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Homework will be set online as homework books cannot travel between home and school (same for home readers)

Reading - children to access and use Reading Plus. Site code rpcapep1 and your child has their own login.

Spellings - children to learn weekly spellings for testing but do not hand sheets back into school. See this week's spellings below.

Maths - Education City, Gnarly Numbers. Look at 4 digit numbers and identify the value of tens and ones.

Purple Mash, Place value in 4d numbers.

English - Purple Mash, Write a Haiku - could you have a go at writing a haiku?

If you have no internet access, please get your child to ask if there is time to complete HW in registration times at school. 

This week's spellings to learn for test 25.9.20

   Welcome to Year 4 Autumn 2020

Welcome back. 

We are so glad to have you back and we are looking forward to a great year together.

Our team:

Miss Donnelly, Mrs Squire, Miss Muneer, Mr Hickman, Mrs Kauser, Mrs Wilcox, Mrs Natt

Read our curriculum leaflet, so you know what we will cover this year.

13/7/20 video 18. Build & compare different wholes from different unit fractions that represent the same quantity

The eighteenth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures...

 New work set 13/7/20

Maths:

  • 2D+3D shape sorting- Identifying 2D +3D shapes. (purplemash)

  • Shape Slideshow- Classify shapes using geometrical properties extending to classifying different triangles and quadrilaterals. (purplemash)

  • Sort 3D Shapes- according to whether they have a triangular face or not. (EdCity)

  • Label 2D+3D shapes. (purplemash)

English:

  • River Deep- Place a full stop and comma into each sentence with prompts to help. (EdCity)

  • Jim takes out the rubbish- Capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks. The person pronoun 'I'. (purplemash)

  • Flora's Trouble- use of semi colons, colons and dashes to mark the boundary between independent clauses. (purplemash)

Science:

  • Habitats- Can you identify different habitats in your area and record your findings? (purplemash) 

  • Animal Habitats- 2Quiz- Can you sort the animals into the correct group. (purplemash)

10.7.20 video 17. Build and compare different wholes from the same unit fractions that represent different lengths

The seventeenth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closure...

9/7/20 video 16. Build and compare different wholes from different unit fractions that have the same length

The sixteenth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures ...

8/7/20 15. Construct a whole from a part and identify the fraction it represents

The fifteenth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures ...

7/7/20 video - 14. Can we compare unit fractions of different wholes?

The fourteenth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures...

6/7/20 Work set

English:
  • George's Recipe- write a recipe for your own marvellous medicine. (purplemash)
  • Jelly Recipe-  can you write instructions to make jelly? (purplemash)
  • The Wrong Sandwich- what is wrong with these instructions for making a cheese sandwich? (purplemash)

Maths:
  • Wrecked Angles- identifying acute and obtuse angles. (EdCity)
  • Pharaoh Triangle- compare  and classify triangles, recognising properties including size, angle and symmetry of scalene, isosceles, equilateral and right-angled triangles. (EdCity)
  • Name 2D shapes- compare and classify geometric shapes, including quadrilaterals and triangles, based on their properties and sizes. (Purplemash)

Science:
  • Good Vibrations- vibration and sound. (purplemash)
  • Sounds Quiz- testing children's knowledge about sound. (purplemash)
  • Sound Insulation- Describe the effectiveness of specific materials for insulating sound. Use your scientific understanding to help you with explaining why some materials are more effective than others. (purplemash)

6/7/20 Today's video 13. Compare unit fractions in a measure's context

The thirteenth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures...

3/7/20 video 12. Reason about comparing unit fractions

The twelfth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures pe...

2/7/20 video 11. Compare unit fractions using a fraction wall

The eleventh lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures p...

1/7/20 Video 10. Understand that equal parts can look different - volume and area contexts

The tenth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures peri...

30.6.20 video 9. Understand that equal parts can look different - area context

The ninth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures peri...

Week beginning 29.6.20

Work set:

English:

  • 'For Sale'- Use knowledge of persuasive writing to write a persuasive and descriptive advert to sell a home. (purplemash)
  • 'Litter Poster'- Combine persuasive words and images to convince reader not to drop litter. (purplemash)
  • 'Supporting Ideas'- Exploring a piece of persuasive writing and decide which parts are most effective. (EdCity)


Maths:

  • 'Hit a Puck'- Reading bar line charts and answer questions. (EdCity)
  • 'Hit a Puck'- Reading bar charts and answer questions. (EdCity)
  • 'Wonderful World'- Chart types: Choose and justify different chart types based on data collected. (EdCity)


Science:

  • 'Skeleton Quiz'- Can children answer questions about the human skeleton? (purplemash)
  • 'Digestive System'- Label parts of the human digestive system.(purplemash)

Check Reading eggs for work set.

