"Love your neighbour as you love yourself."

Y4 Home learning

If you need to contact the Y4 teachers, please see our contact details below.

Mrs S. Pearce        spearce@stnics.w-berks.sch.uk

Miss N. McCabe   nmccabe@stnics.w-berks.sch.uk 

Mrs V. Carvill         vcarvill@stnics.w-berks.sch.uk

                                                                                  Week beginning: 01.02.2021                                                                                                          Timetable                                      

Reading Comprehension

Resources

Mon

 Listen to the audio and answer the questions                    Teacher led

Chapter 8

Questions

Tue

 Listen to the audio and answer the questions       Teacher led

Chapter 9

Questions

Wed

 Listen to the audio and answer the questions        Teacher led

Chapter 10

Audio of chapter 10

Questions

Thu

Listen to the audio and answer the questions       Teacher led

Chapter 11

Questions

Fri

Listen to the audio and answer the questions       Teacher led

Chapter 12

Audio - chapter 12

Questions

English

 

Lesson activities

ESCAPE FROM POMPEII BY CHRISTINA BALIT

PDF document 

https://aplseedsdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/escape-from-pompeii1.pdf

Resources
Mon

L.O. To draw and label the setting of Pompeii before the eruption

 

 This is a unit of work on Volcanoes. 

Text focus on 'Escape from Pompeii' by Christina Balit. 

 Watch the three videos to give a background to life in Pompeii before the eruption Of Mt. Vesuvius

1. Before and after

 https://youtu.be/G3W_KLtX2VM

       (2 mins)

2.  A video about what houses may have looked like in Pompeii before the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETd7pszxhnc (2 mins)

 

3. Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius

https://youtu.be/N-upaByYclM

          (2 mins)

BEFORE THE ERUPTION OF MT. VESUVIUS

Recorded video by teacher

 

Draw what the author has written about

with labels .

Look at these examples drawn by children

Example 1

Example 2

Example 3

Tue

L.O. To write a description of the setting of Pompeii (using  your pictures to remind you of the scene)

 

LIVE LESSON ON ZOOM AT 10.30 (SAME LOGIN DETAILS) 

Look at these examples of descriptive settings written by children

Example 1

Example 2

Example 3

 

Write a descriptive setting of the city of Pompeii showing what life would have been like for people living there at the time.

Wed

L.O. To use Spelling shed and activities for the Stage 4 spelling programme

 List 16 - The 'e' sound spelt with an 'i'

 Please go online to use the Spelling Shed activities assigned to your level - Week 16

 

LIVE LESSON ON ZOOM AT 10.30 (SAME LOGIN DETAILS)

THERE WILL BE A SPELLING TEST OF LIST 15 WORDS  

courageous

outrageous

nervous

famous

adventurous

disadvantageous

ridiculous

carnivorous

rapturous

torturous

 Stage 4 spelling practice sheet-List 16

Stage 4 Activity 1

Stage 4 Activity 1 ANSWERS

Stage 4 Activity 2

Stage 4 Activity 2 ANSWERS

Stage 4 Activity 3

Stage 4 Activity 3 ANSWERS

Group 1

Group 1 Activity

Group 2

Group 2 Activity

 

Stage 1 Spelling practice sheet

Thu

 Word work

 L.O. To write sentences using the chosen words from the text

Do your sentences show an understanding of the word?

 Are they linked  with Pompeii or volcanoes?

 glimmered, tavern, haggling, protector, district, mouth of a river, politicians, tremor, jacks, weave, knucklebones

 Recorded video by teacher explaining the meaning of the words and synonyms

Please note that there are 11 words , not 10 as tremor has been missed off the list. 

Fri

 L.O. To use your senses to recreate the atmosphere of the last day of Pompeii

Watch the video clip

 LIVE LESSON ON ZOOM AT 10.30 (SAME LOGIN DETAILS)

 Senses sheet

PDF Senses sheet

 

Maths

Lesson activities - Teaching videos (click HERE)

https://corbettmathsprimary.com/5-a-day/ 

5-a-day February Answers – Corbettmaths Primary   - answers for marking 5 a day. Please check how you have done.

