St Clare’s RC Primary School Areas of Study Language & Communication: Speaking, listening, literacy, English and other languages Knowing 1 point Find the definition to words related to the Roman (see worksheet) YEAR 4 Homework Grid Autumn Term 2 2014 Understanding 2 points Applying 3 points Analysing 4 points Correctly place the apostrophes to show possession in the irregular plurals. See worksheet. Read a book or watch a film on a Roman theme. Write a review to let your classmates know what you thought about it. Imagine you are a Roman soldier. Write a letter home to explain what Britannia is like and what happens in your daily life. Comment on how your day is different to your life in Rome. Health & Wellbeing: Physical activity, food, personal/social/ Emotional development Find out about a particular Roman sport. Roman soldiers needed to be fit and tough to be effective warriors. Find out how Roman soldiers trained and kept fit and healthy. The Romans introduced new foods into Britain. Find out which foods were introduced by the Romans that are still enjoyed today and what nutritious value they have. Humanities & Citizenship: History, Geography, R.E. Cultural, visits Research Roman life using books from the school and local library. Which were the most useful? Recommend them to your class using a book review sheet. Create a wordsearch or crossword puzzle containing some the key Roman vocabulary you have learnt. Bring your puzzle into school for your friends to solve. Try to find a map of Roman Britain. Find out some of the names of towns and cities. What are their modern names? Many names ending in chester or caster were probably Roman military centres. Do you know why and can you think of any near to us? Science & Technology: Science, D.T., Eco issues . Look at Roman artefacts in detail at a local museum or the British museum website. Create a powerpoint showing the artefacts that interest you and provide information about what they were used for Research different Roman technologies. What do you think has had the biggest impact upon modern day Britain. . Make a collage of a Roman god or goddess. Write a fact file about them. Design a working mini model of a Roman catapult. Make a model of a Roman villa using junk materials such as cereal boxes, tin foil and cardboard tubes. Use online images or pictures in non- fiction books to inspire the layout of your villa. Watch the closing credits of your favourite tv programme. Can you find the Roman numerals at the end? What year was the programme made? Write some number calculations using Roman numerals for your friends and family to solve. Creative Arts: Art, Design, music, Dance Maths & Problem Solving: Maths, Thinking Skills, Logic, Problem Solving Know your 2, 5 and 10 times table by heart. Can you achieve the Bronze level? Look at holiday brochures and online info to find out about modern day Rome as a tourist destination. Which tourist attractions would you visit? What is the weather like? Where else would you go in Italy? YEAR 4 HOMEWORK GRID – AUTUMN 2014 Romans Websites to help with homework: http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/ http://www.everyschool.co.uk/history-key-stage-2-romans.html http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/ http://www.ngkids.co.uk/did-you-know/10-facts-about-the-ancientRomans http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/art-178694/In-the-Rom an-era-catapult-an-arm-bearing-a-stone http://www.roman-numerals.org/chart100.html http://www.britishmuseum.org/learning/schools_and_teachers/res ources/cultures/ancient_rome/roman_britain.aspx#Online This is the Year 4 homework grid for the second Autumn half term. The activities all link to our topic or things we have been learning about in maths. The challenge is to make 15 points. Please bring your homework in to be checked on Mondays. There are lots of activities for you to choose from so hopefully you will find some that interest you and that you will enjoy. Spellings will be tested on Fridays. This homework will run until the final week of term (19th December 2014).