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Morning work 

Each day we expect the children to read for 20 minutes and record this in their organiser.

For those children who need to practise their handwriting, please use LetterJoin.

They also need to practise their times tables using TT Rockstars or any other suitable site or game for 15-20 per day.

We will set an English and maths task each day. For the first week there will be paper copies of each worksheet in your child's folder. Please keep it in the folder once completed. If the closure continues, tasks will need to be completed in the exercise books provided.

An arithmetic test will be set once a week.

Afternoon work

A science, RE, topic or computing task will be set for each afternoon.

Where possible, please mark your children's work to correct any misunderstandings they have. Please encourage them to correct their errors (fix it- they do this daily in class!).

 

Year 4 Home Learning

Timetable Week 1

Day 1- Monday 23rd March

English 

The Iron Man- Chapter 1:

The children have watched the dramatisation of Chapter 1 in class. Here is the link in case they would like to watch it again! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z878q6f 

Click the button below for today's worksheet. There is a paper copy of this in your folder. 

English- Description   

Maths 

Revision: Equivalent Fractions 2 (paper copy in folder)

Equivalent Fractions 2 worksheet

History

In our last history lesson we learned about what life was like for the Roman Army on Hadrian's wall. Use this PowerPoint and the information on the task sheet to answer the comprehension questions. (Paper copy in folder)

Hadrian's Wall PowerPointHadrian's Wall Comprehension Task 


Day 2- Tuesday 24th March 

English

Research Ted Hughes and create a fact file! (paper copy in folders)

 Ted Hughes Fact File

Maths

Fractions greater than 1- worksheet( paper copy in folders)

Fractions greater than 1- worksheet

RE

Read the scripture below. Using the worksheet, give reasons why Christians help others during Lent. (Paper copy in folders)

Scripture- Luke

Luke Worksheet

Notes for parents


 

Day 3 - Wednesday 25th March

English

Character sketch and similes (paper copy in folders)

Iron Man Character Sketch

Maths

Fractions of a quantity (Paper copy in folder)

Fractions of a Quantity

Art

Make sure your pencil is sharp! We are going to improve our pencil control and precision by creating different texture using lines. Make sure you concentrate and take your time for increased accuracy. Today's lesson will prepare you ready for more drawing skills next week. (Paper copies in folder)

Warm up drawing exercise

Drawing Texture Activity Sheet


 

Day 4 - Thursday 26th March

English

Comprehension questions - Chapter 1. What do you know about the story so far? (Paper copy in folder)

Iron Man Chapter 1

Maths

Calculating Quantities (paper copy in folder)

Calculating Quantities

Science

Today's lesson is all about switches. Read the PowerPoint and then you are off on the hunt around your home for switches before drawing circuit diagrams. Finally, use your new knowledge to write an explanation. (Paper copy in folder)

 Splendid Switches      Switches Task Sheet


 

Day 5 - Friday 27th March

English 

You will have a weekly GPS test. Test 1 is a revision test and you have learnt all of the content in previous lessons. Take your time and do not race through! (Paper copy in folder) Click on the link to find the answers at the bottom and mark your work.

GPS Test 1

Here are your spellings ready for next week. Ask an adult to test you on them on Friday 3rd April. Good luck! (Paper copy in folder)

Spellings word work 19

Maths

Arithmetic test. Don't forget you can use any part of the paper for your 'working out' like in class. This is not a mental maths test. (Paper copy in folder)

Arithmetic Summer 1

Computing

We are starting a new module on Purple Mash, learning how to use LOGO. Follow the instructions on the worksheet to complete the task.

LOGO Knowledge Organiser

Purple Mash Link

 Computing Lesson 1

 


 

Timetable - Week 2

 

Day 6 - Monday 30th March

English

Read through the PowerPoint for instructions on how to complete your task. You have a copy of The Iron Man in your pack to read and complete the writing task in your exercise book.

