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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4

Class Value: Hope

Home Learning - Maths task (pgs. 30 and 31) and reading comprehension (Peter Pan)

 

There is an additional MyMaths task set online.

 

Spellings - Year 3/4 Spelling Words - Words that are commonly misspelt

1. enough

2. exercise

3. experience

4. experiment

5. extreme

 

Ch X Spellings:

1. appreciate

2. attached

3. available

4.  average

5. awkward

 

Possible activities to practise spellings:

- Write the spelling words in alphabetical order

- Write the words as questions

- Write the vowels and consonants in different colours

- Create a rhyme or song to help you remember the spelling

 

Continue using previous pre-teaching for fractions from last week.

Home Learning - Maths task (pgs. 48 and 49) and reading comprehension (Reign of the Sea Dragons)

 

There is an additional MyMaths task set online.

 

Spellings - Year 3/4 Spelling Words - Words that are commonly misspelt

1. disappear

2. early

3. earth

4.  eight

5. eighth

 

Ch X Spellings:

1. accomodate

2. achieve

3. amateur

4. ancient

5. apparent

 

Possible activities to practise spellings:

- Write the spelling words in alphabetical order

- Write the words as questions

- Write the vowels and consonants in different colours

- Create a rhyme or song to help you remember the spelling

 

See pre-teaching for fractions below

Maths Pre-Teaching - Fractions

Home Learning - Maths task (pgs. 14, 18 and 19) and www.spag.com tasks

N.B. Pupils will have 2 weeks to complete these tasks due to the trip taking place from Monday to Wednesday next week

 

Additional MyMaths task is optional!

 

Spellings - Year 3/4 Spelling Words - Words that are commonly misspelt

1. continue

2. describe

3. decide

4. different

5. difficult

 

Possible activities to practise spellings:

- Write the spelling words in alphabetical order

- Write the words as questions

- Write the vowels and consonants in different colours

- Create a rhyme or song to help you remember the spelling

 

See pre-teaching for money calculation below

Maths pre-teaching - money calculation

Magical Music - Take a look at George's amazing instrument he made at home for our Science unit on Sound!

Magical Music - Take a look at George's amazing instrument he made at home for our Science unit on Sound!  1
Magical Music - Take a look at George's amazing instrument he made at home for our Science unit on Sound!  2

Home Learning - Maths task (pg. 38 and 39) and Reading Comprehension (The Girl Who Walked On Air)

 

Additional MyMaths task is optional!

 

Spellings - Year 3/4 Spelling Words - Words that are commonly misspelt

1. centre

2. certain

3. circle

4. complete

5. consider

 

Possible activities to practise spellings:

- Write the spelling words in alphabetical order

- Write the words as questions

- Write the vowels and consonants in different colours

- Create a rhyme or song to help you remember the spelling

 

See pre-teaching for adding and subtracting decimals below

Pre-teaching for adding and subtracting decimals

Home Learning - Maths task (pg. 34 and pg. 8) and finish spag task from last week (www.spag.com)

 

Additional MyMaths task is optional!

 

Spellings - Year 3/4 Spelling Words - Words that are commonly misspelt

1. build

2. busy

3. business

4. calendar

5. caught

 

Possible activities to practise spellings:

- Write the spelling words in alphabetical order

- Write the words as questions

- Write the vowels and consonants in different colours

- Create a rhyme or song to help you remember the spelling

 

Use pre-teaching sheet from previous week to further support your child in Maths (see below).

Home Learning - Maths task (pg. 56-57) and www.spag.com 

 

Additional MyMaths task is optional!

 

Spellings - Year 3/4 Spelling Words - Words that are commonly misspelt

1. appear

2. arrive

3. believe

4. breathe (e.g. 'I couldn't breathe')

5. breath (e.g. 'I took a deep breath')

 

Possible activities to practise spellings:

- Write the spelling words in alphabetical order

- Write the words as questions

- Write the vowels and consonants in different colours

- Create a rhyme or song to help you remember the spelling

 

See pre-teaching activity below for Maths help for next week!

Maths Pre-Teaching for Next Week (Decimals)

Home Learning - Maths task (pg. 52-53) and Reading Comprehension (Chinese New Year - pg. 18-19)

 

Additional MyMaths task is optional!

