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Week Commencing 18th May 2020

 

Hello everyone! We hope that everyone is OK  and doing well. Thank you for all of the pictures of you have sent us of your work, you doing lovely things and just general chat! We love hearing from you all it really does brighten up our week!

 

Please remember that you can get in touch with your teacher at any time to share your work or just for a chat, using either the private message on Twitter or using @MrsLaverackMPS, @MrSmith81379864, @HumberClassMps or @MarshlandsGoole

 

 

Please find below Week 5 learning tasks. Resources do not need to be printed off. All tasks can be opened on a device and you can write your answers or complete your tasks in your workbook or even on a scrap piece of paper.

English (including: Writing, SPAG and Reading).

 

English, Reading, SPAG: Work your way through each day of English on this website. Each daily task will vary from: Reading, Writing and SPAG. 

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-4#schedule

 

Additional Task: Using your research and knowledge of the rainforests, can you write a diary extract from an animals point of view ( e.g; an orangutan or a jaguar) of what life is like in a rainforest affected by deforestation. You could include:

- a description of the rainforest.

- the deforestation effects ( on their home / their family / their food sources)

- how they feel (angry / upset / frustrated)

 

Remember to use lots of descriptive language!

 

 

SPAG: Please also have a go at testing your SPAG skills. Can you apply your spelling skills using 'ous' and 'sion'

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-4-suffixes-ous-and-sion-game/

Spellings

 

This week our spelling rule is adding the suffix 'ous’: dangerous, famous, various, poisonous

Homophones: berry/bury/missed/mist

Statutory: fruit, island

 

Please do a spelling test on Friday- remember to ask a grown up to share your achievements with your teacher!

 

 

Resources to help you with your spellings

- Lots of various games on the website to practice your spellings: https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-12890.htm

- How to use the suffix 'ous': https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zqqsw6f/articles/zqcpv9q 

- 'ous' spelling practice: https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/16/11-The-suffix-ous-1-of-2 

- All about homophones: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks2-wonderful-words-homophones/z732t39

Maths

 

Times tables: Please can you also continue to practice your times tables. This week we would like you to focus on your 9 times tables, using the song below to help you. Maybe you could ask a grown up to ask you some quick fire questions?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGsrC6ZPVGM

 

 

Why not have a go at practicing all of the times tables that we have covered? Have a click on the link below and practice singing your times tables to some catchy beats 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgjCLhoI9Mk

 

 

This week your focus is Fractions. Please complete the 'What is a fraction' worksheet before working your way through week 5 of The White Rose Maths home learning page- please find the resources below. 

Geography

 

Can you create, and label, a map of the world highlighting the key rainforests? You can use the map below to help you, but your map should have:

- the rainforests coloured

- continents labelled

- oceans labelled

 

 

Once you have completed your map and labels, can you answer these questions below? Again you can use either your map, or the map above, to help you answer the questions on your paper:

  • Which continents are the rainforests found?
  • Is there a similarity between all of the rainforests in terms of their location?
  • Why do you think there are no rainforests in the northern hemisphere?

 

Useful websites:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APODkcKkESc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfv7TF9RHbY 

Art

 

The rainforests are often called 'The Lungs of the Earth' as so much oxygen is produced here! Have a look at the piece of artwork below;

 

Can you have a go at creating your own  'Lungs of the Earth' artwork? One side must show the effects of deforestation whilst the other side a peaceful, tranquil rainforest.

 

You can use whatever materials you would like; paint, felt tip, crayon, pencil or chalk... but remember to share your work with us on twitter!

 

Physical Education

 

Joe and Rosie Wicks are continuing to provide P.E. lessons to the whole country!

When you get up in a morning, have a go at joining in. 

 

 

Fancy a change, or something extra maybe? Why not have a dabble in some yoga to help calm the body and mind?

