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Year 4

 

4A- Mrs Gillam and Miss Poole

4B- Mr Warner and Mrs Deb

Teachers can be contacted via email: 

year4@englishmartyrs.bham.sch.uk

for all enquiries to do with your child's learning.

 

Goodbye Message for 4A

 

Dear 4A,

 

Thank you for all of your hard work this year and for making us smile every single day!

It hasn't been easy with all of the changes and disruption we have had to deal with but you have risen to the challenge with your incredible energy and enthusiasm.

You have been a joy to teach and we will miss you lots!

 

Have a fantastic summer with your families and 'Good Luck' in Year 5.

 

Mrs Gillam, Miss Williams and Miss Poole

 

A note to parents: 

Thank you so much for all of your support during this most difficult year, we really appreciate it.

 

 

Wow look at how much fun we have in Year 4

Expectations in Year 4

 

Homework

Homework will be set on Purple Mash, Maths.co.uk, TTRS and SPAG.com weekly. Please  complete it and click on ‘hand in’.

 

Reading

All children are expected to read for at least 30 minutes every night. Please sign your child's diary to show you have listened to them read. Teachers will sign diaries on Monday and Fridays.

 

If it is fiction, answer the following questions and discuss them with an adult if you can:

  1. Which tense is this book written in?
  2. How is the main character feeling at this point in the story? How do you know?
  3. Can you summarise what has happened so far in your own words?

 

If it is non-fiction, answer the following questions and discuss them with an adult if you can:

  1. Summarise the key points from what you have read today. 
  2. Write down three facts from what you have read today.
  3. If you were writing this book, is there any other information you would have included?

 

Spellings

All children will receive a copy of the spellings they need to practise at home. Children have been shown strategies to help them to learn their spellings.  

 

Times Tables

By the end of year 4, children should have memorised their multiplication tables up to the 12 multiplication table. It is vital that children are able to rapidly recall multiplication facts, and can do so ‘out of sequence’ (i.e. answer 6 x 7 without having to count in 6’s from 0). Please encourage your child to use Times Tables Rock Stars and Purple Mash to practise their times tables. 

 

 

This term our theme is the 'Nautical Nordics'. Please find our workplan and Knowledge organiser below.

                              

 

 

Knowledge Organiser

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