St James' Church of England Primary School

Together in faith, we are a winning team.

Mrs Aarons, Mrs Richards and Mrs Mutch help us to learn and grow in Class 4. 

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Ideas to keep busy at home:

Stay healthy and exercise with Joe every day

Go on TTRockstars - you have a login 

Go on our Spelling Bee - Link at the bottom the this page ( you also have a login for this) 

 Look on here for lessons, ideas and messages plus go on 'fun stuff' through the main page.

Look at the First News and Picture News on Fun Stuff. 

Enjoy watching Newsround by clicking the link:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news/watch_newsround

Keep checking this page for extra lessons set by me (Mrs Aarons) 

Read a book, magazine, newspaper etc. and discuss with an adult

I have created a class account so you can read books online.

Please go to (or click the link): https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/?selLanguage=en&mode=hub

Then go to the menu and choose 'My class login' button (in the top right corner)

Username: aaronsstjames

Password: YEAR4

Have a listen to the best loved stories from the fabulous David Walliams. Click on the link below...

https://soundcloud.com/harpercollinspublishers/sets/david-walliams-1

Mrs Aarons would like you to keep fit so exercise with Joe. 

 A video to help you with your work on perimeter. 

Half term: Week 1

Maths: I would like you to continue with Power Maths. If you have picked up the packs from school, continue to complete them. If you do not have the pack, remember to use this link http://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear4 to access these lessons.

I would also like you to practise your multiplication tables on TTRockstars. You should be aiming for 15 minutes per day. 

English: Create your own Foodimal using the activity sheet prompts. For inspiration, click on the link below and watch the clip from Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs 2. This is the scene where the characters meet a Foodimal, Cheese Spider. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3Tlo0EutEQ

You should draw your Foodimal character and then write about it using the prompts from the activity sheets to help you. 

Cooking: Try getting a parent to help you to bake something sweet or cook a meal for the entire family. I would love to see some photographs of anything you manage to make ;-) 

Art: Recreate on of your favourite L.S. Lowry pictures using any materials you have at home. You could sing along to the song 'Matchstalk Men and Matchstalk Cats & Dogs' too. 

Division using the bus stop method. 

W/C 18.05.20

Hello everyone, 

This week I would like you to do the following: 

Lesson 26: Power Maths

http://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear4
 Click on the link (Power Maths) to access Year 4 Workbooks. These are the lessons we would have been completing in school, so it is important that you complete lessons set. You do not need to print anything off. Answers can be written in your home-learning books.  If you don't understand what to do, there are daily lessons online: BBC Bitesize CLICK HERE!

Try to complete one lesson per day, starting off from where you finished last week.

 Lesson 27: English - Talk 4 Writing 

https://www.talk4writing.co.uk/home-school-units/   

Work your way through Year 4 Home-School Unit: Mission Impossible. This is a booklet with a story to read and activities to work your way through. All activities should be completed in your workbooks.  

 Lesson 28: RE

This week I would like you to click and read the PPT about churches and click and answer the question sheet. 

Church PPT           Question Sheet

Lesson 29: French- Months of the year

 Sing along and write the months of the year in French.

How to use expanded and short column methods of multiplication. 

W/C 11.05.20

Hello everyone, 

Thank you to those who have sent me some of your fabulous work last week. I would really like it if you could send me some of your work this week too. As usual, you can add a picture on Padlet or email me on: samantha.aarons@st-james-ash.tameside.sch.uk.

This week I would like you to do the following: 

 

Lesson 23: Power Maths

http://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear4
 Click on the link (Power Maths) to access Year 4 Workbooks. These are the lessons we would have been completing in school, so it is important that you complete lessons set. You do not need to print anything off. Answers can be written in your home-learning books.  If you don't understand what to do, there are daily lessons online: BBC Bitesize CLICK HERE!

Try to complete one lesson per day, starting off from where you finished last week, 

 

Lesson 24 : English - Inverted Commas (speech marks) 

Click on the link for the PPT. Read every slide and complete any questions in your work book. After you have finished working your way through the PPT, click on the Twits activity sheet. Rewrite all sentences in your books, adding the missing punctuation. 

Speech-marks-grammar-lesson.pptxTwits-Speech-marks-Activity-Sheet.docx

Lesson 24b : English - Reading comprehension (Go Respond Electricity)

Choose your level of difficulty (1 star, 2 star, 3 star) and answer the questions in your books. 