 

 

 

 

Week Commencing 11th May 2020

 

Hello everyone! We hope that everyone is OK  Here is the fourth week of work for you. The White Rose Maths should be available from Tuesday- they have changed how they do things and it now requires the school to subscribe. We are working to resolve this and should hopefully have the resources available to you for Tuesday (more information will follow and be updated onto the website and on our Twitter Page).

Please make sure that, if your grown up hasn't already, they follow us (your class teachers) on twitter. We will be available on twitter to help you with anything that you do not understand, but we also would love to keep in touch, hear how you are and see some of the wonderful and fun things that you have been up to too! Please get in touch on Twitter... we miss you!

 

Resources do not need to be printed off. All tasks can be opened on a device and you can write your answers or complete your tasks in your workbook or even on a scrap piece of paper. 

 

The twitter pages are:

- Mrs Laverack (Manor Class) @MrsLaverackMPS

- Mr Smith (Shipcote Class) @MrSmith81379864

- Miss Howe (Humber Class) @HumberClassMps

English (including: Writing, SPAG and Reading).

 

English, Reading, SPAG: Work your way through each day of English on this website. Each daily task will vary from: Reading, Writing and SPAG. 

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-4#schedule

 

SPAG: Please also have a go at testing your SPAG skills. Can you practice your editing skills?

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-4-editing-writing-game/

 

 

 

Spellings

 

Words that have a ‘s’ sound but spelt ‘sc’: science, scene, scissors, crescent

Homophones: peace, piece, plain, plane

Statutory: consider, popular

Please do a spelling test on Friday.

Why not try a game to practice your spellings? https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-12890.htm

 

Maths

 

This week your focus is Multiplication and Perimeter. Work your way through week 4 of The White Rose Maths home learning page- the worksheets will be available below from Tuesday. Mondays lesson worksheet can be found below use the links under the '4 key methods' to help you remember the process. 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

 

Monday: Remember all the work we did in class with grid multiplication. Have a go at applying your skills to answer the questions on the document below.

 

Remember our 4 KEY METHODS in Maths? Use these links to help you and to give your brain a kick start 

 

  1. Column addition 
  2. Column subtraction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrHvbjSk8kk 
  3. Grid method for multiplication https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTxql8_dXec 
  4. Bus stop method for division https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trjepeOy2rc 

 

 

Timestables: Please can you also continue to practice your timestables. This week we would like you to focus on your 8 times tables, using the song below to help you. Maybe you could ask a grown up to ask you some quick fire questions?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SwaOvWD-PY 

 

Why not have a go at practicing all of the timestables that we have covered? Have a click on the link below and practice singing your timestables to some catchy beats 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EgjCLhoI9Mk

Geography

 

Use the websites below,and any of your own, research animals which are now endangered due to the deforestation of the rainforests.

https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/conservation-and-endangered-species

https://www.worldwildlife.org/stories/endangered-species-threatened-by-unsustainable-palm-oil-production 

https://www.arcgis.com/apps/Cascade/index.html?appid=279f3e9ab5e04bed813700ed6e7d9fb8 

 

Create a leaflet about endangered animals. It should include;

- Key Facts about the animal

- Reasons why the animal is endangered

- Maps

- Ways that people could potentially help

 

 

Art

 

Can you create a piece of artwork, either of your own or using the template, to show endangered animals of the rainforest? You could use a range of different materials to create different effects.

 

Art Work Template...

Science

 

Have a look at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbnnb9q and refresh your knowledge on food chains.

 

Can you create a food chain of your own?

 

Physical Education

 

Joe and Rosie Wicks are continuing to provide P.E. lessons to the whole country!

When you get up in a morning, have a go at joining in. 

- https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k 

 

Week Beginning 4th May

 

Hi guys! We hope you are all well and keeping safe. Here is the third week of work for the summer term. Resources do not need to be printed off. All tasks can be opened on a device and you can write your answers or complete your tasks in your workbook or even on a scrap piece of paper. We would love to see some examples of your work and also hear how you are getting on. Please get in touch on Twitter, we miss you!

