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Leighton Primary School

Week 9: Beginning Mon 15.06.20

English-

Please find attached a grammar activity sheet and fiction reading comprehension. Both have three different ability levels. These are shown by the * stars on the sheets. 1 star being the easiest.

 

Maths – Week 8 Decimals – there are 4 daily lessons!

We will be using resources from the White Rose scheme that is used as the basis for the maths teaching at Leighton.

Access the site using this link:

https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Year-4-Week-8.pdf

Click on the links – this gives access to view a short video that introduces each day’s lesson.

After watching the video, complete the worksheet for that day, or use your Home Learning book or just plain paper to record your answers. The worksheets, and a set of answers, are included as an attachment on this page if you want to use them as a visual resources or print.

 

 

PSHE-  Diversity and Communities

To start this new unit of work, you will be focusing on the following objectives. 

• To be able to describe aspects of your identity, and to recognise similarities and differences between yourself and others.

• To recognise difference and respect diversity, including the importance of recognising and challenging stereotypes.

• To know about groups and communities that exist locally, and the roles some people play in the community.

responsibilities of humans towards them.

Please see the attached document with your second week of activities. Most of these will be discussion based with an element of drawing and writing at times. If you haven’t done the first week please the tab for wb 8.6.20.

 

Science-  

Lesson 1: Exploring temperatures

I’m sure you have all seen something melt before. This could have been snow, butter in a hot pan or ice in your drink. But do you know the exact temperatures materials need to be to melt?

Your first task is to research some materials and find out their exact melting temperature. Use this information to create a poster.

Note: Think back to your work on units of measurement in maths and make sure you use the corrects unit when writing out set temperatures.

 

Lesson 2: Melting button experiment (*this will require adult supervision and support)

To test your understanding and knowledge of changing a solid to a liquid, we would like you to try out an experiment using chocolate buttons.

For this experiment you will need:

Giant chocolate buttons

Small chocolate buttons

A pan

A timer

Consider how these buttons are the same and different.

We want to find out which button will melt the quickest. The giant or small.

First we would like you to make a prediction. Consider which button you think would melt the quickest and why?

Using your equipment melt both buttons and time how long it takes to melt. You can use a stopwatch on a phone for this.

Note down the timings.

Once you have completed the experiment. Write up your findings in a conclusion.

Please see supporting worksheet for this activity.