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Friday 26th June

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Philosophical question:

Why do people say: Money doesn't grow on trees?


Word of the day: economy


  • Find out what it means and write the definition in your own words!   

  •  What is its word class?   

  • How many syllables does it have (clap each syllable to help you)? 

  •  Make a list of synonyms and antonyms   

  •  Can you use it in an interesting sentence?  

  • Are you able to use it, appropriately, when you are speaking or in any of your writing opportunities?


Reading : finish the questions about Teeth.


Maths : Today pleas play this game as a starter. Be sure to select year 4 objectives.

It is Friday family challenge day.

The questions and the answers are in the documents below. Attempt as many as you can in the time available. Remember the later questions are trickier.


SPaG: Complete the grammar activity below



Time for writing!  

Your steps to success: 

  1. I will re-read my plan. 
  2. I will say out loud or in my head my plan to a partner.  
  3. Before writing, I will read the success criteria and ask if I do not understand something. 
  4. As I am writing, I will refer to my plan.  
  5. After writing a paragraph, I will proof read it. 


What should you include in your writing? 

Milestone statement 

What will it look like in my writing? 

Have I included it in my writing? 

Organise sentences to include the taught vocabulary, grammar and punctuation.  

  • Full stops, capital letters, question marks, exclamation marks, commas  

  • Pronouns and nouns  

  • Fronted adverbials 

  • Expanded noun phrases  

(adjective + noun + prepositional phrase) 


Begin to develop a simple awareness of other forms of speech e.g. reported speech and dialogue.  

  • Direct speech 

“I bid you farewell,” said Bob. 

  • Indirect speech 

From mars, Bob bid farewell to 4NC. 


Use adverbs and conjunctions to link ideas within paragraphs. 

  • Adverbs tell us when something is done.  

  • Conjunctions are used to link ideas within a sentence.  

  • Prepositions tell you where something is done or happens.  


Use deliberate language choices to add interest, detail and to help with understanding.  

  • Adjectives 

  • Similes 

  • Metaphors  

  • Alliteration  

  • Topic vocabulary  


Develop their proof-reading skills, beginning to check over the text in finer detail to detect errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar.  

  • Have you noticed any missing punctuation?  

Edit with a different colour (if possible) 


Competently use apostrophes to: 

  • Indicate ownership.  

  • Examples: 

The cat’s fur              Gill’s ankle  

  • Plural possession 

  • Examples: 

The twins’ mother     These employees’ files  



Head over to the Virtual Library for Week 4 Lesson 5 video where the truth is unveiled about the happenings in the next chapter!  



In the next couple of lessons, we are focusing on Hinduism. We are going to be thinking about this question:


How do Hindus pray and worship?


You have learnt about this major world faith before, but If you're not sure about the main values, check out the Hindu Values powerpoint.


Now watch the video and then move onto the Lesson Plan.