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Home Learning – Wednesday 3rd June 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  Welcome to the middle of the week.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I use apostrophes correctly to form contractions?

 

Click the link below to access the videos and activities explaining how to use apostrophes correctly to form contractions.  You can write your answers in your homework book. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7hxhbk

 

For Activity 2, you can just write down the pairs of words that need to be contracted in order from the paragraph. 

 

After you have completed your paragraph for Activity 3, you can send it to me via 2Email to be checked. 

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Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I calculate a fraction of a quantity?

 

Summer Term – Week 6 – Lesson 3 – Fractions of Quantities

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 12 times table video.  Now is your chance to practice completing questions on all the times tables from 1 to 12.  Click the link below to play the multiplication tables check game.  You have to answer 25 times table questions and you have 6 seconds to complete each.  The more you practice the quicker you will become. 

Multiplication Tables Check Game

 

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

I would like you to read a challenging chapter book for 20 minutes and then act out what you have read to someone at home.

 

Science (40 minutes)

 

In Science, we are going to be looking at Food Chains and how living thing are reliant on others for energy.  Click the link below to find out information by watching a video and completing a quiz.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbnnb9q/articles/zwbtxsg

 

For your activity, I have set you a 2Do on Purple Mash called Food Chains, where you have to identify what living things are producers and consumers.  Your login details are included in your home learning packs. 

 

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/stmarysrh19

 

If you would like a challenge, then try completing the Woodland Food Chain Challenge by clicking the following link.  How many food chains can you identify?

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbnnb9q/articles/zsphrwx

 

Collective worship

 

Below is a praise and worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen.  It’s the kind of song that is great to dance around to.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Fact of the Day!

 

Did you know that the word “typewriter” is the longest word in the English Language that can be spelled with the top row of the keyboard?

 

Home Learning – Tuesday 2nd June 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (60 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I use brackets to add extra information?

 

Today, we are going to be learning about and using brackets (also known as parentheses) in our sentences.  The video below gives clear examples of how to use brackets in your writing. 

For your activity, I would like you to write a description and include some examples of brackets.  Write at least 6 sentences.  The following video shows just what it is like for me creating your online home learning, whilst my cat it trying to get my attention for food. 

Success criteria

> Describe what is happening in the scene.

> Explain how the man and the cat are feeling.

> Include at least 3 examples of brackets to add extra detail to a sentence.

 

Writing example

 

The busy man (who was struggling to finish his work on the computer) didn’t notice his curious cat creeping up behind him.

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I subtract fractions?

 

Summer Term – Week 6 – Lesson 2 – Subtract Fractions

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 11 times table video, then play Hit the button for the 11 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute?

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

I would like you to read a challenging chapter book for 20 minutes and then take 10 minutes to answer the following questions with your parent, carer or sibling.

 

Q1. What does your main character want to achieve?

Q2. Is the main character currently happy or sad?  Explain your answer.

Q3. Are there any words you didn’t understand in the text?  Use a dictionary to look up the meaning.

Q4. Can you summarise what you have just read in less than 50 words?

 

Art

 

For Art this week, you are going to experiment with creating original collage patterns using simple semicircles.  The key is to come up with a few rules for yourself to follow.  The great thing about this task is that the possibilities are endless.  You may want to 2Email me pictures of your final piece of art.  Be creative!

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Fact of the Day!

 

HIPPOPOTOMONSTROSESQUIPPEDALIOPHOBIA is the fear of long words.

Home Learning – Monday 1st June 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  Welcome back to the Summer 2 term.  I hope you enjoyed your half term break and had an opportunity to do some fun things with your family. 

 

From today, some children will be going back to school and others may be joining them in the next few weeks.  For the time being, Class 4 will continue to work from home.  Although, being at home may feel a little frustrating at times, these decisions have been made to keep you safe.

 

Please make sure that you continue to adhere to the social distancing rules of 2 metres when you are outside to keep yourselves, your family, your friends and your community safe and well. 

 

All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (60 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I accurately use the suffixes -ous and -sion?

 

Click the link below to access the videos and activities explaining suffixes.  You can either download the activities or you can open them on your computer and write your answers in your homework book. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zr8kwty

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For Activity 3 you are asked to design a poster to explain these rules to children in Year 3.  Hopefully, while creating this information it will better help you to understand it and use it. 

