Monday 4th May 2020 – Learning Ideas

Good morning year 4. We hope you had a lovely weekend. Who did Mr Ladlow’s workout again?

Writing/Topic: stories (beginning a two week story writing project)

Maths: negative numbers

Topic: African music

Here is some more information:

Writing: Over the next two weeks, we would like you to write a story. We will base our examples on the topic of ‘On Safari’ but if you would rather choose another theme then that’s OK!

There will be 10 lessons. By next Friday, you will have a complete story and we will guide you every step of the way!

STEP ONE: to read a selection of stories and pick out the features of a story:

Here is a story you might like to read to give you inspiration:

https://www.freechildrenstories.com/gemma

Pick out the skills the author has used. You could mind map the skills are you read them.

Maths: negative numbers

Video Tutorials:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znwj6sg/articles/zxthnbk

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zcr9jxs

There are challenges and quizzes too.

Here are some challenges for you:

Topic: African music

One of our objectives for year 4 music is to listen to African music.

Here is an introduction:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03sctp7

Here is a guide to help you review the pieces (use pages 6 and 9):

Explore some other African music. It’s best to do this with an adult. Some parts of Africa are poor and suffer from diseases. You need to be careful that you don’t come across upsetting videos. Stick to these videos if you don’t have an adult who can support you with this.

Please send our best wishes and thoughts to your families and friends.

Have a great day,

Miss Reece and Mrs Hewitt