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Year 4

Please click here to view a suggested weekly timetable.

To download a copy of these tasks as a document, please click on the date in the week beginning column.

From week beginning 11th May 2020, the home learning timetable and resources will be on your child's class blog page.

Week Beginning English Maths Foundation/Creative

4th May 2020

Week 5

Monday

 

What to do Day 1 click here.

First read the story.

Read Ananse and the Pot of Wisdom.

Summarise the story.

Use words and pictures to put the story on Story Summary.

Practise using conjunctions.

Use the PowerPoint 1 - verb phrases, clauses and conjunctions.

Complete Multi Clause Sentences 1.

Challenge yourself to complete Multi Clause Sentences 2.

Worksheet 1 Making a Whole

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Topic

Read through the power point Anglo Saxon and Viking Kings and make notes about the two kings.

This will turn into a comparison chart so you may want to set it up like a T chart.

 

Tuesday

What to do Day 2 click here.

Read Why Pig Has a Short Snout.

How does it compare to the other Ananse story you read? What is similar? What is different? Which do you prefer? Why?

Make a summary of the story

Use words and pictures to make a summary of the story on Story Summary.

Try using your summary to help you to tell the story to somebody else.

Learn about conjunctions for time, place and cause.

Use the PowerPoint 2 for time, place and cause.

Complete Conjunctions for Time, Place and Cause 1 and 2.

Worksheet 2 Writing Decimals

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Science – Invertebrate Hunt

First go through the power point making any relevant notes.

Invertebrate classification word mat.

Complete the Invertebrate hunt sheet as best as you can.

Complete the extension task as best as you can.

 

Wednesday

What to do Day 3 click here.

Write notes about an illustration

Look carefully at the Bird Illustration. It is from a story about Ananse.

Make notes about what you notice.

Make up a story

Use the Story Summary to make up a story about Ananse and the Birds.

Start with the second box and then think about how the story could start and how it could end.

Write your story

Write your story of Ananse and the Birds.

Worksheet 3 Compare Decimals

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 Topic

Using the information sheet, write some facts about the two kings.

There is a prompt sheet but you do not need to use this if you prefer to make your own poster.

 

Thursday

What to do Day 4 click here.

Read the four nature poems: The Garden Year; First Primrose; Colouring In; Autumn Fires.

You could also challenge yourself to read Snow in the Suburbs.

Choose your favourite of these poems. Why do you like it?

Plan and write.

Make a plan for your own poem about months of the year. Write your ideas on Poem Ideas and then try writing your poem.

Worksheet 4 Order Decimals

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PE Task

Write a set of instructions for someone who has never played tennis before!

You will need to explain:

How to hold the racket

Some of the different drills they could do to practise holding their racket properly

How to stand to serve the ball underarm

What you should be doing while you’re waiting to receive the ball

How you may need to move to receive the ball

How you can ensure that the ball travels directly to your partner over the net

 

Friday

What to do Day 5 click here.

Read Keep a poem in your pocket.

What do you think it means? How could a poem stop you from being lonely?

Make a comparison between two poems

 Use your favourite poem from yesterday and one other poem.

Pick the Compare Frame, the Contrast Frame or the Compare/Contrast Frame.

Fill it in to compare or contrast the two poems.

Worksheet 5 Challenges

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Creative Task

Try to read or watch something based on VE Day.

This was a momentous day in British History.

Try to make a Spitfire Glider.

VE Day colouring

27th April 2020

Week 4

Monday

What to do Day 1 click here.

Take notes from a video

Watch the video clip about the Impala and the Leopard. Don’t be worried: it has a happy ending! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhSDxp0oQK8

Read Impala Notes. Fill in the answers. Write as much description as you can. Watch the video again to help you.

Plan a story about a narrow escape

Look at Narrow Escape Pictures. Which is the predator, and which is the prey in each of these pictures?

Choose your favourite Narrow Escape Picture and write notes about it on the Narrow Escape Storyboard. Try to answer each of the questions and give extra information as well.

Tell your story to somebody else.

Use your Narrow Escape Storyboard to tell your story to somebody else.

Try the Fun-Time Extra

Practise telling your story and then get a grown-up to film you. Who could you share your story with?

Worksheet 6 – Dividing 2 digits by 10

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Topic

Look at “How to draw a Celtic Knot”.

Try to draw your own Celtic knot and colour it. 

Tuesday

What to do Day 2 click here.

Remind yourself about adverbials

Use the PowerPoint Presentation or the Revision Cards to remind yourself about adverbials. Make sure that you know these things:

  • An adverbial can be just one word or it can be a phrase.
  • What ‘job’ an adverbial does.
  • Where an adverbial can be placed.
  • What it means when an adverbial is ‘fronted’.

