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Underwood West Academy

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Learning at Home

Welcome to the year 4 learning from home site.

The following links are based on the work we are doing at school this week, following the year 4 curriculum.

Week Beginning 15.11.21

Literacy

Please listen to the story 'Escape from Pompeii' being read out loud on Youtube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7aYNcv9uDI&t=398s

Draw one of the scenes from the story e.g. when Mount Vesuvius erupts. Make a list of any powerful verbs (action/doing words)  you can spot. Can you put these powerful verbs into full sentences?

 

Week Beginning 18.10.21

Literacy

This week we are learning about narrative types of writing and up levelling our vocabulary. Follow this sequence of lessons https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/the-firework-makers-daughter-by-phillip-pullman-95e6

The Firework Maker's Daughter by Phillip Pullman 

Maths

This week we are learning all about column subtraction and how to complete column subtraction when an exchange is needed. 

Click here to watch the video and answer the given questions

 

Science

This term we are learning all about living things and their habitats. We have been classifying living things into vertebrates and invertebrates. This week we are focusing on invertebrates. 

Click on the powerpoint below and make notes on the different kinds of invertebrates you can find.

Invertebrates powerpoint

Visit The Woodlands Trust website to research more and make a poster.

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/trees-woods-and-wildlife/animals/other-invertebrates/

 

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Week commencing 21st June 2021 

Literacy

This week we are continuing to work on non chronological reports, continue your learning with lessons 6-10 here

6. To plan the opening of a non-chronological report (thenational.academy)

7. To practise and apply knowledge of curriculum words, including test (thenational.academy)

8. To write the opening of a non-chronological report (thenational.academy)

9. To plan the paragraph on appearance (thenational.academy)

10. To write the paragraph on appearance (thenational.academy)

Remember to keep reading - If you have run out of books at home you can access lots of free books on epic. 

Find the website here 

Epic | The Leading Digital Library for Kids | Unlimited Access to 40,000 of the Best Children's Books & Learning Videos (getepic.com)

and log in using 4T's class code twq1201

 

Maths 

In Maths start by practicing your division and multiplication using topmarks daily ten and hit the button. Practice the tables you find tricky or aren't very good at. 

Daily 10 - Mental Maths Challenge - Topmarks

This week we are continuing to look at four digit numbers complete one lesson each day to practice what you know.

  1. Recognising the place value of each digit in a 4-digit number (thenational.academy)
  2. Ordering and comparing numbers beyond 1000 (thenational.academy)
  3. Ordering and comparing a set of numbers beyond 1000 (thenational.academy)
  4. Finding 10, 100 or 1000 more than a given number (thenational.academy)
  5. Finding 10, 100 or 1000 less than a given number (thenational.academy)

In topic we are exploring the differences between transport in Paris in 1883 when Sophie and Charles were alive and the transport now. Use this sway https://sway.office.com/IqOxO9XoT9BFlqvF?ref=Link to explore the differences and create an information leaflet about the changes in transport between the two times. You could also search the internet for extra information. 

Any questions or work you want to share,  email us teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk 

 

The year 4 team 

 

Week Commencing 14th June 2021

For Literacy, start to look at non chronological reports on Pandas by completing lessons 1- 5 here 

Unit - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

In Maths we are looking at composition of numbers and rounding. Continue your learning here. 

Unit - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy) The lessons are only short so complete lessons 1- 10 during the week.

 

Continue to practice your times tables and multiplication facts on top marks, this week awe are practicing level 4 dividing by 3,4 and 8.

Daily 10 - Mental Maths Challenge - Topmarks 

 

It's art week this week. At school we are printing using cardboard. If you have access to paints you could paint your Eiffel Tower in red white and blue. 

If not, follow this video to draw The Eiffel tower. How To Draw The Eiffel Tower - YouTube 

Any questions or work you want to share,  email us teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk 

 

The year 4 team 

 

Week Commencing 3rd May 2021

For Maths this week

Start by practicing multiplication and division facts on daily ten. Try your 6s and 8s first multiplication then division. 

( search Daily ten and select the first option -Topmarks daily ten) 

we are looking at the inverse relationship between multiplication and division. Follow this link Multiplication and division - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy) and complete lessons 6-10. 

 

In Literacy this week 

For reading access your Lexia account and complete the reading and spelling activities

Then, follow this link to explore how bees make honey.  ( lesson 1-5) 

How Bees make Honey - Explanation writing - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

We would like you to explore the BFG. Follow this link and complete lessons 6- 10. The BFG - Narrative Writing - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

 

In Science we are continuing to look at sound. follow this link Sound - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy) and complete lesson 3 and 4. 

