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Yr 3 & 4 – Mr Biggs – Howden

Year 3 and 4 Spring Term 1 2018-2019 (pdf version available here)

Our Topic this term is Rainforests with an emphasis on Brazil. Please encourage your child to investigate all aspects of the Amazon Rainforest. Ideas are listed below; we will share their home learning during the week.

Week 1
w/c 7th Jan
Where are the rainforests found in the world? What is their climate like? On a map of the world shade in the different rainforests
Week 2
w/c 14th Jan
Research about the four main layers of the Rainforest Design a labelled diagram of each layer
Week 3
w/c 21st Jan
Find out about the different types of creatures that live in the rainforest. Draw a rainforest creature
Week 4
w/c 28th Jan
What resources do we get from the rainforest? Draw and label different items that are made from the rainforest.
Week 5
w/c 4th Feb
What are the indigenous people of the rainforests like? Write about their daily life.
Week 6
w/c 11th Feb
What is deforestation? Why should the world be concerned about it List the reasons for deforestation of the rainforests.

Spellings Weekly spellings will focus on high frequency words as listed in the National Curriculum.  For the Spring term, children will continue investigating and learning the year 3 and 4 words. Spellings will be given on a Monday and tested the following week.

Reading Please continue to encourage your child to read at home. We always welcome book reviews and recommendations to encourage other readers in class, book review sheets are available in class. When completed come and display the review for other children to read.

Grammar Hammer This will be given out on Monday to be completed and returned any day but by the following Monday at the latest. Please encourage your child to complete this homework as it supports the grammar, punctuation and spelling learning, which takes place within the classroom. Your child will complete this task independently the following week.

Maths Challenges

Children will be given a weekly maths challenge to be completed. A book will be provided to complete these challenges

In Numeracy this term we will be concentrating on multiplication, division and measure:

Week 1
w/c 7th Jan
Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables
Multiply two-digit and three-digit numbers by a one-digit number using formal written layout.
Week 2
w/c 14th Jan
Use place value, known and derived facts to multiply and divide mentally, including: multiplying together three numbers
Week 3
w/c 21st Jan
Solve problems, including missing number problems, involving multiplication and division
Week 4
w/c 28th Jan
Measure, compare, add and subtract: lengths (m/cm/mm)
Convert between different units of measure
Week 5
w/c 4th Feb
Measure and calculate the perimeter of a rectilinear figure (including squares) in centimetres and metres
Week 6
w/c 11th Feb
Find the area of rectilinear shapes by counting squares

 

Times tables A quick recall of times tables facts are an essential skill to support understanding in mathematics. Encourage your child to practise, as all children in year 4 need to know their times tables to 12 x 12 and the related division facts. Times tables will be tested during the following week.

Maths Skills Check Homework will be given weekly to support and consolidate the learning in class. This is given out on Monday to be completed and returned any day but by the following Monday at the latest.  Your child should use the ‘Prompt Sheets’ to support them. They will complete this task independently the following week.

PE Please ensure that your child has both an indoor and outdoor PE kit, as we will be venturing outside as much as we can.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT

Help Sheets

Y3 Maths Prompt Sheet

Y4 MathsPrompt Sheet

Spelling Programme Y3 Stage 3

Spelling Programme Yr 4Stage 4

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

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