Year 4 - Birch & Elm

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Our topic this term is: Who were the Mayans?

Teachers: Miss Howell & Miss Howley

HLTA: Mrs Cade

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Norris & Mr Pritchard

Welcome to Year Four!  We have such an exciting and busy term ahead filled with lots of learning, including weekly music lessons.  Who were the Mayans?

When did they exist?

What is the origin of chocolate?

The Maya thought it was an honour to take part in rituals-would you agree?

What was daily life like at this time?

Who was Hernan Cortes?

What impact did the Spanish invasion have on Mayan life?


Some Reminders: 

Spelling / Multiplication and Division Facts - It is expected that you know all your tables up to 12 x 12 and can spell ALL the words on the Year 3/4 list (see our curriculum page).  Please use the website TT Rockstars to help you practise your multiplication and division facts.  There is a link below.  If you need your log-in details again, please let your class teacher know.  

Equipment - Please remember to label all your  clothes (including PE kit and hats and gloves) and your water bottle and sandwich box.   

Homework -   DUE IN WEEK BEGINNING 21/9/19
Snacks - Please ensure you have a healthy snack of fruit or vegetables or salad or plain breadsticks or plain rice cakes or plain popcorn each day.  Water bottles should be filled and may be topped up from our water dispensers during the day.  Try to bring fruits in a combination of different colours as part of your five-a-day and our aim to 'Eat a Rainbow'.