 In Topic we are looking at the river Seine have a look at this sway and create an information poster about it. 

https://sway.office.com/kl7JsUHhH5NcPBDD?ref=Link 

Any questions please email us on teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk 

Week commencing 26th April 2021 

For Maths this week

Start by practicing multiplication and division facts on daily ten. Try your 3s and 4s first multiplication then division. 

( search Daily ten and select the first option -Topmarks daily ten) 

we are looking at the inverse relationship between multiplication and division. Follow this link Multiplication and division - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy) and complete lessons 1- 5. 

 

In Literacy this week 

For reading access your Lexia account and complete the reading and spelling activities and follow this link to explore the firework maker's daughter ( lesson 1-5) 

The Firework Maker's Daughter by Phillip Pullman - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

We would like you to explore the BFG. Follow this link and complete lessons 1- 5. The BFG - Narrative Writing - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

 

In Science we are continuing to look at sound. follow this link Sound - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy) and complete lesson 1 and 2. 

 In Topic we are looking at the river Thames have a look at this sway and answer the questions 

https://sway.office.com/TRekpmasQECr2FnP?ref=Link 

https://sway.office.com/kl7JsUHhH5NcPBDD?ref=Link 

Any questions please email us on teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk 

Learning from home

Welcome to the Year 4 Learning from home page.

On Monday 11th January we will be going live on teams at 9am. Please join us there.  If you are unsure how to login please email us on teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk

Each week we will post the timetable of learning onto this page so you know what is coming next.  Remember to give yourself a break from the screen during lunch and break times. There are lots of ways you can learn without one, for example reading a book or doing some baking, drawing a picture, playing in the garden ( If it's not too cold!), going for a walk or playing a board game with a family member.   

Week commencing Monday 1st March 2021

Good morning Year 4 and welcome to what I hope is our last week of remote learning.  I'm so excited to see you all in the classroom on the 8th of March.  I hope you're all excited too!

Below are all the links to the lessons for this week.

On Thursday, we have a special day because it is World Book Day.  There are some activities and a story to read.  You can also, design and decorate a vegetable to look like a character from your favourite story.

Don't forget to share all your fantastic work on the teams chat, or you can send it to teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk

Have a great week and I will see you all soon.

 

Miss Wilson

Arithmetic

Monday                   Answers

Tuesday                  Answers

Wednesday            Answers

Friday                      Answers

 

Maths

Monday - https://sway.office.com/b9pfMbXHPKf0OoV4?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Tuesday - https://sway.office.com/zE3DAiLJSCnXhrJn?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Wednesday -https://sway.office.com/rAhLzrZHdOI4J6n2?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Friday -https://sway.office.com/EkVDeAthzpCQKRb1?ref=Link&loc=mysways

 

SPAG

Monday                                       Answers

Tuesday                                       Answers

Wednesday                                 Answers

Friday                                           Answers

 

Literacy

Monday - https://sway.office.com/HCzGtXG6JqmVeW7P?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Tuesday -https://sway.office.com/b58l1ZgBid5zYhN9?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Wednesday - https://sway.office.com/KaPYMYKhnvyEBY5p?ref=Link

Friday - click here for Friday's Literacy.

 

Afternoons

Guided reading

Wednesday - https://sway.office.com/2m1v5CDDa051zFAO?ref=Link&loc=play

Friday - https://sway.office.com/CVyaXTs1SLssI0yg?ref=Link&loc=play

 

Monday -

Tuesday -  History - https://sway.office.com/LD9UGcYLCCk52lMe?ref=Link&loc=play

                   Art - https://sway.office.com/fP5pMtpE1iZvCz3W?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Wednesday - Science - https://sway.office.com/2HR7UmCvQFLCQUNz?ref=Link&loc=play

Friday - RE - https://sway.office.com/tkADaCEZhlo74x35?ref=Link

 

PE

Here are some fun activities and games to keep you fit, motivated and raring to go!

Physical Activities For Kids: Get Active At Home! - YouTube

FROGGY COACH Active 8 Minute Kids Workout | The Body Coach TV - YouTube

12 Fun physical education games at home | PE games | PE Home Learning | Indoor activities for kids - YouTube

P.E. with Joe - Silly Billy Supercut - YouTube

Lexia

Please do at least 20 minutes of Lexia each day.

You may need a teachers password, it is teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk

Then just type in your first and last name, all lower case with no spaces for the username and reading for the password.

World Book Day Thursday 4th March 2021

Thursday 4th March is World Book Day and we will not be doing our normal lessons.  Instead we have a range of fun, exciting activities for you to do at home.

