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Dear Year 4 Parents, 

 

It has been lovely to welcome the children back to school and we have had a busy week settling everyone into the new routines.

 

Below is additional information on homework and the days when the children should come in wearing PE kits. Obviously, as the weather gets colder we would encourage the children to come in wearing navy or black tracksuit bottoms.

 

Year 4 Homework Timetable

 

 

Homework Set

Homework Due in

Monday

(Wear PE Kit)

 English/Topic

 (in the homework folder)

Learn a Times Table 

Friday

 

Test on Friday

Tuesday

 

 

Wednesday

 

 

Thursday

Spelling words/activities

(to be put in spelling folder and kept at home)

 

Spelling Test following Thursday

Maths

(MyMaths and Schofield and Simms book alternate weeks)

Thursday

Friday

(Wear PE Kit)

 

Hand in English/ Topic

 

Complete Times Table Test

 

My USO logins and Abacus logins are the same (see your child's Home-School Book).  The children have been shown at school how to log on to My USO.  If children are unable to complete any computer-based homework at home, then we will happily provide time at school for children to access this on a school laptop.

 

My Maths logins will be stick into the children's diaries next week before the homework is set. 

 

Other Home-School Activities:

  • Reading should be completed daily for at least 20 minutes.  The children should be encouraged to read from a wide selection of genres, using a dictionary to define any unknown words.  Reading focus should be comprehension, predicting what might happen next using clues from the text, answering text based questions finding the answers in the text, using skills of inference and deduction to discuss the story/characters and summarise what they have read.
  • Learn times tables to 12 x 12 and related division facts.
  • Handwriting daily for 5-10 minutes.
  • Spellings daily for 5 - 10 minutes.
  • Extra research around topics covered at school e.g. Look at maps of the UK and discuss them using a the points on a compass.

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Many Thanks, 

The Y4 Team

 

All our children are completing some great work both online and in school. Congratulations to you all!
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