This week, Year 4 have been putting themselves in the shoes of someone living in a Celtic Village. We not only role-played, acting out many of the roles within the village, but we also made some Celtic Roundhouse information leaflets to explain to people the kind of lifestyle the Celts had before the Roman’s conquered them.
Here is our mini Celtic village:
We will also be printing our mosaic designs this week, using wooden dowels. Stay tuned for some pictures of us in action!
On Wednesday, Year 4 experienced Steel Pans for the first time. We heard from the Steel pans teacher, the different types of Steel Pans. They are: Double Bass, Guitar, Single Second and Soprano.
As we had to take turns on the Steel Pans, we had other groups working on body percussion and another playing the chime bars. By the end of the lesson, we put all the parts together to make a short melody with a rhythm.
After a second full week back, we are now really in swing of being in Year 4. Continuing our work on Malala, we have had the chance to display our best writing, which we have been thoroughly absorbed in.
This week, we have been writing a biography about Malala’s life, something which has taken a lot of perseverance. In order to keep coming up with new ideas for our writing, we have engaged ‘Batman’, and managed to show great resilience in completing such a long piece of writing.
Thanks for reading our blog this week! See you again soon!
Hi everyone and welcome to 4K’s first blog post of the academic year!
It has been a strange start to the term, with lots of new rules in place to keep us safe. Despite this, 4K have worked tremendously hard and have really enjoyed seeing their friends and peers, even at a distance of 2m!
During the first few days, we spent some time unpicking our new school rules logo, which asks us to:
Respect Yourself, Respect Each Other and Respect Our School
This prompted us to write some very powerful poems about respect.
This week, we have got straight into our new topic about Malala Yousafzai – a young activist from Mingora, Pakistan. We have written 3 single paragraph outlines (SPOs) discussing the differences between education under the Taliban rule and in the UK. These were incredibly influential, and therefore we did our second neat write of the term!
We also started to read our first class novel The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman.
It has been a great start to the term and we are excited for next week and to learn more about Malala!
See you next week for another insight into the lives of 4K!