Please see expectation of and links to home learning below:

Reading English Maths  Times tables Curriculum 
Read at least one of their reading books at home and answer simple questions or if they are on longer texts 4 chapters each day

or one unit of reading plus daily

Children will be expected to work on one section of spag.com each day Children will be expected to complete one unit of Mathletics each day TT rockstars can be completed each day.  There will be a curriculum linked activity on the school website each day. It might be watching a simple video or completing a short activity through Purple mash.com in the 2 do section. 

Follow this link to get onto IXL. There will be daily tasks on here for Literacy and Maths – https://uk.ixl.com/signin/valleyviewps 

Hello Year 4. Welcome to the last week of home learning before you can have a well deserved break! We hope you have a great time and send plenty of pictures I can share with your friends on Dojo!

 

Good Morning Year 4! We can’t wait to see you this week. We hope you can all come!

Miss Colborn & Mrs Miller

 

 

 

VV Y4 15.6.20

 

 

As there are some children returning to school this week and staff are now school again we have made some changes to the way you will see your home learning. Below is a slide show of your work for the week. Simply go through the slide show to see what you should be doing each day. This is still flexible and you can work in a way to best suit you! The slideshow is a guide but don’t worry if you do different tasks on different days. It might be easier to make the slide show full screen and scroll through at your own pace.

I hope you enjoy the week’s tasks! I’m very excited to be starting our new topic and hope you will be too! Have a wonderful week everyone!

VV Y4 Week 1

 

Friday 5th June

I can’t believe it is Friday already! I have been in our classroom this week and it was odd not having you all there! Good work this week! Have a wonderful weekend.

 

Tune in with Joe!

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Literacy: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znyf382  This link is all about using apostrophes. Remember we use these when contracting words (taking a letter(s) out e.g. do not- don’t) and when something belongs to someone else e.g. Ben’s ball. The apostrophe comes before the s. You don’t need to use them if something is plural (more than one) so you wouldn’t say the girl’s ran in the yard.

Reading: Remember to get on Reading Plus- we have only managed 2 combos this week!

Maths: We have looked at units of measurements this week. Go around your house and note down measurements of different objects. You could use a ruler for smaller objects or even a tape measure for larger things. Convert the measurements into mm, cm or m. Before you measure the object, estimate what the measurement will be.

French: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zn7vrqt Have a look at some clothes and food!

Display work: I have seen some beautiful messages for your friends on Purple Mash. The ones I have have been printed off and are ready to go up! If you haven’t, please create a note in a bubble explaining who your heroes are and one with a message for your class!

Have a super weekend! 

 

Thursday 4th June 

Good Morning Year 4! I loved seeing some of your messages on Purple Mash. 

Have a catch up day on IXL today- remember to look for teacher recommended skills when completing tasks.

Remember to log onto Reading Plus and TT Rocks.

I have just set a task to create a speech bubble on Purple Mash explaining who you think is a superhero. It could be someone you know or a group of people. I think Captain Tom is a superhero because he inspired many when trying to help others. Can you tell me who you think is a hero and explain why? I can’t wait to get them on display!

You could even draw a picture on Purple Mash of a superhero and send it to me!

Wednesday 3rd June 

Good Morning Year 4! Can you believe it is half way through the week already? 

Tune in with Joe for a morning work out!

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Literacy: More of a reading focus today! I have set a task on antonyms on IXL. Remember these are words with the opposite meaning. e.g. overjoyed is an antonym for devastated.

Reading: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zknnf4j

Here you will find an extract of a text and some activities to complete.

I can see some of you went on Reading Plus yesterday- one of you even got 100% on the comprehension! That’s brilliant. Remember to log on for half an hour a day. It is a very useful tool as it follows your progress and lets me know how you are all getting on with your reading.

Maths: I have set a task on IXL about converting metric measurements. This should help.

Geography: Yesterday you should have looked at climate and weather. Seen as we have had some sunshine, today I would like you to research a country which has a warm climate. I have given you some options on Purple Mash. You only need to choose one! Will it be Ecuador or Argentina?

Display: I have created a template on Purple Mash for you to use to create a message for your class that will be put up in school on display! Can you create a message in the bubble you would like to share with your class?  It could include what you have been doing,  what ​you have been missing or even just a chance to let your class know what has been going on in your lives. I will print them off so make them as colourful as you would like! Please remember to double check tricky spellings and capital letters!

 

Tuesday 2nd June

What a lovely day we had again yesterday! I hope you enjoyed it! 

Literacy & Reading: Complete the post card task and book recommendation assigned yesterday if you haven’t already. If you have done this already (I have loved what I have read), catch up on some IXL activities. Remember to log-on to Reading Plus! We have 274 combos. How many do you think we can get before Friday?

Maths: I can see some of you have completed your task on Mathletics from yesterday. Log on and complete today’s task of converting cm to m. There are 100 cm in 1m. Think about the metre stick we have in class which we used to measure the hall!

cm –> m – divide by 100

m –> cm- multiply by 100

Geography: Check out the link to learn all about weather and climate. We looked at the meaning of these words when we were learning about rainforests!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zbwckmn

There is an activity on Purple Mash you can complete this week on staying safe in the sun. We’ve been having beautiful weather but it’s important to stay safe.