Click this link for the activities.

 Listen to our story again - https://sway.office.com/6VGTjLVYQbmbsv9V?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Have a go at some of these challenges: https://sway.office.com/EgT2OYvjCfqP4KAN?ref=Link&loc=mysways

 

We would also like you to design a vegetable to look like a character from your favourite story.  Send your vegetable characters to teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk to enter a competition.

Have a look here for some ideas.    https://sway.office.com/t5dY54IkCZAmbHea?ref=Link&loc=mysways

 Masked Reader

Listen to these Masked Readers reading a story and vote for who you think is reading.  School Jotter - Site (schooljotter2.com)

Week commencing Monday 22nd February 2021

Good morning and welcome back.  I hope you have all had a relaxing and safe break over half term.  

Please remember the live meetings are at 9.00am, 10.40am and 1pm every day except Monday afternoon, there is no live meeting at 1pm as you have ICT and PSHE.  

Remember to add your work to the chat for that subject or you can email your work to teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk

I am looking forward to seeing you all at 9.00am Monday morning.

 

Miss Wilson

Week Commencing Monday 8th February 2021 

Good morning, Welcome to the final week of the half term. It is great to see so many of you logging on and working hard. This week we will be completing and innovating our non chronological reports aswell as looking at equal and unequal parts. We will be finishing the week with a no-screen day. All the details are below. As always any questions, queries or work you want to share please send it to teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk Remember we are here to help.  Have a great week.

Miss Ticehurst 

Week commencing the 1st of February 2021

Well done to you of you who have accessed the online learning so far.  You have all be fantastic.  Below are all the links for this week.  Please don't forget to send your work to teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk.

Miss Wilson

Please click below for this week's online timetable.

Timetable

Arithmetic

Monday - click here

Tuesday - click here

Wednesday -  click here

Thursday -  click here

Friday - click here

 

Maths

Monday - https://sway.office.com/Csf8CmDhQr3EuK9u?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Tuesday - https://sway.office.com/TrqE96FovgzGiWdE?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Wednesday - https://sway.office.com/MdyO6N6A9qTH3TmK?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Thursday - https://sway.office.com/9spa5eAoDODfBGVD?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Friday - https://sway.office.com/bXhNClAE8ZLGzpFi?ref=Link&loc=mysways

 

SPAG

Monday -  When is the 'i' sound spelt with a 'y'? - BBC Bitesize

Tuesday - When is the 'uh' sound spelt 'ou'? - BBC Bitesize

Wednesday -  Which words use the 'ough' sound? - BBC Bitesize

Thursday - When is the 's' sound spelt with 'sc'? - BBC Bitesize

Friday -  Which words end with -ture and -sure? - BBC Bitesize

 

Literacy   

Monday -  https://sway.office.com/TEM1hgmqbKw0xtGz?ref=Link&loc=play

Tuesday -https://sway.office.com/sj3HSBQo9mrMq4LO?ref=Link&loc=play

Wednesday - https://sway.office.com/wQ1YFj8BaKAxdniw?ref=Link 

Thursday -  https://sway.office.com/7QUJGWqSNc08OrXv?ref=Link&loc=play

Friday -https://sway.office.com/9LJVFBFFKyyC0z6o?ref=Link&loc=play

 

Guided reading 

Monday -  Reading for pleasure.

Tuesday - https://sway.office.com/8olS7ZdaSLmUZwOr?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Wednesday -  https://sway.office.com/dH7ApG6Dt0fSEEmt?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Thursday -  https://sway.office.com/Q5fH0CoW9X2cTgtI?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Friday -  https://sway.office.com/YVK7HhznNioXLdvs?ref=Link&loc=mysways

 

Afternoons

Monday -   Computing and PSHE.

PSHE

https://underwood.schooljotter2.com/classes/pshe-rhe

Computing

This week we are learning about Plagiarism. Please read through the information on the Sway then try answering the questions in the quiz.

Sway

Quiz

Tuesday - https://sway.office.com/i0lR1TEVg7PGRM78?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Wednesday -  https://sway.office.com/sReZ3i0hdO7uu2Ag?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Thursday -  https://sway.office.com/zbsp1p8m5syWuzlS?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Friday -  https://sway.office.com/FLyv5CPHkio5TM1T?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Week Commencing 25th January 2021 

Good morning Year 4, 

Well done to so many of you being online over the last two weeks, Miss Wilson and I have really enjoyed looking at all your fantastic work. The links to all of the Year 4 learning are below. For anyone accessing the work from the website, remember you can share your work by sending it to teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk 

Keep up the hard work and stay safe. 

