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Wednesday 27th January

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Good Morning, thank you to those who joined the Marvellous Me app. This will be used to celebrate your child’s successes and keep in contact. Please can those who still need to join check your emails for the joining code and respond with your permission slip.

Please keep reading at home. If you need to arrange a time to change a book, email me. Make sure you are recording your reads in your reading record.

Spelling (15 minutes)

Today you will be practising your Magic 20 words.
Today’s task is to write your magic 20 words backwards.

For example:

ediced decided

these those always going were people every little because above scared

their they’re remember white decide replied quiet nervous someone threw ancient creature whole taught minute castle situation believe notice

PaG (15 minutes)

Today you will be recapping your word family list. Please complete the tasks to check your understanding of your word family list.

  1. Write out 4 pairs of homophones?
  2. Create a sentence using alliteration.
  3. Place an item in your house. Write out a sentence explaining where it is. Underline the preposition.
  4. Create a sentence using a simile.
  5. Explain how we use determiners. How do we decide between an and a?
  6. Write a multi-clause sentence using the conjunctions however and because.

English (1 hour)

For your English task today, you are going to be creating an exciting setting description for a location in the story of Hansel and Gretel. Hansel and Gretel is our traditional tale that we are exploring over the half term.

Please watch the video to understand how I want you to write your amazing setting description:

You have the choice to write your setting description on:

  • The forrest where Hansel and Gretel slept the night they were stranded.
  • The Witches’ sweetie house with all its amazing features.

What could you see? What could you hear? What could you smell? What could you taste? What could you feel?

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)

Maths (45 Minutes)

Today in maths, you will be exploring 2D shapes. Please draw the shapes in your book where necessary and complete the questions. Use the video below to recap your knowledge of 2D shapes.


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 the VIPERS session. We are going to be reading a section from Wonder. This book is about a young boy who looks different. He is just about to start his new journey at school. The main theme of Wonder is kindness and helps us understand that kindness can make a big difference.


Before you read this section, I would like you to predict how you think August felt before he started school. He has never been there before and is nervous of how people will treat him.

Vocabulary- Define the words

1.    admit

2.   proud

3.   relieved

4.   roaming

5.   reversed

Inference- What do you think?

1.    What do you think August feared before started school?

2.   Why do you think his mum and dad couldn’t decide?

3.  Why does August avoid blocks with children playing on them?

4.   Why was his mum about to cry when he walked in to school?

Explanation- explain the phrases

1.    ‘the butterflies in my stomach were more like pigeons flying around.’

2.   ‘I kept my head way down.’

3.   ‘I have to admit’

4.   ‘whispering with their hands cupping their mouth’


1.    Where did August get a lollypop from?

2.   What is August’s sister called?

3.   What did August’s sister say before he started school?

4.   Where does Mrs Grimaldi sit?


How do you think August’s first day at school will go?

How will he feel at the end of the day?


For P.E this afternoon, I would like you to have a play on an exciting game called HomeCourt.

You will need to sign up to the app which is free.

Please have a go on the circuit game. You have to get your body into the squares.

You will defiantly have lots of fun.

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 play on spelling shed. Can we get to the top!!!??

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