Monday 1st June

Hello Year 4! Welcome back to home learning. I hope you all had a great time in the holidays and enjoyed the glorious sunshine. I would like to say a massive thank you for the lovely collage and video Mrs Miller and I were sent- it was very much appreciated and made our day!

Tune in with Joe for a PE session. I have been going on lots of walks to stay active. Have you been doing the same?

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Literacy: I would like you to create a recount of your holidays. You can write this or use the post card template on Purple Mash which I have set as a 2Do. What did you get up to? Miss Hamilton and I went for a picnic watching the sea. I also spent a lot of time in the garden relaxing and reading.

As it is a post card, pick out your favourite parts and keep it concise or you will run out of room! Add in questions to engage your reader and think of any funny or dramatic details you could add to hook your reader.

You have a couple of days to complete this!

Reading: Have you been enjoying any books during lockdown? I have enjoyed having some time to get reading. I have set a 2Do on Purple Mash where you can create book recommendations for your friends (I will share some on here if I can once they’re complete). These could be your story you took from school, some you enjoy at home, a story from Reading Plus, one of our class reads or even an audio book. I have heard all about how some of you have been book worms which wasn’t a surprise! Again you have until Wednesday to complete this so no need to rush.

Spend some time on Reading Plus to get back into routine.

 

Maths: We will be focusing on measurements this week. You completed a task on selecting metric units before the holidays but let’s have a look  at them in more detail. Here is a link to help explain more about metric units of measurement e.g. cm, mm, km etc.

I have set a task on Mathletics where you need to convert between mm and cm. To do this you need to multiply/ divide by 10. Remember mm are smaller, there are 10 in 1 cm (think about a ruler- the mm are the smaller lines).

mm –> cm – divide by 10.

cm –> mm – multiply by 10.

This link is a good recap of multiplying and dividing by 0,1, 10 and 100:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z36tyrd/articles/z2fkwxs 

 

French: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1–ks2-mfl-french-greetings-with-ben-shires/zdpdvk7 Recap and learn some new greetings with some footballers.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/french-ks2-days-of-the-week/zv2jmfr You can also recap the days of the week which we have looked at this year.

 

Friday 22nd May 

Happy Friday and half term! Well done for your great work this half term. Your engagement and resilience has been outstanding! We hope you have lots of fun in the sun. Stay safe!

Have a catch up day on IXL for Maths and Literacy. Complete any activities you would like that have been recommended. Remember you can always log on to Mathletics, TT Rockstars and Reading Plus.

The boys have just taken the lead! Shout out to Toryn Stratocaster! Good team work girls! Who will take the win?!

 

For your spelling test, you can either ask someone in your house to test you like we do in class or you can have a go on Purple Mash. The words this week were:

calendar, caught, centre, certain, circle, consider and complete.

Curriculum: There are a couple of activities to complete on Ramadan and Eid. Some of your research was great!

Kindness challenge: Reach out to someone you are missing! If you can call them. If not, write them a letter or make a crd which you can give them next time you see them!

Thursday 21st May

Good Morning! It is nearly Friday and nearly half term! It was super sunny yesterday so I hope you got to enjoy it! Remember to cover up and apply sun cream! 

Tune in with Joe for a morning work out!

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Reading: 

https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses-catch-up/ 

Hopefully you listened to Chapters 1,2 and 3! Listen to the next instalment and make your own comprehension questions for people in your house to try out!

Remember to practise your spellings!

We made it to the 800,000 mark on Reading Plus! Super job!

Maths: Have a try of any unfinished Mathletics or IXL units I have recommended.

The girls have taken a great lead against the boys in out TT Rockstars battle…

Shout out to Stephen Shellshock!

Curriculum: It is an important time for the Islamic faith. It has been Ramadan since the 23rd of April and this ends on the 23rd of May. Follow the link to learn all about it. There is a research activity on Purple Mash.  This ends with a celebration called Eid. There is an activity on Purple Mash all about Eid too! You have a couple of days for this so no need to rush!

These links should help with the research:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpdtsbk/articles/zjc2bdm 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z434wmn 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z4cmkmn 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/religious-education-ks2-my-life-my-religion-ramadan-and-eid-ul-fitr/zdv7pg8

Kindness challenge: Think of something nice to do for someone today. I am planning on making my parents a nice coffeee in bed in the morning.

Wednesday 20th May 

Good Morning! A catch up day today! For our kindness mental health challenge, I would like you to think of something that you love to do and spend time doing this today! 

I am going to read a good book and have plenty of cuddles with my dogs! 

Try some yoga! Have a flick through to see what you would like to try.

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga 

Or how about a sporting challenge?

https://www.youthsporttrust.org/sites/default/files/Super%20Slalom%20Run%20Challenge.pdf

 

184 words to go on Reading Plus until the 800,000 mark. We can do it!

I have set a battle for girls v boys on TT Rockstars!

I know some of you love to draw! How about being creative with Pokemon today?

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Tuesday 19th May 

Morning Year 4! How did your kindness task go yesterday? I hope you will always have plenty to smile about. Share your beautiful smiles around today! 

Why don’t you try this physical challenge today? Apologies that it is a bit blury. Follow the link for a clearer image. https://www.youthsporttrust.org/sites/default/files/Home%20PE%20Standing%20Long%20Jump.pdf 

Literacy: Follow the link to learn all about the difference between fact and opinion. We look at this when we are considering a texts purpose (why it was written).

