Year 4

Curriculum 2017/2018

Spring Term 1

 

Literacy:

This term our ‘Power of Reading’ book is ‘I was a rat’ by Phillip Pullman.

Creating settings, characters and plot.

Organising paragraphs around a theme.

Develop and extend independent writing.

Prefixes: ‘ir-‘ , ‘inter-‘ and ‘anti-‘

Suffixes: ‘-ation’

Homophones

Apostrophes – contractions and plural apostrophe rule

Spelling strategies

Using a dictionary effectively

Reading with speed and accuracy

Reading skills: Inference and deduction

Maths:

Geometry

Money and Decimals

Place Value (unit 2)

+ and  – (unit 2)

Roman Numerals

Science:

Sound

RE:

Saints and Heroes – What makes a hero?

PE:

Gym sequences

ICT: iMovie / E-safety / Developing programming through SCRATCH

Our cross-curricular topic is ‘I am Warrior’ which will link predominantly to History on the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain.  This unit encompasses work on Art and Design, Design and Technology and Geography and PSHE (recognising achievements).

 

If you would like to contact your child’s teacher about their learning this term you can contact them on the following emails:

 

Miss H Shepherdson – shepherdsonh@osparade.co.uk

Mr J Preston – prestonj@osparade.co.uk