Go Respond Comprehension.pdf

 

Lesson 25: Industrial Revolution

https://schoolshistory.org.uk/topics/british-history/industrial-revolution/women-and-children/

Click on the link above.

1) Write one  paragraph about the lives of women during the Industrial Revolution and one paragraph about the lives of children during the Industrial Revolution. 

2) Answer the question: If you had the choice of staying in the present or going back in time, to the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, which would you choose? Why? 

W/C 4.5.20

Hello children, 

If possible, it would be nice for you to send me some of the work you completed last week. You could add a picture on Padlet or email me on: samantha.aarons@st-james-ash.tameside.sch.uk.

This week I would like you to do the following: 

Lesson 20: Maths - Power Maths 

http://preview.pearsonactivelearn.com/PowerMathsYear4

Click on the link (Power Maths) to access Year 4 Workbooks. These are the lessons we would have been completing in school, so it is important that you complete lessons set. You do not need to print anything off. Answers can be written in your home-learning books.  If you don't understand what to do, there are daily lessons online: BBC Bitesize CLICK HERE!

Unit 11 Decimals: Monday: Lesson 1    Tuesday: Lesson 2   Wednesday: Lesson 3   Thursday: Lesson 4   Friday: Lesson 5

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Lesson 21a: English Writing

Fronted Adverbials PPT          

 Fronted Adverbials Mat

1) Work your way through the Fronted Adverbials PPT, completing small tasks. Then, using the Fronted Adverbials Mat to help you, write 10 sentences that contain fronted adverbials. 

Examples:

In the classroom, Mrs Aarons danced and sang to Class 4. 

Without realising, Mrs Aarons ate all of her husband's birthday surprise. 

Lesson 21b: Reading Comprehension

This week I would like you to look at issue 720 on First News. 

https://www.st-james-ash.tameside.sch.uk/first-news

Lesson 22: RE

 Watch all of the clips on  https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpdtsbk/resources/1

Can you make a Learning Log style piece of work, showing your knowledge of Islam? Your work should be 2 pages long and as colourful as possible. 

I am super impressed with the work and activities you have been doing at home. Well done to you and your parents. 

W/C 27.04.2020

Hello children,

I hope you are all well and staying safe. This week I would like you to do the following:

Lesson 15: Maths

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

Work your way through Summer Week 2 lessons and activities. White Rose Maths runs alongside Power Maths so this is the work you need to be doing at home. I also need you to practise your multiplications (15 minutes per day) on TTRockstars - Soundcheck. 

Lesson 16: English

 This week I would like you to write a letter to someone you are missing during this lockdown period. You may wish to write to a friend, relative or a teacher - it's your choice! I would like you to include: expanded noun phrases, contractions and subordinating conjunctions in your work. Here are some links to help you remember what these are...

Expanded noun phrases - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0e6Odjo-bk

Contractions -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEGPVtxesjM

Subordinating conjunctions - https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zqk37p3

Lesson 17: RE

I would like you to create a fact sheet about Ramadan. Your fact sheet should have a main heading as well as sub-headings. Your fact sheet should answer: when? where? why? how? who? 

You can use the information you learned when completing last week's reading comprehension (lesson 14) and you can click on the link below for more information. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/23286976

Lesson 18: Science

http://www.switchedonkids.org.uk/electrical-safety-in-your-home

See if you can identify the electrical dangers in your home using this great game. 

Lesson 19: Topic - The Industrial Revolution in Britain

I would like you to research an invention that changed people's lives during this period. Draw a diagram of the invention and write a short paragraph about it. 

PE

Keep fit with Joe (video on this page). 

As usual, please feel free to email me any of your work: samantha.aarons@st-james-ash.tameside.sch.uk 

 

Lesson 14: Ramadan reading comprehension

Click on the link, choose your difficulty level ( 1 star, 2 star or 3 star) and answer the questions in your books.

Answers are at the end so no cheating! 

Ramadan Reading Comprehension

Lesson 13: SPAG Assessments (English)

 There are 6 tests to work your way through (1 or 2 tests per day). 

Answers are at the end of each test so you can mark your work and see how well you are doing. 

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 Year 4 English Grammar and Punctuation Test 1.pdfDownload
 Year 4 English Grammar and Punctuation Test 2.pdfDownload
 Year 4 English Grammar and Punctuation Test 3.pdfDownload
 Year 4 English Grammar and Punctuation Test 4.pdfDownload
 Year 4 English Grammar and Punctuation Test 5.pdfDownload
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Lesson 12: Electricity

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z2882hv

Click on the link and watch the clips.

