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Year 4 Home Learning

The following Year 4 tasks are designed to be completed in the child's new home learning draft book, plain paper or they can be computer documents. Please keep records of any work completed, as we would like your child to bring in any finished work (to show their teacher) on their return to school. If you child has forgotten any login details, please email our ICT Technician Lynne Tandy:  L.TANDY@HERNEJUNIOR.COM

Don't forget we would love to see photos or evidence of the work you have been doing! You can drop us an email (listed below) or share them on J2e. (Click here for a how to video.) Or, if your teacher has Dojo send us a photo! 

Week Commencing 1st June 

PDF VERSION HERE

Monday 1st June

Tuesday 2nd

Wednesday 3rd

Thursday 4th

Friday 5th

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

The word of the day has been left blank so you can choose your own "Word of the Day" 

Check out the Collins Dictionary word of the day or have a go at the Collins "Quick Word Challenge".

Spelling and Handwriting

Using this week’s spelling list, write each word in your handwriting book and write at least 1 line of each spelling word.

(Click to  enlarge)

If you find these spellings super easy, check out the recommended year 4 spelling list. (Click the picture.)

Bulgarian National English Spelling Bee Competition 2018 | U.S. ...

Extension:

Choose at least 3 of the trickiest spellings and write them in sentences in your handwriting book.

Remember to keep your handwriting super neat.

Check this link for a recap of handwriting tips.

Literacy

Documents reveal problems of mass evacuation on the eve of Second ...

This week we are going to write a set of instructions to help an evacuee prepare for evacuation!

Today you are going to plan your set of instructions.

Click here for a "How to write instructions" & WAGOLL.

Click here for the template.

 

Remember to include:

  • Imperative Verbs
  • “How To…” in the title
  • Time conjunctions
  • Adverbs
  • Helpful Hints
  • Bullet points or numbers
  • Safety tips
  • Conjunctions to explain why.
  • Diagram/picture
  • Write in the present tense.

 

 

Literacy

Today you will write up your instructions.

Labelled with love - what really happened to the evacuee kids in ...

Remember to include an introduction – what are the instructions telling the reader to do?

 

The instructions should be written in full sentences using

  • Time conjunctions
  • Imperative verbs
  • Adverbs (for how to)
  • Helpful hints & safety tips
  • The use of bullet points or numbers to help order.
  • A picture or diagram.

Click here for a recap on    how to lay it out and to        see the WAGOLL.

Complete this in your  exercise book or on J2e.

Comprehension

Complete 1 of these comprehensions listed below.

Sun Safety (1 level and answers)

Be sun savvy this festive season | Traveller24

 

Wimbledon (3 different levels and answers provided.)

Homer Simpson Tennis GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

Alternatively, complete one of the comprehensions provided in your home learning pack, or one in the back of your spelling booklet.

 

SPAG

Complete this SPAG mat.

Ten week workbook for essential GCSE and Functional English SPAG ...

(Click the picture to download.)

There are 3 different levels to choose from and answers are provided.

Alternatively, choose a different page from a book and answer these questions:

Click here for a list of definitions.

 

Remember to pick up your new "Target Your Maths" booklet from the front of school, as from next week we will be using it.

Click here for a digital copy.

Maths

Investigate!

Get your thinking caps on!

Click the links below for a maths investigation!

Today’s helpful tip:

 Try to find the pattern! (Remember look at the difference between numbers to help spot the pattern.)

Investigation A

Investigation B

Investigation C

(Answers)

 

Or, you can play a times table game on education city or hit the button .

Alternatively, complete the next page of your times table grid, (if you have any left).

Maths

Target your Maths (1st booklet) page 7.

“Counting on 2”

FAQ: Counting sessions – Help Center

Count in multiples of 10, 25, 50, 100 & 1000.

Choose either A, B or C to complete.

Try to challenge yourself.

Remember to show your working.

Answers (page 2 of booklet)

 

Alternatively, complete today’s BBC Daily Maths Lesson.

Maths

Maths Activity Booklet page 17 & 18. 

Answers

“Position & Direction”

Compass Maze - Introduction | Raspberry Pi Projects

Complete the two pages of position and direction.

Remember!

We read coordinates “along the corridor, up the stairs” (The x axis followed  by the y axis.) 

(Click picture.)

Not sure what “Translate" means, click here.

Top Tip!

Use the diagrams on the  page to help you!

Maths

Target your Maths (1st booklet) page 51.

“Written method for division 2”

5 Ways to Do Division - wikiHow

Complete either A, B or C. Try to challenge yourself.

 

Remember to solve these questions using bus stop division!

 

Need a reminder of Bus Stop Division, click below.

