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Year 4

Welcome to the Year 4 class page.  This is where we will keep you up to date with the work and activities you are expected to complete while school is closed.

 

Remember - we will communicate with parents via Class Dojo on a daily basis.

Wednesday 15th July 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website and our learning today is about describing positions.

The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

 

English

We would like you to think about what summer means to you and write a summer acrostic poem:

 

Creative task:

Have a go at one of the art challenges below:

Tuesday 14th July 2020

 

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on the White Rose Hub website which can be found by  clicking here. When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths. Today we are looking at Complete a symmetric figure.

 

Spanish

It is San Fermin, one of Spain’s most famous festivals this week. Have a go at completing one or more of the activities about this festival below 

 

Creative/mindfulness task

Monday 13th July 2020

 

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on the White Rose Hub website which can be found by  clicking here. When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths. Today we are looking at lines of symmetry.

 

English

Today, we would like you to visit the website ‘Authorfy’ by following the link: https://authorfy.com/10minutechallenges/

 

Watch the Video of J.M Joesph talking about his book ‘Fire Boy’ and complete his challenge – to write about a mystery package and a strange object inside.

 

 

Creative/mindfulness task

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHd2s_saYsQ  - Follow the link and dance along with Kidz Bop! Have fun!

Friday 10th July 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week.  The worksheets can be found on our school website under class pages, White Rose Maths. Today we would like you to complete the Friday maths challenge.

 

PSHE/transition

Watch the video clips from the Newsround page below to find out how school may be different in September.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/53256134

Complete the pages below and make into a booklet for your new teacher to tell them all about you.

 

Creative/Mindful Task:

Thursday 9th July 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on the White Rose Hub website which can be found by  clicking here. When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths. Today we are looking at quadrilaterals.

 

PSHE/Transition

In September you will be moving up to a new year group. Watch the video clip below which contains some top tips for managing change with a positive mindset.

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

 

If you finish, make a list of all the things you are excited about for when you move up to your new class e.g. having a new classroom.

 

Creative/mindfulness

It won’t be long until the summer holidays. Plan out your perfect day with your family for when we break up from school. What would you love to do morning, afternoon and evening?

Wednesday 8th July

 

Maths: This week we are on Summer Term Week 11 and today it is Lesson 3 – Triangles.   Watch the video in the usual place https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ 

The activities and the answer sheets are on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and the 'White Rose Hub' page). Remember to complete lessons from the previous week if you haven't already.

 

English:

Today, we would like you to visit the website ‘Authorfy’ by following the link: https://authorfy.com/10minutechallenges/

 

Watch the Video of Joanna Nadin talking about her book ‘The Worst Class In The World’ and complete her challenge – to create your very own biscuit recipe and list of ingredients. You could make your ingredients amusing, you could make them disgusting or you could even make them bizzare!

 

Creative/Mindfulness Task:

Tuesday 7th July

Maths:

This week we are on Summer Term Week 11 and today it is Lesson 2 – Compare and order angles.   Watch the video in the usual place https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/  

The activities and the answer sheets are on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and the 'White Rose Hub' page). Remember to complete lessons from the previous week if you haven't already.

 

English:

Today is World Chocolate Day – yum, yum! https://nationaldaycalendar.com/world-chocolate-day/

Task - We would like you to design your own chocolate bar. Draw a picture of your chocolate bar and design packaging for it. What makes your chocolate bar special? Write a short paragraph to describe it. Think about the taste, smell and texture. Remember to use interesting adjectives and open your sentences in a variety of ways.

Remember to upload your work on Class Dojo to be awarded some points.

 

Creative/Mindfulness task:

Monday 6th July 2020

 

Maths

 

The video lessons each week are still found on the White Rose Hub website which can be found by  clicking here. When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths. Today I would like you to have a go at Identifying angles.

 

Computing

 

Click on the link below to learn about computer algorithms and watch the video clip to see how a group of children create a computer program using algorithms.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zht4kmn

Click on the link to this website:

https://code.org/

Scroll down the page and click on ‘do an hour of code.’ Choose one of the hour of code coding activities and work your way through the levels. Remember to watch the explanation videos that pop up as they will explain key features of the coding within the levels.

 

 

Mindfulness/creative task

 

Complete this mindfulness colouring and give to a family member or friend to spread a positive message:

Friday 3rd July 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on the White Rose Hub website which can be found by  clicking here. When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths. Today I would like you to complete Friday Maths Challenge. 

 

Computing

Click on the link below to learn about computer viruses and malware. Watch the video clip and read the information to learn about different types of malware and how to avoid them.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/ztpfxbk

Your task today is to create a poster to inform people about different types of malware including viruses, spyware, worms and Trojan horses. Make sure it is bright and eye-catching to get people’s attention.

 

Creative/mindfulness

Thursday 2nd July 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at the alternative content Line graphs (w/c 29th June).

 

PHSE

Can you create a passport to Year 5? Write about your targets and subject strengths. Don’t forget to send a picture in of your passport!

 

 

Creative/Mindfulness task

Wednesday 1st July 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at the alternative content Introducing line graphs (w/c 29th June).

 

PSHE/Transition

Reflect on this school year. Can draw or write about your experiences, including your funniest memory and your favourite classroom activity.

Mindfulness/creative task

Can you make a face using just a piece of paper/cardboard and twigs, leaves, grass, weeds or plants?

Here’s a few I made earlier:

Tuesday 30th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. Today we would like you to complete Week 10 Lesson 2 – Comparison and sum difference. The worksheets can be found on our school website under class pages, White Rose Maths.

 

English
Today, we would like you to visit the website ‘Authorfy’ by following the link: https://authorfy.com/10minutechallenges/

 

Watch the Video of M.G Leonard talking about her book ‘The Tale of a Toothbrush’ and complete her challenge – to create your own plastic monster and write a comic strip about this. You may wish to use the comic strip template below:

Mindful Task:

Visit the BBC Super Movers website and try out one of their fun routines:

Monday 29th June 2020

 

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. Today we would like you to complete Week 10 Lesson 1 – Interpret Charts. The worksheets can be found on our school website under class pages, White Rose Maths.

 

English

Creating Characters

Today we would like you to visit the BBC Bitesize website using the following link:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zd6n2v4

 

Watch the video clip and read the information about how authors create characters.

Now watch the video clip of ex-England player Eniola Aluko read an extract from Matilda by Roald Dahl.

Listen carefully to the conversation between Matilda and Miss Trunchbull and think about what each character is like.

 

Task 1: Write adjectives to describe both Matilda and Miss Trunchbull

 

Task 2: Write a character description of Miss Truchbull using ideas from the video clip and the adjectives you have collected.

