Portals to the Past workshop Monday 21st January 2019.

Don’t forget on Monday it is the Portals to the Past workshop. your children can dress up as someone from the Stone Age, Iron Age or Bronze Age.

The workshop lasts all day and the children will get lots of opportunity to be active and creative whilst learning lots of new things.

If you have not as yet paid, please pay your £7.50 by parent pay. Any problems with this please speak to a member of the school office as they may be able to help with funding part of this workshop.

This weeks learning 21st January 2019

Topic: We will be looking at our key text Stone Age boy. we will be finding out all about the day in the life of a Stone Age person and will be planning and writing our own diary entry based on the book.

Maths: We are continuing to look at division. Year 4 are finding this particularly difficult so we are using lots of practical aids to help them dividing a 3 digit number by a 1 digit number.

PE: Dance and Tennis – we are continuing on learning different skills and developing performance and game play.

French: we are busy creating our lego characters and learning words and phrases to describe them.

Literacy skills: we are making nouns plural, spelling words with the possessive s and drawing inferences about characters thoughts and feelings.

Homework

Maths: dividing 2 digit numbers by 1 digit numbers

Grammar: making expanded noun phrases

Spelling: making nouns plural

This weeks learning 14th January 2019

Topic: Our new Topic is called ‘Portals to the Past’. This involves looking at the Stone Age, Iron Age and Bronze Age.

We will be focusing this week on the Stone Age way of life. The children will be researching and putting together a plan for a non-chronological report all about the Stone Age, in preparation for writing it next week.

Maths: We are focusing on dividing a 2 digit number with and without remainders, before moving on to dividing a 3 digit number by a 1 digit number.

Literacy skills: We are focusing on direct retrieval from a non-fiction text, learning about expanded noun phrases and how to spell words with the possessive s.

PE: This half term we are focusing on dance and tennis.

Children will be learning individual skills each week that will build up into a performance/game.

Week 2 Dance: focus on dynamics

Week 2 Tennis: focus on backhand.

RE: Looking at the scriptures belonging to Hinduism.

PSHE: Dreams and Goals. the children will be identifying their dreams and goals for the future.

Computing: We are following a scheme of work on Online Safety.

Week 2 is looking at how to search safely on the internet.

French: The children will be learning all about their appearance, building up to creating their own lego figure which they will describe in French.