Are you ready to dive into the mystical world of Ancient Greece?
Our English this term, looks at Ancient Greek myths and the role of the gods in Ancient Greek society.
You can find out about Ancient Greek mythology here: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/greece/greek-myths/
You could try:
Try writing your own Myth. You could set it in Ancient Greek times or, you could transport your Greek god to the present.
You will need:
Have a go at writing your own Greek myth!
You could write it as a narrative, a comic strip or even take on the role of the god yourself!
Other useful English links:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons- Daily lessons in a range of subjects
https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/blog/learning-home-packs/Hamilton Learning are producing daily home learning packs free. They include a set of notes to help parents and carers, a PowerPoint with audio to take you through learning and some lovely activities.
https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/- Bug Club
https://thereadingrealm.co.uk– Reading activities
https://radioblogging.net/- This is a great daily radio show with lots of activities to join in with all based around English. They have had some great authors on too.
https://learn.nessy.com/account/login#/accountLoginRemember to look at the great spelling and reading resources on Nessy
Third Space Learning is a great Maths resource. They have produced a guide for parents and carers around home learning full of lots of helpful hints and ideas.
White Rose Maths are continuing to produce great Maths home learning resources with a daily lesson and activity. They are even providing answers to save parents and carers a bit of time.https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/
Practise your times tables and become a rock star! Keep it up you were doing so well last term.www.ttrockstars.com
A range of Maths games covering lots of topics -https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/
Our topic this half term is how do materials change?
Other Science links:
STEM Learning have produced some great free home learning ideas for those of you who love science.
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/science/- Information on a large range of Science topics
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary- A range of Science topics and videos
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/- Science experiments and games to try at home
https://www.brainpop.com/science/- Games and information on a range of topics
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/category/discover/science/- Find out about a wide range of Science subjects
This term our topic is Ancient Greece- what have we learned from their society?
You could try:
Do some research around the Greeks.
What do you find most interesting about their period in history?
You could include information such as:
An Ancient Greek timeline
Who were the Greeks?
Ancient Greek entertainment
The Greek army
Ancient Greek Architecture (The Parthenon)
Greek battles ( the life of Spartan soldiers)
Art and DT:
You could try:
Researching Greek architecture
Which materials did they use to build their temples?
Research variations in Greek temples (columns)
Design your own Ancient Greek temple
Build your own temple out of resources found around the house!
Please check our curriculum page for more information about what we will be learning