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YEAR 4

CURRENT ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021

WE WILL BE ROLLING OUT TEAMS OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020 RESOURCES BELOW

March 2020 - July 2020

BELOW ARE LINKS TO VARIOUS RESOURCES INCLUDING A DAILY LESSON PLAN
 
Resources include daily lessons accesible by clicking on the links.  Answers can be written in a book or they can use Tools in Purple Mash such as 2Publish.  They can then save their work to their Purple Mash work folder by clicking save and choosing to save to your online documents (My Work).
 
These links are all on external websites so beyond our control.  As the National Academy add more weekly lesson I will update the links below.
  WEEK THREE LESSONS
MONDAY ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/news-report-reading-comprehension-fact-retrieval-year-4-wk3-1
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-choosing-appropriate-measures-year-4-wk3-1
  HISTORY https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/henry-viiis-great-matter-lesson-5-year-4-wk3-1
TUESDAY ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/news-report-reading-comprehension-inference-year-4-wk3-2
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-converting-between-mm-and-cm-year-4-wk3-2
WEDNESDAY ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/news-report-identifying-the-features-of-a-text-year-4-wk3-3
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-converting-between-cm-and-m-year-4-wk3-3
  HISTORY https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/what-is-refraction-and-how-can-we-use-it-year-4-wk3-3
THURSDAY HISTORY https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/the-spanish-armada-lesson-1-year-4-wk3-4
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-capacity-and-mass-year-4-wk3-4
  ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/news-report-spag-focus-inverted-commas-year-4-wk3-4
FRIDAY MUSIC https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/sing-a-major-scale-year-4-wk3-5
  ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/news-report-write-a-news-report-year-4-wk3-5
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-solving-measures-problems-year-4-wk3-5
  WEEK FOUR LESSONS
MONDAY ENGLISH <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/persuasion-reading-comprehension-fact-retrieval-year-4-wk4-1">
  HISTORY <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/the-spanish-armada-lesson-2-year-4-wk4-1">
  MATHS <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-time-marathon-training-year-4-wk4-1">
TUESDAY ENGLISH <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/persuasion-reading-comprehension-summary-year-4-wk4-2">
  MATHS <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-money-the-price-of-stamps-year-4-wk4-2">
WEDNESDAY ENGLISH <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/persuasion-identifying-the-features-of-a-text-year-4-wk4-3">
  SCIENCE <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/how-do-we-see-light-year-4-wk4-3">
  MATHS <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-length-ribbon-riddle-year-4-wk4-3">
THURSDAY HISTORY <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/the-spanish-armada-lesson-3-year-4-wk4-4">
  ENGLISH <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/persuasion-spag-focus-imperative-and-modal-verbs-year-4-wk4-4">
  MATHS <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-money-coin-purse-challenge-year-4-wk4-4">
FRIDAY ENGLISH <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/persuasion-write-a-persuasive-rap-year-4-wk4-5">
  MATHS <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-mixed-measure-problems-year-4-wk4-5">
  ART <a href="https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/texture-treasure-hunt-year-4-wk4-5">
  WEEK FIVE LESSONS
MONDAY MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-weight-two-point-seven-year-4-wk5-1
  RE https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/how-did-the-religion-of-islam-begin-year-4-wk5-1
  ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/non-chronological-report-reading-comprehension-word-meaning-year-4-wk5-1
TUESDAY MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-money-buying-fruit-year-4-wk5-2
  ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/non-chronological-report-reading-comprehension-structure-year-4-wk5-2
  SCIENCE https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/where-do-different-colours-come-from-year-4-wk5-3
WEDNESDAY ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/non-chronological-report-identifying-the-features-of-a-text-year-4-wk5-3
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-money-souvenirs-year-4-wk5-3
THURSDAY ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/non-chronological-report-spag-focus-year-4-wk5-4
  RE https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/what-do-muslims-believe-year-4-wk5-4
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-length-flag-pole-year-4-wk5-4
FRIDAY ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/non-chronological-report-write-a-non-chronological-report-year-4-wk5-5
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/measures-mixed-measure-problems-year-4-wk5-5
  ART https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/drawing-skills-how-can-we-use-texture-to-make-our-drawings-more-interesting-year-4-wk5-5
WEEK 6 LESSONS
MONDAY RE https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/what-are-the-five-pillars-of-islam-year-4-wk6-1
  ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/character-description-reading-comprehenison-fact-retrieval-year-4-wk6-1
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/shape-and-symmetry-to-compare-and-order-angles-year-4-wk6-1
  PSHE https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/pshe/your-country-needs-you-year-4-wk6-1
     
TUESDAY ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/character-description-reading-comprehenison-inference-year-4-wk6-2
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/shape-and-symmetry-to-identify-right-angles-year-4-wk6-2
     