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkvg47h 

Here are your weekly spellings. As usual, find the definitions of any words you don’t know (I think these are the ones I set last but we didn’t get to have our test). The focus this week is words from the Y4 Spelling list beginning with a C:

calendar, caught, centre, certain, circle, consider and complete.

Reading: We are so close to reaching 800,000 words on Reading Plus. Remember to access for half an hour today!

Maths: I have set a task on IXL on measurements and which unit of measurement is better to measure certain things. Think back to when we measured the hall. We decided to use a metre stick rather than a ruler!

Log on to TT Rockstars for a few sound checks today.

Curriculum: A little throwback today. What can you remember from our Mighty Mountains from last year? Try and build some mountains at home. Can you show the different ways mountains are formed?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zdqybdm 

Kindness challenge: Can  you think of 4 nice things you would like to achieve this week? One for every day for the rest of the week? Yesterday you were thinking of what you were grateful for and were thanking others. Today you could spread your smile. Use these to create a kindness challenge chart I can share with everyone else. Make them super colourful and add pictures. Here is an example below (my bright and colourful one was to unclear too read) :

Monday

What are you grateful for? Thank someone today for what they do for you.

Tuesday

 

Spread that smile!

Wednesday

 

Can you help someone with some jobs today?

Thursday

Ring or video call a family member so they know you are thinking of them.

Friday

Spend some time looking after yourself doing what you love to do.

 

 

Monday 18th May 

Good Morning! I hope you have all had a wonderful weekend. This week is Mental Health Awareness week. Lockdown can be a tricky time for all of us so it is so important to keep well. This year the theme is kindness. I will be setting a kindness challenge every day so keep an eye out and send pictures to us so I can upload some of your great work at the end of the week. 

Looking after our body is also important in looking after our minds. Join PE with Joe or try some mindfulness with a bit of yoga this morning.

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Literacy: There are a couple of tasks on subordinating conjunctions today. Remember conjunctions are used to join clauses together. Subordinating conjunctions may come at the start of a sentence (with a comma at the end of the clause) or may join the clauses in the middle. For example:

Because it was raining, the children wore coates.

The children wore coats because it was raining. 

Here are some examples of some subordinating conjunctions:

Follow the link for more information:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zqk37p3-

Reading: Have a listen to the first few chapters of ‘Bad Dad’ by David Walliams. https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses-catch-up/ 

Summarise what you have heard and write your ideas down. Remember when summarising we are acting as a parrot and only want the main points. These are some of the sentence openers we use to help:

In a nutshell,

The main points are,

The text is mainly about,

Maths: I have set a couple of tasks on IXL about measurements which will be our theme this week. Today is about temperature which we measure in degrees celsius in England. Some places in the world use degrees Fahrenheit.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z2nvcdm 

There is a new battle on TT Rockstars so head over and represent Y4 at Valley View!

Kindness challenge: Today I would like you to think of all of the things you are grateful for and what makes you feel positive emotions. For example:

I am grateful for my family and my dogs. I am optimistic about the future and seeing all of my loved ones. I am also excited about seeing Year 4 again!

There is a template to use on Purple Mash about positive emotions. When filling it in, remember to give examples of what you are grateful for. I am making a display this week in school so I look forward to getting some of your ideas onto it!

To make someone else’s day share with them how you are grateful for them. I am going to tell my dad I am grateful for all of the cups of tea my dad makes for me!

 

Friday 15th May 

Happy Friday everyone!! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend. It was so nice to see some of you in the NHS clapping video and it has been nice hearing from you and your families. I am so proud of all of you! This is how happy my Ruby is that it’s nearly the weekend…

How about some sporty challenges this morning:

Literacy: I have set a few tasks on capital letters today! I will give you a few catch up days next week so don’t worry if you don’t get them all done!

Remember your spelling test on Purple Mash! I have figured out how to create my own spelling test on Purple Mash so check out the page on Monday to get spellings following our class scheme.

Maths: I have set a couple of tasks on IXL about patterns today and continuing patterns.

Remember to log on to TT Rockstars!

Here are some fluent in 5 questions to keep you going (remember to use columns or bus stops for division) :

Curriculumhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjgj7nb 

Some art jobs for you to try today. Hopefully you will recognise one of the pictures on the clip and some of the printing techniques. We tried potato printing this year and you were great at it!

 

Thursday 14th May 

Good Morning! I hope you had a great day catching up yesterday! Some of your work on Newcastle was great! There is still a couple of days to complete this if you want to have a go. 

Literacy: I have set a task about action verbs on IXL. Remember a verb is a dong word. I have also set a recap on prepositions which you looked at last week.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr/articles/zpxhdxs 

We have read 780,000 words on Reading Plus. One of you has read nearly 150,00 words!!! That is incredible and is over double anyone else in class. Keep up the hard work on this programme Year 4!

Remember to practise your spellings for Friday! We use two of the words regularly in Maths- ascend and descend. Ascend is in order from smallest to biggest and descend is the opposite- from largest to smallest.