 

I would really like to see your poster when it is completed.  You can send it to me on 2Email.

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I add fractions?

 

Summer Term – Week 6 – Lesson 1 - Add 2 or more fractions

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 9 times table video and rap along, then play Hit the button for the 9 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute?

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

I would like you to read a challenging chapter book for 20 minutes and then take 10 minutes to answer the following questions with your parent, carer or sibling.

 

Q1. How would you describe the main character of the story?  Use your best adjectives and explain your answer.

Q2. What interesting words did the writer use to keep your attention.

Q3. Are there any words you didn’t understand in the text?  Use a dictionary to look up the meaning.

Q4. What do you think will happen next in the story?  Use evidence you have read to explain your prediction.

 

Geography (60 minutes)

 

Continuing with our geographical work on maps, we are now going to study different types of settlements.  Click the link below to watch an information video and take a quick quiz to see what you can remember.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zx72pv4/articles/zrbvjhv

 

Activity 1

I would like you to take one of the settlements discussed (Hamlet, Village, Town or City), draw an example of what it may look like and label its key features.  This can be completed in your homework books.  The document below has some examples to help with your illustration.

Activity 2

Answer the following questions –

What type of settlement is East Grinstead? 

What evidence is there to support your answer?

 

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  It also has actions you can do to help learn the words.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Fact of the Day!

 

It has been estimated that the number of actively spoken languages in the world today is about 6,000!

Half Term Holiday

 

Hello Class 4.  This week is half term.  I will not be setting work on the class page daily, however if you would like to complete some work to keep your brain active then below are some recommendations.  I hope you get an opportunity to spend some fun times with your family.  Remember to stay safe, wash your hands, practice social distancing when you go out for your daily exercise, use sun cream and take water if it is hot and most importantly be kind and helpful to others.

 

Science Experiments with Water

 

If you would like something fun to do at home then you may want to try one of the following home Science experiments exploring water.  They are quick and simple to do.  You could use 2Email to show me your results by taking pictures or videos of what happens in your experiments.  Please make sure these experiments are only done with adult supervision. 

Practical Ideas

 

In your Home Learning packs there are two sheets entitled Practical Ideas.  There are 12 activities you may want to complete this week.  You can complete them in any order.

 

> Design a video game.  Create a story board to describe what happens.

> Listen to your favourite songs.  Identify the instruments you can hear. 

> Write a poem about today’s weather.  Use similes and personification. 

> Find objects in the house.  Create alliterative sentences. 

> Look at prices on a receipt.  Find different combinations of coins you could use to pay.

> Write a review of your favourite movie.

> Write a review based on your favourite book.

> Measure the perimeter of each room.  Which room has the greatest perimeter?

> Go on a hunt for right angles.  How many can you find?

> Interview an adult.  Ask them about their life.  Write their autobiography. 

> Create a robot using empty boxes and bottles.

> Bake a cake with an adult.  Cut into eighths and create equivalent fractions.  

 

Reading

 

We know how important reading is at improving your vocabulary, developing your understanding of sentence structure and text comprehension, which can all help with your creative writing.  Read a challenging chapter book for at least 15 minutes every day and enjoy using your imagination to transport you to exciting places

Home Learning – Friday 22nd May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  We have arrived at the end of the Summer 1 term and for the first time ever this whole half term has been done from home.  Well done for all the fantastic work you have been doing.  Please keep sending me any work using 2Email, as I really enjoy seeing what you have been achieving.  You are all showing great perseverance during these challenging times.  Make sure you thank those looking after you at home and supporting your home learning. 

 

Next week is your half term break, so have a lovely time and stay safe.  If you are out for your daily exercise, remember your two metre social distancing and if the weather is hot remember your sun cream and water.  I will put some activities up on this page if you would like something to do.

 

Your parents will continue to be kept updated about the school’s plans for the Summer 2 term via Parentmail. 

 

All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (60 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I write a formal report? (Part 2)

 

Click the link below to access the videos and activities explaining the structure of a formal report.  You can either download the activities or you can open them on your computer and write your answers in your homework book. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrb48xs

 

Today is the second day of this activity.  Hopefully by now you have listened to the video about badgers and planned formal report.  You may have got further.  By the time you have finished your report, your writing should include the following:

 

Success Criteria

> Provide the audience with facts and evidence rather than opinion.

