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Welcome to our Year 4 class

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English -The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

We will be starting this half term with the book 'The Day the Crayons Quit' By Drew Daywalt'. We will be looking at persuasive language, writing persuasive letters, using conjunctions, using commas in a list, using adverbs and looking at how to use inverted commas in speech. We will be starting to look at the year 4 word list and practising these common words as well as learning about prefixes and suffixes. 

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Maths

times tables

One of our main focuses in year 4 is times tables and we will be practising these every day and beginning our times table challenge. 

We will also be ordering and comparing numbers beyond 1000, adding and subtracting numbers to 1000 and looking at formal methods of multiplication and division. 

Challenge

Practise times tables recall 

x10,x5,x2,x3,x4,x8,x6,x9,x7,x11,x12

and the corresponding division facts

Play 'hit the button' to help you learn your times tables. 

Learn the meaning and how to spell the year  4 word list. 

This term the words are:-

accident

accidentally

address

bicycle

build

busy

business

calendar

complete

continue

exercise

experience

experiment

extreme

favourite

grammar

guard

guide

PE

This half term we will be doing netball and physical fitness on a Thursday afternoon. 

Geography - Europe

We will be locating countries from around Europe using maps, atlases, globes and digital mapping. 

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Science - Living things and their habitats

  We will be looking at living things and their habitats and that living things are grouped in a variety of ways, using classification keys. We will identify and name a variety of living things in both the local and wider environment. 

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Homework

The children will have home reading books, times tables practise, English and My Maths homework on a weekly basis. Homework will be given on a Monday and must be handed in on a Friday.

More details regarding My Maths will follow. 

Spellings will be given out on Mondays and tested on Fridays. 

 

LTP

MTP

Spellings

Handwriting

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