Below is the home learning for those children who are working from home at the moment. Remember you can call the school office for a paper pack of all the work if you prefer. Complete your work in the Home learning book you were given over lockdown. If you require another one, please don’t hesitate to ask. Send in your work to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are continuing to look at the book The Queen’s Nose this week.
Activity 1 – Read pages 21 to 23 fluttered preen gait ornamental hired impersonal humble
What does it mean when it says… Her heart suddenly felt as though someone had squeezed it?’
Why was Harmony disappointed when she thought she was given money?
Activity 2 – Read pages 24 to 25 cooed enveloped
What do you think Uncle Ginger meant he said, ‘There are lots of good things in small parcels.’
Now continue to read up to Chapter 4.
Activity 3 Read Chapter 4 . Explain what it means in the book when it says, the newt handed over his burden.
Activity 4– Read to the end of Ch 4 (p. 63)
What different wishes does Harmony make in this chapter and what does she receive for each one?
Why does Harmony need to be more careful when making her wishes?
Activity 5 – Beginning of CH 5 p 64-65
What actions did Harmony take to ensure her parents noticed the watch?
What does the fact that Harmony’s parents ignored her tell you about them?
This week’s Maths activities can be accessed below – link on the link to take you to the White Rose website. Remember, if you would prefer to have a paper copy of this work, please call the school office and we can arrange for you to collect a paper copy.
This week in our Science we are looking at sound.
In this session we will be identifying how sounds are made, associating some of them with something vibrating.
What is sound? How can we reduce noise pollution? Where is the quietest/nosiest place in your home?
Key vocabulary Sound, listen, hear, ears, noise, loud, quiet, silent , vibrations
Activity What is sound? How does sound travel? Use the link below to watch the video to help you answer the questions.
Think about your home and make a list of the places that are the noisiest and the quietest.
Sit in silence and make a list of all the noises you can hear. Remember the noises that are outside too.
Activity Play the game below . Click on the link underneath for a printable version
Good Vibrations Sound Game Black and White
Printable version – click here https://www.sandylands.lancs.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Good-Vibrations-Sound-Game-Black-and-White.pdf
Challenge: What do we mean by the term noise pollution? Design a poster to suggest ways in which noise pollution can be reduced.
This week we are focusing on Remembrance day.
Who do we remember at remembrance day? Why do we see lots of poppies at Remembrance time? Who was John McCrae? Where was Flanders Fields?
Key Vocabulary 11th November, honour, remembrance, poppy, John McCrae, Cenotaph, trenches, First World War, Flanders
Activity Read the poem ‘Flanders Field’ by John McCrae. Can you annotate the poem and research the meaning?
Click on the link below to access the resources/ information. A copy of the poem is also below.
We are looking at pulse and tempo this week in our Music sessions.
What is pulse? What is rhythm? How do musicians count to the beat of a song?
Key vocabulary Pulse, beat, rhythm, counting, pitch.
Look at the videos on:
Watch the videos on the new 2Do task on Purple mash – 2Beat. Once watched, create a beat using the instruments provided. If parents don’t have the log in details for their child, please ask them to email the Y4 homework email and we will forward these on.
Try to play around with the volume of each instrument – maybe make one louder and one quieter.