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Weekly Homework in Year 4

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 have eight words. 

You will need to complete at least one activity from your grid each week. 
These will be given 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.

Write in your orange reading record when you have read. 


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. 

Spelling Homework

You will complete one activity from the grid each week.


* Year 3/4 words (taken straight from the National Curriculum.) will additionally be covered sometimes within Morning Tasks.

Children are expected to know how to spell these by the end of Year 4.




Spelling Homework

Words with the prefix 'in', 'un', 'auto', 'dis' and 'mis'






Previous Spellings

Words with the 'er' sound

Thursday, church, person, thermometer, thirty, Birmingham, learn, early 


Words with the 'air' sound

fairy, chair, everywhere, bear, wear, bare, beware, February


High Frequency Words

because, child, everybody, beautiful, should, people, jumped, thought


Words that end with suffix 'er' and 'ed'

loving, loved, answering, answered, deciding, decided, replied, replying


Words ending with the suffix 'y', 'er' and 'est'

nicer, nicest, happier, happiest, sadder, saddest, spicier, spiciest


Words that end with the suffix 'ment', 'less', 'ness' or 'ful'

environment, wonderful, speechless, happiness, embarrassment, hopeful, blameless, brightness


Words with the suffix 'ly'

sadly, happily, truly, finally, carefully, gently, magically, slowly


Words ending in the suffix 'sion' and 'ation'

question, sensation, invention, consideration, action, decoration, adoration, station


Words ending in the suffix 'sion' and 'ssion'

division, progression, confession, invasion, revision, possession, explosion, confusion


Words ending in 'cian'

musician, electrician, magician, politician, mathematician, beautician, optician, physician


Words from the 3/4 word list

believe, caught, different, difficult, favourite, remember, straight, thought



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