Year 4 Preview Learning Archive

 


21 November 2022

This week in English we will be continuing to learn our new text map of the Manchester Ridgeback. The children will be finally creating their own Non-Chronological report about their new dragon using the features we have learnt about recently.

In Maths, we will be continuing with our multiplying and division section of maths for this year. The 3, 6 and 9 times-tables are our main focus throughout the next couple of weeks.

The White Rose booklet can be found in the following link

Y4 – Multiplication and division.pdf

 

Please complete pages 22 and 23 “Reign of the Sea Dragons” in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Monday 28.11.22.

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are: February, forward, forwards and fruit. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Thank you for all of your support! Have a wonderful week!

Miss Norton and Mr Brown


14 November 2022

Thank you for all of your support with our busy week last week!

This week in English we will be continuing to learn our new text map of the Manchester Ridgeback. Our focus in grammar is using a dictionary.  The children will be learning about the features of a Non-Chronological Report. They will also be able to create their own dragon and start to write their own Non-Chronological Report.

 

In Maths, we will be continuing with our multiplying and division section of maths for this year. The 3, 6 and 9 times-tables are our main focus throughout the next couple of weeks.

 

Y4 – Multiplication and division

 

Please complete pages 20 and 21 “The Girl who walked on air” in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Monday 21.11.22.

 

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are: experience, experiment, extreme, famous and favourite. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Thank you for all of your support! Have a wonderful week!

Miss Norton


07 November 2022

We have a very busy week this week in Year 4! We are very excited about our trip to the Junior Music festival on Wednesday afternoon. Please remember to send your children in with a cold dinner for the Wednesday evening as there will not be any heating facilities at the Hexagon. The children will be getting changed at school.

We are also very excited to go to the Ashmolean on Friday too!

This week in English we will be continuing to learn our new text map of the Manchester Ridgeback. The children will be learning about the features of a Non-Chronological Report. They will also be able to create their own dragon and start to write their own Non-Chronological Report.

 

In Maths, we will be starting our multiplying and division section of maths for this year. We will be securing our knowledge of addition and subtraction. We will be going over our 3 times table, and then move onto multiplying and dividing by 6.

The White Rose booklet can be found in the following link-

Y4 – Multiplication and division

 

Please complete pages 18 and 19 “Peter Pan” in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Monday 14.11.22.

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are: early, earth, eight and eighth. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Thank you for all of your support! Have a wonderful week!

Miss Norton

 


01 November 2022

This week in English we will be moving onto Non-chronological reports, we will be finishing off our Narnia book and moving onto How to train your dragon by Cressida Cowell.

We will be looking at what makes a non-chronological report especially looking at certain features.

 

In Maths, we will be looking closely to area- focussing especially on what actually is area? How to work out the area using counting squares, making shapes using the area and comparing areas.

The White Rose booklet can be found in the following link-

Y4-HL-Spring-Block-2-Area-2020

Please complete pages 14 and 15 in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Monday 7.11.22.

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are all of the spellings you have learnt so far in Year 4! Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Hope you all had a wonderful half term, thank you for all of your support!

Miss Norton


17 October 2022

This week in English we will be focussing on writing our own play script and acting it out after we have written it!

 

In Maths, we will be learning how to subtract two 4-digit numbers with one exchange, subtracting two 4-digit numbers with more than one exchange, working on using efficient subtraction, estimating answers and checking strategies.

 

 

Y4 – Addition and subtraction

 

Good websites to look at for maths this week-

Please complete pages 12 and 13 ‘Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ballin’ the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Tuesday 1.11.22.

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are:

  • circle
  • complete
  • consider
  • continue

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Have a wonderful half term, thank you for all of your support!

Miss Norton


10 October 2022

This week in English we will be doing a shared write changing prose into a play script, this week we will look in depth into play scripts and understanding why they are important. At the end of the week the children will be acting out and creating their own play. We will be also learning how to use a dictionary correctly.

 

In Maths, we will be adding two 4-digit numbers with one exchange, adding two 4-digit numbers with more than one exchange, recapping subtracting a 3-digit number from a 3-digit number with no exchange, subtracting two 4-digit numbers with no exchange and recapping subtracting a 3-digit number from a 3-digit number with no exchange.

The White Rose booklet can be found here

 

Y4 – Addition and subtraction

Good websites to look at for maths this week

Please complete pages 10 and 11 “An interview with Jacqueline Wilson” in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Monday 17.10.22.

 

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are: caught, century, centre and certain. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

Junior Music Festival (9th November)

As you are probably all aware we are involved in the Junior Music Festival at the Hexagon. TICKETS GO ON SALE FROM THE HEXAGON WEDNESDAY 12TH OCTOBER. We will be learning all the songs at school but if your child would like to practise at home they need to follow the following link and type in the correct password.

