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Year Four - Morpurgo and Dahl

What we have been learning about in Autumn Two 

 

This half-term the children in Year 4 particularly enjoyed learning about The King who Banned the Dark and The Biscuit Bear. They enjoyed debating whether they would prefer life with complete   darkness or to live in 24 hour daylight. They wrote and performed their own persuasive speeches based around the text.

Year 4 have also enjoyed their French topic ‘En Classe’ where they have learnt how to say the items in the classroom all in French. They have all worked hard to talk about items within their pencil case and to practise French classroom commands.

Our Year 4 WOW moment this half-term was our computing day, where we became toy designers and learnt about inputs and outputs. The children enjoyed designing and creating their toy on scratch and using an algorithm to showcase the input and output for their toy.

As well as this, Year 4 enjoyed the speed stacking and cross-country competitions. Every child did a fantastic job, with lots of smiling faces even though they were very muddy!

 

What we have been learning in Autumn One 

 

This half-term the children in Year 4 particularly enjoyed learning about the whole school text ‘Tuesday’. The children were engaged throughout every lesson and enjoyed writing letters, police reports and their own story all based around the text. Year 4 also enjoyed having a debate within class about whether it was the lily pads flying or the toads.

Year 4 have also enjoyed their French topic ‘ Je me presente’ where they have learnt how to say their name, age, where they live and their nationality all in French. They have all worked hard to create their own ID card detailing this information.

Our Year 4 WOW moments this half-term included; our Art day which was focused around using different pencil skills to sketch and create a dragon eye. The children learnt how to create line, tone and texture using their pencil and they applied these skills well to sketch detailed dragon eyes.

As well as this, Year 4 enjoyed food tasting as part of an RE lesson. They tried some traditional Sikh food including; roti and vegetable samosas. The children enjoyed the opportunity to try new food and to share their opinions on each of the foods.

 

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