New Update: Summer Term 2 – 22nd June 2020
I can’t believe we are starting the final few weeks of the school year, and that soon, you will all be getting ready to leave Year 4 and move to Year 5. It was so lovely to see you all on our Teams Meetings last week, and to know that you’re all continuing to work hard from home with big smiles on your faces. Over the next few weeks, we will be arranging some more Teams Meetings so you can see each other again and play some more fun games! I think I need to brush up on my general knowledge in preparation for your fantastic quiz questions! 🙂
For our final few weeks of Home Learning, Mrs Briggs and I have worked together on some new, exciting learning grids all related to ‘space, life as an astronaut and electricity’! You will find new English, Science and Topic Activity Grids with lots of fun activities with video links to help you.
Please remember to send any pictures, documents or videos of what you have been getting up to to my email firstname.lastname@example.org I absolutely love to see how you are challenging yourselves and continuing to be superstars in the safety of your homes! 🙂
Any pictures/videos that you send me will be added to our end of year video which will be sent out in the last week of term.
- White Rose Hub home learning Maths sessions – ( 12 lessons). The online lesson video can be found here: https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/ If you have completed the previous maths work that has been set, you should be working from Summer Term Wk 10, 11 and 12. (Please note 7/8/9 are repeats).
- The White Rose Maths website is now running on a ‘subscription’ only basis. Therefore, I have downloaded all of the worksheets which you can open by using the links below. The videos are still available without subscription. If you can, the worksheets can be printed from the below links, or if you do not have access to a printer, the worksheets can be collected from outside of school during school hours from Monday 22nd June 2020.
Lesson 2 – Complete a symmetric figure If you require the answer sheet for this lesson please email me. The file is too big to upload to the website.
Extra Maths Activities:
Maths Problem Solving: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z9ywr2p
Maths Problem Solving: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd7j2sg
Maths Problem Solving Game: https://nrich.maths.org/14684
- NEW English Activity Grid A new activity grid can be opened by clicking on the following link: The Darkest Dark – English Grid This grid has lots of writing/reading activities based around Chris Hadfield’s picture book – The Darkest Dark, written by a real life astronaut! I know you’ll love the activities and videos all about life in SPACE (especially how to go to the toilet) 😀
- **Book as a PDF** Please find a scanned copy of the book here: The Darkest Dark – Story
- **Activity 3 Comprehension Questions** Activity 3 – Comprehension Questions
- **Comprehension Questions** About Chris Hadfield Questions – About Chris Hadfield – Questions
If you would like some alternative lessons around English, grammar and reading skills, please visit the links below: (These links include a quick video explanation and short activities)
‘Reading skill – Inference’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zf7qmfr
‘Revising apostrophes for contraction’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7hxhbk
‘Revising apostrophes for possession’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znyf382
‘Using subordinate conjunctions’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6kj2sg
‘Understanding fact and opinion’ https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkvg47h
- NEW Science Grid Follow this link to find a Science Activity Grid with lots of different activities based around electricity and forces. Science Grid – Electricity and Gravity There are video links on here to help you learn about these very interesting, life changing topics!
- NEW Topic Grid Topic Grid – Space Here is a Topic Grid which includes various activities based around the history of space flight. It has some fun and creative Art & DT tasks on there too.
- NEW RE Grid Prayer Spaces Activities Attached are 4 Prayer Spaces Activities that you can try at home designed to help you reflect and support your mental health.
Previous Activity Grids:
- ‘Activity Grid 3’ The Lost Thing – Shaun Tan Activity Grid 3 – The Lost Thing
- ‘Activity Grid 2’ A second activity grid can be opened by clicking on the following link: Summer Activity Grid 2 This Grid has a range of different activities for different subjects. Most of these are based around the Disney Pixar short movie ‘Piper’. I’m sure you’ll love this film as much as I do!
- ‘Activity Grid 1’ Here is the link to our first learning grid if you haven’t managed to complete all of the tasks on there. Summer Activity Grid 1
- ‘Reflection & Life Skills Grid’ This grid has a variety of reflection tasks to promote positive mental well-being during these strange times. There are also some great daily ‘life skills’ challenges that you could try whilst you’re spending more time at home. Reflection and Life Challenges
Our challenges and thanks to Captain Tom Moore!
Some photos of you learning at home:
A video of James busy doing lots of exciting things at home!
Lots of you are learning some very important ‘life skills’:
Take care and stay safe & active everyone.
Miss Allen & Miss Bolam
Further Learning Links:
Here a list of further web links where your children can access quality learning resources:
- Homework will be issued on a Friday to be returned the following Wednesday.
- Spellings will be handed out on a Wednesday and tested the following Monday.
- Children will continue on Accelerated Reader as normal.
- Times tables – Under the new national curriculum, children are expected to know their times tables up to 12 x 12 by the end of Year 4. Any practice that can be undertaken at home will be extremely beneficial. Try and practice on Times Tables Rock Stars at least twice a week.
- PE kits to remain in school all week as PE sessions may vary.
Spring Term 2020: Please see the link below for this term’s learning overview:
Autumn Term 2019: Please see link below for this Term’s Topic overview.