Year 4

 

Welcome to year 4

 

Autumn  Term 2017

Areas of study for Year 4*

 

Literacy 

Building up character and setting

Stories with an Ancient Egyptian setting

Harvest Riddles

Recount a point of view from a character in a story

 

Ancient Egyptian Information Texts

Story with an issue and dilemma

Poetry using the senses

Numeracy

 

Place Value of 4 digit numbers

Mental addition and subtraction

Written addition and subtraction

Mental multiplication and division

 

Written multiplication

Fractions

Decimals

Measurement

Conversion of measures including money

Reading

Individual and Guided Reading

Shared reading and reading to an audience

Library books

The Tear Thief

Scarab’s Beetle

Range of Non- fiction Information Texts based on Ancient Egypt

Rainbow Bear by Michael Morpurgo

Riddles

Poetry by Pie Corbett and Kit Wright

MFL

 

All about Me

Pets and animals

Asking and answering questions

Extending Vocabulary

RE

 

Do murtis help Hindus understand God?

Looking at symbolism in religion with a particular focus on Hinduism

Harvest

Christmas

PE

 

Real PE – Coordination and Personal skills

Team skills and developing skills relating to different sports

Topic

Science

 

Changes in state of matter – solids, liquids and gases

Melting, freezing and evaporation

Predicting, writing up methods and using results to write conclusions

History

 

The culture and everyday life of Ancient Egyptians

Historical enquiry using different sources

Research

Drama related to life in Ancient Egypt

Geography

 

Deserts around the world including polar regions

Map skills

Animal and plant adaptations

How humans respond to living in these environments

Music

Charanga scheme – appreciating music and performing songs by Abba

 

Appraising and composing Egyptian music

Computing

 

Scratch – computer programming

Art, Design & Technology

 

Sketching and designing

Working with clay to produce 3D art – Canopic Jars

Developing collage and painting skills

 

The Great Owslmoor Bake Off

Investigating and designing bread

Making and evaluating

*If you require additional information relating to our school curriculum, please ask at the school office or the class teacher.