 

Maths: I have set a task on IXL all about rounding as a recap. Remember you always look at the last place value column the number has. ‘5 or more up the score, 4 or less, let it rest’. If it has a value of 5 you would change the column in front to a higher value. If it is less you would leave the place value column alone. e.g. 1234 to the nearest 10 would be 1230.  Remember there should always be 1 zero on the end if you’re rounding to 10, 2 if you round to 100 etc.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zh8dmp3/articles/zpx2qty This link should help.

Here are some Fluent in 5 questions to keep you thinking:

 

Science: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zr4kd6f Here you will learn all about vertebrates and invertebrates. Can you find some animals on your daily walk and organise them into two categories?

 

Wednesday 13th May

Happy Wednesday! I can’t believe we are half way through the week already! Choose some yoga or PE with Joe Wickes to stay active. 

Have  a day to catch up on IXL and Mathletics activities. Don’t forget you can access TT Rockstars and Reading Plus at any time!

Curriculum: I have set a task on Purple Mash creating a fact file all about Newcastle. We have visited a couple of times this year for the Panto and the Laing Gallery. Can you think of any landmarks? How can you travel there? I look forward to seeing your leaflets!

 

Tuesday 12th May 

Good Morning Year 4! I hope you are all feeling fabulous!

Tune in with Joe! The updated session should have been updated!

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Literacy: I have set a couple of tasks all about prepositions on IXL. Follow the link for a recap of what a preposition is! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zw38srd 

Remember to go on Reading Plus! Our word count isn’t budging much.

I am very impressed with your spelling scores! Well done. Spellings for Friday are:

science, scene, discipline, extension, thought, separate, difficult, ascend, descend, meddle, suspension, occasion and permission.

There are some tricky words in here so try and pick out a couple to practise every day. Can you find the meaning of any unknown words?

Maths: I have set some recap activities on IXL all about place value which you should be great at. I have also set some activities on Mathletics previously on place value that you can complete.

Curriculum: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkm2xyc

Some Geography today. Can you learn all about latitude and longitude?

 

Monday 11th May

Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend. I watched Pocahontas and it reminded me of all of  you with our Music Festival song.

Tune in with Joe this morning.

Literacy: There is a job set all about sentence types and identifying statements, commands, questions or exclamations on IXL. The examples below should help:

 

 

 

 

 

 

There is also a task on prepositions on IXL. Remember a preposition tells you about where something is. Here are some examples: over, under, behind, opposite, near etc.

Please access Reading Plus today. I hope you also have some books at home that you have been enjoying.

Maths: I have set a couple of tasks on IXL all about number and place value. There are a couple of jobs on even and odd numbers and also one about place value. I am sure you will be great at these and thought they would be a nice refresh. Remember our battle on TT Rockstars!

Curriculum: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zv67mfr

Learn about Stonehenge today. What is it? Why was it built?

i would like you to build it using things you find in your house- send any pictures to the Facebook page so we can post them!

Can you think of any of out local land marks and try and build them too?

Friday 8th May 

Happy Friday! Well done for some great work this week. I hope you have a great weekend.

Remember to stay active:

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Literacy: I have set an activity on IXL about figurative language and working out the meaning of different similes.

Remember to complete the spelling test on Purple Mash today!

Please access Reading Plus for half an hour today.

Maths: There are tasks set on Money to complete the unit on IXL.

Remember our battle with East Boldon on TT Rockstars!

 

I hope your art work is coming on nicely. Remember to send in any pictures!

 

Have a great weekend and take care!

 

 

Thursday 7th May

Happy Thursday. Can you believe it is nearly the weekend already? I hope you are all well.

Tune in with Joe this morning for your daily exercise.

Literacy: I have set a task on coordinating conjunctions (FANBOYS). Remember we use conjunctions to join clauses together. Coordinating conjunctions join two or more main clauses together- they are the clauses that make sense on their own.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z9wvqhv 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths: There are a couple more activities on money today all about comparing and ordering amounts. When ordering or comparing, you can pretend the decimal isn’t there.

Remember our TT Rockstars battle with East Boldon!

Cheerful challenge: I saw this from Miss Hamilton and loved it! ‘Over Thursday and Friday I would like to see your creative side! Can you make your own nature bugs using nature you find in your garden or on your daily exercise? Here are a few examples:’

When you have made it, please share your photos so that we can see your wonderful work.

 

Wednesday 6th May

Catch up on any IXL activities today. Remember you can also log on to Purple Mash, Mathletics or Reading Plus.

We have a battle set up with East Boldon Primary School! Let’s go Valley View!

Tuesday 5th May 

I hope you had a good day today and enjoyed creating Star Wars pictures yesterday!

Tune in with Joe this morning:

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Literacy: I have set a couple of tasks recapping the suffixes and prefixes you have been working on recently. If you need a reminder, there are pictures from previous days you can check out.

Make sure to access Reading Plus/ Lexia today!

Remember to practise your spellings:

It was obvious that the poisonous snake was dangerous. 

Why don’t you try making your own sentences?

Maths: There are some more jobs on money- counting and finding change. You can add and subtract money in a column- just remember to keep the decimal place in the same place!

Keep your eyes peeled for a new battle coming soon.

Curriculum: Continue your Rainforest information text today. Can you remember the four layers and what lives in each?

Have a wonderful day! 

 

Monday 4th May 

I hope you have all had a wonderful weekend! Happy Monday and Star Wars Day!

