Miss Gibbon, Mrs Keogh and Year 4, welcome you to our class webpage.

HAPPY NEW YEAR

COMPLETED WORK

Here is a selection of work sent in by the children in the class.

Aaliyah

Che

Kyle

Long

Rylei

Saron

Tarjae

Thien-Kim

HOME LEARNING WEEK 3

WEEK 3 TIMETABLE

Well hopefully we have all started to settle into a routine of completing the work set for you.This is the time table for the week, showing which activities should be completed on specific days (there are some changes to days this week). I will also be uploading any Power Points, extra information on the day that the activity should be taking place e.g. Topic Info on a Tuesday etc.

Any activities that are to be done on sheets, indicated during the video links, the children can complete in the relevant Maths or Literacy Homework book or on paper.

PLEASE SEND PHOTOS OF YOUR WORK TO THE CLASS EMAIL:

Y4@stteresa.bham.sch.uk

I look forward to seeing the work that you have all been doing. Take care and be safe.

Monday 18th January 

Maths: We are using The Oak National Academy Website this week. 

Click here for Video link 1

Click here for Video link 2

Please complete any tasks in the video link in your Maths Homework Book. There is also an extra worksheet, this can be printed but it can be easily copied into their books. If printed please stick neatly into Maths Homework book.

Literacy -We are starting a 3 week Narrative Writing Unit based on the book "The Borrowers" (don't worry about reading it, as the Videos include the information needed from the book)

Click here for Video

Please complete the tasks set throughout the Video clips in your Literacy Homework Book. Remember you can pause and rewind the videos at any point to check what has been taught and also what they want you to do. Try to think about neat presentation and correct handwriting.

To help with this work I have found the television programme of the book from 1992.

Click here for episode 1

Click here for episode 2

Click here for episode 3

Click here for episode 4

Click here for episode 5

Click here for episode 6

RE - There are 2lessons to complete for RE, as there would be in class during the week.

RE 1 - We have been looking at Angels as Special Messengers from God. Today we are looking at Pope Francis, who is a special messenger on Earth for God. Please watch the PowerPoint and use the Fact Cards to write/design a facts poster about Pope Francis.

RE 2 - We are also designing a poster sharing the special message we would bring to the World.

Tuesday 19th January

Maths: Rounding numbers to the nearest 10. Children to watch and complete tasks on the video. Then complete the worksheet by printing, copying the work out into their Maths Homework book or if you have been into school to collect the latest pack, on the sheets in the pack.

Click here for video

Extra worksheets

Literacy- I hope the children have been able to watch some of the episodes of The Borrowers (links above).

Oak National Academy continuing the Narrative Writing Unit.

LO To investigate suffixes -ary/-ery.

Click here for video

Complete any tasks/activities set during the lesson in your Literacy Homework Book

ART: This half term we are going to be looking at European Artists. 

Watch the PowerPoint introducing the artist Anselm Kiefer, and his focus of "Broken Buildings".Look at the photo images and choose one that you would like to replicate (copy). You need to look carefully at the image you have chosen and go slowly as you draw, stopping and looking carefully for more detail in each area that you can see, try to use some shading if necessary to show the different colours within the image.Draw your picture so that it fills the piece of paper. Complete this on the first blank page in the European Artists booklet or paper until you are able to collect the latest pack.

Topic: Watch the PowerPoint Presentation "To be able to identify European countries according to their features". Then complete the worksheets dated week beginning 18.01.21

Wednesday 20th January

Maths: Rounding numbers to the nearest 100. As yesterday, children to watch and complete tasks on the video. Then complete the worksheet by printing, copying the work out into their Maths Homework book or if you have been into school to collect the latest pack, on the sheets in the pack.

Click here for video

Extra worksheets

Literacy- I hope you have watched some of the episodes of The Borrowers (links above).

Oak National Academy continuing the Narrative Writing Unit.

LO To revise our knowledge of word class

Click here for video

Complete any tasks/activities set during the lesson in your Literacy Homework Book

Science 3: We are continuing our Topic on Forces and Magnets. Today you will be watching the PowerPoint. Then drawing and writing an explanation for how you move certain objects.(week beginning 18.01.21). You have some questions which might help you think about how you would explain the movement.

French: Recap the French Colours. Watch the PowerPoint presentations on colours and then complete page 3 "Les Couleurs" and page 4 "Colours in French".

Thursday 21st January

Maths: Rounding numbers to the nearest 1000. As yesterday, children to watch and complete tasks on the video. Then complete the worksheet by printing, copying the work out into their Maths Homework book or if you have been into school to collect the latest pack, on the sheets in the pack.

Click here for video

Extra worksheets

Literacy- Continue to watch The Borrowers

Oak National Academy continuing the Narrative Writing Unit.

