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Welcome to Year 4

Mrs Thorson            Mrs.C.Lawrence

Our teacher is Mrs Thorson and our teaching assistant are Mrs Lawrence

Summer project

What a strange year this turned out to be! Well done to all of you who continued to work hard whilst not at school, I know how difficult it will have been.

Click on links below to find 20 screen free activities you could try during the summer.

How many of them can you and your family do over the Summer holidays? Can you think of some of your own?

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Please continue to practise your spellings through Spelling Shed , your times tables on TT Rockstars, and the activities on I am Learning.

I will be able to view how your child is getting on with the spellings (and I am still giving honeypot rewards to anyone who goes on Spelling Shed each week) and I am Learning activities and you can always message me on there to aske questions or just say hi!

I have missed you all and am glad that we are going to be back together for a short time in September. We can finish our ‘year’ properly!

Have a wonderful Summer, take car, keep safe and I will see you on Monday 7th September!!

Mrs Thorson

 

Wk beg 13.7.20

Hi everyone,

I just wanted to say a huge “Well done!” to those of you who are still completing activities on:

I am learning

Thomas and Kacper

 

Spelling Shed

Alex, Daisy, Layden, Isla and Max

 

It is also lovely to see Daisy and Alex continuing to read ‘The Last Days of Pompeii’ on Fiction Express.

Finally, a huge thank you, again, to Daisy for emailing all the activities that she has completed. Amazing!!

 

Maths

This week we will be looking at symmetry and co-ordinates.

Activity 1 – Can I identify lines of symmetry?

Lines of symmetry activity sheet

 

Activity 2 – Can I complete a symmetrical shape or pattern?

Completing a pattern activity sheet

 

Activity 3 – Can I use co-ordinates to describe position?

Using co-ordinates activity sheet

 

Activity 4 – Can I plot points on a grid?

Plotting points on a grid activity sheet

 

English

Follow the link to our class text on the Fiction Express website:The Last Days of Pompeii

https://en.fictionexpress.com/book/the-last-days-of-pompeii

Chapters 4 and 5

Read chapters 4 and 5 then use the links to complete the activities. These can be completed in any order and can be printed and written by hand or completed on the document and saved onto your own computer.

Picture task

Research task

Writing task

Art task

Comprehension task

 

Topic

We are continuing our ‘Ancient Rome’ topic this week by finding out how the Romans have influenced our lives today.

Read the information on the slides, thinking about the key questions.

Then complete the activity.

There is also an ‘End of unit quiz’ you might want to try!

Invaders and Settlers Romans Slide7

Activity sheet

Invaders and Settlers Romans SlideEUQ

 

 

Wk beg 6.7.20

Hi everyone,

I just wanted to say a huge “Well done!” to those of you who are still completing activities on:

I am learning

Thomas, Daisy, Sam and Alex.

 

Spelling Shed

Alex, Layden, Isla, TJ and Max

 

It is also lovely to see Alex continuing to read ‘The Last Days of Pompeii’ on Fiction Express.

Finally, a huge thank you, again, to Daisy for emailing all the activities that she has completed. Amazing!!

 

Maths

This week we will be identifying different angles, triangles and quadrilaterals.

Activity 1 – Can I identify different angles?

Recognising and identifying angles – activity sheet

 

Activity 2 – Can I compare and order angles?

Comparing and ordering angles activity sheet

 

Activity 3 – Can I identify different triangles?

Types of triangles activity sheet

 

Activity 4 – Can I identify different quadrilaterals?

Quadrilaterals activity sheet

 

English

Follow the link to our class text on the Fiction Express website:The Last Days of Pompeii

https://en.fictionexpress.com/book/the-last-days-of-pompeii

Chapter 3 

Read the rest of chapter 3 then use the links to complete the activities. These can be completed in any order and can be printed and written by hand or completed on the document and saved onto your own computer.

Prediction task

Writing task

Art task

Comprehension task

 

Topic

We are continuing our ‘Ancient Rome’ topic this week by finding out who was in Britain when the Romans invaded and to learn about their way of life.

Read the information on the slides, thinking about the key questions.

Then use the picture cards to complete the activity.

Invaders and Settlers Romans Slides

Picture cards

Activity sheet

 

 

Wk beg 29.6 .20

Hi everyone,

I just wanted to say a huge “Well done!” to those of you who are still completing activities on:

I am learning

Thomas, Daisy, Aston, Alex, Amelia Braithwaite, Isla, Layden, Evie, Jack, Kacper, Sam, Freya P, TJ, Max, Freddie and Harry!

 

Spelling Shed

Layden, TJ and Thomas

 

It is also lovely to see Tilly B, Daisy and Alex have begun to read ‘The Last Days of Pompeii’ on Fiction Express.

Finally, a huge thank you to Daisy for emailing all the activities that she has completed. Amazing!!

 

Maths

This week we will interpret charts and bar graphs and begin to look at line graphs.

Activity 1 – Can I interpret charts?

