Home Learning Support – Year 4

In the event of a school closure or self-isolation, we would like to support your children whilst they are working at home. If possible, try to encourage your child to spend time on a range of different activities covering the main priorities of maths, reading, SPAG (spelling, punctuation and grammar), writing and science.

We encourage children to try their best on as much of the work as they can manage. We are aware of how difficult this might be and have included more than is needed to provide children with choices on what interests them.

Work should be completed as much as possible in the PURPLE exercise book provided. If using a worksheet to complete work, please put the title of the sheet at the top of the page. If something can be completed on the sheet/booklet, please do to save paper.

Work that is included in the home learning packs are:

  • Maths/English/Grammar – home learning packs,
  • Reading comprehension sheets
  • Comprehension Work
  • Some examples of Science Experiments linking to our current topic of Sound.

Reading for pleasure is paramount! Time should be set aside for reading at length. If possible read together (with adults and to siblings if possible), asking questions, making predictions and discussing texts. We would be happy for children to also read books from home. Please record in the PURPLE exercise book given.

Children have been given their log ins for:

  1. ttrockstars.com  – timetable and division practise.
  2. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button - practise square number, times tables, number bonds

 

Websites we are useful at this time include:

Writing:

  • Write a script based on parts of the Roald Dahl book, ‘The Witches’. Maybe the part when the Grand High Witch is explaining about the Formula 86 Delayed Action Mouse-Maker or a different part of the book. You could find clips of the film online to help you.
  • Write letter to members of the class (if you send them to me via Classdojo we can share them around to everyone and keep everyone cheerier).
  • Write a letter and send it to an elderly relative, an elderly neighbour or someone who is in self-isolation.
  • http://www.pobble365.com/ - write stories from the pictures

Extra challenge:

Create a set of instructions on how to make a cake or biscuits or how to tie your laces.

Reading:

  • Write a review a review on a book you have read.
  • Record a review on a book you have read – if you send it to me I will put it on our Dojo

PE:

  • Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) has free exercise workouts on Youtube.
  • Yoga tutorials/videos on Youtube.
  • Create a home workout/circuit for the people in your house.
  • Go for a short walk if permitted.
  • gonoodle.co.uk

Life skills:

  • Help/support somebody in need. Support family and friends in isolation by ringing regularly/face time.
  • With an adult learn to cook dinner/snacks/ cakes/biscuits.
  • Learn to play a new board game… create your own!
  • With an adult, learn tie your shoe laces
  • With an adult, learn how to make breakfast
  • With an adult, learn how to do washing
  • With an adult, learn about to pay a bill/budget using real life examples
  • Help and clean around the house.
  • Practise playing an instrument if you have any available – you’ve all been great at learning the recorder!

Down time:

  • Reading
  • Puzzles
  • Board games
  • Drawing step by step tutorials
  • Baking
  • Cooking
  • Colouring, meditation (lots on YouTube to follow!!)
  • Music/Dancing
  • Gardening (if permitted)
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 Year 4 Guided Reading Pack.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Handwriting Practice Sheet 2.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Handwriting Practice Sheet.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Jimmy and the Pharaoh.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Maths Activity Booklet.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Non Fiction Comprehension.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Non Text Guided Reading Pack.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Poetry Revision Comprehension.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Sight and Sound Writing Prompts Activity Sheets.pdfDownload
 Year 4 Timestables.pdfDownload
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