 

Spellings - Year 3/4 Spelling Words - Words that are commonly misspelt

1. actually

2. although

3. answer

4. accidentally

5. address

 

Possible activities to practise spellings:

- Write the spelling words in alphabetical order

- Write the words as questions

- Write the vowels and consonants in different colours

- Create a rhyme or song to help you remember the spelling

 

See pre-teaching activity below for Maths help for next week!

Maths pre-teaching for next week - symmetry

Home Learning - Maths task (pg. 44 -45) and spag.com 

 

Additional MyMaths task is optional!

 

Spellings - More revision of homophones (words that sound the same but have a different meaning)

1. allowed/aloud

2. no/know

3. hole/whole

4. board/bored

5. blue/blew

 

Encourage your child to practise these spellings by putting them (in writing and verbally)  into the correct context. Find opportunities to test them on these during conversations to reinforce their understanding.

Maths Pre-Teaching for Next Week - Quadrilaterals

Home Learning - MyMaths and Reading Comprehension (The Real Princess)

 

Spellings - Revision of homophones (words that sound the same but have a different meaning)

1. there/their/they're

2. here/hear

3. through/threw

4. aloud/allowed

5. know/no

 

Encourage your child to practise these spellings by putting them (in writing and verbally)  into the correct context. Find opportunities to test them on these during conversations to reinforce their understanding.

Home Learning - My Maths (revision of addition and subtraction) and spag.com

 

Spellings ('ough' ending)

1. though

2. although

3. through

4. thought

5. bought

 

Spellings - additional practice

1. eat

2. even

3. ever

4. every

5. everyone

 

Home Learning - MyMaths and Reading Comprehension (Hamish and the Worldstoppers)

 

Spelling words - 'cian' endings

1. musician

2. electrician

3. politician

4. mathematician

5. technician

 

Spelling words - additional practice

1. because

2. before

3. began

4. better

5. each

Home Learning - MyMaths and spag.com

 

spag.com - Pupils must do both fronted adverbial tasks. Pupils can choose to do the Y4 grammar task as a Ch X.

 

Spelling words - 'tion' suffix

1. invention

2. injection

3. action

4. question

5. mention

 

Spelling words - additional practice

1. another

2. any

3. around

4. away

5. baby

 

Home Learning - MyMaths Tasks and Reading Comprehension (Harry Drinkwater's Diary

 

Spelling Words - 'ssion' suffix

1. expression

2. discussion

3. permission

4. possession

5. profession

 

Spelling Words - additional practice

1. across

2. after

3. again

4. along

5. animals

 

 

Home Learning Tasks: MyMaths and spag.com

 

Spellings – ‘sion’ suffix

  1. invasion
  2. confusion
  3. decision
  4. television
  5. explosion

Home Learning - Reading Comprehension (An Interview with Jacqueline Wilson) and MyMaths Tasks

 

Spelling Words ('il'/'ir' prefix)

1. illegal

2. illogical

3. irregular

4. irresistable

5. irresponsible

 

What is similar about the 'il'/'ir' prefix?

How does the prefix change the meaning of the word?

 

Possible activities to practise spellings:

- Write the spelling words in alphabetical order

Write the root word and prefix in different colours. Discuss the meaning of the root word. Discuss how the prefix changes the meaning

- Can you write the words as questions

- Can you write the words in a chocolate-themed poem?

Home Learning - MyMaths Tasks and spag.com tasks

 

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Spelling Words - 'im' prefix

1. impossible

2. impatient

3. impolite

4. important

5. immature

 

Possible activities to practise spellings:

- Write the root word and prefix in different colours. Discuss the meaning of the root word. Discuss how the prefix changes the meaning

- Include as many of the words in a silly sentence as possible

- Write the spelling words in alphabetical order

- Write your words but with the letters scrambled up. Can you unscramble them again the next day? 

Home Learning - Reading Comprehension (Tale of Custard the Dragon) and MyMaths Tasks

 

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Spelling Words - 'au' sound

  1. Caught
  2. Taught
  3. Daughter
  4. Autumn
  5. Cause

 

 

Home Learning - Writing Task and MyMaths Information

Home Learning - Rounding (Additional Home Learning is spag.com)

Home Learning - Comparing Numbers

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