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Find your class homework here in the event of coronavirus school closure


In the event of school closures children are required to complete the following work:

- a daily English/spelling task

- a daily maths task

- reading for 30 minutes each day

- recapping times tables and divisions up to 12 x 12 for 30 minutes each day.

- a challenge from the grid. 

 

The maths and English tasks will be uploaded to the class page daily. A grid of 5 topic challenges will be uploaded on Monday - children can choose one of these to complete each day. Please see the letter sent home for additional resources that you can use with your child.

Daily English task: 

 

23.3.20 - 3.4.20

 

Please see the attached PDF documents below. 

The tasks for the next two weeks are linked to the story 'The Trojan horse'. 

Each task has been dated with the day it should be completed.

Please complete one task per day.  

 

 

Daily Maths task: 

 

Please check your mymaths for any tasks that you have not completed to date. 

 

Please see the attached PDF document below for the correct date. 

 

~31.3.20~

Well done for all your hard work so far.

Keep it up!

Your new task has been added below.

 

 

Weekly challenges:

Week 2

Date set: 30.3.2020

Please choose one of these challenges to complete each day in addition to your daily math and English task: 

 

Challenge 1 - Topic

 

Mount Olympus is the tallest mountain in Greece. The ancient Greeks believed that their gods lived at the top of the mountain.

Using an atlas or Google Maps see if you can find where Mount Olympus is. https://www.google.com/maps/

 

What can you find out about Mount Olympus? Find 5 interesting facts about Mount Olympus to write in your book.

https://easyscienceforkids.com/mount-olympus/

https://kids.kiddle.co/Mount_Olympus

Challenge 2 - ART/DT

 

The Greeks made statues of humans and gods using bronze or marble.

Make your own statue of a person. You could use playdough or clay.

Challenge 3 - Science

 

Food Chains

Every living thing needs energy in order to live. Animals get energy from the food they eat.

Play the following games and complete the food chains.  

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/content/animals/kidscorner/games/foodchaingame.htm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbnnb9q/articles/z93vdxs

Challenge 4 - PSHE/PE -

 

Keeping healthy. One important way we stay healthy is by exercising.

What happens to our body when we exercise? Complete a ‘Body coach PE lesson’ and think about the changes that your body goes through. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvQafyve889qVcPxYEjdSTl What happens to your heart rate and breathing? How do you feel after?

Challenge 5 -Computing

 

Spend 30mins to 1 hour on Turtle academy.

What can you remember from our lessons in school? Can you make a square? Can you lift the pen up and down? Can you change the colour? If you are struggling run through the lessons first before going to the playground.

https://turtleacademy.com/

 

  Welcome to Year 4   

 

Welcome back! I hope you had a wonderful rest and are ready for an exciting Spring term.

 

Ancient Greece

For our topic, we will be learning about Ancient Greece

 

 

We will be reading and writing Greek myths. We will be learning about what life was like in Athens and Sparta.

We will be looking at the history of the Olympic games and we discover what the Trojan horse was used for.

 

Autumn PE days - Monday and Thursday

 

All children must have a pair of shorts, a T shirt and a pair of trainers or plimsolls.

 

Children should also have jogging bottoms and jumpers for outdoor PE in cold weather.

It is also a good idea to keep a spare pair of socks in PE kits.

Long hair must be tied back and earrings need to be removed for health and safety reasons.

 

Please ensure that you name each part of your uniform - this makes it much easier to return any misplaced items!

 

Homework

 

Homework is set weekly on a Friday and is due the following Wednesday. 

Children will be asked to complete mymaths, spelling and reading each week.

 

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