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Year 4 Kookaburras and Bluebirds

 

                                              

 

Monday 29th June 2020

Hi year 4, I hope you have had a wonderful  weekend. You have been doing some fantastic home learning and it is only a few weeks to go before the summer break.

Maths

In Maths this week, we will be learning about money. For today, you will be looking pounds and pence. To make it easy for you to understand, please pay careful attention to the video below and then complete the task. Remember, complete the task then check the answers.

 

Writing

In writing this week, we are going to write persuasive texts. We will continue our link to Eric. Your task for today is to practice using persuasive techniques to build up to persuading Eric later in the week. Check the link below for today's task.

 

Reading

This week, we will continue looking at a range of reading and comprehension skills. Today, we will be focusing on Inferring author's purpose.

 

Context

Today in Context, you will be looking at natural resources in Benin. For the summer term, we would have compared life in Benin to life in Britain.

1. Look up the meaning of natural resources.  

2. Find out where Benin is.  

3. Research the major natural resources of Benin. 

Use the suggested web pages below to help you.

Tuesday 30th June 2020

Maths

Now that you have looked at simple pounds and pence, we will move on with money. today, you will be ordering money. Look at the video below and then complete the task. Remember, you can look at the video more than one time if you don't understand the task.

 

Writing

We will continue to look at persuasive techniques. Look at the power point below and complete the task. This is still a build up to writing a persuasive text by the end of the week.  

 

Reading

 Today, we will continue to focus on Inferring. Look at the cards in the power point below and then complete the task.

 

Science

Today, we are going to look at the strength and volume of sound. You will find out how sound can change in loudness and how you can make it higher or lower (pitch - like in music)  Look at the resources below.

Wednesday 1st July 2020

Maths

Hi guys, now that you have had some practice with money, we will move on to estimate money. Remember, you don't have to worry about it. The video below teach you what to do. The golden rule is to watch the video more than once, especially if you are not very confident.

 

Writing

In writing today, you will be planning to persuade Eric to visit one of the exciting places you have been to this year. Remember, When you plan, you need to use notes and include all the important information. Go through the powerpoint in the resources area and use the planning format that is there. 

 

Reading

 After this week, you will have developed fantastic inference skills. You will continue to focus on Inferring. Look at the cards in the power point below and then complete the task.

 

Context

Well done for designing and creating prototypes of your instruments. You are now going to evaluate them and decide on how you will make the final product better.

Thursday 2nd July 2020

Maths

Well, you have done some fantastic work with money so far. You are now going to do some problem solving with money. The video below teach you what to do. Remember to watch the video more than once, especially if you are not very confident.

 

Writing

In writing today, you will be writing to persuade Eric to visit one of the exciting places you have been to this year. Remember to use all the mastery skills you have earned in English. 

 

Reading

 Okay guys, just one more day on our Inference focus. Look at the cards in the power point below and then complete the task.

 

PE

For PE this week, you will be planning a circuit training. That means you will plan different exercises to perform at different stations. The full instructions are in the powerpoint below.

 

 

Lesson 4 - Solve problems with money.mp4

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Friday 3rd July 2020

 

 

Useful Websites

Welcome to Year 4

Ashley Straker 

Bluebirds Class Teacher 

Courtney Morris

Kookaburras Class Teacher 

 

Leigh Manning

Class TA

Mounira Benadjel

Class TA

 
     

 

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SPRING TERM

This Spring term, Year 4 will be exploring the context of 'Cultural Carnival'. They will be learning about:

- Mendhi Patterns

- Properties and changes of materials

- Geographical Skills & fieldwork

- Investigating the nature of religion & belief

This term in English, we will be reading Cloud Tea Monkeys by Mal Peet & Elspeth Graham. 

PE

PE is only on a Tuesday. Please have children wear their kit into school on that day. 

Our Trips

  • Sea Life 
  • National Gallery 
  • The Globe Theatre
  • Camping - Summer 2 TBC

National Gallery

Home Learning

 

Every Friday children will receive their times tables and spelling homework to complete and return the following Wednesday. 

 

 Reading Records: Please read with your child everyday and sign.

 

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Every week, children need to spend a minimum of 20 minutes on RM easimaths. This is part of their weekly homework. 

 

You can also use these programs to help with developing your child's reading and language skills.

 

www.readingeggs.co.uk

www.rmeasimaths.com

www.duolingo.com

 

Year 3/4 Spelling List

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