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Spelling Homework - Deadline: Thursday 13th July

In class, we have been learning words from the Year 3/4 wordlist.

 

This week's words were:

Perhaps

Popular

Position

Possession

Possible

Potatoes

Pressure

Probably

Promise

Purpose

Quarter

Question

 

Can you draw a picture for each word?

Can you add a prefix or suffix to any of these?

 

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Thursday 13th July

Tell me about all the things you have enjoyed this year. We will share these moments in class.

 

Maths Homework - Deadline: Thursday 13th July

Complete Exercise 5 and the Timed Test 5 in your maths homework books.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Thursday 6th July

In class, we have been learning words from the Year 3/4 wordlist.

 

This week's words were:

Mention

Minute

Natural

Naughty

Notice

Occasion

Often

Opposite

Ordinary

Particular

Peculiar

 

 

Pick three of these words and write an acrostic poem with them. Can you add a prefix or a suffix onto each word?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Thursday 6th July

Tell me about your plans for the summer. What exciting things will you be doing?

 

Maths Homework - Deadline: Thursday 6th July

Complete Exercise 4 and the Timed Test 4 in your maths homework books.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Thursday 29th June

In class, we have been learning words from the Year 3/4 wordlist.

 

This week's words were:

Imagine

Increase

Important

Interest

Island

Knowledge

Learn

Length

Library

Material

Medicine

 

 

Put these words into silly sentences. Can you add a prefix or a suffix onto each word?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Thursday 29th June

If you could do anything you wanted all day long, what would you do and why?

 

Maths Homework - Deadline: Thursday 29th June

Complete Exercise 3 and the Timed Test 3 in your maths homework books.

The Miss Algar and the Saxons had a great time at Debenham Community Centre playing their violins and singing in a WCET concert with 2 other schools. Mr Kindred-Peck, their violin tutor, was very proud of them! Mrs Thomas was very impressed with their focus and it was lovely for those parents who were in the audience to have the opportunity to hear their child playing as part of an orchestra.

Mrs Reed

WCET Concert 2017

WCET Concert 2017 1

WCET concert 2017

WCET concert 2017 1
WCET concert 2017 2

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Thursday 22nd June

In class, we have been learning words from the Year 3/4 wordlist.

 

This week's words were:

February

Forward

Fruit

Grammar

Group

Guard

Guide

Heard

Heart

Height

History

 

 

Draw a picture for each word. Can you add a prefix or a suffix onto each word?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Thursday 22nd June

Find out 6 interesting facts about the Romans.

 

Maths Homework - Deadline: Thursday 22nd June

Complete Exercise 2 and the Timed Test 2 in your maths homework books.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Thursday 15th June

In class, we have been learning words from the Year 3/4 wordlist.

 

This week's words were:

Difficult

Disappear

Early

Earth

Eight

Enough

Exercise

Experience

Experiment

Extreme

Famous

Favourite

 

Write a sentence for each word. Can you add a prefix or a suffix onto each word?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Thursday 15th June

Imagine you could make everyone in the world happy. How would you do that?

 

Maths Homework - Deadline: Thursday 15th June

Complete Exercise 1 and the Timed Test 1 in your maths homework books.  

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Thursday 25th May

In class, we have been looking at some words from the year 3/4 word list:

 

Accidentally

Actually

Address

Answer

Appear

Arrive

Believe

Bicycle

Breath

Breathe

Build

Busy

Business

 

Come up with a saying, a rhyme or a song to help you remember three of these words, for example: Birds usually say yes (busy).

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Thursday 25th May

Describe what would happen if you spent the day with your favourite cartoon character.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Thursday 18th May

In class, we have been looking at adding apostrophes to plural words. For example:

 

Children's

Men's

Women's

People's

 

Can you write silly sentences with these words?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Thursday 18th May

Pretend you are a news reporter. Who would you like to interview? What questions would you ask?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Thursday 11th May

In class, we have been looking at homophones. These are words that sound the same but they are spelt differently and they have a different meaning.

