Year 4 2023 - 2024
WELCOME TO CLASS 4!
Please find information below about the current learning in Year 4.
It's harvest time and we are taking a close-up look at all things food. From finding out about where our food comes from, to what happens when we eat it, we will learn all about food from farm to fork and beyond! We will also consider a balanced diet and how to design a healthy menu.
Maths - Place value; addition,and subtraction.
Writing - Inspired by the book, 'The Whale', children will write a seting narrative entry and a newspaper report.
Reading - Make predictions, comparisons and inferences when reading books related to animals.
Science - Animals and the digestive system.
RE:Christianity: How do beliefs shape people’s lives? How do they differ?
Geography - Where Does Our Food Come From?
Computing - Internet safety
Art and design - Drawing: Sketching and shading techniques
Wellbeing - Discover: Resilience
PSHE - Our Responsibilities - Democracy & Rule of Law
- English 10 minute weekly workout
- Maths 10 minute weekly workout
- Daily timestables practice using TTRockstars. Weekly test on a Thursday in preparation for the National Year 4 Mutliplication Check. Children should be able to recall timestables up to and including 12x12 within 5 seconds.
- Spelling Shed (Weekly spellings and test given on a Tuesday)
- Daily Reading (Diary signed at least 4 times per week)
Monday PE Kit
Tuesday Spelling test
Drumming (provided by Mrs Finlow from the Love Music Trust) and Spanish (Mr Ireland)
Thursday (Mr Valentine & Mrs Allen)
Change levelled reading book
Reading diaries checked
PE kit - Monday
Swimming kit - Friday
Stationery is provided by school but children are welcome to bring their own pencil cases. We may have 'pencil case lessons' and 'non-pencil case lessons' where appropriate.
Timestable Rockstars: https://ttrockstars.com/
Hit the Button (timestables): https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
Spelling Shed: https://www.edshed.com/en-gb/spellingshed
Britanica Kids: https://kids.britannica.com/
Scratch (Computing): https://scratch.mit.edu/
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