Posts tagged with year 4

Art Week

The Giza Pyramids Wander through the chambers and passageways of the Great Pyramid, and learn about the pharaohs for whom these monumental tombs were built. What are Pyramids? Find out more about the Egyptian Pyramids. Canopic Jars It was very important to ancient Egyptian religious beliefs that the human body was preserved. Find out how […]

The River Nile

Have a look at these websites to find out why the River Nile was so important to the Ancient Egyptians. http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/egypt/farming.htm  http://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/river-nile-facts.html http://www.historyonthenet.com/egyptians/farming.htm http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_egypt/geography_nile_river.php

Poetry by Year 4…

We have been writing lots of poems this week in Year 4 and wanted to share our work with you on the blog. Please let us know what you think. You might even be able to suggest words that could rhyme with some of the lines. Enjoy!

The Red Squirrel…

There are two squirrels that live in our country. One didn’t come from here originally and has become a real threat to the survival of our native red squirrel. Who is the enemy of the red squirrel? Post his name and explain why he is a danger!

The Vikings…

What have you learnt about the Vikings? Can you list 10 facts which other children may find interesting? These might include where they were from, where they travelled to and what they were like.  

Waste Week

Custom Glitter Text Next week is Waste Week. What do you do at home to help reduce waste? Post your ideas here.

Shapes around the world

What can you remember about the properties of shapes? What 2d or 3d shapes can you spot around the classroom, home or in the outside world?

4P Tudor Project

Tudor Crime and Punishment

What happened if you were caught committing a crime in Tudor times? Did they have a Police Service just like ours? Post what you can find out here. Here is a website to help you. http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/tudors/other.htm

Research links for Tudor Clothing

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/tudors/clothes.htm http://primaryfacts.com/1714/tudor-clothes-costumes-and-fashion/ http://www.historyonthenet.com/Tudors/tudor_costume.htm Video BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/childrens-clothing-in-tudor-times/3334.html

Share your autumn haikus…

Look at the picture above. Can you write a brilliant verse for a haiku? Remember to include: 5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables. > Metaphors > Similes

American Spellings

Americans spell lots of words differently from us. How many can you find? For example, they spell night as nite.

Can you dance like this?

Native American Tribes

What do you know about native american tribes? If you have been learning about one tribe in particular, you can post your facts here. Perhaps you know some general information. Share it with your classmates.

The Ghostly Figure…

I stood still. I did not want to move…. Continue the story. Think about what you can include to make it successful.

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