Remember to share your description with us on class Dojo to be awarded some points.

 

Creative/Mindful Task:

Music

Follow the link below and select ‘Get Moving’. Sing the song ‘Clap hands, Stamp feet’ and complete one of the activities to go with this.

 

Friday 26th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at the Friday Maths Challenge (w/c 22nd June).

 

Computing

You can use the internet to browse websites, communicate with people, download pictures and videos, listen to music or do lots of other amazing things. Watch the video clips on the link below to find out more about how the internet and search engines work.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn6vgwx

Complete the activities below on your digital footprint and creating a secure password.

 

 

 Mindful/creative task

Reflect on what talents you have and what makes you a special person. Read and finish each sentence in the balloons below:

Thursday 25th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at Four operations (w/c 22nd June).

 

 

Theme – Art-sculpture

 

Click on the link below and watch the two video clips to learn about basic techniques that can be used to make sculptures from dry materials.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z9ggp4j

 

Your challenge today is to make a sculpture of your house using recycled materials. You could use:

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Wallpaper, corrugated card, paint, crayons etc
  • Material for curtains or blinds
  • Any objects which you may want people to see through the windows
  • Scissors, glue, sticky tape, stapler etc
  • Strong tape to make shoulder straps so you can wear your house!

 

 

 

Mindful/creative task

 

Spanish

  1. Watch this video to remind you of and learn some new animals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxCq_y8r7lc

  1. Can you make some of the animals?  You could paint them, make them from recycling e.g. boxed, toilet rolls, bottles etc or maybe even out of playdough
  2. Can you say the colours of all of the animals using ‘es’  which means is e.g. el elefante es gris

Wednesday 24th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at 'Estimating money' (w/c 22nd June).

 

Music

Follow the link and listen to the song ‘Moving to the Music’ https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/#get-moving

Why not try making up your own lyrics to the same tune with lots of brand-new actions? Start with two one-syllable actions (spin, hop, bend, blink etc.), then two two-syllable actions (pat head, tap nose, side-bend, balance etc.) and end with a three-syllable action (jump up high, show my thumbs, pat my knees etc.).

 

Get creative with some body-percussion recording! See what kinds of percussive sounds you can create: clicking fingers, stamping feet, rubbing your forearm, clapping, tapping your cheeks and altering your mouth shape for different pitches, rubbing your hands together, tapping your thighs, knees etc.

 

Creative/mindful task

Spanish

Listen and learn this song to remind yourself of the months of the year

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

Can you play this pairs game to practise the months https://www.lightbulblanguages.co.uk/estrellas-resources/MemoryGame/Los%20MesesMemory/Los%20MesesMemory.html

Make a calendar of the months in Spanish.  There is an example here that you could print and colour instead https://cdn6.dibujos.net/files/calendario-Infantil-2020-para-colorear.pdf

Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at the alternative content checking strategies (w/c 22nd June). Here is the video: https://vimeo.com/430335670

 

Computing

Follow the link: https://www.tynker.com/dashboard/student/#/dashboard

Have a look at the different courses. Choose one and use logic, loops, variables, and functions to bring structures to life.

 

Creative/mindfulness task

Follow the link: https://www.honeybeekidsclub.com/

Listen to relaxing stories and guided meditations based on much loved characters.

 

Monday 22nd June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website and here is our learning for today:

The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at ‘alternative content’ Estimate answers. Here is the video link: https://vimeo.com/430335306

Geography

Read the information and watch the video clips on the News Round website about climate change.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/45880633

 

Now, design a poster to explain what climate change is and what people can do to help prevent climate change.

 

 

Mindful task:

Choose one or more of the drama activities below to complete:

Friday 19th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. Today we would like you to have a go at the Friday Maths Challenge (Summer Term Week 8 w/c 15th June).

Geography

Today we would like you to find out about weather and climate by watching the video clips and reading the information on the BBC Bitesize page. Afterwards, complete the quiz at the bottom of the page to test your knowledge. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4xdqp3

Task:

Create a weather report for today using the symbols below to help you. You may wish to draw weather symbols and record a video of you reading your report. Use the following link of a weather report to give you ideas:

https:// www.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast-video/21416743

 

Mindful task

Complete the climate change word search below:

 

Thursday 18th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at Round decimals. 

 

 

RE

Yesterday as part of our RE we began learning about special Christians. Today we are learning about the story of Abraham and Isaac. Click on the link below to watch and listen to their story:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3c3gTwW-ME

Answer these questions about the story:

Why was Abraham special? What is a covenant? What was Abraham’s problem? How did God help with this? Create a storyboard using the template to show your understanding of the story in the order it occurred.

 

 

Creative/mindfulness task

Create your own ‘support bubble’ by following these instructions. You will need 5 different colours and use a different colour for each segment of the circle. In the middle circle, write down all the people that you live with. In the next circle, write down all the names of more distant family members who can support you e.g. Aunt/Uncle In the next outer circle, write down all the names of your close friends. In the next outer circle write down all the people you can think of who are there to help you at school e.g. teacher, headteacher, office staff etc. In the final circle, write down all the people you can think of that are there to support you outside school e.g. librarian, doctor. Reflect on which relationships are particularly important to you and how you feel supported by that person/people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 17th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at Order Decimals. If you have already completed this work sheet please click one 'alternative content'. 

 

RE

As part of our Religious Education we are learning about special people. Today we are learning about special Christians. Watch the video clip to recap our learning about Christianity:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/ztkxpv4/articles/zvfnkmn

 

Now we are going to focus our learning on Noah. Watch the video clip about Noah and research the answer to the questions below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JZHXkI9BB4

 

Who was Noah? When did he live? What did he do? What made Noah special? Why is he important for Jews, Muslims and Christians? What were his beliefs about God?

 

Now watch the video clip on how to build an ark boat:

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

 

Design your own Noah’s Ark and test to see if it floats in the bath or other body of water.

 

Creative/mindfulness task

Well-being bingo:

How many of these activities have you completed in the last week? Cross off any that you have and make notes e.g. what exercise have you done? Any that you have not crossed off, make it your mission to complete over the next week!

Tuesday 16th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at Comparing decimals (w/c 15th June)

 

English

 

Watch this short clip again: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c88QE6yGhfM

 

Can you write the story from the perspective of one of the meerkats? Remember to make your writing as exciting as possible.

