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Year 4

Welcome to Year 4

 

Teachers

               Allsburg Class - Mr Chantler  

               Baddiel Class - Mrs Marks

 

Support Staff: 

                      Mr Lightfoot (HLTA)

                      Miss Ellison (SEN TA)

 

Timetable information:

                      PE - Wednesday and Friday afternoon. 

Please ensure your children come to school in their full PE kit.

 

School Uniform Expectations:

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Children have settled really well in coming back to school this week. It has been an absolute delight welcoming our children back!

 

Below are some examples of learning experiences we have had.

In term 1, Year 4 will be studying Ancient Egypt!

What do you already know about Ancient Egypt?

 

 

In our Literacy lessons, we shall study the text 'Secrets of the Sun King' by Emma Carroll.

A discover from Ancient Egypt..

A cursed package...

The untold story of a young pharaoh...

Prior learning task.

 

See if you can find the meanings and facts of these topic-based words that we shall be using in Term 1.

 

Egypt - Where is this located? What is the climate like here? How is this different to the UK?

 

Pyramid - What is this? How may we understand it in mathematical terms? Why were these important to Egyptians?

 

Pharaoh - Who are these people? How are they important? Where are they now?

 

Mummification - What is this process? Why was it important to the Egyptians?

 

Tomb - What is this?

 

Nile - This is a significant place - but why? Where does this lead to? 

 

Isis - Who is she? Why is she important?

 

Horus - Important religious figure...find out more!

 

Mattock - a tool. What was it used for?

 

Hieroglyphics - a way to convey meaning. Research the different images there are.

 

Desert - would you like to live here? How could you survive?

 

Sphinx - What is this? Why are these important in Ancient Egypt?

 

Canopic jars - What are these? What makes them significant?

 

 

 

Mind Map - Ancient Egypt. What else could you research?

Ancient Egypt - Natural Geographic

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This is a short video which gives a good introduction to the Ancient Egyptian's civilisation.
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