Year 4

Year 4 Project - Misty Mountain, Windy River

In the Misty Mountain, Winding River project, your child will learn about the characteristics and physical processes of rivers, including how they shape the landscape over time, their significance around the world and the impact of flooding. They will learn how to use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and a key to locate and plot geographical places and features on a map, as well as how contour lines are used to show the topography of an area. They will have the opportunity to learn about the stages of the water cycle and about mountains and their different formations, studying mountain ranges in the United Kingdom and around the world. They will also learn about habitats and how human and natural influences can have an impact on the environment.

Year 4 Key Information

In Year 4 PE lessons are timetabled for Tuesday and Thursday.

Tuesday will by Tri Golf with Coach Tom.

Thursday will be Rounders with Coach Sammy.

 

Please make sure that earrings are removed or taped prior to the lesson.  Please also make sure PE kits include waterproof shoes and outdoor kit (jogging bottoms and jumpers) as we will be outside in all weathers.  Please also provide socks if your child wears tights.

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English

Our current unit is called 'Tadeo Jones' and it follows the adventure of an intrepid explorer who journeys into an Egyptian tomb. The class will be learning how to create a piece of descriptive writing to describe the tomb, and a descriptive diary entry. 

 

Spellings

Monday 3rd June - Friday 14th June

We will be looking at homophones.  We will discuss what homophones are, identify homophones we know, learn new homophones and use them in sentences (written and spoken).

 

 

Maths

W/c 10th June

This week we will start our shape topic.  We will:

  • Investigate polygons
  • Identify lines of symmetry
  • Create symmetrical figures
  • Complete a shape post assessment
  • Complete a statistics pre assessment
  • Start the statistics topic by interpreting charts

We will also complete the National Times Table Test this week.

We will continue to use TT Rockstars for Times Table fluency.  In addition to this we will listen to Times Tables versions of modern pop songs.

There are also assignments on Doodle Maths which will help support in class learning.

Additional Information

This term PE will be on Tuesdays and  Thursdays.

Tuesday will be Tri-Golf with Coach Tom

Thursday will be Cricket with Coach Sammy.

Please make sure that earrings are removed or taped prior to the lesson.  Please also make sure PE kits include waterproof shoes and outdoor kit (jogging bottoms and jumpers) as we will be outside in all weathers.  Please also provide socks if your child wears tights.

 

The class have received their next class reward - Great work Year 4!!!

Year 4 have their class reward on Friday 14th June.  The class have decided to have 2 sessions running; football and bikes/scooters.

 

If your child has chosen to take part in the football session so please ensure they have their PE kit in school.

If your child has chosen to take part in the bikes/scooter session please ensure their bike or scooter is in school on Friday Morning.  They must also bring a helmet to take part.  Should you not be able to provide these please let the school know.

 

 

 

 

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This week's homework is;

  • Read for at least 15 minutes everyday with an adult. Please record any reading completed at home in the reading record.
  • Revise spellings on Spelling Shed.

Please also access Doodle, TT and Numbots regularly to help consolidate classroom learning for Maths.

All log in details are in reading records.

To check which book level your book from home is, use:

https://www.arbookfind.co.uk/UserType.aspx?RedirectURL=%2fdefault.aspx

You can complete quizzes on school books and books that you are reading/bring in from home.