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Week Commencing 1st June 2020

Hello Year 4!

Below is an overview of what we will be learning about this week.

WC 1.6.20 Home Learning Overview-(A Pdf file)

Value of the Week:

Integrity– Right is right even if nobody is doing it, wrong is wrong even if everybody is doing it

Word of the Week:

Climate: Climate is commonly considered to be “the weather averaged over a long period of time, typically 30 years”. The weather takes into account the temperature and humidity.

English:

Reading

The Boy at the Back of the Class- Chapter 6.

Writing

Write a description of ‘The Chocolate Room’

Task 1- Read the extract, from Roald Dahl’s Novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, were the children enter the Chocolate Room.
Task 2- Plan your descriptive paragraph. Make a list of any adjectives, adverbs and verbs which you think will help bring the image of the room alive to your reader.
Task 3- Write your description. Imagine you are Charlie, or one of the other characters, write what it was like to enter the factory.

See extra resources in the plan above

Get Creative:

Quentin Blake is the illustrator for many children’s novels, including Roald Dahl. Over the past month, Blake has created ‘Portable Rainbows’ using his illustrations of characters sitting, resting, holding a rainbow. Can you create your own ‘portable rainbows’ using the characters from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?

How to draw Willy Wonka with Quentin Blake:

Blake’s Portable Rainbows:
https://www.quentinblake.com/news/quentincreates-portable-rainbows-free-e-cards

See extra resources and images in the plan above.

Time to Move:

Learn how to dance like the Oompa-Loompas. Here is a tutorial to learn the Augustus Gloop routine.

Science:

As an introduction to our new topic Changing States we would like you to…

Investigate:

  • What happens to chocolate when you hold it in your hand?
  • Can you predict what will happen?

Maths:

Last week you mastered how to add decimals using column addition. This week, we would like you to use this skill to solve the following problems for Mr Wonka.

Task:

To solve decimal addition problems up to 2 decimal places. Here is a link to recap Column Addition:

https://www.mathswithmum.com/columnaddition-of-decimals/

See extra resources in the plan above.

Our World:

Have you ever wondered where chocolate comes from or how chocolate made? This week would like you to research and find the answers to the above questions.

Task 1: Research which countries grow cocoa beans and what is it about their climate which allows them to grow? You could plot these countries on a world map to see how close they are
to the equator…
Task 2: How are the cocoa beans turned into chocolate? Can you make an information sheet telling readers how chocolate is made?

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