Miss Ticehurst 

Maths

Topmarks Daily ten - Daily 10 - Mental Maths Challenge - Topmarks

 Maths 

Monday - https://sway.office.com/PIsVUrDQ5jn30nB3?ref=Link

Tuesday - https://sway.office.com/fbLtaj8V7L00FURl?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Wednesday - https://sway.office.com/fbLtaj8V7L00FURl?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Thursday -  Multipilcation with partitioning and adjusting 28.01.21 (office.com)

Friday - https://sway.office.com/EGELPsXbFnYWorpd?ref=Link&loc=mysways

 

Literacy https://sway.office.com/K4JO3XIj05Y1Kstg?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Monday - Mission Possible Monday (office.com)

Tuesday - https://sway.office.com/bQpY8zY4MmdzLp7X?ref=Link  

Wednesday - https://sway.office.com/AhDJlhDrmUIkLZNR?ref=Link

Thursday -  https://sway.office.com/Jqjwz16mHStaJca1?ref=Link 

Friday - https://sway.office.com/QYQXFd9QFSLT7tvN?ref=Link 

 

Guided Reading

Monday - Reading for pleasure.

Tuesday - https://sway.office.com/XWBOwXsFEwnZkARl?ref=Link

Wednesday - https://sway.office.com/y2FavPpyKaxJ4Wig?ref=Link

Thursday - https://sway.office.com/GPOBENEUyYJSIc5r?ref=Link

Friday - https://sway.office.com/wk4k0t2rZDL0ZaBD?ref=Link 

 

Afternoon lessons 

Monday - https://underwood.schooljotter2.com/classes/pshe-rhe 

Tuesday Food webs - How do we construct a food web? (thenational.academy)

Wednesday DT Healthy snacks Design and technology Lesson 1 (office.com)

Thursday - Viking beliefs Viking beliefs (office.com)

Friday - Odin https://sway.office.com/pNHpaLwmCyN6PSak?ref=Link&loc=mysways

 

Class story 

In class we have been listening to Podkin One ear. Listen to it here https://sway.office.com/bnWzGBRGBmSjNLKa?ref=Link 

 Computing

This week we are learning all about how search engines work, please read through the Sway and follow the instructions in the task area.

Click Here for Sway

Click here for Sheet

PSHE

https://underwood.schooljotter2.com/classes/pshe-rhe

Additional links and activities you may enjoy 

Chester Zoo activities Resources - Schools (chesterzoo.org)

Anchor Education ( George's songs and videos) Anchor Creative Education

 

 

18.01.21      Remote Learning 

Hi everybody,

I hope you all enjoyed week 1 of remote learning at home.  

It is better if you can access our Remote Learning by using Microsoft Teams as you will be able to see your teacher and friends.  If you are having any issues with teams please contact us using the teachers email address.  teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk

If you are unable to access teams there are some links below to lessons for this week.

Don't forget to take photos of your work and email them to teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk

 

Miss Wilson

Click the link below for this weeks timetable 18.01.21 for remote learning in year 4.

Timetable

Monday 18.01.21

Arithmetic - only do 1 page each day.  Once you have completed the arithmetic check your answers on the following slide.

Maths  Deriving addition and subtraction facts (thenational.academy

SPAG  

Literacy    https://sway.office.com/s8CTLlt0Zqd5G6rE?ref=Link&loc=mysways

PSHE

If you are unable to access the PSHE lesson on TEAMS, here is a similar lesson for you to try.  

Lesson – “I roll with my role” 

INTRODUCTORY QUIZ

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/i-roll-with-my-role-65h3gr?step=1&activity=intro_quiz

LESSON In this lesson, you will explore the roles and responsibilities that you, as a citizen, have in your community. You will then create a video that outlines your role, alongside the main responsibilities you have.  You can write this if you prefer.

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/i-roll-with-my-role-65h3gr

TASK:  Create a video explaining or write me a letter about what responsibility you could take on at home, in school, place of worship or in a club/group.   See what ideas you can come up with to improve our community. 

FINAL QUIZ

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/i-roll-with-my-role-65h3gr?step=3&activity=exit_quiz

PE Trolls: Can't Stop The Feeling | GoNoodle - YouTube

Computing

This week we are learning all about Blogs, click on the Sway to find out more, then try to write a Book Blog of your own.

Sway

Book Blog

 

Tuesday 19.01.21

Arithmetic - only do 1 page each day.  Once you have completed the arithmetic check your answers on the following slide.