Some things you might want to include…

  • A verb to start a sentence. E.g. Racing across the savannah, we could only think of one thing: food.
  • An adverb to start a sentence. E.g. Skilfully, we passed the fruit between us.
  • Try adding some short, snappy sentences to add excitement. E.g. He froze.
  • Tell the reader when something happened. E.g. Moments later, an enormous shadow passed overhead forcing us to run for cover
  • Use adjectives (describing words) to add interest. E.g. The starving, calculated vulture landed upon the bare branch, eyeing up the sweet, ripe fruit as it dangled tantalisingly.
  • Use a simile to compare something in the story to something else. E.g. Like a well-trained rugby team we rallied into formation.

 

Creative/mindfulness task

 

Monday 15th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

 

Today I would like you to have a go at Write decimals (w/c 15th June)

 

English

Watch this short clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c88QE6yGhfM

 

Pause the film after 44 seconds as the animals emerge from their burrow. Where are the animals sleeping? What is the name for the long, seasonal sleep that some mammals partake in during winter? Describe the landscape around them- what is their natural habitat?

 

Pause the film at 1:27 when the vulture lands in the tree. What are the meerkats thinking as they climb the tree and find the fruit? How can you tell that the meerkats are happy to see the fruit? What gesture do they make? Why do they sway when they look at it? Describe their movements as the vulture lands. Do you think the vulture is going to be a hero or a villain in the story? Explain your answer.

 

Pause the film at 3:24 as the fruit is dropped and none of the animals have it. Why do you think all of the animals are so desperate to catch it? What sports does the meerkat formation remind you of? Explain how the meerkats work as a team. Think of three sentences to describe the way in which the vulture moves against the meerkats.

 

At the end of the film ask: What word would you use to describe the fruit at the end of the clip? Who do you think won in the end? Do you think there is a moral to this story? What is it?

 

Creative/Mindfulness task

Rainbow walk

Take a walk, and look for something red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple.  Keep going through the colours, in order, until the end of your walk. You could take photographs of each object or make a list.

Friday 12th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. Today we would like you to have a go at the Friday Maths Challenge (Summer Term Week 7 w/c 8th June).

 

English

Re-read the opening of the story from yesterday and complete the activities:

  • Where does our story begin?
  • Find and copy any words and phrases which show how forceful the hurricane was. 
  • Why did so many crates sink? What do you think happened to them?

 

Task: Watch the following video clip of a hurricane and think of powerful verbs, adjectives and adverbs to describe it. Use these to write a descriptive paragraph

https://oceantoday.noaa.gov/hurricanestormsurge/

 

Creative/Mindful task

Positive mindful colouring:

Thursday 11th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

 

Today I would like you to have a go at Dividing 1 and 2 digit numbers by a hundred (w/c 8th June)

 

English

Read the opening of the story below (The Wild Robot) and complete the activities:

Task 1 – Think about the following questions:

What is happening in this extract? Who are the main characters?

Talk to someone at home about how this story opening makes you feel and what you like or dislike about it.  Does it remind you of anything you know in stories or real life? How?

 

Task 2 – Illustrate it! After you have read it a few times, take a pen or pencil and some paper. Draw what you see in your imagination. It can be shapes or shading - anything that captures the place and the mood of this story opening. Maybe other people in your family want to draw what they imagine as well. Remember, everyone has their own ideas and imagines things their own way. This is a good thing!

To get started, ask yourself:

Where does our story begin?

What happens?

How do you know?

How does it make me feel? Does this change?

How can I show this in a drawing?

 

Creative/Mindful task

Music

Follow this link: https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/ choose ‘Well-being’ and ‘Keeper of my Heart’. Sing the song and try one of the follow up activities.

Wednesday 10th June 2020

 

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

 

Today I would like you to have a go at Hundredths decimals  (w/c 8th June)

 

Science

Today we are learning how light from the sun can be dangerous and the importance of protecting our eyes from sunlight.

Watch this video clip to learn about UV light (ultraviolet light) from the sun and how it can be dangerous.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgPNf-Td2og

 

 Your challenge today is to design a pair of sunglasses or a sunhat to protect people from the sun. Explain how the sun can be dangerous and how your item will help.

 

 

Creative/Mindful Task

Tuesday 9th June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at Dividing 2-digits by 10  (w/c 8th June)

 

Science

Watch the video clip to learn more about different sources of light and natural/artificial light.

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

 

Study the 3 images below in detail:

lamp                                       sun                                             candle

 

Can you come up with as many similarities and differences as you can between these 3 images. Think about their appearance, what they do and where they might be found. Which do you think could be the odd one out and why? Could there be more than one answer? Remember there is no right or wrong answer!

 

Creative/Mindful Task

Design and create a bookmark for a friend or family member and enjoy some mindfulness colouring.

Monday 8th June 2020

 

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

Today I would like you to have a go at Tenths as decimals  (w/c 8th June)

 

Science

Can you remember the meaning of these scientific words linked to our topic of light: opaque, translucent and transparent?

Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuUJCNzfoBw

What did you notice about the different materials?

 

Lightproof your den!

You will need:

A mix of building materials eg, (garden canes, cardboard boxes, paper, net curtain, clear plastic, old sheets, foil, tape, glue, elastic bands, packaging and other bits of recycling).

Today you are going to create a lightproof den from building materials. Think about materials that are opaque, translucent and transparent. Which will be best for this activity? Why?

Don’t forget to take pictures of your den and share them on your portfolio! 

 

Creative/Mindful Task

Let's try singing this Spanish song about how we are feeling https://youtu.be/4deUxsQOGps

Friday 5th June 2020

 

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

 

Today I would like you to have a go at the Friday Maths Challenge (Summer Term Week 6 w/c 1st June).

 

English

 

Creative/Mindful Task

Thursday 4th June 2020

Maths


This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page).  

 

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 6 and today it's Calculate quantities.

 

English

 

Creative/Mindful task

Make your own mini raft using twigs, leaves and string. You could design your own flag to attach to it then see if it floats!

Maths

This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page).  

 

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 6 and today it's Fractions of a quantity.

 

Science

Today we would like you to explore light sources. What is a light source? Watch

The video clips below to help you to understand. How many different light sources can you see in the clips?

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zjkc87h

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zg6r82p

 

How many different sources of light can you find at home?

Create a poster by drawing and labelling different light sources.

 

 

Creative/mindfulness task

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

 

Today we are learning to subtract 2 fractions (Summer Term Week 6 w/c 1st June).

 

Science

Yesterday we started a new Science topic all about light. Here are three images showing light and shadow in the solar system. Study the images and write down as many similarities and differences as you can. Decide which image you think is the odd one out and explain why. Think about their appearance, what they do and where they might be found. There is no wrong answer here!

Mars                                         The moon during a lunar eclipse        A dusty whirlwind travelling across Mars                                                                                                                                                           

 Creative/mindfulness task

Scent challenge! Can you find up to 5 things that have a strong pleasant scent e.g. lavender.