 

29/6/20 VIDEO 8. Recognise and reasoning about unit fractions in a variety of contexts

The eighth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures per...

26/6/20 VIDEO 7. Assign unit fraction names and notation to equal parts of quantities

The seventh lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures pe...

25/6/20 VIDEO 6. Assign unit fraction names and notation to 3D representations

The sixth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures peri...

24/6/20 VIDEO 5. Embed previous fraction work using a linear model

The fifth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures peri...

23/6/20 VIDEO 4. Name unit fractions and match them with the fraction notation and a representation

The fourth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures per...

22/6/20  New Work set

 

Maths: Equivalent Fractions- Identifying equivalent fractions within models. x1 objective

Fraction Equations- Finding the value of the missing numerator from each fraction equation. x1 objective ( both activities on purple mash)

 

English: Making Lists- Using commas to separate items in a list.(purple mash)

Revenge of the Comma- Understand and use commas (EdCity) 

 

Science: Meltdown- Materials that melt- Identify those materials that will melt from those that will not melt. (EdCity).

TOPIC TOOLS: Evaporation- Conditions affecting evaporation(EdCity).

 

Also, check Reading Eggs for new activities set by your class teacher.

22/6/20 Today's NCETM Video. 3. Begin to use and understand the terms 'numerator' and 'denominator'

The third lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures peri...

19/6/20 2. Understand fraction notation to represent a relationship between part and whole

The second lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures per...

18/6/20 NCETM video 1. Divide and describe the same whole when divided into differing numbers of equal parts

17/6/20 NCETM video 10. Explore different contexts for building a whole when a part is known

The tenth lesson on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures period in summer 2020. For a full l...

16/6/20 Today's NCETM video 9. Build a whole when a part is known

The ninth lesson on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures period in summer 2020. For a full l...

Week 8 Year 4 home learning pack. Download or collect from school.

 15.6.20 Work Set

Maths: 
Purple Mash - Fraction Wall: Children have to arrange the fractions to make a whole. 
 
English:
Education City - Roman Around: Children are to retrieve information of a non fictional text
Education city - Savvy Stories: Children are to identify the main ideas of a text
 
Science:
Purple Mash  Todo Fair Test: To plan and carry out a fair test.

 

 

8. Recognise and reasoning about unit fractions in a variety of contexts

The eighth lesson in the second block of lessons on fractions, aimed at Year 3 and 4 pupils, in a series produced by the NCETM during the school closures per...

 

Watch and learn with each daily video.

Maths learning 15.6.20

See video above.

Maths learning 12.6.20

Assign unit fraction names and notation to equal parts of quantities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXKksaqQogo&list=PLQqF8sn28L9wDx3QxDIF14OaAE9rwkPBP&index=7&safe=active

Maths learning 11.6.20

Maths video - learn about unit fraction names and representations.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xUTd_ZDMquc&list=PLQqF8sn28L9wDx3QxDIF14OaAE9rwkPBP&index=7&t=0s&safe=active

Have fun!!!

Week beginning 8/6/20

Purple Mash - work on graphs. Creating a range of bar, pie, line graphs to show information. 

Education City - 1. Pitch Perfect- To punctuate direct speech. 2. Fantasy Football- To place full stops, commas, quotation marks and question marks within a passage.

Science -  Home and Dry- Exploring and identifying the stages of the water cycle.

Please also check Reading eggs - 4b have new activities.

 

Home Learning Pack - just click the link to access this week's pack. Alternatively, you can pop to the school office to collect a pack.

 New work set 1/6/20

All year 4

Purple Mash - Maths - Years and Months, Converting between units of time

English - Book review summary

Education City - Maths - mental multiplication and division

English - punctuation and grammar assessment

Science - Solids, liquids and gases assessment

Check out Reading Eggs - 4b have a new comprehension task set.

  Week beginning 18/5/20 - new work set

All year 4 on Education City - English work on formal/informal language and retrieving information. Maths work on telling the time to 1 minute and 12/24 hour clock. Science work on solids, liquids and gases and melt or freeze.

