Year 4

Friday – 3.4.20

PE

Tune into P.E. with Joe at 9am, you can find the video to do later in the day.

Why not try some Yoga > Frank The Frog | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

Maths

Complete – Lesson 4 – Step 9 – Hundredths on a place value grid, on the White Rose Maths Website.

Carol Vorderman also has a times-tables check on her website, I gave it a go and really enjoyed it. I’d like you to try it too, follow this link > Times Tables Check.

English

Fantasy Stories – ‘The Dragon Egg’

Maybe your dragon egg has scales, perhaps a skin or a hard shell. You might like to draw your baby dragon peeking out!

‘The Dragon Egg Story’. Now, you can continue on to the next section of your story. If you’re feeling motivated complete all of the sections, or you can finish your story over the Easter Break. I’m looking forward to reading them, I’ve missed your stories! 

Build up next, use the story planner to help you know what to write about in each section. Remember all of the things we have learnt in class;

  • Fronted Adverbials
  • Adverbs
  • Speech on separate lines in dialogue between characters
  • variety of conjunctions
  • exciting and interesting wow words
  • correct punctuation
  • Do not over repeat one word like – ‘so’
  • check, check, check and check and edit again!

Use this story planner to help you with each section – 

Dear Diary
In your home learning book, write a diary of your day.  Tell your diary what you have been doing and how you are feeling. You can include illustrations too.

Theme – Next Terms Project Homework

Have a look at the homework for your next half term, decide which two (or more) you’d like to do and what you’ll need to complete it. Maybe start doing one of them…

Just for Fun!

It is Friday, enjoy this Just Dance – Waka Waka

Thank you again, for all of your work and emails, I’m really enjoying reading and looking at your work. I hope you have a lovely Easter Break and I’ll be back in a few weeks with some more tasks.

Milo still hasn’t had his hair cut so I better get that done, before he turns into a big dog rug! 

Till then… be good, stay safe, look after each other 💗

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Thursday – 2.4.20

PE

Tune into P.E. with Joe at 9am, you can find the video to do later in the day.

Why not try a guided meditation > Peace Out Guided Relaxation for Kids | 2. Time Out

Maths

Complete – Lesson 3 – Step 8 – Hundredths as decimals, on the White Rose Maths Website.

Carol Vorderman also has a times-tables check on her website, I gave it a go and really enjoyed it. I’d like you to try it too, follow this link > Times Tables Check.

English

Fantasy Stories – ‘The Dragon Egg’

Maybe your dragon egg has scales, perhaps a skin or a hard shell. You might like to draw your baby dragon peeking out!

‘The Dragon Egg’ story. Now you’re going to write your opening, try to start your story with a fronted adverbial. Try to introduce your main characters and describe your setting. Remember to put it in past tense and use paragraphs. You could start with some action or something to ‘hook your reader’.

Can you remember how to layout your writing  if your characters speak to each other?  Don’t have too much speech and take care to not over repeat a word like ‘so’.

Use this checklist to help you with your opening – 

Dear Diary
In your home learning book, write a diary of your day.  Tell your diary what you have been doing and how you are feeling. You can include illustrations too.

Theme – Design Technology Continued 

Have a bit more time on your egg design.

Can you make a dragon egg? There are lots of ways to make a dragon egg, you could use clay, make salt dough, play dough, papier mache and scrunched up paper with tissue or paper wrapped around it. Here is one video but there are many more, do some research!

> How to make a Dragon Egg.

If you have no materials available then create a world map, for your magical, fantasy, dragon story.

Just for Fun!

Times Tables mash up, use this song to help. Sing loud and proud!

You drew a dragon egg, how about drawing a dragon > How to draw a Dragon!

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Wednesday – 1.4.20

PE

Tune into P.E. with Joe at 9am, you can find the video to do later in the day.

Why not try a guided meditation, this one reminds me of our carpet ride or the bubble adventure, get comfy and give it a go > Peace Out Guided Relaxation for Kids | 1. Balloon

Maths

Complete – Lesson 2 – Step 7 – Hundredths, on the White Rose Maths Website.

Carol Vorderman also has a times-tables check on her website, I gave it a go and really enjoyed it. I’d like you to try it too, follow this link > Times Tables Check.

English

Fantasy Stories – ‘The Dragon Egg’

Maybe your dragon egg has scales, perhaps a skin or a hard shell. You might like to draw your baby dragon peeking out!

It is Easter on the 12th April and I thought it would be a great to use all your Fantasy Story knowledge to write a story about a ‘Dragon Egg’. Start by drawing your dragon egg and then write a plan.

We will write the opening tomorrow.

Use these resources to help you with your plan – 

Dear Diary
In your home learning book, write a diary of your day.  Tell your diary what you have been doing and how you are feeling. You can include illustrations too.

Theme – Design Technology

Can you make a dragon egg? There are lots of ways to make a dragon egg, you could use clay, make salt dough, play dough, papier mache and scrunched up paper with tissue or paper wrapped around it. Here is one video but there are many more, do some research!

> How to make a Dragon Egg.

