# Wed 27th Jan

Good morning year 4! Its Wednesday, which means we are already at the middle of the week. Here is a day full of fun learning activities.

## Morning Activity

To start the day off, spend 10 minutes completing arithmetic pg 35. After 10 minutes, use the answers to mark and correct any you have got wrong.

## Literacy

For literacy today, we are going to look at rhyming couplets.

Today's first job is to go back to your work that you completed on Tuesday and use the answers below to mark.

Next, have a look at the criteria and complete the recap.

### Main lesson

Today, we are going to look at rhyming words in poems.

Watch the clip below, which will explain how to spot the rhyming scheme within a poem.

Next, watch Roger McGough read his poem 'The Sound Collector' on the clip below. Can you spot the rhyming scheme in this poem?

Make a list of the words that rhyme with each other in the poem.

Finally, complete the following activity on rhyming words. You need to look at the word and come up with 3 other words that rhyme with the word.

## Maths

Today's first job is to go back to the work you completed on Tuesday and use the answers below to mark. Please complete any corrections for the ones you have got wrong.

### Main lesson

Today, we will be calculating area by counting squares.

First, write the short date 27.01.21 and the title Area- Counting squares.  Use your ruler to underline both.

Next, have a look at the criteria below and complete your recap and anchor task.

Then, watch this video as it will explain to you how to calculate area by counting squares.

### Main Activities

If you are in Miss Groves' or Miss Cameron's group, complete the red/orange task and if you feel confident with that then complete the green task.

If you would like to challenge yourself further then have ago at the purple task.

If you are in Mrs Bennett's group, complete the green task and then move onto the purple task. If you are unsure then you may need to go back and complete the red/orange task first.

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