Tune in with Joe this morning or try Star Wars yoga! There are two to choose from:

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Literacy: Today’s tasks on IXL are about suffixes which are added to the end of a word. You will find the meanings and examples of the suffixes below:

-ful is missing. It means as much as will fill. For example, spoonful, wishful or hopeful. 

Reading Plus: You reached 750,000 words! That is incredible! Remember to go on Reading Plus or Lexia daily.

Maths: There are a couple of tasks all about money today. Today is focusing on counting coins and notes.

Get on TT Rockstars and complete 3 sound checks.

Curriculum: I have set a task on creating an information text on the rainforest. Spend today researching and making notes. The hand in date is not until Wednesday so you have plenty of time to complete it so don’t rush! I will choose some to display on our learning board.

Cheerful challenge: As it is Star Wars day, why don’t you try to draw the characters? There are lots of videos to use following the link. I can’t wait to see your creations!

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Friday 1st May

Happy Friday and 1st of May. Thank you for all of your hard work this week! I hope you all have an amazing weekend!

How about a bit of yoga this morning? You could always tune in with Joe too.

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Literacy: There are a couple of IXL tasks today. There are tasks on synonyms and antonyms. Remember synonyms are words with the same meaning. Antonyms are words with opposite meanings.

As it is Friday, I have even set a spelling job on Purple Mash to have a go of! This is not a real test because I haven’t given you any words to practise! It is just so you can see how the task works for next week.

-The word you are spelling should appear at the top.

-You will have time to look at it and memorise it. (I would change the time to 45 seconds as this is just a practise to see how it works out).

-Drag the letters to spell out the word. Be careful because they can move around!

I will give a list of words to practise for next week. If you’re not sure on the meaning of the word, research the definition and try to use it in a sentence.I will also give some definitions through the week next week.

The words for next week will be:

  1. poisonous
  2. dangerous
  3. obvious
  4. curious
  5. mountainous
  6. famous
  7. jealous
  8. who’s (contraction for who is)
  9. except
  10. reign
  11. caught
  12. courteous
  13. question

Reading Plus: We are so close to achieving 3 quarters of a million words (750,000) Can we make it by the end of the day?

Maths: I have set a task on Mathletics about adding and subtracting fractions which should summarise your learning of fractions this week well. Look back for clips to help if you need it. There is also an activity on IXL about adding fractions- it’s a challenge because there will be more than 2 fractions! The same rules apply- just add the numerators!

TT Rockstars: Our girls v boys battle ended yesterday and the boys won! That was close! Huge shoutout to Isaac Roland who gained them over 2,000 and definitely helped them bag the lead.

Your tournament for the day is with me!! Bring it on! My rock name is Iggy Witherspoon.

Mindfulness: I would like you to have some mindfulness time today. Why not complete some of your art pack? Here is a link to help out with becoming relaxed. On Purple Mash I have set a task to make a poster all about you. Hopefully this will give you time to reflect and share what you like to do to and to relax.

I love to colour in to relax and unwind. Why don’t you have a try?

If you can’t print any colouring pages, you can colour online here!

https://lol.disney.com/games/coloring-pages/cinderella-cleaning-coloring-page

 

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Thursday 30th April

Morning Year 4! Great to see you all getting on with jobs and catching up yesterday. We received a great bit of news yesterday … 

 

 

That is amazing! I can see more of you are accessing this and you are doing great!!

Tune in with Joe this morning. It’s important to stay active.

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Literacy: I have set a couple of tasks on prefixes and suffixes. The task is to find the base/ root word. For example, underground – under is the prefix and ground is the root word. You have practised many of these for your weekly spellings!

Prefixes always come at the start and suffixes come at the end- not all words have them! Here is a  list of suffixes and prefixes  with their meanings to help.

The prefixes you have to focus on today are pre-, re- and mis-. Pre isn’t listed below but it means before- prepare, prefix. 

Links to help with prefixes and suffixes:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8mxrwx/articles/z9hjwxs

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8mxrwx/articles/zwgbcwx

I can see some of you have been on Reading Plus/Lexia today. Remember to access these daily.

Maths: I have set a couple of tasks today on IXL. There is a quick recap job on dividing by 1. Remember the answer will always be the original number because there will only be one group. e.g. 234 divided by 1 = 234.

There are also a couple of tasks on adding and subtracting fractions and comparing answers. If you need a recap, look back to the links posted on Tuesday.

This will help when comparing the answers using < > or = :

 

 

TT Rockstars Battle: The girls just have the lead! The boys are catching up!

 

Curriculum: There is an activity about the River Nile. See what you can remember from class but also carry out some research to help complete this.

If you are feeling arty, try this! Send your pictures to the Facebook page and I will try and share them with all to see.

https://bam.files.bbci.co.uk/bam/live/content/zhmchbk/pdf#sa-link_location=blocks&intlink_from_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fbitesize%2Ftopics%2Fzg87xnb%2Farticles%2Fz6x2382&intlink_ts=1588171113888-sa 

 

 

Wednesday 29th April 

Happy Wednesday Year 4! A catch up day for you today. Have a look at any tasks that have been recommended on IXL/Purple Mash/ Mathletics and feel free to have a go at some different things you may have had your eye on.