If you have no materials available then create a world map, for your magical, fantasy, dragon story.

Just for Fun!

Times Tables mash up, use this song to help. Sing loud and proud!

You drew a dragon egg, how about drawing a dragon > How to draw a Dragon!

Find out about real life dragons here > Living Among Ancient Dragons | National Geographic

This is a bit young for you but when I was a child about 5 or 6 years old, this was one of my favourite stories. Let me know what you think. >The Fuzzy What-Was-He read-a-loud

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Remember to keep up with your weekly tasks-

  1. Read a good book (four signed reads a week).
  2. Oxford Reading Buddy, remember to do the quiz!
  3. Times Tables x4    x6    x7    x8    x9    x12
  4. Year 3 and 4 curriculum spellings

New-Curriculum-Spelling-List-Years-3-And-4-Word-Mat_ver_1 

Tuesday – 31.3.20

PE

Tune into P.E. with Joe at 9am, you can find the video to do later in the day.

I know how many of you enjoy Harry Potter so I found this Yoga session >  Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure! 

Maths

Complete –Lesson 1 – Step 6 – Divide 2-digits by 10 on the White Rose Maths Website.

Carol Vorderman also has a times-tables check on her website, I gave it a go and really enjoyed it. I’d like you to try it too, follow this link > Times Tables Check.

She also has made her maths website free during this time (it is usually £2/3 a week). It is worth a try, check it out!

English

Fantasy Stories – ‘Le Petit Cordonnier – The Little Shoemaker’

Watch this clip named ‘Le Petit Cordonnier – The Little Shoemaker’.

In a timeless Parisien street there is a little shoemaker called Mr Botte.  He makes and sells a special kind of shoes and business is good.  However, the little shoemaker’s life is about to change… a new shoe seller is in town and he will do anything to gain business.  Mr Botte’s business starts to fail.  How will he cope?  Maybe he will get some help from unexpected quarters.

Design your own pair of magical shoes, draw them. Following that, write a paragraph to describe them and then write out an explanation or instruction about how to make your magic shoes.

Dear Diary
In your home learning book, write a diary of your day.  Tell your diary what you have been doing and how you are feeling. You can include illustrations too.

Theme – Geography

In this video a girl explains life in a French School, listen to the clip here > French School.  Now write about ‘English School Life’, imagine you are creating a video and write about English Schools. If you have an iPad or computer that does video, you can create a video explaining life in an English school (ask your parents permission first).

Just for Fun!

Learn your 12x Tables, use this song to help. Sing loud and proud!

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Welcome to Year Four’s Page

Welcome to the class page for Year 4.  I will update this page with work I would like you to complete at home!

I hope you are all well and looking after each other 💗.

Miss Bowker

To contact me during this period of school closure please e-mail Year4@penwortham-pri.lancs.sch.uk and I will get back to you.

Remember to keep up with your weekly tasks-

  1. Read a good book (four signed reads a week).
  2. Oxford Reading Buddy, remember to do the quiz!
  3. Times Tables x4    x6    x7    x8    x9    x12
  4. Year 3 and 4 curriculum spellings

New-Curriculum-Spelling-List-Years-3-And-4-Word-Mat_ver_1 

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Tuesday – 24.3.20

Maths

Complete – Lesson 1 – Recognise tenths and hundredths on the White Rose Maths Website.

English

Dear Diary
In your home learning book, write a diary of your day.  Tell your diary what you have been doing and how you are feeling. You can include illustrations too.  Try to write a little in your diary each school day – you could be creating a piece of history for people to read in the future.

Theme – Geography/Art

  1. Research famous landmarks in Paris and pick one that you like.
  2. Create a page of facts about your landmark.
  3. Draw a picture of your landmark.

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Wednesday – 25.3.20

PE

Tune into P.E. with Joe at 9am, you can find the video to do later in the day. PoochMilo will be giving it a try!

Maths

Complete –Lesson 2 – Tenths as decimals on the White Rose Maths Website.

English

Fantasy Stories – Adrift

Watch this beautiful animation titled ‘Adrift’, it shows life drifting through the skies on the back of a whale. Imagine if you lived on the back of an animal, which animal would you live on? Draw a picture and write a paragraph describing life on the back of your animal.

Dear Diary
In your home learning book, write a diary of your day.  Tell your diary what you have been doing and how you are feeling. You can include illustrations too.

Theme – Design Technology

Design and make a simple purse or wallet, money container. If you have the correct materials have a go at this, here are two videos to help with your ideas.

Video 1

Video 2

If you do not have the correct resources do a page of sketches to design your purse/wallet. Be as creative as you like with your sketched designs. What features would your money container design include? Label your designs.

You could try to make a money bank from cardboard if you have no material. Try some of ‘these videos’ for ideas, always ask an adult for help if using a knife or glue gun.

Extra Theme – Geography

Use this song to help you remember the seven continents, remember Australia is Oceania! 

Just for Fun!

Learn about the Blue Whale here! 

How to draw a Tarantula! I look forward to seeing your pictures.

Learn your 6x Tables, use this song to help. Get as many people as you can to sing a long!

