Welcome back to another week of home learning. Remember – we will be continuing to phone some families each day starting from Monday. We look forward to catching up with you. If you see a call that says ‘No caller ID’ between 10AM and 4PM then that may well be your teacher. This week, we will also be trying a ‘live’ story session through ‘Google Meet’ You can find details of how to log in and the all the information you need in the extra activities section. We hope you can join us.
We have been really pleased to see how hard you are working on your home learning and really enjoyed seeing the examples you posted on to the blogs or that you have emailed to us. We can see that many of have enjoyed the ‘Flag Challenge’ and have been very creative. You can send a photo of you and your work to email@example.com. Remember – we would also love to hear how you are and to see some of your amazing work on our class blogs which you can access here.
Here are some wonderful examples of home learning from last week.
Evie in Rowan Class has made some wonderful Lego flags.
Ava in Hawthorn Class has produced some wonderful work about teeth.
Angelica in Sycamore Class baked some delicious cookies.
Freda in Lime Class collected some elderflower and made her own homemade cordial.
Nasar in Planets Class has produced some fantastic Varjak Paw work.
Nkeiru in Planets Class made delicious vegan cookies
Samuel in Planets Class enjoyed making some wonderful Lego flags.
Your work could be here next week so remember to email in!
PEGASUS ACADEMY TRUST WEEKLY TASK
Children’s Art Week: egg box art!
This week, it is Children’s Art Week and we would like you to get creative with egg boxes. Cardboard egg boxes are easier to work with and we hope you have one or two empty ones in your house or recycling box. These ‘eggscellent’ websites have over 50 different ideas for egg box craft projects. Perhaps you could make a selection of egg box bugs. Or how about the wonderful masquerade masks? https://feltmagnet.com/crafts/how-to-make-egg-carton-crafts
You will find a sheet in the downloads for Extra Activities to help you.
Take care Year 4 and keep safe and well.
We look forward to hearing from you.
The Year 4 team 😃
World Ocean Day
Dance with Mrs.Chapman
Web Tech Tutor
Join Miss Powell as she reads you Chapter 19 of Varjak Paw. In today’s lesson you will be reading chapter 19 and learning to convey a character’s thoughts and feelings, based on the startling events from the chapter. You will be focusing on your use of powerful adjectives and short phrases. There is a presentation below to explain the task and a sheet in the Downloads for Monday section below.
June 8th 2020 is World Oceans Day. In this science lessons, we will look at the impact our actions are having on the oceans and come up with ways we can sustain and keep the oceans clean and healthy.
Your task will be to create a poster, leaflet or book informing people of the damages being done to our oceans and ideas for how we can all help to keep the oceans clean.
Join Mrs Marsh as she tells you all about the world oceans.
Join Miss Binks as we look at the first of our poems this week about ‘Dragons’. Today we meet ‘Boom’ You will a copy of the poem and questions in the Downloads for Monday section below.
Today in maths, we are applying our knowledge of decimals and fractions (hundredths and tenths) to make a whole. View the PowerPoint and then have a look at the activity. Both can be found, along with the answers, in the Downloads for Tuesday section below.
Our lesson this week is about the only English king ever to be called ‘the Great’ – Alfred the Great!! Join and Mrs Chapman and you’ll find out about the people in his kingdom and the kind of jobs they had, what Alfred did that made him so great, and why we still remember him as, well, great! You’ll have a go at designing your own statue of Alfred that will show some of the reasons he is remembered as …. GREAT !! You will find a sheet to help you in the Downloads for Tuesday section below.
This week, you are going to be learning the meaning compassion; what it looks like what it is not and how you show it to friends, family and the wider community. There is a presentation and sheet in the Downloads for Tuesday section below to help you.
Join Miss Binks as she reads you Chapter 20 of Varjak Paw and shows you how to use evidence from the text so you can retell the story from Holly’s point of view.
Join Mrs Pinkney as she shows you how to create your own scavenger hunt.
Scavenger hunt and map making – for this activity you’ll be going outside and hunting for certain items. When you get back, we want you to make a map showing where you went and everything you found. See the video for more details.
Join Miss Binks as we look at the second of our poems this week “The Dragon’s Lament’. You can find a copy of the questions and the poem in the Downloads for Wednesday section below.
Today in maths, we are applying our knowledge of decimals and place value (hundredths and tenths) to write decimals. View the PowerPoint and then have a look at the activity. Both can be found, along with the answers, in the Downloads for Thursday section below.
PE with Mrs Chapman and family! The video at https://youtu.be/gCzgc_ReIBA will help you to follow the moves for the first warm-up track, but please ask your adult’s permission before going onto YouTube. If you want to make a dice for the ‘First to 100!’ game, there’s a template in the Downloads for Thursday section below.
Today, we will be recapping our work on the 5 Pillars of Islam and focusing particularly on the second pillar: Salah.
This refers to prayer. You will be learning about how, when and why Muslims pray, watching a video to inform our learning and creating our own prayers/ wishes for those around us. Use the PowerPoint and worksheet in the Downloads for Thursday section below to help you.
Watch the video below and you can enjoy Mrs. Clark reading chapter 21 of Vajak Paw. She has then created a PowerPoint for you to view, which can be found in the Downloads for Friday section below. It provides you with the instructions for a rather lovely activity that involves you drawing a visual diary for a day in the life of Varjak Paw. There are also some examples, again rather lovely, for you to view to help inspire your ideas. Enjoy.
This week, you are going to use Web Tech Tutor on your USO. You will learn the language used on the World Wide Web (www). Each one of the following tasks offers a live tutorial of what you need to do. They are very easy to follow. You can save your work and download it afterwards. Remember to share with us. You will find a guide to help you in the Downloads for Friday section below.
Join Miss Binks as we look at the last of our poems this week “There’s a Dragon in my Computer”. You can find a copy of the questions and poem in the Downloads for Friday section below.
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.
Shading a Sphere
In this lesson, we are going to be learning some pencil shading techniques and using them to draw a sphere. In order to do this, we are going to have to think about the direction from which light hits our sphere. You will need a piece of plain white A4 paper, a sketching pencil (if you have a set of drawing pencils, even better but just the one pencil is fine), a rubber and some tissue to use for blending.
Live Story Time with Mr Stephenson
We are very excited about this extra activity, taking place on Wednesday10th June at 11:00 am. It is a live session whereby Mr. Stephenson, supported by Miss Binks, will read a story to you. We are hopeful that this will then become a weekly event. You can find instructions on how to log onto GSuite in the Downloads section below. The nickname for the Meet will be Year4. We look forward to actually seeing you!