Thursday 23rd April 2020 – Learning Tasks

Good morning year 4. Here are your learning tasks for today:

Maths: more telling the time (My Maths set)

Topic: Art

Writing: description

Additional: reading and quizzing, times tables and spelling practice

Here is some more information if required:

Maths: I have set some more challenging time questions on My Maths.

Challenge 1: quarter past/quarter to and telling the time

Challenge 2: introduces timetables

Challenge 3: more timetables

Topic: Art

Choose your favourite African animal. Using the resources you have available, create a piece of art – we would love to see them! Here are some ideas:

  • an elephant made from stone
  • a zebra from black and white paper
  • a lion’s mane made from tissue paper
  • a sketch using shading

Use your artistic flair and be resourceful.

Writing: to use adjectives and adverbs in order to write a description. Extension: to use prepositional openers

‘Google an African scene’ or use the one below for inspiration. Write a descriptive piece of writing to describe the scene.


Examples and tutorials:

Adjectives: humid, dry, dusty

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zrqqtfr/articles/zy2r6yc

Adverbs: slowly, carefully

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zgsgxfr

Prepositional opener: Below the tree, a stripy zebra walks slowly through the dry glass.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zw38srd

Could you record the description?

Have a great day!

Miss Reece