Bus Stop Method

 Bus Stop with Remainders

Answers (page 11 of booklet)

Maths

Directions GIFs | Tenor

Create a list of directions for someone in your house to follow to get them from one place (or point) to another (point A to point B).

Remember to use key vocabulary like compass directions (N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW), left right, half, quarter, full turn, clockwise, anticlockwise.

Also remember to tell them how many steps they need to take.

Remember!

Be very clear, otherwise they may get stuck or worse, lost!

Art

A miniature world!

See if you can find any plastic toy animals, dinosaurs, people, characters, lego, playmobil, etc.

Today you are going to create a world for them. A world of their own where they can live and explore.

Take the toy characters of your choice and in the garden (if you can) create a setting for them. They might be living there or exploring.

Remember to take pictures and send them to us!

If you don’t have access to a garden. Why not create your own world for toy animals or creatures using things round your house, like lego, boxes etc.

Home Economics!

I know how lovely and peaceful it can be to sew.

Today you can choose to carry on with some more sewing of your choice. Any more socks that need fixing? Or maybe they need jazzing up with a funky pattern.

Click here for sewing top tips!

Sewing Sewing Machine GIF - Sewing SewingMachine Pins - Discover ...

Alternatively,

Chores! They’re not really a chore they’re chorific!

Chores GIFs - Get the best GIF on GIPHY

See what the adult in your house needs help with, is it the washing? Is it the dusting? Is it your bedroom?

Complete at least 2 jobs round the house for your adult!

P.E

Create a sports day style obstacle course in your garden, (if you can).

Ask someone in your house to challenge you!

Click here and here for ideas!

Play 60 Seattle Seahawks GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

Alternatively, scroll down to the “Other Helpful Resources” and choose a P.E activity.

PDL

Mental Health Awareness week has just been so we will be thinking about what it actually means. 

               Parents please                   read this first.

PowerPoint lesson

Printable version

(some interactive features  are lost)

Resource 1

Resource 2

 

French

Complete page 5 of the French booklet.

“Méli-Mélo”

For a reminder of the Body parts click the picture.

 

Music

Learn About Music Note Symbols: Note Values

Have a look at this powerpoint about Duration!

Duration is one of the 7 Dimensions (Elements) of music and it is all about how long or short sounds are and keeping a steady beat!

Have a go at some of the activities suggested!

Alternatively, check out one of the music activities suggested in “Other Helpful Resources”.

 

 

Week Commencing 8th June 2020 (under construction)

Monday 8th Tuesday 9th Wednesday 10th Thursday 11th Friday 12th

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

Morning Work

Answers

Let’s Workout

The word of the day has been left blank so you can choose your own "Word of the Day" 

Check out the Collins Dictionary word of the day or have a go at the Collins "Quick Word Challenge".

Spelling and Handwriting

Using this week’s spelling list, write each word in your handwriting book and write at least 1 line of each spelling word.

(Click to  enlarge)

If you find these spellings super

easy, check out the recommended year 4 spelling list. (Click the picture.)

 

Bulgarian National English Spelling Bee Competition 2018 | U.S. ...

Extension:

Choose at least 3 of the trickiest spellings and write them in sentences in your handwriting book.

Remember to keep your handwriting super neat.

Check this link for a recap of handwriting tips.

Literacy

 

This week we are going to learn how to use inverted commas for speech.

 

Inverted commas are “speech marks” or 66 & 99.

We use them to show when a person is speaking.

 

Read through this Powerpoint for an explanation on how to use speech marks.

 

For today’s activity you will need to watch this clip, (click the picture) and using the template provided below using speech bubbles.

Create a conversation between the two characters.

Literacy

Today you will need yesterday’s video and “Speech Bubble” sheet.

 

You are now going to use the conversation you put into speech bubbles yesterday and turn them into direct speech using inverted commas.

Click here for a powerpoint reminding you how to use direct 

speech.

You can write up your story 

in your exercise book or on J2e.

Remember only include the conversation you have used from the last lesson.

 

Top Tip.

Try not to use too much speech. It is an easy trap to fall into and you lose the story.

Comprehension

Complete the ‘Back to Earth’ comprehension listed below are three levels. Choose one.

Answers are provided.

 

Alternatively, complete one of the comprehensions provided in your home learning pack, or one in the back of your spelling booklet.

SPAG

Complete this SPAG mat.

Ten week workbook for essential GCSE and Functional English SPAG ...

(Click the picture to download.)

There are 3 different levels to choose from and answers are provided.

Alternatively, choose a different page from a book and answer these questions:

Click here for a list of definitions

Remember to pick up your new "Target Your Maths" booklet from the front of school.

Click here for a digital copy.

Maths

Investigate!

 

Get your thinking caps on!

This week we thought we would challenge you to an ‘escape the room’ style investigation. Click the picture for ‘Escape the Beach Hut”

Top Tip!