> Include a title, introduction, paragraphs and subheadings.

> Formal language.

> Present tense.

> Use coordinating conjunctions and subordinating conjunctions to make sentences flow nicely together.

 

I would really like to see your written work when it is completed.  You can send me your reports on 2Email.

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I use a variety of mathematical skills to problem-solve?

 

** MyMaths homework has been set to be completed by next Friday (29th May). **

 

Your logins were included in your home learning pack.

 

There are still many that have not undertaken their MyMaths homework from last week.  There is also some outstanding homework from previous weeks.  Please make this a priority to complete.  Thank you.

 

Summer Term – Week 5 - Friday Maths Challenge  

 

You have a selection of challenges that test your problem-solving abilities.  The activities are on a downloadable PDF worksheet.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.  I would like to complete at least 4 challenges.  You can choose which you would like to attempt.  They become increasing more difficult as you go through. 

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

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Watch the 8 times table video, then play Hit the button for the 8 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute?

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

Click on the link below to listen to a dramatic telling of the story ‘Trombone Shorty written by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews’ read by Angela Bassett.

After listening, have a discussion about the story with someone at home.  Here are some prompts to help you.

 

Q1. What part of the story did you enjoy most?

Q2. How did Angela Bassett make the words sound interesting for her audience?

Q3. What ambitious vocabulary did she use in her descriptions? 

 

You may also what to read your own challenging chapter book for 20 minutes.  Were there any interesting words you read that you could use to make your writing more interesting?  You may want to start a word bank of your own.

Design and Technology

 

L.O: Can I design and build a car powered by a balloon using my knowledge of thrust?

 

Here is a project for you to take part in.  The challenge is to build a balloon powered car out of house hold objects.  Watch the following video.

The challenge card above gives a list of materials to build your car, however you could build your it out of other materials, for example Lego.  Have fun being engineers and enjoying being creative!  You can send me a video on 2Email of how well your car performs.

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Science Fact of the Day!

 

The biggest canyons in the world are under water. Beneath the Bering Sea off Alaska there are seven giant canyons: Bering Canyon, 240 miles long; Navarin Canyon, 60 miles wide; Zhemchung Canyon, 9000 feet deep. In comparison, the Grand Canyon in Arizona is only 10 miles wide, one mile deep and 250 miles long.

Home Learning – Thursday 21st May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  Thank you for all those that have sent me their Science information posters.  I was so impressed with your scientific knowledge about plants.  Also, for those that have sent me their mini tests, well done for demonstrating a good understanding of formal and informal language.  What wonderful weather we have been having this week.  As well as adhering to the two metre social distancing when having your daily exercise, make sure you protect yourself with sun cream when you are out in the sun and take water to keep yourself hydrated.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (60 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I write a formal report?

 

The following lesson can be completed over today and tomorrow.

 

Click the link below to access the videos and activities explaining the structure of a formal report.  You can either download the activities or you can open them on your computer and write your answers in your homework book. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrb48xs

 

You have today and tomorrow to structure and write a report all about badgers using the four activities.  If you would like, you can send me your completed reports on 2Email.  I would really like to see your written work.

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Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I calculate mixed number fractions?

 

Summer Term – Week 5 – Lesson 4 – Fractions greater than 1

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 7 times table video, then play Hit the button for the 7 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute?

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

Click on the link below to listen to a dramatic telling of the story ‘Lotus & Feather written by Ji-li Jiang’ read by Michelle Yeoh.

After listening, have a discussion about the story with someone at home.  Here are some prompts to help you.

 

Q1. What part of the story did you enjoy most?

Q2. How did Michelle Yeoh make the words sound interesting for her audience?

Q3. What ambitious vocabulary did she use in her descriptions? 

 

You may also what to read your own challenging chapter book for 20 minutes.  Were there any interesting words you read that you could use to make your writing more interesting?  You may want to start a word bank of your own.

 

Music

 

Click the link below to find out about how songs can to be structured, with a little help from Elvis.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcbkcj6/articles/z3x6msg

 

For an activity, I would you to listen to the three songs below and then discuss the following questions with someone at home:

 

Q1. Can you identify the structure of each song?  How many verses and choruses can you hear?

Q2. Is the structure the same or different for each song?

Q3. Which of the songs do you like the best and why?

Q4. Why do you think structure is important in a song?

