We have had another busy week in Seals class! It has involved stories set in the past, problem-solving and interesting cures!
At the beginning of the week, we planned our own historical narrative. With the help of our model text, we were able to think carefully about the structure of a narrative. We also created a bank of vocabulary which we could use to help us with our own writing. We have now started writing our historical narratives, which are set in the Tudor period, and we can’t wait to edit these and publish them for our writing wall display!
This week, the children put their mathematical skills to the test. They were given arithmetic questions and reasoning and problem-solving questions based on everything we have learnt so far this year. The children were then given time to revise an aspect of our year 4 Maths work that they have found more challenging. Towards the end of the week, we have been focusing on factors and factor pairs. It has been a busy week in Maths but the children have all worked incredibly hard – Well done Seals!
In History this week, we have looked at the jobs of the rich and poor during the Tudor period. Children ranked the jobs from best to worst and were then tasked with creating a ‘wanted!’ poster advertising one of the jobs we had discussed. Today, we learnt about health and hygiene during the Tudor times. We uncovered some of their weird and wonderful remedies for a variety of diseases and ailments!
Children have been given some English homework this week which relates to the learning we have been doing in class. The task has been explained in class, but if you have any questions about this, please do get in touch. This piece of homework is due on Monday 5th December. Children should practice their spellings and times tables and read at home alongside this.
Year 4, List 11 – Words with ‘sh’ spelt ‘ch’
Spellings given out: Monday 28th November
Spelling test: Monday 5th December
Have a brilliant weekend,