Primary 4 News

Welcome to Milepost 2!

 

Please check this news page regularly for reminders, updates, news and photos about our learning journey. 

Try using these prompts with your child to find out more about the learning below: 'Tell me...',  'Show me...', 'Talk to me about...'.  


Week Beginning 4th June

posted 5 Jun 2018, 16:25 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 5 Jun 2018, 16:25 ]

A big thank you to Sonal, our class parent representative for organising Term 3 Parent Reading Rota! Big thanks also to Kristie, Urmila and Jessica for reading with the children over the last couple of weeks - we appreciate you volunteering your time to support us with our learning! 


This week's learning:

English:
TBAT generate possible innovation ideas for a 'tale of fear'.
TBAT make links between a fear and a possible resolution.
TBAT use a known story structure to plan a 'tale of fear' of my own. 

Spellings - TBAT spell words with prefixes 'de' and 'un'

Maths:
TBAT represent different mathematical statements using a bar model. 
TBAT solve problems involving addition and subtraction, using the bar model.  
 
Mental Maths - focus on mixed times table facts and associated division facts - see children's individual home-learning sheets for focus. 

IPC: On Tap!
Geography: TBAT describe the main geographical features of an area immediately surrounding school. 

UN GOALS - 14 Life Below Water; 6 Clean Water and Sanitation.

A reminder that next Monday and Tuesday (11th and 12th June) is our Mid-Term Break. There will be no school on these days. 

Entry Point - On Tap...Water!

posted 23 May 2018, 21:59 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 23 May 2018, 21:59 ]

IPC Entry Point (On Tap) Thursday

posted 22 May 2018, 22:28 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 22 May 2018, 22:29 ]

Our MP2 Entry Point is planned for tomorrow afternoon (Thursday 23rd May).
The children will need the following:
  • A towel
  • A change of clothes (in case they get wet)
  • Shoes which can get wet (either crocs, sandals, wellies, old trainers...)
  • A plastic bag to put their wet clothes in
Many thanks!


Week Beginning - 21st May 2018

posted 19 May 2018, 20:03 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 21 May 2018, 03:58 ]

A big thank you to Sonal, our class parent representative for organising Term 3 Parent Reading Rota! Big thanks also to Angela and Bhawna for reading with the children over the last couple of weeks - we appreciate you volunteering your time to support us with our learning! 


This week's learning:

English:
Wow Starter!
TK the features of a 'Tale of Fear!'
TK some sentence openers that build suspense.
TK some adjectives that will add interest to writing.
TBAT use your senses in order to create suspense.
TBAT write a simile.

Spellings - TBAT spell words with prefixes 'in' or 'im'

Maths:
TBAT add and subtract fractions (unit fractions and non-unit fractions with small denominators).
Revisiting past learning - TBAT name 2D and 3D shapes. 
 
Mental Maths - focus on our times table facts and associated division facts this half term. Note change of day to Thursday! The learning target focus for the half term has been sent home on the log sheet. This week we are focusing on x 9 with associated division facts. 

IPC: On Tap!
ENTRY POINT - Wacky Waterworks! Details to follow regarding what children need to wear!

UN GOALS - 14 Life Below Water; 6 Clean Water and Sanitation.

A reminder that this Wednesday (23rd May) will be experience SIS learning in Literacy. If you would like to join P4 in their learning, our session will run from 9:30 am until 10:20 am. See you then!

Week Beginning 14th May 2018

posted 15 May 2018, 20:07 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 15 May 2018, 20:07 ]

This week's learning:

English:
TBAT write a newspaper article - this will be collaborative learning based on skills learnt and knowledge of text type. Hopefully we will be able to share our articles on See Saw once completed. 

Spellings - TBAT spell words with prefixes 'mis' or 'dis'

Maths:
TBAT add and subtract up to three digits (two-digits for some children) using formal written methods - number lines, extended columns and columns. 
 
Mental Maths - focus on our times table facts and associated division facts this half term. Note change of day to Thursday! The learning target focus for the half term has been sent home on the log sheet. This week we are focusing on x 8 with associated division facts. 

IPC: CHOCOLATE

REFLECTION WEEK - activities are all based on previous learning to secure learning, address misconceptions and reflect on how we have done in our knowledge, skills and understanding.

UN GOALS - 15 Life On Land; 1 No Poverty; 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth.

Thank you to everyone for sending in their white t-shirts.   

Zima News...The Journalists

posted 15 May 2018, 13:41 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 15 May 2018, 13:42 ]


White T-shirt

posted 7 May 2018, 03:52 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 7 May 2018, 03:53 ]

Thanks to everyone who has already sent in a white t-shirt, ready for decorating for our International Children's Day Celebration in June. If you haven't sent one in yet, there is still time...please sent yours in before Friday 18th May. 


Week Beginning 7th May 2018

posted 7 May 2018, 03:39 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 7 May 2018, 03:39 ]

This week's learning:

English:
TBAT write an introduction to a newspaper article, using the 5 Ws.
TBAT write the middle section of a newspaper article - giving additional details.
TBAT use speech marks with accuracy for direct speech.
TK what a quote is. 

Spellings - TBAT spell words with 'ous' endings. 

Maths:
TBAT recognise and show, using diagrams, equivalent fractions with small denominators. 
TBAT compare and order unit fractions and fractions with the same denominator.
 
Mental Maths - focus on our times table facts and associated division facts this half term. Note change of day to Thursday! The learning target focus for the half term has been sent home on the log sheet. This week we are focusing on x 4 with associated division facts. 

IPC: CHOCOLATE
History:

TK who first discovered chocolate.

TK who took the first chocolate to Europe.

TK the importance of the first cocoa bean for trade.

TBAT give some reasons for particular events and changes.


UN GOALS - 15 Life On Land; 1 No Poverty; 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth.

*Note this Wednesday (9th May) is a Public Holiday - school will be closed.  

Thank You!

posted 4 May 2018, 05:00 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 4 May 2018, 05:03 ]

Thank you for all your generous donations to the Tuck Shop today! It looked very busy and the treats were very well received! Some seriously yummy bakes!




P4 Tuck Shop Donations

posted 26 Apr 2018, 21:36 by Primary 4 Teacher   [ updated 26 Apr 2018, 21:37 ]


For those of you who would like to...next Friday it is P4s turn on the Tuck Shop donations rota. 

If you would like to make a donation of baked goods/snacks to be sold at the Tuck Shop, please send them into school on Friday 4th May. 

All proceeds are in aid of UN Goal 1, No Poverty and support the purchasing of Shoes That Grow for orphans in Nigeria. For more info: see the UN Goalkeepers Blog page.  



  

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