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Beckermet C of E Primary School

The building blocks for a bright future

Welcome to Year 3 and 4!

2020/ 2021

There are 24 children in our Year 3 and 4 class. Miss Shimmin is the class teacher and Mrs Kirkbride is the HLTA. Let's make lots of fun and positive memories!

Home learning 

Please see home learning below. If you have any questions please message on Class Dojo. 

 

Homework 

Click here to see this weeks spellings. Spelling Menu

Remember to use TTRS and practise your times tables. 

'Strive for Five' Post what you have been reading on ClassDojo.  

PE: Try do do something active each day. This could be going for your daily walk, doing some Yoga or exercising with Joe Wicks.

 

Friday 5th march

Feel Good Friday!

 

Catch up: Today is a catch up day. Please use this time to complete any work you may have missed this week. 

 

Collective Worship: Please see today's PowerPoint via the Christian life tab or ClassDojo. Can you complete one of the creations on the final slide?

 

Morning task: Click here to view today's morning task.

 

Reading: Have you strived for 5 this week? Post your reading record on ClassDojo.

 

Spellings: Remember to test your spellings today. 

 

Times Tables: Complete a times table challenge on Times tables me.

 

Reflection: 

In preparation for the return to school, please complete the follow activity sheet here.

 

Art: Weaving

In this lesson, we learn about a range of creative crafts. We will focus on the types of materials and equipment used in weaving. We will experiment with paper weaving and will use a sketchbook/ piece of paper to record our ideas and what we have learnt. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised. Click here to view. 

 

Music: Comprehension

Click here to view this weeks music comprehension questions. Click here to view the video clip. This weeks questions are all about the song 'Hakuna Matata' from the Disney film The Lion King. 

 

Draw with Rob:

Following yesterday's World Book Day live session, have a go at drawing some characters with Rob Biddulph (official World Book Day illustrator).  Click here to view session one. 

 

Screen free: 

Take some time to do some fun screen free activities. Here are some screen free suggestions. 

 

Well done! We have made it to the end of home learning. I cannot wait to see you all on Monday!

Have a lovely weekend. 

Thursday 4th March

World Book Day 

 

Collective Worship: Please see today's PowerPoint via the Christian life tab or ClassDojo. Can you complete one of the creations on the final slide?

 

Morning task: Click here  to view this World Book Day quiz. 

 

Zoom Call: Reminder that there is a Zoom Call at 9:15. Please have your favourite book with you. 

 

Times Tables:

Take some time to go on Times Tables Rock Stars. Select a particular table to challenge yourself this week.

 

Spellings: Click here to view this weeks spellings. Practise your spellings using one of the activities from the Spelling Menu.

 

Reading: 

Ensure you read each day. Try to strive for 5! 

If you are looking for something new you can find lots of eBooks on Oxford Owl. Alternatively, check out the Oak Academy's virtual library here. This weeks author is Dominique Valente! You can get lost in the world of Starfell! Listen to an audiobook of the first in the series, Willow Moss and the Lost Day and watch an exclusive video with the author to find out more about the books and her best writing advice. You can also discover Dominique's favourite children's stories and read a Q&A about books and reading. 

 

Click here to access some free audio books.

 

Live Stream: 10:30AM

Click here to view the World Book Day live event. 

 Bringing Reading to Life event. The event will go live on World Book Day, Thursday 4th March at 10.30am and will last approximately 30 minutes.

 

World Book Day Maths:

Click here to view the Maths quiz. 

Click here to view the answers.

 

Non-Fiction writing: 

Can you create an information page about your favourite author? Click here to see the template.  

 

Scavenger Hunt:

Can you complete this World Book Day scavenger hunt?

 

Bookmarks:

Can you create your own World Book Day bookmark? Decorate your bookmark with characters from your favourites stories. 

 

How to draw:

Take a look at this YouTube tutorial 'How to draw the Cat in the Hat'. 

 

Bookworm: 

Can you create one of the following bookworm crafts?

Wednesday 3rd March

World Maths Day 2021 

 

Collective Worship: Please see today's PowerPoint via the Christian life tab or ClassDojo. Can you complete one of the creations on the final slide?

 

Morning task: Click here to view the morning task. 