 

Have a wonderful week,

Miss Norton


03 October 2022

This week in English we will be finishing off our new versions of Narnia. After that we will be moving onto a new topic of Play scripts! We will be reading and exploring a play script through drama and identifying features of a play script using a key. We will also be finishing sharing drama sketches and studying a piece of writing and using a key system to identify the key features.

 

In Maths, we will be adding and subtracting 1s, 10s, 100s and 1,000s, recapping on adding two 3-digit numbers not crossing 10 or 100 and adding two 4-digit numbers with no exchange.

 

Y4-HL-Autumn-Block-2-Addition-and-subtraction-2020

Please complete pages 8 and 9 “The Panda and the Pangolin” in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Monday 10.10.22.

 

Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary, write three comments about the book you are currently reading and make sure your parents have signed it. I will collect them on Friday. In the diaries please could you just write the page read to and how the children did with their reading (if you want your child to write a full comment that is fine but it is not an expectation).

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are: build, busy, business and calendar. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Junior Music Festival (9th November)

As you are probably all aware we are involved in the Junior Music Festival at the Hexagon. We will be learning all the songs at school but if your child would like to practise at home they need to follow the following link and type in the correct password.

 

Have a wonderful week,

Miss Norton


26 September 2022

This week in English we will be continuing to be looking at atmospheres in settings. Throughout this week, we will be writing our own version of Narnia, looking closely at the description of settings and character development. During this week we will be using the skills we have learnt in the past few weeks and use it to create a new portal story getting inspiration from Narnia. In grammar, we will be focusing on learning how to use paragraphs to organise ideas around a theme

 

In maths, we will be looking at counting in our 25’s, introducing negative numbers and looking at Roman numerals.

Y4 – Place value

 

Please complete pages 8 and 9 in the CGP comprehension book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Monday 3.10.22.

 

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are: arrive, believe, bicycle and breath. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

 

Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary, write three comments about the book you are currently reading and make sure your parents have signed it. I will collect them on Friday. In the diaries please could you just write the page read to and how the children did with their reading (if you want your child to write a full comment that is fine but it is not an expectation).

Junior Music Festival (9th November)

As you are probably all aware we are involved in the Junior Music Festival at the Hexagon. We will be learning all the songs at school but if your child would like to practise at home they need to follow the following link and type in the correct password (Please see letter sent to parents).

The link to the website on the top-right of this page.

 

Have a wonderful week,

Miss Norton


20 September 2022

This week in English we will be continuing to be looking at atmospheres in settings. Throughout this week, we will be writing our version of Narnia, looking closely at the description of settings and character development. In grammar, we will be focusing on learning how to edit and improve our work.

BBC Bitesize- Settings-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zdfytrd

 

In maths, we will be looking at number lines to 10,000, finding 1, 10, 100 more or less of a number, 1,000 more or less of a number and comparing and ordering numbers to 1,000.

BBC Bitesize quiz for 1000 more or less of a number- https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zw267yc

 

Please complete pages 6 and 7 in the CGP comprehension book “choosing a book. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Monday 26.09.22.

 

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are:

  • address
  • answer
  • although
  • appear

Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

Remember:

Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary, write three comments about the book you are currently reading and make sure your parents have signed it. I will collect them on Friday. In the diaries please could you just write the page read to and how the children did with their reading (if you want your child to write a full comment that is fine but it is not an expectation).

 

Have a wonderful week,

Many thanks,

Miss Norton


12 September 2022

This week in English we will be to be looking at creating atmospheres in settings. We will be reading a new story called “Elf Road” and will be comparing it to Narnia.

In grammar, we will be closely looking at expanded noun phrases.

BBC Bitesize has a great explanation of what an expanded noun phrase is.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z3nfw6f

In maths, we will be rounding to the nearest 100, counting in 1,000s, representing numbers to 10,000, 1,000s, 100s, 10s and 1 and partitioning numbers.

 

Y4 – Place value

Please complete pages 4 and 5 in the CGP comprehension book “Aesop’s Fables”. You will need to bring this back to school, completed, Monday 19.09.22. We will mark this as a class on a Monday.

Spellings:

The spelling we are focusing on this week are: accident, accidentally, actual and actually. Please practise these at home. You will be tested on all the words on the Year 3/4 word list each half term.

Remember:

Keep recording your reading daily reading in your home/school diary, write three comments about the book you are currently reading and make sure your parents have signed it. I will collect them on Friday and have a look at your fabulous work.

Many thanks, have a wonderful week!

Miss Norton and Mr Brown.