St. Gerard's Primary

Primary 4 Activities

Week beginning 22nd June 2020

Boys and girls, I cannot believe this is our last week of Primary 4! You are all ready for the challenges of Primary 5. You should be very proud of yourselves, you have worked extremely hard all through Primary 4 and I am very proud of you all. I hope you are your families have a restful and enjoyable summer break. As it is only a short week, there aren’t too many tasks for you to complete. I hope you enjoy them! Speak to you all later today. Love Mrs Reilly x

Literacy

Literacy

Mathematics

Mathematics

Example of Addition Board Game A

Example of Addition Board Game B

Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

RE

RE

Boys and girls, Bishop Toal has an end of term message for you. Please use the following link:

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4pZhBtfFKY

Talent Show

Talent Show

 

Week beginning 15th June 2020

Hello boys and girls. I hope you are all well. I am sorry I couldn’t be on Teams on Friday, all of the teachers have been working very hard in the school.  I will post on Teams in General the times of our catch ups for this week. I missed our chat on Friday! Hope you had a lovely birthday Elle. Your home learning activities for this week can be found below and also on Teams. Have a lovely week of learning! Love Mrs Reilly x

Literacy

Literacy – Authors

Literacy – Publishers and Editors

Writing

Mathematics

Mathematics – Circles

Mathematics – Triangles and Squares

Problem Solving

RE

RE

Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

Stay active – try to get out with your family for your daily walk or stay active at home with the following.

Cosmic Kids Yoga

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

P.E. with Joe Wicks

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Dancing with Oti

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIp15TCx9nw

Choose some songs from GoNoodle to dance along to.

https://family.gonoodle.com/

Espanol

Espanol – Los Dias

Science

Science

 

Week beginning 8th June 2020

Hello Primary 4. A very big happy birthday this week to Elle! Hope you have a lovely lockdown birthday. Your home learning activities for this week can be found below. Please remember you can also access them on Teams. It would be great if you could upload some of your completed work. Looking forward to chatting to you all on teams this week. You can find the times under Teams – General. Hope you all have a lovely week, love Mrs Reilly x

Literacy

Keep logging into IDL and completing the daily activities.

Literacy – Authors

Literacy – Publishers and Editors

Mathematics

Mathematics – Circles

Mathematics – Triangles and Squares

Problem Solving

RE

RE

Espanol

Espanol – Familia

Science

Science

Expressive Arts

Expressive Arts

 

Week beginning 1st June 2020

Morning Primary 4. I hope you have all been enjoying the sunshine! I can’t believe how hot it has been. Hopefully it will continue this week! It was lovely to hear you chat about Health Week and what you have been doing. Your home learning activities for this week have also been uploaded onto Teams, under home learning 1st June 2020. Keep on trying your very best, I know it’s very hard in the hot weather, but you can always take your work outside and work in the shade.  I’ll be on Teams today at 12pm. Look forward to chatting then. Missing you all, Mrs Reilly x

Literacy

Thank you for logging into IDL and completing the activities. Please continue to use IDL daily.

Literacy – Editors and Publishers

Literacy – Authors

Writing

Mathematics

Mathematics – Triangles and Squares

Mathematics – Problem Solving

Emoji Code Breaker Addition

RE

RE

Espanol

Espanol – Colores

Expressive Arts

Expressive Arts

Science

Science

 

 

Week beginning 25th May 2020

Morning Primary 4. I hope you all enjoyed the holiday weekend and managed to get out for some exercise. This week would normally be our school Health Week, there are lots of activities you can do at home to keep yourself healthy! Your home learning activities have also been uploaded onto Teams this week, under home learning 25th May 2020. On Wednesday at 12 I’ll be on teams for another quiz, looking forward to hearing from you all then. Keep sending me your work, it’s great to see you are all working hard. Missing you all, Mrs Reilly

Literacy

It is important you continue to practise your spelling at home, so please try and complete the activities on IDL.

Literacy Publishers and Editors

Literacy Authors

Writing Task

Mathematics

Mathematics – Triangles and Squares

Mathematics – Circles

RE

RE

Health and Well Being

Health Week 2020

Espanol

Espanol – Numeros

Expressive Arts

Expressive Arts

 

 

Week beginning 18th May 2020

Hello again Primary 4. I have loved chatting to you all on teams. It really is lovely to hear your chat. This week I’ve included a new website for us to try called Discovery Education. There is a great page where you get to visit different places daily and answer one question on them. Try and take part as I think you’ll enjoy it. Hope you are all well, missing you lots and lots. Keep on trying your very best.

Mrs Reilly

Literacy

IDL Spelling – 15 minutes daily.