 

Zoom Call: Reminder that there is a Zoom call at 9:15am

 

Times Tables:

Take some time to go on Times Tables Rock Stars. Select a particular table to challenge yourself this week.

 

Maths:  World Maths Day! 

Today I would like you create a poster about a famous mathematician. Click here to find out further information. 

Your poster may include the following...

  • What is the person famous for?
  • When the was your chosen person born/ died?
  • What was the persons nationality? 
  • Any famous quotes/ stories? 
  • Why is this person significant? 
  • Area of expertise.
  • Further information about your chosen mathematician.  

 

Now, have a go at some of these activities.

 

Spellings: Click here to view this weeks spellings. Practise your spellings using one of the activities from the Spelling Menu.

 

Reading: 

Ensure you read each day. Try to strive for 5! 

If you are looking for something new you can find lots of eBooks on Oxford Owl. Alternatively, check out the Oak Academy's virtual library here. This weeks author is Dominique Valente! You can get lost in the world of Starfell! Listen to an audiobook of the first in the series, Willow Moss and the Lost Day and watch an exclusive video with the author to find out more about the books and her best writing advice. You can also discover Dominique's favourite children's stories and read a Q&A about books and reading. 

 

English: Marvelous Monsters  

Click here to view the home learning booklet. 

Today we are going to read the poem on page 20.

Using this poem as inspiration, we are going to plan and write an original poem. What strange things would you find under your monster's bed? See pages 21 and 22.

Finally, publish and present your poem. 

Congratulations! You have completed the Marvelous Monsters home learning booklet. 

 

RE: The Last Supper

Today we are going to continue with our Easter work. 

Click here and watch the video clip about the Last Supper. 

Today we are going to look in detail at the painting ‘The Last Supper’ by Leonardo da Vinci. Click here to view the activity sheets. 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 2nd March 

Collective Worship: Please see today's PowerPoint via the Christian life tab or ClassDojo. Can you complete one of the creations on the final slide?

 

Morning task: Click here to view the morning task.

 

Zoom Call: Reminder that there is a Zoom call at 9:15am 

 

Times Tables:

Take some time to go on Times Tables Rock Stars. Select a particular table to challenge yourself this week.

 

Maths: Statistics

Year 3

Click here to view the video.

Click here to view the worksheet.

Year 4

Click here to view today's worksheet.

Can you create your own line graph? You could plot the temperature throughout the day for example. Click here to view the template.  

 

Spellings: Click here to view this weeks spellings. Practise your spellings using one of the activities from the Spelling Menu.

 

Reading: 

Ensure you read each day. Try to strive for 5! 

If you are looking for something new you can find lots of eBooks on Oxford Owl. Alternatively, check out the Oak Academy's virtual library here. This weeks author is Dominique Valente! You can get lost in the world of Starfell! Listen to an audiobook of the first in the series, Willow Moss and the Lost Day and watch an exclusive video with the author to find out more about the books and her best writing advice. You can also discover Dominique's favourite children's stories and read a Q&A about books and reading. 

 

English: Marvelous Monsters  

Click here to view the home learning booklet. 

Today we are going to write an information page about the monster you created yesterday. 

Make sure you read and talk through your plan before you being writing.

See pages 18 and 19. 

 

Geography: Grid Reference

Today we are going to be exploring 4 figure grid reference. 

Click here to view the video.

Please see the following activities below. 

Activity 1: Pirate Map Coordinates

Activity 2: 4 Figure Grid Reference

Activity 3: Colouring Grid Reference

Monday 1st March 

Collective Worship: Please see today's PowerPoint via the Christian life tab or ClassDojo. Can you complete one of the creations on the final slide?

 

Morning task: Click here  to view the morning task.

 

Zoom Call: Reminder that there is a Zoom call at 9:15am 

 

English: Marvelous Monsters (please complete after the Zoom Call). 

Click here to view the home learning booklet. 

 Today I would like you to plan your own information text, using page 17 in the booklet. 

 

Spellings: Click here to view this weeks spellings. Practise your spellings using one of the activities from the Spelling Menu.

 

Reading: 

Ensure you read each day. Try to strive for 5! 

