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Week Beginning 20 June 2016

Year 4 Disco Party - Friday 24 June – 13:30. Children should come to school in their normal school uniform and may bring in party clothes in their school bags so that they can get changed.

MESSAGES

  • All children need to have a water bottle in school every day. No glass containers please.
  • In the Summer Term, please ensure children wear sun hats on hot days to protect them when playing outside.
  • Year 4 Class Parties are on Tuesday 28 June, 2:00 – 3:30 in the classrooms. More information to follow!
  • BISCAP/BISS Lions Swimming/ECA program has finished for Term 3.

LITERACY

Year 4 will be creating Stop Motion Animations using ipads. This is a meaningful way to introduce technology into the curriculum in a narrative context. There are five steps involved in making a movie. Gather Ideas- Story Board- Set Building- Animation- Export. Beyond just creative and artistic expression, this process will enhance student outcomes and the various steps involved in completing a movie ensures the growth and application of skills of every child.

MATHS

This week we shall continue with the case of Bruce, the Grumpy Guard Dog. Despite being well fed he is still very unhappy. Maybe it is exercise or sleep that is causing the problem? Activities will involve plotting routes around the park using a coordinate grid and working out his daily plan using timetables and fractional parts. The children will be encouraged to work with greater independence this week and develop ideas to apply mathematical understanding to a practical situation.

THEMED LEARNING

‘Explorers’

This week we will be designing and making our own bag for our exploration adventures! We will need to make a mood board to decide on the colour scheme and theme for our bags design. This will include illustrations, pictures cut from magazines and a list of words and ideas. They will then decide on how to fasten their bag and draw their ideas. The children will be using needles and thread and trying a variety of stitches.

PSHCE

This week the children will reflect on the past year and things they have learned.

COMPUTING

The children will continue to create computer coding to create games. Over the rest of this term, classes will work with Lego Wedo on a rotation, to create adventure activities to accompany their stories. They will learn to use sensors and apply skills to create their own models.

VOCABULARY

Literacy: Stop Motion Animation, movie, brainstorm, storyboard, set building, animation, export, ipad

Maths: coordinate, x axis, y axis, origin, plot, fraction, equivalent, hour, minute, second, division, segment

Themed Learning: needles, thread, mood board, design, stitches, theme, drawstring, button, fastenings

DUTCH

Cito-toetsen

Deze week zullen de Cito-resultaten meegegeven worden aan de leerlingen. Op woensdag 22 juni en donderdag 23 juni van  3:30 – 5 pm zijn ouders van harte welkom om de resultaten te bespreken.

Superhelden

We werken verder aan het thema ‘Echte Superhelden’. We lezen in Per Ongeluk(t) en denken verder na over gedragspatroongrafieken en het vertalen van het verhaal in een schoenendoos. Ook werken we aan een folder en een poster voor de ‘K.S.A.’ (de koninklijke superheldenacademie)

Bi(e)bbezoek en Estafette

Deze week graag alle leermaterialen inleveren. Als u de Estafettemap mee gebruiken als zomerhuiswerk kan dat. Geef dat even aan ons door. Dan zorgen wij dat uw kind het goede niveau meekrijgt.

MFL

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Caldwell

Next week the children will create a micro-lesson on a topic of their choice to deliver to the rest of the class. They will focus on vocabulary learned and how to construct a sentence from this.

Homework will be to create a short talk about their favourite things (e.g. Food, hobbies, sports, etc).

Year 3 / 4 Spanish – Ms Sutton
This week we shall be completing our revision projects and presenting them to the class.
Homework is to complete the revision style questions from some of our topics studied this year.

Year 3 / 4 French – Miss Rae
Next week in French we will be focusing on giving our opinions about food. Do we like it? Do we not?

Homework this week is to match the correct picture to the correct French word. You could even colour in the pictures too.

Year 3/ 4 French:  Miss Wood
Next week we shall be starting a new unit of work about clothes. The children will learn how to describe clothes they regularly wear and give their opinions. They will review counting and numbers by asking about prices and the names of shops and city vocabulary by talking about buying new clothes.
Homework: To write some simple sentences about a member of your family and what they do in their free time.

MANDARIN

Year4 Horse/ Monkey

General Assessment Feedback

Year4 Panda

Topic: Lesson 13 Colours-Text 1

During this week, students will learn to read and write different colors in Chinese and extend their learning to describe different transportations’ color.

Homework: Work sheet & Review words for dictation.

Year4 母语班

本周我们将复习“部首拼字”、“词语接龙”、“故事接龙”等活动巩固和复习这学期所学的知识。

 作业:课外阅读。

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