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Friday 3rd April 2020

Buenos días…that’s Spanish for good morning!

Can you believe we’re completing our second week of home schooling? And tomorrow it’s the Easter Holidays?!

We hope you had a great week, we must say we have missed you all and our classrooms but nevertheless it’s nice to be able to communicate with you all via the internet!

If you have taken any photos of your learning, crafting feel free to send them to our class email address.

Just a few more hours of work to complete before the weekend.

7-8:30am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30-9am

Fitness First

Carry out a ‘Just Dance’ by clicking here.

Or put on the radio or play your favourite song and get moving with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here. After 10 sessions, the three of us teachers feel fitter already J You may have seen in the news that he has had around 1 million people tuning into his PE lessons. How amazing!

9am

Reading

First Catch your dragon - You have 20 minutes to answer your ERIC questions. Remember to look at the marks for each question and make sure you’ve read and understood the question carefully!

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. Can you answer the questions is less than five minutes today?

03.04.2020

Maths

 

a. 803 x 10 =

b. 18 x 8 =

c. 456 ÷ 8 =

d. 43 + 34 =

 

In the Year 4 Maths area, you will find a multiplication word problem worksheet. Complete the questions in your Home Learning Book. Remember to identify the key information and words which will help you to decide what you need to do. Don’t forget to set your work out neatly!

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow for this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body Coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under.

11am

English

Yesterday, you should have started your own Roman army non-chronological report. Today, your task is to finish off your writing and decorate your work. Please remember to check you have used all the key features discussed. If you are able to, please take a photo and email it to us at year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk. We look forward to seeing your amazing Roman reports.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Can you find a new lunch time recipe online for you and your family?

1:15pm-2pm

Marking time

Please access your year groups Home Learning Page and use the Weekly answer papers to find any mark schemes for this week’s work. Spend some time marking your work and discussing any errors you may have made.

 

Some subjects such as Topic and English may not have marking schemes as there isn’t necessarily a right/wrong answer.

2pm -3pm

Creative time

For the last hour today, we would like you to talk to your family about what the Easter holiday has in store for you.

Can you put together some fun and safe activities that you can all enjoy together?

Are there any online crafts you could spend your time doing?

Can you plan a scavenger hunt with a map and clues?

Remember there are so many fun and enjoyable things to do in your own homes and outdoor areas.

 

Finally, don’t forget to keep on listening to the famously funny David Walliams and his hysterical stories! Click here.

 

From Mrs Eden, Mrs Hopkins and Mrs Forsyth – we hope you have a wonderful Easter break we know that both you and your parents deserve it after these past few weeks!

 

Recharge, rest, have fun and we’ll talk soon!

Clifton Diocese have provided schools with a Holy Week reflection which can be found under the Home Learning - Daily Prayers page.

Extra information:

  • The teachers will upload answer pages by 2pm today so that your parents can help mark your work. Please click here to be taken directly to the answer page.

 

  • Audible Books have allowed free access to their children’s books. Click on the link at the top of the Home Learning Page to access and download free listening books.

Audible Books

 

  • Milo has been busy making videos for you all. Be sure to check Milo's mischievous adventures each day! Milo’s Messages

 

  • We have loved receiving emails from you, some of which have contained photos and even videos of your tasks and additional crafts you have been doing at home. Please continue to send these to us as they really do brighten our day. J year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Buongiorno…that’s Italian for hello! 

Two days to go… you’re all doing so well. Make sure to keep on top of your daily tasks, the last thing you want is to be playing catch up in the Easter holidays.

We’ve been very lucky to have such lovely weather these past weeks let’s hope it continues into the weekend.

Please take a close look at today’s tasks, any problems please feel free to email your year group.

7-8:30am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30-9am

Fitness First

Carry out a ‘Just Dance’ by clicking here.

Or put on the radio or play your favourite song and get moving with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here.

9am

Reading

First Catch your dragon - You have 20 minutes to read this new Year 4 text. Remember all of your reading skills, circle key words and highlight new and unfamiliar language. Tomorrow we will move onto our questions so enjoy reading and discussing this story with a grown up.  

