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Year 4

Welcome to Class Four's page!

 

Hi Class Four!  smiley

 

Below I have attached the final week of Home Learning work! As it is the last week of term, I have included a mixture of challenges and activities this week, which involve practising some of the learning from the year. The tasks for the week are set out in the Weekly Plan. I have also uploaded printable resources for Maths, English and Other Subjects. All the links are below.

 

I understand for some of you it may be difficult to work at home, however, please try to do as much as you can. As a guide each activity should take no more than 45 minutes to an hour (maybe less). You don't have to do it all in one go and don't worry if you don't get it finished, you can carry on whenever you have time.

 

If you have any questions, or need support, please email me and I will get back to you as soon as I can. It would be great to hear how you are getting on, and how you are finding your Home Learning work. 

 

Stay safe,

Mrs D'Onofrio and the Class Four team smiley

** Don't forget to bring in a plastic bag with you on Monday when you come to school for our last meet up! You will then be able to bring home the work that you have done in school during Year 4! **

Additional learning links for Maths, English and other subjects:

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ - offers interactive games and activities for most subjects, including Maths and English

https://mathsframe.co.uk/ - offers a great range of games to practise a variety of maths skills (some free others require subscription)

https://www.brainpop.com/games/wuzzittrouble/ - puzzle game site - focusing on multiplication skills

https://www.pobble365.com/ - excellent site offering creative writing stimuli, grammar activities and reading activities

https://spellingframe.co.uk/ - offers a range of games linked to spelling word lists from the National Curriculum

https://www.french-games.net/ - online language site, offering tutorials and games to help children learn new vocabaulary

 

Your child can also access further activities by logging onto the following sites: 

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/ (Abacus Maths, Science Bug and more)

https://online.espresso.co.uk/ (Discovery Education - Espresso)

https://www.ttrockstars.com/  -  Times Table Rockstars 

Other useful links

** Please note for the Maths on Monday 15th, if you are working on the 3* challenge, the grids are not printed to scale. Please count each square as 5mm / 0.5cm. **
** The Maths for Wednesday and Thursday are from Summer Week 2 - 27th April on the White Rose home learning page. I have updated the weekly plan so that the details of where to find the work are more clear **

VE Day Preparations

 

As I'm sure you'll know, Friday is a Bank Holiday. It is unusual to have a Bank Holiday on a Friday, and the reason we have it this year is because it is a day to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of VE day. Learn more about VE day on the Newsround site here

You can also watch this Horrible Histories song about it here. 

 

Although celebrations will not be exactly how people planned them, many people are determined to make the best of the day! For the last big celebration of VE day, there were memorial services, the Queen made a special speech and people decorated their streets with bunting and flags. This Espresso video link shows you about of the 70th Anniversary in 2015.

 

Here are a couple of activities you might like to do to prepare your own celebration with your family: 

 

1. Make your own VE day bunting https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ASiV52ZzLAoXYA8GG7-00q-w171VVrDW

 

2. Have a go at the VE day lego challenge: 

 

However you choose to spend your Bank Holiday, I hope you have a lovely day smiley

 

** 4/5/20 The White Rose Maths work for this week is from their Week 1 (before Summer Term) lessons. Don't worry about the dates on their site, each scheme of work covers the maths topics in different orders, so we are keeping to the order that we have been using throughout the year to ensure that the children cover the topics they need to. While I cannot create a direct link to the individual lessons, I have written the lesson name/topic in the plan so that you know you are in the right place! If you are unsure, please let me know!**

** I have discovered that the ixl maths game for Wednesday's work will only allow children to answer limited questions for free before asking for a subscription. Once you get to this point, you can finish this activity and practise Times Tables Rockstar **

 

Happy Birthday!

Still image for this video
If you are celebrating your birthday while our class is closed, here is a little message from me :)
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