St John the Baptist
Church of England Primary School

Hello Year 4!

So, we have nearly made it!  In only a few days you will be leaving year 4 to become Year 5s with Mrs Crampton and Mrs Whittaker.  It seems like only yesterday we were having to say goodbye but nearly 5 months have passed since lockdown and home learning began.

With all this in mind you will find below the link to the time capsule that you will creating this week all about your experiences during lockdown whether you have been at home or at school during this time.  There are lots of different activities for you to complete with your family for you to put into your capsule so take your time and in many years time you can look back at what it was like for you during your time in Year 4 and the year 2020.

Please don't forget to keep in touch with anything you have been doing via email as we love to know what you have been up to.

We will miss you all and have a lovely summer break.

Mrs Dark and Mrs Whittaker x

Lockdown Time Capsule

4AW@st-john.lincs.sch.uk              4CD@st-john.lincs.sch.uk

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Work commencing 6th July

Week beginning 6th July 2020

Daily extras:

  • Listen to our class reader – Charlotte’s Web by E B White.  If you have a copy of the book at home, then you could read along.

Chapter 11             Chapter 12            

  • Hit the Button (number bonds, halving, doubling, times tables, division facts)

                  https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Day

Maths - Time

Literacy – Firework Maker’s Daughter

Spellings

Monday

6.7.20

Telling the Time Assessment.  

10.40 4AW Live lesson Maths

 

FIRST- Complete this assessment sheet to see what you can already do and what you need to learn next.   Here are the answers 

If you would like some help with telling the time, look at this powerpoint

THEN- start at the stage that you are on based on your assessment.  If you are stuck then use this interactive clock to help learn how to tell the time.  Turn the digital time off then move the hands of clock and look at the analogue time, which is written in words.                    

Stage 1 - 5 minutes past                     Stage 2 - 5 minutes to                       Stage 3 - 1 minute past                       Stage 4 - 1 minute to                        Answers for all the sheets

Be a reading detective

 

Complete this BBC Bitesize Daily lesson all about inference.

Task Sheet 1

Spellings for this week are all about homophones and near homophones

 

Use this LCWCh sheet to help with your learning of your spellings.

Tuesday

7.7.20

Minutes, hours and seconds

11:30 am 4CD Live Lesson

10.40 4AW Live lesson Maths

Watch the video and read through the powerpoint and then have a go at the tasks

Task Sheets

Answers

Watch this clip to introduce you to our new book ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’  The book has many different front cover since its publishing in 1995.  Your task today is to create your own front cover for the book. 

Take a look at these for inspiration.

Dictionary definitions.  Match the definition to the homophone.

Wednesday 8.7.20

Years, months, week and days

11:30 am 4CD Live Lesson

10.40 4AW Live lesson Maths

Watch the video and then have a go at the tasks

Task Sheets

Answers

10 am 4CD Live Lesson

9.30 4AW Live lesson literacy

Lila is the main character in this book.  Your task today is to listen to chapter one and then write a character description.

Description from the book.

You could use this sheet to write it on

 Write this week's homophones into sentences.  You could make the spelling words stand out by writing it in diifferent colours.

Thursday 9.7.20

Telling time to nearest 5 minutes and converting analogue to digital

11:30 am 4CD Live Lesson

10.40 4AW Live lesson Maths

Watch the video and look at the powerpoint and then have a go at the tasks

Task Sheet                   Answers

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Or if you are feeling confident after Monday’s assessments then try these challenges.          Answers

10 am 4CD Live Lesson

9.30 4AW Live lesson literacy

Lila and her father work hard to create brand new fireworks. 

Watch this clip and then write a description of how it would feel to be at a firework festival.

Remember to think about the sights, sounds, smells and feelings.  Use this sheet to help plan out your ideas.

 

Word search. 

Using the words you have learnt over the last three weeks, how many can you find?

Friday

10.7.20

Telling the time to the nearest minute    and converting digital to analogue 

11 am 4CD Live Lesson  

10.40 4AW Live lesson Maths

Watch the video and look at the powerpoint and then have a go at the tasks

Task Sheet                Answers                   

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Or if you are feeling confident after Monday’s assessments then try these challenges.      Answers

Today you are going to become a firework maker.  Think carefully about the ingredients you would use and what you would name your firework.

