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Chestnut

Spring Term

Week beginning: Monday 26th February 2024

 

Things to remember

Monday and Wednesday  - PE

Wednesday 28th February - Cricket Coaching 

 

Our learning this week:

 

Maths: Decimal numbers - Multiplying/dividing decimals by 10 and 100, finding complements to 1, regrouping decimals for addition and subtraction. 

Key vocab: ones, tenths, hundredths, place value, decimal, estimate, addition, subtraction, complement, regrouping.

 

English: Stories with a dilemma - character description.

Key vocab: rhetorical question, powerful adjectives, similes, fronted adverbials, short sentences.

 

SPAGSubordinate / main clause.

 

Science: Electricity - end of unit assessment

Key vocab: cell, battery, bulb, switch, current, voltage, electron.

 

Geography: Rainforest biomes

Key vocab: biome, animals, diet, habitat, country.

 

RE: Did Jesus' teachings inspire people? How and Why?

Key vocab: blessed, values, gospel, inspiration, attitude, Christians.

 

Music: Lean On Me - Soul and gospel music.

Key vocab: gospel, pulse, rhythm, pitch, melody, tempo, compose, melody, solo.

 

French: Where in the World?

Key vocab: l’Amérique du Nord (f) [North America], l’Amérique du Sud (f) [South America], l’Afrique (f) [Africa], l’Europe (f) [Europe], l’Asie (f) [Asia], l’Antarctique (f) [Antarctica], l’Océanie (f) [Oceania].

 

PE: Co-ordination - sending and receiving. 

Key vocab: recognise, similarities, differences, alternately, focused, vary

 

 

Science: Electricity

Geography: Rainforests

PE: Dynamic balance and ball skills

Computing: Logo-composing algorithms

RE: Christianity-Why is Jesus inspiring to some people?

Music: Stop! Composition

PSHE: Keeping myself safe

Art: PrintingNatural Prints

 

 

PE

Please ensure PE kits are either kept at school half termly or returned to school immediately after washing. 

 

Reading

Children are expected to read to an adult at home for at least 10 minutes daily. 

In year 4 children are responsible for letting an adult know when their book needs changing.

Reading at home will need to be recorded in their dairy, this will be checked weekly and will count towards the reading challenge. 

Homework

Each week I will set a piece of both English and Maths homework. English will include spelling and  grammar activities as well as sentence writing. Each Friday your child will bring home their english homework folder containing these activities which will need to be returned to school by the following Friday.

Maths will be set on the Mymaths website.

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/   A new task will be uploaded on Fridays.

Please find login details in the front of your reading diary.

Times Tables

By the end of Year 4, children should be able to recall and use multiplication and division facts up to 12 x 12. 
We will continually be working on our times table knowledge in school and any additional practise at home would be beneficial.

 

Spellings

Below is a list of spellings that children are expected to know how to spell by the end of Year 4. Additional spelling practice at home would be beneficial.

 

 

Learning without limits nurtured by Christian Values

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