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. Can you answer the questions quicker than yesterday?

02.04.2020

Maths

 

a. 64 = ? x 8

b.? = 457 - 368

c. 5 + 3 +2 = 

d. 14 x 8 =

 

In the Year 4 Maths area, you will find a multiplying 3-digit numbers by a 1-digit number worksheet. Complete the questions in your Home Learning Book using column multiplication but don’t forget to record any regrouping. Remember to use place value to set out each column neatly and use a ruler to draw lines.

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow for this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body Coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under.

Well done to those of you who are moving through your levels- great work! We can also see that two Year 4 children are top of the leader charts across the whole school. WOW!

11am

English

Today and tomorrow’s task is for you to design, create and write your Roman army non-chronological report.

But before you begin, take a look at the four examples provided here: English Task and Four Examples. There is also a reminder of the key features of a non-chronological report.

We would love to publish the best reports on the school website, so when you are finished, ask a parent to take a photograph of it and you can email it to us at: year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk. We are looking forward to reading your reports over the Easter holidays.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Can you find a new lunch time recipe online for you and your family?

1:15pm-2 pm

Quiet time

Our school PSHE scheme, Jigsaw, has provided free resources for families to use at home to help ensure children have access to their usual curriculum subjects. Please click here for the direct link to the video and suggested activities. Parents/carers to find out a little more about Jigsaw, click here. We will aim to complete all of the steps over two weeks, so don’t rush!

2:15 pm -3pm

Topic

If you didn’t get a chance to yesterday, then please begin working through pages 4-6 of your topic booklet, click here for a copy.

 

If you have managed to complete the topic work for the week, then spend some time practising your weekly spellings.

 

 

Spend some time reading your book or use Amazon’s website to download a free audio book. Alternatively, don’t forget David Walliams website has free stories which he has recorded himself!

Extra information:

  • The teachers will upload answer pages by 2pm on Friday so that your parents can help mark your work. Please click here to be taken directly to the answer page.

 

  • Audible Books have allowed free access to their children’s books. Click on the link at the top of the Home Learning Page to access and download free listening books.

Audible Books

 

  • Milo has been busy making videos for you all. Be sure to check Milo's mischievous adventures each day! Milo’s Messages

 

  • We have loved receiving emails from you, some of which have contained photos and even videos of your tasks and additional crafts you have been doing at home. Please continue to send these to us as they really do brighten our day. J year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

 

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Maidin mhaith…that’s Irish for good morning!

Only three days to go… keep going. Can you believe it is April already? It really is starting to feel like spring. Let’s hope the sun continues to shine during the Easter holidays.

Remember to get lots of fresh air, take brain breaks as well as eat healthy snacks and drinks throughout your day.

Please take a close look at today’s tasks, any problems please feel free to email your year group… don’t forget to keep on sharing your achievements with us via email!

7-8:30 am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30- 9am

Fitness First

Carry out a Just Dance by clicking here, go for a family bike ride, play a game in your garden or burn some energy with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here.

Are you starting to feel fitter? We are definitely enjoying starting our day with some exercise even though it is hard work!

9am

Reading

So now you know all about Teeth, so today let’s move onto answering your ERIC style test questions linked to this text. Remember, stop and think – what is the question asking me? Can I find the key words in the text? Do I have to read between the lines? It’s so important to check your answers once more before moving on. You have 20 minutes…off you go!

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. Why don’t you ask an adult to time you today?

01.04.2020

Maths

 

a. 456 x 100 =

b. 70 + ? = 110

c. 743 - 636 = 

d. 756 x 10 =

 

In the Year 4 Maths area, you will find a multiplying 2-digit numbers by a 1-digit number worksheet. Complete the questions in your Home Learning Book using column multiplication. Remember to use place value to set out each column neatly and use a ruler to draw your lines.

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a healthy snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under. Please remember we can see who is logging onto TTRS so it’s important you practise daily.

