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Welcome to our Year 4 class

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English

We will be using a new text called ‘The Journey by Francesca Sanna. We will be  writing diaries.

We will be using fronted adverbials, prepositions, expanded noun phrases and apostrophes for plural possession.

With our spellings we will be continuing our work with the Year 3/4 word list and learning new spelling patterns.

The journey

Maths

We will be using Times Tables Rockstars to practise our times tables and taking part in the government trial of the multiplication checker.

We will be focusing on measuring mass and volume, solving problems involving division and producing and reading graphs and bar charts involving a range of different statistics

times tables

Challenge

In Year 4 the chidlren need to learn all their times tables - both multiplication and division facts up to 12X12. We are using times table rockstars and hit the button to help us. 

Can you beat your score? 

 

We also need to keep practising our Year4 word list. This term we are focusing on 

potatoes

pressure

purpose

quarter

recent

separate

straight

strength

surprise

therefore

though

various

PE

This half term PE will be on a Thursday afternoon and it will be athletics and rugby. Please ensure your child has a named kit in school at all times. 

Geogrpahy

 We will be describing the key aspects of volcanoes- understanding what the earth is made from, where we can find volcanoes, different types of volcanoes and understand the effects of a volcano on the environment.

 

volcano

Science - States of Matter

 We will be looking at  

states of matter - comparing and grouping materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases,

observing that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C) and identifying the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle and associate the rate of evaporation with temperature

 

water cycle

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.

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

LTP

MTP

Handwriting

Spellings

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