The planning below is for 23rd March - 3rd April 2020. This was our first response to providing home learning and we have since revised our format. The updated planning will be posted above.
Year Four Home Education
At present, many of the resources and activities here are what you will have received in your Yellow pack. This area of our website is likely to be subject to change in the coming days. Please refer to your letter from Miss Rogers to help support your home learning set up.
Look after yourselves everyone and keep smiling.
Spellings Set 1 – Word families based on common words, showing how words are related in form and meaning.
In your yellow folder we have included some work sheets which you can use to practise your spellings. These contain extra spellings which follow similar patterns you can try some of these as a challenge too!
Remember to use your ‘Super spellings Strategy’ pack to help you with extra ideas of how to practise your spellings.
We have also included the year 3 and 4 Statutory Spelling list from the National Curriculum which you could also practise too!
Spelling Set 2 – Year ¾ statutory spelling challenge words.
To practise these spellings you could try:
See if you can spot the words in any of your reading or around the home.
-Access Pobble 365 each day and complete the various activities connected to the image of the day.
-Continue to read 5 times a day.
-Choose a book from your home collection to turn into a comic strip, what key details will you include?
-Choose a book from your home collection. Imagine you are now a newspaper reporter, write an article about something that happened in the story in the correct style.
-Choose a book from your home collection to design a new front cover for, what image best represents the book?
Attached below is the writing project we have set you for the next two weeks. It links to the reviews we have been working on in school recently. In the document (and in your Yellow packs) you will find materials that will support your ideas. Enjoy.
In Maths over the next two weeks, we have listed some activities and worksheets to try. Below you will find a couple of Maths routines we think you will enjoy working on most days.
-Practise on Times Tables Rockstars for 10 minutes.
-Choose a new Abacus game/level to play.
-Practise counting back beyond 0 for 5 minutes.
-Practise mental addition and subtraction for 5 minutes. (e.g. 256 + 29).
The activities below are linked to areas we have been working on recently. If you find any of these activities difficult, access the Maths area on our school website for support zones. BBC Bite Size (https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z826n39) also has a brilliant range of support videos and tools. If you need a challenge, try writing more questions of your own.
Music - Film Music
Listen to the 5 different types of music that go with 1 clip from The Lion King https://youtu.be/ecYgqLml89c
Fill in the Lion King sheet (see below) comparing the different types of music. It is just like the Pirates of the Caribbean work we did a few weeks ago.
Singing & Playing
Have a go at learning this brilliant song from the film ‘Sing’
Making your own music
Instrumentalists: Don't forget to practise.
Little and often is best and fun!
In Science, we have recently been studying sound and how vibrations allow us to hear. Watch the following videos to remind you of your learning:
Over the next two weeks:
Digi Map for schools -Log onto https://digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk/login
USERNAME: RG248AJ PASSWORD: zieked8351
(this is a subscription the school pays for our children to use and as such, log in details should not be shared wider than this)
- Choose any area in the UK. Create a profile on this area based only on what you can find out about it using Digi Map. Remember to change the map selector from Ordnance Survey to Aerial and to the 1950s/1890s. Zoom in and out looking at the human and physical features of this place. You can then choose another place and create another Geo profile – you could even make your own set of top trump cards.
-Choose an age appropriate movie (Disney ones are ideal for this task). Write down what you know about the setting of that movie, draw pictures and add in labels. Then, use https://swiggle.org.uk/ to research the area and confirm / develop what you know.
Practise drawing an image of a body in proportion (thinking about the skills we have worked in recently - remember the main body being 3x the head). Once you have developed your skills, practise drawing your body in a scene - perhaps doing something you enjoy!
Once you have practised drawing the body - time to work on the facial features. Choose one facial feature and look carefully at it in a mirror. Have a go at sketching it and use the Austin butterfly approach until you are happy.
Once you are more confident with sketching your facial features and your body, try putting them together. Don’t forget to look back at your first sketch to see how far determination and practise can get you.
In French we have been learning about the rooms in the home. Can you find and name all of the different rooms in the house. Go on a hunt around the home, use your numbers in French to describe how many of each there are. See your word mat in the pack to help you!
Dans ma maison il y a….
In my house there is…
This website has lots of fun games to practise your French vocabulary too!