Then spend some time playing a game of your choice.

11am

English

Now you have identified the features of a Non-Chronological report and mind mapped all of your prior knowledge, we would like you to spend today’s English session researching the Roman army. If you go to the English star there will be an outline of the activity for you to follow.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Help your adult prepare lunch for your family, but remember to help tidy up!

1:15pm-1:40pm

Reading time

Did you enjoy listening to David Walliams short story yesterday? What funny story will he be sharing today? Click here.

1:45-3pm

Topic

It’s Wednesday and you know what that means…it’s our computing day!

As schools across the UK are now closed to most families, the educational programme for staying safe online, 'ThinkuKnow', have provided helpful activities for parents to complete with their children at home in a simple step by step session guide. ThinkuKnow is intended to provide parents/carers with support and resources to help you learn about online safety at home with your child. Please click here to complete activity 1. You will find a copy of the session guide here.

 

Spend the last 30minutes today reading to yourself and then to an adult. Remember to try and develop that expression when reading out loud.

Extra information:

  • Audible Books have allowed free access to their children’s books. Click on the link at the top of the Home Learning Page to access and download free listening books.

Audible Books

 

  • Milo has been busy making videos for you all. Be sure to check Milo's mischievous adventures each day! Milo’s Messages

 

  • We have loved receiving emails from you, some of which have contained photos and even videos of your tasks and additional crafts you have been doing at home. Please continue to send these to us as they really do brighten our day. J year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 1st April 2020

Maidin mhaith…that’s Irish for good morning!

Only three days to go… keep going. Can you believe it is April already? It really is starting to feel like spring. Let’s hope the sun continues to shine during the Easter holidays.

Remember to get lots of fresh air, take brain breaks as well as eat healthy snacks and drinks throughout your day.

Please take a close look at today’s tasks, any problems please feel free to email your year group… don’t forget to keep on sharing your achievements with us via email!

7-8:30 am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30- 9am

Fitness First

Carry out a Just Dance by clicking here, go for a family bike ride, play a game in your garden or burn some energy with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here.

Are you starting to feel fitter? We are definitely enjoying starting our day with some exercise even though it is hard work!

9am

Reading

So now you know all about Teeth, so today let’s move onto answering your ERIC style test questions linked to this text. Remember, stop and think – what is the question asking me? Can I find the key words in the text? Do I have to read between the lines? It’s so important to check your answers once more before moving on. You have 20 minutes…off you go!

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. Why don’t you ask an adult to time you today?

01.04.2020

Maths

 

a. 456 x 100 =

b. 70 + ? = 110

c. 743 - 636 = 

d. 756 x 10 =

 

In the Year 4 Maths area, you will find a multiplying 2-digit numbers by a 1-digit number worksheet. Complete the questions in your Home Learning Book using column multiplication. Remember to use place value to set out each column neatly and use a ruler to draw your lines.

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a healthy snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under. Please remember we can see who is logging onto TTRS so it’s important you practise daily.

Then spend some time playing a game of your choice.

11am

English

Now you have identified the features of a Non-Chronological report and mind mapped all of your prior knowledge, we would like you to spend today’s English session researching the Roman army. If you go to the English star there will be an outline of the activity for you to follow.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Help your adult prepare lunch for your family, but remember to help tidy up!

1:15pm-1:40pm

Reading time

Did you enjoy listening to David Walliams short story yesterday? What funny story will he be sharing today? Click here.

1:45-3pm

Topic

It’s Wednesday and you know what that means…it’s our computing day!

As schools across the UK are now closed to most families, the educational programme for staying safe online, 'ThinkuKnow', have provided helpful activities for parents to complete with their children at home in a simple step by step session guide. ThinkuKnow is intended to provide parents/carers with support and resources to help you learn about online safety at home with your child. Please click here to complete activity 1. You will find a copy of the session guide here.

 

Spend the last 30minutes today reading to yourself and then to an adult. Remember to try and develop that expression when reading out loud.

