"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: 04.01.2021                                                                                                                                         

Class Novel:  The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo

Audio -Read by Teachers 

Chapter One - Chilblains and Semolina Pudding

Reading Comprehension

Resources

Mon

 

 

 

Tue

 

 

Wed

New Year

Questions and answers

Thu

 

The Man Who Bought The Mountain

 

Questions and answers

 

Fri

My Longest Journey

Questions and answers

 

 The Angel of Nitshill Road: Amazon.co.uk: Fine, Anne: 9781405233200: Books

Read the book by clicking on the name of the book below

 The Angel of Nitshill Road by Anne Fine

Click on the chapter - audio read by teachers.

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

 

English

 

Lesson activities

 

Resources
Mon

 

 

Tue

L.O. To identify a dilemma in a story

Establish the difference between an issue and a dilemma. 

 Give definitions of the words ISSUE and DILEMMA.  Show and read out two sentences containing the words issue and dilemma. 

e.g. The important issue was raised at the meeting.

 The only curtains left are either red or blue and I hate both colours. This poses a dilemma for me.

e.g. Watch Pixar Short film clip ‘One Man Band’. Pictures

 Stop video at various points.  What is the girl’s dilemma?  Who should she give the coin to?

 Dilemma cards to discuss

Dilemma sheet

Watch the clip

From bully to best friend

 Imagine you were able to talk to the two girls in the clip. Write down two questions to help you find out more about the bullied and the bully’s reasons for their behaviour. 

Wed

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

List 12 Challenge words- complete, continue, experiment, famous, favourite, February, naughty, material, knowledge, remember

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

 Stage 4 Spelling practice sheet 

Stage 4 Activity sheet linked to spellings

Group 1

Group 2

Thu

L.O. To identify and describe the key characters in the story

Part 2

To identify the dilemma in a story


 

Read from the beginning of The Angel of Nitshill Road by Anne Fine; identify the key characters and discuss what we know about the characters so far using evidence from the text.

What is the dilemma for these children?

 Comprehension for Chapter 1

Fri

L.O. To build up a description of a character (Celeste)

  • To use phrases from the text to support ideas

 

Read Ch. 2 of The Angel of Nitshill Road up to pg 10; discuss the introduction of the new character and where do they think she’s come from? How do they think this will effect the story?

Make notes about the character of Celeste. Try and use the text to support your ideas.

 

Maths

Lesson activities - Teaching videos (click HERE)

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

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/ 

 

For some easier Multiplication and division activities 

Mathletics Booklet

Answer book

Resources

Mon

 

Extra problem solving for the week

ppt

Tues

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

LO: The 11 and 12 times-table

Questions

Answers

Wed

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

LO: To multiply 3 numbers

 

Questions

Answers

Thu

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

LO:To identify factor pairs

Questions

Answers

Factor pairs

Factor pairs 2

Factor pairs 3

Fri

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

LO: To use efficient multiplication

 

 

Watch the Written Methods Learning video to help you get ready for the next week of lessons. Spr4.1.5 - Written methods on Vimeo

Questions

Answers

 

Something easier: multiplication families

 


  

 TOPIC

 

Lesson activities Resources
Tuesday New Year Resolutions

Ppt 1

Ppt 2

Resolutions 1

Resolutions 2

 

Geography- Wednesday

L.O To explore the landscape of Iceland 

Use fact file template

Find Iceland on a world map/label blank map of Iceland

Look at different features of Iceland

Google Earth -Iceland Label regions on blank map including Reykjavik capital Colour Icelandic flag and explain colours

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUaN_tki82o 

https://www.atozkidsstuff.com/iceland.html

fact file

Blank map

https://capturetheatlas.com/map-of-iceland/#world

Flag

Flag description 

Photos

Ppt

Science - Thursday

Recap - teeth

 

What happens to my food? 

To describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans

 teeth ppt

Teeth types

Diagram of different types of teeth to draw

Digestion ppt

Digestion activity

 

Art - Friday

 Northern Lights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNaVM4mkjX0 

ppt
PE 

Mrs Carvill has set you a small daily challenge, please send pictures or videos of anything extra/fun you've been doing to keep active to vcarvill@stnics.w-berks.sch.uk

Daily Fitness Challenge