Year 4 Home Study

Week 1 - English

1

Day 1

The princess and the pea - Reading

2

Day 2

The princess and the pea - Speech bubbles

3

Day 3

The princess and the pea - punctuation

4

Day 4

Younger brother - nouns verbs and adjectives

5

Day 5

Things I have been doing lately - poem writing

Week 1 - Maths

1

Day 1

Decimals on number lines

2

Day 2

Multiply and divide by 10 and 100

3

Day 3

Fractions of amounts

4

Day 4

Written multiplication

5

Day 5

Written division

Week 2 - English

1

Day 6

Grey Wolves - reporting

2

Day 7

Reading reports and adding subtitles

3

Day 8

How the Bumble-bee got his stripes - noun phrases

4

Day 9

The dragon who ate our school - noun phrases using prepositions
Download The dragon who ate our school soundbite

5

Day 10

Storyboards and writing

Week 2 - Maths

1

Day 6

Adding Three or Four numbers

2

Day 7

Adding Money

3

Day 8

FInding Change

4

Day 9

Subtraction using Frog

5

Day 10

Column subtraction

Week 3 - English

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1

Day 11

Listening, sequencing events, and using a storyboard to write an account.

2

Day 12

Revise and practise adverbials. Write sentences with adverbials for the story
Download PPT - Adverbials

3

Day 13

Write stories, including adverbials

4

Day 14

Identify noun phrases in sentences. Read a poem, write own version
Download PPT - Noun Phrases

5

Day 15

Understand that prepositions can add information to a noun phrase
Download PPT - Noun phrases with prepositions

Week 3 - Maths

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1

Day 11

 Use a fraction wall to identify equivalent fractions 

2

Day 12

Identify tenths and equivalent fractions
Download PPT - tenths 

3

Day 13

Identify and understand equivalent fractions and decimals

4

Day 14

Practise tables facts, particularly noticing patterns

5

Day 15

Linking tables facts to factors and multiples
Download PPT - tables

Week 4 - English

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1

Day 16

Read, Summarise. Practice conjunctions (1)
Download conjunctions powerpoint here

2

Day 17

Read, Summarise. Practice conjunctions (2)
Download conjunctions powerpoint here

3

Day 18

Writing notes and making up a story

4

Day 19

Reading poems answering questions

5

Day 20

Read a poem an memorise it.

Week 4 - Maths

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1

Day 16

Fraction sequences
Download teacher powerpoint here

2

Day 17

Fractions of amounts

3

Day 18

Add and subtract fractions
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4

Day 19

Polygons

5

Day 20

Sorting triangles

Week 5 - English

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1

Day 21

Story 'The Great Kapok Tree', Verbs

2

Day 22

Present Perfect Form, Rainforest Animals
Download PowerPoint: Present Perfect

3

Day 23

Describe Illustrations, Practise Present Perfect Form, Writing a Postcard

4

Day 24

Poem 'Willow Pattern', Storytelling, Descriptive Language

5

Day 25

Poem 'How Tortoise Got His Shell', Storytelling, Direct Speech

Week 5 - Maths

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1

Day 21

Equivalent fractions and decimals

2

Day 22

Compare numbers with 1 decimal place
Download PowerPoint presentation

3

Day 23

Add and subtract 0.1 and 1
Download PowerPoint presentation

4

Day 24

3-D shape (1)

5

Day 25

Shape (2)
Download PowerPoint presentation

Week 6 - English

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1

Day 26

Story 'Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters', Predictions about a Story, Character Outlines

2

Day 27

'Messenger’s Proclamation' and 'Manyara’s Journey' from 'Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters', Listening, Describing a Character

3

Day 28

Summarising the Story, Letters from Future

4

Day 29

Poem 'Summer and Winter', Adverbials, Favourite Poem
Download PowerPoint: Adverbials

5

Day 30

Poem 'Winter', Practising Adverbials, Favourite Poem

Week 6 - Maths

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1

Day 26

The 7 times table

2

Day 27

Factors

3

Day 28

Co-ordinates
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4

Day 29

Moving shapes on the co-ordinate grid

5

Day 30

Draw polygons on the co-ordinate grid

Week 7 - English

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1

Day 31

Story 'Zoo', Adverbials, Writing about a Daytrip
Download PowerPoint: Adverbials

2

Day 32

Zoo, Practising Adverbials, Writing a letter to a zoo-owner

3

Day 33

Poems 'First Fox', 'Fox', Describing a Fox in the Snow

4

Day 34

Poems 'Doing Nothing Much', 'Maggie and Millie and Molly and May', 'Black Pebble', Comparing Poems

