Mrs Harris and Mrs Dunn - Class Teachers
Mrs Clarke -LSA
Contact email: CherryGreen@connectedlearningmat.co.uk
Our class is made up of enthusiastic, creative and considerate year 4 children. In class, we respect each other and are proud of everyone's achievements. We never give up and value a growth mindset (I don't know how to do this 'yet'!). We work together to create a warm and welcome atmosphere, where every class member feels valued, safe and listened to. Our class is incredibly kind. Watch out for our 100 random outs of kindness!
Things to remember
Daily: Reading and quizzing
Fluent in 5
Monday - Spelling test
Wednesday - PPA day - Art, PE, and Music
Summer Term 2021
This half term, we are reading the text 'The Firework Maker's Daughter' and 'Bill's New Frock'. We are using this as our stimulus to write our own stories. At Cherry Tree, we use the Talk for Writing process, where we follow three stages: imitation, innovation and invention. For the rest of this academic year we have a strong focus on SPAG (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar).
We love and value reading in year 4. All children read every morning and once they have finished their book , they quiz. Also, every child is heard read at least once a week, with a short discussion about what they have read. Our class book is 'The Night Bus Hero' by Onjali Q Rauf. We have daily guided reading sessions and we practise and apply key comprehension skills. Year 4 uses reading VIPERS to help us remember these important skills.
In Maths, our focus is fractions. Year 4s need to know ALL of their timestables. Please encourage your child to learn all of their times tables on a daily basis. Times Tables Rockstars is one way to get in lots of practice. See the link below to access this.
UPDATE: Because of all the extra hard work and practice the children have been doing with their TTRS, as a school, we have moved up 7 places in the 'Nearby Schools' league. FANTASTIC EFFORT!
Science - Electricty
In our Connected Curriculum, we make links between the subjects, where possible. History, Art and D & T are the main subjects for this term. Our connected curriculum follows three stages: Stage 1, Teacher directed. Stage 2, Teacher led and Stage 3, Pupil led. This term our focus is Geography.
We follow No Nonsense spellings.
We are committed to our pupils' learning during any period of closure. Each day during the closure of a class bubble, we will provide focused activities linked to the National Curriculum. Remote learning will be accessible through our school website , Purple Mash and Teams.
Please find attached a learning pack for day 1 of isolation.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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