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Thursday – 26.3.20

PE

Tune into P.E. with Joe at 9am, you can find the video to do later in the day.

Maths

Complete – Lesson 3 – Tenths on a place value grid on the White Rose Maths Website.

English

Fantasy Stories – Bubbles

Watch this short animation ‘Bubbles’. Gabby is walking on the beach and finds a bottle of bubbles – when she blows it she gets transported into fantasy. She has fun riding on bubbles and meets people and things on her way. Imagine your bubble ride, where would you go? What would you do? Who might you see? Write about your bubble ride and remember to check your punctuation!

Dear Diary
In your home learning book, write a diary of your day.  Tell your diary what you have been doing and how you are feeling. You can include illustrations too.

Theme – Science

We have been learning about states of matter and the particle formations for a solid, a liquid and a gas.

Watch this video Changing water – States of Matter

Now let’s change some water from a liquid to a solid (ice). Find a small figure or toy and place it in a clear food plastic bag with some water, seal the bag and place it in the freezer. Have a think about how the water will change, do some research and write about how/why it changes.

Just for Fun!

Make some bubbles, you can do it without glycerine.

Learn about the Amazing Tarantula here!

Talking of Tarantulas… My Mexican Redknee Tarantula, Amun Ra shed his skin… they’re not so scary!

AmunRa Shed his Skin

See if you can draw some bubbles. I look forward to seeing your pictures.

Learn your 7x Tables, use this song to help. Get as many people as you can to sing a long! I like this Adele 7x Tables song best, try it! Sing loud and proud.

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Friday – 27.3.20

PE

Tune into P.E. with Joe at 9am, you can find the video to do later in the day. PoochSuzi tried it but she just runs around in circles. I’m currently looking for some good Yoga sessions online for you, I love Yoga, the stretching and strength involved is great for you. If anybody knows of any links please do email me.

Maths

Complete – Lesson 4 – Tenths on a number line on the White Rose Maths Website.

English

Fantasy Stories – ‘Once in a Lifetime’

Watch this clip named ‘Once in a Lifetime’. Set in a fantasy world very much like Adrift.  A man is sailing in his boat, through the air!  He hears a noise and suddenly gliding into view are some giant, flying turtles.

– Collect verbs and adverbs to do with floating and sailing gracefully.
– Write an ending to the story, where do these turtles take him?

Dear Diary
In your home learning book, write a diary of your day.  Tell your diary what you have been doing and how you are feeling. You can include illustrations too.

Theme – Art

Research some famous European artists. For example,

  • Vincent van Gogh
  • Claude Monet
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • Leonardo da Vinci

These artists are some of ‘The Greats’ they have influenced art throughout History, they’re not alive anymore but their art lives on!

Pick one and write a page about them, which piece of their art do you like the most and why? When searching the internet always make sure an adult is near by!

Just for Fun!

See if you can draw a sea turtle.  I look forward to seeing your pictures.

Learn about the fantastic Sea Turtles here!

Learn your 8x Tables, use this song to help. Sing loud and proud!

And if you have to tidy/clean up, get the job done. I hope this song makes you smile.

You’ve completed your first week of home learning, well done.

Have a lovely weekend, I know I will probably be finding a good Disney film to watch and PoochMilo really needs a hair cut!

Till Monday… be good, stay safe, look after each other 💗 

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Monday – 30.3.20

PE

Tune into P.E. with Joe at 9am, you can find the video to do later in the day.

I found some Yoga! Give this a try and let me know what you think > Yoga for Kids.

Maths

Complete – Lesson 5 – Dividing 1 digit by 10 on the White Rose Maths Website.

Carol Vorderman also has a times-tables check on her website, I gave it a go and really enjoyed it. I’d like you to try it too, follow this link > Times Tables Check.

She also has made her maths website free during this time (it is usually £2/3 a week). It is worth a try, check it out!

English

Fantasy Stories – ‘Adventures are the Pits’

Watch this clip named ‘Adventures are the Pits’.  A reluctant boy gets more than he asked for in a ball pit. Will he conquer his fears to escape the adventure he finds himself in?

Answer these questions-

  • Why is the boy scared to go down the slide?
  • What is the creator/writer trying to tell us?
  • What is the main character scared of /nervous about?
  • Did the slide end where you thought it would?
  • What did the boy have to overcome in order to get out?​

After you have answered the questions, Imagine your slide can end anywhere – where would it end?  Describe opening your eyes at the end of the slide – where are you? Write a paragraph and draw a picture of your slide adventure.

Dear Diary
In your home learning book, write a diary of your day.  Tell your diary what you have been doing and how you are feeling. You can include illustrations too.

Theme – Geography

Rivers of France, find out about all the rivers in France.  Can I identify the source, tributaries and mouth of a Parisian river, and find out which places it flows through? Use maps and google Earth to explore the journey of a French river. Draw the rivers onto maps and label them (if you can).

To extend this you could find out about the main rivers in the UK and mark them on a map.  

Just for Fun!

Learn your 9x Tables, use this song to help. Sing loud and proud!

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