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Year 4

Welcome To Year 4

Giraffes

Miss Lake (teacher)

Mrs Stevens (TA)

 

Zebras

Miss Babar (teacher)

Mrs Goodchild (TA)

This is what we will be covering this year:

Our topic this term:

 The Blue Abyss 

This term we will be finding out about the location and features of oceans around the world and coastlines in the UK. We will be using what we have learnt to design, make and evaluate a 3D sea creature using fabrics and sewing as well as creating textile collages using different types of stitching and exploring the artwork of J. Vincent Scarpace.

Homework

 

In year 4, we complete reading, spellings, times tables, a skills sheet and projects.

 

On a MONDAY we are tested on our times tables. It says in our diaries which one we need to learn and we have 45 seconds to complete 12 questions.

 

On a TUESDAY we hand in our projects once a term. We can choose from different options but must turn them in via Google Classroom by the date given. The options, date and classroom code are stuck in our diaries and are in the document below.

 

On a THURSDAY we hand in our skills sheet and get given a new one. One week we have maths and the next week we get English. These sheets help us to practise skills we have been covering in class.

 

Reading should be completed at least 5 times each week and recorded in diaries. We change reading books when it says finished/end in the diary. Reading diaries must be signed by an adult each time the child reads. The number of times read is counted up on a FRIDAY.

 

On a FRIDAY we are tested on our spellings. They are stuck in the back of our home-school diaries and are on the document below.

Other Useful Information

  • Our PE days are Mondays and Fridays (Giraffes) and Mondays and Wednesdays (Zebras) and will take place outside, weather permitting. Please make sure children come in wearing suitable kit on these days. Earrings must be removed or taped up and hair must be tied up if it can be. 

Some handy questions to ask when listening to children read

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