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Year 4 - Miss Mason and Miss Davies

Summer Term One

Hello Year 4!

Hope you are all staying safe and enjoyed your half term! Miss Davies and I miss you loads and can't wait to see you again soon!

Continue to use TT Rockstars and My Maths as I have set some new challenges for you there. I am also keeping an eye on the leader board and I'm very impressed with the effort!

Here is a timetable to help you with your learning at home. Below that there will be Maths, English, Science, Topic and Art activities uploaded weekly. 

See you soon, you are making us very proud!

From,

Miss Mason and Miss Davies smiley

 

MON TUES WED THURS FRI
English lesson Spelling Shed English Lesson Spelling Shed English Lesson
Maths lesson Maths Lesson Maths Lesson Maths Lesson Maths Lesson
TT Rockstars/MyMaths Reading and Quiz Topic Science Reading and Quiz
PE (e.g. Joe Wicks or Cosmic Yoga on YouTube) Art Activity PE (e.g. Joe Wicks or Cosmic Yoga on YouTube) PE (e.g. Joe Wicks or Cosmic Yoga on YouTube) PE (e.g. Joe Wicks or Cosmic Yoga on YouTube)

Plans and resources can be found on your child’s class page on the school website.

 

We also suggest that children do some PSHE activities to support their well-being.

There are some ideas on the Coronavirus page of our school website.

 

Parent/Carer Booklet

Work for week beginning Monday 13th July

 

Maths

English

Spelling

bicycle

beautiful

build

breathe

caught

calendar

circle

complete

answer

disappear

Topic

As it is our last week I would love you to spend some time reflecting on your favorite memories of your time in year 4. You could write them down in a diary entry, bullet points, on a spider diagram or draw them!

I loved teaching you this year and Miss Davies and I cannot wait to see you again soon! 

Work for week beginning 6th July 2020

 

Maths

Spelling

This week I would like you to practice the following words:

experiment

interest

knowledge

decide

describe

minute

opposite

learn

length

earth

Can you find a synonym and antonym for these words?

Can you put them in a sentence?

English

This week I would like you to work through the GPS booklet attached. It has a range of activities to re-enforce our learning this year! There are also some helpful warm-up power point games on a variety of punctuation and grammar. Enjoy!

Design and Technology and Science

Last week you researched the first submarine and designed your own. This week I would like you to investigate different materials you could use to make your very own submarine model! 

What properties will the materials need?

How could you test them?

Can you create a submarine? Take photos or draw a diagram to show me soon!

Work for week beginning 29th June 2020

 

English

Maths

Topic

This week we will be looking at the invention of the submarine. I would like you to find out about Cornelius Drebbel, the inventor of the first submarine in the early 1600s. Investigate the materials that he used and how the first submarines worked. 

Could you design your own submarine? What materials would you use and why?

Work for week beginning 22nd June

English

Maths

Topic and Science

Please look over the PowerPoint of the under the sea food chain before completing the worksheet.

Challenge

Can you research one of the animals in this food chain to add to your fact files?

 

Art

Can you create an image of an underwater creature? 

Work for week beginning 15th June 2020

English

Maths

Topic and Science

This week we are learning all about the layers of the ocean! Read through the PowerPoint before creating your own diagram of the layers of the sea.

If you can, include additional information on animals and species that live within the layers of the ocean. 

Work for week beginning 8th June 2020

English

Maths

Science

Following on from last weeks research into endangered species and their habitats, this week I would like you to look into how some animals have adapted to their changing  environment. In topic we will be starting to look at 'The Blue Abyss' so if you can find an animal that has done this in the water I will be extra impressed! You could present your work as a fact file or in a PowerPoint.  

Topic

We are now starting our new topic, 'The Blue Abyss', and this week I would like you to spend some time researching an ocean of your choice! Look at the different animals and plants that inhabit this ocean. 

You could start to collect this information in a project book, creating different fact files for different creatures. 

Art

To incorporate art into this project I would also like you to draw a sea-scape. Try and get as much detail and colour as possible onto your page. 

I can't wait to see what you create enlightened 

Work for week beginning 1st June 2020

Maths

English

Science

This week I would like you to read through the PowerPoint about endangered animals and the threat to their habitats. Then I would like you to choice an endangered animal to create a fact file on.