If you are looking for something new you can find lots of eBooks on Oxford Owl. Alternatively, check out the Oak Academy's virtual library here. This weeks author is Dominique Valente! You can get lost in the world of Starfell! Listen to an audiobook of the first in the series, Willow Moss and the Lost Day and watch an exclusive video with the author to find out more about the books and her best writing advice. You can also discover Dominique's favourite children's stories and read a Q&A about books and reading.

 

Times Tables:

Take some time to go on Times Tables Rock Stars. Select a particular table to challenge yourself this week.

 

Maths: Statistics

Year 3

Today we  are going to interpret bar charts.

Click here to view the video.

Click here to view the worksheet.

Year 4

Today we are going to read values from a line graph.

Click here to view today's activities.

I would like you to watch the videos and then complete activities 1 and 2 below.  

 

Science: 

For our final Science lesson before returning to school, I would like you complete the science activities detailed in the 'Marvelous Monsters' booklet.

Click here to view the home learning booklet. (Page 25).

I hope you enjoy the fun monster experiments! 

 

 

 

 

 

English

 We will begin by reading the lovely book 'Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers'. Later in the term we will be using the book 'George's Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl' to inspire us to write our own set of instructions. In Autumn 2 we will be using the book Beowulf, linked to our Anglo Saxon topic.

 

Here we are.jpg GMM 2.jpg Beowulf 7.jpg

Maths

This term we will be using White Rose Maths Mastery. Our topics will be...

Number and place value Addition and subtraction Multiplication and division 

 All children have a user name and password for Times Table Rock Stars. This can be used in school and at home. 

 

Science

This term we will be learning about...

Light and Dark

To recognise that we need light in order to see things and that dark is the absence of light To explore reflection To notice that light is reflected from surfaces To be able to recognise dangers posed by sunlight To learn about a famous Scientist Johann Ritter 

To explore how shadows are formed

Light knowledge organiser

Sound

PSHCE 

This term we will focus on the health and wellbeing of our children. We will be using the book 'Here we are by Oliver Jeffers' in English sessions to help support the children. 

We will explore the following topics...

Health and wellbeing- aiming high Phunky Foods- where does my food come from? Relationships- working as a team

History 

Who were the Anglo- Saxon invaders?

  • To order key events chronologically
  • To ask key questions about the Anglo-Saxon people
  • To describe why, where and when the Scots and Anglo-Saxons invaded Britain, describe a key historical character from  the time and explain what the seven Anglo-Saxons kingdoms were
  • To understand how the Anglo-Saxons have influenced Britain by explaining some of the place names they established and their meanings
  • To describe a typical Anglo-Saxon village and explain what jobs the people did
  • To analyse and describe Anglo-Saxon artefacts and explain what they can teach us about Anglo-Saxon culture
  • To explain the religious beliefs and practices of the early Anglo-Saxon people and can describe some of the gods they worshipped. 
  • To explain the work of some of the people who were influential in converting the Anglo-Saxons to Christianity and know about some of the important Christian buildings that they founded
  • Anglo- Saxon knowledge organiser

Computing 

This term will focus on online and computer safety. 

Design and Technology 

Electronics...

Design, make and evaluate a battery operated torch or light. This is linked to our Science topic, Light and Dark! 

Art and Design 

Printing

This term will be experimenting with different printing techniques. 

PE

This half term we will be focusing on two key areas...

Athletics

  • Running
  • Jumping
  • Skipping
  • Throwing
  • Catching

Ball Skills

  • Throwing and catching
  • Ball games
  • Cricket
  • Rounders
  • Football

In addition to this we will do doing phunky 15 (mini in class PE sessions) , in class yoga and GoNoodle dance activities where possible to support our health and wellbeing. 

French 

This term we will focus on two key areas...

Saying hello

  • Say common greeting
  • Ask somebody their name
  • Ask how somebody is feeling
  • Ask and say how old you are

Where I live

  • Where do you live?
  • What country do you live in?
  • What is there to do/ visit in your town/ village? 

Music

Using percussion instruments 

  • Using beat, rhythm, tempo, pitch 
  • Reading music
  • Playing music
  • Creating, composing, performing and evaluating original pieces of music

Homework

The children will usually be given homework on a Monday. Homework should be handed to the class teacher the following Friday. In a typical week, each child will be asked to do the following...

  • Read 5 times a week at home
  • Learn 10 spellings
  • Times tables
  • An additional piece of either English, Maths or Topic work