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St Antony's

Catholic Primary School

God is at the heart of our school

Year 4

 Year 4

Miss Miller and Mr Cossey

 

Google classroom link: 

https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzg3ODk1Nzk2OTgz?cjc=y5xpgqh

 

 

Important Dates

 

  • PE days

        4M -  Monday and Friday 

        4C - Monday and Friday

 

History and English

 

We have started to study 'The Ancient Kingdom of Benin'! This term we will be studying the books Mufaro's Beautiful Daughter and The Akimbo Adventures. 

 

 

Below are some books that would be useful to read during this Topic: 

 

African Tales - Gcina Mhlophe and Rachel Griffin.

Africa Is Not a Country - Margy Burns Knight and Mark Melnicove. 

Children of the Benin Kingdom - Dinah Orji

The Kingdom of Benin - Philip Steele (Big Cat book)

Diary of An Edo Princess - Fidelia Nimmons

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters - John Steptoe

History - The Ancient Kingdom of Benin.

 

We have been learning about the different types of houses in the Ancient Kingdom of Benin. Here are some examples of the village houses we made using clay, wood and leaves. 

Science - Animals including Humans

 

We were very lucky to be visited by a dentist who explained how our teeth decay and the importance of each of our teeth. 

Be attitudes reading challenge

 

Be the change you want to see. 

Be healthy. 

Be humble.

Be organised. 

Be considerate. 

Be understanding. 

Be disciplined. 

Be responsible. 

 

This year we are having another big focus on our be attitudes. Throughout the year try to read 4 books from each be attitude or all of them if you can! When you finish a book, ask your teacher to mark it off. 

Happy reading! :) 

Fancy a challenge? 

 

Do you love reading? Do you love speaking about the books you've read? Are you looking for book recommendations? 

Try the CBBC book club! 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/cbbc-book-club

 

You can write book reviews, enter into book debates and even get recommended a book of the month! 

I can't wait to hear all about it! 

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