5

Day 35

Poems 'Thunder and Lightning', 'That Stormy Night', 'Where Would You Be?', Describing a Thunderstorm 

Week 7 - Maths

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1

Day 31

Multiply multiples of 10 and 100 (1)
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 32

Multiply multiples of 10 and 100 (2)

3

Day 33

Mental multiplication and division

4

Day 34

Symmetrical patterns

5

Day 35

Symmetrical shapes

Week 8 - English

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1

Day 36

Story 'Ananse, the forgetful guest Part 1', Predict the end of the story

2

Day 37

Story 'Ananse, the forgetful guest Part 2', Adverbials
Download PowerPoint: Adverbials

3

Day 38

Describing Ananse, Planning and Writing a Story

4

Day 39

Poems, Ode, Poetic Terms

5

Day 40

Poem 'Ode to Marbles', Planning and Writing a Poem

Week 8 - Maths

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1

Day 36

Grid multiplication (1)
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2

Day 37

Grid multiplication (2)

3

Day 38

Angles in triangles

4

Day 39

Angles in quadrilaterals

5

Day 40

Sort quadrilaterals

Week 9 - English

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1

Day 41

Poem 'Hero Dad', Determiners, Write about an Adventure
Download PowerPoint: Determiners

2

Day 42

Practising Determiners, Writing a Poem

3

Day 43

Stories from Africa, Summarising Stories

4

Day 44

Stories from Africa, Storytelling

5

Day 45

Adverbials and Conjunctions, Writing an African Story

Week 9 - Maths

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1

Day 41

Use column addition to add three 3-digit numbers

2

Day 42

Use column addition to add amounts of money

3

Day 43

Use column addition to add pairs of 4-digit numbers
Download PowerPoint presentation

4

Day 44

Use factors to multiply

5

Day 45

Multiply three numbers using commutativity

Week 10 - English

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1

Day 46

Story 'Henry's Freedom Box'

2

Day 47

Further Analysis of 'Henry's Freedom Box'

3

Day 48

Background to 'Henry’s Freedom Box', Writing a Letter

4

Day 49

Poem 'Sea Fever', Possessive Apostrophes
Download PowerPoint: Possessive Apostrophes

5

Day 50

Jewellery, Poem 'Amulet', Practising Possessive Apostrophes

Week 10 - Maths

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1

Day 46

Use expanded column subtraction to subtract 3-digit numbers
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 47

Use column subtraction to subtract 3-digit numbers

3

Day 48

Use different ways to subtract 3-digit numbers

4

Day 49

Find the area of rectangles

5

Day 50

Find the area of rectilinear shapes

Week 11 - English

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1

Day 51

Story 'Peter and the Wolf Sentences', Speech Marks and Reporting Clauses, Summarising the Story
Download PowerPoint: Dialogue

2

Day 52

Story 'Duck and Bird', Writing a Dialogue

3

Day 53

Procession from 'Peter and the Wolf Sentences', Writing a New Ending

4

Day 54

Poems 'Revenge', Snow, 'Mrs Sprockett’s Strange Machine', and 'The Moon', Performing a Poem

5

Day 55

Poem 'Snow', Writing a Poem

Week 11 - Maths

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1

Day 51

Revise column subtraction of 3-digit numbers
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2

Day 52

Column subtraction of 4-digit numbers

3

Day 53

Find the perimeter of rectangles
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4

Day 54

Find the perimeter of rectilinear shapes

5

Day 55

Investigate area and perimeter

Week 12 - English

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1

Day 56

Story 'Sinbad and the Giant Bird', Clauses and Conjunctions
Download PowerPoint: Conjunctions and Prepositions

2

Day 57

Story 'Sinbad and the Old Man', Prepositions

3

Day 58

Story 'Sinbad and the Coconuts'