Extra Maths challenges

Mathletics - activities linked to our units of work

Primary Maths Challenge  - good for some extra challenges

Times Tables Rock Stars - keep up your skills

Transum  puzzles, problems and investigations 

NRICH Maths

https://corbettmaths.com/5-a-day/primary/ 

https://www.timestables.co.uk/ 

 

For some easier fractions activities 

Mathletics Booklet

Answer book

Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fractions word search

Fraction wall

Blank fraction wall

Fraction wheel

Matching fraction cards

Mon

 

LO: To find unit and non-unit fractions

LIVE LESSON ON ZOOM AT 10.30am (same login details)

Extra problem solving for the week

 Worksheet

Answers

 

 

Fraction spotting 1

Fraction spotting 2

 

Fraction riddle

Tues

https://corbettmaths.com/5-a-day/primary/ 

 LO: What is a fraction? 

Worksheet

Answers

 

Shading halves and quarters

Shading in fractions

Wed

https://corbettmaths.com/5-a-day/primary/ 

 LO: Tenths

 

Worksheet

Answers

 

Easier sheets

Tenths

Thu

LIVE LESSON ON ZOOM AT 10.30am (same login details)

https://corbettmaths.com/5-a-day/primary/ 

 LO: To count in tenths

Worksheet

Answers

 

Pizza topping fractions

Fri

https://corbettmaths.com/5-a-day/primary/ 

 LO: To find equivalent fractions

 

 

  Worksheet

Answers

 

Equivalent fractions posters

Equivalent fractions 1

Equivalent fractions 2

 


  

 TOPIC

 

Lesson activities Resources
Monday

SCARF - What would I do?

Thinking about the ways in which people differ. Watch the video/look at the ppt to find your key ideas and questions for today. 

SCARF Lesson Teacher Audio

ppt

 

 

 

Read the Aggressive Behaviour: Apology cards and write down words you think might help the aggressive person to apologise and explain their behaviour to their friends/teacher/parents.

Aggressive behaviour apology cards - read the Aggressive Behaviour: Apology cards and write down words you think might help the aggressive person to apologise and explain their behavior to their friends/teacher/parents.

 

SCARF Lesson Teacher Audio

ppt

Tuesday

PE/Music

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Login to Yumu 

Choose which scheme you would like to work on, and have a go!

 

For something a bit different, try out this lesson from the Oak Academy about understanding pulse and rhythm.

 

 How to login and use Yumu

Geography- Wednesday

What does a volcano look like inside?

 L. O. To understand the structure of a volcano, using a labelled cross section as a guide

Watch raw footage of the inside of a volcano

Another clip of the inside of a volcano

BBC bitesize clip -inside a volcano

Information sheet

Label the inside of the volcano

Science - Thursday

 Food Chains - Predators and Prey

Watch the lesson video by the teacher and have a go at the activity. 

Video 1 

Part 2

You may need to pause the video to think about or discuss your questions.

Thanks to Sam Baudoin who has sent us the link to a THURSDAY LIVE AND FREE 1.30 science lesson

'Inside the Earth' https://fb.me/e/wpXQtDYj

Video 1

Part 2

 

 Discussion Cards - Look at each Scenario and discuss

 

Art - Friday

 L.O. To create a volcano in the style of Margaret Godfrey

Look at some of Margaret Godfrey's pieces of art work.

Use the attached sheet and follow the guidelines.

Instead of using a white tile, use thick card. You will also need strong glue and tissue paper.

PE 

 Daily Fitness Challenges

 

Live Cardio with Carvill Tuesday at 2:30pm

You Tube pre-recorded Cardio with Carvill workout to do whenever fits around what you're doing at home

 Fitness Challenge

Music

Login to Yumu 

Choose which scheme you would like to work on, and have a go!

Please email Mrs Black, (with your child's name and class) if you don't know what your login is: sblack@stnics.w-berks.sch.uk

 

For something a bit different, try out this lesson from the Oak Academy about understanding pulse and rhythm.

How to login and use Yumu