Thursday 7th May 2020 – Home Learning Ideas

Good morning year 4. I saw this quote yesterday. I thought I’d share it with you …

We are sending you all a beaming smile and hope you can pass it on 🙂

Here are your learning ideas for today:

Writing/topic: Step 4 – introduce characters and add speech to your story

Maths: use your negative number learning and apply it using temperature

Topic: Design your own African drummer outfit

Here is some more information:

Writing: We hope the beginning of your story went well.

Today, you will need to introduce your characters. One way to do this is for the main characters to have a conversation.

Here are some reminders of how to use speech marks:

Challenge: can you use some other words for said?

Here is an example text taken from ‘Butterfly Lion’:

The full extract is here if you would like read it:

Maths: Applying your negative number learning –research the average day and night temperature in your chosen country and find out the difference.

Here are some examples:

As a challenge, complete the task across a range (2 to keep it simple or 7/8 as a challenge) of countries and compare them. You could choose the day and night temperature or maybe the temperature across the four seasons – it’s up to you. Display your workings out in a table. You could even use Excel to show your ICT skills.

Here is an example for you:

You might like to use this idea across a number hours or days and work out the temperatures in different places in your house (if you have a thermometer and permission to use it).

Topic: now that you have your drum, research the types of outfits that traditional African drummers wear.

Design, make or draw your own.

Here are some ideas:

We look forward to being able to give you some feedback via email.

Have a great day!

Best wishes,

Miss Reece and Mrs Hewitt