Create a colourful poster to show your understanding of electricity and conductors. 

Can you create your own poster like F did?
Can you create your own poster like F did?

Lesson 11: Tenths and Hundredths

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/

Follow this link, watch the video and work your way through lessons 1 - 5, WEEK 1. Write the answers to each lesson in your home workbooks. 

Lesson 10 - Reading comprehension

https://www.st-james-ash.tameside.sch.uk/first-news

Click on this link and look at issue 719 (Y3/4) First News. 

Answer the questions and take part in the quiz. 

Lesson 9 - Write a diary entry/entries as a child who is experiencing life as a factory worker during the Industrial Revolution

Use the information from lesson 8 to help you or any information you have found over the Easter holidays. You could send me a copy of your written diary entry or video yourself reading your entry aloud. Use the resource below to remind yourself of the features of a diary. I would also expect you to make use of rhetorical questions to your entry/entries to grab your audience's attention. 

Useful websites:

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/victorians/industrialrevolution.html

https://kids.kiddle.co/Industrial_Revolution

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLhNP0qp38Q&list=RDCMUC510QYlOlKNyhy_zdQxnGYw&start_radio=1&t=63

https://kidskonnect.com/history/industrial-revolution/

Another great entry by S. Keep working hard!
Another great entry by S. Keep working hard!
M has written a fantastic diary entry - well done!
M has written a fantastic diary entry - well done!

What a wonderful entry F. Keep working hard!

Lesson 8 

Easter holidays research project - The Industrial Revolution

Over the Easter holidays, I would like you to research the Industrial Revolution in Britain. Click on the links below for helpful resources.

Please feel free to email me pictures of your finished project by 20th April - I would really love to see them :-) 

My email address is: samantha.aarons@st-james-ash.tameside.sch.uk

 Industrial Revolution PPT          Industrial Revolution writing frame     

 Industrial Revolution Table       Industrial Revolution Pictures of Changes    Industrial Revolution Card Sorting Resource

Thank you SE for emailing a picture of your learning. What wonderful work on the Industrial Revolution! 

Lesson 7: Multiplying and Dividing by 10 and 100

Watch the video to help you answer the questions provided - answers are provided at the end so no cheating! 

You could draw your own place value grid to help you complete this task. 

If you're feeling confident, you could try multiplying and dividing numbers by 1000 too. 

Lesson 6:  Reading comprehension

https://www.st-james-ash.tameside.sch.uk/first-news

Click on this link and look at issue 718 (Y3/4) First News. 

Answer the questions and take part in the quiz. 

Lesson 5: Possessive Apostrophes 

Lesson 4 - Writing

Click on this link, watch the video and choose one of suggested writing activities. Complete this in your book. You could share your work as a picture by posting on the wall when you have finished. 

https://www.literacyshed.com/the-lighthouse.html

Lesson 3 - (P4C) What is a hero? 

With many people labelling  NHS staff as heroes, I would be interested to see what you think a hero is. Post your ideas on the Class 4 Wall. 

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments.

Some very nice ideas Class 4 :-) 

Lesson 2 - Column methods of addition and subtraction

In your books, complete the following questions: 

1) 3569 - 456 =                           4) 8472 + 325 = 

 2) 1298 - 913 =                          5) 3209 + 2254 = 

3) 6543 - 2167 =                        6) 2486 + 4006 = 

Word Problems

7) In one month 382 adults and 65 children stayed in a hotel.  How many people stayed at the hotel altogether?

8) A tracksuit top costs  £12.75 and matching tracksuit bottoms cost £9.50, how much does the tracksuit cost altogether?

9) What is the sum of £1.18, £213 and 47p?

10) Sunil buys a can of cola which contains 330ml. Emma buys a bottle of cola which contains 500ml. How much more cola is there in the bottle than the can?

Lesson 1 - (SPAG) How many mistakes can you find?

Can you identify any spelling, punctuation or grammar mistakes I have made? In your book, rewrite this passage correctly. 

REFLECTION TIME

During the school day, there are dedicated times where we collectively stop, think and reflect. Children are invited to join in with these prayers.

Lunchtime Prayer

For health and strength and daily food, 

We thank you, God. Amen

 

End of day prayer

At the end of the day we would like to say,

Thank you, God, for a lovely day.

Please keep us safe 'til the morning. Amen

 

Our classroom and playground have prayer spaces that children may visit too.

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