Place them next to your nose. Breath in deeply and concentrate on their smell. Which is your favourite and why?

Monday 1st June 2020

Maths

The video lessons each week are still found on The White Rose Hub website which can be found by clicking here.  When you get to their page just click your year group and find the latest week. The question and answer sheets can be found on the school website under White Rose Maths.

 

Today we are learning to add 2 or more fractions (Summer Term Week 6 w/c 1st June).

 

Science

Today we are starting a new science topic all about light.

Can you use a dictionary to find out the meaning of these scientific words linked to our topic?         

 

  • light
  • shadow
  • reflection
  • opaque
  • transparent                   
  • translucent

 

Go on a hunt around your house to find 3 objects: one transparent, one opaque and one translucent. Draw and label your objects.

 

Creative/mindfulness task

Draw around your hand on a piece of paper. On each finger, write a feeling or emotion that you have experienced this year. Fill the palm of your hand template with lines, patterns and shapes to complete some mindfulness drawing.

Friday 22nd May

Maths

This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page).  

 

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 5 and today it's Friday Maths Challenge.

 

English – Spelling

Can you make your own word search using the words from the year 3 and 4 spelling list that you find tricky to spell? Write in 5- 10 words in the grid below, making sure you spell them correctly. Then fill in the remaining spaces with other letters. Don’t forget to write a list at the bottom of words that you have used.

Why not challenge someone else to find them?

Challenge: Can you choose 3 of the words and write them into an interesting sentence?

Creative/mindfulness Task:

 

Try this scavenger hunt while you are out for your daily exercise:

 

 

Thursday 21st May 2020

Maths

This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page).  

 

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 5 and today it's lesson 4 – fractions greater than one.

 

English

Alternative Endings Activity

Write an alternative ending to a well-known story.

Think of your own ideas or you can use the ideas below:

  • Cliff hanger ending – make the reader wait until the final moment to find out what happens
  • The twist – everything changes at the very last minute!
  • The unfinished ending – leave the reader wondering
  • Unhappy ending – maybe everyone doesn’t live happily ever after!
  • Narrator talks directly to the reader
  • Introduce a new mystery – to make the reader want to read the next story!

 

Spanish

Can you practise Que tal?  (How are you?)

Here is a reminder of the different answers. 

 

Practise pulling one of these faces and get someone in your house to guess which one it is that you are practising.

Can you make your own feelings bag?  Draw faces with different feelings and put them in a bag.  Each day choose which face describes best how you are feeling.  You could ask everyone in your house to say which face matches how they are feeling each day too.

 

Creative/Mindful task

Today should have been Outdoor Classroom Day, celebrate your connection to the natural world by dressing up in nature! Choose one or more of the activities below to celebrate:

  • Make a nature crown out of leaves, cardboard or twigs
  • Use a cardboard box and paints to make beautiful butterfly wings
  • Turn yourself into your favourite animal with a mask
  • Make a den and play in it

Don’t forget to upload your picture to dojo’s!

Wednesday 20th May

 Maths

This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page).  

 

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 5 and today it's lesson 3 – equivalent fractions (2).

 

English

 

 

Creative/mindfulness Task:

Music

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/

click on the link – Week two – Wellbeing Wednesday – Eat your greens.

 

Listen to the song and then sing along. Click on ‘view song activities’ and have a go at completing one of the activities.

Tuesday 19th May 2020

 

Maths

This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page).  

 

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 5 and today it's lesson 2 – equivalent fractions (1).

 

Geography

Yesterday we continued learning about map skills. Today we have a new software programme for you to explore! Click on the weblink:

https://digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk/

 

Login with our school postcode: ch62 7hn and password: sciles8351 and you should see this screen.

Can you find your house on the map by typing in your postcode into the search bar? (You can zoom in and out by using the bar on the right-hand side) Type in the name of your local area. What can you see on the map? (Alternatively, you could use google maps) Draw a sketch map of your local area and create a key with symbols to identify what can be found locally e.g.

 

Creative/mindfulness task

 

https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510321/wow-in-the-world

 

Monday 18th May 2020

Maths

This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page).  

 

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 5 and today it's lesson 1 – recognise tenths and hundredths.

Geography

Over the last 2 weeks we have started learning about map skills. Click the link below to learn how to use contours, keys and symbols to improve map-reading skills.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvxwjhv

 

Activity 1:

Complete the quiz on the website to test your map-reading skills.

 

Activity 2:

Can you match up the correct symbols to their labels below?

 

Creative/mindfulness task

Can you collect 20 yellow items from around your household and/or garden? Can you sort the different items into groups? How might you sort them? Send me photographs of your sorting – the more creative the better!

 

 

Friday 15th May

Don't forget that the key things to work through first are the daily online tasks (TTRS, Bug Club, Nessy, Numbots and Hit the Button).  

English

Read the poem below and complete the tasks:

Task 1:

Highlight any words you don’t know. Use a dictionary, look them up online or discuss them with an adult. Write your own sentence for each of the new words you have learnt. 

 

Task 2:

Answer the questions below:

• Why is the daffodil dancing?

• Why has the poet used the word scatter to describe the daisies?

• Which three flowers does June bring?

• Name three things that happen in the winter months.

• Which month do you like best? Explain using evidence from the poem.

Creative/mindfulness Task:

 

Follow the link below which will take you to an online just dance video workout!

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

Thursday 14th May

 Maths

Don't forget that the key things to work through first are the daily online tasks (TTRS, Bug Club, Nessy, Numbots and Hit the Button).  

 

Maths:

This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page

 

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 4 and today it's lesson 3 (Counting Squares)

 

English

Use the template below to write a book review for a book that you have read and would recommend. Upload a picture of your book review to your Dojo profile and I will share it to our class story for others to see.

 

 

Creative/mindfulness Task:

Train and exercise like a footballer! This link will take you to a selection of exercise videos which will help you with your football skills in the garden J https://plprimarystars.com/resources/train-like-a-footballer

 

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Don't forget that the key things to work through first are the daily online tasks (TTRS, Bug Club, Nessy, Numbots and Hit the Button).  

 

Maths:

This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page

 

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 4 and today it's lesson 3 (Perimeter of Rectilinear Shapes)

 

English

Word Builder

To make your writing as exciting as possible, you can use synonyms instead of using the same word all the time.

e.g.

guard - defender, watchman, scout, keeper, lookout, security

forest - woods, dell, woodland, coppice, thicket, copse

 

Write down as many nouns (naming words) as you can find in one of your books. For each noun, write as many synonyms as you can. You may want to use a thesaurus if you have one, or an online thesaurus. Make sure you understand the words you choose to write down!