Extra information:

  • Audible Books have allowed free access to their children’s books. Click on the link at the top of the Home Learning Page to access and download free listening books.

Audible Books

 

  • Milo has been busy making videos for you all. Be sure to check Milo's mischievous adventures each day! Milo’s Messages

 

  • We have loved receiving emails from you, some of which have contained photos and even videos of your tasks and additional crafts you have been doing at home. Please continue to send these to us as they really do brighten our day. J year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 31st March 2020

Guten morgen…that’s German for good morning!

Only four days to go… you’re nearly there. Have you completed all of your daily tasks from yesterday? Try to complete them today so that you don’t have to catch up during the Easter holidays!

Remember to get lots of fresh air, take brain breaks as well as eat healthy snacks and drinks throughout your day.

Please take a close look at today’s tasks, any problems please feel free to email your year group.

7-8:30am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30-9am

Fitness First

Are you ready to feel energised? Which activity will you choose today? Carry out a Just Dance by clicking here, go for a family bike ride, play a game in your garden or burn some energy with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here.

9am

Reading

Today you will focus on reading the final text in your booklet which is a non-fiction piece called, Teeth. Spend 20 minutes reading this text to ensure you fully understand all the key language. Then discuss any new information and share new knowledge with someone in your family. Can you recall 2 new facts? We had just started learning about teeth in science so you may know some of the facts included J

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. How quickly can you answer the questions today?

31.03.2020

Maths

 

a. 80 x 50 =

b. 478 + 345 =

c. 23 + ? = 56

d. 543 x 100 =

 

In the Year 4 Maths area, you will find a multiplication using distributive law worksheet. Distributive law helps us to solve multiplication problems by partitioning larger numbers. Today you will be partitioning 2-digit numbers into tens and ones. Complete the questions in your Home Learning Book. You will find an example of how to set out your work at the top of the worksheet.

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a healthy snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under.

Then spend some time playing a game of your choice.

11am

English

As we are in the final week of Term 4, we would like you to summarise everything you have learnt about the Roman army.

Neatly in your exercise books, mind map all of the facts you can recall from the last few Topic lessons we had in school. This will be new information to some of your parents, so enjoy sharing this knowledge with them- we’re sure they will be very impressed.

Remember you don’t need to research anything today, we just want to see what you remember. You can add drawings next to your notes.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Help your adult prepare lunch for your family, but remember to help tidy up!

1:15pm-1:40pm

Reading time

Pick up your reading book and get lost in your imagination!

Don’t forget Amazon have also provided free access to books via their website. See the extra information below.

1:45-3pm

Topic

If you didn’t get a chance to yesterday, then please continue working through pages 4-6 of your topic booklet, click here for a copy. First, watch a short video about wheels and axles then complete the activities on pages 4-6.

If you managed to do so, use this time to practise your spelling lists. You can do this in your books, use rainbow writing or trace them in a sand tray outside.

 

 

Did you enjoy listening to David Walliams short story yesterday? What hilarious story will he be sharing today? Click here.

Extra information:

  • Audible Books have allowed free access to their children’s books. Click on the link at the top of the Home Learning Page to access and download free listening books.

Audible Books

 

  • Milo has been busy making videos for you all. Be sure to check Milo's mischievous adventures each day! Milo’s Messages

 

  • We have loved receiving emails from you, some of which have contained photos and even videos of your tasks and additional crafts you have been doing at home. Please continue to send these to us as they really do brighten our day. J year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

 

 

Monday 30th March 2020

Dzieñ dobry…that’s Polish for good morning!

We hope that you’ve had a wonderful weekend with your families and you’ve had plenty of rest ready for your last week of the spring term!

Only five days to go… you’re all doing really well. Make sure you have completed all of your daily tasks set last week. We will be setting you more tasks to complete this week.

Remember to get lots of fresh air, take brain breaks as well as eat healthy snacks and drinks throughout your day.

Please take a close look at today’s tasks, any problems please feel free to email your year group.