Work for week beginning 18th May

Maths

English
Science

Topic and Art

This week I would like you to read through the presentation on the last Anglo-Saxons before creating a storyboard to explain the timeline. This will also be this weeks art focus so please make sure you use your illustrating skills to add to the story!

Topic

Art

This week I would like some observational drawings!

Look at the things around you and see if you can draw them using pencil, pen, paints, felts or crayons. 

You can look for things inside your house or go outside and find some animal habitats to draw!

 

Work for week beginning Monday 11th May

Maths

English
Science

Topic

This week we are learning about King Ethelred II and the introduction of Danegeld. Read through the presentation and keep your eyes peeled for the challenge!

Art

This week we will be looking at Anglo-Saxon tapestry. Tapestry was an important form of art in Anglo-Saxon Britain but it was also used to tell stories and honour and remember significant events. 

Can you design your own tapestry to tell the story of an important event in your life? 

 

Work for week beginning 4th May

Please follow the activities and ask an adult to check your answers!

You're all making me sound proud with your hard work - keep it up smiley

 

Maths

English

 

Topic
Science

Design and Technology

This week we will be focusing on Viking settlements. Can you plan your own viking settle or home?
What materials might you use to build your Viking house? Why?

 

Challenge

Can you build your own Viking settlement out of what you have around you?

Work for week beginning Monday 27th April

Please follow the daily activities and then get someone to check your work when you've finished smiley

 

Maths

English
Topic
Science

Art

This week I would like you to design your own Viking shield! You could research different Viking symbols to help you make this!

Think about what a Viking shield is for? What colours might you use and why?>

RE

Work for Week beginning 20th April 2020  

 

Maths  

Please watch the video for each day before completing the activity. The answers are also on the site, ask someone to check them for you when you have finished.  

 

 https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

English
Reading

Science

This term we will be learning about animals and their habitats. To start us of we will be learning about the life cycle of a tree - read through the PowerPoint and then complete the activity given below. 

 

Topic

Anglo-Saxons and Vikings!

L.O. -  I can explain when and where the Vikings came from and say why they raided Britain.

Hello Year 4!
We are onto one of my favourite topics – Viking Raiders and Anglo-Saxons!

Today you will be introduced to the Viking raiders in Britain – I can’t wait to hear what you think about them.

Challenge yourself!

Can you write three questions you would like to ask the Vikings and three questions you would like to ask the Anglo-Saxon King? What do you think they might reply? Why?

 

Art

This week I thought it would be nice to do some observational drawing using what we have around us. 

In Science we are learning about the life cycle of a tree so I would like you to practice sketching trees, leaves or animals you have around you. Alternatively, you could research different types of trees on you computer and use the images to create your masterpiece! 

Use the skills we have already learnt to complete the image with shading or maybe add some colour!

I can't wait to see what you produce!

Useful Websites for Home Learning

Maths

 

Please see the Maths Star below for a week by week programme of Maths Practice Activities  to try during school lockdown.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/

 

http://amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

 

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html

 

http://www.ilovemathsgames.com/

 

http://www.mathsisfun.com/index.htm

 

http://www.mathszone.co.uk/

 

http://www.multiplication.com/

 

http://www.primarygames.co.uk/

 

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths

 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/

 

https://www.themathsfactor.com/ Sign up for free lesson resources and games.

 

English

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

Top Marks has a wide range of educational games for children to play to consolidate their learning.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zv48q6f

BBC Bitesize English

 

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/languages/words/naming-nouns/

A set of slide shows, quizzes and games that explain concepts such as nouns and adjectives. Produced by the University of Manchester.

 

https://stories.audible.com/discovery Free audio books for children. 

 

Home learning packs -websites offering a range of resources. 

 

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/ Lots of maths, English and GPS resources.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk Twinkl have opened their site up for free. There are so many resources on here for many subjects. 

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/  Lots of free resources for Primary aged children.

Welcome to Year 4! smiley

Your teacher is Miss Mason.

Your LSA is Miss Davies.

Here is a handy list of the key weekly activities and what you need to bring each day :) 

Day Equipment needed/key activities
Monday

Reading book 

After school club

Tuesday 

Reading book

P.E. kit

Wednesday 

Reading book

P.E. kit

Thursday

Reading book 

Homework

Friday 

Reading book

Spellings

 

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