We had an incredible week! Year 4 worked super hard learning about the Paleozoic era and all the different periods inside it. We explored the evolution of fish, amphibians and the first plants that colonised the earth! To culminate all this amazing learning, we created a songs about it and performed them to great success!
In Maths, we continued exploring the relationship between multiplication and division and we explored how to divide by 10 and 100, as well as starting to use partitioning to solve more difficult multiplications.
In Science, we used our knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to learn about the Water Cycle and how water can naturally be found in all these states. We also devised and conducted an experiment to show how clouds become saturated befor (1)e releasing rain. The children really enjoyed this and were very inquisitive during it, coming up with insightful questions and theories.
Maths and Spelling
Please find the Maths learning from this week here: Maths Dividing by 10 and 100 Week 3
In Spelling we have been focusing on the /ar/ sound. We have looked at the <ar> spelling, as in dart, and the <a> spelling, as in father. Some words to practice are: smart, jar, balm, laugh, start, almond.
English: We are going to deepen our knowledge of conjunctions and how to use them consciously to make our writing flow better, as well as keeping our sentences engaging and dynamic.
Maths: We will be looking at the informal method to calculate multiplications
Guided Reading: We are going to continue reading “Journey to the River Sea”. A copy of the relevant chapters can be found here: Jounrey to the River Sea Chapter 7 and 8
An overview of the book can be found here Journey to the River Sea Overview
Notices / Reminders:
Wednesday and Thursday (15th and 16th March): Please follow school guidance sent via email regarding strike days.