 

Please be careful while listening to these songs.  They are very catchy and may make to you want to dance around your house.  Don’t knock into any furniture or people.  I am speaking from experience.

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  It also has actions you can do to help learn the words.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Science Fact of the Day!

 

Almost two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered by water. If the earth were flat, water would cover everything in a layer two miles deep!

Home Learning – Wednesday 20th May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  What wonderful weather we have been having this week.  As well as adhering to the two metre social distancing rules when having your daily exercise, make sure you protect yourself with sun cream when you are out in the sun.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I apply my knowledge of formal and informal language? 

 

Activity 1

 

The following activity will test your knowledge of formal and informal language.  You can print the mini test PDF to write on or open up the document on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.  The answers have been provided, although they are only suggested responses.  If you would like me to mark your test, then you can send your test as an attachment by 2Email

Activity 2

 

Below is a selection of words that I want you to put into two separate lists.  The first list needs to contain all formal words and the second list needs to contain all of the informal words.  When you have completed this, you need to pair up one word from each list that means the same thing.  For example, Haste >> Hurry.

 

Entire // Break down // Explode // Funny // Collapse // Keep // Futile // Danger // Gratitude // Whole // Improved // Thanks // Inferior // Go ahead // Invent // Blow up // Humorous // Make up // Exhausted // Hopeless // Numerous // Tired // Postpone // Better // Preserve /// A lot of / Precede // Put off // Peril // Worse

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I calculate equivalent fractions?

 

Summer Term – Week 5 – Lesson 3 – Equivalent Fractions (2)

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 6 times table video, then play Hit the button for the 6 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute? 

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

Click on the link below to listen to a dramatic telling of the story ‘Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen’ read by Mindy Sterling.

After listening, have a discussion about the story with someone at home.  Here are some prompts to help you.

 

Q1. What part of the story did you enjoy most?

Q2. How did Mindy Sterling make the words sound interesting for her audience?

Q3. What ambitious vocabulary did she use in her descriptions? 

 

You may also what to read your own challenging chapter book for 20 minutes.  Were there any interesting words you read that you could use to make your writing more interesting?  You may want to start a word bank of your own.

 

Science

 

Today, we will be learning about how plants make their own food to survive and grow.  Watch the video below to find out information about the process of photosynthesis.  You may want to watch it a few times to take in all of the facts.

Your activity has been set as a ‘2Do’ called How Plants Make Their Own Food on Purple Mash.  Your login details are included in your home learning packs. 

 

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/stmarysrh19

 

I would like you to create a detailed information poster explaining how plants make their food using the correct scientific vocabulary.  I look forward to seeing your finished work.

 

Collective worship

 

Below is a praise and worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen.  It’s the kind of song that is great to dance around to.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Science Fact of the Day!

 

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is only thirteen seconds!

Home Learning – Tuesday 19th May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I explain the difference between formal and informal language?

 

Click the link below to access a video and four activities all about formal and informal language.  Your writing can be completed in your homework book.  Think carefully about the differences between the two styles of writing.  When would be appropriate to use formal or informal language?  Can you think to examples when you have written in either style and why?

 

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

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I calculate equivalent fractions?

 

Summer Term – Week 5 – Lesson 2 – Equivalent Fractions (1)

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Air guitars at the ready!  Watch the 4 times table video, then play Hit the button for the 4 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute?

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

Click on the link below to listen to a dramatic telling of the story ‘Arnie the Doughnut by Laurie Keller’ read by Chris 0’Dowd.

After listening, have a discussion about the story with someone at home.  Here are some prompts to help you.

 

Q1. What part of the story did you enjoy most?

Q2. How did Chris 0’Dowd make the words sound interesting for his audience?

Q3. What ambitious vocabulary did he use in his descriptions? 

 

You may also what to read your own challenging chapter book for 20 minutes.  Were there any interesting words you read that you could use to make your writing more interesting?  You may want to start a word bank of your own.

 

Art

 

Today for Art, you are going to create another piece of work that uses positive and negative space.  This type of art is called Op-art and helps to improve your fine motor skills of drawing straight lines with a ruler.  Once you have practiced the technique you can create a variety of shape designs.  You may want to 2Email me pictures of your final piece of art.  Have fun!

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  It also has actions you can do to help learn the words.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Science Fact of the Day!

 

Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world, standing 29,028 feet high.