7-8am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

9-9:30am

Fitness First

After two days’ rest, you should be full of energy so why not carry out a Just Dance by clicking here, go for a family walk, visit the park or burn some energy with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here.

9am

Reading

On Friday, you should have read The Star text. Today you need to focus on your test style questions. These should take you 20 minutes. Remember to read the question carefully, review how many marks it is worth. You should all have a copy of this text and answer booklet in the photocopied pack provided, but please find a copy here.

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. Remember you only have five minutes to complete the questions.

30.03.2020

Maths

 

a. 7 x 8 =

b. 658 + 287 =

c. 528 ÷ 8 =

d. 34 + 45 =

 

In the Year 4 Maths area, you will find a multiplication using the grid method worksheet. The first one has been done for you but remember to add the two numbers together to find the answer. Complete the questions in your Home Learning Book. Please remember your presentation and use a ruler to draw your grids.

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a healthy snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under.

Then spend some time playing a game of your choice.

11am

English

This week, you will be investigating non-fiction texts. Today, please read the PowerPoint about non-chronological reports as revision of the key features. Then choose two out of the four texts to read and identify the key features of these texts. Please copy the key features table into your book and colour code each feature you find. Don’t forget to use your neatest presentation and handwriting… not forgetting that all important need to underline your date and LO with a ruler.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

What will you have today? Have you tried a new recipe? Help your adult prepare lunch for your family, but remember to help tidy up!

1:15pm-1:40pm

Reading time

Pick up your favourite book and get lost in your imagination or listen to David Walliams short story for the day. What funny story will it be today? Click here.

1:45-3pm

Topic

Begin work on this week’s topic task:

You will be continuing your Chariot project, please click here for a copy.

First, watch a short video about wheels and axles then complete the activities on pages 4-6. Have a look around your environment or in the garden, how many wheels and axles can you find?

Extra information:

  • Audible Books have allowed free access to their children’s books. Click on the link at the top of the Home Learning Page to access and download free listening books.

Audible Books

 

  • Milo has been busy making videos for you all. Be sure to check Milo's mischievous adventures each day! Milo’s Messages

 

  • We have loved receiving emails from you, some of which have contained photos and even videos of your tasks and additional crafts you have been doing at home. Please continue to send these to us as they really do brighten our day. J year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

 

Friday 27th March 2020

Good morning Year 4.

We hope you’re all well and enjoyed yesterday’s sunshine whilst completing your set tasks.

If you haven’t quite finished some of your tasks, outstanding work needs to be completed so that you don’t fall behind and have a pile of work to finish.

Please see your set work outlined below.

7-8:30am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30-9am

Fitness First

Carry out a ‘Just Dance’ by clicking here.

Or put on the radio or play your favourite song and get moving with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here. Your teachers have also been taking part in these lessons, they are the best way to start our days. J

9am

Reading

The Star - You have 20 minutes to read this text. Remember to continue to highlight key words and those words you need to find definitions for. On Monday, we will move onto answering our comprehension questions linked to this poem.

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. Can you answer the questions is less than five minutes today?

27.03.2020

Maths

a. 1/3 of 24 =

b. ? = 8 x 4

c. ? = 456 + 127

d. 52 ÷ 4 =

In the Year 4 Maths area, you will find an addition and subtraction word problem worksheet. Complete the questions in your Home Learning Book. Remember to identify the key information and words which will help you to choose which operation to use. Don’t forget to set your work out neatly!

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow for this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body Coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under.

11am

English

The time has come to finish your amazing Peculiar Story. Today, you will be writing the resolution and conclusion to the story. Focus on the twins travelling through time and arriving back in the Treasure Trove bookshop. Then write about how the twins feel about having another time travel adventure again soon! Please read the example and feel free to magpie any ideas. English

There is also a direct speech worksheet for you to practise your inverted commas. The answer sheet will be available in the new answer sheet section on the Home Learning page.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Can you find a new lunch time recipe online for you and your family?

