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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Growing with Jesus

Welcome to Year 4's Class Page 

Year 4 Homework –Set 17.5.19 Due 4.6.19

English - Please complete the pronouns worksheet.

Maths -  Please work on the tenths and hundreds worksheet. Please choose a column to work from with A being the easier and C the more challenging. Please do not feel you need to do all the questions, instead try a range of different types to test your understanding. Between 10 - 15 questions would be a good amount.

R.E Please work through the 'Ten:Ten' monthly newsletter together. 

Spellings - Please work through the say, look, cover, try worksheet.

Please continue to use the TT Rockstars account to practice mental multiplication as well as working through the year 3.4 spelling list. 

A quick reminder to let you know that TT Rockstars can be accessed through the link below. Usernames and passwords are in homework books. If you need any help logging on let me know.

https://ttrockstars.com/login

Year 4 Homework –Set 3.5.19 Due 14.5.19

English - Please complete the creative writing activity that has been stuck into your books. 

Write a setting description about this abandoned building.

Remember to use expanded noun phrases and describe the senses.

Maths -  Please complete tenths and hundredths and multiplication activities that have been set on MyMaths.

R.E Please work through the 'Ten:Ten' monthly newsletter together. 

Spellings - Please work through the say, look, cover, try worksheet.

Please continue to use the TT Rockstars account to practice mental multiplication as well as working through the year 3.4 spelling list.

 

Year 4 Homework –Set 29.3.19 Due 9.4.19

English - Please complete the creative writing activity that has been stuck into your books.

Maths -  Please complete the equivalent fractions worksheet that has been stuck into books.

R.E – Please work through the 'Ten:Ten' monthly newsletter together. 

SpellingsPlease work through the say, look, cover, try worksheet.

Please continue to use the TT Rockstars account to practice mental multiplication as well as working through the year 3.4 spelling list. 

Year 4 Homework –Set 15.3.19 Due 26.3.19

English/Science - This half term we will be writing a fact file on the scientist and conservationist Jane Goodall. To help prepare for this, can you please conduct research and make notes in your homework books on the life and work of this renowned scientist and conservationist. You could research: her early life, her work in Africa with primates and The Jane Goodall Institute to get you started. 

Maths -  Please complete the online mymaths fraction activity .

R.E – Please work through the 'Ten:Ten' monthly newsletter together. 

Spellings - Please work through the say, look, cover, try worksheet.

Please continue to use the TT Rockstars account to practice mental multiplication as well as working through the year 3.4 spelling list.

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Year 4 Homework –Set 1.3.19 Due 12.3.19

English - Complete the paragraph worksheet that has been stuck in your books.  Some children have a poem worksheet to work through instead.

Maths -  Please work through the division worksheet that has been stuck into your books.

R.E – Please work through the 'Ten:Ten' monthly newsletter together. 

Science  

Please return completed entries to Mr Ashton

Spellings - A look, say, cover, write check activity has been sent home in books.

Extension - Practise TT Rockstars online. Try to learn as many of the Y3/4 word list as you can

Trench Homework Project

What an incredible amount of effort you have all put in to your homework projects! I was amazed by your creativity and understanding. Well done!

Spring Project Homework - Set 11.01.19 Due 12.02.19

This half term, Year 4 will be working on a Great War creative homework project. 

During the autumn term, we learnt about WWI and spent some time writing diary entries from soldiers living in the trenches. To further understand trench life, children have been asked to create a model trench.  

Please be as creative as you can and use a range of different materials to make your model. I have included some pictures below to give you some ideas. Please don't hesitate to ask if you have any queries.    

Christmas Journey at Wade Street Church

Year 4 had a wonderful morning at Wade Street Church where we used drama, discussion and fun activities to explore the Christmas story.

Topic Week

This half term we have looked at why Birmingham is such a cool place to live. As part of this we looked at the land uses across Birmingham and looked for similarities between Lichfield and Birmingham. 

We also made clay bulls after being inspired by the statue of the bull that stands outside the Bullring.

TASKMASTER

 To encourage teamwork and co-operation, year 4 have been working in groups to play taskmaster style games. We have designed Christmas gifts, constructed paper airplanes and built structures out of paper and tape.

