Year 4

Art
There are lots of fun activities planned focusing on Egyptian art this term.  The children will be able to design and make a death mask similar to the one made for Tutankhamun.
Tutankhanum's famous gold death mask may have been intended for his step-mother, Nefertiti
 
Go to the BBC website to watch and learn some amazing facts about the Ancient Egyptians and what makes the subject so fascinating.
 
 
 
RE
The children will be finding out how Hindus practice their beliefs in Britain. They will be looking at shrines in homes and the different festivals that are celebrated at various times during the year.
Click on the link below Vishnu to learn more.
After half term, the RE topic will concentrate on Lent and researching the question - Why do Christians call the day Jesus died 'Good Friday'?
 
 
Welcome back after the half term break.  The children will be starting a new title in both guided reading lessons and English.
4C - Guided Reading book  is Moondial by Helen Cresswell.
4G- Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver
4W- When Mountains Roared by Jess Butterworth
Five children and It will be used during English lessons and DEAR.  For the first three weeks the children will be concentrating on writing persuasive texts; the rest of the term will focus on extending vocabulary with the use of thesauruses and writing free verse poetry.