Year 4 - Home-Learning Page 

Please find the home learning activities for year 4 below. Lessons will be held via TEAMS, recorded videos with a teacher explanation and independent tasks.

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Please contact us on - year4@gwps.org.uk 

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Thank you and take care,

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Mr Knight, Mr Robb and Miss Garthwaite. 

Friday 22nd January 

English - Recorded Lesson

 

You are going to write your own explanation based on your plan from yesterday. 
Watch the video. 
Read the document

Use the writing features. 
Email this work to Mr Knight and Mr Robb. 

Maths - Live Lesson

 

Join Mr Robb on TEAMS at 11am.

 
You will be solving word-problems involving fractions. 
You will need to identify the key information in each question. Then you’ll need to use a diagram or calculation to solve it. Bar models are good for these types of problems. 
You might need to find equivalent fractions before you can complete the calculation. 

Success Criteria:  

Green/YellowPink 

  • Use numerators correctly – on top. 
  • Use denominators correctly – on the bottom. 
  • Use the terms half, third, quarter, fifth and tenth correctly. 
  • Use times-tables knowledge to find equivalent fractions. 
  • Have the same denominator when adding or subtracting.
  • Use RUCSAC for word-problems. 

Art - Roman Mosaics

 

Today's lesson is inspired by the artwork of Ancient Rome.
You are going to design and make a mosaic.
You can follow the example in the video or make your own design. 
Use an A5 piece of paper (half of A4) 

Use small squares of an equal size. These can then be trimmed to fill smaller gaps. 
If you can’t do this with paper or card, you could try it on a computer or tablet. 

Wellbeing

 

Cosmic Kids Yoga

 

Finish the week with some gentle exercise for mind and body.

Thursday 21st January 

Maths - Recorded

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Watch the video.

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Complete the Worksheet

 

Email a photo of this work, thank you.


Green

Yellow

Pink
Name
 Maths 4 - green - answers.pdfDownload
 Maths 4 - yellow - answers.pdfDownload
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Success Criteria:  

Green/YellowPink 

  • Use numerators correctly – on top. 
  • Use denominators correctly – on the bottom. 
  • Use the terms half, third, quarter, fifth and tenth correctly. 
  • Use times-tables knowledge to find equivalent fractions. 
  • Have the same denominator when adding or subtracting.

English - Live lesson

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Join me at 11am on TEAMS

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Watch the videos on Youtube for Wallace and Gromit's inventions.

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The Success Criteria is on the document below.

PE - tennis challenge

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Make sure you check with an adult before doing this, especially if you are going to use a frying pan. 

Make sure you have enough room to do this safely.

Spelling

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Practise your spellings. Use colour writing (see daily overview above) or one of the other strategies.

Scroll down to Monday's work for the spellings.

Wednesday 20th January 2021

English

 

Watch the explanation video

Watch these videos to take notes about how bees make honey.

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You will use these to write your own explanation.

Maths - LIVE LESSON @ 11am

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Join me on TEAMS for the live lesson.

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We will be comparing and ordering fractions. 

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Success Criteria:  

Green/YellowPink 

  • Use numerators correctly – on top. 
  • Use denominators correctly – on the bottom. 
  • Use the terms half, third, quarter, fifth and tenth correctly. 
  • Use times-tables knowledge to find equivalent fractions. 
  • Use < > and = when comparing 
Name
 Maths 3 - green - answers.pdfDownload
 Maths 3 - pink - answers.pdfDownload
 Maths 3 - yellow - answers.pdfDownload
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Reading

 

Watch the video before completing the comprehension task.


Green Reading

Yellow Reading

Pink Reading

Tuesday 19th January 2021

Maths - Recorded Lesson

 

Watch the video below before completing the worksheet.

Name
 Maths 2 - green - answers.pdfDownload
 Maths 2 - pink - answers.pdfDownload
 Maths 2 - yellow - answers.pdfDownload
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English - Live Lesson

 

Join me on TEAMS at 11am.

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Read the two examples of an explanation text about the water cycle.

What similarities can you identify in them. Look at the features list to help.

History

 

The Roman Empire and the Invasion of Britain

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Watch the video below then click on the links to find out more information before completing your task.

