Year 4 Home Learning 13.05.2020

Wednesday 13th May 2020

Good morning Year 4,

We wish you a happy fun day of learning. Please email us work that you complete. Our email addresses are below.

If you have any questions, please email us, as we will be accessing our emails throughout the school day:

See below for the tasks we would like your child to complete today:


Complete the challenge below.


Challenge answers

Home Learning for Wednesday 13th May 2020:


Watch the video from BBC Bitesize on finding the perimeter of a rectilinear shape when you don’t know the length of every side.

Complete the following activities

Maths activity 1

Maths activity 2 (online)

Maths activity 3

Please email the completed work to your child’s teacher.

Please continue to practise your times tables with the 2do set on Purple Mash.



Today you will use a BBC Bitesize Home Learning lesson to revise your knowledge of recount writing.

recount is when you describe an event that you’ve experienced to someone who wasn’t there.

You could recount anything. For example: a day at school, a sports game you took part in or even a dream you had.

Activity 1

Watch the short clip to see some examples and complete the short activity online.

Activity 2

Watch the video of Olympic medal winner Gemma Gibbons describing how she became top of her game in judo.

She is recounting the events in her life, which led to her success.

Now watch the video again, but this time, make some notes under these headings:

  • Me as a kid
  • Me and sport
  • My spark
  • My Olympics

Use the worksheet below to present your work

English Wednesday

Activity 3

Now have a go at writing your own short recount.

Choose from one of the titles below.

  • My life so far
  • How I found my hobby
  • A funny story from my life

Aim to write at least three paragraphs with at least five sentences in each.

Remember: This time you do need to write in full sentences and use a neat handwriting style.

When you’ve finished writing, you could read your recount to a friend or family member.

Remember to email your completed work to your class teacher


Read Chapter 6 of Animal Boy (the story has been set on Purple Mash for the week).

Complete the SPAG task below.

Reading SPAG task

Remember to read your own book everyday.


These are your spelling words to learn this week:

grammar, guide, increase,   knowledge,   length,   library, material,   medicine, mention, minute

NB: On Friday, test your child on how they have done with learning to spell these words.

Task: Which word in your spelling list is worth the most points?

Complete the worksheet below.


Fun Activity:

Can you complete the loo roll challenge?

Download the worksheet below and have ago.

Fun Activity 1

Have a fun day of learning

Mrs Banton and Miss Daglish