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4S 2019 -2020

Welcome to Year 4.
Please take a look at the Home Learning Grids from other year groups as there is an extensive range of activities that can be adapted to meet the needs of your child.

Home Learning Grid: Week Commencing Monday 29th June 2020

Useful Websites

White Rose Mathematics Home Learning

Click here to open White Rose Mathematics Home Learning. The activities are arranged by year group. So either, click on your year group or the year group you feel comfortable with and work through the daily lessons.

BBC Bitesize

Click here to open BBC Bitesize to access daily lessons, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes in all areas of the curriculm.

Oxford Owl

Click here to find expert advice, tips and activities for reading, phonics and mathematics.

Pobble 365

Click here to see  a different picture or pick a day from the calendar and complete the questions and challenges in your home school learning book.

Topmarks

Click here to play English and mathematics interactive games.

The Maths Factor

Click here to let Carol Vorderman help teach your child mathematics during this difficult period.

The annual National School Sport Week campaign celebrates the important role of Physical Education and school sport in enhancing young people's wellbeing. Click here and scroll down to register as a parent or carer where you will be provided with free and easy-to-use  resources to help plan your week of activities.

National School Sport Week: Saturday 20th - Friday 26th June 2020

Home Learning Grid: Week Commencing Monday 22nd June 2020

La météo dans le monde (The Weather Around the World) - Click on each slide to enlarge

Home Learning Grid: Week Commencing Monday 15th June 2020
Home Learning Grid: Week Commencing Monday 8th June 2020
Homework Grid: Friday 15th May 2020

National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month. National Walking Month, is all about keeping our daily exercise fresh, interesting and most of all safe. Click here to find a range of activities to keep you and your family active.
Knitting Patterns
If you have knitting needles and balls of wool click here to find a range of free knitting patterns.
Our Class have been very busy...
Caleb has completed the Computer Programming activity.
Well done Caleb, this was a very difficult activity to complete.

Caleb is taking part in the 30 Day Fitness Challenge: Jumping Like a Frog

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Oscar playing Happy Birthday

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Oscar playing Batman Theme Tune

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Homework Grid: Friday 8th May 2020

National Museum Liverpool

National Museum Liverpool has launched a special project, My Home is My Museum. Can you create your own museum from objects in your own home? If you answered yes, click here for more information.
Homework Grid: Friday 1st May 2020
Additional Resources:

YPO Art Competition

Click here to find information about how to take part in the 2020 YPO Art Competition.

Nicolas Roberts Resource Web

Click here to find a range of reading and writing activities covering English, History, Geography, Science, Religious Education, Art and Music.

User Name: sch334

Password: writing

 

Steve Backshall Live Stream

Click here, each Wednesday at 9.30 a.m, to watch Steve Backshall bring the wild world into your living room. You can also post questions for Steve to answer.

Ten Pieces at Home

Click here to find weekly activities to watch, listen to, enjoy and create music.

Out of the Ark

Click here to sing along to songs with activities and challenges.

Draw with Bob

Click here, every Tuesday and Thursday, at 10.00.a.m. to draw with Bob live. All you need is a pencil and paper. You can also log on anytime to watch Rob Biddulph's videos.

Nadine Merabi Young Designer Competition

If you are a budding designer click here to find details of how to take part in a design a dress competition.
Homework Grid: Friday 24th April 2020
Homework Grid: Friday 17th April 2020
Homework Grid: Friday 10th April 2020
Homework Grid: Friday 3rd April 2020

Get Creative with Classical Music at Home.

Staying home doesn't mean the music has to stop. Click here to get creative and make music.

Maths Frame

Click here to play a range of interactive mathematics games.

Home Work Grid: Friday 27th March 2020

Homework Grid:  Friday 20th March 2020

Tameside Music Service Y4 Music Lessons - Home Learning

Useful Weblinks

Welcome to our class page!

Class Representatives  

Pupil Voice: Finley and Poppy

Sports Ambassador: Harvey

Health Ambassador:  Freya

A big welcome to the newest member of our class, Dragon. His favourite foods to eat are worries. Any worries we have, we place in the box and the dragon eats them up.