4

Day 59

Poem 'You', Investigating Vocabulary, Learning a Poem by Heart

5

Day 60

Draft Poem, Writing an Insult Poem, Reading a Poem Aloud

Week 12 - Maths

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1

Day 56

Count up to find a price difference
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 57

Choose appropriate methods to subtract 4-digit numbers

3

Day 58

Using counting up (Frog) to find change

4

Day 59

Use negative numbers in context of temperature
Download PowerPoint presentation

5

Day 60

Place negative numbers on a line and order them

Week 13 - English

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1

Day 61

Story 'Night Shimmy', Investigating Artwork

2

Day 62

Story 'Silly Billy', Writing a Set of Instructions, Writing about Worries

3

Day 63

Comparing Two Stories, Describing a Magical Toy or Object

4

Day 64

Story 'Voices in the Park', Writing about a Trip to the Park

5

Day 65

Using Paragraphs, Writing about the Next Day in the Park

Week 13 - Maths

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1

Day 61

Use knowledge of tables & place value to divide multiples of 10
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 62

Solve scaling problems; Convert from centimetres to metres

3

Day 63

Solve correspondence problems

4

Day 64

Convert from kilograms to grams and vice versa

5

Day 65

Estimate weights and order items by weight

Week 14 - English

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1

Day 66

Story 'Icarus', Responding to a Story, Retelling the Story
Download 'Icarus' reader

2

Day 67

Comparing Two Versions of the Same Story, Reading and Writing Diaries

3

Day 68

Minotaur's Labyrinth, Reading and Writing Instructions

4

Day 69

Giving opinion about versions of the story of Daedalus and Icarus

5

Day 70

Poem 'Hope is the thing with feathers', Discussing the poem, Writing about hopes

Week 14 - Maths

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1

Day 66

Divide 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 67

Divide 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers

3

Day 68

Solving division problems

4

Day 69

Count on and back in steps of 25 and 1000
Download PowerPoint presentation

5

Day 70

Use Roman numerals to 100

Week 15 - English

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1

Day 71

Writer Edward Lear, Poem 'The Owl and the Pussycat', Writing about your magical journey

2

Day 72

Researching Vocabulary, Poem 'The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat', Writing a Poem

3

Day 73

Poem 'The Quangle Wangle’s Hat', Noun Phrases, Describing a creature from the poem
Download PowerPoint: Noun Phrases

4

Day 74

Poem 'The Pobble Who Has No Toes', Writing the story of The Pobble’s adventure, Handwriting one of the Edward Lear poems
Download 'The Pobble Who Has No Toes' reader

5

Day 75

Edward Lear's limericks, Limerick 'The Old Man', Writing your own limerick

Week 15 - Maths

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1

Day 71

Revise equivalent fractions
Download PowerPoint presentation

2

Day 72

Revise finding non-unit fractions of amounts

3

Day 73

Multiplication ‘arithmagons’

4

Day 74

Investigating addition on a number grid

5

Day 75

Solving number puzzles

Week 16 - English

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1

Day 76

Reading and making up jokes 

2

Day 77

Making strange creatures, sentences and stories

3

Day 78

Find out about six types of dragons, Make a dragon quiz, Invent your own dragon

4

Day 79

Complete a Crosspoints puzzle, Complete a Crossword, Make up your Crossword

5

Day 80

Make up a revolting menu, Read gross recipes, Make up recipes

Week 16 - Maths

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1

Day 76

Mathematical investigation (1)

2

Day 77

Something to make, Cube nets

3

Day 78

Alphabet challenge

4

Day 79

Place that pentomino game

5

Day 80

Mathematical investigation (2)

Week 17 - English

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1

Day 81

Amazing Hotels, Poem 'Snake Hotel' 

2

Day 82

Strange Sentences, Making a word chain, Solve a wordsearch 

3

Day 83

Story 'The Black-Hole Balloon', Listen to persuasive argument, Decide your own thing to ‘disappear’, Find out other people’s ideas

4

Day 84

Riddles, Palindromes, Solving Problems

5

Day 85

Read and make up school report, Poem 'Targets'

Week 17 - Maths

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1

Day 81

Mathematical investigation (1), How many squares?

2

Day 82

Something to make, Dice problems

3

Day 83

Tricks, Number magic

4

Day 84

Dots and squares game

5

Day 85

Mathematical investigation (2), Square numbers