Well done to everyone who managed to join a class meet this week. All classes in Year 4 are now offering class meets each week and we really look forward to seeing the children and hearing their news. There is help with home to log in on the Trust Google Meets page here. If you need any further help logging, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and one of the team will get back to you as soon as possible. You will also find a copy of the meeting days and passwords in the Downloads for Extra Activities.
Here are some wonderful examples of home learning we have received over the last week.
Dillon has produced some wonderful work about King Arthur.
Nouria created this fantastic poem for “Black Lives Matter”.
Nojus has been working really hard on his “Varjak Paw” work.
Nkeiru produced this fantastic storyboard for RE.
Nicole has been working really hard on her maths.
Isaac has produced some excellent work about “Alice in Wonderland”.
Deacter produced this super geometric art for RE
Your work could be here next week so remembe to email in!
PEGASUS ACADEMY TRUST WEEKLY TASK
This week your task is to write a poem or design a poster which describes their thoughts and feelings about how Black Lives Matter.
You can use the following to support their ideas:
Why is BLM important?
What does diversity look like to you?
What is equality and what does it look like to you?
Why is equality important?
What values are important to you?
What is a community?
Please remember your poem does not have to rhyme. You could try an acrostic poem where you use a sentence for each letter of a word. Posters must be eye catching and stand out! Both can be produced on A4 paper. You will find some examples of poems and posters in the Downloads for Extra Activities to help you.
Here is this week’s timetable. We look forward to seeing you in the Google Meets.
The Year 4 team 😃
Arthur and the Golden Rope
Arthur and the Golden Rope
Arthur and the Golden Rope
What Should I do with the Rubbish Outside my Window?
Conductors and Insulators
The Qur’ an
Learn to Draw an Elephant Head
Offer and Ask for Food
In maths this week, we shall revisit multiplication of two and three-digit numbers by a single digit, providing a great opportunity to apply our times table knowledge and our understanding of place value. Today, we shall be multiplying two-digit numbers by one-digit and in the Downloads for Monday section below, there is a PowerPoint to view, an activity to complete and an answer sheet for you to check your work. Enjoy.
In today’s reading lesson, join Ms Binks as she shares chapter 31 of Varjak Paw. In this chapter, Jalal and Varjak reunite as he finally learns the seventh skill and completes his training in ‘The Way’. You will find a copy of the questions in the Downloads for Tuesday section below to help you.
In today’s lesson you will learn about the holy book – the Qur’an and its importance to Muslims. You will find a presentation in the Downloads for Monday section below to explain your learning.
In this lesson, we will be delving into the life of Arthur Brownstone. We will be exploring Arthur’s home of Iceland and finish with writing an advert, persuading people to visit. Look in the Downloads for Tuesday section below for the PowerPoint and activity sheet so you can click on the video links.
What Should I Do With My Rubbish?
For PHSE, you will be looking at how your local area is kept clean and how waste is managed. Your job will be to list all food items in your house, and sort them according to their packaging. While strolling around your local area, you will use a map to circle or make notes of all recycling points. Finally, you might have to write to your local councillor or MP if you are not happy about what your neighbourhood is doing to be environmentally friendly. Stay alert and keep social distance.
This week you will be joining Mr. Santos to create a portrait using the outline of an elephant’s head to help you. Watch the video for the full tutorial. There is a sketch in the Downloads for Tuesday section below to help you and if you’d like some extra help to draw the elephant’s head yourself, you can follow this link.
We will be finishing our portrait in next week’s session so please save your work from this week.
In today’s English Lesson, join Ms Binks as she shows use you how to use evidence from the text and illustrations to gain better understanding of characters. You can find a copy of the presentation in the Downloads for Wednesday section below to help you.
This is a thrilling chapter full of tension and suspense and our little hero rises to the challenge in impressive ways! We are going to be looking at how Varjak has changed since we first met him at the beginning of the book and practice using his actions to justify our ideas. Join Mr Santos as he takes you through today’s lesson. There is a task sheet in the Downloads for Wednesday section below to help you.
Learn what the Anglo-Saxons enjoyed for lunch (and breakfast and dinner!). After you’ve watched the video to find out what foods were available in Anglo-Saxon times (often quite different from what we eat today), have a go at writing your own Anglo-Saxon menu for a feast, or making honey bread. If you decide to make the bread, do make sure that you have an adult with you! There is a task sheet in the Downloads for Wednesday section below to help you.
In today’s English lesson, we continue reading Arthur and the Golden Rope and consider the importance of illustrations to our enjoyment and understanding of the story. You will get a chance to do some illustrating of your own and to practise the technique of visualisation. All you need is have a pencil and paper ready, and to watch the PowerPoint. Enjoy!
In this session, you will learn the difference between an insulator and a conductor. You will also have the opportunity to carry out your own experiments. Make sure to ask an adult for help. Have fun!
We have an additional maths lesson this week for you to enjoy – a maths investigation. It is called ‘Seven Flipped’ and it is a mathematical game for you to play. There is an activity sheet in the Downloads for Thursday section below that you may or may not use. Watch the video below and decide whether you will need it. Depending on what mathematical patterns you notice, Seven Flipped can be adapted, giving you the opportunity to investigate your own ideas. I hope you like it.
In maths this week, we shall revisit multiplication of two and three-digit numbers by a single digit, providing a great opportunity to apply our times table knowledge and our understanding of place value. Today, we shall be multiplying three-digit numbers by one-digit and in the Downloads for Friday section below, there is a PowerPoint to view, an activity to complete and an answer sheet for you to check your work. Enjoy.
The Way is put to the ultimate test in Chapter 33! This chapter is so full of action and drama, it’s like a mini-novel in itself. So your task today is to review the chapter, giving your opinion about it using details from the text and above all considering – who does Varjak need more, Jalal or Holly? Join Mrs. Chapman to find out what happens next. You will find a sheet to help you in the Downloads for Friday section below to help you.
Bonjour! Today we are learning to offer and ask for food and drink in French. In the video you can join Mrs Pinkney having breakfast with her daughter. Next, in the Downloads for Friday section below, you will find some pictures and a vocabulary list to help you hold your own ‘French’ breakfast.
Singing makes us feel good and positively helps your brain and your thinking. You can improve your singing, sing a song, or even take on the rap/singing challenge – and do it the easy way – at ‘Mrs. E’s EASY SINGING’ page here.
First to 100 Fitness Challenge
Have a go at the first to 100 Fitness Challenge and keep fit while having fun! You will find a sheet in the Downloads section below to help you.
You will find a presentation to test your mental maths knowledge in the Downloads section below.
Class Google Meets
All Year 4 classes will be having Google Meets this week. We hope you can join us.