LO To generate vocabulary for character description

Click here for video

Complete any tasks/activities set during the lesson in your Literacy Homework Book

PE: This week we are doing Cosmic Yoga.

Star Wars Yoga click here for the link

RE: This is the final piece of work in the Christmas Unit. The children need to choose 4 symbols of Christmas, draw them and then write an explanation about why they are an important symbol in the Catholic Church at Christmas.

HOME LEARNING WEEK 2

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WEEK 2 TIMETABLE

This is the time table for the week, showing which activities should be completed on specific days. I will also be uploading any Power Points, extra information on the day that the activity should be taking place e.g. Topic Info on a Tuesday etc.

Any activities that are to be done on sheets, indicated during the video links, the children can complete in the relevant Maths or Literacy Homework book or on paper.

PLEASE SEND PHOTOS OF YOUR WORK TO THE CLASS EMAIL:

Y4@stteresa.bham.sch.uk

I look forward to seeing the work that you have all been doing. Take care and be safe.

Monday 11th January

Maths: We are using a mixture of the White Rose and Oak Academy Websites (the links for each are provided when necessary). Today's link click here

Please find below the worksheet which relates to today's videos. (If you are unable to print this off, you can still complete, by copying out the question on paper in your Maths homework books). If printed please stick neatly into Maths Homework book.

Literacy: This week we are using Oak National Academy - To explore Word Class. Today's link click here.

 Then complete activity pages in CGP English Activity Book: Word Types pages 2-3.

RE: Click here to watch The Beginner's Bible-Nativity. 

Here is the link to find the Bible Readings, if you do not have a Bible at home. Click here

Tuesday 12th January

Maths :Please click here for White Rose Video on Roman Numerals

Then complete CGP Maths Activity Book, Roman Numerals pages 2-3.

Literacy: This week we are using Oak National Academy - To explore Expanded noun phrases. Click here for video link

Then complete CGP English Activity Book, Noun Phrases pages 4-5

Topic - Europe Booklet

PowerPoint Presentation Week beginning 04.01.21.

Then complete related worksheets Week Beginning 04.01.21

PowerPoint Presentation Week beginning 11.01.21.

Then complete related worksheets Week Beginning 11.01.21

Reading - Make sure you read for at least 20 minutes

Wednesday 13th January

Maths Oak National Academy - Ordering and Comparing Numbers beyond 1000. Please click here for link

Then complete the worksheet, this DOES NOT NEED TO BE PRINTED OFF, the children can write out each sentence and insert the correct mathematical numbers and symbols. This is to be done in their Maths Home work books.

Literacy: Oak National Academy - To explore pronouns. Please click here for Video link.

Then complete the worksheet - "Using Personal Pronouns". The children can write out each sentence inserting the correct pronoun into the sentence. This is to be written into their Literacy Homework Book and the sheet does not need to be printed out.

Science Forces and Magnets

This half term we are looking at Forces and Magnets. There will be activities and Power Points uploaded each week related to the worksheets, in the booklets, which will need to be completed.

Science 1 Watch the Power Point below. Complete worksheets "Mind Map" and "Pushing and Pulling Forces". 

Science 2 Watch the Power Point below. Complete the activity, Science 2 Week beginning 11.01.21, drawing the correct picture under the "Pushes" or "Pulls" heading. Please remember to think about the presentation of your work and keep it neat.

Thursday 14th January

Maths Oak National Academy -Ordering and comparing a set of numbers beyond 1000. Please click here for link

Then complete the worksheet, this DOES NOT NEED TO BE PRINTED OFF, the children can write out each sentence and insert the correct mathematical numbers and symbols. This is to be done in their Maths Home work books. The children will need a dice for this activity. If they do not have one then please find a template to make your own.

Literacy: Oak National Academy - To explore the functions of fronted adverbials. Please click here for Video link. Please complete the worksheet, by writing the sentences into their Literacy Homework Book, underlining the Fronted adverbial that has been added.

PE: This week we are doing PE with Joe Wicks. It would be great if the children could participate in this activity, as physical, as well as mental health, is essential for children at this time.

Please click here for PE with Joe Monday 11.01.21

Please click here for PE with Joe Wednesday 13.01.21

Those children who were in Year 4 today, all took part in the PE with Joe lessons.

Friday 15th January

Literacy: Unfortunately, I have changed the lesson that was originally on the timetable for this week,SORRY!

We will be looking at and recapping Word Classes. Please watch the two Power Point Presentations and then complete the activity. This can be printed out if you are able to or you can write the different words on pieces of paper and then place them under the correct heading. This does not need to be stuck in their books but if you are able to take a photograph and then email it to me at Y4@stteresa.bham.sch.uk that would be great.

