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Welcome to our Year 4 class

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English

We will be reading an non-fiction text called 'A Human Body: the digestive system. From that we will be creating information posters, writing instructions and writing explanatory texts. 

Our writing will include complex sentences using fronted adverbials, FANBUS and AWHITEBUS.

 

Maths

One of our main focuses in year 4 is times tables and we will be practising these every day! We will be multiplying and dividing all times tables, dividing with remainders, dividing by 1 and 0, solving problems and multiplying 2 and 3 digit numbers. We will also be learning how to work out the area of a shape.  

times tables(1)

Challenge

We need to know all the multiplcation and division facts for every times table up to 12X12

We learn them in this order. 

X10 X2 X5 X4 X3 X8 X6 X7 X9 X11 X12

 

Challenge yourself on 'Hit the Button' The current score to beat is 33. 

 

We also need to learn to spell all the words from the year 3/4 words list.

We are currently focusing on the following words: 

accident, address, build, business, complete, exercise, extreme, grammar, guide, accidentally, bicycle, busy, calendar, continue, experience, favourite, guard

PE

This half term PE will be on a Thursday afternoon. It will be netball and physical fitness. 

History - Ancient Greeks

We will be looking at what the Ancient Greeks have done for us. 

ancient grrek

Science - Animals including humans

  We will be looking at how the digestive system works, what are our teeth are called and how they work and identifying food chains. 

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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. 

 

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MTP

Spellings

Handwriting

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