Start the day with some exercise of your choice. Why don’t you make your own workout for the people in your house. Don’t make it too hard.

Let’s try and get our words and combos up on Reading Plus today! Go on Lexia if you have it too!

Girls still have the lead on the TT Rockstars battle!

I can see some of you have joined in but there are still more girls taking part!

Geography: This task is all about maps! Follow the link to watch clips to help you learn.

Can you draw a map of your house and recognise key landmarks in the house? One of mine would be the fridge! What would be your capital?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zkngrj6

If you are up for a challenge on Purple Mash I have set a task where you need to find the UK’s countries and some cities too! Have a peak at the map and try to the task without looking.

 

Click the map and follow the link to make it clearer and bigger!

 

Tuesday 28th April 

Good Morning Year 4! What beautiful weather we are having! I hope you are enjoying it. Why don’t you take a book outside to read today- remember sun cream! 

Could you even do your morning workout outside?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGqjVI6J5Ew 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coC0eUSm-pc – A Star Wars themed yoga!

Literacy: I have set a couple of tasks on IXL on alphabetical order- looking at the first three letters e.g. grasp and grape – grape would come first alphabetically because p comes before a in the alphabet. There is also another task on synonyms.

Log onto Reading Plus and spend half an hour on here.

Maths: Boys the girls are beating you on TT Rockstars by a landslide! Make sure you log in to help the boys out.

Special shout out  to Trent Roth, Lydia Boombox, Amuka Charles, Catherine Dubois and Bella Octasek who are giving the girls the lead. Great work ladies.

IXL: I have set tasks on adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator. Remember if it has a common denominator (the same number on the bottom) you just need to add or subtract the numerators (the number on the top) e.g. 1/5 + 3/5 = 4/5

This clip should help (do not worry about simplifying the fraction- just focus on addition and subtraction):

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Remember IXL is a priority so please try and access and complete these tasks! I can see some of you have done some super work yesterday! Keep it up. 

 

Curriculum: a couple throwbacks for you today:

I have set a 2-do on Purple Mash creating an information text on the Stone Age. We studied this last year in Yabadabadoo- the link below should be a good refresher.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7t72sg 

Miss Hamilton has read the story ‘The Great Kapok Tree’ which we read together when we studied rainforests. It is on Facebook to watch. Can you remember all the animals in each layer? You loved drawing the animals so I have linked some videos for you to draw some animals:

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Monday 27th April

Good morning Year 4! I hope you have had a fabulous weekend. I have been walking my dogs along the beach in the sunshine! They had a little sunbathe after. I hope you have had some fun in the sun too!

 

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Literacy: There are two jobs on IXL. One is about placing words in alphabetical order and the other is all about synonyms (these are different words with the same meaning- you use them all the time in your writing!)

Challenge: Think of as many synonyms as you can for the word ‘walked’.

Please go on Reading Plus/ Lexia for half an hour. You read 20,000 words last week!  However, there were only 5 combos. Let’s see if we can double this this week.

Maths: I have set a task about ordering and comparing fractions. Remember, the larger the denominator, the smaller the fractions. I have set a battle between girls v boys on TT Rockstars this week. Who will win?

Music:  What is pulse and rhythm?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zcbkcj6/articles/z2mqw6f

Can you watch the video about pulse and rhythm and create your own pulse? Use my ideas first then create your own 4 beat rhythm!

clap clap clap clap

clap click clap click

clap clap stamp clap

stamp stamp click click

Monday’s challenge: Can you create a 4 beat pulse to cheer on the NHS on Thursday evening? If you make one, please send it to the school’s Facebook page or email it to lockdown@valleyview.s-tyneside.sch.uk by Tuesday! You could even get some pots and pans out to make your pulse!

 

Friday 24th April

Happy Friday!! I hope you all have a great weekend. Fingers crossed it is nice and sunny. 

Choose a bit of yoga or Joe Wickes to start your day. How did your home work out go yesterday?

Literacy: I have set a couple of tasks on contractions on IXL. This link will help you.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zcyv4qt 

Please get on Reading Plus for half an hour! I think we can boost our total word count and combos even more together! If you have Lexia, log-in. Some of you are making fantastic progress on here!

Maths: I have set some times table tasks on IXL and Mathletics. Remember you can always use TT Rockstars to practise too. I will be setting up a battle next week.

Science: Can you create a healthy, balanced meal? This link will help you.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrffr82/articles/zppvv4j 

 

Thursday 23rd April 

Morning Year 4! A catch up day for you today.

Complete an exercise session this morning. Why don’t you create your own regime based on Joe Wickes and encourage your family to complete it? Here is a clip for some inspiration.

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Literacy and Maths: I have set a good few tasks this week. Have a catch up day on IXL. Remember you can always access Reading Plus, TT Rockstars, Mathletics, IXL, Purple Mash and Spag.com and can choose any activity you would like to have a try of.

Music: I thought you may enjoy a singing job. Here is a lesson on melody and pitch with a sing along!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7xsf4j 

If you fancy a bit of karaoke …

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Wednesday 22nd April 

Good Morning Year 4! It was great to see your work on Purple Mash today! What great work you are all doing. 

Start the day with some exercise with Joe Wickes or do a bit of yoga! I love this Harry Potter one.