 

For example:

Break/Brake

Tow/Toe

Eight/ate

 

Can you think of five more homophones and put them into correct sentences?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Thursday 11th May

Write a persuasive letter to anybody you like, try and persuade them to do something.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Thursday 4th May

In class, we have been looking at words where the 'f' sound is spelt 'ph'.

Pick one of the following words and write an acrostic poem about the word.

 

Phobia

Photograph

Pharaoh

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Thursday 4th May

If you had to eat the same thing for the rest of your life, what would you eat and why?

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 19th April

Tell me about your Easter holiday.

 

No Spelling Homework!

 

Have a lovely break!

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Monday 27th March

We have been looking at how you add the suffix '-sion'.

Can you write 5 silly sentences with the following words:

Expansion

Extension

Comprehension

Tension

Intension

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Monday 27th March

Pretend you are a bird. What do you see when you are flying?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 15th March

In class, we have been looking at words that end in '-tion'.

Can you draw a picture to represent each of these words:

Caution

Operation

Relation

Imagination

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 15th March

Write a recount of our school trip to Sutton Hoo.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 8th March

This week, we have been looking at words that end in '-eous'.

Pick one of the following words and use it to create an acrostic poem:

Hideous

Courteous

Righteous

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 8th March

You are 100 years old. Describe what life has been like for you.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 1st March

 

Make silly sentences with the following words:

 

Various

Delicious

Furious

Glorious

Previous

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 1st March

 

Imagine that you are the king or queen in a castle. What is your day like?

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 22nd February

Tell me about your half-term.

 

No Spelling Homework.

Have a great week!

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 8th February

 

In class, we have been looking at the suffix '-ous'. When this suffix is added to a word that ends in '-ge', the final 'e' must be kept. For example:

 

Gorge - Gorgeous

Courage - Courageous

Outrage - Outrageous

 

Can you think of six words that use this rule?

Can you draw a picture for each word that you find?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 8th February

Imagine that you just discovered a secret door in your house. What will happen when you open the door?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 1st February

 

In class, we have been looking at the suffix '-ous'. When this suffix is added to a word that ends in '-our' we change '-our' to '-ou' before adding the '-ous'. For example:

 

Glamour - Glamorous

Humour - Humorous

Vigour - Vigorous

 

Can you think of six words that use this rule?

Can you write six silly sentences using the words you have found?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 1st February

What if you were fishing and you caught something no one had ever seen before! What would it look like?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 25th January

 

In class, we have been looking at the suffix '-ly'. When this suffix is added to a word that ends in '-ic' we change '-ly' to '-ally'. For example:

 

Automatic - Automatically

Logic - Logically

Magic - Magically

 

Can you think of six words that use the suffix '-ally'?

Put these words into six sentences.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 25th January

You've just been named 'Inventor of the Year'. What did you invent?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 18th January

 

In class, we have been looking at the suffix '-ation'. The suffix '-ation' is added to verbs to form nouns. For example:

 

Inform - Information

Prepare - Preparation

Rotate - Rotation

 

Can you think of six words that use the suffix '-ation' to form nouns?

Put these words into six sentences.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 18th January

If an octopus could play a sport, what sport would it play? Why?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Friday 6th January

Tell me about your Christmas holiday.

 

No Spelling Homework.

Have a great Christmas!

Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook

Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 1
Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 2
Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 3
Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 4
Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 5
Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 6
Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 7
Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 8
Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 9
Snow Leapard's Christening with Mr Rushbrook 10

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 7th December

 

In class, we have been looking at the prefix 'ir-'

 

We can add the prefix 'ir-' to a root word beginning with 'r', for example:

 

Irrational

Irresistible

Irregular

 

Find six words that use the prefix 'ir-'.

Draw a picture to show each one of your spelling words.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 7th December

An alien has landed from another planet. What things would you show the alien. Why do you think he would want to see those things?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 30th November

 

In class, we have been looking at the prefix 'im-'.