1:15pm-2pm

Marking time

Please access your year groups Home Learning Page and access each subject area. There will be answer papers clearly marked for you to use with your grown-ups. Spend some time marking your work and discussing any errors you may have made.

Some subjects such as Topic and English may not have marking schemes as there isn’t necessarily a right/wrong answer.

 

2pm -3pm

Creative time

With all of the reading you will be doing, you will need your own book mark. So click here and enjoy.

 

Alternatively, try making some deliciously healthy pancakes for an afternoon snack. You will need 1 banana, 2 eggs and 3 tbsp of oats. Simply mash the banana and mix in the remaining ingredients. Then with the help of an adult, add a teaspoon of oil and to a small frying pan and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes.

 

Have a look at 'Milo's Messages' in the Home Learning section. Our school therapy dog has also been very busy this week!

David Walliams is reading a new short story every day, which children can access by clicking on this link: https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

Audible Books have allowed free access to their children’s books. Click on the link at the top of the Home Learning Page to access and download free listening books.

Audible Books

After carefully reviewing TTRS, we can see that most of you are logging in everyday to practise your timetables - great work! We can also see those children who haven't used this since you were last in school. If you have lost your log in, please email us for a reminder :-)

You can find your year groups home learning page linked here.

Feel free to email us on year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

Thursday 26th March 2020

Good morning Year 4.

‘Do what you can, with what you have, where you are’- Theodore Roosevelt J

We hope you’re all well and looking after yourselves.

Please see your set work outlined below.

The weather report shows that we should have a sunny day ahead of us, so if possible, get out into your garden and enjoy some fresh air.

7-8:30am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30-9am

Fitness First

Carry out a ‘Just Dance’ by clicking here.

Or put on the radio or play your favourite song and get moving with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here.

9am

Reading

A Virtual World - You need your answer booklets today. You have 20 minutes to answer questions 1-14 based on this text. Read the question carefully so you know what it is asking for, do you need to find and copy? Is it asking for 1 or 2 pieces of evidence? Remember to see how many marks each question is worth.   

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. Can you answer the questions in less than five minutes today?

26.03.2020

Maths

a. 384 + 7 =

b. 246 - 138 =

c. 4 x 0 =

d. ? = 18 x 4

In the Year 4 Maths area, you will find a column subtraction with exchanging worksheet. Complete the questions in your Home Learning Book. Remember to set your work out neatly using place value columns and a ruler.

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow for this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body Coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under.

Then spend some time exploring a specific table here. There are 5 steps to this game to see how well you truly know your tables, good luck!

11am

English

Your Peculiar Story should be getting to the exciting part. Today, you will be writing the paragraph(s) where the twins meet the baddie. This might be a Roman gladiator, an Egyptian mummy or a caveman. Describe this meeting. What do they say to each other? How do the characters feel? There are no wrong ways to write your story – just enjoy this creative process! English 26.3.20

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Help become a mini chef and get to work in the kitchen, but remember to ask an adult to supervise whilst preparing your lunch.

1:15pm-1:40pm

Collective Worship

We would usually have collective worship today, so instead think about how throughout the day you can share an act of kindness to mark this Lenten period.

1:45-3pm

Creative time

If you didn’t get a chance to yesterday, then please begin working through pages 1-3 of your topic booklet.

 

If you managed to do so, use this time to write a postcard/letter or draw a spring picture to someone in your family. While we can’t visit friends and family right now, this is a nice way to bring a smile to someone’s face via the post.

 

Don’t forget to visit David Walliams website and click on Elevenses to listen to the end of day story…

The teachers will upload answer pages by 2pm on Friday so that your parents can help mark your work.

You can find your year groups home learning page linked here.

Feel free to email us on year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

Wednesday 25th March 2020

Good morning Year 4.

‘It’s a good day to have a good day!’ J

We hope that you are settling into working at home and we’re sure you’re doing really well and trying your absolute best.

Please see your set work outlined below.

The weather report shows that we should have a sunny day ahead of us, so if possible, get out into your garden and enjoy some fresh air.

