Remote Learning

Y4 remote learning

Mr Hayden

Y4@hfcps.co.uk

Remote Learning

Online Learning

Thank you for your continued support with your child’s learning. As we welcome back all children to school, this page will be for any children that are required to self-isolate.

Please upload any work completed to our class email address: y4@hfcps.co.uk

English

Please continue to use Bedrock Vocabulary – this is an excellent scheme that will help you all to learn new vocabulary. Parents will have received an e-mail with log-in details and they are also in the front of children’s planners.

https://www.bedrocklearning.org

In our English lessons for the Autumn term, we will be reading the text: How to Train your Dragon by Cressida Cowell.

Online lessons including reading for How to Train Your Dragon can be found here: Unit: How to Train your Dragon – Mixed outcomes | Teacher Hub | Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

For the next two weeks of term,15.11.21 – 02.12.21, we will be looking at creating our own persuasive argument based on our text, How To Train Your Dragon.

Oak academy lessons on Non-Chronological reports can be found here: Unit – Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

If you are isolating, please work your way through the lessons. In class we will be producing a persuasive speech to help Fishlegs become a member of The Hairy Hooligan Tribe on Berk.

At home, your unit is about wearing a uniform to school but you can apply your learning to preparing a persuasive argument for Fish Legs.

Children will be exploring the key features of persuasive writing and how they can change the mind of the reader/ audience.

Children will need to use the following features:

  • Repetition of your main argument – Repeated words or phrases.
  • Alliteration
  • Emotional language – emotive language. Thoughts and feelings.
  • A strong argument – pros and cons. Benefits.
  • Rhetorical questions.
  • Parenthesis ( ) – – , ,
  • Flattery – Making others feel important
  • Exaggeration

Maths

Please click the following link to see our Y4 maths planner. Year 4 Curriculum Map

This will help you to follow your child’s learning in class.

Remember to check your weekly homework on ‘My Maths’.

Please use Times Tables Rockstars daily to learn your tables.

For the next two weeks 29.11 – 10.12 , we will be looking at interpreting and presenting data. Please follow the MyMastery Homework guide which can be found below – 1 task per week.

Additional tasks can be found on MyMaths and MathswithParents. The Oak academy link for the entire unit can be found below.

Oak academy links to our first unit can be found here: Lessons 1-10 can be found on the link below.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/interpreting-and-presenting-data-3c56

Please follow our Y4 Maths mastery homework booklet:

_02_ Y4 Autumn homework book

Reading – How to Train your Dragon. – Please use the link under English to access lessons based on the text.

Please read with your child everyday at home.

In class we use reciprocal reading as a way of teaching the children the skills needed to become a fluent and confident reader. We do this by following the steps below.

Predicting – What do they think this text is about?

Clarify – What new vocabulary have they experienced? What do the new words/phrases mean?

Question – Can children answer questions about the text?

Summary – In their words, what is the text about?

All children have a logon to Collins and a library for each to choose a suitable book. Please use the following link to sign in.

https://ops.collinsopenpage.com/sso/login?service=https%3A//ebooks.collinsopenpage.com/wr/index.html&eulogin=true

Science

For the first few weeks of this term (01.11) we are continuing to learning the animals including humans and will be looking at food chains.

We we will be exploring how the sun’s energy can be passed on through producers, prey and predators.

After 3 weeks we will move onto states of matter.

One lesson a week.

Week 1, 2 and 3:

Unit: Ecosystems | Teacher Hub | Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

Week 4, 5 and 6:

https://teachers.thenational.academy/units/states-of-matter-3a2a

Week 7 investigations:

Link / slides to be added.

Geography –

This term we are investigating Natural disasters and the impact they have on communities across the world.

Children will be learning about the world and its continents and why some areas of the world experience more natural disasters than others.

We will link this to our history by looking into mining disasters in Britain.

This week 27.09, we will be learning about the Water cycle and the floods in Worksop.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBbFxl6Oy94

Draw the water cycle out at home.

What are the benefits of the water cycle? What are the negative points of the water cycle?

Linking the water cycle to our Natural disasters topic:

Worksop 2019 town centre flooding. – YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tUdr_Lvn6w&t=162s

When did the floods in Worksop happen? 3 dates since 2000 and 2021.

Why did they happen? What impact have they had on Worksop as a community?

04.10-18.10 – We are investigating Earthquakes – why do they happen?

Unit: Mountains, Volcanoes and Earthquakes | Teacher Hub | Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

Where do they happen the most – global distribution.

How can you stay safe during an Earthquake?

Why does the UK not experience any earthquakes?

01.11 – 21.11 – We will be exploring Volcanos.

Please work your way through the unit: Unit – Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

How are they produced? Where are they mainly found? We will be researching the ring of fire and countries mostly affected by this natural disaster.

21.11-26.11 – Map work – point’s of a compass and 4 figure grid references.

Map skills and Orienteering with Mr Parker.

29.11 – 10.12 – Tsunami’s and the ring of fire

How do Tsunamis link to Earthquakes, Volcanos and the ring of fire?

History

We are starting to introduce our topic on local history – Mining. The majority of this will be covered in the new year.

Research mining in the local area of Worksop.

When did Manton and Shireoaks pits open / close?

Do you know anyone who may have worked in the pits?

Were they a nice place to work – why/why not?

What was he industrial revolution and why did Coal become a valuable resource?

Computing

This term we are learning all about Programming. This is the link to our Espresso coding;

Login: student25850

Password: family

https://online.espresso.co.uk/espresso/login/Authn/UserPassword

RE

This week we are starting our advent topic, Gift. We will be exploring the gift of love and friendship.

What do you expect from friendship?

What qualities do you look for in a friend?

How do you expect your friends to behave?

What type of friend do you want to be?

PE

We are going to follow Joe Wicks on his school workouts.

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

Keep practicing your throwing and catching skills too if you have room – Undearm, overarm, behind the head and chest pass.

Can you dribble using one hand, your dominant and weak hand, two hands together, alternating between left and right?

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