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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 completing two units – a poetry unit based on ‘The Lost Lost Property Office’ and a narrative unit based on ‘Leon and the place in-between’

In our poetry unit we will be looking at poems that use lists and learning about rhyming couplets and using them to create our own class poem.

In our narrative unit we will be developing characters and setting using varied and rich vocabulary and extending the range of sentences with more than one clause. All of this will lead to an end piece where we will be writing a diary.

MATHS

We will be recalling multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12, using place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying by 0 and 1; dividing by 1; multiplying together 3 numbers, recognising and use factor pairs and commutativity in mental calculations and multiplying two-digit and three-digit numbers by a one-digit number using formal written layout. Also we will be measuring and calculating the perimeter of a rectilinear figures in centimetres and metres.

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TIMES TABLES

Times Table Challenge

We will be continuing 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

W/B 02/11/20 increase, knowledge, length, library, material, medicine, mention, minute, natural

W/B 09/11/20 inactive, incapable, immature, immobile, impossible, irregualr, irrational, illegal, illiterate

W/B 16/11/20 incredible, inaccurate, impatient, impolite, irresponsible, irresistible, illegible, illogical

W/B 23/11/20 grey, they, sleigh, young, blood, trouble, chef, brochure, parachute, machine

W/B 30/11/20 notice, occasion, occasionally, opposite, ordinary, peculair, position, possess, possession

W/B 07/12/20 cornering, fastened, awakening, forgotten, beginner, gardener, preferred, limiter

 

Group 2

W/B 02/11/20 actual, actually, although, answer, appear, arrive, believe, breath, breathe

W/B 09/11/20 reappear, retry, rebuild, replay, redo, mistake, misdealt, misbehave, mishear, miscalculate

W/B 16/11/20 reapply, return, retake, react, recover, misread, mislay, misfit, misspoke, misdirect

W/B 23/11/20 gym, cygnet, pyramid, mystery, cylinder, hymn, calypso, crystal, myth

W/B 30/11/20 caught, centre, century, certain, circle, consider, decide, describe, different

W/B 07/12/20 plaque, antique, mosque, unique, opaque, league, tongue, plague, vague, fatigue, catalogue

 

 

SCIENCE

ear

We will be identifying how sounds are made and associating some of them with something vibrating, recognising that vibrations from sounds travel through a medium to the ear, finding patterns between the pitch of a sound and features of the object that produced, finding patterns between the volume of a sound and the strength of the vibrations that produced and recognising that sounds get fainter as the distance from the sound source increases.

MUSIC, RE & PE

glojenspiel

We will be continuing the work we started in Year 3 playing glockenspiels.

 

bible

We will be looking at why the bible is important to Christians and how they use it.

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We will be taking part in Tag Rugby sessions every Tuesday afternoon. Please ensure your child has a warm named 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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