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Thanks for visiting our Year Four page. Below you will find a range of websites and resources that will help your child with their learning. Some of them we already use in school in lessons, so the children will be familiar with them.  We hope you have fun! 

 

If you have any questions, or if you would like to send us any learning that you are particularly proud of, you can email:

Mrs Briggs at b4@allesley.coventry.sch.uk or Mr Lapworth and Miss Keay at kl4@allesley.coventry.sch.uk 

To All Our Lovely Year 4 Children and Families,

 

We miss you all very much and we are so proud of every single one of you and the positive approach you are all taking to your home learning. We love hearing about all the wonderful things you are doing at home and your emails and photographs really do bring a huge smile to our faces, so please keep them coming.

 

Please continue to check this page everyday to make sure you are able to access all our home learning tasks.  We do expect you to complete all of the tasks set, or at least give them all a good go! If you have any problems accessing the activities then please let your class teacher know.  

 

Don't forget that our class email addresses are at the top of this page, so please get in touch if you have any questions, or would like to share your fantastic home learning with us.

 

Love from your Year 4 teachers x

 

Teachers in Years 3, 4 and 5 have been enjoying reading 'The Danger Gang' by Tom Fletcher and we would love to share it with you all. Every Friday, we will upload two chapters of the book on to Streams. To access the story, click on the links below.

Free Online Book of the Week

Underwater Volcanoes Lesson Video

 

Here is a link to a lesson about underwater volcanoes, which you may find interesting.

Here is a handy clock template - use this to make your very own clock to help you with your maths home learning.

Please complete your English and maths home learning daily and then access the Theme and Science home learning projects across the week.  Try to read for about 15 minutes a day while you are at home and make sure you record this in your reading diary.  Also, keep practising your times tables on TT Rockstars!

Theme Home Learning - January 2021

 

Here is a Theme Home Learning Project for you to complete while you are at home.  This is based on our BRAND NEW Volcanoes topic and we hope you enjoy it!  We are looking forward to seeing your wonderful home learning when you are back with us in school.

Volcanoes Home Learning Project

If you look at the powerpoint below, it will remind you how to log in to Mymaths. This is where you will find your maths work.

If you do not know your MyMaths login, please check your school email account or send a message to the class email, so we can send you the login details.

Here you will find lots of home learning activities for Theme and Science. Choose which activities you would like to complete while you are at home. Be as creative as you like and we would love you to bring your fantastic home learning back to school to share with us!

 

Homework will be set weekly in Year 4 and will be uploaded to this section of the class page. Please check back each week to see any new tasks which have been set for you.

 

Links to our weekly maths homework can be found below. We would LOVE it if you could email your teacher your score each week!

Spelling Homework

Set 12 spellings

w/c/ 1.3.21

 

This week, we are learning to spell words containing the prefixes: irr-, im-, ill-, mis-, dis-, un-

 

The spellings to practise at home are: 

irrelevant

irregular

irresistible

irresponsible

impractical

illogical

illegible

misspell

disagree

unfair 

 

If you are in Mrs Underwood or Mrs Todd's spelling group, your spellings are to practise the next 10 high frequency words:

down, now, Mrs, on, this, dad, came, called, she, have

 

Keep practising and Good Luck!

 

Set 11 spellings

w/c 22.2.21

 

This week, we are learning to spell words containing the suffixes: -que; -gue

 

The spellings to practise at home are:

unique

cheque

antique

grotesque

fatigue

colleague

catalogue

dialogue

league

tongue

 

If you are in Mrs Underwood or Mrs Todd's spelling group, your spellings are to practise the next 10 high frequency words:

 

do, get, if, you, there, me, just, help, they, out

 

Keep practising Year 4... Good Luck!

 

This section of our page contains links to lots of fun maths resources for you to access.

MyMaths

Our school login details are:

Username: alps

Password: shape

Maths fluency - times tables

By the end of Year 4, all children are expected to know all of their times tables up to 12 x 12. Below are a list of really useful websites where the children can practise their times table facts and get speedier and more confident!

 

Try to play some games on Times Table Rock Stars as often as you can to improve your speed and move up the whole school leader board! All children have an individual username and password. If you have any difficulties logging on, please contact Mrs Briggs at b4@allesley.coventry.sch.uk or Mr Lapworth and Miss Keay at kl4@allesley.coventry.sch.uk 

 

Maths reasoning and problem solving

For a fun game of Countdown,click on the link below:

If you would like to really challenge your reasoning and problem solving skills, try the Nrich Maths link below, where you will find lots of tricky challenges.

In Year 4, the children will be learning about a range of spelling rules and patterns, as well as extending their knowledge of the statutory years 3/4 spelling list. Below are links that will support the children in their understanding of these spellings and can be used at home to help increase confidence.

Above is a pack of spelling activities to help you learn and apply all of the Year 3/4 statutory spelling words.

 

Check out the following web pages for some fun English and grammar resources:

 

In year 4, P.E. will take place on a Thursday afternoon.  All children will need to come to school in a full P.E. kit which is appropriate to wear outdoors in all weathers.  Can children remember not to wear any jewellery on P.E. days and long hair needs to be tied back.  Please also make sure they have a named water bottle in school.

 

For some art activities, please click on the following links:

Here are some fun science challenges for you to try at home - called 'Science challenges from Dyson' here is the link:

https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html

 

Why not try some of the challenges below to help you practise your skills as well as learning some new ones?

 

1. Learn how to tell the time - If you aren't sure.
2. Learn how how to cook some lovely meals.
3. Write a story.
4. Read as many books or magazines as you can.
5. Tidy your bedroom. 
6. Make something from recycled materials 
7. Keep fit! Set up a fitness circuit in your home or garden. (squats, press ups, burpees)   
8. Take up a new hobby( draw, colour, knit, paint).
9. Do a STEM challenge ( build a tower, boat, bridge) out of random materials around the house.

10. Make a card for someone who you think would appreciate it.

Keeping Safe Online

 

For a wealth of information about keeping your child safe online, and to access a series of activity packs for primary and secondary age children, please follow the link below: 

Speech & Language Support Activities

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