Year 4 – Language, Literacy and Communication. Instant access to hundreds of fun and engaging online lessons for your pupils. Lesson can be embedded anywhere!

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By The Pembrokeshire Home Learning Team

Schools and teachers across Pembrokeshire have come together to provide fun and engaging activities for home learning.

30 mins

What will I learn?

Lots of fun and engaging online lessons for pupils to do at school, or at home

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Instant homework activities lasting between 30 minutes and 1 hour

Perfect for supporting school closures, bubbles being sent home and home learning

Lessons included...

  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - The Snow Spider Part 1 by Jenny Nimmo To understand a story line by answering questions > To describe the character Gwyn
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - The Snow Spider Part 2 by Jennie Nimmo To understand a story line by answering questions
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Research Skills - Rainforests To develop research skills > To learn more about rainforests > To make decisions about how to present information
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Reading > Comprehension - The Snow Spider Part 3 by Jenny Nimmo To understand a story line by answering questions > To design a front cover of the book
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > To use the past, present and future tense to describe the weather. To ask and answer questions about the weather. > To use sentence patterns and vocabulary accurately. > To perform a rap in Welsh.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Create a HIIT session in Welsh Create a Welsh HIIT session using a variety of commands. > Lead a group of people giving commands.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Telling basic time on an analogue clock and digital in Welsh. > To understand how to tell basic time on an analogue clock and digital. > To use sentence patterns and vocabulary accurately to tell basic times in Welsh. > To communicate clearly and confidently and use intelligible Welsh pronunciation and intonation.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Inspirational Welsh people: Writing using 1st person patterns To choose an inspirational person from Wales. > To research about my chosen person. > To use familiar patterns to write as a famous person.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Describing minibeasts in Welsh To name minibeasts in Welsh. > To describe minibeasts using simple patterns. > To ask and answer questions about minibeasts.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Coding skills in Welsh. To use shape vocabulary in Welsh. > To give simple commands in Welsh. >To use computational skills to give commands.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Write a Welsh poem using your senses To use a variety of phrases to describe a location. >To use patterns to write a simple poem.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Playing 'Guess Who?' in Welsh with Bitmoji Famous Faces To ask and answer Welsh questions to play 'Guess Who?'
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Welsh Mathematical vocabulary To understand and use Mathematical vocabulary in Welsh
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > To use Welsh sentence builders to create information for a Time Capsule. To use sentence builders to talk about themselves, their opinion and their feelings.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > To express opinion about Olympic Sports. To express opinion in Welsh.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Comparing heights of peaks of the Preseli Mountains To use simple sentences to compare the height of mountains.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > label a flowering plant To label a flowering plant in Welsh
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Take the water challenge to practise answering simple questions. To answer simple questions about personal details in Welsh.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Design and create your own bug hotel To choose appropriate materials > To create an environment /habitat for insects > To be able to write a set of instructions
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Pearl Diver by Nicola Davies To write a poem using a given format or structure
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Shape poems To use everyday objects to help you write poetry
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Forces and Energy - Renewable energy To research the different forms of renewable energy
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Biography writing - Create a bio cube about a famous person To understand what a biography is > To recognise the features of a biographical text > To be able to create a bio cube based on the life of a famous person
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Storyboard- Fairtrade-Cotton To understand what Fairtrade is > To learn about the story of cotton > To create a storyboard/comic strip about cotton
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - Food chains Part 2 To use knowledge of food chains to create a poem
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Writing instructions - Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltsberg To use imagination to create pictures >To write a set of instructions
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Biography - Andy Goldsworthy To know who Andy Goldsworthy is > To write a Biography > To create your own environmental art
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > News report - Captain Tom Moore To know who Captain Tom Moore is and why he is an inspiration
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Persuasive writing - Save the Orangutan To write a persuasive letter
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - Where I live To learn interesting facts about home > To learn which countries make up the UK > To research and learn about a capital city
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Descriptive writing - Twm Sion Cati A Welsh Legend To be able to describe someone using my imagination To write a detailed description of someone
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - Unusual sports from around the world To learn about some unusual sports from around the world > To describe a sport > To invent your own sport
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Factual writing - The history of the car To be able to write/present the history of the car > To be able to demonstrate an understanding of time > To be able to select and draw a car from a specific period of time
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Creative writing - Lynnie and the Gentle Dragon by Kari Samules To be able to follow a story plot > To write an appropriate ending to story > To engage a reader
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Poetry - On the NIng Nang Nong by Spike Milligan To be able to write a nonsense poem > To be able to recite a poem from memory
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Imaginative writing - Twm Sion Cati - Part 2 To write an imaginative story/adventure > To use correct punctuation > To engage the reader
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Persuasive writing - Deforestation To understand the effects of deforestation > To be able to use persuasive language effectively
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Grammar - How to improve my writing To improve sentences so that they are more exciting to read > To use a range of techniques to improve sentences
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Character description - Ancient Greek Gods To know some of the Ancient Greek Gods > To write a character description
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Information text - Ancient Greeks To write an informational text > To undertake research > To present research findings
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Riddles - Greek Myth - Oedipus and the Sphinx To be able to write a riddle > To read and respond to a piece of text
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Imaginative writing - Toys To understand how toys have changed over time > To be able to uses imagination > To able to use descriptive language
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Imaginative Writing - Ancient Greek Mythical Creatures To know some of the Ancient Greek mythical creatures > To use imagination to create a mythical creature >To write a description of your mythical creature
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Life cycle of the Honey bee Part 1 To know the life cycle of a honey bee > To write an information sheet on the life cycle of the Honey bee>
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Persuasive writing - Using a lotus diagram To understand what a lotus diagram is > To know how to complete a lotus diagram > To write a piece of persuasive text
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Factual writing - Ancient Greeks To write a factual text > To undertake research > To present research findings >
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Report writing - Honey bees Part 2 To plan a report on a honey bee > To write a report
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Factual text - History of the Olympics To understand events of the past > To understand the chronology of the Olympics > To write an historical text.
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Factual and Creative writing - Honey bees Part 3 To understand the importance of bees in the world > To write a paragraph about why bees are important > To write an imaginative story
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Information text - Modern Day Olympics To undertake research on a topic > To present findings from research > To write an information text
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Writing > Information Text - Castles To write and informational text >To undertake research > To present research in a fact file
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > > Comprehension - Book quiz To use your knowledge of children's books to answer a quiz > To create your own book quiz
  • Y4 > English > Language_Literacy_Communication > Welsh > Role play: Checking in at Llangrannog To listen carefully and respond orally. > To communicate clearly and confidently and use intelligible Welsh pronunciation and intonation. > To use sentence patterns and vocabulary accurately.