Home Learning – Monday 18th May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  Welcome to another week of home learning.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I identify the difference between fact and opinion?

 

Click the link below to access the videos and activities explaining the differences between fact and opinion.  You can either download the activities or you can open them on your computer and write your answers in your homework book. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkvg47h

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For activity 2, you can select option 2 to copy out two facts from each passage and two opinions from each passage.

 

For activity 3, you can write your opinion and fact paragraphs in your homework book. 

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I identify tenths and hundredths accurately?

 

Summer Term – Week 5 – Lesson 1 - Recognise tenths and hundredths

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 3 times table video and sing along with Harry, then play Hit the button for the 3 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute?

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

I would like you to complete the sixth page of your Reading Comprehension pack.  The text is on the front page and the questions are on the reverse.  You can write your answers on the back.  You must use the text in your answer and write in full sentences.  The number of marks for each question are on the right of the page. 

 

Geography (45 minutes)

 

Click the link below to find out information about latitude and longitude in mapping by watching a video and completing the quiz.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvsfr82/articles/zd4rmfr

 

I would like you to complete the following activity by using the lines of latitude and longitude and identifying the world’s continents and oceans. 

A more modern and technological way of using latitude and longitude in everyday life is how global navigation systems use satellites to identify where you are in the world and how to travel to another destination. 

 

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.

Science Fact of the Day!

 

The hottest continent on earth is Africa, where a record high of 58 degrees celsius was once recorded.

Home Learning – Friday 15th May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  We have arrived at the end of another home schooling week.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (50 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I write a recount of an event?

 

I would like you to listen to the second half of chapter 5 from The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.  Start from 9 minutes and 50 seconds and listen to the end.  This finishes the book!

What an amazing end to the story!

 

The English work today has been set as a ‘2Do’ on Purple Mash.  Your login details were included in your home learning packs. 

 

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/stmarysrh19

 

I would like you to write a newspaper article documenting the challenge between the Iron Man and Space-Bat-Angel-Dragon and how the Iron Man saved the world.  I would like you to include the following features:

 

Success Criteria

> Give your newspaper report a catchy headline.

> Explain the event in detail for those that know nothing about what has happened.

> Describe how difficult it was for the Iron Man to withstand the tremendous heat to win against the Dragon.

> Explain how life has become better now the Dragon sings to the world.

 

Writing Example

 

Iron Man turns up the heat to save the world.

 

Extraordinary scenes occurred yesterday in Australia as the Space-Bat-Angel-Dragon’s reign of terror came to an end with an intense battle of strength while enduring a fiery challenge.  Never has a hero sacrificed so much to save the world.  We owe the Iron Man our lives. 

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I use a variety of mathematical skills to problem-solve?

 

** MyMaths homework has been set to be completed by next Friday (22nd May). **

 

Your logins were included in your home learning pack.

 

There are still many that have not undertaken their MyMaths homework from last week.  There is also some outstanding homework from previous weeks.  Please make this a priority to complete.  Thank you.

Summer Term – Friday Maths Challenge  

 

You have a selection of challenges that test your problem-solving abilities.  The activities are on a downloadable PDF worksheet.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.  I would like to complete at least 3 challenges.  You can choose which you would like to attempt.  They become increasing more difficult as you go through. 

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

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Click the link below to have another practice at playing the multiplication tables check game.  You have to answer 25 times table questions and you have 6 seconds to complete each.  The more you practice the quicker you will become. 

 

Multiplication Tables Check Game

 

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check

 

Reading (40 minutes)

 

I would like you to read a challenging chapter book for 20 minutes and then draw your favourite character or setting from the book.  Use evidence from the text to help you draw.  If there are illustrations in your book, don’t use them to copy.  What do you see in your imagination?

 

Music (45 minutes)

 

Click the link below to find out about dynamics in music.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcbkcj6/articles/z3rcgdm

 

For an activity, I would you to listen to the three videos below and then discuss the following questions with someone at home:

 

Q1. How do the musicians create loud and quiet dynamics?

Q2. How do dynamics change the feeling of the music?

Q3. Which of the three pieces did you enjoy the most and why?

Collective worship

 

Below is a praise and worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen.  It’s the kind of song that is great to dance around to.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Science Fact of the Day!

 

When you wake up in the morning you are taller than when you go to sleep, because you have let your spine straighten back out after all the bending, sitting, and moving you have done!