 

Write a short story about your character. How many synonyms can you include?

 

Music

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/ - click on the link – Week One – Wellbeing Wednesday – I’m Ok.

 

Listen to the song and then sing along. Click on ‘view song activities’ and have a go at completing one of the activities.

Mindfulness task

‘Wellbeing’ scavenger hunt

 

Here’s a scavenger hunt with a difference! It’s all about wellbeing and thinking about what helps us to feel happy, calm and positive. Feel free to add other items to this list, such as something that reminds you of other family members – grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins – or a special friend, teacher or pet. You could also make it an activity for the whole family and turn it into a ‘show and tell’ session. You might find each other’s items inspiring!

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Don't forget that the key things to work through first are the daily online tasks (TTRS, Bug Club, Nessy, Numbots and Hit the Button).  

 

Maths:

This is still being provided by the White Rose Hub and the videos are in the usual place (click here) but the activities and the answer sheets will now be on our school website (click on 'Class pages' and then the 'White Rose Hub' page

 This week we are on Summer Term - Week 4 and today it's lesson 2 (Perimeter of Rectangles)

 

English

Pronouns Activity

Pronouns - take the place of a noun in a sentence e.g. he, she, they. This helps us to avoid repetition in our writing.

 

Choose two characters from your favourite book. Make a list of as many pronouns as you can think of for each character.

e.g.

Can you use your pronouns to write a character description for your chosen characters?

Spanish

Watch this video about fruit picking in Spain, which fruits are in the video that you know how to say in Spanish? https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zdhqxnb

 

Can you keep a fruit diary? – write the days of the week in Spanish

Lunes

Martes

Miercoles

Jueves

Viernes

Sabado

Domingo

 

Write down in Spanish what fruit you eat on that day.  You could also record some other food items if you already know them in Spanish or you would like to learn them.

 

Creative/Mindfulness task

 

In celebration of VE day, can you create your own VE day healthy snack?

How many healthy foods can you think of?

 

Monday 11th May

 

Don't forget that the key things to work through first are the daily online tasks (TTRS, Bug Club, Nessy, Numbots and Hit the Button).  

 

Maths:

Maths now has its own page on the website under class pages - White Rose Hub. All maths work will be available on that page from now on, I will continue to indicate the lesson to complete each day.

Don’t forget to watch the video to help you!

This week we are on Summer Term - Week 4 and today it's lesson 1 (Multiplying and dividing problem solving)

 

Theme

Below is the digimap of our school from yesterday and the surrounding local area.

The image below shows Bromborough in the 1950s. Compare the two maps. Can you write sentences to explain how Bromborough has changed over the last 70 years? What do you notice? What has been built since 1950?

 

Creative/mindfulness task

Follow the link below to listen to the peace out podcast for some calmness and relaxation. Choose a short story from the list that appeals to you.

https://bedtime.fm/peaceout

 

Thursday 7th May 2020

Maths

Please complete Summer term week 3 - Lesson 4 - Divide 3-digit by 1-digit number

(If you have not completed Summer term week 1, 2 and week 3 lessons 1 – 3 please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

Theme

 

Click the link below to watch the video clips and learn about maps including how to use them.  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvsfr82/articles/zdk46v4

Below is a digimap of our school and the surrounding local area.

 

Answer these questions using the map and the symbols key to help you:

1) How many schools can you find on the map?

2) How many churches can you find on the map?

3) Write down the names of the 2 railway stations in our local area.

4) What is the difference between the yellow and pink road on the map?

5) What does the symbol ‘MP’ mean?

6) How are the churches different on the map?

 

 

Creative/mindfulness task

Tomorrow is a special celebration called VE day (Victory in Europe Day) which marks the end of World War two. This year marks the 75th anniversary of VE day. Choose one or more of the activities below to complete in celebration of this.

Wednesday 6th May

 

Maths

Please complete summer term week 3 - Lesson 3 - Divide 2-digit by 1-digit number

If you have not yet completed lessons from the spring term, summer term weeks 1 and 2, or week 3 lesson 1 & 2, please complete these first as lessons are progressive.

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

 

English

 

Mindfulness/ Creative task

Use an old sock to create a puppet. Can you put on a puppet show for your family? We would love to see some pictures of your puppets or videos of your puppet show!

Tuesday 5th May

Maths

Please complete Summer Term – Week 3 – Multiply 3-digit number by 1-digit number

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5, week 2 lessons 1-5 or Summer term week 1 - lessons 1 - 4, week 2 lesson 1 – 4 and week 3 – lesson 1 please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

 

English

Creative/mindfulness Task:

Create a ‘Gratitude Jar’.

Upcycle an empty jar and decorate it however you would like. Each day, write down something that you are grateful for and pop it into the jar (your family members can add their ideas too if they would like to). This can be something as simple as ‘I’m grateful that the sun is shining’. At the end of the week, you can read out all the things that have made you happy and grateful.

Monday 4th May 2020

Maths

Please complete Summer Term – Week 3 – Multiply 2-digit number by 1-digit number

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5, week 2 lessons 1-5 or Summer term week 1 - lessons 1 - 4, and week 2 lesson 1 - 4 please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

 

English

Preposition – a word that tells you where or when something is in relation to something else

Choose a page of setting from your favourite picture book. Using the preposition board above, say and write a sentence to describe something in the setting you have chosen.

 

Science

 

Spoken Language Task:

Send a message to your Y4 friends! I understand you must be missing your friends whilst at home, so let’s send them a message! You can either record a video post or take a picture of you holding a message on paper. I will share these posts for everybody in Y4 to see!

Thursday 30th April 2020

Maths

 

Please complete Summer Term – Week 2 - Lesson 4 – Ordering money

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5, week 2 lessons 1-5 or Summer term week 1 - lessons 1 - 4, and week 2 lesson 1 - 3 please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

 

English

Adverbials – words or phrases that give more information to a sentence. Fronted adverbials are moved to the start of a sentence, in front of the verb. They tell us where, when and how an action has taken place.

 

Spanish

Let’s have a go at a Spanish exercise routine on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_Clwq4osEQ

 

Remember to add photographs or videos to your Dojo portfolios so I can add dojos!

 

Creative / Mindfulness:

Make a paper aeroplane.  How far can you get it to fly?  Measure the distance and let us know so we can have a virtual competition.  It can be any design you want.