WEDNESDAY ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/character-description-identifying-the-features-of-a-text-year-4-wk6-3
  SCIENCE https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/what-are-some-uses-of-light-year-4-wk6-3
  MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/shape-and-symmetry-to-identify-acute-and-obtuse-angles-year-4-wk6-3
     
THURSDAY MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/shape-and-symmetry-to-investigate-angles-within-shapes-year-4-wk6-4
  ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/character-description-spag-focus-subordinate-clauses-year-4-wk6-4
  RE https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/what-is-the-holy-book-of-islam-year-4-wk6-4
     
FRIDAY MATHS https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/maths/shape-and-symmetry-to-solve-problems-based-on-angles-year-4-wk6-5
  ART https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/foundation/optical-illusions-and-using-shading-to-show-form-year-4-wk6-5
  ENGLISH https://www.thenational.academy/year-4/english/character-description-write-a-character-description-year-4-wk6-5

WEEK NINE LESSONS

 

MONDAY ENGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/read-example-text-reading-comprehension-b205d1
  SCIENCE https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/where-are-the-worlds-natural-resources
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-describe-positions-on-a-2-d-grid-as-coordinates
  PHSE https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/black-lives-matter-5b5437
TUESDAY ENGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/read-example-text-reading-comprehension-acfa9d
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-a-problem-describing-positions-on-a-2-d-grid-as-coordinat
WEDNESDAY EMGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/read-the-example-and-identify-key-features-9df8ac
  SCIENCE https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-organisms-adapted-to-cold-environments
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-plot-specified-points-and-draw-sides-to-complete-a-given-triangle
THURSDAY ENGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/spag-focus-226e0b
  SCIENCE https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-has-the-use-of-natural-resources-changed
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-describe-movements-between-positions-as-translations-of-a-given-unit-
FRIDAY ENGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-key-features-in-order-to-write-own-composition-bc59f2
  MUSIC https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-sing-a-major-and-minor-scale-using-solfege-7f83c3
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-describe-movements-between-positions-as-translations-of-a-given-unit--5e9aef

WEEK ELEVEN LESSONS
NEWEST LESSONS

 

 MONDAY ENGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/read-example-text-reading-comprehension-c621c3
  SCIENCE https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-does-resource-exploitation-cause-problems
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-strategies-to-plan-and-solve-problems
  PHSE https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/circle-of-life-gone-but-not-forgotten-6b33c4
TUESDAY ENGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/read-example-text-reading-comprehension-141936
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-strategies-to-plan-and-solve-problems-b2fcb2
WEDNESDAY ENGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/read-the-example-and-identify-key-features-27da2a
    SCIENCE https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-are-organisms-adapted-to-live-underwater
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-strategies-to-plan-and-solve-problems-a61888
THURSDAY ENGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/spag-focus-288b10
  SCIENCE https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-the-circular-economy
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-strategies-to-plan-and-solve-problems-2350d9
FRIDAY ENGLISH https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-key-features-in-order-to-write-own-composition-40e99e
    https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/juan-miro-and-automatic-drawing-6b09c2
  MATHS https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-strategies-to-plan-and-solve-problems-836571
WEEK 1 PE FROM PRIMARY SPORTING DEVELOPMENT (PSD)

Please attempt to complete each challenge as best you can. All of our challenges have been designed to be able to be completed at home or outdoor space. Feel free to adapt or change any of the challenges to suit your needs. Always attempt to beat your top score/personal best score if you feel like you can. Be creative with the equipment you use and make sure the following SAFE principles are followed. If there are any elements of the challenges you are not sure about for example what a burpee looks like simply google the word and you should be able to find an example.
S = Make sure it is SAFE to complete (be aware of your surroundings).
A = ADAPT the challenges to ensure they are appropriate for you.
F = Make the challenges FUN!
E = ENGAGE with other members your family to complete the challenges.