 

English (including: Writing, SPAG and Reading).

Work your way through each day of English on this website. Each daily task will vary from: Reading, writing and SPAG. 

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-4#schedule

 

Spellings

Words that have a ‘k’ sound but spelt with ‘ch’: Chemist, echo, character, scheme, chorus.

Homophones: Heel, heal, he’ll

Statutory: Peculiar, island

Please do a spelling test on Friday.

Why not try a game to practice your spellings? https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-12890.htm

 

Maths

Work your way through week 3 of The White Rose maths home learning page. This week we will focus on money.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

For further maths practice, we would like you to recap learning on dividing by 10 and 100 as seen in the useful links section.

 

Geography

Use the website: https://www.actionaid.org.uk/school-resources/resource/ks2-rainforest-in-trouble to research about deforestation and the consequences of it. Create a fact file about deforestation, including the information:

  • What it means
  • Effects on wildlife
  • Effects on the planet
  • Advice to people

 

Art

Create a 'save the rainforest' poster and upload to Twitter. Here are some examples:

 

 

Additional: Use toilet roll cardboard to create your own rainforest animal. 

 

PE

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Week Beginning 27th April

 

Hello everyone! We hope you are all doing okay. Please remember that the resources below do not need to be printed off. All tasks can be opened on a device and you can write your answers or complete your tasks in your workbook or even on a scrap piece of paper. Contact us on twitter if you need any help, we are always happy to help in anyway we can!

 

Writing

 

On the 30th April (Thursday) it will be Captain Tom's birthday!! To celebrate we thought you could complete the following writing activities:

 

  1. If you don't already know who Captain Tom is, then you could do a little research and find out more about him: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/tomswalkforthenhs
  2. Write Captain Tom a poem for his birthday, it doesn't have to rhyme - be as creative as you like! Your poem should let Captain Tom know how fantastic he is for raising so much money and awareness for the NHS. You could even post this on Twitter!
  3. Make Captain Tom a birthday card for his 100th birthday! Include a paragraph of well punctuated writing thanking Tom and wishing him a very happy birthday.
  4. Optional activity: Create a newspaper article (using the same structure as last week) about Captain Tom and his fantastic achievements.

 

For those of you who are wanting a little more writing activities to keep you busy, can find daily writing tasks using this link: https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-4/#schedule

 

Spellings:

 

SPELLING CHALLENGE!

How many of the Year 3 and 4 key spellings do you know? Ask an adult to test you each day on a selection of the spellings from the list below. How many have you remembered? For any spellings you get wrong, make a note and these can be the spellings that you practise next week!

Reading:

 

 

 

This week we would like you to read "The Great Kapok Tree" using this link: https://www.slideshare.net/YenTan1/great-kapok-tree

 

If you would prefer to listen to the story then you can use this YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1Teb-_jTyI

 

Once you have read or listened to the book, you can answer the questions below:

Maths:

Here is your weekly White Rose Maths lesson! This week is quite a challenge and something we haven't looked at yet... try your best and see how you get on!

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

Maths : Telling the time practise!

 

Log onto your MATHSFRAME account and access these free games to help you practise telling the time. https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/116/telling-the-time

Practise reading the time to the nearest minute every day. What time do you get up? What time do you have your lunch? What time do you complete your school work? What time do you watch tv? By the end of the week you should feel a little more confident at reading the time on a clock!

Geography:  

 

This week we would like you to use this booklet below to learn more about a particular rainforest and the people, animals and plants that live there! Throughout the booklet there are activities for you to complete.

Art:

 

Sketch a picture of your favourite rainforest animal

 

You could use pencils, crayons - whatever you have at home!