All year 4 on Purplemash - To do on telling the time from an analogue clock (includes roman numerals and 12/24hours)

Please also check Reading eggs. 4b - new comprehension task set for everyone.

Stay safe - keep busy.

 

 

11/5/20 Have you checked the new work for this week?

All of year 4 - I have set you a writing task on Purple Mash. You need to complete an information task on the North pole.

All of year 4 - I have set new work on Education City for Science (temperature state changes, fair tests), Maths (multiplication with money, one and two step money problems) and English (using punctuation, reading and predicting)

My class - everyone has spelling tasks set on Reading eggs.

 

Please check and complete - many of you still not completing your work!!!

Miss Donnelly

Here is a really useful parent guide to helping your KS2 child with Maths...

21.4.20 – Languages Update…

 

Language Angels have given us a special Cape login so you can access all of the fun games at home! Simply follow the link below, and log in to ‘Pupil Games’.

 

Username: cape

Password: cape1234

 

You can then access all of the amazing Language Angels games. Maybe you could remind yourself of some words you already know or learn something new!

 

Buona Fortuna

 

Mrs Robbins J

BBC bitesize have daily lessons for you to do:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/z63tt39/year-4-lessons/1

Give them a go - there are lots to try and they are dated, so you can work through them day by day.

Fancy designing a new sports kit for our school?

Home Learning During School Closures - we hope you find this information helpful during school closures and/or self isolation. You can print out the materials or use your exercise books to write your answers in.

Remember to keep doing some physical activity at home

4A, 4B and 4C - Check on Purple Mash to test your knowledge in the Explorers quiz set for you to do. Have fun!!!

There is also a Habitat Quiz to test your Science knowledge.

NEW!!! MFL quiz on the family on Purple Mash. Test your italian!

New - Maths quiz on fractions and decimals

Keep checking - added to Purple Mash: English quiz and Multiplication/Division

 

4A

Please check your websites as you have work set.

Education City - You have all been set a science activity, An English activity and a Maths activity. These will all be updated every 2 days, so please ensure you complete them all within the 2 day period.

Reading eggs will be updated shortly and will be updated every 2 days as well. Have fun!

 

4B

Please check your websites as you have work set.

Education City - You have all been set a science activity, An English activity and a Maths activity. These will all be updated every 2 days, so please ensure you complete them all within the 2 day period. 

Reading eggs will be updated shortly and will be updated every 2 days as well. Have fun!

 

4C

Please check your websites as you have work set.

Education City - You have all been set a science activity, An English activity and a Maths activity. These will all be updated every 2 days, so please ensure you complete them all within the 2 day period.

Reading eggs will be updated shortly and will be updated every 2 days as well. Have fun!

 

Welcome to Year 4 Spring 2020!

 

STAFF -  In 4B we have Miss Donnelly and Miss Watson/Mrs Kaur, in 4A we have Mrs Steadman and Mrs Fuller and  in 4C we have Mr Hickman and Mrs Wilcox

During the Spring term we will be studying the Explorers in Creative lessons. We will be making fact files on famous explorers.

We will be focusing on Geography by looking at where they explored and the climate of different places. In DT, we will be designing and making torches. In Art, we will be creating watercolours of the Northern Lights.

In Science, we will be looking at Sound - how sounds are made and how they travel. In Spring 2  we will look at habitats and adaptation.

In Maths, we will be working multiplication division, area, fractions and decimals.

In June, all year 4 children will take a government times table check. This is done on the computer and will be 25 questions with 6 seconds to answer each and a rest in between. We are preparing the children for this in school and there will be a Cape Can parents' meeting in March. Use the links below for your child to practice for the time table check.

In English, we will be reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K.Rowling and our writing will come from the book. The children will write character profiles, explanation texts, stories set in imaginary worlds and information texts.

 

In RE, we will look at what type of world Jesus would want and why we call it Good Friday.

In Computing, we will be looking at presenting information and data handling.

In PE, 4A will be going swimming on Wednesdays and will need their swimming kit each week for this. 4A need PE kit on Thursdays. 4C will need PE kit on Wednesdays and Fridays. 4B will need PE kit on Mondays and Wednesdays. We will work on gymnastics (developing balance and co-ordination) and Cricket (developing fielding and batting skills and teamwork. In Spring 2 a session of PE will be delivered by WBA coaches.

Links - please click to open

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