This term in English we will be focusing on a variety of sources from different genres and then doing our own independent writing based around this. We will focus on 2 fiction narratives as well as a non - fiction persuasive letter and poetry.

 

In Maths we will be continuing with our number work which includes topics such as multiplication, division, word problems, and fractions.

 

In science our first topic will be living things and their habitats, followed by animals including humans.

 

In computing we will be using spreadsheets to present and evaluate data in a variety of ways. We will then look at writing for different audiences.

 

Our topic for this term is called Saving the rainforest and Mayan Civilisation.

 

In Art the children will be studying look at the work of Henri Rousseau

 

We will be taking part in the PSHCE topics of 'Dreams and Goals' and 'Healthy Me.'

 

In R.E we are focusing on the beliefs within Buddhism and Christianity.

 

Our music lessons will be linked an anti-bullying rap song!

 

We have P.E with our Sports Coach, Mr. T, every Tuesday.

 

In order to support your child at home with their learning please encourage them to:

 

  • Be responsible readers and read every night for at least 20 minutes. This should be recorded in reading records every day either by an adult's signature or with a comment from the child about what they have read.
  • Complete all the home learning tasks set
  • Learn Year 3/4 (copies are in their reading records)
  • Learn their times tables up to 12x12 by using times table Rockstars
  • Complete their Lexia minutes

 

All of the curriculum information can be found on the curriculum page on the website. If you would like to speak to me about your child's learning please contact the office and I will be in contact. Please check the website regularly as we will be updating it with all of the wonderful learning that has been taking place.

 

Welcome to Year 4

Recommended Websites

Science - Exploring how sounds are created and travel.

Art - Egyptian clay

Ancient Egyptian board games

Maths - Using place value discs

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