Wednesday 20th May 2020 – Home Learning Ideas

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Good morning year 4. We hope you’re enjoying the beautiful weather! Remember to drink lots of water, wearing lots of sun cream and wear a hat 🙂

Here are your learning ideas for the day:

Maths: subtraction recap

Writing/Topic: sentences openers using a comma

Africa Factfile:

Here is some more information:

Maths – subtraction recap

VIDEO TUTORIAL:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zrtsy9q

Subtraction problem: https://nrich.maths.org/10592

African Factfile:

Research lots of information about Africa. Present your findings in a way that interests you.

Could you use a range of geographical language?

Equator, continent, river, climate, etc

Writing: sentences openers using a comma

Your stories were absolutely fantastic! Well done! Something that can make your sentences even better is to use a comma to show your openers.

There are lots of different sentences openers: time, adverbial, prepositional, opening with a subordinate conjunction etc.

Choose a subject (it’s up to you) and write some sentences with a range of openers using a comma.

Mufasa and Scar Aren't Actually Brothers in 'The Lion King' | Glamour

Here are some examples:

TIME:

Meanwhile, Nala and Simba went to the Elephant Graveyard.

PREPOSITIONAL:

Inside the Elephant Graveyard, the hyenas cackled loudly.

ADVERBIAL:

Quickly, Zazu flew to find Mufasa!

Have a lovely day!