Publishers and Editors

The Personality Potion

Book Review Template

Authors

Kipper and the Trolls

Writing

Newspaper Reports

Maths

Triangles and Squares

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Chance

Circles

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Time

R.E.

Ascension Thursday

On Thursday May 21st at 11.00am, Bishop Toal will live-stream Mass for all schools in the Diocese. This is a day when we would all normally attend Mass, so try to link in by visiting the Diocesan Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/rcmotherwell/

Ascension Day

Espanol

I thought it would a nice idea to brush up on our Espanol while we are at home.

Espanol – Saludos

Expressive Arts

I know how much you love making ‘fortune tellers’ out of paper. Here are some other suggestions you could try at home.

Origami

Science

Remember you can access daily activities from the Glasgow Science Museum on this link.

https://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/gsc-at-home

Discovery Education

Discovery Education

Access make your world bigger here:

https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk/make-your-world-bigger

Make your world bigger quiz

Titanic

This week we are going to research the sinking of the Titanic.

‘Titanic’

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 11th May 2020

Hello again Primary 4. I really hope you’ve enjoyed your long weekend. There is a message for all First Communicants from Father Kevin, please try your very best to complete this task. Missing you all very much and looking forward to chatting to you all on teams tomorrow at 12 and Friday at 12. If you haven’t already been on teams, please try and join. Your friends and I would love to chat to you. As it’s only a four day week, there are less tasks for you to complete. I hope you enjoy them.

If you require any new home learning jotters or paper, Mr Conaghan has very kindly left new ones for you to collect at Nisa Stores, North Road.

Literacy

Continue with IDL Spelling – 15 minutes daily.

Publishers/Editors

This week for literacy, we are going to look at poems.

Poetry

Authors

Authors

Listen to ‘The Smartest Giant in Town’ by Julia Donaldson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfiPrA8E3qE

‘The Smartest Giant in Town’ by Julia Donaldson song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ4CHVIIv78

Weekly Tasks can be found on the link below.

The Smartest Giant in Town

Maths

 Triangles and Squares

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Data Handling Bar Graphs

Circles

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Circles 11:05:20

R.E.

Please try your very best to complete the task from Father McGoldrick.

A message for all First Communicants

Health and Well Being

This week we have a challenge for you! Try to earn as many points as you can.

St Gerard’s Challenge

Continue to stay active at home. Hopefully the weather will continue to stay dry for us to enjoy our daily walks.

P.E. with Joe Wicks

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Dancing with Oti

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIp15TCx9nw

Choose some songs from GoNoodle to dance along to.

https://family.gonoodle.com/

Expressive Arts

Drawing with an Eraser

ICT

I was really impressed with some of your drawings about Internet Safety, if you haven’t already done so, try and create a poster on how to stay safe on the internet.

 

Week beginning 4th May 2020

Hello Primary 4, hope you are all well. A very big happy lockdown birthday Grace. It has been lovely to chat to you on teams, glad to see you are still all chatterboxes! I have loved reading your letters to our key workers, I have uploaded them to Twitter, you should be very proud of them. If you haven’t sent me your letter yet you can still email me and I will upload it. Below you will find your home learning tasks for this week. Remember you just do what you can and always try your very best. Hope you all have a great week and are able to enjoy the lovely weather. Missing you all lots.

Mrs Reilly

First Holy Communion

Below is a message from Bishop Toal to all First Communicants. Your special day may have been postponed, but it will happen and when it does it will be worth the wait.

Literacy

IDL Spelling – 15 minutes daily.

Editors/Publishers

Weekly Tasks can be found here.

Here Comes Trouble

Authors

Weekly tasks can be found here.

The Frog Princess

Instructional writing.

Instructional Writing

Examples of Instructions

Maths

Triangles and Squares

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Data Handling Revision

Data Handling

Circles

Weekly tasks can be found here.

Circles 04:05:20

R.E.

Month of Mary

Message from Father Kevin

Topic

Titanic3

Health and Well Being

I hope the weather will continue to be good and we can get outside for our daily walk. If you are looking for other ways to stay active at home, remember the following. If you have any other good ideas, you can share them with the class on teams.

P.E. with Joe Wicks

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Dancing with Oti

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIp15TCx9nw

Choose some songs from GoNoodle to dance along to.

https://family.gonoodle.com/

ICT

We are on the internet a lot more than we normally are and this week we are going to look at internet safety.

Internet Safety

Science

I hope you were able to take part with some of the learning on Glasgow Science Centre last week, you could continue to do that this week.

https://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/gsc-at-home

There are also a range of activities at Dynamic Earth on the following link.