Year 4 Homework –Set 7.12.18 Due 18.12.18

English - Please complete the following creative writing activity

Maths - We have been continued to work on multiplication and division and a My Maths activity has be assigned to children to complete online.

R.E – Please complete Wednesday Word activities.

Spellings - A look, say, cover, write check activity has been sent home in books.

Year 4 Homework –Set 23.11.18 Due 4.12.18

English - Complete the prepositions worksheet. Children are  to draw the table for activity 1 in their books. The other activities can be completed on the worksheet.

Maths - This week we have been looking at multiplication.  Please attempt ten questions from either section A, B or C of the 7 times table activity sheet that has been stuck in books. Please write these questions and answers neatly in books. For extra challenge try the word questions in section C.

R.E – Please complete Wednesday Word activities.

Spellings - A look, say, cover, write check activity has been sent home in books.

 

 Year 4 Homework –Set 9.11.18 Due 20.11.18

English - Write a short story that somehow combines the following three items.

A hot dog, a skateboard and a rose.

 Each item can be a major part of the story or a minor detail—as it long as it appears somewhere.

Maths - This week we have been looking at shape and perimeter.  Please complete the My-Maths activity that has been allocated online. Log in details are in the front of homework books.

R.E – Please complete Wednesday Word activities.

Spellings - A look, say, cover, write check activity has been sent home in books.

50 Must Read Books for Year 4

At parents evening, I was asked what texts would be appropriate for year 4 pupils to be reading. As such, I thought I would share the following link with you for ideas for a range of books aimed at this age group. 

https://www.booksfortopics.com/year-4

 

Lichfield Library Poppy Display Workshop - 17th October

This morning we visited Lichfield Library to take part in a poppy making workshop, ahead of remembrance Sunday, to pay respect to the casualties of war.  Our poppies will be on display at Staffordshire Council offices as well as at Lichfield Library throughout the half term. Check it out if you get a chance!

 Year 4 Homework –Set 12.10.18 Due 23.10.18

English –This week please complete the fronted adverbials worksheet that has been stuck into your books.

 

Maths – This week we have been learning addition using the formal written method . Please complete the questions on the column method worksheet.

R.E – Please complete Wednesday Word activities.


Spellings – This week’s spellings focus is on revision of year 3 words. A spelling worksheet has been provide in homework books.

 

Topic Week

Our topic this half term has been addressing the big question - What would you have done after school one-hundred years ago?

With the centenary of the end of The Great War just weeks away, we spent some time discussing how this event would have impacted every aspect of our lives, from the food we eat to the homes in which we live.

We have also been reading the Michael Morpurgo novel 'The Butterfly Lion' which is set during WWI,  and been writing diary entries as soldiers in the trenches.

For our art and D&T focus we spent some time making kites which the characters in The Butterfly Lion also like to do.

Year 4 Celebration - Assembly 28th September

For our assembly this term, we spent some time getting to know the new reception class children, and introduced them to the rest of the school. We made a class presentation so that we could share the children's likes and interests. We also acted out the story of the Good Samaritan and sang the classic song about friendship,  'Lean on me'. 

Year 4 Homework –Set 28.9.18 Due 9.1018

Spellings

This weeks focus is revision of year 2 words. A spell-zoo activity has been stuck into homework books.

Can you also please check that you can spell the following year 3/4 words and practice any words you are not confident with. 

English

Please complete the writing activity stuck into your homework book.

Maths

We have been working on place value and ordering and comparing numbers. Please complete the my maths activity that has been allocated online. Log in details are in the front of homework books.

RE

Read and discuss the Wednesday Word. 

Homework presentation

All homework needs to be completed in pencil.  All handwriting must be joined! 

 

 Year 4 Homework –Set 14.9.18 Due 25.9.18

English – Your task is to write a short recount about your best day. You could write about a day on holiday, a birthday, a special event in school or at home.

Maths – This week we have been learning about rounding numbers. Please complete the questions on the rounding numbers worksheet.

R.E – As well as the Wednesday Word children have the opportunity to enter the design a prayer card competition. The entry form and details are enclosed inside homework books..


Spellings – This week’s spellings focus is on homophones. A spelling worksheet has been provide in homework books.