Yr 4 Daily Tasks Week beginning 30 March

Daily Learning Friday 3rd March 2020:

Mathematicians:

Complete the flash back then have a go at one or 2 of the puzzles below.

There are 2 to choose from, or you could do both. Puzzle 1 requires 2 players, a piece of paper and a dice, is called Nice or Naughty and is about place value.

Puzzle 2 is called Shape times Shape and involves you using logical reasoning to work out the value of each symbol.

 

Authors:

Writers:

Have a look at the 2 images. In each image there are 6 cleverly hidden words. Can you find them all? If you would like to challenge yourself further, you could create your own picture with hidden words. Don't forget to tell us how many words you have cleverly hidden.

 

Readers:

When things aren’t explained literally in a text, you can use clues to reach a logical conclusion.

This is called inference.

Read the short story extract and answer the questions - all the questions require you to use your inference skills!

 

Enquiry:

Continue with your project.  We are looking forward to seeing the final products.

 

Life Skills:

Have a go at following the origami instructions on the sheet below, or by following the link.  We look forward to seeing your creations.

Daily Learning Thursday 2nd April 2020

Mathematicians:

Complete your flash back, then choose which Tarsia challenge you would like to try.  One creates a triangle and one creates a hexagon. The hexagon has more pieces.  They are both recapping what we have learnt about decimals.  We look forward to seeing your completed Tarsias.

 

Authors:

Readers:

Read through the information about Viking Myths and answer the comprehension questions.

 

Writers:

Watch the Tutorial video about Subordinate Clauses and Commas, then re-write the sentences on the sheet to add a subordinate clause.  If you would like to challenge yourself further, have a go at trying to write the silliest sentence you can which includes a subordinate clause.

 

Enquiry:

Remember to look back at Friday's post as this is a project that can be spaced out over a week. All the resources are also on the website in one location to make it easier to find. Projects are looking great so far, keep up the hard work.

 

Life Skills:

Telling the time is a hugely important life skill. Use your knowledge of time to work out these puzzles.

*The answers are on page 2 - don't cheat!*

 

Daily Learning Wednesday 1st April 2020

Mathematicians:

Complete your flash back, then watch the how to tutorial below about dividing a 1 or 2 digit number by 100.  After that, complete the questions on the worksheet below.  If you would like to challenge yourself further there are some additional questions on the second page.

 

Authors:

Readers:

Read through the information about Sutton Hoo: An Anglo-Saxon Mystery and answer the comprehension questions.

 

Writers:

Re-write the passage ensuring apostrophes are used correctly for omission (contract words e.g don't) and possession (something which belongs to someone else.) This is a chance to practise your handwriting skills as well.

 

If you fancy a challenge, continue the story making sure you use lots of apostrophes - CORRECTLY!

 

Enquiry:

Remember to look back at Friday's post as this is a project that can be spaced out over a week. All the resources are also on the website in one location to make it easier to find. Projects are looking great so far, keep up the hard work.

 

Life Skills:

Watch the video by using the link on the Becoming a Magician sheet, or watch the video below, about washing your hands -this is extra important at the moment.  Then set up your own experiment to have a go.

If you would like to challenge yourself further, try to work our what it happening and why.

 

Life Skills 2:

Ask your parents to help you find a Left-Handed Screwdriver.

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Daily Learning Tuesdays 31st March 2020

Mathematicians:

Complete today's flashback, then watch the tutorial video about writing hundredths as a decimal and using a place value grid to represent to help you answer the questions.  If you would like to challenge yourself further answer the questions on the 2nd page. Look at the examples, and the tutorial video on the other post, to help you if you are unsure how you should answer

 

Authors:

Writers:

Print out the sheet below and cut out the strips, then play the game with someone - the instructions are at the top of the page and you will need a dice. Who will win?

If you would like to challenge yourself further, have a look at the sentences below named  Plural Possessive challenge. How do the nouns change when they are pluralised and then are possessive?

 

Readers:

Have a read about Butser's Ancient Farm then answer the questions about it.

 

Enquiry:

Continue with your projects.  Keep up the hard work.

 

Life Skills:

We have already challenged you to make a simple meal, like sandwich, now we are challenging you to make an evening meal for your family. We look forward to seeing your delicious recipes.

Weekly Learning  - Artists Week Beginning Monday 30th March
 
Drawing is fun.
We all know that at Hillcrest and over time you have all had the experience of drawing in many ways. You can allow yourself to get totally absorbed or set yourself a time limit – use an egg timer if you fancy experiencing real limitations!
Try various ways of approaching your drawing. So, here’s a fun activity for you to have a go at on your own or with your household. (You don’t have to limit yourself to drawing by the way.) Draw from memory, draw from life. Share drawing! Who’s going to make a book? And don’t forget to share your art with us. Here we go……..

Daily Learning Monday 30th March 2020

Mathematicians:

Complete your flash back, then watch the how to tutorial below at how to show hundredths as a decimal.  After that, complete the questions on the worksheet below.  If you would like to challenge yourself further there are some additional questions on the sheet for this.

 

Authors:

Readers:

Read through the information about Arthur and the Sword in the Stone and answer the comprehension questions.

 

Writers:

Today I would like you to explore how to use apostrophes for possession. This is where the apostrophe is used to show where something belongs to someone else. E.g The duck belonging to Jake was green and brown Becomes: Jake's duck was green and brown. Have a go at the attached sheet.

If you would like to extend this task…

With an adult have a search on google for 'apostrophes used wrongly' Choose your favourite 3 and explain how they got it so wrong. What does the sign really mean?

 

Enquiry:

Remember to look back at Friday's post as this is a project that can be spaced out over a week. All the resources are also on the website in one location to make it easier to find. Projects are looking great so far, keep up the hard work.

 

Life Skills:

Have a look at the instructions at how to look after a plant.  Plants are extremely important to use as they help clean the air.  I know this may seem simple, but all plants require us to look after them in different ways.  Happy watering.