Practise finding adverbials

Use Little Mouse Adverbials.

Read the sentences, find the verb, find the adverbial and then write to say which question the adverbial answers.

Write sentences using adverbials

Think about the Narrow Escape Storyboard from Day 1.

Find your storyboard and remind yourself about the story. Tell the story out loud to someone.

Now write some sentences about your story. Make sure that your sentences include adverbials – extra information about the verb in our sentence.

Try the Fun-Time Extra

Find out some more information about the predator and prey in your Narrow Escape story. What are the three most amazing facts you can find about each animal?

Worksheet 7 – Hundredths

 

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Science – classifying vertebrates.

Go through the powerpoint and make notes.

Try the sorting vertebrates and key questions activities.

Vertebrate Activity Sheet.

Wednesday

What to do Day 3 click here.

Tell your story from the point of view of the prey

Find your Storyboard about your Narrow Escape story from Day 1.

Imagine that you are the prey in the story.

  • Where were you at the start? What were you doing?
  • What did you see and feel when the predator attacked?
  • How did you escape?
  • How did you feel afterwards?

Remind yourself about Personal Recounts

Read Personal Recount Features.

When you tell your story from the point of view of the prey you are giving a personal recount. Can you spot the features of a recount as you tell your story?

Write your story from the point of view of the prey

Now write your story. You can use your storyboard to remind you what to write about but do remember to write from the point of view of the prey.

Include adverbials in your writing. Read the three pages about adverbials to help you to do this.

When you have finished your story, share it with a grown-up. Show them the adverbials that you have used.

Try the Fun-Time Extra

Can you make an illustration of your story? Show the way the predator and prey move during the escape?

Read a book

Worksheet 8 – Hundredths as decimals

 

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Topic

Go through the powerpoint about Viking Gods – make notes.

Activity – try task 1 make your own poster about a Viking god. 
Thursday

What to do Day 4 click here.

Read the poem: ‘All Creatures’

Read All Creatures. Read it in your head at first and then read it out loud.

Try to find the rhythm of the poem as you read.

Think about the poem. What do you like about it? Is there anything that you dislike? Does it remind you of anything or anyone? What patterns can you find? (Look for rhyme and alliteration).

Remind yourself about Noun Phrases

Use the Revision Card to remind yourself about noun phrases.

Complete Spotting Noun Phrases. Highlight the noun phrase and underline the head noun.

Well done! Explain your answers to a grown-up. You can check them together at the end of this pack.

Plan and write a poem with noun phrases.

Follow the instructions on the Poem Planner to plan a poem called ‘All

Animals’.

Write your finished poem out carefully.

When you have finished your poem, share it with a grown-up.

Try the Fun-Time Extras

Illustrate your poem.

Can you practise performing your poem? Could you record and send your performance to somebody?

Worksheet 9 – Hundredths on a place value grid

 

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Topic – look at the powerpoint about Viking Gods and try task 2 which is explained on the powerpoint.

 

Friday

What to do Day 5 click here.

Read the poem: In The Cave

Read the poem. Read it in your head at first and then read it out loud.

How much of the poem can you learn off by heart? Practise reading the lines and see if you can remember them without looking.

Underline the nouns in the poem. These include the objects that were found in the cave.

Remind yourself about Noun Phrases and Prepositions.

Read the Revision Card – Noun Phrases/Prepositions.

Complete Spotting Prepositional Phrases. Underline the preposition and highlight the prepositional phrases.

Explain your answers to a grown-up. Show them the prepositions that you have spotted. You can check your answers at the end of this pack.

Plan and write a poem that uses prepositional phrases

Follow the instructions on Poem-Planning. You can also use the Word Bank to help you write your poem.

Write your finished poem out carefully.

When you have finished share your poem with a grown-up.

Try the Fun-Time Extra

Can you make an illustration of all the items from your poem? Make your illustration show the details that are given by your prepositional phrases.

Practise performing your poem and then ask a grown-up to film and share your performance with somebody else.

Read your book

Worksheet 10 – Dividing 1 and 2 digits by 100

 

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Creative activity

Try the How to Draw a Celtic Knot Tutorial.

Can you link some knots to make a border pattern?

Our SPAG activities are all on one document, so please click on the link to them in this row.  For all other activities please click on the task for the activity sheet

SPAG Activities Week 3

20th April 2020

Week 3

 

 

 

 

Monday

Comprehension

Back to Earth with a bump!

Read the text and answer questions accordingly.

SPAG/Phonics

Complete the SPAG mat 1.

EXTENSION TASK

Write 3 sentences, each with the use of a different clause and name them!