Remember to look at the clues carefully 

and each number should only be 1 digit. Some answers you have to add all the digits together to get the code number.

Or alternatively, try this ‘Flip the Coin’ Challenge.

 

Or, you can play a times table game on education city or hit the button .

Alternatively, complete the next page of your times table grid, (if you have any left).

Maths

Target your Maths Page 11 (Top right corner of new booklet.)

Rounding 2

 

Practise rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000.

 

Remember try to challenge yourself.

Choose either A, B or C to complete.

 

Answers

(Page 3 of the answer booklet)

 

Alternatively, complete today’s BBC Daily Maths Lesson.

Maths

Target you Maths page 9 (Top right corner of new booklet.)

Negative Numbers!

 

To be able to count back through zero.

 

Click here for a helpful hint on negative numbers.

 

Choose A, B or C to complete.

 

Top tip

 

Remember to show your working.

Draw out a number line.

Count carefully.

Read the question carefully.

 

Or make a poster all about the 9 times table! Think about including all the different tricks there are!

Click here for a fascinating facts about the 9 x table.

Maths

Target your Maths page 20 (Top right corner of new booklet.)

 

Mental strategies.

 

+ & - to the nearest multiple of 10 and adjust.

E.g.

35 + 9 = becomes

35 + 10 = 45 – 1 =44

 

Choose either A, B or C to complete.

Try to challenge yourself!

 

Alternatively, complete today’s BBC Daily Maths Lesson.

Maths

Fraction Fridays!

 

This week it is all about counting!

Target your Maths – Counting in Fractions page 65 (Top right of the new maths booklet.)

 

 

Complete A, B or C.

 

Remember!

Count carefully.

You can use improper fractions to help you but try to write your answers in mixed fractions e.g. Once you reach say 8/8  it becomes one whole = 1

Once you get to 2 7/8 the next step would be 3 not 8/8. The 3 9/8 would be 4 1/8.

 

Click here for a helpful reminder PPT.

 

Or, play the ‘Animal Rescue’ fractions on a number line game.

Try to challenge yourself by choosing ‘mixed’.

 

Or create your own fraction number line in the garden (or down a hallway) lay your factions in a line.

Art

This term we will start our ‘Habitats’ theme and to get us started we would like you to become a detective!

Click this link and choose the type of detective you would like to become. You could be a Bee detective, an Amphibian detective, a mini beast detective, a wild picnic detective or one of the other detectives listed on the site.

 

Your first challenge is to download the ‘spotter’ sheet and see how many of the creatures you can spot.

Then draw a sketch of your favourite creature spotted.

 

Or, as you are spotting them, try to snap 

ome photos of them.

 

My favourite one to spot would have to be dragonflies; my mission this week is to try to photograph one!

Home Economics

 

Cooking!

“It’s dinner time, I’m hungry!” I hear you cry, well everyone will be hungry this evening unless you except the challenge to cook dinner for your family! (Yes you may have help and please be careful when using sharp knives and hot pans!)

Here are some simple dishes you could cook.

 

BBC Food.

Speedy suppers

Tesco

 

Don’t forget a good chef always cleans up after themselves!

Science

Habitats

 

Read this powerpoint on habitats.

 

Activity

 

Go outside either to your garden or a park or on a walk.

 

See what different types of habitat you can spot.

 

In your exercise book, draw and label the different habitats you spot and note down what type of living organisms (creatures) might live there.

P.E

 

Athletics!

It’s summer term and usually we would be getting ready for Sports Day in a few weeks.

 

This week let’s focus on running!

In your garden or in a park or on a walk. Set a target distance for yourself. It to be from 1 tree to another or from one end of your garden to another or anywhere else you may choose.

Run between the chosen area at least 3 times and see if you can beat your score.

Challenge!

Challenge someone in your family to a race.

 

WARNING!

Please be careful make sure they is nothing obstructing your path.

Make sure you have enough space and you won’t bump into anyone.

Finally no cheating and no tripping people up!

ICT

Logo!

 

Today you will write a specific code that achieves a specific goal!

 

Go to J2code

 

Click on Year ¾ lesson plans.

 

Lesson 4 – Logo Getting Started.

 

Watch the tutorial here.

 

Click here for a template.

 

 

 

 

Or, spend the afternoon sitting in a comfy spot reading a book. (I know that is what I would like  to do!)

Other Helpful Resources

Previous Timetables

Week Commencing 30th March

Week Commencing 20th April 

Week Commencing 27th April

Week Commencing 4th May

Week Commencing 11th May

Week Commencing 18th May

Easter Activities

Booklet

Home-Learning  Pack  Booklet                                           Answers (for parents)

Spelling

 If you are in need of some trickier spellings; see the National Curriculum's Year 3 & 4 spelling list.