 

We can add the prefix 'im-' to a root word, for example:

 

Impossible

Impolite

Immature

 

Find six words that use the prefix 'im-'.

Write six silly sentences that use the 'im-' words you have found.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 30th November

What would life be like if we all looked the same? How would we recognise each other? Explain your answers.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 23rd November

 

In class, we have been looking at the prefix 'il-'.

 

We can add the prefix 'il-' to a root word, for example:

 

Illegal

Illegible

Illiterate

 

You may use my examples if you are finding it hard to find your own.

Choose five words that use the prefix 'il-' and put them into sentences. BUT.... write your sentences backwards.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 23rd November

If you were the teacher for the day, what would you teach? What rules would you have? Explain your answer.

 

 

Our Chocolate Bar Adverts.

In Literacy we have been looking at advertisements and persuasive writing. We received a letter from Mr. Willy Wonka because he has a spare room in his chocolate factory. Our task was to try and sell our chocolate bar, which we designed, to Mr. Wonka in the hope that he would choose to make it in the spare room of his chocolate factory. Here are the freeze frames from our adverts.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 16th November

 

In class, we have been looking at the prefix 'in-'.

We can add the prefix ‘in-’ to a root word, for example:

 

Incorrect

Incomplete

Invisible

Inactive

 

Find five words that use the prefix 'in-'.

Write five silly sentences that use the words that you have found.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 16th November

Write about three adverts that you have seen on TV. What persuasive features do the adverts use?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 9th November

 

In class, we have been looking at the prefix 'auto'.

Here are some examples:

 

Autograph

Autobiography

 

Find 6 more words that use the prefix 'auto'.

Draw a picture to show the meaning of each of your words.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 9th November

Choose a chocolate bar or a type of sweet. Write a really bad advert that will make nobody want to buy your product.  

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 2nd November

Write a recount of your half-term. Tell me all about your week. Remember to keep it in chronological order!

 

Our Violin Lessons

Our Violin Lessons 1
Our Violin Lessons 2
Our Violin Lessons 3
Our Violin Lessons 4

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 19th October

 

In class, we have been looking at the prefix 'anti'.

Here are some examples:

 

Anticlockwise

Antibiotic

Antibody

 

Find 6 more words that use the prefix 'anti'.

Put them into sentences, showing your understanding of the word.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 19th October

Imagine you have been stranded on an island. What three items would you have with you and why?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 12th October

 

In class, we have been learning about the prefix 'super'.

 

This prefix can be added to a root word, for example:

Supermarket

Supersonic

Superstar

 

Can you think of six more words that use the prefix 'super'?

Write each of your words out five times, each time in a different colour.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 12th October

 

You are a secret agent. What kind of spy gadgets do you use in your job?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 5th October

 

Find six words that the prefix 'inter' can be added to.

For example: International.

Draw a picture to represent each word that you find. 

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 5th October

 

You have some magic glasses. Every time you put them on, something strange happens! Tell me all about it.

Spelling Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 28th September

 

Find six words that the prefix 'sub' can be added to.

For example: Submarine.

Put these words into six sentences.

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: Wednesday 28th September

 

A spaceship has landed with aliens on board! You want to be friends with them. What happens next?

Spelling Homework - Deadline: 21/09/16

Put these spelling words that we have found as a class, into sentences:

Forgetting

Beginning

Preferred

Gardening

Limited

Can you explain why some of these words have a double consonant before the suffix and some do not?

 

Writing Homework - Deadline: 21/09/16

Wow! You found a money tree. What would you do with the money? Explain your answer.

Welcome to Year 4. I am super excited to teach you! Miss Algar

 

Writing Homework

Due in: Wednesday 14th September.

Pretend you are a pirate and you have discovered some buried treasure! Describe what you have found.

 

Spelling Homework will start next week.

 

Maths Homework is online @ MyMaths.

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