Post answers on the Blog for house points!

Read a book and complete a book review.  

Worksheet 1 – Recognise Tenths and Hundredths.

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Topic

Read through this powerpoint about weapons and armour the Anglo Saxons had.  

 

Task – design an Anglo Saxon shield.

Your target audience are the Anglo Saxon army.

Your design brief – Your shield must resemble one of Anglo Saxon. It must be eye catchy and durable!

 

Tuesday

 Writing Task

Use the picture to create the beginning of a story or a poem.

Take the time to plan your writing.

Think about the kind of effective language you could use.

How will you engage your reader?

Worksheet 2 – Tenths as Decimals

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Science – grouping organisms.

Go through the powerpoint and make notes.

Group the animals into the venn diagram and give suitable titles.

 

Wednesday

Comprehension

Arthur and the Sword in the Stone

Read the text and answer questions accordingly.

SPAG/Phonics

Complete the SPAG Mat 2

Extension

Write a different sentence with a different type of adverbial in each.

(Time, frequency, place, manner, degree)

Read a book 

Worksheet 3 – Tenths on a place value grid.

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Creative

Duplication drawing.

Try and duplicate the pattern below.  

Thursday

Writing Task

Continue the opening with a story or a poem.

There it stood, in front of me, dripping green slime down my new trainers…

Plan your characters and what effect you want to have on your reader. 

Read a book 

Worksheet 4 – Tenths on a number line

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Creative task

Learn how to draw an animal using the guide.

Friday

Comprehension

Viking myths

Read the text and answer questions accordingly. 

SPAG/Phonics

Complete the SPAG mat 3. 

Extension

Use inverted commas in different ways and post them onto the blog for housepoints.

Read your book 

Worksheet 5 – Dividing 1 digit by 10

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Creative activity

Scratch – follow the guidance to create the pong game

Did you find any difficulty?

 

30th March 2020

 

 

 

 

Monday

Comprehension – Bletchley Park Code Breakers

 SPAG - Fronted Adverbials 28 - 29

 Read your book

Page 11 – 12

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Science – Sound can be changed experiment with elastic bands (comprehension)

Tuesday

Comprehension – Chinese New Year

Writing Task - Description of the Space Being 

SPAG - Were or Was Q4A – 9B

Read your book

Page 13 – 14

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Topic - Bayeaux Tapestry Activity (check blog)

 

Wednesday

Comprehension – Peter Pan

 SPAG - Was or Were Q1A – 8B

Read your book

Page 15 – 16

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Science – How far can you hear a pin drop experiment

Thursday

Comprehension - An Interview with Jacqueline Wilson

SPAG - Were or Was Q9A – 4B

Read your book

Arithmetic pages 1 - 5

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Topic - Bayeaux Tapestry Activity (check blog)

Friday

Mark comprehension tasks

Writing Task to write the opening of the sequel to Iron Man

SPAG - Direct Speech Q1A – 4B

 Read your book

Page 6 – 9

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Science – How far can you hear a pin drop experiment - conclusion

 

 23rd March 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday

Comprehension - Portable Power

SPAG

Direct Speech 18 – 19

Handwriting

Quiet time – Reading

Add Two 4 – Digit Numbers:

Page 1 – 2

Timestable Rockstars

Science – Sound can be changed

Creative Task

RE

Tuesday

Comprehension - A Kitten in Daisy Street

Direct Speech 20 – 21

English Writing Task Week 1

Activity 1 – Write a letter as Hogarth to describe how you felt at the end of Chapter 3.

Spelling Activity

Quiet time – Reading

Add Two 4 – Digit Numbers:

Page 3 – 4

Timestable Rockstars

Topic – Anglo Saxon job advert

Creative Task

RE

Wednesday

Comprehension - The Magic Box

SPAG

Direct Speech 22 – 23

Handwriting

Quiet time – Reading

Add Two 4 – Digit Numbers

Page 5 – 6

Timestable Rockstars

Science – Sound experiment which bottle of water makes the loudest sound

Creative Task

Colouring

Thursday

Comprehension - Swim, Bike, Run: Our Triathlon Story

 SPAG

Fronted Adverbials

24 – 25

Spelling Activity

Quiet time – Reading

Rounding Number to the nearest 1000

Page 7 – 8

Timestable Rockstars

Topic – Anglo Saxon job advert

Creative Task

 

Friday

Comprehension - Finishing off and checking answers

SPAG

Fronted Adverbials

26 - 27

Word of the Day

Quiet time – Reading

Rounding Number to the nearest 1000Page 9 – 10

Timestable Rockstars

Science – sound experiment conclusion

Creative Task

Origami

 

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