Read the description from the book for some ideas.

Use this sheet to write out your recipe.

And this checklist to ensure you have included everything.

Spelling Test.

10am- 4CD Live Test

Ask someone at home to test you on your spellings.  Remember to get them to say the word in a sentence so that you know which one to spell.

 

This week’s school topic: Games   

From the list of activities, choose the things you would like to do linked to this topic:

* Simpler activities       *** More complex challenges

Food and Farming Day - 3rd June

Today we should have been on our trip to The Food and Farming Day.  Luckily, you can take part in the day virtually by following this link to watch videos and completing activities based on the day.

Ashley's hard work - week commencing 20th June

Ashley has been working hard all week!  Click here to see all the work he has been doing.

Emma's Poem

Here is the poem that Emma has worked hard on this week.  A brilliant effort Emma!  Click here to read her work.

Work commencing 29th June

Week beginning 29th June 2020

Daily extras:

  • Listen to our class reader – Charlotte’s Web by E B White.  If you have a copy of the book at home, then you could read along.

Chapter 9             Chapter 10             

  • Hit the Button (number bonds, halving, doubling, times tables, division facts)

 https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

  • Mathletics
  • French - Bonjour! This week’s topic is countries. Click here

 

Day

Maths - Shape

Literacy – Charlotte’s Web

Spellings

Monday 29.6.20

Plotting Co-ordinates

11 am 4CD Live lesson

10.40 4AW Live lesson

PowerPoint or PDF

Task Sheet

Challenges

Answers

Chapter 5 – Friendship

Watch to this clip to find out who was speaking to Wilbur.

 Today’s task is all about pronouns.  Click on this BBC Bitesize link, watch the video and complete the tasks.

Task Sheet 1     Task Sheet 2

Spellings for this week are all about homophones and near homophones

 

Use this LCWCh sheet to help with your learning of your spellings.

Tuesday 30.6.20

Plotting Missing Co-ordinates

11 am 4CD Live Lesson

PowerPoint or PDF

Task Sheet

Challenges

Answers

Chapter 6 – Summer Day

10am 4CD Live lesson

10.40 4AW Live lesson

EB White describes the perfect summer’s day.  How would you describe a day during summer?  Think about using your senses and maybe some of the phrases from the book.  Have a look at this to help you with some of your ideas.

What do these words mean?

 

Sheet 2

Wednesday 1.7..20

Translating Shapes on a grid

11 am 4CD Live lesson

9.30 4AW live lesson

PowerPoint or PDF

Task Sheet

Challenges

Answers

10 am 4CD Live Lesson

10.40 Live lesson

One of the man themes in the book is the friendship between Charlotte and Wilbur.  Today you are going to plan a story that involves friendship.

PowerPoint or PDF

Planning Sheet

Homophones can be tricky to remember – watch this BBC video today to give you some ideas of how to remember them.

Thursday

2.7.20

Co-ordinate Challenges

11am 4CD Live Lesson

Now it’s time to put your learning this week to the test.  Try these challenges all about co-ordinates.

Challenges                

10.40 live lesson 4AW

From your plan yesterday, you are going to write your story.

Things to think about:

- Use different pronouns rather than repeating yourself.

- Expanded noun phrases

- Different types of conjunctions

- Paragraphs to separate your ideas.

Use this word mat to help with your ideas

Spot the mistake.

 

Sheet 3

Friday

3.7.20

Arithmetic Test 4

You have 30 minutes to try this arithmetic test.  The answers are at the end of the test.

 

10am Maths Challenge 4AW

Use the time today to finish your story and then have a look at this success criteria to edit and improve your work.  Remember that it is not just a tick sheet but to be used to remind you of the key elements in Year 4 writing and for you to add and improve.

4CD be ready to read some of your story during our afternoon TEAMs meet ups

Spelling Test.

10am- 4CD Live Test

Ask someone at home to test you on your spellings.  Remember to get them to say the word in a sentence so that you know which one to spell.

 2.00 Maths catch up 4AW

This week’s school topic: Art and Artists                 

From the list of activities, choose the things you would like to do linked to this topic:

* Simpler activities       *** More complex challenges

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