Interpret charts – Activity sheet

 

Activity 2 – Can I solve problems involving graphs and charts?

Solving problems – Activity sheet

 

Activity 3 – Can I begin to read a line graph accurately?

Introducing line graphs – Activity sheet

 

Activity 4 – Can I solve problems involving line graphs?

Line graph problems – Activity sheet

 

English

Follow the link to our class text on the Fiction Express website:The Last Days of Pompeii

https://en.fictionexpress.com/book/the-last-days-of-pompeii

Chapter 3 

Read up to page 4 of the chapter, then use the links to complete the activities. These can be completed in any order and can be printed and written by hand or completed on the document and saved onto your own computer.

Research task

Websites

Writing task

Comprehension task

Picture task

 

Topic

We are continuing our ‘Ancient Rome’ topic this week by finding out who was in Britain when the Romans invaded and to learn about their way of life.

Read the information on the slides, thinking about the key questions.

Then use the extra information sheet to answer key comprehension questions about who lived in Britain when the Romans invaded.

Invaders and Settlers Romans Slide3

Romans – Activity sheet

Don’t forget to email any work you complete, I would love to see it.

If you complete the activities on paper, why not take a photograph of them and email them to me!

 

Wk beg 22.6.20

Maths

This week we will see what you can remember about ‘Fractions’.

Activity 1 – Can I identify fractions greater than 1?

Fractions-greater-than-1- – Activity sheet

 

Activity 2 – Can I find fractions of quantities?

Fractions of quantities – Activity sheet

 

Activity 3 

See how many of these challenges you can complete.

Challenges

 

English

Follow the link to our class text on the Fiction Express website:The Last Days of Pompeii

https://en.fictionexpress.com/book/the-last-days-of-pompeii

Chapter 2 

Read the chapter then use the links to complete the activities. These can be completed in any order and can be printed and written by hand or completed on the document and saved onto your own computer.

Comprehension task

Adjectives task

Research task

Writing task

Picture task

Websites

 

Topic

We are continuing our ‘Ancient Rome’ topic this week by finding out why and how the Romans successfully invaded Britain.

We will also describe what the Roman Army was like and imagine what life was like for Roman soldiers.

Read the information on the power-point slides, thinking about the key questions.

Then answer key comprehension questions about the invasions.

The Invasions powerpoint

Invasion comprehension

Can you draw your own diagram of a Roman soldier and label the different parts of the armour, using the information on the power-point?

 

Don’t forget to email any work you complete, I would love to see it.

If you complete the activities on paper, why not take a photograph of them and email them to me!

 

 

Wk beg 15.6.20

Maths

This week we will begin with a bit of a recap of Subtraction and Decimals.

Activity 1 – Can I subtract 4 digit numbers involving 1 exchange?

Watch the short video and complete the activity.

Year 4 – Week 8 – Lesson 2 – Subtract two 4 digit numbers (one exchange) on Vimeo

Subtraction with 1 exchange  – Activity sheet

Activity 2 – Can I subtract 4 digit numbers involving more than 1 exchange?

Watch the short video and complete the activity.

Subtraction with more than 1 exchange – Activity sheet

Activity 3 – Can I solve addition and subtraction problems?

Open up the power point and complete some/ all of the problems involving addition and subtraction. Remember to show your working out.

Yr 4  Addition and Subtraction problems  – Powerpoint

 

English

Follow the link to our class text on the Fiction Express website:The Last Days of Pompeii

https://en.fictionexpress.com/book/the-last-days-of-pompeii

It is August AD79 and Marcus and his father, Felix, are on their way to Pompeii, when they are warned of strange omens and signs, and the volcano Vesuvius is looking menacing. Soon after they arrive in the city, Felix is promptly arrested and his valuable silver is stolen. When the volcano erupts and threatens to bury the city, Marcus must try to recover the stolen silver and free his father before the whole city is covered in ash and lava. Will he succeed?

Chapter 1 

Read the chapter then use the links to complete the activities. These can be completed in any order and can be printed and written by hand or completed on the document and saved onto your own computer.

Comprehension task

Writing task

Punctuation task

Picture task

Research task

Websites that may help

There is a glossary page with each chapter to help you with any tricky words.

Have a go at the online quiz too!

 

Topic

This half term we would be learning all about Ancient Rome.

This week we will start off by finding out about the Roman invasion and the differences between ‘invaders’ and ‘settlers’.

How many years ago did the Romans invade Britain? How different do you think life during the Roman Period was to life now?

Read the information on the slides, thinking about the key questions.

Then complete the activity sheet.

Invaders and Settlers Romans Slide 1

Romans – Invaders and Settlers

 

 

End of Year Expectations for Year 4

Key Stages 1 & 2 National Curriculum

The National Curriculum is followed in Keystages 1 and 2. This curriculum covers Maths, English, Science, Computing, History, Geography, Art, DT, PSHE, Music and PE. KS2 children are also taught a modern foreign language (Spanish).

You can find more information on the following website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-curriculum-in-england-primary-curriculum