# 20th October 2021

Good morning again Year Four!

We hope you are feeling even better and are ready for another day of home learning. Here are your tasks for today. Good luck with them, and we hope you enjoy them.

You might like to start your day with a Joe Wicks workout or a yoga session. Here are a couple to select from:

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Literacy:

Today, your task is to write a fact file to display alongside your 3D map of Egypt.

Can you explain why the River Nile was so important to the ancient Egyptians thousands of years ago?

Consider the following aspects:

Floods

Food/crops

Building

Papyrus

Egyptian calendar based around the floods of the Nile

Watch the video on the webpage below, about the importance of the River Nile.

KS2 History: Ancient Egypt. The River Nile - BBC Teach

Try to use fronted adverbials to begin each paragraph.

For example:

Long ago, the people of Ancient Egypt relied on the river Nile to survive.

Yearly, the Nile River would flood.

At the river’s edge, crops could be grown.

After the flood, the rich, black silt that was left behind was used to fertilize the soil.

In the middle of the desert, …

Thousands of years ago…

Before, ...

Almost unbelievably, …

Here are some posters with examples of fronted adverbials, to give you more ideas for sentence starters.

Maths:

We will be looking at the eight times table this week:

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Here is the link to the Super movers x 8 song:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-maths-the-8-times-table-with-filbert-fox/z4mrhbk

Have a go at these multiplications- can you use the multiplications to help you work out the divisions?

You could always log on to Times Tables Rock Stars at some point today, to continue your recall of multiplications.

Our main lesson:

Today, we will be working on efficient subtraction.  Here is a video to watch before completing the work below:

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Here are the linked worksheets based on the learning for today:

For an additional challenge, you might like to have a go at some of these:

Spellings:

Please continue to learn your spellings for a quiz on Friday. Today we will be selecting the correct word and completing these sentences: