Year 4 Information

 

Autumn Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Reading and writing numbers up to 10,000.

Learning my times tables. 

Learning my number bonds to 10 and then numbers up to 20.

Learning and using different words for addition and subtraction.

Learning to tell the time to five minute intervals.

In English I will be concentrating on:

Recognising verbs and using verbs in my writing.

Proof-reading my work.

Playscripts.

Stories from the past.

Keeping verbs in the same tense throughout a piece of writing.

Practising my reading every evening.

Consistently joining my handwriting.

Looking at the layout of a newspaper.

In Science I will be learning about:

Animal habitats .

Food chains.

Friction.

Gravity.

History/Geography:

Tudor Monarchs.

Mountains of the World.

Art/Design Technology:

Still life drawing.

Making a moving storybook.

ICT:

Branching databases.

History research.

E-safety

Emails

Music:

Exploring rhythmic patterns and arrangements.

R.E:

Belonging to a group.

Christmas journeys.

P.E:

Dance - Tudor Dancing

Balancing and sequences.

Important Dates to remember:

Tuesday - Games

Thursday - Swimming & spelling test.

Friday - P.E., Literacy and Numeracy homework.

12th & 13th October - Fountains Abbey Trip.

 

Spring Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Addition of two and three digit numbers.

Subtraction of two and three digit numbers.

Dividing a number by 10 and 100.

Weight and measure using grams and kilograms.

3D shape.

Money including addition of money.

Rounding numbers to the nearest 10 and 100.

In English I will be concentrating on:

Creating descriptive and atmospheric settings for fantasy stories.

Reading and writing science fiction stories.

poetry.

Non-fiction books on the same theme.

Explanatory texts.

In Science I will be learning about:

Habitats.

Thermal insulators and conductors.

Electricity and circuits.

History/Geography:

Everyday Tudor life.

West Ardsley.

Art/Design Technology:

Design and make a wash bag/ cosmetic bag.

Design and make clay vases.

ICT:

Blackcat logo program.

Directing objects using instructions (including angles).

Music:

Exploring melodies and scales.

R.E:

Special buildings.

Looking at why churches are special.

Easter story.

P.E:

Gymnastics - rolling.

Games - netball, hockey and football.

Important Dates to remember:

Tuesday - Games

Thursday - Swimming and spelling test.

Friday - P.E., Literacy and Numeracy homework.

 

Summer Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Capacity - understanding litres, millilitres and pints.

Reflective symmetry.

Moving (translating shape and making patterns).

Measuring angles in degrees.

Decimals and fraction equivalents.

Proportion and ratio.

In English I will be concentrating on:

Using more advanced punctuation and recognising how it is used.

Reading and writing stories about social, moral and cultural issues.

More advanced poetry.

Writing stories in chapters.

Reading and writing arguments and discussions.

Persuasive arguments.

Advertisements.

In Science I will be learning about:

Skeletons of humans and animals.

Muscle and bone movements.

Solids and liquids.

Separating solids from liquids.

History/Geography:

Tudor Explorers.

Life as a Tudor sailor.

Coastal towns (Filey).

Features of a coastline.

Art/Design Technology:

Weaving.

Making battery operated lights.

Sculptures.

ICT:

Designing posters.

Using the Internet for research.

Animation films.

Music:

Exploring signals.

Exploring descriptive sounds.

R.E:

Hinduism.

P.E:

Gymnastics.

Outdoor summer sports.

Important Dates to remember:

Tuesday - Games

Thursday - Swimming and spelling test.

Friday - P.E, Literacy and Numeracy homework.

Visit to Ilam 26th/27th April.