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Weekly commencing 15th October 2018
Year 4 will be writing their adventure stories in RWI. In Maths, year 4 will be learning about estimating and checking strategies for addition and subtraction. In topic, Year 4 will be learning about mummification and a hopeless Embalmer. Year 4 will also be starting to paint their finished drawings in Art and will also be continuing with P.E and Computing lessons.
Week commencing 8th October 2018
In numeracy children are adding and subtracting 4 digit numbers and introducing bridging whilst in literacy they will be beginning to plan their adventure stories, using all of the information, description and ideas from their learning last week.
Children will be learning about the Egyptian gods and goddesses this week as well as investigating the geographical features of the River Nile. In PSHE lessons, children will be learning about the rule of Law and in Art lessons, children will be making their very own Papyrus paper using brown paper. Children will also be continuing with their computing, music and P.E lessons.
Week commencing 1st October 2018
In Read Write Inc, children will be exploring the way that adventure stories are written following the reading of ‘Shrinking Violet’. They will also be starting their story plan. Within this, Year 4 will be focusing on using fronted adverbials and determiners within their writing. In numeracy, children will continue with their learning focusing on rounding and beginning to use negative numbers.
Also this week the children will be continuing with their learning about Ancient Civilisations with a particular focus on comparing Egypt and the Indus Valley in geography. In history, we are going to explore the different regions of Egypt and learning about Pharaohs. Rugby and gymnastics will continue as well as computing and music lessons.
Week commencing 24th September 2018.
We will be continuing to learn about the Egyptians through, literacy, art, history and geography.
In numeracy the children will be learning place value and applying this to mastery questions. In literacy we are reading Shrinking Violet. The children will continue to read the story and answer questions, make predictions and use their knowledge of the story so far to role play scenes.
Year 3 will learn ocarinas in music whilst year 4 are working on their coding skills in computing. In addition to this, all children will be taking part in either gymnastics or rugby for PE.