Current Homework Expectations for Year 4
You will complete 20 minutes each week on Times Table Rock Stars.
Your session will start Friday and will need to be completed by Wednesday. This will be checked by your teacher.
Your spelling words will be updated onto the website each week.
You will need to complete a spelling 2do on PurpleMash.
This will go live Friday and needs to be completed by Wednesday. This will be checked by your teacher.
You will need to read at home at least three times a week.
Your child will have a reading book that they keep in school and a reading book they can take home and read at home.
Please do not bring your home reading book into school unless it needs to be changed.
Write in your orange reading record when you have read.
You will also be assigned a book on rising stars please let your teacher know once you've completed a book and a new one can be assigned.
If you don't have access to online learning materials please let your teacher know.
If homework is not completed by Thursday at the latest the children will need to miss some of their break to complete a paper copy of their homework. This will be a spelling practise sheet for spelling and a times table sheet for maths.
You spelling homework will be set on PurpleMash each week as a 2do.
You will have an activity to complete.
If you don't have access to PurpleMash please let your teacher know.
Homework needs to be completed on PurpleMash by Wednesday in preparation for a spelling test on Thursday/Friday
* Year 3/4 words (taken straight from the National Curriculum.) will additionally be covered within Morning Tasks.
Children are expected to know how to spell these by the end of year 4.
Previous Spelling Lists
Words beginning with the prefix 'il'
illegal, illegible, illuminate, illogical, illiterate, illicit, illumination, illusion, illusive, illustration
Words beginning with the prefix 'dis' and 'mis'
disappoint, disagree, disobey, disappear, disinfect, disconnect, misbehave, mislead, misspell
Words ending with ‘shun’ sound
expansion, extension, comprehension, tension, suspension, occasion, dimension, diversion, permission, discussion
Words with sc making a 's' sound
science, scene, discipline, fascinate, crescent, scissors, scenery, descent, ascend, descend
Homophones and near homophones
heel, heal, main, mane, medal, meddle, key, quay, check, cheque
Homophones and near homophones
groan, grown, affect, effect, fair, fare, great, grate, through, threw
Words from the 3/4 list
special, strange, possible, possibly, strength, surprise, remember, although, notice, recent
Words with the 's' sound within the word
sentence, notice, recent, innocent, parcel, process, grocer, December, distance, voice
Words with the 's' sound (ci, cy, ce)
circle, certain, century, cycle, civilian, ceramic, cylinder, cinema, celebrate, circulate
Words that are homophones
missed, mist, plane, plain, scene, seen, rein, rain, blue, blew
Words that end in 'ly' changing a word into an adverb
sad, sadly, complete, completely, usual, usually, final, finally, humble, humbly
Words that end in 'ly'
happy, happily, angry, angrily, gentle, gently, simple, simply, second, secondly
Revising rules from Year 3
enclosure, creature, redecorate, extension, comprehension, mention, position, immature, supermarket, missed