Home Working Area Year 4 (Children around the World) - 29th June-3rd July 2020


Please find below the information for home learning for Year 4 for week 12 – 29th June-3rd July. The home learning information and resources from previous weeks will remain available in the Year 4 Parent's Hub under the relevant week.


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(Text from Year 4 parent letter, also below as a PDF)


Dear Year 4 parents,

Hello and welcome to week 12! I hope you enjoyed last week’s activities!

Here is this week’s selection of activities. We have a focus of Children around the world
for this week. On Monday it is Missio day (information will be sent via the school
office), so we have a focus to celebrate this day on Monday.

1. Daily Reading for 30 minutes – can you please sign their reading contact book. There
are also activities on Education City under homework and reading that can also be

2. Spellings – high frequency and common exception words. The children to choose 10
that they think they cannot spell and use the spelling strategy sheet to practice them.

3. TTRockstars – independent multiplication tables game. This game assesses the
children as they play and adapts the questions to the speed and accuracy of their

4. Bronze and Silver 5 a day maths sheets. Children to choose either bronze or silver or
both. These sheets cover all areas of maths. Some questions on the silver sheets may
be unfamiliar as we haven’t covered them in class, but the children know this and
will try and tackle them. If you want more, feel free to use the ones that are the dates
in the 2 weeks just gone.

5. There are also some Purple Mash maths games to complete this week but make sure
it is challenging even if you start with the easier games and work up to the more

6. Monday – Missio day – have a look at the attached information sheet on how to
create a poster to celebrate people around the world using different languages.

7. India research to complete a Purple Mash postcard – imagine you are staying for an
Indian family and send a post card home to explain what it was like. This website
may help: https://kidsinothercountries.org/

8. Watch the BBC clips and complete the purple mash activity to compare the
children’s lives in Africa with ours.

9. Have a look at the African abstract art and have a go at creating your own abstract

10. Purple mash – find your email from Christopher Columbus and answer his questions
he has. You may need to do some research.

11. Follow the link to research children from other countries. Write 5 facts you have
learnt from the clip you watched.

Thank you very much; I hope you enjoy this week’s activities.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Miss Simmonds