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WELCOME TO YEAR 4 2020-21 WITH MRS CLARKE & MRS SYKES

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Welcome to our Year Four Class Page. 

This page will be updated every half term to help keep you up to date with the things we will be working on this year. 

There will also be a copy of my long term plan for the year and each half term I will add my medium term plan for the half term. 

Look out for helpful websites to support the learning at home and a copy of the spellings for each half term. 

ENGLISH

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We will be reading ‘Counting on Katherine’ by Helaine Becker

Finding out about Katherine Johnson’s extraordinary life and writing a fact file using an increasing range of sentence structures, prepositions, conjunctions and adverbs to express time, place and cause, present and past tenses correctly and  group related ideas into paragraphs.

MATHS

We will be focusing on Place Value and Addition and Subtraction by counting in 1’s, 10’s, 100’s 1000’s and 25’s, comparing and ordering numbers with 4 digits and rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000.

We will be adding and subtracting number with 4 digits using renaming and solving problems using addition and subtraction.

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TIMES TABLES

Times Table Challenge

We will be beginning our Times Table Challenge and will be working each week on our individual times tables. After completing each challenge the chidlren will receive a certificate and will move along the Times Table Ladder. 

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Times Table Rock Star

We will be using Times Table Rock Stars at both home and school to help us improve our speed of recalling multiplcation facts. 

Will you be quick enough to be a Rock Hero? 

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SPELLINGS

Spellings for this half term: 

Group 1

YEAR 4 SPELLING OVERVIEW

DATE

 

1

07/09/20

accident, accidentally, address, bicycle, build, busy, business, calendar, complete, continue

2

14/09/20

treasure, measure, pleasure, enclosure, closure, pressure, exposure, disclosure, displeasure, composure

3

21/09/20

queen’s, castle’s, witch’s, teacher’s, horse’s, clock’s, lion’s, dolphin’s, child’s, passenger’s

4

28/09/20

peace, piece, main, mane, fare, fair, reign, rain, beach, beech

5

05/10/20

meat, meet, male, mail, hair, hare, stair, stare, where, wear

6

12/10/20

exercise, experience, experiment, extreme, favourite, grammar, guard, guide

7

19/10/20

 

Group 2

YEAR 4 SPELLING OVERVIEW (GROUP 2)

DATE

 

1

07/09/20

 

2

14/09/20

walking, runner, skipped, chats, singing, searches, hoped, smiles, liking, clapped

3

21/09/20

unhappy, unlucky, unseen, unusual, undress, dislike, displease, disagree, disown, disappear

4

28/09/20

don’t, can’t, won’t, isn’t, I’ve, I’d, I’m, she’s, he’s, there’s

5

05/10/20

vein, reign, beige, eight, weight, straight, they, obey, grey, prey

6

12/10/20

eight, eighth, weight, rein, height, caught, naughty, enough

7

19/10/20

brake, break, grate, great, eight, ate, weight, wait, son, sun

 

 

SCIENCE

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM(1)teeth(1)

Our focus will be animals including humans, looking at describing the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans, identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions and constructing and interpreting a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey.

MUSIC, RE & PE

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We will be learning songs by Abba. These will include Mamma Mia, Waterloo and Dancing Queen.

We will be singing, playing tuned percussion, improvising and composing.

Finally we will put all the different parts together to create one whole class performance of Mamma Mia.

diwali(1)

We will be finding out why Diwali the festival of light is so important for Hindus and what they can learn from it.

               

muliti skills(1)

Our lessons will be focusing on multi skills and getting us moving and active again after lockdown.

PE will be on a Thursday afternoon. Please ensure they have a named PE kit in school at all times. It will be sent home at half term to be washed. 

HOMEWORK

Homework will be given out on a Monday to be completed and returned by a Friday. There will be on-line Maths homework and Grammar homework to be completed in your child’s homework book. Your child will also have spellings, reading and times table challenges to complete each week.

PLANS

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