Wednesday 20th January 2021 – Home Learning Ideas

Good morning year 4. Thank you for sending in your great learning! Well done for all of your efforts – keep going everyone! When there are a number of challenges to choose from, you can choose the one that best suits your understanding.

Here are your learning ideas for today:

Lockdown idea: shadow scene

Solving life’s problems: area

English: using commas in a list

Topic: what are the different types of volcanos?

Here is some more information for you:

Lockdown idea: shadow scene

Could you create your own?

English: using commas in a list

Learning videos:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z9xp2v4/articles/zfk992p

TASK: Could you create your own ‘comma quiz’ (with answers) about a topic of your choice?

Maths: Area

Learning video:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjbg87h/articles/zwqt6fr#:~:text=To%20work%20out%20the%20area,because%205%20%C3%97%205%20%3D%2025.

Challenges:

This one is tricky and is not for everyone. Please do not panic if you are unsure. For this challenge, you will need to recap 2 x 2 digit multiplication. مواقع مراهنات كرة القدم Are you going to use grid method or column method?

Here are the answers:

Extension task: You will need to investigate, use your reasoning skills and try lots of options for this one. This will take a while. You will also have to think about perimeter too –

https://nrich.maths.org/10344

Here is the solution:

https://nrich.maths.org/10344/solution

Practical task: can you measure rectangular items around your home and work out the area? Here are some ideas: the front cover of your reading book, a rug, the carpet space in your bedroom or the top of a coffee table. You could present the information using a table. Here is an example:

*reading book should read 70inches2
Topic – different types of volcanoes

Volcanoes can be classified as: active, dormant and extinct.

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/volcanoes/#:~:text=Volcanoes%20are%20classified%20as%20active,to%20erupt%20in%20the%20future.

This video is relevant from 8.02 mins – 10.00 mins:

Could you research some volcanoes that are either active, dormant or extinct? Where are they? What does that mean for the people living close by? مواقع الرهان على المباريات

Could you create a piece of learning to show the three different types? You could make a poster, a model or a video. I’m sure you will have some other ideas! العاب سباق الخيل

I will record another spelling lesson soon (by the end of the week).

Wishing you all a wonderful day!