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Red Pandas - Year 4

Welcome back to Thorpe Lea.

You are now a member of Red Panda Class.

 

 

Welcome back after what I hope was an enjoyable and relaxing Summer holidays.

 

In the first half term of the year we will be learning many new and interesting things.

 

Please visit this page regularly for any updates. Information regarding the children's homework  will be uploaded to our homework page weekly.

 

 

I look forward to an enjoyable year.

Mr Haywood-Pope

Literacy: Myths and legends

Literacy: Myths and legends 1

This half term we are learning about Myths and legends. We will begin by exploring and comparing myths and legends from from the Shang Dynasty. 

From there we will look at more commonly known myths in preparation to write our own myths and legends. 

 

 

 

Topic: The Shang Dynasty

Topic: The Shang Dynasty 1
Topic: The Shang Dynasty 2
Topic: The Shang Dynasty 3
Topic: The Shang Dynasty 4
Topic: The Shang Dynasty 5
Topic: The Shang Dynasty 6

This half term we are learning about The Shang Dynasty. We will begin by looking at the history of China and the kings of the Shang period. We will be exploring the lives of people during the Shang Dynasty. 

 

Within our Art and DT, we will be looking at creations from the Shang period and recreating our own versions.

 

 

Books written by author of the month: Dick King Smith

Books written by author of the month: Dick King Smith 1
Books written by author of the month: Dick King Smith 2
Books written by author of the month: Dick King Smith 3
Books written by author of the month: Dick King Smith 4
Books written by author of the month: Dick King Smith 5
Books written by author of the month: Dick King Smith 6

Maths

Maths 1

This half-term we will be developing our mathematical knowledge within all aspects of maths. Each week we will be exploring a different area of the Maths curriculum.

We will be focusing on:

Week 1 – Number and Place Value

Week 2 - Number and Place

Value Week 3 – Calculation (addition)

Week 4 - Calculation (Subtraction)

Week 5 – Measures (Length)

Week 6 – Pattern

Week 7 - Consolidation of topics covered.

 

Every Thursday will be a problem solving lesson.

 

Places of interest that you could visit

 

 It is always nice to compliment in school learning by having some fun trips to museums and outdoor centres at the weekends, or during the school holidays. They provide an excellent opportunity to delve into a subject more and increase one's knowledge further. See below for some places to go.

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

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