In Year 4 the Science topic has been solids, liquids and gases. The class applied their knowledge to the processes involved in the water cycle. They learnt more about this through drama and role play. They also investigated different liquids and their viscosity. This was part of the work on setting up a fair test. They discussed what must be considered and then carried out in the experiment following these guidelines.
Learning about how to use fronted adverbials through sorting activities and then independently in their own sentences.
We learnt about rivers in line with our topic 'Lake District'. Children found out about the main parts of a river & described what each part did or how it was created. We also modeled how the source of a river begins with a stream or spring from a mountainous area
The children compared two locations Dartford & Keswick. They observed differences in population, environment, pollution. Once they had completed their research they wrote a short piece aimed at convincing people to visit Keswick.
The children looked at the life of Joseph and discussed how he would have influenced Jesus. Laura & Joe's art work shows what he did during his life and is annotated with how he was and how this might have affected Jesus.
In Computing we found out about keeping safe on-line. Look at these posters by Henry N, Isla, Ronald, Gabby, Samuel, Nifemi, Harry, Amelia, Kaobie and Mireille.
As part of the RE topic - Families - the children drew their family tree. Here is Kaobie's tree and Ronald's family photos.
Using scripture, we have explained Jesus' family tree. The children read Genesis 12:1-8 and 21:1-7 and wrote a diary from Abraham's point of view.
Read Oliver's wonderful sentences using his spelling words.
As part of our fantasy creatures topic we created our own creature. The then had to describe their own creature in a s much detail as James Reeves did in his narrative poem, The Hippocrump.
During Creativity week we explored the of a Hoplite soldier. The class observed a soldier (as spies) and then wrote a diary about seeing the soldiers approaching battle.