 If you need any ideas of how to make a paper aeroplane why not check on YouTube or click here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/26050831

Wednesday 29th April 2020

Maths

 

Please complete Summer Term – Week 2 - Lesson 3 – Pounds and pence

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5, week 2 lessons 1-5 or Summer term week 1 - lessons 1 - 4, and week 2 lesson 1 - 2 please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

 

English

Follow this link to listen to the poem ‘Please Mrs Butler’ by Allan Ahlberg. Then have a go of reading it yourself. Answer these questions about the poem.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zb2k8xs

1. What is the name of the teacher?

2. What is the first thing Derek Drew does wrong?                                             

3. Where does the teacher say the narrator should take their books?

4. What three things does the teacher say the narrator should do with the rubber?

5. What is the final complaint the narrator has about Derek Drew?

6. What does the teacher call the narrator in the last verse?

 

Now read the poem ‘Excuses’ by Allan Ahlberg on the same page. Write down what you think the best and worst excuses are. Can you create a better excuse?

Challenge- can you create your own version of one of the two poems above? 

 

Creative/Mindfulness Task

Watch the video clip below to see how to make a simple origami heart. Have a go at making your own using a piece of paper and give to someone in your family.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-BIL6p1Te8

 

Tuesday 28th April 2020

Maths

 

Please complete Summer Term – Week 2 - Lesson 2 – Halves and quarters

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5, week 2 lessons 1-5 or Summer term week 1 - lessons 1 - 4, and week 2 lesson 1 please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

Science

Watch the video clips below to learn about seed dispersal. Can you find out why plants disperse seeds? Draw and write to show and explain 3 different ways that seeds can be dispersed.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zxfrwmn/articles/z28dpbk

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/znvfb9q

 

Creative/Mindfulness Task

Click the link below to complete a Harry Potter themed yoga session:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-BS87NTV5I

Monday 27th April 2020

Maths

Please complete Summer Term – Week 2 - Lesson 1 – Round decimals

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5, week 2 lessons 1-5 or Summer term lesson 1 - 4, please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

 

English

 

Creative/mindful Task:

Create an animal or insect suing natural objects in your garden. Here are some examples of the sort of thing you might make:

 

Please remember - every day you should be completing your expected times on TTRS, Bug Club, Nessy, Numbots and Hit the Button.  This will take you about an hour and a half each day but is so important if you are to keep up when school re-opens and be ready to move into Year 5.  I am checking these every day to see who is working on these core skills.

Friday 24th April 2020

Maths

Please complete Summer Term – Lesson 4 – Order decimals

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5, week 2 lessons 1-5 or Summer term lesson 1 - 3, please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

Science - plants

Today, I would like you to find out about the life cycle of a flowering plant. Use the following website to help you:

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zgqyrdm

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/science/nature/the-life-cycle-of-flowering-plants/

 

Can you draw and label a diagram to explain the life cycle of a flowering plant?

You could use the sheet below to help you or create your own.

Mindfulness Challenge:

Today, your challenge is to do something kind for someone. For example, you could pay someone a compliment, make them something or help them out with a task. Don't forget to upload a picture or tell me about your act of kindness onto your Dojo profile to be awarded some Dojo points.

Thursday 23rd April 2020

Maths

Please complete Summer Term – Lesson 3 – Compare decimals

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5, week 2 lessons 1-5 or Summer term lesson 1 - 2, please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

English

 

Science

We are learning all about photosynthesis today. Watch this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1Ymc311XS8

 

Today you are going to be super scientists and take part in an exciting experiment! After watching this video, I want you to recreate this experiment at home! Remember to ask an adult to help! Write up your results up and tell me what you discover! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IuVPg5zRhg

 

 

Mindfulness challenge: 

Try out one of the 'Cosmic Yoga' activities:  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02E1468SdHg&amp=&t=486s

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

Maths

Please complete Summer Term – Lesson 2 – Write decimals

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5, week 2 lessons 1-5 or Summer term lesson 1, please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

 

English

Choose 4 words from the Year 3 and 4 spelling list.

 

Spanish

Let's start by practising the colours https://rockalingua.com/games/bubbles.  Follow the link and then click colours to play the game

Can you copy and finish these sentences? (You may not need all of the sentences or you may need some more than once)
Mi madre se llama _________________________
Mi padre se llama __________________________
Mi hermano se llama________________________

Mi hermana se llama ________________________

Challenge!

Can you make a film introducing everyone in your house?  Ask a parent/carer to help you and using their phone or an ipad/tablet see if you can create a film and introduce everyone by saying Esta es mi madre (It's my mum) or Este mi padre (It's my dad) and even try using se llama to say their names.

 

Creative / Mindfulness:

Today is Earth Day and it's a special one - the 50th anniversary since it began in 1970.The theme this year is climate action 

To celebrate Earth Day, I would like you to complete one or more of the activities below:  

  • make a pine cone bird feeder
  • make a fairy garden
  • Earth acrostic poem
  • make a bug hotel
  • plant a tree or flower

Don’t forget to add your photographs to your portfolio!

 

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Tuesday 21st April 2020

Maths

Please complete Summer Term – Lesson 1 – Make a whole

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5 or week 2 lessons 1-5 please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

 

Science – plant variation

Watch this video clip to see how plants can differ:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zsdkjxs

Today’s challenge is to find out how plants are different and how the requirements of plants can vary from plant to plant. Choose 3 different types of plants and find out how they are different. Use this website to help you:

https://science4fun.info/plants/

Example:

 

Mindfulness memory task

Test your memory and play with a member of your family. Collect 10 small objects from around your house and place them onto a tray or plate. Give your family member 1 minute to study the items. They can turn around after and try and recall the items if they wish. Tell them to close their eyes and remove one item from the tray or plate. Can your family member spot which item is missing? Take turns and swap over to play. Challenge – add more items to the tray!

Monday 20th April

Welcome back everyone I hope you had a restful Easter break and are ready for learning again.

Maths

Please complete week 2 lesson 5 -  Divide 1 or 2-digits by 100

(If you have not yet completed week 1 Lessons 1 – 5 or week 2 lessons 1-4 please complete these lessons first as learning is progressive).

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

 

Science - plants

Over the holidays your challenge was to find out the different parts of a plant and their functions. Refresh your memory about this by firstly listening to this song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ql6OL7_qFgU

 

Over the Easter holidays I bought some plants but look what has happened to them! Discuss with people in your family what you think may have happened to them and why.

Find out and write about what a plant needs to live and to stay healthy and grow.

Use this website to help you:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy66fg8

Finish by completing the short check section at the bottom of the webpage.

 

Mindfulness task

Movement Monday! Energise your body and practise creating patterns with your body to ‘banana banana meatball.’ Can you create your own pattern and send us a picture or video?

