Welcome to Year 4
Welcome to Year 4.
Remember to check your timetables each day so you know what equipment you need for school.
PE is on a Tuesday and a Thursday. Remember your kits.
Homework goes out on a Friday and is handed in the following Thursday.
Parents, please feel free to come in and speak to a member of staff if you have any questions.
In Computing this half term, Year 4 have designed an interactive 'super story' for our Year 1 children, using 2Simple's '2Create a Super Story' software. Using Year 1's theme of Knights and Castles, the children have brought their stories to life using animation and sound. The Year 1 children joined us for our Computing lessons this morning and assessed our work using '2 stars and a wish'. Year 4 thoroughly enjoyed sharing their hard work with Year 1 but I think Year 1 enjoyed being the assessors even more!
This half term we will be looking at the book The Watertower.
This term as part of our Fabulous France topic we are learning all about the artist Matisse.
Here are some of our first attempts at creating some work similar to his.
Look at some of our displays around Year 4 this term
We are currently looking using the book 'The Time Travellers Journal' and the adventures of Prospero Hermes through time to help us improve our writing.
We have travelled back to visit the events of World War 1 as well as becoming Ancient Vikings attacking Monasteries.
Currently we are using the text and the film of 'How to Train Your Dragon' to further our understanding of description, characterisation, and instructions. The children will be creating a series of instructions about how to 'catch' a dragon.
We are reading two books in class.
Our class book for this half term is
If you would like to get your own copy to read along with the staff please feel free to buy one and bring it into school.
In Literacy we are exploring a book called 365 Penguins. I wonder what it could be about.
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