Maths 

Deriving addition and subtraction facts by using given calculations (thenational.academy)

SPAG

Literacy -   https://sway.office.com/ZVjGZ3B5hcWryGQT?ref=Link&loc=mysways

History - https://sway.office.com/CCLcCbLq38ZKK2oL?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Art

PE  All Yoga Disco | Dance Fitness Yoga! - YouTube

 

Wednesday 20.01.21

Arithmetic  only do 1 page each day.  Once you have completed the arithmetic check your answers on the following slide.

Maths  Choosing appropriate addition strategies (thenational.academy)

SPAG

Literacy     https://sway.office.com/GrCRZlPdgapEjqGG?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Geography   https://sway.office.com/V8v2opglEaSn18h1?ref=Link&loc=mysways

Reading for pleasure   To develop reading for pleasure through personal reflection (thenational.academy)

PE   Young Dylan Dance Along | GoNoodle - YouTube

 

Thursday 21.01.21

Arithmetic  only do 1 page each day.  Once you have completed the arithmetic check your answers on the following slide.

Maths  Choosing appropriate subtraction strategies (thenational.academy)

SPAG

Literacy  https://sway.office.com/lW1Ih0UR3KasMeys?ref=Link&loc=mysways  

Geography   Where are the world's rivers? (thenational.academy)

History  https://sway.office.com/oVyhBNRuA56QXZwV?ref=Link&loc=mysway

PE  Super Mood Movers - Wellbeing - BBC Teach

 

Friday 22.01.21

Arithmetic  only do 1 page each day.  Once you have completed the arithmetic check your answers on the following slide.

Maths    Applying and consolidating: Related number facts and appropriate strategies (thenational.academy)

SPAG

Literacy   https://sway.office.com/XBsYGLiFTo6spJFU?ref=Link&loc=mysways

History https://sway.office.com/q8ahDnOl7Ewi3yyL?ref=Link&loc=mysways

RE  https://sway.office.com/7Q96OtK0aAcfCI7h?ref=Link&loc=mysways

PE  Super Mood Movers - Change is life - BBC Teach

Week commencing Monday 11th January 2021

 

If you are sharing a device why not try the CBBC's Lockdown learning 

There are lots of interesting learning links on the internet, here are some we thought you might enjoy:

Bella’s Adventure Story Writing Competition Bella's Adventure | Bella's Bows

Reading:

Reading can be really enjoyable. Find a book and a quiet corner of the house snuggle up or stretch out and get lost in an adventure. 

If you have run out of books to read at home you could try an ebook from Oxford Owl -find out how to login here. 

 

 

Multiplication

The children in Year 4 need to know all their times tables and be able to recall them quite quickly.  There is a game on the website which is really good for the children to play and practice.  Click the link below to play.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10

 

Week commencing 4th January 2021

Literacy 

This term we will be looking at the Vikings, so we would like you to access the Oaks online learning on How to train your dragon. Find the link below. 

Follow the lessons and complete one lesson each day. If you have any queries or want to share your work send them on teams or email to  teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk  with your name and class teacher in the subject box. 

How to Train your Dragon - Mixed outcomes - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

Maths

Over the next two weeks we are learning about hundredths and thousandths.  

Please look at the Oaks National Academy page following this link. Decimals - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

There are videos and activities for each day.

Please do lesson 5 - Monday

Lesson 8 - Tuesday

Lesson 9 - Wednesday

Lesson 10 - Thursday

Lesson 11 - Friday.

Reading:

Reading can be really enjoyable. Find a book and a quiet corner of the house snuggle up or stretch out and get lost in an adventure. 

If you have run out of books to read at home you could try an ebook from Oxford Owl -find out how to login here. 

 

Lexia 

Most Children in Year 4 now have a Lexia account that they can use to log in at home. You should have received a letter with their login. If you are unsure message your child's class teacher through Teams or email teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk/ 

Multiplication

The children in Year 4 need to know all their times tables and be able to recall them quite quickly.  There is a game on the website which is really good for the children to play and practice.  Click the link below to play.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10

 

Week commencing 4th January 2021

Literacy 

This term we will be looking at the Vikings, so we would like you to access the Oaks online learning on How to train your dragon. Find the link below. 

Follow the lessons and complete one lesson each day. If you have any queries or want to share your work send them on teams or email to  teachers@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk  with your name and class teacher in the subject box. 

How to Train your Dragon - Mixed outcomes - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

Maths

Over the next two weeks we are learning about hundredths and thousandths.  

Please look at the Oaks National Academy page following this link. Decimals - Oak National Academy (thenational.academy)

There are videos and activities for each day.

Please do lesson 5 - Monday

Lesson 8 - Tuesday

Lesson 9 - Wednesday

Lesson 10 - Thursday

Lesson 11 - Friday.