As part of our persuasive writing in English, Year 4 children held a debate to persuade others to agree with our side of an argument. We used emotive language and rhetorical questions to add depth to our arguments.
In science, Year 4 have been exploring how photosynthesis occurs in the leaves of green plants and how water is transported through a plant by the xylem tubes in the stem. We designed a poster to explain this process to younger children.
As part of the Doncaster Stories project, we have been busy nominating our favourite books for 100 Reads. We’re looking forward to seeing the published list once the votes are counted.
In Science, in Year 3, we have been learning about plants and labelling the parts of a flower. We dissected a Lily and here you can see some of our final presentations from our investigation.
How many of the 50 recommended reads have you read? Year 3 book list Year 4 book list
Year 4 have used ‘Mud puddle’ by M. C. Escher and The Secret Seven as inspiration for their own mud puddle painting with mysterious forest reflection. They have used a range of sketching techniques including shading, tone, cross hatching, lines for definition and stippling and Read more…