Dunholme St Chad's Church Of England Primary School

Creating a community with open hearts and open minds

In the event of closure Y4:

The documents below are to continue the learning that we have started in class and to consolidate understanding.

Children will have brought blank books home today (Wednesday) to do these activities in. It is not expected that these activities are printed, however you can if you so wish and are able to. Answers can be written directly into books.

If you are already at home, please feel free to use a notebook or any other books you may have at home.

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Maths

Recall of key multiplication facts for the six, seven, eight, nine, eleven and twelve. This link may be of use: www.timestables.co.uk

 

A really essential life skill is learning about time and money. This document will help you to support your child in learning about these very important topics:

 

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There are also some reasoning and problem solving questions in the files below. Answers to these will follow in due course so the children can self-assess.

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Spellings

These activities will help to revise the Year 3/4 statutory word list:

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 Year 3 and 4 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 21.pdfDownload
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Reading

Children can read the books from school or books from home. You might like to review the book and tell us what you enjoyed and who your favourite character was. 

For some comprehension practice, the files below will help:

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English

We have started to look at traditional stories and fairytales. Children can write their own stories. This can have any theme. If you would like some ideas, this could be the legend of the Lincoln Imp and turned into a comic with different adventures they might go on!

For grammar and punctuation these will offer some practice:

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Theme/Science

This term we have been learning about sound. Children might like to complete a project related to this. You could make a musical instrument from everyday household items or research unusual instruments from around the world. 

Some famous scientists we have been learning about this year are:

Jane Goodall, Jaques Cousteau, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell.

Children could create a factfile about each one.

PSHE

BBC Newsround is always a great source of age appropriate news and children should watch regularly. You might like to discuss and reflect on what you have watched. 

PE

Children are encouraged to complete thirty minutes of exercise each day. This website might give you some ideas to stay active inside. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers 

or https://www.gonoodle.com/

 

If children need some extra support with their learning or parents are still at a loss for what their children can do, there are an abundance of maths, grammar and reading materials on educational websites we use in school to resource learning. Free parent accounts can be set up and work viewed / downloaded from www.twinkl.co.uk and www.classroomsecrets.co.uk .

Alternatively there is this list of useful websites.