Year 4 English Homework
For many parents, homework is the only picture they get of what their child does at school. For this reason, Hamilton have put a great deal of effort into writing suitable, fun and home-friendly activities for children and parents to share together. Children will benefit and so will parents and teachers!
The activities rehearse core literacy skills that you may wish children to practise or keep on the boil. Read our English homework blog for more advice about using them.
Identify and understand adverbs by playing a simple game of charades (2 sheets).
Draw on own experiences to write a short account of an unusual event in children’s lives.
Write a short comparison of Christmas (or another special celebration) today with that same festival in the past based on a discussion with an older family member.
Make a poster about a favourite author using books and the internet for research.
Use verbs to describe animal movements.
Write detailed notes to describe the character of a new superhero of the children’s choice.
Understand how information is presented in newspapers by choosing an article to share at school.
Write short playscript, using the correct layout, based on the scene in Jack and the Beanstalk where Jack gets home after selling the cow for five beans!
Prepare a short imaginative playscript for a conversation between teacher and child about forgotten homework.
Identify and understand powerful verbs by playing a short pelmanism game (2 sheets).
Recognise and use correct past tense of verbs by playing a tall story writing game.
Write clear instructions drawing on rules of the home.