Thursday 11th February 2021 – Home Learning Ideas

Good morning year 4,

it has been great to see all of your work so far this week. Keep up the effort and keep thinking positive thoughts!

Here are your learning ideas for today:

Lockdown idea: science experiment

English: inference

Solving life’s problems: bar charts

Topic: Japanese garden art

Lockdown idea: Do you want to try out a cool science experiment at home? Take a look at the following information to find out more:

English: inference

Today, we will continue focussing on some key skills to support our reading comprehension.

Today, we will focus on inference.

What does the word infer mean?

Here are some videos and learning activities:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zs44jxs/articles/zqmyw6f

Here are some inference questions:

Solving life’s problems: bar charts

Today, we would like you to use and apply your knowledge of bar charts and try one of the following tasks below or you may wish to complete more than one.

This task involves looking at the Summer Olympic medal chart and using the information provided. Within this task there are three different activities to try as seen on page two of the document.

This task is involves using the clues provided to solve the graph puzzle.

This activity involves looking at how much sugar there is in soft drinks. You will need to use drinks that are available in your house to complete this task. Also, this task involves rounding decimal numbers to whole numbers so I’ve attached a link to a learning video on this:

Topic: Japanese garden art

Japanese garden is a traditional kind of garden in Japan. The garden is made to be like a small landscape. The basic principle of a Japanese garden is to create harmony and balance. We would like you to carry out some research and then have a go at designing and drawing your very own Japanese garden. The following links may help you with this task:

https://kids.kiddle.co/Japanese_garden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8552rW90aZY#

Have a great day of learning!

The Year Four Team