YEAR 4 Morning challenge Simplify (-) / Progress (+) Afternoon challenge Simplify (-) / Progress (+)
MONDAY How many times can you
kick a ball or rolled up
pair of socks into a
target in one minute?
-= Move closer to the
target or make the target
bigger.
+ = Move further away
from the target or make
the target smaller
++ = Use alternate feet to
kick the ball
Perform a plank balance for 30
seconds?
Make sure your body is flat and
not touching the ground.
Search plank position in google.
-=Reduce the time to 20 seconds
and/or place one knee on the
ground.
+ = Extend the time to 40 seconds
TUESDAY How many times in one
minute can you run to
an object and back that
is placed 5-10 meters
away.
-= Shorten the distance
+ = Can you run
backwards or sideways
when completing the
task.
How far can you jump when
completing a standing long
jump (2 feet to 2 feet)?
Complete the same for 1,2,3,4
& 5 jumps in a row.
-= Allow a short run up before
jumping.
+ = Complete the standing long
jump on one foot and land on the
same foot
WEDNESDAY How many times can
you throw and catch a
ball/socks with the
same hand in one
minute. The object
must be thrown above
your head.
Don’t forget to switch
hands and try with both
hands
-= Throw with one hand
but catch with two.
+ = Stand on one leg
when throwing and
catching.
++ = Spin around in a
circle before catching one
handed.
Can you create a short
gymnastics sequence which
includes 1 jump, 1 roll, 1
balance.
Don’t forget to link the
elements together and present
(boys one hand up and girls
both hands up) at the start
and finish of the sequence.
-= Include any three gymnastics
elements you know. E.g. 3 jumps,
3 rolls etc.
+ = Add in additional elements up
to 6 in total.
THURSDAY How many times can
you perform a one foot
to one foot (the same
foot) jump over a
line/object in 45
seconds?
-= Remove the line/object
+ = Make the object
higher and extend the
amount of time.
Object run. Using 5 different
objects in your house
complete a shuttle run back
and forth to 5 different lines
placing an object on each
line/marker as you go e.g. 1m,
2m, 3m, 4m & 5m. Once they
are all out bring them all back
one at a time to the start line.
Time how long it takes you to
complete.
-= Use less objects
+ = Complete a different
movement each time you place an
object on a line/marker e.g hop,
skip, jump, sidestep, go
backwards etc.
FRIDAY Using your body to
create shapes of letters
can you spell a simple
3-4 letter word?
-= Create 3-4 different
letters without spelling a
word.
+ = Increase the letters to
spell a longer word.
Choose your favourite song at the
moment and create a dance from
the start to finish. Try to
demonstrate the story of the song
in your dance.
 

 WEEK 2 PE FROM PRIMARY SPORTING DEVELOPMENT (PSD)

YEAR 4 Morning challenge Simplify ( (--) /
progress (+)
Afternoon
challenge
Simplify ( (--) /
progress (+)
MONDAY Using a pair of rolled up socks
or a ball, can you throw the
object into 3 different targets
that have different distances?
(--) Just use 1 target instead of
multiple targets.
(+) Try using overarm
technique.
How many star jumps can you
do in 45 seconds?
(--) Reduce the time to 30
seconds.
(+) Increase the time to a
minute.
TUESDAY Can you balance on one leg
whilst leaning forward?
Can you do this for 45
seconds?
(--) Use a chair or cabinet to
hold on to with one hand to
steady yourself.
(+) Can you hold your ankle
whilst leaning forward with
one leg straight?
Can you balance on one leg and
pick up an object off the floor,
hop to another object and pick
up the object whilst balancing?
Can you pick up 5 objects whilst
balancing?
(--) Reduce the number of objects
to 3 objects.
(+) Can you put a time restriction
on the exercise? Try picking 5
objects up whilst balancing in 1
minute?
WEDNESDAY Equipment
Plastic bottle half
filled with water.
Complete 3 star jumps, then
try 1 bottle flip, every time
you land the bottle upright
you earn 5 points.
How many points can you get
in 1 minute?
(--) 3 star jumps = 3 bottle flips.
(+) 5 squat jumps= 1 bottle flip.
Using 6 plastic cups, can you
stack the cups as follows:
3 at the bottom, 2 on top, 1 on
top?
How quickly can you do this
sequence? Try and beat your
previous score.
(--) Start with doing 2 on the
bottom and 1 on top (3 cups).
(+) Can you extend the
sequence to using 10 plastic
cups and producing the
sequence: 4 on the bottom,
then 3 on top, then 2 on top,
then 1 on top?
THURSDAY Using 5 toilet rolls which are
stacked, using your feet only,
can you restack them in a new
position?
Remember using your feet only.
How quick can you do this?
(--) Use less amount of toilet
rolls.
(+) Try having either one or
no hands touching the floor
whilst stacking.
With an adult or sibling, using a
tea towel and a ball/rolled up pair
of socks. How many times can you
flip the ball up in the air
continuously using the tea towel?
How many in a minute?
(--) Use a pillowcase or a
(+) Can you do this whilst
walking?
FRIDAY Can you hold a side plank for 30
seconds?
Make sure your legs are together
and your body is straight, other
arm pointing to the sky.
Alternate sides.
(--) Hold the plank on your
forearm.
(+) Hold the plank in a star
shape.
Using 4/5 boxes or blocks, place
each box in a different place and
collect one at a time, place on
top of each other to create a
tower. How quickly can you do
this?
(--) Reduce the distance to
(+) Make an obstacle to jump
over (cushion) or crawl under
(chair) that is between the start
and finish line.
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