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Monday 25th January 2021 Year 4

SpellingPaGEnglish English
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BreakMathsMaths drop-in zoomDinnerReadingP.EAfternoon drop-in zoom callEnd of day

Good morning Year 4, welcome to another week of online learning.

Don’t forget to keep reading at home. Please email your class teacher to arrange a time in school if you need to change your book. We would like to see your reading records on a Friday. Make sure you are logging your reads at home this week, we would like to see who has read three times. Please email an image of your reading record along with your fantastic work. Lets see who can get their star!

Spelling (15 minutes)

Good morning Year 4, today you have a new set of spellings.

Today’s spelling activity is Look, Cover, Write and Check. Please look at the word, cover it up and then have a go at spelling it. Once you have finished writing the word, check it! Please make sure you know the meanings of the word. Ask an adult, use a dictionary or research what the word means. 

Can you put it into a sentence verbally?

What is the suffix?

patting slapping tapping clapping grabbing tagging cramming strapping begging stepping

addition audition caption edition emotion eviction invention lotion location mention potion ration reception refection solution

PaG (15 minutes)

Today in PaG, you will be creating sentences using ing openers.

An opener is the first word or phrase used in a sentence. Please follow the video to explore ing openers:

Your task today is to create 6 sentences using ing openers. Make sure to use upper level adjectives and verbs.

English (1 hour)

Today in English, you are going to be taking part in an exciting project by Usbourne Publishing. They have challenged you to write a letter to a child in 2030 telling them what life was like for you last year and send it to them. 2020 has been a significant year in our history and you were a part of it. They plan to use some of the amazing letters they receive to add to an exhibition by The Postal Museum!

Today you creating a box up plan. A box up plan will help you plan each paragraph of your letter and allow you to think of the points you want to include.

Please watch the video which explains your task and box up plan:

Use the template to create your box up plan. You will be bullet pointing your key points and expanding on them when you write your letter.

What do you want to tell the children of 2030?

English Drop in

Topic: English drop in Year 4

Time: 10:00-10:30am


Meeting ID: 771 632 6699

Passcode: y4handale

Maths Meeting (15 minutes)

For your maths meeting today, we are going to be practising our skills. You will have 6 questions to work through. Time yourself, how long does it take you to complete them all accurately?

  1. 7364 + 1982
  2. 9282 – 4567
  3. 238 x 6
  4. 673 ÷ 3
  5. Paul and Amy bought 534 bags for their new shop. They realised they didn’t have enough so they bought 761 more. How many bags to they have all together?
  6. Hardeep’s dad buys 2 bottles of fabric softener for £6.75 each. He pays with a £20 note. How much change does he get?

Maths (45 Minutes)

Today in maths, you will be looking at parallel and perpendicular lines. Parallel lines are lines in a plane that are always the same distance apart. Parallel lines never intersect. Perpendicular lines are lines that intersect at a right (90 degrees) angle.

Watch this video to understand parallel and perpendicular lines:



Look around your home:

Find items with perpendicular lines and items with no perpendicular lines.

Check the lines with a folded piece of paper or a ruler. You are looking for the right angles where two perpendicular lines meet.

Copy the charts below to your book and record the results.

Things with perpendicular linesPlaces where I found these things
benchschool hall
Things with no perpendicular linesPlaces where I found these things
branches of plansgarden

Can you draw any objects you found with parallel lines and label these in your book?

Maths Drop in

Topic: Maths Drop in Year 4

Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime


Meeting ID: 771 632 6699

Passcode: y4handale


For reading this afternoon, I would like you to complete an inference task. Please answer the following questions using capital letters and full stops. Make sure to explain your reasonings using conjunctions.

  1. What is happening here?
  2. What was the girl doing before this? How do you know?
  3. Why do you think the ants are angry?
  4. Did she fall over or get pulled by the ants?
  5. What is she saying? What is she thinking? How is she feeling?
  6. Do you think anyone knows she is there?
  7. What do you think is going to happen?


Today in science, you will be continuing with your states of matter and exploring wonderful water. We are going to be examining water and understanding how it changes state.

Please follow the video to explore wonderful water!

Investigation 1

In this activity, you will place two or three ice cubes on some cling film stretched over a container of warm water.

What do you see in the container?

What can you observe on the cling film?

What processes are occurring?

Investigation 2

Work with an adult for this activity. You need to boil a kettle and watch the water vapour form as it boils.

How can this gas be turned back into a liquid? Can you reverse the change?

Watch your adult demonstrate this process.

What can you see?

Which processes have you observed?

How has the temperature caused these processes?

Investigation 3

Put two ice cubes in two beakers. Put a teaspoon of salt on one ice cube, and observe what happens over a few minutes. Use a thermometer to observe how the temperature in the beakers changes.

What do you notice happening to the two ice cubes?

What process is occurring?

What happened to the temperature in the different glasses?

Afternoon Drop in

Topic: Afternoon Drop in Year 4

Time: 2:15pm-2:45pm


Meeting ID: 771 632 6699

Passcode: y4handale

End of Day

Well done year 4, you have completed another day of online learning. This Afternoon, I would like you to watch some deadly 60 on BBC. What interesting facts can you find about a certain animal?

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