Click on these links to find out more information about why the Romans invaded.

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Website 1 - Primary Homework Help - Romans

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Website 2 - Youtube video

Roman Soldier artwork

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As requested by some of you, the video link will help you do some artwork.

 

How to Draw a Roman Legionnaire - click on the image.

Monday 18th January 2021

English

Recorded lesson


English Work

Watch the video links below and take short notes about the water cycle

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Video 1 - The Water Cycle information video

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Video 2 - The Water Cycle song

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TASK:

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Write an explanation text about the water cycle. Use the images below to help.

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Success Criteria:

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Green Yellow Pink

  • Watch the teaching video
  • Watch the two videos above on YouTube for key vocabulary and information
  • Use the diagram below to help with the order of your text
  • Use technical vocabulary – evaporation, condensation, precipitation (rain), surface run off

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Pink

  • Use the flow chart diagram (below) as a template

Maths

 

Join Mr Robb for the live lesson on TEAMS at 11am.

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Complete one of the tasks below.

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Success Criteria:

Use your knowledge of halves and tenths from earlier in the year

Use numerators on the top of the fractions

Use denominators on the bottom of the fraction

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Once you have completed the activity below, do the Kahoot quiz by clicking on the image.


Green

Yellow
Name
 Maths 1 - green - answers.pdfDownload
 Maths 1 - pink - answers.pdfDownload
 Maths 1 - yellow - answers.pdfDownload
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Spelling and Handwriting

 

Watch the video and complete your spelling and handwriting activities


Spelling & Handwriting

Previous Week's Learning

Friday 15th January 2021

English

Maths

 

**Live Lesson**

 

Today's maths lesson will be live at 11am. Join the lesson on Teams before completing the work below. 

 

Success Criteria:

Use RUCSAC for word-problems.

Use columns for multiplication calculations. 

Use the short division method.

Use one digit per box.

Use inverse calculations to check accuracy.

Green


Green Answers

Yellow


Yellow answers

Pink


Pink answers

Geography

Click on the image below to watch the video about maps and compass points before completing the yellow/green task or pink one. 

 

Complete the work in your books.

 

Success Criteria: 

Know how to orientate (use) a map.

Know the 4 main compass points.

Know 8 compass points.

Know how to give directions using compass points for the location of places in relation to each other, for example: London is south of Edinburgh.


YELLOW / GREEN task

PINK task

Thursday 14th January 2021

Maths

Maths Answers

 

See below

English

**Live Lesson**

 

Today's English lesson will be live at 11am. Join the lesson on Teams before completing the work. 

P.E.

Today, Mrs. Heatlie has set you two new tennis challenges - see the videos below. Last week's introductory lesson video is also on here again.

 

Send in your best scores to year4@gwps.org.uk 

 

Extra challenge: Can you present your scores in a creative way? A graph, chart or table would be good.

Tennis - Week 1

Tennis - Week 2

Wednesday 13th January 2021

IMPORTANT - Please check your emails for the login details for TEAMS. If there is a problem logging in, please email us using the address above.

 

Requested work from today - Please send a photo of the English work to the year 4 email address. 

English

Maths

Live Lesson

 

Today's maths lesson will be live at 11am. Join the lesson on Teams before completing the work below.

Maths Answers

 

See below. 

Reading

 

Green

Yellow

Pink

Reading Answers

Green

Yellow

Pink

Tuesday 12th January 2021

 

 

IMPORTANT - Please check your emails for the login details for TEAMS. If there is a problem logging in, please email us using the address above.

 

Requested work from today - Please complete the Forms Quiz that will be posted on Teams after the English work is complete - at around 12:30.

 

Maths

Maths - Answers

 

See below

English

**Live Lesson**

 

Today's English lesson will be live at 11am. Join the lesson on Teams before completing the Spy Fox narrative.  

History

Watch the video below and click on the additional video links to learn about the different types of Celtic settlements found throughout Britain.

 

Once you have watched the videos, complete the task - Yellow/Green or Pink.

Remember to use causal connectives (because, so, as, since...) in your explanation.


Celtic Settlements

Green Yellow

Pink

Times-Tables 

 

Remember to use the link below for your times-tables.