Lockdown learning

Our topic home learning this term
 
As part of our lockdown learning, this term Year 4 will be learning about the Vikings in our afternoon sessions at home.
 
The current topic web for this term can be found below. It provides information, websites and open ended activities linked to history, DT, art, geography, music, computing and PSHE. 
 
Websites
BBC Bitesize The Vikings - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znpmwnb
DK Findout! - https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/vikings/
Yorvik Viking Centre - https://www.jorvikvikingcentre.co.uk/discover-from-home/
 
Our Science home learning this term
 
As part of our Science lockdown learning, this term Year 4 will be learning about livings things and their habitats in our afternoon sessions at home.
 
The current Science learning web for this term can be found below, along with websites that are also useful for the children's learning.
 
Websites
BBC Bitesize Living Things - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrckg7h
ABPI website - https://www.abpischools.org.uk/topic/animal-habitats/2
Plants and Animals in the Local Environment - http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/4016
 
 
 

World Book Week

This week Year 4 have been asked to complete work linked to World Book Day, which will take place on Thursday. In order to fully immerse ourselves in reading for pleasure, all of this week's work is linked to reading and we will be celebrating World Book Week. There will be two pieces of work uploaded to Seesaw every day this week - one linked to The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton and one linked to Enid Blyton herself/general reading. Please see the World Book Week topic web below for other activities that you can choose linked to World Book Week.

Information about Enid Blyton:

https://primaryfacts.com/727/enid-blyton-facts/​

https://kids.kiddle.co/Enid_Blyton​

https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Enid_Blyton​

https://softschools.com/facts/authors/enid_blyton_facts/1410/

 

General World Book Day websites:

BBC Bringing Books To Life 

 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/59TzPqPPGM8h05lKKnnck6Q/bringing-books-to-life

Author and Illustrator Academy 

 https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/

Look for the Book game 

https://www.worldbookday.com/ideas/look-for-the-book-game/

Free Audio Books 

 https://www.worldbookday.com/world-of-stories/

 

 

Safer Internet Day
This year Safer Internet Day will take place on Tuesday 9th February. Please activities above that link to this important day.
 
Reading home learning
 
If Year 4 would like to access some further reading learning activities, you will find a video of a story read by Mrs Crow with linked work here. 
 
This week's text is 'Smallpox is Dead' by Arnold Sanderson - https://youtu.be/Td0_XHKSilI
 
If you would like to hear Mrs Cahalan reading a story with some PSHE activities, you will find this week's video about Captain Tom here.
 
Headteacher's Awards
 
Week 1 - Daniel, Eliott and Eva
Week 2 - George, Bronte and Lucas
Week 3 - Gracie, Leah, Dexter and Sophia
Week 4 - Jenson, Eden and Theo
Week 5 - Dylan, Lily, Alice and Cillian
 
Other useful information for home learning
 
English, Maths and SPAG (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar) lessons will be uploaded onto Seesaw each day with accompanying videos and activities. One RE lesson will also be uploaded onto this platform each week that is expected to be completed. The topic webs for foundation subjects found above can be used for any additional learning. 
 
Here you can find other websites and documents that will be helpful in providing support for the Year 4 children in all areas of their home learning.
 
Please remember that we are constantly updating activities on Education City, books on Bug Club and tournaments on TT Rockstars. If you need support with your child's log in details, please contact Mrs Smith.
 
PE
Jump Start Johnny - https://www.jumpstartjonny.co.uk/home
PE with Joe - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBsXs1WmPcektsQyFbXTf9FO
BBC Bitesize, Health and Fitness - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zj6pyrd
 
PSHE
Think U Know - https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/
Oak National Academy - https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/year-4/subjects/rhe-pshe
 
Maths - Multiplication and division games
Hit the Button - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
Maths Fishing - https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/306/Maths-Fishing-Multiplication
Meteor Multiplication - https://www.arcademics.com/games/meteor
Bingo - Multiplication and Division - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=BingoMultiplicationv9
Daily 10 - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10
 
English - Spelling, punctuation and grammar games
Spelling Frame - Y3/4 Common Exception Words - https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/26/25-Word-list-years-3-and-4---a-to-bi-
Spooky Spellings - http://www.ictgames.co.uk/literacy.html
Adjective Detective - https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/languages/words/adjective-detective/
Verbs and Adverbs - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?e=spelling-grammar02
 
General learning
BBC Bitesize - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/this-terms-topics
Purple Mash - https://www.purplemash.com/login/
Scratch - https://scratch.mit.edu/
Audible - https://stories.audible.com/start-listen - If you are missing hearing a teacher read to you, choose a book from Audible to listen to for free!