Maths: Its's Friday, so it's TT Rockstars. Remember to complete 10 Studio sessions before moving on to play Garage and Soundcheck sessions. You can also challenge other children in Year 4 using RockSlam. Lady McRock (Miss Gibbon) has challenged you all in the RockSlam section. I am checking on your progress each week and some of you are doing amazingly. Well Done!

Guided Reading: This is the first session of Guided Reading using "Poems to Perform" selected by Fiona Waters. You all know how to do Guided Reading so you should be able to complete the session. Please only do the questions you are asked to do each week, otherwise you will not have any work to do!

This week I would like you to complete Questions 1-12, remember to include as much detail as possible in your answers.

Well this wasn't the start to 2021 we were expecting.Hope you all managed to have a good break. Mrs Keogh and I would like to say thank you for the lovely gifts, they were much appreciated.

Over the next few weeks, for those children at home, there will be updates on the class web page about the work being set for that week. The children will be receiving a Home Learning Pack which includes a covering letter explaining the process.

For this week I will upload some Maths and Literacy work. Please try to complete and keep all finished work together so that it can be returned to school once we are allowed to       re-open.

Wednesday 6th January

Maths

Literacy

Thursday 7th January

Maths: The puzzle should end up as an Irregular Decagon (10 sided shape)

Literacy

The words you will need to match to the definition and then put in the correct place in the puzzle are:

Word endings which sound like "Shun": extension, electrician, magician, discussion, conclusion, expression, invention, permission, injection, comprehension, action, musician

-ation suffix: information, decoration, coronation, conversation, experimentation, multiplication, allocation, adoration, animation, admiration, sensation, preparation

Friday 8th January

Maths

Please complete TT Rockstars. When using this activity the children need to have completed 10 Studio games before they will progress properly up the stages and gain different Rock star status'.

Literacy

To complete the worksheet "The Alien from Zarg". This activity is about improving sentences by adding amazing adjectives. This activity can be printed out or the children can just write it out on paper and add the amazing adjectives where directed.

Hope you all have a good weekend. Take care and be safe.

Snowman

During breaktime this morning, the Year 4 keyworker children, all helped to make a Snowman. There wasn't huge amounts of snow but we were able to make a "squashed" snowman.

Hello Year 4. It was great to talk to some of your parents the other day. As we don't get to have a meet the new teacher day this year, I am uploading the sheets I would have asked you to do. Could you please take a photograph of the completed sheets and email them to me at Y4@stteresa.bham.sch.uk so that I can learn a little bit about you before September. I have also included a Reading Challenge for you to try and complete.

Have a fantastic summer holidays and see you on Wednesday 2nd September.

LAST THING: Here are a few ideas that you might want to try during the holidays if you start to get bored!

Times Tables

 We have times table tests every Friday, these videos might help in order to learn them. You can also click here for a link to the BBC Supermovers website which also has songs to help learn Times Tables and other areas of the Maths Curriculum

Tarjae

Soyini

Arinze

Aaliyah

Eesah

Nikhil

Odd Sock Day for Anti-Bullying week

Christmas Carol Service/Nativity

This is going to be a little bit different this year. Could you please help your child to learn the song below. Thank you in advance.

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks

Parents Briefing

This year, due to circumstances, there will not be an in person Parents Briefing. I hope that the document below will help you understand some of the procedures that happen in Year 4. If you have any questions relating to the document please do not hesitate to ask.

Here is the Year 4 End of Year Expectations

Henry "Box" Brown.

In Literacy, we learnt about a man called Henry Brown who had been born a slave in Virginia. His family were sold and he could no longer carry on as a slave so he decided to mail himself to Pennsylvania where slavery had be abolished and he could be a free man.

We found a cardboard box, which was the same measurements, as the one he mailed himself in. We each took turns to sit in the box to see what the environment would have been like, even Miss Gibbon and Mrs Keogh!

Our Bean Plants

Last half-term we grew bean plants. The children were able to take them home and hopefully encourage them to continue growing. Here a few of our successes.

Ava

Aaliyah

Fatima

Thien-Kim

Autumn Half Term Homework

For homework the children were asked to produce a poster or PowerPoint for “Black History Month”. The children worked really hard researching their  chosen person or persons. Here are the results of their hard work.

Thien-Kim

Arvin

Joshua

Christopher

Amelia

Chikwere

Jayden

Fatima

3d Mammoth Instructions

In Literacy, we are reading the book "How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth". This is an instructional text with step by step instructions on how a woolly mammoth should be washed.

We followed instructions in order to make a 3d model of a Woolly Mammoth.

3D Stonehenge

We continued to follow instructions looking at each step of the process really carefully. We were successful in building our own Stonehenge linked to our Stone Age Topic.

Mammoth Milk Cartons

Christmas Challenge

What can you make from:

The children used the above items to make their own Christmas Characters. They used their imaginations well to create the characters below.