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

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6th April 2020

Spring Break Challenges

 

Throughout the two week break please continue to work on your on-line core skills as these will be so important to you when we return to school:

  • TTRS
  • Numbots
  • Bug Club
  • Nessy

 

Maths:

If you haven't been doing the White Rose Hub Lessons so far, please use the Spring Break as a chance to complete the first two weeks so you are at the same stage as everyone else.

We are going to take a pause from the White Rose Hub lessons from these two weeks to allow everyone to have a break and those who didn't start at the same time to catch up.  However, White Rose Hub have added some great fun maths lessons that they are updating each day to keep you. going through the holidays. 

 

 Creative:

 

Next term we are investigating plants and will learn about the structure and function of plants. To get you started we've set a few fun tasks:

 

  • Draw a plant from your garden or one that you know and find out the functions of 5 different parts of a plant. Label your ideas if you can.

 

 

  • Make a model of a plant to show the different parts.  You can use any resources you have at home (Lego, playdoh, plasticine, junk modelling etc)

Helpful website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy66fg8

 

   

 

4th April 2020

Spring Break

Now we have reached the Spring Break, we think everyone needs a well deserved rest (teachers, pupils and parents !!), therefore we will not be setting daily tasks on the website. However, we will set a project to complete over the two week holiday as we normally do. As with any holiday period we still expect children to access online learning at home (for help with logins etc check the info page by clicking here). Teachers will not be checking who is going on this daily but will check at the end of the two week holiday.


Please feel free to still add photographs and videos to Tapestry/Dojos as the staff would love to see what the children are getting up to and we know the home school link is now more important than ever. Staff won't be responding to these but will add them to the children's online portfolio.


Daily tasks will resume on the website on 20th April.


Mrs O'Neil Edwards will also be adding a headteacher's challenge to the website for children to work on over the two week holiday.


Have a wonderful Easter, be kind and stay safe. πŸ£πŸŒˆπŸ’–

Friday 3rd April 2020

 

Maths

Task 1

Please complete lesson 4 week 2 – Hundredths on a place value grid.

(If you have not yet completed steps 1 – 8 please complete these lessons first).

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

 

 

Task 2 – Roman Gods ‘Top Trumps’

 

 

I would like you to use the following links to research Roman Gods:

https://kids.kiddle.co/List_of_Roman_gods_and_goddesses

https://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_roman_gods_mythology.php

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/gods.htm

After researching, I would like you to use your findings to make a set of ‘Top Trump’ cards (see the example below).

Once you have made your top trump cards, you can enjoy playing the game with someone at home.

The following link explains the rules for Top Trumps:

http://www.toptrumps.com/how-to-play-top-trumps/

Don’t forget to upload some pictures of your Top Trump cards to your Dojo portfolio to be awarded some Dojo points!

 

Creative/mindfulness Task:

#Draw with Rob – Rob Biddulph

Click on the link below and watch the Youtube clip on how to draw a cute stegosaurus called ‘Gregosaurus’. Please post some of your pictures of baby ‘Greg’ on your Class Dojo Portfolio so I can see your fantastic artwork.

http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob

 

 

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Maths

Task 1

Please complete lesson 3 week 2 – Hundredths as a decimal

 

(If you have not yet completed steps 1 – 7 please complete these lessons first).

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

 

Task 2

Games to play

Write a set of instructions so that everyone in your family knows how to play your favourite game. This could be a board game, a computer game or a game you play in the garden. What do you need for this game? Make this clear. Write clear steps that everyone can follow with appropriate verbs and adverbs. Make a poster to show the benefits and positive features of your game. Use persuasive features to encourage people to play your game with you.

 

Outdoor task:

Create your own obstacle course!

Can you use any household/outdoor objects to create your very own obstacle course for yourself and your family members? How challenging can you make it? Remember to upload pictures and videos on Class Dojo portfolios.

Wednesday 1st April

Maths

Task 1

Please complete lesson 2 week 2 – Hundredths

(If you have not yet completed steps 1 – 6 please complete these lessons first).

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

 

 

Task 2

Spanish

 

Song to practise colours and numbers:

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

Online game to practise colours:

https://rockalingua.com/games/colors

 

Creative/mindfulness Task

Get sketching! Either look out of the window or go into the garden and draw what you see. Or you could find a photograph of a person, place or object to draw. Don’t forget to share your drawings with me on your Dojo portfolio.

 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

 

Maths

Task 1

Please complete lesson 1 week 2 – Dividing 2-digits by 10

(If you have not yet completed Lessons 1 – 5 week one please complete these lessons first).

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

 

Task 2

Writing

Today we would like you to create a tourist leaflet or poster persuading people to visit Chester and all of its roman attractions. Think back to when we went on our trip and the different sites we visited including the Roman Gardens, Amphitheatre and Chester walls.

 

Try to include:

  • A clear title and introduction
  • A range of reasons to persuade the reader
  • Facts and evidence to support your reasons
  • Conjunctions to link ideas (e.g. however, therefore, furthermore)
  • rhetorical questions
  • powerful adjectives for descriptions

 

Use these websites to help you:

https://www.dewaromanexperience.co.uk/

 https://www.visitcheshire.com/whats-on/roman-tour-children-go-free-p248551

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks1-ks2-how-to-write-a-persuasive-text/zkcfbdm

 

 

 

Mindfulness Task

What’s in the bag challenge – Find 5 objects in your house with different textures and put them into a bag. Choose a family member to feel inside and see if they can identify the objects from their texture without looking. Afterwards, discuss how you might describe each object using your five senses.

Monday 30th March 2020

Task 1

Maths

Please complete lesson 5 – Dividing 1-digit by 10

 

(If you have not yet completed Lessons 1 - 4 please complete these lessons first).

 

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

 

Task 2

Writing

 

Creative/Mindfulness Task

 

Today we would like you to create a roman mosaic pattern. Remember a mosaic is a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small pieces of materials.

You can use any resources you like to create your mosaic e.g. paper, card, natural resources– be as creative as you like!

Friday 27th March

 

Maths

Please complete lesson 4 – Tenths on a number line

(If you have not yet completed Lessons 1 - 3 please complete these lessons first).

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

 

Spellings

Mnemonics are a memory technique to help you to remember the spellings of key words. e.g. because: big elephants can’t always use small exits

Try and think of some mnemonics to help you to remember how to spell these two words:

‘special’

‘heard’

 

Project/creative work

Today I would like you to design and make a roman shield.  You could use paper, card, cardboard, colouring pencils, paint etc. Be as creative as you like! Remember their shields were typically semi-circular to deflect any missiles to one side.

There are some examples below that might give you some ideas:

You can also use this website to help you:

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/shield.html

I would love to see some of your creations added to your Dojo profiles!

