Home Learning 27th April

Home Learning 27th April

Dear Y4 Pupils and Parents, 

As we are transitioning to a new website, please find the home learning activities for the week commencing 27/04. I hope that you are all keeping safe and well, and enjoyed completing the work that was set last week.


  • This weeks Spellings are listed below: invention, injection, action, hesitation, completion expression, discussion, confession, permission, admission expansion, extension,
  • Use the template attached to practice your handwriting. 
  • This week, we are looking at Newspapers. Please create your own newspaper report on the events that have taken place over the past couple of weeks. Remember to include a headline, by line, pictures and captions, and write chronologically. You can even interview family members and add quotes from them to your report! Find newspaper templates here: https://www.flipsnack.com
  • Take notes from a video. Watch the video clip about the Impala and the Leopard. Don’t be worried: it has a happy ending! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhSDxp0oQK8. Plan a story about a narrow escape.


Read and learn a poem. Read ‘Keep a poem in your pocket’. Read it twice: the first time in your head and the second time out loud. What do you think it means? How could a poem stop you from being lonely? Read Top tips for learning a poem by heart. Try memorising the poem ‘Keep a poem in your pocket’.

Keep A Poem In Your Pocket
By Beatrice Schenk de Regniers

Keep a poem in your pocket
And a picture in your head
And you’ll never feel lonely
At night when you’re in bed.

The little poem will sing to you
The little picture bring to you
A dozen dreams to dance to you
At night when you’re in bed.

So – –
Keep a picture in your pocket
And a poem in your head
And you’ll never feel lonely
At night when you’re in bed.


-This week we are continuing our decimals topic.

– Now, use your new learning to complete one of the work sheets found on this website: https://urbrainy.com

-Create your own guide to ‘explaining the relationship between fractions and decimals’ and show it to an adult. Challenge yourself to teach them something new!

Continue to practice your key Math facts, and use timetables rockstars. 


This week we are focussing on the water cycle, which also links to our Rainforest topic. Watch the video found here: 


Predict what will happen if you use a different liquid, and not water. Conduct your own experiment using a range of different liquids.



Choose one of the work-outs below: 








Work on your understanding of emotions.

  • Interview someone in your household and ask them what emotions they have felt over the course of the week. How do they deal with these emotions?
  • Now think about your own emotions, and complete an emotions ‘road map’ explaining how your emotion have changed, and why. 



  • We are continuing our learning on Rainforests this week. Use a map to locate the worlds biggest Rainforest, and then locate the worlds smallest. Which one would you rather visit? Why? 
  • Do you think that there is a correlation between where the Rainforests are, and the weather of that country? Could there be a Rainforest in Manchester? Explain 


  • Writing your own prayers at home. Write a prayer for those who are isolated without their family able to visit them, or maybe without any family at all. Ask God to bring them comfort so that they do not feel lonely. 
  • Find a story in the Bible about hardship. How did the individual overcome their hardship, with the support of God? Remember that with God in our hearts, we will overcome anything. 


  • I am sure some of you are enjoying playing online games – research the role of a ‘professional gamer’ – what does the job entail? What other jobs are linked to technology? Explore different job roles and think about if you would like to do one of these roles when you grow up. 
  • Create an online quiz for your family, and even your friends, using Kahoot. You need an adult to sign up for you and then you can create your very own quiz!

Most of all, stay safe and happy. We miss you and will see you soon. 

Your Y4 Teachers


St Malachy's Primary School, Eggington Street, Manchester, M40 7RG
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