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Year 4

Year 4 Home Learning

Home learning

Please click here to view a welcome video for the home learning from Mr Crisp and Miss Bray.

Please see below the links for the home learning tasks for your child. There is a link to a document for the tasks for each day. The expectation is to send an email each school day with pictures of your child's home learning to your teacher's email address. If you have any queries regarding the work, please contact your child's teacher and they will get back to you as soon as possible.

Mr Crisp's class- 4MC@castle.emat.uk

Miss Bray's Class- 4SB@castle.emat.uk

Each week, we will be setting spellings for you to practise and be tested on at home. We will include a handwriting practise sheet and a PowerPoint to teach you the spelling rule. There will also be an arithmetic test for you to complete. Please can you include your scores for both of these in your emails.

 

Timetable

Please see below a suggested timetable, which you may wish to follow.

Year 4 timetable

Week 2 (1st March- 5th March)

Welcome video for this week's home learning

Please click here to watch this video to see what we have got coming up this week. 

 

English as an additional language

If your child has English as an additional language, we have provided different English for this week's tasks.

Please click here to view the English as an additional language writing tasks for this week.

 

Spellings

Our spelling rule for this week is the '-ation' suffix.

Handwriting practise sheet

Rule PowerPoint

 

Arithmetic test

Arithmetic test 1.3.21- 5.3.21

 

Monday 1st March

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

 

Please click here to watch the video book talk lesson for today.

 

Please click here to watch the video English lesson for today.

 

Please click here to watch the video maths lesson for today.

Reading for today:

 

Tuesday 2nd March

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

 

Please click here to watch the video book talk lesson for today.

 

Please click here to watch the video English lesson for today.

Reading for today:

Wednesday 3rd March

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

 

Please click here to watch the video English lesson for today.

Please click here to download the English sheet today for movement verbs.

 

Please click here to watch the video maths lesson for today.

 

Please click here to watch the video science lesson for today.

Reading for today:

 

Thursday 4th March

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

 

Please click here to watch the video maths lesson for today.

 

Please click here to download the geography fact files for rainforest animals.

Reading for today (Two videos):

Today is World Book Day!

Friday 5th March

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

Please click here to watch the video maths lesson for today.

Reading for today:

 

Week 1 (22nd- 26th February)

Welcome video for this week's home learning

Please click here to watch this video to see what we have got coming up this week. 

 

English as an additional language

If your child has English as an additional language, we have provided different English for this week's tasks.

Please click here to view the English as an additional language writing tasks for this week.

 

Spellings

Our spelling rule for this week are homophones and near homophones.

Handwriting practise sheet

Rule PowerPoint

 

Arithmetic test

Arithmetic test 22.2.21- 26.2.21

 

Monday 22nd February

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

Please click here to view your Book Talk and English lesson for today.

Please see below the video maths lesson for today:

Please see below the video science lesson for today:

Reading for today:

Please click here to view our class read for today- Part 20 of Alfie Fleet's Guide to the Universe.

 

 

Tuesday 23rd February

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

Please click here to view the Book Talk and English lesson for today.

Please see below the video maths lesson for today:

Please see below the video geography lesson for today:

Reading for today:

Wednesday 24th February

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

Please click here to view the Book Talk lesson for today.

Please click here to view the English lesson for today.

Please see below the video maths lesson for today:

Please click here to download the Spanish PowerPoint for today.

Reading for today:

Thursday 25th February

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

Please click here to view your Book Talk and English lesson for today.

Please click here to download a word bank of descriptive words for sounds and colours for today's English.

Please see below the video maths lesson for today:

Reading for today:

Friday 26th February

Please click here to view your home learning tasks for today.

Please click here to view the English and Book Talk video lesson for today.

Please click here to download the template for your review of the poem.

Please see below the video maths lesson for today:

Reading for today:

 

Daily vocabulary practise

Every day in your daily packs, you will be provided with a vocabulary grid.

Please watch this video, where we explain your task.

 

Mr Lugg's Weekly Challenge

Each Monday, Mr Lugg will be setting a weekly competition. 

Please click here to view the competition for this week.

 

Important websites

All children have access to Sumdog, TTRockstars and Bug Club. Here they will find daily maths challenges and books to read at their reading level where they can complete comprehension tasks which your teacher can mark. 

 

PE

We have produced a list of stay active activities and each week Gary is producing a PE video.

Please click here to view these.


English overview

The attached document below shows the English overview in Year 4 for the year. It identifies the theme of the texts that the children will be exploring and displays the outcome of each term.

English-Purposes-and-Outcome-Overview-V2-Year-4.pdf


Recommended Reads

Looking for something to read whilst you are at home? Have a go at getting through these 100 recommended reads for Year 4:

100-recommeded-reads-for-Year-4.pdf


Joining Hands - Autumn 2020

This term, our Joining Hands workshop will be taking place right here on our website!

The focus for this term is Reading as it is such a big priority for us here at Castle Academy. Please take a look at the videos below. The first introduces you to our English leader, Mrs Hemming, who has an important message for you and the second video shows a teacher modelling how you can read with your child.

Click here to see special notices and further material on what VIPERS are and how to support your child with their reading.

English-leader-2.mp4

Year-4-Parent-Reading-Example.mp4


Letters from your child's Year 4 teacher:

Please click on your child's teachers name to download a letter for your child from their current class teacher, which will tell them whose class they are in next year. You can then go to the Year 5 page to see a video which has been recorded by their new teacher!

Miss Finch and Mr Gooden       Mr Crisp

Watch our welcome videos below for our new Year 4 pupils!

 

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