Home Learning – Thursday 14th May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  It's another beautiful day.  The sun is shining and the sky is blue.  I hope this puts you in a positive mood to complete your home learning and that you get an opportunity to enjoy the weather during your daily exercise.  Always remember to keep 2 meters away from others when you are out, so we all stay safe and well.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (30 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I discuss a text and give evidence for an opinion?

 

I would like you to listen to the first half of chapter 5 from The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.  Start from the beginning of the video and stop at 9 minutes and 50 seconds.

What an incredible test of strength between the Iron Man and the Space-Bat-Angel-Dragon.  I would like you to discuss the following questions about the text with someone at home:

 

Q1. Who do you think is going to win this test of strength?  Give evidence to support your answer.

Q2. Why do you think the Iron Man chose this challenge for the Dragon?

Q3. What will happen if the Iron Man loses?

Q4. How does the Iron Man feel laying on the fire?

 

You may want to write down the answers in your discussions as they could be helpful in other English activities to follow.

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I calculate the area of a 2D shape by counting squares?

 

Summer Term – Week 4 – Lesson 4 – Area counting squares

 

Today, we are revisiting our learning on how to calculate area.  I hope you find it useful as a revision lesson.  There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 12 times table video.  Now is your chance to practice completing questions on all the times tables from 1 to 12.  Click the link below to play the multiplication tables check game.  You have to answer 25 times table questions and you have 6 seconds to complete each.  The more you practice the quicker you will become. 

Multiplication Tables Check Game

 

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/477/Multiplication-Tables-Check

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

I would like you to read a challenging chapter book for 20 minutes and then act out what you have read to someone at home.

 

Computing (45 minutes)

 

This work has been set as a ‘2Do’ called 2Logo on Purple Mash.  Your login details are included in your home learning packs. 

 

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/stmarysrh19

 

I want you to watch the four tutorial videos by clicking the icon in the top right corner of the screen on your activity (1. How to use logo commands, 2. Using repeat to make polygons, 3. Using procedures and 4. What’s new to logo) and then create your own design by exploring all the function keys.  When completed it can be sent so I can see how creative you have been. 

 

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Science Fact of the Day!

 

The smallest bones in the human body are in your ear!

Home Learning – Wednesday 13th May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  We have made it to the middle of the week.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (30 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I empathise with characters from a text?

 

I would like you to listen to the second half of chapter 4 from The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.  Start from 8 minutes and 27 seconds and listen to the end.

The people of the world tried to destroy the Space-Bat-Angel-Dragon, but nothing happened.  So now we have the Iron Man to come to the rescue! 

 

For an activity, I would like you to make two lists in your homework book.  The first, will be words and phrases to describe how the people of the world felt when their weapons didn’t get rid of the Dragon.  The second, will be words and phrases to describe how people feel about the Iron Man offering to help the world.  What are the similarities and differences between your two lists? 

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I calculate the perimeter of irregular 2D shapes?

 

Summer Term – Week 4 – Lesson 3 - Perimeter of rectilinear shapes

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 11 times table video and then play Hit the button for the 11 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute?

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

I would like you to read a challenging chapter book for 20 minutes and then take 10 minutes to answer the following questions with your parent, carer or sibling.

 

Q1. What does your main character want to achieve?

Q2. Is the main character currently happy or sad?  Explain your answer.

Q3. Are there any words you didn’t understand in the text?  Use a dictionary to look up the meaning.

Q4. Can you summarise what you have just read in less than 50 words?

 

Science (45 minutes)

 

Click on the links below to find out more information about the stages of a plant's life cycle and how plants spread their seeds, by watching videos and completing quizzes.

 

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

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zgssgk7/articles/zyv3jty

 

I would like you to create an information poster that shows the different ways that plants spread their seeds.  It should include a simple illustration and a sentence explaining each way.  This can be completed in your home work book. 

 

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  It also has actions you can do to help learn the words.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Science Fact of the Day!

 

Your forearm (from inside of elbow to inside of wrist) is the same length as your foot.

Home Learning – Tuesday 12th May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I write a persuasive argument?

 

I would like you to listen to the first half of chapter 4 from The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.  Start from the beginning of video and stop at 8 minutes and 27 seconds.

