Year 4 – Home Learning 26/1/21

Good morning everyone,

It was so lovely to see all the fantastic work you have been doing at home! Please continue sending it in as I love to see it. Remember, many of the tasks have been set as 2 dos on Purple Mash.

Please continue to keep in touch with me via my email below. Send through any work that your child has completed as well as any questions or support you may need. I will have access to my emails throughout the typical school day.


Also, remember to keep yourself active throughout the day and take some well-deserved brain breaks!


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


Home Learning for Tuesday 26th January 2021:


Complete LESSON TWO – COUNTING SQAURES on White Rose (Week 4) –

You will see that there is a short video that you can watch with your child and an activity to download and complete (I will also attach a downloaded version below with the answers):

Counting Squares Worksheet

Counting Squares Answers


Extra: practice your times-tables speed with the 2do set on Purple Mash.



This will be our seventh lesson on The Jabberwocky by Lewis Carrol.

For this lesson, you will need to follow the link below to get to the video.

You will need to watch the lesson very carefully. Throughout the lesson, you will be asked to pause the lesson and complete some tasks. These tasks can be completed on Purple Mash. A copy of the tasks has also been attached below (these can be completed in the word document and emailed to me). – open in Google Chrome.




Reread the chapter that has been set on Purple Mash (The Knockers – Chapter 4 OR Magic in the Moonlight – Chapter 3).

The Knockers – complete the chapter sequencing task attached below.

Chapter Sequencing (The Knockers)

Magic in the Moonlight – complete the joining word task attached below (this is also set as a 2do on Purple Mash).

Joining Words (MITM)


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



Here are the two spelling lists for this week (make sure you continue to learn the spellings of ONE list):

List One:









List Two:










NB: on Friday, your child will be tested on their spelling through a test set up on Purple Mash.


Task One – practice spelling your list by doing pyramid words (this could be done on paper at home).

Task Two – can you list more words that have a similar spelling pattern to some of the words on your list?

E.g. Straight – eight

Pull – full, dull



This week for PE it is all about hand overcoming obstacles!

Open the PDF below and read through the tasks that I would like you to complete today:

PE Home Learning Save the Treasure

  1. Agree a starting point. Spread treasure across the floor. Use toys and socks as treasure.
  2. Using two objects can you move without touching the floor? Picking up the treasure and returning it to your starting point.
  3. If you touch the floor you must drop the treasure and start again.
  4. Create a scoring system so that toys = one point and socks = two points. How many points can you score?



This is the fifth lesson of our History Unit: Ancient Greece.

Go through the PDF that is attached below (this is the SMART that we would have gone through in class):

History Lesson 5

Any questions that you come across you could write down some answers or discuss them with someone at home. Make sure that you continue to read over the Knowledge Organiser every lesson.

Task One – Write a dialogue/play script (using your own imagination) with King Darius and his men plotting to invade Greece and then being surprised the city-states united to help the Ionians.

You will need to use inverted commas in your conversation.

  • What do you think King Darius will say to his men?
  • How will they respond?
  • What could his plan be to take over Greece?

This task has been set as a 2do on Purple Mash.

Conversation Task


Step for Depth – If Sparta and Athens hadn’t joined together to fight the Persians, what may have happened?



I hope you have a wonderful day and are keeping safe.

Miss Daglish