If you wanted to learn how to draw cartoon Rainforest animals then have a go at following this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGr3YrMmk2A 

 

 

Week Beginning 20th April 2020

 

We hope you have all had a lovely Easter! It has been great to see what you have been up to so don't forget to tweet us. smiley

English

This week we would like you create a newspaper report based on your Easter holidays! This can either be fiction (made up) or non-fiction (factual). By this we mean that it can either be a report stating exactly what you did or you could be inventive and make up something bizarre or out of the ordinary (an alien invasion or zoo animals on the loose perhaps?) Think about...

  • What happened
  • Where the activites or events took place
  • Who was involved
  • When the events took place

 

GPS

Please complete the following tasks on punctuating direct speech from Classroom Secrets. If you haven't already, you will need to ask an adult to set up a free account with Classroom Secrets Kids to access all of the free resources. https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-4-punctuating-direct-speech/

 

Spellings

Here are some focus spellings for you to practise this week. You could even give yourself a spelling test on Friday!

 

  • Words ending with the suffix 'ous': Dangerous, poisonous, perilous, humorous.
  • Homophones: Berry, bury, great and grate.
  • Statutory words: Special, heart. 

 

Reading

Work through the picture story below called "The Tunnel" and discuss and answer the questions set for each day (Monday-Thursday.  

 

The Tunnel reading comprehension

We would also like you to take a look at "Voices in the Park" , another book by Anthony Browne. Watch the YouTube clip on the website provided below:

 

 

Maths

Task 1 for the week: Consolidate your knowledge of rounding to the nearest 100.

 

Task 2 for the week: Follow the lessons and activities on finding equivalent fractions  https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

 

New Summer Topic: Rainforests

 

  1. Begin to research rainforests. Where are the most famous rainforests located? Can you find 10 facts about rainforests?
  2. Rainforests are split up into different layers. Can you create a sketch or drawing of the different layers?

 

 

Week Commencing 30th March 2020

 

Hello everyone! We have put together some work for you to complete over the course of this week. Please remember not to stress, use this as revision for things we have learnt so far! Please also remember to give yourself time to do other things to keep yourselves busy like Lego, crafting, drawing, singing, playing with your toys, playing board games, enjoying the sunshine and so on.

Please make sure that, if your grown up hasn't already, they follow us (your class teachers) on twitter. We will be available on twitter to help you with anything that you do not understand, but we also would love to keep in touch, hear how you are and see some of the wonderful and fun things that you have been up to too!

 

The twitter pages are:

- Mrs Laverack (Manor Class) @MrsLaverackMPS

- Mr Smith (Shipcote Class) @MrSmith81379864

- Miss Howe (Humber Class) @HumberClassMps

 

Writing

 

  • To write a diary entry about your first week at home.
  • You can write about anything that you have been up to, things that you have enjoyed doing, how you feel etc.

Documents to support Writing...

Grammar, Spelling, Punctuation and Handwriting

 

Your spellings this week: To look at the spelling rule and prefix  'inter' (meaning between or among) -

interact, intercity, international, interrelated

 

Alongside 3/4 homophones:  groan, grown, missed, mist and two statutory words: calendar and potato

 

(Practise these spellings daily and hold a spelling test on a Friday! Remember to use your best handwriting!)

 

Grammar this week: 

Maths

 

  • Please follow the link to this website where you will find daily lessons, and supporting videos, focusing on division https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/
  • Please remember to practice your timetables, tackling tables and CLIC at your leisure!

 

Remember our 4 KEY METHODS in Maths? 

Reading

 

Use the Powerpoint below, found in the supporting documents for this weeks reading task. This weeks reading  is focused on using pictures from stories. There will be lots of discussion and children using their skills and imagination.

  • Day 1: Follow the instructions on slides 1-9 and discuss the pictures that you can see.
  • Day 2: Write down a list of genres ( horror, comedy, romance) that you think each of the pictures may belong to and write a written explanation. 
  • Day 3: Create your own title for a story- using the pictures as a stimulus.
  • Day 4: Write a prediction for what you think might happen next in each of the two stories.

 

Also please remember to:

Supporting Powerpoint for Reading...

Science: ELECTRICITY! 

