Year 4 – Home Learning 29/1/21

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 Friday 29th January 2021:


Joe Wicks is back this lockdown with his morning workouts!

These will be happening on his YouTube channel on a Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning at 9am! It is a great way to start your day so have a go and get energised!

Follow this link to Joe Wicks’ channel to find his morning workouts – The Body Coach TV – YouTube



Complete LESSON FIVE – UNIT AND NON-UNIT FRACTIONS 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 answers):

Unit and Non-Unit Fractions Worksheet

Unit and Non-Unit Fractions Answers


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



This will be our tenth 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). – 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 task that is set on Purple Mash (Drake fell over in the mine after hearing strange tapping noises. Write the next part of the story).

Magic in the Moonlight – complete the two tasks that are set on Purple Mash (Dusty Consumes and Blank Leaflet).


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 – have one last practice of your spelling words!

Task Two – complete the spelling test that has been set on Purple Mash (make sure that you choose the correct test for the list that you have been learning).



This is the sixth and last 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 6

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 – complete the end of unit quiz set on Purple Mash.

Task Two – On Purple Mash there is a 2do set for you to write an extended answer to the following question (you will need to write at least 8 sentences):

Where would you want to live if you were an Ancient Greek and why?

You will need to include:

  1. An introduction to Ancient Greece and the city-states.
  2. Two separate paragraphs on two chosen city-states, explaining key information about the city-state (e.g. Athens and Sparta).
  3. A conclusion explaining where they would choose to live and why.

This has all been set up ready for you to complete on Purple Mash (if you can’t complete on Purple Mash then please write on some paper at home and email to me).



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

Miss Daglish