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Literacy: Yesterday we received a certificate from IXL! Brilliant work. I have set a few more tasks on here but they don’t need to be finished today.

Please also go on Reading Plus and Lexia if you have a log-in (I can see some of you were on this yesterday! Super). You have read nearly 10,000 words since Monday! We have only managed one combo though! Let’s make this a challenge.

Maths: I have set a few tasks on fractions on number lines. When it asks you to graph the fraction, it wants you to put it in the correct place.

PSHE: I have set a task about what you do when you are bored. Do you make forts? Do you read a book or draw a picture? Create a poster to share your ideas with your friends and I will try to share these on the website or Facebook when they have been completed!

 

Tuesday 21st April

I hope your first day back of home learning went well. I can see how hard you are all working. Superstars! How about trying a Cosmic Kids Yoga this morning? We completed the Minecraft one in school yesterday and it was great! There are plenty of other themes to try. 

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Reading: I can see some of you have been on Reading Plus and have boosted our total number of words by 5,000. Spend half an hour on here today.

Literacy: There are a few activities on adjectives and adverbs. Remember an adverb describes a verb (doing word)- they may be -ly words. e.g. Slowly she meandered through the forest.

Here is a challenge to match …

There is also a task on spag.com about the use of Standard English. Try reading the sentences out loud and this will help to select the correct missing word- some of them will just sound silly!

Maths: There are a few set jobs on fractions today which should be a recap of what we have been doing in class. Remember a unit fraction always has a numerator of 1. Also remember, when the denominator is larger, the fraction is smaller. You would rather have 1/3 of a cake than 1/8!

Purple Mash: There is an activity all about Ancient Egyptian homes. We looked at this a little in class but these links will help as a recap.

https://www.historyforkids.net/egyptian-houses.html

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/zr4s8xs

There is a section all about the homes and objects that may have been found in them on here. I hope you enjoy it!

 

Monday 20th April

Welcome back! I hope you have had a wonderful Easter and have eaten plenty of chocolate! 

Why not tune in with Joe this morning? I will be having a go in school today! Remember you can always search for Cosmic Kids Yoga on Youtube for a bit of mindfulness.

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Reading: We are now at 709,500 words as a class and we have 239 combos! That is super! Spend half an hour on Reading Plus today and let’s boost the number even further.

Literacy: I can see some of you have even been on IXL during the holidays! Amazing work. There is a task set out on here about ‘a, an or the’ and also an activity on adjectives.

 

Can you select the correct spelling?

 

If you are looking for any extras, here is a link you can follow. It is all about pronouns.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z64q7nb

 

Maths: There are two tasks set out on IXL. Try to complete 2 Sound Checks on TT Rockstars. Again, a couple of you have been on during the holidays. Great work!

 

French: Have a go with the ‘les animaux’ section all about different animals. There are different games and activities to try out.

If you’re up for a real challenge, check out Old McDonald in French and see if you can sing along.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zf7sb9q 

 

 

Friday 3rd April

Happy Friday! Today is the end of two weeks home learning! Well done- I can see how hard you are working and all of the programmes you’re accessing. I hope you all have a wonderful Easter! Get creative and have fun. Send some pictures of your art projects to the Facebook page- I look forward to seeing them. I hope you also enjoy plenty of chocolate! 

 

 

Literacy: There is an activity on IXL.

Big push on Reading Plus today- our total number of words hasn’t budged much. Spend 30mins on it today.

Maths: There are two jobs on IXL.

Year 3 are still in the lead. Can we win it back? The tournament ends at the end of today!!

Art: I have set a task on Purple Mash with hieroglyphics. You could even draw some in your sketch books if you wished!

Thursday 2nd April

Did you manage to fool anyone yesterday? I hope you had a great time drawing your pictures.

I can see some of you have been very busy on IXL. Great work! 

Tune in with David Walliams at 11 and Joe Wicks at 9! 

Why don’t you try out this Cosmic Kids yoga session?! It looks exciting. 

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Literacy: I have set a couple of tasks on IXL.

You have read over 682,000 words on Reading Plus and 232 combos! Super work. That’s more than 15,000 words since Friday!

Challenge: Can we get to 690,000 by the end of Friday?

 

Maths: I have set tasks on IXL. Remember you can always sign in on Mathletics.

Year 3 have taken the lead in our battle! Come on Year 4!!!!

 

Computing:

https://www.childnet.com/resources/the-adventures-of-kara-winston-and-the-smart-crew 

Check out the e-safety resources for your age group. It is very important especially when you may be spending more time online at the moment.

I have set a task about E-Safety on Purple Mash for you to complete.

 

 

Wednesday 1st April 

Happy Wednesday and April fools day! Are you planning on tricking someone today?

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Tune in with Jo Wicks for a morning workout.

 

Literacy: A task has been set on IXL- I hope you’re enjoying the programme.

I hope you enjoyed the David Walliams’ story yesterday! Mrs Newbrook has a lovely story on our Facebook page if you want a listen!

Have some time to relax reading your own choice of book today! Pick out five of your favourite words and create your own silly story.

Remember you can always access Reading Plus, Lexia (if you have logins).

 

Maths: There are some tasks set out on IXL.

You are still in the lead against Year 3. However, it could all change. Keep it up!

