Welcome to the Year 4 Blog!

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Hello Year 4,
We will be posting work everyday for you to complete until we are all reunited again. We know this will be as tough for you as it is for us but we want you to remember that we are here for anything you need. Just send us a comment on the class pages and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
Parents, if you would like to send us some pictures or videos of what you’ve been doing at home then we’d love to see them! You can email us at stmpstudio@gmail.com and we may be able to share some of it here on the blog!
My Maths can be found HERE.
My Maths Step by Step Guide can be found HERE.
TT Rockstars can be found HERE.
Purple Mash can be found HERE.
Purple Mash Step by Step Guide can be found HERE.
The PE Blog can be found HERE. to help you stay active while you are staying safe indoors.
Virtual Assemblies can be watched HERE.
We miss you all very much but we know you will be working hard at home like you normally do in school. Look after yourselves and stay safe!
From The Year 4 Team
Miss Erahdun, Mrs Agha, Miss Khan and Miss Frampton x

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Challenge!

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For this week’s challenge we would like you to work with your adults at home to name as many of these children’s movies as possible! Now for the tricky part – the names are written using emojis so you’ll need to think hard and remember all those movies you’ve watched in the past. Simply write your answers in a list in the comments section for this post.

Good luck and we can’t wait to see you answers.

 

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Monday 30th March 2020

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Good morning Year 4! We hope you have had a lovely weekend and are ready for another week of learning. Scroll down to take a look at this week’s work as well as your challenge winner and new challenge for this week! Have a wonderful Monday.

Maths

You have been set new homework on your My Maths account.
You also have sessions on TT Rockstars to complete.
Brush up on your interpreting skills with this Purple Mash game. If you can’t access the link, log in to your account and go to the Statistics section to find Interpreting Block Graphs.

Mental Arithmetic

Complete the test that matches with your Maths set:
Blue = Badger  Green = Bluebell  Orange = Elm  Red = Goldfinch.
Give the others a try if you want to challenge yourselves!        

Writing

Writing: We are learning to create a newspaper report.
TASK:
We would like you to complete a newspaper report using the notes you made from last week’s entire English learning. Complete the report using the examples below as a template. You will need to draw the layout on paper and fill in the different sections. Don’t forget your:
  • Newspaper name
  • Heading
  • Subheadings
  • Facts
  • Paragraphs
  • Pictures
  • Captions
  • Quotes

newspaper 4         newspaper 2             newspaper 3           newspaper 1

Have a go at filling in this Newspaper Template.
Challenge: Send a picture of your completed newspaper report to stmpstudio@gmail.com

Reading

‘The Ugly Old Toad’ – Enid Blyton
Reading: We are learning to predict.
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Once upon a time a big, old toad wanted…
TASK:
Use the first line of the story to predict; using the title as evidence, what YOU think might happen in the rest of the story about an ‘Ugly, Old Toad’. Your prediction doesn’t have to be long or finish off the story! You could predict the opening of the story, the middle and/or the end.
  • Where do toads live?
  • What do they do?
  • What do toads look like?
  • What could this particular toad be up to?
Use your imagination! Remember your adjectives and fronted adverbials!
Challenge: Design a front cover of the book if you were to publish your prediction story using this Purple Mash link.

Topic

Art: We are learning to explore pop art.
Watch this video to find out about Pop Art:
https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/what-is/pop-art
Answer these questions:
  • What is pop art?
  • Who were the pop artists?
  • When did pop art begin?
TASK:
Find an object in your house, such as, a tin of baked beans, can of soup, or a bottle of ketchup sauce. We would like you to recreate it like Andy Warhol’s Pop Art!
Remember to use bright and bold colours!
Below are some examples:

Pop art

Challenge: When creating pop art what is most important?
Plenary:
Complete the quiz and see which pop artist you are!
https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/games-quizzes/quiz-which-pop-artist-are-you

Friday 27th March 2020

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Maths

You have been set new homework on your My Maths account.
You also have sessions on TT Rockstars to complete.
Test your number bonds with this Purple Mash game.

Writing

Writing

Reading

We are learning to justify our answers.
Task: Read the rest of the poem on your own or with someone else. Once you have read it, answer the following questions. Remember to explain why you have made the decisions you have.

Reading 1

Reading 2

Reading 3

  1. Did you like the poem? Explain why.
  2. What was your favourite part of the poem? Explain why.
  3. If you could change one part of the poem, which bit would you edit? Explain why.
  4. What would you change that part to instead? Explain why.

Topic

We are learning to practice Pokemon Yoga.
Yoga is a practise that humans have been doing for many years!
It is a brilliant way to keep you active and calm at the same time.
Today, for PE we would like you to carry out Pokemon Yoga! Yes you read that correctly! POKEMON YOGA!
Click the YouTube link and begin your PE lesson!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgTCnbf_rds

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