English

This term, we are reading books written by Julia Donaldson.

Today, we are reading and comparing books by the author Julia Donaldson.

We have been using a thesaurus to find adventurous adjectives, to extend our sentences, to create expanded noun phrases about the witch in Room on the Broom.
We have been using a dictionary to find the definition of our spellings.
We have started to write our stories using the structure of Room on the Broom.

Dogs Trust

Today, Melanie, from the Dogs Trust came to visit our class. We learnt how to be responsible dog owners. This will now help us to write our Non-Chronological reports.

This term, we are using the story Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as a stimulus for our writing.

Today, we have been brainstorming ideas for a new room in Charlie's chocolate factory.

Mathematics

Today, we have been solving problems in mathematics.

Today,  in small groups, we have been estimating and measuring using the units metres, centimetres and decimal fraction of a metre.
We have been using our mathematical knowledge to solve  more problems.
We have been solving even more problems.
We have been using our mathematical knowledge to solve even more problems.
We used trial and improvement to solve today's problem.
Today, we solved  problems and secret messages  using Roman Numerals.
Today, we practised rounding numbers to the nearest 10.
Today, we used our adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplication skills to reach -13 or 13.
Today, we used our reasoning skills and knowledge of numbers to solve the problem.
Today, we used our knowledge of odd and even numbers to solve today's problem.
We used trial and improvement to solve today's problem.

Research

This term, we are comparing Audenshaw to Blackpool. Today, we used a map of the United Kingdom to locate countries,  Manchester, Blackpool, capital cities and waters surrounding the British Isles.

Today,  using a venn diagram, we sorted the physical and human characteristics of Audenshaw and Blackpool. We then  looked at and discussed the similarities and differences of the two places.

On Monday 23rd September, we visited Blackpool Tower.

We danced the Cha Cha Cha in the famous Tower Ballroom.

Dancing the Cha Cha Cha

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We climbed up the tower. Some of us were brave enough to  stand  on the glass floor and look down. It was very high up.
We also learned about the history of Blackpool Tower. 
Today, we travelled back in time and met Attis Keller, a Roman soldier and Gias Flavius Longinus, a Roman citizen. We learned about the life of a Roman soldier and how the Roman invasion changed Britain. A fantastic day was had by all.

Soldiers in Battle

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Soldiers in Battle

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Computing

This term,  using Scratch, our class are learning to  to code a simple game  with Mr Goodier. We have used a range of different codes including: if, then, forever, wait, move, show, hide, broadcast and glide.

Design and Technology

Today, we have been exploring the properties of different materials.

Today, our class carefully washed, peeled and chopped vegetables to make  surprise vegetable soup.  We then, put our vegetable peelings into the compost heap.

"I loved everything in the soup." CJ

" The soup was fantastic. I loved the vegetables, I didn't think it was going to be that nice. I had seconds." Jacob

"I liked it more than I expected." Poppy

" I loved everything in it. My favourite vegetable was the carrot." Jayden

" I didn't like the soup because it was really chunky." Leyla

" I loved all the vegetables in the soup especially dipping the bread in. I had seconds." Caleb

" I didn't like the soup because I don't like celery and onions." Finley

" The soup was delicious. I loved all the vegetables and dipping the bread. It was the best soup ever." Freya F

" I didn't like the soup because it had too many onions in it." Esme

" I didn't like the soup because I didn't like the vegetables." Maisie

" I liked the soup because the potatoes and carrots were soft and freshly cooked." Freya B

" I loved the soup, it was delicious and had a good texture." Jaycee

" I liked everything in the soup except for the onions." Elisabelle

This term, we are designing and making an item of clothing using sustainable items. Today, we began the process by collating our measurements.

Science

Today, we investigated how to make a bulb light up using a bulb, battery and wires. We then further investigated how to make the light switch on an off using a piece of cardboard, two split pins and a paper clip.

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