 

Art: Hopefully your sketchbooks have arrived. I would like you to draw a picture of what you can see out of your window. However, I would like you to be looking out at an imaginary world. Can you see unicorns or giants? Is it raining tacos? it is up to you! If you can, send a picture to our Facebook page and I will try to share some of your work.

 

Tuesday 31st March 

Literacy:

I can see that some of you have already been on IXL. I hope you have enjoyed it! I have set some tasks on there for you to try. If you haven’t received your log in yet in the post, I have set a task on spag.com. This link will help:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zx9ydxs 

(Even if you have a go on IXL this is something good to practise if you are looking for something to do)

Reading: On Purple Mash, the story you began last week is set to be continued. You have until Friday so don’t rush!

You have reached over 470,000 words on Reading Plus. That’s brilliant! I can see that some of you have been on daily! Superstars!

It’s also exciting that David Walliams is reading a book daily at 11am. I hope you enjoy it as much as you’ve enjoyed the class stories we have read of his.

Elevenses with The World of David Walliams

Maths: Again, I have set a task on IXL. If you can’t access this yet, Mathletics has a job you can do.

You are currently in the lead on TT Rockstars! Keep it up Year 4! Very impressed with some of your efforts.

Science: Can you remember the different food groups? A task has been set as a recap.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrffr82/articles/zppvv4j 

 

Monday 30th March 

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you have had a lovely weekend. Ready for week two of distance learning!

Tune into Joe Wicks at 9 am!

 

Literacy:  Create a story using these words: vast, inquisitive, peculiar and regularly. Just like in class, it can be as silly as you like!

There has been a task set on spag.com

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z37xrwx

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z37xrwx

Continue to use Reading Plus regularly.

 

Maths: Check for mathletics task.

A battle between Year 3 and 4 has been set up on TT Rocks- check it out!

 

Purple Mash: Complete task on Egyptian Gods,

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/z4m8pg8

This link will help with any more facts!

Can you also draw your favourite Egyptian God?

 

Friday 27th March 

 

I hope you enjoyed your PE session with Jo Wicks. Make sure to watch regularly to keep active. I also love cosmic kids yoga on Youtube- give it a go! Well done for completing your first week of distance learning! You have been fabulous. I love to hear about the activities you’re enjoying on Purple Mash. Have a wonderful weekend full of games and relaxing with you families. 

 

Literacy: A task has been set on spag.com

There is the continued reading task on Purple Mash which some of you have made a great start on.

On Reading Plus, you have read nearly 7000 words in just one day! You are now as a class at 665,302 words with 227 combos! Superb work.

 

Maths: Mathletics task on addition.

Boys are still in the lead in our girls v boys tournament on TT Rockstars! Keep your eyes peeled for a battle against Year 3 next week!

 

Purple Mash: The task on creating a time line on Ancient Egypt should be continued. I have seen some brilliant work so far!

 

 

Thursday 26th March 

I would like to say how proud I am of all of you! I am loving your dedication to learning. I hope you are all well and are enjoying home learning. 🌈 If you haven’t already, why don’t you check out Joe Wicks’ morning exercise session? 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

 

Reading: There are two chapters set on Purple Mash about Ancient Egypt. Please read and answer the questions- you have until Monday to complete this.

We are up to 658,387 words on Reading Plus as a class. That’s amazing! Keep it up.

The sun has been shining so why not take your reading book outside for a read?

 

Maths: A task has been set out on Mathletics.

The boys are currently in the lead in our TT Rockstars battle! Come on girls!

 

History: Can you create a timeline of Ancient Egypt? Again this is set for Monday so you don’t need to rush.

These clips will tell you more about Ancient Egypt.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb 

 

 

Wednesday 25th March 

Literacy:

Grammar: See set task on spag.com on fronted adverbials.

Reading: Read a chapter of your reading book. Can you write a short summary? (In a nutshell… )

 

Mathletics: Rounding to 1000.

TT Rockstars: I have set a battle between the girls and boys which starts in the morning and ends Friday! Good luck!

 

Purple Mash: Digestive system quiz- can you label the key organs?

There is also an activity about the different teeth types. The following link will help with learning.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z27kng8/articles/zsp76yc  (copy and paste the link)

 

Keep up the hard work Year 4!

 

Tuesday 24th March

Literacy:

Grammar: spag.com- Direct speech punctuation (B)

Reading: Half an hour of Reading Plus.

 

Maths: 

Mathletics: Complete task set on rounding numbers.

TT Rockstars: Complete 3 Studio Sessions

 

PSHE:

Purple Mash: Set activity on positive emotions.

 

 

Monday 23rd March

 

Literacy:

Grammar: Task set on spag.com

Reading: Go on Reading Plus for 30 minutes.

 

Maths:

Mathletics: Complete task set.

TT Rockstars: Complete two sound checks.

 

History:

Purple Mash: What do you know about Ancient Egypt?

 

 

 

 

Reading English Maths  Times tables Curriculum 
Read at least one of their reading books at home and answer simple questions or if they are on longer texts 4 chapters each day

or one unt of reading plus daily

Children will be expected to work on one section of spag.com each day Children will be expected to complete one unit of Mathletics each day TT rockstars can be completed each day.  There will be a curriculum linked activity on the school website each day. It might be watching a simple video or completing a short activity through Purple mash.com in the 2 do section.