Putting the Iron Man back together

Maths

Divide by 10 and 100 (paper copy in your pack) Mark your work using the answers on the link.

Divide by 10 and 100

History

You will be designing your own Roman villa. Read the information on the fact sheet then look at the Roman villa illustration. Use your new knowledge to draw and label your own Roman villa.

Roman Villa Worksheet    Roman Villa Factsheet

Roman Villa Illustration


 Day 7 - Tuesday 31st March

 English

Today you will be reading chapter 2 of The Iron Man. What do you think will happen next? Use the WAGOLL in the powerpoint to ensure your writing contains enough detail. Complete your writing in your exercise book.

Chapter predictions

Maths

Use your rounding knowledge to complete the worksheet. Don't forget if the last digit is 1-4 you round DOWN. Digits 5-9 you round UP. Check your answers using the link. (Paper copy in folder)

Round decimals

RE

 This lesson you will be reflecting on Christ's actions during Maundy Thursday. Read the Powerpoint containing Scripture from John's gospel. Look at the information on how Maundy Thursday is marked by the Catholic Church. Finally study the painting before completing your written task (paper copy in folder). We have included written notes to enable your parents to answer any questions you may have.

John's Scripture   How do Catholics worship on Maundy Thursday?

Painting of Christ washing disciples feet

Worksheet LF4 Maundy Thursday

Notes for Parents


 

Day 8 - Wednesday 1st April

 English

How does the Iron Man eat his food? Today you will be reading chapter 3 of The Iron Man. After that you will be writing five descriptive sentences. Use the examples given on the PowerPoint to help you. Complete the task in your exercise book.

How does the Iron Man eat?

 Maths

Can you remember when we learnt about Roman Numerals? We will be revising Roman Numerals for the next few maths lessons. Use the Roman numeral help sheet in your pack to help you complete today's worksheet (paper copy in pack). Mark your answers by clicking on the link.

Reading Roman Numerals

Art

We are continuing our work on 'Drawing' by looking at light and dark. Artists use shading technique to make objects appear three-dimensional and lifelike. Have a go at using some of the different shading techniques before deciding which would be most effective for your own choice of sketch. (Paper copies in pack)

Shading warm-up task   Shading objects activity

 


Day 9 - Thursday 2nd April

English

Read Chapter 3 again and complete the comprehension questions in your exercise book. Don't forget to include:

1. Evidence

2. Explanation (because...)

Reading Comprehension

Maths

Testing your knowledge from yesterday! You will need some pencil crayons or felt tips to complete this task. (If you don't have the exact colours listed you can swap them for colours you do have.) Check your answers using the link below.

Roman Numeral mosaic

Science

Our final lesson in our 'Electricity' topic. Today you will be creating a poster sharing all of your knowledge about 'Electricity'. Think back to our work in class on electrical appliances, uses of electricity, circuits, conductors and insulators and last week's home-learning about switches. Use the 'Electricity Knowledge Organiser' (paper copy in pack) to give you further guidance and layout ideas. (Complete in exercise book)

Electricity Knowledge Organiser


 

Day 10 - Friday 3rd April

English

Here is your weekly GPS test. Test 2 is a revision test and you have learnt all of the content in previous lessons. Take your time and do not race through! (Paper copy in folder) Click on the link to find the answers at the bottom and mark your work.

GPS Test 2

Find an adult to test you on last week's spellings, good luck! Next, complete Spelling Sheet 20 ready for next week's test. (Paper copies in folder)

Word Work 20

Maths

Arithmetic test. Don't forget you can use any part of the paper for your 'working out' like in class. Ask an adult to check your answers. (Paper copy in folder)

Arithmetic Summer test 2

 Computing

Today we will continue our work on LOGO using Purple Mash. We will be drawing letters. Use the worksheet to help you. Really tricky? Check the answers using the answer sheet and have another go!

Computing LOGO 2   LOGO 2 answers

2LOGO web link