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Welcome to Year 4!

The Week Ahead

Week Beginning 29th March
We will be editing and redrafting our portal stories in English.
In Maths, we will be continuing to work on multiplication and division.
In Guided Reading, we will be reading and analysing Maria Molina and the Day of the Dead by Kathleen Krull.
PE will be outdoors on Tuesday

Week Beginning 22nd March
In English, we will be planning and drafting stories where our main character travels through some sort of portal and finds themselves in Mexico a thousand years ago.
In Maths, we will be working on multiplication and division.
In Guided Reading, we will be reading and analysing Maria Molina and the Day of the Dead by Kathleen Krull.
In Topic, we will be continuing to look at the history of Mexico so that we can use this information in our English work.
We will be investigating animal food chains in Science.
PE will continue to be outdoors on Tuesday and Friday – children are to come to school in their PE kits on those days.
Week Beginning 15th March
In English, we will be editing and redrafting our stories based on Shaun Tan’s, ‘No Other Country’. We will be focussing on adding detail to our descriptions of the impossible rooms we have discovered.
In Maths, we will be continuing to work on fractions.
In Guided Reading, we will be analysing the final chapter of Ted Hughes’ – ‘The Iron Man’, and practising our reading aloud.
In Topic, we will be focusing on the history of Mexico.
We will be finishing our Science work on ‘Light’ and ‘Forces & Magnets’.
PE will be outdoors on Tuesday and Friday – children are to come to school in their PE kits on those days.
Week beginning 8th March
We are returning to classroom teaching for everyone
In English, we will be reading a short story by Shaun Tan – ‘No other country’ and then planning and drafting our own versions.
In Maths, we will be continuing to work on fractions.
In Guided Reading, we are on to the final chapter of Ted Hughes – ‘The Iron Man’.
PE will be outdoors on Tuesday and Friday.
This week is British Science Week so we are focusing on science during the afternoons. We will be covering ‘Light’ and ‘Forces & Magnets’.
Week beginning 25th January
We will be continuing to work online using Teams.
We will be continuing to look at measuring time in Maths.
In English, our main focus will be on persuading people to visit Skegness.
In Guided Reading, we will be studying chapter two of The Iron Man.
In Geography, we will be using the Oak National Academy lessons on the countries of Europe.
In Art, we will be looking at the work of Michelle Reader (https://www.michelle-reader.co.uk/). We will also be making art from coffee stains in the style of Stefan Kuhnigk!
In RE, we will be investigating Hindu beliefs about karma, samsara and moksha. (Oak National Academy).
In Music, we will be looking at ‘Pulse and Rhythm’.
In French, we will be reminding ourselves how to say our name and use some simple vocabulary to describe ourselves.
Week beginning 18th January
We will be continuing to work online using Teams.
This week we will be continuing to look at measuring time in Maths.
In English, our main focus will be on persuading people to visit Skegness.
In Guided Reading, we will be studying chapter two of The Iron Man.
In Geography, we will be using the Oak National Academy lessons on the geography of Northern Ireland and England.
In Art, we will be looking at the work of Michelle Reader. (https://www.michelle-reader.co.uk/)
In RE, we will be investigating how dharma influences how Hindus live? (Oak National Academy)

Week beginning 11th January
In Maths this week, we will be focusing on telling time.
In English, we will be writing letters with the aim of persuading people to stop littering.
In Topic, we will be looking at the geography of the UK, in particular Scotland and Wales, using Oak National Academy lessons.
In Guided Reading, we will be continuing to look at the first chapter of The Iron Man.
In Science, we will be investigating evaporation and condensation and how they relate to the water cycle.

Week beginning 4th January
In Maths this week, we will be focusing on data handling in Maths.
In English, we are writing to persuade.
In Guided Reading, we will be studying the first chapter of ‘The Iron Man’.
We will be learning the facts on our knowledge organisers for our new topic - Fiesta.

We will be working online using Teams.
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11/9 4R – Oliver  4S – Jaimie
18/9 4R - Tula & Maja  
4S - Klaudia
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Golden Leaf Winners
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