 

Mindfulness Task:

Green is the colour of growth, harmony and freshness. Can you find 20 green things in your house/garden and use them to create a shape?

Thursday 26th March

Task 1 -Maths

Please complete lesson 3 – tenths on a place value grid

(If you have not yet completed Lesson 1 and 2 please complete these lessons first).

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

Remember to watch the video as this will help you!

Task 2

Now that you have researched Roman roads, I would like you to make a 3D model of a Roman road! You could use junk modelling materials (anything in your house to be recycled), paint, natural resources you can find in your garden such as stones, gravel or mud. Make sure you check with an adult what you are allowed to use first!

There are some examples below that might give you some ideas:

 

Once you have made your model, I would like you to write a set of instructions to explain how to make it. Remember to include:

-A list of equipment and tools needed to make the model

-Clear, numbered instructions that are easy to follow

-A labelled diagram

-Imperative verbs, e.g cut, fold, add, stick etc.

We would love to see some of your creations added to your Dojo profiles!

 

Creative/mindfulness Task:

Visit the ‘cosmic yoga’ website and try out one of the yoga sessions.

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

 

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Task 1

Maths

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

You should have completed lesson 1 yesterday (recognise tenths and hundredths). Complete lesson two today (tenths as decimals). Remember to watch the video as this will help you!

 

Task 2

Spellings

Choose 3 spellings from the Year 3/4 spelling list. Find a synonym (a word that has a similar meaning) for each of your words. For example, wet: damp big: huge

 

Task 3

Writing

Task 4

Using your research from yesterday, create a poster or PowerPoint presentation about Roman roads. Include information about why the Romans built better roads and what Roman roads are still in use today. Remember to upload your work to your dojo portfolio!  Useful website: http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/roads.htm

Tuesday 24th March

Maths Update:

As the messages said yesterday, please do not use the Power Maths books, put them somewhere safe in your house and keep them there until the schools re-open.

 

White Rose Hub are a team of teachers and mathematicians who have for a number of years been supporting schools with planning, lesson ideas and resources of a very high standard.

 

They have just released a website to support all those children who are affected by the school closures with a daily lesson which includes:

  • A short 'teaching' video to watch first which explains the daily topic.
  • A number of activities to practice this skill and a few to challenge you further.
  • The answers for these activities which also shows how they worked out these answers.

These lessons are released every Monday and are organised by Year group (from Foundation Stage through to Year 6)

 

If you don't have printer at home, just use whatever paper you have and write the question out yourself.  Remember, it's all about having a go and doing your best, don't worry if you get stuck and don't give up because as each day goes by they will be going over the same topic / skill and you will get there πŸ‘πŸ».

 

You do not need a login or password, just click here or visit (https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/)

 

They did struggle yesterday due to the number of visitors to their site and have been working through the night to increase their capacity but if it isn't working just leave it for a while and try later.

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Writing

Task 1:

  • Choose a spelling from the Year 3 and 4 spelling list. Can you: Find the definition of the word? Write it into a sentence to show your understanding of the meaning? Draw a picture to represent the word?

 

 

Task 2:

 

Geography

Research Roman roads. Why did the Romans want to build better roads? What Roman roads are still in use today?

Remember to keep your notes safe as you will need them tomorrow!

Useful website

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/roads.htm

Monday 23rd March 2020

Writing

Task 1:

  • Choose a spelling from the Year 3 and 4 spelling list. Can you: Find the definition of the word? Write it into a sentence to show your understanding of the meaning? Draw a picture to represent the word?

 

Task 2:

Can you write a diary entry to recount what you did at the weekend? Try to include the following in your diary:

  • an introduction to set the scene
  • writing in the past tense for main events
  • writing in the first person
  • events in chronological order
  • personal emotions and feelings
  • time conjunctions (e.g. later, meanwhile, suddenly)

 

Once you have completed this upload a photo of your work onto class dojo so I can add dojo points for you!

 

Mindfulness challenge

Can you make yourself a healthy snack today or make one for someone in your family to enjoy?

 

 

21st March 2020

Audible:

With schools closed and us all having stay apart to keep each other safe, Audible have created an  amazing resource to help make things a little easier.  They have made hundreds of audiobooks completely free (no accounts or passwords needed!) Just click here to stream and listen (or visit stories.audible.com).  All their stories will stream on desktop computers, laptops, phones or tablets.

 

The books are sorted by age group with sections just for primary school children.  This is a great way to break up your day, take a break from a screen, just sit back and enjoy having a book read to you.

20th March 2020

Active Teach:

In school we use 'Active Teach' to promote keeping fit whilst learning.  Active Teach have provided ALL their resources for free during the current school closure.  Use the link here to access their activities and keep yourself active while you are at home.

 

Nessy:

Now that schools have had to close, Nessy have also extended their spelling and writing software to ALL our children.  We have used Nessy in school for many years to support a small number of children and it is proven to support reading and spelling so please make the most of this fantastic resource.  Nessy works best if it is used for about 20 minutes every day rather than longer less-frequent spells.

  • Click here to access Nessy.
  • The secret work to access Nessy is 'commonmint'.
  • Your child will then need to enter their username that they use for all our other online learning (usually their first name with three numbers).
  • Nessy automatically adjusts the level you are working at based on how you are progressing so it will be tailored to each child's individual needs.

18th March 2020

Bug Club:

  • We expect you to complete 30 minutes a day READING on Bug Club (not to include any time you update your avatar or reward games).
  • To access Bug Club you can google 'Bug Club' or click the link here.
  • Everyone's password is mendell.  You should know your username but if you are struggling to log in then please contact your teacher using Class Dojo or email support@mendell.wirral.sch.uk
  • The school code you will need is gpbe.

 

TimesTables RockStars (TTRS):

  • We expect you to complete at least 10 games in 'garage' per day and at least one 'studio' game.
  • To access TTRS you can google 'Times Tables Rock Stars' or click the link here.
  • Everyone's password is mendell.  You should know your username but if you are struggling to log in then please contact your teacher using Class Dojo or email support@mendell.wirral.sch.uk

 

Numbots:

  • To access Numbots you use the same login details as TTRS / Bug Club.
  • You need to visit play.numbots.com or just click here.
  • You should play at least 15 minutes each day on Numbots.

 

Hit the Button:

  • This is a free website and needs no usernames or password
  • You should play at least 15 minutes each day on Hit the Button.
  • To access the website just click here.
  • Start on your number bonds and work through these levels:
    • Make 10
    • Make 20
    • Make 100 (tens)
    • Make 100
  • Aim to answer at least 20 questions correctly in the time you are given before you move to the next level.  
You can also continue to work on the Coding website that we have used earlier this year by using this link.
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