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Welcome to Year 4

Welcome to the Year 4 page. Do check this page regularly for updates and home learning support. Books and activities have been assigned to you on Active Learn. As well as this, you can continue to log into Times Tables Rock Stars. Please contact us on the following email addresses if you have any work you would like to share or for any questions that you may have- gywnjones4M@gmail.com or gwynjonesclass4S@gmail.com

Visit the school Well-Being page for regular updates with resources and ideas to keep you healthy and happy.

We are a Silver Award Rights Respecting School, our Rights Respecting page is regularly updated with activities for you to do to explore your rights.

Letter from Downing Street

Letter

What would you draw if you knew it could come to life?

Autumn's pool

Autumn decided to draw a swimming pool. What a great idea, especially with all the warm weather we've had recently. Thanks for sharing! laugh

Spread your Wings and Fly

How beautiful- here are some photos of Anta in 4M letting his butterflies go on Friday morning. He looked after his caterpillars for two whole weeks before they turned into crysalis and then waited another ten days before they turned into butterflies. He has the butterlflies in the house for four days before he let them go. How exciting to have been able to see their full transformation! Thanks for sharing, Anta. ALSO, Anta  has been working on a story called, The Magic Pebble. Here is an extract from Chapter 1: 

Everywhere that he could see was living fire. They didn't 

know how to come across it. They couldn't go under it, because 

the ground was made of solid rock. they couldn't go over it,

because they couldn't fly. They couldn't go through it, because

of the fire.

Leila's Book Review- The Famous Five- Five on a Treasure Island, Enid Blyton

Home Learning

Play Scripts

Talk for Writing

White Rose Resources

The Shang Dynasty

In this unit of work you will learn all about the ancient Shang dynasty.

Week 1: A Place in Time. The children will learn who the Ancient Shang people were, where and when they lived. Look at the PowerPoint presentation first and then try the acitvity sheets.

Week 2: Living in the Shang Dynasty. Learn how the social hierarchy of the Shang dynasty was organised and what life was like for different people.

Week 3: Gods and Kings. Learn about the religious beliefs and practices of the people from the Shang dynasty.

Useful websites:

Watch this documentary about Shang bronzes.

Met Museum Website for information about the Bronze Age in China

Watch this programme from the Lost Lands series

The British Museum website features a range of Shang artefacts in their online collection

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Part 5- TOTO- THE WIZARD OF OZ

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Part 4- TOTO- THE WIZARD OF OZ

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Part 3- TOTO- THE WIZARD OF OZ

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Part 2- TOTO- THE WIZARD OF OZ- by Michael Morpurgo read by Mrs Ozerek

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TOTO- THE WIZARD OF OZ- by Michael Morpurgo read by Mrs Ozerek

I've uploaded a short video of myself reading the first part of Chapter One, 'A Giant Monster of a Twister.' Over the coming weeks, I will continue to read the story. Just click on the image of the front cover below, hope you enjoy listening! smiley

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Well done Eddie!

Eddie

A brilliant wordsearch created by Eddie, based on his favourite book, Skulduggery Pleasant.

What a great idea!

Do continue to send in anything you would like us to see. 

You can send your work, photos or messages to:

gwynjones4M@gmail.com

gwynjones4S@gmail.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Stories help.

Audible are offering free access to stream a wide collection of stories. 

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

26/03/20 ❤

We hope you have been making the most of this this time with your families and that you've managed to find some fun activities to keep your brains and bodies active. Did you join in with Joe Wicks this morning? I didn't (I'm still recovering from the other morning). Instead, I started off my day with a little bit of meditation, so if you feel in the mood, give it a go. 

https://blog.calm.com/take-a-deep-breath

Click on the link and scroll down, there are some meditations for kids too. smiley

Writing Inspiration- Geri's Game

If you would like to do some writing today, here is a clip from The Literacy Shed that might give you some inspiration:

https://www.literacyshed.com/geri.html

Maths- Problems of the Day 

Great for practising you problem solving and reasoning skills. enlightened

https://wrm-13b48.kxcdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/Problem_of_the_Day/Day-1-Monday-2nd-March-2020.pdf

Please check out the 'Home Learning Page' that is also being updated regularly.

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We really do miss each and everyone of you. Stay safe and take care.

Mrs Ozerek and all Year 4 Staff 

Good Afternoon to you all. smiley

We really hope you're all well and getting through each day as positively as possible. Of course, this is a very surreal situation, but we will work together to make the best of what's been thrown our way. yes

A little excercise is a great way to start the day. Have you been tuning in with Joe Wicks? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v-a_dpwhro

Perhaps you'd prefer a little yoga? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X655B4ISakg

However you choose to be active, do it in a way that you enjoy or perhaps think about doing this as a family.  

There are some really nice ideas already linked to the home learning section and they should keep you going for now. These will be updated regularly. Do continue to log in to your Active Learn, Mathletics and Times Table Rockstars. If you have lost your log in details or cannot rememeber them, please ask your parents to contact the school at school@gwynjones.waltham.sch.uk

If you don't already have one, keeping a diary/journal is a brilliant way to practise all of those important writng skills, aswell as being able to express your thoughts and feelings.

Please do check this page as we will be updating it regulary. In the meantime, stay safe and well. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01qy220 Something for you to think about.

Mrs Ozerek, Mrs Hussain, Mrs Farrelly and all Year 4 Staff. 

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