7-8:30am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30-9am

Fitness First

Carry out a ‘Just Dance’ by clicking here.

Or put on the radio or play your favourite song and get moving with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here.

Don’t worry if you missed yesterday’s class as they are all saved.

You can also find a range of dance and yoga activities here.

9am

Reading

We’re moving onto our new text today which has been provided in your home learning packs.

Please spend 20 minutes today just reading ‘A Virtual World’. Take your time, circle key words and find definitions for any unknown words. Tomorrow we will move onto answering questions linked to this text.  

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. Remember to answer the questions in five minutes.

25.03.2020

Maths

a. 384 + 30 =

b. 34 x 4 =

c. 4 x 6 =

d. 76 ÷ 4 =

In the Year 4 Maths area, you will find a column addition with regrouping worksheet. Complete the questions in your Home Learning Book. Remember to use place value to set out each column neatly and use a ruler to draw lines.

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow for this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body Coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under.

Then spend some time using the times table tester using your Espresso log in.

11am

English

Yesterday you wrote your introduction to your own “Peculiar Story”. Today, I would like you to write the build-up. This is the part where your characters’ explore their new surroundings but don’t meet the baddie yet! Please look at the example given in the English section in Year 4.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Help become a mini chef and get to work in the kitchen, but remember to ask an adult to supervise whilst preparing your lunch.

1:15pm-1:40pm

Reading time

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”— Dr. Seuss.

1:45-3pm

Topic and PE

If you didn’t get a chance to yesterday, then please begin working through pages 1-3 of your topic booklet. If you managed to do so, use this time to refresh your memory on the Roman Army by clicking here. There are several videos and activities for you to explore, today please complete the Roman Army activity quiz.

 

Today would normally be our PE day so with that in mind, can you create an obstacle course in your gardens? Can you dribble a ball through some pillows, bear crawl your way to the next station, balance a book on your head? Try and be as creative as possible with what you have. J

 

To support schools and children’s love of reading, David Walliams has decided to release an audio story every day at 11am for children to listen to. So scroll down his website and click on ‘Elevenses’ and enjoy your end of ‘school day’ story. Today’s story is called ‘Spoiled Brad’.

The teachers will upload answer pages by 2pm on Friday so that your parents can help mark your work.

You can find your year groups home learning page linked here.

Feel free to email us on year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

Tuesday 24th March 2020

Good morning Year 4!

We hope that you were able to find all of the work you needed and managed to complete all of your set tasks.

Please can we remind you that it is important that you maintain the high standards of presentation that we would expect to see if you were in school. This means whenever you are completing a task in your book you must neatly write the date and subject and both must be underlined.

For example:

Tuesday 24th March 2020

English

Please see your set work outlined below. Remember, you can move activities around as needs be.

Continue to take regular brain breaks whether this be safely in your garden, using a Just Dance video or a Body Coach Exercise video.

7-8:30am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30-9am

Fitness First

Carry out a ‘Just Dance’ by clicking here

Burn some energy with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here. You can also find a range of dance and yoga activities here.

9am

Reading

Refresh your memory and spend 5 minutes rereading the poem, ‘Daddy fell into the Pond’. Please write the full date onto your sheets.  You have 20 minutes to answer a range of ERIC style questions based on this poem on the worksheet provided in your pack, you can find a copy here. On Friday, your grown up will help you to mark these.

9:30am

Maths

Starter

In your Home Learning Book, complete the following ‘Fluent in 5’ under the short date and subject. Remember you only have five minutes to complete the questions.

24.03.2020

Maths

a. 4 x 1 =

b. 457 – 137 =

c. 784 + 8 =

d. 4 x 14 =

In your Home Learning Packs you will find an arithmetic paper. Complete questions 1-15 on the worksheet.

You will find a copy of the worksheet in the Year 4 Maths area.

You may wish to record any jottings or working out in your Home Learning Book.  

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow for this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body Coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under. Then spend some time playing Hit the Button.

