Y4 Learning This Week

Please find below the learning for the week commencing 18th January 2020.

 

1. English – Reading Comprehension
2. Maths - Muliplication
3. Spellings - the 'sh and the 'ch' sound
4. Science – Teeth

5. Topic - Carbon Footprint

 

 

1. English

Lesson 1: Reading Comprehension 

This lesson focuses on reading comprehension. Watch this video and then have a look at the text and questions at the bottom of this page. 

Lesson 2: Speech

Watch this video to recap on speech punctuation, then have a go at the activity sheet.

Lesson 3: Clauses

Watch the video to learn how to use an extended reporting clause to add detail to speech to create an image in the mind of the reader or to move the action along. This lesson builds on your use of correct speech punctuation from previous learning.

For example, “Do you mind if I sit here?” asked Ron as he nervously opened the compartment door.

Lesson 4: Speech
Watch this video that shows you how to use your speech knowledge to create an online book. There is also a sheet with the instructions on.

Lesson 5: Reading comprehension 
Today you will be answering retrieval and inference questions based on the Dynasties television programme on the BBC.

You will need to watch the video and answer the questions on the answer sheet provided.
https://youtu.be/G5Do957Moxc
 

 

2. Maths 

Lesson 1
Arithmetic test
Print off the arithmetic test below and complete it carefully. These BBC Bitesize clips may help you with some of the questions if you get stuck 
Column subtraction: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zy2mn39/articles/zc78srd
Multiplication: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zb4gcqt
Multiplying 3 numbers together: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zr9xqfr

Lesson 2
Multiplying using grid method
Use this page to help you understand how the grid method works for multiplying. Today’s lesson focuses on multiplying 2 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers using the grid method. 
Then print the sheet attached to try and complete some of your own. When you have finished check your answers using a  calculator – an online one can be found here.

Lesson 3 
Multiplying using grid method
Use this page to help you understand how the grid method works for multiplying. Today’s lesson focuses on multiplying 2 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers. Today you will need to drawout your own grids. 
Then print the sheet attached to try and complete some of your own. When you have finished check your answers using a  calculator – an online one can be found here.

Lesson 4
Multiplying using grid method – up to 4 digit by 1 digit
Use this page to help you understand how the grid method works for multiplying. Today’s lesson focuses on multiplying 4 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers. 
Then print the sheet attached to try and complete some of your own. When you have finished check your answers using a  calculator – an online one can be found here.

Lesson 5: 4 Times tables
Watch the Supermovers video to help you remember your four times tables. 
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-maths-the-4-times-table-with...

 

3. Spellings – the 'sh' and the 'ch' sound

Lesson 1: When is the ‘sh’ sound written as ‘ch’?
Visit the BBC Bitesize website to watch the video and complete the activity.

Challenge: Make an A-Z list of words that use either the ‘ch’ sound or the ‘sh’ somewhere in the word. Are you able to get a word for every letter of the alphabet. If you are struggling, try using a dictionary to help you. Skim and scan the pages of the letters you need for the ‘sh’ and ‘ch’ sound.

Lesson 2: Spellings practice: Look, Cover, Say, Write, Check

Here are your spellings for the week:

measure
treasure
pleasure
enclosure
remember 
sentence 
separate 
special
 

Download the Look, Cover, Say, Write, Check sheet from the bottom of this page to practice your spellings.

Lesson 3: Handwriting spelling practice

Download the handwriting spelling sheet from the bottom of this page and practise your spellings.

Lesson 4: Find the definition
Use a dictionary or the Oxford English dictionary online to find out the definition of each of your spellings. Can you think of an antonym and synonym?

Lesson 5: Write it in a sentence
Have a go at putting each of your spellings into a sentence. As an extra challenge can you create a paragraph which includes all of your spellings but also makes sense?

 

 

4. Science – Teeth
 

This week we will be learning all about teeth and the differences and similarities between human and animal teeth.
Watch the video or use the PowerPoint slides to learn about human and animal teeth:
https://youtu.be/-Tugw9VTaNQ
Complete the sheet by labelling the diagram and writing an explanation about the function of each of the different types of teeth in humans.
 

 

5. Topic - Carbon Footprint

Watch this video to find out what a ‘carbon footprint’ is.
Then find out how to reduce yours here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xdl5Vht0sO8

 What did you find out? Did you know any of the ways to reduce your carbon footprint?

Task: Create a persuasive poster to show how you can reduce your carbon footprint.

Try to add a 'Did you know?', pictures and emotive language to try to reduce the readers carbon footprint.