Click here.

Reading

Take the opportunity sign-up and use these amazing reading library resources (a number of free audio and e-books available). 

ebooks 

ePlatform by Wheelers (connecting to our school library service) Children can sign in using the same log-in as Education City 

Audible

The Magician's Nephew Chapter 7, parts 1 and 2.

Part one

Part two

Chapter 8, parts 1 & 2

Part 1

Part 2

Chapter 9 

 Part 1,  Part 2

Mindfulness

Try Yoga - there are free videos to access on Youtube.

Pinterest - search for Zentangles or other art projects; they are an excellent way to relax.

PE

Check out Dan the Skipping Man for daily skipping lessons https://www.instagram.com/dantheskippingman/ 

Joe Wicks is making daily live videos at 9am to keep children fit and healthy whilst in isolation.  Link to his YouTube page here

Follow the Hampshire School Games Organisers who has set up daily challenges for the children to participate in.

Twitter: @HampshireSGO

Facebook: @HampshireSGO or search Hampshire SGO's

You are invited to edit the following document:

Physical Challenge Week One

Week two Primary Physical Challenge

Wk 3 Primary Physical Activity… 

 Week 4 - Primary Challenge Final.docx 

 Wk 5 Primary Physical Activity… 

 CLASS OR SCHOOL RESULTS TABLE.xlsx 

Wk 6 Primary Physical Activity

Week 7 - Sports Mark May.docx 
Week 8 Primary Challenge
Week 9 - Sports Mark May.docx

jenniferlknight9@gmail.com

 

Try this Triple Jump challenge!
 
CM Sport Challenges!
https://app.box.com/s/a8yc4opfx9uctlgl98ga8yzgqjpyrfpy 

https://app.box.com/s/k8ik55yp7p7l539t95ye3gkrzyop8rch

(Click download on the link to view.)

 

 

Other useful websites:

https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers                      

https://m.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

https://pe-coordinator.co.uk/home-fitness/?fbclid=IwAR1ADVVKfvrkWGsbJjpj49L2-2IFLhIXn-R4PrVsel_Bb-h1fF23ASFwOcc 

Dance! With Darcy Bussel https://twitter.com/diversedancemix/status/1241098264373592065

 

gym running GIF by joeyahlbum

 

Recommended APPS & websites

Your child has a free account for this site; it  has many games, videos and exercises to work through.

Doodlemaths website or APP (see school newsletter for details).  We will add content to the APP as extras, and monitor pupil progress through this.

BBC Revisewise is a great website, featuring all subject areas

 

Other

Check out the BBC 10 pieces Website for daily music lessons. (Click the link below.)

 

Check out this music PPT to learn about the musical dimensions!

Click here for Out of the Ark Songs https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/ootam-at-home/

Click here for a range of activities from Hampshire Music Hub 

http://hantsmusic.org.uk/makemusic/     (password: musicfun) 

 

PRACTICAL IDEAS Booklet

STEM activities

Image result for rspb

Take part in this years RSPB challenge for families. Click below for more information

https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-families/family-wild-challenge/

Image result for bird gif

Don't forget to check out BBC bitesize! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons They will be hosting lessons from Sir David Attenborough , Brian Cox and many others!

Maths

Gareth Metcalfe (Mrs Tigwell's maths hero) is completing daily maths videos - link here

Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com 

English English with David Walliams www.theworldofdavidwilliams.com/elevenses
Topic

Write a detailed instructions booklet about how to clean your teeth (use all the information you have learnt in science over the last half-term). Below are some resources to help.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00943ts/clips

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z27kng8/articles/zsp76yc

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z88dxnb

 

Create a WW2 factfile. They can present their information however they please (poster, information page, fact sheet, power point etc.) on a sheet of paper or on the computer. The below link will help with facts.

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Britain.html

https://www.ducksters.com/history/world_war_ii/ 

 

History with Dan Snow - https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package (free for 30 days)

Image result for duckster gif

 

Cooking

 Cook with Jamie Oliver - https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/

Image result for muppet cooking gif

Email

Below is a list of the year 4 Class Teacher's email addresses so you can send photos or any messages about your child's home learning to their class teacher. Please can you not use the emails more than once a week.

We all miss our classes very much and would love to see what they have been getting up to over the last couple of weeks.

Please remember messages should be directed parent to teacher.

Plum

  p.garforth@hernejunior.com

  s.lee@hernejunior.com

Palm

  p.garforth@hernejunior.com

  s.lee@hernejunior.com 

Lime 

 c.morphew@hernejunior.com

Pear

 j.meckiffe@hernejunior.com

 t.knight@hernejunior.com

 

 

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