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Welcome to 4-2

Hello and welcome to 4-2. 

 

I would like to welcome you to your new class page. We have made such a good start to the year with our fun and exciting lessons.

 

The children will have PE on both Thursday and Friday each week so PE kits and trainers are needed on those days.  We still have fun fit Friday so a PE kit is required then also. 

 

Homework

 

Monday: Every Monday, we send home English homework.  Ordinarily, this will take the form of a reading comprehension.  This homework is due back in school on Wednesday mornings.  We will also be sending home spellings every week, the test will always be the following Monday.

 

Wednesday:

Maths: Maths homework will be set every week linking to what children have been learning in class.  This may be paper-based homework but could also take the form of being set on Freckle. Log ins will be in the children's reading records.

 

Friday:

TTRS / Spellings / Reading

 

Reading:

Children are expected to read every night where possible, with a minimum expectation of reading at least 4 nights.  Children are to read and comment in their reading diaries what they have read etc and then quiz in class when finish their books. If children want to read a book alongside their school reading book they can do so.  Reading diaries will be checked every week for gold stars.  There should be a minimum of 4 entries in the child's reading record, these records are checked in school every Thursday.  

Information for Parents: Year 4 Topic Webs

Information for Parents: Year 4 Topic Webs Spring term

Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check. Information for parents.

 

 

Spring Term

English

Stories from other cultures

 

The first topic we are going to be looking at in English this term is stories from other cultures. 

This week we have been reading Gregory Cool in English learning all about the culture in Tobago. We researched the country, compared the customs and beliefs of their country to our own. We also looked for great descriptive language from the story.

Reading

Our new class read this term is Mr. Stink!

Our class read this term is Mr. Stink by David Walliams. 

Maths

Multiplication and Division (2)

 

The first topic we are going to be looking at in maths this term is multiplication and division.

Science 

 

States of matter

 

This half term in science we are going to be looking at states of matter. We will be learning all about solids, liquids and gases; how materials change state when heated or cooled and we will also look at the water cycle and will identify the parts played by evaporation and condensation. 

 

We practically showed the particles of solids, liquids and gases! Can you guess which is which?

Here we are being a solid!

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Geography

Mountains and rivers

 

This term in geography we are going to be learning all about mountains and rivers.

PE

Our new PE topic is yoga!

I am flow

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Here we are practicing our yoga moves following The I am flow.

RE

Community

 

Our next topic in RE is all about community.

PSHE

What is important to me?

 

This half term our topic is, what is important to me?

 

Computing

Lesson 13: Looking ahead with Minecraft

Autumn Term

We are readers

We love our class read of The Lion, The WItch and The Wardrobe!

We are writers

This writing cycle, we are writing about stories with a historical settings.

We are mathematicians

This term, so far we have been looking at place value of 4 digit numbers

This week we have been looking at rounding our numbers to the nearest 10,100 and thousand. We learnt this rhyme to help us remember how to round! 4-2’s rounding rap!

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We are readers

Each week, each child has an opportunity to read aloud to the class teacher, Miss Hampson. Each child has targets to improve upon their reading fluency skills and are all making fantastic progress.

We are learning all about the Romans!

Today, we did a word study about the word rebellion, linking in with our history topic and Boudicca’s Rebellion.

Chronology lesson

Our History Big Finish

We are artists!

This term, we have been looking at pantomimes and looking into drawing/designing our own set. 

Making Roman shields

We are scientists

This term, we are looking at the digestive system, teeth and food chains.

The digestive system

This week we did a scientific enquiry about how the food travels through the digestive system

We are scientists! We are starting a new topic living things and their habitats, our first lesson was all about the 7 processes of living things and we learnt all about it through Mrs Nerg.

Mrs Nerg song!

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This week in science we visited the allotment to look at vertebrates in their habitats

PE

We are gymnasts!

Today we practiced shoulder stands and the bridge balance!

We are athletes!

Athletics

We are historians!

PSHE 

In PSHE we have been learning about democracy. As a class we voted for our class ambassadors and we also voted for the name of our class plant.

We are coders!

This week in computing we learnt all about loops

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