Creative homework projects for February 2019. Yet again, we have had some AMAZING homework projects! Well done to everyone who took part and brought something in to show to the school during our special assembly to showcase the homework projects!
- The children Foundation made projects related to a traditional fairy tale.
- Years 1 and 2 made projects inspired by Italy.
- In years 3 and 4, the projects were related to the children's current project of the human body.
- Harry Potter was the inspiration for the children in years 5 and 6.
How many times a week can you read ?
Can you read at least five times a week ?
Spellings: Children will be tested on their spellings every Thursday. A new set of spellings will then be given out on Friday. The spellings your child will be given will be based on the sounds that they have been practising in their Phonics groups. This way, your child will receive spellings that are more closely matched to their abilities. Please see the spelling list below for guidance on the spelling patterns that children in year 1 and year 2 are expected to know.
Maths: It is important for your child to know their number facts within 10 and 20 e.g. 5 + 4 = 9 so 15 + 4 = 19. They will also begin to learn their multiplication and division facts for 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables. This can be practised using the homework scheme below or through simple games and rhymes. Your child will also be assigned regular homework tasks to support their Maths work using the scheme below. We will send you a message to let you know when a new task has been allocated.
We now have a fantastic new homework scheme for maths.
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Year 3/4 are expected to complete reading, spelling and times tables homework every week.
Reading: 5 reads every week.
Children are expected to record five reads into their reading record with an adult signature next to every read. READING DIARIES ARE DUE IN ON WEDNESDAYS.
At the end of Year 4, children are expected to know all their multiplication facts, up to 12 x 12.
You will be given a times table grid to fill out weekly to help you learn your times tables.
MATHS HOMEWORK IS DUE IN ON WEDNESDAYS.
Spellings: Learn your list of spellings every week.
Your child will be given a spelling book with their weekly spellings stuck in. Each week will follow a spelling rule. The National Curriculum spellings expected of Year 3/4 can be found here.
SPELLING TESTS ARE ON FRIDAY
Children are more than welcome to request more activities for home!
They have the choice of...
Time to get crafty!
Children will have three options
to choose from, all linked
to out current topic.
Addtional maths games with your abacus account can be requested from your maths teacher.
Set: Wednesday (maths homework and reading diary) and Friday (weekly spellings)
Due: Wednesday (maths homework and reading diary) and Friday (weekly spellings)
We do a treat at the end of each half-term for children who have consistently handed in their homework on time
Each half-term, we also set a voluntary homework project, based on the topic we are currently studying. This is an opportunity for children to be creative and really use their imagination.
At least 5 reads, signed by an adult and recorded in your reading record.
An activity is set each week to help your child learn their times tables facts as fluently as possible.