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Welcome to Class 4!

Things you could do to continue learning at home:

Classroom Secrets Home Learning Pack

English:

Try writing a diary every day- check your sentences are accurately punctuated. Remember to check spellings in a dictionary.

https://kids.wordsmyth.net/we/?level=2&rid=32736

Have a look at the exciting images on Pobble 365. Each day there is a new image- scroll down the page for writing suggestions to get you started.

http://www.pobble365.com/a-new-world-2 

We are working on words ending in -sion at the moment. Watch the clip to help and see how many examples you can find when you’re reading:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zt62mnb/articles/zwwwfcw

We are currently working on an extract from ‘The Nowhere Emporium’. It begins when a mysterious new shop appears on the high street. What kind of shop or place could appear? What might happen inside it? Try writing your own story.

https://discoverkelpies.co.uk/kelpies/Extracts/9781782501251.pdf

Maths:

Become a fraction expert with Fractonio’s Pizza on PurpleMash

Improve your times tables by playing some of these games together:

https://www.theschoolrun.com/top-times-tables-games

Practise your calculation skills – look on the school’s calculation guidance for handy videos to help you:

http://chcacademy.co.uk/media/8037/clee-hill-community-academy-progression-in-calculation-policy.pdf

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

 

Science:

Our Science topic now is living things and their habitats.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z2pfb9q

There are many experiments and activities on here that you may enjoy:

https://sciencebob.com/

https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/

Topic:

Find out about artists from France- you could make a fact sheet and maybe even try producing your own work of art in their style. To begin with, Claude Monet or Georges Seurat:

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/art/index.html#Claude

Plan an imaginary trip around Europe- what places could you visit? Think about famous landmarks you would see and try to find out about lesser know places too. You could make a poster advertising your trip to someone else; keep a scrapbook of your visit; write postcards home or even plan imaginary menus for restaurants.

 

 

CLASS 4

Working as an individual within Class 4, with support from school and home, your child will continue to develop their independence; skills and learning behaviour.

Reading 

Reading continues to be a vital activity at home and school. Children continue to have a reading book from the classroom and may also decide to have a library book. It is important that they read at least 5 times at home and children may decide to take on the responsibility for recording pages read with you. They may choose to read out loud, in chorus or echo your reading or may even choose to read silently. Discussions about vocabulary, characters and plots are key at this stage.

 Homework

Homework is set twice weekly in addition to reading and times tables.

Monday

Maths homework is set and is due in the following Monday. This is linked to work that we have been doing in class but feel free to Dojo if you have any questions. We mark this in class and discuss any misconceptions.

Have a look on the school’s calculation progression document for guidance about calculation strategies.

Friday

Reading comprehension homework is set and is due in the following Friday. Pupils pre-read the text in class and ‘zap’ important parts of the text. It is crucial that pupils complete this homework- we mark it as a class as part of our reading session each Friday; giving pupils the chance to review their learning.

Year 5 pupils may also have a piece of SPAG homework tom complete linked to our work in class.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zhrrd2p

 

 

Times tables:

Every Friday, pupils select a times table to test themselves. The aim is for all pupils to know all times tables facts up to 12 x 12 confidently by the end of Year 4. Learning and using these facts is part of the children’s daily maths activities but children may like to practise at home:

 

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Topic

Science

Visits

Autumn

World at War

Materials and their Properties

Condover Hall Residential- Year 5

Singer’s Hill

Spring

Bon Voyage

Forces; Living things in their habitats

Enginuity

Summer

One Planet

Animals including Humans; Evolution and Inheritance.

Wyre Forest

Useful information:

 

PE: PE is currently on a Thursday and  Friday but we ask for PE kit to stay in school just in case this should change.

Forest schools: Forest schools for our Class will be in the Summer Term.

 

Thank you.