Please remember to check with parents before you log on.

https://www.dynamicearth.co.uk/learning/dynamicearthonline?gclid=Cj0KCQjwtLT1BRD9ARIsAMH3BtVr1uE-TI5z2IEK0tAGK_Wpz04wtN8Isg4cgbJnRgVUn6xvuNwTmPcaAhRZEALw_wcB

 

 

Week beginning 27th April 2020

Hello Primary 4, hope you are all well. The weather has been great for our daily walks. Below you will find home learning tasks for this week. Please remember you can email me about anything you are not sure of. Keep trying your very best.

Missing you all.

Mrs Reilly

Literacy

IDL Spelling – 15 minutes daily.

Reading –     Editors/Publishers

Weekly Tasks can be found here.

Doohickey and the Robot

Reading – Authors

Weekly tasks can be found here.

The Magic Paintbrush

Letter writing.

Letter Writing

Key Workers

Maths

 Triangles and Squares

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Keep up the good work on Sumdog, I can see how hard you’re trying.

Place Value HL2

Problem Solving

Circles

Weekly tasks can be found here.

Circles 27:04:20

R.E.

The Road to Emmaus

Topic

Titanic 27:04:20

Health and Well Being

Keep trying to write your diary when you can. You will be able to read it in the future to remind yourself of how you were feeling and what you did during this time.

Stay active – try to get out with your family for your daily walk or stay active at home with the following.  A new one to try is cosmic yoga – it’s really good fun and helps us learn about our feelings.

Cosmic Kids Yoga

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

P.E. with Joe Wicks

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Dancing with Oti

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIp15TCx9nw

Choose some songs from GoNoodle to dance along to.

https://family.gonoodle.com/

ICT

I know how much you enjoy coding. Why not use Scratch to code your own interactive stories. Watch the getting started tutorial first.

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tutorial=getStarted

Science

Science

 

 

Week beginning 20th April 2020

Hello Primary 4, hope you are all well. I hope you all enjoyed your break and were able to get out for some nice walks. Below you will find home learning tasks for this week. Please remember you can email me about anything you are not sure of. You are all working very hard and I’m extremely proud of you all. Missing you.

Mrs Reilly

Note for Parents

Literacy

IDL Spelling – 15 minutes daily.

Editors/Publishers

Weekly Tasks can be found here.

Stinky Street

Authors

Weekly tasks can be found here.

The Best Pet

Recount Writing

Recount Writing

Maths

 Triangles and Squares

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Place Value Worksheet

Place Value HL

Problem Solving

Circles

Weekly tasks can be found here.

Circles HL

R.E.

The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes

The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes

Jesus feeds the 5000

Topic

‘Titanic’

Health and Well Being

Continue to write your diary when you can. Remember to include how you are feeling and a short description of what you did. You could include some illustrations to go along with your writing.

Continue with the following to keep active at home.

P.E. with Joe Wicks

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Dancing with Oti

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIp15TCx9nw

Choose some songs from GoNoodle to dance along to.

https://family.gonoodle.com/

ICT

Code Cracking

Click on the following link:

https://www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning then press interactive learning games.

Expressive Arts

We have been learning about Vincent Van Gogh and even recreated our fabulous versions of ‘The Sunflower’ in class. Another famous painting by Vincent Van Gogh is ‘Starry Night’. If you have time you could create your own Starry Night.

‘Starry Night’

 

 

Hello boys and girls. Hope you are all staying safe. I am missing you all very much.

Today is the start of the Easter holidays. The last few weeks have been difficult for us all, but we have to stay safe and continue to stay home. You all deserve to enjoy your holidays as best you can. I have put together some fun activities you could do throughout the holidays. You do not need to do them; they are only suggestions incase you are looking for something to do. I will put new learning tasks on here after the two week break on Monday 20th April.

I wish you and your families a very happy and Holy Easter. Enjoy eating your chocolate on Easter Sunday.

Lots of love

Mrs Reilly

Easter Break Activities

Easter Mystery

Easter Mystery Answers

Easter Egg Problem Solving

Daily Rigour

1st Level April Calendar

 

Triangles and Squares

A daily bit of maths! Here’s a copy of the Daily Rigour Calendar for April, have fun!

1st Level April Calendar

Week beginning 30th March 2020

Hello again Primary 4. Hope you are your family are keeping well and you enjoyed the learning tasks last week. Below is a selection of home learning tasks for this week. I know it’s difficult but try to complete some of the tasks. Remember you can always email me through glow, I would love to hear from you. You always try your very best in class so continue to do this at home. Missing and thinking of you all.