11am

English

Yesterday you had some time to think about your own Peculiar Story. Today you are going to write the introduction to your story. You should finish the introduction at the point where the twins are time–travelling. Please look at the example given and feel free to “magpie” anything from the example. Have fun and enjoy creating your very own story.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Help become a mini chef and get to work in the kitchen, but remember to ask an adult to supervise whilst preparing your lunch.

1:15pm-1:40pm

Reading time

Pick up your favourite book and get lost in your imagination.

1:45-3pm

Topic

If you didn’t get a chance to yesterday, then please begin working through pages 1-3 of your topic booklet, click here for a copy. If you managed to do so, use this time to practise your spelling lists. You can simply do this in your books, in chalk outside, painting them onto the paving stones using water. You can also look up definitions using a dictionary, or create your own sentences which contain them. It’s up to you!

The teachers will upload answer pages by 2pm on Friday so that your parents can help mark your work.

You can find your year groups home learning page linked here.

Feel free to email us on year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

Monday 23rd March 2020

Good morning Year 4!

We hope that you’ve had a wonderful weekend with your families.

Please see your set work outlined below. We have provided a suggested time table which will be familiar to you as it is fairly similar to what we would do in school.

We are happy for you to move your activities around to suit you and your families but do remember we will be reviewing the work carried out and daily work will be added.

It’s also very important to get lots of fresh air for brain breaks as well as healthy snacks and drinks throughout your day. If you have any questions or difficulties, then please ask your parents to email the teachers.

7-8:30am

Wake up

Breakfast

Get dressed

Good morning children, time to brush your teeth, get dressed and prepare for the day ahead.

8:30-9am

Fitness First

Carry out a ’Just Dance’ by clicking here

Go for a family walk, visit the park or burn some energy with the Body Coach during his live 9am PE lessons here.

9am

Reading

Read the poem, ‘Daddy fell into the Pond’. You can find a copy in your packs or alternatively click here.

Spend 20 minutes reading this carefully, highlight key words that you find tricky.

Use a dictionary to help you learn the meaning of any new vocabulary.

Talk to your grown up about the poem. Tomorrow you will be answering ERIC style questions about this text.

9:30am

Maths

In your Home Learning Packs you will find a ‘Number and Place Value’ and ‘Representing Numbers’ worksheet. Complete the questions on the worksheets.

You will find a copy of these worksheets in the Year 4 Maths area.

You do not need to record anything in your Home Learning Book for now! You are welcome to record and jottings or working out if you find this helpful.

When completing tasks in your book, please make sure that you write the date underlined, followed by the subject.

For example:

23.03.20

Maths  

10:15am

Free time

Spend some time in your outdoor area and get some fresh air, if the weather doesn’t allow for this then use this website to get moving. Joe Wicks also known as The Body Coach will leave you feeling energised in no time!

Have a snack and a drink of water.

10:45am

Times tables

It’s that time to practise being a Times Table Rock Star, head to the ‘Garage and Sound Check’ to see if you can answer each question in 6 seconds or under. Then spend some time playing a game of your choice.

11am

English

Continuing on from last week’s English, we know many of you were excited to invent your own Peculiar story.

This morning, re-read ‘The Peculiar Story’. Then begin creating a plan for your own version. You do not need to write the story today. You should make notes on your introduction, build-up, climax, resolution and conclusion ready for writing the introduction tomorrow. Everything you need can be found under the English section.

Remember to write and underline the full date followed by the subject.

12-1:15pm

Lunch time

Have some time to yourself.

Help become a mini chef and get to work in the kitchen, but remember to ask an adult to supervise whilst preparing your lunch.

1:15pm-1:40pm

Reading time

Pick up your favourite book and get lost in your imagination.

1:45-3pm

Topic

Begin work on this week’s topic task:

Can you begin your Chariot project, please complete pages 1-3 of your work booklet. You can make all of your notes in the book provided.

The teachers will upload answer pages by 2pm on Friday so that your parents can help mark your work.

You can find your year groups home learning page linked here.

Feel free to email us on year4@holyroodprimary.co.uk

 

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