This Weeks Work 30th November

If you need to self-isolate this week then please make sure you work through the lessons and activities below. New learn screens and activities on Education City under homework. Please have a go at as many activities as you can.

As always, I can be contacted on my email [email protected] Don’t hesitate to email and let me know if you need anything to support your learning. I look forward to seeing your completed work.

Suggested Timetable

8.45 – 9.00 – Times table or mental maths practise.

9.00 – 10.00 – Maths

10.00 – 10.15 – Have a break and a well-earned snack!

10.15 – 10.30 – Practise this week’s spellings

10.30 – 11.30 – English

11.30 – 12.00 – Reading comprehension or handwriting practise



Each day work on one of our other subjects – you could look at topic or science or explore the National Oak Academy – https://www.thenational.academy/ website where there are hundreds of lessons for you to ‘dip’ into.

Remember, your learning is your responsibility – work hard and don’t give up!



Year 3

This week year 3 will be starting to look at money. In this unit, children convert between pounds and pence for the first time. so 720p becomes 7 pounds 20 pence. In this unit children will apply their knowledge of addition and subtraction to solve number problems involving
money, including bridging a pound. have a watch of this clip.



Work your way through this slide show


Year 4

We are starting multiplication and division watch this video and work through the tasks.




truly                 duly
wholly             fully
daily                publicly
dryly               slyly
shyly               coyly

English – This week we are starting a new unit on poetry. We will be learning a new poem called The Sound Collector, learning about rhymes and creating our own poems on sound.

Today, think about what poetry is and what it is used for. Watch this clip to find out more – https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks1-ks2-how-to-understand-a-poem/zj7n92p

Then, explore this poetry site. Read through some of the poems and think about their meaning. Do you like the poems? If so, what do you like about them? Which one is your favourite and why? How does the poem make you feel? Fill in the gingerbread man with feelings words.  https://clpe.org.uk/poetryline/s?f%5B0%5D=im_field_poetic_device_ref%3A61&f%5B1%5D=im_field_year_group_ref%3A345

Guided Reading

Have a go at this reading comprehension.

Deep Sea Explorers



Year 3

Today we continue with money




Year 4

Continue to practice your multiplication and division. have a go at this lesson.



Find out the meaning of your spellings and write them into a sentence.


English – Today you are going to have a go at writing your own poem – this will be our cold task. It is quite tricky, so make sure you try your best and have a go but don’t worry. Listen to the different sounds you can hear around you. Can you describe these sounds? Can you organise them into a short poem?

Guided Reading

Read the text and have a go at answering the questions.

Treasure Island



Year 3

Have a go at these sheets.

money 2

money 1

Year 4

In today’s lesson, we will be exploring how to represent two-step word problems using bar models.



Use the look cover write method to practice your spellings.

English – Today we are going to look at our model text – The Sound Collector. Read through the poem and listen to it being read by the poet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIL0kgnxJIo


What do you think about the poem? Do you like it? Are there any words or phrases that you particularly like? If so, why? What else do you notice about the poem?

Are there any words that you don’t know? If so, look them up in a dictionary. Complete this lesson to make sure your dictionary skills are on top form! https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7xb42p

Guided Reading

This is a quick read see how you get on answering these questions.

Ozma and the Little Wizard



Year 3

Have a watch of this video.


Work through these sheets and make sure you have a go at all the questions.


Year 4

In today’s lesson, we will be learning how to represent multiplication equations pictorially. Then, we will explore how we can derive new facts from known multiplication facts.



Work through this video to recap the suffix  ly  even the exceptions.



English – Continue to learn the text – The Sound Collector. Today really work on your performance skills. Can you read the words clearly? Can you be heard? Are you reading with expression? Watch this video by Michael Rosen to get lots of performance tips! https://www.puffinschools.co.uk/resources/ks2-video-how-to-perform-poems-with-michael-rosen-6-mins/

Guided Reading

Have a go at this comprehension.

The Cat in the Witch’s Woods



Year 3

Choose an activity sheet and work through it.


Year 4

In today’s lesson, we will exploring how division is the inverse to multiplication. Then, we will learn how to derive division facts from known facts using our times tables knowledge.



Get an adult to test you on your spellings any you get wrong practice again.

English – Record yourself performing the poem or perform it to a member of your family. Watch these performances before you do yours – what tips can you pick up? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByAg5aoyAN4

Once you have finished, make sure you email your performance to me, I can’t wait to see it!

Guided Reading

Have a go at this quick comprehension.

The Salem Witch Trials

Science – Complete this lesson on acoustics and discover the science of sound waves.


When you have completed the lesson above, collect some items from around your home – make sure they are made of different materials. Design a test to investigate which material would be best for muffling sound (soundproofing). Watch this short video before you start https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/elibrary/resource/32039/how-muffle-sound


Topic – This week we will be exploring Hadrian’ s Wall. Watch this video to find out a bit more about Hadrian’s Wall. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zhq76sg Then, watch this video and complete the comprehension activity. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks2-soldiers-in-roman-britain/z7d9wty

If you can and you have time, create a model of the wall or draw a detailed picture showing the different parts.

Keep working hard I know you can do it!



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