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Daily Maths Activities

Week Beginning Monday 18th January

For this week's Maths lessons, I have provided links to two different sets of lessons - one for Year 3 and one for Year 4. If you are in Year 3 and want an extra challenge - feel free to try the Year 4 lessons! Although both are linked to our previous work, we are moving on from Geometry to a new unit - Measure. Click on the link and complete your daily maths lessons.

Year 3 Year 4

Measuring lengths to the nearest cm or mm

Lesson 1

Measure and calculate the perimeter of rectangles in centimetres and millimetres

Lesson 1

Measuring length and drawing lines of a given length in mixed units

Lesson 2

Draw shapes of a given perimeter

Lesson 2

Making Appropriate Estimates of Length by Comparing

Lesson 3

Calculate the perimeter of rectangles in centimetres and metres

Lesson 3

Length and Measurement Application

Lesson 4

Calculate the perimeter of simple compound shapes

Lesson 4

To calculate perimeters of 2D shapes in cm and mm

Lesson 5

Calculate the perimeter of composite shapes

Lesson 5

Extra Maths Challenges!

Finished your Maths lesson for the day and want a bit of an extra challenge? Try one of these ideas:

  • Browse through the Oak Academy website for Maths in a higher year group!
  • Use this website to create your own times tables challenge sheet. How quickly can you do it?
  • Try out this week's two Maths challenges here and here

Daily English Activities

Week Beginning Monday 18th January

As with our Maths lessons, I have provided English lessons this week for both Year 3 and Year 4. The Year 3 lessons continue with the BFG unit. This will be the last week of looking at the BFG. The Year 4 lessons look at the poem 'The Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll. Click the links to find your daily English lessons.

Year 3 Year 4

To sequence and retell the build-up

Lesson 1

To engage with the poem

Lesson 1

To practise and apply knowledge of more suffixes: Past and present tense, including test

Lesson 2

To investigate French derived sounds

Lesson 2

To generate vocabulary for the build-up

Lesson 3

To explore the function of apostrophes

Lesson 3

To write the build-up (Part 1)

Lesson 4

To generate vocabulary to write the opening

Lesson 4

To write the build-up (Part 2)

Lesson 5

To develop a rich understanding of words associated with being confident

Lesson 5

Extra English Challenges!

Finished your English lesson for the day and after an extra challenge? Try one of these ideas:

Topic Activities

Week Beginning Monday 18th January

This week, we are moving on to a new topic, having finished the unit on Natural Disasters. This week's topic is a History unit on Roman Britain. We will study this unit for both this week and next week. Please click on the link to access the lessons. 

Lesson 1

 

How did the Roman Empire become so powerful?

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

 

Who was Julius Caesar?

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

 

What was Britain like before the Romans?

Lesson 3

Lesson 4

How did the Romans conquer Britain?

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Why did Boudicca lead a revolt against the Romans?

Lesson 5

Science Activities

Week Beginning Monday 18th January

In addition to the above activities, below is the final two lessons for Science on the topic of Light. This builds upon the work done in the previous two weeks, and is the final part of our work on this topic.

Lesson 1

 

How are shadows formed?

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

 

How can you change the size of a shadow?

Lesson 2

Religious Education

This week, we will look at the Christian Story of Creation. 

Watch the story on You Tube and/or read it in the Bible. You will find the story in the book of Genesis, Chapter 1, and Chapter 2, verses 1-17. You could also read it HERE.

Then, represent the story in your own way. You might...

  • Create a cartoon strip
  • Re-write the story in your own words
  • Draw or paint a scene from the story
  • Create a shoebox diorama of an important part of the story
  • Make some puppets and ask an adult to film a puppet show of the story that you narrate
  • Come up with your own idea!

Extra Activities

Remember, there are links and ideas for lots of additional activities on our main Learning Projects page, which you can get to by clicking here.

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