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Year 4 - Dolphin class

Wednesday 7th November

 Our Ancient Greek Day has been brought forward one day to Wednesday 7th November. 

Welcome to Dolphin Class!

 

Miss Randall teaches Dolphin class and is supported by Mrs House and Mrs Scriven.

 

Watch this space for some regular updates to find out about our amazing learning!

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During this topic we will be learning about Ancient Greece. We will learn about the different Greek gods and goddesses as well as reading different Greek myths. We will be tasting some Greek foods. In art we will explore Ancient Greek pottery designs and much, much more!

Our Topic this half term is

     

                                        

We will be writing a range of text types linked to food including recipes and instructions, nonsense poetry and adverts. We will be learning how to use a map, whilst developing our location and fair-trade knowledge. In Science, we will be learning about nutrition and how to keep ourselves healthy.

 

In Maths, we will be focusing on developing our understanding of Place Value, Addition and Subtraction. The children will be developing their mathematical fluency, reasoning and problem solving skills on a daily basis.

 

Please find a book list below which is full of books relevant to our new topic. If you get the opportunity to enjoy some of these at home that would be brilliant! Also, if you do have any of these books, particularly Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl which will be our class reader, please do bring them into school for us to share.

 

 

Blackberry Muffins

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Blackberry Muffins 2

Optional Home Learning

 

Times tables - remember to practise using Times Tables Rockstars: https://ttrockstars.com/

 

 

Spelling: 

The National Curriculum outlines the spelling rules that children will learn in Year 3 and Year 4:

  • Use further prefixes and suffixes and understand how to add them (such as dis– and –sure)
  • Spell further homophones (such as except/accept)
  • Spell words that are often misspelt
  • Use the possessive apostrophe accurately (plurals)
  • Use the first two or three letters of a word to check its spelling in a dictionary

See: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/at-school/subject-guides/spelling-at-primary-school/

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