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Tuesday 23rd June

Maths-Column subtraction of 4-digit numbers


1. Start by reading through the Learning Reminders. They come from the PowerPoint slides.


2. Tackle the questions on the Practice Sheet. There might be a choice of either Mild (easier) or Hot (harder)! Check the answers.

Learning reminders-Click to enlarge


1. Look carefully at an illustration

  • Look at the picture of Duck and Bird.
  • What is happening in the story before this picture? What will happen just after? (Use your Story Summary from Day 1 to remind you).
  • Listen to the music that goes with this part of the story-The video will be below!
  • What do you picture when you hear this music? How could you describe the picture in your head?


2. Imagine some speech

  • Imagine all the things that Duck and Bird might have said in their argument? What else might they have boasted about? How might they have insulted each other?
  • Write your ideas on Duck and Bird Arguments.


3.  Now for some writing

  • Write a paragraph that tells this part of the story.
  • Include some direct speech in your writing. Use the Revision Card to remind you about how to do this.

Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: The Duck, Dialogue with the Bird, Attack of the Cat

Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: The Duck, Dialogue with the Bird, Attack of the Cat · David Bowie · Eugene Ormand...

Learning reminders-Click to enlarge



La fête—The party


Read and understand these ways to express your opinion:



C’est chouette!

It’s nice / cute!

C’est bon.

It’s good.

C’est bizarre.

It’s bizarre / strange.

C’est délicieux!

It’s delicious!

Ce n’est pas bon.

It’s not good.

C’est nul!

It sucks!

C’est mauvais.

It’s bad.


Tap on the recording below and you can also listen to the sentences in French.

Year 4 opinions.mp3


  • Look at the pictures below. 
  • What do you think of these things?
  • Match them to an expression in the box and then read them out.