Year 4 – Home Learning 14/05/2020

Good morning everyone,

We hope you are doing well and looking after yourselves.

Please remember to keep in touch with us using our emails, we will be checking them on a regular basis and are here to help if you need us:

Look after yourself and have a lovely day!


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


Home Learning for Thursday 14th May 2020:


Complete Finding Area by Counting Squares on Bitesize by following this link –

You will find that everything you need to complete the lesson is on this webpage. There will be two videos to watch, information to read and three interactive activities. The tasks are also on this webpage, but they will also be linked and explained below.


Task One – count the squares on the activity and find two correct answers.

Task Twowork out the area of your favourite book. Using squared paper, draw around your book. Count the squares inside the drawing to work out the area of your book. What else can you find the area of? Look for rectangles and squares in your home and draw around them!

Task Three – complete the worksheet that is attached below:

Area Worksheet


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


Have a go at these division games:


Practice your times-tables speed with the 2do set on Purple Mash.



Task One: Watch the learning screen that has been set on Education City (For Better or Verse). This learning screen will teach you the dos and don’ts of different forms of poetry.


Task Two: complete the For Better or Verse Task Sheet that is attached below.

For Better or Verse Activity


Task Three: have a go at writing your own poem; be as creative as you want! Use the learning that you have completed today.


Extra: complete the game For Better or Verse that has been set on Education City.



Reread Chapter 6 of Animal Boy which is available to read on Purple Mash.

Complete the chapter sequencing activity that is attached below.

Chapter Sequencing


Remember to read your own book everyday (reading helps us develop fantastic language for our own writing!)



These are going to be 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 One: continue to practice spelling your words using tasks such as – Pyramid words, Rainbow words, you could clip letters out of newspapers or magazines to spell your words, etc.

Task Two: you have 10 spelling words this week, write 10 sentences using your spelling words correctly. Try to write more complex sentences. You could even challenge yourself to use a fronted adverbial or expanded noun phrase.



Today’s learning will be on Stonehenge

Everything you will need to complete this lesson can be found on the link above.

You will have three videos to watch, some information to read and an interactive activity to complete before you can start the tasks (2). The tasks can be found on the webpage, but they will also be linked and explained below:


Task One – Create a fact file on Stonehenge. You could use the Go Jetters ‘funky facts’ to help you.


Task Two – Create a model of Stonehenge. You can use the attached print out below if you’d like. You could also create it yourself using things around your house OR draw your own Stonehenge.

Model of Stonehenge


Miss Daglish and Mrs Banton