Mrs Reilly

Literacy

IDL Spelling – 15 minutes daily.

Blue Group Common Words

Red Group Common Words

Yellow Group Common Words

Reading –     Editors/Publishers

Weekly tasks can be found here.

Dick Whittington

Book Review Template

Authors

Read ‘The Dream Team’ by Jane Langford which you will find in your home learning pack.

Weekly tasks can be found here.

Authors HL

Writing

Writing tasks can be found here.

Writing HL 30:3:20

Report Writing

Maths

Triangles and Squares

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Continue to practise your times tables. Use the games listed below to help you.

Written tasks can be found here.

Inverse Operations

Problem Solving

Websites for online games.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

https://www.educationcity.com/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zjxhfg8

https://mathszone.co.uk/

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/

https://www.primarygames.com/math.php

Circles

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Complete TeeJay booklet Money pages 5, 6, 7 and 8.

Written Task

Subtraction HL

Why not try some online games too!

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/caterpillar-ordering

https://www.arcademics.com/games/alien

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/helicopter-rescue

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/money/toy-shop-money

Extension Tasks (all groups)

  • Shape hunt – find different 2D and 3D shapes around the house. Tell an adult about the properties of the shape you find (sides, faces, vertices).
  • Ask an adult for 5 items. Put them in order from smallest to largest and then heaviest to lightest. Compare the two and see if all heavy are large and small are light.
  • Practise counting up and down from a random number. For challenge, try to count up/down from a random number in 2’s, 3’s, 5’s or 10’s. You could create a Counting Choir just like we do in the classroom!

R.E.

Last week we learned about Stations of the Cross. Here you will find Stations of the Cross along with a short prayer. As we head towards Holy Week, try as a family to say the prayers together.

Stations of the Cross

Remember to stop and pray at 3pm daily.

Health and Well Being

Continue to write your diary when you can. Remember to include how you are feeling and a short description of what you did.

Growth Mindset

We have been learning in class about growth mindset. Have a look at the following PowerPoint and then complete the attached task.

Growth Mindset Powerpoint

Growth Mindset Task

Here are some ways to keep active at home.

P.E. with Joe Wicks

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ

Dancing with Oti

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIp15TCx9nw

Choose some songs from GoNoodle to dance along to.

https://family.gonoodle.com/

Expressive Arts

Hope you enjoyed last week line drawings. I have included some more here.

Bunny

Chick

Mouse

You could also make an Easter card for your family.

ICT

Remember how much fun we had Coding with Minecraft? Here’s the link if you would like to try some more.

https://code.org/minecraft

 

 

 

Good afternoon Primary 4. Hope you are all well. If you are able can you please check your glow emails. Thinking of you all.

Mrs Reilly

Email on glow

 

 

Week beginning 23rd March 2020

Good morning Primary 4. Hope you all had a lovely weekend. Welcome to your online learning page. Here you will find some work we have already covered in the classroom. Hope you enjoy the tasks, remember just do what can and always try your very best. Thinking of you all.

Mrs Reilly

 

Literacy

IDL Spelling – 15 minutes daily.

Reading –     Editors/Publishers

Please log into Oxford Owl and click on age 7-9 and then ‘Cornflake Coin’ by Jonny Zucker.

Weekly Tasks can be found here.

Reading HL 23:3:20

Reading –     Authors

Read ‘The Dog from Outer Space’ by Nick Abadzis which you will find in your homework pack.

Weekly tasks can be found here.

ReadingHL Authors

Writing –      Narrative. See worksheet for details of your task.

Writing HL 23:3:20

 

Maths

Triangles and Squares

Sumdog – 15 minutes per day

Multiplication games:

https://www.multiplication.com/games/play/frogtastic-multiplication

https://www.multiplication.com/games/play/cube-dash-multiplication

Written Task

Division HL w:b 23:03:20

Multiply HL w:b 23:03:20

R.E.

Have a look at this video to learn about the Stations of the Cross.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0qv7c4PsrA

The Stations of the Cross Matching Activity

Health and Well Being

Keep a diary of your time at home at the back of your jotter or a notebook. Remember to include the date, write about your day and describe how you were feeling.  Check your writing against the diary checklist to make sure you have included everything.

Diary Writing Checklist

Watch your favourite movie with your family.

Choose some songs from GoNoodle to dance along to.

https://family.gonoodle.com/

Expressive Arts

Have a go at creating the following drawings.

Camel

Swan

Tortoise

Report a Glow concern  Cookie policy  Privacy policy

Glow Blogs uses cookies to enhance your experience on our service. By using this service or closing this message you consent to our use of those cookies. Please read our Cookie Policy.

Close