 

  • This week in science we are going to learn about conductors and insulators.
  1. What is an electrical conductor?
  2. What is an electrical insulator?

 

 

Art: ELECTRICITY! 

 

All you need this week is;

  • a piece of paper
  • a pencil
  • a pen

Linking to the symmetry work that we have done in Math, as well as our science work of electricity and our artistic skills of using lines, this weeks task should be fun and effective! Look carefully at the pictures in the supporting documents. They were taken by an engineer the only people allowed near pylons as they are extremely dangerous with all of the electricity running through them! The pictures show what pylons look like from the ground- look at all that symmetry!

 

  1. Choose a picture from the selection
  2. Use your ruler to have a go at creating your own piece symmetrical line art.
  3. Remember to frequently look back at the picture!

Physical Education

 

Joe Wicks is providing P.E. lessons to the whole country!

When you get up in a morning, have a go at joining in. 

 

ICT: Internet Safety

 

Internet safety is so so important! We do lots of work in school about how you can stay safe on the internet. This week with your grown ups we would like you to follow the link below and just have a mini refresher on your internet safety skills!

 

Week Commencing 23rd March 2020

 

Hello everyone! We have put together some work for you to complete over the course of this week. Please remember not to stress, use this as revision for things we have learnt so far! Please also remember to give yourself time to do other things to keep yourselves busy like Lego, crafting, drawing, singing, playing with your toys, playing board games and so on! 

 

Writing

 

Documents to help you with your writing this week!

 

Grammar, Spelling, Punctuation and Handwriting

 

Your spellings this week: To look at the spelling rule and prefix  sub-

Submerge, Subheading, Submarine, Subway, Subtract

 

Alongside 3/4 homophones:  he'll     heal and heel two statutory words: library and bicycle

 

(Practise these spellings daily and hold a spelling test on a Friday! )

 

Grammar this week: 

 

 

Reading 

 

 

Please do continue to read the 2 library books we have given you to take home. If you did not do this from last week, create a book review about one of the books you have finished! What would you rate it out of 10? 

 

Maths 

 

 

Remember our 4 KEY METHODS in Maths? 

 

  1. Column addition 
  2. Column subtraction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrHvbjSk8kk 
  3. Grid method for multiplication https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTxql8_dXec 
  4. Bus stop method for division https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trjepeOy2rc 

Please use the resources below to practise ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION this week....

Science: ELECTRICITY! 

 

 

  • Make a poster on how to keep safe around electricity. 

 

Art: ELECTRICITY! 

Using whatever art materials you have at home (crayons, paint, chalk etc) try recreating this cool abstract painting of electricity!

 

 

Physical Education

Joe Wicks is providing P.E. lessons to the whole country! When you get up in a morning, have a go at joining in. 

 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k 

 

 

 

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Week Commencing 16th March 2020

 

Remember to title and date each piece of work you do! 

 

Writing 

 

Write a play script based on a scene from your class book (The Witches or Charlotte's Web) Ensure you apply the key features taught in class (Stage Directions, Character Names, Title, Cast List and use of Colons to indicate who is speaking).

 

 

GPS 

 https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/year-4-autumn-revision-set/ Autumn revision. Ensure you create a log-in and record your score.

 

Reading

 

https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-4-non-fiction-reading-comprehension-titanic-disaster/ - record your score in your lined book.

 

Remember to read your library book daily. Once you have finished the book, you may write a book review explaining what has happened in the book, who you would recommend the book to and whether you enjoyed the book or not. 

 

Mathematics

 

Times table practice this week: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/8-times-table-game-with-flash-cards/ 

Arithmetic: https://kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/resource/year-4-arithmetic-quiz-1/ 

 

Art and history

 

Research a new artist: Quentin Blake! https://www.quentinblake.com/ https://www.quentinblake.com/meet-qb/biography  

 

Find facts and create a fact file in your lined book. Design your own Roald Dahl character in the style of Quentin Blake!

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