Week beginning 4th June
Europe’s Top Ten
Carry out some research to create different European ‘top tens’. To begin with, find out the top ten countries in terms of population and in terms of size. Then choose your own criteria, for example, ten longest European rivers.
Week beginning 21st May
Complete each sentence by making the singular noun into a plural noun and by using the apostrophe of possession correctly.
Week beginning 7th May
Draw a map showing the route from either your house to school or your house to the nearest shop. Show clearly the roads and footpaths that you travel on, and the buildings and other landmarks that you pass.
Make a key to explain what the different features of your map are.
Week beginning 14th May
Art - Renoir
Next week is arts week and we will be looking at work by famous French artists including Renoir. Please research the artist and produce a fact file about him. Also, bring an umbrella to school next Monday so that we can recreate his painting Les Parapluies (The Umbrellas).
Week beginning 23rd April
Draw a design of the initial letter of your first and family names on a 100 square grid. Next work out the total number of squares used and convert this to the decimal shaded.
Week beginning 16th April
Water Use Diary
Record your water use at home over two days to bring to a science lesson next week. List visits to the toilet, showers, baths, washing at sink, clothes washed, washing up or dishwasher, drinks containing water, water given to pets, watering the garden, cleaning, etc. Can you think of any other uses of water? (Cleaning the car, water put out for birds, garden pond, etc.)
Week beginning 12th March
Use your knowledge of pronouns (words that replace nouns) to improve the sentences. Remember to underline the overused noun or noun phrase first.
Week beginning 5th March
Book Character Wanted Poster
Create a wanted poster for a book character that includes a description of their appearance, what they are wanted for (good or bad) and the reward. Include an illustration too!
Week beginning 19th February
Job ProfileComplete a job profile for either of the following: a member of your family or a ‘known’ person (not a pop star, film star or youtuber). Include information on what they do for their job, what they like about their job and skills and qualifications people need for their job.
Week beginning 29th January
DT/Science - Make an InstrumentAs part of the sound topic your task is to make an instrument that can play different pitched sounds/notes. Use ordinary household objects such as elastic bands, string, a cardboard box or a plastic bottle.
Week beginning 22nd January
Use the QuAD grid to collect information on the instrument you would like to research. Website links are on the Year 4 blog, Science page.
Week beginning 15th January
Science - Sound
Make a duck call using a straw and investigate how to change the pitch of the call.
Week beginning 8th January
Expanded Noun Phrases
First, list some nouns (names) of things that could be part of the spooky house. Next, write a description of the house using the nouns but add adjectives to create expanded noun phrases.
Week beginning 4th December
How do you use electricity?
Record all the different ways that you have used electricity in one day. Then decide whether it is an essential use (e.g. cooking) or non-essential use (e.g. watching the television).
Week beginning 27th November
Times Tables (including Fortune Tellers)
Complete the times tables activity and follow the instructions to make a times table fortune teller. From next week there will be a times tables test based on the tables you have been learning. In English we are writing instructions so think about the features used in the Fortune Teller instructions.
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