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Tuesday 19th May


Look at the spellings below. Define any you aren’t sure of and practise how to spell them. There is a reminder of a few methods to help underneath:


various       eight           woman          women

English BBC Bitesize Lesson

Follow the link to today’s English lesson – Formal and infromal language






Reading Comprehension - Inference Focus


69 x 6 =

839 - 234 =

782 + 321 =

764 ÷ 2 =

2749 - 1209 =

83 x 8 =

3846 ÷ 2 =

8370 - 209 =

Half of 614 =

Double 278 =



White Rose Maths Lesson

Follow the link to today’s maths lesson on equivalent fractions.

Click on week 5 w/c 18th May Lesson 2 and watch the video.

After watching the video, follow this link below to the BBC Bitesize website to do the activities linked to the lesson.


Other Subjects/Activities



BBC Bitesize – Mountains




Visit our animals including humans page for this week’s learning on food chains.



See our Spanish page for today's activity on saying your age.



Learning Challenge

Take a look at our Learning Challenge e-learning page for this week’s activities. Also check out the afternoon/other activities that are listed on the y4 page. Some really fun ideas to keep you all entertained!


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Mastery Tasks - Challenge & Stretch


English Mastery/Greater Depth Task:

This activity is aimed to stretch your English skills further!

Yesterday we learned what semi-colons are used in writing. Today we will be learning what a regular colon is and how it is used in writing. A colon looks like this :

Do you know what is it used for? Have you ever come across it at all?

Colons often introduce an explanation. The phrase that comes after the colon usually explains or expands on what came before it. It is also used before a listquotationanswer or to provide contrast.

  • 'Life is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you're gonna get.' In this example from Forrest Gump, the phrase that follows the colon explains why life is like a box of chocolates.
  • 'I love watching films after school: comedies are my favourite.' The phrase that follows the colon here expands on what the person loves about watching films.
  • 'Tom hated his mum's cooking: soggy sprouts, smelly cabbage and lumpy mashed potatoes.' In this example, a colon is used to introduce a list of things that Tom's mum cooks that he doesn't like. Can you also spot the alliteration?



Click on the link below to find out more about colons and how they are different from semi-colons:


Complete the worksheet below using what you’ve learned:

Mastery Maths with Greater Depth

Push yourselves with this mastery activity!

Test your knowledge further on equivalent fractions with this task.

Answer – Both girls and boys get the same amount of chocolate. They all get 1 and a third each. 1 and 1/3 or 1.33.

8 ÷ 6 = 1.33

12 ÷ 9 = 1.33