The people of the world need to get rid of the Space-Bat-Angel-Dragon before it starts to eat all of the living things on Earth…including humans!  Your mission, is to come up with a plan to save the world from this terrible beast.  I would like you to write a persuasive letter to all the world leaders explaining how the Dragon can be defeated.  You need to include the following things in your response:

 

Success Criteria

> Use persuasive language (use examples from the poster below).

> Explain your plan and how it will work in getting rid of the Dragon.

> Use positive language to show your plan is the best for the world to use.

 

I would love to read your plans to save the world when they are complete.  You can send them to me using 2Email.  If you wrote it on a computer, the file can be attached to an email, or if you wrote it in your homework book, you can take a picture of the work and send it as an attachment.

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Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I calculate the perimeter of a rectangle?

 

Summer Term – Week 4 – Lesson 2 – Perimeter of Rectangles

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 9 times table video and rap along, then play Hit the button for the 9 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute?

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

I would like you to read a challenging chapter book for 20 minutes and then take 10 minutes to answer the following questions with your parent, carer or sibling.

 

Q1. How would you describe the main character of the story?  Use your best adjectives and explain your answer.

Q2. What interesting words did the writer use to keep your attention? 

Q3. Are there any words you didn’t understand in the text?  Use a dictionary to look up the meaning.

Q4. What do you think will happen next in the story?  Use evidence you have read to explain your prediction.

 

Art

 

Today for Art, you are going to create a sculpture using simple shapes cut from cardboard.  The idea is to explore how to interlock shapes to create a free-standing structure.  This example is a simple dinosaur; however, you can use the same technique to create countless other objects.  You may want to 2Email me pictures of your final piece of art.  Have fun!

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.

Science Fact of the Day!

 

The width of your armspan stretched out is the length of your whole body.

Home Learning – Monday 11th May 2020

 

Good morning Class 4.  I hope you enjoyed your Bank Holiday weekend and are ready for the start another week of Home Learning.  All of the activities on this page have been designed so print outs are not needed.  Documents can be opened on a device and answers written in your homework book.  Here is the work I would like you to complete today:-

 

English (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I draw and label and illustration based on a text?

 

I would like you to listen to chapter 3 from The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.

How close was your prediction to what actually happen next in the story?  As an activity, I would like you to draw the scene when the Iron Man arrives at the town’s Scrap Metal Yard for the first time.  Listen carefully to the text from 8 minutes onwards, to hear all of the things that were there for the Iron Man to eat.  When you have drawn the scene, I would like you to label your illustration describing what was there for the Iron Man to enjoy.  Use ambitious vocabulary including interesting adjectives, e.g. greasy black stove, crumbs of chrome and rusty chains.

 

Maths (40 minutes)

 

L.O: Can I use multiplication and division facts to solve problems?

 

Summer Term – Week 4 – Lesson 1 – Multiplying and dividing problem solving

 

There is a video to watch which has a lesson with visuals to teach a new concept.  The worksheets are now not available on the same page; however, they are located below as PDFs.  You can either print the worksheet to write on or you can open it up on your computer and write your answers in your homework book.

 

Click the link below to be taken to White Rose Maths web page.

 

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

 

Lesson Worksheets

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Extension Questions

 

If you would like an additional challenge complete the questions below.

Watch the 8 times table video, then play Hit the button for the 8 times table.  How many calculations can you complete in 1 minute?

Hit the Button

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

Reading (30 minutes)

 

I would like you to complete the fifth page of your Reading Comprehension pack.  The text is on the front page and the questions are on the reverse.  You can write your answers on the back.  You must use the text in your answer and write in full sentences.  The number of marks for each question are on the right of the page. 

 

Topic – Geography (45 minutes)

 

Follow the link to watch a video that explains times zones and complete a quiz to test your knowledge.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvsfr82/articles/zjk46v4

 

Below are a set of worksheets to complete about the time zones of the world.  You need to use the information to calculate what time it would be in specific countries compared to the time it is here in the United Kingdom.

Collective worship

 

Below is a worship song you may want to sing along with, or you might just want to listen to the song and use it as a time of meditation or prayer.  It also has actions you can do to help learn the words.  One suggestion is that you put on the song at 10:30am, as I will be doing today.  If others in the class do it at the same time then you will know that you are worshipping God together.   

Science Fact of the Day!

 

Your tongue has 3,000 taste buds.

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